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  • Dear Cardinal Cupich: At least obey the rubrics of the Novus Ordo Mass

    12/30/2021 2:39:46 PM PST · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | December 30, 2021 | Father Richard Gennaro Cipolla
    Dear Cardinal Cupich: At least obey the rubrics of the Novus Ordo Mass Dear Cardinal Cupich:I write to you as a Catholic priest on the feast of St. Thomas Becket, who is commemorated in the Octave of Christmas. St. Thomas Becket was certainly a complex man, but in the end—and the end is ultimately important to us all-- how he died so violently in the Cathedral at Canterbury at the hands of assassins driven to that terrible deed by King Henry II, made him a saint, not by a proclamation from Rome, but rather because of the “common” Catholics...
  • [Catholic Caucus] On this Sunday morning in the Diocese of Grand Falls, in Newfoundland, there is No Mass for You - unless of course you're jabbed!

    10/24/2021 3:53:33 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Vox Cantoris ^ | October 24, 2021 | Vox Cantoris
    [Catholic Caucus] On this Sunday morning in the Diocese of Grand Falls, in Newfoundland, there is No Mass for You - unless of course you're jabbed! Bishop Anthony Daniels, Bishop of Grand Falls in the long-suffering Church in Newfoundland has barred anyone from attending the Mass or sacraments unless they are "fully vaccinated." Daniels, former Auxiliary of the Diocese of London is another gift that keeps on giving from Pope Benedict XVI, clearly duped or oblivious to the faithless hirelings he was appointing. On September 18, we wrote of the situation in Moncton where the bishop attempted the same...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Latin Mass church owner vows to continue restoration despite diocesan disapproval

    10/16/2021 6:19:49 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 15, 2021 | Stephen Koxx
    [Catholic Caucus] Latin Mass church owner vows to continue restoration despite diocesan disapprovalBill Price, a former marine, says the Diocese is not being completely honest about their past interactions. Fri Oct 15, 2021 - 3:17 pm EDTSat Oct 16, 2021 - 9:36 am EDT CHEBOYGAN, Michigan (LifeSiteNews) — A layman restoring a Catholic church that was sold by the Diocese of Gaylord in the 1980s says the diocese is not telling the truth about their interactions. The man has also vowed to continue restoring the church despite the diocese’s apostolic administrator wishing he wouldn’t.Bill Price is a former marine who...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Threatens Unvaccinated Priests, Provokes Catholic Rally

    09/25/2021 8:42:25 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | September 25, 2021 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Threatens Unvaccinated Priests, Provokes Catholic RallyPaterson Bishop Kevin Sweeney, New Jersey, told his priests on September 14 that he “strongly encourages” (= orders) them to receive a Covid "vaccination."Non-medical exemptions would be minimal, Sweeney threatened, warning that he would remove non-vaccinated priests from active ministry.As a consequence, on September 24, his faithful organised a rosary rally in Clifton with the intention to keep faithful priests in their ministry. According to a flyer, the event was also intended to ask the bishop, a pro-lifer, “to have his actions line up with his words,”“Bishop Sweeney claims that getting an...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Bishop Cancelled the Memorial Requiem for my Mother

    09/22/2021 11:28:07 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | September 21, 2021 | Victor Fuentes
    [Catholic Caucus] The Bishop Cancelled the Memorial Requiem for my MotherTo the average Penn State student, the fourth of September of 2018 was a day like any other. A Tuesday early in the semester, the weather in State College, Pennsylvania was perfect, and the buzz of a promising football season (coupled with a narrow victory the week before) permeated campus. It was around 2 o’clock in the afternoon when I received a call I had been dreading but, unfortunately, expecting.My mother had died.For the past four years, my mother, Cheryl, had battled stage IV metastatic breast cancer. Over the course...
  • Houston, We Have A Problem: The Latin Mass

    09/02/2021 7:39:15 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | September 2, 2021 | Kenneth J. Wolfe
    Houston, We Have A Problem: The Latin Mass The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston in Texas is the fifth largest diocese in the U.S., a result of the explosive growth around the City of Houston -- the fourth largest city in the U.S. -- and its surrounding counties. It has a massive priest shortage, with just 150 active archdiocesan priests of the 435 priests serving, retired or residing in the 146-parish archdiocese. There are 411 "permanent deacons" in the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.In recent years the archbishop, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, had been friendly toward those who worship at the traditional Latin Mass....
  • When a Bishop Outlaws Private Traditional Masses

    08/24/2021 12:37:45 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 34 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | August 24, 2021 | Peter A. Kwasniewski
    When a Bishop Outlaws Private Traditional MassesIn a three-page letter dated August 20, 2021, and addressed to “Dear Brothers in Christ,” Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, apparently in an effort to show that he is more Bergoglian than Bergoglio, takes a hearty step beyond what is demanded by a strict interpretation of Pope Francis’s motu proprio Traditionis Custodes [TC]. In spite of the fact that Pittsburgh is one of the United States’ most depressed and collapsing dioceses—as can be seen from relentless parish closures that have left the city pockmarked with churches converted into restaurants, bars, penthouses,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Costa Rica: These Are the Enemies of the Roman Rite

    08/24/2021 10:07:34 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | August 24, 2021 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Costa Rica: These Are the Enemies of the Roman RiteSpanish born Alajuela Bishop Bartolomé Buigues Oller, 58, Costa Rica, who sent Father Sixto Varela Santamará to a re-education camp for having presided the Latin Novus Ordo, is more “open” when it comes to homosexualism.He commented the May 2020 introduction of homosex pseudo marriage in Costa Rica so,“We are happy that there are different types of human relationships, different ways of family, and I believe that where there is a manifestation of affection and family in some way, God manifests himself there, and we have to encourage this."The real...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cdl. Cupich mandates COVID jab for ‘all employees and clergy’ or face ‘disciplinary action’

    08/21/2021 6:27:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | August 20, 2021 | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Cdl. Cupich mandates COVID jab for ‘all employees and clergy’ or face ‘disciplinary action’No exemptions will be allowed in the Archdiocese of Chicago except for documented medical reasons.CHICAGO (LifeSiteNews) — Chicago Cardinal Blase Cupich released a new archdiocesan policy, ordering “all employees and clergy” to receive the COVID-19 injections no more than “five weeks” after full approval of “at least one of the three vaccines,” threatening “disciplinary measures” if priests and employees do not comply. In a memo dated August 18, Cardinal Cupich outlined that the “goal of this policy is that all employees and clergy will be...
  • Cardinal Cañizares Bans Immemorial Mass in Valencia

    08/08/2021 7:55:59 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Eponymous Flower ^ | August 8, 2021 | Tancred
    Cardinal Cañizares Bans Immemorial Mass in Valencia Edit: we don’t know what the meeting was about as confirmed aberrosexual predator, Anthony Ruff said when he was excited about Cañizarez meeting with Bergoglio in 2014.Cardinal Antonio Cañizares forbade celebrations in the traditional rite in his Archdiocese of Valencia. Did the former "little Ratzinger" become a "micro-Bergoglio"? (Madrid) Under Pope Benedict XVI. he was called the "little Ratzinger", now critics refer to him as "Mini-Bergoglio". Antonio Cardinal Cañizares Llovera suspended the celebration of the traditional rite in his Archdiocese of Valencia because of the Motu proprio Traditionis Custodes. Antonio Cañizares Llovera,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] More Purges: Sunday Mass Suppressed In Scotland

    08/08/2021 1:22:47 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | August 8, 2021 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] More Purges: Sunday Mass Suppressed In ScotlandUnaVoceScotland.org (August 8) announced that Motherwell Bishop Jospeh Toal, 64, Scotland, has forbidden the 8am Sunday Roman Mass at St Mary’s in Cleland (outside Glasgow) from August 15 on.This Mass is celebrated by the parish priest, Father Liam O'Connor. He is only allowed to continue a Thursday Roman Mass at 7pm.Toal advises all faithful to worship according to the 1970 Missal in their geographical parishes, asking them to be “home birds.”
  • Cdl. Wilton Gregory confirms decision to cancel Traditional Latin Mass at US National Shrine

    08/02/2021 4:02:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | August 2, 2021 | David McLoone
    Cdl. Wilton Gregory confirms decision to cancel Traditional Latin Mass at US National ShrineWASHINGTON, D.C. (LifeSiteNews) – Following backlash against Cardinal Wilton Gregory’s refusal to allow a retired archbishop to celebrate a Latin Mass at the National Shrine in Washington last week, the highest-ranking African-American prelate penned a letter to those organizing the event, doubling down on his decision.After the release of Pope Francis’ most recent motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, in which harsh restrictions were placed on the celebration of Mass according to the 1962 Missale Romanum, Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, rescinded his previous permission for the celebration of a...
  • Authoritarian Cardinal Reiterates His Ban On Roman Mass

    08/02/2021 10:53:54 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | August 2, 2021 | Gloria TV
    Authoritarian Cardinal Reiterates His Ban On Roman MassWashington Cardinal Gregory reaffirmed in a July 30 letter his decision to prohibit an already approved August 14 Roman Mass scheduled at the National Shrine with Archbishop Thomas Gullickson.The organiser and funder of this Mass, the Paulus Institute, asked Gregory in a July 29 letter to rethink his prohibition.An authoritarian Gregory replied that he allegedly has the “exclusive competence” to authorise Latin Masses according to the 1962 Roman Missal. The August 14 Mass “may be celebrated in Latin according to the Roman Missal promulgated by Saint Paul VI and revised by Saint John...
  • [Catholic Caucus] DC Pontifical Mass: CANCELED

    07/27/2021 4:59:06 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 32 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | July 27, 2021 | Kenneth J. Wolfe
    [Catholic Caucus] DC Pontifical Mass: CANCELEDA pontifical high Mass had been planned for 14 August in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. It was actually supposed to be offered a year ago, but was postponed due to COVID restrictions. The music was all set. The clergy were all lined up. EWTN was going to air it live.Following Pope Francis' motu proprio attacking the traditional Latin Mass and placing massive restrictions on Catholics who worship using the old books, Cardinal Wilton Gregory, archbishop of Washington, demanded the celebrant of the planned 14 August Mass...
  • Bishop Backs LGBT Eucharist, Bans Latin Mass

    07/19/2021 10:56:14 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 25 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 19, 2021 | Jules Gomes
    Bishop Backs LGBT Eucharist, Bans Latin MassTraditional Mass canceled in epicenter of England's New Age and occult RISTOL, England (ChurchMilitant.com) - A bishop who created an official provision for regular LGBTQ+ Masses in his diocese has become the first bishop to ban the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM) in England following Pope Francis' motu proprio Traditionis Custodes.Goddess temple exhibition in GlastonburyBishop Declan Lang of Clifton diocese wrote to the Benedictine monks in the Community of Our Lady of Glastonbury banning the regular celebration of the TLM within hours of the publication of Francis' motu proprio imposing draconian restrictions on the TLM."Following...
  • Catholic priest who has spoken out about clergy abuse faces removal as Richmond Bishop with petition to the Vatican

    07/14/2021 11:09:40 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    WRIC ^ | July 14, 2021 | Kerri O'Brien
    Catholic priest who has spoken out about clergy abuse faces removal as Richmond Bishop with petition to the Vatican RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A Virginia priest could be removed from the priesthood. He continued to blog about the Catholic Church sex abuse scandals even after the Catholic Diocese of Richmond Bishop ordered him to keep quiet.8News first began digging into this story back in early 2020. Father Mark White at first obeyed an order to stop blogging. However, he restarted the online conversation once COVID hit and in-person church services halted. That has now prompted Bishop Barry Knestout to...
  • BREAKING: Bishop Callahan CANCELS Fr. Altman

    07/08/2021 7:22:47 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    Complicit Clergy ^ | July 8, 2021 | Peter
    BREAKING: Bishop Callahan CANCELS Fr. AltmanBishop William J. Callahan, the bishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, today issued a decree removing Fr. James Altman as pastor of St. James the Less. Fr. Altman has suspected for some time that his removal was forthcoming, but plans to fight the order. Fr. Altman cares for his 90-year-old parents at the parish rectory of St. James the Less. It remains to be seen if Bishop Callahan will forcefully remove them from the rectory.TAKE ACTION: Contact Bishop Callahan at 1608-788-7700 or at dbrannon@diolc.org and let him know how you feel about him removing Fr. Altman...
  • [Cartholic Caucus] Traditional priests in France respond after bishop kicked them out under flimsy pretext

    06/21/2021 3:59:02 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | JUne 21, 2021 | Jeanne Smits
    Traditional priests in France respond after bishop kicked them out under flimsy pretextThe FSSP had always presented the priests it named in the diocese to the archbishop. All these nominations were accepted — even gratefully accepted.une 21, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — Following the statement by the French Archdiocese of Dijon, explaining why the Fraternity of Saint Peter (FSSP) has suddenly been kicked out of its apostolate at the Basilica of Saint Bernard where it has offered the Traditional Latin Mass for 23 years, the FSSP published a firm response last Friday, countering the reasons given for its eviction. The Fraternity is...
  • US bishop tries to oust yet another faithful priest in what appears to be a pattern

    06/12/2021 11:11:09 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | June 11, 2021 | Emily Mangiaracina
    US bishop tries to oust yet another faithful priest in what appears to be a patternFr. James Parker said he was told he can no longer live in a diocese rectory, and was given no clear reason as to why, despite claims of the diocese that he denied an offer of residence.BATAVIA, Illinois, June 11, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — A faithful, tradition-minded and beloved priest has been ousted from his Illinois church without reassignment or clear explanation, and has been denied residence in any diocese rectory.Hundreds of Catholics have been rallying to the defense of Fr. James Parker in recent weeks...
  • [Catholic Caucus] French Bishop Expels Latin Mass Fraternity

    06/07/2021 9:05:27 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | June 7, 2021 | Jules Gomes
    [Catholic Caucus] French Bishop Expels Latin Mass FraternityDijon purges traditionalists after bishops' contemptuous Vatican reportDIJON, France (ChurchMilitant.com) - French Catholics are expressing deep distress after the archbishop of Dijon expelled the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), robbing over 300 worshippers of a thriving Traditional Latin Mass (TLM) apostolate.FSSP French District Superior Fr. Benoît Paul-Joseph FSSP superior Abbot Roch Perrel wrote to his flock Thursday, stating that Abp. Roland Minnerath had forced the fraternity to "abandon the faithful" and leave after the FSSP had spent 23 years of dedicated ministry in the Burgundy region of Dijon and Côte d'Or. "The...