Monthly Archives: February 2015

Reading Danielou for Lent

The most beautiful and inspiring words I have read this week were in this post by Sandro Magister about Cardinal Jean Danielou.   They moved me so much I ordered several of his  books via Amazon and I cannot wait … Continue reading

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Crisis Magazine on the Canadian Supreme Court’s latest decision

Great article by Joe Bissonnette: On the morning of Friday, February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the law against assisted suicide was unconstitutional. Canada now joins a small, elite group of madly progressive countries in abandoning … Continue reading

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Interesting article about Archbishop Corrigan

Was he the Cardinal Burke of his time? From The Catholic Thing an article by Brad Miner: For his part, Michael Corrigan stood firmly against Americanism, and – history being written by the victors – he has been rewarded with … Continue reading

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An apology for the Catholic Church’s patriarchy

Interesting post over at First Things by Dominic Burbidge: If it is the case that we reach perfection in our lives by loving others, there does indeed appear to be a dramatic inequality between the two genders that is irreconcilable. … Continue reading

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Ordinariate member receives papal honor

This press release is from the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.  Great news! POPE FRANCIS BESTOWS ORDER OF ST. GREGORY ON DR. CLINTON BRAND OF THE PERSONAL ORDINARIATE OF THE CHAIR OF SAINT PETER The Personal Ordinariate … Continue reading

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Pope Francis meets with transgender person and fiancee

Crux has a report up by Ines San Martin.  She writes: ROME — Pope Francis reportedly welcomed a transgender man and his fiancé in a private audience last weekend, after the Spaniard wrote the pontiff a letter explaining the suffering … Continue reading

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Fr Hunwicke writes on the role of the pope

I hope Fr. Hunwicke does not mind my re-posting his blog post in its entirety.  This is an extremely important post. He writes. “The Holy Spirit was not promised to the successors of Peter so that by His revelation they … Continue reading

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Sandro Magister writes on the Ordinariates

This column by Sandro Magister does not mention the warm welcome that Ordinariate clergy received from Pope Francis during their pilgrimage to Rome last February. But it is interesting nonetheless that Anglicanorum coetibus and our Ordinariates get some attention in this … Continue reading

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