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April 21, 2004 Archives

Ono defends himself…

posted by awelborn

Explains his view. The conservative approach to reducing the number of abortions is a “supply-side” approach. The idea here is to criminalize abortion providers, thus resulting in a reduction in the number of abortions. Unfortunately, eliminating abortion providers is much […]

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I like this blog

posted by awelborn

Of course, there are a lot of blogs I like. But today I like Nicole’s. Like the name, like the honesty.

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Inventory Update

posted by awelborn

Bookstore still open, and here’s the stock. First off, I have NO Saints books, and I don’t want to re-order. I do however, have Heroes, who are also mostly saints. And good ones, too! 8 Loyola Kids’ Book of Heroes […]

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Rainbow Coalitions

posted by awelborn

A Christianity Today piece on African-American and Hispanic pastors taking the lead against same-sex marriage Bishop Roderick Caesar, 53, thinks he was 17 or 18 when a friend confessed, “I am in the life,” meaning he was homosexual. Caesar sat […]

Just a little Passion for you

posted by awelborn

Two other filmmakers on the film: Kevin Smith: “What controversy? The dude made a movie about Jesus in a country that’s largely Christian—a very traditional movie—and it’s made over $200 million in two weeks. There ain’t no controversy, people. That’s […]

Just curious

posted by awelborn

A reader writes: I have emailed some of my fave media (NPR, NYT) to express the wish that they cover the March for Women’s Lives with the same degree of journalistic interest that they use to cover the March for […]

Mote-Plank

posted by awelborn

Good thoughts from Diogenes Picture a newly married couple, presented with the Church’s teaching on contraception. “Bishop, you seem not to grasp the hardships involved in following this teaching, the expense of a large family and the emotional cost of […]

Chaput, again

posted by awelborn

Elaborates on his point Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput took aim Tuesday against Catholic politicians who say “freedom of conscience” allows them to support issues contrary to church law, such as abortion. It’s Chaput’s second salvo in as many weeks on […]

Sorry

posted by awelborn

Seton Hall says it regrets award In today’s Catholic Advocate, the Newark Archdiocese’s newspaper, Archbishop John J. Myers criticized Seton Hall for hosting the ceremony. Myers wrote that he first learned of the invitations to O’Connor and Barry during Easter […]

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There is nothing I shall want
A couple of weeks ago, a memorial Mass for Michael was held here in Birmingham at the Cathedral. The bishop presided and offered a very nice, even charming homily in which he first focused on the Scripture readings of the day, and then turned to Michael, whom he remembered, among other things, as on

posted 9:24:16am Mar. 05, 2009 | read full post »

Revolutionary Road - Is it just me?
Why am I the only person I know..or even "know" in the Internet sense of "knowing"  - who didn't hate it? I didn't love it, either. There was a lot wrong with it. Weak characterization. Miscasting. Anvil-wielding mentally ill prophets.But here's the thing.Whether or not Yates' original novel in

posted 9:45:04pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Books for Lent
No, I'm not going to ask you about your Lenten reading lists...although I might.Not today, though. This post is about giving books to others. For Lent, and a long time after that. You know how it goes during Lent: Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving, right?Well, here's a worthy recipient for your hard-

posted 9:22:07pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Why Via Media
How about....because I'm lame and hate thinking up titles to things? No?Okay...how about...St. Benedict? Yes, yes, I know the association with Anglicanism. That wasn't invovled in my purpose in naming the joint, but if draws some Googling Episcopalians, all the better.To tell the truth, you can bl

posted 8:54:17pm Mar. 04, 2009 | read full post »

Brave Heart?
I don't know about you, but one of effects of childbirth on me was a compulsion to spill the details. All of them.The whole thing was fascinating to me, so of course I assumed everyone else should be fascinated as well in the recounting of every minute of labor, describing the intensity of discomfor

posted 10:19:45pm Mar. 03, 2009 | read full post »

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