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Pray for Vincent Lambert!

France’s top court decides brain-damaged Vincent Lambert must die I have been following this heartbreaking story for about ten years and now it looks like – barring a miracle – poor disabled man, Vincent Lambert, will be dehydrated to death. … Continue reading

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“Don’t want an abortion…

don’t have one!” They mocked. Uh-huh

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Church scandals

Unfortunately, I don’t really have the time to write about this appalling topic, but I just wanted to acknowledge the dire situation among the hierarchy of the Catholic Church. As I have said before, the sex scandals have occurred because … Continue reading

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The Sacred Cow of Annulment

Since Pope Francis’s bombshell letter “Amoris Laetitia” this following blog post is probably rather superfluous, but since I couldn’t get anyone else to publish it at the time of writing a few years ago, I simply decided to put it … Continue reading

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The Man on a Donkey

I have just recently finished reading a great novel, “The Man on a Donkey” by HFM Prescott, which is quite the epic, written in 1952. The author https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._F._M._Prescott 1896 – 1972), was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, … Continue reading

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The Revival of Latin – re-posted

I wonder how far I shall carry any opinion with me when I plead for active effort to revive the general use of Latin? Thus begins Belloc’s essay on The Revival of Latin One of the things I really like … Continue reading

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Hilaire Belloc: The Faith Through the Press

  In England at least, a daily Catholic paper is not yet a practical proposition, meaning by this a daily paper not devoted to specifically Catholic news but to all news treated in the light of Catholic philosophy and Catholic … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?

Let me tell you a story. I’m no good at telling them, but I’ll do what I can. Maria and her husband, Noway Jose, were not actually Hispanic. I just like the names. They were Catholic, however, and quite unusual … Continue reading

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The Barque of Peter

This is the Barque of Peter, an expression meaning Peter’s ship, referring to the Catholic Church, with the Pope at the helm. It is Peter’s barque, because St. Peter was the first Pope. Right now, however, the picture is dismal. … Continue reading

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