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As Cardinal Dolan Washes Hands of Father Pavone, Whither Fidelity?

News comes today from the Religion News Service that Cardinal Timothy Dolan, whose oversight of Priests for Life’s finances was welcomed by Father Pavone several months ago, has turned sour, leading Cardinal Dolan to express the same exasperation as several of Father Pavone’s previous bishops. 1,085 more words


Bishops vs. Bibles: Authority in the early church.

(Apostolic Succession for Newbies, episode 5)

The Development of authority: the role of bishop from 80-200CE

In the last installment I wrote about the rise of bishops in the New Testament church, a development that was occurring at the same time as false teachers were beginning to crop up. 1,291 more words

Liturgical Church

Bishop Mark Edwards, OMI

On December 17 Mark Stuart edwards, OMI will be ordained (along with Terence Curtin) as auxiliary bishop of Melbourne, Australia. Bishop Edwards is also the Titular Bishop of Garba. 65 more words


Pope Should "Stamp Out" Orkney Redemptorists - Aberdeen Priest

Mgr Basil Loftus’ latest savage attack on the traditional Mass and all that goes with it
(e.g. doctrine, morals, vestments)  is writ large in this week’s Catholic Times where he traces the history of Pope Francis’ efforts to “stamp out” traditional Orders, praising his “patience and tolerance of those who disagree with him” (straight faces all round, please and thank you) but pointing out that, nevertheless, “he feels bound to intervene.”  There are just too many examples, too much of the Monsignor’s “all over the place” style of writing for me to be bothered quoting verbatim, but the upshot is that, since Papa Francis The Merciful has made great inroads into stamping out the old rite Mass whenever and wherever possible in foreign parts, perhaps it’s now time for him to turn to our own shores and put the ancient Mass out of reach once and for all. 448 more words

Neo-Catholic 'Evangelising' - "Anathema sit!" (Gal. 1.9)


Third Sunday in Advent

I am the voice of one crying in the wilderness, make straight the way of the Lord (from today’s Holy Gospel, Jn. 213 more words

Sacred Scriptures

Bishop Comensoli of Broken Bay, Australia

The Broken Bay diocesan Arms display a lighthouse spreading the light of the gospel over the diocese. The detail echoes the detail of the Barrenjoey lighthouse which unites the two main land masses that comprise the regions of the diocese. 311 more words


US bishops' representative condemns use of torture in interrogations

Responding to revelations about interrogation techniques used by the US in the war on terror, the chairman of the US bishops’ committee on justice and peace said that the uses of torture “violated the God-given human dignity inherent in all people and were unequivocally wrong.” … 39 more words


Cariña de María reblogged this on Cariña de María and commented:

Excellent. “The Catholic Church firmly believes that torture is an ‘intrinsic evil’ that cannot be justified under any circumstance.” Bishop Oscar Cantu of Los Cruces, New Mexico "This Catechism was not written to please you. It will not make life easy for you, because it demands of you a new life." Pope Benedict XVI