Tag Archives: Vatican II

Worth a thousand “spirits of Vatican II”

From the blog Musings of a Pertinacious Papist comes an interesting observation in the form of a photograph. Here is an example of the changes that were to be made to the sanctuary of a church in conformity with the … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: The smoke of Satan

From a reader: I have a question regarding this document in reference to Pope Benedict XVI’s Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. In Conferentiarum Episcopalium, which was issued by the sacred Congregation of Divine Worship on October 28th, 1974, the use of … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 116: Bp. Athanasius Schneider’s proposal for a “Syllabus” on the correct interpretation of Vatican II

His Excellency Most Rev. Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, has made quite a splash over the last few years. He first caught people’s eyes at the Synod on the Eucharist in 205 in Rome where he gave an … Continue reading

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A Jesuit theologian opines about the 60’s and Pope Benedict

An alert reader caught this and passed it along.  I am, as you can guess, unlikely to read The Huffington Post, on my own. The last response amused me. My emphases and comments. How The ’60s Transformed The Catholic Church … Continue reading

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Fr. Blake responds to Mr. Warner

Yesterday I posted Gerald Warner’s fulmination against bishops and Vatican II.   My friend Fr. Ray Blake, pastor of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton, has a response to Mr. Warner.  Yesterday, Gerald Warner created a bit of a stir by … Continue reading

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A Swiss bishop sounds off about Vatican II

A reader sent me the following from the website of the Diocese of Basel, Switzerland.   His Excellency Most Rev. Kurt Koch has weighed in with comments in a rather highly amped German-language speaking environment.  As you know there is a … Continue reading

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A “Crunchy Con” liturgical essay… rereading that baptist minister’s remarks on worship

Some hours back I posted an interesting piece by a baptist minister which has been getting some play in the blogosphere. On a site called Crunchy Con there is a reaction to the experience this baptist minister had. A "crunchy … Continue reading

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