Daily Archives: 4 December 2009

Pakistani Cloister

Not all aging religious orders with few or no newcomers are those that work in the world. This cloistered contemplative community in Pakistan hasn’t had a postulant in a decade. Too much glee, and possibly misinformation for those who seem … Continue reading

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Barragán’s Commentary

A lot of heat generated on Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán’s comments that homosexuals cannot go to heaven. According to the Italian news agency ANSA, the cardinal said: Transsexuals and homosexuals will never enter the kingdom of heaven and it is … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Midnight at 10PM

The pope’s doing it. Are you? Would you?

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Should Liturgy Be Easy or Hard?

On the thread “Getting Anything Out of Liturgy,” Chris offered some commentary, a few points of which deserve highlighting. There is nothing in this photo which communicates that this is a Catholic church, or a Mass. Does the church setting bear … Continue reading

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