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  • “Restorers”! “Against the Council”! “MAKE IT take root”! What are they really saying?

    06/15/2022 2:07:00 PM PDT · by Saint Athanasius · 40 replies
    wdtprs ^ | June 16th, 2022 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    It strikes me that relative newcomer around the Holy See Press sector, listed as CNA‘s “senior Rome correspondent” – which as I get older strikes me as amusing – Hannah Brockhaus should rethink her priorities. Francis had an audience with a bunch of editors of European Jesuit journals – imagine what that was like. In the Vatican News piece relating what was exchanged in their Q&A there are some 2400 words. The section Hannah chose to report on is 188 words of the whole. La Civilità Cattolica HERE. What was her game? Click-bait? The topic: Francis criticized, belittled, “restauratori”, “restorers...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Mocks Roman Liturgical Art and Humiliates Sicilian Priests

    06/09/2022 2:41:38 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | June 9, 2022 | New Catholic
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope Mocks Roman Liturgical Art and Humiliates Sicilian Priests Sicily is almost a nation in itself, and Sacred Art and liturgical beauty have always flourished in that island, in times of Christian freedom. Much of the liturgical beauty of vestments has been preserved in Sicily and elsewhere in Italy since the invention of the 1969 New Mass, and it is still used.So it was astonishing to hear Francis mocking both Sicilians and their vestments, as well as their grandparents in a meeting with Sicilian bishops and priests today:More lace, but where are we? Sixty years after the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] “Many ‘on the one hands’ and ‘on the other’ around a Francis resignation” — Michael Charlier on the end of a pontificate

    06/09/2022 3:57:56 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | June 7, 2022 | Michael Charlier
    [Catholic Caucus] “Many ‘on the one hands’ and ‘on the other’ around a Francis resignation” — Michael Charlier on the end of a pontificate In Catholic media, but also to some extent in the secular press, there was a lot of speculation at Pentecost about a possible resignation of Pope Francis before the end of this August. The trigger—in addition to pictures of Francis in a wheelchair—was the announcement of a trip to L’Aquila immediately after the consistory planned for Aug. 27, at which Francis plans to explain his curia reform to the cardinals. L’Aquila is the site of...
  • Bishop Robert Barron appointed to Diocese of Winona-Rochester

    06/02/2022 6:32:05 AM PDT · by one guy in new jersey · 16 replies
    The Central Minnesota Catholic ^ | June 2, 2022 | Catholic News Service (No Specific Author Indicated)
    Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop John M. Quinn of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota, and named as his successor Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron of Los Angeles. A press conference will be available via live stream at 11 a.m. central time, June 2, at . His installation Mass has been set for Friday, July 29. Bishop Barron, 62, is a Chicago native who has been a Los Angeles auxiliary bishop since 2015. He also is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. Bishop Quinn, who has headed the Diocese of Winona-Rochester for 13 years, is 76 years old....
  • Pope Francis Mandates Ad Orientem Worship

    05/25/2022 10:44:21 AM PDT · by one guy in new jersey · 55 replies
    New Liturgical Movement ^ | Friday, May 20, 2022 | Gregory DiPippo
    Our readers will perhaps remember that in 2016, His Eminence Cardinal Robert Sarah, then Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, called upon the Church to return to its authentic custom of offering the Mass ad orientem, as a way of “putting God back at the center” of Christian worship. (Original interview in French here: They will also likely remember that was met with a swift Papal intervention on behalf of retaining the inauthentic custom of worshipping versus populum, which cannot perish soon or thoroughly enough. This controversy does not impinge solely on the Roman Rite. The Syro-Malabar Church...
  • Pope Francis and Other Prelates Approved Real Estate Deal, Ex-Vatican Official Says

    04/29/2022 6:45:27 PM PDT · by marshmallow
    Religion News Service ^ | 4/27/22 | Claire Giangrave
    The former director of the Vatican’s anti-money laundering entity said Francis had voiced ‘the interest of the Holy See in turning a new page.’ VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Testifying at the massive trial resulting from the Vatican’s latest financial scandal Wednesday (April 27), the former director of the Catholic Church’s anti-money-laundering watchdog agency said Pope Francis and other high-ranking prelates backed efforts to gain sole ownership of the prime London real estate at the center of the scandal. Tommaso Di Ruzza, who ran the entity now called the Supervisory and Financial Information Authority, known as ASIF, is charged with abuse...
  • Report: Biden Will Give Eric Schmidt a Prominent Tech Task Force Role (former Google CEO)

    11/10/2020 7:06:24 AM PST · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 10 2020 | ALLUM BOKHARI
    Former Google CEO and Clinton lackey Eric Schmidt is being considered to lead a key tech task force in a Biden administration, according to a report in the Financial Times. Even though the election result is still disputed by President Donald Trump and the Republicans, Joe Biden is already forming his transition team, which includes many former Silicon Valley employees, including Schmidt. According to the Financial Times (paywalled), presidential contender Biden has: hired both Jessica Hertz, former associate general counsel at Facebook, and Cynthia Hogan, former Apple vice-president for government affairs to his transition team. Eric Schmidt, the former Google...
  • Pope Francis Cancels Ash Wednesday Mass, Trip to Florence Due to Knee Pain

    02/25/2022 6:45:15 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 2/25/22 | Hannah Brockhaus
    The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Francis will no longer attend an international meeting of bishops and mayors in Florence, Italy, on Sunday due to doctor-ordered rest for knee pain. The pope will also not be able to participate in the customary procession on Rome’s Aventine Hill and Mass at the Basilica of Santa Sabina for Ash Wednesday on March 2, according to the Vatican. “Due to acute gonalgia, for which his doctor has prescribed a period of more rest for his leg, Pope Francis will not be able to travel to Florence on Sunday, Feb. 27, or preside over...
  • [Catholic Caucus] NEWSFLASH: Bishop Schneider Calls on Pope Francis to Rescind Ban on Latin Mass & Sacraments!

    01/12/2022 8:35:04 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 2 replies
    The Frontline TV on Youtube ^ | 1/12/2022 | Staff
    NEWSFLASH: Bishop Schneider Calls on Pope Francis to Rescind Ban on Latin Mass & Sacraments!
  • Pope Francis: We Cannot Hide from Migrants ‘Behind Walls and Barbed Wires’(popeadopalis)

    01/10/2022 10:13:00 AM PST · by rktman · 46 replies ^ | 1/10/2022 | Thomas D Williams
    Pope Francis railed against the “dehumanization” of migrants Monday, calling for a shared responsibility among European nations in welcoming migrants. In the face of increasing movements of migration, “we cannot be indifferent or hide behind walls and barbed wires under the pretext of defending security or a style of life,” the pope told members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See in Monday’s annual address. “I thank all those individuals and governments working to ensure that migrants are welcomed and protected,” the pontiff stated, “and to support their human promotion and integration in the countries that have received...

    12/28/2021 8:50:23 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 17 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 12/28/2021 | Jules Gomes
    CHICAGO ( - A top cardinal, one who presides over liturgical abuses and incorporates pagan elements from Taoism and Hinduism into the Holy Eucharist, is doubling down on attacking the Traditional Latin Mass in his Chicago archdiocese. Cardinal Blase Cupich, who permits high-profile LGBT+ Masses, published a five-page policy two days after Christmas, prohibiting the celebration of the TLM on the first Sunday of every month, Christmas, the Triduum of Holy Week, Easter Sunday and Pentecost Sunday. The prelate, who publicly opposed bishops seeking to withhold Holy Communion from pro-abortion President Joe Biden, has promulgated his own rules implementing Pope...
  • [Catholic Caucus] BREAKING NEWS: Cardinal Cupich is FIRST to Issue Latin Mass and Sacrament Restrictions after Dubia!

    12/27/2021 1:44:30 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 5 replies
    The Frontline TV ^ | 12/27/2021 | Staff
    Cardinal Cupich takes the lead after Vatican's dubia by issuing major restrictions on TLM and sacraments. ...
  • Traditional Latin Mass is not allowed in parishes, but Aztec dance is ok

    12/23/2021 2:09:50 AM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 10 replies
    It seems some traditions are more cherished than others. Pagan Aztec dance ritual recently performed in St Mary of the Lake church in Chicago’s Uptown. ...
  • So This What [Pope Francis Novus Ordo] ‘Synodality’ Looks Like?

    12/20/2021 8:32:17 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 5 replies
    Complicit Clergy ^ | 10/20/2021 | Staff
    Excerpts from the opening mass for Synodality in the Diocese of San Bernardino. Presided by Bishop Alberto Rojas.
  • THE INTOLERANT POPE: Francis Cancels Faithful Catholics

    12/20/2021 2:06:05 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 8 replies
    TheRemnantVideo ^ | 12/19/2021 | Staff
    In this episode of the Remnant Underground, Michael J. Matt excoriates the truly preposterous development in Rome whereby the increasingly intolerant and angry Pope Francis choses Christmas 2021, in the middle of a pandemic, to crack down on one of the few growing movements within the Catholic Church today. As Catholics increasingly abandon the out-of-touch Church of Accompaniment, plagued as it is by sexual abuse and financial scandals at the highest levels, Francis turns his sights on faithful Catholics whose only “crime” is their love and devotion to the traditional liturgy and sacraments. A pope who marketed himself on being...
  • Pope Francis Tells Youth to Beware of the ‘Virus of Individualism’

    12/19/2021 8:30:33 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/19/2021 | Thomas D Williams PHD
    ROME — Pope Francis urged a group of university students Sunday to fight off the “virus of individualism” by giving their lives in service of others. “In these confused times, made even more complex by the pandemic, I repeat to you: do not allow yourselves to be robbed of hope!” the pontiff exhorted in a video message to students at the University of Milan.
  • [Catholic Caucus] Response to Bergoglio’s Christmas Massacre – Press Release

    12/18/2021 6:04:25 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Coalition for Cancelled Priests ^ | December 18, 2021 | Coalition for Cancelled Priests
    [Catholic Caucus] Response to Bergoglio’s Christmas Massacre – Press ReleaseDigital Mobile Billboard “God Save the Latin Mass” Campaign at the USCCB Fall General Assembly, Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 2021While there will be much commentary in the next several days and weeks to the dreck that was just released by the Congregation for Divine Worship in regard to the so-called dubia about the Traditional Latin Mass, the Coalition for Canceled Priests wants to make clear to all priests of good will that we will support priests who feel they cannot go along with the draconian restrictions placed on the celebration...
  • Pachamama Is Back And Francis LOVES It

    12/14/2021 1:14:36 AM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 5 replies
    Return to Tradition ^ | 12/14/2021 | Anthony Stine
    What would be Advent and Christmas in the Church of the New Advent without Pachamama making an appearance? ...
  • BREAKING: Pope Francis praises heretical LGBT group condemned under John Paul II

    12/09/2021 1:48:44 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 19 replies
    New Ways Ministry, a far-left, dissident LGBT group, has leaked to the press two letters written to them by Pope Francis. In the letters, Francis thanks the organization for their 'neighborly work' and praises its dissident founder, Sr. Jeannine Gramick, as a "valiant woman." New Ways Ministry was officially barred from calling itself a Catholic ministry and from working with homosexuals in 1999 by Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who was serving as the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. ...
  • Papal Source: Pope Francis is dying

    12/07/2021 11:01:51 PM PST · by franksolich · 46 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | December 7, 2021 | various
    The story is behind a paywall at Newsmax. Vatican source tells Newsmax John Gizzi that ‘Pope Francis is dying,’ with insiders saying they believe the Pontiff will not survive past 2022.