Tag Archives: In the News

For Augustine’s Thoughts On Truth, And How They Relate To Present Controversies

What follows is from one paragraph of St. Augustine’s Confessions . I was just reading these thoughts this morning, having just made it into Book X of the good Doctor’s well known, but never read by me, memoir. I share them … Continue reading

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Man In Same-Sex Marriage Denied Communion At His Mother’s Funeral Mass UPDATED

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Bishop Richard Stika’s Statement On The Loss Of The Marines Killed In Chattanooga

Requiescat in pace, Marines. Let us pray,

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In Israel, Christian Holy Sites Are Targeted. Who Is Targeting Them May Surprise You…

Let’s just say that in the case of the fire at the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes, that occurred early this morning in the lakeside town of Tagba, ISIS, Muslims, or the other usual suspects,  aren’t … Continue reading

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The Charlie Charlie Phenomenon: Were We Played For Fools By Hollywood?

. Probably. So reports Jennifer Mullins of E! Online,

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Coming To A Post Office Near You: The Flannery O’Connor Postage Stamp

There it is, with peacock feathers, and everthang. It’s supposed to be available come June 5th, or so. More information can be found out about the stamp, and about Ms. O’Connor, right cheer. I’m kinda bummed that it’s the 3 … Continue reading

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Yet Again, The Supreme Court Hammers Away At The HHS Mandate

The Beckett Fund For Religious Liberty shares the news, Washington, D.C. – Moments ago, for the sixth time in a row, the Supreme Court took steps to protect another religious objector from the contraceptive mandate. It ordered a lower court … Continue reading

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Dumb Things Americans Do At Home, Drives Recruitment Of Extremists Abroad

Here is an excerpt of the dumb thing I’m referring to in particular, A United States federal judge has ordered New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to display on its buses a controversial ad that refers to Muslims killing Jews, … Continue reading

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Catholic University In Indiana Affirms The Revised RFRA Signed Into Law Earlier Today

You might have missed the news if you were at Mass for Holy Thursday, but the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana was revised, and signed into law, a few hours ago with the following revision,

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If The World Is Trying To Distract You, Then It’s Probably Holy Week

Oh, look at the calendar! It IS Holy Week. So right when you’d really like to settle your gaze on Jesus, meditate over the mystery of the Incarnation, sing praises that your sins have been forgiven, and that death has … Continue reading

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