Category Archives: The Drill

Catholics have a “critical duty” to participate in politics “vociferously”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

The other day I had a little rant in which I urged you to be involved in local politics because, “all politics is local”.  If you do nothing all the time, you won’t make any difference all the time. I received a … Continue reading

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Fr. Sirico on the upcoming encyclical on the “environment”

Over at Acton Institute, find a post and a short video by Acton’s head Fr. Robert Sirico about the upcoming encyclical on the “environment”.   There is some good, basic information about encyclicals there, too. HERE Fr. Sirico makes some good … Continue reading

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5 Steps of Persecution

Life Site picked up on something that my friend Msgr. Charles Pope posted on his blog.  HERE You should see this. Here is a mere sample: It is rare that a respected segment of American life would become vilified and … Continue reading

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Surprise: transgender “woman” beats tar out of a woman opponent in the ring.

Here’s a real surprise… A man… bit cut up… beat the stuffing out of a woman. From Libertarian Republic (the video is brutal): Transgender MMA [c’mon… MALE] Fighter Destroys Female Opponent Critics are scrutinizing mixed martial arts (MMA) competitor Fallon Fox, … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper and the game of lowering expectations

From the National Catholic Register we have this from EWTN host Raymond Arroyo: Cardinal Kasper Backpedals on Papal Endorsement of Controversial Proposal Almost single-handedly [well.. he had significant help… from the Pope himself, not to mention a gaggle of others] … Continue reading

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An angry Fr. Z’s Trinity Sunday with help from Fr. Rutler

My friend Fr. Rutler, pastor of St. Michael’s in Manhattan, wrote a “pastor’s page” column this week about the same-sex debacle in Ireland.  You don’t want to miss it. At the time of this writing, it isn’t yet posted on … Continue reading

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Conspicuous absence from the recent “shadow council”

You heard about the strange “shadow council” held about the same time that the Pope’s council of the Synod of Bishops was meeting to discuss, inter alia, the upcoming Synod and its MO.  HERE The “shadow council” was held in … Continue reading

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Ireland… What is Ireland?

At Crisis I saw something about what the Irish did that serves as a pretty good summary.  The whole thing is HERE. This is a sample: […] Some scholars tell us that the gothic genre of story-telling grew up as … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT: Closed pre-Synod planning session held, “shadow council”

Here’s a disturbing report about how the upcoming Synod is being shaped.  There is a lot to read here, but take time to do it.  This is important. From CNA and Le Figaro with my emphases and comments: Rome, Italy, May 26, 2015 … Continue reading

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Jihad Brides

Years ago I read a Friday mosque speech in which the imam, or whatever, said “If before we couldn’t win with the long sword, we will win with the short sword!”   He went on to explain that the men had to breed … Continue reading

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