Category Archives: Green Inkers

Duhhhh…. Nice try, Fishwrap!

It seems that the National catholic Fishwrap took exception to my little dig.  Heh heh.
Michael Sean Winters got all excited and thought he scored a point.   He is baiting me, of course, but I’ll take the bait this time.
Here is … Continue reading

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Posted in Benedict XVI, Dogs and Fleas, Green Inkers, Liberals, Lighter fare, Linking Back, Our Catholic Identity, Reader Feedback, The Drill, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , | 57 Comments

Fishwrap attacks Rep. Ryan. Double-standard ensues.

Over at the National catholic Fishwrap, one of the principal mongers, Tom Gallagher, launched an ad hominem attack on Rep. Paul Ryan, asking the question (and thereby suggesting the answer) that Ryan is a “fraud”.  This is the usual green ink … Continue reading

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Love notes from the gallery! Gotta chuckle.

I really enjoy notes like this, with my emphasis:
I read with much amusement your “rant” on Society Confessions. Ever hear of “supplied jurisdiction?”
With all due respect you may want to consider re-studying your Cannon Law.
Sorry to be such a spoil … Continue reading

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May they all be given special thorns until they come around.

This is what Huffington Post is offering on 24 February from the pen of the self-amused Larry Doyle.
Larry Doyle is supposed to be a humor writer, a humorist.  He writes for sophomoric TV shows.
I don’t know if he was trying … Continue reading

Posted in Green Inkers, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , | 83 Comments

“Here comes everybody!”

I get lots of hate mail and I share very little of it. Why waste our time? After glancing at 99.999% of the missives in this category I think, “There’s 8 seconds of my life I will never … Continue reading

Posted in De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, Green Inkers, Our Catholic Identity, Throwing a Nutty, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , , , | 24 Comments

The Fishwrap attacks bishops: unintended consequences

Just to help you out of your Friday slump and into the weekend, the Fishwrap comes through again!
Here is an article in which the Fishwrap attacks Archbishops Chaput, Dolan, and Bp. Finn.
The time is now: childhood sexual abuse and statutes … Continue reading

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Mickens of The Pill K.O.’s “Universae Ecclesiae”!

Robert Mickens of The Pill (aka The Tablet aka RU486), found something really wrong with Universae Ecclesiae, something truly disturbing.
Some puir slow-witted gowk in the CDF or Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” screwed up the title or “incipit” of the Instruction … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Green Inkers, Lighter fare, O'Brian Tags, Puir Slow-Witted Gowk, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, Throwing a Nutty, Universae Ecclesiae | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Robert Mickens on Pope Benedict and Summorum Pontificum. It is to laugh.

Damian Thompson has rightly shared with us Robert Micken’s little trip to the zoo.  Mr. Mickens, Rome correspondent for The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill aka RU486), has taken exception to Pope Benedict and the provisions of Summorum Pontificum.
I’ll leave … Continue reading

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Mystic Monk Coffee Break: reader feedback edition

I have a pretty active email inbox.  Far too active in some respects.  Here is a piece of “fan mail” that actually made me laugh.
NB: We haven’t talked about the goofy Matthew Fox for a long time here.  The writer … Continue reading

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NCR’s attack on Pope Benedict

The fishwrappers of the National catholic Fishwrap have today an editorial on their website which is an open attack on Pope Benedict.  It is really long, some 1400 words.  I don’t know whether I will treat it here in full.  … Continue reading

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