Monthly Archives: October 2012

My View For A While

I have boarded what has been dubbed The Hurtling Tube Of Flaming Death for Roma, and I am settling in for a boring few hours. As the great Roman Fabrizio – I think it is his turn to buy … Continue reading

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Prager on “Why a Good Person Can Vote against Same-Sex Marriage”

Dennis Prager has a good post called:
Why a Good Person Can Vote against Same-Sex Marriage
Changing the definition of marriage is bad for society.
By Dennis Prager
I love this paragraph:
The history of left-wing policies has largely consisted of doing what feels good … Continue reading

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A canonist explains something about can. 915 & can. 916

The Canonical Defender, Prof. Ed Peters, is back at it after his synodal  sojourn in Rome.
A recent offering:
Catholics, Communion, and Controversies
by Dr. Edward Peters
Controversies over participation in holy Communion by Catholics publicly at odds with Church teaching cannot be usefully … Continue reading

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Inspiring video of a Black Pastor about the Democrat Party platform

Here is a video from just after the Democrats’ Convention.
WOW!
If only our own bishops would speak with this clarity and righteous anger.
Watch and learn.
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Note his explanation of how insulting to black people it is to claim that denial of the … Continue reading

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Recent Posts and Thanks

Here are some posts, as they scroll along off the board quickly.
First:
Your Urgent Prayer Requests
And…

VP Biden’s last ditch effort to fool Catholics. Revolting.
Card.Cañizares: “It is normal to use the 1962 Missal.”
Some Civics! In the case of an Electoral College tie…. … Continue reading

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VP Biden’s last ditch effort to fool Catholics. Revolting.

From LifeNews:
Pro-Abortion Biden Claims He’s a “Practicing Catholic” In New Ad
by Steven Ertelt
In a last-ditch effort to get Catholic voters to support pro-abortion President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, who also backs abortion, has released a new web ad. In … Continue reading

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Card.Cañizares: “It is normal to use the 1962 Missal.”

From Andrea Tornielli of Vatican Insider:
Cardinal Cañizares explains why he agreed to preside over [not just “preside over”] Saturday’s mass for faithful from the “Una cum Papa nostro” pilgrimage, in St. Peter’s Basilica
ANDREA TORNIELLI
“I gladly accepted to celebrate next Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Some Civics! In the case of an Electoral College tie…. Fr. Z POLL!

POLL BELOW
What happens if, in the presidential election, both candidates wind up with the same number of Electoral College votes? WaPo has some scenarios HERE.
Review: Popular vote does not elect a President as it does Representatives to Congress (Senators were … Continue reading

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Meme Mass?

And this on the day I wrote about the Knox Bible.  Life is funny.
The amusing Eye of the Tiber has this:
Washington, DC––Citing a need for the Church to “reach out to its estranged youth,” the International Commission on English in … Continue reading

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Lutheran Ordinariate?

Could there be an Ordinariate for former Lutherans in a way similar to those for former Anglicans?
It is hard for me to see how. Perhaps it could be possible.
From CWN:
The president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity said … Continue reading

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