Daily Archives: 25 August 2018

PODCAzT 166: Archbp. Viganò testifies about corruption and cover up. Pope Francis knew.

Ed Pentin of the National Catholic Register, the best and most reliable working Vaticanista, has received and released an 11-page testimony from Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, former Nuncio to these USA.  Viganò reveals a great deal about who knew what about … Continue reading

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First, thanks to benefactors, donors – ad hoc or subscribed monthly – and to people who send things, books, etc., from my wishlists.  Today, I had a nice card from JM and a book from FCE.   I have also had notes from … Continue reading


WDTPRS 21st Ordinary Sunday: the smoke of Satan v. invisible love

Let’s look at the Collect for the upcoming 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time: Deus, qui fidelium mentes unius efficis voluntatis, da populis tuis id amare quod praecipis, id desiderare quod promittis, ut, inter mundanas varietates, ibi nostra fixa sint corda, … Continue reading

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What true clericalism looks like

Do you want to know what true clericalism looks like?  How about taking it on yourself to edit Scripture to be read at Mass. I got an email today from a regular priestly correspondent.   He sent Sunday’s (tomorrow, 21st Ordinary) second reading … Continue reading

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National Sodomitical Reporter (aka Fishwrap): anything to distract from root cause of the clerical abuse scandal

Meanwhile, they have all the answers over at the National Sodomitical Reporter (aka Fishwrap). Here’s a good one.   Laicized Roy Bourgois – remember him? – thinks that ordaining women will fix things up.    That’s gonna happen.  A couple weeks back they … Continue reading

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Italian article by Marco Tosatti: Homoheresy and homopraxis. Why doesn’t the Pope call the problems by their name? Possible answers.

I know some of you out there read Italian.  Even clerics who went to the NAC can probably read a little!  o{];¬) At Marco Tossati’s site there is a longish but deeply informative article: OMOERESIA E OMOPRAXIA. PERCHÈ IL PAPA NON … Continue reading

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Asperges me et super jellonem decaeruleabor.

Here is a photo of Card. Farrell, the understudy of non-Card. McCarrick for some many years in Washington DC, now the Prefect of the Dicastery for the Family, who also said that priests are not able properly to prepare couples … Continue reading

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