Daily Archives: 10 February 2015

The Right To Work

David Gibson at RNS reports on the German bishop who went from $20,000 bathtubs to writing catechisms in a Vatican office. Some also felt that Tebartz-van Elst had been targeted because he was more conservative than his predecessor in Limburg. … Continue reading

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Mutuae Relationes 29: Topics of Vatican II

Please remember you can check the full document Mutuae Relationes online here. When I read affirmations of Vatican II from the years just after the Council, I realize it wasn’t just a dream or a false sense of the Church. In … Continue reading

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Convincing Skeptics or Doing Good Work?

I felt a bit miffed at the RNS headline on David Gibson’s analysis of the Vatican’s sex abuse commission. The point of the group is not to convince skeptics, but to do good work. Commission member Peter Saunders: I’m actually … Continue reading

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DPPL 218: Saint Joseph

Let’s spend a week with Joseph of Nazareth: 218. In activating His plan of salvation, God, in His sapient providence, assigned to Joseph of Nazareth, “the just man” (cf. Mt 1, 19), and spouse of the Virgin Mary (cf. ibid; … Continue reading

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