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  • [Catholic Caucus] The Benedictine College Nuns “Leaned Into” the Vatican II Revolution to Foul Mr. Butker

    05/27/2024 10:59:36 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | Robert Morrison
    [Catholic Caucus] The Benedictine College Nuns “Leaned Into” the Vatican II Revolution to Foul Mr. Butker One of the aspects of Vatican II that its liberal defenders seem to ignore these days is the Council’s defense of freedom of conscience, especially in religious matters, as set forth in the Declaration on Religious Freedom, Dignitatis Humanae:“On his part, man perceives and acknowledges the imperatives of the divine law through the mediation of conscience. In all his activity a man is bound to follow his conscience in order that he may come to God, the end and purpose of life. It follows...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis' Darling in La Plata Resigns after less than a Year (Update)

    05/27/2024 9:04:06 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | 5/27/24 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis' Darling in La Plata Resigns after less than a Year (Update)Francis has accepted the resignation of Gabriel Antonio Mestre, 55, who was appointed Archbishop of La Plata, Argentina, less than a year ago.In La Plata, an important archdiocese only 60 km from Buenos Aires, Mgr Mestre succeeded Tucho Fernández, whom Francis appointed Prefect of the Dicastery for the Destruction of the Faith.No further details were given by the Vatican, but a scandal is looming in the background.In 2017, Francis made Gabriel Mestre, then 48, a bishop and appointed him to Mar de Plata, a city in Argentina...
  • [Catholic Caucus] George Weigel: Francis Betrays the Legacy of John Paul II

    05/27/2024 8:52:16 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | May 25, 2024 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] George Weigel: Francis Betrays the Legacy of John Paul IIThe former Pontifical Academy for Life, now the Pontifical Academy for Death, has betrayed its founder, John Paul II, and its first president, Professor Jérôme Lejeune, said George Weigel, John Paul II's biographer and neo-conservative warmonger, at a conference on bioethics held in Rome on 17-18 May.As an example, he cited the book with the euphemistic title "La Gioia della Vita" ("The Joy of Life") published by the Academy in February. It contains a prologue by the homosexual activist Vincenzo Paglia, who is also a Vatican archbishop and president...
  • Fiducia Supplicans: Cardinal Koch Openly Criticises the Mess Tucho has Created

    05/26/2024 4:14:33 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | May 25, 2024 | Gloria TV
    Fiducia Supplicans: Cardinal Koch Openly Criticises the Mess Tucho has CreatedThe plenary meeting of the 'International Commission for Theological Dialogue' with the Orientals in Rome in January was supposed to be about Our Lady.But the Orientals wanted to talk about Francis' homosexual propaganda piece 'Fiducia supplicans', Cardinal Kurt Koch told Die-Tagespost.de (23 May).So the Cardinal invited Tucho Fernández to the meeting. But the coward "could not come" in person and only sent a written statement, which the Orientals described as "insufficient".Before having caused a schism in the Catholic Church, the homosex issue has already divided the Anglicans. At Koch's recent...
  • BIBLE art ✝️ “JACOB STEALS ESAU'S BLESSING” ✝️ Link to New Video, GENESIS Series

    05/26/2024 9:30:12 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 5 replies
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  • [Catholic Caucus] Italy faces catastrophic collapse of Catholic faith as Mass attendance falls to 10% or below

    05/25/2024 3:20:49 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 38 replies
    LIfeSite News ^ | April 15, 2024 | Louis Knuffke
    [Catholic Caucus] Italy faces catastrophic collapse of Catholic faith as Mass attendance falls to 10% or belowThe steady, even accelerating, decline in the practice of the Catholic faith among Italians is detailed in a new study published by Professor Luca Diotallevi of the University of Rome.Traditionally Catholic Italy is facing a catastrophic collapse of the faith as Mass attendance falls precipitously to 10 percent of the population and even less in some areas. The steady, even accelerating, decline in the practice of the Catholic faith among Italians is detailed in a new study published by Professor Luca Diotallevi of the...
  • Archbishop Aguer: Pope Francis’ Vatican has ‘adopted the ideology of the French Revolution’

    05/24/2024 4:33:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 24, 2024 | Archbishop Héctor Agüer
    Archbishop Aguer: Pope Francis’ Vatican has ‘adopted the ideology of the French Revolution’he Holy See – to the envy of universal Freemasonry – has adopted the ideology of the French Revolution: 'Liberté, egalité, fraternité.' Where has it filed away Jesus’ command to Peter and the Eleven to make all peoples His disciples?“Pope summons 30 Nobel Prize winners to reflect on fraternity,” reads a La Prensa headline of a story from the outlet EFE. It refers to the recent “World Meeting on Human Fraternity,” whose theme was “Be Human.” The objective was “to elaborate a new worldwide Pact of Fraternity and...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Three Broken Canons in the New Code

    05/24/2024 10:18:08 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Pilgrim Priest ^ | May 21, 2024 | Fr. David Nix
    [Catholic Caucus] Three Broken Canons in the New CodeJust as in the days of Christ, it was the scribes and Pharisees (obsessed with the law instead of the Gospel) who crucified Christ. So also today, canon lawyers now crucify the Catholic Church by legalism. It’s not that Canon Law is the problem. Canon Law was originally set up to be at the service of the Gospel, not a replacement of it. But it is being manipulated by corrupt bishops to promote an anti-Gospel in many American dioceses. We will look at three of the worst abuses of the new Code...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Why doesn’t Pope Francis Celebrate Mass? Part II

    05/24/2024 10:08:56 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | May 23, 2024 | Phil Lawler
    [Catholic Caucus] Why doesn’t Pope Francis Celebrate Mass? Part IIForgive me for returning to a question that I have asked once before—and only a few weeks ago, at that. But frankly I am dumbfounded, and wonder why the same question is not on the lips of all believing Catholics.Why has Pope Francis not celebrated Mass in public for well over a year? He will frequently “preside” at a Mass—which means he sits enthroned at the side of the altar in liturgical vestments, often delivering the homily—but he has not been the principal celebrant since sometime in mid-2022.When I asked this...
  • Justin Martyr: First Apology (155 AD): Early Christian baptism

    05/24/2024 6:27:35 AM PDT · by Cronos · 8 replies
    Newadvent.org ^ | 155 Anno Domini | Justin Martyr
    I will also relate the manner in which we dedicated ourselves to God when we had been made new through Christ; lest, if we omit this, we seem to be unfair in the explanation we are making. As many as are persuaded and believe that what we teach and say is true, and undertake to be able to live accordingly, are instructed to pray and to entreat God with fasting, for the remission of their sins that are past, we praying and fasting with them. =================== In his Dialogue with Trypho, Justin mades an additional reference - https://www.newadvent.org/fathers/01283.htm here is...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Burke warns Synod threatens to spread ‘devastation’ of German Church to ‘universal Church’

    05/23/2024 9:46:49 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 21, 2024 | Stephen Kokx
    [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Burke warns Synod threatens to spread ‘devastation’ of German Church to ‘universal Church’ Speaking at the Thomas Aquinas College commencement, His Eminence told the graduates that the world is facing troubled times and 'What is more, the rebellion and revolution is sustained by some from within the Church, even by some who are called and ordained to shepherd the flock.' On Sunday, the Feast of Pentecost, U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke warned graduates of Thomas Aquinas College about the potential “devastating” impact the upcoming October meeting of the Synod of Bishops may have on “the universal Church.” “We...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Catholic priest: Cardinal Fernández wants to ‘cancel’ Marian apparitions and the supernatural

    05/22/2024 6:59:43 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 22, 2024 | Fr. Joachim Heimerl
    [Catholic Caucus] Catholic priest: Cardinal Fernández wants to ‘cancel’ Marian apparitions and the supernatural‘Cardinal Fernández pretends to be faithful in order to undermine the faith,’ most recently by denying the ‘supernatural character’ of Marian apparitions that contradict Pope Francis’ ‘synodal’ agenda, Father Joachim Heimerl writes.The “Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith” published a new document shortly before Pentecost. It is the latest during the tenure of the controversial Cardinal Prefect Víctor Manuel Fernández and is likely to cause as much uproar among Catholics around the world as the previous ones. Let me say it in advance: Gradually, it would...
  • False Ecumenism Operates as a Blasphemous Anti-Pentecost in the Catholic Church

    05/22/2024 1:30:03 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | May 22, 2024 | Robert Morrison
    False Ecumenism Operates as a Blasphemous Anti-Pentecost in the Catholic ChurchIn his The Liturgical Year, Dom Guéranger described the great transformation that took place on the first Pentecost:“These hundred and twenty disciples need but to speak of the Son of God, made Man, and our Redeemer; of the Holy Ghost, who renews our souls; of the heavenly Father, who loves and adopts us as His children: their word will find thousands to believe and welcome it. Those that receive it shall be called the Catholic Church, that is, universal, existing in all places and times. Jesus had said: ‘Go, teach...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Handbook for Confused Catholics

    05/22/2024 1:11:27 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | May 21, 2024 | Raymond Kowalski
    [Catholic Caucus] The Handbook for Confused CatholicsEditor’s note: adults can sign up for the summer adult Credo Catechism course at the Avila Institute. The high school program starts again next spring semester. -TSFCatholics of a certain age know things about their religion that many — if not most — Catholics today have never been taught. We now have a resource, however, that points today’s Catholics toward a more rich and fulfilling experience of their religion.This is Bishop Athanasius Schneider latest book, Credo: Compendium of the Catholic Faith.Since it’s release late last year, most reviews that I have read regard the...
  • BIBLE art ✝️ “ESAU SELLS HIS BIRTHRIGHT TO JACOB” ✝️ Link to New Video, GENESIS Series

    05/22/2024 8:29:35 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 3 replies
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  • [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus] Pope Francis gives prisoners silent blessing ‘so everyone receives it from God in the way they believe’

    05/21/2024 3:33:39 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 20, 2024 | Raymond Wolfe
    [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus] Pope Francis gives prisoners silent blessing ‘so everyone receives it from God in the way they believe’‘All religions, all cultures, look at the one God in different ways,’ the pontiff told a group of prisoners in Verona from various religions.“God is one: our cultures have taught us to call him by one name, by another, and to find him in different ways, but he is the same father of all of us,” Pope Francis said. “He is one.” “And all religions, all cultures, look at the one God in different ways.”“Please do not forget, please pray for me...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis’ 60 Minutes interview is a classic exercise in Modernist deception

    05/20/2024 4:43:38 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 20, 2024 | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis’ 60 Minutes interview is a classic exercise in Modernist deceptionIn issuing Fiducia Supplicans, Pope Francis has intentionally confused the faithful by attempting to draw a distinction between blessing an ‘official’ homosexual union and a homosexual couple.VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) — Pope Francis’ recent interview on CBS’ 60 Minutes is notable for a variety of statements made by the Pontiff, among the most prominent being his seemingly contradictory and misleading claims on Fiducia Supplicans.In a now fully released CBS 60 Minutes interview, conducted by Norah O’Donnell, Pope Francis was questioned once more on the December 2023 text Fiducia...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis tells CBS’ ‘60 Minutes’ that U.S. conservative Catholics have ‘suicidal attitude’

    05/20/2024 8:40:02 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 19, 2024 | Mark A. Kellner
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis tells CBS’ ‘60 Minutes’ that U.S. conservative Catholics have ‘suicidal attitude’Pope Francis blasted critics of his 11-year pontificate Sunday, saying conservative Catholics manifest “a suicidal attitude.”“We could not divide the world into conservatives or non-conservatives and those are ideological divisions that are no good at all,” he added.... In August 2023, during a meeting with Jesuits in Lisbon, Portugal, Francis said a “reactionary attitude” among some American Catholics was “useless,” saying they “need to understand that there is an appropriate evolution in the understanding of matters of faith and morals.” Critics would say the Argentinian-born pontiff,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Strickland: Catholics will never attain true unity if it’s not grounded in Christ

    05/19/2024 1:52:53 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    LifeSite News Staff ^ | May 19, 2024 | LifeSite News
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Strickland: Catholics will never attain true unity if it’s not grounded in ChristOn this week's two-part episode of The Bishop Strickland Show, Bishop Joseph Strickland discusses abiding in God's love, his pastoral letter on obedience, and unity in Christ. Bishop Joseph Strickland returns for this week’s episode of The Bishop Strickland Show, in which he discusses abiding in God’s love, respect for authority, and unity in Christ.Strickland begins the first part of the show with a commentary on part of the Last Supper Discourse from St. John’s Gospel. The bishop says Christ’s statement that if we keep...
  • BIBLE art ✝️ “ABRAHAM FINDS A WIFE FOR ISAAC” ✝️ Link to New Video, PASSION OF THE CHRIST Series

    05/19/2024 9:05:30 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 14 replies
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