Tag Archives: Jesuits

Harvesting Conciliar “fruits”: half of adults polled think Harry Potter and Hunger Games could be Biblical

It often seems that, these days, the odds are never in our favor.
I take time out from my furious conference preparation (on art coming up in Detroit) to present something that only confirms the great fruits of Vatican II and the magnificent … Continue reading

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Posted in Benedict XVI, Liberals, New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, Vatican II, You must be joking! | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

Pope to canonize 16th century Jesuit, waives procedure

With the stroke of his pen he waived the (in my opinion prudent and yet still not enough) requirement for a second miracle before the canonization of Bl. John XXIII.
Now, with another stroke of his pen, Francis will elevate to … Continue reading

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First thoughts about the Francis Interview

Pope Francis, formerly a Jesuit, gave a series of interviews to the Jesuits.  The interviews have been edited together, with parenthetical commentary and descriptions of the setting and so forth, and translated by lay people and Jesuits for publication in … Continue reading

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The Jesuit General’s selective indignation

The Superior General of the Jesuits, Fr. Adolfo Nicholas, in an interview issued a blistering criticism of the Obama Administration regarding Syria. The whole text is on the site of Vatican Radio.
Here is the summary with my emphases:
The Jesuit General … Continue reading

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America Magazine (aka “The cool kids’ table”) rises above petty distinctions

From the WaPo comes some promotion of the Jesuit mystique.
Here is a great example of how the MSM promotes liberal Catholics as the cool kid’s table. America Magazine is seemingly going to eschew the “liberal” and “conservative” dichotomy, rise above … Continue reading

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Bp. Paprocki in a hostile crowd tells it like it is

There is a useful RSS feed widget on the side bar of this blog which reveals what the Cardinal Newman Society is up to these days.  Check it out.
Using that feed, I found their article on what happened in Phoenix … Continue reading

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Jesuit-run Gonzaga University rejects Knights of Columbus?

This is absurd.
The last acceptable prejudice around these days is to hate faithful practicing Catholics who accept the Churches teachings on faith and moral.
Now the acceptable prejudice is creeping into the catholic community itself.
I read at Catholic World Report about the … Continue reading

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Author of “The Exorcist” building suit against Georgetown U for not living up to Catholic identity

Here is an interesting development. From CNA:
‘Exorcist’ author prepares canon lawsuit against Georgetown
By Michelle Bauman
Washington D.C., May 19, 2012 / 05:03 pm (CNA).- The author of the best-selling book and award-winning screenplay “The Exorcist” has announced that he is … Continue reading

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Dr. Maturin on Jesuits

As most of you readers know, I am fond of Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey/Maturin series.
In Reverse of the Medal (the 11th ) we find some comments about Jesuits and their schools.  Keep in mind that Dr. Maturin, a master of invective, is speaking … Continue reading

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Georgetown Jesuits invite Kathleen Sebelius

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Jesuits.
They have effectively said to the US Bishops: “Screw you!”
From the CNS:
Kathleen Sebelius to Speak at Georgetown Commencement Ceremony
In what can only be interpreted as a direct challenge to America’s Catholic bishops, Georgetown University has … Continue reading

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