The Divorced/Remarried, the Real Presence and Holy Communion. A Reflection by Jacobi

POSTED BY Jacobi

“In June 2012, Pope Benedict urged the divorced but remarried, to continue to attend Mass even though they cannot receive absolution and Holy Communion. That is sound Catholicism. The problem, given the now near universal reception of Holy Communion at every Mass, is that anyone not receiving, for whatever reason, “stands out”.

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Cardinal Nichols’ right hand man approved Greg Pope’s rejection of Bishop Egan’s defence of Church teaching

Hilary White of LifeSiteNews has received a message from the bishops’ conference’s media office informing her that the General Secretary of the Bishop’s Conference approved Greg Pope’s rejection of Bishop Egan’s teaching about denying communion to pro-abort & SSM politicians. Mgr Marcus Stock is the General Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference.

LifeSiteNews reports:

‘Today the media . . . → Read More: Cardinal Nichols’ right hand man approved Greg Pope’s rejection of Bishop Egan’s defence of Church teaching

ACTA: ‘a dynamic voice for the laity, religious and clerical People of God’?

POSTED BY Bob Hayes

“Aspects of the agenda for ACTA’s ‘National Leadership Team’ meeting on 30 March give the clearest indication yet that the organisation seeks to break-up the Universal Church into autonomous national ‘churches’, establish an alternative ‘magisterium’ and usurp the authority of the successors to the Apostles.

The full text from the website . . . → Read More: ACTA: ‘a dynamic voice for the laity, religious and clerical People of God’?

Archbishop Longley congratulates Cardinal Nichols for recent appointments of bishops

Archbishop Bernard Longley’s address at Mass of Welcome – Cardinal Vincent Nichols

St Chad’s Cathedral   30 March 2014

 

‘I am delighted that Bishop Declan Lang of Clifton and Bishop Malcolm McMahon of Nottingham are with us for this celebration – and I take this opportunity to offer our congratulations to Bishop Malcolm on his . . . → Read More: Archbishop Longley congratulates Cardinal Nichols for recent appointments of bishops

Bishop Egan steadfast about denying communion to pro-abort, SSM politicians despite opposition

In his latest interview Bishop Egan told LifeSiteNews:

“My basic point was a simple one: that those who do not believe in and/or do not practice the main doctrines of our Catholic faith should not go forward to receive Holy Communion in a Catholic Church. They are not in communion with the Catholic Church. Politicians . . . → Read More: Bishop Egan steadfast about denying communion to pro-abort, SSM politicians despite opposition

The Tablet alleges Archbishop-designate Malcolm McMahon supports communion for divorced and re-married

Archbishop-designate Malcolm McMahon

In an interview with The Tablet Archbishop-designate Malcolm McMahon indicates support for admitting divorced and re-married to Holy Communion:

‘Work affecting future generations is also coming later this year with the Synod on Marriage and Family Life in Rome of which Bishop McMahon says he is “expecting great things”. This could . . . → Read More: The Tablet alleges Archbishop-designate Malcolm McMahon supports communion for divorced and re-married

Continuity Rupture Modernists Traditionalists

POSTED BY Scary Goat

“Continuity/rupture/Modernists/Traditionalists.

I would like to discuss the situation where we have been presented with the “hermeneutic of reform in continuity” and both “extremes” of modernism and Traditionalism are considered as seeing rupture and are therefore in error.

Firstly, if continuity is obvious, why would we need to be told to apply . . . → Read More: Continuity Rupture Modernists Traditionalists

A&B section of Acta – Meeting at Roffey, near Horsham – 25th March 2014

POSTED BY Nicolas Bellord

“A&B section of Acta – Meeting at Roffey, near Horsham – 25th March 2014

I arrived a few minutes late and the meeting had started and was engaged in reviewing the minutes of the Eastbourne meeting.  Someone asked why there were several exclamation marks after the name of Nicolas Bellord.  Then . . . → Read More: A&B section of Acta – Meeting at Roffey, near Horsham – 25th March 2014

JOBS FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS – PROVIDED YOU BUY THE TABLET

POSTED BY Augustine

“JOBS FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS – PROVIDED YOU BUY THE TABLET

From The Tablet website:

“Catholic Jobs is the official job site of The Tablet. The Tablet is a British Catholic weekly journal that has been published continually since 1840. Current affairs, politics, social issues, literature and the arts with a . . . → Read More: JOBS FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS – PROVIDED YOU BUY THE TABLET

Michael Petek on statutory marriage and the heterobond

POSTED BY  Michael Petek

“Chauffeurs, photographers and caterers will break the law if they do not provide services to same-sex couples getting married on conscience grounds, the government’s equality watchdog has said.

In accordance with new rules introduced yesterday, businesses such as florists, hoteliers and wedding planners could have to pay thousands of pounds in . . . → Read More: Michael Petek on statutory marriage and the heterobond