Daily Archives: 17 June 2010

US Episcopalian “Bishop” Shori in England, hat in hand

From Damian: Southwark Cathedral allows woman bishop to carry mitre but NOT to wear it The Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Church in America, Katherine Jefferts Schori, was allowed to carry her mitre when she presided at the Eucharist in … Read More


Benedict’s visit to England and popular Catholicism

His Hermeneuticalness has a good entry about the upcoming papal visit to England.   I am glad it also provides a link to the wonderful Anna Arco. Yesterday, Anna Arco posted her interview with Archbishop Nichols concerning the papal visit. His … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Saying the Office for an Old Testament saint from the Martyrology

From a reader: While reading the martyrology yesterday, I saw that today (6/14) has the prophet Elisha listed. I remembered your posts reminding your readers that the Church commemorates old testament figures and that "if there were no other saint … Read More

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Will Card. Ouellet be going to Cong. for Bishops?

While we don’t yet have an official notice, it may be that the next Prefect for the Congregation for Bishop will be His Eminence Marc Card. Ouellet, 66 year old Archbishop of Quebec, rather than Card. Pell of Australia. Andrea … Read More

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QUAERITUR: conflict with priest over receiving Communion kneeling

From a reader: My pastor refuses to give me Holy Communion on my knees.  I approached him privately.  He claims that I am denying him his rights as a priest, destroying unity……he has tried to compromise with me by requiring … Read More

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