Tag Archives: George Weigel

Is the “Vatican’s” government a “train wreck”?

There is a slow seismic tremor running very deep, but it is discernible. For example, some in the UK are saying that the Bishops meetings there ought to be live-streamed so that the Catholic people know what is going on.  … Continue reading

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The slapping down of a dissident theologian

The nice folks at First Things… do you subscribe? … have performed a fine public service – and some smile provoking entertainment – in the form of an open letter from George Weigel to none other than, wait for it, … Continue reading

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Weigel’s piece in First Things… then Fr. Z rants

Preface: I urge priests and bishops reading this to at the very least skip to the last part if you think you don’t have time to read the whole. _____ George Weigel has a piece in First Things which merits … Continue reading

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The dogs of Proverbs 26:11

Now this is a good day’s work. From First Things with my emphases and comments. Mar 29, 2010 George Weigel The sexual and physical abuse of children and young people is a global plague; its manifestations run the gamut from … Continue reading

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The Catholic League has this note today with my emphases and comments: November 10, 2009 OBAMA BETRAYS THE BISHOPS Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s position on abortion restrictions in the health care bill: On September 30, … Continue reading

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