Tag Archives: Fr. Gerald Murray

“Would it really be totally impossible to admit her to Communion?”

Some of the mistakes we make in life can’t be fixed.
These days we expect everything to be fixable, to have a solution.  There must be some way to get around problems, some cure, some repair, some slight-of-hand.
No.  Not everything can … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray answers Card. Kasper, et alii: “Why is the Church not as merciful as God?”

Over at The Catholic Thing Fr. Gerald E. Murray has a good essay about denial of Holy Communion: it isn’t “punishment”.  With a few edits…
Denial of Communion Awakens Conscience
By Fr. Gerald E. Murray
Cardinal Walter Kasper published another article in the run-up … Continue reading

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“Reception of the Body of Christ when one is publicly unworthy”

My friend Fr. Gerald Murray, a canonist, has a good piece at The Catholic Thing about Communion for the divorced and remarried.
Excerpts:
Denial of Holy Communion to the divorced and remarried, however, is not based on an assumption that everyone in an … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray’s clear explanation of problems with Communion for divorced, remarried.

From The Catholic Thing. My emphases and comments.
Fidelity – to Spouses and Christ’s Words
By Fr. Gerald Murray [A good friend… Fr. Murray, J.C.D., is pastor of Holy Family Church, New York, NY, and a canon lawyer.]
[QUAERITUR…] Is the most serious problem … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray on FNC on Pres. Obama’s “Absurd” War on Women and on the Church

My friend Fr. Gerry Murray of the Archdiocese of New York was recently on FNC.  He spoke about Pres. Obama’s HHS Mandate.  He did a great job explaining some key points and had a few good one liners.
You might review … Continue reading

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A priest’s reflection on “The Land of the Living”

Here is a good piece in First Things from a priest friend in NYC, Fr. Gerald Murray pastor of St. Vincent’s (where as of tomorrow I will be spending a few days).
 Into the Land of the LivingNov 2, 2009Gerald E. … Continue reading

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