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@RobertSRoyal on the Vatican Sexual Abuse Summit #PBC2019

Robert Royal of The Catholic Thing went to Rome for the Vatican “summit” on abuse. He has an excellent summary piece today, which I warmly recommend. Three things in particular stood out for me in his piece. First, try this … Continue reading

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“Cancel the Dublin gathering and instead lead a two-day procession of public penitence”

In Dublin, there is scheduled a World Meeting of Families, later this month. Is this a good idea right now? Given what is going on, is an autumn Synod on Young People (where homosexual stuff is sure to be soft-peddled … Continue reading

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VIDEO Fr. Murray and Prof. Royal on some tough issues

The other day my friend Fr. Gerald Murray and Prof. Robert Royal were on The World Over offering some analysis of present issues. I think you will find it useful. They get into it near the 5:00 mark.

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Latin. @RobertSRoyal opines while Fr. Z rants.

You all know that I tend to bang on about Latin in our sacred liturgical worship. Most of us belong to the Roman Catholic, Latin Church.  The Latin Church. Never using or hearing our language of prayer and teaching affects … Continue reading

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Must view video.   Fr. Gerald Murray and Prof. Robert Royal comment

Must view video.   Fr. Gerald Murray and Prof. Robert Royal comment on what’s going on. In the wake of the Letter to Argentinian Bishop being placed in the AAS and of Il Papa Dittatore… just watch.

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A veritable banquet of rich and useful reading: @RobertSRoyal and Kwasniewski

This morning I awoke to a veritable banquet of rich and useful reading. First, I direct your attention to a post at The Catholic Thing by Robert Royal, who never disappoints.  (He also writes about Dante. YAY! US HERE – UK HERE) He … Continue reading

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FIGHT BACK against anti-Catholics… including those IN the Church

You must rush to read the whole of Robert Royal’s latest column.  HERE I preface it with a reminder that I posted a tongue in check call to arms that wasn’t really tongue in cheek at all.  HERE Here’s the … Continue reading

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Robert Royal on the anti-American Spadaro/Figueroa smear

The well-deserved fallout continues for the vicious anti-American attack piece penned at Inciviltà cattolica by Jesuit Fr Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro, who is also so interested in the life and works of Pier Vittorio Tondelli that he created his own website about him (HERE). Today I read at The … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray, Prof. Royal on “Deaconettes”, ‘Amoris laetitia’, Liturgy, Communion in the hand

My good friend Fr. Murray was on EWTN the other day along with Prof. Robert Royal. Outstanding. They react to Card. Sarah, Bp. Morlino, Thomas Reese, SJ, James Martin, SJ, Card. Schoenborn, etc. Oh boy! Speaking of JESUITS… HERE

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“O you who come to this abode of pain…”, thoughts on ‘Amoris laetitia’

Today at The Catholic Thing Robert Royal has a short and suggestive piece about sex and deception. Dante – Il Poeta  – gives him a lift. Royal recounts teaching Dante’s Inferno, the first part of the Divine Comedy,  to students. One of the … Continue reading

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Robert Royal on ‘Amoris Laetitia’: Beautiful, Moving, and Divisive… Chaos and conflict, not Catholicity

I begin with a call for prayer.  Please pray, then read. Hail, Holy Queen, Mother of Mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope! To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve. To thee do we send up … Continue reading

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The Synod begins – a few notes

I admit to having Synod Fatigue™ already.  I am so sick of it already, that even now I force myself to write this. I hereby commit myself to use my irritation and concern to my advantage.  I will force myself to pay … Continue reading

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Good comments on Card. Burke and on a serious translation error

I had intended to write today about the translation error in the English version of the recent Synod’s final document.  However, over at The Catholic Thing, Robert Royal covers the issue well and says many of the same things I had … Continue reading

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“The truly bizarre document that the Vatican released Monday”

Have you been following the reports of Robert Royal about the Synod of Bishops? Here’s today’s: Synod Day 8 – A Bizarre Document and Process Print I have been in Rome, by my rough count, 100 times during my adult … Continue reading

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Robert Royal to U.S. Bishops: Be men. Be gentlemen. Be kind. Stop being nice!

From The Catholic Thing: Quo Vadis – O, Bishops? By Robert Royal I am not a big fan of taking the long view. It may sometimes be wise, even necessary, in human terms. But I’m far more attracted by what … Continue reading

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