Daily Archives: 24 October 2013

The notion that abortion and poverty should be – CAN be – on an equal footing

Over at The American Catholic there is an entry by my friend The Motley Monk which needs your close reading.
An auxiliary bishop of San Francisco, Most Rev. Robert McElroy, has argued – to the delight and support of Fishwrap and … Continue reading

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Omnium Gatherum: All Souls Masses where YOU are

2 November, All Souls, is around the corner. This solemn observance, while not a Holy Day of Obligation, has always aroused in the faithful a strong response and turn out.
Many people have been asking me to post their parish’s Mass … Continue reading

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Request for prayers

I am slated to head back to the USA tomorrow.  Alas, I have come down with an awful cold.
Please, dear readers, I ask your prayers for a sudden, complete and lasting recovery.  I dread the international flight, lay-over, second flight … Continue reading

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“A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…”

From the Beeb:

An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet.
The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away and is helping scientists shed light on the period that immediately followed the Big Bang.
It was found using the … Continue reading

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