Category Archives: One Man & One Woman

Pope Francis: Marriage and things Jesus does not like

Pope Francis and marriage… what’s up with that?
Here is something that he said about marriage in his daily, off-the-cuff sermonette:
From ZENIT:
Pope Francis celebrated Mass this morning with a group of married couples at various stages in their life’s journey in … Continue reading

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Orthodox “solution” for Communion for Divorced/Remarried is no solution

Sandro Magister has a piece by Msgr. Nicola Bux which explains that the Orthodox “solution” is (pace Card. Kasper) not a solution at all for the issue of Communion for the divorced and remarried.
Pat attention to what Bux says about … Continue reading

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Pope Francis on the airplane: The Synod, the family, Communion for the divorced and remarried

You may have heard that Pope Francis visited the Holy Land.  On the flight back to Italy, His Holiness held another presser.
At this point many of you might be cringing as the thought “What could possible go wrong?” flashes through … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray on Card. Kasper’s proposals

My friend Fr. Gerald Murray has a fine piece at The Catholic Thing about His Eminence Walter Card. Kasper’s odd proposals about the divorced and remarried, his notion that they can be, in their adulterous relations, tolerated but not accepted at … Continue reading

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A Cardinal backtracks

A while back, the head of the Synod of Bishops, Card. Baldisseri, made some comments about a change in the Church’s teaching about marriage.
Remember my post: What is Card. Baldisseri up to?
Baldisseri is backtracking.
Bishops’ synod head: October meeting not solely … Continue reading

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Samuel Gregg on two manifestations of Walter Card. Kasper

I direct the readership’s attention to a good piece by my friend Samuel Gregg in which he takes a close look at Walter Card. Kasper’s newest book about mercy.
Kasper’s book is not, apparently, what one might assume it is.
However, Kasper … Continue reading

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Of Masses Pontifical (D. Providence) and Solemn (D. Sacramento)

It will not be stopped.
This is a little late in the posting, but I thought you would like to see a couple success stories.
First, my friend Fr. Jay Finelli, “iPadre”, sent photos of a Pontifical Mass celebrated by Bp. Matano … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Salvation for divorced and remarried?

From a reader:
If a person is remarried with children and cannot get an annulment on their first marriage do they have to divorce before they can receive communion? Does not receiving communion mean a persons eternal life is in jeopardy? Is it better … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Marrying non-Catholics

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I have four children, in their twenties, three girls and one boy. All the girls married non-Catholics (who have agreed to raise the children in the Catholic Church and they all attend mass weekly so no complaints there.) … Continue reading

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Ed Peters on Card. Kasper on Pope saying half of marriages are not valid

The distinguished canonist Ed Peters writes about the reckless comments made by Card. Walter Kasper the other day at Fordham University.  My emphases and comments.

Even if the pope said it, it was reckless to repeat it
Cardinal Kasper, in a lengthy interview that shows … Continue reading

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