Sing, sing, sing


Originally posted on Blithe Spirit:
Cantors at Catholic mass get out of hand sometimes, like the one at a recent mass I attended who sang well as far as I could tell, but alas, sang too loudly (belting it out), too long (every damn verse of whatever it was), and too often (does the cantor…

Gilligan: Abortion facilities the only places Illinois lawmakers refuse to inspect – Illinois Review


Originally posted on Blithe Spirit:
​Call off your tired old health inspections — of abortion facilities in our great state of Illinois.​  http://illinoisreview.typepad.com/illinoisreview/2015/01/gilligan-abortion-facilities-the-only-places-illinois-lawmakers-refuse-to-inspect.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+typepad%2FbYHz+%28Illinois+Review%29

Pope Francis announces a truism


Originally posted on Blithe Spirit:
​Addressing Vatican diplomats, he said:​ (http://www.cruxnow.com/church/2015/01/12/pope-francis-warns-anew-of-a-piecemeal-world-war/?s_campaign=crux:email:ja) ​Peace, Francis said, is the indispensable condition for making progress on other fronts, such as economic development, care of immigrants, and the environment.​ ​Second only to freedom. When was the last time a Pope pushed freedom as a sine qua non?​ Well, he did…