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Germany: More dissent from nuns

Today started with a post about that caput malorum omnium that is Germany.  Let’s continue. The ultra-left La Croix stumps, not reports, on a German nun advocating women priests. If one had the slightest… slightest… understanding of priesthood as flowing from the … Continue reading

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A “binding” German synod… What could possibly go wrong?

The German Church continues its imitation of the Body of Christ’s theological and disciplinary Necrotizing fascitis, more commonly known as “flesh-eating disease”. From the Catholic Herald comes news about a synod which the Germans want to hold. What could possibly … Continue reading

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VIDEO: This explains the Church in Germany

Germany seems to be the caput malorum omnium in the Church today.  Every weird, heretical, and just plain stupid thing comes from that dark swamp of arrogant confusion. “But Father! But Father!”, you libs are blubbering “you are the arrogant and confused … Continue reading

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Card. Müller’s interview about Church and theology in Germany

LifeSite has a precis of Card. Müller’s interview with the German Catholic newspaper Die Tagespost.  He talks about the state of the Church and of theology in that caput malorum, Germany. Scathing. Also, of great interest, were his comments on homosexuality: For … Continue reading

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More Jesuit antics in that ‘caput malorum omnium’ the Church in Germany

Putting the pessima in corruptio optimi pessima. From a reader: Dear Father, Apparently, the Vatican has accepted P. Wucherpfennig SJ as rector of the Jesuit High School Sankt Georgen in Frankfurt, Germany. He was recently denied the nihil obstat by … Continue reading

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GERMANY: Catastrophic! USA next? @USCCB bishops meeting and YOU. ACTION ITEM!

An image to consider. Two rays extending from the same point get farther and father apart the longer they extend.   If the one ray is the trajectory of Christ’s true Church, then the other ray, that departs from it, … Continue reading

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How bad is the situation of vocations to the priesthood tragic Germany?

How bad is the situation of vocations to the priesthood tragic Germany? “In 2017, only 76 priests were ordained in Germany; in 2000 there were still about twice as many, namely 154.  When the German Bishops’ Conference tallied this number … Continue reading

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The German Church: Nuts

In our day we finally gone beyond the decades long, post-Conciliar scandal of priest against priest when it comes to sacramental discipline.  We have now reached bishop against bishop and conference against conference.  If you are in one diocese or … Continue reading

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The Church in Germany is crashing and burning

Via EWTN.  This is nothing but grim: German bishops release new figures: fewer churchgoers, parishes, and priests Figures released Friday by the German bishops’ conference draw a bleak picture of the ongoing decline of Catholicism in Germany. However, the head … Continue reading

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GERMANY: Where the weird stuff comes from

Why is it that truly weird stuff comes into the Church from Germany? I think it may be because of a) the Church Tax and b) that Rahner won in German speaking countries. Here is an example of how weird … Continue reading

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GERMANY: Creepy weird twisted “gender bender” news

Remember the “biological” male or female thing?  Some twisted people are trying to eliminate the distinction of sex, not just of “gender”.  (E.g., HERE and HERE.) This is advancing fairly rapidly now that we have hit critical mass of people … Continue reading

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Sloppy reporting about new “church tax” decision by bishops

I haven’t been following this interesting story, but I noted some of the use of language in reporting about  the German bishops and the “church tax”.  I will ramble a bit and my emphases. From The Beeb: German Catholics lose … Continue reading

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In the face of this sort of revolt, what does one do?

I am torn between, on the one hand, pity for these men whose priesthood and ministry was tainted from the onset by bad formation and poor leadership and, on the other, contempt for them as arrogant quislings. From Vatican Insider: … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI “walked through the ferocious pack of media dogs without losing his composure”

Read this whole thing. From CNA comes this about the Pope’s visit to Germany. A highlight: “(D)amage to the Church comes not from her opponents but from uncommitted Christians.” And also, “The Pope gave appropriate directions. The fate of the … Continue reading

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Paolo Rodari interprets Benedict XVI’s State Visit to Germany

Paolo Rodari has an interesting analysis of the Holy Father’s visit to Germany.  I am still think about what he wrote, but I thought I would get it out to the anglophone blogosphere for your opportune knowledge. My quick translation. … Continue reading

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