Donald R. McClarey

The Queen

  Remarkable speech considering that she is 93.  My sainted mother was Republican Irish but she always loved the Queen.  I can never forget that Queen Elizabeth, breaking with royal protocol, ordered this at Buckingham Palace after 9-11:    

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Donald R. McClarey

Running Down a Slippery Slope

Depressed 17 year old has herself contract killed with the blessing of the government of the Netherlands:   A 17-year-old Dutch girl chose to be euthanized at her home last week after she said the pain of being raped and

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Donald R. McClarey

With Trump Anything is Possible

“Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony.” Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)    

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Donald R. McClarey

June 5, 1944: Liberation of Rome

    In the afternoon of the same day, Wednesday, June 7th, the Pope received, in a memorable and moving general audience in the Sala Clementina, some seven hundred grimy Allied soldiers, most of them fresh from battle and all

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint Boniface

ST. BONIFACE was born at Crediton or Kirton in Devonshire about the year 680, and at his baptism named Winfrid. When he was but five years old, his chief delight was to hear holy men converse about God and heavenly

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: The Alpha and the Omega

Father Thomas G. Weinandy takes a look at the disastrous Abu Dhabi statement signed by the Pope:   Given the pluralism of world religions, many contemporary academics and pundits argue that Christianity can no longer claim itself to be the

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