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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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The novelties will continue until morale improves…

At what point can we officially write off the entire German-speaking Church? Switzerland: “Very constructive dialogue” between bishops and the wives of priests The president of the Swiss Bishops Conference spoke for the first time in years with the wives … Continue reading

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“Don’t cross the streams.”

“An error which is not resisted is approved; a truth which is not defended is suppressed.” — Leo XIII, Inimica Vis (1892) Given the devil-may-care claims afoot these days about the non-overlapping nature of dogma and discipline (or “doctrinal” creed … Continue reading

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Jesus loves kidnappers, too…

“5 Now the end of the commandment is charity, from a pure heart, and a good conscience, and an unfeigned faith. 6 From which things some going astray, are turned aside unto vain babbling: 7 Desiring to be teachers of … Continue reading

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