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Pope bars marriage for priests. Telegraph lead: The Vatican categorically closed the door on marriage for priests yesterday in a long-awaited document which also reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church’s opposition to gay marriage, abortion and euthanasia. There is nothing at all in the Telegraph article about the Eucharist, which non-journalists seem to think is the…

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace: a very good movie, which the son and I saw tonight. See also these reflections by Archbishop Chaput of Denver.

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Pope upholds Communion, celibacy bans. Really? I didn’t know Catholics had a ban on celibacy! Pope issues rules on Eucharist, brings back Latin Mass. The “Latin Mass” never left; but in this document he has not brought back the Missal of St. Pius V. Pope: Gay marriage non-negotiable. Hmm. He said Marriage and the family…