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The possible demotion of Card. Burke. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Now that the cat is out of the bag, I’ll post this. I do not like the fact that Sandro Magister posted in this way, however.  I’ve been biting the inside of my mouth for a while now.  The optimist … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z dies a painful death

He finally killed me off.
At least I had a chance to defend Terra, your planet.
I have been a character in a Sci-Fi series by Chris Kennedy.   HERE  As I wrote before, the series is sort of Galaxy Quest meets The … Continue reading

Posted in GO TO CONFESSION, Just Too Cool, Lighter fare, Linking Back, Preserved Killick, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , | 9 Comments

ISIS-envy

A couple months ago, the mouth-breathing Islamic terrorists of Boko Haram had our attention by kidnapping school girls.
Then ISIS struck and stole the limelight.
Then Hamas stole even more market share by rocketing Israel.
But wait! Then ISIS got back in the … Continue reading

Posted in Blatteroons, Semper Paratus, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Religion of Peace | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

ISIS sign appears in Ferguson

At Jihad Watch I saw a photo of a “protester” (read = thug) in Ferguson, MO, holding up an ISIS sign.
He and his discontented buddies should go - right now - to join the caliphate!
Once they are there, let them try their … Continue reading

Posted in Blatteroons, Slubberdegullions, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Religion of Peace | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Ann Carey, expert on women religious, dissects LCWR keynote – “convoluted, confused, and unfounded”

Ann Carey, author of the thoughtful and balanced Sisters in Crisis Revisited: From Unraveling to Reform and Renewal, masterfully dissected the astonishingly myopic and self-centered speech given at the recent LCWR meeting by Sr. Nancy Shreck.  I urge you to … Continue reading

Posted in Liberals, Magisterium of Nuns, Puir Slow-Witted Gowk, Women Religious, You must be joking! | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

ASK FATHER: Departing priest crooned a show tune at Mass

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
One of our priests is moving on, and yesterday he gave his farewell at Mass.
Instead of a homily, he talked up St. Francis’ contributions to social justice, and about how our faith is represented in the many programs … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Crackit Gaberlunzie, Liberals, Priests and Priesthood, You must be joking! | Tagged | 26 Comments

Nancy Pelosi rides again!

Hamas is a “humanitarian organization.”
“And we have to confer with the Qataris, who have told me over and over again that Hamas is a humanitarian organization,” Pelosi said to Crowley.
HERE
Perhaps she should go spend some with Hamas in order to … Continue reading

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Meltdown Countdown: Fishwrap on the Synod

The Synod on the Family will start in October.   Already the dissidents at the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) are whining.   They have twigged to the fact that they are not going to get what they want.
Today there … Continue reading

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It’s a terrible thought: dying excommunicated…

I want you to stop for a moment and do something: Right now… try to imagine what goes through the mind of a soul during her first 15 seconds in Hell.  The realization of where you are…
“This can’t … be … Continue reading

Posted in Blatteroons, De Novissimis: Four Last Things, GO TO CONFESSION, Hard-Identity Catholicism, Liberals, Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians | Tagged , , , , , | 41 Comments

Dems vote for constitutional amendment to limit free speech and freedom of religion

This is by Zac Morgan, a staff attorney at the Center for Competitive Politics writing at NRO.  My emphases and comments.
Does Religious Speech Threaten Democracy?
It could be restricted or banned under a constitutional amendment Democrats have proposed.
The Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday … Continue reading

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