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Excommunicated Nun Accepts Award for Abortion Decision

Excommunicated Sister of Mercy Margaret McBride received the 2011 Call To Action Leadership Award at their annual conference precisely for her role in a decision at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix to abort an 11 week old… Continue Reading →

Just to Annoy Pat

Here’s CNN’s video of a 103 year old nun polka dancing on her birthday. I think this might annoy Pat. Not that Pat doesn’t like nuns and it’s certainly not that he doesn’t like the polka (who doesn’t?) but when… Continue Reading →

Monk Nabbed With Nun’s Remains

Weirdest story of the day. Maybe even of the week. A monk was trying to board a flight when baggage checkers opened up his bags and found… Reuters reports: A Cypriot monk caught at a Greek airport with the skeletal… Continue Reading →

A Honus Wagner Christmas

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports: The School Sisters of Notre Dame, who had been bequeathed the 100-year-old card, thought they had a buyer last month when it sold for $220,000 at a Dallas-based auction house. When that buyer reneged, auction officials… Continue Reading →

AP Notices Traditional Convents Booming

The Associated Press has a piece detailing how some traditional convents are seeing a boom in the number of young people interested in joining. I love seeing this information get out there because it’s so countercultural and counter to the… Continue Reading →

Can the Church Excommunicate a Cartoon Nun?

The American Life League explains the automatic excommunication of Sister Margaret McBride with a cartoon. I’ve got to admit this is a pretty novel way to get the point across. Politics Daily

Priest Questions Bishop Olmsted

The Church’s sexual abuse scandal is the “blame Bush” of Catholicism. Anything that goes wrong anywhere that has even the remotest connection to Catholicism can be explained by or blamed on the sex abuse scandal. It’s reflexive now. Liberal Catholics… Continue Reading →

Nun Excommunicated for Approving Abortion

A nun reportedly approved of an abortion and is now automatically excommunicated. This, of course, is already being portrayed as the Church oppressing pregnant women and nuns. To be technical though, the sister who approved of the abortion excommunicated herself…. Continue Reading →

Text of Nun’s Letter Endorsing Obamacare

The following is the full text of the letter from Catholic nuns endorsing Obamacare. Below the letter is a complete list of the signatories. Dear Members of Congress: We write to urge you to cast a life-affirming “yes” vote when… Continue Reading →

Catholic Nuns Endorse Obamacare

This is awful. Nuns gone wild. The AP reports: Catholic nuns are urging Congress to pass President Barack Obama’s health care plan, in an unusual public break with bishops who say it would subsidize abortion. Some 60 leaders of religious… Continue Reading →

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