Monthly Archives: October 2013

WITH A HIP PRESIDENT WE WILL HAVE TO WAIT THREE YEARS FOR A HIP REPLACEMENT

!!!! KEN CATALINO / CREATORS.COM Published: Oct. 25, 2013 Updated: Oct. 26, 2013 4:35 p.m. Mark Steyn: Don’t insult the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) by comparing it to Obamacare By MARK STEYN Syndicated columnist If you’re looking for an … Continue reading

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THE COMMON CORE IS SO DEEPLY FLAWED IT SHOULD NOT BE ADOPTED BY CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

!!!! An Letter Addressed Individually to every Bishop of the United States We are Catholic scholars who have taught for years in America’s colleges and universities.  Most of us have done so for decades.  A few of us have completed … Continue reading

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TAKE FOUR MINUTES OUT OF YOUR DAY TO STAND FOR LIFE

!!!! Take four minutes out of your day to #stand4life. The Texas Legislature passed historic Pro-Life House Bill 2 during the Second Special Session this year. The next step in implementing this landmark omnibus Pro-Life bill is for the Department … Continue reading

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NO COMMUNION FOR OUTLAWS, BUT THE POPE IS STUDYING TWO EXCEPTIONS

!!!! No Communion for Outlaws. But the Pope Is Studying Two Exceptions The ban on Eucharistic communion for divorced and remarried Catholics is increasingly contested and disobeyed. Benedict XVI is standing firm. But he is republishing an essay from 1998 … Continue reading

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THE MYSTERY OF GOD INCLUDES NOT ONLY HIS MERCY BUT ALSO HIS HOLINESS AND JUSTICE

!!!! Divorced and Remarried. Müller Writes, Francis Dictates A document from the prefect for doctrine reconfirms the ‘no’ to communion and brings clarification on “conscience” and “mercy.” Freezes the expectations of change. But is a “Ratzinger hypothesis” returning to the … Continue reading

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THE DEAD-DONOR RULE LIVES ON AND ON AND ON AS A FICTION

!!!! Perspective Life or Death for the Dead-Donor Rule? James L. Bernat, M.D. N Engl J Med 2013; 369:1289-1291October 3, 2013DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1308078 The increasing disproportion between the supply of donor organs and the demand for transplants as well as the … Continue reading

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NO, NOT RETIRED, PROBABLY EXCOMMUNICATED OR AT LEAST SUSPENDED AND MAYBE DEFROCKED

!!!! “Retired Catholic priest” marries his partner? October 23, 2013 By Deacon Greg Kandra http://www.patheos.com/blogs/deaconsbench/2013/10/retired-catholic-priest-marries-his-partner/ From Huffington Post:  Retired Catholic priest the Rev. Tom Pivinski and his partner of over 20 years, Malcolm Navias, celebrated a beautiful interfaith wedding on Monday at … Continue reading

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ANTINOMIANISM: BLAISE PASCAL, PROVINCIAL LETTER NO 10

!!!! BLAISE PASCAL LETTER X Paris, August 2, 1656 SIR, I have not come yet to the policy of the Society, but shall first introduce you to one of its leading principles. I refer to the palliatives which they have … Continue reading

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ANTINOMIANISM: BLAISE PASCAL , LETTER PROVINCIALE NO. 2

!!!! BLAISE PASCAL . . Paris, January 29, 1656 SIR, Just as I had sealed up my last letter, I received a visit from our old friend M. N-. Nothing could have happened more luckily for my curiosity; for he … Continue reading

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ANTINOMIANISM: FATHER JOHN A. HARDON’S DEFINITION

!!!! SERVANT OF GOD FATHER JOHN A. HARDON, S.J. ANTINOMIANISM The doctrine that claims that a person’s faith in God and in the person of Christ frees him from the moral obligations of the law, whether naturaly or positive, biblical … Continue reading

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