Monthly Archives: October 2014

Closing Remarks Of The Synod

We, Synod Fathers, gathered in Rome together with Pope Francis in the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, greet all families of the different continents and in particular all who follow Christ, the Way, the Truth, and the … Continue reading

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Dear God,

Dear God, You know what I want before I do, You know what I sorely need before the need arises in my own mind. You know my greatest need is to learn to trust in You, totally. This need to trust in … Continue reading

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Does the Church now ‘welcome’ fornicators, adulterers, sodomites?

The simple answer is “no“. It never has and it never will because these evils go in direct contrast to the teaching of Our Blessed Saviour Jesus Christ. His Bride, the Church, where the “gates of Hell will not prevail” … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke: “The Pope has done a lot of harm”

From BuzzFeed NEWS:  Cardinal Raymond Burke leaves meeting during Extraordinary Synod on the Family in Vatican City.Franco Origlia / Getty Images A top cardinal told BuzzFeed News on Friday that the worldwide meeting of church leaders coming to a close … Continue reading

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Why Do Marriages Fail? Here’s one often-overlooked Root

By: Msgr. Charles Pope The news from the Synod this day is improved. Thanks be to God, many, yes many, of the bishops and synod participants have articulated how deficient and misleading the “rough draft” Relatio was. Keep praying! The … Continue reading

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Full Text of Cardinal Burke’s Major Interview to Il Foglio on the Synod

From Rorate Caeli: Faith is not decided by vote Cardinal Burke against the media manipulation on the Synod. And very clear on everything else. by Alessandro Gnocchi Il Foglio October 13, 2014 The world likes Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke very little … Continue reading

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Cardinal Pell: Pause, pray, catch your breath

From Catholic News Service:

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¡Hagan lío! Synod Bishops revolt against leadership and get their way

Breaking news from Father Z: Apparently the bishops at the Synod are tired of being manipulated. They created a little lío of their own. In full view of the Pope, they rose up pretty much as a body and rebelled … Continue reading

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Document-gate

The latest Synod update from Michael Voris in Rome:

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On the chaos surrounding the Synod in Rome (by Deacon Nick Donnelly)

Published with permission of the Editor:  http://www.catholicvoice.ie (Catholic Voice is  fast growing Catholic newspaper, published every two weeks in Ireland and the U.K. Their mission is simple, ” we exist only to serve the Church in complete fidelity to the Holy … Continue reading

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Synodalia: Have you noticed what’s missing?

Originally posted on Dominus Mihi Adjutor:
One thing sadly, disastrously, absent from the Synod from the scanty information we have been permitted to receive, is eternity. We look to the woefully deficient Relatio, or working document, that was so unwisely released (perhaps as…

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Nada te turbe

Let nothing disturb you, Let nothing frighten you, All things are passing away: God never changes. Patience obtains all things Whoever has God lacks nothing; God alone suffices. — St. Teresa of Avila

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Revolution on the way?

Pray, fast and pray some more…

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Synod14: Full Text of Relatio Post Disceptationem

“The reflections put forward, the fruit of the Synodal dialog that took place in great freedom and a spirit of reciprocal listening, are intended to raise questions and indicate perspectives that will have to be matured.” VATICAN CITY, October 13, … Continue reading

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Polish Archbishop: Synod mid-term report departs from the teaching of John Paul II

From Rorate Caeli: Vatican Radio, October 13, 2014 In an interview with Vatican Radio, the President of the Polish Episcopal Conference, Archbishop Stanisław Gądecki, did not hesitate to say that this document departs from the teaching of John Paul II, and even … Continue reading

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