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  • It took the supposed "rapproachment" between the "Patriotic Church" and the Holy See to break down this "isolation," enabling foreign missionaries and priests from Chinese enclaves outside of the mainland to come in and "educate" the Chinese Catholic faithful in the mainland about the post-Conciliar reforms.

    The liturgical "reform" in China

  • However, I don’t share your desire that there should be some kind of rapproachment between ID supporters and those who are professional scientists working within the mainstream scientific community.

    Creationists saturation-bombing Amazon? - The Panda's Thumb

  • The Egyptian prime minister went to Saudi Arabia not that long ago specifically to answer questions about this rapproachment with Iran, and how far it would go, he said.

    Egypt and Iran Thaw Once Frosty Relations

  • It was the combination of these angles that suggested to me there may be some interest in recent article which discussed Siri's working relationship with Lefebvre during the conciliar and post-conciliar period, inclusive of his attempts to bring some rapproachment between Lefebvre and the Holy See.

    Cardinal Siri and Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre

  • The following update came in today from the organizers of the petition signalling support for Pope Benedict XVI in his efforts to bring the SSPX to some sort of rapproachment with the Holy See, beginning with the lifting of the excommunications.

    50,000 Signatures of Support for Benedict XVI

  • Given the opportunity to question one of the great terrorist leaders of our time, whose organization has consistently attempted to scuttle any rapproachment between Israel and the Palestinians, he asked such hardball questions as “How would you be able to – or what would you do to control those elements in Hamas and elsewhere that tend toward violence?” and “So a coalition would be something you would work towards?”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Israeli Version of Ship Incident

  • All these feints at rapproachment with the Iranians amount to a smokescreen, an engineered calm before yet another dumb storm.

    Cheney Must Be Very Angry « Blog

  • And while rapproachment has been attempted post-election, administration officials still bristled when it was reported that the Chamber had taken in $86 million in donations from private health insurers to defeat Obama's health care reform.

    Obama Interested In Speaking To Chamber Of Commerce: Robert Gibbs

  • Failing to recognise that has let to negotiating with people for whom negotiating is only one more weapon, not an invitation to alliance or rapproachment.

    Babies care

  • Iran has much to offer -- enabling an exit from Iraq, moderating the role and conduct of Hezbollah, and, of course addressing the nuclear issue -- and has much to gain -- recognition of its role as a regional power, reducing the threat of American troops on both its eastern and western boarders, fears of being frozen out in a US-Russian rapproachment, and an end to American threats of regime change.

    David Paul: Foreign Policy, Not the Economy, May Define the Obama Presidency


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  • December 12, 2006