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Prudence, Pizza, and Role Fatigue in the Liturgy

Other writers on this blog have often highlighted the role of organic vs. inorganic change in the liturgy, especially as regards the reforms and effects of the Second Vatican Council. It’s not my purpose to discuss this here. My purpose is instead to discuss the role of wisdom and prudent change within boundaries of an obedient, reverent liturgy celebrated according to the relevant norms. I wish further to discuss the topic of role fatigue and subsidiarity as it relates.
(...) Every good action is inspired, sustained, and brought to perfection through the working of grace. I get it; but no person receives exactly the same gifts and graces. I have prayed for the grace of being a cheerful early riser, and all I have been given is black coffee and an alarm clock.
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Guilty. Guilty. Guilty.

Leiam aqui um ótimo texto do Bispo Donald Sanborn, sedevacantista, sobre a culpa do clero no recente distanciamento da legislação de três países outrora católicos, a Irlanda, a Argentina e a Polônia, do Evangelho.

For Metropolitan Kliment, Catholics are always "heretics"

Um dos principais hierarcas da Igreja Ortodoxa Russa, o Metropolita Kliment, parece ter mais coerência que quase todo o clero católico e que certas figuras do Patriarcado de Moscou ao colocar luz numa verdade bem simples: a Igreja e os "ortodoxos" acreditam em coisas diferentes.
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More attacks against Catholic schools feared as new school year starts in Madhya Pradesh

Next week, classes start again. The Church runs 507 schools in the Indian state. In recent months, Hindu radicals have attacked some schools. The attacks have caused "disturbance in the young minds" of the pupils. Catholic schools welcome students of every religion and social group. For a local priest, "They are all our children."
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Being Christian in Western Europe

The majority of Europe’s Christians are non-practicing, but they differ from religiously unaffiliated people in their views on God, attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants, and opinions about religion’s role in society.
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The Diplomatic Knives Are Out After Trump’s Embassy Move

"Friedman recently caused a kerfuffle when he was photographed accepting a picture of the Temple Mount, with a picture of the Solomon’s third temple photoshopped in the place where the Al Aqsa Mosque now stands. He was clearly blindsided by the supporters of such an incendiary move. But such are the demons unleashed when Washington adopts the Netanyahu government’s Jerusalem narrative. It can be expected that Trump’s man in Jerusalem will do everything in his power to move Washington into Greater Israel’s corner."
É esse tipo de loucura sionista que está na base da transferência da embaixada americana para Jerusalém e que parece ter virado a moda entre a direita-olavética brassileira. Leia mais sobre o assunto aqui.