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The Deliquescent Hermeneutic of Moral Mensheviks

Today’s neo-conservatives in the Church — also called “neo-Catholics” — are the doctrinal, moral, and theological equivalent of Russia’s revolutionary Mensheviks. As Solzhenitsyn often said, Mensheviks prepare the field for... More →

Cardinal Kasper’s Error on God

Having read Father Serafino M. Lanzetta’s “Mercy according to Cardinal Kasper,” a couple of weeks ago, I was recently musing over the matter when it struck me: If, as Father Serafino... More →

Just a Few Unusual Happenings in the Lives of the Saints

Unusual Things in the Lives of the Saints I am posting this without doing reference work. These accounts are in my memory, having read many books on the saints,... More →

Bishop Tobin’s Frankness on the Synod

Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, of Providence, R.I., has published some frank observations on the Synod, some of which I excerpt here: In trying to accommodate the needs of the age,... More →

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Much is being said about the Extraordinary Synod of Bishops just completed. Typically for such an event, ecclesiastical politics of the worst sort were on display, as can be seen from the excellent reportage of Sandro Magister and Rorate Caeli. In this respect, we have just witnessed a repeat performance of the kind of procedural manipulation very well documented... More →

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Did You Know?  Catholic Trivia

Scruple

The word scruple is defined by Webster’s as “an ethical consideration or principle that inhibits action.” The word came into English via the Middle English word scriple, from the Latin scrupulus , a unit of weight. Scrupulus was, in turn, the diminutive form of scrupus, meaning “sharp stone.” In Catholic moral theology, the word... More →

 

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