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 … 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 … 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. … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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