Tag Archives: National Catholic Reporter

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 human … 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 Fishwrap).
Certain … 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 there is a certain … 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 edge of … 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 your … 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 on … 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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Dr. Peters v. National Schismatic Reporter – MAKE POPCORN!

At the National Schismatic Reporter, editor Tom Fox had a grand-nutty.
This time, however, I offer black and red  treatment by none other than Prof. Ed Peters (who has no open combox – be sure to visit him and boost his … Continue reading

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