Tag Archives: Card. Rodriguez Maradiaga

ROME: “Shadow Synod” II September 10-12

I received word of a conference coming up in Rome.  The conference is clearly part of an organized effort to influence the proceedings of the upcoming Synod of Bishop on the family… and not in a good way.   This … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and U.S. style capitalism

From Deseret News: NEW YORK — The Rev. Martin Schlag is a trained economist as well as a Catholic moral theologian, and when he first read some of Pope Francis’ powerful critiques of the current free market system he had … Continue reading

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Of Cardinals and Canaries

A post by the distinguished scholar Fr. John Hunwicke caught my eye. Here it is, in toto, but do check the comments over there as well.  My emphases: Cardinal Rodriguez [That’s Oscar Card. Rodiguez Maradiaga… Archbp. of Tegucigalpa, sometimes referred … Continue reading

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One of the aims of reform of the Roman Curia – weaken it.

One of the things I have been saying all along is one aim during the present pontificate is the reduction of the number of Cardinal Prefects and Presidents (and therefore Archbishop Secretaries) in dicasteries of the Roman Curia. Put several … Continue reading

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Philip Booth’s column in The Catholic Herald

I direct the readerships attention to an interesting piece in the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, written by Philip Booth who is the “editorial and programme director of the Institute of Economic Affairs”. Booth comments on recent remarks … Continue reading

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Spectator’s hard-hitting commentary on pontificate of Pope Francis

At The Spectator there is a must read piece by Damian Thompson for anyone who is puzzled about what Pope Francis may be up to, especially in regard to the Roman Curia. Here is an excerpt with my emphases: […] As … Continue reading

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Card. Rodriguez speaks to Fishwrap about Curial Reform

Over at the Fishwrap, Jesuit Thomas Reese interviewed Oscar Card. Rodriguez Maradiaga about reform of the Roman Curia. What could go wrong? Make some popcorn and then click HERE.

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Fishwrap’s Crazy Talk: “Climate change is church’s No. 1 pro-life issue”

I did a double-take when I saw at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) the title of their most recent editorial. I am not making this up: Climate change is church’s No. 1 pro-life issue Is there a face-palm icon? […] If … Continue reading

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Why did Card. Rodriguez publicly criticize nay-saying German theology professors?

I have been thinking more about His Eminence Oscar Card. Rodriguez Maradiaga’s shot in the German newspaper at Archbp. Gerhard Müller of the CDF.  HERE In his public criticism Card. Rodriguez said of Müller: Er ist Deutscher – ja, ich … Continue reading

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Leave the gun. Take the cannoli. Card. Rodriguez v. soon-to-be Card. Müller

His Eminence Rodriguez Card. Maradiaga gave an interview to at least one German newspaper. It was reported by Reuters that he spoke to a newspaper of Cologne, Germany, Köln, the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger.  I found an interview, if there is only one, … Continue reading

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