Daily Archives: 12 December 2013

Communion for divorced/remarried. Ed Peters on what’s at stake.

Sacramental marriage is either indissoluble or it not. Over at his fine canon law blog, canonist Ed Peters has something to say about an upcoming, building controversy. Let’s understand what’s at stake by Dr. Edward Peters I suspect we’ll see … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Maniple on straw-subdeacon?

Here is a new way to get an “Ask Father” question: Twitter! From a few days ago: While they usually don’t wear one, I know of no universally authoritative statement that forbids a straw subdeacon from wearing a maniple whilst … Continue reading

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TIME SENSITIVE ACTION ITEM! Defend 2nd Amendment against Pres. Obama and UN Arms Treaty!

Dick Morris dedicates his daily video today to the dreadful UN Arms Treaty which will most certainly undermine the 2nd Amendment and US sovereignty. The video is short, but packed. Click HERE. Pay special attention to what he says about … Continue reading

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On fear of the priest

Over at Vultus Christi, which I check every day, dom Mark posted a disturbing quote from St. John Chrysostom’s On the priesthood: All men are ready to pass judgment on the priest as if he was not a being clothed … Continue reading

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Another state bans abortion in Obamacare plans

How are you doing with the “AFFORDABLE” Care Act? There is a good development. From Politico: Michigan joins states banning abortion in Obamacare plans Michigan became the 24th state to ban most abortions in its exchange plans when the state … Continue reading

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Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Continue reading

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1st Year Anniversary of @Pontifex

I saw on News.va that today, one year ago, Benedict XVI launched @Pontifex on Twitter. Pope Francis has continued to use it, no doubt through surrogates. Here is his latest Latin tweet: Expers laetitiae nulla concipi valet Ecclesia quae tum … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! The Benedictine Monks of Norcia: great end of year donation option!

Sometimes people ask me for ideas about good groups to whom they can donate money, especially at this time of the year. First, please use my donation button!  That’s the only way this blog can exist.  There is a donation button … Continue reading

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