Tag - tradition

With Apostasy Full-Blown Worldwide, Pope Warns of “Christian Decline”…

Pope Francis has [said that] "rigidity" in living out the Christian faith is creating a "minefield" of hatred and misunderstanding in a world where Christianity is increasingly irrelevant. Francis called for Vatican bureaucrats to instead embrace change during his annual Christmas greetings to the cardinals, bishops and priests who work in the Holy See,...

Pope Francis Attacks Tradition Again

Aboard the papal flight from Romania — Pope Francis has criticized traditionalist Catholics who seek to "safeguard the ashes" of the past, saying the global church's centuries of tradition are not akin to a container for preserved objects but instead like roots to be drawn on for future growth. In a press conference aboard the...

Modern Catholics: Confusion Reigns.

Editor writes... A friend of mine tells me that it was only when she read Archbishop Lefebvre's Open Letter to Confused Catholics that a light switched on in her head and she began to comprehend the gravity of what is going on in the Church.  Below, Chapter One of the Open Letter, entitled Why are...

SSPX on ‘Cowards Behind Computers’ …

The following article entitled Father X Takes Issue With Father SSPX-X  is taken from The Remnant website:  On February 16, just two days after the Church observed the Feast of Saint Valentine, who was known for his kind gestures and notes, a rather unkind anonymous post appeared on the SSPX U.S.A. website, criticizing of all things anonymous...

Is ‘Tradition, Family, Property’ A Cult?

On September 8, 2008 the American Tradition, Family, Property (TFP openly and unashamedly defended traditional marriage at the University of California - Berkeley.  For this (and similar protests, e.g. against abortion) they are to be warmly commended - Editor.  However, there are some concerns about the TFP - an organisation we've never discussed on this...

Latest Craziness: “Ashes To Go”!

Two churches in the north-east of England will take to the streets on Ash Wednesday, encouraging people to repent and return to God. On Wednesday St Mary’s Catholic church and Sunderland Minster, an Anglican church, will be working together to offer “Ashes to Go” – a new approach to a centuries-old Christian tradition. The initiative will...

Pope Paul VI Enthusiastic About The Spirit of Novelty Within the Church

Reader, Jim Paton from Perth, submitted the following extract from the text of the General Audience of Pope Paul VI on 2nd July, 1969. It is not available in English on the Vatican website, but you can read the original text by clicking on the photo of Paul VI. All emphases have been added by...

Restoring Tradition: Reasons For Hope…

That today there are Catholics denominated “traditionalist” is a development unexampled in the entire previous history of the Catholic Church. Even at the height of the Arian crisis—the closest analogue to our situation—the Church was not divided between traditionalists and non-traditionalists, but rather between those who had not embraced the heresy of Arius and...

“The Francis Effect” – An Overview

Christopher Ferrara, the well known American Catholic lawyer and commentator on the crisis in the Church,  has written a devastating critique of the pontificate of Pope Francis to date "lest the true teaching of the Magisterium be lost in all the confusion" (resulting from Pope Francis' statements). The essays were published over a period of a week on the...

Scotland’s First Catholic Home Education Website Launched…

At the request of one of our readers, Catholic Truth is proud to mark the Feast of the Holy Family with the launch of what we believe to be the first Catholic Home Education website in Scotland. Catholic Home Education Scotland aims to support parents who are home-educators as well as parents who have concerns about the education system...