Daily Archives: 12 July 2008

Pope Benedict comments on the Anglican implosion

The intrepid Andrea Tornielli, vaticanista of Il Giornale, and now travelling with His Holiness to World Youth Day, reports on his blog what Pope Benedict said about the Anglicans, whose communion is imploding.
My translation and emphases:
Benedict XVI is "near" … Continue reading

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Yes, folks, I’ll be here all week.

… quoth His Holiness on the way to Australia.

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Fr. Kocik’s suggestions for the ongoing “reform”

Over at our friends of the NLM, we find an interesting post in which Fr. Thomas Kocik muses about concrete things priests can do to help along the "reform of the reform" in light of the growing success of Summorum … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 63: Fr. Z interviews Fr. Justin Nolan, FSSP; consecrated hands, Holy Communion and the Rite of Baptism

Today  I have an interview with newly ordained Fr. Justin Nolan of the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, the FSSP. 
We talk about Summorum Pontificum, the Motu Proprio of Pope Benedict XVI which derestricted the use of … Continue reading

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Blog to survey use of the 1962 Breviarium Romanum

A priest friend, Fr. Cusick, sent me a note saying that he started a blog … well… here are his words:
Hi Fr Z!  May I ask a small favor? I have launched a new blog to … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict: another re-innovation?

I just noticed some interesting about His Holiness’s cassocks.
Notice something about his sleeves?

Not seeing anything interesting?

Here is a detail.

Maybe I simply missed it before, somewhere in the blogosphere, but it looks like … Continue reading

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UK Bishops considering priest bloggers?

First things first.  Click here.  Spike those stats!
What is this about?   A friend of mine in the UK who has the blog Mulier Fortis posted an interesting piece which deserves some thought.
My emphases and comments.
Bishops Contemplate A Bit Of … Continue reading

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NCRep: ‘No’ to women priests is definitive, Vatican consultor says

Here is an interesting piece from the ultra-lefty NCReporter. 
The original piece is in L’Avvenire, the daily of the Italian Bishops Conference (CEI)
My emphases and the questions are also in bold:
‘No’ to women priests is definitive, Vatican consultor saysPosted … Continue reading

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