Daily Archives: 10 November 2021

CDWDS Decree on Magnum Principium 34-36: The Request

The “how-to” of getting a ritual book to print continues: – The request for “confirmatio” and “recognitio” from the Apostolic See 34. The translation of a liturgical book, approved by the Episcopal Conference, is sent for confirmatio to the Apostolic … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 17: Mortal and Venial, Part 2: The Biblical Foundations

We continue to look at sins, Mortal and Venial and today, what the Bible says about them: Already in the Old Testament, individuals guilty of several kinds of sins – sins committed deliberately,(Cf Numbers 15:30) the various forms of impurity,(Cf Leviticus 18:26-30) … Continue reading

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Saint Charles

I have absolutely no quibble with this saint, only with the headline: Charles de Foucauld to become a saint on 15 May To be accurate, the man has already been a saint. Only now have we come to recognize it. He … Continue reading

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