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I like funny things…

“It’s true I don’t give interviews. I don’t know why. I just can’t. It’s tiresome,” he said [on his flight to World Youth Day in Brazil]. “But I enjoy your company.” “[F]or a Pope who does not want to give … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Essential Catholic reading list…

Back in winter, I posted the following titles, care of USC (sidebar), as must-reads for a serious Catholic of an intellectual bent. (I add that last qualification because I am undoubtedly shamed by many serious Catholics who are not of such a … Continue reading

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A favor…

…because you never know when certain ideas will get pulled as doubpleplus ungood. + + + In The Heart of Every Traditionalist Lies A Schismatic by Pat Archbold Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:44 AM Comments (0) Just because you are … Continue reading

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“These go to eleven.”

“It’s such a fine line between stupid and… and clever.” — David St. Hubbins and… Derek Smalls “‘This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth rate of this band cannot even … Continue reading

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Lest we forget…

Centuries ago the Holy See was asked: 1. whether it is lawful to join Communist Parties or to favour them; 2. whether it is lawful to publish, disseminate, or read books, periodicals, newspapers or leaflets which support the teaching or … Continue reading

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Jesus loves kidnappers, too…

“5 Now the end of the commandment is charity, from a pure heart, and a good conscience, and an unfeigned faith. 6 From which things some going astray, are turned aside unto vain babbling: 7 Desiring to be teachers of … Continue reading

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Sacraments are…

…outward signs established by Christ to give grace. Or, as I heard it put today, they are visible signs of inward grace, given by Christ. Words, being key in all of the Sacraments, are also outward, material signs of inward, … Continue reading

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