Daily Archives: 22 May 2013

Pope Francis and the “exorcism”

Please… please… STOP sending me links to the video of Pope Francis praying over the fellow in the wheelchair.

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A priest reacts to priests reacting to the new translation

Over at the Deacon’s Bench, Rev. Mr. Kandra has a great post.  A priest wrote to Dcn. Kandra as a reaction to the whiny survey of priests about the new translation.  My emphases and comments: After reading this latest post on how … Read More

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Dominican Sisters in FINALE of American Bible Challenge! PREVIEW VIDEO

The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist (decidedly not LCWR types!) are participating in a TV game show called the American Bible Challenge. More on them HERE. They are in the FINALS! My correspondent wrote: Don’t forget to watch the Dominican Sisters of Mary … Read More

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A new Catholic “whistle-blower” group

From Newsmax: Catholic Priests and Nuns Unite to Fight Church’s Abuse Problem A group of priests and nuns calling themselves Catholic Whistleblowers are pressing Pope Francis and the American bishops to take on those in the church who are still … Read More

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Ed Peters on the suicide at Notre-Dame de Paris

Over at the blog of the gentlemanly though trouble-making canonist Ed Peters (aka The Canonical Defender) there is a post about the ramifications of the suicide at Notre-Dame in Paris.  Suicide—whatever mental/emotional problems induce some to commit it and which … Read More

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QUAERITUR: Can Father require all servers to stand to receive Communion?

From a reader: My 10-year-old son, who daily receives Holy Communion on his tongue while kneeling (and in fact has never received standing) just completed altar server instruction. He was told that when he serves, he must receive standing!!! (for … Read More

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