Posted by: Fr Chris | April 10, 2011

More thoughtful points

I am still struggling with an injured right arm, so typing is very hard. Some links to read:

Ireland and its long term crisis in Catholicism: time for massive changes; will Rome back them?

http://ncronline.org/blogs/all-things-catholic/anger-reform-and-diarmuid-martin-ireland

http://ncronline.org/news/accountability/diarmuid-martin-archbishop-who-tells-truth-about-sex-abuse

Population Research Institute is an international non-profit which works to end coercive population control, and fight the myth of overpopulation which fuels it.  http://www.pop.org/ Great resource, with a You Tube channel.

Cardinal Zen’s blunt and outspoken criticism of the Vatican’s Ostpolitik with China:

http://www.thetablet.co.uk/article/161053

Eight hundred years ago, the hooves of the Mongols’ horses were drumming across Russia and Europe. The Mongol armies terrified the whole continent with their violence; even today Krakow has the ceremony of the interrupted trumpet blast as a reminder of their invasion. Now Catholic Mongols are on a pilgrimage! How the times change:

http://www.fides.org/aree/news/newsdet.php?idnews=28771&lan=eng

As for the famous trumpet in Saint Mary’s tower in Krakow, read this:

http://www.krakow-info.com/hejnal.htm and go here to listen to the interrupted call which is broadcast daily on Polish radio at noon:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vcyzjhi8jQ&feature=related

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