Daily Archives: 11 May 2017

ASK FATHER: Saturno tassel

From a cleric:
I bought Saturno and a black tassel that goes with it. I was hoping that if you can teach us how to put the tassel on the saturno.
Ahhh…. an important question.   Not like those frivolous “how to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: “Favor of the Faith” case approved

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:

Dear Father,
I am marrying a previously married woman who two weeks ago recieved a dissolution of her previous marriage in “favor of the faith” from the Holy Father.
Today she recieved the official decree from the CDF.
I’m curious how … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Heading Home Edition

Now that I’m over my jet lag it’s time to head westward.

We are almost finished boarding and two seats are open by me.

It’s going to be a long one this time, longer than usual.  There must be fierce headwinds.  Sigh. … Continue reading

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Belgian religious euthanizers to be investigated

Not long ago, a Belgian religious order which runs psychiatric hospitals approved euthanasia for their patients.
It seems that the Holy Father is going to let the CDF be the CDF.  Let the investigation begin!
From LifeSite:
Vatican to investigate Belgian Catholic hospitals … Continue reading

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Ed Peters on Card. Coccopalmerio’s alarming assertion

Ed Peters – HERE – has some observations about recent comments made by Card. Coccopalmerio – who, frankly, is becoming a bit a of a concern.
The Bitter Pill (aka The Tablet, the UK’s … not best Catholic weekly) has Coccopalmerio opining … Continue reading

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