Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Snowball Fight!

This Can Be Rightly Understood

As referring to expressions of theological opinion that are specific to a ecclesial tradition. But he is liable to be misunderstood. And certainly, the Filique, having been clarified once, may need to be clarified again.


Monday, January 26, 2015

Conclusion of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Marketing Is Not the Way to Go

A Scandal to the Orthodox

Byzantine, Texas has a video of the giving of Holy Communion at a recent Papal Mass in the Philippines. The bishop of Rome needs to get his house in order, with respect to the "little things" which actually do matter.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Fr. Thomas Hopko, Jesus - Mediator and Intercessor

Ancient Faith Radio - mp3

Dialects of Differeing Mutual Intelligibility? The Solution: Use Latin!?!

FIUV Position Paper: The Extraordinary Form and China

Instead of creating a different missal for Cantonese speakers, for example. Or a restoration of a Missal using literary/classical Chinese (which can be spoken in the local Chinese dialect), but that has a problem of making it potentially difficult for speakers of all Chinese dialects/languages to comprehend? Bet it is still a better solution than the use of Latin.

(Or maybe the Chinese should do what some of the 20th century reformers suggested and give up their language in favor of one that is not limited by phonographs and tones.

For only a few

And time is running out...

Is Scholasticism Making a Comeback? by Rev. James V. Schall, S.J.

Fr. Schall reviews Ed Feser's Scholastic Metaphysics.

2015 Huffington Ecumenical Symposium

website - "Sacred Architecture of East and West: Lessons from History and Contemporary Trends." This year's theme: the relationship between the liturgy and sacred architecture. (via OCA Diocese of the West)

Friday, January 23, 2015

Haven't Seen Christ's Head in This Position Before

Sopoćani Monastery

First Century Copy of the Gospel of St. Mark

"We serve at the pleasure of the bishop of Rome."

Or not?

Francis Flogs the Curia. But What a Gap Between Words and Deeds

The summit on the reform of the Church’s central government is approaching. But in the meantime, the pope is moving forward on his own. In some cases, driving out the good and rewarding the bad

by Sandro Magister