Monthly Archives: July 2012

Euthanasia update

Back in January I had a post on some Dutch Euthanasia statistics that were making the rounds in the blogosphere at the time. Basically the claim was that the rates of Euthanasia and assisted suicide in jurisdictions allowing them were … Continue reading

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Please donate for evil

I can’t say anything positive about the Secular Student Alliance. They are clearly not worthy of support. Free speech, however, is worthy of support. Unfortunately some people seem to disagree with it. Recently, the SSA has been targeted by Distributed … Continue reading

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Archbishop Müller and the doctrine of the real presence

A while ago I noted that people on the Internet were accusing Archbishop Müller, the new prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, of being an heretic himself. I also noted that I hadn’t read his works … Continue reading

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Circumcision update

After the circumcision judgment I mentioned about two weeks ago, the federal government has now announced it is committed to keep religious circumcision possible and restore the security of law rapidly and is presently investigating ways to to that including … Continue reading

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Quick note on commenting

I have just edited a comment for the first time in this blog’s lifetime. In this particular case I just removed the commentator’s chosen pseudonym, which was obviously calculated as a taunt. I’ll take this as an opportunity to explain … Continue reading

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A few words about archbishop Müller

A reader wrote in to ask my opinion about Gerhard Ludwig Müller, who used to be the bishop of Regensburg and, a few days ago, was appointed prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The background is … Continue reading

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