Synod on Family

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...

US Supreme Court Ruling Saves Unborn Lives – Angry “Catholic” Joe Biden “Stunned”… Plonker!

From Online Commentary... This court just saved an average of 500,000 babies lives a year. They are celebrating in heaven. Your thoughts...   

“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...

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...

Child Abuse Or Fun? When Should We Intervene?

Conflicting Online comments... 1.You sound like man who’s upset with Elvis Presley in the 1950s Go back to the 50s, Greg Kelly!!!! 2.Should have arrested all the sickos for sexual abuse of children. Editor asks... Where does your vote go  - #1?  #2 ? And do you admire Greg Kelly - and the "1,000" others who phoned the police -...

June: Month of the Sacred Heart – And Pride in Sin… Why The Ongoing Silence From Church?

From Mail Online... Pride parades pose little risk of spreading monkeypox because most transmission is linked to 'enclosed spaces' such as nightclubs, a World Health Organization adviser has hinted. Andy Seale, from the agency's department for HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, said in a briefing yesterday there was no 'enhanced risk' of transmission at the annual celebrations. Many cases have...

Cardinal Sodano Dead – Jesus Mercy, Mary Help!

Editor writes... A reader emailed this news:  The enemy of Fatima, and all-round nasty piece of work has died... From Gloria TV... Cardinal Angelo Sodano, 94, has died in Rome (May 27). The elderly cardinal, born in November 1927 in Isola d'Asti, northern Italy, had been in poor health from various ailments and had suffered a recent...

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...