Monthly Archives: September 2009

A YOUNG PRIEST HAS THE RIGHT PERSPECTIVE ON THE FUNERAL OF TED KENNEDY

IN MY POST ON WHY I THOUGHT IT WAS IMPORTANT FOR THE CLERGY AND LAITY to speak on the scandal of the funeral of Ted Kennedy I pointed out that there are times in the Church’s history when it is … Continue reading

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THE SEAMLESS GARMENT MAY BE THREADBARE, BUT IT IS NOT WORN OUT YET

RETHINKING THE SEAMLESS GARMENT by Russell Shaw TheInsideCatholic.com August 18, 2009 Is Pope Benedict XVI an admirer of the seamless garment? Evidently he is, and at first sight that’s bad news for conservative Catholics. But hold on: The good news … Continue reading

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MODERN LIBERALISM HAS STRONG TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES

INTOLERANT TOLERANCE by Cardinal George Pell FIRST THINGS August/September, 2009 Some secularists seem to like one-way streets. Their distaste for Christianity leads them to seek to drive it not only from the public square but even from any provision of … Continue reading

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THE USCCB GAMBIT ON HEALTH CARE

THE USCCB GAMBIT ON HEALTH CARE by Phil Lawler || category Commentary Posted Sep. 14, 2009 12:17 PM http://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/blog.cfm?id=483 Last week, in response to President Obama’s speech on health-care reform, Richard Doerflinger– a veteran staff member for the US bishops’ … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE THE DEFENDERS OF HETEROSEXUAL MARRIAGE ?

WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF RAHM IMMANUEL famously (infamously) said that one should never let a good crisis go to waste. By that he meant, of course, that now while the Nation is in a  multi-level crisis it is a … Continue reading

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SEX SLAVERY IS THE WORST VARIETY OF THAT GREAT EVIL, SLAVERY!

Several weeks ago the news that a man in the United States had kidnapped an 11 year old girl eighteen years ago and had, until recently kept her as a sex slave and that she bore two children to him … Continue reading

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SHOUTING “YOU LIE” IS A SHOCKING THING TO DO, BUT WHEN HUMAN LIFE IS AT STAKE IT DOES NOT SEEM SO SHOCKING

IT IS TIME FOR ALL OF US TO STAND UP AND  SHOUT “YOU LIE!” When Congressman Joe Wilson’s shouted “You lie!” directed at Barack Hussein Obama,  during his speech to the joint-session of Congress last Wednesday when Obama said that … Continue reading

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WHY DID I CONSIDER IT IMPORTANT THAT THE VIEWS OF THE LAITY ON THE TED KENNEDY FUNERAL BE MADE KNOWN?

OVER ON THE “PRIESTS’ SECRETARY BLOG, http://4thepriests.wordpress.com/2009/09/09/first-bishop-to-express-concerns-with-kennedy-funeral/ some of what I had written about the scandal of the Ted Kennedy funeral was reproduced and posted on that Blog. One person, Drew Black, sent in a comment to that Blog: Drew … Continue reading

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WHAT A DIFFERENCE IT WOULD MAKE IF TED KENNEDY HAD RECANTED HIS DISSENT FROM CHURCH TEACHINGS

PHIL LAWLER AGAIN OFFERS US SOME INSIGHT INTO THE SCANDAL OF THE SECULAR SPECTACULAR THAT SUBSTITUED FOR THE CHURCH’S FUNERAL LITURGY IN BOSTON t | t | t | t Imagine: If Ted Kennedy had recanted Posted Sep. 8, 2009 … Continue reading

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THE CULTURE OF DEATH IS WINNING

THAT DOES NOT MEAN THAT IT WILL ULTIMATELY WIN A TOTAL VICTORY AND AMERICA WILL BECOME ANOTHER HOLLAND But it does mean that Catholics, other Christians and those of any faith,  who believe in the sacredness of life and that … Continue reading

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