Daily Archives: 12 October 2012

VP Biden: Planned Parenthood “under law cannot perform any abortions”.

I subscribe to the plan of voting for the most conservative candidate who has a real chance to win. The candidate might not be perfect, but, as the young papist Tom Peters put it today, imperfect is better than evil. … Continue reading

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Pro-abortion ‘c’atholic VP Biden fibbed during debate

From the USCCB: WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the following statement, October 12. Full text follows: Last night, the following statement was made during the Vice Presidential debate regarding the decision of the U.S. Department of Health … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Rome and Summorum Pontificum conference and pilgrimage

I have finally set some date for an upcoming return to Rome for the conference and pilgrimage focusing on Summorum Pontificum.   HERE. When I posted about this earlier, some of you wrote back to say that you were willing … Continue reading

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I was sent this cartoon. True? “Vatican II opened up the Church… and the people left!” The statement in the cartoon is black and white, but it provides grist for civil conversation in the combox. One thing that is interesting … Continue reading

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Posted in Lighter fare, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, POLLS, Vatican II, Year of Faith | Tagged | 120 Comments