Tag: Catholic Church

Masses Suspended throughout the Diocese Of Orange

Bishop Kevin Vann has announced that all masses – including daily and Sunday – will be temporarily suspended. All Catholics are “dispensed from the obligation of attending mass.” So us Catholic folks won’t be incurring sin for failure to attend. I’m pretty sure that all other forms of sin are still in full force and …

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So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish

From Pope Benedict’s final General Audience address: “…At this point I would also like to wholeheartedly thank all of the many people around the world who, in recent weeks, have sent me touching tokens of concern, friendship, and prayer. Yes, the Pope is never alone. I feel this again now in such a great way …

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Exorcist Author Set To Sue Catholic Georgetown University After Sebelius Visit

William Peter Blatty, author of the best-selling novel “The Exorcist” is prepared to sue his alma mater Georgetown University after the Catholic school invited Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to speak on campus. Blatty says that the university – which was founded by Jesuits – has, for the past two decades invited speakers …

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Even in the Vatican, The Butler Did It

I guess I was just expecting something … different … from the Church.  Something supernatural, not pedestrian. Paolo Gabriele, 46, was arrested this week for illegal possession of confidential documents found in his apartment in Vatican city. Gabriele has been the Papal butler since 2006, and is one of the few people who have access …

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