Tag - holy spirit

Pentecost NOT “Birth of the Church”

Editor: it is a common error, repeated often in homilies/sermons, that the Church was "born" at Pentecost.  We need only recall the Petrine verses in the Gospel, and Christ's final command to his apostles prior to his Ascension into Heaven: "Go out into the whole world and baptize..." to recognise that this claim is...

If Luther’s Revolution were “a work of the Holy Spirit”, surely he must be canonised?

On October 13, 2016 the Pope received a group of 1,000 Lutherans and Catholics from Germany in the Vatican’s Paul VI hall and addressed them from the stage where a statue of Luther was erected.  Medias-Presse.Info reports the scandal of an Italian bishop praising Luther's Reformation as "a work of the Holy Spirit".  Unfortunately, there...

Should The Scots Bishops Apologise?

 August Newsletter online early - click on image above to read... note: this post published on 21 July (not 19th as per sidebar) Comment: For years, the Scots faithful have been told that the Church is thriving in the aftermath of the Vatican II "renewal".  Clearly, that has not been true at any point post-Vatican II.  Throughout this alleged...