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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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Obama Admin lectures Card. Dolan and USCCB. Dolan responds.

“We did not ask for this fight, but we will not run from it.”
Thus, Card. Dolan about the latest insult tossed our way by the Obama Administration.
From LifeSite:
Cardinal: Obama Admin Lectured Bishops on Catholic Teaching
by Steven Ertelt
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the … Continue reading

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CNS: Fordham U. Prof. defends late-term abortionist Tiller as “compassionate”

From the Cardinal Newman Society:
Fordham Prof. Defends Late-Term Abortionist Tiller As “Compassionate.”
A professor at a Catholic college, who also sits on the board of a pro-abortion rights organization, described late term abortionist George Tiller as “compassionate” and said she … Continue reading

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America Magazine wants dumbed-down path to canonization

From the Jesuit run America Magazine comes this with my emphases and comments.
The Universal Call
The Editors | SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Ever since the Second Vatican Council spoke of the “universal call to holiness,” there has been a move to recognize more … Continue reading

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Oxford: a painting by Michelangelo indentified?

For your Just Too Cool file, comes this from CNS:
Jesuits at Oxford find painting believed to be by Michelangelo
A painting of Christ’s crucifixion believed to be the work of Michelangelo has been hanging in the residence of a small Jesuit … Continue reading

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Following TEAM RUBICON in Haiti – getting rid of bodies, dead and alive

Team Rubicon is a self-financed and self-deployed group of former Marines, soldiers firefighters, Jesuits, health care professionals currently providing emergency relief in Haiti.  They provide their own security and deal with whatever they find.
UPDATE
Yesterday was the first time … Continue reading

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Following TEAM RUBICON in Haiti – getting better

Team Rubicon is a self-financed and self-deployed group of former Marines, soldiers firefighters, Jesuits, health care professionals currently providing emergency relief in Haiti.  They provide their own security and deal with whatever they find. 
 

Today we scoured the city to … Continue reading

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Following TEAM RUBICON in Haiti – critique of aid

Team Rubicon is a self-financed and self-deployed group of former Marines, soldiers firefighters, Jesuits, health care professionals currently providing emergency relief in Haiti.  They provide their own security and deal with whatever they find.
UPDATE 28 Jan:
Team Rubicon’s founder offers … Continue reading

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Following TEAM RUBICON in Haiti

Team Rubicon is a self-financed and self-deployed group of former Marines, soldiers firefighters, Jesuits, health care professionals currently providing emergency relief in Haiti.  They provide their own security and deal with whatever they find.
UPDATE 28 Jan:
St. Ignatius’ Prayer for … Continue reading

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