Tag Archives: Wales

Wherein a popular beer is renamed to honor priests

Remember the recent story about the priests who denied entry to a pub in Wales because the bouncer didn’t know what they were wearing… who they were?   They were eventually admitted with apologies and applause and it all worked … Continue reading

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Numbers down in England and Wales

A depressing bit of news from not-too-Catholic-friendly RNS:
Roman Catholics decline in England, Wales
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The number of Roman Catholic adherents in England and Wales fell by more than 90,000 in 2012, despite a wave of immigrants from Poland and … Continue reading

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Posted in Hard-Identity Catholicism, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , | 16 Comments

Benedict XVI’s talk with the bishops of England and Wales

First… read this:
In a social milieu that encourages the expression of a variety of opinions on every question that arises, it is important to recognize dissent for what it is, and not to mistake it for a mature contribution to … Continue reading

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Posted in SESSIUNCULA, The Drill | Tagged , , | 28 Comments