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Who are the “fideles” of McBrien’s “sensus fidelium”?

There they go again.   Aged McBrien, Richard, is defending the abortion performed at the Catholic hospital in Phoenix and rejecting the Church’s position about abortion as an evil meriting excommunication. First, I would remind McBrien that Bp. Olstead did … Continue reading

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Whatever happened to the “sensus fidelium” mania?

A reader sent this: We were in formation in the 80’s and 90’s and were constantly barraged with the "sensus fidelium"?  At every turn in pastoral theology, in liturgy, in moral theology, in Scripture in preaching in…. well…. just about … Continue reading

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