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Pope Says He is Ready for Resignation; But on the Condition That. . .

. . .in an odd conjunction of coincidences, the words “testament” & “resignation” have recurred several times in recent days, on the lips & from the pen of Pope Francis, to some extent applied to himself as well. . .

by Sandro Magister

of Settimo Cielo

via L’Espresso

Live Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament – Adorecast
Pope Francis Indirectly Corrects Fr. James Martin on “Animals” – Fr. Z’s Blog
Chile’s Bishops have Offered to Resign, That’s Still Not Enough – Ed Condon J.C.L., CH
Left-Wing Anti-Catholic Bigotry In Philly – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Support for Legalizing Abortion in Ireland Collapses, Less Than Half For – M. Bilger, LN
Henry Kissinger is a Boring Old Fraud – Matthew Walther, The Week
Rival Visions of the Catholic Future – Rod Dreher, TAC Blogger
Memo to Catholic World: Have Eyes on What Pope Does in Chile – Jn. L. Allen Jr., Crux
Pope Says Removing Chile’s Bishops is ‘Needed’ But Not Enough – Inés San Martín, Crux
Ecclesial or Fundamentalist Catholic; Austen Ivereigh & Mike Lewis – Deborah Gyapong
White House to Deny Federal Funds to Planned Parenthood – Zelda Caldwell, Aleteia
Cardinal Hoyos, Former Pres. of the Pont. Comm. “Ecclesia Dei” – RIP – Fr. Z’s Blog
Will Tech Giants Sway Ireland’s Abortion Referendum? – Jon Anderson, Catholic Herald
Irish Pro-lifers Campaign to Keep Abortion Illegal – John P. McCarthy Ph.D., Crisis Mgzn
Vatican Walking Into a Trap If It Does a Deal with Red China – Fr. A. Lucie-Smith Ph.D.
Pope Says Change Coming for Chile, But So Far No Specifics – Inés San Martín, Crux
On Finance, the Vatican can Still Do Better – Samuel Gregg D.Phil., The CWR
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