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Man, JP2 and B16 sure did have a knack for raising heretics to positions of authority

So to summarize and perhaps expand just a bit on a little Twitter conversation, one thing that is especially interesting and dismaying to me about the Catholic conversation of recent weeks is how widely the uber-Catholics had to expand the circle of those who must be included among the bad guys, the ones who are not Catholic enough, those who have betrayed their faith and capitulated to the spirit of the world, in order to make their case that the discussion at the synod was evidence of the smoke of Satan in the Church . 491 more words

Pope Francis

The Orthodoxy of Faith

Ron Dreher – Catholics, the Real Liberals

We were talking this morning about the Catholic Synod and were wondering at what point does the largest denomination of Christians stop being Christians and why are they choosing to do that? 282 more words

Politics

Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end

By Nicole Winfield

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented. 633 more words

World

Benedict XVI: "The Church will become small and will have to start afresh more or less from the beginning."

“The Church will become small and will have to start afresh more or less from the beginning. She will no longer be able to inhabit many of the edifices she built in prosperity. 478 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections