Archbishop Albert Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don is the Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. The full text of the Archbishop’s address, “Faith, Obedience, and Theology, Challenges to the Mission of the Church Today,” … Continue reading
Vatican II: Some Clarity, Please
Recently, I witnessed a very animated discussion between a Scripture scholar and a religion teacher. The subject of the disputation was Biblical inerrancy.
Recent Posts on Modernism
The last three posts were all on Modernism, or subjects closely related to Modernism. This is my (slightly belated) celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pascendi Dominici Gregis, Pope St. Pius X’s wonderful encyclical condemning that heresy.
My 2007 Conference Talk Now Available
At Saint Benedict Center’s annual conference, I gave a talk entitled “The Magisterium on the Magisterium: Contributions to a Constructive Critique of the Council.” For those who are interested: The tapes and CDs of SBC’s 2007 conference are now available! … Continue reading
Villarrubia de los Ojos
This is where my clan is from. Our little Spanish village boasts a Poor Claire Monastery called Our Lady of Solitude.
Christ the King vs. Brave New Family in Puerto Rico
From Puerto Rico, Father Brian Harrison, O.S., sent us this report on some anti-family, anti-life legislation and Catholic resistance to it. You have probably heard little or nothing in the U.S. media about the fact that Puerto Rico is right … Continue reading
Gary Potter on Diabolical Campaign Speeches
If it prevails nearly everywhere in the West today, the fundamental liberal belief that men may and even should organize society and lead their own lives without reference to God began to take hold in the minds of some Christians … Continue reading
Two Saints in Washington DC?
We have two saints in Washington DC. Well, not exactly. What we do have is the statue of two blesseds in the Capitol building. Who might they be, you may wonder? Blessed Junipero Serra, founder of the California missions, is … Continue reading