Daily Archives: 20 December 2012

What is “heroic virtue”?

Recently, the Congregation for Causes of Saints issued the decree concerning the “heroic virtues” of then-Servant of God Paul VI.  The decree has now been promulgated by the Roman Pontiff.  Thus, we may now call Paul VI “Venerable”.
What was at … Continue reading

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Lifeboat anyone? Green Bay’s Mayor says too many homeless are staying at Catholic shelter

From Fox 11 in Green Bay, WI:
Homeless shelter could face city fines
GREEN BAY – One of Green Bay’s homeless shelters could soon be putting itself in trouble with the city.
City officials say St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter is allowing … Continue reading

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NCR, hardly pro-life, hijacks pro-life language

The poll-challenged Fishwrap‘s editor has piped up with this: “The pro-life challenge of gun control”
I respond with what I wrote about the dopey piece by their same site’s Sr. Maureen Fiedler HERE.
NCR doesn’t defend the unborn.
People who don’t defend the … Continue reading

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Decree on “heroic virtues” of Ven. Paul VI promulgated

This just in:
(Vatican Radio) On Thursday 20th December Pope Benedict XVI received in private audience the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints, Cardinal Angelo Amato S.D.B.
In the course of the audience the Pope authorised the Congregation … Continue reading

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John Rist: ‘You can’t pick and choose in Catholic moral teaching’

From CNS, something from an old prof of mine. I have written about Prof. Rist before.
‘You can’t pick and choose in Catholic moral teaching’
Posted on December 19, 2012 by Carol Glatz
By Greg Watry
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The church must evolve … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 19: Thursday of the 3rd Week of Advent

I am continuing with my 5 minute daily podcasts to help your preparation for the upcoming feast.
And so, here is ADVENTCAzT 19, for Thursday of the 3rd Week of Advent.

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