Monthly Archives - October 2019

Scandal of Ealing Abbey & Press Portrayal of “The Church’s Criminality”

Monks no longer allowed to run St Benedict's school where children were abused;    ENGLAND: London Ealing: St Benedict's School Guardian, 24 October, 2019... A “sadistic and predatory” atmosphere and a culture of cover-up and denial in a Catholic school allowed sexual abusers to commit crimes against children for decades, an independent inquiry has found. Senior figures at...

27th October – Feast of Christ the King!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=166QpayuCnE Comment: We are reflecting upon, and discussing, the shocking state of the Church on various threads; We have noted that Our Lord, Christ the King, is being abused and insulted at the highest levels in His Church today.  The human element in the Church is all but obscuring the divine.  Let us, therefore, use...

Priest: Fatima Warnings Fulfilled in Amazon Synod – Worst Fears Realised…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJEb3PNzZ3c Comment:  As the priest interviewed in the video indicates, silence is not an option at this late stage in the crisis. We must all speak out now, in every way possible, to highlight the "new pathways" being pursued by Pope Francis, to create what is, in fact, a new Church, opposed to the Church founded...

If Pope Francis Doubts Divinity of Christ, Can We Trust The Church?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1224&v=0BrVBOUaeTE Comment: The priest's sermon in the above video is a much needed reminder of the basics of the Faith; the 20 minutes required to hear the sermon/watch the video is well worth spending to remind ourselves that - notwithstanding the scandals we are witnessing, not least through the words and actions of this shocking...

Mental Health: Is Wearing Our Heart on Our Sleeve Good for the Soul?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6fQiNNn7ns Comment: News commentators are enjoying dissecting the ITV documentary interview with Prince Harry and his wife, the Duchess of Sussex, generally known as "Harry & Meghan", in which they both speak very openly about the negative impact of their royal public life on their mental health.   The reaction from viewers has been mixed.  Given that...

Extinction Rebellion: Priest Protester Making An Idiot of Himself – Clown!

Passionist Fr. Martin Newell speaks from the roof of a train stopped at London’s Shadwell Station en route to the financial district Oct. 17. (Courtesy of Extinction Rebellion/ Vladimir Morozov)    (Click on image to read report).                                                                          In case you think this is a one-off maverick - think again. His Order is fully behind...

Catholics MUST Be ProLife:Action!(3)

https://youtu.be/WH9ZJu4wRUE This thread is dedicated to sharing news about pro-life issues. Where possible, we suggest that bloggers make and respond to calls to action in defence of the unborn child – whether that entails emailing MPs or supporting various vigils etc. Try not to simply post a link to news – publish an extract and/or make...

What on Earth IS “The Catholic Ethos”?

From the Scottish Catholic Observer, 11/10/19 ‘Our schools are inclusive, not divisive,’ say headteachers Catholic Primary headteachers reject secular arguments as they gather for annual CHAPS conference. Catholic schools are inclusive, not divisive, headteachers emphasised this week as the Archbishop of Glasgow urged them not to shy away from their Catholic ethos. The recent debate in the secular...

Did Pope Deny the Divinity of Christ?

From Rorate Caeli... We cannot remain silent about this unbelievable episode, which many of you are certainly aware of. The following: Eugenio Scalfari, former director of La Repubblica published an article last Tuesday in which he writes: “Those who have had the fortune of meeting and conversing with him in utmost cultural confidence, the way I...