Bishops

The Mass is The Mass – Right?

Below is the article Why All Valid Masses Are Not Equal by Robert J. Siscoe, published on The Remnant website.  Some of the real jewels are to be found in the middle and at the end of the article, so don't read the first paragraph and think you've "got it".   Read the entire article  and, thereafter,...

Catholic Truth Challenge: Come Debate With Us, Monsignor Loftus …

I’ve run out of superlatives to describe the awful column penned by Mgr Basil Loftus in the Catholic Times. To say it’s “awful” is akin to saying there’s a bit of unrest in Iraq these days. The man doesn’t have a Catholic thought in his head and his utter hatred for the authentic Catholic religion...

Satanic Black Masses & The Scandal of Communion in the Hand…

Oklahoma City, Okla., Aug 8, 2014 / 04:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The purported use of a consecrated Host at a planned satanic black mass at an Oklahoma City civic center would be a “terrible sacrilege” that requires a prayerful response, the local archbishop emphasized. Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City in an Aug. 4...

Papal Scandals: Why Are Bishops Silent?

 The scandals surrounding Pope Francis just keep on coming.  Here's two out of the many reported across the internet in recent days. "Among those who persecuted and denounced Pentecostals, almost as if they were crazy people trying to ruin the race, there were also Catholics," [Pope Francis] said. "I am the pastor of Catholics, and I ask...

Catholicism & The Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014 – The Problem…

Celebrating the Gift in Sport Pope Francis gives blessing to Glasgow conference  Pope Francis has sent his good wishes and prayers to athletes and theologians gathering for a conference in Glasgow on the eve of the Commonwealth Games. Sponsored by the Bishops Conference of Scotland, Celebrating the Gift in Sport will explore how sport and faith can...

7 Years On – Summorum Pontificum…

The Supreme Pontiffs have to this day shown constant concern that the Church of Christ should offer worthy worship to the Divine Majesty, “for the praise and glory of his name” and “the good of all his holy Church.” As from time immemorial, so too in the future, it is necessary to maintain the principle...

Ireland: is Catholic Education Finished?

Catholic and Protestant teachers will train alongside each other in a new institute announced by the Irish Government last week. The Institute of Education will replace the Catholic St Patrick’s College and Mater Dei Institute as well as the Church of Ireland College of Education and operate under Dublin City University. The move was announced by...

The Priest: “The Forgotten Man of Vatican II” – Bishop Fellay…

“By celebrating the old Mass, I discovered what the priest is.” Several times lately we have received this moving testimony from priests who are getting to know us. This short sentence sums up the essence of the profound mystery that has struck the Church: The Church has been in a crisis since Vatican II because the...

Is Pope Francis Actively Hostile to Summorum Pontificum?

On Aug. 6, 2013, Andrea Tornielli of “Vatican Insider” published an interview with Fr. Alessandro Apollonio, the Procurator General of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, in which they discussed the Holy See's recent decision to restrict the order's use of the so-called "Extraordinary Form." The decree issued by the Congregation for Religious, with the approval...