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Archive for August 16th, 2011

BS Dawg Rides Again

“Speaking of rides, the album cover for the new audio/video version of my life story is a picture of me riding my Harley Davidson Fatboy through the hills of Montana.”

That’s John Corapi, “The Black Sheep Dog”, on his new site. Yup, a new version of His Life Story, with himself on his bike, the dog on the hog, so to speak. Across the top of the page there are things you can click on for “My Cart”. “My Account”, “My Wish List”, and “Checkout”,¬†which should tell you all you need to know about Corapi’s latest caper.

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Witness to a Holocaust

A first hand report on the bombing of Nagasaki, by a nun who survived:

“No matter what people say about the atomic bomb bringing the war to an end, of its preventing wars in the future, never can I be reconciled to the injustice inflicted on thousands of innocent people whose only part in the war was to suffer from it.”

Read the rest:

http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/features/2011/08/09/%E2%80%98the-explosion-in-the-air-was-like-the-sun-bursting%E2%80%99/

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http://www.cornucopia.org/who-owns-organic/¬†(You can see a larger version of this chart by clicking the link)….

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Analyzing Dissent

My good friend Thomas Storck takes a look at the ways “faithful” Catholics rationalize dissent on social doctrine:

“While one is hardly surprised to find dissent from Catholic teaching among liberal Catholics, it is just as common to find it among conservative Catholics. These latter, however, since they see themselves as faithful adherents to Catholic doctrine, necessarily must create some strategy of disguising their dissent from Catholic teaching. There are, it seems to me, three main strategies used by conservative Catholics to justify their dissent from papal social teaching. Let us take a look at each of them in turn.”

From The Distributist Review:

http://distributistreview.com/mag/2011/08/three-strategies-for-evasion/

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