Tag Archives: hope and change

A new spirit for a new world?

The following is a Google translation of the Italian text of Paul VI’s 2 July 1969 General Audience. I saw portions of it in (proper) English cited as proof of Paul VI’s quasi-Modernist recklessness, but I think the text is … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscopic Katholicism…

A kaleidoscopic concatenation of current collocations from our cabal of clever Keystone Clerics… “This soteriological emergency requires, as a first urgent measure, that all would-be converts be welcomed and protected. These measures, however, will not be sufficient, unless they are accompanied by policies … Continue reading

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Protected: Irony is so dead…

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What a relief!

“This pope is not a liberal pope. He is a radical pope! … This pope goes back to the gospel. … I told the pope, ‘Holy Father, there will be a controversy [after the consistory]. … The pope laughed and … Continue reading

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Ignorance is bliss…

“Forward, the Light Brigade!” Was there a man dismay’d? Not tho’ the soldier knew Someone had blunder’d: Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die: Into the valley of Death Rode the … 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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Day 7 of the Christmas Novena…

Opening Prayer: ———————- V. O God, come to my assistance. R. O Lord, make haste to help me. Glory be to the Father… Our Father… ———————- Day 7 The Presentation. O most sweet infant Jesus, presented in the temple by … Continue reading

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