Daily Archives: 30 March 2011

GOP Opposed Pro-Life Legislation: Who’s Surprised?

Retired Rep Bart Stupak tells it. Curious: Senate Republicans killed a “technical corrections bill,” leaving the executive order the only way to go. Here’s a question: does a good Catholic have to uphold the right to life at every opportunity, … Continue reading

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GILM 82: Choices in Weekday Readings

Priests and liturgists are confronted with choices at daily Mass, usually the intersection of the cycle of saints with the readings of ordinary time: 82. The arrangement of weekday readings provides texts for every day of the week throughout the … Continue reading

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The Adoption Wedge

I could respect a decision of conscience like this or this if either diocese were willing to own up to the real reason old-style adoption services were being dropped. In my own diocese, a Catholic Charities counsellor reported helping in … Continue reading

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