Category Archives: 1983 CIC can. 915

A Pastor’s Page: We are Catholic to the extent that we accept Church teaching in its entirety.

My dear friend, the great Fr. George Welzbacher (Class of 1951!), on my list of the smartest men I’ve ever known, has one of the best “Pastor’s Page” weekly offerings you’ll find in any parish bulletin. Before you read what … Continue reading

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Denial, Mrs. Pelosi, is not a river in Egypt

From The Washington Examiner: Nancy Pelosi: Kermit Gosnell case ‘really disgusting’ During her press conference this afternoon, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was asked if she was aware of the Kermit Gosnell case and asked whether Congress should hold hearings … Continue reading

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Fr. Reese, Pope Francis, and denial of Holy Communion

Over at National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap), the Jesuit Fr. Tom Reese is trying to explain away Pope Francis’s take on denial of Holy Communion to Catholics who are publicly out of step with the Church’s teachings. Reese’s argument is, … Continue reading

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MSM attacks Archbishop Vigneron with the help of liberal Catholic collaborators

Some days ago Archbp. Alan Vigneron of Detroit stirred the anthill (which is what bishops are supposed to do when it comes to faith and morals). He reaffirmed that Catholics who actively, publicly promote unnatural, same-sex “marriage” are acting in … Continue reading

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CNN insinuates that Archbp. Vigneron “dialed back” his words about promoters of same-sex marriage and Holy Communion

There is a deeply flawed, perhaps even mendacious, piece on CNN about Archbishop Vigneron’s comments about Catholics who promote same-sex marriage and reception of Holy Communion.  I posted about that HERE. The CNN article suggests, implies, hints, that the Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Archbp. Vigneron: Catholics who push same-sex marriage should not receive Communion

A regular commentator here, the distinguish canonist Ed Peters, was quoted in an interesting article in the Detroit Free Press. Archbp. Vigneron made a clear statement about receiving Holy Communion if you advocate same-sex marriage. This is in the Freep: … Continue reading

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Biden and Pelosi received Communion at Pope Francis’ Mass. Can. 915? WHEN?

Pro-abortion catholic Democrats Rep. Nancy Pelosi and VP Joe Biden received Holy Communion at Pope Francis Mass for the beginning of his pontificate on 19 March. Canonist Ed Peters has this at his good blog about canon law. Nancy Pelosi will … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on the application of can. 915

Raymond Card. Burke, Prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, is probably the expert on can. 915. I picked this up from EWTN: Cardinal says no communion for Irish politicians who support abortion As the Irish parliament considers legalizing some abortions, Cardinal … Continue reading

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“Zero Question” – NCReporter’s use of “Catholic” in title is canonically illicit.

“Finn was too kind to them.” That is Prof. Ed Peters, canonist over at his fine blog, In The Light Of The Law. Peters has written about the Bp. Robert Finn’s column about the National catholic Fishwrap… Reporter.  Bp. Finn, … Continue reading

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo – excommunication? Can. 915?

Prof. Ed Peters, canonist (whom I still think is wrong about a question concerning Mass obligations – but I digress), has posted something instructive about catholic politicians who truly need some medicinal help from Holy Mother Church. We enter in … Continue reading

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‘c’atholics for Free Choice? Quislings in our midst.

From CNA about the quislings in our midst: Catholics for a Free Choice spends millions in Latin American abortion support Lima, Peru, Nov 26, 2012 / 04:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The abortion advocacy group Catholics For a Free Choice has … Continue reading

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UK: Legal path set to deny charitable status to Church which exclude anyone from Communion, sacraments

Tales of the Bizarre. This is from LifeNews: UK Catholics might lose charitable status for not offering communion to everyone BY HILARY WHITE LONDON, November 7, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Conservative Party MP has accused the government’s Charity Commission of … Continue reading

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A canonist explains something about can. 915 & can. 916

The Canonical Defender, Prof. Ed Peters, is back at it after his synodal  sojourn in Rome. A recent offering: Catholics, Communion, and Controversies by Dr. Edward Peters Controversies over participation in holy Communion by Catholics publicly at odds with Church … Continue reading

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VP Biden’s last ditch effort to fool Catholics. Revolting.

From LifeNews: Pro-Abortion Biden Claims He’s a “Practicing Catholic” In New Ad by Steven Ertelt In a last-ditch effort to get Catholic voters to support pro-abortion President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, who also backs abortion, has released a new … Continue reading

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VP Biden: Planned Parenthood “under law cannot perform any abortions”.

I subscribe to the plan of voting for the most conservative candidate who has a real chance to win. The candidate might not be perfect, but, as the young papist Tom Peters put it today, imperfect is better than evil. … Continue reading

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