Tag Archives: Card. Kasper

Marge and Homer? Card. Kasper to the rescue!

As you may have heard,
Homer and Marge Simpson are splitting up!
After years of marriage, they will separate.
Oh, the humanity.
But, be of good cheer!
Cardinal Kasper has a solution!
Perhaps when they remarry (other people… of the same sex or not)… they’ll be able … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper and the game of lowering expectations

From the National Catholic Register we have this from EWTN host Raymond Arroyo:
Cardinal Kasper Backpedals on Papal Endorsement of Controversial Proposal
Almost single-handedly [well.. he had significant help… from the Pope himself, not to mention a gaggle of others] one cleric … Continue reading

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Card. Napier corrects RNS’s David Gibson about “the Pope’s theologian”

There is a good piece today at CNA by the always-engaging Andrea Gagliarducci about Wilfrid Fox Card. Napier of Durban, who is rapidly climbing on my favorite list.
Kasper is not the ‘Pope’s theologian,’ says leading African cardinal
Vatican City, Apr 9, … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z muses on a growing trend

Let me put some facts together for you.
At La Stampa Marco Tosatti is reporting that, before the upcoming Synod on the Family in October, things are already heating up.   It seems that Cantagalli, the Italian publisher of Permanere nella verità di … Continue reading

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Is Pope Francis turning away from Kasper and to Caffarra?

Sandro Magister has some analysis of the lead up to next October’s Synod on the Family.
It might surprise you.
The Synod Market Index. Kasper Down, Caffarra Up
Even Pope Francis is distancing himself from the former and taking sides with the latter. … Continue reading

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SYNODGATE – Five Cardinals Book stolen from participants’ mailboxes at last year’s Synod on Family

It seems that this story about #Synodgate is being picked up by lots of people.
What will be really interesting to watch is who does not pick this up.
_____ ORIGINAL Published on: Feb 25, 2015 @ 9:32
I have wanted to write about this … Continue reading

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Two African Cardinals standing up!

In the lead up (already) to next October’s Synod, the continuation of last October’s wild ride with its bizarre rules, backroom maneuvers, and strange proposals, Africa (pace Card. Kasper) is coming into its own.
I saw this at the National Catholic … Continue reading

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Link between German Church Tax and Germans pushing for changes?

At CNA we see a connection.
Could it be that the Germans are leading in the charge in watering down the Church’s discipline and teaching about reception of Communion, because of big losses in revenue through the Church Tax, Die Kirchensteuer?
As church-goers wane, … Continue reading

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The stakes are high in Rome next week.

This is a big week coming up in Rome.  This could be a pivotal week in this pontificate.
9-11 Feb – Meeting of the Gang of Nine
12-13 Feb – Consistory meetings of all the Cardinals
14-15 Feb – Public events for the Consistory … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI reviews his life’s work. He changed his mind about something important.

It is important that you know about this.  I first touched on this HERE
Given the orchestrations of the last, controversial Synod of Bishops which met to discuss issues concerning the family, and given the hot issues raised, when the former … Continue reading

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