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Ecumenical consequences of C of E decision on women bishops (aka “wyshyps”)

On 5 June 2006, Walter Card. Kasper, then-President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, spoke to the Church of England members gathered for the Lambeth Conference.  They were discussing, and were going to vote on, women bishops [aka … Read More

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A follow up on the MOOS for the ordination of women

You will recall that our old pal Phyllis Zagano, a writer for the National Schismatic Reporter (aka Fishwrap), promoted her MOOS for the ordination of women. MOOS means, I understand, a “Massive Online Open Seminar”.  It seems it was not … Read More

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The ‘c’atholic Left turns more and more against Pope Francis

A few days back the Vicar of Christ, Pope Francis, gave an interview to Il Messaggero. There wasn’t much of interest in it. The Pope is becoming a little bit more careful, it seems. Rush Limbaugh and Michael Sean Winters … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! Still time to sign up for women’s ordination MOOS!

Some folks who are Catholics for the Ordination of Women (C.O.W.s) are now offering their MOOS to the general public. Not tweets… MOOS! Exciting! I saw at, where else, the National Schismatic Reporter (aka The Fishwrap) that MOOS are yours … Read More

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PODCAzT 139: 20th Anniversary of ‘Ordinatio sacerdotalis’, on the ordination of women

UPDATE: I adjusted a volume/balance problem. ___ Today is the 20th Anniversary of St. John Paul II’s Apostolic Letter Ordinatio sacerdotalis, which removes all doubt about the impossibility of the ordination of women to the priesthood. To celebrate this wonderful … Read More

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Head of Austrian “We Are Church” Excommunicated

Here is something that the Fishwrap won’t be happy to report. German sources report that Pope Francis, the first Pope who ever smiled, the first Pope who ever kissed a baby, the first Pope since … well, some nice Pope … Read More

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Pope Francis: Women must not be clericalized!

In La Stampa we find a report on yet another interview Pope Francis has given, apparently to La Stampa.  I haven’t found the whole thing yet.  [UPDATE: Italian Original HERE.] But in the summary we read: Commenting on Curia reform, the … Read More

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Fishwrap attacks Francis AGAIN in the matter of women’s ordination

I have written before that the ordination of women is the flagship issue for liberals. So long as Pope Francis won’t change Church “policy”, he will remain in their dog house. Some conservatives frown when the Pope gets out over … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z offers kudos to Jamie Manson and shares her pain

It isn’t often that I can give “Fr Z Kudos” to the Fishwrap’s Jamie Manson (openly lesbian activist, mentored by Sr. Margaret Farley, and darling of the LCWR). In the wake of Pope Francis’ comments on the airplane about homosexuals … Read More

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Sr. Kane (of “NUNS GONE WILD” fame) on Pope Francis’ feelings. Wherein Fr. Z rants and has some fun.

First, take a look HERE.  This is where the Holy See posted the transcript of Pope Francis’ chat with newsies on the flight back to Rome from Rio.  From what I can tell, it is the whole thing and in … Read More

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Mr. Roy Bourgeois gets his letter

I detect in myself a touch of schadenfreude as I read of this new at the site of the Fishwrap, whose editors have pressed poor Roy to their collective bosom for so very long. Bourgeois receives official Vatican letter dismissing him … Read More

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Peters on Canon Law and deaconesses

From the blog of The Canonical Defender, Dr. Edward Peters, comes this: Some thoughts occasioned by Bp. Wcela’s essay on female deacons by Dr. Edward Peters Writing in America magazine, Bp. Emil Wcela (ret. aux. Rockville Center) is encouraging wider … Read More

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Holy Communion services mistaken to be “as good as Mass”

My friend Fr Ray Blake, parish priest in Brighton, has a good analysis of the phenomenon of lay people – lay women – leading Communion services in the absence of priests. Many of us have had the experience of hearing … Read More

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Fr. James Martin, SJ’s, sympathy for a call to ordain women

At the Jesuit run America Magazine, James Martin, SJ – who worked so hard to confuse as many people as he could into thinking that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was picking on all women religious in the … Read More

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Chilling: SCOTUS hears case touching on right of Churches to self-determination, “ministerial exception”, discrimination

From CWN: In argument before the Supreme Court on an anti-discrimination case, the solicitor general—representing the Obama administration—said that the government would uphold the right of the Catholic Church to preserve an all-male priesthood, [NB:] but only “because the balance … 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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Austria – Where hell seems, in fact, to be prevailing.

When the Lord entrusted the Church to Peter and his successors He promised that it would endure.  Hell will not prevail in the end.  The Church will remain to the end. The Lord didn’t say it would remain everywhere. Andrea … Read More

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Deluded wymyn playing dress up

Ultra-liberal, double-standard riddled NPR has a puff piece about women pretending to be priests. From the onset, let’s be clear.  No woman can ever be validly ordained a priest. No what they say or do, they can only ever simulate … Read More

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