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Cardinal Sarah Undergoes Robotic Technique Surgery

Of course they are - robot surgeons don't need to wrestle with a human conscience about forcing the new 'health' totalitarianism on patients.
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Great ad! :D

Sounds like a 'revenge review' common on social media. Sometimes they are so stupid. Like for example when I went to a fabulous Polish restaurant (my ethnic heritage) and checking reviews on Yelp some person said that it was terrible because of the use of onions, cabbage, pork, and butter. Obviously this individual doesn't know anything about Polish cuisine!
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Francis Jokes: Brazilian Commentator Protests Too Much

More "blame the victim" Francis in his vulgar "joking", insults a entire country (again demonstrating his being unfit to be pontiff [whether he is or not, I'll leave that aside]) and it's some 'petty' & 'humorless' person who takes offense. Yet in the world stage, people are being 'canceled' for less. I guess it all boils down to who has the power! Well at least there will be another entry in …More
More "blame the victim" Francis in his vulgar "joking", insults a entire country (again demonstrating his being unfit to be pontiff [whether he is or not, I'll leave that aside]) and it's some 'petty' & 'humorless' person who takes offense. Yet in the world stage, people are being 'canceled' for less. I guess it all boils down to who has the power! Well at least there will be another entry in the voluminous "Pope Francis' Little ! (sic) Book of Insults".
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New sacramentals

Kinda related... It must be admitted that in the past at many parishes, the Holy Water font was just gross - with visible filth floating on the surface! I doubt that the water was ever changed or refreshed. In fact I witnessed a person pouring plain tap water from a bucket in a font to 'resupply' it. When I mentioned that a priest would need to bless it, I was told that wasn't needed. The …More
Kinda related... It must be admitted that in the past at many parishes, the Holy Water font was just gross - with visible filth floating on the surface! I doubt that the water was ever changed or refreshed. In fact I witnessed a person pouring plain tap water from a bucket in a font to 'resupply' it. When I mentioned that a priest would need to bless it, I was told that wasn't needed. The leftover drips of Holy Water would "sanctify" the new tap water. Fr. Z wrote about this abuse years ago. Only in a Benedictine monastery did I see proper care of the font. There a novice drained, cleaned, and refilled it. Then a priest/monk blessed the new holy water using the correct prayers from the ritual.
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Fear-Mongering: Nature “No Longer Forgives”

Too bad he doesn't defend the rights of the natural law as much as the rights of "nature". Aren't all the perversions of the day a result of mankind rejecting the natural order?
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Happy St George’s Day! St George was a soldier in the Roman army who was put to death for his …

Georgia the nation, not the U.S. state, right? 😇
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What does Mary’s virginity imply?

Mystically, yes she is the "spouse" of the Holy Spirit, but St, Joseph was her husband in human terms.
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Dawkins Burned At Atheist Stake - For Uttering Heresy

Ironies of ironies... Ditch the person, but not the principle?
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All Just for Show: Francis’ Vatican Also Disregards Covid Religion

So the virus keeps "business hours?" One wonders what these Vatican 'guests' are up to late at night? 🤫
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What does Mary’s virginity imply?

Largely accurate, but I see one major error. Quote: “"How shall this be, since I have no husband?" It is inaccurate to say the Virgin Mary was an 'unwed mother' In ancient Israel, men and women were legally married at their betrothal. In the liturgy, St. Joseph is called the "spouse of the Virgin Mary" There are many works of art (one in the church I attend) depicting the wedding of Joseph & …More
Largely accurate, but I see one major error. Quote: “"How shall this be, since I have no husband?" It is inaccurate to say the Virgin Mary was an 'unwed mother' In ancient Israel, men and women were legally married at their betrothal. In the liturgy, St. Joseph is called the "spouse of the Virgin Mary" There are many works of art (one in the church I attend) depicting the wedding of Joseph & Mary. True, their marriage was NOT consummated due to the extraordinary vocation & privilege of Mary being the Mother of God, and St. Joseph being the guardian of the Holy Family. But they were truly married. A better rending of the quote is "How shall this be, since I have no knowledge of man (virum non cognosco)?" Meaning no experience of sexual relations in the marital embrace.
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Happy Catholic Youth: “We Feared the Sisters”

I dunno, the author looks kinda young to have really experienced what he writes about. I grew up in the same area of the country. I'm nearly 60 and the 'habited nun' was already an endangered species by the 1970s. Our parish only had one sister who dressed in lay clothes. And she did liturgy stuff. Religious education was handled by parents & volunteers. Seems like the writer's just repeating a …More
I dunno, the author looks kinda young to have really experienced what he writes about. I grew up in the same area of the country. I'm nearly 60 and the 'habited nun' was already an endangered species by the 1970s. Our parish only had one sister who dressed in lay clothes. And she did liturgy stuff. Religious education was handled by parents & volunteers. Seems like the writer's just repeating a lot of tropes & stereotypes about those "mean sisters" and how he 'survived' their cruel discipline.
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20 Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Catholic |

Oh, I just saw this in small print in the linked article: Disclaimer: Not everyone on this list lives in accordance with the Catholic Church’s teachings. Sorry about that!
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20 Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Catholic |

Should read "baptized or raised Catholic", so it isn't surprising that people don't know their religion. Looking at the list, with the exception of Patricia Heaton, most are unremarkable & haven't really witnessed to the Truths of the Faith. In fact, may are "counter-witnesses" who preach the values of the world.
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Surprise: The 15 Old Rite Nuns Are Gone

This is a common occurrence with Novus Ordo-Vatican II bishops... one is friendly to traditional religious orders and invites them into his diocese, his more liberal successor tells the same groups to depart since they are not in sync with the "vision" of the modern church. Seen it happen many times, sad to say.
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Patriarch to Muslims: Sincere Congratulations But No Insults, Please

Correct. One cannot praise a false religion and then ask its followers to please not slander the true faith. One has already ratified them in their error!
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Gänswein's Moment of Truth: "That's Not Possible"

It's obvious... throw Pope Benedict under the bus before he dies. Maybe Prince Philip's death made him (Ganswein) step up to give himself cover.
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Shots Fired Into the Old Rite Abbess's Cell

I am familiar with these gracious sisters - who are both devout and joyful (unlike some trads I've encountered). Plus there has been a few incidents, not just one, of shots fired at their convent. Also, a decade ago, a shooter went to a nearby monastery and murdered 2 monks and wounded 2 others. To make light of this, by suggesting snarky excuses, is to play into the Enemy's hands. The world …More
I am familiar with these gracious sisters - who are both devout and joyful (unlike some trads I've encountered). Plus there has been a few incidents, not just one, of shots fired at their convent. Also, a decade ago, a shooter went to a nearby monastery and murdered 2 monks and wounded 2 others. To make light of this, by suggesting snarky excuses, is to play into the Enemy's hands. The world hates holiness, and by extension those who try to live a life of penance in accord with the Gospel.
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Do not trivialize your sin

I assume this is from a Protestant source... veneration (spelled correctly) of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the saints is NOT idolatry! Plus the sin of drunkenness can lead to the addiction of alcoholism - but to conflate the 2 is not really accurate.
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A Church Apartheid

A return to "separate but equal"? Seems whether one gets the "miraculous" shot or not ya still gotta wear the mask and sit alone!
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A Neoconservativ Catholic Village Starts In Texas

Didn't they already try this with Ave Maria college in Florida built by the Domino's Pizza guy? If memory serves, in the end they had to cave to the "world" and admit secular anti-Catholic values. The Wanderer had a whole series on it years ago, I recall.