Catholic News Headlines October 22 and 23, 2010


Oct. 21, 7pm—Oct. 23, 7pm

American Life League (Encouraging Words)

Share this article on Facebook Being a son [or daughter] of God – “Love of the world cannot be reconciled with love of God, and the man who does not separate himself from the children of this generation cannot join the company of the

Catholic News Agency

Share this article on Facebook Bishops of Brazil: Vote for those who defend life and promote the family – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct 21, 2010 / 10:02 pm ( CNA ).- The bishops from the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro issued a statement on Oct. 18 encouraging the faithful

Share this article on Facebook Brazilian bishop who received death threat renews commitment to defend life – Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct 22, 2010 / 08:14 pm ( CNA ).- Bishop Luis Gonzaga Bergonzini from the Diocese of Guarulhos, Brazil has promised to continue defending the unborn

Share this article on Facebook Cuban dissident awarded Sakharov Prize – Strasbourg, France, Oct 22, 2010 / 11:37 am ( CNA ).- The European Parliament has awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to a 48-year-old Cuban dissident

Share this article on Facebook FOCUS missionaries reaching out to Texas State students – Austin, Texas, Oct 23, 2010 / 01:18 pm ( CNA ).- Six new FOCUS missionaries have joined the Catholic Student Center at Texas State University in San Marcos to evangelize

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Lombardi: new saints are ‘spiritual friends’ and guides to religious virtue – Vatican City, Oct 23, 2010 / 11:03 am ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The saints are “fascinating guides” to faith, hope and love who show that ordinary people bring God’s comfort

Share this article on Facebook In wake of scandals, Irish bishops call for year of renewal – Rome, Italy, Oct 23, 2010 / 06:02 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The Irish bishops have announced plans for a year of prayer for renewal in the light of clergy sexual abuse

Share this article on Facebook Janet Smith responds to Alice von Hildebrand’s critique of Christopher West – Lima, Peru, Oct 22, 2010 / 01:04 am ( CNA ).- Adding to the current debate on the correct way to present the teachings of the late John Paul II’s Theology of the Body,

Share this article on Facebook Letter to seminarians deepens Pope’s teaching on celibacy – Vatican City, Oct 22, 2010 / 12:05 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- Earlier this week, Pope Benedict XVI for the first time publicly engaged the issue of the relationship between

Share this article on Facebook Long-jailed Vietnamese cardinal set on path to sainthood – Vatican City, Oct 23, 2010 / 01:11 pm ( CNA/EWTN News ).- The cause for the canonization of Cardinal François-Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan was officially opened in Rome this

Share this article on Facebook Military archbishop describes dangers of altering ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ – Washington D.C., Oct 23, 2010 / 08:01 am ( CNA ).- After a series of legal reversals this week, the permanent status of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy on

Share this article on Facebook Pope Benedict pledges Catholic support for bettering Korea – Vatican City, Oct 22, 2010 / 03:05 am ( CNA ).- Receiving the new Korean ambassador to the Holy See, Pope Benedict XVI praised the Republic of Korea’s work for peace and

Share this article on Facebook Pope welcomes Slovenia’s moves on ‘erased’ – Vatican City, Oct 22, 2010 / 03:09 pm ( CNA ).- Pope Benedict XVI said he is pleased with recent efforts by Slovenia to address the problem of the “erased.”

Share this article on Facebook Pro-life leaders spar over Ohio billboard targeting Democrat’s health care vote – Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2010 / 10:01 pm ( CNA ).- A controversy over political billboards in Ohio has caused more debate over abortion funding in this year’s health

Share this article on Facebook Rector of Chilean shrine: Rescue of miners was joint act of God and man – Santiago, Chile, Oct 22, 2010 / 04:56 pm ( CNA ).- The rector of the Chilean National Shrine of Maipu, Father Carlos Cox, explained that the rescue of the 33 miners

Share this article on Facebook Researcher: Children of same-sex couples more likely to be homosexual – Manhattan, Kans., Oct 22, 2010 / 06:04 am ( CNA ).- Social scientist Walter Schumm doesn’t think his forthcoming paper ought to be provoking outraged responses he has

Catholic Online > International News

Share this article on Facebook French labor unions stage massive protest against government – French labor unions have staged massive protests across the nation to protest proposed legislation by the …

Share this article on Facebook Horror: Chinese Man Describes Wife’s Forced Abortion by Government Officials – “They told me the one-child policy meant we had to abort the baby,” he said. “I …

Share this article on Facebook Massive cholera outbreak kills dozens in Haiti – A massive cholera outbreak in quake-shattered Haiti has killed at least 138 people, and has left thousands of …

Share this article on Facebook Pope to Romania: Wounds of Communism Healed through Christian Cooperation – “The management of the legacy left by Communism is difficult because of the disintegration of society and …

Share this article on Facebook ‘World’s most advanced’ nuclear submarine towed from Scotland – The HMS Astute, the British nuclear-powered submarine described as the “world’s most …

Catholic Online > Politics

Share this article on Facebook George W. Bush: Not privatizing Social Security was ‘biggest mistake’ – Former President George W. Bush says in his forthcoming memoir, “Decision Points” that not …

Share this article on Facebook Guest Opinion: Abortion, Torture, and America’s Soul – Fifteen years ago this month Naomi Wolf, the prominent American feminist, published a striking article in the New …

Share this article on Facebook President Obama Edits the Declaration of Independence – President Obama has taken to referencing the language of the Declaration of Independence while omitting key words. …

Catholic Online > U.S. News

Share this article on Facebook Fired by NPR, Juan Williams lands $2 million contract with Fox News – National Public Radio news analyst Juan Williams earlier appeared on Fox News’ “The …

CBCP News – Diocesan News

Share this article on Facebook CSOs input needed to achieve DAR’s goal—Pacturan – CAGAYAN DE ORO City, Oct. 22, 2010—A former leader of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Mindanao who is now an undersecretary in the Agrarian Reform department has

Share this article on Facebook Nuncio leads Borongan diocese jubilee celebration – BORONGAN, Eastern Samar, Oct. 22, 2010—Hundreds of Catholic faithful from 33 parishes of Easter Samar flocked to the Cathedral of the Nativity at the heart of the town

Creative Minority Report

Share this article on Facebook A More Perfecter Metaphor For Our Time – Last week I said that weddings being held at McDonalds was a perfect metaphor for our time. Well, this is a more perfecter metaphor for our time. Reuters : Chen Wei-yih

Share this article on Facebook Harry Reid, Superhero – Harry Reid is unbelievable. Normally people this delusional are hanging out near the Slurpee machine asking for spare change but this guy’s the Majority Leader of the

Share this article on Facebook Having Babies Makes Moms Brain Grow – Having babies makes mothers brains grow, according to a new study. That must be why those Catholic women with all those kids seem so smart, huh? I don’t think this has

Share this article on Facebook Klavan on the Culture – It’s funny ’cause it’s true. Bestselling author Andrew Klavan takes on the mainstream media which is on the far left. You’ll see.

Share this article on Facebook Study: Starving Babies Takes Longer Than Expected – Wesley Smith freaks me out again. Just in time for the weekend. At least once a week he completely ruins my day with some “advancement” in the name of science or a

Share this article on Facebook The Rite: Anthony Hopkins as the Exorcist – Thoughts?

EWTN News

Share this article on Facebook Government Serves the Common Good, Pope Reminds Ambassadors – Government and the Church should cooperate in serving the common good, Pope Benedict XVI said as he met on October 22 with three new ambassadors to the Holy See: from

Share this article on Facebook Letters Of Credence Of New Ambassador Of Ecuador – VATICAN CITY, 22 OCT 2010 (VIS) – This morning in the Vatican Benedict XVI received the Letters of Credence of Luis Dositeo Latorre Tapia, the new ambassador of Ecuador

Share this article on Facebook Middle East Synod Nears Conclusion – The Synod of Bishops for the Middle East is nearing its conclusion, with votes scheduled tomorrow—Saturday, October 23—on the final propositions to be presented to Pope

Share this article on Facebook Papal Audiences for Oct 22 – VATICAN CITY, 22 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father today received in audience Cardinal Marc Ouellet P.S.S., prefect of the Congregation for Bishops.

Share this article on Facebook Pontifical Acts for Oct 22 – VATICAN CITY, 22 OCT 2010 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Fr. Jaime Munoz Pedroza of the clergy of the archdiocese of Tunja, Colombia, rector of the major seminary, as

Share this article on Facebook Slovenia’s Christian Heritage, Source Of Comfort And Hope – VATICAN CITY, 22 OCT 2010 (VIS) – “Slovenia’s integration into the European Union, which has been achieved in an increasingly organic way over recent years, has one of

Share this article on Facebook Thirteenth General Congregation – VATICAN CITY, 22 OCT 2010 (VIS) – No General Congregation of the Special Assembly for the Middle East of the Synod of Bishops was held this morning. Instead, the relator

Share this article on Facebook To Portuguese Ambassador: Full Application Of Concordat – VATICAN CITY, 22 OCT 2010 (VIS) – This morning Benedict XVI received the Letters of Credence of Manuel Tomas Fernandes Pereira, the new ambassador of Portugal to the

Faith and Family Live!

Share this article on Facebook 10 Tips for Profile Pics – Hallie Lord: Easy ways to look your best | Hello ladies! My friend, Jen, came into town last weekend for my sweet daughter’s baptism. Since she knew I needed to have a

Share this article on Facebook A Big Kid! – Arwen Mosher: Camilla turns four | Last week was a big one in our family – a few days after we found out about the pregnancy, Camilla turned four! She was thrilled, of

Share this article on Facebook A Tiny Big Deal – Arwen Mosher: exciting news! | Did you listen to today’s podcast yet? If so, you heard my exciting announcement. If not, you’d better listen to find out what it is! Just

Share this article on Facebook Delivering Baby News – Lisa Hendey: You won’t want to miss this episode!! | Be sure to tune in as soon as possibly to this week’s episode of the Faith & Family Live Cast for a very happy

Share this article on Facebook Matt Maher and M – Lisa Hendey: Front row seats for this week’s Saturday Song | This week, I am lucky enough to find myself in Dallas for the University of Dallas Ministry Conference.

Share this article on Facebook Matt Maher and Me – Lisa Hendey: | This week, I am lucky enough to find myself in Dallas for the University of Dallas Ministry Conference.  Yesterday’s many highlights included two favorite

Share this article on Facebook Meals On Wheels – Rebecca Teti: | Just kidding on the headline. I couldn’t resist: the story about carts to help lame animals comes accompanied with pictures of a lamb, a chicken and a

Share this article on Facebook Questing for Quiet – Lisa Hendey: Have you had “quiet time” lately? | My sister Erin sent me this adorable photo of my nephew Evan, a first grader and I think one of the most beautiful

Share this article on Facebook Susie Homemakers, Check In Here – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Homemaking | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education; Sat/Sun:

Share this article on Facebook Teach Your Children Well – Danielle Bean: Coffee Talk: Education | (Join each day’s Coffee Talk discussion: Mon: Parenting; Tues: Open Forum; Wed: NFP; Thu: Marriage; Fri: Education;

Share this article on Facebook There’s Something About Mary – Eddie O’Neill: The Blessed Mother at Work in Countless Lives | It’s October: the month dedicated to Mary, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary. While the number of official

Fallible Blogma

Share this article on Facebook When was the word “Catholic” first used? – One of the common misconceptions people have about the Catholic Church is exactly when it began. They distinguish between the original Christian Church and then explain

JIMMY AKIN.ORG

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Share this article on Facebook What Is It with the Antipopes? – I have a very open friending policy over on Facebook. I accept friend requests from almost everyone. The only exceptions are those who seem to be up to no good (e.g.,

Kresta In The Afternoon

Share this article on Facebook Americans – Even Catholics – Strongly Favor Embryonic Stem Cell Research – Americans strongly favor embryonic stem-cell research, according to a new public-opinion poll. Catholics favor the research by a margin barely lower than that for the

Share this article on Facebook Cartoon of the Day – Dont Ask Dont Tell

Share this article on Facebook Pittsburgh: #1 in Producing Cardinals – Friday, October 22, 2010 By Ann Rodgers, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The City of Champions can claim a new American title: No. 1 in producing cardinals for the Catholic

Share this article on Facebook Polish bishops debate discipline for Catholic lawmakers who support in vitro fertilization – Poland’s bishops are apparently divided on the appropriate disciplinary treatment for Catholic lawmakers who support a bill that would provide government support for in

Share this article on Facebook Process of beatification has begun for Vietnamese Cardinal Van Thuan

Share this article on Facebook The Catholicism Project – Join Fr. Robert Barron on a journey across the planet and deep into the faith. CATHOLICISM is a breakthrough documentary series presenting the true story of Christianity

Share this article on Facebook The Juan Williams Saga Continues

Share this article on Facebook Today on Kresta – October 22, 2010 – Talking about the “things that matter most” on Oct. 22 Live from the campus of Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, FL 4:00 – Four Faces of Anger: Seneca, Evagrius

Share this article on Facebook Vatican official outlines next steps in Legion of Christ reform – Vatican City, Oct 22, 2010 (CNA/EWTN News). The rehabilitation of the scandalized Legion of Christ has entered a new phase according to the Vatican official in charge of

LifeNews.com

Share this article on Facebook ACLU: Congressman Can’t Shut Down Pro-Life Group on Abortion, ObamaCare – Columbus, OH (LifeNews.com) — The Ohio chapter of the ACLU has filed an amicus brief supporting the Susan B. Anthony List against a criminal complaint a “pro-life

Share this article on Facebook Alaska Senate Race Tied, DeMint Ad Hits Murkowski on Pro-Abortion Views – Juneau, AK (LifeNews.com) — The Alaska Senate race featuring pro-life candidate Joe Miller and pro-abortion candidates Lisa Murkowski, the incumbent senator, and Scott

Share this article on Facebook Catholics United Attacks Groups on ObamaCare, Abortion, Pro-Lifer Crashes Call – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Catholic United is at it again. The fake Catholic group held a conference call with reporters today to attempt to influence the 2010

Share this article on Facebook Obama Approval Rating Hits New Low, Voters Say He’s Wrong Kind of Change – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — In an election that is turning out to be focused on the liberal, pro-abortion agenda of the Obama administration, a new Gallup poll

Share this article on Facebook Senator Places Hold on Obama Military Nominee Over Abortions at Base Hospitals – Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) — Sen. Roger Wicker, a pro-life Mississippi Republican, has placed a senatorial hold on President Barack Obama’s nominee for the

Share this article on Facebook West Virginia Senate Race Has Pro-Life Raese Regaining Lead Against Manchin – Charleston, WV (LifeNews.com) — The campaign in West Virginia for the Senate seat formerly held by pro-abortion Sen. Robert Byrd has gone back and forth in recent

LifeSiteNews.com

Share this article on Facebook Condom Ads Pushing Young People into “Risk-Taking” Sexual Activity: SPUC – By Hilary WhiteLONDON, October 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Condom use and their promotion in TV ads only helps to promote risk-taking behavior in young people,

Share this article on Facebook Congratulations to One of the World’s Greatest Pro-Life Champions – Dear LifeSiteNews.com reader:Will you join us in congratulating one of the greatest champions of the pro-life cause?   The news came in this week that Archbishop Raymond

Share this article on Facebook Heavyweight Philosophers Clash at Abortion Conference – By Terrence McKeegan, J.D.PRINCETON, October 22, 2010 (C-FAM) – A baby’s cry, piercing the air from the back of an Ivy League academic hall, offered a disquieting

Share this article on Facebook Moscow Must Permit Gay Parades: European Court of Human Rights – By Matthew Cullinan HoffmanOctober 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The European Court of Human Rights this week ruled that the city of Moscow must allow homosexuals to

Share this article on Facebook President Obama Endorses LGBT Youth ‘Spirit Day’ – By Kathleen GilbertWASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama has issued a message exhorting young people who consider themselves

Share this article on Facebook Purple Homosexualist ‘Spirit Day’ Saturates U.S. Schools, Media, Stock Exchange – By Kathleen GilbertOctober 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Internet-born movement to encourage solidarity with teen victims of gay bullying has spurred several

Share this article on Facebook Quebec Relativism Course Going to Supreme Court – By Patrick B. CraineQUEBEC, October 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Supreme Court of Canada, in a case with implications for parental rights across the country, has

Share this article on Facebook Races Tighten in US Senate Races for Pro-life Candidates – By Peter J. SmithWASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. midterm elections are eleven days away, and the races of several pro-life candidates

Share this article on Facebook The Card to Protect You from “Presumed Consent” Organ Harvesting – By Patrick B. CraineOctober 19, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the push for organ harvesting gets increasingly aggressive, and more and more cases of abuse by transplant

Living His Life Abundantly

Share this article on Facebook Lawmakers Demand Defunding of Notorious Kinsey Institute – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist After revelations of sexual abuse by a child-victim of Indiana University’s discredited sex researcher, Alfred Kinsey,

Share this article on Facebook Poll: Catholics Overwhelmingly Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new poll has found that three quarters of U.S. adults favor of embryonic stem cell research on “left over” embryos, with 69

Share this article on Facebook Teen birth rates decline – By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS Staff Journalist A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is reporting a 2.4 percent drop in the number of teen births,

New Liturgical Movement

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Anthony Symondson Reviews Volume Three of The Collected Letters of AWN Pugin – The Collected Letters of A. W. N. Pugin: Volume 3: 1846 to 1848, edited by Margaret Belcher, Oxford University Press, £126. Reviewed by Fr. Anthony Symondson, S.J. One

Share this article on Facebook Historic Bell Tolls again at Assumption Church, Windsor, Canada – A 260-year-old bell – probably brought to Windsor by the Jesuits in 1750 – was recently discovered in the Assumption Church belfries. On Wednesday, Jason Grossi, the

Share this article on Facebook Resources for Opus Sectile Work – A reader of my blog recently directed me to two excellent books about the Christian tradition of geometric patterned art. The first is one has actually been mentioned

Steve Ray

Share this article on Facebook Eternal Security: Is Baptist Pastor Charles Stanley Right? – ETERNAL SECURITY (Once Saved-Always Saved): Analyzing a Sermon by Baptist Pastor, Charles Stanley By Steve Ray Hello Protestant Friend: Even though I have watched his

Share this article on Facebook How Many Biblical Sites can you Visit in One Run? – Just uploaded a Running trip to EveryTrail. Click the link below to check it out 2010-10-23 Sabbath Run thru Biblical Sites How many biblical sites can you fit into one

Share this article on Facebook I Like Camels – Camels are curious creatures. Someone said that a camel looks like a horse put together by a committee. Having ridden my fair share of camels, I have grown to really

Share this article on Facebook Mary, Part II – I will be on radio again today to talk about Mary at http://www.relevantradio.com. It will be at 5 PM Eastern time. This time we will talk about the last half of Mary’s life

Share this article on Facebook Pilgrimage Day 1: Arrival and Mass at St. Peter’s – All the pilgrims arrived safely. Great group. Half are at Ron Beach and half are at Scots Hotel. Mass at St. Peter’s on the shore of Galilee. All is well and everything

The Anchoress

Share this article on Facebook “Tolerant” Left Watch – Two weeks before a tough election, they’re exposing themselves continuously to be the exact opposite of who they say they are. They’ve been saying “tolerance” for

Share this article on Facebook Cardinal Van Thuan’s Holiness – The process of beatification has begun for Vietnamese Cardinal Van Thuan who spent 13 years in prison for the crime of being a Catholic, and carries with him an almost

Share this article on Facebook Fr. Barron on Eucharistic Adoration – It takes a genuine bigot to suggest that Eucharistic Adoration is a practice reserved to the stupid and the uneducated. Another sort of elitism.

Share this article on Facebook Yes, Ma’am! – That’s what I’m talkin’ about: Call Me Madam Joe from RightChange on Vimeo . More here

USCCB News

Share this article on Facebook Catholic-Jewish Dialogue Discusses Youth Outreach, Christians in the Holy Land, Judaism’s Contributions to Christianity – WASHINGTON(October 22, 2010) — Representatives of the U.S. Bishops and two Orthodox Jewish associations discussed a wide range of ethical and cultural issues at their

Share this article on Facebook Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Examines Mixed Marriages And Societal Pressures On Marriage Today – WASHINGTON (October 22, 2010)—Reform rabbis and Catholic clergy view mixed marriages as a serious challenge to religious identity and practice, but also as an

What Does The Prayer Really Say?

Share this article on Facebook 23 Oct: St. Severinus Boethius – “A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven” – Boethius Today is the feast of St. Severinus Boethius (+525), the author of the Consolation of

Share this article on Facebook Anglican Archbp. Williams wants a joint commission to oversee Anglican conversions – A reader alerted me to the following story from the Telegraph: Archbishop of Canterbury moves to flush out Anglicans plotting to defect to Rome The Archbishop of

Share this article on Facebook BLOG RENEWAL: mobile theme – I have had a few notes from readers complaining about the mobile theme view of the blog. I have tried a couple different solutions in the last month.  For the most part,

Share this article on Facebook Blogs You Might Consider – I like Catholic bloggers who work and play well with other bloggers.  Some don’t, you know. Here are three who have lately caught my eye. Les Femmes – The Truth – What

Share this article on Facebook Body scanners unveiled at JFK Airport; Napolitano doesn’t volunteer – From the NY Daily News: Body scanners unveiled at JFK Airport; Homeland Security Sect. Janet Napolitano doesn’t volunteer BY Christina Boyle DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

Share this article on Facebook Followers of Fr. Feeney recently reconciled! – A reader alerted me this.  It is significant enough to let everyone know about it. This is from 14 October! For your Brick by Brick file. All friends and supporters of

Share this article on Facebook Fun internet retro-ads for internet stuff – I picked this up from His Hermeneuticalness Fr. Finigan, whom I wish would turn on his Skype more often. Retronaut images A little fun for Saturday. A correspondent

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Bishop requiring exclusive use of the Extraordinary Form – From a reader: I have a purely hypothetical question. I know all priests may say the Extraordinary Form of the Mass without special permission of their bishops (i.e. It

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: decree about excommunications of SSPX bishops – I have received several emails asking about the juridical effect of the lifting of the excommunications of the SSPX bishops in January 2009. Some are saying that the

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Late evening Sunday Masses – From a reader: Several churches in my area hold Sunday Mass in the evening, in addition to in the morning. Is it permissible to attend these Masses if we cannot make

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Masses for things instead of for people – From a reader: Father, is it appropriate for a person to ask a priest to offer Mass for a non-human intention, like “for a bountiful harvest” or “for good weather”?

Share this article on Facebook QUAERITUR: Requiem on Sunday – From a reader: Father, is it ever allowed in the Extraordinary Form that a Requiem Mass be celebrated on a Sunday? Perhaps for a private Mass.  If I, for example, were

Share this article on Facebook Some recent posts of interest – Some recent posts of interest: The Pope’s hinge-men: a proposal about cardinals. Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, pray for us! Anglican Archbp. Williams wants a joint commission

Share this article on Facebook Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, pray for us! – Today is the Feast of Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, martyrs!  Hurray! Sts. Nunilo and Alodia, pray for us in our time of political correctness run amok.  Intercede for us in

Share this article on Facebook SUNDAY SUPPER: Monday Edition – For this week’s Sunday Supper, I will on Sunday be making supper for 8 on Monday.   Is that how to put it?  The making is on Sunday, with prep on Saturday, while the

Share this article on Facebook The Pope’s hinge-men: a proposal about cardinals. – A great deal hinges on the naming of cardinals.  The very word comes from Latin cardo, “hinge”.  Cardinals are the Pope’s hingemen. Phil Lawler made a proposal about the

Share this article on Facebook WDTPRS 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time: “In His will is our peace.” – In Canto III of the Paradiso of the Divine Comedy the poet Dante is in the Heaven of the Moon. He encounters the soul of Piccarda. Dante queries her about the happiness

Share this article on Facebook Will the tables turn? – Have any of you seen this video ad from a group called Citizens Against Government Waste?

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