Tag Archives: The Tablet

Hate-filled editorial by The Tablet: Extraordinary Form, clericalism, and child abuse

From The Bitter Pill (aka The Tablet aka RU486).  Make a decision before you read this to remain cool and composed.  I worked on this a few days ago, but set it aside and then turned my own heat down … 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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Confraternity of Catholic Clergy in England already attacked in The Tablet

A while back I told you that in England some priests have started a new Confraternity of Catholic Clergy. They want a Confraternity which is faithful to Catholic doctrine and their identity as Catholic priests. I know quite … Continue reading

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A note about The Tablet

My friend Fr. Ray Blake, the p.p. of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, posted this about The Tablet (aka The Bitter Pill).
Keep in mind this may be hard to substantiate.
Shops seem to be closing all over Brighton, more of my … Continue reading

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Halcyon days

The National Catholic Fishwrap published an encomium of Fr. Hans Küng written by the former editor of The Tablet.
It’s kinda sweet, actually.
Rather like overhearing three spinsters muse about halcyon days when a cup of coffee cost a nickel and the … Continue reading

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The Tablet online edition = Grima Wormtongue

From the UK’s best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, comes this analysis piece by William Oddie.  My emphases and comments.
There are various perspectives from which we can view the papal visit: and one of them is as a PR exercise. … 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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The Tablet’s Anglican Provision: No Popery!

The attacks on the Holy Father and his provisions for Christian Anglicans are getting worse… right on schedule.
The liberals are having a grand mal twit.
England’s ultra-dissenter fishwrap RU-486 (aka The Bitter Pill aka The Tablet) has this with my emphases … 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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