Daily Archives: 11 July 2022

50 years ago: 11 July 1972 – Spassky-Fischer – Game 1 (Nimzo-Indian)

I had learned to play chess from my grandfather and, by the time 1972 came around, I was well into competitions. I spent a good share of my youth in the summers in the West, Montana and Wyoming.  Let’s just … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 501

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Another promising book from Fr. Cliff Ermatinger

I don’t know how he does it. My friend Fr. Cliff Ermatinger has another promising book, now available. Who’s Speaking?: Discerning the Good Shepherd’s Voice from that of the Stranger US HERE – UK HERE The title and image are … Read More

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If a bishop would apply can. 915 to someone who hires a hitman, then how not to politicians who actively promote the killing of innocent children?

My good friend Fr. Gerald Murray, a fine canonist, has a forthright offering today at The Catholic Thing. Excerpt: When confronted by Speaker Pelosi and President Biden’s obstinate and scandalous public rejection of the Church’s teaching on the inherent immorality … Read More

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