Monthly Archives - June 2016

Expert: Child Abuse Enquiry “doomed due to Scottish Government interference”

An independent expert has resigned from his position on Scotland’s child abuse inquiry claiming it is “doomed” due to Scottish Government interference.     Professor Michael Lamb, a professor of psychology at Cambridge University, said the inquiry’s fact-finding was being “constrained” and “micro-managed” by ministers. QC Susan O’Brien is leading Scotland’s inquiry into the historical abuse...

29th June: Feast of SS Peter & Paul

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? ... For I am certain of this; that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor might, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to...

Extraordinary Form: What’s In A Name?

Juliet: "What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) The impetus for this thread came from a short discussion during the week, when, to my surprise, a group of people attending the Traditional Latin Mass in a Glasgow church expressed the view that it...

Will UK Leaving EU Lead To Restoration Of The Reign of Christ The King?

Blogger, Westminster Fly offers the following prayer, in the light of the EU LEAVE vote, predominately in England:  Prayer to Royal St Joseph for the restoration of England, Mary’s Dowry St Joseph, advocate of the dying and the sinner, pray for us who have recourse to thee. Royal St Joseph, chosen by God the Father to be...

Francis: Anti-Christ? Only God knows…

Steve Skojec, at the blog One Peter Five (IP5) writes:   Over the weekend, noteworthy Catholic blogger Ann Barnhardt published an essay in which she states that she believes “Jorge Bergoglio, ‘Francis’ to be an Antipope, never having been canonically elected, and that Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI is still the Roman Pontiff.” She goes...

EU Migration – Charity or Betrayal?

Blogger, Andrew Paterson reports on the Joint Statement issued by the Heads of Caritas Europa and the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Europe and submits his correspondence with them, for our comment...        While interior ministers meet tomorrow and Friday to discuss EU migration policies, people trying to reach the safety of Europe continue to...

Bp Williamson Blindly Leading The Blind

Bishop Williamson was expelled from the SSPX in 2012 Martin Blackshaw, aka Blogger Athanasius, writes: I know Bishop Williamson is yesterday's news, but I thought it worth remarking on his latest Eleison Comments (EC - Number CDLXV (465) June 11, 2016) to demonstrate once again the blindness that comes upon those who surrender themselves to...

England: Catholic Primary To Accept Transgender “Girl” In New Term…

CT Blogger, Liam Jenkinson, has written to the Vatican with his concerns about the fact that "transgenderism" is being promoted in a Catholic primary school in his Diocese.  The letter, published below, is self-explanatory:  To the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Reference: Hallam Diocese- Transgender Policy St Bede's R.C Primary School P.P MGR.Ryan.     The...

Archbishop Tartaglia: Catholic schools have never been more successful…

Archbishop Tartaglia In his June 2016 end of term message to Catholic educators in Glasgow, Archbishop Tartaglia writes:  "I am pleased to be offered this opportunity to address a few words to those who teach in Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Glasgow and, through them, to all who have a stake in Catholic Education, not...

New Papacy: “You Two Art Peter…”

In conversation with a gentleman after Mass yesterday, I was astonished  that anyone would give any credence to the ridiculous notion of an "expanded papacy", as described in an interview with Archbishop Gänswein, so I dismissed this very pleasant gentleman's worries.  In fact, I considered it so ridiculous when first reported, that I discounted the...