Daily Archives: 20 September 2018

ASK FATHER: If in letters Benedict XVI imparts still the Apostolic Blessing…

Debates about the true status of Benedict XVI could root the stuff of novels.
There are those who say that Benedict XVI is still really Pope.  There are different reasons given.  One is that his abdication was under duress and is, … Continue reading

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A story of spectacular complexity, involving shady people, huge money, interlocking directorates, vast loans, and the Papal Foundation.

Read this.
Zenit reports.
Pope Francis on September 20, 2018, received in the Apostolic Palace Consistory Hall of the Vatican, the participants at the Conference of the Sons of Holy Mary Immaculate on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Venerable … Continue reading

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One Mad Mom spanks James Martin, LGBTSJ – UPDATED

UPDATE:
I had a call from a friend who underscored her real shock at Martin’s ghastly suggestion in his tweets.  The more I think about it, the more loathsome the true content of Martin’s tweets appears.
He told people that they shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Bishop R. Walker Nickless of Sioux City on #ViganoTestimony

Bishop R. Walker Nickless of Sioux City has made a statement about The Viganò Testimony.
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As I mention our priests, seminarians and deacons, I want to thank the faithful of the Diocese of Sioux City who have offered support, prayers and … Continue reading

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BOOKS RECEIVED: Vatican I: The Council and the Making of the Ultramontane Church

So time ago, I received a new book from a reader about Vatican I. I am not a great fan of the author, John W. O’Malley, who is a liberal Jesuit (tautology).  His book on Vatican II was sharply partisan.
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The upcoming Synod’s “working document”

George Weigel described the guiding document for the upcoming 2018 Synod of Bishops and Non-Bishops.
Anyone looking for a remedy for insomnia might try working through the Instrumentum Laboris, or “working document,” for the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of … Continue reading

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