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The Church’s highest confessor, Card. Piacenza, says that, in this time of COVID-19, there must not be “ecclesial distancing”

At Vatican News I read that His Eminence Mauro Card. Piacenza – the Penitenziere Maggiore or the head of the Church’s highest tribunal that covers matters of the Sacrament of Penance, all internal forum issues, and indulgences has something to … Read More

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Card. Piacenza to priests: “Wanna be a modern priest? HEAR CONFESSIONS!” Whereupon Fr. Z really rants.

There is a good piece at La Bussola Quotidiana (in Italian) about the Sacrament of Penance. I’ll give you a sample, but I don’t have the energy to translate the whole thing. Prelude: Apparently there was recently something called “Earth … Read More

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John Allen on Pope Francis’ targeting of conservatives, traditionalists

Over at Crux (and my jury is still out… sort of… well… maybe not so much), John Allen posted something about how it seems that, under Pope Francis, conservatives and traditionalists are under fire. Does Pope Francis have an enemies … Read More

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Card. Piacenza to seminarians:”Your will probably be the first generation that will correctly interpret the Second Vatican Council”

On 4 October the Prefect of the Congregation for Clergy, His Eminence Mauro Card. Piacenza (I have liked this guy for a long time) gave a talk to seminarians in Los Angeles. The whole text is on the site of … Read More

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Card. Piacenza interviewed

On ZENIT there is part 1 of an interview with His Eminence Mauro Card. Piacenza, Prefect of the Congregation for Clergy. I have heard Card. Piacenza speak several times and I was impressed.  He has issued some good things as … Read More

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