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  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis’s Silence, Ratzinger's Tears, and That Never-Published Statement of His

    02/12/2020 5:25:46 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | February 12, 2020 | Sandro Magister
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis’s Silence, Ratzinger's Tears, and That Never-Published Statement of His What is most striking in the post-synodal apostolic exhortation “Querida Amazonia,” made public today, February 12 2020, is its total silence on the most anticipated and controversial issue: the ordination of married men.Not even the word “celibacy” appears in it. Pope Francis desires “to configure ministry in such a way that it is at the service of a more frequent celebration of the Eucharist, even in the remotest and most isolated communities” (no. 86). But he reiterates (no. 88) that only the ordained priest can celebrate the Eucharist,...
  • Two Popes, an Oscar race... and an unholy row: The real-life scandal engulfing the Vatican is even more compelling than the hit movie

    02/08/2020 1:13:54 PM PST · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | February 7, 2020 (updated) | Damian Thompson
    Two Popes, an Oscar race and an unholy row >snip< Francis is thinking of ordaining married priests. Benedict is horrified by the idea.And when Benedict's name appeared as the co-author of a book that passionately defends the celibate priesthood, Francis forced the frail older man to withdraw his endorsement.The resulting row between allies of the liberal Argentine pope and his conservative Bavarian predecessor kept The Two Popes in the headlines just as members of the Academy were filling out their ballot papers.And the scandal was given fresh impetus this week when it emerged that Francis had stripped the head of...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Sarah Cancels Talk, Calls Present Situation "Abject"

    01/24/2020 7:17:56 PM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 24, 2020 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Sarah Cancels Talk, Calls Present Situation "Abject" Because of the current saga surrounding the famous Ratzinger/Sarah book on celibacy, Cardinal Robert Sarah received “thousands of messages.”“They touch me,” Sarah confessed on Twitter (January 24). Nevertheless, he decided to cancel a talk to which Créteil Bishop Michel Santier, France, had invited him.Sarah's explanation, "The abject and deleterious situation of the last days invites to stay calm and silent."
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Schneider defends Cdl Sarah for his ‘heroic’ book on priestly celibacy

    01/14/2020 4:49:43 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 14, 2020 | Diane Montagna
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Schneider defends Cdl Sarah for his ‘heroic’ book on priestly celibacy  ‘One might say that the intervention of Cardinal Sarah has provoked, so to speak, the anger of hell.’ ROME, January 14, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Bishop Athanasius Schneider is speaking out in strong support of Cardinal Robert Sarah for his new book with Benedict XVI defending priestly celibacy, calling his actions “heroic.”  News of the forthcoming volume, titled “From the Depths of Our Hearts: Priesthood, Celibacy, and the Crisis of the Catholic Church,” was announced on Sunday, receiving a wave of praise but also considerable backlash. ...
  • ‘I cannot keep silent’: Benedict XVI and Cdl Sarah defend priestly celibacy in new book

    01/12/2020 4:22:11 PM PST · by ebb tide · 76 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 12, 2020 | Diane Montagna
    <p>Benedict: 'Married men could only receive the sacrament of Holy Orders if they had committed themselves to sexual abstinence.’</p> <p>ROME, January 12, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Benedict XVI and Cardinal Robert Sarah have co-authored a new book on priestly celibacy, taking a firm stand against the priestly ordination of married men in the Latin Church.</p>
  • Orangutan With Human Rights Moving From Argentina To Florida

    11/07/2019 10:11:43 AM PST · by RideForever · 48 replies
    Patch, Lakeland FL ^ | 10/7/19 | Dalbey, Patch Staff
    An orangutan named Sandra, at the center of a landmark ruling in Argentina that said she is a "non-human person" entitled to some of the same rights as humans, is making her way to a Florida sanctuary where great apes enjoy those privileges without benefit of a court order. Once Sandra is there, the 33-year-old orangutan will have the company of others in her species for the first time in many years. Sandra left her solitary world at a zoo in Buenos Aires in late September and is currently in Kansas, where she'll remain in quarantine until she's cleared to...
  • Orangutan In Argentina Zoo Recognised By Court As 'Non-Human Person'

    12/21/2014 8:07:27 PM PST · by Steelfish · 17 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | December 21, 2012
    Orangutan In Argentina Zoo Recognised By Court As 'Non-Human Person' Sandra, 29, can be freed in Buenos Aires and transferred to a sanctuary Animal rights campaigners win after filing habeas corpus petition Tommy the chimp is not a person, New York court decides Sandra the orangutan 21 December 2014 An orangutan held in an Argentinian zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognised the ape as a “non-human person” unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday. Animal rights campaigners filed a habeas corpus petition – a document more typically used to challenge...
  • Naples Man Arrested at Bank Claims He's CIA Director, Half Orangutan

    02/20/2012 11:37:33 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    Naples News ^ | February 19, 2012
    A Naples man is accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after an incident Friday outside a bank, where he told deputies he was half orangutan and needed to call the “Fusion Center” to ask about his monkey blood. Collier County sheriff’s deputies arrested 51-year-old Mark Loescher, of the 1100 block of Reserve Way Boulevard, outside the Wells Fargo Bank at 5094 Airport-Pulling Road N. A woman there said a man in a green car pulled out a gun after she told him his vehicle was smoking. Deputies said they responded to the bank shortly before 5 p.m. to...
  • Cath Cauc- Cdl Sarah fears Westerners are taking over Amazon Synod to advance dissident agenda

    09/26/2019 6:51:24 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | September 24, 2019 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    African Cardinal fears Westerners are taking over Amazon Synod to advance dissident agenda ROME, September 24, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – An African cardinal who is no stranger to mission territory raised concern that the upcoming Amazon Synod is being taken over by Westerners to promote an agenda contrary to Catholic teaching.  Cardinal Robert Sarah, the Guinean Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, gave voice to his worries in a recent French-language interview with the National Catholic Register’s Edward Pentin.   “I have heard that some people wanted to make this synod a laboratory for the universal Church, that others said...
  • BREAKING: Sarah Palin's Husband [Todd] Files For Divorce

    09/09/2019 1:22:28 PM PDT · by LUV W · 107 replies
    PJ Media ^ | September 9, 2019 | Matt Margolis
    Anchorage Daily News reports that Todd Palin, the husband of former Alaska governor and GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, has filed for divorce. In a document filed Friday in Anchorage Superior Court, Todd Palin, 55, asked to dissolve the marriage, citing an “incompatibility of temperament between the parties such that they find it impossible to live together as husband and wife.”
  • Standing Ovation During Beautiful Farewell Tribute to Sarah Huckabee Sanders…

    06/19/2019 8:04:58 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 32 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 6/18/19 | sundance
    During the kick-off campaign rally in Orlando Florida, President Donald Trump delivered a farewell tribute to a “warrior”, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. During the first two years of the administration Sarah Sanders has stood firmly in support of President Trump and fearlessly faced a hostile and ideologically corrupt media. Tonight Trump supporters had the opportunity to say thank you. The crowd delivered a rousing standing ovation while shouting: “Sarah, Sarah, Sarah”…. WATCH:
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Sarah Endorses the “Notes” of Pope Benedict, “Martyr For the Truth”

    05/20/2019 6:13:58 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | May 20, 2019 | Sandro Magister
    magister.blogautore.espresso.repubblica.it [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Sarah Endorses the “Notes” of Pope Benedict, “Martyr For the Truth” Cardinal Robert Sarah took everyone by surprise on the evening of May 14 in Rome, in the auditorium of the cultural center of the church of St. Louis of the French, when everyone was expecting him to present his latest book, entitled “Le soir approche et déjà le jour baisse,” on the Church’s crisis of faith and the decline of the West.Because instead, the cardinal said right away, “this evening I will not talk about this book at all.” And the reason - he explained...
  • Breaking Evangelicalism’s Silence on IVF

    05/04/2019 6:37:34 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 31 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | April 25, 2019 | Matthew Lee Anderson
    The quiet heartbreak and pain of infertility is well known to many evangelicals, whose aspirations to have a child have been frustrated for reasons they cannot understand or control. It is frequently a secret burden that couples carry, which only emerges into the open as they reveal their struggles to family, friends, and doctors. The weight of infertility and the value of children has increasingly prompted infertile couples to pursue procreation by every means possible: artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, and even surrogacy have all found their way into evangelical communities. Yet while evangelicals have become increasingly aware of the...
  • Potential Future Pope Condemns Sri Lanka Attacks as ‘Barbaric Islamist Violence’

    04/22/2019 5:38:23 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    Big League ^ | April 22, 2019 | Tom Pappert
    Potential Future Pope Condemns Sri Lanka Attacks as ‘Barbaric Islamist Violence’ It is a rare display of honesty from a high ranking Catholic official. A Catholic cardinal considered by many to be a candidate to become the next Pope has condemned the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka as “barbaric Islamist violence” after at least 290 Christians were murdered during worship on Easter Sunday. Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea condemned the attacks in Sri Lanka on Twitter, writing that it illustrates “how the followers of Christ are all over the world the victims of wild and foolish deeds,” and adding, “I...
  • Christians Suffer Silently

    03/26/2019 7:43:41 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Church Militant ^ | March 25, 2019 | Bradley Eli
    Christians Suffer Silently Cdl. Sarah: 'We can no longer be silent' As terrorist attacks on Christians become commonplace, the Vatican's top liturgist is urging Catholics to no longer keep silent. Government officials in Montreal jettisoned the crucifix from City Hall and witnessed an attack on a Catholic priest during Mass one day later. Fifty Christians were also recently murdered in Nigeria, with Islamic terrorist attacks seeming to become the norm in France and the Philippines. Foreseeing the onslaught of such violence, Cdl. Robert Sarah is calling for Catholics to suffer in silence no longer. During a homily on the feast of Mary, Mother of the Church...
  • Sarah Palin shoots guns, visits with ‘real cowboys’ and praises Spurs and Coach Pop in trip to Texas

    03/21/2019 8:48:10 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 25 replies
    MySanAntonio.com ^ | 3/6/2019 | Madalyn Mendoza
    Sarah Palin was spotted at the Spurs vs. Denver Nuggets game on Monday, but that's not all she did during her Texas jaunt. The 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate visited daughter Bristol and grandson Tripp in Austin, where they live. Palin and Tripp made the drive to watch the Spurs in action. In an interview with the San Antonio Express-News, the former Alaska governor raved about watching Gregg Popovich's coaching and how "fun" watching the team regroup is. In addition to witnessing the Spurs' 104-103 nail-biter win, she also posted a series of photos to prove "God blessed Texas."...
  • Sarah Palin Goes Rogue On West Bank

    12/03/2009 7:51:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies · 1,469+ views
    The Baltimore Jewish Times ^ | December 4, 2009 | Michael Felson
    As Sarah Palin begins what at least appears to be a testing—if not a parting—of the waters in anticipation of a potential presidential run, she has waded into the murky stuff that is the Israel/Palestine quagmire. One of the stops on her “Going Rogue” book promotional tour last week was ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Noting that the Obama administration doesn’t want Israel to build any more settlements on what it considers Palestinian territory, interviewer Barbara Walters asked the former Alaska governor/Vice Presidential candidate for her view. Palin’s response. The politician responded, “I disagree with the Obama administration on that. I...
  • ALICE COOPER Says SARAH PALIN Is 'Totally A Breath Of Fresh Air'

    10/09/2008 12:00:57 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 81 replies · 3,635+ views
    roadrunnerrecords.com ^ | October 09, 2008 | roadrunnerrecords
    Although legendary rocker Alice Cooper has been often quoted in the media as a supporter of the Republican Party, Cooper set the record straight during a recent interview with Canada's Hour.ca. "I'll be honest, I go from Democrat to Republican," he said. "I vote for the person, not the party. [As for U.S. Vice President hopeful Sarah Palin], I think she's totally a breath of fresh air. When they say she has no experience, maybe that's what Washington needs. I still don't know who I'm going to vote for. But in a shooting war, I want a pit bull, not...
  • Brett Kavanaugh process: How Democrats played [major league baseball analogy]

    10/06/2018 11:52:43 PM PDT · by topher · 20 replies
    7-Oct-2018 | Vanity
    The past few weeks have been 'brutal' on many people. So what was going on? To use the baseball analogy, the Democrats were a like a team so desparate that they threw a high tight 'fastball' at the head of each hitter on the Republican side -- for every batter and for every inning. Normally, that might be done once or maybe twice in a game to send a message to the other team. Especially a high and tight fastball to the hitter on the other side who did the most damage. It is meant to intimidate the other side....
  • Donald Trump: Alaska ‘Will Never Forgive’ Lisa Murkowski for Opposing Brett Kavanaugh

    10/06/2018 3:31:57 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Oct, 2018 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump warned Sen. Lisa Murkowski that she might face political retribution for her decision to oppose his nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “I think she will never recover from this,” Trump said. “I think the people from Alaska will never forgive her for what she did.” The president commented about the process in an interview with the Washington Post that was published on Saturday. Murkowski voted against cloture for Kavanaugh’s confirmation on Friday. (On Saturday, Murkowski voted “no” on confirmation and later withdrew her vote to be marked “present” so that her Republican colleague in...