Daily Archives: 27 July 2013

Your Excellencies? REALLY?!?

Bis pueri senes?
This is supposed to be a rehearsal of some sort.  I don’t know for which event.
I really want to just smile and shrug this off.  I suspect this isn’t what Pope Francis meant when he said that we … Continue reading

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WDTPRS: 17th Ordinary Sunday – Sin-Teflon, Demon-Kevlar

The 1962MR places today’s Collect at the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost though it is a little different from the newer version, to wit: sic transeamus per bona temporalia, ut non amittamus aeterna.
Historically the prayer has roots in the ancient “Leonine” … Continue reading

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What did Pope Francis really ask young people to do?

In his off the cuff address in the cathedral of Rio during WYD on Thursday, 25 July, the Pope told young people to make some chaos back home (“quiero lío en las diócesis”), to pay attention to the elderly, and … Continue reading

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¡Vaya lío!

The Holy Father, Pope Francis (or perhaps “Pope Lío“, hereafter), met with young people in the strange cathedral of Rio de Janiero on Thursday, 25 July.  He spoke in Spanish, entirely off the cuff.  Here is the official English translation … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama praises Communist dictator, mass murderer Ho Chi Minh

Didn’t one of Pres. Obama’s closest advisers, Anita Dunn, praise Mao?
From American Catholic:
That President Obama praised dead Communist dictator Ho Chi Minh will come as a surprise only to Americans who haven’t been paying attention, which, alas, is a large … Continue reading

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Technocracy and the Beast of Revelation: “the appearance of omnipotence and omnipresence”

A while ago I had a post and poll about government surveillance of your communications and other doings.  HERE
I saw an article in First Things (in these USA to subscribe click HERE) which touches on Christian issues and surveillance.  Read the … Continue reading

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