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ASK FATHER: Anointing in the Time of Ebola

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I´m writing from Spain where sadly, a nurse is extremely ill with Ebola virus. She was infected while treating a Spanish missionary who was brought back from Africa to get treated.
My question is this: imagine she asks for … Continue reading

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Who knew? Reviving ancient viruses by disturbing permafrost.

Because we didn’t have enough to worry about.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – The discovery has sparked concern that increased mining and oil drilling in rapidly warming northern latitudes could widely deploy the virus into the earth’s atmosphere.
The ancient virus … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a bishop forbid Communion on the tongue during an epidemic?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Can a bishop lawfully ban the faithful from receiving Holy Communion on the tongue in the midst of a flu outbreak or for some other reason?
This sounds to me like overkill… perhaps even hysteria.
I think a bishop can … Continue reading

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When the Global Killer Asteroid arrives, let’s do better than the Great Successor!

How are we going to get Bruce Willis up to 2011 AG5, that killer asteroid that’s heading our way?!?
Don’t ask North Korea’s Great Successor Kim Jong-un!
Whatever their next act is, Ladies and Gents, it’ll be a blast too.
I think I’ll watch … Continue reading

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