Daily Archives: 28 June 2011

Schism in New Jersey

The Fathers of the Church had a real horror of schism.  Schismatics were dissenters who causes disunity.  Jerome wrote: Between heresy and schism there is this difference, that heresy perverts dogma, while schism, by rebellion against the bishop, separates from … Read More

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Dr. Peters on can. 915 and “catholics” who cause scandal and yet receive Communion

The Canonical Defender, Ed Peters, has comments on can. 915, a very important canon which has in the opinion of many been little observed. Go to Dr. Peters page for his bit about Robert Mugabe’s reception of Communion at the … Read More

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Blog Registration Matters & Tips

Blame the registration process and moderation queue on Eve.  It’s her fault. Some flaky and some incomplete blog registrations have been coming in.  I don’t automatically approve every registration for commenting ability here. In the registration process, I ask people … Read More

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Benedictus qui pipiavit in nomine Domini

It isn’t very often that you see a Pope send a tweet. Latin for “tweet” is pipio, -are.  A “tweet” is a pipiatio. [wp_youtube]tty87WDBukk[/wp_youtube] And this… [wp_youtube]tC8s44MRGVA[/wp_youtube]

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Bp. Cordileone on Gov. Cuomo, NY legislature’s promotion of contrary-to-nature unions

The chairman of the USCCB’s subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage has reacted to the Gov. Cuomo’s and the NY state legislature’s promotion of the legalization of contrary-to-nature unions. This is the USCCB press release: BISHOP CORDILEONE EXPRESSES … Read More

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Bp. Trautman is now 75 years old.

His Excellency Most Reverend Donald W. Trautman has attained the distinguished age of 75 years. In accordance with the Code of Canon Law, he has submitted his letter of resignation.  When his resignation will be accepted is a matter for … Read More

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