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Ann Coulter’s nonsensical remarks about Santorum the Catholic

It is possible to enjoy a person’s writing style and the sound of the gears whirring in the brain even while disagreeing with what you are reading.  People forget to remember that fairly often.
Thus, today I take strong exception to … Continue reading

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Feeling safe about being a faithful Catholic, are you?

OMI‘s have a video about their Spanish Martyrs.
There is an odd liturgical moment, in which, during the Mass as it was during the 30’s, the priest turned around at the elevation of the Host.  I think the producers are familiar … Continue reading

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Ominous signs: religious liberty and our Catholic identity

“Secularizing trends, including the expropriation of Church goods and the elimination of privileges, frequently lead to “a profound liberation of the Church from forms of worldliness.” – Benedict XVI in Freiburg, Germany.
For years I have been harping on … Continue reading

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A survey suggests something about our Catholic identity

Since I have barely been online for some days, I just found out about an article by Laurie Goodstein of the NYT about a study done by the Abu Dhabi Gallup Center, a Muslim group, about how people of various … Continue reading

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The slipping-away of Catholic identity

I think that Pope Benedict had as a project for his pontificate the revitalization of Catholic identity.  The West is losing its soul because Christianity – Catholicism in particular – is not being lived by the mature or passed on … Continue reading

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Catholic institutions are failing because of failing “Catholic identity”

On this blog I have harped incessantly about Catholic identity.   I have proposed that a primary aim of Pope Benedict’s pontificate is to revitalize our Catholic identity.  If we don’t know who we are and what we believe then we … Continue reading

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