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One year ago…

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Bishop Robert C. Morlino: 1st Anniversary of Pope Francis’ Pontificate

With a tip of my biretta to Badger Catholic:

“Truth and charity can never be separated.”

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Francis Pellverizes™ the Roman Curia

As you know, Pope Francis set up a Secretariat for the Economy (SftE) and has appointed Card. Pell to head it up.   Since this Secretariat will control money it will, if it gets off the ground, be very powerful.  This … Continue reading

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Could Pope Francis be the one to reconcile the SSPX?

At CMR Pat Archbold offers that, if Pope Francis can reach out so cordially to Protestants gathered at a conference, even send a video, then why shouldn’t he reach out to the priests and bishops of the SSPX.
A darn good … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino on EWTN on current burning questions

His Excellency Most Reverend Robert C. Morlino of the Diocese of Madison (aka “The Extraordinary Ordinary”) appeared with Raymond Arroyo on EWTN and spoke about a range of issues, contraception, divorce-remarriage, “pastoral approach”, Pope Francis’ video to Pentecostals, Francis’ alleged negative … Continue reading

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Card. Burke explains what Pope Francis is up to.

In English for L’Osservatore Romano (the Vatican’s “daily”), Raymond Card. Burke writes of The Francis Effect:
American Cardinal on the message of this Pontificate The Pope’s radical call to the new evangelization
During a recent visit to the United States, I was … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ remarks about Extraordinary Form and people who want it

Pope Francis allegedly made some negative comments about the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite and those who desire it.
My comments, below.
From Creative Minority Report:
Pope Francis has made what can only be called disparaging comments about the Traditional Latin Mass … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Argentinian

I would not be in the least surprised were Pope Francis to abdicate when he turns 80.  As a matter of fact, I suspect he will.
On that, I saw at Rorate something from La Nación.
The Pope renewed his civil, Argentinian identity … Continue reading

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“Who am I to judge?”, thrown in your face? Fr. Z says, “Don’t let them get away with it!”

Mention the Pope’s interview “on the airplane” and we all know immediately what phrase is going to pop up.  The rafters are still rattling.
“Who am I to judge?”
What did the Pope really say? (Italian HERE)
Remember the context: he was asked … Continue reading

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Priest denies Communion to openly co-habitating lesbians

A friend sent me a note with a link to an article on a Kansas City, MO, news site. I wrote on this a few days ago, but am just returning to it now.
The note from my friend included this … Continue reading

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