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Australian Youth to Synod: We Can’t Help Shape the Church Until the Church Forms Us

  In a letter to the Synod, a group of young people criticize substituting the truth for policy-speak and call out senior prelates who deliberately use ambiguous language in the face of Christ’s teachings. By Edward Pentin at the National … Continue reading

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Clergy Abuse Is Soul Murder

By Elizabeth Yore at OnePeterFive: Amid the low rolling plains, where the coastal mountains dot the northwest corner of Ireland, lies the beautiful county of Donegal. There, in the rural village of Gortahork, where Gaelic primarily is spoken among the … Continue reading

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This is what happens to “disturbers of the [false] peace”

From Mark Lambert’s blog, De Omnibus Dubitandum Est: Father David Marsden, a Priest who formerly tutored at Oscott College, considered by many to be the best seminary in England and Wales, has broken ranks blown the whistle on the gay subculture in … Continue reading

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Is true Accusation of Satan or of God?

By Dr Alan Keyes at Church Militant: It’s bad enough that name-calling has become the bane of rational political discourse. But it is now bidding to become staple fare in the discourse of Catholic clerics. This has more than a little … Continue reading

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There’s a Sinister Back Story to the Homosexual Infestation of the Church

We aren’t just simply living in days that are evil, we are living in the days that Isaiah spoke about, the days when they will call evil good and good evil. And we have been brainwashed into thinking that evil … Continue reading

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Faith in the Church

From Sensus Fidelium 

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“I Am Thine, I Was Born For Thee”: Five Poems of St Teresa of Avila

Yesterday was the feast of St Teresa of Avila (28th March 1515 – 15th October 1582) Discalced Carmelite and Doctor of the Church. Today we post five of her mystical poems translated into English. It is one of the many wonderful aspects of … Continue reading

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Controversial Canonizations: Uncomfortable Questions

How Do We Know Whether a Beatification or Canonization is or is not of God? — By their fruits, ye shall know them (Saint Matthew 7:20). YES. CATHOLICS throughout the world have reacted in shock and disbelief at the beatification and … Continue reading

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The SSPX Holds a Treasure in its Hands: Fr. Pagliarani Interview

Comment: In the current climate of treachery, confusion and threatening doctrinal apostasy among many of the bishops (successors of the Apostles) in the Church today, it is encouraging to hear that the Truths and Traditions of the Catholic Church are … Continue reading

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The 2018 Youth Synod: Pandering to Young People Instead of Instructing Them?

Fr George W. Rutler’s Weekly Column Last Sunday was the anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto, a conflict that saved civilization on the seventh of October, 1571. The day after that anniversary marked the celebration of the life of Christopher … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle B

FIRST READING            Wisdom 7:7-11 I prayed, and prudence was given me; I pleaded, and the spirit of wisdom came to me.  I preferred her to scepter and throne, and deemed riches nothing in comparison with her, nor did I liken … Continue reading

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Youth Synod’s Missing Element: Discussion of Humanae Vitae

Even though its author Paul VI will be canonized Sunday, the encyclical’s message hasn’t shaped the synod’s deliberations Edward Pentin VATICAN CITY — One subject so far missing from this month’s Youth Synod discussion has been the 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae, … Continue reading

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“I feel that my Faith is just being torn apart”

From a reader on the ASK FATHER series on Father Z’s blog: QUAERITUR: Given with the view of the Holy Father regarding Mary thru this remarks, how should we read between the lines in this statement of the Holy Father? … Continue reading

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World Over: Cardinal Gerhard Müller with Raymond Arroyo

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – CARDINAL GERHARD MÜLLER, former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) at the Vatican speaks at length about the cover up of sex abuse by clergy, the Youth Synod getting underway in Rome … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider on the Message of Our Lady of La Salette

CATHOLIC CHURCH: WHERE ARE YOU HEADING? Excerpt from Theologian Dániel Fülep’s interview with Bishop Athanasius Schneider Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Mary in Astana Astana, Kazakhstan, July 2018 About the message of Our Lady of La Salette Mr. Fülep: Maximin Giraud … Continue reading

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