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Those who do not know Benedict XVI (or who know him too well)

from: Monday Vatican. (http://www.mondayvatican.com) By Andrea Gagliarducci On 24 luglio 2017 · The frenzy generated around the letter that Benedict XVI sent to the funeral of Cardinal Joachim Meisner, Archbishop Emeritus of Cologne, and his longtime friend, reveals much of … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time

From: The Benedictine Monastery of Christ in the Desert FIRST READING            Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 There is no god besides you who have the care of all, that you need show you have not unjustly condemned.  For your might is the … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: The interpretation of Vatican II and its connection with the current crisis of the Church

  By Bishop Athanasius Schneider Special to Rorate Caeli July 21, 2017   The interpretation of Vatican II and its connection with the current crisis of the Church The current situation of the unprecedented crisis of the Church is comparable … Continue reading

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Spanish Cathedral Targetted for Reversing the Reconquista

NEWS ANALYSIS: The Cathedral of Córdoba has become a battleground in the campaign to reduce the influence of the Church in Spain and beyond. Matthew E. Bunson The Cathedral of Córdoba, officially titled the Cathedral of Our Lady of the … Continue reading

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The Sodomite Cabal in the Vatican Must Be Obliterated and Scattered to the Winds

Stlouiscatholic writes: The sodomite cabal in the Vatican must be obliterated and scattered to the winds. By whom, though?* That’s a good question, as there isn’t a question of a lavender mafia inside the Vatican; the lavender mafia runs the … Continue reading

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The Garda Interviews

New from Remnant TV… As part of Remnant TV’s documentary on the 25th Anniversary of the Roman Forum in Gardone Riviera, Italy, Michael Matt interviews Vatican journalist and premier Rome correspondent, Edward Pentin, as well as King’s College’s renowned professor … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

    From the Benedictine Monastery of Christ in the Desert (https://christdesert.org) FIRST READING            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 … Continue reading

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Charlie Gard case – what it reveals about the ‘death with dignity’ movement

CP&S:    This report, from Fox News raising some very relevant points about the culture of death that appears to be gaining momentum both in the UK and the USA. Please remember Charlie Gard, his parents and their legal team in … Continue reading

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100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Third Apparition to the Little Sherpherds of Fatima – the Vision of Hell

As the July [13] date approached Lucia continued to be troubled by the words of her pastor that the devil might be behind the apparitions. As the July date approached Lucia continued to be troubled by the words of her … Continue reading

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Pope Francis promoting a ‘hidden schism’ with ‘obstinate persistence,’

from: LifeSite News.     ROME, July 12, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – An atheist philosopher friend of Benedict XVI has strongly criticized Pope Francis, accusing the Holy Father of not preaching the Gospel but politics, fomenting schism, and issuing secularist statements … Continue reading

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Cardinal Meisner’s Witness Concerning Fatima and the Dubia

By Maike Hickson at OnePeterFive: As we reported earlier this week, Cardinal Joachim Meisner, one of the four dubia cardinals, passed away on 5 July. The German cardinal fell peacefully asleep while praying his breviary in preparation for offering the Holy Sacrifice of … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and Pope Benedict on Europe’s future

From Fr. Z’s blog: (with Father’s emphases in bold and his comments in bold and square brackets) Pope Francis gave an interview to the 93 year old atheist Eugenio Scalfari who, when he was young, was a Fascist and then … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

  FIRST READING 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 … Continue reading

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The Good Soldier

This is a very disturbing report, confirming various accounts that have come from Rome during the last week.   by Marco Tosatti (from:  https://www.firstthings.com) Pope Francis declined to renew the appointment of the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine … Continue reading

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Saint Elizabeth of Portugal – Feast Day – July 8

Saint Elizabeth of Portugal (Santa Isabel de Portugal) Feast Day – July 8   Elizabeth was the daughter of King Peter III of Aragon and of the saintly Constancia. She was born in 1271, and named after the holy landgravine … Continue reading

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