You know the story of Esther during the Babylonian Exile. Wicked Haman plotted to get the King to kill all the Jews. Esther foiled his plan and instead the Jews were able to slay their enemies. You know the story …
To the patronage of the Most Holy Queen, we submit all the territory of Great Russia.
So many simple Catholic faithful had no problem providing the correct responses while the highest prelates in Rome are either unable or unwilling to do the same.
Since the Second Vatican Council, John XXIII had a very clear perception: the Church has to change.
Bergoglio has no knowledge on this topic. Nobody does.
The Abbot should “temper all things that the strong may have something to strive after, and the weak may not fall back in dismay.”
All the pieces are in place for a jamboree of kumbaya.
This is a fundamental point of Catholic theology: the distinction between the hierarchy of order and that of jurisdiction.
In the Blessed in Paradise, the instruments project us into the spiritual harmony that the blessed regain in music.
Context is always important. First, where are we in the liturgical year for this 20th Sunday after Pentecost Historically, this is the 5th Sunday after the Feast of St. Cyprian. Obviously, this is a telling of Sundays that existed before …