Why You’ll Never See the “F” Word on My Blog

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I get it: I'm older and crankier than some of you. There is an entire generation of young Americans, many of whom have a casual regard for the rules of polite speech which marked my early years. For some of these young people, the 'f' word is just another, more expressive means of communicating.To which I say: No, it isn't.Every once in a while, I have to repeat the rule that offensive speech--name calling, profanity, blasphemy and obscene speech--will not be tolerated in my combox. F … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Is Going to Revise Vatican Media–Again?!

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Pope Francis has set up a five-person committee to streamline and modernize the Vatican's many communications structures.Carol Glatz, writing for Catholic News Service, has the story.  She writes:The Vatican announced the official establishment of the new commission and its members April 30. Three of the papal appointees are top-level officials at Vatican communications outlets. The five members of the commission are: — Msgr. Dario Vigano, 52, director of the Vatican Television Center, a … [Read more...]

Seven Women Attempt Ordination–And No, They’re Not Priests

Seven "well prepared" women attempted to be ordained Catholic priests in Morristown, New Jersey, on Saturday, April 24.  I say "attempted" because women cannot be ordained Catholic priests. It is a theological impossibility. They are not priests. I just read the report of the event on the blog of "Rev. Dr. Judy Lee," a self-described Roman Catholic Women Priest who is co-Pastor of the Good Shepherd Inclusive Catholic Community in Fort Myers, Florida.  According to Dr. Lee, there were 200 joyful … [Read more...]


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