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February 20, 2013

Cardinal Arinze on the Pope’s Resignation

Here is a nice video of Cardinal Arinze talking about the Pope’s resignation.  He describes the reaction of the cardinals to the announcement and reflects on
February 20, 2013

Dolan.? The times and his contributions suggest it.

The Holy Spirit will guide the conclave. Period. No doubt at all. But that doesn’t mean we can’t take a peek at the signs of the
February 21, 2013

Thoughts on the Sequester Monster

I am not an expert on the federal budget, so everyone should take what I say here in the proper critical spirit.  Nevertheless, even the non-expert
February 21, 2013

Archbishop Chaput: “I Support the Marriage March”

Archbishop Charles Chaput has expressed his support for the March for Marriage, asking his priests in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to “do all you can to
February 21, 2013

I do hope they exorcise the space before the next Mass.

WARNING: Talk of self-abusive sexual activity in this post. ————- Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, has a chapel. Mass is
February 22, 2013

Pope Benedict XVI: The Green Pope

Protecting the environment has been a consistent theme of Pope Benedict’s papacy. In my view, the Pope brought a much needed, clear-thinking perspective to a debate dominated
February 22, 2013

B16: No more church of what’s-happenin’-now.

I continue in my belief that Benedict’s decision to resign is a momentous time of reform and readying the Church for the modern age. Last week, B16
February 22, 2013

Will the Next Pope Be Pro-Life?

This is an absurd question of course, but that hasn’t stopped various media commentators from criticizing various papabili for being vigorous defenders of the unborn and
February 26, 2013

Paging Cardinal Mahony: Please pick up the white courtesy phone.

Keith Cardinal O’Brien, archbishop since 1985 of Edinburg and St. Andrews, Scotland, had his resignation accepted by Pope Benedict XVI effective yesterday, weeks before his 75th