Author Archives: Rosemary

Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for October 6, 2013

| Habakkuk 1: 2-3, 2: 2-4 | 2 Timothy 1: 6-8, 13-14 | Luke 17: 5-10 | 27 Ordinary C’13 | Scripture Readings: Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time  Print PDF: Weekly Homily 10.06.2013 New Yorker Article:  The New Yorker _ Sep 09, … Continue reading

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Misreading Pope Francis

Roman Catholic conservatives and liberals alike wrongly believe the pontiff wants to blow up the church as we know it. | by Charlotte Allen | September 29, 2013 | Los Angeles Times | Pope Francis‘ highly publicized recent interview with an … Continue reading

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The Pope: how the Church will change

After exchanging letters via the newspaper la Repubblica, Scalfari (avowed athiest) received a phone call from Francis asking for a meeting.  They met at the Santa Marta where Francis resides. This is the translated transcript of that meeting. – Rosemary… … Continue reading

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“Pastor Bonus Is Over… We Need to Write Something Different” – Live from Canada, The Óscar Pre-Show

| Whispers in the Loggia | September 28, 2013 | Two years ago, Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga was licking his wounds on the Roman scene. After a power play orchestrated by the Roman Curia, the Honduran cardinal’s top collaborator at Caritas Internationalis – … Continue reading

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Restricted Ministry for Catholic Military Chaplains

| John A. Dick | September 28, 2013 | Another Voice | New regulations sent to Catholic chaplains, on September 18th, by Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio, head of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, describe in detail how … Continue reading

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5 Things We Learned About Pope Francis From His Blockbuster Interview

Much has been written in the past week about Francis’ interview with America Magazine. Some of it positive… other responses – not so much.  I’ve read and reread the article and for the most part find it quite positive.  But … Continue reading

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Too Much News: Not Enough Days

I try to limit the number of posts to one a day but right now the blogs and newspapers are all buzzing with news that I’d like to share so this is just a link to a few articles that … Continue reading

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The Jesuit Who Humiliated the Generals

This new Bishop of Rome continues to surprise!  This is a book I’d definitely like to read when it is translated into English. – Rosemary… | by Sandro Magister | September 27, 2013 | chiesa.espresso.repubblica | The story never told before … Continue reading

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Latest Update on the Letter to Pope Francis

| Iglesia Descalza | September 26, 2013 | Open Letter to Pope Francis on Church Reform A new international coalition called Catholic Church Reform, which is comprised of reform groups in many different countries, has sent an open letter to the pope and … Continue reading

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Charisma and Structure: A Reflection

| by Tony Equale | September 24, 2013 |  We live in a material universe.  Human individuals are biological organisms.  They live and then they die.  When they die their visions, their energy, their projects end.  The only way to … Continue reading

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