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Another state bans abortion in Obamacare plans

How are you doing with the “AFFORDABLE” Care Act?
There is a good development. From Politico:
Michigan joins states banning abortion in Obamacare plans
Michigan became the 24th state to ban most abortions in its exchange plans when the state legislature passed … Continue reading

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Posted in Brick by Brick, Emanations from Penumbras, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Summus pipiabit Pontifex!

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3 December: His account is up and running: @Pontifex
 
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On Monday we will find out what the Pope’s new Twitter handle is.
There will be a press conference in Rome on Monday to reveal more details … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Should priests be able to change the words of Mass when they want to?

Do you remember this story from a couple days back?  HERE.
Review: A priest was changing the words of Mass. He was corrected on more than one occasion by the bishop.  The priest, having refused to change, offered his resignation which … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, POLLS | Tagged , | 60 Comments

Curious development with that WaPo POLL about altar girls!

Remember that recent Washington Post poll about altar girls? The poll shifted after I posted about it.
An reader alerted me to the fact that something rather odd has occurred.
You decide.
Here is how things stood and how they stand as … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, POLLS | Tagged , , , | 35 Comments

First Tonsure, Minor Orders, Eye Infections and a WDTPRS POLL

The minor orders were suppressed in the Latin Church in 1972.
Who knows if, down the line, through some gravitational pull exerted through the slowly increasing use of the Extraordinary Form and a greater focus on continuity with our tradition, they … Continue reading

Posted in Just Too Cool, Lighter fare, Our Catholic Identity, POLLS, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , , , , , , | 27 Comments