Yesterday I wrote that silence wasn't an option for Pope Francis given the very public written charges by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, that ope Francis not only knew about what Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s had done, but actually repealed the sanctions on him by Pope Benedict and elevated him to a position of power and influence over … Continue reading The MSM’s Pope Francis Dilemma
Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you, but do not follow their example. For they preach but they do not practice. Matthew 23:1-3 The grand jury report out … Continue reading Pennsylvania, Bishops and Giving to Caesar what’s Due Caesar While Giving to God What is Due God
President Merkin Muffley: Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room! Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) I was in the process of writing a blog post about parenthood on the occasion of my oldest son's birthday and I wanted to finish by quoting … Continue reading The Vatican Took down the Bible from their web site!
All the press right now everywhere is focused on the presidential race but in 100 years the event that is going to be considered most significant in the history of the world from 2016 is this one: Pope Francis and the leader of the powerful Russian Orthodox Church will hold talks in Cuba next week, … Continue reading History being made Pope Francis to meet Russian Patriarch Kirill
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For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me.' Matthew 25 35-36 Yesterday during the Rush Limbaugh show a caller produced a startling claim. … Continue reading Immigration crisis: The Administration Uses our Christianity against Us.
One of the things that I've made a point to do it over the years is watch MSNBC in the morning. This brings two advantages, first of all it gives me n insight on what the left's message & theme of the day is, but it also makes me stronger in my point. If my … Continue reading The Secularist Humanist Daily Mass Challenge
It's not often that the Boston Globe's news coverage is worthy of praise, but their acquisition of John Allen Jr. to cover the Vatican is producing some of the most informative and professional coverage the Globe has even seen Can it really just be diplomatic happenstance that the date set this week for the prayer … Continue reading John Allen Jr: The Best Hire the Boston Globe Ever Made
Father Merrin: Especially important is the warning to avoid conversations with the demon. We may ask what is relevant but anything beyond that is dangerous. He is a liar. The demon is a liar. He will lie to confuse us. But he will also mix lies with the truth to attack us. The attack is … Continue reading The Pope, the Paper and the Prince of Darkness
Lately Stacy McCain has been doing a large series on sexual criminals. Yesterday he focused on Teachers If you pay attention to the news, it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that America’s public schools are staffed by sex-crazed perverts It's not his first dive into these waters but this time Glenn Reynolds linked with the … Continue reading Oh THOSE abuse Stories…
We are here We Are Here WE ARE HERE! Horton Hears a Who 1970 I caught myself grinning when I saw this story from the LA Times at Memeorandum: Evangelical Lutheran Church elects first openly gay bishop A North Hollywood theology professor ordained just two years ago after the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America dropped … Continue reading Evangelical Lutherans get their day in the sun
Robert the Bruce: Does anyone know his politics? Craig: No. But his weight with the commoners could unbalance everything. The Balliols will kiss his ass, so we must. Braveheart 1995 I fell asleep on the couch while the Dominicans defeated the Dutch last night, and when I woke up at 4:30 turned to MSNBC and … Continue reading Pope Francis and the Media’s Conundrum
Just woke up and turned on the TV but couldn't find the controller so only saw the pictures of the pope and talk of an election, it wasn't until about 4 minutes later that I found out that Benedict XVI will resign effective Feb 28th. I was rather surprised it was a contrast to Pope … Continue reading The Pope Resigns, first thoughts (8 updates and counting)