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“Band of Sisters” documentary about liberal women religious premiers

We start a new work week with some old fashioned dissent. And I mean old. Picture if you will the paradox of a visible but invisible group of women religious dissenters. Even as they stay in the public eye, because … Continue reading

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National Catholic Reporter teams up with Ford Foundation backed entity to hide the truth about the Holy See’s ‘Doctrinal Assesment’ of the LCWR

Every year around Christmas and Easter, the usual hyenas emerge from the brush to worry at the Church’s heels.  This year, as a little gift to the Christ Child, the National Catholic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) has teamed up with an … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM POLL ALERT: Fishwrap’s Person of the Year – UPDATED

Why won’t NCR make “The Unborn” their ‘Person of the Year’? UPDATE 21 Dec 20:19 GMT: The Fishwrap’s webpage says at the top: “Update: Our poll was so popular our account with SurveyMonkey, which hosted our poll, topped off the … Continue reading

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“There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall…” Farewell, Roy Bourgeois!

From The Sound of Music: There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall And the bells in the steeple too And up in the nursery an absurd little bird Is popping out to say, “Cuckoo” Regretfully they … Continue reading

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Weigel on the Nuns on the Bus v Real Nuns

From NRO: The Sisters of Life were founded in 1991 by Cardinal John O’Connor and Mother Agnes Mary Donovan (a former Columbia psychology professor and clinician) as a new religious community of women dedicated to the defense of life at … Continue reading

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Women Religious as shareholders and proxy governance of corporations

Now this is interesting. From the nice people at Acton Institute comes this fascinating piece of the puzzle that I hadn’t ever considered but, now that I know about it, it makes so much sense. Nuns vs. Managers in the Proxy Wars … Continue reading

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National catholic Reporter’s misleading piece about Bp. Morlino, Rep. Ryan.

Are we surprised when the National catholic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) posts a a misleading, prejudicial report about a sound and strong Catholic bishop? Here is Fishwrap’s piece: Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Wis., (Rep. Paul Ryan’s home diocese) gives some political … Continue reading

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A reminder about Rep. Paul Ryan from 2010

Someone sent me a reminder about a moment in 2010 when Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), now the GOP VP candidate, was on Fox News Sunday across from Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL), debating Obamacare… ObamaTAX… and abortion. She holds up “the nuns” … Continue reading

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Lawler on Card. Dolan’s upcoming appearance at the Democratic Abortion Convention

Phil Lawler at CWN has some thoughts about the Card. Dolan’s upcoming appearance at the Dems’ Abortion Convention.  He doesn’t so much consider whether Dolan should have offered to go or whether he should have accepted, but rather whether the DNC … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on the LCWR’s view of religious life

I wrote about how screwed up Sr. Joan Chittister’s view of religious life is HERE. Review that and then listen to this: [wp_youtube]XPhl04MRB4g[/wp_youtube] Same wave length, no?

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