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“Thus I promise, this I swear, so help me God and these holy Gospels of God.”

For some work I am doing today I had occasion to re-read the old Oath Against Modernism.
In 1910 St. Pope Pius X issued Motu Proprio a document called Sacrorum Antistitum in which he provided the Church with an °Oath Against … Continue reading

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SSPX Bp. Williamson: I’m not yet a Sedevacanist and its hard to say Pope Benedict is a formal heretic

Our friends at Rorate have posted about comments made by SSPX Bp. Williamson.
My emphases:

In his latest column regarding the beatification of John Paul II, one of the Bishops of Priestly Fraternity of Saint Pius X, Richard Williamson, ends … Continue reading

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REVIEW: New book by Aidan Nichols: Criticising the Critics

UPDATE 20 March: I am getting emails from people asking how they can get the book I was reading on the airplane yesterday (see that entry).  I am reposting this entry for their benefit.
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ORIGINAL entry 7 March.
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Earlier this week I … Continue reading

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Resources for understanding “modernism”

"Modernism" is by nature a bit of a moving target.  
These days fewer people – except for the confirmed traditionalists – seem less interested in talking about "modernism" than about "relativism".
I am thinking about the issues these days and thought … Continue reading

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