Monthly Archives - November 2014

Is Pope Francis Being Deliberately Provocative?

It is hard to escape the conclusion that Pope Francis would like to turn the whole Catholic Church into the pastoral equivalent of the decadent and dying Archdiocese of Buenos Aires, where Catholics — as in all of South America — are defecting to Protestant sects, there are no vocations, and the former Archbishop...

27th November: The Miraculous Medal

The Blessed Virgin herself designed the Medal of the Immaculate Conception—popularly known as the Miraculous Medal! No wonder, then, that it wins such extraordinary graces for those who wear it and pray for Mary's intercession and help. The First Apparition The story begins on the night of July 18-19, 1830. A child (perhaps her guardian angel)...

Coming Soon: “Paedophile Rights” ?

Channel 4 will screen a controversial documentary tonight in which a paedophile speaks openly about his attraction to four-year-old girls. The broadcaster has been criticised by victim support campaigners for giving airtime to the 39-year-old man, called Eddie, and encouraging him to discuss his urges. Read more Comment I was alerted to a discussion this morning...

Will The New Bishop of Galloway “Embrace Change”?

The latest  press release from the Scottish Catholic Media Office (SCMO) reports the news of Pope Francis' appointment of the new Bishop of Galloway.  Below is a particularly interesting extract: "Commenting on the appointment, Fr. William McFadden, Vicar General of the diocese, said: “On behalf of the priests of the diocese I welcome the appointment of Fr Nolan, and can assure...

Perspective: Vatican II in Retrospect…

St. Pius X said at the beginning of the twentieth century that the main cause of the loss of souls was religious ignorance, ignorance of the truths of the faith. Sadly, this ignorance is everywhere in the Church today and it is getting worse as the decline in priests and sound Catechetics continues pace. One...

Crisis: Would YOU Encourage A Young Person to be a Priest or Religious?

“Come, Follow Me.” “GOOD MASTER, what good shall I do that I may have life everlasting?”  It was the eager question of one whom fortune had blessed with the wealth of this world, but who realised that life eternal was a far more precious treasure.  He had come to the Divine Teacher, seeking what he...

Scottish Catholic Observer: No Future For Traditional Mass – Good Riddance!

In a disgraceful attack on the traditional Latin Mass in a recent edition of the Scottish Catholic Observer (SCO), Hugh Dougherty reveals himself to be about as Catholic as John Knox.   Martin Blackshaw, aka Catholic Truth blogger Athanasius, wasted no time in submitting a rebuttal, which has been rejected by the editor on spurious grounds.   Interestingly, the...

Anglican Brings Court Action Against “Gay” Lecturer For Alleged Assault…

The following article is taken from the Sunday Times, 9th November 2014  and is self-explanatory. David Skinner, who is bringing the court action, contacted me a few days ago seeking prayerful support as the court date (17th November) approaches.  One of our readers remarked to me, as recently as this morning, that there is a...

Bishop Athanasius Schneider: The Synod on the Family & The New Pharisees…

In fact the bishops who support Holy Communion for “divorced remarried” are the new Pharisees and Scribes because they neglect the commandment of God, contributing to the fact that out of the body and of the heart of the “divorced remarried” continue to “proceed adulteries” (Math 15: 19), because they want an exteriorly “clean”...