Tag Archives: Amoris Laetitia

Dubious dubia about the Dubia

Once upon a time there was a Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation that caused a lot of head scratching.  And so some Cardinals got together, four in all, and asked the writer of the Exhortation – or rather the Pope whose signature … Continue reading

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Disturbing short film “The Confession” that somehow won Catholic award

I was sent the link to a short film that, apparently, won and award at the International Catholic Film Festival in 2017.
Fail.

It starts with some good point.  Never mind that the priest is not wearing a purple stole: validity of … Continue reading

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A “puzzled” and “surprise” Card. Kasper is “furious”

You know how Communion in the hand was accomplished.  You know how the use of “altar girls” was achieved.
Libs intentionally violate the law until the law is changed.  That’s what happened. Moreover, even the restraints and caveats in the modified … Continue reading

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Priests appeal to Bishops about “pastoral crisis”

This comes from the National Catholic Register via ed Pentin:
Priests Appeal to World’s Bishops to Address ‘Pastoral Crisis’ in the Church
A group of priests has issued a plea to all the world’s bishops to “reaffirm Christ’s teaching” in the face of today’s “pastoral … Continue reading

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Peter Hünermann’s errors about marriage and their influence today

One of the figures who emerged from the shadows through the Lettergate scandal, is German liberal (wrong) theologian Peter Hünermann.   Benedict XVI had a strong negative reaction to finding him among the writers of the series that was intended to bolster … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper: homosexual relationships are analogous to marriages

Card. Kasper, ladies and gentlemen.   The Gift that Keeps on Giving.
From LifeSite:
Cardinal Kasper: Homosexual unions are ‘analogous’ to Christian marriage  [Sure! Both of them involve carbon-based life forms!]
March 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Walter Kasper, whose theology appears to … Continue reading

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Wherein Card. Kasper tells us what we can and can’t say

This from Jesuit-run Amerika:
Cardinal Kasper: Quit throwing around the word ‘heretic’ [Hmmm.  I’ll bet he says that!]
Think twice before calling someone a “heretic.”
That is the seemingly simple advice from Cardinal Walter Kasper, the prominent German theologian whose ideas have influenced Pope … Continue reading

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LENTCAzT 2018 18 – Saturday in the 2nd Week of Lent: Chastity is NOT impossible

Today is Saturday in the 2nd Week of Lent.   The Roman Station is Sts. Marcellinus and Peter.
In gratitude especially to benefactors who help me and this blog, during Lent I’m once again offering 5 minute daily podcasts to encourage you in … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray looks again at the Profession about marriage issued by the Bishops of Kazakhstan

Not long ago, the Bishops of Kazakhstan issued a document, a Profession of the Immutable Truths about Sacramental Marriage.   I wrote about it and provided an audio reading of it HERE.
At The Catholic Thing my friend Fr. Gerry Murray has written a … Continue reading

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WRONG: Maltese, Germans, Argentinians and now Braga. “Patently and gravely wrong.” Ed Peters explains the situation.

My old pastor and mentor, Msgr. Schuler, used to say: When you’re right, you can’t be wrong.
The flip side is: When you’re wrong, you can’t be right.
There are a lot of people out there who are just plain wrong about … Continue reading

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Card. Eijk: Pope Francis should create clarity about ‘Amoris laetitia’

UPDATE:
I note that Mark de Vries has a better translation than the one someone has provided so far:  HERE
(In Dutch, the word for ‘thus’, and an informal word for ‘sister’
consisting of its first syllable, are homonyms…)
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Here’s some news…

BREAKING Cardinal Eijk: … Continue reading

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Hitchens: We were told not to worry.

At First Things, Dan Hitchens nailed it.  Look at this.
When communion for the remarried was reintroduced into Catholic discussion a few years ago, we were informed that it was a “pastoral” and “merciful” initiative. Those of us who pointed out … Continue reading

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Card. Müller on authority of Popes, possibility of others correcting contradictory papal teachings

Back in December, First Things published a piece by the former Prefect of the CDF, Gerard Ludwig Card. Müller on the sacrament of penance. His observations on objective sin and subjective guilt, about knowledge, etc., are germane to a whole raft … Continue reading

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VIDEO Bp. Athanasius Schneider interview about “Amoris laetitia” Controversy

His Excellency, Bishop Athanasius Schneider, gave an interview on French TV about Pope Francis and the Amoris laetitia controversy that is tearing apart of the unity of the Church in many spheres.  The video is available.  There are English subtitles.
He … Continue reading

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Wherein @MassimoFaggioli tosses another nastygram at the “rigorist” straw man

Massimo “Beans” Faggioli … what a puzzle.
He seems to be bright, but he constantly tweets dopey things.

The diocese in Albano, Italy is setting up a shelter for separated or divorced fathers who, having to pay monthly livelihood to wife and … Continue reading

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