Daily Archives: 1 November 2014

Was Card. Burke prohibited from saying Mass in Austria?

Is it possible that this actually happened? I’ll try to get more information.
It seems that Card. Burke has been prohibited from celebrating Holy Mass in the Extraordinary Form at the parish near Klosterneuburg in Austria, held by Augustinian Canons.

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“They lived not only in ages past…”

A priest friend sent this, which I now share while it is still (for me) All Saints.
By the Choir of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco.


I sing a song of the saints of God,
Patient and brave and true,
Who toiled and fought and … Continue reading

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GERMANY: Where the weird stuff comes from

Why is it that truly weird stuff comes into the Church from Germany?
I think it may be because of a) the Church Tax and b) that Rahner won in German speaking countries.
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What is their problem?

Tom Ryan of the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) has a piece about how people are ignoring Card. Kasper’s book.
I am forced to wonder: do people who are perpetually whining about the lack of mercy ever bother to go to … Continue reading

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Orthodox Church to be re-built at World Trade Center

Here is a video which is a digital “tour” of the future St. Nicholas [Orthodox] National Shrine to be built at the site of the World Trade Center in New York City.
The video is pretty cool. I am not hot … Continue reading

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Thanks to readers, and Mass for benefactors

Now that I am back on the ground and better connected, here’s a quick note of thanks to everyone who sent me birthday greetings and who made donations and sent items during the month of October.
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Card. Burke’s respectful criticism

Now that I am back on the ground, I see that His Eminence Raymond Card. Burke gave an interview to a Spanish Catholic news source, Vida Nueva, in which he offered respectful criticism of Pope Francis.
The Vatican Insider version:
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