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“On the Formal Correction of Pope Francis”

papal-coaThe 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.

http://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2017/02/article-on-formal-correction-of-pope.html

May the Holy Ghost ever-guide Mother Church — not least her higher (and lower) clerics — in these turbulent times!

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Weighty words from Carlo Cardinal Caffarra

©CRISTIAN GENNARI CITTA' DEL VATICANO 24-3-2006 PIAZZA S.PIETRO PRIMO CONCISTORO INDETTO DA SUA SANTITA' PAPA BENEDETTO XVI CHE CREA 15 NUOVI CARDINALI IMPOSIZIONE DELLA BERRETTA E L'ASSEGNAZIONE DEL TITOLO O DELLA DIACONIA S.E. CARD. CARLO CAFFARRA

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…)

Newly ‘declassified’: how not to misunderstand a motu proprio – by reading it

NCCL has just ‘declassified’ two hitherto TOP-secret projects.

1. Click here to read letters dated October 27, 2007 to Cardinal Castrillón of the Ecclesia Dei Commission in Rome, (more…)

More ‘declassified’ projects – with the now “Pope Emeritus”, then-Cardinal Ratzinger

Read more about recently declassified projects by clicking on the respective hyperlink. (more…)

Letters to Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos: concelebration is hardly the only sign of communion with one’s bishop

Some people simply cannot read. No matter that they know how to read. Even when they are intelligent, they’ve got to want to read, if they are going to begin to understand what someone else, who has written something, means by it.

That applies even to some bishops and certain cardinals. (more…)

Letters to Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos suggesting how Catholics should, as always, pray for the conversion of Jewish people

Some people simply cannot read. No matter that they know how to read. Even when they are intelligent, they’ve got to want to read, if they are going to begin to understand what someone else, who has written something, means by it.

That applies even to some bishops and certain cardinals. (more…)

Letter to Avery Cardinal Dulles about Opus Bono Sacerdotii & Padre Teobaldo’s FRATERNITAS

The Cardinal (God rest his soul) replied positively. (more…)