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Bishop Burnette of Passaic

The arms of the Most Rev. Kurt Burnette, Ruthenian Byzantine Catholic Eparch of the Eparchy of Passaic which has parishes on the eastern seaboard of the USA from Connecticut to Florida. 138 more words


Bishop Manetti

The arms (above) of the Most Rev. Stefano Manetti, installed April 13 as the Bishop of Montepulciano-Chiusi-Pienza, Italy. The wavy line is a reference to the waters of baptism; the star to Our Lady and the scallop shell to the pilgrim journey of faith. Very nice!


Apr 14 Delany + Demby

Henry Beard Delany + Edward Thomas Demby
14 April 1928, 1957

Holy Women Holy Men

Ordination Reform and the Episcopal Virtue of Courage

As John Slattery notes, Bishop Erwin Kräutler’s account of his conversation with Pope Francis, in which the two bishops in part discussed the potential for ordaining married men to the priesthood, is making the rounds.  604 more words

Pope Francis

Bishop Scharfenberger of Albany

Thanks to the tireless efforts of one of my intrepid readers we see below the coat of arms of Edward Bernard Scharfenberger who will be ordained and installed today as the 10th Bishop of Albany, NY. 163 more words


Notorious pedophile priest convicted again, The Shame of the Church

Notorious pedophile priest convicted again  8 Apr 2014

More than half a century after he started sexually abusing the sons and daughters of his parishioners, Australia’s worst pedophile priest has learnt he is likely to die in jail. 230 more words

Sexual Abuse

Websurfers, Come Out! So much internet

Very, very terse roundup of things I’ve been reading whilst procrastinating on my thesis:

Amazing pictures from the mass celebrated on the border of Nogales… 98 more words