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Excommunicated women’s ordination advocates meet with official of Secretariat of State

It is possible that some wywympryst wannabes, representatives of the militant women’s association Women’s Ordination Worldwide (WOW), are supposed to meet with someone in the Vatican. Via Eponymous Flower and Katholisches.info. I think most of these wymyn and those who … Continue reading

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A Litany to Sr. Joan Chittister (… no… really!)

You’ve seen the recent stories about leaders of US women religious being summoned to Rome for to explain the situation. On the heals of another such story today (HERE) comes this, which I spotted at Church Militant. Apparently the US … Continue reading

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There’s “That’s wrong!” and then there’s …this…

Someone ought to have a few words with this … fellow. From a reader… I hope that this isn’t really a photo of Mass.  Maybe it’s some, I dunno, bible church group doing their thing.   But I fear that it … Continue reading

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They don’t even try to hide it anymore: demonic ceremony for opening of new tunnel

From, from St. Paul to the Romans Who then shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? Or nakedness? Or danger? Or persecution? Or the sword? (As it is written: For thy sake, we … Continue reading

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Nancy “The Theologian” Pelosi rides again! Same-sex ‘marriage’ is perfectly “consistent” with Catholic Faith

It has been awhile since Rep. Nancy “The Theologian” Pelosi said something stupid about Catholicism. It’s her turn again! At LifeSite I read: Nancy Pelosi: Gay ‘marriage’ is ‘consistent’ with Catholic teaching WASHINGTON, D.C., June 2, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — House Minority Leader … Continue reading

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Atheists sue US House chaplain for not allowing non-prayer “invocation” in the House

From The Catholic League: Atheists Sue U.S. House Chaplain May 6, 2016 Bill Donohue comments on an atheist group suing the U.S. House chaplain: Thursday, May 5, was America’s annual National Day of Prayer. So of course the anti-prayer Freedom From … Continue reading

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13 yr old 8th grader uses $2 bill – school freaks out, police called, threats and ignorance ensue

From time to time we hear about the idiocies that public schools perpetrate. Here’s another which caught my eye in the wake of controversy about changing the $10 or $20 bills. From Joe For America: SCHOOL CALLS POLICE ON GIRL … Continue reading

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The slide continues… rock in the Sistine Chapel

We saw that the Sistine Chapel was rented out to Porsche. We had the projections of critters on the facade of the Vatican Basilica. Now we have rock music in, again, the Sistina. From Reuters: U2’S THE EDGE BECOMES FIRST … Continue reading

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Believing in two genders is a ‘hate crime’ at (Jesuit) Loyola Marymount:

More idiocy at a Jesuit-run school. Surprised? Form The College Fix: Believing in two genders is a ‘hate crime’ under police investigation at Catholic college ‘You can have your opinion’ as long as it doesn’t ‘deny my existence’ It’s uncommon … Continue reading

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I’ve heard of “flying bishops”, but … not this

I saw at katholisches.info via the curiously-named Eponymous Flower an … what’s the word … oddity, hopefully unique.   Not my translation: The new Archbishop of Palermo, recently appointed by Pope Francis, Msgr. Corrado Lorefice, swung himself in a bicycle … Continue reading

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Wry observations about #AmorisLaetitia (aka Familiaris divortio) to make a point

First, we have now a nickname for the new Letter. Familiaris divortio Thanks to The Great Roman™! Next, I am gobsmacked by something I heard.   US radio talk show host Michael Savage has been reading – on air – … Continue reading

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John Allen on Summorum Pontificum: “Most Catholics who wanted access to the older Mass already had it”

Over at CRUX (now perhaps Crux 2.0? – the Boston Globe ended its life support – Zombie Crux? – the KofCs support it now, which I can’t get my head around… but I digress…), editor John L. Allen made an odd statement … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Petition Jesuits to abort big-business abortion leader Cecile Richards invitation!

From CNS comes this notice about a petition. Jesuit-run (who else) Georgetown University – which covered up the Holy Name when the pro-abortion, anti-freedom POTUS Obama visited – has invited big-business abortion tycoon Cecile Richards, CEO of abortion-industry leader Planned … Continue reading

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Obama: Worried more about climate change than ISIS – Admin may pursue “climate change deniers”

Of course he is. Robert Spencer at Jihad Watch comments on the essay at The Atlantic on the “Obama Doctrine” by Jeffrey Goldberg. Get this… “isis is not an existential threat to the United States,” he told me in one of … Continue reading

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The Three Days of Darkness – 2016

The Three Days of Darkness took place again this year in L.A.  I was actually in L.A. at the time, but I didn’t have a chance to get down there and participate.  Darn. Here is a video of a typical … Continue reading

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