Daily Archives: 17 July 2013

Bishops of England and Wales about passage of same-sex ‘marriage’

From the Bishops of England and Wales (emphases mine):

Statement on on the passing of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act

Statement by the President and Vice-President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales
In receiving Royal Assent, the Marriage (Same … Continue reading

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SSPX ITALY condemns Pope Francis for visiting refugees – UPDATED – distorted news account?

UPDATE 18 July:
There are some comments in the combox which help us get to what SSPX Italy really said.   Take a look and decide if Gazzetta distorted the story.
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From Gazzetta del Sud (their translation):
Lefebvrists chide pope over visit to … Continue reading

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St. Paul: A big small victory for religious freedom!

In my native place, more anti-Christian news, but with a small victory:
City of St. Paul stops fighting statue of Jesus atop bluff
by Bill Keller
ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP)
See Video HERE [Watch.  This man is an inspiration.]
There’s a marble statue of Jesus standing … Continue reading

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: Tom Peters (american papist)

I am getting reports that the young papist, Thomas Peters, was injured – perhaps severely – in an accident of some kind.  Tom is the son of the great canonist Ed Peters, by the way.
More information will come in soon, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The book on Augustine which Pope Benedict would have wanted to write.

I am reading a new biography of Augustine published by a fresh, talented writer, Miles Hollingworth.
Don’t let the title, St Augustine of Hippo, An Intellectual Biography, fool you. This is not a highbrow book intended for college professors, with an … Continue reading

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