Daily Archives: 12 November 2010

The more things change…

When I visited the offices of The Catholic Herald yesterday, I had a chance to see bound and archived editions of the paper from yesteryear.  I took a look at the paper that went to press closest to the date … Read More

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Middle School Orders Boy to Remove American Flag From Bicycle

A reader sent me this from WeaselZippers… what a name for a site!  o{]:¬)

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Halcyon days

The National Catholic Fishwrap published an encomium of Fr. Hans Küng written by the former editor of The Tablet. It’s kinda sweet, actually. Rather like overhearing three spinsters muse about halcyon days when a cup of coffee cost a nickel … Read More

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Pope Benedict v. Bugnini liturgy in Italy

The other day I posted about Pope Benedict’s message to Italian bishops meeting in Assisi in  plenary session.   His Holiness spoke of liturgy in terms that I thought were rather strong. Sandro Magister takes the Holy Father’s words as a … Read More

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Query for Londoners

Any London medical doctors read the blog?

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QUAERITUR: disposing of glass “chalices”

From a reader: I live next to a mission parish where I observed this past summer the use of glass vessels. I brought this to the attention of the pastor, a faithful, though unformed man, referencing GIRM & Sacramentum Caritatis. … Read More

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“Vigil for all NASCENT human life” – 27 Nov. St. Peter’s Basilica

Oremus pro pontifice! From Lifesite: Pope Benedict Calls for Worldwide Prayer Against Abortion by Steven Ertelt Pope Benedict XVI has issued what Catholic pro-life advocates are calling an unprecedented request for prayers worldwide from all pro-life people against abortion. The head … Read More

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The “most pro-abortion president to occupy the White House”

I have been away from my usual fixes of American political news.  Thus I was interested to read this on CMR: During a speech in Dallas on Wednesday night Sarah Palin attacked President Obama for being the “most pro-abortion president … Read More

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