Saturday, August 09, 2008

Denver Archbishop Recalls "Progressive" Nuns


to Obedience to the Church:

"At a meeting of leaders of US Catholic religious orders, Denver's Archbishop Chaput has urged members to return to the principle of 'holy obedience' to the teaching and authority of the Church. The meeting, held this year in Denver, was for the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), a group notorious among faithful Catholics for their disregard for Catholic teaching on moral and doctrinal issues, especially sexual morality.

Citing the example of saints and founders of religious orders, Archbishop Chaput called obedience the 'yardstick of love,' especially for people who have taken the three religious vows of poverty, chastity and obedience."

Cardinal Pacelli

Later Pope Pius XII. "Under the Cardinal's purple, the ardent soul of a humble priest."
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Vote against women in the priesthood

Poll here and article about a woman on whom ordination has been attempted. As the article says, she is only eligible for excommunication.

Basilica of St Mary in Minnesota.

The outgoing rector speaks out.

Shamefully, they have got hold of the url

The suppression of a Latin-loving parish

from Holy Smoke

"One hundred parishioners of St John the Evangelist, Allerton Bywater, have petitioned their bishop, the Rt Rev Arthur Roche, to allow the parish to celebrate Mass only in Latin, in both the old and new forms. Instead, he is closing the church this month and has told the parish priest, Fr Mark Lawler, that he will not be appointed to a new parish because his ministry is 'divisive'."