Category Archives: EXCOMMUNICATION

AN ORDINARY’S NOT SO ORDINARY LIFE, CHAPTER TWENTY ONE

!!!! Corpus Christi Cathedral, Corpus Christi, Texas The telephone call came like a lightning bolt from the sky.  In the last week of May, 1983 Archbishop Pio Laghi, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States called me in Pensacola and told … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, BISHOPS, EUGENICS, EXCOMMUNICATION, LIFE ISSUES, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE RIGHT TO LIFE, THE SACRAMENTS, UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | 1 Comment

THERE ARE SOME COMMITMENTS, CHOICES AND ACTIONS WHICH EITHER FRACTURE OR COMPLETELY BREAK OUR COMMUNION WITH CHRIST

!!!! Pope Francis: Some “Catholics” are not really Catholics By Dr. Jeff Mirus (bio – articles – email) | Jun 24, 2014 http://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/otc.cfm?id=1207 Free eBook: Defining Issues Considering the subject of my last In Depth Analysis (Speaking clearly about dangerously … Continue reading

Posted in ANTINOMIANISM, CANONICAL PENALTIES, EXCOMMUNICATION, MORAL RELATIVISM, POPE FRANCIS, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , | 1 Comment

JAY CARNEY CAN WEAVE AND DODGE AWAY FROM THE TRUTH, BUT FATHER LOMBARDI CANNOT

!!!! Father Frederico Lombardi, S.J., Vatican Spokesman I understand Fr. Lombardi’s unwillingness to comment on statements allegedly made by the pope to private persons. I’m not sure his ‘No Comment’ policy can be observed in the long run, but I … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, DENYING HOLY COMMUNION, EVANGELIZATION, EXCOMMUNICATION, FAITH, FAMILY LIFE, Freedom of Conscience, JESUS CHRIST, JURISPRUDENCE, L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO, LIBERALISM, LITURGY, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, POPE FRANCIS, RELATIVISM, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

JUST BECAUSE THE SEAL OF CONFESSION HAS BEEN INVOKED DOES NOT MEAN THAT IT REALLY EXISTS

!!!! From the mailbox: a question on the seal of Confession by Dr. Edward Peters . I have some questions about the seal of Confession. Okay. . Last year, a young person told a Catholic priest about a difficult experience. Okay, … Continue reading

Posted in BISHOPS, CANON LAW, CANONICAL PENALTIES, EXCOMMUNICATION, JUSTICE, LITURGY, MORAL RELATIVISM, SIN & RECONCILIATION, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE SACRAMENTS | Tagged , , ,

IT IS FITTING THAT THERE BE HERESIES, SO THAT THOSE WHO ARE TRUE, MAY BE MANIFESTED AMONG YOU

!!!! December 2, 2013 The Tridentine Masterpiece by Donald S. Prudlo http://www.crisismagazine.com/2013/the-tridentine-masterpiece  “Nam oportet et hæreses esse.” (1 Cor 11:19).  “It is fitting that there be heresies, so that those who are true, may be manifested among you.”  How appropriate … Continue reading

Posted in ANTI-CATHOLICISM, ATHEISM, BISHOPS, CANON LAW, CANONICAL PENALTIES, EVANGELIZATION, EXCOMMUNICATION, FAITH, GNOSTICISM, JESUS CHRIST, LITURGY, SACRED LITURGY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

EVEN AFTER 450 YEARS WE SHOULD STILL THANK GOD FOR THE COUNCIL OF TRENT

!!!! Church Marks the 450th Anniversary of Council of Trent (943) The Reformation-era council has shaped the life of the Church for nearly half a millennium. by STEPHEN BEALE 12/02/2013 – tanbooks.comTHE NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER WASHINGTON — The Council of … Continue reading

Posted in ANTI-CATHOLICISM, ATHEISM, BISHOPS, CANONICAL PENALTIES, EVANGELIZATION, EXCOMMUNICATION, FAITH, GNOSTICISM, HELL AND PURGATORY, INTERDICT, JESUS CHRIST, LITURGY, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MORAL RELATIVISM, PENAL LEGISLATION IN CANON LAW, POPE, POPE BENEDICT XVI, PREACHING THE GOSPEL, RELATIVISM, SANCTITY, THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, THE CATHOLIC PRIEST, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL | Tagged , , , , , , ,

NO, NOT RETIRED, PROBABLY EXCOMMUNICATED OR AT LEAST SUSPENDED AND MAYBE DEFROCKED

!!!! “Retired Catholic priest” marries his partner? October 23, 2013 By Deacon Greg Kandra http://www.patheos.com/blogs/deaconsbench/2013/10/retired-catholic-priest-marries-his-partner/ From Huffington Post:  Retired Catholic priest the Rev. Tom Pivinski and his partner of over 20 years, Malcolm Navias, celebrated a beautiful interfaith wedding on Monday at … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, CANONICAL PENALTIES, CHASTITY, EXCOMMUNICATION, GAY 'MARRIAGE', HOMOSEXUALITY, MINISTERIAL PRIESTHOOD, MORAL RELATIVISM, PENAL LEGISLATION IN CANON LAW, PRIESTLY CELIBACY, SAME-SEX 'MARRIAGE', THE CATHOLIC PRIEST

ANTINOMIANISM FROM A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE [THE CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA]

!!!! SAINT ROBERT BELLARMINE The heretical doctrine that Christians are exempt from the obligations of moral law. . The term first came into use at the Protestant Reformation, when it was employed by Martin Luther to designate the teachings of … Continue reading

Posted in ANTINOMIANISM, CANON LAW, EGALITARIANISM, EXCOMMUNICATION, FAITH, LIBERALISM, LIBERATION THEOLOGY, MORAL RELATIVISM, POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, RELATIVISM | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

WONDERS NEVER CEASE! ROME STILL BELIEVES IN THE CANONICAL PENALTY OF EXCOMMUNICATION

!!!! Church dumps rebel priest September 21, 2013 51 reading now Barney Zwartz Religion editor, The Age.   Father Greg Reynolds: Defrocked and excommunicated over his support for women priests and gays. Photo: Angela Wylie ..   Dissident priest Greg … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, CANONICAL PENALTIES, EXCOMMUNICATION, POPE FRANCIS, SAME-SEX 'MARRIAGE', THE CATHOLIC PRIEST

BE ADVISED, PROFANATION OF THE HOLY EUCHARIST IS ON THE RISE

!!!! HIJACKING HOLY COMMUNION IS VERY, VERY SERIOUS by Dr. Edward Peters The excommunication threatened against those who take the consecrated species for a sacrilegious purpose is latae sententiae (1983 CIC 1367), meaning that the canonical discussion of Brenna Cronin’s … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, DESECRATION, ECOMMUNICATION, EXCOMMUNICATION, JESUS CHRIST, PENAL LEGISLATION IN CANON LAW, THE SACRAMENTS | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment