Monthly Archives: June 2012

Venerable Fulton Sheen

I was ready for some good news this morning.  Thank you Rocco (H/T New Advent). “In an audience this morning with his chief Saintmaker, Cardinal Angelo Amato SDB, the Pope assented to several decrees of canonization, beatification and the heroic … Continue reading

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Health Care Bill is Constitutional

I was afraid of this. “Basically. the justices said that the individual mandate — the requirement that most Americans buy health insurance or pay a fine — is constitutional as a tax. Chief Justice John Roberts — a conservative appointed … Continue reading

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Fr. Barron: “Why It’s Okay to be Against Heresy

Our betters keep telling us that Christians–especially Catholics–should not be allowed to voice our views in the public square.  Oh wait progressive modern Christian voices are just fine. Nuns on a bus? Great. US Bishops? Evil men attacking women. Yawn. … Continue reading

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The Sons of Caesar, Still Pulling Peter Down

Elizabeth Scalia (AKA The Anchoress) has an excellent article over at First Things. It is a good explanation of why those of us who struggle to be in the world but not of the world make those who embrace the … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Supreme Court rules

On the Arizona Immigration Law. No ruling on the health care bill.  

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Day 2 of Fortnight for Freedom

Today we celebrate the martyrs  St. Thomas Moore and St. John Fisher. Fr. Longenecker has posted a timely reminder: On this feast day of St Thomas More we do well to remember that the Tudor Revolution in England (sometimes given … Continue reading

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Catholic Baby Boomers Have a Lot to Answer for.

The Crescat wants to buy the priest in this video a beer. Warning: video may cause orthodox baby boomers to hang our graying heads in shame. This priest is truly saintly—talk about speaking truth with love. I really don’t know … Continue reading

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