Reformation

Do Catholics Fear Confession?

Editor writes... Why are Catholics apparently reluctant to attend Confession these days?  Can we blame the laxity of the clergy during lockdown, or is there something else at work here? And, importantly, is there anything the narrator (or St John Vianney!) says in the above video to reignite your appreciation of the Sacrament of Penance? Your thoughts... ...

St Michael, Archangel – Defender of the Church

Editor writes... Pope Leo XIII wrote the powerful prayer to St Michael Archangel below and ordered that it be recited after every low Mass - click here for more on what happened to inspire the Pope to make this order, and then share your thoughts on which of the versions you are more inclined to...

Belgian bishops’ push for same-sex blessings is ‘heretical opposition to the revealed truth’ – Müller

(LifeSiteNews) — Cardinal Gerhard Müller [pictured], the former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has written a statement (see full text below) rebuking the Belgian bishops for their September 20 document approving homosexual relationships and offering them a liturgical blessing. In the statement as sent to LifeSiteNews by the German cardinal,...

Fidei Defensor – A Letter to King Charles III

Editor writes... Below, my letter to King Charles III, which you will find self-explanatory. Letter... His Majesty King Charles III, Buckingham Palace London SW1A 1AA Sir, I write with concerns about your pledge - widely publicised across the internet - to protect the multiple faiths of a diverse Britain “no less diligently” than Christianity in your new role as head of...

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...

Is Nicola Sturgeon Past Her “Sell-By” Date?

The Scotsman Readers' Letters: Sturgeon’s egotism will precipitate downfall  - For those that were in doubt that the First Minister of Scotland is past her “sell-by” date, it must now be abundantly clear that this is the case. Politicians who remain in power for too long become “drunk” on the levers of power and their...

Irish Priest Fr Brendan Hoban: Dissident or Apostate? Is This Priest Even Remotely Catholic?

Editor writes... Leitourgos asks that we discuss the above Taylor Marshall video which features sentiments expressed by an elderly Irish priest which are "simply unbelievable, but all too believable, if you know what I mean." Oh yes, I know exactly what you  mean.  Click here to watch a shorter clip from the above video... But first,...

Synodal Church = Catholic Salvation Army?

From the Scottish Catholic Media Office... The Scottish church submitted its response to the Vatican on 10 August 2022. Each diocese in Scotland participated in the Synodal process, while efforts were made to engage pastorally with the various dimensions of Church life in Scotland beyond diocesan and parish boundaries, including; Prison Chaplains, the Scottish Catholic...

The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions

From the YouTube Platform... Great video. It's a hard concept to grasp sometimes. I'm not sure if I agree that all of these people have good intentions, but I get his point. There are some people who want chaos and destruction because they are evil, but I get his point. Editor writes... I suppose a very charitable...

Who Is Dividing Catholics Today?

Editor writes... Is Taylor Marshall correct in his assessment of who, precisely, is driving people out of the churches?  Is he right about the duty of the laity to call out heretics and modernists (both ordained and lay) for causing scandals of one kind or another?  Or is it the messenger(s), like Taylor Marshall, who...