Daily Archives: 5 October 2012

The Tablet’s latest cowardly editorial

The Tablet (aka RU-486) has a really bad editorial about the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council. The editorial is an example of cowardice. There are courageous liberals and cowardly liberals.  Courageous liberals come right out and say “The … Continue reading

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Prefect of CDF about SSPX and LCWR

The National Catholic Register (not the National catholic Reporter, aka Fishwrap) has an interview with the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbp. Gerhard Müller.   Part 1 HERE and part 2 HERE. The interview … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Priest denied me absolution, because I, a convert, am married to a non-Christian

From a reader: I converted to the Catholic faith years ago from a Muslim background. My husband was also Muslim at the time. He is atheist/agnostic now and I don’t see him ever converting. A priest denied me absolution a … Continue reading

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PLENARY INDULGENCE FOR THE YEAR OF FAITH Vatican City, 5 October 2012 (VIS) – According to a decree made public today and signed by Cardinal Manuel Monteiro de Castro and Bishop Krzysztof Nykiel, respectively penitentiary major and regent of the … Continue reading

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1st Friday – Act of Reparation

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, animated with a desire to repair the outrages unceasingly offered to Thee, we prostrate before Thy throne of mercy, and in the name of all mankind, pledge our love and fidelity to Thee. The more … Continue reading

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Vatican Radio forging ahead … Facebook page!

When I worked in the Vatican I developed an insight: In the Vatican we update our equipment every 75 years, whether we need to or not. I received a note today that Vatican Radio’s English section has – wait for … Continue reading

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