Modernism

Cardinal Burke Feet of Clay…

In the video, Cardinal Burke pronounces the Society of Saint Pius X in schism.  Listening to it, I recall the reason several Catholic friends gave for refusing to attend his Pontifical High Mass in a Glasgow parish church recently, summed up by one insightful soul: "...he's not the real deal."    Blogger Gabriel Syme, who...

Atheists In Heaven – Refined Catholicism

Note: The video which originally led this conversation, was removed, marked "Private" on YouTube. Source - Strange Notions Comment: A woman - we'll call her Harriet - contacted me recently to attack Catholic Truth, and to defend the indefensible modernist revolution in the Church. This includes, of course, a defence of Papa Francis.  When I reminded her...

Why On Earth Do We Need Una Voce Scotland Or The Latin Mass Society?

FR JOHN BOLLAN, St Joseph’s Parish, Diocese of Paisley writes: "I’m conscious of a dissonance in my own mind with regards to Mass in the Extraordinary form (sic).  It appeals to me aesthetically… And yet I make excuses. Perhaps my principal concern is that this Mass should not be a vehicle of protest or nostalgia,...

Separating The Mass From Its Purpose…

From the Catholic Herald, 8th September, 2017... Matthew Schmitz is right that young Catholics are more traditionally-minded. But that doesn't always mean the Old Rite Everyone, including Catholics, wants to figure out millennials, the much-maligned generation to which I undeniably belong.  Last week, my fellow native Nebraskan Matthew Schmitz wrote a piece for the Catholic...

3rd September: Feast of Pope St Pius X…

Read (or, for now, simply dip into) two key texts for our times: firstly, the landmark encyclical of Pope Saint Pius X Pascendi (on the doctrine of the Modernists) and Archbishop Lefebvre's Open Letter to Confused Catholics  and then share your thoughts.  And consider this: the Pontifical High Mass in the Parish of the Immaculate...

Growing Catholic Identity Crisis…

Editor writes.... Since Pope Benedict XVI's motu proprio, Summorum Pontificum, permitting all priests to offer the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM) without seeking permission from bishops, there has been a kind of "traditionalist identity crisis" within the Church, where "conservative" priests and people have taken to the ancient Mass and, coupled with their orthodox adherence...

Pope To Abolish Summorum Pontificum?

ROME, July 26, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Sources inside the Vatican suggest that Pope Francis aims to end Pope Benedict XVI’s universal permission for priests to say the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM), also known as the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. While the course of action would be in tune with Pope Francis’ repeatedly expressed disdain...

General Discussion (15)

If there’s something of interest in the news that’s not covered in one of the topic threads, or you have a question to ask, a comment you’d like to  make about anything under the sun, more or less, this is the thread for you. However, please check first, to ensure that you haven’t missed a...

Bishop John Keenan – Enemy of the Faith

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 4:00 PM Location: St. Mirin's Cathedral, Paisley Pause For Hope Ecumenical Prayer Service    For all those affected by Cancer.   Bishop John Keenan, Rev Maureen Leitch   Guest Speaker Mr Tony Fitzpatrick,  Player, Manager and now CEO of St Mirren Football Club   St Mirin’s Cathedral, Paisley. Comment: Blogger, Petrus, who resides in...

Pope Francis Positive Towards SSPX

In an interview with Regina Einig for the German Catholic newspaper Die Tagespost (March 17, 2017), Archbishop Guido Pozzo, Secretary of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, reviewed the progress made by the Society of Saint Pius X (SSPX) toward reaching a reconciliation with Rome since Pope Benedict XVI issued the motu proprio Summorum Pontificum...