Monthly Archives - December 2017

SSPX: Priest Resigns – Is Former UK Superior Plotting Trouble Ahead?

Translation of text of the above interview follows... Introduction I am Father Paul Morgan, ordained by Bishop Lefebvre at Ecône in 1988. After that, I was 4 years in the district house in London as an assistant. Following this, I was the 1st Superior of the Society of St. Pius X in the Philippines for 4...

2018: The Year of “Saint” Pope Paul VI?

From Vatican Insider... In a special issue entitled “It will be the year of Paul VI Saint”, the weekly magazine of the diocese of Brescia, La voce del popolo, writes that on 13 December, theologians of the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints recognized a miracle attributed to the intercession of Pope Montini, after...

Perplexing Pope … IS Francis Actively Waging War Against Truth Itself?

Comment: Pope Francis' history of causing mayhem in the Church is neatly, and painfully amusingly,  summed up in the above video. Select your own "favourite" and tell us why, in your view, it is so bad - that is, if you can , in fact, "select" from the scandals of which we are reminded in...

Whatever Happened To Benediction?

Comment: I stumbled across the above rendition of Tantum Ergo quite by accident earlier this evening and it got me wondering if, as I suspected, Benediction is no longer a normal part of Sundays in Scottish parishes.  "Rosary & Benediction, 5pm" was routinely published in the Sunday bulletin in days of yore.  Yet, I can't...

11/12 – Happy 50th Birthday Summa!

Our Blogger, Summa, Scots-born resident of sunny Australia, celebrates his 50th birthday today - in not-so-sunny Glasgow!  He's up from down under, so to speak, for the next few weeks, Yesterday, we chatted briefly after Mass.  Mrs Summa warned that the grey hairs would soon show, now that hubby has reached this landmark birthday....

Trump & Jerusalem: A Moral Move, A Politically Smart & Valuable Move…

Comment: Well, do you agree that in publicly recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and moving the U.S.A. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,  President Donald Trump has made a "moral move, a politically smart move and a politically valuable move" - or is he making things worse in the region?   After listening...

Pope Francis: Vicar of Allah?

From the Fatima Center... December 5, 2017 Pope Francis made headlines recently for his championing of the Rohingya. For those who are unfamiliar with the term, it is one that Muslim refugees from Myanmar use to designate themselves. The term is rejected by the Buddhists of Myanmar, as it suggests that the Muslims are native to...