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Vermont: Death with Dignity Bill

From a priest reader:
Dear Fr. Z, Can I ask for urgent prayers from your readers? The
Vermont State legislature (one of the most secular in the country) is
trying to rush through the “Death with Dignity” Bill this week – quick
hearing on … Continue reading

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Free contraception is good for big business abortion

Abortion is big business.  Merchants of death such as Planned Parenthood, and now apparently the White House, know this.  Therefore they promote promiscuity, which will lead to more abortions which will produce more profits.  It isn’t difficult.  As part of … Continue reading

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Saints of pots and pans, shipwrecks, beheading, and music both mystical and sublime

I bring to your attention four saints on the calendar listed in the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum.
1. Sancti Roberti Bellarmino, episcopi et Ecclesiae doctoris, e Societate Iesu, qui praeclare de theologicis temporis sui controversiis peculiari ac subtili habitu disputavit; cardinalis renuntiatus, … Continue reading

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