Vatican II

Traditionis Custodes: Brutal Archbishop of Paris ADDS Restrictions to Prevent Access to TLM

Archbishop Michel Aupetit is banning the traditional Mass from more than half of the locations where it was regularly celebrated, either on Sundays or in some cases on weekdays. Only five churches in Paris will officially be allowed to use the old Missal.  Click here to read more Editor writes... This news came to me in...

Australia: Brave Benedictine Priest on Covid Vaccines – Sermon “Not Political, It Is Pastoral” …

Editor writes... Our some-time blogger in USA, Marinaio emails as follows:  I think I’ve mentioned that our daughter Stephanie is married to an Aussie and lives in Canberra, Australia.  She had gone to a retreat in New South Wales recently, run by the Benedictines of Notre Dame monastery in Tasmania.  She was very impressed by the...

Archbishop Viganò – 25 Years Ago Our Lady Confirmed Fatima Message in a New Apparition

Rumble — Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò told LifeSite last year about the history of the apparitions of Our Lady in Civitavecchia, Italy which took place 25 years ago. During these miraculous events, Our Lady referred back to her apparitions and messages in Fatima, and she warned that Satan is out to destroy the family. Additionally, Our...

A New Way To Attract Vocations – Or Not?

A priest sent me several videos similar to the above, showing priests, religious, laity, having great fun, participating in the "Jerusalma challenge" - one even includes some dancing in the sanctuary. Simply put, the Jerusalema challenge is a dance. Those taking up the challenge perform a dance reel to the song Jerusalema, a gospel-influenced house...

Expert on Cardinal Newman Speaks Frankly about Pope Francis – And it’s NOT Flattering!

Fr. Ian Ker, author of many books on St. John Henry Cardinal Newman, discusses Pope Francis and shares ideas on what the saint is likely to have thought about the Church today.  We all need to read Newman to convert, he says... or at least to minimise the danger that we become utterly confused...

Motherwell: Make-it-up-as-you-go-along Priest Rebuked by Bishop – Stop Messing with Mass

The following correspondence was sent to me by a gentleman (whose name I am withholding), concerned about the liturgical abuses taking place at the Masses in St Gabriel's, Viewpark, Uddingston (Diocese of Motherwell), Parish Priest Fr Jim Morris.  For parish website, click here Email to Fr Jim Morris, dated 14  August, 2021 (copies to Vicar...

Church Chaos – By Deadly Design…

From the YouTube Platform... Non-Catholic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot received Catholic Holy Communion at the funeral for policewoman Ella French who was murdered after exchanging gunfire following a traffic stop. The ceremony was "presided" over by Chicago archbishop Cardinal Blase Cupich. Those who are not Catholic, nor in a state of grace, are not allowed...

Andrea Grillo: The (Lack of) Brains Behind…Who Inspired, If Not Wrote…Traditionis Custodes

Andrea Grillo (born 1961) is a professor of Sacramental Theology and Philosophy of Religion at the Pontifical Athenaeum of St. Anselm in Rome (Sant’Anselmo) and of Liturgy in Padua at the Abbey of Santa Giustina. With the promulgation of Pope Francis’s motu proprio of July 16th, 2021, Traditionis Custodes, he has become a more important figure in...

The Holy Name of Jesus: Use Sparingly, Please…

For some time, I've meant to post a thread on the (sadly) casual use of the Holy Name of Jesus, especially when used as an expletive. This is something which is especially noticeable among Irish Catholics - certainly in Ireland itself. Some years ago, a non-Catholic remarked on this, saying that, in his view, nothing is...

Australia Is NOT A Godless Society… Really?

Many - perhaps most, if not all  - people witnessing Alan Jones' admiration for Bishop Anthony Fisher, will be impressed with both Alan and Bishop Foster.  Many - probably most, if not all - won't see the religious indifference which permeates the interview and reminds me of President Eisenhower, the first US President to...