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Come here us speak tonight at St. Joan of Arc in Powell! Details on the right rail.. Til tomorrow!

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Zoe Williams of the Guardian is fed up with all this nonsense: …there is no ethical value to this mawkish fetishisation of the foetus. The time limit "debate" is not a debate – it doesn’t have the transparency or frankness […]

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Regarding the situation that’s been brewing for a week now over a Chicago priest wilth accusations who was never removed, Cardinal George met with parishioners last night: Police and prosecutors concluded at the time there was not enough evidence to […]

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Th e WaPo looks at conscience clause proposals across the land: The swell of propositions is raising alarm among advocates for abortion rights, family planning, AIDS prevention, the right to die, gays and lesbians, and others who see the push […]

Rocco reports on a confab being called for Wednesday in France…go read if SSPX doings are of interest. Very interesting.

This will make you snort, from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune report on encyclical reax (actually a reprint from the Toronto paper – so note that it was probably Canadian "Catholic scholars" who were consulted) : Few Catholic scholars contacted this week […]

This is one of those stories I waited a bit for posting because, once again, translation issues could have been problematic. Time has passed (well, a couple of days), and so CwNews has a more thorough report than that which […]

The Inquisition returns – The four-part documentary on the UKTV History channel draws on research gleaned from Vatican files only opened to scrutiny in 1998. It highlights periods of the persecution that began in the 13th century and ended only […]

At Mirror of Justice, Greg Sisk with an extended post on what Benedict has to say about the role of the Church in public life: In emphasizing the proper role of the Church in the awakening and formation of conscience, […]

There is discussion here and there about the future of the leadership of the Jesuits. It’s sort of convoluted, but the Society’s Superior General is said to have met with Benedict many times over the past months, and the decision […]