Daily Archives: 15 July 2021

This story has it all. Grand backdrops! Carabinieri … in clerics? JESUITS!

When the movie is made, it must star Peter Sellers as the Capo of the Guardia di Finanza‘s Bunko Squad on load from the Paris Sûreté, at one point impersonating an Argentinian in white. From Crux: Undercover as priests, Italian … Read More

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D. Richmond: Another cancelled priest

The internecine war on priests continues. Fr. Mark White has been in the news before. He is a priest of the Diocese of Richmond. He wrote on his blog about the sex abuse crisis until the Bishop of Richmond told … Read More

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Wherein Jesuit Fr Thomas Reese kicks in a goal for the other team

Archlib Jesuit (tautology?) Fr. Thomas Reese at RNS has perhaps scored an auto-goal (aka own goal). In a plaintive mewl, Reese laments the cool reception and, I suppose, implied resistance to Francis.  “It’s the beginning of the end!” Get this: … Read More

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Imagine the shock of the Jews, who knew their Scripture, when they heard Jesus say…

“Only you shall not eat flesh with its life, that is, its blood.”  Genesis 9:4 From the very beginning, when God instructed humanity about our stewardship rights and responsibilities, the consumption of blood was forbidden by divine decree.  Later, in … Read More

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