Daily Archives: 10 August 2013

Catch-22 for Catholic Hospitals under Obamacare

You are a homeless person.  You are sick and you know it is bad.  You stagger into the ER of St. Ipsidipsy Catholic Hospital in Tall Tree Circle.  You have no insurance, health coverage, or money.  You are seen by … Continue reading

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Posted in Religious Liberty, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , | 30 Comments

WDTPRS – 19th Ordinary Sunday: trusting audacity and harrowing consolation

This coming Sunday’s Collect, or “Opening Prayer” as it has been called, was not in previous editions Missale Romanum before the 1970 Novus Ordo. It has roots in the 9th century Sacramentary of Bergamo and thus is ancient text.
Note that … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z tracks back to Pope Francis and priests’ cars: A Response to William Doino, Jr.

A few days ago at First Things William Doino, Jr. posted a well-written, thoughtful piece entitled: “Should Priests Drive Fancy Cars?”
Doino, channeling Francis, advocates the biblical text Matthew 6:19-21:
Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and … Continue reading

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Card. Pell about liberal media on Pope Francis and use of media in the future

I have been saying from Day 2 of Pope Francis’ pontificate that, eventually, the liberal MSM (and ‘c’atholic media as well) would turn on Francis once they figured out he isn’t on their side of their pet issues.
I read now … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum FINALLY in modern languages on Vatican website. (It only took 6 years.)

Some people have of late been concerned that Pope Francis and his minions were on the verge of overturning Pope Benedict’s provisions in Summorum Pontificum (aka The Emancipation Proclamation).  Summorum Pontificum is arguably one of the most important, long-reaching acts … Continue reading

Posted in Benedict XVI, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM | Tagged , , | 18 Comments