Author Archives: Catholicism Pure & Simple

I’m in Facebook Jail for criticizing a Muslim rape gang.

CP&S comment – This is a must-read for all Facebook users. Unless you are a spineless, kowtowing, politically-correct, slave of the Secular establishment, you are in danger of being sent to “Facebook jail” like Clare Short, the author of this … Continue reading

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Reflection for the Solemnity of the Ascension (St. JohnPaul II); Sunday after the Ascension (E.F.)

HOMILY OF ST. JOHN PAUL II  (from May 1979 ) Dear sons and brothers and friends in Jesus Christ, ON THIS SOLEMNITY of the Ascension of our Lord, the Pope is happy to offer the Eucharistic Sacrifice with you and … Continue reading

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Be Devoted to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

From her ‘Memoirs’ (of Fatima) visionary Sister Lucia writes: Our Lady: “Jesus wishes to make use of you to make Me known and loved. He wants to establish in the world devotion to My Immaculate Heart. To whoever embraces this devotion … Continue reading

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Coptic Christians on pilgrimage massacred by masked gunmen in Egypt

CP&S Comment – This is becoming almost a daily news item: massacres, beheadings, torture, kidnappings, and every type of atrocity committed against Christians from extremists of the ‘Religion of Peace’. It disgusts and saddens us, but it no longer surprises … Continue reading

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Newman and Neri: A Spiritual Kinship

By Michael de Sapio on CRISIS MAGAZINE As rewarding as it is to study the life of a great saint, it is doubly rewarding to study the influences and connections among saints. Take, for example, Blessed John Henry Newman (1801-1890): … Continue reading

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Priest and churchgoers taken hostage by Islamic extremists in Philippines

We bring to your notice this report from Associated Press and published on the Catholic Herald, describing the disturbing situation in the Philippines. Please pray for the prompt release of the Catholic priest and churchgoers who were taken hostage by … Continue reading

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Video: EWTN News Nightly – 2017-05-23

A Catholic news roundup from EWTN last night:  Manchester bomb attack (22 victims and dozens wounded), speculation on President Trump’s coming meeting with Pope Francis, persecuted Middle Eastern Christians… and more.

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Chief Exorcist Father Amorth: Padre Pio Knew The Third Secret

By Maike Hickson on 1Peter5 In a recent article on the Secret of Fatima, Steve Skojec, the founder and editor of OnePeterFive, published, to my knowledge, for the first time in the English language words from Rome’s chief exorcist, Father … Continue reading

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Burying Benedict

CP&S comment Pope Francis’ “mercy” is a farce. He shows no mercy to those who disagree with him or his pro-Marxist programme to reshape the Catholic Church. Quite the contrary in fact: Francis scorns and insults his adversaries in harsh, unmerciful … Continue reading

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Full text: Cardinal Burke’s historic call for consecration of Russia

The following address was given by His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke on 19 May 2017 at the fourth annual Rome Life Forum, which is organised by Voice of the Family. The Secret of Fatima and a New Evangelization The final … Continue reading

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Quærite faciem eius semper

  In the Secret of Thy Face When the world and the Church are taken by surprise, or shaken, and filled with noisy commentary and debate, the role of the monk is to disappear even more radically into silence and … Continue reading

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Actor Jim Caviezal: Snubbed by Hollywood after playing Our Lord in “The Passion of The Christ”

James Patrick “Jim” Caviezal, born 26th September 1968, is an American actor who is best known for his role as Jesus Christ in the 2013 film, The Passion of the Christ, an experience that left a deep impression on him. In … Continue reading

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Is Pleasure Supreme?

From the Letters of Dr Robert Moynihan: Is Pope Francis planning to re-examine the Church’s teaching on contraception? Rumors have been circulating in Rome for several days, since a May 11 blog post by veteran Italian Vaticanist Marco Tosatti, that Francis … Continue reading

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Nihilism: The Essence of the New Left — An Interview with Roberto de Mattei

From OnePeterFive: Editor’s note: The following interview with Professor Roberto de Mattei was originally conducted by Hungarian journalists Norbert Filemon and Péter Heltai. Though it has already appeared in the Hungarian press, it has been made available to us through the … Continue reading

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The danger of overlooking the most important part of Fatima

The warnings of Our Lady proved prophetic in 1917. They continue to resonate today Sunday, May 13, 1917 would prove to be an auspicious day, both for the Catholic Church and for the whole tumultuous course of the 20th century. … Continue reading

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