Daily Archives: 2 May 2011

Failure and Betrayal

A woman religious takes aim at Cardinal Rigali, a man she says she never trusted. I have tried to do everything I could possibly think of doing to bring attention to what I perceived to be an entrenched pattern of … Continue reading

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Rome’s Blogogathering

CNS covered it. Not Zenit. Not yet, anyway. The Catholic blogosphere enters the mainstream with a nice picture of Rock, and a few quotes from people you otherwise know only from their websites. Play nice, we are counseled: Elizabeth Scalia, … Continue reading

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The Quickest Episcopal Exit

A surefire way to hasten the curia’s facilitation of a bishop’s retirement. Faster than cancer. Faster than financial mismanagement. Definitely faster than hiding sex predators, bullying survivors, and stonewalling the prosecution. I understand, of course, the importance of the sacraments, … Continue reading

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Varietates Legitimae 8: Formation/Inculturation

The Church does recognize the variety of challenges to preaching the gospel. We should attend, according to the CDWDS, to the situation in Christian countries. They leave aside the equally concerning situation where a culture is “indifferent” or “disinterested” in … Continue reading

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