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The dangers of English… Shakespeare… !

This is from Jihad Watch by Robert Spencer with my emphases and comments. Apparently there is an Islamic faith watchdog group in Britain which makes sure everything is according to Hoyle in schools.  Some inspectors are linked to “radical Islamist … Continue reading

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23 April: Talk Like Shakespeare Day

An oldie but a perennially valid goody.  Last year a dear friend sent this excellent piece: In recognition of Shakespeare’s 445th Birthday, this Thursday, April 23, 2009, will be Talk Like Shakespeare Day. Shakespeare is a part of our everyday … Continue reading

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ACT XXIV, SCENE 13. On the eve of the health care battle.

A tip of the biretta o{]:¬)   to American Catholic who got this in turn from IowaHawk. Enjoy!  And remember!  Talk Like Shakespeare Day is coming up! (with apologies to the Bard) ACT XXIV, SCENE 13. On the eve of … Continue reading

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Did Shakespeare study for the priesthood… in Rome?

Fr. Longenecker has an interesting post about Shakespeare: The literature on Shakespeare being a Catholic keeps mounting. Clare Asquith’s book Shadowplay along with the scholarship of Fr.Peter Milward started the ball rolling, then Joseph Pearce’s excellent, The Quest for Shakespeare … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 92: Gregory the Great to bishops on preaching the hard stuff; Harvest Moon

In this audio project, St. Gregory the Great (+604) tells priests about the need to preach also the hard stuff. Bishops especially must not be afraid to preach the truth, or worry about human respect.  They have a duty to … Continue reading

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