Monthly Archives - January 2020

A Very Happy Brexit Day!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=325&v=RBMvZRf9Scs&feature=emb_logo Comment:  Mairead McGuinness is the first Vice President of the European Parliament, in post since 2017.   In several news interviews following Nigel Farage's final speech at the European Parliament she highlighted Nigel's use of the word "hate",  shock-horrified at the use of that word.  However, contrary to her disingenuous insinuations, Nigel did not say...

Peter’s Pence: Bishops in U.S. Facing Legal Action Over Abuse of Funds…

From the National Catholic Register... The Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera has reported that Vatican prosecutors are investigating how funds from Peter’s Pence have been allegedly invested in loss-making enterprises as well as a movie censored in some countries because of its explicit homosexual scenes. In the latest in a string of recent stories involving...

President Trump Makes History… First In Office To Address March For Life!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzS0vjw7C_g Comment:  President Trump is going down in history for many things - but more than anything else, he will be blessed for defending unborn babies in nations which have descended into what Pope John Paul II called "the culture of death".  Not only is he proclaiming the right to life loudly, clearly and very publicly,...

Modern Catholics Discuss Liturgical Abuses in New Mass – You Just Couldn’t Make This Stuff Up…Honest!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5sn0vcFPjL4 Comment:  This group takes too long to get into the discussion (at least five minutes) but once they get going, it's very interesting indeed to hear them objecting to some of the very things which were defended and promoted by fellow-parishioners when some of us were doing the complaining.  It's also interesting to see how...

Politics More Important Than Faith: Should “Catholic” Rebecca Long-Bailey Win Labour Leadership Race? Really?

Rebecca Long-Bailey has appeared to suggest her politics are more important than her Catholic faith, as she attempted to extinguish a major row over her stance on abortion. Amid a mounting backlash over her objection to later terminations on the grounds of disability, the Labour leadership frontrunner said that although she prayed to God every...

The Q Phenomenon & Pope Francis…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=5vYqqH3-xFY&feature=emb_title From The American Thinker... Q first appeared in October 2017 on an anonymous online forum called 4Chan, posting messages that implied top-clearance knowledge of upcoming events. More than 3,000 messages later, Q has created a disturbing, multi-faceted portrait of a global crime syndicate that operates with impunity. Q’s followers in the QAnon community faithfully analyze...

Pope Benedict: NO! To Married Priests – Shock Horror from “Vatican Experts”…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv2vrkXEhZQ From the BBC website (emphasis added)... Retired Pope Benedict XVI has issued a defence of priestly celibacy in the Catholic Church as his successor considers easing a ban on married men serving as priests. Pope Benedict made the appeal in a book co-authored with Cardinal Robert Sarah. It comes in response to a proposal to allow married...

Royal Crisis – Meghan & Harry… Personal Happiness Vs Duty?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-psLce2otRA Comment:  The unhappiness of the Duchess of Sussex seems to be behind this decision of Harry and Meghan to step back  as senior royals.  But does duty always have to be the enemy of happiness?  Is there not a level of happiness that springs from being dutiful?   Please keep all comments respectful; whether you are a...

England: Synod To Discuss Women Priests…Inching Closer to Open Schism?

One of our English bloggers emailed this report from Gloria TV I then checked out the website of the Diocese of Liverpool to find out more about their Synod 2020 If the Gloria TV analysis is correct, then somebody needs to remind Archbishop McMahon that he has no authority whatsoever to "make decisions" about the ordination of...