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Monday, March 28, 2005

Archdiocese of Boston

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Changes its mind on Holy Trinity Church. Now time to reverse the other decisions before it is too late.
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Deafening silence of the shepherds on the Terri Schiavo case

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Results from a survey of the websites of the US Catholic Dioceses.

Only one quarter (about 40) make any reference to the Terri Schiavo case. Some Dioceses even seem to think that euthanasia is a question open for discussion for Catholics.

I have searched in the Bishop's personal pages and Diocesan news releases and newsletters. If this failed, I used google to search the whole website. In one case, the Diocesan home page highlighted a golf tournament sponsored by the bishop and in another a quilt exhibition in the presence of the bishop. Very few Bishops (around 15 of about 170) have said anything directly on the matter.

And has the Catholic Church failed Terri?

St John Neumann, pray for us!

Sobran Column - Legal Fiction

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Precisely. Michael Schiavo's unrepentent adultery means that he no longer loves his wife, and should in no circumstances be considered a guardian of her interests.

Professor at Georgetown

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"A matter as small as a parish closing". He really believes that the parish closings are a small issue.

Archbishop O'Malley's openness

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And how open is he to the idea: keep all these Churches open

Attorney in Schiavo case

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is psychologically sick: "The lawyer crusading to let Terri Schiavo die once 'soulspoke' to another woman in a persistent vegetative state. And lawyer George Felos believes the woman replied."

And former girlfriend of Michael Schiavo lived in fear.

Terri Schiavo

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finally permitted to receive Communion.
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He is Risen indeed. The Easter Candle enters the Church. Posted by Hello