Daily Archives: 28 April 2012

Fr. Lombardi on the Holy Father’s Letter about “pro multis”

I posted about the absence (and then the presence) of the Holy Father’s Letter to German bishops on the vatican.va site.  HERE. Here is the editorial of the papal spokesman, Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, on the site of Vatican Radio … Continue reading

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Reason #547786 for Summorum Pontificum, or, “Please? Just shoot me now?”

The Holy Father recently explained the “pro multis” situation to the German Bishops. How would the Holy Father explain this? What does this teach children about the importance of or nature of liturgical worship? I am reminded of something I … Continue reading

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USAToday’s coverage of the #WhatSistersMeanToMe tag on Twitter (We are mentioned.)

I noticed this in USAToday: Twisting tweets make hash of hashtag support for nuns [Nooo… it brought clarity to support for nuns.] By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY Hesitate before you launch a hashtag. The experiences of President Obama and Catholic … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Permission from your territorial pastor in order to marry elsewhere

From a reader: I hope this finds you well! My question: if one is a registered member of a territorial parish in whose geographical boundaries you do not live, is it necessary to receive permission from your “territorial pastor” to … Continue reading

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Four minutes on what happened with the Council and what young people want now

Fr. Kramer, Pastor of the Extraordinary Form parish in Rome, explains the situation: [wp_youtube]ZLeomOG3bN8[/wp_youtube]

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Of Hugs

Sometimes the news can just be simple. From CNA: Vatican City, Apr 26, 2012 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A 7-year-old Italian girl got her wish granted after this week’s Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter’s Square, when she was … Continue reading

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