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January 24, 2006 Archives

Deus Caritas Est…

posted by awelborn

the covers….

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You know things are bad in LA

posted by awelborn

When NCR(eporter) fisks you: In as convoluted a piece of reasoning as we’ve seen in a long time, The Tidings, official newspaper of the Los Angeles archdiocese, declares in its Jan. 13 issue that “the belief that bishops moved child […]

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A Jesuit Responds

posted by awelborn

Mark Mossa, S.J. responds to Fr. Neuhaus’ recent FT article: Father Neuhaus and others need to wake up to the fact that the Society of Jesus is not engaged in some vast conspiracy to undermine the Church. It’s a provocative […]

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Goode Mayor Newsom

posted by awelborn

Last Thursday: Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom headlined a $100,000 PPGG (Planned Parenthood Golden Gate) fund-raiser Thursday. Today, PPGG will host a 5:30 p.m. candlelight vigil and walk in honor of women who died […]

All afternoon…

posted by awelborn

#1 with a bullet….amazing. Ah, short but sweet. Mother A’s back on top…

You Christers, You

posted by awelborn

The Curious Rise of Anti-Religious Hysteria by British Marxist Frank Furedi: Superstition and prejudice should continually be countered by rational argument. But the vitriolic invective hurled at Christian believers today is symptomatic of the passions normally associated with a fanatical […]

Wedding Bells

posted by awelborn

Lots of talk about Michael Schiavo’s wedding in a Catholic Church in Safety Harbor, FL and the canonical implications. You can read about and discuss it here at Jimmy Akins’. Canonist Ed Peters Kathy Shaidle has a strong and understandable […]

Bishop on the Bus

posted by awelborn

The Bishop of Lexington rode the bus with other March for Life attendees… Some bishops fly to the rally, but Gainer prefers to take the scenic route. "It’s not all that comfortable, but I find it fun and invigorating to […]

Told Ya

posted by awelborn

Book of Daniel taken out of circulation

Americans on Call

posted by awelborn

Go and read Annie Banno’s post on this new initiative, designed to signal those in need that they are surrounded by people who want to help: The Goal: To help—not re-create—all of the good pro-life (and other) efforts across America […]

Tough

posted by awelborn

No right to know in the UK for parents of 16-and-under daughters who are seeking abortions.

Winds of Change at ND

posted by awelborn

Thanks to the Internet Padre , we have the text of this excellent speech from Rev. John Jenkins, president of Notre Dame Univeristy, to the faculty yesterday. The subject is academic freedom and the Catholic university, and the specific occasion […]

Michael Bleg

posted by awelborn

For a book he’s working on. Go there and contribute.

Marching for Life

posted by awelborn

Photos from the Criterion, the Indy Archdiocesan paper Exhaustive coverage of news and blog posts at After Abortion

First Person, Part Two

posted by awelborn

Now from the mom, reader Karen on the East Coast: Sunday evening found my family and me driving down the New Jersey Turnpike. We weren’t supposed to be here, with me humming Simon and Garfunkle under my breath.      […]

First Person

posted by awelborn

Two marchers for Life – a mother and a daughter. First, the daughter, from the West Coast March for Life: It was pretty interesting.  There were a LOT of pro-life marchers …  Itseemed like everyone else walking was Christian.  That […]

I was going to say this site was really lame

posted by awelborn

But then I saw that they recommended one of my books in their DVC section. What a fantastic site! Or…not. It’s "Life4Seekers", an outreach of the UK RC Church of England and Wales, and, in the end, it makes you […]

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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