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BUT IF THOUGHT CORRUPTS LANGUAGE, LANGUAGE CAN ALSO CORRUPT THOUGHT.” ― George Orwell, 1984

!!!! George  Orwell, author of the book 1984   IN THE LIGHT OF THE LAW By Edward Peters, J.D. I know little of Martin O’Malley beyond that he is a Democrat, was governor of Maryland, and detects (along with the … Continue reading

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IF YOU DON’T HAVE MARRIAGE YOU CANNOT HAVE MATRIMONY, YOU CAN’T HAVE THE ONE WITHOUT THE OTHER

!!!! Frank Sinatra – Love and Marriage – YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtS46Wfsxnw Love and marriage, love and marriage Go together like a horse and carriage This I tell you brother You can’t have one without the other Love and marriage, love and … Continue reading

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“DO NOT THINK THAT I HAVE COME TO ABOLISH THE LAW OR THE PROPHETS; I HAVE NOT COME TO ABOLISH THEM BUT TO FULFILL THEM.”

!!!! CHRIST PREACHING TO HIS DISCIPLES by “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.”  MATTHEW 5:17 Keep Calm and Canon On by Dr. … 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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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

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KASPER NEEDS TO KEEP KWIET

!!!!   Even if the pope said it, it was reckless to repeat it by Dr. Edward Peters   http://canonlawblog.wordpress.com/2014/05/08/even-if-the-pope-said-it-it-was-reckless-to-repeat-it/ Cardinal Kasper, in a lengthy interview  [with Commonweal Magazine]  that shows no let-up in his push to change Church discipline on … Continue reading

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CANON LAW SIMPLY REFLECTS THE THREE REALITIES OF SACRAMENTAL MARRIAGE

!!!! CARDINAL KASPER LEST SO MAY WORDS COMPLICATE A SIMPLE QUESTION by Dr. Edward Peters Catholic discipline that precludes holy Communion for divorced-and-remarried Catholics rests on three simple points. Assuming the specifications and nuances that should flesh out these points, … Continue reading

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THEOLOGICAL SPECULATION CAN DAMAGE THE FAITH OF ORDINARY CATHOLICS

!!!! The human price of theological chatter by Dr. Edward Peters . . I’m just old enough to remember when Catholic theological rumination, especially moral speculation, was restricted to scholarly journals and professional conferences. The understanding in those days was that, … Continue reading

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A NEGATIVE RESPONSE TO A FOOLISH QUESTION DOES NOT IMPLY AN ENDORSEMENT TO ACT CONTRARY TO WHAT THE CHURCH TEACHES

!!!! Pope Francis on casuistry and faith by Dr. Edward Peters . . Many people are, I fear, going to read the pope’s recent comments on casuistry and faith in quite a different sense than they were, I think, intended. Francis … Continue reading

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WITH DABBINGS IN BOSTON AND ORDINATIONS IN HOUSTON WHERE IS THE CHURCH HEADING

!!!! George Martell/Pilot New Media The Rev. Anne Robertson, a United Methodist minister, anointed Cardinal O’Malley during an ecumenical service in Sudbury. Francis and O’Malley are fine; it’s some of their defenders who concern me by Dr. Edward Peters . The … Continue reading

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