Category Archives: Liberals

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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Advent Penance Service Idiocy

From a friend. WARNING TO MALE READERS: Simply reading the text in the images, below, may compromise your testosterone level.   Imagine what reading aloud might do. This idiocy was perpetrated on the People of God at a parish. It … Continue reading

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Newly born religious groups, strangled in their cradles

In July I wrote about a group in Ferrara (HERE) which, having great success, is being treated rather curiously by the local bishop.   The Priestly Brotherhood of the Family of Christ (FSFC) seems to be doing great things. I read … Continue reading

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Card. Müller’s interview about Church and theology in Germany

LifeSite has a precis of Card. Müller’s interview with the German Catholic newspaper Die Tagespost.  He talks about the state of the Church and of theology in that caput malorum, Germany. Scathing. Also, of great interest, were his comments on homosexuality: For … Continue reading

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Anglicans to mock baptism with transgender ceremony

UPDATE 14 Dec: Rod Dreher put it well HERE. At this rate, by 2030, they’ll be ordaining sexbots to preach to empty cathedrals. ____ Originally Published on: Dec 11, 2018 This is what happens when churches … rather… ecclesial communities… hitch … Continue reading

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A conflicted Fishwrap v. Francis on homosexuals in seminary and priesthood

It took a while.  They probably needed to get the ringing in their ears to stop after being gobsmacked. The National Sodomitical Reporter (aka Fishwrap) hardly loses any opportunity to defend that which is contrary to nature. However, Fishwrap is also mired … Continue reading

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More garbage from Germany: Communion for Protestants

That caput malorum omnium, Germany, has produced another nasty that will take years of effort to clean up, if it can ever be cleaned up. LifeSite has it.  A German bishop, Felix Genn of Münster, published a guide about the pastoral care … Continue reading

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Truly pathetic musings at the Fishwrap about priesthood and those halcyon days of Vatican II

The Fishwrap sure lived up to its name this time.  Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) has gushy piece about a reunion of old men who were seminarians of class 1966 at the Pontifical North American College in Rome.  The arrived in Rome in … Continue reading

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Why homosexualists hate Papa Ratzinger so much.

Fr. John Hunwicke has at his place a thoughtful piece about why some people hate Papa Ratzinger so very much.   I think he has it right.   He reposted some items which still hold up.   For example, from … Continue reading

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Solipsistic, self-aggrandizing @FatherRosica dares to vet Catholic news sources

After the 2018 Synod (“walking together”) proposed that some authority should vet Catholic websites for their acceptability, THIS pops up. Care to explain this, Fr Rosica? And, no, we won’t let you get away with claiming it’s not news because it … Continue reading

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