Canon Law

St Michael, Archangel – Defender of the Church

Editor writes... Pope Leo XIII wrote the powerful prayer to St Michael Archangel below and ordered that it be recited after every low Mass - click here for more on what happened to inspire the Pope to make this order, and then share your thoughts on which of the versions you are more inclined to...

Giorgia Meloni “For God, Country & Family!”

Video [above]:  Giorgia Meloni's [Fabulous] 2019 Courageous Common-Sense Speech (with English subtitles) From The Spectator, 25 September, 2022... As Italians prepare to vote in today’s general election, the European Union has issued a warning – making clear that it stands ready to act. Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party, is widely expected to become...

Cause of 33-days Pope, John Paul I – Curious?

From Vatican News... Pope John Paul I [was] beatified on 4 September 2022 in a celebration presided over by Pope Francis in the Vatican. In October, the Holy Father signed a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of John Paul I (Albino Luciani), clearing the way for his beatification. Two months later, the Congregation for...

Belgian bishops’ push for same-sex blessings is ‘heretical opposition to the revealed truth’ – Müller

(LifeSiteNews) — Cardinal Gerhard Müller [pictured], the former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has written a statement (see full text below) rebuking the Belgian bishops for their September 20 document approving homosexual relationships and offering them a liturgical blessing. In the statement as sent to LifeSiteNews by the German cardinal,...

Fidei Defensor – A Letter to King Charles III

Editor writes... Below, my letter to King Charles III, which you will find self-explanatory. Letter... His Majesty King Charles III, Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA Sir, I write with concerns about your pledge - widely publicised across the internet - to protect the multiple faiths of a diverse Britain “no less diligently” than Christianity in your new role as head of...

Godless World in Utter Chaos – Or is the Crimewave in USA & Scotland the New Normal?

From Glasgow Live... East End residents are too “frightened” to report anti-social behaviour to police in a Glasgow area where a community centre is being vandalised daily. The Bridgeton Community Learning Campus is undergoing improvement work but is being targeted every day by vandals, a meeting heard. And a Calton councillor has suggested offenders could be threatened with...

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...

Conspiracy Theorists or Prophets?

Editor writes... This afternoon I received the following email from my bank... We're changing the way you log on to Online Banking We're making some changes to how you log on to Online Banking as a result of new regulation which affects the whole banking sector. These changes are called Strong Customer Authentication, and they support how we...

Gloria TV … Not So Glorious?

Editor writes... Note:  the above cartoon is one of the many very good cartoons produced by Gloria TV - some time ago I received permission to use their cartoons - I have used at least one in our newsletter but, ironically, I think this is the first time I've made use of that permission on...

Archbishop Viganò To Brother Bishops: Speak Out!

Published at The Remnant Newspaper Archbishop Viganò's exhortation to his brother bishops published here on the Feast of Pope Saint Pius X...  CARLO MARIA VIGANÒ  Archbishop, Apostolic Nuncio To my venerable Brothers in the Episcopate In the glorious martyrs, Holy Church gives us an example of heroic virtues to imitate, showing us how the Grace of God assists...