Tag Archives: NCReg

Divine Retribution

I noticed the news item of a Dominican priest, Father Giovanni Cavalcoli, who has come under fire, including Vatican criticism, for linking Italian earthquakes with divine punishment for moral lapses such the legalization of same-sex unions. Edward Pentin at NCReg … Continue reading

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Unity Without Uniformity

What do the NCReg, NCRep, America, and OSV have in common today? A unified statement against the death penalty. We, the editors of four Catholic journals — America, National Catholic Register, National Catholic Reporter and Our Sunday Visitor — urge … Continue reading

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Eat A Cookie

Anti-abortion Catholics generally ignore or dismiss criticism of their support for China and Chinese products. “Impossible” is how one concerned Catholic responded to one of my boycott inquiries. But remember: that’s a nation that actually utilizes law and punishment to enforce … Continue reading

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I have to ride herd occasionally on music people here at the parish. We have licensing to reprint music, but to be “helpful,” a non-music person provided lyrics for a recent student liturgy. No attribution. No copyright. A hundred copies had … Continue reading

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