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 the traditionalists … 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.
English … 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 to recognize more … 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!”?]
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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 opere et veritate diligamus.
NEW CORRECTED ICEL … 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 stuck … Continue reading

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