Tag Archives: D. Knoxville

@BishopStika responds to @FatherZ, who responds in turn. And feedback about yesterday’s furious post.

Yesterday, I expressed my anger at the selfish jackasses who verbally abused a woman working the switchboard of a US diocese because that diocese’s bishop, Most. Rev. Richard Stika of Knoxville banned Communion on the tongue due to COVID-1984. He … Continue reading

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Wherein a furious Fr. Z gives selfish, cruel jackasses a piece of his mind

In the wake of stories of bishops banning, or attempting to ban, Communion on the tongue for as long as Coronvirus threatens… how long with that be?… I wrote a few blog posts on the matter. Today, I’ve looked around to … Continue reading

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@BishopStika issues a Decree for @knoxdiocese and people react. Wherein Fr. Z makes an entreaty

___ Originally Published on: May 11, 2020 at 19:42 I has come to my attention via LifeSite that His Excellency Most Rev. Richard Fr. Stika, Bishop of Knoxville on 6 May issued a DECREE (it says “decree”) which says, inter … Continue reading

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Bp. Stika (D. Knoxville) on true human ecology, Planned Parenthood, trauma

Reading the news around the Catholic world you would think that prelates and priests and lay faithful alike are going absolutely loony about climate change.  Since Laudato si’ it seems as if those who read selectively have been rushing lemming-like to … Continue reading

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Archbp. Kurtz, as a “moderate”, fully supported the Traditional Roman Rite

I hope the libs at the NSR are celebrating Archbp. Kurtz’s support, as a “moderate”, of the older, traditional form of the Roman Rite. True “moderates” are also true “traditionalists”. Our long-time reader, friend, benefactor, commentator here Henry Edwards guides … Continue reading

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