Monthly Archives: October 2019

Ritual bowl for demonic Pachamama placed on St. Peter’s altar at closing Mass of #AmazonSynod

From Fr Z’s blog: Robert Moynihan is a long-time vaticanista.  In his latest “Letter #59, 2019: In plain sight“, he looks into the pagan element worked into the closing Mass of the Amazon Synod (“walking together”).  We had speculated about … Continue reading


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‘For men only’: Cardinal insists Church won’t try to ordain women to priesthood

VALENCIA, Spain, October 30, 2019, LifeSiteNews: Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera affirmed that the male priesthood is of the essence of the Catholic faith and that “no one in the Church can do anything but admit that priestly ordination is for … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: “Jesus, only a Man – Does Francis want to blow up Christology?”

By the Rev. Deacon Nick Donnelly at Rorate Caeli: As we await the publication of the English translation of the Amazon Synod’s Final Report one of the concerns is, will it present Our Lord Jesus Christ as the one and only … Continue reading

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SSPX calls for worldwide days of Prayers, Sacrifices and Masses of Reparation on November 9th and 10th

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Young Catholic woman slams Amazon Synod final doc

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Saints Simon and Jude, pray for us!

St. Simon the Apostle St. Simon the Apostle is often named St. Simon the Zealot, to distinguish him from St. Peter and St. Simeon. St. Simon was a Galilean, born at Cana in Galilee. He was called Simon the Zealot … Continue reading

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Married Priests Barely Pass. Women Deacons Flunk. The Criticisms of a Synod Father

By Sandro Magister at L’ESPRESSO: The synod for the Amazon ended its work today, October 26, with a point-by-point vote on the concluding document. But this document has no normative effect whatsoever. It was simply handed over to Pope Francis … Continue reading

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The #AmazonSynod and what happened AFTER the Golden Calf Incident

 By Fr. John Zuhlsdorf at Fr. Z’s Blog: Bp Athanasius Schneider recently penned a piece which likened the introduction and honoring of the demonic wooden idols, the amazonian Pachamama figures – whether they are part of a cobbled-up fake cult … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle C

    Book of Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18; Second Letter of Saint Paul to Timothy 4:6-8; 16-18;  Gospel According to Saint Luke 18:9-14 Jesus’ powerful parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector praying in the temple might seem like an … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider Publishes Open Letter Condemning Pachamama Idolatry

from: 1 Peter 5 – Steve Skojec In a new open letter published today, Bishop Athanasius Schneider of Astana, Kazakhstan, invoking his “ordination as a Catholic bishop and successor to the Apostles,” condemns the use of the pagan “Pachamama” … Continue reading

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The Pachamama Pope

By ROD DREHER In October 4 Vatican ceremony, Pope Francis blesses pachamama statue (LifesiteNews) The statues of the fertility idol that vandals had removed from a Catholic parish in Rome and tossed into the Tiber have been recovered, said Pope Francis. Excerpt … Continue reading

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Christ the King: A rallying call for Catholics to keep the Faith alive for generations

by Peter Kwasniewski (LifeSiteNews) — In the traditional Roman Catholic calendar, Christ the King is celebrated on the last Sunday of October, not the last Sunday of the liturgical year (as in the Novus Ordo calendar). The reasons for this … Continue reading

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How to make an act of perfect contrition

By Father Tim Finigan at The Hermeneutic of Continuity blog: How can you go from imperfect to perfect contrition? Gabriella D from Australia asked me this on Twitter today and I want to give an answer because I think that … Continue reading

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Desecrated: Santa Maria in Traspontina, Amazon Synod 2019

A guided tour by Laurence England around a beautiful church despoiled and defiled during the Synod on the Amazon 2019:

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Global vocations crisis worst in Europe

Rome, According to the most recent data, the vocations crisis is worst in Europe while the overall number of priests in the world has declined. While the reasons vary by region, two priests suggested the lack of tolerance by the hierarchy … Continue reading

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