Daily Archives: 1 February 2016

Prefect of Cong. for Bishops says more priests now decline becoming bishop

I have a priest friend who has 30+ reasons on his list for why he doesn’t want to be a bishop.
[UPDATE: I was informed that the list is presently at 42 reasons for why he doesn’t want to be a bishop. … Continue reading

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Pope Francis to play himself in a movie… uh huh. POLL

UPDATE 2 Feb:
See below…
____ ORIGINAL  Published on: Feb 1, 2016
From Variety (not The Onion… not Eye of the Tiber):
Pope Francis will play himself in the new religious movie “Beyond the Sun,” marking his acting debut and the first time that a pope … Continue reading

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@BishopCoyne to start a digital Catholic High School

Bishop Christopher Coyne of Diocese of Burlington is setting up a “digital Catholic High School”.  Intriguing, no?
Here is a part of an interview he did at Aleteia.
Your diocese — Burlington, Vermont — announced plans to open the first Catholic online … Continue reading

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New NBC (anti-Catholic) Show Takes Shot at Priests

From the Catholic League

New NBC Show Takes Shot at Priests
February 1, 2016
Bill Donohue comments on a slur against priests in NBC’s new show, “You, Me and the Apocalypse”:
“My job’s to prove they felt up kids …”
That’s how “Father Jude,” … Continue reading

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A few things… with a special message for IOWA

A few things..
Those of you in Iowa… no matter the weather, please go caucus.  I suggest that you caucus for Bernie Sanders even if you are GOP or other.  Operation Chaos!
Are you as annoyed with PDFs as I am?  It seems … Continue reading

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St. Ignatius and Bl. Ludovica – Beauty differently manifested

My Roman Curia calendar today shows that it is the Feast of Bl. Ludovica Albertoni (+31 Jan 1553).  My (Novus Ordo – 2005) Martyrologium Romanum listed her yesterday, the day of her death, otherwise known as her dies natalis, her birthday into heaven.
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