Daily Archives: 17 July 2012

United States of America: “Mission Territory”. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

For a long time the Church in the USA was under the aegis of the Holy See’s then Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith, called now the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. This is why, for example, … Read More

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POLL ALERT! Australia: Legal efforts to force priests to break Seal of Confession!

For POLL info, read to the bottom. From Australian news.com.au Priests could be ordered to report confessions of sex abuse to police Ashley Gardiner Herald Sun July 18, 2012 12:00AM HUNDREDS of years of Catholic tradition in the confessional could … Read More

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Reason #12894 for Summorum Pontificum

This is the height of narcissism. From Eponymous Flower and pius.info: The picture of the week shows a “Hardrock-Mass” in the Cathedral of Tarragona (Spain) on the 8th of April 2012. The celebrant is known as “Padre Jony”, such is his … Read More

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Fake open-mindedness, diversity, tolerance, otherness

I like this from The Catholic Thing: The Anti-Catholic Catholic By Randall Smith [who teaches theology at the University of St. Thomas, Houston.] Several weeks back, I published a column in this space suggesting that in our current pluralistic, multi-cultural … Read More

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