Archives for July 2012

Steubenville not a theocracy

The following is an excerpt of a July 26 story from the Catholic News Agency. In response to a threatened lawsuit from an atheist group, the Steubenville, Ohio city council says it will remove from its new city logo an image of the Franciscan University of Steubenville’s chapel. The action drew criticism from Franciscan University’s vice president of advancement Michael … [Read more...]

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Intolerance

The following comes from a July 27 posting by George Neumayr on Real Clear Religion. The Obama Left places believing Christians in the same moral category as racists. The bullying has escalated to the point that prominent liberal mayors, such as Chicago's Rahm Emanuel, now openly say that Christians are unworthy of even running a fast food chain in the public … [Read more...]

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Witch hunt

This week Life Legal Defense Foundation attorney Allison Aranda sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) because they threatened and questioned pro-life advocate Andrew Moore at his home in Dallas, Texas on Friday, July 13th. The FBI agents talked to Mr. Moore for over an hour about his peaceful free speech activities that routinely take place on the public … [Read more...]

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NEWS FLASH: Bombshell appointment

  In a significant departure for the archdiocese of San Francisco, the Holy Father today named Bishop Salvatore Cordileone as the ninth archbishop of the archdiocese of San Francisco. Bishop Cordileone succeeds Archbishop George Niederauer, who was appointed in 2005. The event has truly been described as “a bombshell.” Best known as the chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Ad … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

Name of Church St. Dominic Address 475 East I Street (corner of East 5th and East I), Benicia CA 94510 Phone number (707) 747-7220 Website www.stdominicsbenicia.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m.; Sunday 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. (Spanish-English), 5:30 p.m.  First Sunday, 3 p.m. (Vietnamese).  Monday - Friday, 7 a.m., Monday – Saturday, 8:15 a.m. … [Read more...]

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Doing the things that come to hand

The following appeared on a July 24 posting on the Fossey Faithbook blog. Richard Fossey is editor of Catholic Southwest. His account of a miracle worked through the intercession of Dorothy Day appears here. I finished reading Loaves and Fishes this week, Dorothy Day's account of the Catholic Worker movement. I had read the book several years ago. Reading it again, I was … [Read more...]

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The propaganda has been successful

The following column by Howard Kainz appeared July 19 on The Catholic Thing blog site. The well-known story of the Dutch boy who put his finger in a dyke to prevent flood waters from surging into his town was a piece of fiction devised by the American author, Mary Mapes Dodge (in her 1865 novel, Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates), and has no relationship to any identifiable … [Read more...]

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