Daily Archives: 16 October 2018

Some good news from Montana, a laugh, and some reactions to Paul VI canonization

From a reader… In Great Falls, Montana, there are only 4 parishes where there used to be eight. The reasons are partly a drop in the city’s population, partly a drop in the number of observant Catholics, and mostly (I … Read More

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16 October 1978: Election of John Paul II – 40 YEARS!

Where were you when you heard the news that a man from Poland had been elected to the See of Peter? Were you even born yet? It was on this date in 1978.   Wow.  40 years.  4 DECADES. Apropos recent debates … Read More


Archbp. Chaput interviewed by The Pill – #sodoclericalism

The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill aka RU-486) interviewed Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.  At present, the Archbishop is involved in the Synod (“walking together”) on Youth in Rome. He has some pointed comments about what faith both is and isn’t.  … Read More

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