Daily Archives: 8 November 2018

ASK FATHER: If I am in the state of mortal sin, is there any point in praying?

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QUAERITUR:
Thank you for the good work you do through this blog. I check it once or twice daily, because I always look forward to your insightful and incisive commentary.
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SCOTUS Justice RBG falls, breaks ribs, hospitalized

According to accounts, 85-yr old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg had a fall, broke some ribs, and is not in the hospital.
While one mustn’t wish ill on another, it could be that this episode might prompt in the Justice some thoughts … Continue reading

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“I had the image of a bishop sinking head downward…. sinking… sinking… clawing at the heavy miter on his head”

Even as I stared at the title of the piece I am about to recommend, this passage from Luke about millstones came to mind.   I had the image of a bishop sinking head downward…. sinking… sinking… clawing at the … Continue reading

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MUST READ: The Papalatrous catholic Left and “Horizonal Schism”

Speaking of brilliant, you will want to pay attention to the following.
Canonist Ed Peters turns the canonical sock about schism, can. 751, inside out.  There are two dimensions of schism, you see.   The papalatrous catholic Left has probably fallen into one … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Holy See repression of a certain kind of bishop with a certain kind of message

UPDATE 8 Nov:
But wait.  There’s more.
Over a Church Militant, Michael is reporting that an Italian author, Aldo Maria Valli, has published a book about whistleblower Abp. Carlo Maria Viganò. However, the publishing company has been pressured to restrict future editions.
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