Daily Archives: 25 October 2013

QUAERITUR: Legal name changes and baptism certificates

From a reader: When you get married in the Catholic church, you are required to obtain a baptismal certificate. If you have your name legally changed such that it no longer matches the name on the baptismal certificate, where do you stand. Is … Read More

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My View For A While

Ah! the distinction, the allure, the romance, the prestige of travel. If you are ever flying through Rome – Terminal 5 would make certain people from the 1930’s proud – and you are tempted to get a day pass for … Read More

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The First Gay President wants to make male Marines wear girly hats.

The First Gay President wants to make our Marines wear girly hats. From the NYPOST: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats By Jeane MacIntoshOctober A change to the Marine Corps’ uniform hats could take the hard-nosed Leathernecks from the … Read More

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Bl. John Paul II: “it is very difficult to speak of obsession” concerning abortion

I picked this quote up from a piece by my friend Fr. George Rutler, who recently wrote about “obsessing”. There are those who would stifle the Pro-Life cause by calling it a single-issue obsession. Few would say that about the … Read More

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