Daily Archives: 25 September 2014

Bumping A Bishop

First the Bishop of Bling. Now Carlos Urrutigoity’s ordinary is out, according to Vatican Radio. Grant Gallicho at dotCommonweal: So what does this mean? First, if you’re a bishop who has not been handling cases of priests credibly accused of … Continue reading

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What Did Jesus Teach?

One thing all Catholics agree on is that Jesus sets a pretty high standard. Bishop Demetrio Fernandez of Cordoba, Spain says the pope cannot change the Church’s “teaching” because Jesus established it. But what did Jesus actually establish, and did … Continue reading

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DPPL 70-71: Pious Exercises

“Pious exercises” were endorsed by Vatican II: 70. Pious exercises are typical expressions of popular piety. In origin and content, in language and style, in usage and subject, they greatly differ among each other. The Second Vatican Council gave consideration … Continue reading

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