Friday, October 24, 2014

Some Familiar Faces

Theologizing as an Eastern Catholic after Orientalium ecclesiarum

Playlist for the Conference: Vatican II Decree on the Eastern Catholic Churches at the Sheptytsky Institute.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

John Searle for the DSPT

"Liturgical Animals"

A Protege of Both Kasper and Martini?

Aude Sapere 006 – Meet Archbishop Bruno Forte (via Pertinacious Papist)

Coffee with Sister Vassa, Episode 39

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Eastern Christian Books: Trashing Heretics on Twitter and Facebook

Eastern Christian Books: Trashing Heretics on Twitter and Facebook

Part 6 of the Series on St. Silouan the Athonite

Two Views of the Synod

Roberto De Mattei: Heading towards the 2015 Synod - Numerical defeats never before witnessed by any Pope

Russell Shaw (who refrains from pointing fingers at the pope): The Synod and the Media: Culpable Naïveté or Shrewd Calculation?

At the Synod and After, Revolving Door for Homosexuals by Sandro Magister
First admitted with full honors, then driven out again. This is the way it seemed from how the discussions unfolded. But here’s what really happened. Martin Rhonheimer takes stock of the question

Monday, October 20, 2014

Magister Wrap-Up of the First Part of the Synod

The True Story of This Synod. Director, Performers, Assistants by Sandro Magister

New paradigms of divorce and homosexuality are now at home in the highest levels of the Church. Nothing has been decided, but Pope Francis is patient. An American historian confutes the ideas of “La Civiltà Cattolica”

Includes another response to Jesuit priest Giancarlo Pani by E. Christian Brugger.

Relocalization... for the Church

It's Over, For Now

Fr. Z: Extraordinary Synod on Family is, thanks be to God, over.

Francis: Church has one year to mature. In the meantime, its doors are wide open
Synod approves “relatio synodi”: Remarried divorcees remain a controversial topic
“The Church is open and excludes no one” Synod says in concluding message
Cardinal Marx: Exclusion is not the language of the Church, the debate remains open

Classics of the Liturgical Movement: The Soul of the Apostolate


Commemoration Day of the Apostle Ananias

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Divine Liturgies 141019

The Holy Spirit

Saturday, October 18, 2014

More on Pentin-Kasper

Card. Kasper denies he gave interview. Journalist posts recording of interview.

The audio and transcript.

I'm not surprised Zenit would back down; what Roman Catholic media outlet isn't ultramontane in its sympathies? (You could say that it is just showing some respect to a bishop of the Church, but I think there is more behind Zenit's decision than this...)

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev in Rome

DECR chairman meets with Pope Emeritus Benedicts XVI and Russia’s ambassador to Vatican
Metropolitan Hilarion meets with president of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity
Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to Vatican Radio
Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at Plenary session of the Synod of Catholic Bishops in Vatican
Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Emeritus Benedicts XVI and Russia’s Ambassador to Vatican
The Theology of Freedom. Christianity and Secular Power: From the Edict of Milan to the Present

Rorate Caeli: IMPORTANT: The Backlash Against the Manipulated Synod of Francis
- Snippets from a Rome in Disbelief after 18 Months of Fear Under Pressure
Greeting address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops on Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization

Cardinal Burke Confirms...

Cardinal Burke to CWR: confirms transfer, praises pushback, addresses controversy over remarks by Cardinal Kasper
What Card. Burke really said to BuzzFeed
Burke confirms: Yes, Pope has demoted me.
"Pope has done a lot of harm by not saying openly what his position is"
Synod "designed to change Church's teaching"