Category Archives: Global Killer Asteroid Questions

Religious Persecution and Martyrdom

A reader sent me this.
It contains comments made by His Eminence Francis Card. George, Archbishop of Chicago.
In 2010, Cardinal Francis George of Chicago outlined the degree to which he believed religious freedoms (in the United States and other Western societies) … Continue reading

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Aurora Borealis Watch: 24 Jan 1400 UT: Solar storm to hit earth

From SpaceWeather:
Space Weather News for Jan. 23, 2012
http://spaceweather.com
INCOMING CME: Big sunspot 1402 erupted on Jan. 23rd, producing a strong M9-class solar flare and a fast-moving coronal mass ejection (CME). Analysts at the Goddard Space Weather Lab say the CME … Continue reading

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Holy Church is NOT a CRUISE SHIP. Still….

Over at Rorate (they’ve done some good work lately) there is a sardonic call to have Commandant de Falco of the Italian Coast Guard at Livorno made a bishop.  You might have heard about the recorded phone call during which … Continue reading

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SOPA and PIPA and Wikipedia

The SOPA and PIPA plague continues.
Did you all see that Wikipedia is “blocked” today?

UPDATE:
I used that page (above) and called the offices of my representative and both senators.
I suggest that you take less than five minutes to call your representative … Continue reading

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SOPA killed in House

Today I read in The Examiner that the SOPA bill was killed in the House of Representatives.  I understand that the Senate version, PIPA, is still alive.  It is interesting to see the list of sponsors (by far mostly Democrats) … Continue reading

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Bl. Carl Lampert: ” ‘I love my Church. I remain faithful to my Church and to the priesthood. I am on Christ’s side and I love His Church.”

I had determined last year that this year I would during Advent read a book Advent of the Heart, reflections by a priest who died in Dachau, Fr. Alfred Delp – a fellow Lutheran convert. (Kindle version. UK book.)  Remember: … Continue reading

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EAS and EAS… ?!? Coincidence? You decide!

Something odd happened today.   I watch very little TV during the day but sometimes if I am making lunch or doing something in the kitchen I switch it on to see if something interesting is going on.
As I watched, this … Continue reading

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HUGE ASTEROID HURTLING TOWARDS EARTH! RUNNING WON’T HELP! AHHHHHHHG!

From Reuters:
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – A huge asteroid will pass closer to Earth than the moon Tuesday, giving scientists a rare chance for study without having to go through the time and expense of launching a probe, officials said.
Earth’s … Continue reading

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“RETREEEEEAT!” Surrendering the Arsenal of the West! We need Latin!

I am always dismayed when I see that a new bishop dumbs-down his coat-of-arms, or stemma as it is called in Italian, with a modern language motto.  Of course I and some jocular priest friends suggested some less-often-considered mottos here.
Any … Continue reading

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Of things astronomic and thanks to readers on the Autumnal Equinox

Firstly, as I reported before there is a huge piece of flaming hurtling death-inflicting space junk falling to earth even as I write.  I calmly explained the facts here in my post entitled “RUN! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! FALLING BURNING … Continue reading

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