Monthly Archives: January 2015

On those new cardinals . . .

Theologian  Colin Kerr writes about one of the new “appointments” at the Society of Canadian Catholic Bloggers.    Yaren, Nauru – In his drive to widen the cultural profile of the College of Cardinals, Pope Francis is determined to appoint … Continue reading

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Mark Steyn weighs in on the global warming encyclical

He writes in a Steynpost entitled “The Tree Ring of the Fisherman”: When I first started seeing headlines aboutthe Pope pushing for action on climate change, I assumed the College of Climate Cardinals had had a whip round and decided … Continue reading

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On that so-called global warming encyclical

Christopher Booker over at the Telegraph suspects smoke and mirrors in recent reporting on the upcoming encyclical on the environment.  He writes: Ever more desperate become the warmists’ efforts to lobby for that “global climate treaty” they hope to see … Continue reading

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Fr. Hunwicke’s Manifesto — to which I add an Amen!

Father Hunwicke has a brilliant (as usual) post up today on how some of the modernist prelates from Germany are driving efforts to change Church teaching by enlisting hyper-papalism opposed to Tradition.    Our dear Ordinariate priest in Oxford, England, expresses … Continue reading

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That “God of surprises” according to Acts of the Apostasy

This is a wonderful post.  Please it all!  Here’s an excerpt: Some time ago – I think it was around the time of the Synod of the Family – Pope Francis made a comment referring to God as “a God … Continue reading

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John Allen Jr. on the controversy stirred by Vittorio Messori

Over at Crux, John Allen Jr. reports on the controversy stirred by Italian Catholic writer Vittorio Messori’s article in which he reveals some of his difficulties dealing with the seeming contradictions emanating from this papacy. He writes: ROME — For … Continue reading

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The upcoming encyclical on global warming

Over at Patheos, Artur Rosman posts the following: In a leaked draft of the forthcoming encyclical on the environment the pope says: Preservation of the environment, promotion of sustainable development and particular attention to climate change are matters of grave … Continue reading

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Some wise advice from Msgr. Steenson

The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter newsletter is out and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson has some wise words concerning the recent extraordinary synod on the family.  The so-called “synod of the media,” the reporting of the first (extraordinary) … Continue reading

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Most interesting article at Crisis Magazine on the Sign of Peace

This is a most interesting article by Gerard T. Mundy that I hope you read in full. More akin to evangelical Protestants’ understanding of worship, the gesture of peace in its current place maims the Catholic teaching of the sacrificial … Continue reading

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Fr Denis Lemieux has begun a new blog with a new name

He calls his new blog “Getting to the Point.” Find out why over at his site.  Meanwhile, here’s an excerpt I found interesting: Meanwhile, as I pondered my own blogging, Catholic blogging in general, and the overall state of affairs … Continue reading

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