Daily Archives: 24 September 2012

An American Bishop on the Democrat Convention, intrinsic evil, and voting wisely as a Catholic

In The Catholic Times, the newspaper of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois with my emphases and comments:
Think and pray about your vote in upcoming election
by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki
My dear brothers and sisters in Christ:
Much attention was given at … Continue reading

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Sloppy reporting about new “church tax” decision by bishops

I haven’t been following this interesting story, but I noted some of the use of language in reporting about  the German bishops and the “church tax”.  I will ramble a bit and my emphases.
From The Beeb:
German Catholics lose church rights … Continue reading

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Portsmouth, England has a new bishop

Today I watched the live stream of the consecration of the new Bishop of Portsmouth, Most. Rev. Philip Egan.
At the end of the Mass, Bishop Egan gave a brief address which, to my hearing, sounded like a program for not … Continue reading

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RSS feed troubles

I have found a problem with my RSS feed.
Anyone else having trouble with it?
One problem is noticed is that the subscribers dropped off all of sudden, it seems on 16 Sept, from 13k to zero:

Some of you might have an … Continue reading

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Whither Latin?

From CNS about Latin:
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Recent Posts, My Thanks, Some News

Here are links to some recent posts, which scroll off quickly.
But first, an ongoing entry for
Your Urgent Prayer Requests
And…

150th anniversary of suspension of habeas corpus
WDTPRS 25th Ordinary Sunday: Do you have unfinished business?
Peters on Canon Law and deaconesses
Some reflections on … Continue reading

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A reader’s impression of 1st TLM (Pontifical!)

A reader sent in impression of the first Holy Mass he attended in the Extraordinary Form, and not just a Low Mass, either:
I attended my first TLM this past week. It was a beautiful Solemn Pontifical Mass said by my … Continue reading

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150th anniversary of suspension of habeas corpus

Every once in a while The First Gay President likes to associate himself with Pres. Lincoln.  Perhaps this is from his connection with Illinois?  Perhaps because he has delusions of grandeur?  Perhaps it’s because he would like to suspend habeas … Continue reading

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