Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pope Calls Laity to Responsibility in the Church

Says a Change of Mentality Is Needed CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy, AUG. 24, 2012 (Zenit.org) Benedict XVI says the laity should be seen as truly “co-responsible” for the Church, and not just “collaborators” with the clergy. The Pope said this in … Continue reading

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Most Catholic Bishops are “Moral Heretics”

Reprinted from New Catholic Times A small Catholic college in Massachusetts has been pressured by the local bishop into canceling an invitation to Sen. Ted Kennedy’s widow, Vicky Kennedy, to deliver the school’s commencement address because of her support of … Continue reading

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What are we About?

Some time ago someone from our group introduced me to a new blogpost: “Questions from a Ewe”.   The author of this blog is a laywoman somewhere in a local midwest parish.  Her blog touches people all around the world. … Continue reading

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Vatican Lifts Suspension of Priest

Perhaps it’s “a sign of the times”.  It’s been nearly a year now since the New Roman Missal was implemented and it’s still in the news.  Here is a link to the article that appeared at

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Vatican II: Lost and betrayed: Giovanni Franzoni

From ACP – Ireland Vatican II: Lost and betrayed Giovanni Franzoni, a former Benedictine abbot, Catholic theologian, and eyewitness to Vatican II, offered these reflections at the 31st Congress of the Asociación de Teólogos y

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Two Cities, Two Americas

READING THE CONVENTION RHETORIC James T. Kloppenberg Nobody claimed it was the best of times. Either it was the worst of times, as the Republicans insisted in Tampa, or it could have been even worse, as the Democrats replied in … Continue reading

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