Francis Cardinal George: Requiescant in Pace

Francis Cardinal George lost his long battle with cancer and died today.  This is what I wrote about him back in 2012:   Francis Cardinal George of the Archdiocese of Chicago is alleged to have predicted that for upholding the teachings

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Army “Optimism” Program Flops

  Well this is unsurprising: More than half of some 770,000 soldiers are pessimistic about their future in the military and nearly as many are unhappy in their jobs, despite a six-year, $287 million campaign to make troops more optimistic

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PopeWatch: The H Word

  Walter Cardinal Brandmuller has used the H word in regard to Catholics in adulterous marriages being granted Communion: Can the Church deal with the topic of marriage in a pastoral manner that is different from the continual teaching of

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Murder on the High Seas

    The Pope has proclaimed a duty for Italians to welcome “immigrants” entering Italy illegally from North Africa.  Italians might be better advised to consider just whom they are to welcome:     The incident aboard the vessel, which

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April 17, 1865: Sherman Meets With Johnston

    One hundred and fifty years ago news traveled slowly outside of areas with operating telegraphs, and so it was that news of Lincoln’s assassination reached General Sherman in North Carolina on April 17, as he was on his

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