Daily Archives: 14 September 2023

REMEMBER! There’s only ONE expression of the Roman Rite. You can’t have your Vetus! It’s all Novus! All the time!

UPDATE 16 Sept ’23 Over at NLM there is a pure satire gold post that might make you snort Mystic Monk Coffee out your nose. HERE It concerns the approval by Rome of the use of animal skins and parts … Read More

Posted in Liturgy Science Theatre 3000 |

Clarifications clarify the clarity of the clearness clarified.

I’m torn.  I really am. On the one hand, don’t you wish they would just stop talking?  Stop writing? For example, the new guy to head up the Dicastery (yeah, that’s what we call it now) for the Doctrine of … Read More

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Card. Müller calls the October Synod (“walking together”): “the great hour of manipulation”

Gerhard Card. Müller gave an interview to a Spanish outlet Infovaticana.   The questions were good and the answers were HARD HITTING. Diane Montagna did a translation and posted it on Twitter. Here is an excerpt: Q-There are some voices that … Read More

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Daily Rome Shot 793

They saw the Synod (“walking together”) list. Welcome new registrant: Chatty CAThy Meanwhile, black (Vishy Anand) tries for a King walk to the other side.  Ooops.  White to move and mate in three. NB: I’ll hold comments with solutions ’till … Read More


Fr. Antonio Spadaro, SJ, leaves La Civiltà Cattolica to become “Under-Secretary” at Dicastery for Culture and Education

La Civiltà Cattolica is a Jesuit run, Secretariat of State approved journal with semi-official status.   Spadaro has been at LCC for 25 years, 12 as director. The “Dicastery” – that’s what Congregations are now called.  All offices of the Curia were/are … Read More

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14 September: Exaltation of the Cross and Anniversary of Summorum Pontificum. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

Today, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross, is also the anniversary of the 2007 Summorum Pontificum going into effect.  This Motu Proprio – the Emancipation Proclamation for the faithful who desire the Vetus Ordo – was a keystone … Read More

Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, "How To..." - Practical Notes, Be The Maquis, Benedict XVI, SUMMORUM PONTIFICUM, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices |