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Ireland: priests will refuse to break seal of confession if proposal becomes law

In Ireland From CNA comes: Irish priests will refuse to break seal of confession if proposal becomes law  [Really?] By Katherine Veik Dublin, Ireland, Jul 18, 2011 / 08:03 pm (CNA).- Catholic priests in Ireland are prepared to “strongly” resist … Continue reading

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Ireland: Law proposed to force priests to break the Seal of Confession

Biretta tips to Fr. Blake and to Sancte Pater who lead me to this story at The Irish Catholic and elsewhere. Government proposal to break the seal of confession is without precedent Thu, 14/07/2011 – 15:34 The Taoiseach, the Minister … Continue reading

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Irish “Catholics” and our future choices

A new video from Michael Voris. Weep. [wp_youtube]SaGj1rJdPKo[/wp_youtube]

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Dissident Irish priests whinge about new translation, again, after meeting with Irish Bishops

The dissenting Association of Catholic Priests in Ireland, whom we treated here, are having a nutty over the decision of the Irish Bishops Conference not to conform to dissent but rather conform to will of Rome.   These members of the … Continue reading

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Ireland: obsessing over the wrong problem

The Church in Ireland is in trouble!   Disaster looms!   The meteor is coming straight at them! The NEW TRANSLATION of the Missal must be STOPPED! Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are at the top of the cliff.  Sundance … Continue reading

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29 July Fourth Fota International Liturgy Conference – 2nd Session

I received this Press Release from the St. Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy Fourth Fota International Liturgy Conference Benedict XVI and the Roman Missal Second Session Cork, Ireland 29 July 2011 St Colman’s Society for Catholic Liturgy is pleased to … Continue reading

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Catholic Church in Ireland is collapsing?

Our Lord promised that Hell would not prevail against the Church He founded.  He didn’t promise the Church would prevail in Ireland. The Holy Father wrote in his letter to Catholics in Ireland that they should do penance in more … Continue reading

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Dissident Irish priests try to create discord and resentment against the new translation

I direct your attention to the Holy Father’s Letter to Catholics in Ireland.  Last year Pope Benedict suggested to the Irish people that they give special attention to traditional forms of piety, prayer and penance. Now we read that a … Continue reading

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European court: Ireland’s abortion laws breach human rights

The European Court of Human Rights seems to think that abortion is a human right. From The Catholic Herald: European court rules that Ireland’s abortion laws breach human rights By Michael Kelly on Thursday, 16 December 2010 The European Court … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI muses about Ireland

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, P.P. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, continues to post good observations on his personal blog.  I stress “personal” blog, because he was forced to change the blog’s name to reflect his own name rather … Continue reading

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2012 … Into the heart of darkness?

A few days back the best Catholic weekly in the UK, The Catholic Herald, posted a blurb that the Holy Father might visit Ireland in 2012. Now I read on CNA: Four Irish archbishops summoned to Rome to meet apostolic … Continue reading

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IRELAND: Tell bishops to ‘get the hell out of our cathedrals’, says writer

This is from The Irish Independent: Tell bishops to ‘get the hell out of our cathedrals’, says writerBy Marese McDonagh Friday August 20 2010 Irish Catholics should establish a home-grown church by demanding that the bishops "get the hell out … Continue reading

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Apostolic Visitation in Ireland

As a follow up to the entry about the problems at the seminary in Maynooth, Ireland.. which if memory serves is triste scriptu the only seminary in Ireland… Ireland… This is from the VIS: PRESS RELEASE OF THE HOLY SEE … Continue reading

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Fr. Blake on a fundamental problem in the Church in Ireland

My friend the great Fr. Blake, P.P. of Brighton’s St. Mary Magdalen posted this good piece: Ten years ago the great discussion was should the emphasis in the Church be on the local Church pushed by Kaspar or on the … Continue reading

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Irish bishops should restore credibility through penance in Lent

From CNA: Cardinal Brady: Irish bishops should restore credibility by repentance in Lent Rome, Italy, Feb 16, 2010 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Five members of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, led by their president and Primate of all Ireland Cardinal Sean … Continue reading

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