Daily Archives: 20 June 2015

#ACTONU – DAY 3 – Teaching, again, and wrapping up

I taught, on Friday, the final day, about the Christian statesmen in the “city of God”. Having an eye on how the civil virtues will be lived in the heavenly city, the statesman must, in this earthly city, govern through … Continue reading

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Video on a priestly vocation

I was alerted to a great video about the priesthood in which a friend of mine is interviewed.  Fr. Jonathan Martin is a priest of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton in England.  We lived together in Rome.  He was … Continue reading

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Laudato si’ – Magisterium or Magistweeterum

In the whirl of opinions (informed and non) in the MSM about Laudato si’, I’m tempted to put down my copy and wait for the official, Latin text in Acta Apostolicae Sedis.
I remember how, years ago, when Veritatis splendor came out, I found … Continue reading

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Polish, Eastern bishops meet separately to defend family, marriage

Remember the secretive, liberal, French, Swiss, German meeting of the circle around Card.   Kasper’s proposal at the Gregorian University? They met to strategize about how to use the upcoming Synod, et al.
Remember the recent meeting of presidents of African … Continue reading

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An idea whose time has come! Exorcism over an entire nation.

Remember when Illinois gave the F-finger to God and passed same-sex marriage? Bp. Paprocki of Springfield performed an exorcism over the state. For which he is to be applauded.
Catholics – traditionally – not so much today – use exorcisms.
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Laudato si’ – It is not healthy “to cancel out sexual difference”

The other day Stream.org posted a piece about 11 good things in the Pope’s new encyclical, Laudato si’, which you will not see covered by the MSM.  I’m going through some of them.
The following is a paragraph that I knew about well-before the … Continue reading

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