Daily Archives: November 14, 2012

Australian Cardinal: Confessional Seal is Inviolable, Even in Abuse Cases

Cardinal George Pell of Sydney, Australia, has said that while the Church will cooperate with a federal commission investigating child abuse, priests will not break the seal of confession. Someone who confesses sins involving abuse will not be reported to … Continue reading

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Ad Clerum

Here is another local (TAC – Southern Africa) Ad Clerum from our Bishop that I’d like to share. Enjoy.    

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Conflict-Scarred Temple Uncovered Near Jerusalem

Another exciting archaeological discovery near Jerusalem: At a biblical border city outside of Jerusalem, archaeologists have uncovered a temple from the 11th century B.C. that they say bears evidence of conflict among the ancient Israelites, Canaanites and Philistines. Spread across what … Continue reading

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Answering the Critics

Do take a moment to read what Fr Ed Tomlinson has to say: Yesterday I explained why the Ordinariate, the freshest expression of unity within the Catholic Church, has endured criticism as well as friendship. I examined the predominant reasons why … Continue reading

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Bishopess Katharine Jefferts Schori Targets Conservative Remnant in the House of Bishops

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori targets conservative remnant in the House of Bishops: Fresh from charging the conservative South Carolina diocesan bishop Mark Lawrence with abandonment and attempting to take over his diocese, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schor turns … Continue reading

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