Daily Archives: 15 June 2012

ActonU – UPDATE – Friday

And so the final day of Acton University begins. We had Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form and, to obtain the indulgence, had public recitation of the Act of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Breakfast (croisant and jam … Continue reading

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Fr. James Martin, SJ’s, sympathy for a call to ordain women

At the Jesuit run America Magazine, James Martin, SJ – who worked so hard to confuse as many people as he could into thinking that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was picking on all women religious in the … Continue reading

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Long interview with Card Levada about the mean Vatican picking on the nuns… NOT.

My friend the nearly-ubiquitous John L Allen Jr (still alas with the Fiswrap) has a fascinating and long interview with the Prefect of the CDF Card. Levada about the LCWR and Sr Farley and “being mean to nuns”.
Must read.
Here is … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI establishes Anglican Ordinariate in Australia

Benedict XVI is the Pope of Christian Unity.
From The Catholic Herald:
Pope Benedict XVI has established a personal ordinariate in Australia and named a Lancashire-born former bishop of the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC) to lead it.
The ordinariate, the world’s third for … Continue reading

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Bishops “relieved” of their duties

At Chiesa Sandro Magister has a piece about bishops who have been deposed from their sees.
It is longish, but here is some of it.  You can read the rest there:
VATICAN CITY, June 15, 2012 – The old-timers of the curia remember … Continue reading

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Fishwrap, Pill, and Sister Kunigunde

The Fishwrap is one in being with The Pill in a defense of women deacons.
Austrian sister calls for ordination of women deacons
by Isabella R. Moyer on Jun. 14, 2012
NCR Today
The Catholic church in Austria made international headlines with the Austrian … Continue reading

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