Monthly Archives: November 2020

Antonio Socci: Benedict XVI Warns of a New Totalitarianism

by Antonio Socci on 1Peter5 : (First published at Libero, 15 November 2020) Last May there was controversy over the anticipation of some statements made by Benedict XVI to Peter Seewald published in his biography that was about to be published … Continue reading

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A Devotion to Defend Against ‘Revolutionary Men’

By James Baresel at Crisis Magazine: Regardless of who wins the presidency, the more “centrist” wing of the Democratic Party has taken a substantial hit in the third Congressional election year in a row. Against all media expectations, Republicans picked up … Continue reading

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Dedication of the Basilica of SS Peter and Paul – 18th November

From “Venite Prandete” on Facebook THE TOMB OF SAINT PETER Christian tradition and historical writings tell us that the saints Peter and Paul journeyed to Rome where they preached Christ’s message during the Roman persecutions. An ancient Christian story relates … Continue reading

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2020 is a litany of endless woes. What’s there to be thankful for?

By Mary Ann Kreitzer at LifeSiteNews: Thanksgiving hovers on the horizon inviting us to reflect on the importance of giving thanks to God for our multitude of blessings. It may seem incongruous in this year of so many challenges. What … Continue reading

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McCarrick’s ‘Nephews’ Still Run the Church

The Vatican’s report on his scandal is monumentally misleading. By George Neumayr at The American Spectator: Anybody who bothers to slog through the Vatican’s mountainous report on the McCarrick scandal will not emerge from the experience enlightened. The report’s revelations, … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, November 15 Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar St. Albert the Great | St. Raphael Kalinowski – O.C.D. († 1907) Book of Proverbs 31,10-13.19-20.30-31. When one finds a worthy wife, her value is far beyond pearls. Her husband, entrusting his heart … Continue reading

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Prayers and a few Interesting Facts about Purgatory

The person who assigned November 2nd as the feast of All Souls was St Odilon, or “Père Odilon” as he would have been known back in his day because he was a French priest. In fact, Odilon was the fifth Benedictine abbot … Continue reading

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EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo interviews Archbishop Viganò about the McCarrick Report

The archbishop, whose explosive letter in August 2018 helped trigger the Vatican investigation into McCarrick’s misconduct, explains why he believes the report is gravely flawed. More than any other person except for Theodore McCarrick himself, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò is … Continue reading

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Pope Francis extends ‘blessings and congratulations’ to pro-abortion Joe Biden

VATICAN CITY, November 12, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Pope Francis and pro-abortion Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden talked on the phone this morning, with the Holy Father extending “extending blessings and congratulations” to Biden. The media had called the presidential race for Joe Biden … Continue reading

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Ex-satanist discusses Religion and Politicians with Father David Nix

A former satanic high-wizard of the World Satanic Church converted and became a Traditional Latin Mass Catholic who now works for the end of abortion. Zachary King speaks about his conversion via the Miraculous Medal and we then walk back … Continue reading

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By Words, Actions and Omissions, Vatican Officials Weigh In on US Election

NEWS ANALYSIS: Joe Biden, whose globalist, humanitarian and politically liberal vision finds sympathizers in the Vatican, had been quick on the campaign trail to use Pope Francis’ words, despite the politician’s dissent from Catholic teaching on abortion and marriage. By … Continue reading

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VIGANÒ responds to McCARRICK REPORT: Dr Taylor Marshall Podcast

See also: rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2020/11/the-mccarrick-report-is-here The Vatican Fiction continues and Four Scapegoats from Inside the Vatican

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Archbishop Viganò on US Election: Reality Is Denied But Truth Will Prevail

From Edward Pentin’s blog: The world in which we find ourselves living is, to use an expression from the Gospel, “in se divisum” (Mt 12:25). This division, it seems to me, consists of a split between reality and fiction: objective … Continue reading

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Holy Church Under Attack

From Father George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ In the late nineteenth century, a New England college dean wrote: “The youth who loves his Alma Mater will always ask, not ‘What can she do for me?’ but ‘What can I do … Continue reading

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Sunday Readings and Reflections

Sunday, November 8 Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Roman Ordinary calendar Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity – Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity | Bl. John Duns Scotus – O.F.M. (c.1266-1308) Book of Wisdom 6,12-16. Resplendent and unfading is Wisdom, and she is readily … Continue reading

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