Daily Archives: 5 March 2010

What About Consulting Employees?

Let’s pile on Archbishop Wuerl from another angle. Money quote from the Archdiocese of Washington on cutting benefits for spouses of new employees: The archdiocese defended the decision, saying that the Wuerl had consulted theologians, Catholic Charities executives and legal … Continue reading

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Demons Or Not?

Depending on whom you ask, you’ll get a different response to a question regarding the state of cooperation with evil in the Catholic hierarchy: – Some of our fellow Christians would say yea. – Some Catholics of a similar political … Continue reading

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RCIA 334-335: Adaptations from the Pastor

Let’s not give the impression that any “exceptional circumstances” situation in RCIA is wholly dependent on the bishop’s direct oversight. As with other rites, the pastor does have certain adaptations he can make, as we read in RCIA 334: 1. … Continue reading

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Lack Not Loss

Rock offers a summary of some of this Lent’s efforts to promote the Sacrament of Penance. Any initiative by a bishop, given the resources at hand, and the authority over parish pastors (arm-twisting, if necessary) is going to make a … Continue reading

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