Daily Archives: 13 June 2012

New internet domain: .catholic

This is interesting.  From the Pontifical Council for Social Communications:
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican is in line to control the new Internet address extension “.catholic” and decide who is allowed to use it.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and … Continue reading

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LifeNews: Rich People FedEx Embryos to Women in India for Cheap Surrogacy

MY JESUS, MERCY.
From Life News:
Rich People FedEx Embryos to Women in India for Cheap Surrogacy
by Rebecca Taylor
The Church has always rejected surrogacy and for very good reason. It objectifies both the woman whose womb has been rented and the child … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, TEOTWAWKI, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | 19 Comments

Card Levada makes pointed comments about LCWR

The nearly ubiquitous John L Allen, Jr., still and sadly writing for the Fishwrap, reports for the same the following. I insert some emphases and comments:
Vatican official warns of ‘dialogue of the deaf’ with LCWR [a subsidiary of the Magisterium … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Magisterium of Nuns, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

SSPX Bp. Fellay in Rome to receive Pope Benedict’s decision about the Doctrinal Preamble. PRAY!

Three people have come up to me with questions. I am getting text messages on my phone.  It seems SSPX Superior Bishop Bernard Fellay is in Rome to meet with officials of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith … Continue reading

Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity, Priests and Priesthood, SSPX, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 48 Comments

Acton U Update. Tuesday

This morning began with Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form followed by breakfast.
During breakfast – and this is a great advantage to these days – a little gang of clergy (Catholic Orthodox Methodist) and two laymen had a good discussion … Continue reading

Posted in On the road, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , | 15 Comments

Priest sentenced to 30 hours community service for ringing church bells

Hard to believe this happened in Poland.  But then again, I’ve heard that Poland is barely still Poland.
Via the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, comes this via Reluctant Sinner:
According to recent reports, Fr Andrzej Wrobel, the … Continue reading

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