Monthly Archives - May 2015

The Same Mass? You Gotta Be Kidding!

A reader posted this Mass (on video) on our blog recently - General Discussion thread ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4tYOLRNwrc Which brought to my mind, this Mass (video posted on our website) ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvY_GG8P9GU I got to thinking about Pope Benedict's insistence that these are not two Masses, but two forms of the same rite. I can't see it, folks.  Can you?   And don't gimme ~"Oh but...

Pope Ignores Medjugorje

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 22, 2015 / 03:17 pm (CNA). Pope Francis’ one-day trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina this June will not include a visit to Medjugorje, the location of controversial alleged Marian apparitions, according to a coordinator of the visit. Monsignor Ivo Tomasevic, communications officer for the papal trip, confirmed to CNA...

Fr Timothy Radcliffe – Absolutely Shocking Papal Appointment

One of the Church’s most controversial theologians, and a strong ally of Pope Francis, was given a boost by the Holy See Saturday.     In a move sure to raise eyebrows among the Church’s traditional guard, Pope Francis named the Rev. Timothy Radcliffe a consultor to the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, the Vatican...

Priest On ‘The Francis Effect’…

Father Linus Clovis is addressing a group of pro-lifers on May 8, 2015, meeting to discuss the crisis in the Church ahead of the forthcoming Synod on the Family.   It is refreshing to see a priest speaking out without apology, sourcing Tradition to defend his objective criticisms of the state of the Church and the Pope at this...

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima – Reflect…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnhR797T9XM Christopher Ferrara... "I have said it before, and I will say it again: in the entire history of the Catholic Church there has never been a Pope like this. With Francis we seem to be nearing the end of a trajectory whose fearful arc was predicted nearly a century ago in the Third Secret of...

Same-Sex Vote: Priests For YES – Resign!

Fr Adrian Egan (above) published a letter in the Irish Times, 30 April, in which he asserted his intention to vote YES in the same-sex marriage referendum to take place in Ireland on 22nd May. Click on the photo to read his letter, published on a new website called Priests For Yes - I mean,...

Year of Mercy: What About Us?

Given this report of a full pardon to be granted to everyone involved in procuring and providing abortions to mark the Year of Mercy, we call upon Pope Francis to abandon his opposition to Catholic Tradition and to order all priests around the world to provide Traditional Latin Masses in every parish, to mark...

Latest Novelty: Baptism of Unbelievers?

Francis to New Priests:      Forget what the Church has always practiced!  Baptize anyone who asks.  by Christopher A. Ferrara  May 1, 2015  Another day, another novelty from the lips of Francis. This time, in remarks following the ordination of new priests, he declared: "Do not ever refuse Baptism to anyone who asks! (my emphasis)"  Never refuse Baptism? Under any...

Dangerous Green Encyclical Ready

   Summary Francis’s encyclical is expected to call for action on climate change  The pope has said he believes climate change is largely man-made A widely read Italian Catholic writer warns that action on climate change could lead to population control He cited Catholic doctrine that every life is sacred and cannot be sacrificed, even to save...