Warmed Over Hypocrisy

The hypocrisy of the climate-change-save-the-Earth movement waxes rather warm itself these days, as it has since its incipience under Al Gore in those 90’s yore, when things seemed almost rational by comparison. Rex Murphy’s inimitable ironic prose eviscerates the millionaires and billionaires gathering for a ‘Google Summit’, private jets and private yachts gobbling up fossil fuels, all to preach to the rest of the world to use less, less and ever-less, until – we may assume – our very breath and existence vanish in some Xenonian paradox.
There is Prince Harry, vowing to have no more than two children, so they

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Sanity at John Paul II in Washington

Whatever is transpiring at the Pope John Paul II Institute in Rome – the Vatican will have a response, apparently soon, to explain what seems, for now, inexcusable – things are still stable at the sister Institute in Washington.
For some inspiration, they have placed the talks of their conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae on-line, with further resources here.
Apparently, the professors there still believe that the indispensable truths of what has come to be known as the Theology of the Body – not least a proper understanding and integration of one’s sexuality – are at the core of

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Lammas Day!

August 1 was Lammas Day, formerly a British harvest festival and “quarter day” in Scotland. The celebrations were tied to the wheat harvest, and peasants were expected to give their landlords a quantity of grain.  (In more recent times, Scottish tenants paid landlords their quarterly rent that day.) According to Wikipedia, the ancient Anglo-Saxons would take loafs of bread to church to have them blessed and then break them in four pieces, putting a piece in each corner of the barn.

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