Daily Archives: 17 October 2014

What Card. Burke really said to BuzzFeed

Card. Burke to BuzzFeed: BuzzFeed News: I should ask you about the reports that you’re being removed from the Signatura. What message is that sending? Do you think you are being removed in part because of how outspoken you have … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Lay people purifying vessels at Mass

From a reader… I recently attended a “school Mass” at a local Catholic school while I was substitute teaching for the day. I had the misfortune of happening upon a parish that uses about one extraordinary minister per member of the congregation. After … Continue reading

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Card Sarah of Africa on Synod

Even as it had been decided that the Synod will end today, CNS has a piece about the view of His Eminence Card. Sarah. HERE African cardinal: Pressure groups behind push to change Church Vatican City, Oct 16, 2014 / … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can’t get real baptism certificate! Wedding in six weeks!

From a reader… I was born in a town in the Jefferson City Archdiocese twenty-four years ago. However upon birth, I was helicoptered to Children’s hospital in the st. louis Archdiocese, due to complications. When I arrived at Children’s, I … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Manhattan Edition

I’m off to NYC to meet some friends and have a couple of days of R&R before continuing on my way to Rome for the pilgrimage. So far it’s a typical Delta experience: flight delayed. At least I don’t have … Continue reading

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