Daily Archives: 6 April 2008

America Magazine: Bp. Trautman reviews “A Challenging Reform” of Piero Marini

In America Magazine His Excellency Donald W. Trautman, Bishop of Erie, has reacted to the book that came out over the name of H.E. Piero Marini, the former papal MC, probably ghost written by others.  To this day there is … Continue reading

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Catholic Herald: Priests don’t need bishop’s permission for TLM

While I wrote of this a few days ago, this is very much worth looking in the Catholic Herald (which you should subscribe to, especially if you are in the UK) with my emphases and comments:
Priests don’t need bishop’s permission … Continue reading

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Article: Generation gap shapes American Catholics

Here is something of slight interest.  It touches on something I wrote about before.  Give this some consideration in light of Pope Benedict’s "Marshall Plan". I’ll give it some emphases and comments. 
Generation gap shapes American Catholics Pope Benedict XVI … Continue reading

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Decalogue Against Temptation

As I was rooting through a few old blog entries I rediscovered some comments I made about a little book by His Eminence Dionigi Card. Tettamanzi, written when he was still in Genoa (presumably still being well served by Mons. … Continue reading

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Congregatio pro Evangelizatione Interretiali

Over at The Hermeneutic of Continuity, blog of the great Fr. Fingan (whom-I-had-hoped-was-the-soon-to-be-named-Archbishop), I have discovered some whimsy. 

All bets are off for me as Archbishop of Westminster. Just before April 1st draws to a close, I have found out that … Continue reading

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Steubenville: update on celebration of TLM on campus

This came via e-mail:
I wanted to give you another heads up about TLM here on campus at Steubenville…  It’s being celebrated "regularly" now, once a month, and more than one priest has expressed an interested in learning to say it.  … Continue reading

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EWTN: Sunday Mass in Extraordinary Forum

As I write, EWTN is broadcasting Sunday Mass in the Extraordinary Form.
It is a Missa cantata rather than a Missa solemnis.
Chant accompanied by organ isn’t my preference, but the sisters are singing the Gregorian chant very well.  Perhaps a … Continue reading

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