Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Brandmüller on Clerical Celibacy

Chiesa: Francis Speaks, Scalfari Transcribes, Brandmüller Shreds

As a Church historian, the German cardinal refutes the notion according to which clerical celibacy was an invention of the 10th century. No, he objects: its origin is with Jesus and the apostles. And he explains why

Basics of Catholic Social Doctrine



I don't think any more of the series will be made available to the public; part 1 is probably just a teaser to get people to enroll.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Photos From This Morning's Mass at the DSPT



I didn't go; might have been a good opportunity to meet Bishop Barber.

Photos from the DSPT Colloquia
















Monday, July 14, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014

St. Nicholas National Shrine, NYC


A Balthasar Quote


Another Interview and Another "Clarification"





Rorate Caeli: Pope's 3rd "conversation" with Italian liberal journalist E. Scalfari - Vatican spokesman blames Scalfari, Repubblica criticizes the Vatican - Don't shoot the Messenger

Word to Life


Saturday, July 12, 2014

Homily of His Eminence Metropolitan Stefanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos



Matteo Ricci as a Bridge, Once More?

Chiesa: Francis Has an Offer in Store for China: A New Blessed by Sandro Magister
It will be the Jesuit Matteo Ricci, one of the very few Westerners honored by the Chinese communist authorities. But the thaw between Beijing and the Church of Rome still seems to be a long way off

More Hot Air


Anthony Rizzi on EWTN Live

From December 2013: