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By their fruits?

When the spirit of a council dictates, almost from day one, how the documents of a council are to be read and applied, then that spirit is the true fruit of the council, regardless what the documents may say. Luckily, … Continue reading

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Good news, everyone, we are still at war with Eastasia…

A reader just alerted me to the fact that the October 2013 interview with Scalfari has once again been scrubbed from Pope Francis’s Vatican dossier.* What a relief! Now all the erstwhile defenders of its contents can revert back to agreeing … Continue reading

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Charity wearies not with waiting…

Only minutes after seeing this opinion piece, I stumbled upon the following quotation. In light of an earlier reflection I wrote about Pius X and Francis, the rhetorical contrast of those “plebeian popes” afforded me yet another chuckle. 13. But … Continue reading

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The crimethought dragnet widens…

Shake Up the Church, Just Don’t Step Out of Line Historian Roberto de Mattei has been fired from his broadcast at Radio Maria for being critical of aspects of this pontificate. This follows on the heels of Radio Maria firing … Continue reading

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Cult of personality?

Whatever do you mean? “People seem to have no need of us, everything we do seems pointless. Yet we learn from the Word of the Lord that this seed alone transforms the earth ever anew and opens it to true … Continue reading

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Orders are, we don’t need to take this seriously…

…since it was published by the National Catholic Reporter. Call me old-fashioned, but I’m no fan of the genetic fallacy. Cardinal Schönborn: Pope Francis has already changed church by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt | Feb. 7, 2014 … Francis spoke of his … Continue reading

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Accept that the world is accepted…

“[T]here is a temptation to seek God in the past or in a possible future. God is certainly in the past because we can see the footprints. And God is also in the future as a promise. But the ‘concrete’ … Continue reading

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