Daily Archives: 23 July 2008

ANGELUS: Interviews SSPX excomm’d bishops (part II: Tissier de Mallerais)

Here is a second part of the Angelus interview with three of the four excommunicated bishops of the SSPX.  Part One was here.  Today we look at what SSPX Bishop Bernard Tissier de Mallerais has to say, twenty years after … Continue reading

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Good news from St. Louis: reconciliation draws closer

Interesting information from the Archdiocese of St. Louis. You might remember that in that great city there was a bit of a war between the chancery and a national parish with Polish heritage, St. Stanislaus.  The parish had fallen into … Continue reading

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Is it just me… or… do you… I’m just asking… and…

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Card. Dias to Lambeth: “spiritual Alzheimer’s … ecclesial Parkinson’s”

Damian Thompson has an interesting post at Holy Smoke about the continuing Anglican Lambeth hijinx. My emphases and comments: Anglicans facing ‘spiritual Alzheimer’s’ says Cardinal at Lambeth Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 07:01 AM GMT A senior Vatican Cardinal visiting the … Continue reading

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“That cloud looks like a bunny! …”

How well this sums up some days:

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Clapping in church

An interesting piece from Catholic Exchange. My emphases and comments. Hold the Applause: Confessions of a Conflicted Clapper July 22nd, 2008 by Mary Anne Moresco Whenever applause breaks out in the liturgy because of some human achievement, it is a … Continue reading

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