Tag - Canon Law

COP26: Should Scots Bishops Refuse Pro-Abort President Biden Holy Communion?

From Flourish - official publication of the Archdiocese of Glasgow... Is Glasgow set to host Pope’s plea for planet?  The future of the planet and the welfare of the world’s inhabitants – these are the issues facing world leaders as they come to Glasgow later this year for the UN Climate Change Conference known as COP26....

Protestant Attends Mass While Catholics Watch Online – Legacy of Lockdown …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubPORvtDwSE Comment:  There's no mistaking the sincerity of the young Protestant Evangelical in the above video.  He very accurately summarises the differences between the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM) and the novus ordo (NO).  One mistake which he makes - a very common mistake - is to think that "the Church" is not "one".   He misunderstands the difference...

Fr Despard: Silent Protest Planned…

The short (around 15 minutes) protest will be held on 16 November, 12 noon, outside St Gerard's Church, Fleming road. Bellshill, ML4 1NF Comment:  Manifestly, Fr Despard is being treated extremely unfairly, and for what reason?  For whistleblowing.  For seeking to expose the extent of homosexuality within the ranks of the priesthood in Scotland.  He was...

Ad Tuendam Fidem, Ad Tuendam Fidem… Wherefore Art Thou ?

JOHN PAUL II Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio AD TUENDAM FIDEM, by which certain norms are inserted into the Code of Canon Law and into the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches PROTECT THE FAITH of the Catholic Church against errors arising from certain members of the Christian faithful, especially from among those dedicated to the...

Vatican Protocol & Doctrine – Linked?

The Vatican Secretariat of State had specifically looked into changing the protocol, at Pope Francis’ request. As it turned out, the protocol was applied for the first time on the occasion of the visit by Argentina’s new President Mauricio Macri to the Vatican, where he attended an audience with Pope Francis on Saturday 27...

General Discussion (9)

If there’s something of interest in the news that’s not covered in one of the topic threads, or you have a question to ask, a comment you’d like to  make about anything under the sun, more or less, this is the thread for you. However, please check first, to ensure that you haven’t missed...

October Synod: Is Schism Inevitable?

Do you agree with the commentators who believe that Vatican permission for Communion for couples in sinful unions is "a done deal"?  Is schism inevitable?  If so, what on earth are Catholics to do to keep the Faith?  Do you agree with the solutions proposed by the commentators in the video?

Same-Sex Vote: Priests For YES – Resign!

Fr Adrian Egan (above) published a letter in the Irish Times, 30 April, in which he asserted his intention to vote YES in the same-sex marriage referendum to take place in Ireland on 22nd May. Click on the photo to read his letter, published on a new website called Priests For Yes - I mean,...

Latest Novelty: Baptism of Unbelievers?

Francis to New Priests:      Forget what the Church has always practiced!  Baptize anyone who asks.  by Christopher A. Ferrara  May 1, 2015  Another day, another novelty from the lips of Francis. This time, in remarks following the ordination of new priests, he declared: "Do not ever refuse Baptism to anyone who asks! (my emphasis)"  Never refuse Baptism? Under any...