Monthly Archive: December 2014

Rebuking Burke: Francis confirms it

After a brief hiatus following the Extraordinary Synod debacle, the Cotton Candy Catholic Chorus has emerged from Lala Land to wax delirious over the pope’s recent comments concerning the reassignment of Cardinal Burke. “See,” they say, “Pope Francis didn’t retaliate against Cardinal Burke; …

Family business

I know that some of you were mid-conversation with Lionel Andrades, but he’s no longer allowed to comment on this blog. He was asked over a month ago to stop derailing posts with his repetitive off-topic rants about EENS and he chose to …

Surpirse, surprise, surprise!

With respect to the Church’s relationship with the schismatic Orthodox Churches, Pope Francis said on his recent return flight back to Rome from Turkey: Unity is a journey we have to take, but we need to do it together. If indeed the treatment …