Saturday, January 31, 2015

Feast of the 3 Holy Hierarchs

Extraordinary Synod for the Chaldeans

Fragility and suffering in the Chaldean Church
An Extraordinary Synod is to be held to try to heal the rift between Patriarch Louis Raphael and Bishop Janno, caused by the question of “errant clerics” who emigrated to the US without permission. The Holy See has been implicated in the matter
Gianni Valente

Monica Miller Critiques Kasper

A Critique of Cardinal Kasper’s Latest Arguments by Monica Migliorino Miller

Petinacious Papist

Adam DeVille on the Changes in the Imposition of the Pallium

The CWR Blog: What a Pallium—and Why Should We Care? by Dr. Adam A. J. DeVille
It seems clear that Pope Francis' recent decision is one in a series designed to decrease focus on the Roman curia and bishop.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Papal Message to Focolare

Pope Francis Meets with the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Catholic Church and the Oriental Orthodox Churches

Joseph Fessio Responds to Pierre de Charentenay

“La Civiltà Cattolica” Isn’t Always Right. And It’s a Jesuit Who Says So

Bishops of the Philippines Under Pressure. Examined and Rejected


Lorenzo Cardinal Baldisseri

Rorate Caeli and Pertinacious Papist link to Lifesite News: Pope Francis approved family synod’s controversial mid-term report before publication: synod chief

Bl. Columba Marmion

Vultus Christi: Blessed Columba Marmion: In Die Natalis
Blessed Abbot Marmion

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Catholic-Oriental Orthodox Joint Document in Progress

What sort of dialogue is necessary?

Canonization as a Popularity Contest?

Changes to the Pallium Investiture Ceremony

Three Holy Hierarchs

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.