Tag Archives: German Bishops

Great column on German confusion by Archbp. Chaput of @ArchPhilly … auf Deutsch! “Liebe, Klarheit, und ihr Gegenteil”

The other day I posted about a terrific column by Archbp. Chaput of Philadelphia in their diocesan newspaper.
Wherein Archbp. Chaput wins the pastoral Super Bowl in @ArchPhilly
The Archbishop wrote about, among other things, the confusion being caused right now by … Continue reading

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Head exploding juxtapositions (literal and figurative)

Here’s a jocular head exercise for the readership.
Today I saw a video (sent by an old staffer of the COL Forum) about drone warfare.
It’s terrifying. Watch this, please, and try not to freak out about the potential misuse of this … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: CDW doc says don’t charge for concerts in church. German bishops charge.

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
Dear Fr., in “Concerti nelle chiese” (1987) from the CDW, it says “si attenga, in ordine all’autorizzazione dei concerti, alle seguenti condizioni, che l’Ordinario del luogo potrà precisare: […] c) L’entrata nella chiesa dovrà essere libera e gratuita.”
The German Conference of … Continue reading

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Another Cardinal stands up to Card. Marx and German bishops:

His Eminence Kurt. Card. Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity (Card. Kasper’s old billet), has firmly rejected the progressivist notions which Card. Müller called “absolutely anti-Catholic”.  From LifeSite with my emphases and comments:
Vatican cardinal tells German bishops: We can’t adapt … Continue reading

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German bishops pushing hard to overturn the Church’s doctrine

Over at The Spectator, Damian Thompson has a good summary piece. He recaps what happened at the last Synod of Bishop, where controversy over the Kasper proposals about Communion for the divorced and civilly remarried dominated the proceedings. Damian is … Continue reading

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Will German bishops defy Rome, ignore teaching on indissolubility of marriage?

Iran, and other countries, are more than likely emboldened by the Obama-inflicted weakness of these USA. They will be flexing their muscles, sure that the President won’t do anything.
In Germany, and probably other places, some bishops, emboldened by a new … Continue reading

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VIDEO Horrific Sacrilegious “Mass”

This was a Swiss/German liturgical production from 2012. The video was just brought to my attention.
The worst liturgical sacrileges I have seen in recent times are perpetrated by German speakers.
If they puff up in high dudgeon about renovating bishops’ residences, … Continue reading

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