Daily Archives: 24 June 2009

A few thoughts on the CDF and the PCED

This is a season of changes for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. First, let me say that I think His Holiness is trying slowly to restore the CDF to its proper importance. We have seen in recent … Continue reading

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OLDIE PODCAzT for St. John the Baptist

Here is a reworking of a post from last year it includes PODCAzT 36. Today is the Feast of the one whom the Lord called the greatest man ever born of woman. Here is his entry in the new Martyrologium … Continue reading

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Amerika should have read Charles Curran on subsidiarity

Read my take on Amerika‘s 22 June editorial. Response to America Magazine’s Editorial “Community of Disciples” (22 June 2009) It is a sad state of affairs when America Magazine‘s editors can’t even get "subsidiarity" right.  After all, it is a … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: St. John the Baptist and blessings

From a reader: Dear Fr. Z,  Happy Solemnity of the Birth of St. John the Baptist!  Again, I want to thank you for all you do and especially for your clear analysis.  I have a question regarding this solemnity.  When … Continue reading

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Feed the Black – Feed the Red

Feed The Black – Feed The Red "tuppence a bag…"

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Annus Sacerdotalis: a website

A website for the Year for Priests: Annus Sacerdotalis. This site is from the Holy See’s Congregation for Clergy.

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CNA: U.S. bishops support for Bishop D’Arcy on Notre Dame

From CNA: U.S. bishops express support for Bishop D’Arcy on Notre Dame Bishop John D’Arcy San Antonio, Texas, Jun 23, 2009 / 05:02 pm (CNA).- The latest gathering of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) expressed “appreciation and support” … Continue reading

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Ed Peters on SSPX ordinations

The distinguished canonist Ed Peters, on his blog In The Light Of The Law, has opined about the illicit ordinations performed by the SSPX. This is timely especially because of the tensions in Germany between the bishops in that conference … Continue reading

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