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Card. George on liturgical translation

At Amerika there is an interview with Francis Card. George, the out-going Archbishop of Chicago.   Among the various questions put to him, this one, with the answer caught my special attention.
My emphases and comments:
You were prominent in the work … Continue reading

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FANON! Wherein Fr. Z rants, opines, predicts.

I did everyone a big favor today.
This morning I decided to leave the computer off and simply say my Office, say Mass, have some breakfast without concerning myself with any news or voicemail or email. Whenever I do this, something … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Thursday 5th Week Lent (Prayer over the People): of spewing, pointless running, and the virtue of religion

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Today’s “Prayer over the people”, at the end of Mass in the Ordinary Form, was originally in a truncated form in various manuscripts of the Gelasian Sacramentary. However, I eventually found it also in a longer … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Are Mormons Christians?

From a reader:
I have a friend who is Mormon and she claims that they are indeed
Christian but something in me says they are not. She claims that Jesus
Christ is the Son of God and her Lord and Savior. Is that … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! VOTE! An annual award for Catholic websites.

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WDTPRS is a finalist for Best Catholic Blog in About.com’s Readers Choice Awards.
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You may vote once per day…. actually once per 24 hour period.  24 hrs after your vote, vote again! … Continue reading

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Obama gives Amish complete exemption. Catholics? Talk to the hand! Why? Why do you think?

A few days ago Sr. Mary Ann Walsh at the USCCB Blog posted this:
Friday, March 9, 2012
Amish, Ok. Catholics, No.
The Amish are exempt from the entire health care reform law. So are members of Medi-Share, a program of Christian Care … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Seminary monitors seminarians’ email, surfing. Wherein Fr. Z administers tough love.

In the USA huge strides have been taken back toward sanity in the Catholic Church’s seminaries. The “biological solution” is having its way with the liberals and modernists who have dominated chanceries and seminaries for decades. Though some hang on … Continue reading

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Of Ordinariates, the SSPX, and the gravitational pull

Benedict XVI, the Pope of Christian Unity, has made it possible by his provision in Anglicanorum coetibus, for Anglicans to enter into Holy Church in new Ordinariates.  Their liturgical traditions are being codified and approved by the Holy See and … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s address to US bishops of Regions VII-IX: marriage and sexuality

His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI gave an audience to American bishops (MN, ND, SD) making their ad limina visit.  His last address – on the eve of Pres. Obama’s attack on the religious liberty of the Catholic Church – was … Continue reading

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The Obama Administration is organizing…. WHAT?!?

I saw something worthy of Germany in the 1930′s in today’s Hell’s Bible (aka The New York Times):
White House Works to Shape Debate Over Health Law By ROBERT PEAR Published: March 9, 2012 [...] On Wednesday, White House officials summoned … Continue reading

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