Democrats in tough races distance themselves from Biden’s student loans decision

Endangering further the already endangered but maybe catching up a little lately Democratic mid-term outlook as Republicans bet on a backlash against debt forgiveness in states or districts where college attainment is low.

Money out of their pockets, so why wouldn’t there be a backlash?

Canon lawyer to Houston, where the bishop resides: Please reconsider your excommunication of Father Treco Strong argument here on the priest’s behalf, based on rules by which the Church protects the rights of the accused, limiting a bishop’s power, vs. kangaroo court approach

Accused of avowing heresy and fomenting schism in a homily subsequently widely viewed on a traditionalist site, Fr. Vaughn Treco got a canon lawyer to plead his case. Here is the nub of his argument  according to Canon Law.

April 11, 2019: Fr. Treco’s lawyer explains to Bishop Lopes why he should reverse his suspension and excommunication of Fr. Treco for his 11/25/18 homily:

First: No recognized legal procedure was followed, it was a conviction decided by the Bishop, who in a “pastoral action” lawfully made his complaints and gave instructions to his priest.

One of a series . . .

The Joy of Teaching

An unusual “take” on this:

Franz Schubert, quoted in Maurice J.E. Brown, Schubert: A Critical Biography (New York: Da Capo, 1988), p. 233:

“I would rather eat dry bread than teach.”

Ralph E. Hone, Dorothy L. Sayers: A Literary Biography (Kent: Kent State University Press, 1979), p. 24:

One of her own students had overheard her saying: “I would rather sweep the streets than teach children!”