Category Archives: Green Inkers

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 … 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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Confraternity of Catholic Clergy in England already attacked in The Tablet

A while back I told you that in England some priests have started a new Confraternity of Catholic Clergy. They want a Confraternity which is faithful to Catholic doctrine and their identity as Catholic priests. I know quite a few … Continue reading

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The face of homosexual anti-Catholicism to come

Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami had an editorial letter in the Miami Sun Sentinel in defense of true, natural marriage.  Wenski’s note was dignified and measured.   He began: Those who see “same sex marriage” as progress towards a more “tolerant” … Continue reading

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America Magazine and a 1960’s revolt against the new translation

From America Magazine with my emphases and comments. I have a "modest proposal" at the end. The piece was written by Fr. Michael G. Ryan, Rector of St. James Cathedral in Seattle, WA.  Here is something about him from the … Continue reading

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Catholic League on Chris Matthew’s shame

From The Catholic League: From the Catholic League: Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way MSNBC host Chris Matthews handled his interview with Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin last night on “Hardball”: We were deluged with phone calls, faxes … Continue reading

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Bp. Tobin… Chris Matthews… you decide.

Bp. Tobin… Chris Matthews… you decide.

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How to be wrong every time: another WaPo blogger screws up

Anthony Stevens-Arroyo, a blogger with Newsweek/WaPo, has the amazing penchant for being wrong. You might remember some of his other accomplishments along these lines, for example, his ululation when Bp. Martino of Scranton resigned.  Or his agreement with Planned Parenthood. … Continue reading

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The Tablet’s Anglican Provision: No Popery!

The attacks on the Holy Father and his provisions for Christian Anglicans are getting worse… right on schedule. The liberals are having a grand mal twit. England’s ultra-dissenter fishwrap RU-486 (aka The Bitter Pill aka The Tablet) has this with … Continue reading

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WaPo idiocy

A reader sent word of the following idiocy from one David Waters, WaPo "On Faith" blogger.  Read and chuckle.   My emphases and comments.  The Archdiocese’s ultimatumBy David Waters In a surprisingly bold and seemingly unbiblical move, [tuck that word away … Continue reading

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American Bishops find their voice, liberals throw a nutty

Pro-life blogger Jill Stanek has an entry about the influence of the US Catholic bishops on the passing of the Stupak/Pitts Amendment. You might recall that Jill Stanek was a nurse from Illinois who exposed how at Christ Hospital in … Continue reading

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Amy Sullivan and the Father of Lies

UPDATE: Lifesite has a piece entitled: Time Piece Blasting Archbishop Burke Also Refuted by John Allen, Robert RoyalAlan says, contrary to Time assertion, Burke’s influence in Church "set to grow" Including: Princeton Professor Robert P. George told LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) that … Continue reading

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NCR’s editors have a nutty – attack Card. Rode, Benedict XVI

The editors of the ultra-liberal fishwrap The National Catholic Reporter had another little public nutty yesterday. My emphases and comments. Nostalgia is not a path to the future Nov. 10, 2009 An NCR Editorial CAPTION: Detail of text from the … Continue reading

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Is Christopher Hitchens sick in the head?

What is special bone is missing from the heads of people who hate saints and holy people, especially holy women?  Of course we all suffer from the wounds to our human nature, but something else is at work in people … Continue reading

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The Nuns’ Story?

I predicted that the left would go into a grand mal twit. Today’s number of Hell’s Bible has the perfect example.  The New York Times continues to showcase Maureen Dowd, whom I stopped reading a long time ago.  But several … Continue reading

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