Daily Archives: 12 January 2012

Will the NeoCat liturgy obtain papal approval?

Sandro Magister reports:
“Placet” or “Non placet”? The wager of Carmen and Kiko
The founders of the Neocatechumenal Way aim to obtain definitive Vatican approval for their “convivial” way of celebrating the Mass. The document is ready. But it could be modified … Continue reading

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D. El Paso and Fr. Rodriguez: Fr. Z makes a request.

A diligent reader offered me a text template for when some scandal or outrage takes place:
Everyone-
Yes, I know about _________________ [insert description of scandal or outrage at issue]. You can stop emailing me asking whether I have heard or … Continue reading

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Nigeria: More Christians killed, probably by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram

From CWN:
Gunmen kill 4 Nigerian Christians
Gunmen on the outskirts of Potiskum, a northeastern Nigerian city of 200,000, have killed four Christians who were fleeing the area in the wake of previous attacks. The Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram is suspected … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Pastor says he can waive requirement of regularizing marital situation.

From a reader:
I am in the process of converting from the Anglican tradition to the
Catholic Church. The priest of the church where I am taking RCIA has told me that he has the pastoral prerogative to waive the requirement to … Continue reading

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Green ‘stations’ of the… earth?

Secularists will eventually make environmentalism a key component of their religion.
Do we have to help them? Even as we erode our own Catholic identity?
I read this on the site of the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic … Continue reading

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