Saturday, June 09, 2018

CNA: German bishops express “surprise” over Vatican decision on communion for Protestants

Cardinal Kasper admits that in German dioceses “there already is a widespread practice of non-catholic spouses, who consider themselves serious Christians, stepping up to [receive] Communion, without any bishops, who after all know of this practice, thus far voicing concerns.”

From Shadows to Reality: Studies in the Biblical Typology of the Fathers

Rorate Caeli: New Release: Reprint of Danielou on Biblical Typology

Monday, June 04, 2018


If anything, the Anglican Ordinariate liturgy is closer to the Byzantine-rite Divine Liturgy than the Extraordinary Form of the Roman rite.
Rorate Caeli: Pope blocks German Guidelines allowing Holy Communion for Protestant spouses by New Catholic

The important document by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was made public by several German websites today (we are unsure of the exact order of those who broke the news, so we credit all of them). The translation of the document itself was provided by Settimo Cielo, Sandro Magister's blog. We post it below for the record of ongoing events. We just wish to add the following
CWR: Why talk of Catholic-Lutheran intercommunion damages Catholic-Orthodox relations by Ines Angeli Murzaku

If the Catholic Church can and will think of intercommunion, then intercommunion with the Orthodox Churches is the most reasonable, probable, and feasible.