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Pope Francis Weather Forecast!

Orthodox Skies and High Intelligibility!  Pope strongly defends Priestly Celibacy and Consecrated Virginity Family is the vocation that God wrote in the nature of man and woman, but there is another vocation, complementary to that of matrimony: the calling to … Continue reading

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Apologies for the one-track mind lately…

I’m just having my own little crisis of faith. No biggie. Or, yeah, a little biggie. It does wonders for scrambling the codgitative radar, as you can see. If it’s any encouragement to my readers (I mean you, you, and … Continue reading

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Catholic is as Catholic does…

[NB: I first published this post this morning, but this afternoon I slightly modified it and significantly expanded the middle portion of it. So, if you are interested, or even just feeling masochistic, give this post another go.] “I am … Continue reading

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A leading prelate weighs in on Pope Francis’s latest statements on good and evil…

Thus said Pope Francis to Scalfari: “Each of us has a vision of good and of evil. We have to encourage people to move towards what they think is Good. … Everyone has his own idea of good and evil and … Continue reading

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Papa Frankie is at it again…

[1 Oct 2013, evening –– Good news! This post by Sr. Anne at nunblog clarifies how, so far, two major head-scratchers in the ‘encounter’ with Scalfari were mistranslated. I’ll note the revisions below in red. This is good news, but, … Continue reading

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Papa Frankie and “the interview”…

This probably won’t be the only time I write about “the interview” with Pope Francis that was published on 19 September 2013 in Civiltà Cattolica. Indeed, a few days ago I began a more formal post about the issues involved, … Continue reading

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Just add water…

Listening to (an older recording) of Fr. Mitch Pacwa on my local Catholic radio station last night while running an errand, I heard him explain why Pope John Paul II had written some of his theological works in poetic form, … Continue reading

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