Burke Named Head Of Vatican’s Congregation Of Janitorial Services

February 16, 2017 by  
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The Vatican announced today that Pope Francis has named Cardinal Raymond Burke to be the first prefect of the Congregation of Janitorial Services. Francis’ decision to choose the staunch conservative to head the new department is a sign to many that Francis does see a role for Burke in his pontificate, despite disagreements the two have had in the past. Several sources in the Vatican say that Francis chose Cardinal Burke because he is known to work well... Read More

Gregory The Great Wins Grammy For Best Chant

February 13, 2017 by  
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Saint Gregory the Great was awarded the Grammy for Best Chant last night at the 59th annual Grammy Awards. Accepting his award for ‘Salve’ the Roman artist paid tribute to Jesus Christ, whom he said he loved “like a father.” “I can’t possibly accept this award,” a clearly emotional Gregory said in his acceptance speech. “I’m very humble and I’m grateful and gracious, but the music of my life is Corsican,... Read More

Congregation For Divine Worship Rules Against FSSP Novus Ordo Ban

February 10, 2017 by  
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Image: Staselnik A Congregation for Divine Worship panel has unanimously ruled against Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) Superior General Reverend John Berg’s controversial Novus Ordo ban, which would have stripped the right of every priest from saying a Mass that was not in the traditional Latin form. The three judges from the Congregation For Divine Worship 9th circuit court rejected the traditionalist community’s argument that suspension of... Read More

Uber To Begin Offering Sacrament Delivery With New UberMass App

February 8, 2017 by  
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Image: Alexander Torrenegra Uber has announced plans to begin offering Mass deliveries beginning early next year. Attempting to expand beyond the borders of ridesharing and food delivery, Uber will launch its UberMass service in Grand Rapids, Michigan before expanding to other cities later in the year. According to listings on a number of job recruiting websites, UberMass is advertising for a number of “priest jobs” not only ranging from saying Mass,... Read More

Cardinal Burke Calls For “Extreme Vetting” Of Protestant Converts

February 7, 2017 by  
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Image: CanonLawJunkie In a speech in Rome last night, Cardinal Raymond Burke outlined his plans to combat Protestant theology from entering the Church, including a new screening test for converts to the Catholicism. Applicants would be tested to determine whether or not they share traditional Catholic beliefs such as praying to the saints and the Eucharist. Pope Francis scorned Burke’s plan, calling it nothing but a “cynical ploy to... Read More

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