Saturday, January 16, 2016

Pope Francis on the Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple

Even God Needs Mercy? (A Troubling Homily by Pope Francis) by Fr. Brian Harrison, O.S.

The same homily to which Fr. Z reacted here.

Latin nestorianism?

How long has the feast of the Holy Family been around? Only since the late 19th century, as it was instituted by Leo XIII? The feast is rather a novelty in the history of the Roman rite, reflecting Latin piety and theological emphasis at that time? (Much like the addition of St. Joseph by John XXIII to the Roman canon?)

Feast of the Holy Family - December 27, 2015
Chiesa: When It Comes To Gay Unions, Bergoglio Doesn’t Say No by Sandro Magister

They are about to become law in Italy, but the pope is discouraging Catholics from raising the barricades. He did the same thing in Argentina. But there’s a difference in his politics on immigration, poverty, Islamic radicalism

Catholic World Report: Pope Francis and Catholic Traditionalists: 20 Questions for Kenneth Wolfe
The Rorate Caeli contributor offers his thoughts on the current papacy and on growing interest in the pre-Vatican II liturgical tradition.
By Sean Salai, S.J.