Monthly Archives: June 2011

Gov. Cuomo talks to Maureen Dowd. What could go wrong? Dr. Peters explains.

The Canonical Defender, Ed Peters, has another post about NY State Gov. Andrew Cuomo, aggressive promoter of contrary-to-nature unions.  Cuomo is, he claims, catholic.
Dr. Peters doesn’t have an open combox on his excellent blog In The Light of the Law.  … Continue reading

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Dissent into Hell – Fr. Z rants

Lately there has been a sharp uptick in the media – even “Catholic” media – in open and cavalier dissent from the Church’s teaching and the authority of her duly ordained pastors.  Much of it seems to revolve around the … Continue reading

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Irish “Catholics” and our future choices

A new video from Michael Voris.
Weep.
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Card. Cañizares: Observe Corpus Christi on Thursday, not Sunday.

One can understand why people might think it a good idea to transfer feast days which fall during the middle of the week to a Sunday observance.  More people can participate in them, right?
On the other hand, the transferal of … Continue reading

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The Saintly Patrons of Rome

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Roses for a memory of a martyr

From a reader in London.
Yesterday was the feast of St John Southworth, [the English priest and martyr whose body may be venerated in Westminster Cathedral] but today was the anniversary of his execution at Tyburn (1654).  I walked the bustle … Continue reading

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Schism in New Jersey

The Fathers of the Church had a real horror of schism.  Schismatics were dissenters who causes disunity.  Jerome wrote:
Between heresy and schism there is this difference, that heresy perverts dogma, while schism, by rebellion against the bishop, separates from the … Continue reading

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Dr. Peters on can. 915 and “catholics” who cause scandal and yet receive Communion

The Canonical Defender, Ed Peters, has comments on can. 915, a very important canon which has in the opinion of many been little observed.
Go to Dr. Peters page for his bit about Robert Mugabe’s reception of Communion at the Mass … Continue reading

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Blog Registration Matters & Tips

Blame the registration process and moderation queue on Eve.  It’s her fault.
Some flaky and some incomplete blog registrations have been coming in.  I don’t automatically approve every registration for commenting ability here.
In the registration process, I ask people to include … Continue reading

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Benedictus qui pipiavit in nomine Domini

It isn’t very often that you see a Pope send a tweet.

Latin for “tweet” is pipio, -are.  A “tweet” is a pipiatio.
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And this…
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