Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Open Thread On Christian Varieties

Dick Martin took exception to a deleted comment and an edited comment. Recently, he offered this comment on an Amoris Laetitia post: This is twice my replies have been deleted. Shows you’re against some one who has a different view … Continue reading

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On Heresy, The New Kind

I don’t think you saw quite as much of this in the old days*, a discussion getting shut down outright instead of just banning all the liberals. Blogger Dave Armstrong asks in his title, “Is Pope Francis A Heretic?” My online … Continue reading

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On Trolling

I’ll confess I like the word less than the action. I find that even worse than either is the misuse of the word. Often enough, internet trolling has been defined to mean “contrary opinions I don’t like.” That said, people … Continue reading

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Teenager

WordPress sent me a notice to thank me for blogging with them for ten years. ‘Welcome, I guess. I see the old orange-headed blog is still up. Wow … look at that sidebar and all the people dead, no longer … Continue reading

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More Concern on Pope Francis and Proselytizing

One of my good friends from St Blog’s (and an occasional foil) is concerned about remarks by Pope Francis on proselytizing. According to CatholicCulture: It’s not right to convince someone of your faith. Proselytism is the strongest venom against the … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Roman Documents

I noticed an effort at CMAA’s forum to duplicate a discussion we had here almost five years ago. Looking at GIRM 30 through 41, the author intends to … (highlight) some issues that would at times vary from what I … Continue reading

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Persecution, Or Lack Thereof

I noticed Msgr Charles Pope’s commentary on religious persecution on his NCReg blog. I don’t know that his “stages” aren’t really more symptoms–they don’t seem to have a natural progression about them. When I first read them, it struck me … Continue reading

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