Fr Rutler is a literate

Pope Francis’ new comments on the death penalty are incoherent and dangerous – Catholic World …

Debate has always been an invigorating and constructive way of defining and refining views, assuming that the debaters have minds of probity and …
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Fr Rutler is one of the most literate and theologically coherent Anglophones
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It is not true that Vat II abolished Latin as the liturgical language

Liturgy and liturgical space

The Second Vatican Council set out a liturgical reform. Latin as the liturgical language was abolished and the mother tongue was introduced. The priest began to say the Mass facing the people with …


The county and the town were named for a Colonel Mason Maycomb, a man whose misplaced self-confidence and overweening willfulness brought confusion and confoundment to all who rode with him in the …
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The Download—Leaked Vatican Dossier

Dossier turned over to press
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National Review. Vatican preparing a response.

Accusations By MAIREAD MCARDLE September 10, 2018 4:15 PM Top advisers to Pope Francis said on Monday that the Vatican is preparing an official response to accusations that the pope helped …
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Let me guess the contents of the response: Blah blah blah . . . Merely rumors . . . blah blah blah . . . Mercy . . . blah blah blah . . . Everyone … More
A man of action

Pope Says He Will Address Sex Abuse Scandal Once He's Finished Talking About Climate Change

VATICAN CITY—In his first public statement on the horrifying, devastating report on sexual abuse within the Catholic Church, Pope Francis stated he …
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Eagle carved with chain saw

English Landing Park In Parkville, Mo, along the Missouri River


After laicization proper punishment for McCarrick
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I See Nothing - Sgt Schultz

Cardinal Farrell is Sgt Schults
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@Jungerheld. Farrell, Tobin, Cupich, Wuerl, McElroy . . . Pick your poison. More
Good old mental reservation.
With all the talk about Cardinal McCarrick's pajama parties for young priests and seminarians, I thought it best to include something on a great priest.

Obituary for Father John C. REINKEMEYER at Livingston Funeral Home

Father John C. Reinkemeyer, 90, died Thursday, March 15, 2012. Fr. Reinkemeyer was born in Rich Fountain, Missouri the son of Hubert and Clara Fick …
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This morning after mass a lady from Wichita and I were talking about Fr Reinkemeyer--she said he was her all time favorite priest. Maybe mine too. … More
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Sophisticated Lefeverist Smuggling Tunnel Found Under Vatican Walls

The largest cross-boarder Lefeverist smuggling tunnel to date was discovered in a midnight raid earlier today by Swiss Guards. The smugglers fled,
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I met Abp Lefebvre in 1972-3 at Fontgombault
@Reiss -You may or may not have noticed that all the comments regarding this satire from Eye of the Tiber misspell all references to the late … More
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The Incredible Shrinking Religious Order
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@God's Cowboy. The two men's orders most affected have been the Jesuits and the Christian Brothers. Once Latin was dropped as a seminary requirement,… More
We could probably see the same kind of decline in almost every religious order. Some of them declined years ago, so today's numbers wouldn't tell … More

Pilgrimage illustrates Catholicism's 'woman problem'

A group of eight pilgrims walked over 600 miles from Switzerland to Rome to support a "Church with women," not advocating female ordination, but …
They are the same age of Pope Bergoglio and they will die (out) with him...
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Those Swiss being in Rome reduces Novus Ordo mass attendance in Switzerland by about 20%.
The author was my professor, the translator a good friend.

The Wanderer: La restauración de la cultura cristiana

Es la mejor noticia de 2016. ¡Gracias al traductor y gracias al editor!

The Curate's Egg: A Reflection on Amoris Laetitia - Crisis Magazine

There was a Victorian member of the Royal Academy who boasted that his paintings were the best because they were the biggest. More perceptively, …

Does God condemn anyone to hell?

1. First, note that the question is not whether there is anyone in hell. It is de fide that certain angels are there. Traditionally, the text from John's Apocalypse (12:4--its tail swept a third of …