Saturday, April 14, 2012

Weekend Reads

Grab a cup of coffee and stay awhile.

Roger L. Simon ponders Why Liberals are the New Squares.
 Liberals have become the New Squares, conventional and predictable to an almost unfathomable degree. Like the very reactionaries they excoriate, they are always thinking backwards, trying finally to get programs right that were first tried in 1932
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops statement on Religious Liberty: Our First, Most Cherished Liberty.
Freedom is not only for Americans, but we think of it as something of our special inheritance, fought for at a great price, and a heritage to be guarded now. We are stewards of this gift, not only for ourselves but for all nations and peoples who yearn to be free. 
Bishop Lynch remembers a great Cuban Patriot, Bishop Agustin Roman.
His public opposition to the Cuban government never reached the decibel level of the exile community who surrounded him, but they knew that in his heart he mourned the absence of religious freedom in Cuba and the ensuing poverty visited upon his beloved people. He was their bishop and they were his people. There are few priests about whom other priests do not have something sometimes unkind and uncharitable to say, but to a person, Miami’s priests acknowledged that Agustin Roman was an extraordinary example and witness to the priesthood of Jesus Christ.  
Something to read as you have another donut with your coffee.
Michelle's Mirror wonders just What the Fluke is Going On Around Here?

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