Tag Archives: CDF

Reading Francis Through Benedict: clerical sexual abuse

We continue to…
Read Francis Through Benedict.
Here is a communiqué from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith:
The Holy Father today received in audience Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Mueller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. During the audience, … Continue reading

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Putting the well-deserved spotlight on Irish dissident Fr. Tony Flannery

At this site Renew America the Australian author Eamonn Keane has done us a great service by summarizing many points concerning the Irish heretic Fr. Tony Flannery, who has been under scrutiny by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the … Continue reading

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Lutheran Ordinariate coming?

Vatican Insider has something today about some Lutherans who are getting nervous about the Holy Father establishing an Ordinariate for Lutherans, along the lines of that which he established for Anglicans.
“A Lutheran ordinariate? That’s a bad sign”
An ordinariate for Lutherans … Continue reading

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National Catholic Reporter teams up with Ford Foundation backed entity to hide the truth about the Holy See’s ‘Doctrinal Assesment’ of the LCWR

Every year around Christmas and Easter, the usual hyenas emerge from the brush to worry at the Church’s heels.  This year, as a little gift to the Christ Child, the National Catholic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) has teamed up with an … Continue reading

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Prefect of CDF on Anglican Ordinariate and SSPX

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald with my emphases:
Head of the CDF urges Catholics to welcome ordinariate converts
Catholics in England and Wales should welcome members of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, the new prefect of … Continue reading

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Sr. Fiedler’s spittle-flecked nutty over Mr. Bourgeois

Sr. Maureen Fiedler is one of our favorites at National catholic Fishwrap.
This could be an great exercise for a fundamental theology class: count the errors.
No… there may be too many to cover in a class period.
Only someone like Maureen could present … Continue reading

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“There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall…” Farewell, Roy Bourgeois!

From The Sound of Music:
There’s a sad sort of clanging from the clock in the hall
And the bells in the steeple too
And up in the nursery an absurd little bird
Is popping out to say, “Cuckoo”
Regretfully they tell us but firmly they … Continue reading

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More on CDF Prefect Archbp. Müller and the SSPX

The other day I posted that the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbp. Gerhard Müller indicated about the SSPX in an interview with a German radio station that “I don’t think there will be any more new … Continue reading

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Prefect of CDF about SSPX and LCWR

The National Catholic Register (not the National catholic Reporter, aka Fishwrap) has an interview with the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbp. Gerhard Müller.   Part 1 HERE and part 2 HERE. The interview … Continue reading

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LCWR Assembly Update: How did keynote speaker Hubbard do?

I posted a video of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious assembly’s keynote speaker, Barbara Marx Hubbard, HERE.  If you were able to get through even part of it, you have an idea of what NunThink involves and why the CDF … Continue reading

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Archbp. Sartain offered to attend LCWR Assembly. In a spirit of dialogue, The Nuns rejected his gesture.

The other day in the National Catholic Register, I read a piece about the upcoming annual assembly of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns).  The writer, Ann Carey, is all over this … Continue reading

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The SSPX’s “sine quibus non” conditions

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli:
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The latest version of the doctrinal preamble – discussed by cardinals of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and approved by the Pope – is considered by the Holy See to be definitive and … Continue reading

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New CDF Prefect on talks with the SSPX

From CNA:
Rome, Italy, Jul 24, 2012 / 04:00 am (CNA/EWTN News).
Although the new head of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is optimistic about reconciliation with the Society of St. Pius X, he says that the teachings … Continue reading

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Proposal and Counter-Proposals for Pope Benedict and the SSPX

I was sent a link to an article in The Remnant on the SSPX situation.  The article contains the following statements:
Instead of harassing Bishop Fellay to sign a doctrinal preamble, the Vatican should require every superior, university president and ordinary … Continue reading

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New Prefect at CDF: Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Bishop of Regensburg

As most of us expected, the resignation (because of the age limit) of the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, William Card. Levada, has been accepted and the Holy Father has appointed Gerhard Ludwig Müller, 64, previously the … Continue reading

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