Tag Archives: Roman Catholicism

Boniface X is BACK!

Boniface X is back! He has set up his Twitter account again and has recovered the old Thomas Sparks address Roman Catholicism – The Apostolic See. He lacks the flamboyant pizzaz of Peter III at El Palmar de Troya and he still … Continue reading

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Fr Anthony Cekada, RIP

I refer my readers to the brief obituary in the New Liturgical Movement of Fr Anthony Cekada. I never met him and I have already said elsewhere that sedevacantism is the best refutation of what used to be called the … Continue reading

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Anglican Catholicism, a twitch upon the thread

I have been looking at a fascinating thread on the Anglican Ordinariate Forum on Facebook. Some of those people reflect well, among those of a more fearful disposition. I will try to give a general gist of some of these … Continue reading

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Romantic Reconstruction or Intellectual Prestige

The question keeps nagging away in my mind. A little handful of people in the past and today keep producing books and articles about the Rite / Use of Sarum but cannot get through the barrier represented by the fact … Continue reading

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Some ideas to take critically

In the light of my postings over the past few days, I am led to think of a way to keep a critical mind about authoritarian (anti-parliamentarian) politics and “diseased” religion caused by literalism and materialism. I am going to … Continue reading

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Tradition and Progress

My brush with pope Boniface X has been quite thought-provoking in an odd sort of way. There always has been tension between religion – any religion – being essentially a book containing precepts and teachings, compliance with which being the … Continue reading

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Enigma Variations

No, this is not the beautiful music of Elgar, but another set of variations on the mystery of why so many men want to assume the role of the Pope, or find a solution to the contradiction between their belief … Continue reading

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Another Alternative Pope – Boniface X

This revised story is one of a truly anonymous alternative pope and a howling banshee. I can only know he exists, because there is a website and my own writing has caused this person to write reams of shrill and … Continue reading

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“The old Anglican, patristic, literary, Oxford tone transplanted into the Church”

My attention was drawn to Fr Hunwicke’s article The Anglican Patrimony. I find most of what this priest writes as irrelevant to my life as mine would be to him, but there is something here that provokes me to comment. … Continue reading

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“Catholicism made me Protestant”

I would like to draw your attention to an article that has appeared in First Things. I had better not reproduce it for copyright reasons, but there is no paywall. Catholicism made me Protestant. Read it there. I should attempt … Continue reading

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