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January 1, 1970 Archives

Cardinal G. on the Question of the Day

posted by awelborn

Here. Since support for abortion on the part of Catholic politicians is objectively a scandal, bishops have responded by teaching publicly and speaking privately to Catholic office holders. Because these measures have not been particularly successful, the question now is […]

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Listen to her

posted by awelborn

At After Abortion. She was there. The March, in three words: “viciously, mercilessly abusive.” The amount of verbal aggression and abuse hurled at me personally, by women and men, of all ages, for carrying the I REGRET MY ABORTION sign, […]

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Doing Kerry a Favor?

posted by awelborn

Blogger The Truth Laid Bear says this is exactly what would-be-Communion-denying clerics are doing. Isn’t the Catholic Church doing Kerry a huge favor by starting to make noises that Catholic politicians who, like Kerry, support abortion rights are not fit […]

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K-Lo on the March

posted by awelborn

Reports Quietly gathering around the march were women and men — and college students — organized under a group called Silent No More, which works with families suffering from abortion. Their permit request was denied after an effective effort from […]

Religion at the March

posted by awelborn

Terry Mattingly takes a look. It was also interesting to note that there few follow-ups on other interesting religion-news angles in the big story of the day. The Chicago Tribune advance story, for example, had featured an eye-opener of a […]

Inkwell on the March

posted by awelborn

Charlotte Allen closes her observations: The most refreshing event of the choice-rally in my book took place at the film-festival movie we saw last evening, which was also attended by many marchers before they left town. The movie, “Two Summers,” […]

What’s the White House Doing?

posted by awelborn

Michael Rubin wants to know Career diplomats now undercut democracy in Iraq. On April 23, L. Paul Bremer delivered a speech in which he embraced former Iraqi army officers and senior Baathists. He promised to rehire teachers fired not for […]

Still in the top 100

posted by awelborn

I have no idea why, but De-Coding is at 57 on BN today, has been floating in and out of the BN Top 100 all weekend. If only Amazon….sigh. I still have copies here. Order and I send out the […]

Blasting Da Vinci

posted by awelborn

If you want even more information about debunking The Da Vinci Code, and, even better, want specific answers to your questions, here’s your chance: A “Two-Week Faith Blaster Mini-Course” I’m offering through HMSU. The format will allow you to get […]

FutureChurch in Cleveland

posted by awelborn

Brouhaha An influential group of liberal-minded Catholic reformers is debating a response to Bishop Anthony Pilla, who recently banned the organization from meeting on Diocese of Cleveland property. Future Church, which claims more than 800 members locally, advocates allowing priests […]

From the March

posted by awelborn

Neumayr on the spot. Sunday’s “March for Women’s Lives” made maximum usage of euphemism, invoking “choice” whenever marchers meant killing. They, for example, used placards to convey the lament that Barbara Bush hadn’t killed her son in the womb. “If […]

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

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

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

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

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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 ...

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

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