Daily Archives: 22 April 2010

NEWS FLASH! Bp. Slattery is to be celebrant in Washington DC

I just received noticed that His Excellency Edward Slattery of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has stepped up and will be the celebrant for the Pontifical Mass at the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC on Saturday 24 April. … Continue reading

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A case about violation of the Seal of Confession in the press

From the 1983 Code of Canon law 983 §1
The sacramental seal is inviolable; therefore it is absolutely forbidden for a confessor to betray in any way a penitent in words or in any manner and for any reason.
If a priest … Continue reading

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The slapping down of a dissident theologian

The nice folks at First Things… do you subscribe? … have performed a fine public service – and some smile provoking entertainment – in the form of an open letter from George Weigel to none other than, wait for it, … Continue reading

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A technology quiz!

Which one of these option best describes your situation?

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