Tag Archives: Catholic Church

The Upside-Down Church

Pope Francis can’t rest until all Catholics are modernists. By George Neumayr at The American Spectator: Pope Francis has often compared the Catholic Church to a “field hospital.” It is an odd analogy in his case, given his penchant for … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke’s Statement on «Traditionis Custodes»

Many faithful – laity, ordained and consecrated – have expressed to me the profound distress which the Motu Proprio «Traditionis Custodes» has brought them. Those who are attached to the Usus Antiquior (More Ancient Usage) [UA], what Pope Benedict XVI called the … Continue reading

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Clarity from @Card_R_Sarah

From Fr Z’s blog: Exactly. Inculturation is inevitable and necessary and a nature dynamic of who we are as Catholic Christians. But inculturation must be properly understood and applied. There is a two-way street between the influence of the world … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Crisis, Be Driven by Faith, Not by Fear

By Dr Peter Kwasniewski at Crisis Magazine: In our days, we are seeing an intensification of the spiritual battle as the situation within the Catholic Church continues to deteriorate. Battles have casualties, and some of those casualties are Catholics who have … Continue reading

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Abp. Viganò issues ‘severe warning’ to Pope Francis in wake of his support for Fr. James Martin

‘The one who sits in Rome is surrounded by immoral persons who wink at LGBTQ+ movements and hypocritically simulate a welcome and an inclusivity that betrays their choice of field and their sinful tendencies. There is no more courage; there … Continue reading

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What can we offer the world? ‘Not much’ according to Mr. Lewis

Posted on June 9, 2021 by Steven O’Reilly on ‘Roma Locuta Est’ Mike Lewis over at Where Peter Is has offered his ruminations on the state and future of evangelization. The lengthy essay (4,600 words plus) ponders “What can we offer the world?”  The question … Continue reading

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Seminarian: “Is There Any Reason Why I Should Remain Catholic?”

From 1Peter5: Editor’s note: we received this submission from an anonymous seminarian, and have chosen to run it as such. It is the cry — and the challenge — of a child to a neglectful father: “Why weren’t you there … Continue reading

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Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich’s “False Church of Darkness”?

CNA Staff, May 10, 2021 / 14:35 pm America/Denver (CNA) Priests and pastoral workers in Germany defied the Vatican Monday by conducting blessing ceremonies attended by same-sex couples. Organizers held a day of protest on May 10 in response to … Continue reading

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Young pregnant mother ordered by police to leave church during Mass. “It’s a Business!”

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Pope Francis, Biden and “post-institutional” Catholics

by Roberto de Mattei at the Lepanto Foundation What will be the effects of Joe Biden’s election on the life of the Church? Biden is the second Catholic President in the history of the United States after John Fitzgerald Kennedy, … Continue reading

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Why has Boris closed the churches?

By Melanie McDonagh at The Spectator: This morning, my son, who’s 17, was turned away from our local church. The designated spaces for people attending mass were full. He tried to book online at the church down the road – … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ: the “Great Absence” in today’s Church

From Rorate Caeli: by Gianfranco Amato  President, Jurists for Life La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana  August 21, 2020 Every day, it seems like ‘a great absence’ is making itself felt inside the Church: Our Lord Jesus Christ. We talk about everything … Continue reading

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Attention all Catholics!

On Thursday, July 2, Glenn Beck discussed the case of Fr. Theodore Rothrock who has been removed by his bishop for publicly criticizing Black Lives Matter. Beck encourages Catholics to contact Bishop Timothy Doherty. To read Fr. Rothrock’s statement, visit … Continue reading

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Coronavirus updates from Rome: Vatican Allows General Absolution in Some Cases

Latest updates from the Eternal City in lockdown since March 10 Edward Pentin   March 20, 4.10pm In a second of two decrees, the Apostolic Penitentiary today ruled that in view of the difficulty in priests hearing confessions during the … Continue reading

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‘For men only’: Cardinal insists Church won’t try to ordain women to priesthood

VALENCIA, Spain, October 30, 2019, LifeSiteNews: Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera affirmed that the male priesthood is of the essence of the Catholic faith and that “no one in the Church can do anything but admit that priestly ordination is for … Continue reading

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