Daily Archives: 16 September 2014

The possible demotion of Card. Burke. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Now that the cat is out of the bag, I’ll post this. I do not like the fact that Sandro Magister posted in this way, however.  I’ve been biting the inside of my mouth for a while now.  The optimist … Read More

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Fishwrap: Approve of “gay” sex or risk a shrinking, irrelevant Church.

I think we are going to see the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) lurch even farther to the left, even deeper into angry dissent now that they have to cope with and distinguish themselves with Crux. I suspect Crux will … Read More

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San Francisco: Pontifical Mass!

I was sent some photos from the Pontifical Mass at the Throne on Sunday celebrated by His Excellency Most Reverend Salvatore Cordileone. First, it is nice to see the canopy. As a matter of fact, we are getting a canopy … Read More

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ASK FATHER: What time of day should Father be saying his Office?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I know some priests who pray all the Hours of the divine office at a particular time…for example: There is this priest who went out for an important trip..he probably didn’t have any free time in … Read More

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Crux – Fr. Z’s initial observations

I have been watching the new initiative from the Boston Globe, with the involvement of former Fishwrap writer John Allen: Crux. I have some initial observations. Happily, it seems to me that Crux has the potential to make the National catholic Fishwrap irrelevant. … Read More

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