Monthly Archives: November 2019

Can the Catechism Get It Wrong?

Many are troubled by the pope’s actual and proposed changes to the Catechism of the Catholic Church. In the essay below, Charles Coulombe at Crisis Magazine discusses the teaching authority of the CCC in light of such alterations: In the … Continue reading

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Dead silence from Church hierarchy on Fr. James Martin’s depiction of Jesus as a gay man

From LifeSiteNews: After Fr. James Martin, SJ posted a tweet featuring a painting drawn from a series of blasphemous homoerotic works depicting the life of Jesus as if he were a gay man, the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in … Continue reading

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Our Death: a legion of souls sustaining us in the battle

by Roberto de Mattei (Lepanto Foundation) As the years go by, the number of those we have known and who have left this earthly life before us increases. What will their eternal destiny be? Only God knows the ultimate destiny … Continue reading

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Miraculous Medal: Are You Wearing Yours? #RueduBac

November 27 – Day of the apparition of the Miraculous Medal to St. Catherine Labouré (Rue du Bac, Paris) From Rorate Caeli: Along with the Brown Scapular, another significant item Catholics should wear is the Miraculous Medal. From the Catholic encyclopedia: … Continue reading

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The Pope: not using or possessing nuclear arms will be added to the Catechism

From TIME.com: Pope Francis is planning to change official Catholic Church teaching to declare the use and possession of atomic weapons as “immoral,” a move that makes clear that his rejection of the Cold War-era doctrine of deterrence is to … Continue reading

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Cardinal Müller warns ‘hundreds of thousands’ will leave Church over Pachamama idolatry

November 25, 2019, LifeSiteNews: The Vatican’s former head of doctrine has warned that “hundreds of thousands” of Catholics from the Amazon region will leave the Church as a result of being scandalized by seeing videos of the pagan idol “Pachamama” … Continue reading

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What’s happening to Catholics in China?

From Fr.Z’s blog: The Vatican changed its stance toward the Church’s presence in China.  What fruits have come from this change? The following piece has lots of photos at the original page, which you can visit. From Bitter Winter: Xi Jinping … Continue reading

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German Bishop: Amazon Synod’s proposals have ‘great importance’ for us

By Edward Pentin at the National Catholic Register: VATICAN CITY — The vote at the Synod of Bishops on the Pan-Amazon Region last month to propose ordaining married men — the so-called viri probati — and to further study a … Continue reading

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The Change in the Liturgy: the real reason men fell away from the Church post-Vatican II

Nobody can deny that the exodus of Mass-attending Catholics from the Church in the wake of the changes applied after Vatican II (and very notably the exodus of men in particular) has been a disaster for families and the whole … Continue reading

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Last Sunday of Ordinary Time, Solemnity of Christ the King, Year C.

    Readings: Second Book of Samuel 5:1-3; Letter of Saint Paul to the Colossians 1:12-20; Gospel According to Saint Luke 23:35-43 In the Liturgical Calendar of the Catholic Church, this Sunday we celebrate the last Sunday of Ordinary Time, … Continue reading

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Swiss bishop describes struggle between John Paul II and Saint Gallen Group

By Maike Hickson at  LifeSiteNews: Ivo Fürer, the retired bishop of Sankt Gallen – who, from 1996 until 2006, hosted the “Sankt Gallen Group” for their yearly meetings in the Swiss town Sankt Gallen – has now written an extensive … Continue reading

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Reeling Men In – Strategy For The Increase Of Catholic Men In Number And Strength

A very interesting article by Fr Richard Heilman (Roman Catholic Man) on a vitally important subject in the Church, but one seldom discussed in depth. To live well is nothing other than to love God with all one’s heart, with … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Church Deafens the World

 by Msgr. Charles Pope Catholics cannot avoid responsibility for the current moral morass. No one is exempt from the duty to repudiate error and speak the truth. The books of First and Second Maccabees, which we read every year at … Continue reading

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The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

From ‘Saint Andrew Daily Missal’: Fresco of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary from the Church of the Entrance of the Virgin Mary into the Temple, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia The Feast of the Presentation of Mary is founded on … Continue reading

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The Irony of Feminism and the Reasonableness of Marriage

Peter Kwasniewski The sharpest irony of the everyday feminism that has trickled down to all levels of society is simply that men—and certainly not the best men—stand to profit most from the so-called liberation of women.  Indeed, as a moment’s … Continue reading

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