Tag Archives: Julius Caesar

The wussificiation of the priesthood and the Novus Ordo

I have in the past mentioned the comment made by Card. Heenan when he experienced the Novus Ordo for the first time.  The comment leads a longish piece posted at Rorate (which no longer links to this blog, btw) by … Continue reading

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Of Cats and Caesar and City Limits

I suspect a few of you are cat lovers.  Check out The History Blog for a piece about cats in Rome and the crazy people who take care of them.
At the end of that piece is – oddly – something … Continue reading

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Of Cassius, Caesar, and the Al Smith Dinner

If you watch the video of Card. Dolan’s final words and blessing at the end of the Al Smith Dinner (HERE), you will hear him quip in a self-deprecating way that he had hoped that Gov. Christie of New Jersey … Continue reading

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Of Robocop and Great Caesar’s Ghost!

This is a cool story about a cool coin.  From The History Blog.
Robocop’s Brutus Coin for sale
One of the first entries I ever wrote for this here blog back in June of 2006 was about an EID MAR denarius, a … Continue reading

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