Daily Archives: 2 February 2013

Archbp. Müller, Prefect of the CDF, anti-Catholicism in USA, time running out for SSPX

From Vatican Insider comes this. The Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Mgr. Gerhard Ludwig Müller, has launched a biting attack of [on?] the mood toward the Catholic Church in the U.S. and Europe, comparing it … Continue reading

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Posted in New Evangelization, Our Catholic Identity, Pope of Christian Unity, Religious Liberty, SSPX, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , , | 83 Comments

Archbp. Sample interviewed. Well done.

His Excellency Most Reverend Alexander Sample, the next Archbishop of Portland, was interviewed by The Oregonian.  They didn’t lob him softballs. After an introductory paragraph or two in which they tee the reader up with the news that he is … Continue reading

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Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Priests and Priesthood, The Drill | Tagged , , | 21 Comments

Swiss Bishop forbids the use of churches and chapels to the SSPX

I am saddened by the following story, which I found on Vatican Insider in Italian from Andrea Tornielli: “Lefevbrites are suspended a divinis, they cannot celebrate in Catholic churches” His is a striking and suggestive position: the Bishop of Diocese … Continue reading

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Posted in Benedict XVI, Pope of Christian Unity, SSPX, Year of Faith | Tagged , , , | 52 Comments

WDTPRS: Candlemas

Today is the final “peak” arising from the liturgical cycle of Advent/Christmas/Epiphany.  Today, called in the traditional way and according to the older Roman calendar the Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Holy Church would cease to … Continue reading

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Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Patristiblogging, WDTPRS | Tagged , , | 18 Comments