Tag Archives: Phil Lawler

“Things have gone terribly, terribly wrong.”

The other day, I posted a thought about a ridiculous claim (HERE).  I wrote:
There is no lack of priestly vocations where bishops are capable of projecting solid clerical identity and where they teach perennial Catholic truth in charity and in clarity.
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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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Does Pope Benedict have arthrosis? (degenerative joint condition in his legs)

From Phil Lawler at CWN:
The Pope’s aching joints; the Vatican’s odd silence
By Phil Lawler | November 09, 2011
Today CWN passes along the report that Pope Benedict suffers from a degenerative joint condition in his legs. Although I am sorry … Continue reading

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“What advice would you give to a newly appointed bishop?” Phil Lawler opines.

All of us have, from time to time, thought that we would do a better job at role “X” in the Church.  “If I were Pope… if I were bishop… if I were pastor… if I were sacristan…  youth group … Continue reading

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