Daily Archives: 8 September 2012

How liberals see the world: If you are pro-life you are now a racist.

If you are a liberal these days, you are losing most arguments that are based in facts. Liberals therefore are resorting to the ad hominem attack, which involves attacking the people they oppose instead of their positions.
For example, I say … Continue reading

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England: Bishop urges Catholics to pause and pray publicly on Fridays at 3 o’clock

Bp. Kieran Conry of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton as a good idea.
From The Telegraph:
Catholic Church calls for public prayers in offices on Fridays
Millions of Roman Catholics are being urged to stop and pray publicly at 3pm on first … Continue reading

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EWTN: The World Over – Arroyo interviews head of Catholics for Obama and Bp. Morlino (Fr. Z comments)

The present episode of EWTN’s The World Over with Raymond Arroyo features Dr. Stephen Schneck, Chairman of Catholics for Obama, and Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino, Bishop of Madison.
The video of the whole episode is HERE.
Arroyo challenges Dr. Schenck especially about … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z rants

Our Lord promised us that Hell would not prevail against the Church.
He did not promise that Hell would not prevail in the USA, or in your town or parish.
Today we are seeing a shrinking of Holy Church in many places.  The … Continue reading

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Excellent piece by Fr. Blake on hope and what Holy Mass is all about.

My English blogging priest friends have had a good innings today.  (I hope I used that phrase correctly).
I posted about a great entry on Fr. Finigan’s blog (HERE).  Now I am compelled to post as well about Fr. Ray Blake’s … Continue reading

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The Tablet is staging a nutty over the UK’s Confraternity of Catholic Clergy.

My friend the mighty p.p. of Blacken and Dean of Bexley, His Hermeueticalness, Fr. Finigan, whom I look forward to seeing soon, has a great post at his blog, The Hermeneutic of Continuity, about the upcoming meeting of the British … Continue reading

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Just Too Cool: TRANSLATION in Louisville! (Not the translation you perhaps think.)

Our word “translation” means, in essence, to “transfer”.  It comes from Latin transfero, which has as one of its forms the participle translatum (trans-fero, tuli, latum).  When you transfer something you move it from one place to another.
In churchy language … Continue reading

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