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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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De Mattei: “The Fatima Message… Has Been Put Aside”

There were undoubtedly some stirring and spiritually uplifting moments at the recent hundredth anniversary of Our Lady’s appearances to the three little shepherds at Fatima, but was the fundamental message the Blessed Virgin Mary had come to transmit to Mankind … Continue reading

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Full text of May 13 in-flight interview with Pope Francis

(Credit: Alan Holdren/CNA.) From CNA/EWTN News Vatican City, May 13, 2017 / 02:32 pm  The following is an unofficial transcript of the in-flight press conference on the papal plane returning from Fatima to Rome on May 13, 2017.  Greg Burke: Thank … Continue reading

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The Miracle for the canonization of Jacinta and Francesco

From  Fr. Z‘s blog: For a while now, I have been looking for information about the miracle approved for the canonization of the two Fatima seerers, Francesco and Jacinta.  The other day in Rome I even went to the Congregation … Continue reading

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Fatima at 100: Can a scientist take the Miracle of the Sun seriously?

This excellent article first appeared in yesterday’s on-line edition of the Catholic Herald, and the Catholic Herald Magazine today. By Fr Andrew Pinsent A scientific perspective does not rule out miracles. We must remain open to exploring the unexplained The … Continue reading

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Scandalous Pro-Homosexual Comment by Pope Francis Vatican Appointee, Fr James Martin, SJ

By Pete Baklinski on LifeSiteNews ‘Some saints ‘were probably gay’: Pro-gay Vatican advisor Faithful Catholics may be in for a “surprise” when they “get to heaven to be greeted by LGBT men and women,” said a controversial Catholic priest who … Continue reading

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Fatima: The Rage of the Left and the Coming Terror

On Saturday, 13th May, Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta, the two younger Fatima visionaries, will be canonised by Pope Francis in Fatima on the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s first appearance. This is wonderful news for the whole Catholic Church. These … Continue reading

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Why are we supposed to celebrate the shredding of Christendom?

From Father Z’s blog: I received a note from priest friend.  He included a PDF of an article to be published.  Here is the synopsis: Synopsis: A close analysis of Kasper’s book on Mercy reveals a powerful embrace of Luther’s … Continue reading

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An Interview with George Neumayr, Author of The Political Pope

By Maike Hickson at OnePeterFive: Editor’s Note: On 2 May, George Neumayr’s book, The Political Pope: How Pope Francis is Delighting the Liberal Left and Abandoning Conservatives, was published. OnePeterFive reached out to him, and he kindly gave us an … Continue reading

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