Daily Archives: 16 November 2012

Friday Supper

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Can a publicly pro-homosexual marriage teenager be admitted for Confirmation?

Dr. Peters has a new post on his fine canon law blog, In the Light of the Law.  He doesn’t have an open combox over there, and I can understand why. Confirmation and advocacy of ‘gay marriage’ by Dr. Edward … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Examination of conscience and “Speaking against priests or consecrated religious”

From a reader: Hello Father! An examination of conscience asks, “Have I spoken against a priest, or against anyone consecrated to God? (This is a sacrilege).” I am not sure what constitutes “speaking against”, but I have made fun of … Read More

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More on clerical garb, this time from the Secretary of State

Just recently I answered a question from a reader about clerical dress. This is just in from Andrea Tornielli of Vatican Insider: An internal circular signed by Cardinal Bertone invites all clerics working in the Holy See to wear black … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Should EMHCs cleanse their fingers after distribution of Communion?

From a reader: If EMHC are used should they cleanse their fingers of Eucharistic particles after communion? Of course they should! Let an ablution cup or bowl be set somewhere, in advance, so that they can purify their fingers. The … Read More

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