Daily Archives: 9 September 2011

A pessimistic article about SSPX and talks with Rome

In Vatican Insider of La Stampa comes this.  My emphases and comments. Beware: Weird translation.  You might have better success in Italian.  Or else the original French, more more nuanced, here. Before a key meeting in Rome, the leader of … Continue reading

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TAC’s Archbp. Hepworth and breakthrough in negotiations with the Holy See

On the site of English Catholic I found an encouraging article about Archbishop John Hepworth of the TAC, Traditional Anglican Communion, and a breakthrough in negotiations with the Holy See for his flock to be united with the Catholic Church. … Continue reading

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America Magazine wants dumbed-down path to canonization

From the Jesuit run America Magazine comes this with my emphases and comments. The Universal Call The Editors | SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 Ever since the Second Vatican Council spoke of the “universal call to holiness,” there has been a move … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI refers to riots, relativism when welcoming new British Ambassador. Fr. Z rants.

In the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, there is a sound observation about a comment made by Pope Benedict as he formally received the credentials of the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great … Continue reading

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Canadian Anglicans vote to unite with Rome

From the blog canterbury tales: A recent meeting of leaders in the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada (ACCC) voted to unite with the Roman Catholic Church through the Apostolic Constitution created by Pope Benedict XVI.  [Do I hear an “Amen!”?] … Continue reading

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Reason #668948 for the new, corrected translation

For 9 September: Saint Peter Claver in the Ordinary Form. COLLECT (2002 MR): Deus, qui beatum Petrum servorum servum effecisti eumque mira in eis iuvandis caritate et patientia roborasti, eius nobis intercessione concede, ut, qua Iesu Christi sunt, quaerentes, proximos … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Host became stuck in my throat. Did I commit sacrilege?

From a reader: I went to Mass and Benediction this evening and at Communion time, and I under-estimated how small the pieces of host were in my mouth before swallowing, and there was a really large sharp chunk that got … Continue reading

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