Canon Law

Irish Bishop Bans Retired Priest for Preaching Catholic Morality [which is] “UnChristian”

From Breaking News Ireland... Priest 'to be taken off Masses' after Kerry bishops' rebuke of offending homily A priest who gave a widely condemned address in Co Kerry church over the weekend is to be prevented from saying Mass again after the Bishop of Kerry rebuked his comments as unchristian. Retired priest Fr Sean Sheehy told worshippers...

All Souls Day… Pray for the Souls in Purgatory

Editor writes... November, traditionally the Month of the Holy Souls, is the period of mourning, so to speak, as we remember, and pray especially for, our deceased relatives and friends who may be suffering in Purgatory.  Apart from the saints canonised using the Church's traditional and highly rigorous process, Catholics have never assumed that anyone...

Ireland: Fr Willie Doyle SJ, Who Offered His Life in Reparation for the Sins of Priests, Cause Opened

From Editor's Inbox, today...  Some good news today; the Cause for Fr Doyle is now opened.  Although Fr Doyle is renowned for being a War Hero, two other aspects of his life need to be remembered.  He led a life of severe penance for the sins of Priests. He would be a good advocate for...

Pope Appoints Pro-Abortionist to ‘Life’ Post

VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) — The Pontifical Academy for Life on Saturday announced Pope Francis’ appointment of pro-abortion, World Economic Forum-linked economist Mariana Mazzucato as one of its new “Ordinary Academicians.”     Mazzucato, a self-described “atheist” and professor of economics at University College London (UCL), was first announced as one of the PAL’s new appointees in an October 15 press release which...

Is It Acceptable to Attend Both Old & New Masses?

Editor writes... I've met a few people recently who have either returned to attending the Novus Ordo Missae (NOM) on Sundays - due to problems with the location of the various Traditional Latin Masses (TLM) - OR who like to attend both the old and the new Masses, interchangeably, in some cases because they don't...

Neil Oliver Praises the Protestant Reformation

Editor writes... Unfortunately, since one of our trolls drew our existence to the attention of YouTube, I have been shadow-banned on that platform, or I would have gone to town on the above video segment about The Church, underneath the video at source. Instead, I've tried to correct as many of Neil Oliver's errors as...

Cardinal Müller: Synod – Hostile Takeover of the Church… So Why Are The Bishops Supporting It?

10 Oct 2022 “This is a system of self-revelation and is the occupation of the Catholic Church” and “the hostile takeover of the Church of Jesus Christ, which is a column of the Revealed Truth,” Cardinal Müller told EWTN host Raymond Arroyo. “This has nothing to do with Jesus Christ, with the Triune...

Lay Catholics & Obedience: Limits of Priests’ Power

From Lifesitenews - extracts... The idea that the command of the superior is the command of God could be very dangerous unless it is remembered that it contains in itself this important limitation: that we should obey God rather than man (Acts 5:29). If we regard our bishop — as we should — as exercising...

Save the Chartres Pilgrimage… And the Mass

From Michael J. Matt, Editor, The Remnant... GUARDIAN of TRADITION: The World Premiere 19,290 views Premiered on 2 Oct 2022 Here at the launch of the world premiere of this RTV documentary, word reaches us of a growing concern in France that the French bishops may prohibit use of the Chartres Cathedral for the 2023 pilgrimage...

Do Catholics Fear Confession?

Editor writes... Why are Catholics apparently reluctant to attend Confession these days?  Can we blame the laxity of the clergy during lockdown, or is there something else at work here? And, importantly, is there anything the narrator (or St John Vianney!) says in the above video to reignite your appreciation of the Sacrament of Penance? Your thoughts... ...