Monday, September 12, 2016


Confirmed as Authentic?

The documents leaked to Rorate Caeli -- officially made public now?

Ironic, given that he said this:

Liturgical Architecture

Crux Now: American elected new abbot primate of Benedictine order by Cindy Wooden

Abbot Gregory Polan of Conception Abbey in Missouri has been elected the new Abbot Primate of the worldwide Benedictine order, an office designed to represent the Benedictines at global meetings and to promote the unity of the order's various abbeys and priories.

St. Sophia

Ferrera on Vultum Dei Quaerere

CFN News: Francis Attacks the Cloistered Convents, Ominous Power Grabs – Part III (via Pertinacious Papist)

But the Latin traditionalist is stuck in his conception of Papal authority:

Yes, of course, the Pope has plenary power in the Church. But this Pope pays no heed to the limits on that power enunciated by the very Pope he unexpectedly replaced under such mysterious circumstances...

Would Benedict XVI agree that the Pope has plenary power in the Church? Or would he be more nuanced in his exposition of what that means?

Not Warning Non-Catholics about the Consequences of Not Entering Into Full Communion

Prudence, and not an endorsement of indifferentism...

or just meeting people where they are and not attempting to displace Divine Providence by assuming the burden of bringing about the full conversion of someone else, unless one is so aided and moved by the Holy Spirit.