Daily Archives: 5 January 2011


From a reader: There is a Freemason in my parish [AIYEEE!??] – yes he is Catholic.  [Say it ain’t so!] He is known as a Freemason to many people and he, despite the Church’s clear teachings on the subject, does … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Can I fullfil my Sunday obligation on Saturday evening?

From a reader: I’ll be pithy: I’ll start my final semester of nursing school next week, it appears as though I will be required to train in the hospital for the next four months from 7am-7pm every Sunday. Is it … Read More

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QUAERITUR: An EMHC told us not to kneel and shook her head at us

From a reader: I have something that has really been bothering me that maybe you could help me with if you find the time.I am not trying to “tattle” or nit pick anything, but I am very uncomfortable with this … Read More

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Catholic League responds to Huffington Post

With a title like that, you know it ain’t gonna be pretty. From the Catholic League: HUFFINGTON POST BLOGGER DEFAMES CATHOLICISM Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Huffington Post blog post by Michele Somerville about New York State … Read More

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FOLLOW UP: Wisconsin parish which was robbed of its Christmas collection

Remember the story about Christmas collection robbed from the Catholic parish in Chippewa Falls, WI? I received this note from a reader: Chippewa Falls (Press Release from Fr. William Felix, Pastor of St. Charles Catholic Church) –  At this time … Read More

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Card. Pell on small-c catholic politicians

From CNA: Cardinal Pell corrects politicians who claim to be Catholic but vote differently Sydney, Australia, Jan 5, 2011 / 05:31 am (CNA).- As the country faces intense legislative debate this upcoming year over same-sex “marriage” and euthanasia, Cardinal George … Read More

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