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May 2022

Church Decline – Laity to Blame… Really?

Editor writes... It is worth reflecting on the above short video discussion in the context of this assessment of the pontificate of Pope Francis I, asking... do we really want the next conclave to elect a Francis II ?  And is it fair - or even possible - to blame the laity for the current...

Online Safety Bill Aka Censorship in the UKSR

From The Daily Sceptic... There has been much discussion about the censorship implications of the Government’s Online Safety Bill. But Government censorship of the internet is already happening now, under existing legislation. Since late April, the website of RT (Russia Today) has been blocked, as well as RT accounts on social media. Regardless of your views...

Partygate: Proof of Anything-But-Deadly Virus, So Why the Ongoing Fuss… Sue Gray – Who Cares?

From the Metro... Boris Johnson has said he takes ‘full responsibility for everything that took place on my watch’ following the publication of Sue Gray’s bombshell report into the Downing Street party scandal. The prime minister also said he’s been ‘humbled and learned a lesson’ from the inquiry. The bombshell document blamed ‘senior leadership’ for a culture of regular...

Our Lady Help of Christians, Patroness of Australia: Pray for our Aussie Catholic Cousins!

A Reflection on Our Lady Help of Christians... The Feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, which is celebrated on May 24, dates back to the sixteenth century, which was not a peaceful time in Europe. In 1571, Catholics throughout the continent joined in praying the rosary in hopes of prevailing over military forces that...

Sixth Form Student Forced Out of (Poor Quality Private) School For Questioning Transgenderism

REPORTS about a sixth-former who says she was forced out of her private school because she questioned a visiting speaker about her definition of ‘a woman’ should shock us. The fact that pressure for her to leave came mostly from her peers should trouble us. For many, however, this story was no surprise. Parents with school-age children know...

BREAKTHROUGH: Pro-Abortion Pelosi Told NOT to Present for Holy Communion – Canon 915

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 20, 2022 / 13:03 pm (CNA). Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced on Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should not be admitted to Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, nor should she present herself to receive the Eucharist, until she publicly repudiates her support for abortion. Cordileone said on May 20...

Wootton on “Scheming Sturgeon” in the USA…

Two commentators on the YouTube platform write... She's a perfect example of the phrase 'never interrupt your enemy while they are making mistakes'. The woman and her party are a joke. It's never about what the Scottish people want, it's about what SHE wants, always has been. Editor writes... But IS she making mistakes?  And - as other...

Tweets Reveal Gay Author Simon James Green Blatantly Anti-Catholic Bigot … And Then Some!

Editor writes... The scandal at John Fisher School (JFS) in Purley continues apace, so concerned parents have been digging into the background of the author, Simon James Green, who, as it turns out, is an anti-Catholic bigot of monumental proportions.  Below some of his tweets from way back when, which found their way into my...

Crisis in the Church: How Much (If Anything) Should We Tell Potential Converts…Nothing?

Editor Writes... On Sunday, just gone, 15 May, 2022,  we celebrated the reception into the Church of Carole, who featured in our July 2017 newsletter, front page (see headline above) and, more recently, her husband, Carole had attended our Conference on 13 May, 2017, marking the 100th anniversary of the first Fatima apparition.  Her husband was...

Parents Protect Your Children… From Disney!

Editor writes... It's good to see parents challenging Disney for daring to sexualise their offspring.  It's not easy to stand up to the wacky woke brigade, but is there an argument  for criticising parents who rely too much on the technology that allows them to stick their child in front of a TV screen while...

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Catholics MUST Be ProLife: Action! (3)

This thread is dedicated to sharing news about pro-life issues. Where possible, we suggest that bloggers make and respond to calls to action in defence of the unborn child – whether that entails emailing MPs or supporting various vigils etc. Try...