Daily Archives: 6 March 2009

No Spirit For Joint Confirmation

I saw this piece reported on CNS and CathNews Australia: the CDWDS has vetoed a joint Anglican-Catholic Confirmation in New South Wales on Pentecost. I’m a bit unclear about one detail. Anthony Barich of CNS writes the Confirmation was to … Continue reading

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I Do: To Go Or Not To Go

Here’s a conundrum for us as the heavy wedding season of Spring approaches. Suppose you have a Catholic friend or family member who is getting married, but without the blessing of the Church? Are you obligated to boycott the proceedings? … Continue reading

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GICI 31-33: More Adaptations, Conference-Level

Let’s wrap up the adaptations expected of/permitted conferences of bishops: 31. Taking into consideration especially the norms in the Constitution on the Liturgy (37-40, 65), the conferences of bishops in mission countries have the responsibility of judging whether the elements … Continue reading

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Did You Know We Catholics Had A Czar?

I didn’t either. Czar, you know, derives from Caesar, usually set against God as a possible choice for a person.¬†USN&WP could¬†choose their headlines a bit more carefully, I would think.

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