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Declaration of Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò with regard to the “Fifth International Vatican Conference”

CP&S comment. Considering the importance of the coming International Vatican Conference next month, with its utterly scandalous list of anti-Catholic, pro-abort speakers, we are posting another article on the subject. This is Archbishop Viganò’s forthright denouncement of this betrayal of … Continue reading

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A Den of Thieves

From OnePeterFive: Editor’s Note: On Saturday, December 19th, an Op-Ed piece from His Excellency Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò appeared in Italy’s La Verità. In it, the former nuncio addresses themes which have become familiar to readers of his other analyses: the Vatican’s … Continue reading

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Canon Law changed – bishops will now need permission of Holy See to establish religious institutes

From Fr Z’s blog: At vatican.va and National Catholic Register… Francis issued a Motu Proprio and changed 1983 CIC can. 579 “which concerns the erection of religious orders and congregations, referred to in Church law as institutes of consecrated life and societies of … Continue reading

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Aka Catholic on the papal hand-slapping incident

By Louie Verrecchio: Let’s take a timeout from way more important things to talk about the Humble Slapper incident that took place in St. Peter’s Square on New Year’s Eve. The video (in the unlikely event you’ve missed it) is … Continue reading

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Chinese Catholics barricade themselves in church to prevent its destruction

H/t to  Fr. John Zuhlsdorf From CNA: Chinese Catholics barricade themselves in church to prevent demolition Beijing, China, Nov 1, 2019 / 09:07 am (CNA).- Priests and parishioners have barricaded themselves in a Catholic church in the Chinese province of Hebei. … Continue reading

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Diplomacy is a Delicate Art

From Fr George W. Rutler’s ‘Weekly Column’ A chronic temptation of the historian is to play the “Monday morning quarterback” who assumes that he would have made a correct decision in a past crisis. But the players at the time … Continue reading

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Vatican’s former doctrine chief sounds alarm on Francis’ plans to reorder curia

May 6, 2019 By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: The Vatican’s former Prefect of the Congregation for Doctrine has strongly criticized a draft document containing Pope Francis’ plans for an overhaul of the curia — where “doctrine” is expected to take … Continue reading

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Vatican approval for Neo-Catechumenal Way only applies to non-liturgical teachings

There appears to be some misinformation regarding the communique from the Neo-Catechumenalists regarding the liturgy. Their announcement  that ““the purpose of this meeting is that His Holiness will sign a Decree from the Congregation of Divine Worship recognizing the full … Continue reading

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From Fr. Lombardi: Dear Baby number seven billion….

Dear baby number seven billion! I don’t know if you are a girl or a boy, whether you are Indian or Chinese, born in a great city or a tiny village. I don’t know if you were born in the … Continue reading

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St. Bonifacia Rodriguez Castro.

On Sunday last, the Holy Father canonised three new saints. I confess to never having heard of this saintly nun before, so, for the benefit of anyone else who might be similarly ignorant, I reproduce the homily of Blessed John … Continue reading

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ACTIVITIES OF POPE BENEDICT XVI IN AUGUST

Listed below are the activities of the Holy Father for the month of August – the Holy Father’s ‘holiday’ month! Please – pray for our Holy Father as his activities would probably shame most of us who are half his … Continue reading

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URBI ET ORBI MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI – EASTER 2011

        “In resurrectione tua, Christe, coeli et terra laetentur! In your resurrection, O Christ, let heaven and earth rejoice!” (Liturgy of the Hours). Dear Brothers and Sisters in Rome and across the world, Easter morning brings us … Continue reading

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