Daily Archives: 30 October 2012

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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Baronius Press beautiful new edition of the Knox Bible

While preparing my post about Faith Magazine, I saw an article about Ronald Knox.
That reminded me that Baronius Press recently sent me a copy of their new, beautifully bound, edition of Knox’s translation of the Bible.
US HERE and UK HERE.
Some … Continue reading

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Memento mori!

Over at the amusing and often useful blog Art of Manliness there is a post about Memento Mori art.
“Memento mori!” means, “Be mindful of death!” or “Don’t forget that you are going to die so repent, confess your sins, and live a … Continue reading

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Faith Magazine – a great resource!

Do you know about Faith magazine?
Faith is assembled and published as an actual magazine in England.  It is also offered entirely for free online.  Online you get the whole thing, not just selected articles.
Faith, the magazine, is associated with the “Faith Movement“.
Most … Continue reading

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A critical look at the Synod and its aftermath

From The Catholic Thing comes a piece by Robert Royal in which he looks with a critical eye at the closing propositions of the Synod of Bishops.
My preface: The problem with criticizing the Synods of Bishops is that, by negative … Continue reading

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