Tag Archives: Robert Card. Sarah

With the latest attack on the roots of our Catholic identity the Church is one step closer to becoming a punchline. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From Le Figaro via National Catholic Register… with my emphases and comments… by the great Robert Card. Sarah. On the Credibility of the Catholic Church Doubt has taken hold of Western thought. Intellectuals and politicians alike describe the same impression … Read More

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Clarity from @Card_R_Sarah

« I am an African. Let me say clearly : the liturgy is not the place to promote my culture. Rather, it is the place where my culture is baptised, where my culture is taken up into the Divine. » … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Priest refers to his role as “waiter” not “bouncer”.

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I heard a priest refer to his role as, “not the bouncer to the Eucharistic banquet but the server [as in waiter].”Most analogies fall flat, but this one hit a dissonant chord that I can’t quite … Read More

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Happy Birthday @Card_R_Sarah

Je remercie chacun pour les nombreux messages que je reçois aujourd’hui à l’occasion de mon soixante-seizième anniversaire. Priez beaucoup pour moi. Que Dieu nous garde. +RS pic.twitter.com/nKqKUn4ns6 — Cardinal R. Sarah (@Card_R_Sarah) June 15, 2021

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Card. Sarah – @Card_R_Sarah – calls for reversal of the St. Peter’s Suppression of daily Masses

At the National Catholic Register (never to be confused with the Fishwrap), we read that Robert Card. Sarah has joined his voice to those of Cards. Raymond L. Burke, Gerhard L. Müller and Walter Brandmüller, who have objected to the St. … Read More

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Card. Sarah interviewed: some choice moments

Also at the National Catholic Register (that’s the Catholic paper, not to be confused with the National Schismatic Reporter aka Fishwrap) you will find an English translation of the interview with Robert Card. Sarah with Il Foglio. I urge you … Read More

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ADVENTCAzT 2020 12: “The Virgin is inseparably bound up with the Word.”

Here is ADVENTCAzT 12, for Thursday in the 2nd Week of Advent. Fr. John Zuhlsdorf · ADVENTCAzT 2020 12: “The Virgin is inseparably bound up with the Word.” These 5 minute offerings are a token of gratitude especially for my … Read More

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Identity Crisis of Catholic Priests. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

At Crisis, there is a piece about the crisis in the Catholic priesthood. No, this was not penned by a bishop.  Nor by a priest.  Nor even by a seminarian.  Constance T. Hull wrote it, wife, mother, homeschooler who has … Read More

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Wherein Damian Thompson (@holysmoke) vaporizes Christopher Lamb (@ctrlamb) of The Bitter Pill (aka @The_Tablet)

Over at the The Bitter Pill (aka The Tablet, aka RU-486) a papalotrous fledgling of the New catholic Red Guard, Christopher Lamb, has a vicious hit piece about Robert Card. Sarah. I was going to spend part of my precious … Read More

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Essential Reading about the Mass and about Priesthood

Here is some essential reading about the Traditional Mass. The Traditional Mass: History, Form, and Theology of the Classical Roman Rite by Michael Fiedrowicz. US HERE – UK HERE Nothing Superfluous: An Explanation of the Symbolism of the Rite of St. Gregory the Great by Fr. … Read More

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REMINDER: Pre-order the new book by Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI: From The Depths Of Our Hearts

Before the official 12 March release, today I received from the publisher a hardcover of the new book by Card. Sarah and Pope Benedict XVI. US – pre-Order with a discount  HERE  FRENCH HERE There is AT LAST a UK link … Read More

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New book by Francis strongly endorses priestly celibacy. Will Beans, Austen and crowd apologize to Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI?

Speaking of papal books, Francis has a new book now, released on 11 February. It was a cooperative venture with a priest, Fr. Luigi Epicoco.  San Giovanni Paolo Magno.  Or St. John Paul, The Great. As reported by CNA, In … Read More

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Getting things straight about the book by Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI

At Church Militant there is a piece which accuracy sums up the controversy surrounding Card. Sarah’s recently published book, together with Benedict XVI.  The Depths Of Our Hearts. The book is out in French and Italian.  The English, inexplicably, languishes in … Read More

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Card. Sarah: The priesthood is in mortal danger. Wherein Fr. Z rants to priests.

Ed Pentin, still the best, working English Vaticanista hands down, posted at the NCReg an interview with Robert Card. Sarah.  The Cardinal talks about the book, to be released in English in March. I’ve read it already (advance English copy … Read More

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IL MESSAGGERO: Archbp. Gänswein sacked? #BOOKGATE continues – UPDATED

UPDATE 6 Feb 2020: Some updates at the bottom: how other newsies are treating this. ___ Originally published on: Feb 6, 2020 at 02:43 The Italian daily Il Messaggero of 6 February has run with the story that was in the … Read More

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Card. Sarah has met with Benedict XVI as the haters stir “incessant, nauseating, dishonest controversy” #BOOKGATE

The new book, From The Depths Of Our Hearts, has really freaked out some people on the left, including the papalotrous. US Pre-Order Soon HERE for 12 March 2020 release! – FRENCH HERE On my flight home the other day, I wrote: I … Read More

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More about #BOOKGATE and a Litany Against Modernists

More on BOOKGATE below. But first, I thought some of you would enjoy this new litany (for private use) in Italian. LITANIE ANTIMODERNISTE O glorioso S.Ignazio   fa finire questo strazio S. Giovanna d’Arco   al modernista chiudi il varco … Read More

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UPDATE – HILARITY ENSUES- Lib reactions to the new book from Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI

UPDATE 15 Jan 2020: Antonio Socci (not a fan of Francis) says in Facebook (I’m not a fan of Facebook) that Francis summoned Archbp. Gänswein, read him a riot act, and demanded that Benedict’s name be removed from the book. … Read More

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Summary of FACTS about the controversial new book by BOTH Card. Sarah and Benedict XVI

Edward Pentin has posted at the National Catholic Register a summary of the FACTS surrounding the controversial new book from Card. Sarah and Pope Benedict XVI. HERE As you know, as soon as the book was announced the attacks began … Read More

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“With all the priests, we pray: Save us, Lord, we perish!” A snippet from the new Benedict/Sarah book

A snip of the co-authored introduction from the new book, by Sarah and Benedict.   The book is offered “en hommage” to all the priests of the world. We thought in particular of priests. Our priestly heart wanted to comfort them, … Read More

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