Tag Archives: St. Gregory Nazianzen

ASK FATHER: Can we have a more synodal church and married priests like the Eastern Orthodox?

From a reader… QUAERITUR: While many pushing for “synodality” and married clergy have nefarious intentions, is it possible that moving in this direction might open the door for reunification with the Eastern Orthodox churches? Is it possible to have a … Continue reading

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All those synodizers, those dreamers of process, get a key thing wrong

The left has a problem in view of the Amazon Synod (“walking together”) and Francis’ document Querida. The Synod was stacked so as to make certain recommendations. They made those recommendations. Francis tells everyone to read them, and he himself ignores … Continue reading

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WDTPRS Ascension – Our humanity, “raised beyond the heights of archangels”

On my planet, this coming Sunday is the 7th Sunday after Easter, Ascension Thursday having fallen on Thursday. In most places Ascension Thursday has been transferred to Sunday, but not with malice.  The notion the bishops had was to expose … Continue reading

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Christ is born, astrology dies – a comment on the Pope’s new book about Jesus

First, if you plan to buy the Holy Father’s new book online, will you please my links?  You’ll get your book quickly and at a good price and I will also benefit.  Thanks! US hardcover HERE.  Kindle HERE. Unabridged audio … Continue reading

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A St. Andrew’s Day surprise

Did any of you notice this? This took me a bit by surprise. Card. Bertone went to Kazakhstan and gave the Orthodox Church there a major relic of St. Andrew from those venerated in Amalfi. I recall a few years … Continue reading

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