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A little Sunday Schadenfreude

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You would think that this was from the in the Vatican’s underground newspaper, La Cipolla.
Instead it is from thejournal.ie (.ie… Irish, of course):
Website that helps people leave the … Continue reading

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HEY DISSENTERS! Pope Francis says negotiating away parts of the Faith is “the path of apostasy, of disloyalty to the Lord”

Some people are all quivery about Pope Francis new humble style. “Isn’t he wonderful?”, they exclaim. “He’s getting rid of all that fancy stuff for liturgy!  The days of that obviously arrogant old Pope Benedict are over.  Now we have … Continue reading

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You can never really “leave the Church”.

I occasionally get an message from someone who explains in self-righteous high dudgeon that she is leaving the Church because of [INSERT FLIMSY EXCUSE HERE].
Over at his excellent blog, Ed Peters looks at a case of someone who said he … Continue reading

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Sloppy reporting about new “church tax” decision by bishops

I haven’t been following this interesting story, but I noted some of the use of language in reporting about  the German bishops and the “church tax”.  I will ramble a bit and my emphases.
From The Beeb:
German Catholics lose church rights … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: A Catholic leaves for the Orthodox Church, is ordained, and wants to return

From a reader:
A person [a man] who WAS Catholic, baptized and confirmed in Latin Rite, left the Church and became Orthodox and was ordained in the OCA then latter returned to the Latin Rite Catholic Church, desires to serve as … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Returning to the Church after joining another church for many years

From a reader:
If a person leaves the church and joins another faith for 10 plus years, what is required to return to good standing in the church?
This isn’t as hard as one might imagine.
Usually all a person has to do … Continue reading

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