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June 26, 2007 Archives

Random Varia

posted by awelborn

One of those posts. Please take a look at the blog of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of the Apostles. The order described in this article in the Catholic Key, is a new one, and they have the project of […]

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Searching..

posted by awelborn

The "Search inside the book" feature has been activated on The Apostles. If you read the talks as he gave them, nothing much new, but if you’re considering using it as an adult ed resource, you might want to get […]

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Can’t stand it

posted by awelborn

HWTN (Holy Whapping Television Network) is back on the air! Thursday.8:00 PM. Luminous Mysteries Movie of the Week. Barat: Cultural Learnings of 19th Century Catholic France Make for Glorious Benefit Nation of America. In this movie film, busload of bewildered […]

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Now That’s religion reporting

posted by awelborn

A tussle in Spain: A northern Spanish village is furious at a community of nuns whom it accuses of stealing three religious statues, the daily El Mundo reported Monday. The religious order of the Discalced Carmelites had been present for […]

Into the Scottish Silence

posted by awelborn

Over at Slate, a 5-day diary by Inigo Thomas of time spent at the Pluscarden Abbey. Somewhat interesting, from an outsider’s perspective, no real attempt to understand the spiritual engine of the place. He never mentions if he attends any […]

Douthat on Hitchens

posted by awelborn

A review: Every talented writer is entitled to be a bore on at least one subject, but where religion is concerned Christopher Hitchens abuses the privilege. For years now, he has supplemented his prolific punditry and criticism with a stream […]

Florence v. Rome

posted by awelborn

Sandro Magister reflects on the state of the Church in Tuscany, reprinting a recent article by a professor of the sociology of religion in Florence, who in turn (are you still with me) uses a recent letter from some Catholics […]

Brave new world

posted by awelborn

English and Welsh bishops make a statement: Human embryos injected with animal cells, or chimeras, should be accorded human status under proposals to be considered by the British Parliament in the fall, said the Catholic bishops of England and Wales. […]

On the contrary

posted by awelborn

A few weeks ago, one of the bloggers at Cosmos-Liturgy-Sex commented on Phliip Jenkins’ observation that some forms of Christianity are growing in Europe, and Eurabia might not be inevitable: I would only add that if the future of Christianity […]

Whatever

posted by awelborn

I read Fr. Richard McBrien’s latest column last night, and spent a few minutes with teetering between feelings of "well of course he would say that" and "what is he saying?" The column is on conversion. Fr. McBrien writes that […]

Oh.

posted by awelborn

That Motu Proprio. Pope Benedict issued a Motu Proprio today  – about Papal elections. From VIS: Made public today was a "Motu Proprio," written in Latin, with which the Holy Father Benedict XVI restores the traditional norm concerning the majority […]

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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 »

Why Via Media
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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

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