Monthly Archives: October 2012

Halloween

Of course the old Saxon word means Hallow Even, the Eve of All Hallows, the Vigil of All Saints. The Germans still say Heilig for holy or saint. But we must not forget that All Hallows and All Souls have … Continue reading

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Sinking of the Bounty

Here is a picture I found in the Daily Telegraph site. Even knowing that nearly all the people aboard were rescued, this death of a ship is indeed a sad sight to behold.

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The TAC Bishops and Outside Scrutiny

The Roman Catholic lawyer Mourad has just sent another comment to Fr Smuts blog in response to Fr Robert, the “Irish Anglican”. I have esteemed this lawyer’s input for some time. It deserves our attention. It shows a distinction that … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastical Courts

I thought I ought to do a brief article about this subject. I have no pretences at being an expert in canon law, but I am not entirely ignorant of the subject, having studied it for three years as part … Continue reading

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Mayhem in the US

I’ve just been looking at the grim news as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coast and combined with weather systems from Canada and northern USA to make a super storm. Millions are without electricity and the damage is … Continue reading

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Bishop Botterill on the TAC Tribunal

Some of us seriously question the tribunal recently conducted in India by some of the present hierarchy of the TAC. In the blogs, there are essentially two voices still discussing the question, that of Fr Smuts in Hepworth Redux and Deborah … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy

It was just yesterday that I became aware of Hurricane Sandy, a continent-sized storm turning towards New York and the north-eastern states, and perhaps parts of the Canadian coast. It makes my discussion of European autumn and winter weather almost … Continue reading

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