Tag Archives: Robert Mickens

Mickens attacks Müller for The Fishwrap. Park your logic at the door.

Robert Mickens, recently fired by The Pill (aka The Tablet – HERE), has a column at The Fishwrap (aka The National Schismatic Reporter).  I think I predicted that Mickens would drift over to The Pill’s North American counterpart.  Fishwrap is surely looking for … Continue reading

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ADDIS: The MSM on Pope Francis

I found this via Pewsitter – they are doing a great job – from CatholicJournalUS:
Francis and the Media: A Doomed Romance
by Thomas Addis
The Lenten season is an excellent time for confessions, so here goes: Bless me, Father, for I have … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK exchange: ‘c’atholic liberals call Benedict XVI “The Rat” and want him to die

I alert you all to something horrible which my friend Damian Thompson discovered.
Everyone should see this Facebook exchange, because it reveals the true attitude of the Left in the catholic Church.  My observations follow, below.
Meanwhile, from Damian’s blog (I moved the … Continue reading

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FRONTLINE documentary “Secrets of the Vatican”

I have just watched the PBS Frontline hit piece “Secrets of the Vatican”.
The objectives of the show are to pin all responsibility for every case of clerical sexual abuse not just on local authorities but on “the Vatican”, to detach … Continue reading

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The Pope, The Pill, and the Renewed Babylonian Captivity of the Church

Robert Mickens has shared the angst of his publication The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill) about a piece of clothing.  Not just any clothing, papal clothing.
Pope Benedict, Yes, Benedict XVI wore over his choir dress a stole decorated with the … Continue reading

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Universae Ecclesiae 28, the Eucharistic Fast, and You.

I had a post about Univerae Ecclesiae 28 and how the derogation in that paragraph makes it clear that the provisions of Summorum Pontificum exclude female service at the altar in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.
The reason for … Continue reading

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Mickens of The Pill K.O.’s “Universae Ecclesiae”!

Robert Mickens of The Pill (aka The Tablet aka RU486), found something really wrong with Universae Ecclesiae, something truly disturbing.
Some puir slow-witted gowk in the CDF or Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei” screwed up the title or “incipit” of the Instruction … Continue reading

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Robert Mickens on Pope Benedict and Summorum Pontificum. It is to laugh.

Damian Thompson has rightly shared with us Robert Micken’s little trip to the zoo.  Mr. Mickens, Rome correspondent for The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill aka RU486), has taken exception to Pope Benedict and the provisions of Summorum Pontificum.
I’ll leave … Continue reading

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Archbp. Nichols slaps down The Tablet’s coverage of the new translation

From the "Hoist On His Own Petard" file:
Here is something from the blog of Damian Thompson which I missed the other day… as I was traveling and my iPhone was on vacation.
It seems that the Rome correspondent of … Continue reading

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Finally getting around to it: Mickens of The Bitter Pill finds a TLM

In his Letter from Rome Robert Mickens of RU-486 (aka The Bitter Pill aka The Tablet) offers these observations about the older form of Mass and Pope Benedict’s "emancipation proclamation" Summorum Pontificum.  Shall we have a look in the usual … Continue reading

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