Daily Archives: 2 February 2015

Foot Fever

The Vatican hasn’t announced where Pope Francis will be washing feet this year. I noticed hand-wringing on this link headlined at Pewsitter today. The exhibition on the evening of Holy Thursday is constitutive of meaning for the Catholic Church and … Continue reading

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Mutuae Relationes 22: Exemption

Exemption: we know the word.  What does it mean in the context of Mutuae Relationes and the Church? (Remember you can check the full document online here.) The pastoral meaning of exemption 22. The Supreme Pontiff, in view of the … Continue reading

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DPPL 210: Two Points on the Church

Chapter Six continues with institutional and traditional backing on venerating saints for spiritual benefit: 210 A correct understanding of the Church’s doctrine on the Saints is only possible in the wider context of the articles of faith concerning: • the … Continue reading

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