Daily Archives: 1 April 2013

Noodle preparation fun!

I am a fan of the films of Zhang Yimou.   Tonight I saw A Woman, A Gun, And A Noodle Shop (三槍拍案驚奇 Sānqiāng Pāi’àn Jīngqí). This is a surreal Chinese re-imagining of Blood Simple. Strange but intriguing.  Like some of Yimou’s other … Read More

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New Z-Swag items: Pope Francis!

In my online store there are some new items of Z-swag for Pope Francis. Among them are mugs and other drinkware. And car magnets….

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Pope Francis: “keep the light on in the confessional and are available, then you will see what kind of line there is”

A couple interesting details in this story from Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis had lunch with seven Roman priests on Thursday after celebrating the Chrism Mass in the Vatican Basilica. The meal took place in the apartment of Archbishop … Read More

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Sentimentality and feelin’ good V. reason and good order

From the blog of Prof Ed Peters, canonist. Some thoughts on the VPO statement regarding the Mandatum rite controversy by Dr. Edward Peters The background to this controversy is the antinomianism that prevails today. The Church is passing through a … Read More

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SSPX stunning announcement!

I received this note: (WDTPRSNEWS.COM – Ecône, Switzerland) In a surprise move, the followers of the late Archbishop Marcel Lefevbre in the Society of St. Pius X, have issued a document creating within their ranks an “ordinariate” for Catholics who … Read More

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