Daily Archives: 21 March 2013

Michael Voris on attacks on Francis and Benedict

Michael Voris has some good things to say about the negative reactions to Pope Francis. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=tUoeOnF0OWM

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Did Pres. Obama quote Saul Alinsky in speech in Jerusalem

I got this from Weasel Zippers (live that name): JERUSALEM – In his address in Jerusalem today, President Obama channeled Saul Alinsky, citing the radical community organizer’s defining mantra as he urged young Israelis to “create change” to nudge their … Read More

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Solemn is not the enemy of humble

A priest friend sent this quote from C. S. Lewis, A Preface to Paradise Lost: This quality will be understood by anyone who really understands the meaning of the Middle English word solempne. This means something different, but not quite … Read More

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Francis to say Holy Thursday Mass at a prison

I was right on the verge of extending my time in Rome through Holy Week… right on the verge…. then I got on the airplane at the appointed time, which I properly guessed (the day after the “inaugural” Mass). I … Read More

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Court upholds monks right to make and sell caskets

A small triumph for freedom of religion and a free market. From the New Orleans Times-Picayune: St. Joseph Abbey casket sales can’t be stopped by funeral industry, federal court rules A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that monks at St. … Read More

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Lego “Habemus Papam”

For your Lego by Lego file. At the blog Shower of Roses there are fun pictures of a Lego “Habemus Papam” scene made by kids.  Fun! Go see the others there.  

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