Saturday, November 29, 2014

Who is Francis?

The Lenses of the Cardinal, the Sociologist, the Journalists
All focused on Francis. To understand who he is and where he wants to go. In the Church, at all levels, criticisms of the pope are no longer being silenced. They are voiced openly. Among the cardinals, the most explicit is Francis George

by Sandro Magister

Pope Francis in Turkey - Ecumenical Prayer - 2014.11.29

some photos
Pope Francis’s address to the Ecumenical Patriarch in full

St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Friday, November 28, 2014

Mission-Style Byzantine

Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church

Something Our Auxiliary Bishop Should Read

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on Elder Sophrony

EWTN Schedule for the Pope's Visit to the Patriarch of Constantinople

Vigen Guroian

Thursday, November 27, 2014

We Give Thanks...

A Fundamental Misunderstanding of the Nature of Catholic Liturgy by Peter Kwasniewski

Alas, Roman-rite bishops and priests still have an instrumentalist mentality regarding the liturgy, reducing its importance to the sacrament of the Eucharist.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

He and a Lot of Others

Some Questions Cardinal George Would Like to Ask Pope Francis by Dr. William Oddie

Adam and Eve

Did Adam and Eve Really Exist? by Dennis Bonnette

Will the American Latin Bishops Follow Suit?

With Married Eastern Catholic Priests, Pope Francis Shows Catholic Church Respects Eastern Traditions by Father Ronald Roberson, CSP

Today's General Audience

Pope's Address to III Congress of Ecclesial Communities and New Movements

The Pope's Address to Syro-Malabar Catholics


"May They Be One"

The Old Testament is Our Story

The Plurality of Ecclesial Traditions

Who Among the Orthodox Contests the Primacy of Rome...

The question is, "What sort of primacy?"

Rorate Caeli: The Pope doesn’t know it, but at Bose they are preparing his end

Alice von Hildebrand on Her Husband Dietrich

Fr. Schmemann

Tuesday, November 25, 2014


From earlier this week: 2012 Rite of Canonization discarded: another reversal of the Reform of the Reform

Pope Francis in Constantinople for the Feast of St. Andrew

The Pope in Turkey: Continuing to Develop a Bond with the Orthodox by John Burger

The Trisagion

Interview with Fr. Thomas Joseph White

Big Think Interview: Father Thomas White, Professor of Theology, The Dominican House of Studies - Big Think

Chaldean Divine Liturgy in Rome 2000

Chaldean Patriarch Raphael I Bidawid presiding at the Divine Liturgy in the Chaldean-rite in the Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, Rome, 18 March 2000

Part 3 missing or not uploaded yet.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Think There's a Claim About Roman Primacy In There?

The Feast of the Entrance


Cardinal Burke Interview

NLM: Vatican Radio Interview with Cardinal Burke on the Sacred Liturgy

Related: Supper Is Served: Reflections on the Temple as a Liturgical Paradigm

Good Luck Diminishing the Papal Cult

Wanted: A More Reserved Papal Style by Fr. Mark Pilon

Is this really a concern for the Roman pariarchate? Pope says Mass of thanksgiving for India's newest saints

New Head of CDW

NLM: Cardinal Robert Sarah to Head CDW
The Chant Café: New CDW prefect announced today

Two Stories for the Armenian Church

Fr. Thomas Loya: Praying with Icons