Daily Archives: 28 August 2014

DPPL 37-38: Reform Shatters On The Rocks of Catechesis

A generation or two before Trent, at least two schoalrs advocated for reforms familiar to 20th century Catholics: 37. Among those most concerned for the reform of the Church at beginning of the sixteenth century, mention must be of two … Continue reading

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Another Tournament

Now I understand why overseas football doesn’t have playoffs. They have them outside of the league structure. I’ve been aware of the FA Cup for years, of course. The idea of an absolutely open competition for a trophy is pretty … Continue reading

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CDWDS Head Heads Back To Spain

Whispered here, Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera, head of the curial dicastery in charge of liturgy, will soon head back to his native Spain to take the helm at the Archdiocese of Valencia. Fretting will commence anew among liturgical conservatives, I’m … Continue reading

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Aparecida 69 – Financial Institutions

The concentration of income and wealth is, for the bishops, not something that happens haphazardly. As they write in paragraph 69, this happens “primarily through the mechanisms of the financial system.” They criticize the lack of limits on financial investments … Continue reading

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