Category Archives: The future and our choices

Ed Peters has suggestions for Synod on Family

Ed Peters, distinguished canonist, posted at his blog, In The Light Of The Law, about the upcoming autumn Synod on the family.  He has no combox over there, but you should visit his place.
I suggest a careful reading of what … Continue reading

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US District Judge strikes down WI constitution’s marriage amendment. Bp. Morlino responds.

Legislatures don’t make the laws in these USA anymore. Judges nobody elected have taken over.  They do whatever the hell they want in this new kritarchy.
A case in point. A US District Court, Judge Barbara Crabb, struck down as unconstitutional … Continue reading

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Baker ordered by state to bake cake for same-sex reception

From the NY Daily News:
Colorado baker ordered to serve gay couples vows to stop making wedding cakes
This takes the cake.
A Colorado baker has pledged to stop making wedding cakes after his state’s Civil Rights Commission ordered him to start baking … Continue reading

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Short video about power of prayer and fasting

In light of the fact of the continuing erosion of our civil liberties and the marginalization of religion (Christianity) and religious (Christian) values, and in light of the fact that we are in the mysterious period between Ascension Thursday and … 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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Brick by Brick in El Paso

For your “Brick by Brick” file, in the El Paso Times:
El Paso Catholic Diocese to offer Mass in Latin [Will it be the Novus Ordo?]
“Oremus,” which means ‘let us pray’ in Latin will be heard regularly in Mass starting in … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z praises Jamie Manson of the Fishwrap

Over at Fishwrap, Jamie Manson deserves our praise.
Are are shocked?
Our Jamie seems to be the only one over there who isn’t in denial about Pope Francis!
See her piece (I am not making this up):
Time to face facts: Pope Francis agrees … Continue reading

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Eucharistic Procession at St. Paul’s at Harvard

Some years ago I was hanging around outside the Paul VI audience hall (Vatican) during a plenary session of the Italian Bishops Conference. I was waiting for my bishop to emerge. As I waited I chatted with fellow journalists, the … Continue reading

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Summorum Pontificum. It won’t be stopped.

Here is some news to cheer you in these otherwise chaotic and troubling times.
From HPR:
Seven Years after “Summorum Pontificum”: Nearly 500 North American Churches Offer the Traditional Latin Mass
For those Catholics who are seeking even more regular access to the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis to UN delegation: “legitimate redistribution of economic benefits by the State”

Today Pope Francis addressed a delegation of the UN – which I remind you is a principle agent for promoting abortion world-wide.
Below please find the full text of Pope Francis’ address to the United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes on … Continue reading

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