Tradition

Did Paul VI Condemn Vatican II?

Religious Liberty, Collegial Equality, Ecumenical Fraternity How does it happen that the gates of hell are now causing us so much trouble? The Church has always been disturbed by persecution and heresies, by conflicts with temporal powers, sometimes by immoral conduct of the clergy, sometimes even of popes. But this time the crisis seems to...

Redefining Marriage Means Rewriting Dictionaries…

Merriam-Webster is going to have to update the next edition of its dictionary, at least if marriage redefiners have their way. Do you know what the words “monogamish,” “throuple,” and “wedlease” mean? If not, you soon will. After all, the power to redefine words is the power to redefine reality. Let’s start with “monogamish,” a...

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...