Daily Archives: 15 August 2012

Bp. Morlino defends the reputation of his subject: Rep. Paul Ryan

From the NCReg comes this with my emphases: Paul Ryan’s Bishop Defends Him Amid Attacks on His Application of Church Teaching by JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND Bishop Robert Morlino – Diocese of Madison, Wis. MADISON, Wis. — Earlier this year, when … Continue reading

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PERFECTO: 27 up – 27 down! 23rd Perfect Game in Major League Baseball!

From MLB: All hail the King! Felix throws perfect game By Greg Johns / MLB.com SEATTLE — General manager Jack Zduriencik hushed the crowd of reporters on the elevator headed to the Mariners’ clubhouse after the game on Wednesday afternoon, … Continue reading

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Saudis attempt to block Vatican bid for .catholic web addresses

From The Telegraph: Saudis attempt to block Vatican plan for .catholic web addresses By Christopher Williams, Technology Correspondent The objection is one of more than 160 sent by the Saudis to ICANN, the body in charge of web addresses, over … Continue reading

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Transalpine Redemptorists at long last established as an Institute of Diocesan Right

I am delighted to report – along with everyone else under the sun – that the Sons of the Most Holy Redeemer – known as the Transalpine Redemptorist – have at long last been established officially as a Religious Institute of Diocesan … Continue reading

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Of Card. Dolan, Pres. Obama and the Al Smith Dinner

I have received at least a hundred emails asking my opinion of the situation. Having turned it over in my mind, I originally thought that if Pope Paul VI could met with Idi Amin Dada, Card. Dolan could meet with … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Baptism outside one’s parish

From a priest: After 17 years as a priest I’m surprised I can’t track down an answer to this, but even our diocesan faculties booklet is unclear. A priest of our diocese baptized an infant whose parents are registered in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Celiac, Communion and the Extraordinary Form

From a reader: I have just been diagnosed with Celiac Disease-gluten/wheat intolerance. What does a person do at Holy Communion in the EF? I normally attend the reverent NO Masses in my area, but when I attend my Third Order … Continue reading

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