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Bishops Conferences and Fangorn Forest

A comment from a reader in my email:

This talk of the bishops, and lots of talking, and going to war somehow calls to my mind the Ents.

If our Entish bishops were to rouse themselves to war, they could be formidable.

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QUAERITUR: Pastor threatened by bishop after making liturgical changes

From a reader:
We were very recently assigned a new priest, and he has only finished his second week at our church. He wanted to make some changes that would put us more in line with the new liturgical movement.
These changes … Continue reading

Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, ASK FATHER Question Box, Brick by Brick, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Our Catholic Identity, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, Universae Ecclesiae | Tagged , , , , | 78 Comments

A clarification about my statements concerning SSPX bishops

Whenever I post something about the SSPX, and I mention that the priests and bishops of that Fraternity are suspended, I get loads of email protesting that they aren’t.
They are.  Sorry.
That said, I sincerely hope and pray that they will … Continue reading

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Is there a campaign to block Card. Pell’s appointment as Prefect for Bishops?

You can bet even the hint that Australia’s Cardinal Pell might be the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishops made liberal blood run cold.
Lately we have read rumors that Cardinal Pell is ill, that Cardinal Pell did this, that … Continue reading

Posted in SESSIUNCULA, The Drill, The future and our choices, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , | 22 Comments

PODCAzT 97: Ambrose to a new bishop; In The Bleak Midwinter

Here is a spur of the moment PODCAzT which I put together in record speed!  As I approach 100 PODCAzTs I am trying to figure out what I want to do with these audio projects, change formats, keep going, or … Continue reading

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