Daily Archives: 2 April 2013

ARCHBISHOP Sample is in Portland

Archbishop Viganò just read the letter of Pope Benedict XVI from last January to Archbishop Alexander Sample, now being installed in Portland.
There is a live stream.
Here is a great screen capture.

A mitre (a little odd), a cardinal’s biretta, a priest’s … Continue reading

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What’s this you say? Popes are *not* above the law? Analysis at Commonweal.

Seen at the site of Commonweal.  This is great!
You watch… now that a liberal publication has put out something like this, pretty soon other liberals will be okay with talking about exactly what we have been discussing.  The difference will … Continue reading

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“absolutely licit”…. MY FOOT!

Spotted on the Facebook page of Ed Peters, canonist.
Every time I turn around, someone is citing Fr. Lombardi’s comment that the pope’s washing of women’s feet on Holy Thursday is “absolutely licit” because it’s not a sacrament. Now, whatever one … Continue reading

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One look at Pope Francis’s first Holy Week. Fr. Z responds with brief manifesto.

Many people don’t know that Pope Francis planned to write his thesis on Romano Guardini, the distinguished theologian and liturgist who had a profound influence on Joseph Ratzinger.  Ratzinger even named one of his most important books with the same title … Continue reading

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New College to open in Bp. Finn’s diocese

Very cool brick by brick news from the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, where Most Rev. Robert Finn is, by the grace of God, bishop.
Go now to the side bar of this blog and look for the feed of the … Continue reading

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John Paul II – 8 years

Today is the 8th anniversary of the death of John Paul II.

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