Daily Archives: 4 November 2021

ASK FATHER: What if there were no Pope for a long period? Where in Fr. Z rants.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: A hypothetical: Let’s suppose Pope F decides to resign but for some reason (war, political/religious ) there will not be a conclave. For the time being, could be years ,  no conclave  is in sight. The … Read More

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Enter a great Roman church and find the heart of St. Charles Borromeo

Here is an extract from a post from a couple of years ago when I was in Rome Into the Church, nay, Basilica of San Carlo al Corso.  I had promised to say a prayer for Fr. Charles Johnson, the … Read More

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST: Fr. Jackson of the FSSP, recently arrested – Prayer for priests – UPDATED

UPDATE 4 November 2021: From what I have heard, Fr. Jackson is now being held on federal charges.  This is not a good development, as it implies that there is something more complicated than simple possession of illegal material. A … Read More

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4 Nov: The Death Mask of St. Charles Borromeo – VIDEO

A few years ago a priest friend of mine in an area of Switzerland which was of the Ambrosian Rite of Milan, sent me a video of a rare death mask of St. Charles Borromeo. He died after visiting that … Read More

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