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6/5: Scottish Elections: Should Catholics Withhold Vote in Protest at Tyranny?

A general view of the Scottish Parliament Building  Scottish Parliament Election 2021 – Putting Human Life and Dignity at the Centre A letter from the Catholic Bishops of Scotland Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This election [6 May, 2021] presents us with an opportunity to play our part in putting human life and the inviolable dignity of the...

Ad Tuendam Fidem, Ad Tuendam Fidem… Wherefore Art Thou ?

JOHN PAUL II Apostolic Letter Motu Proprio AD TUENDAM FIDEM, by which certain norms are inserted into the Code of Canon Law and into the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches PROTECT THE FAITH of the Catholic Church against errors arising from certain members of the Christian faithful, especially from among those dedicated to the...

The Tablet & Other Far-From-Catholic Rags: Irresponsible Bishops Must Act

From Christian Today: The Catholic Church in the UK is descending into civil war behind the scenes after a major row over abortion was sparked by a controversial editorial in the respected journal The Tablet.   Bishop Mark Davies, Diocese of Shrewsbury is one of the Bishops who complained about the Tablet editorial  A number of...

Canonisations? What Canonisations?

The "Canonisations" of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II took place in Rome, today,  27th April, 2014.  Here's an extract from one newspaper report... "We declare and define Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II to be saints and we enrol them among the saints, decreeing that they are to be venerated as such by...

Rosary: Luminous Mysteries – Why Not?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYMykUikaWo As we approach the Month of Mary, it might be useful to examine the way we pray our Rosary, in the hope of doing all we can to ensure that our prayers are truly pleasing to Our Lady and her Son. Fr Gruner's explanation about why the new Luminous Mysteries cannot be part of...

A Tale of Two Canonisations: safety of the infallibity in doubt – SSPX…

On September 3, 2013, at the consistory held in Rome, the Pope announced that François would proceed to canonization of Pope John XXIII (1958-1963) and John Paul II (1978-2005) in a single ceremony on 27 April 2014. From the beatification of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, September 3, 2000, and Karol Wojtyla, the 1 st May...

A Tale of Two Canonisations: Church in future will question their validity – SSPX

Nine years after his death, after an exceptionally rapid process, John Paul II will be canonized on April 27, 2014, together with John XXIII, who will have the benefit of a dispensation from a miracle so as to make possible a joint canonization. Why this expedited procedure and this decision to unite the two popes...