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The Debate: Public vs. Private Healthcare?

After the removal of life support in both assisted ventilation and sustenance for baby Alfie Evans, against the parents’ expressed wishes (and with the added suspicion that unnamed  death-provoking drugs might have been administered) the following death of the infant … Continue reading

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The Traditional Mass: It’s not about politics — it’s about Truth and Beauty

CP&S comment – An increasing number of post-V2 Catholics are discovering the transcendent beauty of the Traditional Latin Mass of the Church as one would find a lost and hidden treasure. Once found they are transformed and their faith grows … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth in the Digital World

COMMENT – Fr. John Bartunek, LC, S.Th.D, answers a troubling question all Catholics should possibly be asking ourselves in the time-consuming digital world we live in today where more and more of our time is spent in cyberspace on computers, … Continue reading

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Two Heroic Dubliners: Father Willie Doyle (S.J.) and Venerable Matt Talbot

 From the blog dedicated to Fr Willie Doyle SJ (1873 – 1917) [Fr Doyle once wrote to a spiritual directee]: I do not want, in fact I forbid you, to be imprudent in the matter of corporal penances. But, my … Continue reading

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Vatican II & Pope Francis: Fr. Clovis Interviewed by Michael Matt

Father Linus Clovis is the brother of Greg Clovis, father of one of the largest and best known Catholic families in southern England. Greg Clovis and his wonderful wife Aghi (an Iranian convert from Islam) have done so much to … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2018 Pilgrimage to Chartres

Annual Pilgrimage to Chartres Friday 18th – Tuesday 22nd May 2018 This year marks the 36th Chartres Pilgrimage – a walk of 70 miles in three days from Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, to Notre Dame Cathedral, Chartres – with the … Continue reading

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The Traditional Latin Mass; “Rigidity”; Dissolving of the Fraternity of the Holy Apostles in Belgium

Once again Pope Francis has branded young people who want and attend the Traditional Latin Mass as suffering from “rigidity”. How could those who love the holy Mass of the Ages ever be called “rigid”? This may, one day, be … Continue reading

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LIFELINE FOR ALFIE? Alfie Evans case to be heard AGAIN this afternoon as tot survives 17 hours at Alder Hey hospital

BREAKING NEWS: ALFIE Evans has been handed a dramatic lifeline with his case to be examined in an emergency High Court hearing today as the toddler continues to cling to life. Alfie’s father, Tom Evans, 21, confirmed the 23-month-old was taken … Continue reading

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The Increasing Need For Exorcisms because ‘Very Few People Believe in the Devil These Days’

“Very few people believe in the devil these days,” stated Fulton Sheen in 1958, “which suits the devil very well. He is always helping to circulate the news of his own death. The essence of God is existence, and He … Continue reading

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The East Thunders: Eastern Orthodox Bishops and Melkite Catholics Condemn Attack on Syria.

A Statement Issued by the Patriarchates of Antioch and all the East for the Greek Orthodox, Syrian Orthodox, and Greek-Melkite Catholic Patriarch. Damascus, 14 April 2018 God is with us; Understand all ye nations and submit yourselves! We, the Patriarchs: … Continue reading

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“Thrones” of Holy Week in Spain

Holy Week is celebrated with unabashed passion in Spain. People come from all over the world to watch these most amazing displays of fervour, devotion, lavishness and Faith in the whole world. Beautiful, elaborate processions of “penitentes” (repentant sinners), elegant … Continue reading

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Cultural Marxism in the World Today

The definition of CULTURAL MARXISM is given as: The gradual process of destroying all traditions, languages, religions, individuality, government, family, law and order in order to re-assemble society in the future as a communist utopia. This utopia will have no … Continue reading

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Heresy Charges Against Pope Francis

Pope Francis: I avoid reading heresy accusations “for the sake of my mental health” These words were uttered by the Pontiff at a private meeting with 90 Jesuits in Santiago de Chile, during his recent apostolic visit to South America. … Continue reading

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The Devil and the Priesthood

“A priest goes to Heaven or a priest goes to Hell with a thousand people behind” – (St John Vianney). The “smoke of Satan” that entered the Catholic Church at the time of the Second Vatican Council had as its main … Continue reading

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For God, and Life, and Ireland.

The ongoing news of the rapid decline of Catholic Ireland is hard to get one’s head round. Ireland, widely considered one of the most devoutly Catholic Nations of all times – despite the persecution, opposition and consequent suffering it endured … Continue reading

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