Daily Archives: 24 July 2012

QUAERITUR: How to clean a messy thurible

Not long ago, I had a question from a reader about a good way to clean an encrusted thurible (the thing in which we burn incense and then swing around, from the Latin word “thus… incense”).
At the site of Romanitas … Continue reading

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Should the SSPX throw Bp. Williamson out of their “priestly fraternity”?

Via CMR I found this about the SSPX and their equivalent of the “crazy-uncle in the attic” Bp. Williamson.
My emphases:
Bishop McCrazy Says He Wants Bp. Fellay Out
Bishop Williamson of the SSPX, a guy who makes the Moony marrying Bishop Milingo … Continue reading

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Gang of Priests – UPDATED

I am with a gang of priests for our annual get together.

There may be a little less going on with the blog for a few days.

This morning I gave a conference to the crew on causes of saints. We will … Continue reading

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New CDF Prefect on talks with the SSPX

From CNA:
Rome, Italy, Jul 24, 2012 / 04:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).
Although the new head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is optimistic about reconciliation with the Society of St. Pius X, he says that the teachings … Continue reading

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Card. Burke: Catholic colleges should require the required “mandate” for profs to teach

From the Cardinal Newman Society:
Cardinal Burke Says Theologians’ Mandatum Should Be Required by Colleges, Disclosed to Students
Theologians, Canonists Respond to Pope Benedict’s Call for Compliance
Manassas, Va. – Catholic families have a right to know which theology professors have the mandatum, … Continue reading

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