Daily Archives: 6 September 2023

Synod on Synodality: A Poem by ChatGPT

From a reader: Dear Fr. Z, I thought you might appreciate this poem on the Synod on Synodality. It was generated by ChatGPT. Pretty good, eh? All the more impressive is that the GPT-3.5 Large Language Model is only trained … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Is there something wrong in Rome?

At The Catholic Thing today, my friend Dr. Robert Royal asks the elephantine – nay, rather, mastodontic question: Is there something wrong in Rome? The obvious answer is YES. Only a fool or fanatical ideologue (in the real sense) would … Read More

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IMPORTANT: Visit of the Relics of Saint Jude the Apostle to these USA from September 2023 to May 2024

My friend Fr. Carlos Martins has been entrusted with the mission of bringing a major relic of the Apostle St. Jude aka Thaddaeus, to these USA for a “tour” of many American cities. St. Jude is sometimes called “Patron Saint … Read More

Posted in Just Too Cool, Saints: Stories & Symbols |

Daily Rome Shot 785

Photo by The Great Roman™ Welcome new registrants: bevious Al Jolson Please remember me when shopping online. Thanks in advance. US HERE – UK HERE  These links take you to a generic “catholic” search in Amazon, but, once in and browsing or searching, … Read More


VIDEO: It looks like the Shroud of Turin isn’t a photograph, but rather a movie that shows Christ’s first breath, movement of the Resurrection.

So, yesterday (technically), I posted the previous post (HERE) in which I reflect on how scientific advancements tell us more about things like the Shroud of Turin. Little did I know when I posted that, that I would stay up … Read More

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