Modernism

Benedict on “Providential” Pope Francis

Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict have expressed appreciation for the friendship that has grown between them on the occasion of the publication of Elio Guerriero's biography of Pope Benedict XVI. Both popes clearly value their friendship for the support and encouragement that it brings to them both.   Pope Benedict XVI, right, hugs Pope Francis in St....

Two Religions Confront Each Other – Catholics Must Now Choose…

Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre “Two religions confront each other; we are in a dramatic situation and it is impossible to avoid a choice, but the choice is not between obedience and disobedience. What is suggested to us, what we are expressly invited to do, what we are persecuted for not doing, is to choose an appearance of obedience. But...

Of Mice & Men: Cardinal Sarah & Co.

TUESDAY, JULY 05, 2016 Cardinal Sarah’s Inaugural Address at Sacra Liturgia UK Extract... Continued study and criticism of the reformed rites is necessary: to what extent do the post-conciliar liturgical reforms reflect the zeitgeist of the 1960s and 1970s, rather than continuity with the tradition of the Church (contra SC 23)? With regard to this particular question,...

Extraordinary Form: What’s In A Name?

Juliet: "What's in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) The impetus for this thread came from a short discussion during the week, when, to my surprise, a group of people attending the Traditional Latin Mass in a Glasgow church expressed the view that it...

Francis: Anti-Christ? Only God knows…

Steve Skojec, at the blog One Peter Five (IP5) writes:   Over the weekend, noteworthy Catholic blogger Ann Barnhardt published an essay in which she states that she believes “Jorge Bergoglio, ‘Francis’ to be an Antipope, never having been canonically elected, and that Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI is still the Roman Pontiff.” She goes...

Bp Williamson Blindly Leading The Blind

Bishop Williamson was expelled from the SSPX in 2012 Martin Blackshaw, aka Blogger Athanasius, writes: I know Bishop Williamson is yesterday's news, but I thought it worth remarking on his latest Eleison Comments (EC - Number CDLXV (465) June 11, 2016) to demonstrate once again the blindness that comes upon those who surrender themselves to...

SSPX: Bishop Fellay Interview…

Bishop Bernard Fellay, the Superior General of the SSPX, told the Register May 13 that he is “persuaded, at least in part, by a different approach,” in which, he believes, Pope Francis is placing less weight on the Council and more emphasis on “saving souls and finding a way to do it.” According to Bishop Fellay,...

Amoris Laetitia Must Be Withdrawn

Christopher Ferrara Below, an Open Letter to Bishop Athanasius Schneider, written by The Remnant columnist Christopher Ferrara  He concludes: "Is it enough to call, as you do, for “an authentic interpretation of AL by the Apostolic See” that would reaffirm Familiaris consortio 84 and the bi-millennial sacramental discipline it defends? Is it not perfectly clear that such...

Pope’s PC Prayer Intention For May…

Comment... This is the same PC message that any self-respecting radical feminist could have written.  What sort of message in support of women do we expect from a pope - any pope - especially one that is published in the month of Mary?

Scots Priest Bans “Communion To Go”

We frequently hear stories of liturgical shenanigans from readers who are still attending the novus ordo Mass.  A reader sent us the bulletin for his parish in Glasgow dated 24th April, 2016, wherein the following item stood out - a mile... NB: the item is copied below as originally published,  punctuation included, without comment, although...