Monthly Archives - February 2020

Scottish Government’s Proposed Sex Change Law Dangerous: Young At Risk

From The Scotsman Newspaper... Changing gender could become easier and quicker before the next election, Social Security Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville has said. Transgender law reform proposed by the Scottish Government would lower the age limit for applications from 18 to 16, remove the need for medical evidence and reduce the required time spent living in the...

Ted Atkinson, RIP: Jailed In Defence of the Unborn & Purity – And Proud Of It!

From The Saint George Educational Trust (SGET).  Ted Atkinson [right], a giant amongst contemporary British Catholics, died on Saturday 22nd February aged 88 years. Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei. Requiescat in pace. Amen Ted was a long-time friend and supporter of The Saint George Educational Trust (SGET). Imprisoned seventeen times (twelve...

Lent – Time To Prepare For Death…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJJ3fq25oSk Comment:  I remember as a young person hearing the priest exhort us to make a good Lent because "for someone in this congregation it will be their last Lent."  And he was always right.  Certainly, the obvious time of year to examine our sinful ways has to be the penitential season of Lent which begins today,...

Coronavirus Connected To Fatima?

From Rorate Caeli - What does a Catholic bishop do when government orders the end of gatherings in times of Coronavirus? This: Northern Italy is in a state of semi-lockdown due to the spread of the current most dangerous strain of the Coronavirus, as large public gatherings have been forbidden for several days in most...

Is Scottish Catholic Education Service Embedding The LGBT+ World-View?

Editor writes... Reflecting on our forthcoming Education Seminar (23 May), and given that Barbara Coupar, the Director of the Scottish Catholic Education Service (SCES) has ignored my emailed invitation to her to participate in said seminar, I decided to take a look at some of the resources on the SCES website which are used in...

21/2: Feast of St Robert Southwell…

From Wikipedia Saint Robert Southwell (c. 1561 – 21 February 1595), was an English  Catholic priest of the Jesuit Order. He was also a poet, hymnodist, and clandestine missionary in post-Reformation England. After being arrested and imprisoned in 1592, and intermittently tortured and questioned by Richard Topcliffe, Southwell was eventually tried and convicted of high...

Italy: Cardinal Burke Dubbed “Enemy of the Pope” – Insulted, Humiliated…

From Rorate Caeli... Behold the Church of bridges and mercy, open and outreaching! Cardinal Burke is forced to annul a Mass in Ostuni: the parish priest had demanded the celebration be held behind closed doors as his arrival in Brindisi displeased the high levels of the diocese. The newspapers attacked him as an enemy of...

Is God in Charge of the Weather?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BF7V-BYv_PY With yet another storm (Dennis) due to hit the UK this weekend, let's challenge the secular wisdom, reinforced by Pope Francis that humans are causing extreme weather because we insist  on using plastic bags and drive petrol cars.  IS this erratic and often treacherous weather due to human behaviour, or is God telling us...

Cardinal Pell Appeal: Will Prosecutor’s Retraction Make Any Difference?

From the Anglican blog, Quadrant Online Cardinal George Pell’s appeal against his conviction of historical sexual abuse of two choirboys will be heard before the full High Court of Australia on March 11. Pell’s conviction in a Melbourne county court in December 2018 was affirmed by the Victorian Court of Appeal in August 2019. The...

11 February: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes – Please Pray For Sick Reader…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcs6WPjZi0k&t=12s A special plea for prayers as we prepare to celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes... Paul, a  long-time reader and supporter of Catholic Truth, has just been diagnosed with cancer.  Paul is Scots, married, with a grown-up family. At this time, we do not know to what degree the cancer has progressed so...