Monthly Archives: May 2013

Todays Readings- 25th May 2013

Holy Submission Today’s Gospel Text:  They will put you out of the synagogues; indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. 3 And they will do this because they have not known … Continue reading

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Todays reflections- 24th May 2013

May 2013 Anger of God Today’s Gospel Text:  And they were bringing children to him, that he might touch them; and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But when Jesus saw it he was indignant, and said to them, “Let the children … Continue reading

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Vatican’s financial intelligence unit nets suspicious activity

The Vatican revealed that its enhanced procedures have enabled it to flag more suspicious transactions in 2012 than it did in 2011. “I’m not saying that everything is great and perfect, but that a lot of progress has been made … Continue reading

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New Oakland bishop inherits huge debt, frustrated clergy

When Jesuit Fr. Michael Barber was ordained as the fifth bishop of Oakland on May 25, he assumed leadership of a large, multi-cultural diocese with a $114.7 million debt and clergy who are frustrated that plans to tackle fiscal problems … Continue reading

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Voting Till You Get the Right Result — Schönborn’s Unacceptable Comparison

(London) Vatican Radio reports: “The Anglican Church has announced plans to test the recognition of the Episcopal ordination of women again.” In other words, in the Anglican “Church of England” the motto is “democracy instead of truth” voted on as … Continue reading

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Priests dislike new Mass translations, survey says

For every two U.S. priests who prefer a new set of Vatican-ordered English translations of the Roman Catholic Mass, there are three others who say they do not, according to a survey released Tuesday by Saint John’s School of Theology … Continue reading

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The paradox of Pope Francis (Contribution)

Who could have imagined what has happened in the last weeks? When I decided, months ago, to resign all of my official duties on the occasion of my 85th birthday, I assumed I would never see fulfilled my dream that … Continue reading

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