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  • Cath Cauc: The Catholic Resistance must keep Fighting and Praying for the Restoration of the Church

    07/15/2018 4:08:01 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 23 replies
    Catholic Monitor ^ | July 14, 2018 | Fred Martinez
    The Catholic Resistance must keep Fighting and Praying for the Restoration of the Church There is no doubt that Pope Francis and his inner circle are behind the greatest crisis in the history of the Church. We at the Catholic Monitor and the Band of Bloggers have documented this catastrophe. The Catholic Resistance is fighting for the restoration of the Church by exposing the falsehoods and evil that have entered the Church. We must keep doing this, but we will fail if we don't pray at Mass and outside Mass for the restoration. Jesus Christ will restore the Church unless...
  • [Catholic Caucus] If Francis Rubber-Stamps Contraception, He Will Again Fall Into Heresy

    07/15/2018 2:45:26 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 23 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | July 15, 2018 | Gloria TV
    If Francis Rubber-Stamps Contraception, He Will Again Fall Into Heresy For the Austrian philosopher Josef Seifert it is “totally inadmissible and a radical break with Church teaching” to claim that using contraception is an alleged "act of responsibility." Seifert referred to a claim made by radical Father Maurizio Chiodi, a member of the former Pontifical Academy for Life. Talking to Edward Pentin (July 13), Seifert said that if Pope Francis would rubber-stamp such changes “he would accept a total ethical error and a huge heresy”. Seifert added that Chiodi's heresy is "nothing else than an old ethical error" which implies...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis Encourages Lisbon Cardinal to Keep Promoting Mortal Sin

    07/13/2018 9:16:35 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | July 13, 2018 | Gloria TV
    Pope Francis personally thanked Lisbon Cardinal Manuel Clemente for propagating the immoral teachings contained in Amoris Laetita in a Lenten letter to the Lisbon priests. Clemente follows the heterodox Buenos Aires guidelines approved by Francis. Francis’ June 26 letter to the "beloved Brother Cardinal" was published by Clemente on July 12 on Patriarcado-Lisboa.pt. Francis calls Clemente's controversial text a "profound reflexion" which "fills me with joy". Although Clemente promotes sin, Francis calls him a "shepherd who accompanies the faithful" [into the abyss] and encourages Clemente "to integrate the fragility [adultery] which shows itself in many forms in couples”. At the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The “Francis Effect” Five Years Out

    07/13/2018 9:10:00 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | July 13, 2018 | John M. Vella
    In his recent book on Pope Francis, Lost Shepherd, Philip Lawler reminds us that the papacy should be a source of Church unity. However, as Lawler points out, under the current pontiff this is not so. He lays out two reasons why: the first is Francis’s autocratic style and the second is the divisive program he is advancing. Lawler offers overwhelming evidence to prove his indictment. An early example of this divisiveness is the papal intervention in the Order of the Knights of Malta. The action was unprecedented given the independence of the Order and that it was taken on...
  • Cath Cauc-The Association of US Catholic Priests: Fighting for Heterodoxy, with Support from Bishops

    07/09/2018 4:50:33 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | July 9, 2018 | Michael Hichborn
    For the last several weeks, the Lepanto Institute has been investigating and reporting on a heretical priestly organization called the Association of United States Catholic Priests (AUSCP). This organization promotes women’s ordination to the diaconate (with eyes on the priestly ordination of women), homosexuality, priestless parishes, married priests, and a host of other heterodox positions.If you’re interested in having a better understanding of this international movement to spread heresy throughout the Church, previous Lepanto Institute reports on the AUSCP include the following: AUSCP’s Plan for Ordained Women and Priestless parishes Wester Participating in AUSCP ConferenceAUSCP’s Desire to Obtain Funding from...
  • How Should Catholics Respond to the Pope’s ‘Paradigm Shift’?

    07/05/2018 2:07:18 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 98 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | July 5, 2018 | Edward Pentin
    In view of the “paradigm shift” said to be taking place during this pontificate, one that critics say breaks with the Church’s teaching and tradition, how should a concerned Catholic respond? Is it legitimate, for example, to resist Church authority, including perhaps even the Pope, and if so, how? Chilean author José Antonio Ureta offers some answers to these questions in his new book, Pope Francis’ Paradigm Shift: Continuity or Rupture in the Mission of the Church? — An Assessment of his Five-year Pontificate. In this June 23 interview with the Register in Rome on the sidelines of a conference...
  • Aftermath: Andy Stanley Unhitched (Stanley's 3-part series opened the door wide to homosexuality)

    06/25/2018 6:35:18 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 81 replies
    Pastor Gabe's Blog ^ | 5/23/18 | Pastor Gabe Hughes
    ...Aftermath: Part 3 was the sermon that got the most attention -- the one where Stanley suggested that you need to "unhitch" your faith from the Old Testament as he insisted the New Testament writers did. To make his point, Stanley taught from Acts 15 and the story of the Jerusalem council. (snip) ...If Stanley said the conclusion of the Jerusalem council pertained to Mosaic dietary laws, how did he explain the command to abstain from sexual immorality? Not well. Moral Decay Stanley said, "If I were to hand everybody a 3x5 card, and I were to say, 'Tell me...
  • United Methodists Remove ‘Father’ from Apostle’s Creed to Be More Gender Inclusive to God

    06/12/2018 11:40:41 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 120 replies
    Pulpit and Pen ^ | JUNE 11, 2018
    The Minnesota Conference of the United Methodist Church has removed the term, ‘Father,’ from the Apostle’s Creed in an attempt to be more gender inclusive to God. The ancient creed of the Christian Church reads: I believe in God, the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth. I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died, and was buried; he descended to the dead. However, United Methodists in the Minnesota Conference decided that referring to God as “Father” wasn’t inclusive...
  • Laudato Si: The Teilhard Connection

    05/25/2018 7:25:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | August 18, 2017 | Christopher Ferrara
    As I have indicated in other columns on this page, Laudato Si is an astonishing collection of problematical statements the likes of which have never appeared in any papal encyclical, ranging from dubious scientific opinions to humanist social commentary addressed to “every person living on this planet,” to a grab bag of vague political and economic recommendations which are none of the Pope’s business. But what does it all mean? As Andrea Galgiarducci has so succinctly put it, “there is everything and nothing in ‘Laudato Si.’”One could write an entire book about this paradigmatic document, which signals what I would call a final, “post-Catholic”...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis: We must not focus on the words of Christ

    05/25/2018 3:35:50 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 17 replies
    aka Catholic ^ | May 25, 2018 | Louie Verrecchio
    In his Santa Marta homily given earlier today, the God of Surprises (aka Jorge Bergoglio) once again took the occasion to mangle Sacred Scripture in order to justify his departure from the Catholic faith; in this particular case, as it concerns marriage.Today’s victim text was the Novus Ordo Gospel reading taken from Mark 10:1-12 – familiar words that bear reconsidering:Jesus came into the district of Judea and across the Jordan. Again crowds gathered around him and, as was his custom, he again taught them. The Pharisees approached him and asked, “Is it lawful for a husband to divorce his wife?”...
  • Stolen ‘What Would Cheesus Do?’ Food Truck Found

    05/23/2018 5:18:08 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 20 replies
    CBS4 ^ | 05/23/18
    A stolen food truck has been found a couple days after it went missing but it has been completely gutted. The truck was found in Commerce City. Genevieve Hardin bought the “What Would Cheesus Do?” truck in February, taking over the food truck serving up gourmet grilled cheese with a theme. “This is my business. This is my life. I have poured everything into this,” she said after the truck was stolen. Since it was found, Hardin says she plans to rebuild and that the set back will only make her stronger. Hardin’s family has set up a GoFundMe...
  • [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus] The Church permits criticism of popes under certain circumstances

    05/22/2018 3:03:35 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Edward Feser Blogspot ^ | May 20, 2018 | Edward Fesser
    Fathers have the authority to teach and discipline their children, but this authority is not absolute.  They may not teach their children to do evil, and they may not discipline them with unjust harshness.  Everyone knows this, though everyone also knows that there are fathers who do in fact abuse their children or teach them to do evil.  Everyone also knows that it is right for children under these unhappy circumstances to disobey and reprove their fathers, while still acknowledging their fathers’ authority in general and submitting to his lawful instructions. All the same, probably no father ever says to...
  • Cdl. Brandmüller: Promoters of Female Priests Are Heretics and Excommunicated

    05/21/2018 8:31:21 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | May 21, 2018 | Maike Hickson
    Cardinal Walter Brandmüller – one of the four dubia cardinals – just published in the German newspaper Die Tagespost a commentary responding to the recent claims put forth by the right hand of Chancellor Angela Merkel, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. That is to say, especially her call for female priests in the Catholic Church. Brandmüller thus firmly says that the question of female priests has been authoritatively ruled out by Pope John Paul II and that, therefore, anybody who insists upon this matter – to include the ordination of female deacons – “has left the foundations of the Catholic faith,” “fulfills the...
  • Malaysian bishop joins ‘Pastoral Appeal’ on Communion and moral teaching

    05/17/2018 4:17:20 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | May 16, 2018 | Dan Hitchens
    A retired Malaysian bishop has joined an appeal on behalf of traditional teaching about morality and the sacraments.Bishop Emeritus Anthony Lee Kok Hin, who retired from the diocese of Miri in 2013, endorsed the Pastoral Appeal, which has been signed by 250 priests in 39 countries since it was launched on May 2.In their latest statement, the organisers say that the statement has been “mistakenly cast” as a “veiled criticism” of Pope Francis’s Amoris Laetitia.Nevertheless, the statement, which asks bishops to publicly reaffirm Church teaching and condemn errors, refers indirectly to controversies which have followed Amoris.For instance, the pope’s document...
  • German bishop criticizes methods used to oppose Eucharistic hospitality

    05/17/2018 3:32:37 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 85 replies
    La Croix ^ | May 17, 2018 | Christa Pongratz-Lippitt
    A German bishop has criticized a small minority in his nation’s episcopal conference for questioning the orthodoxy of the vast majority of bishops who favor a pastoral plan to allow non-Catholic spouses in inter-confessional marriages to receive the Eucharist at Mass.“We must get out of this way of argumentation which uses insinuation and suspicion and acts as if the position of the majority is out of line with church teaching,” said Bishop Peter Kohlgraf of Mainz.“I feel personally affected when, in their letter to Rome, the seven bishops warn that my vote and that of the majority of my fellow...
  • Bishop Schneider: Catholics are called to combat heresy inside Church

    05/17/2018 10:20:04 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 41 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 17, 2018 | Claire Chretien
    Bishop Athanasius Schneider explained in a talk in Rome this afternoon why Catholics as the "Church militant" — the souls fighting for Christ here on Earth — must combat the evils of today, including the evil of heresy within the Catholic Church. "When there is no battle, there is no Christendom. When there is no battle, there is no true Church of God, no true Catholic Church," said the Auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, at the 2018 Rome Life Forum at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (the Angelicum).  "The Christian duty to fight against the sin, the errors and the...
  • The New Synthesis of All Heresies: On Nietzschean Catholicism

    05/17/2018 10:07:41 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | May 16, 2018 | Peter Kwasniewski
    Friedrich Nietzsche spoke of the “transvaluation of all values”: the inversion of our conceptions of good and evil in this post-Christian era. What had been regarded as good—humility, self-denial, obedience, love of the poor and of poverty, looking towards a world to come—was, in his system, to be seen as evil, and what had been regarded as evil—imposing one’s will by domination, satisfying one’s lusts, crushing the weak, dismissing thoughts of an afterlife, living for the moment—would now be virtues. The Übermensch or Superman would be the exact contrary of the Christian saint.As the atrocity of abortion demonstrates, Nietzsche’s view...
  • Interview: Bishop Schneider Addresses a New “Syllabus of Errors” for the Modern Church

    05/17/2018 7:40:49 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | May 17, 2018 | Maike HIckson
    It is with much gratitude that we present today to our readers a lengthy, original interview with Bishop Athanasius Schneider of the Archdiocese of Saint Mary in Astana, Kazakhstan. He was so considerate in his answers to the following questions, which we sent to him prior to the recent 3 May meeting of German bishops with the Vatican concerning the current conflict about Communion for Protestant spouses, as well as prior to the scandalous opening of the “Heavenly Bodies” exhibition in New York. It was our intention to put questions to him that would give him an occasion to issue...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bishops defend Church teaching on birth control

    05/16/2018 7:08:04 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | May 14, 2018 | Kenneth J. Wolfe
    Bishops defend Church teaching on birth control It is sad when the above headline is news.  Yet, it is almost impossible to find bishops (or priests) -- outside of traditional Latin Mass circles -- talking about this subject.  We commend the Kazakh bishops for issuing the following reaffirmation of Church teaching: Pastoral letter on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae vitae Praised be Our Lord Jesus Christ! Dear brothers and sisters in Christ! The current year is marked by the memorable event of the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Humanae vitae, in which Blessed Paul VI...
  • Cdl. Kasper Calls Protestant Spouses “Fresh Cells in the Body of Christ’s Church”

    05/16/2018 3:29:26 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | May 16, 2018 | Maike HIckson
    Yesterday, I received a letter from an eyewitness who recently heard Cardinal Walter Kasper speak about Pope Francis and the intercommunion debate. In this 10 May speech, Kasper called Protestant spouses of Catholics “fresh cells in the Body of Christ’s Church” without that they needed a prior conversion. Kasper, who resides in Rome, seems to be trying hard now to influence the German debate in favor of intercommunion.For example, just yesterday, on 15 May, La Stampa’s Vatican Insider published a lengthy interview with Cardinal Kasper in which the German cardinal tries to argue that there are several Church documents which...