Daily Archives: 22 October 2013

Archbp. Müller (CDF) on Communion for divorced/remarried. Liberals’ panic to follow.

In tomorrow’s edition of L’Osservatore Romano there is a long essay (4000+ words) by the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbp. Müller, on the hotly-debate issue of Communion for the divorced and remarried.  (I haven’t checked it … Read More

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Get out your handkerchiefs: Fishwrap on the fading “Francis Moment”…..

Over at Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter), the editor is already starting to wring his hands. The editorial is a bit mawkish, but you can forgive that. Here is a sample: Francis is the exclamation point on Vatican II Thomas … Read More

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“I find your lack of faith … invalidating.”

All around Rome there is buzz that soon we may be seeing something from the Holy See about the issue of Communion for divorced/remarried couples.  Of course there would be, right?  There is a synod on the family coming up. … Read More

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How’s my driving

Something light sent by a friend:

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QUAERITUR: Forcing people to pray “spontaneously”. (Turn the tables on ’em.)

From a professed sisterly readerette: Many teachers on our staff are involved with the Charismatic Movement, including our principal. At the end of our faculty meetings she goes around the table requiring each teacher to make a spontaneous prayer. I am not comfortable … Read More

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Abuse by priests

I saw a great post about the motives of liturgical abuse at the blog Waiting For Godot To Leave (fun title). Here is some of it.  See the rest there.  My emphases and comments: The Precision of Abuse – Liturgical and … Read More

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