The SSPX and the Latin Mass

Interview with SSPX Bishop Fellay; another with Archbishop Malcom Ranjith; another from a Mexican newspaper. A major problem with any talk of reconciliation with the SSPX is its hostility to Jews, ecumenism,  and religious liberty. If these are not addressed openly … there will be problems.

On Closing a Parish

dotCommonweal reports that Cardinal Egan called a priest to his office; while he was there, the Cardinal sent security guards to change the locks on the church of which he was administrator. New York Post tells the story: “This church has been here for 102 years. We’re supposed to have a 12:15 p.m. Mass today…

When in Rome …

A new exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science: Imperial Rome. I went to the media preview last week; the lines were long at the buffet and the bar (with men (and women!) in Roman soldier costumes roaming the area), so my son and I went straight to the exhibit. Lots of busts of…