Daily Archives: 22 October 2021

CDWDS Decree on Magnum Principium Coming Up

What do you know: we have a new liturgy document to examine. Starting sometime soon we’ll take a look at the 4300-plus words of the CDWDS DECREE giving effect to the dispositions of can. 838 of the Code of Canon Law. Pope Francis’ … Continue reading

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Moral Panic Explained

Mike Lewis at WPI explains the full episode behind the theft of statues at the Vatican’s Amazon synod two years ago. According to Vatican correspondent Austen Ivereigh, they didn’t even do “research”: I noticed that they never actually asked an … Continue reading

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Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 19: Take It Seriously

Let’s wrap up Pope Francis’ address to the Diocese of Rome last month.  I came here to encourage you to take this synodal process seriously and to tell you that the Holy Spirit needs you. It is true: the Holy … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 4

Pastoral Proposals involving the Beauty of Christ discusses “education,” including in and about the liturgy. An appropriate education helps the faithful grow in the life of prayer of adoration and worship, and fuller participation in the truth to a liturgy lived … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 10: Reconciliation Comes from God, Part 2

Reconciliation Comes from God: do we need more convincing? Pope John Paul II cites a lot of Scripture, starting with the incarnation: For, according to our faith, the word of God became flesh and came to dwell in the world; … Continue reading

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