Bishops remove discussion of politics and abortion from conference agenda

Saturday, November 8, 2008 \PM\.\Sat\.

Religion News Service reports that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ plans to discuss abortion and politics next week in Baltimore have been scuttled”:

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Schubert’s Ave Maria Sung By Luciano Pavarotti

Saturday, November 8, 2008 \PM\.\Sat\.

In my opinion Luciano Pavarotti’s Ave Maria is one of the most well sung I’ve ever heard.  Andrea Bocelli just can’t compare when singing Ave Maria.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m a Bocelli fan, but Pavarotti is just much more masculine, vibrant, and lively when singing this particular rendition of Ave Maria.


A Persecuted Church?

Saturday, November 8, 2008 \PM\.\Sat\.

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A very liberal friend in California challenged my support of Proposition 8 and homosexual “marriage” by stating that the faithful would still be able to “discriminate” against them in churches. Well, beside the utter ridiculousness of her statement, it looks to me like she was wrong. Los Angeles saw a massive gathering in front of the Mormon Temple on Santa Monica Blvd. From what I saw in the video tape, there were folks trying to scale the gates surrounding the building. Now from World Net Daily comes proof that the most militant of homosexual rights activists are calling for violence against Christians and destruction of our places of worship. One person quoted in the article stated:

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A Peaceful Canon

Saturday, November 8, 2008 \AM\.\Sat\.

Something for the weekend.  After the turmoil of the election I thought the Canon in D Major by Pachelbel was called for.