Islamic Prayers to be Held at Vatican…

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From Al Arabiya news...For the first time in history, Islamic prayers and readings from the Quran will be heard at the Vatican on Sunday, in a move by Pope Francis to usher in peace between Israelis and Palestinians.Francis issued the invitation to Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during his visit last week to Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority.Abbas, Peres, and Francis will be joined by Jewish, Christian and Islamic … [Read more...]

A Catholic High School Teaches Catholic Doctrine and Everyone Loses Their Minds…

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... This past Friday news broke about a local Catholic high school here in Charlotte, NC. Apparently the students at Charlotte Catholic High School had a bit of a problem with a nun teaching *gasp* Catholic doctrine.Psst. It's a Catholic school. Says so right in the name.From the Catholic News Herald,CHARLOTTE — An online petition started by a student at Charlotte Catholic High School is questioning the views of a speaker at a recent assembly who spoke on human sexuality. P … [Read more...]

Indiana Jones is not impressed…

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... Shattering the dreams of archaeologist everywhere,Two historians claim the search for the Holy Grail is over.The famous cup used by Jesus Christ during the Last Supper was identified in a book written by Margarita Torres Jose Manuel Ortega del Rio, titled “Kings of the Grail” and published last week, as the jewel-encrusted goblet on display at the San Isidro Basilica in the northwestern Spanish city of Leon. [H/T Deacon's Bench]If ya ask me, the whole thing sounds like a book se … [Read more...]

A Potpourri of Popery…

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Image, News.VaThe Pope's message for Lent 2014; an invitation to evangelical poverty in our time.“Dear Brothers and Sisters,As Lent draws near, I would like to offer some helpful thoughts on our path of conversion as individuals and as a community. These insights are inspired by the words of Saint Paul: 'For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich'. The Apostle was writing t … [Read more...]

That awkward moment when the media realizes the Pope’s still Catholic…

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... It looks something like this.VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis made his toughest remarks to date on abortion when he called the practice "horrific" on Monday."It is horrific even to think that there are children, victims of abortion, who will never see the light of day," the pontiff said during his yearly address to diplomats accredited to the Vatican, a speech known as his "State of the World" address.Conservatives in the Roman Catholic Church had previously accused the pope of … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Names New Cardinals…

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Here are the names of the new Cardinals:1. Pietro Parolin, Titular Archbishop of Acquapendente, Secretary of State2. Lorenzo Baldisseri, Titular Archbishop of Diocleziana, Secretary General of the Synod of Bishops.3. Gerhard Ludwig Műller, Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Regensburg, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.4. Beniamino Stella, Titular Archbishop of Midila, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy.5. Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of … [Read more...]

La La La, I Can’t Hear You …

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... I'm opting out of papal news for a bit. At least until the new penny shine wears off of Francis and the media realizes, oops, the pope is still Catholic.In the meantime, for your pleasure...NARAL needs to learn to f*cking read. Francis excommunicates Australian priest, media crickets.Fr. James Martin explains why Catholic media was shut out of advanced copies of big Jebbie interview with Francis.Popes in the News - the media embraces in Francis what they … [Read more...]

Things Obama Should Never Mention Ever… CHILDREN…

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... Someone needs to revoke Obama's license to use children as an excuse to do anything. To protect children from guns, let's ban them. To protect children from chemical weapons, let's air strike Syria... because the images of suffering children is just too disturbing. Yes, [Warning: Incredibly graphic images of abortion - click with caution] let's talk about disturbing images, Mr. President.The situation profoundly changed, though, on August 21st, when Assad’s government gassed to death o … [Read more...]

R is For “Random” and “Racism” …

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... If Obama had a grandfather would he look like WWII veteran Delbert Belton? Or if Obama's half white side had a son would he look like Chris Lane?No. Empatic no. It doesn't fit Obama's race baiting narrative.These two recent crimes are not being handled or reported for what they are... hate crimes. In this effed up world a rodeo clown wearing an Obama mask is a hate crime that requires sensitivity training. But when black teens senselessly beat an elderly white man (which, btw, … [Read more...]


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