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We few, we happy few, we band of bloggers…

Steve reports a comment from inside the Walls: “The fact that Burke is still around, gaining traction and the voice of the Resistance is infuriating them.” According to the source who wishes to remain anonymous, “Francis is very thin skinned.” The “series of Resistance conferences

A thousand words

I am informed by friends that these have appeared, plastered up on notice boards all over Rome. Antonio Socci described it as the City being “carpeted” with them. It says, “Francis, you police congregations, have priests removed, have decapitated the Order of Malta and the

Reality is divisive

In light of these pronouncements of Pope Francis and the principle of dialogue and acceptance of legitimate plurality of opinions, which was fostered by the documents of the Second Vatican Council, the unusually violent and intolerant reactions on behalf of some bishops and cardinals against

Winnowing time

So, in case there was still anyone in the Catholic world who thought that the pope didn’t want to institute a regime of universal sacrilege, we have this announcement from the Vicariate of Rome. The pope is the bishop of Rome, but he mostly acts


This is Valletta, the capital of Malta, after the German bombing. Every stone of it was rebuilt, and you would never know. It is possible to rebuild. This is true of cities, as it is of the Faith. ~

What I’ve been working on while not posting much here. A friend has been helping me (…has been doing all the work…) to set up a website to provide information and support to older women seeking a way to live the religious life. It’s an