Thursday, March 01, 2018

Fr. Alessio Ulisse, SJ

Rorate Caeli: De Mattei: Opponents of Ostpolitik – Part 2: Father Alessio Ulisse (1920-1986) by Roberto de Mattei

Someone should be canvassing for miracles for him too...

Crisis: The Man Who Was “Ante-Pope”
by Julia Meloni

Before his death in 2012, Cardinal Carlo Martini eerily called himself an “ante-pope,” a “precursor and preparer for the Holy Father.” Martini was the leading antagonist to Popes John Paul...

Popesplaining

CWR Dispatch: New CDF document is clear and succinct, but why was it needed? by Christopher R. Altieri

Titled “Placuit Deo,” the new document, although quite short, effectively reaffirms the Christocentric focus of Dominus Iesus.

Pavel Chesnokov

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Sandro Magister: That Argentine Babel Which Is Driving the Whole Church into Confusion
The Francis Reformation by Dr. Douglas Farrow

We will not get far by asking whether the Church is to be a Church of the poor and a Church of the merciful. Of course it is. We must ask instead whether it is to be a Church of all the beatitudes.

The Church is Not a Business

And yet George Weigel thinks that it is one, and that a national Church can be turned into mission territory with proper oversight by Rome. Papal maximalism plus a bad model of the Church. Where is Avery Dulles to offer a comment?

Rethinking “mission territory” by George Weigel