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Widows and Scribes, Substance and Style

November 10, 2018 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • 1 Kngs 17:10-16 • Ps 146:7, 8-9, 9-10 • Heb 9:24-28 • Mk 12:38-44 “Substance over style.” This phrase is a good reminder that a culture filled with empty rhetoric, flashing lights, endless […]

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A note on the other kind of schism

November 7, 2018 Edward N. Peters 14

Most Catholics correctly, but incompletely, understand schism as “the refusal of submission to the Supreme Pontiff” (1983 CIC 751). Overlooked here—perhaps because it is much rarer than is typical ‘anti-papal schism’ and is harder to […]

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Roots of Catholic anger

November 7, 2018 George Weigel 58

After a month out of the country, working in Rome at Synod-2018 and helping mark the 40th anniversary of John Paul II’s election at events in Brussels and Warsaw, I came home to find Catholic […]