Category Archives: The Drill

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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Great article in FIRST THINGS: Correcting Catholic Blindness. ACTION ITEM!

I must alert you to a piece at First Things by Sam Gregg: “Correcting Catholic Blindness”.
Alas, it is behind a paywall.  Alas, they made some other less worthy pieces available for free.
That said, we have the option of buying this … Continue reading

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Traditional young Catholics’ groups are spreading quickly

I saw at Aleteia a story about the great traditional young people’s group Juventutem (which has that unfortunate “J”).  The undersigned is mentioned, but that is not the important issue.  What is important is the growth of chapters of this … Continue reading

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Depressing autopsy of how Pres. Obama promotes Socialism in less than 5 minutes

Here is a brief video from Dick Morris (who knows a thing or two about political maneuvering). He explains “How Obama Used the Economic Crisis to Promote Socialism in America”.
Remember now-Mayor of Chicago’s phrase: Never let a crisis go to … Continue reading

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Chicago: meltdown

I saw this astonishing and yet not at all surprising piece by Rich Lowry.
But will anything useful be done about this?  Who wants to bet?
Chicago suffering social meltdown
For most of the country, July Fourth weekend means hot dogs, fireworks and … Continue reading

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Advice from a priest: use protection!

I am sure you remember my scare-warnings that, ”It doesn’t happen to you, until it does!”
One of the things you need to plan for is the protection of your electronic stuff, which we rely on a lot and often spend a … Continue reading

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HHS money to church entities long before waves of illegal immigrants

Via Pewsitter I learned of this from Liberty News. My emphases.
EXCLUSIVE: HHS Bankrolled Catholic and Baptist Church from 2010 to 2013 to Prepare for Obama’s 2014 Invasion!
A month or two ago news broke that Obama’s HHS was calling for private contractors … Continue reading

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No, this isn’t a war zone.

I saw a piece at the Daily Mail with beautifully horrible photos of wrecked and run-down church in Philadelphia.   HERE
Here is one of them.
No, this isn’t a war zone (technically, at least).

First, Our Lord promised that, in the end, … Continue reading

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Dem Senators propose bill to deprive religious entities of all religious freedom protection

I read this at NRO:
Senate Democrats’ Religious-Freedom Deprivation Bill
Under the guise of “protect[ing] women’s health from corporate interference,” the bill that Senate Democrats are proposing in response to the Hobby Lobby ruling would deprive religious entities of all religious-liberty protections … 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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