Synod on the Family
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It would be great indeed if the Pope had this sort of power: modernism would be thoroughly gone in the beginning of the 20th century, we wouldn't have to worry about liberation theology, Pope Benedict would never have had to clarify his motu proprio because it would be obeyed from the very beginning.
This pattern of blind obedience and exultation of the more liberal rules and acts and the utter resistance to anything traditional the Popes propose, suggests that if the Pope was able to, say, destroy the Liturgy, it was only because most bishops were willing to do so -- precisely because they have shown themselves able to resist the Pope in other matters.

I really doubt that the problem lies in the structure of government; I think the crisis has another, more profound locus, with more sinister origins than merely inefficient hierarchy.
This is too naive of an hypothesis, and worst of all, it excuses one of the fight, because I suspect the Orthodoxes will not resist the lures of Western nihilism much better (I already know plenty of cases of Easterners parish-shopping, no rules for communion, communion for not only gays but gay-married gays, with approval of bishops, so on and so forth).


Polishtrad,
Wouldn't it be better Mass of St. John XXIII vs Mass of we-don't-know-his-whereabouts Paul VI?
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Synod on the Family - by PolishTrad - 10-03-2014, 09:23 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-03-2014, 12:20 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by CounterRevolutionary - 10-03-2014, 01:28 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-03-2014, 02:30 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by PrairieMom - 10-04-2014, 12:46 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-05-2014, 10:40 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Heorot - 10-05-2014, 11:43 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by PolishTrad - 10-05-2014, 01:40 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Klemens - 10-05-2014, 01:50 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Heorot - 10-05-2014, 02:07 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 02:19 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-05-2014, 02:32 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-05-2014, 02:33 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 02:49 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-05-2014, 02:57 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by formerbuddhist - 10-05-2014, 03:10 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 03:28 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-05-2014, 03:31 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 03:45 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by formerbuddhist - 10-05-2014, 03:58 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by formerbuddhist - 10-05-2014, 04:09 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 04:31 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Gabriel Serafin - 10-05-2014, 04:38 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-05-2014, 04:44 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 05:06 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-05-2014, 05:21 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 05:32 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Klemens - 10-05-2014, 06:01 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Klemens - 10-05-2014, 06:10 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-05-2014, 07:24 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 07:47 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by formerbuddhist - 10-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 10:38 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-05-2014, 11:06 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-05-2014, 11:28 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-06-2014, 10:49 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-06-2014, 11:56 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-06-2014, 01:21 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-06-2014, 02:58 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-06-2014, 03:55 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-06-2014, 05:13 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-06-2014, 10:36 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-06-2014, 10:57 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-06-2014, 11:24 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-06-2014, 11:46 PM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-07-2014, 12:17 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Neopelagianus - 10-07-2014, 06:46 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by CounterRevolutionary - 10-07-2014, 07:19 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by CounterRevolutionary - 10-07-2014, 07:25 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by SCG - 10-07-2014, 08:34 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-07-2014, 10:08 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by 1seeker - 10-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Renatus Frater - 10-07-2014, 11:06 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by Silouan - 10-07-2014, 11:48 AM
Re: Synod on the Family - by CounterRevolutionary - 10-07-2014, 12:54 PM



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