Daily Archives: November 23, 2010

The Persecuted Church in Iraq

The LA Times is reporting that more Catholic Christians have been murdered in Iraq. “Two brothers of the Syrian Catholic denomination were working as blacksmiths in their workshop in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Monday when gunmen stormed … Continue reading

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Note to TSA: Dig Into my Profile Not My Pants

As a Catholic who understands the importance of human dignity and modesty the new TSA procedures make me furious. Catholic Online has a sane editorial on the new ogle or grope enhanced airport screening. H/T Mark Shea. “3 year-old girls … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like The L’Osservatore Romano?

I have long thought that the Vatican newspaper,  L’Osservatore Romano is a disaster and an embarrassment.  Every time they print something that is misleading about the Church, it is brought up by a participant in our RCIA. What can I … Continue reading

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Islam in the West: The Dangers of Diversity And Tolerance Without Assimilation

I thought that it was a wee bit over the top when voters in Oklahoma voted to ban Islamic law in their state. I thought that the possibility of the US allowing Shariah law was, well, impossible. On a side … Continue reading

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Excerpts From The Book On the Pope

Exerpts from  Light of the World: The Pope, The Church and The Signs Of The Times, Peter Seewald’s book-length interview with Pope Benedict XVI is available on line. The first excerpt from the book still has the media in a … Continue reading

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Petition to Canonize Iraqi Martyrs

If you belonged to the world, the world would love its own; but because you do not belong to the world, and I have chosen you out of the world, the world hates you. John 15:19 From the Christian Martyrs … Continue reading

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