Monthly Archives: March 2004

Top 10 Ways You Can Tell You’re a Food Elitist

10. You panic when you think you’ve run out of shallots.
9. You know precisely how many days it’s been since you last sharpened your heavy European knives.
8. You refer to pre-ground black pepper as “grey dandruff.”
7. You call the “parmesan cheese” in the green can “white dandruff.”
6. You believe fresh garlic has sacramental qualities.
5. You can tell where an olive oil originated by tasting a single drop.
4. You have a quasi-erotic attachment to roasted pignoli.

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New diocesan statement on Medjugorje

In February, Bishop Ratko Peric of the Diocese of Mostar-Duvno in Bosnia-Herzegovina issued a new summary of the Medjugorje case. At the end of the report, he lists the Holy See’s statements:

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has intervened four times through two of its Secretaries, while the Prefect, Cardinal Ratzinger, also made an important intervention.
In 1985, Msgr. Alberto Bovone notified the Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference of Italy not to organize official pilgrimages to Medjugorje.
In 1995, Msgr. Tarcisio

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44 years of Lent

L’Espresso‘s www.chiesa department presents an excerpt from the testimony of Romanian priest Tertulian Ioan Langa to the persecution of the Church under Communism.
(Thanks, CWN.)

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The Loony Catholic’s Voter Guide

Maryknoll, back in the day, used to produce men like Father Vincent Capodanno, who was awarded the Medal of Honor when he dove into machine-gun fire to protect a wounded Marine. They sent missionaries to the furthest, most inhospitable places on Earth to bear witness to the Gospel. For administering corporal works of mercy, they were legendary.
Today, they are indistinguishable from any other left-wing organization, except they pretend to be motivated by Christian values. You won’t find any reference to abortion, or any other life

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The mystery of Bill Clinton’s appeal discovered

Bizarre Attractive Force Found In Mayonnaise

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What? Who?

On life and living in communion with the Catholic Church.

Richard Chonak
Eric Johnson
John Schultz


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