Daily Archives: 22 November 2010

A note on Communion in the hand

Elizabeth Scalia wrote the following about Communion in the hand. My emphases and comments. Communion; Hand or Mouth? via The Anchoress by Elizabeth Scalia on 11/22/10 Yesterday at Mass, my husband noticed that on the floor of our pew, by … Read More

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L’Osservatore Romano as origin of the maelstrom: Ed Peters opines

The respected, clear-thinking canonist Ed Peters of In the Light of the Law has offered a blistering assessment of the role of the Vatican’s daily L’Osservatore Romano in regard to the latest in a string of media screw-ups. My emphases … Read More

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Could SSPX Bp. Williamson be expelled from the SSPX?

Here is an interesting bit from the DICI site of the SSPX: GENERAL HOUSE PRESS RELEASE 11-21-2010 Filed under From Tradition, News The Superior General, Bishop Bernard Fellay, has learnt by the press of Bishop Richard Williamson’s decision, just ten … Read More

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Benedict XVI on the Good Friday prayer for Jews

Sandro Magister has an English translation of some of the Holy Father’s book-interview with Peter Seewald, Light of the World. Among the bits provided there is something about the Holy Father’s choice to change the bidding prayer for the Jews … Read More

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Document on the implementation of Summorum Pontificum

Remember that document that was supposed to come out about the implementation of Summorum Pontificum? For a while now I have been less than eager to see it issued. On the other hand, there is little likelihood that that such … Read More

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Silver Trumpets in St. Peter’s

I was on an airplane for most of this… but I understand that the silver trumpets, retired from use by Paul VI, were used in the Vatican Basilica for the consistory. Any news on that?

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What Did The Pope Really Say?

First, keep in mind that Papa Ratzinger was talking to a guy who had a microphone.   How is that the same as an official act of the Vicar of Christ exercising his magisterium? Also, he was asked if the Church … Read More

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Thinking about not thinking about the Pope, the press and condoms

I had a great day yesterday not writing about the Pope and condoms. After a Solemn High Mass at Holy Innocents in Manhattan, with music of De Victoria and the presence of a group of college students, I dashed up … Read More

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