Interesting Times

I truly wish that this period in the Life of the Church was much less interesting:   Cardinal Burke: I cannot accept that Communion can be given to a person in an irregular union because it is adultery. On the

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If Only All Catholics Thought As Highly of the Church

  In response to President Obama’s ignorant exercise in moral equivalency in invoking the Crusades and the Inquisition, ( as T.Shaw noted fewer people were turned over for execution by the Inquisition, actually Inquisitions, in all of history than die in American abortion

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Encyclicals For Our Time: DIVINI REDEMPTORIS

  The start of a new series on encylicals that have a special relevance for our time.  First up Divini Redemptoris.  At a time when the heresy that goes by the name of Liberation Theology is making a comeback, it is good

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February 8, 1865: Lincoln to Grant

      As news spread of the abortive Hampton Roads Conference, members of Congress demanded to know what was said.  Lincoln sent the following telegraph to Grant on February 8, 1865: Lieut. Gen. Grant Executive Mansion City Point, Va.

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