Daily Archives: 25 September 2009

Italian edition of Mosebach’s “The Heresy of Formlessness”

I understand that at last the black ball imposed by Italian published has finally been lifted on Martin Mosebach’s The Heresy of Formlessness. 
If you haven’t read this book, I recommend it.  There are wonderful insights herein even for … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: If I kneel for Communion, am I in rebellion?

From a reader:
I was told by a pastor in the Dallas Diocese today that I was in rebellion because I genuflected before I received Communion at his Novus Ordo church.  He also criticized those few who knelt for Communion.  He … Continue reading

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National Day of Prayer… questions

I understand that President Obama endorsed the Muslim "National Day of Prayer". 
Did he do so for the Christian "National Day of Prayer"?

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One sentence about Jews revised in U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults

From America a useful note:
Vatican Approves Catechism Revision
The Vatican Congregation for Clergy has approved a small change in the U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults clarifying teaching about God’s covenant with the Jewish people. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced … Continue reading

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A sour article from The Tablet about possible reintegration of the SSPX

With my emphases and comments from the recent number of RU–486 (aka The Bitter Pill aka The Tablet) in the news section for…
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Faint hopes on outcome of SSPX talks
Tom Heneghan in Paris Christa Pongratz-Lippitt in … Continue reading

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Has anyone read this book?

Has any one read this book?
Spies in the Vatican: The Soviet Union’s War Against the Catholic Church by John Kohler?
I take conspiracy books with large blocks of salt.
However, there were some summers in Rome when my resisdence was closed for … Continue reading

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Out for a stroll

Our friend John Sonnen posted a photo of a priest in Rome who is one of the Canons of the Basilica of St. Peter.

What John didn’t mention is that this is the renowned theologian and long time professor at the … Continue reading

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