Daily Archives: January 7, 2012


VATICAN CITY, 7 JAN 2012 (VIS) – Made public today was a Note from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith containing pastoral recommendations for the Year of Faith. Summarised extracts of the English-language version are given below. “With … Continue reading

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Hold the applause: Save the praise for God alone

Editorial Note: the article is fairly long but please be patient as the last parts (page 2 and 3) are quite interesting as they show how the public opinions on this issue by making a poll. The second point, the … Continue reading

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Concern about married Catholic Priests?

Recently in The New York Times, an article appeared, titled A Cohort of Married Roman Catholic Priests, and More Are on the Way. In the article, it is said that some of the clergy are concerned that the newly founded … Continue reading

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When is one not entitled to use the word “Catholic”? – The Case of RealCatholicTV

It was reported that the Diocese of Detroit took issue with Michael Voris for his using the name “Catholic” for his TV-apostolate. The following is the official statement of the Diocese: The Church encourages the Christian faithful to promote or … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens set a challenge for Catholics

We must answer the charges that the late polemicist brought against religion By John Haldane on Thursday, 5 January 2012 From the Catholic Herald Christopher Hitchens and Tony Blair: last year they debated whether religion was a force for good … Continue reading

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