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Good stories tell the whole story

  By Dr. Ed Peters from In the Light of the Law: October 20, 2017   Pope Francis is a story teller who uses stories to make his points. A time-honored method of teaching, of course, but it comes with … Continue reading

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First Responses to the Correctio Filialis… a Laudatio from the German bishops!

Roberto de Mattei: ‘The Correctio filialis and the Laudatio of Pope Francis’ After three weeks the first organized response to the Correctio filialis has appeared: a Laudatio published on the web, signed by a group of priests and intellectuals prevalently … Continue reading

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“At university, it’s risky to ‘come out’ as Christian”

CP&S: We are all discovering for ourselves how it is becoming increasingly hard to openly admit to harbouring Christian principles, much less to publicly defend them without a bombardment of insults and mockery coming our way… as brave Catholic journalists … Continue reading

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Protestant Wonders About Francis

The news report from Gloria TV today includes a Protestant’s perception of Pope Francis’s Pontificate. Plus, a Linguistic professor’s praying of a Hail Mary in honour of Our Lady of Fatima causes a storm at the University. https://gloria.tv/video/HCDTm9MzzRFp11NQDVYenugFY Protestant Wonders … Continue reading

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The Fires of Hell!

CP&S:  This is our translation of an article by Sonia Vázquez, “El infierno existe”, first published on the Spanish Catholic website, ADELANTE LA FE “He brought us out of hell and delivered us from the hand of death; He saved us … Continue reading

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What is to be done with the body of Archbishop Fulton Sheen?

 CP&S: It seems that there are what appears  insurmountable problems that are holding up the Canonisation of the Venerable Fulton Sheen. Please pray, in the Fatima Centenary Year, that the many interests  might be resolved, and the process proceed without … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia is ‘ambiguous,’ ‘not a Thomistic document’: Filial Correction signatory

ENGLAND, October 11, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) Father Thomas Crean, O.P., one of the first signers of the Filial Correction, has had a thorough grounding in the philosophy and theology of fellow Dominican St. Thomas Aquinas. After earning a B.A. in Philosophy … Continue reading

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Pouring the Argument Into the Soul”: On Taking Care How We Worship.

  from: 1Peter5:  https://onepeterfive.com Image credit: Ben Yanke     At one point in Plato’s Republic, Thrasymachus, the nihilistic proponent of might-makes-right, asks his interlocutor Socrates: “Am I to take my argument and pour it into your very own soul?” … Continue reading

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“The urgent message of Fatima’s Third Secret”

Much had been written on the Third Secret of Fatima, with many believing the vision describes the attempt on the life of St John Paul II. However, Stephen Bullivant  explains how the description does not in fact appear to correspond … Continue reading

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And the Sun Danced at Fatima 100 Years Ago Today

The Account Given by Sister Lucy of the Events of October 13, 1917 “The rumour had spread that the authorities intended to explode a bomb quite close to us, at the very moment of the Apparition. This did not frighten … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Aparecida: The Largest Marian Shrine in the World

From October 10-12, 2017, Brazilian Catholics celebrated the 300th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Aparecida, patroness of Brazil, at the national shrine of Aparecida, in the State of São Paulo. In 1717, after having prayed to Our … Continue reading

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Open Your Eyes Father Martin

There was a hard-hitting post from Anthony Esolen yesterday, directed towards the notorious pro-‘gay’ Jesuit author, Fr James Martin, who shamelessly inflicts his own distorted views of sodomy on unsuspecting Catholics via social Media.  Father James G. Martin, S.J., is … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke urges consecration of Russia in manner ‘requested by Our Lady’

Cardinal Raymond Burke celebrates Mass at the Fatima Centennial Summit in Irving, Texas. John-Henry Westen / LifeSiteNews IRVING, Texas, October 9, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — “It is evident that the consecration (of Russia) was not carried out in the manner requested … Continue reading

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Conclave Trials, with Parolin in Pole Position

By Sandro Magister on Chiesa There are three candidates as pope who are being whispered about at the Vatican and beyond. One Asian, one African, and one European, and an Italian at that. And the third is the only one … Continue reading

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ECUMENISM, 2017 STYLE

The “Fruits” of Ecumenism = Protestantism by Christopher A. Ferrara FATIMA PERSPECTIVES Sandro Magister’s important blog provides some telling information on the entirely predictable effects of fifty years of “ecumenism” and “ecumenical dialogue”: Catholics have become de facto Protestants, while … Continue reading

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