Summorum Pontificum

Feast of the Purification of Our Lady … The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple – Candlemas

Editor writes... In order to pay due tribute to Our Lady on this beautiful Feast, I tried to find the hymn O Purest of Creatures, sung to the tune with which, I believe, most of us in Scotland grew up. YouTube is awash with a very different tune, however, so I've had to settle for...

Africa: The Great Vatican II Success Story … Not!

From New Liturgical Movement... In a recent episode of “Word on Fire,” Bishop Barron responds to Ross Douthat’s two NYT pieces on Vatican II and its failure, by making two arguments: Argument #1: To blame the collapse of Catholicism in the West on Vatican II is a “post hoc propter hoc” fallacy.  [i.e. "after this, because of...

Anti-Catholicism in Irish Dáil Forcing Catholics to “Live in the Closet” – Congratulations, Bishops!

From the Irish Daily Mail... ANTI-CATHOLIC rhetoric in the Dáil is fuelling hate and attacks against churches and worshippers, several TD's have said. They were reacting to a recent attack in Kerry in which a group set fire to an altar, as well as a protest by two people who loudly disrupted Mass in Cork city. ...

An American On The Apostasy – Featuring The Catholic Church in Scotland… You Don’t Say!

Editor writes... American commentator, Anthony Stine, offers some biting comment on the shocking dereliction of duty of the bishops across the world, who closed churches and effectively declared God to be unessential during the Covid-19 fear-fest.  The bishops are now suffering the consequences of that faithless decision. Given that Scotland rarely gets a mention in...

Vatican: Inside Information on the Shenanigans Surrounding Suppression of the Traditional Mass

Editor writes... This from American blogger, Marinaio, in my inbox earlier today...  [This] article is, in my opinion, a real jaw-dropper: it deals with the suppression of the recommendations of the Commission of Cardinals set up in 1986 by Pope John Paul II to examine a fuller liberty for the TLM than that pope gave in...

Is Govt Health Policy Masking More Than Faces?

From Spiked - The ideology of lockdown lingers on   Wait, we’re still being asked to save the NHS? To limit our lives so that we don’t get injured or sick and put pressure on this sacred institution? Nearly two years after the first lockdown, when we were put under house arrest to protect the NHS...

Traditionis Custodes “Broke Benedict’s Heart”…

One YouTube commentator writes... I have exactly ZERO sympathy for his allegedly broken heart. He was probably the only person on planet earth who could actually have done something about the ravening beast that is Jorge Bergoglio, but he didn't. and all the world pays the price for his inaction that looks like plain cowardice. Editor...

New Mass “Evil”? Then Why Did Sr Lucia Attend?

Editor writes...  The identity of both the woman correspondent and the priest who replied to her questions about the Novus Ordo Missae (New Order of Mass) are withheld, simply because I've not asked permission to publish this letter here.  The woman is a long time supporter of Catholic Truth in Ireland, but she is not...

Pope Benedict XVI – May He Rest In Peace…

From Vatican News Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has returned to the Father’s House. The Holy See Press Office announced that the Pope Emeritus died at 9:34 AM on Saturday morning in his residence at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery, which the 95-year-old Pope emeritus had chosen as his residence after resigning from the Petrine ministry in 2013. “With...

Through the New Mass, the Faith was Lost…

From the Rorate Caeli Blog... At present, the modern Church is working to change its internal constitution, transforming itself and by its own initiative from a hierarchical Church, as willed and instituted by God, to a “synodal” (and therefore humanly constructed) Church. In the one and only Church of Jesus Christ, which is the Catholic...