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WDTPRS- 13th Ordinary Sunday: error binds, truth frees

At work in the Collect for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time are themes of divine adoption and the splendor of truth.
Our prayer connects being wrapped up in error with separation from God.  It joins divine adoption with coming into … Continue reading

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Commandments are NOT mere “ideals” from which some are excused because, “They’re tooo haaard!” Wherein Fr. Z rants.

With all the chatter these days about virtuous behavior being an “ideal” and jawing about “paradigm shifts” and so forth, I present anew something I posted exactly one year ago today.
___ Originally published 17 Feb 2017
Look. I’m the first one … Continue reading

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The war on John Paul II’s Magisterium: Veritatis splendor

From Sandro Magister.
Müller Out. But the Real Attack Is Against “Veritatis Splendor”
On Sunday, July 2, the very day on which Pope Francis removed Cardinal Gerhard L. Müller as prefect of the congregation for the doctrine of the faith, from all the Catholic … Continue reading

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Commandments are NOT mere “ideals” from which some people are excused because they’re hard! Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Look. I’m the first one to admit that I am a sinner.  I sin and I go to confession with a firm purpose of amendment.  When I fall, I get back up, again with a firm purpose of amendment.  I … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 146: Spinello: Does Amoris Laetitia Retreat from Absolute Moral Norms?

I direct the readership’s attention to a piece at Crisis about Amoris laetitia, the controversial and ambiguous Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation… that is, if any of you still care to read about it.
Or listen to it!  Hopefully busy priests and seminarians will … Continue reading

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