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[Catholic Caucus] PopeWatch: Obvious
The American Catholic ^ | January 8, 2018 | Donald R. McClarey

Posted on 01/09/2018 11:43:52 AM PST by ebb tide

PopeWatch: Obvious

Posted on Monday, January 8, AD 2018 by Donald R. McClarey

Phil Lawler, who has a book out about Pope Francis next month, has a telling anecdote that he relates at Catholic Culture:



How popular is Pope Francis? With the public? With bishops and priests? With young seminarians? Ask different people, and you’ll get different answers. It’s hard to gain an accurate reading.

But here’s a remarkably revealing clue, nearly hidden in a feel-good story about an American seminarian, Nick Sentovich, who is a 3rd-year student at the North American College in Rome, “and like all third-year seminarians, he was given the opportunity to assist during the papal Mass on Christmas Eve.”

Usually, a lottery decides who will serve during the Christmas Eve Mass, but there weren’t enough students who expressed interest this year, Sentovich said, so everyone who applied was accepted.

Emphasis added, obviously. But that’s not the only thing that should be obvious.


TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; Theology; Worship
KEYWORDS: francischurch; mass; seminarians; worship

1 posted on 01/09/2018 11:43:53 AM PST by ebb tide
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To: All

Every day I hope and pray for Fankies ouster before he completely destroys our church.

2 posted on 01/09/2018 12:04:47 PM PST by gibsonguy
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To: gibsonguy
He will destroy himself first.

Our Lord told us that the gates of Hell will not prevail against His Church.

3 posted on 01/09/2018 12:57:30 PM PST by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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