Hierarchy

Sixth Form Student Forced Out of (Poor Quality Private) School For Questioning Transgenderism

REPORTS about a sixth-former who says she was forced out of her private school because she questioned a visiting speaker about her definition of ‘a woman’ should shock us. The fact that pressure for her to leave came mostly from her peers should trouble us. For many, however, this story was no surprise. Parents with school-age children know...

BREAKTHROUGH: Pro-Abortion Pelosi Told NOT to Present for Holy Communion – Canon 915

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 20, 2022 / 13:03 pm (CNA). Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced on Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should not be admitted to Holy Communion in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, nor should she present herself to receive the Eucharist, until she publicly repudiates her support for abortion. Cordileone said on May 20...

Wootton on “Scheming Sturgeon” in the USA…

Two commentators on the YouTube platform write... She's a perfect example of the phrase 'never interrupt your enemy while they are making mistakes'. The woman and her party are a joke. It's never about what the Scottish people want, it's about what SHE wants, always has been. Editor writes... But IS she making mistakes?  And - as other...

Tweets Reveal Gay Author Simon James Green Blatantly Anti-Catholic Bigot … And Then Some!

Editor writes... The scandal at John Fisher School (JFS) in Purley continues apace, so concerned parents have been digging into the background of the author, Simon James Green, who, as it turns out, is an anti-Catholic bigot of monumental proportions.  Below some of his tweets from way back when, which found their way into my...

Crisis in the Church: How Much (If Anything) Should We Tell Potential Converts…Nothing?

Editor Writes... On Sunday, just gone, 15 May, 2022,  we celebrated the reception into the Church of Carole, who featured in our July 2017 newsletter, front page (see headline above) and, more recently, her husband, Carole had attended our Conference on 13 May, 2017, marking the 100th anniversary of the first Fatima apparition.  Her husband was...

Pascal’s Wager: Impulse of Faith Or Con-Trick?

From the YouTube Platform... Christopher Eric Hitchens (13 April 1949 – 15 December 2011) was a British-American author and journalist who wrote or edited over 30 books (including five essay collections) on culture, politics, and literature. Hitchens described himself as an anti-theist, who saw all religions as false, harmful and authoritarian. He argued for free...

Cardinal Zen Arrested – so much for Pope Francis’ “secret deal” with the Chinese Communist Party…

From The Remnant website Hong Kong authorities arrested Cardinal Joseph Zen today, and he is being held on suspicion of "colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security." (See video above). Cardinal Zen is one of the few voices in the Catholic hierarchy to publicly challenge Pope Francis's secret deal with the Chinese Communist Party. As...

The Incredible Catholic Mass – A MUST-READ

Editor writes... Our blogger Catherine has been reading a book entitled The Incredible Catholic Mass:  An Explanation of the Mass, by Fr Martin von Cochem O.S.F (1625-1712) which  she can't praise enough - Tan Books and Publishers, Inc., Rockford, Illinois 61105, (Originally published 1704). Catherine quotes the publisher's Preface:  "...Probably not ten percent of lay adult...

Teachers: those who instruct many in virtue, will shine like bright stars for all eternity (Dan 11:33)

Blogger Leitourgos writes:  [I've been] thinking about a possible topic for those lighter threads which occasionally appear in the blog and which I find very enjoyable. We all have a great debt towards our teachers. I certainly was extremely lucky, no blessed, with my primary school teachers who not only taught me to read, but...

5 May: Feast of Pope Saint Pius V – Great Reformer

Editor writes... This great Pope-Saint, Pius V, is known as the Pope of the Rosary, as well as a great reformer pope. Click here to read more... We should ask his intercession for Pope Francis - who is seeking the title of "great reformer" but for a very different type of reform!  Pope Francis' successor will, hopefully,...