Dogma of Infallibility

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...

Lacegate: Why Does Pope Francis Hate Tradition?

From the Catholic Herald: Granny’s lace – why is Pope Francis so unsupportive of ordinary clergy? If faith, as the nuns said, was the substance of things hoped for, then lace was the outline—the suggestion—of things not seen. —Iris Anthony, The Ruins of Lace (2012) A priest writes... From time to time it seems as though Pope Francis can’t resist the urge...

Are Christians Who Reject Truth…Christians?

Our American blogger, RCA Victor writes...    [Below] a powerful article from the owner of Gab (free speech platform) about Christians who reject truth. The writer is a Protestant, I believe, though he attended a Jesuit college in Pennsylvania.  Christians who reject truth?  Hmmmm, sounds familiar…. Extract below... Men are men. Women are women. A man cannot become a...

Church Decline – Laity to Blame… Really?

Editor writes... It is worth reflecting on the above short video discussion in the context of this assessment of the pontificate of Pope Francis I, asking... do we really want the next conclave to elect a Francis II ?  And is it fair - or even possible - to blame the laity for the current...

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...

The Traditional Latin Mass is THE Mass…

Editor writes...  Can you add to the reasons given in the above video, to love the TLM? And is it possible to - do you ever hear anyone - speak about having a "love" for the New Mass? I've never heard anyone say that - ever. However, you may have heard that and if so... let's hear it,...

Catholic Schools in the USA – Once Upon A Time

From the Tradidi Quod et Accepi blog... When Catholic Schools Were Catholic And the servants of the good man of the house coming said to him: Sir, didst thou not sow good seed in thy field? whence then hath it cockle? And he said to them: an enemy hath done this. (Matt. 13:27,28) It was what many of...

Happy Feast of St John Ogilvie, Scots Martyr – But Do Scots Priests Believe In Sin These Days?

From Fr John A. Hardon SJ (RIP) Archives... John Ogilvie SJ was born in Scotland of the nobility in 1589 and by that time Scotland had pretty well been lost to the Catholic Church so his up-bringing was Presbyterian. His father, to give him a better education than he could get in Scotland, sent him...

USA: “Russia, Russia, Russia” was Actually “Clinton, Clinton, Clinton” – Official Report

From the YouTube Platform... 1)   They spied on [Trump] and couldn't find any dirt on him; how clean is he? They should be imprisoned; he was president. 2)   This is treason and should be handled as such. As an American citizen of the United States of America I'm outraged at the idea that these criminals are...

11 February: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

From the website of the Franciscan Media On December 8, 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception in the apostolic constitution Ineffabilis Deus. A little more than three years later, on February 11, 1858, a young lady appeared to Bernadette Soubirous. This began a series of visions. During the apparition on March...