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  • [Catholic Caucus] Is Cardinal Sarah Francis' Next Victim?

    09/20/2017 1:09:29 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | September 20, 2017 | Gloria TV
    Pope Francis will fire Cardinal Robert Sarah, 72, the prefect of the Congregation for the Liturgy, in December. According to the blog Anonimi della Croce, one item on the agenda of the recent meeting of the Council of Cardinals was Sarah's replacement, "Practically all cardinals agreed", the blog writes, "Also because the order came from above, from Santa Marta, and all those obedient decided to decapitate him." Anonimi della Croce comments, "This is the style of Francis, the style of a Latin American dictator. As a good friend of Fidel Castro, he has as well learned these methods."
  • 'A calculated attack': The WH says the DOJ 'should certainly look at' prosecuting Comey

    09/17/2017 5:29:10 AM PDT · by ptsal · 24 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Sept 12, 2017 | Natasha Bertrand
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday said the Justice Department "should certainly look at" prosecuting James Comey, the former FBI director, whom she accused of leaking "privileged information" and giving "false testimony" to Congress. "His actions were improper and likely could have been illegal," Sanders said ... *snip*Ben Wittes, a friend of Comey who is the editor-in-chief of Lawfare, a blog dedicated to national security issues, told Business Insider on Tuesday that "Jim Comey would not have mishandled classified information." "In a battle between Comey and the president over any matter of credibility, I would think the...
  • [Cath Cauc] Cardinal Sarah blasts Vatican advisor for opposing Church on homosexuality

    09/01/2017 11:32:18 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | August 31, 2017 | Patrick B. Craine
    A senior Vatican cardinal has issued a rebuke of Fr. James Martin in the Wall Street Journal as the Jesuit priest continues his high-profile campaign against Church teaching on homosexuality. In an op-ed published August 31, Cardinal Robert Sarah describes Martin as “one of the most outspoken critics of the church’s message with regard to sexuality.” Cardinal Sarah serves as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Martin was appointed in April as a consultant to the Vatican’s Secretariat for Communications. In June, he published the book Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church...
  • Cardinal Sarah: The new revolutionaries are trying to destroy the Christian family

    08/16/2017 8:05:31 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | August 16, 2017 | Nick Hallett
    People once again need to rise up like the Vendée Catholics and Royalists, the cardinal addedModern Western advocates of abortion and population control in Africa are like the French revolutionaries who massacred the people of Vendée, Cardinal Robert Sarah has said.In a homily honouring the Vendée martyrs, published online by Famille Chrétienne, Cardinal Sarah praised the region and its inhabitants for resisting atheistic republicanism during the Revolution, but said that the Church and the traditional family still faced persecution.“Who will rise today for God?” the cardinal asked. “Who will dare to confront the modern persecutors of the Church? Who will...
  • Pope Francis: The Sound of Silence [Catholic Caucus]

    05/29/2017 6:58:41 PM PDT · by ebb tide
    Monday Vatican ^ | May 29, 2017 | Andrea Gagliarducci
    Pope Francis: The Sound of Silence By Andrea Gagliarducci On 29 maggio 2017 · Leave a Comment · In Vatican The publication of Benedict XVI’s foreword to the German Edition of the latest book written by Cardinal Robert Sarah generated a turmoil that, in some ways, recalls what the climate was like during his pontificate.In the foreword, Benedict lauded Pope Francis’s choice to appoint Cardinal Sarah as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship. This sentence by itself ignited a controversy without any reason.Benedict’s words were read as a political statement against Pope Francis. Cardinal Sarah is in fact considered...
  • Ratzinger to Fumone. Burke to Campo De' Fiori. Someone is 'getting bent out of shape'

    05/22/2017 3:52:55 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | May 20, 2017 | Marco Tosatti
    Reading three news articles yesterday makes me think that someone is really “getting bent out of shape” and we are entering now a perilous phase of decline: those who don’t agree with the boss – off with their heads! An unprecedented populist degeneration in the life of the modern Church. I sincerely hope I’m wrong: I’m not just saying this, I really hope so. However we have signs that are anything but comforting. The crux of the matter, it seems to me, is once again the Pope’s non-response (a year has now gone by) to the five questions asked by...
  • Cardinal-watch: Maradiaga bashes Burke, as Benedict lauds Sarah [Cath Cauc]

    05/19/2017 10:11:13 AM PDT · by ebb tide
    Crux ^ | May 19, 2017 | Crux staff
    In VaticanCrux StaffMay 19, 2017 AUTHORLeft: Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke. (Credit: REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi.) Right: Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga. (Credit: Mtande (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons.)While the coordinator of the pope's 'C9' council of cardinal advisers has dismissed American Cardinal Raymond Burke as a 'disappointed man' upset with his loss of power, emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has defended Cardinal Robert Sarah of Guinea as someone with whom the Church's liturgy is in "good hands."
  • At Least We Have Cardinal Sarah [Catholic Caucus]

    04/27/2017 1:01:33 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | April 27, 2017 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    Reduced to powerless isolation at the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (CDW) after Pope Bergoglio sacked all its members and replaced them with a passel of reliable liturgical progressives, Cardinal Robert Sarah has not refrained from commenting publicly on the disastrous impact of the Bergoglian agenda. The Cardinal does not identify its principal author, but at this point in the Bergoglian tumult anyone who is paying attention to the situation in the Church knows of whom he speaks. The world certainly knows, and it lavishes Pope Bergoglio with endless praise, including flattering magazine covers. Touching...
  • Single, childless and nearing 40, I saw one real option

    04/26/2017 6:18:53 AM PDT · by BJ1 · 312 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/25/2017 | Sarah Lenti
    Fast forward to my 38th birthday. I was still single, and the world of dating had changed significantly in the last eight years. Tinder and Bumble, the dominant dating apps, offered countless options for single men and women, but made the experience of dating entirely impersonal. Dating amounted to small talk with a stranger, who you had briefly interfaced with online because you each thought the other attractive. The small talk was a prelude to hooking up, and there were no expectations even of a text the next day. It was brutal. And after trying my hand at it, I...
  • Church is ‘gravely mistaken’ if she thinks migration is her real mission: Cardinal Sarah [Cath Cauc]

    04/25/2017 11:44:54 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | April 25, 2017 | Pete Baklinski
    The Church would ignore the "real crisis" she faces today if she focuses on social justice issues rather than her basic mission to evangelize, Cardinal Robert Sarah warns in a newly-published interview. “The Church is gravely mistaken as to the nature of the real crisis if she thinks that her essential mission is to offer solutions to all the political problems relating to justice, peace, poverty, the reception of migrants, etc. while neglecting evangelisation,” the cardinal told Aid to the Church in Need on April 18. Sarah, who is the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, said that while...
  • Benedict XVI Stands Behind Cardinal Sarah -- And Pope Francis Sinks Into Silence

    11/02/2016 6:46:57 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    Eponymous Flower ^ | November 2, 2016 | Giuseppe Nardi
    The news is startling indeed, and was supported by different news agencies like Riposte Catholique and Boulevard Voltaire: Benedict XVI. adopted a position this October 12th in the Osservatore Romano on the battle escalating within the Church for the orientation of the Sacred Liturgy. He did not hesitate in himself making the line of Cardinal Robert Sarah entirely his own. Thus, the former head of the Church openly distanced himself from the line of his successor Pope Francis. Benedict XVI. has made this downright sensational step on soil familiar to him, theology. He spoke in favor of changing the celebration...
  • Shakeup at Congregation for Divine Worship Described as a “Purge” [Catholic Caucus]

    10/31/2016 8:36:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | October 31, 2016 | Maike Hickson
    As several outlets have now reported, on 28 October 2016 – just before his going to Lund, Sweden – Pope Francis replaced all the members of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. That is the dicastery currently (but perhaps only temporarily) headed by Cardinal Robert Sarah. Several Catholic authors from around the world – clergy and laymen alike – have responded with a measure of indignation about this unprecedented papal decision. Many see the shakeup as a sign that the pope disapproves of Cardinal Sarah’s recent attempts to encourage priests to celebrate the Holy Sacrifice...
  • Bishop Morlino’s Move to Ad Orientem Masses in Madison

    09/06/2016 6:28:26 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    OnePeter5 ^ | 9/6/16 | Brian Williams
    This past weekend the Most Reverend Robert Morlino, Bishop of the Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin made an announcement of great liturgical importance. Going forward His Excellency will be offering all of his Masses at the Cathedral ad orientem. Make no mistake about it, this is a major development on the liturgical landscape of American Catholicism. While Bishop Morlino is a strong supporter of the Traditional Latin Mass, and has offered it publicly on numerous occasions, his recent announcement pertains to Masses offered in the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite. This is the positive manifestation of Robert Cardinal Sarah’s call...
  • Cardinal Sarah decries “attempt to make homosexuality the cornerstone of a new global ethic”

    07/14/2016 12:29:27 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 13, 2016 | Steve Jalsevac
    This is the 4th and final list of notable quotes from Cardinal Sarah’s book, God or Nothing. Today we publish excerpts of Sarah’s clear teaching on moral issues. I strongly suggest reading all four reports if this is the first that you have read. Each report covers different issues. - Cardinal Sarah: “Those who want to eradicate poverty make Christ a liar – they are mistaken and lying” - Cardinal Sarah: ambiguities on doctrine - can lead to dangerous opinions. - Cardinal Sarah: ‘separating magisterial teaching from pastoral practice is… heresy, a dangerous schizophrenic pathology’ Purchasing and reading the book,...
  • Contra Cardinal Sarah: The Bitter and Noxious Fruits of Ideology [Catholic Caucus

    07/14/2016 8:53:25 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | July 14, 2016 | Father Richard G. Cipolla
    It is quite remarkable to be living at a time when a Cardinal of the Roman Church and the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship is publicly contradicted and humiliated. I do not know Cardinal Sarah personally, but from his writings, I suspect that he is using his humiliation in a spiritually profitable way. But one has to wonder at the absence of any sense of fatherly concern and mercy in the Year of Mercy. It seems that there is no limit to the nonsense that Father Lombardi allows himself to spew forth in defense of the indefensible. We...
  • Cardinal Sarah's speech: a stealth success?

    07/14/2016 6:31:48 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 4 replies
    CatholicCulture.org ^ | July 13, 2016 | Phil Lawler
    You might say—many commentators have said—that with the quick Vatican smackdown of Cardinal Sarah's proposal for ad orientem worship, Rome has spoken and the case is closed. I disagree. On the contrary, Cardinal Sarah has reopened a much-needed discussion about how to increase reverence in the liturgy. His address to a conference in London caused what that city's Catholic Herald is describing in this week's cover headline as A liturgical earthquake. Ten days ago no one was talking about celebrating Mass ad orientem. Now that option is being widely discussed, even in secular media outlets. Cardinal Sarah was not issuing...
  • Cardinal attests to how botched liturgical reform had devastating effects on the Catholic population

    07/13/2016 12:51:54 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    The War in Our Time ^ | Juy 12, 2016 | Robert Cardinal Sarah
    From the book: God or Nothing: Cardinal Robert Sarah, Nicolas Diat In 1958, therefore, you were at the seminary when John XXIII was elected pope? […] On the other hand, I stilled lacked the maturity needed to understand the scope of the council desired by that pope. I knew, however, that Archbishop Tchidimbo represented my country and that he traveled regularly to Rome for discussions with the bishops from the other countries of the world. Although he did not really speak to us about the content of debates, I nevertheless relate an event that impressed the Catholic faithful of Conakry....
  • Cardinal Nichols discourages priests from celebrating Mass ad oriented [Catholic Caucus]

    07/11/2016 8:47:23 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | July 11, 2016 | Madeleine Teahan
    The Archbishop of Westminster has told clergy Mass is 'not the time for priests to exercise personal preference or taste' Cardinal Vincent Nichols has written to priests in Westminster diocese discouraging them from celebrating Mass facing east. He issued the message to clergy days after the Vatican’s liturgy chief Cardinal Robert Sarah invited priests to celebrate Mass ad orientem from Advent onwards. Cardinal Sarah was speaking at a liturgical conference in London. Following Cardinal Robert Sarah’s appeal at the Sacra Liturgia conference in London, Cardinal Nichols wrote to priests reminding them that, “the General Instruction of the Roman Missal, approved...
  • AP Pic Of Biden Trashing American Flag Up On Yahoo

    09/07/2008 5:53:17 AM PDT · by pjsbro · 84 replies · 557+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 08/28/2008 | (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
    Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., his wife, Jill, center, and Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential nominee, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., applaud during talk on the final night at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • Cardinal Sarah: Words of Consecration Mean "For Many" and not, "For All"

    06/06/2016 7:26:33 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | June 6, 2016 | Giuseppe Nardi
    (Madrid) Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Roman Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments expressed his hope that the Church in Spain would introduce "in the coming year," the words of consecration pro multis. In 2006, Pope Benedict XVI. approved a decree of the Congregation, to more accurately adjust the translation of the words of consecration in the local language to reflect the Church's Latin language and the Gospels. Cardinal Arinze, Prefect of the Congregation of Divine Worship 2002-2008, wrote to all bishops' conferences: "The Bishops' Conferences of the countries where currently the wording 'for all'...