Tag Archives: Ecclesiology

Cantankerous Humanity

The latest article of Fr Jonathan Munn Unity with two integrities? has goaded me into a few reflections of my own on Christian unity. I find Fr Jonathan’s article a little on the abstract side, though obviously well-prepared and a … Continue reading

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More Papal Bull

I invariably have other things to do when some new absurdity comes out of the Roman Catholic Church. The newest is that Pope Francis is being threatened by four Cardinal whistle-blowers over the issue of allowing civilly remarried divorcees to … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the November Gloom

Naturally, the title of this posting only applies to those living in the northern hemisphere. The heavenly cycles go their way as predictably as a clock as it measures the cycles of time that mark our life and death in … Continue reading

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Forbidding Cliffs

I look at Fr Z’s blog exceedingly rarely, but I was curious to see if he had any comment on the deteriorating situation between Washington and Moscow via Damascus. I found none, only various topics of interest to some Roman … Continue reading

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Manifestation of Conscience

Update: I have just discovered that the text in question is still on Facebook. Therefore, it is attached to the bottom of this posting as a “footnote”. * * * Things on Facebook come and go with such speed as … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Downsizing

Let’s boil it down to the simplest expression: the business is going flat so the management has decided on an advertising campaign to bring in more customers, otherwise they go bust. That is what Monsignor Charles Pope has noticed about … Continue reading

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The Republic of Venice

I am reminded of the dotty “Romantic” ladies in England and the Great Invisible Empire to be contemplated whilst looking at a British flag and burning joss sticks before it! They had a “school” in England for a while, where … Continue reading

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