No Religious Liberty in Washington

Washington State refuses to give pharmacists a religious exemption to mandated “Plan B” coverage–the “right” of patients to unrestricted abortion is an absolute, the religious rights of pharmacists are denied. Some pharmacists are suing.

On the Mass as a Sacrifice

Brandon at SDA2RC posts this definition of the mass as sacrifice from the 1962 Daily Roman Missal published by Angelus Press (the SSPX publishing house): The Mass is thus the perpetual prolongation of the Sacrifice made on the cross. Consequently, every Mass is the one immolation of Christ repeated in the Act of Oblation.  That’s…

Motu-mania

Fr. John Z. continues to blog about reactions to the pope’s motu proprio allowing greater use of the 1962 Missale Romanum, today posting a letter sent by the Bishop of Steubenville, OH, to his priests with some interesting demands. The motu proprio is just one more instance of the tug-of-war over authority that dominates the…

Marvin Zindler, RIP

He was a striking image in his blue glasses and white hair, and a prominent feature of Houston television for many years, battling with “Marvin’s Angels” for justice for consumers, and against “SLIME IN THE ICE MACHINE!” His reporting brought down the Chicken Ranch in La Grange, TX, inspired a Broadway musical and a movie.…

A “Christian Nation”?

I flipped past D. James Kennedy this morning, who was asserting once again his contention that America is a Christian nation, that the founding fathers always believed this, that “separation of church and state” is a myth, etc. Then this afternoon I was browsing through the webpage of the Archives of the Seventh-day Adventist General…