Daily Archives: 8 September 2012

What If Second Marriages Were Handled With Probation?

As I was reading over the conditions of Bishop Robert Finn’s probation, I was wondering what would happen if the Church handled divorced and remarried Catholics in a similar way. Two years of good behavior, then a return to the … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 16: Christ Outside the Church?

How would you readers tackle this statement from Pope Paul VI? 16. There is thus a profound link between Christ, the Church and evangelization. During the period of the Church that we are living in, it is she who has … Continue reading

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An Unhelpful Comparison

With a broad range of internet sources, I find the spectrum of Catholic responses on various issues to be … interesting, to say the least. I’d like to tease out a few recent news bits and offer up an unhelpful comparison. … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 51-53: Nave

I like the term “nave,” but the heading of the these three numbered sections is, “The Congregation’s Area.” § 51 § The space within the church building for the faithful other than the priest celebrant and the ministers is sometimes … Continue reading

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