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ASK FATHER: Can a godparent marry a godchild? Confirmation sponsor a confirmand?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Are spiritual relationships hindrances to marriages? For example, can a confirmand marry their sponsor? Can the children of godparents marry the godparents’ godchild?
An excellent question.
St. Thomas Aquinas spoke of spiritual affinity and the impediment it created in Question 56 of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: “the family is being bastardized”

In Rome we have been seeing members of the Schoenstaat movement all over the place, as they gather for centenary celebrations.  Pope Francis addressed them and had some things to say about the state of the family today.
From EWTN/CNA:
In an … Continue reading

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Pope Francis doesn’t have to “break the Church”

Last summer during Acton University I had the chance to get to talk at length with Russ Douthat of Hell’s Bible (aka The New York Times… echo chamber of record for the liberal snob elite).  Douthat is a voice of … Continue reading

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Salt and Light attacks Card. Burke: sticking to the ideal instead of ministering to people

Life Site has a piece about Salt and Light network’s verbal attack on Card. Burke. HERE
As you may know, Fr. Thomas Rosica, who did some work for the Holy See Press Office during the Synod of Bishops, heads up Salt … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Synod on Family is, thanks be to God, over.

The Extraordinary Synod on the family is, thanks be to God, over.
The bishops will meet again next year at the same time in the Ordinary Synod on the same topic: the Family.
Let me start with the pessimistic take, first.
In sum, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Stop this and watch this

Watch and learn:

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Wherein Card. Burke is compared to Archbp. Lefebvre

Just in case you were wondering what sort of people were on the other side of the issue, this is a Twitter exchange between the Jesuit James Martin and Massimo Faggioli, a liberal academic in St. Paul:

Card. Burke is compared … Continue reading

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Hell’s Bible’s editorial on the Synod

At Hell’s Bible we find an editorial:
Pope Francis Walks the Talk
Vatican Signals on Gays and Remarriage Are a Hopeful Beginning
A half-century after the historic changes of the Second Vatican Council, Pope Francis is showing his intent to drive a comparably … Continue reading

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Card Sarah of Africa on Synod

Even as it had been decided that the Synod will end today, CNS has a piece about the view of His Eminence Card. Sarah. HERE
African cardinal: Pressure groups behind push to change Church
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ASK FATHER: Can’t get real baptism certificate! Wedding in six weeks!

From a reader…
I was born in a town in the Jefferson City Archdiocese twenty-four years ago. However upon birth, I was helicoptered to Children’s hospital in the st. louis Archdiocese, due to complications.
When I arrived at Children’s, I was baptized … Continue reading

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