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Card. Collins: “receiving communion is not obligatory at Mass”

The Archbishop of Toronto, His Eminence Thomas Card. Collins has said something that I have been hammering at for years.  HERE
It is NOT obligatory to receive Communion at Mass.
Also, people who may not receive Communion are STILL OBLIGED to attend … Continue reading

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Prof. Peters (right) v. Fr. Daly (wrong) on marriage and ‘annulments’

There has been some informative posts in the interwebs about the “annulment” process.
At the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) a priest, Fr. Peter Daly (Archd. Washington DC), after whining about a “top-down hierarchical church” and getting the concept of sensus … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: About negative judgments for “annulments”

From a reader:
Archbishop Sheehan’s Pastoral Letter on Couples who are cohabitating was published in my church bulletin, ….  I belong in the third group. My husband, who is not Catholic, was married in the church in Diocese A. After … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to the Church’s jurists and tribunals: “shun pseudo-pastoral claims”

From CNS about the Holy Father’s address to the jurists of his tribunals.
The Italian text of the Holy Father’s address is here.
Desire for sacraments not sufficient reason for annulment, pope says
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service
VATICAN … Continue reading

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