Tag Archives: Chicago

Pew by Pew: a lesson Christian identity suicide

How to commit identity suicide, pew by pew.
I saw in the Christian Post:
Removing Church Pews for Muslim Prayer Mats in the Name of Religious Tolerance
My alma mater, The University of Chicago, was recently in the news for an overtly politically … Continue reading

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Chicago: meltdown

I saw this astonishing and yet not at all surprising piece by Rich Lowry.
But will anything useful be done about this?  Who wants to bet?
Chicago suffering social meltdown
For most of the country, July Fourth weekend means hot dogs, fireworks and … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Chicago Edition

I had a way too brief visit to Chicago’s Institute of Art. I hadn’t been for a while and I was eager to refamiliarize myself with the collection.
During the visit, I spied this, which I am sure will interest you … 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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An unexpected place in an unexpected place!

I have been reading another dystopian novels by James Wesley Rawles, Founders. (The first in the series is Patriots, the next is Survivors.)
I was pretty surprised to read this paragraph, about a couple who wind up being part of a … Continue reading

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How liberal Chicago Politicians (chuckle) reacted to Card. George and Chick-fil-A. Fr. Z rants.

From the Washington Times (the sane paper of the Capitol city):
Chick-fil-A still ruffling [Chicago alderman] Proco Joe Moreno’s feathers
By Peter V. Bella [retired Chicago Police Officer, freelance journalist and photojournalist, cook, and raconteur. WDTPRS likes retired cops... a lot.]
CHICAGO August … Continue reading

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“Chicago values”: Card. George, Archbishop v Rahm Emanuel, Mayor

His Eminence Francis Card. George, Archbishop of Chicago, has published a piece on the archdiocesan website.
His Eminence gralloched Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the issue of “Chicago values”.
My emphases and comments:
Monday, July 30, 2012
Reflections on “Chicago values”
Recent comments by those who … Continue reading

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REVIEW: St. John Cantius (Chicago) instructional DVD for “Sacred Rites and Ceremonies”

I recently received a couple instructional DVDs produced by the canons at St. John Cantius in Chicago and I have had a chance to look at “Sacred Rites and Ceremonies of the Roman Rite, featuring the use of the 1962 … Continue reading

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More on Card. George’s comparison of the homosexual parade to a KKK demonstration.

From the Chicago Tribune:
Cardinal defends comparing gay parade organizers to Ku Klux Klan
By Brian Slodysko
Tribune reporter
1:03 p.m. CST, December 28, 2011
Setting off a new round in his dispute with gay right activists, Chicago’s Cardinal Francis George has issued a statement … Continue reading

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HuffPo is having a spittle-flecked nutty about Card. George of Chicago.

HuffPo‘s spittle-flecked nutty about Card. George of Chicago. His Eminence made an on-camera remark about the homosexual-activist movement possibly morphing into something like the KKK.
Cardinal George: Chicago Gay Pride Parade, LGBT Movement Could ‘Morph Into Ku Klux Klan’
Cardinal Francis … Continue reading

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