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When a bishop, not only his subjects, is subject to law.
Like it or not, he has a point.
Some years ago Pope Francis said to dissenters agitating to ordain women, that he is “a son of the Church”, and that he cannot change her doctrines to suit himself or others.
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Thanks to bishops worldwide, almost to the man (a term used here lightly), images of clergy praying alone what was once Liturgical — viz., public prayer of the Church — are now ‘live-streamed’ to the faithful on earth, who remain otherwise ‘virtually’ locked-out of the sacred places.
Indeed, in many instances, the bishops have accomplished what no earthly power hitherto (more…)
Will Pope Francis grant Vatican citizenship to Alfie Evans and his father?
Tom Evans asked Pope Francis for asylum & eventual citizenship.
See the EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW of Zenit with the Father of Alfie Evans: “The Pope Told Me ‘No Child’s Life Should Be Taken Away From Him’”.
April 18, 2018 12:23 interview by Deborah Castellano Lubov
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He has hours to live, unless God spares him by your prayers. Charlie Gard of London – July 7, 2017
How long would you hold out, waiting – suffering pitilessly – for news like this?
See NCCL’s blog Looking East for the answer.
A project closer to home than usual – but about par for the course in duration.
Many of NCCL’s projects are long-in-the-works, directed quietly, before fruit is born — or noticed. And most are conducted in far-off places across (more…)
What’s going on here
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…)
Romans rejoice – big-time
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…)