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Tuesday, July 10, 2007
New CDF document kicks what needs kicking. Maybe the Holy See is finally mastering the p.r. technique of just keeping it coming: don't wait for the MSM to stop whining before you hit 'em again. Hey, orc-breath -- attacking Summorum Pontificum as an implicit call for conversion? Hold still and we'll give you an explicit one three days later!

(Please understand that I mean "orc-breath" in the nicest possible way!)