Daily Archives: November 21, 2016

Charges dropped against founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate

After the systematic destruction of the once flourishing Order of the Franciscans of the Immaculate, here is some good news about their beleaguered founder, Father Stefano Manelli: From Father Z’s blog: You all will remember the plight of the Franciscan Friars … Continue reading


Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Pope Francis releases Apostolic Letter, renews faculties to absolve abortion, extends confession for SSPX

From Father Z’s blog: His Holiness Pope Francis has issued an Apostolic Letter for the close of the Year of Mercy. It is 6600 words long (excluding notes) and it is called Misericordia et misera, a phrase taken from Augustine’s commentaries … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Father Bugnini’s Influence on the Creation of the ‘New Mass’

There was some discussion on our blog the other day on the origins of the forming of the ‘New Mass’ (Novus Ordo) that was to replace the ‘Traditional Latin Mass’ after the Second Vatican Council. This, below, is a statement … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 87 Comments