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New Decree from Rome cuts the legs from under bishops and strangles new religious groups in the crib

First posted on 15 June 2022 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf on his Blog: Correct me if I am wrong, but wasn’t it once a project of Francis to decentralize some of the power from the Roman Curia out to the local Churches?   I … Continue reading

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Benedict’s Advisors Provide Analysis on Munich Abuse Report, Rebutting Criticisms: Full Text

The three German canonists and an attorney present each criticism along with an explanatory response in the form of a ‘fact-check.’ Edward Pentin at the NCRegister:  VATICAN CITY — Since the Munich report on clergy sexual abuse was issued last month, Benedict … Continue reading

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Another Baffling Papal Press Conference

From Sunday Report at The American Spectator, by George Neumayr: I have never refused the Eucharist to anyone. No one,” said Pope Francis last week. Speaking to the press on his plane after returning from a trip to Hungary and Slovakia, the … Continue reading

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TRADITIONIS CUSTODES AND THE FAITHFUL’S RESPONSE: PARRHESIA

With thanks to Fr Marco Testa at Catholic Insight for his own witness to the spiritual wealth of the Mass of Ages and for nudging the Faithful to action. Hagan Lio! On July 16th, Pope Francis issued the Motu Proprio Traditionis … Continue reading

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Canon Law changed – bishops will now need permission of Holy See to establish religious institutes

From Fr Z’s blog: At vatican.va and National Catholic Register… Francis issued a Motu Proprio and changed 1983 CIC can. 579 “which concerns the erection of religious orders and congregations, referred to in Church law as institutes of consecrated life and societies of … Continue reading

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Canonical deep breath time

Dr Ed Peters at In the Light of the Law: Since COVID19 left Communist China last month and began its rampage around the world a myriad of issues and problems have been confronting us all. Among these crisis items are … Continue reading

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Dressing modestly as Catholics

from: http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com Summer is on us and with it, the heat. Which makes us feel the need to discard layers of clothes and be freer with our movements. With this desire though, necessarily comes the obligation to continue dressing modestly, … Continue reading

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