Daily Archives: 31 December 2013

BREAKING! SCOTUS Justice Sotomayor BLOCKS Pres. Obama’s HHS Mandate

Hmmm…. Maybe I should name Justice Sonia Sotomayor Fr. Z’s Person of the Year. From Politico: Justice [Sotomayor] delays health law’s birth control mandate Justice delays health law’s birth control mandate By: Associated Press December 31, 2013 10:34 PM EST … Read More

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Please use the sharing buttons! Thanks! Registered or not, will you in your charity please take a moment look at the requests and to pray for the people about whom you read? Continued from THESE. I get many requests by … Read More


Every word s/he says is a lie, including “and” and “the”.

From CrossMap: Congressman Chris Smith: The Big Three Obamacare Abortion Lies of the Year WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 — Even as President Obama’s now infamous claim, “[i]f you like your plan you can keep it,” is being recognized as the … Read More

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This isn’t 1 April: Vatican spokesman clarifies that Pope Francis hasn’t abolished sin.

Sometimes the truth is weirder than fiction. I saw it first at Newsmax and hunted up the links. On 30 December atheist editor of La Reppublica, Eugenio Scalfari, wrote in an editorial piece entitled  “La Rivoluzione di Francesco – Ha … Read More

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Fr Z’s Predictions for 2014

Fr. Z’s Predictions for 2014 1. Israel will attack Iran (still waiting for this one) 2. SCOTUS will rule in favor of the Bishops on the HHS Mandate (still waiting on this too) 3. The “AFFORDABLE” Care Act will continue … Read More

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Gain Plenary Indulgences on 31 Dec and 1 Jan

We should develop the good habit of gaining indulgences. Holy Church provides many opportunities to gain these spiritual gifts from the treasure of the merits of Christ and the saints. Keep in mind that in addition to the work to … Read More

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Pope Francis ‘shocked’ by ‘gay’ adoption, urges bishop to speak against it, boldly

From CNSNEWS… I am posting this here because you won’t see it at the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap). Hey! We are still in the Octave of Christmas! My emphases and comments: Bishop: Pope ‘Shocked’ By Gay Adoption, ‘Encouraged Me … Read More

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A Christmas gift I didn’t get!

Because of my long involvement with the über-ultra-hyper secret Vatican Vampire Assassin Squad (and I can’t tell you who is assassinating whom!), I was intrigued by the photo sent me by a priest friend of a vampire hunters kit!

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