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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...

105th Anniversary of First Fatima Apparition

Editor writes... It seems like only two minutes ago we were marking the centenary of the Fatima apparitions at our Conference in the Eagle Lodge in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, on 13 May, 2017.  That was a wonderful day. The attendees signed an Open Letter to Pope Francis, asking him to do two things: (1) to release...

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...

Why Are Catholics Refusing To Have Large Families… That, & Mass Mask-Wearing? Please!

From the Catholic Herald... I understand that Covid was scary for a lot of people but when exactly do parishioners intend on leaving the mask at home? My local church is quite small and like many churches there are more people there aged over 50 than under. There are some families with young children, but...

China’s Ongoing Persecution of The Church

From the Rorate Caeli blog... Hong Kong Catholic priest speaks out publicly for the first time about the persecution of the Church in China (The following was published in The Wanderer Catholic Newspaper on March 10 and marks the first time Father Woo chose to speak out publicly about the persecution of the Church in his native...

SSPX Priests in Scotland Reject Pope Pius XII Revised Holy Week Services – Serious Concerns

Martin Blackshaw, aka blogger Athanasius, comments on the Holy Week services this year... On November 16, 1955, The Sacred Congregation of Rites published the Decree Maxima Redemptionis Nostrae Mysteria, sub-headed "The General Decree for the Revised order of Holy Week as promulgated by Pope Pius XII". To emphasise the authority with which the Supreme Pontiff was...

Happy Easter Everyone – Welcome Back!

V. Regina caeli, laetare, alleluia. Queen of heaven, rejoice, alleluia. R. Quia quem meruisti portare, alleluia, For he whom you did merit to bear, alleluia, V. Resurrexit, sicut dixit, alleluia. Has risen as he said, alleluia. R. Ora pro nobis Deum, alleluia. Pray for us to God, alleluia. V. Gaude et laetare, Virgo Maria, alleluia. V. Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin...

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,...