Daily Archives: 31 August 2021

Legislating a Pope Emeritus

The NCReg is musing with its sources about what a pope emeritus is. Until now, Pope Francis has never wanted to define the figure of Pope Emeritus from a juridical point of view. However, he had maintained a cordial relationship … Continue reading

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Post-Conciliar Psalmody, A Gelineau Interlude

  Liam was right to point out my omission of the Gelineau Gradual in post-conciliar psalmody. The shift from performance music to dialogue in the revised Roman Missal was tough on some folks, like this one. Wouldn’t you think there … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 263: The Death Penalty

Today, we begin a look at the “death penalty.” It is a difficult topic. Many Christians and others consider its targets deserving of death, and so a difficult topic to defend and advocate. But many others consider it a sign … Continue reading

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