Saturday, January 05, 2019

Patriarch Bartholomew Signs the Tomos

Patriarch Bartholomew signs Tomos of autocephaly of Orthodox Church of Ukraine
Patriarch Bartholomew: «Prince Vladimir and Saint Olga are present in spirit and prayer, sharing our joy and pleasure»
Petro Poroshenko at the ceremony of signing the Tomos: At last, God has bestowed the Orthodox Church of Ukraine upon us


Livestream continued

Union of Orthodox churches in Ukraine a cause for rejoicing by Dr. Adam A. J. DeVille
Orthodoxy in Ukraine has been granted full autocephaly by the Ecumenical Patriarch, even as the Russian Orthodox are dismissive and critical of the union.

Kirill: Bartholomew no longer the ecumenical patriarch of all Orthodoxy by Vladimir Rozanskij
Metropolitan Ioann to head Russian Orthodox in Europe

eBook: “Working well, working for love”

Available from Opus Dei.

At a higher level is the figure of the “homo faber,” the person who works with a wider view, with the aim of making a business or a project a success – sometimes seeking personal affirmation, but often with the noble aspiration of serving others and serving society as a whole.

And so what political theology or political wisdom does Opus Dei offer to lay people so that they can discern how to serve political society, or whether they live in a political society at all?

More on the Feast of the Circumcision

St. Elizabeth

Friday, January 04, 2019

An Ordination

Feser Responds to Finnis

CWR: Unnatural Lawyering: John Finnis’s brief against traditional Catholic teaching on capital punishment

John Finnis is a prominent Catholic law professor and chief apostle of the “new natural law theory” (NNLT) invented by the late Germain Grisez in the 1960s. At Public Discourse, Finnis and I have been [...]

More on the Lord's Prayer

Crisis: The Lord’s Prayer Is Just Fine the Way It Is BY R. JARED STAUDT
St. Benedict begins his Rule, “Hearken O my son, to the precepts of thy master, and incline the ear of thy heart.” This fundamental principle shapes not only the life [...]

Another for Latin Conspiracy Theorists

1Peter5: In New Book, Antonio Socci Speculates on the “Secret of Benedict XVI”

Il segreto di Benedetto XVI. Perché è ancora papa Antonio Socci RIZZOLI 146 pages Language: Italian only $10.99 Kindle Editor’s Introduction: It is a work already being discussed in Catholic circles around the world despite the fact that it is …

Related: Pope Benedict Has Spoken on Questions Regarding His Abdication… by Steve Skojec
…and he did it back in 2014. I had forgotten about this letter he wrote to La Stampa, because at the time, the theory that he had not truly abdicated was a quiet one. And it was before I started …

Rise of the Benevacantists: Who Is Pope? by Ryan Grant
The papacy of Pope Francis has set many new bars for the Church. Many of us, who are faithful Catholics, have been shocked and dismayed as he appointed heterodox clergy and prelates; promulgated highly ambiguous documents that appear to challenge …


Haven't checked up on this website for a while...

The prestigious Pantheon-Sorbonne University organised on March 30 and 31, 2017, a colloquium devoted to “The deposition of a Pope – loci theologiae, canonical models and constitutional issues.” With exceptional intellectual honesty, our Father was presented in it as the only theologian who had succeeded in defining and implementing a modern canonical procedure for the case of a Pope who would have deviated from the doctrine of the Catholic Faith.
Remnant: The Infallibility of the Ordinary and Extraordinary Magisterium by Robert J. Siscoe

A Special Place

Sunday, December 30, 2018

The Latin Distinction Between Divine Mercy and Divine Justice

Another instance where it is used.

Church Life Journal: Does the Mass Say Christmas Is About Justice? by John O’Callaghan

And yet, Christ is called the "Sun of Justice" or better, the "Sun of Righteousness" (Malachi 4:2). And that is the solution to the Latin difficulty...