Daily Archives: 25 November 2009

Catholic League on Chris Matthew’s shame

From The Catholic League: From the Catholic League: Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way MSNBC host Chris Matthews handled his interview with Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin last night on “Hardball”: We were deluged with phone calls, faxes … Read More

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John Paul II – flagellation before he ordained priests

Many people sent me a link to this story in the Daily Mail … and you can stop sending it now. I have a proposal for a PROJECT at the end. I read this as one who was ordained by … Read More

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A “first TLM” note… brick by brick in Georgia

Here is a nice note from a reader: Tonight, I attended my first TLM in approximately 46 years (I am 49).   It was a beautiful Mass and I was filled with God’s love to the point of tears.  The Mass … Read More

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An analysis of the Bp. Tobin “Hardball” interview

From American Magazine comes this with my emphases and comments. We have seen Michael Sean Winters before here on WDTPRS.  He wrote a hit piece about Patrick Madrid some months ago. Here is a day I didn’t think would arrive … Read More

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QUAERITUR: use of the zucchetto at Mass, etc.

I need to enlist the help of readers.  I am on the road and away from my books. I need your expert assistance on the clerical use of the zucchetto.  As a premise I’m aware that it is not to … Read More

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Brick by brick… big bricks… in Lyon

Here is a nice brick by brick story picked up from NLM: Recently there was a meeting of French faithful attached to the usus antiquior, the rencontre pour l’Unité Catholique (Meeting for Catholic Unity), in Versailles, France. In the course … Read More

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The Manhattan Declaration

REPOSTED from 20 Nov: Have you heard about the Manhattan Declaration? Christians, when they have lived up to the highest ideals of their faith, have defended the weak and vulnerable and worked tirelessly to protect and strengthen vital institutions of … Read More

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