Daily Archives: 28 November 2013

The Forbidden Rite

A reader sent the following enthusiastic filmette:

Be the Maquis!

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VIDEO: Fr. Sirico of Acton Institute reacts to Evangelii gaudium

Fr. Robert Sirico of Acton Institute has a video with a reaction to Pope Francis’ Evangelii gaudium.  He has sincere questions for the Pope.
This is useful.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrKGGqErhM8&feature=player_embedded
Also useful is a short excerpt from the series Poverty Cure which explores the possibilities of … Continue reading

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Evangelii gaudium 54 and the attack on “trickle down” economics

There is a controversial paragraph in Evangelii gaudium in which the Pope seems to be attacking “trickle-down” economics.
54. In this context, some people continue to defend trickle-down theories which assume that economic growth, encouraged by a free market, will inevitably … Continue reading

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For once I’m on Obama’s side!

I have decided not to be worked up about the Obama regime downgrading relations with the Holy See by closing the embassy building.
After all, Pope Francis is downgrading his own relations with the Holy See, by planning to devolve responsibilities … Continue reading

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