08Nov Another own goal by Cardinal Muller

Brendan Hoban in his Western People column takes another look at the recent regulations issued by the CDF about cremation.
Brendan wonders 'How is it that Vatican departments, and not least the CDF, get it so exactly wrong so often?'

'It isn’t just that the rules don’t make sense at almost any level, apart from the arcane reasoning of the CDF, but that the whole debacle, almost anyone can see, is not only excruciatingly embarrassing for the Catholic Church but will damage its reputation, annoy many of its loyal adherents and frustrate priests left to deal with unreasonable and inoperable regulations.'

08Nov 08 November. Tuesday, Week 32

1st Reading: Titus 2:1-8, 11-14

How to live, while awaiting the return of Christ

But as for you, teach what is consistent with sound doctrine. Tell the older men to be temperate, serious, prudent, and sound in faith, in love, … Read the rest




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