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The Rome “summit”, “gay” priests, and #sodoclericalism – Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From Father Z’s blog: You’ve probably heard that a book is timed to be released simultaneously in several languages at the beginning of the Roman episcopal “sex summit”.  Bishops from around the world are to meet to discuss important problems … Continue reading

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The McCarrick Defrocking

By Steve Skojec at OnePeterFive: The news broke very early this morning (16th February about 9:30AM Rome time) that Theodore McCarrick, once the Cardinal Archbishop of Washington, DC, powerful Church fundraiser, and a kingmaker in ecclesiastical politics — including the … Continue reading

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We Are Facing The Final Confrontation

From Fr George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ Like the optimist who sees a glass of water half-full and the pessimist who sees it half-empty, people assess the times in which they live by their personality. Each age has had its … Continue reading

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Mister McCarrick

Posted on 16 February 2019 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf on his blog: McCarrick has been “laicized”, that is, stripped of the clerical state.  While Holy Orders leaves an indelible mark on the souls (meaning that even death doesn’t remove the … Continue reading

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Archbishop Viganò Strikes Again, Targets 1960’s as Start of Abuse Crisis

And we all know what took place during the 1960’s, don’t we? Five days ago, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò contributed the following statement to the National Catholic Register, which had invited him to be part of a symposium in anticipation … Continue reading

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Duties and Limits of the Papacy

Happy Catholics Don’t Make the Pope More than He Is By Dr. Peter Kwasniewski […] Pope Benedict XVI  said in a homily in 2005: The power that Christ conferred upon Peter and his Successors is, in an absolute sense, a mandate … Continue reading

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Did Benedict really resign? Gänswein, Burke and Brandmüller weigh in

ROME, February 14, 2019, LifeSiteNews: Archbishop Georg Gänswein has reaffirmed the validity of Benedict’s resignation, insisting that he did resign the Petrine office. “There is only one legitimately elected and incumbent [gewählten und amtierenden] Pope, and that is Francis,” Benedict’s longtime private secretary … Continue reading

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Adam and Eve on Valentine’s Day

By Fr Mark White  Leave it to the good Lord. By pure happenstance of the Lectionary: We read at Holy Mass on Valentine’s Day about God putting Adam and Eve together in the garden. Because “it is not good for … Continue reading

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Investigation finds Covington students did not instigate confrontation

Soon after the Mainstream Media first reported on this incident, blaming and vilifying the Covington students, it became abundantly clear that this was fake news. A totally independent investigation has now vindicated the students from all the false accusations. Covington, … Continue reading

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British cardinal John Henry Newman to be made a saint after Pope recognises miracle

From The Telegraph online: Pope Francis has approved a miracle needed to make Cardinal John Henry Newman, a prominent Anglican convert to Catholicism, a saint, the Vatican announced on Wednesday. Francis’ predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, beatified Newman during a visit to Britain in 2010. … Continue reading

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A “Sick Society In The Nets of Evil” Allows Church Vandalism – Cardinal Sarah

From Gloria TV yesterday  Church vandalism reflects a “sick civilization that gets carried away in the nets of evil” – Cardinal Robert Sarah wrote on Twitter (February 10). Only last week several French Catholic churches were ransacked. Although this has … Continue reading

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A picture paints a thousand words

From the blog Vincit Qui Se Vincit, where pictures paint a thousand words: Do I have this correct? SO, LET’S SEE…… This jack wang is in…… But this one isn’t? ~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~`~ These ladies are nuns….. And these ladies need to … Continue reading

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Praying for the sick

Yesterday, 11th February, on the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass was celebrated in our local church for the sick of the parish. Before the Offertory they came up to receive a special blessing … Continue reading

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Fulton Sheen’s Clear Warning About the Anti-Christ

By Joseph Pronechen at the National Catholic Register:   During his Jan. 26, 1947, radio broadcast, Venerable Fulton Sheen spoke as if he were peering into the 21st century. During that same talk, he also described what he believed the anti-Christ would … Continue reading

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Our Lady’s Apparitions at Lourdes to St Bernadette Soubirous

This is the feast of the first of the eighteen apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to a little fourteen-year-old French girl in southern France, in 1858. The name of the little girl was Marie Bernadette Soubirous. The first of … Continue reading

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