Daily Archives: 7 February 2013

Phoenix Legatus Conference Day 1

I am in Phoenix for the annual summit of Legatus. It really fires up tonight, but registration has begun. There is “hospitality” during the day. I may take my laptop down to the common area and work … Continue reading

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Canonist looks at Arkansas’ legislation for churches to determine concealed carry weapon policies

Prof. Ed Peters, canonist, has an thought-provoking post at his blog In The Light Of The Law.  He looks at a few canonical points regarding the state, a diocese or a parish can/could/should ban the carrying of concealed weapons from … Continue reading

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USCCB to Pres. Obama: your supposed “accommodation” falls short

Today the U.S. Bishops issued a statement about the supposed “accommodation” proffered by the Obama Administration in regard to the anti-1st Amendment HHS Mandate.
HHS Proposal Falls Short In Meeting Church Concerns; Bishops Look Forward To Addressing Issues With Administration
February 7, … Continue reading

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Without ladies, you will never have gentlemen

Over at the National Catholic Register there is a piece by Pat Archbold which I liked.
I have written about this topic before, but not for a while now.
My theory is that each year a new wave of young barbarians will be … Continue reading

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A great spiritual war is rising.

Have you ever heard of “Santa Muerte”?
This is a perversion of things Christian which is on the rise in certain sub-cultures, especially criminal.
There is an article at the site of the FBI “Santa Muerte: Inspired and Ritualistic Killings (Part 1 … Continue reading

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Hopeful vibrant continuity v. the grim liberal watchmen

Over at Views From The Choir Loft there is a good post about music, and Latin, and our heritage in the Latin Church.  The writer is Dr. Peter Kwasniewski who teaches at Wyoming Catholic College.
Vatican II says that “care should be … Continue reading

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