Category Archives: Throwing a Nutty

Want some “lío”? I’ve got your “lío” right here!

¿Este será el ‘lío’ que quiere el Papa?
Some young people could be taking Pope Francis at his word when the other day he said, precisely to young people, “quiero lío en las dioceses… I want a mess in dioceses”.  Francis … Continue reading

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Atheists demand Christian military chaplain be punished for mentioning God

From Breitbart:
MILITARY CENSORS CHRISTIAN CHAPLAIN, ATHEISTS CALL FOR PUNISHMENT
A Christian chaplain in the military is being officially censored for engaging in free speech, and anti-Christian activists are demanding he be punished.
Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes is a Christian chaplain currently serving … Continue reading

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SSPX ITALY condemns Pope Francis for visiting refugees – UPDATED – distorted news account?

UPDATE 18 July:
There are some comments in the combox which help us get to what SSPX Italy really said.   Take a look and decide if Gazzetta distorted the story.
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From Gazzetta del Sud (their translation):
Lefebvrists chide pope over visit to … Continue reading

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TEXAS: The violent tactics of big-business abortion and their supporters

This post has some brutal content, but it reveals the character of a certain slice of our pro-abortion neighbors.
When you have no respect for human life at its inception, why will you have any respect for people with whom you … Continue reading

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I wonder if Lady Gaga will get half the treatment dished out to Paula Deen

I am angry.
I want you to be angry.
From Newsmax:
Former Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., offers harsh criticism to pop star Lady Gaga for replacing “home of the brave” with “home for the gays” in a rendition of the National Anthem she … Continue reading

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Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests meet, give an award, run down the new translation

The National Schismatic Reporter informs us that, just about the same time the wonderful conference Sacra Liturgia 2013 was going on in Rome, the Ass. of U.S. Catholic Priests met in Seattle.   Sort of like bearded-Spock doing his thing in that strange parallel … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi: late-term abortion “sacred ground”

LifeSiteNews:
Catholic Nancy Pelosi: Issue of late-term abortions is ‘sacred ground’
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In response to a question today from a reporter about a late-term abortion ban that is being proposed in Congress, Democratic Minority Leader Nancy … Continue reading

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Of Star Wars and Immanentism and Birdcages and Elite Snobbery. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

In my talks I sometimes address the steady slide of many Catholics into Immanentism Lite.  They don’t exactly deny that God is transcendent, it’s just that they never give transcendence the slightest thought.  They have never had too, have they? … Continue reading

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CWN: Liberal group sees ‘McCarthyism’ in criticism of CCHD

Some topics are like the proverbial “third rail”.  Touch it and DIE.
In the case of some topics, touch it and those involved in the thing you are touching KILL YOU.  Wellllll… they aggressively go after you from positions of power.
This … Continue reading

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“Come, God of the EAST. We invoke you and call you, Whirlwind, God of the birds that fly,…”

Meanwhile…  What Does The Prayer REALLY Say?
Even while the looniness is subsiding, some pretty strange things are still going on out there.
Here is something just plain … strange… from the Augustinians, posted by the Chicago province. HERE
I promise… I am … Continue reading

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