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If a bishop would apply can. 915 to someone who hires a hitman, then how not to politicians who actively promote the killing of innocent children?

My good friend Fr. Gerald Murray, a fine canonist, has a forthright offering today at The Catholic Thing. Excerpt: When confronted by Speaker Pelosi and President Biden’s obstinate and scandalous public rejection of the Church’s teaching on the inherent immorality … Read More

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Archd. Washington DC, can. 915, Pelosi, transparency

This is how they roll. But remember, it is important to crush the people who want the Vetus Ordo.  Not just the Vetus Ordo… the people who want it.  Meanwhile… Nancy… The Washington Examiner asked the Archdiocese of Washington for comment on … Read More

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Bishops with… wherewithal!… back up Archbp. Cordileone and can 915

UPDATE:  Since I am traveling it is hard for me to update the list of bishops who have issued supportive statements about what Archbp. Cordileone did.   Perhaps a reader or two might keep an eye and provide in the combox … Read More

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Archbp. applies can. 915 to Pelosi: until PUBLIC regret for supporting abortion, no Communion

Will this put calcium and testosterone into the bishops’ conference? First, what does can. 915 really say? HERE From CNA: Archbishop Cordileone tells priests that Nancy Pelosi Communion denial is ‘pastoral, not political’ Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone took extra pains Friday … Read More

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St. John Chrysostom – Patron Saint of Telling It Like It Is: On giving the Eucharist to UNWORTHY PUBLIC FIGURES

On the Institution of the Eucharist (my emphases): “I speak not only to the communicant, but also I say to the priest who ministers the Sacrament: Distribute this gift with much care. There is no small punishment for you, if … Read More

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Bottom of the ninth. What did the bishops do? Did they hit a home run?

At The Catholic Thing there is a good description by David Carlin of the miserable, enervated choke the bishops showed the world at their last USCCB meeting. As my dad, a connoisseur of baseball puts it, it’s hard to win with … Read More

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Wherein National ‘c’atholic Fishwrap’s own Wile E. Coyote “oopses” himself. Fr. Z explains.

The Fishwrap is known by various monikers.  The editors call it the National catholic Reporter in defiance of a decree of their local bishop of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Bp. Helmsing, who ordered them to remove “Catholic” from their … Read More

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Biden and Francis at Tanagra

In case you didn’t see it (I didn’t have time to read it immediately) Card. Burke published a letter about Catholic Politicians and Non-Admittance to Holy Communion. HERE in six languages. I think you can imagine his position, which is … Read More

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What’s wrong with this picture?

Apart from the fact that Card. Turkson is in it… apart from the fact that the execrable Nancy Pelosi is in it… spot anything that’s conspiculously not there? We welcome @SpeakerPelosi from the US House of Representatives.We talked about caring … Read More

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Biden, Abortion and Can. 915

Can. 915. Bishops…. is it time yet? “Those who believe life begins at the moment of conception and all, I respect that – don’t agree, but I respect that.” President Biden, a Catholic, reacts to Texas’ heartbeat law. pic.twitter.com/O9f0Uwdupc — … Read More

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Fr. Murray on bishops, ‘c’atholic pro-abortion politicians (=Democrats), and Eucharistic coherence

My friend Fr. Gerald Murray has a good piece at, surprisingly, the UK’s once great Catholic Herald. HERE He tackles the problem of catholic Democrat politicians who promote abortion while claiming to be faithful members of the Church.   Rightly, Fr. … Read More

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Excellent piece today at Crisis: The War to Destroy the Eucharist

Do NOT miss this terrific article at Crisis by Jerome German: The War to Destroy the Eucharist.  He treats the issue of withholding Communion from  errant public figures but does so with amazing clarity. Tastes: […] We walk among saints and monsters. … Read More

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In a time when 75% of US Catholics don’t believe in the Real Presence… NEWSFLASH!!!! … 75% of bishops vote to teach about the Eucharist!

Today the USCCB overwhelmingly voted yes to the drafting of a document about the Eucharist.  Only 66% was needed to move that document forward and the approval garnered 75% of the bishops’ votes. Given that the Pew survey a couple … Read More

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Mass with Francis and Biden nixed

UPDATE: It seems that CNA got out over its skis in reporting that something that was never scheduled in the first place was “nixed”. Agencies could do better. CNA reports that Biden’s attendance at early morning Mass on 15 June … Read More

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The Code of Canon Law has a new section about penal law, offences and punishments. There are new things.

Today the Code of Canon Law was updated in a dramatic way.  An entire Book (major section) was chopped out and replaced with a new version.  This is Book VI which deals with “penal law”, that is, offences and punishments.  … Read More

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Abortion, Communion and Biden, et al.

At The Catholic Thing my good friend Fr. Murray has an exemplary piece about the FACT of public scandal created by Joe Biden and the FACT that the bishops of these USA haven’t given him the pastoral care that their … Read More

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To all bishops and priests about Communion for manifest sinners from St. John Chrysostom

My emphases: “I speak not only to the communicant, but also I say to the priest who ministers the Sacrament: Distribute this gift with much care. There is no small punishment for you, if being conscious of any wickedness in … Read More

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For you who voted for Democrats in the last election, please give this statement some thought.

From LifeSite: Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she should be able to get communion even though she is a pro-abortion Catholic. The ardent abortion advocate insists she can use her own judgment on whether or not she is eligible to receive … Read More

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“To refuse to give Holy Communion to dissident Catholic politicians is not to politicize the Eucharist.”

Today at The Catholic Thing, there is a great, clear piece by distinguished theologian Fr. Thomas Weinandy, OFMCap about politicizing the Eucharist. Libs and those antinomians who have given themselves to the wisdom of this world falsely accuse those who … Read More

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Fishwrap’s Wile E. Coyote

At Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) Michael Sean Winters (aka Madame Defarge aka the Wile E. Coyote of the catholic Left – coined by Robby George, I think), who in the past regularly wished physical and financial harm on those … Read More

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