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Phoenix Legatus Summit G’Bye!

Alas I must leave the Legatus Summit a day early. I must be home for Sunday duties.
The people I met were wonderful, the organization and their goals are outstanding. There was a wonderful pro-life and pro-marriage and pro-freedom … Continue reading

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Spirit spotted on Mars

The intreprid little Mars rover Spirit, which began its mission in 2004 died, mired in sand, in 2009. It couldn’t capture enough sunlight to power up.
Spirit’s twin Opportunity is still going strong!
The orbiting Phoenix, circling Mars since 2006, recently … Continue reading

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The sad canonical tale of Sr. Margaret McBride

The distinguished canonist Ed Peter’s on his blog In The Light Of The Law has a good examination of the canonical censure incurred by Sr. Margaret McBride of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ.  Sr. McBride played a crucial role … Continue reading

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Clarification… Ding… Dong… Ding

I had posted here that Lloyd Dean is the Catholic Healthcare Association’s Chairman. At this time he is not. He was in 2008. But he is now on the Executive Committee of CHA.
You begin to see the … Continue reading

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A little arm-chair medicine and the Phoenix Affair

It is hard to make long-distance determinations about the facts of a case when those facts are sketchy.
That said, a reader sent the following:
Just a bit of medical knowledge related to the abortion/Phoenix scandal:
I spoke with the head of Ethics/Chief … Continue reading

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We have seen this movie before, and it ain’t The Bells of St. Mary’s.

We have seen this movie before, and it ain’t The Bells of St. Mary’s.
The conflict in Phoenix between Bp. Thomas Olmsted and St. Joseph’s Hospital exemplifies a deeper problem, which more and more is going to tear the unity of … Continue reading

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POLL ALERT! Phoenix Hospital and its “Catholic” status!

This poll is presently underway on the site azfamily.com.
If you are so inclined, you might offer your opinion.  CLICK HERE.

The results as of 1914 GMT:

UPDATE: 22 Dec 1759 GMT:

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Phoenix: Bp. Olmsted strips St. Joseph’s Hospital of its Catholic status

And now we will get to watch the CINOs go bananas.   Who will be the first to throw a nutty tantrum about the nerve of that bishop in some fly-over state to undermine health care for the poor, to continue … Continue reading

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ACLU shoves its forceps into Bp. Olmsted’s head

The ACLU apparently believes in freedom for their pet causes, such as the free aborting of babies, but not religious freedom for Catholics.
I read on LifeSite:
ACLU targets Phoenix bishop for opposing hospital abortion
by Kathleen Gilbert
NEW YORK, December 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) … Continue reading

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