Category Archives: Throwing a Nutty

Liberal survey of priests on new translation is inaccurate

A little while ago, some people who hate on the new translation of the Roman Missal had a little survey of priests and their reception of the translation. It may not come as a huge surprise that the survey found … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget: Of surveys, liturgical translations and whining

It has been brought to my attention that there is a survey about how priests in these USA are accepting – or not – the new, corrected ICEL translation of the Roman Missal. STILL?  Are they still grizzling on about … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: “No more terrible Latin.”

From a priest: I regularly use a limited amount of Latin in the OF at weekend Masses. Most parishioners really appreciate it, but after catechesis and so on a few just won’t give up their protest. Last Sunday I preached … Continue reading

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Denial, Mrs. Pelosi, is not a river in Egypt

From The Washington Examiner: Nancy Pelosi: Kermit Gosnell case ‘really disgusting’ During her press conference this afternoon, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was asked if she was aware of the Kermit Gosnell case and asked whether Congress should hold hearings … Continue reading

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Hacker group with a spotty record threatens Diocese of Columbus

At the onset I direct the readers attention to Fr. Z’s Litany for the Conversion of Internet Thugs (2.0) There is a hacking group called Anonymous – made up of people… or maybe use a person … not brave enough to … Continue reading

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Collegiality’s dark underbelly

There is a trend you need to be aware of.  Indeed, this is a virus you need to help inoculate others against. Here are a couple examples of the virus that is spreading. First, turn your attention a piece on … Continue reading

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Pope Francis slaps down those who resist the Holy Spirit

Pope Francis has been saying Mass semi-publicly in the chapel of the Casa S. Marta, where he has been living.  He has been giving a “fervorino” at Mass, that is, a brief, usually off the cuff, sermon.  So far, there … Continue reading

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Sr. Simone Campbell spins the CDF smackdown of the LCWR. Hilarity ensues.

In a story about the CDF smackdown on the LCWR, USA Today quotes Sr. Simone Campbell of the ultra-poltical, ultra-liberal Nuns on the Bus crowd. Sr. Campbell is too smart actually to believe this, but let’s read it anyway: […] … Continue reading

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For Fishwrap, El Pueblo knows best!

Over at the National Schismatic Reporter, Michael Sean Winters has a supremely naïve piece (for which I hope he was paid by the word).  Winters lays out a grand plan for Pope Francis to reform the Roman Curia and why. … Continue reading

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What is Pope Francis really saying?

Here is what I think Pope Francis is up to. In this explanation I am not necessarily endorsing specific things that he is doing (washing the feet of females in a prison) or not doing (refusing the mozzetta, etc.). I … Continue reading

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Liberals will soon turn on Pope Francis

We are still a bare few days into the pontificate of Pope Francis. I have therefore declined to gush out lots of entries here, burbling my every half-formed notion about what is going to happen. I have also avoided surfing … Continue reading

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“What is that banana peel doing on MY SIDEWALK?”

Dear readers, Over the years it has been part of my plan to provide a space in which – to put it bluntly – some of you of the more traditionalist flavor could vent a little.  After decades of what … Continue reading

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Anti-Catholic MSM and their pre-Conclave yellow journalism

I think you can all find examples of how the liberal, anti-Catholic MSM, published or broadcast stories on the eve of the Conclave – stories held back until the eve of the Conclave – to hurt the Church and certain … Continue reading

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Just how tone deaf is the National Schismatic Reporter?

Just how tone deaf is the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap)? Classly as ever, on the eve the conclave they suggest: […] No matter from what part of the world he hails, no matter what his theological or ecclesiastical pedigree, … Continue reading

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Dr. Peters v. National Schismatic Reporter – MAKE POPCORN!

At the National Schismatic Reporter, editor Tom Fox had a grand-nutty. This time, however, I offer black and red  treatment by none other than Prof. Ed Peters (who has no open combox – be sure to visit him and boost … Continue reading

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