Daily Archives: 16 May 2012

Tolerance

A reader posted a link to this video under another entry.

More on this HERE.

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Dissecting a Hell’s Bible op-ed defense of the Magisterium of Nuns

From Hell’s Bible comes this op-ed:
Nuns on the Frontier
By ANNE M. BUTLER [professor emerita of history at Utah State University]
Fernandina Beach, Fla.
THE recent Vatican edict that reproached American nuns [Incorrect in point of facts: It was not an edict.  It … Continue reading

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Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Magisterium of Nuns, Our Catholic Identity, Throwing a Nutty | Tagged , , , , | 47 Comments

RECENT POSTS OF INTEREST

Some recent posts, as they scroll along pretty quickly these days.

Ex-bishop Lahey dismissed from the clerical state
Homosexualists threaten parish for standing up for true marriage
Card. Ranjith reported to be open to the SSPX running his seminary
QUAERITUR: Can “modern” vestments be … Continue reading

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Ex-bishop Lahey dismissed from the clerical state

A reader sent me a link to the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) Pastoral Letter on Freedom of Conscience and Religion (HERE). While I was rummaging around I ran across this.
What’s New
CCCB Statement on Raymond Lahey [I remember this … Continue reading

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Homosexualists threaten parish for standing up for true marriage

A press release from The Catholic Action League:
THREATS AGAINST CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ACUSHNET
A Catholic parish in the Diocese of Fall River [Massachusetts] has become the object of threats of violence, and vandalism, because of a sign posted on church property supporting … Continue reading

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Posted in O'Brian Tags, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 54 Comments

Card. Ranjith reported to be open to the SSPX running his seminary

There are time on this blog when I have openly day-dreamed about what it would be like to have priests of the SSPX involved with local diocesan presbyteral councils, deanery meetings, other diocesan entities and events.
I was not nearly ambitious … Continue reading

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Posted in Brick by Brick, SSPX, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , , | 48 Comments

QUAERITUR: Can “modern” vestments be used for the “Tridentine” Mass?

From a reader:
We are in the final stages of organizing a monthly Tridentine Mass. We have everything but the “traditional” vestments. Can the Tridentine Mass be celebrated by a Priest wearing “modern” vestments? If not, what is the most economical … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity | Tagged , , , , , | 31 Comments

A Catholic casualty in Pres. Obama’s war on the First Amendment: Franciscan University in Steubenville

Pres. Obama – whom Newsweek calls “The First Gay President” – and his administration are actively undermining not only our societal mores, but also our First Amendment rights.
His administration’s HHS mandate is an attack on religious liberty, for it would … Continue reading

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Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Emanations from Penumbras, Magisterium of Nuns, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

QUAERITUR: Ascension Thursday Mass obligation where Ascension Thursday is really on Thursday

From a reader:
A local priest regularly celebrates Mass in the Extraordinary Form on Wednesday evenings. We are also in a diocese that observes the Ascension on Thursday.
How do vigil Masses work with the EF in this case?
The “Vigil of the … Continue reading

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Holy See Press Office Communique on the Society of St. Pius X

From VIS:
Communique on the Society of St. Pius X
Vatican City, 16 May 2012 (VIS) – Early this afternoon, the Holy See Press Office issued the following communique regarding the Society of St. Pius X:
“As reported by news agencies, today, 16 … Continue reading

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