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Silk: Who wants to muzzle Bill Donohue?

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At RNS, Mark Silk asks: Who wants to muzzle Bill Donohue? Form a line. Seriously, Silk points how just how counter-productive are Donohue's relentless apologetics for bishops who failed to live up to their own rules on child protection. I know that some clerics think the work of the Catholic League is important, but if it is that important, they need to find new leadership. 

+Vigano Faints at Close of Holy Thursday Mass

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The Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, fainted at the conclusion of Holy Thursday Mass at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The archbishop presided at the liturgy and led the procession to the Altar of Repose in the Crypt Church of the Shrine. As the choir sang the "Pange Lingua," +Vigano could be seen speaking to the master of ceremonies and then, a moment later, fell to the floor. A source tells NCR that the archbishop was given some juice at the Shrine and then taken back to the nunciature across town where he had some dinner and is feeling better.

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