Africa

Africa: The Great Vatican II Success Story … Not!

From New Liturgical Movement... In a recent episode of “Word on Fire,” Bishop Barron responds to Ross Douthat’s two NYT pieces on Vatican II and its failure, by making two arguments: Argument #1: To blame the collapse of Catholicism in the West on Vatican II is a “post hoc propter hoc” fallacy.  [i.e. "after this, because of...

Tucker Carlson’s Overview of Recent World History & the World Economic Forum – Hilarious!

From YouTube... Fox News host Tucker Carlson gives his take on the World Economic Forum and its 'mediocre' attendees on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight'. Editor writes, Tucker's observations about the individuals leading the World Economic Forum, and his comments about the disoriented use of language are insightful - and hilarious.  The old saying, "Many a true word...

Demanding An Apology – A Growing Fashion

From Demanding an Apology | Psychology Today... There are some people who command an apology! “I’m waiting for an apology,” a young woman texts her friend. A mother says to her son who forgot to pick her up from the train station: “If you don’t apologize, I’m not going to your graduation.” What good is an...

Neil Oliver: Cancel Christmas? Just Try!

Editor writes... I've never thought of Neil Oliver as a "devout Christian".  Yet, in the above monologue, he puts just about every clergyman in the land to shame by his stout defence of Christmas and the Christian heritage of the west; he issues a stark warning - after the fashion of the Old Testament prophets...

Who Would Want To Be A White Person In The UK These Days When Being White = Being Racist?

Editor writes... Five years ago, the following tweet was published by a Cambridge student:  "All white people are racist. White middle class, white working class, white men, white women, white gays, white children, they can ALL geddit."    Why live in a country that is full of racists?  Why do so many people from non-white nations...

Scottish Diocese Welcomes Community of Marian Franciscans – Thank You So Much, Bishop Robson!

From the website of the Diocese of Dunkeld The Lawside site, the original campus of Lawside Academy and the Mercy Convent has been up for sale for a good while now, as the Convent and Pastoral Centre have become sadly surplus to requirement. Once the Mercy Sisters diminished in numbers and left the Diocese of Dunkeld,...

Interfaith Conference in Kazakhstan: The Pope Denounces War – Except Against Traditional Mass

From The Independent... Pope Francis told the Russian Orthodox hierarchy and other faith leaders Tuesday that religion must never be used to justify the “evil” of war and that God must never “be held hostage to the human thirst for power.” Against the backdrop of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Francis opened an interfaith conference in the former Soviet republic...

WHO Declares Monkeypox Global Emergency… Hands Up If You’re Really & Truly THAT Stupid!

From Sky News... Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference that despite the WHO committee being unable to come to consensus, he declared the emergency anyway. He added the risk globally is "moderate", except in Europe where it is "high". Dr Adhanom said that there had been more than 16,000 cases of monkeypox reported to the...

Persecution of Christians in Africa – Yet Silence from Pope & International Community… Why?

Rome Newsroom, Jul 1, 2022 / 07:00 am (CNA)  Nigerian archbishop cries at gravesite of slain priest as Catholics protest violence “We have buried a number of priests back to back. People are tired, people are frustrated, people are depressed,” Father Daniel Kyom, a priest of the Archdiocese of Kaduna, told CNA on July 1. “People are...

“Charismatic Catholicism” Is NOT The Faith of the Saints; It Stunts Spiritual Growth – To Be Avoided!

Editor writes... More and more, I hear about people of all ages who are not keen to attend the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM)  - the Mass which nourished the saints and martyrs - because they have been so used to the noise and activity of the new Mass, the Novus Ordo Missae (NOM).  They like...