Tag Archives: Sandro Magister

MAGISTER: A memo for Cardinals about the next conclave

Somewhere out there in the interwebs I remember seeing a site that chronicled the “events” of the Francis era. This isn’t quite on that scale, but it is … illuminating. Seeing bits and pieces over time is one thing. Seeing … Read More

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Is Francis perhaps backing away a little from the progressivist, lib, German-driven agenda?

I wonder if Sandro Magistro is right? He doesn’t often put his foot wrong. At his place, Magister has an analysis piece worth reading. He is of the mind that the resistance to the obvious machinations of the Germans, and … Read More

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Magister: Comments on the state of the Curia

Some time ago I issued a serious rant.  HERE  I think you should take it to heart. From Sandro Magister: A Firing, a Demolition: Behold the New Curia The reform of the Vatican curia that Pope Francis is carrying out … Read More

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Sandro Magister reinstated at Holy See Press Office

You might recall that Sandro Magister was stripped of his credentials at the Holy See Press Office.  They have been reinstated. At the risk of making a post hoc ergo propter hoc error, I note that his rehabilitation did not occur … Read More

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No Mercy for Magister

Yesterday I received a copy in Italian of the encyclical that has not yet been officially released, Laudato si’. It turns out that that copy was put on the interwebs by Sandro Magister, vaticanista. HERE The Holy See’s spokesman Fr. … Read More

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MAGISTER: “words and gestures left purposely vague”

At the Italian site Italia Oggi there is an interview with long-time vaticanista Sandro Magister.  He answers questions about Pope Francis and his pontificate. Magister has been around for a while, working as a journalist for some 40 years. I don’t have … Read More

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Reading Francis through Francis

When the liberals gush and gush and ooze about Pope Francis, the most wonderfullest, fluffiest Pope ehvurrrrr, they smear another brush-stroke of paint on the floor as their place in the corner gets smaller and smaller. One of these days, … Read More

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Card. Burke, Bp. Pozzo leave conference during Magister’s criticism of Pope Francis

I has just left Rome, I think, or I would have been at this event, to be sure. (Rome) to a scandal occurred in Rome during the presentation of the conference proceedings on the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum on the … Read More

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Revising and updating the 1962 Missale Romanum

Sandro Magister at Chiesa has in interesting piece about the activity of the Holy See. Here is a little bit of what he offered. VATICAN CITY, September 19, 2011 – “The activity of the Holy See” is a hefty volume … Read More

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Magister on the Pontificate of Benedict XVI

Sandro Magister has on his site his interpretation of the six years of the pontificate of Benedict XVI.  I highly recommend that you read the whole thing.  Here below, is just the last part which touches on the Pope’s view … Read More

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L’Osservatore Romano: criticizing the questioners

If you haven’t yet seen this, you will want to hop over and have a look at Sandro Magister‘s always useful place. In this case, Magister presents the back-to-back responses in the Vatican’s semi-official daily L’Osservatore Romano to two theologians … Read More

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Critics and criticisms of Benedict XVI and his condom comments

Sandro Magister, Italian Vaticanista, has a thought provoking piece today which deals with criticisms of Pope Benedict XVI and what he said offered by his supporters. I’ll include here just the first part.  Go to Magister’s site for the whole … Read More

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Overcome idolatry in life by kneeling at during Mass

From the gentlemanly Sandro Magister. I love the opening salvo. This splendid article reminds me of a story told by a priest friend about a very high American prelate.  On visiting his seminary, the prelate noted that no one was … Read More

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“The impossibility of any real renewal, as long as they remain in power.”

If in following all the other great news about the Church these days you happened to miss this, take some time and have a look at Sandro Magister’s new piece about the Legionaries of Christ. Legionaries. The "Nomenklatura" That Must … Read More

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A question about Kerala

The great Sandro Magister of Chiesa has a piece today which prompts a question. Here is the very first part: The Kerala Exception. A Trip to India’s Most Christian and Peaceful State There are ten times more Catholics there than … Read More

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The return of “Iota Unum” by Romano Amerio

The find gentleman Sandro Magister has a very good piece today on his site about the return to view of two volumes by Italian-Swiss author Romano Amerio, namely Iota Unum and Stat Veritas. These are very good books.  It is … Read More

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