Daily Archives: 14 November 2013

Gonzaga U punishes the victims

Even as I write, my chamber is still perfumed with Hoppes Bore Cleaning Solvent: I cleaned my non-liturgical Beretta (9mm PX4 Storm) and my Springfield XD-S (.45 ACP – just back from its factory recall) after sending a couple hundred … Continue reading

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STOP THE PRESSES: Bad news for liberals who have hijacked Pope Francis!

Here is something that really caught my eye.
If this is the real thing, if… this is the real thing… this is huge. It is plausible, but I want to take it with just a grain of salt. This smells pretty … Continue reading

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POLL: Do know who your congressman is? Do you call or write to express your will?

Today I called the office of my congressman and told the intern who answered that I want the congressman to vote in favor of H.R. 3350, the Keep Your Health Plan Act, which is coming up for a vote.  My … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Help Thomas Peters! TODAY!

I repost this and warmly urge you to HELP.
Please use the sharing buttons.  Get the word out.  C’mon readers!
I received this by email:
On November 14th, 2013… we want the whole world to hear the story of Thomas Peters and his … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z cynically reflects on Germany and divorce and remarriage

I have been thinking – with my cynical cap on – about why calls for Communion for the divorced/remarried have been coming out of Germany.
You will recall that a mid-level drone came out with a statement in the Archdiocese of … Continue reading

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“The book on Augustine which Pope Benedict would have wanted to write”… revisited.

I called it, “the book on Augustine which Pope Benedict would have wanted to write.”

You may recall my review of the book by Miles Hollingworth, St Augustine of Hippo, An Intellectual Biography.  As I said before, this is not a … Continue reading

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