Category Archives: Emanations from Penumbras

Hillary: ”I admire Margaret Sanger enormously… there are a lot of lessons we can learn from her”

I saw an intriguing post online called: Who said it: Adolf Hitler or Margaret Sanger?
Quotes are offered. Guess who said it.
May I observe that Hillary Clinton thinks that Margaret Sanger was wonderful?  She is is “awe” of her.  We can … Continue reading

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WDTPRS – 29th Ordinary Sunday: “bear with me” – Pregnancy and Glory

I am on a pilgrimage in Italy now with a pro-life group.  I’ve heard stories that have made male members of the group tear up and stop talking.  Between great churches and restaurants and museums, the pilgrims have also visited … Continue reading

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An Archbishop speaks: “What should Catholics do when we vote in November?”

When Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver was a medical student, he had a couple harrowing run ins with abortion.  He reflects on these dreadful experiences and applies them to how to choose how to vote in the presidential election.  HERE
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We are at a “precarious moment in our history” when churches must speak truth to power

As baptized Catholics we have a role and work to do in the world, each according to our vocations.  We must affect change… as Catholics. How can we imagine that we can do that if we don’t have a clear … Continue reading

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Catholics! WAKE UP!

This leaves me disappointed and, frankly, disgusted.
From The Spectator:
Hillary’s Catholic Con
Barack Obama won a majority of the Catholic vote both in 2008 and 2012. Hillary Clinton, according to pollsters, is poised to do the same. She is leading Trump among Catholic … Continue reading

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Card. Burke’s new book: Hope for the World – To Unite All Things in Christ

I was pleased to see that the UK’s best Catholic weekly has taken interest in His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke’s most recent book, Hope for the World: To Unite All Things in Christ.  UK HERE

The cardinal said the devil tries … Continue reading

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Who is Sen. Tim Kaine as a Catholic?

I saw this Tweet and a story about this Tweet at LifeSite.

Senator @timkaine: Do us both a favor. Don’t show up in my communion line. I take Canon 915 seriously. It’d be embarrassing for you & for me
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The assault on religious liberty continued today at SCOTUS

The assault on religious liberty, indeed on the first two Amendments, continues today with another SCOTUS decision.
From LifeSite:
Just one day after issuing a major ruling striking down a portion of a pro-life law in Texas saving thousands of babies from abortion … Continue reading

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Quotes from Justice Thomas’ dissent in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT

Justice Clarence Thomas dissented today.
In his dissent to the SCOTUS majority opinion in WHOLE WOMAN’S HEALTH v. HELLERSTEDT Thomas wrote about the false principles they are using, and have been using.
Here are a few excerpts from his 16 page dissent:
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Canonist Ed Peters notes on some juridical issues in #AmorisLaetitia

The great canonist Ed Peters has some first thoughts about the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris laetitia.  HERE
He doesn’t have a combox, so let’s him borrow this one.

First thoughts on the English version of Pope Francis’ Amoris laetitia.

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