Tradition

Pope Francis Strikes At Summorum Pontificum

For the First Time, Francis Contradicts Benedict He has touched upon the sore spot of the Mass in the ancient rite. Ratzinger permitted its celebration for all. Bergoglio has prohibited it for one religious order that favored it. "...the Holy Father Francis has directed that every religious of the congregation of the Franciscan Friars of the...

The Vortex – where “lies & falsehoods are trapped and exposed” – really?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0wKgl0-6Gw4 Describing the terminal decline of the Church in the USA (which really mirrors the decline of the Church just about everywhere else) Michael Voris manages to assess and lament the situation there without any reference to Fatima. He sees no "bright spots" - not even one: he cites the "bad stats" to illustrate his point, but...

Flawed History of the Papacy…

One of our regular bloggers has an excellent letter published in this week's Scottish Catholic Observer (SCO). Now, I know anyone can go into town and take a peek at the letters page of that august, or should that be awful, newspaper and find out precisely which of our regulars has made it into print there, but...

Guilt by Association …

Some time ago, A reader commented that Catholic Truth is not included in the list of British Catholic Blogs  (BCB) and remarked "you're probably too Catholic for them!" I took a quick look and agreed - there's everything up there from "Auntie Joanna" (Bogle) to Medjugorje. Some time later... I decided to approach the BCB and on 21 June, sent...

Priesthood: what’s it all about?

There's allegedly a secretive "gay lobby" that wields massive behind-the-scenes influence at the Vatican. Pope Francis himself appears to have confirmed it, during what was intented to be a private conversation with a delegation of Latin American religious orders. His words somehow got leaked, and although his visitors apologised, his press office hasn't denied that...

A Foot In Both Camps…

“Catholic Answers” is an organization made up of lay apologists whose stated mission is to “Explain and Defend the Faith.” Despite a growing contingent of Tradition friendly personnel, Catholic Answers remains, for the most part, a staunch defender of all post-Conciliar novelties.  This is no more apparent than in the organization’s radio show, “Catholic...