Res & Explicatio for A.D. 3-20-2009

Salvete AC readers!

Here are today’s Top Picks in the Catholic world:

1.  Seems like priests and their habits have been ruminating around the blogosphere as of late.  Now Fr. Z has followed up this with insight concerning those for and against this trend.

For the link click here.

2.  Speaking of religious, after enduring the many innovations following the conclusion of the Second Vatican Council, vocations have rebounded:

“Nearly 70 percent of Catholic religious communities have seen a jump in vocation inquiries in the past year”

The vast majority of those entering the religious life are tradition-minded adults under the age of 40.

For the link click here.

3.  Following on the heels of this good news, Pope Benedict has requested priests to smarten up and wear your clericals and cassocks to better identify yourself to laypeople.

For the link click here.

4.  With the Lion of Pennsylvania leading a resurgence in orthodoxy amongst his fellow brother bishops, Bishop Robert Morlino of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin, has removed a dissident Catholic from her post as a pastoral assistant.  Ruth Kolpack has refused to renounce liberation and feminist theology that provoked the bishop’s demands for her to recant – which she hasn’t.

For the link click here.

5.  In quick step Archbishop Chaput has urged that alleged Catholics such as Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden should not be receiving Holy Communion if they want to remain Catholics.

“…politicians who won’t take action to oppose abortion should neither call themselves Catholic nor take Communion”

For the link click here.

6.  Webster’s dictionary has changed the definition of marriage that has elicited dispondence among many people.

For the link click here.

7.  For all you college basketball fans following March madness but can’t get off from work.  Go to and you can view all the tournament games live and free!

For the link click here.

8.  Seems like Google’s Chrome browser has surpassed Mozilla’s Firefox as the most secure browser on the Internet.  Meanwhile Microsoft’s new Internet Explorer 8 has succumbed to serious security flaw.

For the link click here.

9.  For the previous Res & Explicatio click here.

10.  If you can’t get enough news go to CVSTOS FIDEI for all your news cravings here.

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