Tag Archives: Apostolic Visitation

Nota bene: Apostolic Visitation of US sisters and CDF scrutiny of LCWR are NOT the same

There is some speculation about what may be said on 16 December in Rome about the Apostolic Visitation that was conducted of communities of women religious in these USA by the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Apostolic Visitation of FSSP seminaries

I have had a few questions in my email about an upcoming Apostolic Visitation to be made of the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP). You probably know that in the FSSP’s founders could not go along with the SSPX’s late … Continue reading

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Observations on the Toowoomba Tumult. Fr. Z rants.

I am about to rant about Toowoomba and the NCFishwrap. Join a protest against the NCFishwrap during their fundraising drive by sending money to me.  I explain it here, but just trust me.  It’s a good idea. My rant today … Continue reading

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Not so thankful for this, I’m afraid… There is an article in the ultra-dissenting weekly National Catholic Fishwrap… err…  Reporter which says that many congregations of women religion in the USA are simply not complying with the Holy See’s Apostolic … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: sending information for the Visitation of Women Religious

A priest reader of WDTPRS writes asking: Dear Fr. Z,   How can we get our experience of heterodox sisters to the congregation rightly investigating these women? The best way I can think of is to write directly to the … Continue reading

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