Daily Archives: 4 September 2014

Fulton Sheen: From Venerable To Limbo

Somewhere between New York and Peoria, a train to sainthood has derailed. Central¬†Illinois blames the Big Apple. There was high optimism: There was every indication that a possible date for beatification in Peoria would have been scheduled for as early … Continue reading

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DPPL 46: Pius X and the Last Century

The DPPL wraps up its look at history with the twentieth century. A momentous and often-overlooked shift: 46. At the outset of the twentieth century, St. Pope Pius X (1903-1914) proposed bringing the Liturgy closer to the people, thereby “popularizing” … Continue reading

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