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THE CHURCH WILL HAVE TO RESIST THE “NEW NORMAL” IN ORDER TO SUCCEED IN ITS MISSION!!!

!!!!   The Church and the “New Normal” by George Weigel 6 . 29 . 15    In the wake of the Supreme Court’s marriage decision, these sober thoughts occur: (1) The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has … Continue reading

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GERMAN BISHOPS HAVE BEEN THINKING ABOUT THINKING ABOUT THINKING ABOUT THINKING

!!!! Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich, with beard, arrives for a Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, Sept. 25, 2011. (CNS) The Catholic Church’s German Crisis One rarely finds, among German churchmen today, a sobered … Continue reading

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PLUNGING PELL MELL INTO PUSHING VATICAN REFORM

!!!! The Indomitable, and Effective, Cardinal Pell March 25, 2015 Under the Australian cardinal’s leadership, the Vatican bank has been cleaned up and cleaned out George Weigel THE CATHOLIC WORLD REPORT . Australian Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Vatican … Continue reading

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AN EXTRAORDINARY SYNOD THAT WAS TRULY EXTRAORDINARY, IN THE BAD SENSE

!!!! An Extraordinary Synod, Indeed by George Weigel 10 . 22 . 14 FIRST THINGS BLOG According to Vatican-speak, a specially scheduled session of the Synod of Bishops is an “Extraordinary Synod,” meaning Not-an-Ordinary Synod, held every three years or … Continue reading

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IT IS CHRISTIAN TO BE COMPASSIONATE, IT IS NOT THE ESSENTIAL MARK OF ANY PARTICULAR POLITICAL PARTY

!!!! Curt Stoller commented on MUSCLE AND OBEDIENCE WOULD LIKELY COME FROM CATHOLIC LAITY, NOT FROM ITS ORDAINED MINISTERS I have to agree with anselmusjmj. Catholic writer George Weigel has spent a great deal of time analyzing the [sadly still] … Continue reading

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THE SCHISM POPE PAUL VI FEARED HAS NOT GONE AWAY, IT HAS JUST GONE UNDERGROUND

!!!! Curt Stoller commented on BISHOPS OF THE UNITED STATES, LISTEN UP! Dr. Edward Peters, who holds the Edmund Cardinal Szoka Chair at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and who in 2010 was named a Referenary of the Apostolic … Continue reading

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