Category Archives: Liberals

Fr. Murray hits another triple

My good friend Fr. Gerarld Murray has a sobering, withering, and yet salubrious piece today at The Catholic Thing, called “Cardinal Sarah and the Innovators”.
Fr. Murray cites idiot statements from Thomas Reese, S.J., and provides his responses while citing His Eminence … Continue reading

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Robert Mickens is exactly wrong about priestly vocations. Here’s why.

One of the worst of the hyper-liberal catholic publications, Commonweal, publishes a regular column by long-time Rome correspondent Robert Mickens.
Many readers here will recall that Mickens loathes Benedict XVI.  He lost his job with The Tablet, the UK’s worst catholic weekly, … Continue reading

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NRA v Hell’s Bible

This is great!  Thanks to the folks at the NRA for this great way to start the day.
Let’s make popcorn and watch the snowflakes freak out.
Dana Loesch: We’re Coming For You New York Times

 

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Maltese Bp. Scicluna: The Church’s teachings on contraception has softened

UPDATE 10 April:
A friend in Rome texted me that he had heard that Malta Today retracted the article about Scicluna.  I went to look at found this.  The story was still indexed, but you couldn’t reach it.

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ORIGINALLY Published on: Apr … Continue reading

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Pray. Please, pray.

Pray.  Please, pray.
One of the reasons why in today’s LENTCAzT I included a prayer for priests is because I have had emails and other contacts from good, traditionally oriented priests who are being persecuted by their superiors.  Even today, I … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s nutty over Card. Sarah’s address in Germany

Over at the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) the “Wile E. Coyote of contemporary liberal catholicism”, Michael Sean Winters, had a nutty about Card. Sarah’s message to the Summorum Pontificum colloquium in Germany.  HERE
He picked on the new ICEL translation a bit, blah blah … Continue reading

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A Lefty Jesuit (I know – tautology) v. Archbp. Chaput

UPDATE:
Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt picked up on this and is tweeting about it.  @hughhewit
Follow me, while you’re at it. @fatherz
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I heard about something disturbing which happened recently.  It involves a Jesuit.  Big surprise, right?
Let me from the top … Continue reading

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Bad news on the “deaconette” front!

This day it seems that the news goes from bad to worse.  You can see what results from the ambiguities of Amoris laetitia.
You have heard, I’m sure, about the quixotic attempts to pry open Holy Orders for women (an impossibility… or … Continue reading

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Sr. Simone “the Contemplative” Campbell

I read a story about Sr. Simone Campbell, of Nuns on the Bus fame.  You will remember how she lobbies constantly and vocally for the platform of the Party of Death (aka Democrats) including abortion-promoting Obamacare (aka Unaffordable Care Act).
Sr. … Continue reading

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BRILLIANT by Mosebach: RETURN TO FORM – A CALL FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE ROMAN RITE

I have often lauded the important book by Martin Mosebach The Heresy of Formlessness.  I warmly recommend it.  US HERE – UK HERE  As a matter of fact, it was first on my suggestions for Lenten reading.  HERE
First Things has published a piece … Continue reading

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The German Church: Nuts

In our day we finally gone beyond the decades long, post-Conciliar scandal of priest against priest when it comes to sacramental discipline.  We have now reached bishop against bishop and conference against conference.  If you are in one diocese or … Continue reading

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Is there a “schism”?

I pay scant attention to Patheos, but for a couple contributors.  This caught my eye after a frequent commentator here alerted me.
Fr. Dwight Longenecker wrote, with my legendary emphases and comments:
Headlines last week were proclaiming that a group of cardinals believe Pope Francis … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Removing Holy Water during Lent

From a reader…
I am currently serving at a parish as a transitional deacon. On Thursday I noticed along with the parishioners that the Holy Water was removed from the entrance of the church. They were looking all around for it … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Can a pastor forbid an assistant from using black vestments?

From a priest…
QUAERITUR:
Can a Pastor of a parish forbid a Parochial Vicar from wearing a black chasuble at funerals? I just heard of 2 pastors in [a large NE Archdiocese] who have forbidden their traditional-minded parochial vicars from wearing black at … Continue reading

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How bad can the LA Religious Ed Conference (aka Three Days Of Darkness) be?

How bad can the LA Religious Ed Conference (aka Three Days Of Darkness – 3DOD) be?
This bad.

The priest involved is one Daniel P Horan, OFM whom the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) coos over: “Daniel Horan is one of those … Continue reading

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