Daily Archives: 6 July 2012

6 July: anniversary of an exceptional death

From the 2005 Martyrologium Romanum: 9. Londinii in Anglia, passio sancti Thomae More, qui vigesima secunda iunii una cum sancto Ioanne Fisher commemoratur.  

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Video interview with Card. Burke

As we come to the 7th anniversary of 07-07-07, the date that the text of Pope Benedict XVI’s Summorum Pontificum, let’s enjoy a video from Catholic News Service. This is an interview with His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke. [wp_youtube]7c62iZ4ufOY[/wp_youtube]  

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Fr. Z’s Kitchen – Fish on Friday Edition

I like to broil salmon and trout.  There are many ways to do it.  Here is one way I have found that works well. And it is FAST. First, find a sale on salmon or your trout (that is the … Read More

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Z-SWAG Update – New editions of existing themes

As you may remember I made a Latin version of the Say The Black Do The Red mugs… several Latin versions as a matter of fact.  HERE. I also make a new version of the Catholic And Faithful American And … Read More

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Pres. Obama is undermining not just the 1st but also the 2nd Amendment

Pres. Obama has been undermining our 1st Amendment rights.  As a refresher, this is the first article of the Bill of Rights: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Of “Vicars General” and of “Ordinaries” – UPDATED

From a reader: When Canon Law speaks of diocesan Ordinaries, or those equivalent to them in law – are they speaking of Apostolic Administrators or Vicar Generals or both? I know that pragmatically, an Apostolic Administrator has Ordinary powers but … Read More

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Reason #2775 for Anglicanorum coetibus

More from the Church of Making Irony Redundant. These guys never fail to amaze.  They have an astonishingly complicated array of commission and conventions and meetings and votes… all for about 4 people.  And those 4 are going to do … Read More

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The Sins Which “Cry To Heaven” For Vengeance and You

Taylor Marshall at Canterbury Tales has posted on the sins which “cry to heaven” for vengeance, saying also that the USA have failed 4 for 4! Some sources identity five sins that cry to heaven for vengeance or, variously, justice. If … Read More

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Just Too Cool: the stolen “Codex Calixtinus” found in a garage

Remember THIS? From Vatican Insider: This is not another one of Dan Brown’s mysteries but the unravelling of a story that seem to go way beyond any creative fiction. Finally, after one year of investigations, police found the stolen “Codex … Read More

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USCCB Blog offers “Rules” on “The Gospel and Social Media”

Sr. Mary Ann Walsh posted on the USCCB blog some “rules” for social media and evangelization. I’ll edit this down to some bullet points, so that you will have to go over there and give that blog some traffic. The … Read More

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Obama Administration Calls Pro-Lifers Terrorists Again

From Life News: Obama Administration Calls Pro-Lifers Terrorists Again Once again, the Obama administration [Pres. Obama is such an aggressive advocate for abortion that he even promoted actual infanticide.] has called “terrorists” the majority of Americans who support the pro-life … Read More

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Dissecting a radical anti-Catholic feminist’s opinion piece

From the Guardian: Vatican orthodoxy does not represent all American Catholics Conservatives in the Catholic Church are pushing back against reformers, but progressives can find allies: it’s a broad church Claire Sahlin “Quit the church … Put women’s rights over … Read More

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The USCCB explains some grammar of the new translation, sort of.

I suppose we are now in such a state of affairs that we need to have grammar explained.  That was certainly the case when the Congregation for Divine Worship, in a response to a dubium, had to explain the Latin … Read More

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