Tag Archives: the Friends of Francis Effect

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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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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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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Birds of a feather…

[27] … How is it … that certain excellent persons, and of position in the Church, are often permitted by God to preach novel doctrines to Catholics? … [28] … The reason is clearer than day why Divine Providence sometimes … Continue reading

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Breathe it in…

[UPDATE: I added an appendix to this post the next day, in red, below.] “21 Folly is joy to the fool: and the wise man maketh straight his steps.  22 Designs are brought to nothing where there is no counsel: but where … Continue reading

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This just in from Tavistock Clinic…

Just between you & me anti-Catholic boy since I know none my stuff will post. I don’t blame Pope Benedict but […?] to date no “gaff” of Pope Francis’ cost an Eastern Orthodox Priest his life. Nor has John Paul … 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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