Monthly Archives: September 2017

Pope Francis reappoints Cardinal Burke to Apostolic Signatura

Pope Francis has reappointed Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke to the Apostolic Signatura, nearly three years after removing him as prefect. Read on at the Catholic Herald

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Is Rome changing course on Medjugorje?

by Michael Davis posted Thursday, 28 Sep 2017   Thousands are converted at Medjugorje – but the local diocese is highly sceptical (CNS) The Vatican appears to be heading for an unprecedented mixed verdict The Medjugorje movement is very much … Continue reading

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Hundreds of thousands expected to join mass rosary prayer along Polish border

By Staff Reporter on the CATHOLIC HERALD  Catholics will gather along Poland’s 2,000-mile border to pray for their country Poland’s bishops have urged Catholics to join a mass rosary prayer along the country’s border to mark the end of the … Continue reading


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Tosatti – The two responses to the ‘Correction’: Belittle, label, marginalize and the Pope’s unacceptable silence

Marco Tosatti Stilum Curiae September 25, 2017 Primum, denigrate. Saddle the adversary with a label, which will in any case place him in difficulty regarding public opinion as well as put him on the defensive. It is a rhetoric device … Continue reading

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I do not believe The Third Secret of Fatima came to pass with the attempted assassination of John Paul II in 1981

From: The Path Less Taken – Mary O’Regan’s Blog I may sound alarmist but heart and soul I believe the Third Secret of Fatima has not yet fully come to pass: that the bloodbath foretold by Our Lady when she … Continue reading

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Clergy and Lay Scholars Issue Filial Correction of Pope Francis

 By Edward Pentin at NCREGISTERBLOGS  |  SEP. 23, 2017 Clergy and Lay Scholars Issue Filial Correction of Pope Francis. The initiative, the first time such a mechanism has been used since the Middle Ages, accuses the Pope of “propagating heresies” and respectfully … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

From: The Benedictine Monastery of Christ in the Desert. (by kind permission of the Abbot) FIRST READING  Isaiah 55:6-9 Seek the Lord while he may be found, call him while he is near.  Let the scoundrel forsake his way, and … Continue reading

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Saint Pio’s Prayer for Trust and Confidence in God’s Mercy

  O Lord, we ask for a boundless confidence and trust in Your divine mercy, and the courage to accept the crosses and sufferings which bring immense goodness to our souls and that of Your Church. Help us to love … Continue reading

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The Next Scandal in the Church?

By William Kilpatrick at The Catholic Thing: Saturday, September 23, 2017 In a recent article, Fr. James Schall, S.J. argues that “The only real way to eliminate the historic aggressiveness of Islam is to convert its believers.” Yet if you … Continue reading

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RCOG votes to decriminalise abortion – betrays its members, women and their babies

CP&S is very sad to report this breaking news: a majority vote that legalises the killing of unborn babies right up to the moment of birth for practically any motive whatsoever. Murder (and this includes abortion) is one of “the … Continue reading

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Dressing Modestly is Practicing for Heaven

When was the last time you heard a sermon on dressing in a modest fashion? Perhaps you have never heard one if you live in a Novus Ordo parish. And yet modesty, together with the virtue of chastity (purity), are … Continue reading

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Witness survived atom bomb of Hiroshima through “the sweet song of Fatima”

The testimony of Professor Hikoka Vanamuri, survivor of Hiroshima, August 6, 1945 Hikoka Vanamuri, former Professor of Philosophy at the University of Tokyo, was interviewed while on pilgrimage in Fatima. This is what he had to say: “I’ll never return … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Pope replaces John Paul II Institute with new school focused on Amoris Laetitia

From LifeSiteNews: VATICAN CITY, September 19, 2017 Pope Francis is replacing the renowned John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family with an institute focused on implementing Amoris Laetitia, the Vatican announced on Tuesday. In an apostolic … Continue reading

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Ember Days – An Opportunity for Additional Sacrifice and Spiritual Growth

Though ignored by many in the Roman Church today, this week is traditionally set aside in the year for honoring the Ember Days. Starting Wednesday, September 20, and continuing on Friday (September 22) and Saturday (September 23), the Roman Church … Continue reading

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Letter from Pope John Paul II on Apparition of Our Lady at La Salette, September 19, 1846

A Letter from St John Paul II to Mgr Louis Dufaux, Bishop of Grenoble, For the 150th Anniversary* of the Apparition of Our Lady of La Salette. * [1996] “To the Most Reverend Louis Dufaux, Bishop of Grenoble This year … Continue reading

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