Saturday, February 11, 2017

CWR: The Hysterical Media Attacks on Cardinal Burke By Carl E. Olson

Far too many reporters and pundits confirm the observation of G.K. Chesterton in the early 1900s that much journalism is simply "bad journalism" and is "shapeless, careless, and colorless..."

Friday, February 10, 2017

CWR Dispatch: When it comes to liturgy, we're all mutually-enriching mongrels by Dr. Adam A. J. DeVille

One of the many problems with Latin liturgical reform over the last 40 years was being too heavily influenced by German and Swiss sources, and not enough by Byzantine ones.


Holy Tradition

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Normally I wouldn't post something from NRO

And this piece is typical of the anti-Putin neocon outlook of the magazine; the author is George Weigel... but the representation of the Russian Orthodox Church is probably not 100% false: Meeting with Moscow, Rome Must Refuse to Bend to the Putin Storyline (via Byz, TX)

But the "Progressives" Have Discovered Ultramontanism Again

CWR Dispatch: Should the Mass reflect a pope’s personality? by Nicholas Senz
The liturgy belongs to the whole Church, across time and space; it is not to be manipulated according to the whims of each individual pope.

CWR Dispatch: Synod-talk, again by George Weigel
Why does the preparatory document for the 2018 Synod comprehensively ignore the contemporary saint who was a powerful magnet for young people during his twenty-six-year pontificate?

Monday, February 06, 2017

Prof. Kwasniewski Responds to Fr. Stravinskas

Eastern Christian Books: A.E. Siecienski on the Papacy and the Orthodox

Eastern Christian Books: A.E. Siecienski on the Papacy and the Orthodox
CWR via Il Timone: The Truth is Not Up for Negotiation
Cardinal Gerhard L. Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, speaks on the meaning of doctrine and its relationship with personal conscience, ecumenism and the interpretation of "Amoris Laetitia".
CWR Dispatch: On “mutual enrichment” and “Universae Ecclesiae”: A response to Fr. Stravinskas by Fr. Albert P. Marcello, III
While the incorporation of additional Mass formularies is indeed foreseen by "Summorum Pontificum", great care should be taken in ensuring that these new euchological texts be harmonious with the ethos of the 1962 books.