Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Scandal of Christians Who Support Torture

Bill Knight (of GateHouse News Service) writes, H/T Mark Shea:  A favorite Psalm sings, “You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day.” But when modern “arrows” are explosives, it’s awfully difficult to be … Continue reading

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Snowfall at the Basilica

Today the Church celebrates the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome. August 5, 2011. (Romereports.com) According to tradition, on the morning of August 5th, back in the year 358, the Esquiline Hill in Rome was completely … Continue reading

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Freedom to Practice Religion Threatened in Alabama

From the Archdiocese of Mobile (H/T Catholic Culture)      Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, If someone who has worldly means sees a brother in need and refuses him compassion, how can the love of God remain in him? Children, … Continue reading

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Photo: Mass Before the Relics of St. Vianney

Today is the feast day of St. John Marie Vianney, patron of all the world’s priests. Taylor Marshall has a great picture posted on his blog: Do pray for our many good and faithful priests!  

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Priceless Religious Relic Found in Tennessee Mobile Home

Just for the record, I haven’t given up blogging.  It has been a wee bit stressful around here, and I still have a lot on my plate. But I am going to start blogging something everyday beginning on Monday even … Continue reading

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Contraception mandate tramples religious freedom, US bishops say

We still have freedom to worship. Freedom to practice our religion? Not so much. Washington D.C., Aug 1, 2011 / 05:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The U.S. bishops spoke out on August 1 against federal rules requiring nearly all new health … Continue reading

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