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  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-23-19, OM, St. Vincent, Deacon/Martr, St. Marianne Cope

    01/22/2019 9:22:24 PM PST · by Salvation
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-23-19 | Revised New American Bible
    January 23 2019 Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time Reading 1 Heb 7:1-3, 15-17 Melchizedek, king of Salem and priest of God Most High, met Abraham as he returned from his defeat of the kings and blessed him. And Abraham apportioned to him a tenth of everything. His name first means righteous king, and he was also "king of Salem," that is, king of peace. Without father, mother, or ancestry, without beginning of days or end of life, thus made to resemble the Son of God, he remains a priest forever. It is even more obvious if another...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Vincent of Zaragossa, 01-22-19

    01/22/2019 7:44:41 PM PST · by Salvation · 3 replies
    FranciscanMedia.org ^ | 01-23-19 | franciscanmedia
    Post by Franciscan Media Saint Vincent of Zaragossa Saint of the Day for January 22 (d. c. 304) Saint Vincent of Zaragossa’s Story Most of what we know about this saint comes from the poet Prudentius. His Acts have been rather freely colored by the imagination of their compiler. But Saint Augustine, in one of his sermons on Saint Vincent, speaks of having the Acts of his martyrdom before him. We are at least sure of his name, his being a deacon, the place of his death and burial. According to the story we have, the unusual devotion he inspired...
  • Covington Catholic to remain closed until law enforcement says it’s safe

    01/22/2019 12:19:05 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 46 replies
    Fox19 ^ | 1-22-2019 | Jennifer Baker
    Covington Catholic High School and the Diocese of Covington released a statement about the progress of the investigation into the incident at the March For Life 2019 event. “Concerning the incident in Washington, D.C., between Covington Catholic students, Elder Nathan Phillips and Black Hebrew Israelites the independent, third-party investigation is planned to begin this week. This is a very serious matter that has already permanently altered the lives of many people. It is important for us to gather the facts that will allow us to determine what corrective actions, if any, are appropriate,” the statement reads. They thanked officers for...
  • If You Still Think Nick Sandmann’s Smile Is Proof of Racism, You’re Seeing What You Want to See S

    01/22/2019 11:18:53 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 27 replies
    https://reason.com ^ | Jan. 22, 2019 | Robby Soave
    Some are incapable of viewing the MAGA-hat-wearing teens from Covington Catholic as anything other than pure evil. In the nearly two hours of video footage that greatly elucidate what happened between a group of boys from Covington Catholic High School and Native American veteran Nathan Phillips, there are many moments that turn the media's initial, false narrative—racist teens harass well-meaning elderly man—on its head. ...Undoubtedly, it is a teachable moment for everyone who rushed to join the social media mob condemning the kids as abominable racists, including prominent journalists on the left, right, and center. To their credit, many have...
  • Native American Activist Nathan Phillips Never Served in Vietnam — But Raised Money By Saying He Did

    01/22/2019 11:37:03 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 80 replies
    GP ^ | 01/22/18 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    The Washington Post has had to issue yet another retraction after falsely claiming that far-left Native American activist Nathan Phillips served in the Vietnam War. He didn’t — but this lie was previously used to help raise money for a documentary about his life. On Monday, the Washington Post quietly issued a correction to their story about the activist, saying that while he served in the Marines, he was never deployed to Vietnam. “Correction: Earlier versions of this story incorrectly said that Native American activist Nathan Phillips fought in the Vietnam War. Phillips served in the U.S. Marines from 1972...
  • Twitter: MAGA Kids High School Now Under Police Protection

    01/21/2019 11:23:31 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 42 replies
    BREAKING: Covington Catholic High School says they’ve been forced to work closely with local police and authorities to make sure that the staff and students are safe following serious death threats made against several students, their families and the schools principal. MORE: Two police cars are stationed outside the Covington Catholic High School building, patrolling the area due to extreme threats made against the school and its staff and students. Protests have been planned for tomorrow. All students expected to stay home. CORRECTION: Not all students are expected to stay home tomorrow, as it will be a ‘normal’ school day....
  • The Word of God: Handle with Care

    01/22/2019 9:24:40 AM PST · by Salvation · 1 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 01-21-19 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Word of God: Handle with Care Msgr. Charles Pope • January 21, 2019 • The first reading from last Saturday’s daily Mass reminds us of the power that the Word of God can have in our lives if we listen to or read it with devotion. It also reminds us that God’s Word is like a scalpel with which to cut away evil. Indeed, the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating even between soul and spirit, joints and marrow, and able to discern reflections and thoughts of the heart. No creature is...
  • Catholic Leaders Refuse to Retract Slander of School Boys at March for Life

    01/22/2019 6:18:09 AM PST · by servo1969 · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1-22-2019 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    The Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore issued a separate condemnation of the students, tweeting that they had shown “disrespect” toward a Native American elder. The Archdiocese of Baltimore condemns the disrespect shown toward a Native American elder during the March for Life. Respect for life demands all are treated with dignity. — ArchdioceseBaltimore (@archbalt) January 20, 2019 Without apologizing to the boys for its rash accusation, the Baltimore Archdiocese released a statement to “clarify” its earlier declaration, acknowledging that “the circumstances of this confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial are now being reported as more complex and it will be the responsibility...
  • Native American “Harassed” By MAGA Kids Exposed As Outrage-Culture Grifter

    01/22/2019 5:56:44 AM PST · by blam · 60 replies
    Just when you thought your blue-pilled perception of the world couldn’t take another red-pilling reality check – after Buzzfeed’s lies and mainstream media’s Covington Catholics chaos – it turns out that the man wondering quietly across the concourse before ‘not being accosted’ by young MAGA-hat-wearing teens is not some hapless native American… It turns out that Nathan Phillips is raising money with the help of a major big-money left-wing operation, and has a history of appearing in the press claiming to be a victim of anti-Native racism. In 2015, Phillips claimed that he was “bombarded by racial slurs” by students...
  • Take a memo:

    01/22/2019 5:45:42 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-22-19 | MOTUS
    To the News Media and the Diocese of Covington:Have you no shame?I’ve read numerous “updates” and “corrections” to your original stories. Most of them still inadequately describe the facts, none of them sound very apologetic.Do the right thing. Correct your judgmental error. Flat out apologize for your slander and libel of this bunch of innocent young men whose families are now receiving death threats. Is that too much to ask?  And of course that tidy conclusion has been pre-ordained by the narrative.Or I swear, we’re going to do it for youPosted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • Covington Catholic classmate says group was confused when approached by American Indians

    01/22/2019 12:11:19 AM PST · by Tired of Taxes · 36 replies
    WLWT5 ^ | Jan. 21, 2019 | Brian Hamrick
    “I mean you get a video clip of a couple minutes, yeah, you can frame it to look like that, but there’s no context,” said one student who WLWT is not identifying. The student said he was on the trip to Washington, D.C. for an anti-abortion rally with other Covington Catholic students on Friday. Video shows one Covington Catholic student face to face with American Indian elder Nathan Phillips. Phillips is beating a drum inches from the face of the smiling student who is identified as Nick Sandmann. “This guy literally came out of nowhere. He just comes up, beating...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-22-19, Day of Prayer -- Protection of Unborn Children

    01/21/2019 10:19:20 PM PST · by Salvation · 36 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-22-19 | Revised New American Bible
    January 22 2019 Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children Reading 1 Heb 6:10-20 Brothers and sisters: God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love you have demonstrated for his name by having served and continuing to serve the holy ones. We earnestly desire each of you to demonstrate the same eagerness for the fulfillment of hope until the end, so that you may not become sluggish, but imitators of those who, through faith and patience, are inheriting the promises. When God made the promise to Abraham, since he had no one...
  • Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children - January 22

    01/21/2019 6:54:48 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies
    Libreria Editrice Vaticana & CERC ^ | 05.24.15 | Pope Francis
    Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children POPE FRANCIS We need to develop a new synthesis capable of overcoming the false arguments of recent centuries. When we fail to acknowledge as part of reality the worth of a poor person, a human embryo, a person with disabilities — to offer just a few examples — it becomes difficult to hear the cry of nature itself; everything is connected.  Once the human being declares independence from reality and behaves with absolute dominion, the very foundations of our life begin to crumble, for "instead of carrying out his role...
  • Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children - January 22

    01/21/2019 7:00:16 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies
    Catholic Culture & Spirit and Life (HLI) ^ | 01.22.19 | Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro-Carámbula
    MASS READINGS January 22, 2019 (Readings on USCCB website)COLLECT PRAYER God our Creator, we give thanks to you, who alone have the power to impart the breath of life as you form each of us in our mother's womb; grant, we pray, that we, whom you have made stewards of creation, may remain faithful to this sacred trust and constant in safeguarding the dignity of every human life. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. January 22 is the anniversary...
  • The Covington Students Might as Well Have Just Spit on the Cross (TDS Alert)

    01/21/2019 3:07:52 PM PST · by Fiji Hill · 85 replies
    National Review ^ | January 20, 2019 | Nicholas Frankovich
    It appears that most of the teenagers in this video are from a Catholic high school near Covington, Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. They mock a serious, frail-looking older man and gloat in their momentary role as Roman soldiers to his Christ. “Bullying” is a worn-out word and doesn’t convey the full extent of the evil on display here. For some of us, the gospel stories of Jesus’s passion and death are so familiar we no longer hear them. The evangelists are terse in their descriptions of the humiliations heaped on Jesus in the final hours before his...
  • Liberals Are Bigots, But It's Okay Because That Kid Had a MAGA Hat

    01/21/2019 3:20:59 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 33 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 21 Jan 2019 | Jim Treacher
    Here's a rule of thumb I came up with a few years back, and maybe you've noticed it too: By the time I learn enough about a huge news story to realize I don't care, it turns out to be bull$#!+ anyway. The press latches onto something, focuses on it like a laser, and then it turns out to be nothing. This keeps happening, again and again. And over the weekend, it happened twice in as many days. First, BuzzFeed gave us the impeachment-justifying scoop of the century that, er... wasn't. The bombshell was a bust. Then, for some reason,...
  • I Failed the Covington Catholic Test

    01/21/2019 5:14:17 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 43 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | January 21, 2019 | Julie Irwin Zimmerman
    Next time there’s a viral story, I’ll wait for more facts to emerge. ... If the Covington Catholic incident was a test, it’s one I failed—along with most others. Will we learn from it, or will we continue to roam social media, looking for the next outrage fix? Next time a story like this surfaces, I’ll try to sit it out until more facts have emerged. I’ll remind myself that the truth is sometimes unknowable, and I’ll stick to discussing the news with people I know in real life, instead of with strangers whom I’ve never met. I’ll get my...
  • Black-Nationalist Bigotry

    01/21/2019 3:49:46 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 20 replies
    NRO ^ | 21 Jan 2019 | Molly Powell
    One aspect of the Covington controversy has received very little coverage, let alone condemnation: the outright racism, homophobia, and anti-Semitism of the (very small) black-nationalist group confronting the teenagers. If you watch the nearly two-hour YouTube video, filmed by a man who seems to be a member of the Black Israelites, you will see the black men, all adult, hurling insult after insult at the students, for well over an hour. It seems accidental that the students and the black nationalists are at the same spot on the mall — the former waiting for their buses back to Kentucky and...
  • Rush to Judgment: Evidence Shows the 'MAGA Kids vs. Native American Vet' Narrative Was False

    01/21/2019 5:38:06 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 21, 2019 | Guy Benson
    In the hours and days since those first snapshots of the encounter made the rounds, however, it has become crystal clear that the original narrative was hugely misleading. Additional videos from different angles began to emerge, proving that the students did not swarm or try to block the drum-toting man; rather, he proactively approached them. We also learned that a small group of African-American men were hurling racial and homophobic insults at the boys, singling out the small number of non-white students in the group for especially grotesque abuse (including creepily telling a black student that his classmates would harvest...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saint Agnes

    01/21/2019 5:00:53 PM PST · by Salvation · 5 replies
    FranciscanMedia.org ^ | 01-21-19 | franciscanmedia
    Post by Franciscan Media Mosaic of Saint Agnes of Rome | Haarlemmermeerplein, Amsterdam | flickr Image: Mosaic of Saint Agnes of Rome | Haarlemmermeerplein, Amsterdam | flickr Saint Agnes Saint of the Day for January 21 (d. c. 258) Saint Agnes’ Story Almost nothing is known of this saint except that she was very young—12 or 13—when she was martyred in the last half of the third century. Various modes of death have been suggested—beheading, burning, strangling. Legend has it that Agnes was a beautiful girl whom many young men wanted to marry. Among those she refused, one reported her...