Category Archives: Liberals

The Rome “summit”, “gay” priests, and #sodoclericalism – Wherein Fr. Z rants.

You’ve probably heard that a book is timed to be released simultaneously in several languages at the beginning of the Roman episcopal “sex summit”.  Bishops from around the world are to meet to discuss important problems that scandalize and wound … Continue reading

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Interesting observation by @CCPecknold about laicization of McCarrick

Rumor has is that ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick – disgraced – may very soon be “laicized”, that is, stripped of the clerical state. Prof. Chad Pecknold of CUA has a piece today in the NY Post.  He has some interesting posts: … Continue reading

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POLL: Prayers after Mass

There is a poll at the ridiculously liberal blog Pray Tell which some of you readers might want to look at. The question of the poll: Should additional prayer texts be recited communally after the dismissal of the Mass? HERE While … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper attacks Card. Müller who publicly proclaimed Catholic doctrine

Be sure to check out these important posts and podcasts: PODCAzT 169: Bp. Athanasius Schneider on “the only God-willed religion” PODCAzT 170: Card. Müller – Manifesto of Faith: “Let not your heart be troubled!” The second of those presents Gerhard … Continue reading

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@DanHoranOFM -The Horan of Babylon – calls #MarchForLife “repulsive and futile”

Breitbart has a piece which shows the fruits of decades of slack theological training and compromised religious formation.  An LBGT promoting Franciscan, who teaches heaven knows what in the theological Babylon called Chicago Theological Union, has called the March For … Continue reading

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Fr. Rutler on the Covington Matter and a certain bishop

I’ve been out of sync with the US news cycle and, so, I’m catching up.  What I’ve read about these Catholic kids at the March for Life in what we might call the “Covington Matter” is horrifying. The old Latin … Continue reading

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Card. Mahony to speak at the Three Days of Darkness

Time is flying and, in March, the Three Days of Darkness will be renewed in Los Angeles, the infamous – and all these terms are debateable – Religious Education Conference. If you can believe it, the former Archbishop of LA, … Continue reading

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ZMIRAK: Hawaii Sen. @maziehirono Is Right. We Must Intern the Knights of Columbus in Camps

Go read John Zmirak’s scorn-laced send-up of the moronic statements by Sen. Mazie Hirono (PartyOfDeath-HI) about federal a court nominee who belongs to the Knights of Columbus.  HERE Senator Mazie Hirono Is Right. We Must Intern the Knights of Columbus … Continue reading

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The Party of Death, having a party at the 116th Congress

I switched off the news for a couple of months.  After the Kavanaugh hearings and the midterms, I just couldn’t take it anymore.  As for TV, I just can’t deal any longer with three heads in boxes all shouting at … Continue reading

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Beans reveals his self-interest

Evidence of self-interest. Where does his mind go? Catholic publications obsessively insisting on the fight against heresy and heretics are the Catholic equivalent of “Playboy”. Only, “Playboy” used to publish better interviews. — Massimo Faggioli (@MassimoFaggioli) January 5, 2019 I’m … Continue reading

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On changing the Italian text of the “Our Father”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

At First Things, Charlotte Allen deftly explains the spectacularly bad move to change the official wording of the Lord’s Prayer in Italian. In effect, she points out that this tinkeritis (my word) is yet another abysmally obtuse reaction by bishops … Continue reading

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Portuguese Bishop denies perpetual virginity of Mary

UPDATE 26 Dec: The bishop “corrected” things – he thinks – in a sermon.  HERE UPDATE 24 Dec: Note below that I wrote: “what they are reported to have said” From a reader … Quick update: as expected Bp. Linda … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z is disgusted

I received this from a reader, photos and text. First, some photos. It’s good to go to confession at this time of the year, please consider doing so.  If it has been many years, no worry, just ask the priest … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s MSW v. EWTN – paragon of self-parody

At Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) Madame Defarge (aka Michael Sean Winters – Tricoteuse of the New catholic Red Guard – aka Wile E. Coyote of the catholic Left) has produced another masterpiece of irony. Madame, who wants to watch his opponents guillotined … Continue reading

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More news from Rome concerning communications

As the text messages from across the pond started to come in this morning, I did as I more and more often now do.  With a groan I put on my cheaters and grump, “What fresh hell is this?” Today … Continue reading

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