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RI: Priest tells pols that he will inform parishioners about their immoral votes on legislation

The culture wars are getting hotter.  “Social issues” will remain key issues in the next couple election cycles in these USA, which will probably cause a couple train-wrecks for Catholics and for libertarians… and even for Catholic Tea Party members. … Continue reading

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Fr Z POLL: Campaign or political party donations and you

Please choose your best answer and, if you desire, use the combox below.

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“If I were the Devil…”

Liberals demand that you deny common sense and they reduce the supernatural to the natural.
Paul Harvey on 13 October 1964
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The third session of Vatican II was going on when this was on air.

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Why A Religious Model for the State Is Not Good

Ask everybody and they’ll all agree it’s a good thing priests don’t run the world.
I agree with this view.
I also believe it’s even better that members of religious orders don’t run the world, whether they are Sisters of Mercy or, lemme … Continue reading

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Readers in Iowa: Caucases

Any Iowans around here today?
Are you going to caucus tonight?

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Politics and maturity

From the indefatigable Laudator:
Nicolás Gómez Dávila (1913-1994), Escolios a un Texto Implícito: Selección (Bogotá: Villegas Editores, 2001), p. 248 (tr. by Stephen at Don Colacho’s Aphorisms):
Man matures when he stops believing that politics solves his problems.
El hombre madura cuando deja … Continue reading

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Politics and worship

In the wake of the Notre Dame scandal, I have been having discussions lately with a friend about the nexus of liturgy and politics under the eyes of St. Augustine of Hippo.
What we saw at the Notre Dame commencement … Continue reading

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