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Who are the real Neo-Gnostics?

It often happens, at least to me, that when Pope Francis starts swinging pejorative labels around like so many clubs, it’s hard to know just whom he means to lather. That said, when Pope Francis uttered the epithet about Self-Absorbed Promethean Neo-Pelagians, … Continue reading

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Reading #GaudeteEtExsultate – Pope Francis blasts “punctilious concern for the Church’s liturgy”

I’ve been working my way through the very long Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete et exsultate.  It’s a whopping 20K words. A point that people have been asking me about, and which libs will surely throw in the teeth of anyone who wants a … Continue reading

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The National ‘c’atholic Reporter’s combox travails. Wherein Fr. Z responds. (UPDATE: John Allen leaving!)

I saw over at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) that the promethean neopelagian powers-that-be have closed the comboxes on all their posts, articles, entries. “¡Vaya lío!”? Not so much, I guess. Apparently Fishwrap’s editors didn’t like what people were writing. … Continue reading

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NEW Z-SWAG: “I am a Self-Absorbed Promethean Neopelagian and proud of it.”

Are you a self-absorbed promethean neopelagian?* I have just the thing for you! I added a new section to my Z-Swag store at Cafepress. There are bumper-stickers, car-magnets, coffee mugs, buttons and few other items. Here is a view of … Continue reading

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Posted in In The Wild, Lighter fare, Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians, The Campus Telephone Pole | Tagged , | 38 Comments

Of Nativity Scenes and Vatican Budget Cuts

Over the last years we have learned that the St. Peter’s Square nativity scene has often cost upward of half a million euro. There has been not a little graft involved. We also know that the Holy See has some … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Of Storks and Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians

Do you remember the fable by Aesop about the Fox and the Stork?  Sometimes it is the Fox and the Crane. The fox invited the stork to supper.  Fox serves a bowl of soup. Fox can lap from the bowl, … Continue reading

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Posted in O'Brian Tags, On the road, The Feeder Feed, What Fr. Z is up to | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments