Category Archives: I’m just askin’…

UPDATE: 2013 Scalfari Interview now BACK on the Vatican website. Why?

Originally Published on: Jul 16, 2014 @ 11:36
17 July: The interview has been removed.  More below.
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Can someone explain to me why the first Scalfari Interview from October 2013 is once again back on the Vatican’s website under the official category of the … Continue reading

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High School blocks “conservative” sites (Vatican, GOP, NRA) but allows “liberal” (Dems, PParenthood)

What is going on in the school where you send your children?
This is, at the same time, appalling and not in the least surprising.
From The Blaze:
High School Student Says He Uncovered Something ‘Appalling’ When He Tried to Access NRA Website, … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s coverage of Fr. Walker’s murder… not

Fr. Walker was murdered and Fr. Terra was assaulted so badly that he is in critical condition.  These priests worked among the poor of Phoenix in a pretty dodgy part of town.
They are beloved of their flock and they exemplify … Continue reading

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Creepy attempted murder by pre-teens prompts a serious question

I was alerted by Badger Catholic to this truly horrific story
In reading this, I am prompted to ask you who are parents:
Are you paying close attention to what your children are reading and viewing and doing?
Charges detail Waukesha pre-teens’ attempt … Continue reading

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! You helped a US Army Chaplain and his troops!

YOU DID IT!  100% Fulfillment of the requests for socks.  I am really proud of you.
1800 pairs of sock in less than a month and a half.
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Our own “Cantor”, frequent commentator here, broke down the purchases by location. NB: British … Continue reading

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Nun UNDER The Bus

UPDATE 8 April: Bp. Jugis (D. Charlotte) endorses Sr. Jane Laurel and talk at High School
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You probably saw my post Sister explains the situation. Spittle-flecked nutty, bullying, intimidation ensue.
Sr. Jane Laurel, OP, gave a talk at a Catholic High School. … Continue reading

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Fr. Z’s first reaction to Bp. Olson banning Extraordinary Form at Fort Worth’s Fisher More College

My mail box has filled up this morning with reports that the Bishop of Fort Worth, Most Rev. Michael Olson, who was recently consecrated and installed in his see in November 2013 at a mere 47 years of age, has “banned” … Continue reading

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POLL: Heroes 1 and You

I saw this on Facebook.
I would have made other choices for role models.  Maybe I will in another post…. interesting idea….
For now…

How about a Poll!
Pick your best choice and give your explanation in the combox:
 
 

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Some thoughts on Holy Innocents, Manhattan

Let me tell you a little about Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan.
I have written about the place many times but usually from the point of view of their upcoming Masses and events.  It has also been my honor to be … Continue reading

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Statue of Our Lady of Fatima and (thriving) Benedict XVI sighting

As you know the statue of Our Lady of Fatima came to Rome and returned to Fatima.  I was in Rome the last time she arrived.  Alas, because I am with a pilgrimage I just missed her this time.
However, it … Continue reading

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