Daily Archives: 6 June 2016

Damian Thompson asks: “Is the Pope Catholic?”

At Heat Street, Damian Thompson asks: “Is the Pope Catholic?”
That site is a mess to read, so let’s see some of it here.  My emphases and comments:
Is the Pope Catholic? Here’s Why Many of Pope Francis Flock Aren’t Sure
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ASK FATHER: Hard choices about a priest and a parish

From a reader…
Father, my heart aches over this. Having heard you speak and read your blog over the years, I believe you can guide me with wisdom, charity, and moderation.
We have attended a TLM parish for over ten years. Many … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a nun give a homily?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have a serious question. Should a nun w or wo a habit (I got wo habit of course) be allowed to give a homily by the priest who just got done reading the Gospel. I was under the impression … Continue reading

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Turn towards the Lord!

The esteemed scholar and liturgist Klaus Gamber said that the single most damaging thing that happened in the wake of the Council was the shifting around of orientation at the altar.   In The Spirit of the Liturgy, Joseph Ratzinger picked … Continue reading

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