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  • [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 · 2 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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  • What is pure and undefiled religion?

    05/18/2024 9:52:08 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 19 replies
    In James 1:27, the apostle James gives us insight into what pleases God: “Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world” (NASB). The word for “undefiled” is translated “faultless” in the NIV. When interpreting any verse in the Bible, including James 1:27, we should always look at its context to get an idea of what the verse means within the surrounding verses. In this case, we can look at what comes immediately before James 1:27 and get some...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Hollerich again falsely claims Catholic teaching on male-only priesthood ‘can be changed’

    05/17/2024 4:03:28 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 17, 2024 | Andreas Wailzer
    [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal Hollerich again falsely claims Catholic teaching on male-only priesthood ‘can be changed’Pope St. John Paul II declared in his 1994 apostolic letter Ordinatio Sacerdotalis that it is ontologically impossible for women to be ordained to the priesthood.Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich has falsely claimed that the Church could change its teaching on a solely male priesthood and open the door to female ordinations.In an interview with the Swiss outlet kath.ch, Hollerich, who is the relator general of the Vatican’s Synod on Synodality, said that the Church’s rejection of female ordinations “is not an infallible doctrinal decision.”When asked by the...
  • BIBLE art ✝️ “JESUS ASCENDS TO HEAVEN!, Part 2” ✝️ Link to New Video, PASSION OF THE CHRIST Series

    05/15/2024 9:54:42 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 5 replies
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  • [Catholic Caucus] Catholic priest: Dignitas Infinita a ‘faithless’ document with little to say about salvation

    05/13/2024 8:00:37 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 13, 2024 | Fr. Joachim Heimerl
    [Catholic Caucus] Catholic priest: Dignitas Infinita a ‘faithless’ document with little to say about salvationIf hell is empty, there is no need for a cross and redemption, no Church and no grace. Even human dignity is then just a man-made vehicle, and despite its beautiful title, 'Dignitas infinita' is a faithless text for a faithless world.This essay by Fr. Joachim Heimerl was originally written in German. It has been translated and published with the permission of Fr. Heimerl.(LifeSiteNews) — Cardinal Robert Sarah recently caused a stir when he spoke of the “atheism” that is spreading in the Church. He was...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis’s “Creative Fidelity to Tradition” and the Complete Impotence of the Vatican II

    05/13/2024 6:23:49 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Remant Newspaper ^ | May 13, 2024 | Robert Morrison
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis’s “Creative Fidelity to Tradition” and the Complete Impotence of the Vatican IIFor you know, venerable brothers, that these bitter enemies of the Christian name, are carried wretchedly along by some blind momentum of their mad impiety; they go so far in their rash imagining as to teach without blushing, openly and publicly, daring and unheard-of doctrines, thereby uttering blasphemies against God. They teach that the most holy mysteries of our religion are fictions of human invention, and that the teaching of the Catholic Church is opposed to the good and the prerogatives of human society.” (Blessed Pope...
  • BIBLE art ✝️ “JESUS ASCENDS TO HEAVEN! Part 1” ✝️ Link to New Video, PASSION OF THE CHRIST Series

    05/12/2024 7:22:39 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 7 replies
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  • [Catholic Caucus] German bishop attacks Church teaching for upholding ‘only man and woman,’ demands changes to Catechism

    05/08/2024 6:33:23 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 8, 2024 | Andreas Wailzer
    [Catholic Caucus] German bishop attacks Church teaching for upholding ‘only man and woman,’ demands changes to CatechismPro-LGBT Auxiliary Bishop Ludger Schepers of Essen insisted that ‘something has to change’ in the Church regarding sexuality and that the ‘Catechism must say different things than it does now,’ in the latest heterodox remarks from the German hierarchy.A German bishop criticized Catholic teaching for “assuming there is only man and only woman” and demanded that the Church change its infallible doctrine on sexuality in the latest heterodox comments from the German hierarchy.Bishop Ludger Schepers, an auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Essen, who...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Synodal Cancellations - by Archbishop Héctor Agüer

    05/08/2024 12:28:35 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | May 8, 2024 | Archbishop Héctor Agüer
    [Catholic Caucus] Synodal Cancellations - by Archbishop Héctor AgüerThe progressive official party installed in Rome for just over a decade goes on in its policy of “cancellation” of those who, with freedom of spirit, seek to serve Jesus Christ in orthodoxy and Tradition. By “cancellation” one means all forms of ignoring, conspiracy of silence, marginalization, prohibition of publishing in media and social media, and even the cessation of functions of those who do not adhere “synodally” to the current Vatican ideologies and discretions. Good bishops such as Daniel Fernández Torres, from Arecibo, Puerto Rico, were cancelled, as is known; and...
  • BIBLE art ✝️ “JESUS RESTORES PETER AND ISSUES THE GREAT COMMISSION” ✝️ Link to New Video, PASSION OF THE CHRIST Series

    05/08/2024 11:45:30 AM PDT · by Hebrews 11:6 · 3 replies
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  • [Catholic Caucus] Leave behind Tridentine model of priesthood, embrace synodality, Cardinal Hollerich bids parish priests

    05/06/2024 9:31:08 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | May 6, 2024 | Catholic World News
    [Catholic Caucus] Leave behind Tridentine model of priesthood, embrace synodality, Cardinal Hollerich bids parish priestsCWN Editor's Note: On the last day of Parish Priests for the Synod—an international meeting of parish priests at the Vatican—Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, SJ, encouraged participants “to become ambassadors of synodality, to be full participants in a synodal Church, to become with all the people of God, missionary disciples of Jesus.” “Many times their training and their reality have been oriented towards a Tridentine model of the priesthood,” Cardinal Hollerich, the relator-general of the synod on synodality, said of parish priests, in an address to Pope...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Priest Publicly Challenges Bishops To Defend Sacred Tradition

    05/06/2024 9:20:55 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Return to Tradition ^ | May 5, 2024 | Fr. Donald Kloster
    [Catholic Caucus] Priest Publicly Challenges Bishops To Defend Sacred TraditionTo the Catholic Bishops: The truth of our much lamented position as the Church is in the sacramental records. This is specifically found in the change of the priest to faithful ratio over the last 54 years. This ratio is as telling as it gets. Obviously, the lower the priest to faithful ratio, the more the Mystical Body of Christ is served. The larger the ratio, the harder it becomes for the faithful to go to Mass, have their Confessions heard, or to have a meaningful contact with priests at all.In...