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Synod. The Preparatory Document’s Arabian Phoenix

• Print<p>Everybody says there is one, what it is nobody knows. It is the “penitential way” to communion for the divorced and remarried. The Dominican …

Pope Francis brings nuance to notion of complementarity

Pope Francis celebrates the marriage rite for 20 couples during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Sept. 14, 2014. (CNS/Paul Haring)<p>In …

Christianity

Are Francis and Parolin playing good cop-bad cop on same-sex marriage?

Those under the impression that the Vatican is softening its stance on same-sex marriage may have been taken aback by Cardinal Pietro Parolin's …

Catholicism

The Liturgy Lived: The Divinization of Man | Jean Corbon, O.P.

<b>This article is an excerpt from The Wellspring of Worship (Ignatius Press, 2005).</b><p>If we consent in prayer to be flooded by the river of life, our …

The Pope of Rome and the Christian East (and my commentary)

Peter Seewald's new book-length interview with the pope,<p><i>Light of the World: The Pope, The Church and The Signs Of The Times</i><p>on which I briefly …

ORTHODOX PASCHA (EASTER) CHRIST IS RISEN!! & CHRIST THE CONQUEROR OF HELL also LOW SUNDAY in the West

‘Yesterday I was crucified with Him; today I am glorified with Him; yesterday I died with Him; today I am quickened with Him; yesterday I was buried …

THE HOLY FIRE IN JERUSALEM (MOSTLY 2015) plus THE PROCLAMATION OF THE HOLY YEAR OF MERCY BY POPE FRANCIS

<b>please click on:</b><b></b><b><br>PASCHA 2015 IN AMSTERDAM</b><b></b><b></b><b> <br>if you haven't seen the last post. please click on:</b><b> <br>THE ORTHODOX PASCHA & LOW SUNDAY</b> <b></b><br>Do not hate the sinner, …

EAST AND WEST BEFORE THE MYSTERY OF SALVATION by Father R. Cantalamessa OFM (Cap)

Fr Cantalamessa gives his fourth Lenten sermon in the Vatican<br>Preacher of the Papal Household, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa ofmcap offers a Lenten …

ENCYCLICAL LETTER OF HIS BEATITUDE BATHOLOMEW I, PATRIARCH OF CONSTANTINOPLE (plus) HOW SIMPLE PEASANTS BECAME GOD-SEERS (I believe there is a connection between the two themes.)

<b>ENCYCLICAL LETTER OF HIS BEATITUDE BARTHOLOMEW I</b><br>+ B A R T H O L O M E WBy God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Romeand Ecumenical PatriarchTo …

THE GREEK AND LATIN TRADITIONS REGARDING THE PROCESSION OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Pontificial Council for Promoting Christian Unity

The Holy Father, in the homily he gave in St Peter Basilica on 29 June in the presence of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, expressed a desire …

FATHER R. CANTALAMESSA'S "EAST AND WEST ON THE MYSTERY OF THE TRINITY"

<b>Father Cantalamessa's 2nd Lent Homily 2015</b><b>"East and West on the Mystery of the Trinity"</b><b><br>Rome, March 06, 2015 (Zenit.org)</b> <br>Here is the second Lenten …

A CATHOLIC & ORTHODOX ECUMENICAL VOICE: A JOINT STATEMENT: THE NORTH AMERICAN ORTHODOX-CATHOLIC THEOLOGICAL CONSULTATION

<b>The North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation</b><b>Georgetown University, Washington, DC</b><b>October 2, 2010</b><b><br>1. Prologue.</b> For almost forty-five …

THE NATURE OF THE CHURCH by Father Georges Florovsky

my source: Ancient Church, an Eastern Orthodox blog<p><b>The Church: Her Nature and Task, by Father Georges Florovsky</b><p><i>“The Church: Her Nature and Task”</i> …

MOSCOW, CONSTANTINOPLE AND ROME - Ecclesial Peace

28 May 2007, 12:12<p>We respect the Patriarch of Constantinople as the first in honor, but we are against viewing him as ‘Pope of the East’<p>In …

THE CONCEPT OF THE CURCH IN THE THEOLOGIA THOUGHT OF NICOLAS AFANASSIEFF

In the present paper was examined the problem how is represented the idea the Church in the theological thought of Nicolas Afanassieff. So the aim of …

Despising Jean Danielou | Matthew Schmitz

Jean Danielou died in disgrace. In 1974, at age sixty-nine, the noted advisor to the Second Vatican Council who had been made a cardinal by Pope Paul …

Review: Assessing Ressourcement Today

<b>Gabriel Flynn, and Paul D. Murray, eds. Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology. Oxford: Oxford University</b> …

Theology

"Ressourcement," "Aggiornamento," and Vatican II in Ecumenical Perspective - Homiletic & Pastoral Review

<b>(S)ome interpreters of Vatican II took renewal to be merely a matter of the Church’s adaptation or accommodation to the standards of the modern world</b> …

Theologians reflect on Pope Benedict XVI's theology

These are categories many Catholics may not recognize, but theologians who know his work said they help characterize important aspects of how the new …

Christianity

Reflections on Ressourcement Theology

I’m reposting something from my defunct <i>English Catholic</i> blog, which I see as particularly useful. Like the medieval Church when the fragmentation was …

Culture and Theology: The Ressourcement Movement (Part 1)

March 30, 2008 by Policraticus<p><b>The Historical Context</b><p>If one were pressed to isolate a single trend within the contemporary Catholic theological milieu …

Evangelical Ressourcement | Nicholas J. Healy Jr.

<i>Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry</i> <br>by Hans Boersma <i><br>Eerdmans, 218 pages, $20</i><p>The French poet and essayist Charles Péguy …

BECOMING THE GOSPEL: METROPOLITAN ANTHONY

<b>Becoming the Gospel: Remembering Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh</b><p>Metropolitan Anthony Bloom (photo by Jim Forest)<p>my source: Jim and Nancy Forest<p><i>This</i> …

THE SHEPTYTSKY INSTITUTE: SOME EXCELLENT TALKS ON VATICAN II AND ITS AFTERMATH

This is absolutely essential listening if you wish to understand what Rome is doing. Please, please listen to this first video. The others will help, …

News from the Vatican - News about the Church

04/05/2018<p>Pope Francis urges religious to pursue prayer, poverty, patience<p>04/05/2018<p>Pope at Mass: A good bishop is watchful, involved and close to …

THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN' by Father Lawrence Farley (borrowed from PRAVMIR.COM January 6th, 2014) & CATHOLIC - ORTHODOX RELATIONS: THE LATEST.

This article is from a Russian Orthodox publication about an incident in front of the Catholic Cathedral of San Juan in Argentina. It has a …

What I would have said at the Consistory: An interview with Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires in 2007

Benedict XVI with Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio during the fifth General Conference of the Latin American and Caribbean bishops, at the sanctuary of …