Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Italian lung doctor: Weakened COVID causes so little sickness, so why not see it spread?

September 30, 2020, LifeSiteNews: During a stay in Livorno, Tuscany, in September, I met Alberto Rossi, an Italian doctor specializing in pneumology (diseases of the respiratory tract), who was a member of the medical volunteers who hastened to the north … Continue reading

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A mild epidemic behind which we glimpse the Hand of God

 by Roberto de Mattei 2020 will be remembered as the year of a historical turning-point in the everyday life of the world. And while it appears increasingly likely that the Coronavirus was produced by the genetic engineering of Communist China (the … Continue reading

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The Promise of a Post-Covid Church

by AUGUSTE MEYRAT In 1969, long before he became Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger made a prediction about the post–Vatican II Catholic Church. Instead of a growing and dynamic Church reaching all cultures, he envisioned a smaller and less influential … Continue reading

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Mass attendance: It feels very much like a culling

August 24, 2020, LifeSiteNews: With pastors from areas such as Kentucky and Florida reporting Mass attendance numbers well below now-reduced church capacity, the role of faith – and fear – in the life of American Catholics is becoming increasingly clear. Father Andrew … Continue reading

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We Are Not Made to Be Alone

By Constance T. Hull at Catholic Exchange: As I was driving to daily Mass yesterday, I saw a sign along the highway not far from my parish that said: “Distance Makes Us Stronger.” I immediately thought to myself that this … Continue reading

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“All We, With Face Unveiled”: Masking Christian Worship

By Dr Peter Kwasniewski: A friend sent me the following note. Dear Dr. Kwasniewski: In our State of ———, masks were recently mandated in public places. Failure to comply with the new order can result in a petty misdemeanor or … Continue reading

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Abp Viganò: ‘I see nothing paternal about punishing priests who do not want to profane the Sacred Host’

July 30, 2020, LifeSiteNews: In an open letter to an Argentine bishop who just punished faithful priests by closing their flourishing seminary, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò rebukes him for his lack of fraternal and paternal charity toward those who wish … Continue reading

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The Lockdown Forty-Nine

by Fr Benedict Kiely That the Church continues to canonize men, women, and children of “heroic virtue,” and to encourage their public veneration by the faithful, is not, however it may seem, the secular equivalent of The X Factor. They are not, … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: Lockdown is a trial that can bring about great ‘spiritual benefit’

May 22, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Bishop Athanasius Schneider said Catholics should accept the situation brought about by the pandemic as a trial, suggesting that such acceptance will produce great spiritual benefit for the Church, “a greater spiritual benefit as if we … Continue reading

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The Judgement of God in History

By Prof. Roberto de Mattei: * The following talk was given on 21 May 2020 at the online Rome Life Forum on the theme Coronavirus in the light of Fatima: a tragedy and a source of hope. * Terra infecta … Continue reading

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Cdl Müller: It’s no ‘conspiracy theory’ – pandemic is being used to implement ‘questionable measures’

May 14, 2020, LifeSiteNews: In a lengthy interview with the German Catholic newspaper Die Tagespost (published in full below), Cardinal Gerhard Müller responds in detail to the many accusations leveled at him in the last days for having signed Archbishop … Continue reading

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English bishops’ senior health advisor is a convicted thief and lifelong LGBT activist

From Paul Smeaton and Dorothy Cummings McLean at LifeSiteNews: A man who helped lobby the UK government on behalf of the Catholic bishops to close their churches to private prayer is a convicted thief and lifelong LGBT activist who once … Continue reading

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The View from Nazareth

by Michael Warren Davis “All things have their season, and in their times all things pass under heaven.” * This passage from Ecclesiastes—about there being a time to be born and a time to die, a time to cast away … Continue reading

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The Hand of God and the Hand of Men

by Roberto de Mattei at the LEPANTO FOUNDATION The international scenario in the spring of 2020 is new, unexpected, and dramatic. Confusion dominates because no one is able to truly say exactly what has happened: where the coronavirus came from, … Continue reading

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An Easter That Will Go Down In History

From the LEPANTO INSTITUTE Easter Week 2020 is destined to go down in history – for its exceptional nature – like that day in February 2013, when Benedict XVI announced his renunciation of the Papacy. A mysterious thread seems to … Continue reading

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