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IMPORTANT: THREE major Catholic media sources publish SAME response to Card. Kasper!

Something highly unusual and highly important happened today.
An opinion piece, the same opinion piece, was published simultaneously in three media outlets, the UK’s best Catholic weekly The Catholic Herald, the National Catholic Register, and ZENIT. Two print and one internet only.  One … Continue reading

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Secret Consistory: How did other Cardinals react to Card. Kasper’s proposals?

Those of who who read Italian my be interested in an article of Marco Tosatti posted at La Stampa which purports to reconstruct some of the discussion in the now-not-so-Secret Consistory during which Card. Kasper delivered his extremely long and now … Continue reading

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Card. Caffarra on upcoming Synod, Communion for divorced and remarried

At ZENIT there is a translation into English of the wide-ranging interview given by Carlo Card. Caffarra, Archbishop of Bologna, about the upcoming Synod and the issue to be addressed. It was originally in Italian in Il Foglio.
You should read it … Continue reading

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What else do we “tolerate though not accept”?

I keep coming back to the position of Card. Kasper about second “marriages”. HERE  That innuendo about a solution for second marriages … that we might fudge just enough to “tolerate though not accept” them…, well… it just bugs me.
How … Continue reading

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There’s marriage and then there’s marriage*

I had a comment in my messages from an Observant Person who had the misfortune to read an article about Card. Kasper’s remarks on marriage in advance of the Synod.
The Observant Person pulled a strange quote from Kasper via CNS:
“he allowed … Continue reading

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Voris video on Vatican II’s built in vagueness

Here is a video from Michael Voris in his usual non-committal, indifferent, ambiguous, vague, tepid, ho-hum style.  o{];¬)
I will remind the readership that in the greater arc of the Church’s history, Vatican II wasn’t all that important.  It is still … Continue reading

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2006 comments by Card. Kasper about Anglicans, women bishops, and ecumenical dialogue

Fr. Finigan at his fine blog, The Hermeneutic of Continuity, has a piece today about something Card. Kasper told Anglicans at Lambeth in 2006 as the then-President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.
Here is an excerpt:
It [viz. the ordination … Continue reading

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The retiring Card. Kasper

Who will begrudge His Eminence Walter. Card. Kasper a long long rest.
The Cardinal retires now from his position at the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.
He is to be replaced by H.E. Kurt Koch, Bishop of Basel.  Bishop … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper on the Pope of Christian Unity

I have been saying, and others are now saying, that Benedict XVI is the "Pope of Christian Unity".
I received a note from a friend that the German page of Vatican Radio has an interview with Walter Card. Kasper, President of … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper: Anglican conversions – fruit of authentic ecumenism

From CNA:
Vatican City, Nov 23, 2009 / 01:22 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Walter Kasper, president of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, explained last week that the entrance of  Anglicans into the Catholic Church is the fruit of authentic ecumenism inspired … Continue reading

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