Monthly Archives - September 2015

Pope Francis: Dublin Next To Host World Meeting of Families – Joke, Right?

Pope Francis has announced that the next World Meeting of Families will take place in 2018 in Dublin.  He made the announcement at the concluding Mass of the World Meeting of Families which ended in Philadelphia this evening. It was the final stage of Pope Francis’ historic trip to United States. Tonight’s Mass in...

Synod Special: if it takes wrong turning “stay faithful” – Cardinal Burke

 Update - 1/10/15:  Synod process a sham - click here to read more On the eve of the Synod on the Family   On the eve of the Second Session of the Synod on the Family, which will take place in Rome from October 4-25, the petitions, books, colloquiums and articles criticizing the “progressive” proposals of...

Dunkeld Priest: Scottish Catholicism is quite Presbyterian – No surprise then…

The headline of this thread is part of the front page headline of our March 2007 newsletter, Issue No. 44.  The complete headline reads:  Dunkeld Priest: "Scottish Catholicism is quite Presbyterian" - No surprise then that he disposes of the doctrine of Transubstantiation. The headline introduced a report on a Dunkeld priest - Fr...

State Plans to Vet Priests “Sinister” ?

The British government is planning to force all priests, rabbis, imams and other religious figures to enrol on a “national register of faith leaders” in a scheme branded “truly sinister” by Christian campaigners. The Sunday Telegraph claims the scheme appears in a leaked draft of the government’s new counter-terror proposal. It says that state bureaucrats...

Bishop On Migrants – Pope Wrong!

BUDAPEST — Pope Francis’s message Sunday couldn’t have been clearer: With hundreds of thousands of refugees flowing into Europe, Catholics across the continent had a moral duty to help by opening their churches, monasteries and homes as sanctuaries. On Monday, the church’s spiritual leader for southern Hungary — scene of some of the heaviest migrant...

General Discussion (9)

If there’s something of interest in the news that’s not covered in one of the topic threads, or you have a question to ask, a comment you’d like to  make about anything under the sun, more or less, this is the thread for you. However, please check first, to ensure that you haven’t missed...

The Rigging of a Vatican Synod?

Blogger Dominie Mary alerted me to  a best-selling book on Amazon, which I think is worthy of our attention.  Here's the advertising blurb... Intrigue or inexperience? Did key leaders of the recent Extraordinary Synod of Bishops try to manipulate the outcome to support a change in Catholic practice and perhaps in Catholic teaching on divorce...

Vatican Blow For Medjugorje Hoaxers!

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, with an order signed by Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller, has prohibited the Parish Priest, Fra Marinko Sakota and the six supposed visionaries who claim they have been seeing the “Gospa” for 34 years, from delivering testimonies or spreading the “messages” inside the Parish of Medjugorje. This...