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Thank you, Pope Francis!

We interrupt this broadcast to bring you a couple things that not only did not make me cringe, but also made me proud to call Francis “My Pope”. Either the exertion of enunciating such conventional Catholic wisdom gave him a … Continue reading

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So, let me get this straight…

“26 And if any man think himself to be religious, not bridling his tongue, but deceiving his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.” — James 1 The following is another of what you might call my “data reflection” posts. I … Continue reading

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What a Christmas gift!

“29 [I]f thy right eye scandalize thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee. For it is expedient for thee that one of thy members should perish, rather than that thy whole body be cast into hell. 30 And if thy … Continue reading

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Get with the program, loosey-goosey…

 “2 Preach the word: be instant in season, out of season: reprove, entreat, rebuke in all patience and doctrine.  3 For there shall be a time, when they will not endure sound doctrine; but, according to their own desires, they … Continue reading

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“Do a barrel roll!”

Even the Pope Critiques Himself. And Corrects Three Errors by Sandro Magister — ROME, November 22, 2013   I’ve already discussed (here on 3 Nov. and here on 14 Nov.) why this rollercoaster of Orwellian retractions is a major problem for soft … Continue reading

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“Thou art Peter…”

Here’s the deal. God made man in His own image (CCC 356 ff.), but mankind has fallen away from God in its very origin (CCC 385 ff.), and yet God has intervened to remake the same human nature in His … Continue reading

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Hope springs eternal…

“Yes, there are hermeneutics of continuity and discontinuity, but one thing is clear: the dynamic of reading the Gospel, actualising its message for today — which was typical of Vatican II — is absolutely irreversible.” — Pope Francis to Fr. … Continue reading

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