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Pius XII: “Disturbances, riots and revolts are organized and fomented” by Atheism, when Religion is taken away.

“That which seems to Us not only the greatest evil but the root of all evil is this: often the lie is substituted for the truth, and is then used as an instrument of dispute. On the part of not … Continue reading

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The Vision of Hell at Fatima, 13th July 1917

On July 13, 1917, Our Lady of the Rosary made, as she had promised, her third visit to the Cova da Iria. It was in the torrid month of July, the month of the Precious Blood of Jesus, one hundred … Continue reading

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Did you see anything about these two events on the news?

From Les Femmes – The Truth: On Saturday morning an FSSP parish in Florida (Queen of Peace in Ocala) was attacked by a man who ran his minivan into the building and then set it on fire while worshipers prepared for … Continue reading

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Sunday readings and reflections

Book of Isaiah 55: 10-11 Thus says the LORD: Just as from the heavens the rain and snow come down and do not return there till they have watered the earth, making it fertile and fruitful, giving seed to the one … Continue reading

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Cardinal Napier: BLM is subversive

From LifeSiteNews: South African Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier strongly criticized the Black Lives Matter movement for its “dismantling” of civilizations and cultures.  Napier, himself a black man and archbishop of Durban on the South African coast, tweeted that a “ … Continue reading

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George Cardinal Pell: My Catholic Faith sustained me during my Time in Prison

From First Things: There is a lot of goodness in prisons. At times, I am sure, prisons may be hell on earth. I was fortunate to be kept safe and treated well. I was impressed by the professionalism of the … Continue reading

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Notre Dame: Cathedral’s spire will be restored to 19th Century design

From the BBC News website: The spire of Notre Dame cathedral, which was destroyed in a fire last April, will be restored according to the original Gothic design. French President Emmanuel Macron announced the decision, putting an end to speculation … Continue reading

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‘Heart Speaks to Heart’: Benedict XVI Sends Message for His Brother’s Funeral Mass

Courtney Mares/CNA: ROME, Italy — Pope emeritus Benedict XVI watched his brother’s funeral via livestream on Wednesday as his secretary Archbishop Georg Gänswein read the pope emeritus’ message of remembrance at the Mass in Germany. “When I said goodbye to … Continue reading

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A “Francis bishop” in Germany says Church is becoming irrelevant

From La Croix International: Catholics in Germany formally left the Church in record numbers last year. The exact figure was 272,771 – a statistic recently confirmed by the national episcopal conference. And Bishop Heiner Wilmer, a religious order priest that Pope … Continue reading

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Is Archbishop Viganò on the Brink of Schism? No!

Recently Italian journalist Sandro Magister wrote an accusatory article titled: “Archbishop Viganò on the Brink of Schism,” published at Settimo Cielo on June 29. Not surprisingly, Archbishop Viganò responded to explain that he is NOT in schism with the Catholic … Continue reading

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Antonio Socci: The Mystery of the Sunday Angelus

What are the true contents of the still secret agreement between the Vatican and the Chinese Communist regime? And why, after two years, is it still hidden? What is there to hide? The question is ever more pressing, because last … Continue reading

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Abp Viganò defends his union with Church: ‘I have no desire to separate myself from Mother Church’

July 6, 2020, LifeSiteNews: “I have no desire to separate myself from Mother Church, for the exaltation of which I daily renew the offering of my life,” stated Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò regarding accusations that he was “on the brink … Continue reading

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10 Forgotten Facts about Fatima and Why You Should Know Them

While many Fatima devotees know the salient aspects of Our Lady’s message and the various events surrounding the apparitions, certain details or nuances could yet be overlooked. We dare offer here several points for study and reflection in the hope … Continue reading

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“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood…”

from Fr George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ Stalin, killer of at least 20 million people, said “A single death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a statistic.” In mid-nineteenth-century China, the civil war known as the Taiping Rebellion cost … Continue reading

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Sunday readings and reflections

Book of Zechariah 9: 9-10 Thus says the LORD: Rejoice heartily, O daughter Zion, shout for joy, O daughter Jerusalem! See, your king shall come to you; a just savior is he, Meek, and riding on an ass, on a colt, … Continue reading

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