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COMMUNIQUE CONCERNING DOCTRINAL ASSESSMENT OF LCWR (i.e., the meeting they had)

From VIS: COMMUNIQUE CONCERNING DOCTRINAL ASSESSMENT OF LCWR Vatican City, 12 June 2012 (VIS) – Given below is the text of an English-language statement released by the director of the Holy See Press Office concerning a meeting held at the … Continue reading

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The CDF wanted to hurt Margaret Farley, not help her sales. Right?

Some Fishwrap types have chortled that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith aided sales of Sr. Margaret Farley’s dread and perverse book.   Why, they burble, would the bad men at the CDF do something so stupid as … Continue reading

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Media coverage of the LCWR: ignorance, bias and laziness, sloppy and incomplete

This is a little dated, but it helps to explain some prominent errors about what is going on the the Holy See’s reforming efforts concerning key women religious. This was by Ann Carey on NRO. Nun Too Accurate Reporting By … Continue reading

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The Bold And The Beautiful

I have been mulling over the recent support given by the Catholic Theological Society of America to Sr. Margaret Farley. Let’s be clear about a large slice of the group. There is in the CTSA a serious percentage of self-legitimating … Continue reading

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I’m on pins and needles!

If I am not mistaken, tomorrow, Tuesday, the leadership of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns) will be meeting with the leadership of the Congregation for Doctrine of the Faith. What … Continue reading

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A critic of the CDF Note about Sr. Farley’s dreadful book

Several people sent me links to an piece on Religion Dispatches about pro-abortion Mary E. Hunt’s defense of pro-abortion RSM Sr. Margaret Farley’s dreadful book. My readers wanted me to fisk Hunt’s arguments. Since I have a little jet lag … Continue reading

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Sr. Farley SPEAKS or “Did God say, ‘You shall not eat of any tree of the garden’?”

From NCFishwrap: Vatican-criticized nun addresses fellow theologians Jun. 10, 2012 By Joshua J. McElwee ST. LOUIS — Mercy Sr. Margaret Farley addressed for the first time publicly Friday evening the Vatican’s harsh criticism of one of her books, saying it … Continue reading

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LCWR is planning how not to obey

From the site of Vatican Radio: Statement by Archbishop J. Peter Sartain in response to the LCWR statement Following the May 31 statement by the national board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR ) concerning the assessment that … Continue reading

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CDF NOTIFICATION about Sr. Margaret Farley’s dreadful book (cf. Magisterium of Nuns)

This, given the timing, is a Big Deal.  Make that Really Big Deal. The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has issued a notification about a book of one of the prime exponents of the Magisterium of Nuns: Sr. … Continue reading

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I’m SHOCKED! LCWR rejects the Holy See’s reform

From CNA: LCWR accuses Vatican investigation of using ‘flawed process’Friday, June 01, 2012 4:42 PMWashington D.C., Jun 1, 2012 / 09:42 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The national board of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious is arguing that the Vatican’s recent … Continue reading

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CDF publishes the 1978 norms about apparitions and private revelations

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has been doing their job.  They have published … get that? … published… something that has been around awhile. “Norms regarding the manner of proceeding in the discernment of presumed apparitions or … Continue reading

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A new website to defend the nuns against the meanies of the male heirarchy

When covering anything having to do with the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s reform of the leadership of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR – a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns) the liberal press claims that … Continue reading

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SSPX Bishop Fellay in Rome for the vigil of the decision of the cardinals

I had read this on La Stampa, the Italian daily, through the scribal services of the intrepid Andrea Tornielli.  However, knowing that it was on La Stampa, I figured it would also be on Rorate.  I was not wrong. You … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Can Catholics be Masons?

From a reader: Recently I spoke with someone, who said Catholicism and Freemasonry would be compatible. I don’t really believe this. What’s the teachong of the Church about this matter? Catholics may not be Masons or belong to masonic organizations. … Continue reading

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Fishwrap’s good lesson in liberal tactics

As you watch the coverage of various dust-ups in the Church watch for a particular tactic used by the liberal left. A great example comes to us today from the site of the National catholic Fishwrap about dissident priests in … Continue reading

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