Notre Dame Has Certainly Turned Against The Church

Thursday, April 2, 2009 \PM\.\Thu\.


Hattip to my friend Feddie at Southern Appeal.  In a scathing letter Archbishop Eusebius J. Beltran of Oklahoma City denounces the decision of Notre Dame to pay homage on May 17, 2009 to President Obama.

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Happy Belated National Atheists’ Day

Thursday, April 2, 2009 \AM\.\Thu\.


Hattip to Regular Guy Paul.  I am afraid I got busy yesterday and I forgot to wish everyone a Happy National Atheists’ Day.  Here are some quotes of atheists of yesteryear for the occasion:

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Notre Dame, This Is What A Principled Pro-Life Stand Looks Like

Thursday, April 2, 2009 \AM\.\Thu\.


Hattip to the ever-alert Jay Anderson of Pro Ecclesia.  Bravo to Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfinger of Evansville:

“Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfinger of Evansville said he will not attend an April right-to-life dinner where Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, is scheduled to speak because he objects to comments the GOP leader made about abortion.

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Hell and Back Again

Thursday, April 2, 2009 \AM\.\Thu\.

For those American Catholic readers who aren’t familiar with my previous online life, I’m on my third year of blogging through Dante’s Divine Comedy on my personal blog as a Lenten exercise. On the category page here you can find entries for the entirely of the Inferno and nearly all of Purgatorio, which I should be wrapping up by Easter.

Time and motivation permitting, I may start Paradiso during Easter season — or perhaps I’ll have to save that for next year. If you’re interested, feel free to stop by and read along in this timeless spiritual and literary classic during what remains of Lent.