Daily Archives: 21 April 2010

Cardinal Booted as TLM Celebrant

Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos (on the end of that cappa magna, above)¬†won’t be front and center at the high altar on Saturday at the National Shrine. A firestorm developed around his advocacy of not turning in a priest sex predator … Continue reading

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RCIA 477-479: Doctrinal and Spiritual Preparation

Nobody’s asked the question, but in our look at receiving baptized Catholics, I’m sure somebody has thought, “What about catechesis?” Strictly speaking, this would be less a matter for liturgy and more for the catechetical directory. Note the twofold preparation … Continue reading

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Resigned to Not Knowing

A Tanzanian bishop is booted by Rome. No public reasons are given, but media commentators say the ousting occurred because of “violation of church moral teachings.” The ousted bishop has sounded off against another bishop in a tabloid interview. What … Continue reading

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Sin and Error

David Gibson added to the pile of pope analysis yesterday. If you’re getting tired of the scandals and rumors of scandals, I could suggest you get outside and soak up the sunshine. But I’ll suggest you read the whole essay … Continue reading

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