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Do Catholics have a religious duty to report possible cases of heresy committed by a priest to their local bishop?

Do Catholics have a religious duty to report possible cases of heresy committed by a priest to their local bishop? Canon Law states the following: Can. 1364 — § 1. An apostate from the faith, a ...
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How to suggest more reasonable themes/paradigms for Covid-19 homilies (sermons) to Catholic priests and bishops?

How to suggest more reasonable themes/paradigms for the Covid-19 homilies (sermons) to the Catholic priests and bishops? If you wish, you are always free to email your local ordinary (bishop) with ...
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What Does St. Francis de Sales Mean by "Sounding Periods" in Sermons?

I had never heard that phrase before. Here is an article about techniques of public speaking which uses the term in context. It seems that “sounding periods” is a type of lofty and maybe pompous ...
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English translation of "Sermon sur la communion indigne" by St. John Vianney

Here is a DeepL NMT machine English translation of the OCRed text of Tome 4 des Sermons de saint Jean Marie Vianney: Sermon on unworthy communion SERMON ON THE UNWORTHY COMMUNION Anima quæ peccaverit,...
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What did pastors in the 1800s in the United States teach their congregations about interacting with Native Americans?

Christian pastors responded in diverse ways to the issue of how native Americans should be treated. This article summarizes: Among whites there were two common religiously based attitudes toward ...
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English translation of "Sermon sur la communion indigne" by St. John Vianney

…continued from above II. - No, no, M.F., I am not speaking here of the temporal evils which sacrileges bring upon the world; I will pass over in silence the dreadful punishments which the Jews ...
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Homilies during liturgical seasons?

Homilies during liturgical seasons? Needless to say that I have heard homilies on feast-days that either include and exclude either Marian or Rosary-based prayers. A lot will depend on the the ...
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