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Glasgow Priest: Open Letter Regarding State of the Church in Scotland – Souls Are Being Endangered!

Editor writes... Glasgow priest, Father Stephen Dunn, who, in 2020, posted an Open Letter on this blog regarding the imposition of Covid restrictions on churches, (to read, click here), has honoured us by submitting a second Open Letter for publication, in response to recent, and ongoing, scandals within the Church in Scotland. Thank you, Father... OPEN...

Scots Catholics “Tick Box” Mass-goers – Priest…

Note:  Scroll to 43.56 to hear the sermon in the above video (just before the sermon, the sound goes off while the announcements are made). Editor writes... Martin Blackshaw writes below about the content of the above video and the related issues, but first, some background. My attention was drawn to the above sermon delivered by Fr...

Persecution of Christians in Africa – Yet Silence from Pope & International Community… Why?

Rome Newsroom, Jul 1, 2022 / 07:00 am (CNA)  Nigerian archbishop cries at gravesite of slain priest as Catholics protest violence “We have buried a number of priests back to back. People are tired, people are frustrated, people are depressed,” Father Daniel Kyom, a priest of the Archdiocese of Kaduna, told CNA on July 1. “People are...

Pope Francis: The Traditional Mass “Problematic”: No, Papa Francis… (cough)… YOU’RE the Problem!

From Lifesitenews... VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis has released a new apostolic letter on the liturgy, reaffirming his restrictions on the Traditional Latin Mass while promoting the reformed liturgy as “the unique expression of the lex orandi of the Roman Rite.” According to Pope Francis, Desiderio desideravi, published Wednesday, follows his July 2021 motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, which took...

Feast of SS Peter & Paul: Pray for Pope – Urgently

Pope Francis seems to be determined to push "Vatican II" to the limits, in a manner of speaking. This from The Catholic Sun (28/06/22) VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Before celebrating the Holy Year 2025, Pope Francis is asking Catholics around the world to dedicate time in 2023 to studying the documents of the Second Vatican...

Glasgow Prepares for Synod 2021-2023 – Beware!

Editor writes... Father John Campbell is the priest in charge of the Synod preparations in the Archdiocese of Glasgow.  This makes about as much sense as appointing Kim Jong-un to lead a pro-democracy march in Beijing. Think about that, watch the video clip, and read on, to see if you agree. If you've watched the above...

Happy Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus!

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus… n 1673, a French Visitandine (Visitation) nun named Margaret Mary Alacoque had a private revelation of Jesus, in which he asked the Church to honour his Most Sacred Heart. In particular, Jesus gave to St. Margaret Mary 12 specific promises made to all who venerated and promoted devotion to...

“Charismatic Catholicism” Is NOT The Faith of the Saints; It Stunts Spiritual Growth – To Be Avoided!

Editor writes... More and more, I hear about people of all ages who are not keen to attend the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM)  - the Mass which nourished the saints and martyrs - because they have been so used to the noise and activity of the new Mass, the Novus Ordo Missae (NOM).  They like...

Ireland: Synod Mania = Rebellion Against God

A reader in Ireland emailed this latest scandal, published in The Irish Catholic Newspaper... Sacramental marriage for gay and lesbian Catholics and the ordination of women priests are key demands of an LGBT focus group set by Bishop Kevin Doran as part of the synodal process. A Church-wide apology to LGBT people and their families...

Archbishop Nolan: Rwanda Policy “Appalling” … Double-Living Priests in Glasgow, Not So Much

Editor writes... It's a pity that the Archbishop of Glasgow is not quite so appalled, it seems, by the information I passed to him recently, about a stack of double-living priests in the Archdiocese of Glasgow - his priests, who are making a living out of the Church while enjoying their "lives on the side",...