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These faux icons are, by now, so tiresome.

I saw this with a measure of horror, though not of surprise, given the Jesuit source and subject…

Dear friends: I’m so happy to share with you this new icon by Robert Lentz, OFM, the great iconographer (with his permission) of … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin, Crimea, and Our Lady of Kazan

Interesting from Asharq Al-Awsat:
Opinion: The Black Madonna and the Russian Problem
by Amir Taheri
Last month, when Vladimir Putin ordered that the Black Madonna of Kazan, the holiest icon of the Russian Orthodox Church, be flown over the Black Sea, many believed … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How do you get an image next to your comments around here?

A couple readers have asked about the images/icons/avatars next to the comments some readers leave.
Here is an entry which deal with that question and gives some answers.  Click HERE.
Would some kindly and geeky reader would post a step-by-step guide in … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: How to get a user icon/image/avatar for comments?

From a reader:
I notice that some commenters have a icon or photo next to their handle. How does one go about acquiring this? Do you have to order a certain tonnage of Mystic Monk?
Yes.  That exactly right.  The more Mystic … Continue reading

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