Monthly Archives: February 2016

HOW SHARPER THAN A SERPENT’S TOOTH IT IS TO HAVE A THANKLESS CHILD – WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

BEING A GOOD PARENT IS PHYSICALLY HARD: Empathy raises stress levels. http://vlt.tc/2amj  “A team from Northwestern University has examined the hidden costs of parental empathy. They found that while the children of empathetic parents are better off physically and emotionally, … Continue reading

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ICE BLOSSOMS

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JOHN ALLEN SHOULD BE GIVEN THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR LOGICAL ACROBATICS AND MENTAL GYMNASTICS

!!! JOURNALIST JOHN ALLEN WITH POPE FRANCIS DURING AN AIRLINE PRESSER   February 21, 2016 Misunderstanding the (alleged) ‘Congo contraception’ case by Edward A. Peters https://canonlawblog.wordpress.com/2016/02/21/misunderstanding-the-alleged-congo-contraception-case/ [  Emphasis and {commentary} in red type by Abyssum ] Even by the standards … Continue reading

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LIVING WITH DAUGHTERS

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FROZEN LAKES

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POPE’S PRESSERS

!!! Are the Pope’s Controversial Inflight Interviews a Price Worth Paying? 02/21/2016 at 1:59 AM Posted by Mary Anne Hackett by Edward Pentin 02/19/2016  – CNA The Vatican has played down some of the comments made by Pope Francis during his inflight press … Continue reading

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SOME SIMPLY DO NOT WANT TO BE PHOTOGRAPHED

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DRAFTING WOMEN

!!!   Women and the Draft 02/20/2016 at 9:34 PM Posted by Mary Anne HackettWritten By Eric Metaxas  |   02.18.16 Earlier this month, a group of Marine Corps and Army generals dropped a bombshell on an unsuspecting U.S. Senate committee. … Continue reading

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SHAW ON CELIBACY

!!! Russell Shaw  ALETEIA Speculation and trial balloons floating lately over the Vatican walls suggest that Pope Francis wants to open up a discussion of married priests in the Church. According to reports, this will be the topic of the … Continue reading

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CLARITY ON CONTRACEPTION FOLLOWING THE POPE’S PRESSER

!!!   Contraception, Congo Nuns, Choosing the Lesser Evil, and Conflict of Commandments February 20, 2016 The Church has never taught that if the harms are serious enough, it is permissible to use contraception. Janet E. Smith Images via us.fotolia.com … Continue reading

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