Category Archives: MARRIAGE v COHABITATION

WHEN CARDINALS MISSPEAK CONFUSION REIGNS IN THE CHURCH

!!!! THE WEDDING AT CANA by Paolo Veronese In the Light of the Law A Canon Lawyer’s Blog by Edward Peters, JD If pastoral progress is to be made, we have to pay closer attention to terms . January 30, 2015. … Continue reading

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PRO-FAMILY GROUPS ARE LOSING THE MARRIAGE DEBATE BECAUSE THEY AVOID TALKING ABOUT SODOMY, INCEST, ETC

!!!! November 7, 2014 Why Pro-Family Groups are Losing the Marriage Debate Austin Ruse CRISIS MAGAZINE Brian Camenker is a rabble-rouser from Massachusetts who founded something contentiously called MassResistance, a state-based pro-family group that takes perhaps the most aggressive stance … Continue reading

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HERE IS AN EXAMPLE OF MERCY THAT IS NOT A VIRTUE

!!!!   November 13, 2014 Theological Dissent and the Final Synod Report Bill Maguire CRISIS MAGAZINE   One of the most controversial proposals contained in the final report (Relatio Synodi) of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family is found in … Continue reading

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DO YOU BELIEVE IN SACRAMENTAL GRACE?

!!!! LICEITY, the legitimacy of a human act as opposed to its validity. VALIDITY, the reality of the consequences of a human act as opposed to its legitimacy. EX OPERE OPERATO, the effect of a human act is real by … Continue reading

Posted in CANON LAW, DENYING HOLY COMMUNION, EVANGELIZATION, FAITH, FAMILY LIFE, JESUS CHRIST, LITURGY, MARRIAGE v COHABITATION, MIRACLE OF GRACE, SACRED LITURGY, SANCTITY, SAVING CHILDREN, THE EUCHARIST, THE SACRAMENTS, WITNESS TO THE TRUTH | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

OIKONOMIA: THE ORTHODOX CHURCH SEEMS TO PERMIT A SECOND MARRIAGE, BUT IT DOES NOT, IT CAN NOT!

!!!!                       FATHER ZUHLDORF WRITES ON HIS BLOG: The new book, Remaining in the Truth of Christ: Marriage and Communion in the Catholic Church contains five essays of cardinals, of … Continue reading

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THE CHURCH’S ANNULMENT PROCESS IS ABOUT JUSTICE AND AS WE KNOW, HUMAN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IS ALMOST ALWAYS FLAWED

!!!! BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP, HAVE YOU ANY WOOLLY THOUGHTS ABOUT JUSTICE The annulment argument: a quick quide to the two sides by Dr. Edward Peters There are basically two groups agitating for annulment reform, one saying that there are too … Continue reading

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BISHOP TOBIN WROTE A THOUGHTFUL COLUMN, BUT………………

!!!!   BISHOP THOMAS J. TOBIN, BISHOP OF PROVIDENCE, R.I.   Bp. Tobin’s thoughtful column deserves some thoughtful replies by Dr. Edward Peters Bp. Thomas Tobin (Providence RI) has written a thoughtful column on the debate surrounding the admission of divorced … Continue reading

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ONCE GERMAN BULLDOGS LATCH ONTO A BONE, THEY NEVER LET GO. e.g. MARTIN LUTHER

!!!!   Communion for the Remarried Still a Heated Debate Fresh opposition to Kasper’s ideas from Cardinal Brandmüller. And also from the vicar general of Chur and seven theologians and canonists of four countries. But in the theological faculty of … Continue reading

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THE OCTOBER SYNOD OF BISHOPS REQUIRES A LOT OF PREPARATION BY THE BISHOP DELEGATES, ARE THEY DOING IT?

!!!! THREE TOPICS FOR THE 2014 SYNOD ON MARRIAGE By Dr. Edward Peters   Some lay experts at the 2012 Synod of Bishops The project to justify holy Communion for divorced-and-remarried Catholics seems to be losing steam. That’s good. As … Continue reading

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REGARDLESS OF THE TRUTH OF KASPER’S STATEMENT, PRIESTS AND DEACONS STILL HAVE THE GRAVE OBLIGATION OF MARRIAGE PREPARATION

!!!! Does Canon 1066 amount to a coin toss? by Dr. Edward Peters     THE CODE OF CANON LAW PASTORAL CARE AND THE PREREQUISITES FOR THE CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE Can. 1063 Pastors of souls are obliged to ensure that their … Continue reading

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