1P5 Minute #16 – Vatican Corruption, Tagle & “Eco Sins”

This week on the 1P5 Minute, Steve talks about the new examination of conscience for “Eco Sins” being pushed by the Bishops of England & Wales.

AND: A new report out this week indicates that the Vatican engaged in “covert & deceptive” methods in the diversion of 50 million euros away from a children’s hospital into a bankrupt dermatological hospital – over an above the objections of Cardinal Pell.

ALSO: Cardinal Luis Tagle of Manila, Philippines was appointed prefect of the new “mega dicastery” that is the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples. Veteran Vatican watchers say this is a political move that puts him squarely in the position of heir apparent to the papacy.

Spread the love

Read the Whole Article at https://onepeterfive.com/

Here’s how to end the CCHD scandals…

In a parish in the south, a visiting priest was giving a strong homily about reverence for human life, explicitly condemning abortion, when a woman in the congregation stood up to interrupt him. No, she wasn’t denouncing the Church’s teaching. Nor was she telling about her own experience with abortion. This parishioner was challenging the priest…

Spread the love

Read the Whole Article at http://feeds.newadvent.org/bestoftheweb?format=xml

Modern problems file: Losing God as the center of our worship…

I have noted before on this blog that one of the trends in modern liturgy is the shift of focus from God to “the assembly.” Too much of liturgy today is anthropocentric. Back in the 1990’s, in his book Why Catholics Can’t Sing, Thomas Day observed that modern liturgy often amounts to “the aware, gathered community, celebrating itself…

Spread the love

Read the Whole Article at http://feeds.newadvent.org/bestoftheweb?format=xml

Conclave Rehearsals: The next pope will take his name from Sant’Egidio…

Two recent acts of Pope Francis have called attention back to the conclave that will elect his successor. And to the names of the candidates. The first act, made known on November 25 by the director of the Vatican press office, is the pope’s acceptance of the resignation of his personal secretary, the Argentine Fabián Pedacchio Leániz…

Spread the love

Read the Whole Article at http://feeds.newadvent.org/bestoftheweb?format=xml

With Tagle’s move, Pope Francis strengthens his Vatican hand and sets up possible successor…

In the argot of sociology, some organizations are “high structure,” meaning they rely on rules and procedures to hold things together, and others are “high culture,” meaning it’s much more about informal relationships and personal trust. The Vatican, both historically and today, is basically a “high culture” outfit disguised as “high structure…

Spread the love

Read the Whole Article at http://feeds.newadvent.org/bestoftheweb?format=xml

Resist the twitterization of thought — give books for Christmas! Here are 14 suggestions…..

The following titles will delight, instruct, edify (or all of the above). First, Churchill: Walking with Destiny, by Andrew Roberts (Viking): There seems to be no end to the making of books about Winston Churchill. I own 17 and have no hesitation in saying this is the best Churchill biography ever, written with a narrative drive that sustains your interest through even the familiar bits…

Spread the love

Read the Whole Article at http://feeds.newadvent.org/bestoftheweb?format=xml