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Tagged: traditionalism

But who do you say that I am?

God is truly so close to us that we don’t even know him. Anyone who is a parent will understand exactly what that means. When you know someone, literally from the moment they appear on the earth and tend to...

Vincible ignorance begets invincible ignorance

“Conscience frequently errs from invincible ignorance without losing its dignity. The same cannot be said for a man who cares but little for truth and goodness, or for a conscience which by degrees grows practically sightless as a result of...

The Bishops and the Madman

Last week, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò — the former apostolic nuncio to the United States — published a new open letter, wherein the fugitive churchman welcomes the founding of the “International Movement of Russophiles.” I do not exaggerate when I...

Understanding the liturgical reform

I thought I’d close out the week with a little linkaround, sharing some liturgical thoughts and reading that you might find interesting. First off, on November 23, the fifth and final installment in the series by theologians John Cavadini, Mary...

Does the Reformed Mass betray Vatican II?

One of the difficulties in responding to critics of the Vatican II liturgy is that they are attempting to resurrect a debate that was effectively finished in the 1960s and 1970s. This was long before the internet made it possible...