Daily Archives: 17 November 2014

Cardinal George’s Last Interview

… as Chicago’s archbishop. John Allen captures it at Crux. I want to tease out a few of his comments. First: The liberal/conservative thing, I think, is destructive of the Church’s mission and her life. I’ve said that publicly a … Continue reading

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Marriage Recognitio Forthcoming

I heard from my diocesan liturgy director that Rome’s approval of the new Rites for Confirmation and Marriage are expected any day now. (They can do that without a CDWDS head? Arthur Roche must be working hard till the new … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 11: Pastoral Challenges

Let’s wrap up part I of the synod report. Read the full document here. “Pastoral Challenges” is the topic of the day: 11. In this regard, the Church is conscious of the need to offer a particularly meaningful word of … Continue reading

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DPPL 129: Elements of the Passion

The last of three sections on the “veneration of the crucified Christ” looks at particular elements: images from the story, including the five wounds of Jesus, but also pieces of the events: the crown of thorns, nails, and others. 129. … Continue reading

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