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The Annual March for Life Media Blackout

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This picture is one of numerous great shots highlighted by Matt Cassens on his blog St. Blogustine (which I note in passing is an excellent name for a blog).  Contrast it with Newsweek’s spin from 2010, in an article entitled, Who’s Missing at the ‘Roe v. Wade’ Anniversary Demonstrations? Young Women.  The article rhetorically asked, “where are the […]

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Newly Named Cardinal Thomas Collins Defending the Unborn

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Pope Benedict announced 22 new Cardinals, including Archbishop Dolan of New York (the surprise was simply how quickly he became a Cardinal, but I’m thrilled at his elevation). But I wanted to highlight one of the other newly named Cardinals, Archbishop Thomas Collins of Toronto. Fr. Arne singled him out at Mass today, because he’d […]

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Occupy Occupy?

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I don’t understand why I haven’t seen this suggested as a political movement yet:  why don’t the people who dislike Occupy D.C. simply occupy the “occupation”?  That is, just go down to the protest, and occupy tents while their owners are out.  When they come back and demand their tent back, declare that property is theft!  I’m […]

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Cult’s Lawyer Blasts “Dirty Catholics,” “Bigoted Catholic Beasts” and “Jesuitesses”

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SIST’s Cult leader, Brother Rama Behera, a.k.a Dr. R. C. Samanta Roy, a.k.a Avraham Cohen  This is one of those things you’ve got to read to believe.  Here’s the background. A corporation called Yehud Monosson USA Inc. filed for bankruptcy. Yehud’s lawyer, Rebekah Nett, missed an important 1 o’clock hearing on a motion, because the […]

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It’s a Baby When We Want it to Be

How else to explain these ads that the Sierra Club is running throughout the D.C. subway? The small print begins, “Mercury pollution from our nation’s coal-burning power plants is harming pregnant women and their unborn children.”   So, when it’s politically advantageous, they’re not “fetuses,” they’re “unborn children,” and they need to be protected now from mercury poisoning, that can harm them in […]

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New Media and the 2011 Fall General Assembly

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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops are holding their fall General Assembly today and tomorrow, the first since Abp. Dolan was elected USCCB president. The agenda looks interesting: The meeting will include the presidential address of Archbishop Timothy Dolan of New York, the election of the USCCB secretary-elect and the chairmen-elect of several committees, a […]

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