In defense of his own theology | Philadelphia Inquirer | 07/05/2009

Was browsing Google News and found this little tidbit. Apparently Archbishop Weakland, formerly of Milwaukee, has written a memoir defending his ministry work which was focused on the democratization of the Church. So telling is this quote from the article… Weakland’s affinity for monasticism’s collaborative style, which resisted autocratic rule, …

Angelus A Reminder of Mary’s “Yes”

Via ZENIT – Angelus Seen as Reminder of Mary’s “Yes”. Pope Benedict XVI … noted that today’s Gospel is Luke’s account of the Annunciation, “the mystery to which we return every day in reciting the Angelus.” “This prayer allows us to relive the decisive moment when God knocked at Mary’s …

Benedict XVI

So here we are, well into the new pontificate. Apparently B16 is not moving fast enough for some people to stamp out the dissenters in the Church. For others he’s a return to the stone age. Which probably means he’s doing OK. I think it’s a good sign generally, though …