Tag Archives: Common Ground

Fr. Scalon on the unfinished business of Vatican II

At Homiletic and Pastoral Review there is a good article by Fr. Regis Scanlon, OFMCap.  Let’s see the first part, with my emphases:
Fifty years after the opening of the Second Vatican Council, the Church in the United States is in … Continue reading

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“Cave-in Catholics”

Carl Olson at Catholic World Report has a good piece to which I direct your attention:
The CWR Blog
The Emptiness and Deceit of Cave-in “Catholicism”
March 21, 2012 06:20 EST
By Carl E. Olson
“The Bishops speak for the Catholic and apostolic faith, and those … Continue reading

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Obama Admin to force a $1 abortion surcharge on your insurance payments

Pres. Obama lied to Card. Dolan.  Don’t forget that.
Time and time again the White House makes sounds using words that, to reasonable, rational speakers of the English language mean one thing, but actually mean something else.
Again, I come back to … Continue reading

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Starting to smell the coffee: Doug Kmiec writes to Pres. Obama

Richard III to Buckingham:
Because that, like a Jack, thou keep’st the stroke
Betwixt thy begging and my meditation.
I am not in the giving vein to-day.
(Richard III IV,ii)
Dcn. Keith Fournier obtained from former Amb. Doug Kmiec, Kmiec’s letter to Pres. Obama … Continue reading

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Sec. State Clinton Announces 5-year Funding Push, Including Abortion

As a follow up to my retrospect post about the first year of Pres. Obama’s Administration and the Vatican and "Common Ground", look at this from the very useful C-Fam.
Volume 13, Number 5January 14, 2010Secretary Clinton Announces 5-year Funding Push, … Continue reading

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Where’s the memo?

I noticed this on the site Palazzo Apostolico by Paolo Rodari:
When last 10 July Barak Obama came to visit at the Vatican, he sat down for a long time with Benedict XVI and a shorter time with Secretary of State … Continue reading

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