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Critical commentaries on current events
Atila Sinke Guimarães



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catholicMarch 8, 2017
The Clergy Has Become a Cesspool of Impurity

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catholic February 28, 2017
A Hypocritical Papal Zero Tolerance

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catholic January 30, 2017
Francis' New Church Forges Forward

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catholicDecember 30, 2016
Doubts about the Cardinals’ Dubia

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catholicNovember 30, 2016
New Roads for the U.S.

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catholicNovember 9, 2016
When the Pope Becomes Lutheran

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catholicNovember 2, 2016
Francis Scorned in Sweden

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catholicSeptember 30, 2016
Will Luther Be the Next Canonized ‘Saint’?

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catholicAugust 31, 2016
Abdicating the Papal Power of Judgment

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catholicJuly 29, 2016
Checking in on the Pedophilia Crisis

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catholicJune 29, 2016
Seeing Brexit in Perspective

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catholicMay 30, 2016
Female Deacons, Feminist Church

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catholicApril 26, 2016
The Content of Amoris Laetitia under Scrutiny

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catholicApril 25, 2016
The Form of Amoris Laetitia under Analysis

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catholicMarch 30, 2016
Transgenders & Homosexuals in the LA Education Congress

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catholicFebruary 29, 2016
Is the Pedophilia Crisis Re-igniting?

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catholicJanuary 29, 2016
Francis' Messages at His Visit to the Synagogue

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catholicDecember 30, 2015
The Upturned Church of Pope Bergoglio

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catholicNovember 23, 2015
What Comes after Democracy?

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catholicOctober 30, 2015
Why So Much ‘Electricity’ around the Synod?

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catholicSeptember 30, 2015
What Kind of Pope is This? - Francis in Cuba & the U.S.

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catholicAugust 31, 2015
Fatal Flaw in the Catholic-Jewish Dialogue

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catholicJuly 31, 2015
Six Contradictions in Laudato Si’

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catholicJune 29, 2015
Francis' Utopia of Poverty and His Heretic ‘Brothers’

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catholicMay 29, 2015
Who Is Inspiring Francis on Ecology? -  Graphic photos

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catholicApril 27, 2015
The Usefulness of the False Right

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catholicMarch 23, 2015
Ecumenism of Blood

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catholicFebruary 16, 2015
Muslim Immigration or Muslim Invasion?

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catholicDecember 29, 2014
Vatican Factions Fighting / Red Axis / Women Religious Exclaim Victory

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catholicDecember 1, 2014
The Papal Address to the European Parliament

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catholicOctober 31, 2014
The Family Synod in Perspective

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catholicSeptember 29,  2014
Francis' Guidelines for the Synod

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catholicSeptember 1,  2014
Caserta, a Landmark in the Francis Revolution

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catholicJuly 30,  2014
Anglican Women 'Bishops': The Consequences

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catholicJune 30,  2014
Maradiaga's Hints about the Future

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catholicMay 28,  2014
A New Vatican Banner: ‘Sustainable Development’

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catholicApril 25,  2014
Who's Who regarding the 'Canonizations'

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catholicMarch 31  2014
EG's Social Input & the Internationale Communiste

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catholicFebruary 28,  2014
The Destruction Intended by Evangelii Gaudium

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catholicJanuary 29,  2014
Internal Contradictions in Evangelii Gaudium

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catholicDecember 30,  2013
A First Look at Evangelii Gaudium

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catholicDecember 2,  2013
Anticipating the Results of the Vatican Referendum

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catholicOctober 30,  2013
The Taoist Background of Jorge Bergoglio

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catholicSeptember 30,  2013
Why Was Parolin Chosen? - Marx's Input

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catholicJuly 31,  2013
Seeing Francis through Boff's Lenses

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catholicJune 28,  2013
Bergoglio's 'Psychiatric Reasons'

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catholic May 29,  2013
Francis and Judas

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catholic April 29,  2013
The Onset of Francis' Revolution

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catholic April 3,  2013
By-Products of a Resignation

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catholic February 25,  2013
The Hypocritical Glorification of Dishonor

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catholic January 30,  2013
The Renaissance Papacy Lives / The Iconoclast Assault Continues

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catholic December 28,  2012
Destruction of Catholic Militancy by John XXIII

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catholic November 28,  2012
John XXIII Wanted a Rupture with the Past

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catholic September 26,  2012
Lay Funeral Ministers in Perspective

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catholic July 27,  2012
The Official Hermeneutics of Rupture - IV

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catholic June 29, 2012
The Official Hermeneutics of Rupture - III

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catholic June 15, 2012
The Official Hermeneutics of Rupture - II

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catholic May 30, 2012
The Official Hermeneutics of Rupture - I

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catholic April 16, 2012
Ça ira! Ça ira! / Pushing the Occupy Movement to Return

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catholic March 30, 2012
Blueprint for a Papal Communism

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catholicFebruary 27, 2012
Schonborn's 'prophecies' of changes in the Church

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catholic January 30, 2012
A Change of Popes? Speculations

Tradition in Action
catholicDecember 30, 2011
Death Penalty in Poland / Nichols' Hipocrisy / Lay-led Masses in Belgium

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catholicNovember 28, 2011
Still Waiting for the Spark - On the Occupy Movement

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catholicOctober 26, 2011
The Vatican & the Traditionalist Cake

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catholicAugust 29, 2011
Benedict XVI's Different Religion

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catholicJuly 29, 2011
The Shameful Pact of Geneva

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catholicJune 29, 2011
Women Priests, Serious Cracks in the Dam

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catholicMay 30, 2011
By-Products of a Beatification

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catholicApril 29, 2011
Miasmas from the Pedophile Swamp

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catholicMarch 30, 2011
Muddy Tide in Philadelphia

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catholicFebruary 15, 2011
Clergy Celibacy - Boiling Water in Germany

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catholicJanuary 26, 2011
Anglican Conversions: A Cloud of Dust and a Ray of Light

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catholicDecember 27, 2010
Benedict on Condoms: A Forgotten Paragraph

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catholicNovember 29, 2010
Schizophrenia at the Vatican?

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catholicOctober 29, 2010
Pontifical Saint Factory / Closing Ushaw Seminary / Cosmic Dimension

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catholicSeptember 29, 2010
Doubts about Newman's Beatification

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catholicAugust 25, 2010
Drawing Rabbits from the Hat in Britain

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catholicJune 28, 2010
The Bells of Secession Are Tolling in Belgium

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catholicMay 31, 2010
Benedict in Fatima and the Winter Grass

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catholicApril 30, 2010
The Changeable Moral Criteria of the Holy See

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catholicMarch 26, 2010
A New Model of Church Is Shaped in Chiapas

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catholicMarch 5, 2010
'The Hypocrites' - Jesuit Sex Abuse Scandal Shocks Germany

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catholicFebruary 17, 2010
The Council Loses Steam / Women at the Vatican / Prelates & Condoms

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catholicJanuary 29, 2010
The Growing Rejection of Islamic Immigration

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catholicJanuary 15, 2010
The Rainbow Becomes a New Liturgical Color

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catholicDecember 28, 2009
Clergy Pedophilia Blows up again in Ireland

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catholicNovember 25, 2009
The Conversion of the Anglicans

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catholicOctober 29, 2009
Caritas in veritate - An Encyclical to Foster the Revolution

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catholicSeptember 25, 2009
Conservative by Necessity - A Vatican Strategy to Save the New Mass

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catholicAugust 24, 2009
A Pain in the Back - The 'Miracle' Attributed to Card. Newman

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catholicJuly 29, 2009
Pope and Vatican Newspaper Praise Homosexual Persons

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catholicJune 29, 2009
Other Scandals of Pope Wojtyla

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catholicJune 3, 2009
‘Mother Earth’ Day

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catholicMay 12, 2009
The Bishop's Harem

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catholicApril 17, 2009
Awakening from a False Obedience

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catholicJanuary 30, 2009
The Middle East: Hawks and Doves in Perspective

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catholicDecember 29, 2008
Birth Control in the Spotlight / Licentious Priest Returns to Ministry

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catholicNovember 17, 2008
'Homosexual Marriage' & Democracy

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catholicOctober 29, 2008
A Socialist West? When?

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catholicSeptember 30, 2008
The Papal Succession Begins

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catholicAugust 28, 2008
Breaking the Glass Ceiling in Italy: Pedophile Priests in Jail

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catholicJuly 31, 2008
What's Left of the English Club?

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catholicJune 30, 2008
A Multi-Faceted Ecology: The New Ideal for Religious Orders

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catholicMay 30, 2008
A Glimpse of the Post-Modern Church

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catholicApril 28, 2008
Benedict XVI's Visit to a New York Synagogue

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catholicMarch 28, 2008
New Saints - A Lack of Consistency

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catholicFebruary 27, 2008
Heading to a Hybrid Mass - New Petition for Universal Mediatrix

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catholicJanuary 28, 2008
Jesuits - High or Low Speed?

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catholicDecember 28, 2007
A Church that Renounces its Apostolic Note

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catholicNovember 13, 2007
An Earthquake Shaking the Spanish Monarchy

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catholicOctober 24, 2007
Progressivism Is Becoming Green

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catholicOctober 1, 2007
Mass Said by Laymen / Women Priests and the End of Celibacy

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catholicAugust 30, 2007
Card. Bertone's Theatrical Indignation

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catholicJuly 18, 2007
The Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum, after the Emotions

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catholicJune 26, 2007
Women Priests, the Process Started / Red Light in Red China

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catholicMay 29, 2007
Married Priests? They Are Here

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catholicMarch 14, 2007
Sacramentum Caritatis - New Mass in Latin and More Compromises Demanded

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catholicFebruary 27, 2007
Tridentine Mass Finished / A Discouraging Ecumenism / Martini Favorable to Euthanasia

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catholicJanuary 31, 2007
Kicking an Anthill in Poland

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catholicNovember 20, 2006
Catholic Divorce Speeded Up / Only 6% of the Abuses Reported / JPII: Beatification Troubles

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catholicOctober 25, 2006
Lifting the Ban on the Tridentine Mass

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catholicSeptember 26, 2006
A Self-Elected Pope?

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catholicSeptember 5, 2006
Spy-Priests Scandal in Poland Grows / Alexis II Supports Castro / Voodoo Priests in Africa

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catholicAugust 8, 2006
Aren't You Missing Something about Lebanon?

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catholicJune 26, 2006
A New Red Pope / Failed Ostpolitik with China / Hispanic Catholics Reject Ecumenism

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catholicJune 6, 2006
A Sister Lucy Favorable to Judaism?

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catholicApril 29, 2006
Is Benedict Weakening the Papacy? One Year as Pontiff

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catholicMarch 22, 2006
A Paralyzed Ecumenism

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catholicJanuary 17, 2006
War and Peace in Perspective

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catholicDecember 15, 2005
The Growing Rejection of Vatican II

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catholicOctober 22, 2005
Disastrous Cost of the Vatican Ostpolitik with Communist China

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catholicSeptember 7, 2005
Pope Benedict XVI Named as a Defendant in a Texas Lawsuit

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catholicJuly 25, 2005
Benedict's Coming Visit to the Synagogue of Cologne

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catholicJune 23, 2005
First Failure of Benedict XVI: Invitation for a Pan-Christian Council Rejected

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catholicJune 6, 2005
The Canonization of Wojtyla, the Moral-Free Pope

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catholicApril 16, 2005
What Is the Mission of the Next Pope?

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catholicApril 6, 2005
Something Is Fishy about the Death of JPII

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catholicMarch 28, 2005
More Earthquakes and Tsunamis

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catholicMarch 22, 2005
The Prodigal Fathers

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catholicFebruary 3, 2005
John Paul II "Blessed" by the Rabbis

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catholicJanuary 7, 2005
What's Old and New in Communism? / Uruguay Becomes Another Communist Country / Bolivia's Socialist Party Records Enormous Growth

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catholicDecember 20, 2004
Jewish Sanhedrin Re-Established in Israel

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catholicNovember 24, 2004
Relics to Schismatics / Sacramental Polemic / Good Appraisal, Bad Interpretation

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catholicOctober 14, 2004
Closing Churches: Incongruent Arguments / Priest Shortage and the Sacraments

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catholicAugust 19, 2004
Kazan, the End of the Story / JPII Praises Liberty, Equality, Fraternity

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catholicJuly 20, 2004
Cover-up in the Austrian Seminary Scandal / More and More "Gay-Parades" / A Mounting AIDS Pandemic

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catholicJuly 6, 2004
Satanism and the "Incompetent Roman Curia"

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catholicJune 16, 2004
Vatican II, the Broken Idol / Sabotage of the Document on Liturgy / Satanism on the Rise

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catholicJune 8, 2004
Hindu Ceremony in Fatima / Ratzinger against Public Sanctions on Abortionists /
Protestant Zionism

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catholicMay 18, 2004
Pope's Approval for the Fatima Interfaith Shrine / La Cosa Nostra I / La Cosa Nostra II

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catholicApril 29, 2004
The Spanish Shame / An Escalating Jihad

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catholicMarch 25, 2004
The Vatican's Feminism / Rahner: Heterodoxy Approved as Orthodoxy

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catholicMarch 8, 2004
Kasper's Curious "Code of Behavior"

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catholicFebruary 25, 2004
From a Shout to a Whisper / Changing the Face of the Church

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catholicJanuary 22, 2004
Closing Churches / Selling Diocesan Palaces / Clamor for a New Council / Changing the Papacy

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catholicDecember 31, 2003
The Cuban Fiasco / Wrong Glasses to Analyze Aids

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catholicOctober 20, 2003
The World's Pope / Traditionalist Marriage with the Vatican

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catholicSeptember 19, 2003
An Egotist Papal Star / Women Hearing Confession / A Bizarre New God

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catholicSeptember 2, 2003
An Anti-Anglo Anglican "Church" / A Solemn Banality / Celibacy Challenged / Postponed Trip

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catholicAugust 19, 2003
Ratzinger, a Toothless Lion

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catholicJuly 26, 2003
Vatican II: A Mirage that Disappears / More than 1,000 Cases / A Network of Horror

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catholicJuly 13, 2003
Gay Anglican Bishops / Driving under the Influence / Cleaning Up the Picture / A Singing Kasper

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catholicApril 21, 2003
Iraq - A Catholic Paradise?

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catholicApril 11, 2003
Shadow Over the United Nations / Atomic and Chemical Weapons

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catholicMarch 26, 2003
War: Please Don't Swallow the Bait / Frustrated Invitations / Catholic Hierarchy Encourages Violence /Reduced to the Status of Minor

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catholicMarch 15, 2003
Papal Poetry

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catholicFebruary 21, 2003
Upcoming Visit to the Synagogue / Open Archive / Anglican confrontation / Masons Out! / Once a Jesuit, Always a Jesuit

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catholicFebruary 1, 2003
Vatican Permits Transsexuals / Castro and JPII: The Same "Faith in Evolution" / No More Ecumenism, Say Baptists / Vatican III Postponed

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catholicJanuary 17, 2003
The Papal Letter / Checking on Russia's Conversion

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catholicDecember 26, 2002
A Bad Argument / Storni in the Storm / "Too Late" / Trust Falls Radically / Jesuit Rock

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catholicNovember 22, 2002
A Growing Conservative Tide / Buddhist Incense Produces Cancer / Anglican Split / Jesuits Defend Ordination of Homosexuals

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catholicNovember 15, 2002
Scapegoat / Showing His Colors / The Campaign Starts

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catholicOctober 12, 2002
Brazil - At the Edge of the Abyss

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catholicSeptember 26, 2002
Unfortunate Coincidence? / A Moribund WCC

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catholicAugust 20, 2002
Conversions? From Now On, Prohibited / Dear Friend and Knight / The First of the Regional Councils

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catholicJuly 25, 2002
Miserablist Church / Sincerely Yours... / Love Quarrel

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catholicJune 26, 2002
Mahony's Tomb / High Speed / Liberation Ecology

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catholicJune 15, 2002
The Secrets Do Not Match / New Moses / Closer to the Protestants

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catholicJune 05, 2002
Blueprint for Vatican III / Is Saul Also Among the Prophets?

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catholicMay 17, 2002
Madame the Bishop / Lady-Priests / Fifty Six / The Prima Donna's New Canto / Ecumenical Fellows / A Red Pope?

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catholicMay 05, 2002
Different Languages

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catholicApril 15, 2002
Strange Marriage / Two Causes

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catholicMarch 15, 2002
Two Slaps in the Face / Two Metaphors / Moratorium on Canonizations

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catholicFebruary 15, 2002
Saved by a Thread / Soccer Priests / Sibylline Language / Mamma Mia / Ecumenical World Cup

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catholicJanuary 31, 2002
The Gardens of Allah / A New Advertising Star / Pope's Coin / Pope's Cartoon

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catholicDecember 31, 2001
The Incorrupt Pope and the Pharaohs / Jerusalem, Jerusalem! / A Sincere Dialogue

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catholicNovember 30, 2001
Ratzinger Praises Quinn / Glass Confessionals / 40 Blows with a Rod

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catholicOctober 15, 2001
And Sodano Spoke Out... / Taliban Calls for Holy War / Heaven, a Matter of Interpretation

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catholicSeptember 30, 2001
Is the Vatican Becoming a Mentor for a New Kind of "Liberation Theology"? / Ambiguities / Steps for the Universal Republic / "After Vatican II: A Revolution"

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catholicAugust 31, 2001
Much Thunder and No Rain / Blessing to Married Priests? / Play on a "Gay Christ" Permitted / Good Point

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catholicMarch 31, 2001
"Two Horned Monster" / Adam's Pose / "Too Little Appreciated" / Pizza-Maker / The Merit of Clarity / "Same Faith"

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catholicFebruary 28, 2001
Peace, the New Name of War / Oracle of Delphi

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catholicJanuary 31, 2001
Ostpolitik / Bravo / Transitory Popes / Eulogies of Küng / Rent a Priest / Nightclub Chaplain / A "Purified" Cardinal

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catholicDecember 31, 2000
Irony / But It Is Not a Chastisement / Third Sex / They Take Care of Their People / The Ecumenical Martyrology Has Arrived / Inversion of Style?

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catholicNovember 11, 2000
Religious War / Catholic Patriarch's Flamed Statement / Catholic Cardinal's Peaceful Statement / Statistics / Entrustment / The Ecumenical Dominus Jesu

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catholicOctober 15, 2000
Déjà vu / Same-Sex Unions / Camdessus / Canonization of Relativism / Under Fire / Copyright / In the Spirit of the Council

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catholicAugust 31, 2000
Hermit in Poland / Anti-American Pope / Bravo / Sad Springtime / Pie in the Sky

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catholicApril 15, 2000
Martyrology: A Step Backward / Temple of Solomon / Ecumenical Chapel / Idols and Saints / Apathetic Youth / Return to Their Origins / French Priest and Mason / "We are Church" and the Future Council / New Morals

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catholicMarch 15, 2000
The Pope's Vengeance / Chinese Underground Catholics Delivered to the Wolves / Sign of the Future? / Urgency / "Catholic Divorce" / Forgotten

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catholicFebruary 15, 2000
A Betrayal of the Gospel / Inquisition against the Church / Received by the Pope / Their Gifts and Experiences / A Bad Sign / John Hus / Reasonable Conditions / Refused / Pope's Resignation / Moslem Imperialism

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catholicJanuary 31, 2000
Split in the Holy See / O'Connor and the Jews / Vatican III / Ecclesiastic Olympics / Unwelcome Pilgrimage / Support for Sr. Gramick and Fr. Nugent / Foiled Ecumenism / Visit to the Holy Land / Extremely Inconvenient


 
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