The article (linked below) by John R. T. Lamont, DPhill, deftly treats of the process by which a pope may be corrected, and of true & false notions of obedience to ecclesial authority.
May the Holy Ghost ever-guide Mother Church — not least her higher (and lower) clerics — in these turbulent times!
Readers are of course free draw their own conclusions of the interview Carlo Cardinal Caffara gave to Matteo Matzuzzi as published in the Italian newspaper Il Foglio on January 14, 2017. (more…)
It’s a question on the mind of many a caller to NCCL, looking for help in the current crisis.
“What does NCCL do, anyway?”
It reminds of an amusing story one of the apostolate’s co-founders, Dr. William (more…)
Read in this post “Part 2” — the happy conclusion — of a ten-year history & project of NCCL action to help restore parish life for a Roman community.
(Part 1, the first ten years, 2005-2015, will (more…)
Gone but never forgotten, the founders and former Directors of NCCL continue, even long after death, to influence all the action of this humble apostolate.
That is a sometimes forgotten mark of how democratic tradition really is: (more…)
Given to the People in the Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary, on the Holy Day of the Resurrection
1. It has been my custom, beloved brethren, to speak to you on many of (more…)