Dogma of Infallibility

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...

Saint Pius X: Fighting Talk… Bible Vs Modernists

Below, extracts from the encyclical Praestantia Scripturae: On The Bible Against The Modernists  "... in order to check the daily increasing audacity of many modernists who are endeavouring by all kinds of sophistry and devices to detract from the force and efficacy not only of the decree “Lamentabili sane exitu” (the so-called Syllabus), issued by...

Godless UK: Time To Restore The Death Penalty?

Glasgow police release CCTV image of two men after late night attack in city centre Stabbing victim fights for life after attack at London's Liverpool Street station An Edinburgh man has been left shaken after being threatened as he drove his motorbike by two yobs with a blade.  Rory Pieres was driving his own motorbike along Calder...

Third Secret of Fatima: The Abandonment Of The Faith Within Church… Even At The Very Top

One online commentator remarked, perhaps a tad sarcastically on seeing the above video, that "With all respect, it is NO secret at all our Catholic Church is in ruins..."  Editor writes... The narrator in the above (excellent) short film may give the impression of confusing the request of Our Lady for the Consecration of Russia with...

Fulton Sheen On The Laity… But What Can The Laity DO To “See That Priests Act Like Priests”?

On a previous thread, Marinaio concludes a comment as follows:  Yesterday’s Gospel warned us of what we are seeing: the hierarchy — the pope and the vast majority of bishops — are ravening wolves in sheep’s clothing. Let us stand together and defend the flock against those rapacious predators. Laura replies... Your last paragraph made me think....

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...

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...