Mixed Emotions About the Death Penalty

A friend of mine from Mexico writes the following (warning: part of it is graphic): Hey Joe, you may have read this already, but just in case you haven’t. It speaks volumes: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/documents/rc_seg-st_doc_20010621_death-penalty_en.html As for my own views… I don’t know what to say, because I can tell you -because you will understand were I’m […]

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AP: SSPX Ordinations Are “Valid But Illicit.”

I can’t believe it. An AP story on MSNBC nailed a thoroughly confusing issue regarding the canonical status of the 4 bishops whose excommunications were lifted by Pope Benedict XVI. Check it out: The church considers the society’s ordinations are “valid but illicit.”They are valid because Lefebvre was a validly ordained bishop in the CatholicChurch, […]

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Well, I’m Convinced. (The Catholic Church Murdered Europe!)

The New York Times likes to remind its readers just how smart it really is. Take, for example, its recent decision to release a list of the most looked-up words in its online edition: words like “bildungsroman,” “peripatetic” and “antediluvian” sent thousands of readers running to the dictionary, or in this case, clicking on the […]

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