Daily Archives: 8 February 2015

A thought about Card. Burke and the Fishwrap

I had a thought about what Card. Burke said. In his interview with a French TV station, His Eminence said, in answer to a question about the possibility that the Pope might persist (quite an assumption) in driving forward Communion … Continue reading

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The stakes are high in Rome next week.

This is a big week coming up in Rome.  This could be a pivotal week in this pontificate. Consider: 9-11 Feb – Meeting of the Gang of Nine 12-13 Feb – Consistory meetings of all the Cardinals 14-15 Feb – Public … Continue reading

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When would we have to resist the Pope? Wherein Fr. Z Rants.

What do we do when legitimate authority gets something important wrong? We respectfully resist legitimate authority. Pope Francis does or doesn’t do, A, B or C. He doesn’t, for example, wear proper pontifical garb, as tradition and decorum require, in … Continue reading

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Posted in One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Drill, Wherein Fr. Z Rants | Tagged , , | 61 Comments