Monthly Archives - August 2016

Church Militant aka Soldiers of Christ…

  Catholics protest at Tim Kaine’s parish: If priest won’t ‘instruct parishioners’ on Church teaching, we will RICHMOND, Virginia, August 29, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Roughly a dozen pro-life activists protested Sunday outside of pro-abortion, pro-homosexuality Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine’s Catholic parish.  “Sen. Kaine has failed in his duty as a Catholic public servant to...

Benedict on “Providential” Pope Francis

Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict have expressed appreciation for the friendship that has grown between them on the occasion of the publication of Elio Guerriero's biography of Pope Benedict XVI. Both popes clearly value their friendship for the support and encouragement that it brings to them both.   Pope Benedict XVI, right, hugs Pope Francis in St....

Scottish Catholic Parliamentary Office: New Director, Same Old Message

“Faith should be allowed to play a role in public life” writes newly-appointed Director of the Scottish Catholic Parliamentary Office. Writing in today's Scotsman (Thursday 4 August) Anthony Horan counters claims that society is becoming less religious simply because increasing numbers of people no longer tick a “church” box on census forms suggesting this doesn’t mean they...

Abortion Industry: Marie Stopes Exposed

Embryo - 3 days - click on image for information about fetal development The Marie Stopes abortion industry is in trouble after a surprise inspection by the Care Quality Commission Read more here This news - reported in the broadcasting and print media days ago, makes the article below, published in 2015, all the more interesting... 7...

Priest: Police Doctrinal Integrity of Bishops, Priests & Theologians…

August 19, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – In his book Magisterial Authority, Fr. Chad Ripperger, PhD, says “the Church will not climb out of this tumultuous period” without reversing the “practice since the Second Vatican Council onward not to police the doctrinal integrity” among bishops, priests and theologians. The crucial observation comes at the end of...

Pope Betrays Chinese Catholics

[Pope Francis] is preparing ...to grant the communist authorities the privilege of selecting [episcopal] candidates. And he is exiling to an island in the Pacific the highest ranking Chinese archbishop in the curia, contrary to the agreement. But in China, Cardinal Zen has already taken the lead in the rebellion by Sandro Magister  Communist appointed bishop in...

15/8: Feast of Assumption of Our Lady

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Creation, Evolution & Catholicism

The author of a book which we reviewed in a recent edition, and which we offered to readers who emailed for the pdf  copy, has contacted me with the following information:  Re:  Creation, Evolution & Catholicism - A Discussion for Those Who Believe by Thomas McFadden From Thomas McFadden... [Attaching] PDF of the most recent print version. It would be...

“Deaconesses”: Phoebe A Red Herring

“Deaconesses,” Strictly Speaking, Never Existed On Francis’ New “Deaconess” Panel by John Vennari   - Catholic Family News If “deaconesses” are approved, we will face an embarrassing imitation of contemporary Protestant practice – ministerettes in goofy robes pretending to be men, usurping activities that belong to the priest alone.  There never was nor can there ever be the office of...