Daily Archives: 8 September 2013

More Change of Tone

Another story from a Church with a change of tone. From the woman who wrote to Pope Francis and who got a phone call in reply: The number was from Rome, with a 06 dial code, and as soon as … Continue reading

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In Scotland, a “Mockery” of Canon Law

Scotland’s Catholics, reeling from scandal at the top, now have another one brewing. Is this a hierarchy making a transparent attempt at punishing a priest who went public with serious accusations embarrassing to bishops? Gerard McGee comes to the defense … Continue reading

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GMD 12-15: Conversion

Sections¬†12 through¬†15 of Go and Make Disciples¬†address the matter of conversion. Catholics speak of converts, and usually think of such persons as those who have “switched” from another religious practice to Catholicism. Conversion often happens when people become Catholic, but … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 51-56

Under the subheading, “The Eucharistic Prayer,” these six sections deal with post-conciliar problems with the proclamation of this prayer. Naturally, as the locus for the consecration of the bread and wine, it shouldn’t be surprising that it gets a significant … Continue reading

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