The Eponymous Flower: The Jesuit General Arturo Sosa Abascal has appointed Father Rafael Velasco as the new Provincial of the Province of Argentina and Uruguay. The appointment was “the worst of the worst,” says Spanish columnist Francisco Fernandez de La Cigoña. … Continue reading
Credo ut Intelligam, Erick Ybarra; Ben Shapiro recently had Bishop Robert Barron on his show. You can watch the full interview here. I want to draw our attention to one very specific question posed to the Bishop. Shapiro : “I’m a Jew. … Continue reading
She will have “decision-making authority over a team of priests” — whatever that means. Crux, Christopher White: Less than two months after serving as delegate in the Bishops Synod on Youth which called women’s leadership within the Church “a duty of … Continue reading
There are two religious bodies calling themselves Christian that advance the notion of ongoing revelation. These are the “Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,” a.k.a., the Mormons, and the “Religious Society of Friends,” a.k.a., the Quakers. The former organization … Continue reading
Tradition in Action: The following text of Cardinal Suenens is quite simple. He strongly, frontally and clearly states that Vatican II broke with the past of the Catholic Church. Read here.
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson & Lisa Bourne: German Cardinal Reinhard Marx suggested to the Youth Synod in Rome that more women in leadership positions in the Church is the answer to the Church’s sex abuse crisis. Read report here.
en.news: Bishop Antonio Staglianò of Noto, Sicily, intends to create a “Pop Christology” [English in the original] as a bywork to the ongoing Youth Synod. The Noto diocesan newspaper wrote (September 18) that through this Staglianó intends to propose to the … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn expressed his hope on the weekend that he might one day “also ordain women to the diaconate.” On 29 September, Cardinal Schönborn presided over a diocesan gathering in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: In a homily during of priestly ordination of Michael Sulzenbacher, SJM in Rome, the Cardinal touched upon the current situation in the Church, pointing to the Church’s “deep crisis of credibility caused by men.” He sees, as a potential … Continue reading
So great was this saint that Brother Francis used to say that she won from God 1000 years for the continuation of the Christian empire in the East before the Moslems took over Constantinople in 1453. Saint Pulcheris died in … Continue reading
Yes, be there or be square. Sister Mary Frolich, RSCJ is on the move “along the evolutionary tree.” Let’s help her “move along.” Fr. Z’s blog: The theological approach I am embracing is that Christ was already beginning to be incarnated from … Continue reading