We deny to claim "any Superiority to ourself
to defyne, decyde, or determyn any Article or Poynt
of the Christian Fayth and Relligion,
or to chang any Ancient Ceremony of the Church
from the Forme before received and observed
by the Catholick and Apostolick Church."

Norman Simplicity

Norman Simplicity
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Monday, May 4, 2015

The Sheffer Stroke

A real choice -- yes, that would be nice. I am nominally a member of the Democratic Party and yet I completely abominate it, in its present incarnation. But that doesn't mean I am going to become a Republican.

Let's review the Professio fidei Tridentina. It's actually gotten a bit longer since but ....

I think what is highlighted in yellow points more towards areas of difference in emphasis and terminology. I don't see these as 'make or break' issues, where compromise is just plain impossible.

The red? That's another story entirely. And who stands precisely where ... now?

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