Archive for the ‘Levity’ Category

Professor Eamon Duffy, the Catholic historian who many know as the author of the brilliant study The Stripping of the Altars, is doing a series of talks for BBC Radio 4 called “Ten Popes Who Shook the World”.  He will be looking at Peter the Apostle, Leo the Great, Gregory the Great, Gregory VII, Innocent III, Paul III, Pius IX, Pius XII, John XXIII and John Paul II. You can listen here.


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I’ve been nominated …

… for excommunication and anathema as an “Orthodox heretic looking to join the Roman heretics” by the SSLI, the Society of Saint Leo I, which, as far as I can tell, stands somewhere between the SSPI (the Society of Saint Pius I) and the SSPV (the Society of Saint Pius V*). The SSLI looks like a very solid organization, “defending the One, Truly True Church against the Liberal and Modernist Heretics that have invaded Rome since 461 A.D.”

No word yet on my status with The One and Only, Genuinely Holy, Really, Really True, Authentically Genuine, Orthodox, Greco-Russian, Apostolic, Catholic Church of the Upper Cumberlands — Baxter Patriarchate, Inc. (OOGHRRTAGOGRACCUC-BP).

* Sadly, the SSPV is a real sedevacantist organization.

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