Monthly Archives: March 2015

HOLY WEEK

!!!! In a little over two hours from now we will pass into Passion Sunday and begin Holy Week. Every year since I retired in 1997 as Bishop of the Diocese of Corpus Christi I have made a private retreat … Continue reading

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MUSLIMS CANNOT CONDEMN SLAVERY OR CRUCIFIXION OUTRIGHT WITHOUT CONTRADICTING THE KORAN AND THE EXAMPLE OF THE PROPHET MUHAMMED

!!!! What ISIS Really Wants The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for … Continue reading

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LAITY MIUST BE FREE TO EXPRESS THE FAITH IN THE PUBLIC SQUARE WITHOUT FEAR OF RETALIATION BY THEIR BISHOP

!!!! Bishop Pierre Cauchon interrogates St. Joan of Arc. Something Wicked This Way Comes by charliej373 I have not been unmoved by the unspeakable scandal that happened in the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey. You have undoubtedly heard of the teacher … Continue reading

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BEING A LEFT LIBERAL PROGRESSIVE IS JUST UNNATURAL

!!!!   March 27, 2015 The Left vs. Human Nature James Kalb Gender Preferences Crisis Magazine A Voice for the Faithful Catholic Laity [Boldface emphasis by Abyssum] The Left does not like the idea of human nature. It [human nature] … Continue reading

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PLUNGING PELL MELL INTO PUSHING VATICAN REFORM

!!!! The Indomitable, and Effective, Cardinal Pell March 25, 2015 Under the Australian cardinal’s leadership, the Vatican bank has been cleaned up and cleaned out George Weigel THE CATHOLIC WORLD REPORT . Australian Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican … Continue reading

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POPE LEO XIII, WHOM I HAVE ALWAYS REVERED, WOULD APPROVE OF THIS BLOG

!!!!   From his Encyclical Letter, Sapientiae Christianae, of January 10, 1890   But in this same matter, touching Christian faith, there are other duties whose exact and religious observance, necessary at all times in the interests of eternal salvation, become … Continue reading

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SPRINGTIME IN PARIS!!! OH, HOW WONDERFUL IT WOULD BE TO BE THERE!!!

!!!! The Basilica of Sacre Coeur du Montmarte in Paris . . . . Springtime in Parish, oh how wonderful that would be!  Just thinking about it brings back so many wonderful memories of Paris.  I think of Gene Kelley … Continue reading

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INCREDIBLE! 500,000 PERUVIANS MARCH FOR LIFE! IT GIVES US HOPE IN THE WORLDWIDE FIGHT AGAINST THE CULTURE OF DEATH!

!!!! Peruvian march for life draws half a million March 26, 2015 12:16 PM Lima, Peru, Mar 26, 2015 / 11:16 am (CNA).- More than half a million Peruvians participated in the historic March for Life 2015, held March 21 … Continue reading

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LAITY HAVE RIGHTS, NATURAL RIGHTS AND CANONICAL RIGHTS. BISHOPS SHOULD RESPECT THOSE RIGHTS!

!!!! Patricia Jannuzzi . . The Diocese of Metuchen Attacks the Jannuzzi Family by Maggie Gallagher March 24, 2015 1:22 PM NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE – THE CORNER I wrote last week about Patricia Jannuzzi, the Catholic teacher removed from a … Continue reading

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PRIESTS HAVE RIGHTS, NATURAL RIGHTS AND CANONICAL RIGHTS; BISHOPS SHOULD RESPECT THOSE RIGHTS

!!!! VINCENT CARDINAL NICHOLS . British priests have canonical rights, too by Dr. Edward Peters There isn’t a word—not one single word—in the short, open letter signed by hundreds of British Catholic priests to the Catholic Herald (London) defending Church teaching … Continue reading

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