Daily Archives: 8 July 2013

CARTOON: A Brief Catholic History of the Internet

In lighter news, a fellow named Jason Bach has been posting some Catholic cartoons online.  This one caused a smile.  Click the image for a larger version at his site:

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Wherein Fr. Z rants about “news” coverage

While running errands today I heard an “oldie” from Don Henley, which included the lyrics (pretty close, I think):
We’ve got the bubble-headed bleach-blonde who comes on at five
she can tell you ’bout the plane crash with a gleam in her eye.
It’s interesting … Continue reading

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WaPo on Planned Parenthood and ALCU suing in Wisconsin

Pay attention to the language in “news” reports from the MSM.  There is often a rhetorical battle being waged at the level of word choices.  Background on the Wisconsin story HERE.
From WaPo:
Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Wisconsin over abortion law
Planned Parenthood … Continue reading

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TV station to broadcast Muslim call to prayer

From WND:
An announcement by a television station in the United Kingdom that it will broadcast the Muslim call to prayer daily during the month-long religious observation called Ramadan has sparked concerns by those who point out that the nation’s constitution … Continue reading

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Your Sunday Sermon Notes

Was there a good point from the Sunday sermon you heard?
Let us know.

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Reading Benedict Through Francis: Exploring ‘Lumen fidei 13′

Pope Benedict/Francis’ new encyclical, Lumen fidei (download PDF HERE), has some rich paragraphs.
One in particular rang a deep bell for me.
I think Benedict wove in an argument in favor of a particular style of liturgical worship.  See what you think. … Continue reading

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