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Nearly 500 faithful priests in England and Wales sign letter urging Synod to stand firm!

At the UK’s Catholic Herald, for which I write a weekly column, find the following: Nearly 500 priests in England and Wales urge synod to stand firm on Communion for the remarried Priests says that doctrine and practice must ‘remain … Continue reading

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His Hermeneuticalness, priest and hacker

I saw at the blog of my friend, (still) the P.P. of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness himself, Fr. Finigan, that he has hacked his Kindle. Don’t have a Kindle yet.  What on earth are you waiting for?  USA HERE (for one … Continue reading

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The slippery slope of Communion for divorced and remarried

My friend the still-parish priest of Blackfen, still-Dean of Bexley, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr. Tim Finigan has drilled into a kerfuffle which illustrates how sides are being formed concerning Communion for the divorced and, subsequently, civilly remarried. Finigan describes the situation. … Continue reading

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New Archbishop of Liverpool!

I note with approval the appointment of a new Archbishop of Liverpool. Most Rev. Malcolm McMahon, Bishop of Nottingham has been translated. My English clerical friends are writing with their views and I am, so far, optimistic!   Yes, yes… … Continue reading

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Fr. Z on Fr. Finigan on the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

His Hermeneuticalness, the mighty P.P of Blackfen, the Dean of Bexley, the indominable Fr. Timothy Finigan opines on the situation the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate are faced with. The Commissar appointed by the Prefect of the Congregation for Religious, João … Continue reading

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A lesson from Our Lady in our use of social media.

My good friend, the Dean of Bexley, the PP of Blackfen, His Hermeneuticalness, Fr Timothy Finigan, has a good post useful for our reflection: The book of meditations which I am using at the moment looks at the person of … Continue reading

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A plug for some British news and analysis sources

I had a note from a friend in London who is the media coordinator for Westminster Cathedral.  Of late he has set up some new social media opportunities for the great church. Facebook Twitter Flicker  Take a look at those. … Continue reading

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Of Z-Swag and Hans Küng and stolen vehicles

At the blog Defende nos in proelio there was a great post about what happens when you put Z-Swag on your car. Go over there and spike their traffic.  It involves Fr. Finigan, and a car blessing and a run … Continue reading

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Fr. Finigan with a note to people who are upset

His Hermeneuticalness, my friend Fr Tim Finigan, has a good post which merits your attention. Read the whole thing there, but here is a sample: Popes may also teach privately. Such teaching would be expressed, for example, in sermons, interviews … Continue reading

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Fr. Z stands with Fr. Blake of Brighton – UPDATES

Originally Published on: Sep 7, 2013 @ 15:17 My friend Fr. Ray Blake, parish priest of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, England, was treated shamefully by a malicious newsie for a thoughtful, serious, introspecive piece he wrote on his blog about the … Continue reading

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