Daily Archives: 6 June 2009

The Worship of Selling

The Right is going all apoplectic over media adulation (and worship?) of the president. Frowns all around that nobody in the media never seemed to like their president. “Deranged in their hate” of Mr Bush is the repeated meme of … Continue reading

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Left Out, Now Just Left

From David Gibson: Way back in 1997, Chicago Cardinal Francis George — who has since risen to become president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops — famously declared that “liberal Catholicism is an exhausted project.” Today it is … Continue reading

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Ordinations and Disciplines

CNS picked up on the excommunication threat levelled at those involved in an upcoming SSPX priest/deacon ordination in Germany. Were these the same ordinations Fr Z discussed in March? I noticed the changes in facilitating the expulsion of men from … Continue reading

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RCIA 69-71: Optional Rites, Exorcism

69. By decision of the (USCCB) the presentation of a cross (RCIA 74) may be included as a symbol of reception into the community. At the discretion of the diocesan bishop, one or more additional rites may be incorporated into … Continue reading

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