Tag Archives: National Catholic Reporter

Why aging liberals are so nasty and so frightened

At the UK’s best Catholic weekly, the Catholic Herald, there is an analysis piece by a writer for First Things, Matthew Schmitz. He writes about the angst libs are experiencing, as they cope with the ticking clock: Pope Francis isn’t moving fast … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Magisterium of Nuns, Our Catholic Identity, Pope Francis, Priests and Priesthood, Seminarians and Seminaries, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Fishwrap: The Church is evil for having different roles for women, so we might have to leave.

I wonder if most of the writers for the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) – deep down – hate the Church. That’s a horrible thought, but how else can one explain this sort of thing? An article about how evil the … Continue reading

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Fishwrap again energetically promotes ordination of women

The National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) is once again stumping for one of its favorite topics.  No, not sodomitic marriage this time.  Women’s ordination. Imagine the amazing insights Sr. Maureen Fiedler can offer.  HERE  Note the energy and fervor edition Fishwrap publisher Tom … Continue reading

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Even For Fishwrap a new low

From The Fishwrap (aka National Sodomitic Reporter)… The Church should work with Big Business Abortion – Planned Parenthood. To them, I’m sure, this is reasonable. Sample: The Catholic church should partner with Planned Parenthood to reduce abortions After 40 years … Continue reading

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Lying about Card. Burke

Both Michael Sean Winters of the Fishwrap and David Gibson of RNS posted intellectually dishonest hit pieces against Card. Burke. They purposely misread what Card. Burke said in order to put him in the worst light they could. At least … Continue reading

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A thought about Card. Burke and the Fishwrap

I had a thought about what Card. Burke said. In his interview with a French TV station, His Eminence said, in answer to a question about the possibility that the Pope might persist (quite an assumption) in driving forward Communion … Continue reading

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Why do liberals have a spittle-flecked nutty about the cappa magna? Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Last night I watched the BBC (on demand) coverage of the Remembrance Sunday ceremonies in London. No one does ceremony and music like the British. The sober ceremony, with its essentially unchanging script, got me thinking about the need we … Continue reading

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Explaining Burke Derangement Syndrome

At Badger Catholic I saw something that helps to explain Burke Derangement Syndrome, or BDS. You surely have seen dramatic, fainting couch worthy, episodes of BDS over at NSR (National Schismatic Reporter… to use just one possible “s” word, aka … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s latest tacky move

Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) tested new depths of tacky today.  They published, on the 20th anniversary of St. John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter Ordinatio sacerdotalis, a piece by the excommunicated “lady tambourine ‘priest‘” (perhaps you recall the Bob Dylan parody … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s Crazy Talk: “Climate change is church’s No. 1 pro-life issue”

I did a double-take when I saw at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) the title of their most recent editorial. I am not making this up: Climate change is church’s No. 1 pro-life issue Is there a face-palm icon? […] If … Continue reading

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More about the organization of ‘c’atholic dissidents (hint: Fishwrap)

In the last few days I electronically printed a couple posts (HERE and HERE) in which I talked about how the highly-organized, spiderweb-like Left, uses networks of small front groups to mask the activity of larger initiatives.  I applied that … Continue reading

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My future job opportunity!

Now that John L. Allen, Jr. is going to leave the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap), there is going to be a big hole to fill there. Nature… vacuum… get it? Wither Fishwrap? Without JAL to keep them on the … Continue reading

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The Philippines: vast super typhoon, devastation, death

A massive storm has devastated the Philippines. Thousands are dead.  Some 10,000 are dead.  Who knows how many are injured and displaced. I will say Mass for the dead from the storm tomorrow, Monday.  I am sure you will join … Continue reading

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Nuns in Arms! Sr. Fiedler runs down Archbp. Sartain as the LCWR Games begin.

The inimitable Sr. Maureen Fiedler has taken it upon her broad shoulder to be spokesone for the LCWR. We know that a past mentor of the LCWR is annoyed that Archbp. Sartain (appointed by the CDF to keep his eyes … Continue reading

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Liberals will soon turn on Pope Francis

We are still a bare few days into the pontificate of Pope Francis. I have therefore declined to gush out lots of entries here, burbling my every half-formed notion about what is going to happen. I have also avoided surfing … Continue reading

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