Tag Archives: Card. Levada

New Prefect at CDF: Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Bishop of Regensburg

As most of us expected, the resignation (because of the age limit) of the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, William Card. Levada, has been accepted and the Holy Father has appointed Gerhard Ludwig Müller, 64, previously the … Read More

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SSPX Bp. Fellay says “No” to Rome? Maybe so. Maybe not.

From the intrepid Andrea Tornielli at Vatican Insider with my emphases and comments: The letter sent by the Secretary General of the Society of St. Pius X, outlining the hitches in the latest version of the text delivered by the … Read More

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Long interview with Card Levada about the mean Vatican picking on the nuns… NOT.

My friend the nearly-ubiquitous John L Allen Jr (still alas with the Fiswrap) has a fascinating and long interview with the Prefect of the CDF Card. Levada about the LCWR and Sr Farley and “being mean to nuns”. Must read. … Read More

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Card Levada makes pointed comments about LCWR

The nearly ubiquitous John L Allen, Jr., still and sadly writing for the Fishwrap, reports for the same the following. I insert some emphases and comments: Vatican official warns of ‘dialogue of the deaf’ with LCWR [a subsidiary of the … Read More

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SSPX Bp. Fellay interviewed after CDF meeting today

From the site of the SSPX.  Here is the salient parts, as far as I can tell.  Read the whole thing there. […]When I stated on August 15 of this year that we were in agreement on the fact that … Read More

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A pessimistic article about SSPX and talks with Rome

In Vatican Insider of La Stampa comes this.  My emphases and comments. Beware: Weird translation.  You might have better success in Italian.  Or else the original French, more more nuanced, here. Before a key meeting in Rome, the leader of … Read More

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CDF speculations

You might want to have a look at the intrepid Andrea Tornielli’s article in La Stampa (in English) about the proximate need for a a new Prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.  Card. Levada is coming … Read More

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Card. Levada opines about the upcoming Assisi meeting

The Assisi inter-faith meeting for peace.   All you have to do is mention it in some circles and the fireworks begin. Benedict XVI, Pope of Christian Unity, has slated another meeting in Assisi, also an inter-faith gathering for peace.   It … Read More

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Card. Levada on the present clerical sexual abuser controversies

The former Archbishop of San Francisco, now CDF Prefect, His Eminence William Card. Levada, offered a piece to his former archdiocesan newspaper about the recent controversies. His Eminence is now the head of the Vatican dicastery that handles the cases … Read More

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Card. Levada’s speech in Canada on Anglicanorum coetibus

I am starting a lot of entries with anecdotes these days about old Vatican days. I was speaking one day, some time ago, to high official involved in the Vatican’s efforts for Christian unity.  I pushed him, hard, on a … Read More

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A few musings about Card. Levada’s homily in Nebraska

I am listening to Card. Levada’s homily at the consecration of the new FSSP chapel in Nebraska. A few things popped out at me. First, I think it very interesting that he mentioned Anglicanorum coetibus in this talk. The Cardinal, … Read More

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“Vatican Tempests. The Academy for Life Puts Its Neck on the Line”

Everyone… read this.  I just finished it on the Italian site and then found it in English. This is about the civil war in the Pontifical Academy for Life over remarks made by Archbp. Rino Fisichella about a case of … Read More

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ZENIT: Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” makeover & new threats to SSPX

From ZENIT with my emphases and comments: Pius X Society: Restructuring of Ecclesia Dei ImminentFaces Threat of New Excommunications in Germany By Kris Dmytrenko TORONTO, JUNE 15, 2009 (Zenit.org).- An announcement that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith … Read More

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