Category Archives: You must be joking!

Card. McCarrick “embraces” Islam?

The Daily Caller has this:
Catholic Cardinal McCarrick Embraces Islam
Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick offered Islamic religious phrases and insisted that Islam shares foundational rules with Christianity, during a Sept. 10 press conference in D.C.
“In the name of God, the Merciful and … Continue reading

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$9 for a Whopper? Are you out of your mind?

I have recently seen some discussion of what would happen were the minimum wage to be raised in these USA.   Here is one interesting take, that includes some links to other articles that are worth pursuing.
From Truth Revolt:
On Friday, The … Continue reading

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FOLLOW UP: Soccer Match for Peace – COEXIST sighting

The Holy Father threw his weight behind yesterday’s (1 Sept) Soccer/Football match for Peace at Rome’s Olympic Stadium.
One of you readers caught something at the Spanish section of Vatican Radio… HERE.  I am not making this up.

It’s the rainbow theme … Continue reading

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NYC – What’s up at Our Saviour Church where Fr. Rutler used to be pastor?

I have received word that some demolition is going on at the church where Fr. George Rutler used to be pastor, Our Saviour.
As you may know, Fr. Rutler was – in a move that surprised many – transferred not too … Continue reading

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Student sneezes. Girl says, “Bless you!” Girl suspended.

ISIS has its secularized counterparts in these USA.
From WSMV:
DYER COUNTY, TN –
(WMC) – A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying “bless you” … Continue reading

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Ann Carey, expert on women religious, dissects LCWR keynote – “convoluted, confused, and unfounded”

Ann Carey, author of the thoughtful and balanced Sisters in Crisis Revisited: From Unraveling to Reform and Renewal, masterfully dissected the astonishingly myopic and self-centered speech given at the recent LCWR meeting by Sr. Nancy Shreck.  I urge you to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Departing priest crooned a show tune at Mass

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
One of our priests is moving on, and yesterday he gave his farewell at Mass.
Instead of a homily, he talked up St. Francis’ contributions to social justice, and about how our faith is represented in the many programs … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z offers kudos to and agreement with…. PHYLLIS ZAGANO!

I find myself in complete agreement with Phyllis Zagano.
[Those sounds you are hearing are jaws hitting desks, mugs of Mystic Monk coffee dropping to the floor with a crash and splash, astonished readers sliding off chairs in a swoon.]
Yes, you … Continue reading

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America Magazine interview with Fr. Z

Today is a great day among Jesuits.
It is the 200th Anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus.
As you may know, the Society had been, for a while, suppressed.
To mark this day, the Jesuit-run America Magazine has published an interview. … Continue reading

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Of the residences of bishops

CNN has posted what an only be called a cheap shot at American bishops.
This is yellow journalism.
The story, HERE, is about the “lavish” residences of some bishops.
The piece starts out with an rookie … or rather unprofessional… error, that is, … Continue reading

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