Monthly Archives - August 2013

Conti Claim False: every bishop personally answerable to Rome…

The print and broadcasting media are all over the Cardinal O'Brien scandal yet again: this time their computers have been switched on by Archbishop Conti, former Archbishop of Glasgow, who claims that Cardinal O'Brien withdrew from a project aimed at publicising allegations of abuse in Scotland, with data on action taken. The weak link in...

Is Pope Francis Actively Hostile to Summorum Pontificum?

On Aug. 6, 2013, Andrea Tornielli of “Vatican Insider” published an interview with Fr. Alessandro Apollonio, the Procurator General of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, in which they discussed the Holy See's recent decision to restrict the order's use of the so-called "Extraordinary Form." The decree issued by the Congregation for Religious, with the approval...

Letter From Liverpool: priest-dissenter to preach at pilgrimage in honour of priest-martyr… Gerragrip!

The following letter arrived in the Catholic Truth post today, enclosing the parish newsletter for SS Edmund & Thomas of Canterbury, 62 Oxford Road, Waterloo, Liverpool. The newsletter carried the following advertisement: "Holy Hand Pilgrimage": The annual pilgrimage to venerate the holy hand of St Edmund Arrowsmith will take place on Sunday 25 August at...

Redefining Marriage Means Rewriting Dictionaries…

Merriam-Webster is going to have to update the next edition of its dictionary, at least if marriage redefiners have their way. Do you know what the words “monogamish,” “throuple,” and “wedlease” mean? If not, you soon will. After all, the power to redefine words is the power to redefine reality. Let’s start with “monogamish,” a...

Happy Feast of Our Lady’s Assumption!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLpIexoF-1A This thread is to mark the Holy Day of the Assumption, today, 15th August. Feel free to post comments, favourite prayers, hymns - anything which gives honour to and pays tribute to Our Lady on this great Feast. Since our Holy Father the Pope is reputed to have a particular devotion to Our Lady...