Daily Archives: 6 July 2010

FINAL! BLOGNIC 7 July – NYC, Manhattan 7 pm

7 July 2007 was the day Pope Benedict released the text of the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum (though it went into force on 14 September).  We will have a blognic on the evening of Wednesday 7 July. I will celebrate … Read More

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The Feeder Feed: sacred arts edition

The Feeder Feed finds me again at the Metropolitan Museum… the air-conditioned Metropolitan. Eucharistic Dove in gilded copper with enamel and glass beads from Limoges from 1215-35. This would have hung over the altar.  There is a tear shaped door … Read More

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Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” letter about Communion in the hand

Even yesterday I had a conversation about the thorny issue of just what Summorum Pontificum (the 3rd anniversary of its release is tomorrow, blessed day) might have revived. Take the situation of the distribution of Holy Communion. In the old … Read More

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New CDF procedures for cases of clerical sexual abuse of minors

I saw this at Paolo Rodari’s blog (in my rapid translation): [Msgr.] Charles Scicluna, promoter of justics for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, should return to the Vatican around this time after some days of vacation. With … Read More

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OUTRAGEOUS Mass in Vienna

What on earth is going on in the Archdiocese of Vienna? Check out the video on Gloria TV, which I noted on Rorate. The video is in German, but the message is clear. A "Western" themed "Mass", which was if … Read More


SCOTUS scourings

The other day I posted this: Supreme Court about priests as Vatican employees – sky not yet falling Now, via Fr. Finigan, I found an entry on Religion Law Blog about the same question, offering analysis. Doe v Holy See … Read More

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