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  • A Time to Change…Again (1)

    01/02/2021 4:09:52 PM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    FSSPX News ^ | January 1, 2020 | unknown
    A Time to Change…Again (1) On December 2, 2020, Pope Francis published a book entitled Let Us Dream (Simon and Schuster) with the subtitle: A Path to a Better Future.The book is the result of his interviews with British journalist Austen Ivereigh, who is also his biographer (The Great Reformer – Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope).Praise of Synodality Against PolarizationContinuing from the encyclicals Laudato si’ (2015) and Fratelli tutti (2020), the book is presented as the Pope’s response to the crisis of the modern world as revealed by the COVID-19 pandemic.It is an opportunity to come...
  • If Francis is a Heretic, What should Canonically happen to him?

    12/30/2020 6:10:08 PM PST · by ebb tide · 43 replies
    Catholic Monitor ^ | December 29, 2020 | Fred Martinez
    If Francis is a Heretic, What should Canonically happen to him?If Francis is a Heretic, What should Canonically happen to him? Did Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (the future Pope Benedict XVI) say that Francis is a heretic? On June 3, 2003 the then Cardinal Ratzinger (and future Pope Benedict), head of the Congregation for the Faith, said that the endorsement of "homosex civil unions" was against Catholic teaching, that is heterodoxy: "Those who would move from tolerance to the legitimatization of specific rights for cohabiting homosexual persons need to be reminded that the approval or legalization of evil is something...
  • Vatican Admits Breaking Away From “What The Church Once Did”

    12/06/2020 5:52:05 PM PST · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | December 6, 2020 | Gloria TV
    Vatican Admits Breaking Away From “What The Church Once Did”The Vatican’s Handbook on Ecumenism (December 4) admits breaking with Catholic tradition.Number 17 claims that Catholics “not only can but indeed must” seek out opportunities to pray with other Christians, yet they should understand that some Christian communities don't practise joint prayer, ”as was once the case for the Catholic Church.” The handbook recommends praying together the psalms and scriptural canticles.It is easy to show that the demands contained in the handbook oppose Catholic doctrine:• Synod of Laodicea (363): “No one shall pray in common with heretics and schismatics.”• Council of...
  • Schneider: This Could Mean the Loss of Francis Soul

    10/24/2020 8:35:04 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 32 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | October 23, 2020 | Gloria TV
    Schneider: This Could Mean the Loss of Francis Soul The Catholic Faith, the voice of the Magisterium, and common sense reject the recognition of civil homosex unions, Bishop Athanasius Schneider writes in an October 22 statement. He points out that homosexuals seek sexual pleasure from each other which represents a "great scandal," “a public recognition of sins of fornication,” and is "unrealistic.” “With deep sorrow and a weeping heart,” Schneider regrets that Francis pronounced an endorsement of homosex unions. Thus, he supports "a structure of sin, for a lifestyle against the sixth Commandment of the Decalogue,” Schneider explains. He points...
  • Fratelli Tutti, the Death Penalty, and Infallibility

    10/06/2020 7:51:53 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Roma Locut Est ^ | October 6, 2020 | Steven O'Reilly
    Fratelli Tutti, the Death Penalty, and Infallibility October 6, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – Pope Francis issued his most recent encyclical, Fratelli Tutti on Sunday, October 4, 2020.  I may or may not write more on this tedious encyclical (“Tutti Frutti” as I have called it), but below I offer my initial reaction to the overall document. In addition, I briefly discuss the Pope’s treatment of the Death Penalty in the encyclical.  Some Quick Thoughts on Fratelli TuttiFratelli Tutti is an expansion of some of the themes found in the infamous Abu Dhabi document signed by Francis last year along with the Grand Imam...
  • 1 in 5 evangelicals reject Bible’s teaching on gender: report

    09/13/2020 7:17:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/13/2020 | Anugrah Kumar
    A new study has revealed that 22% of U.S. evangelicals appear to reject the Bible’s teaching that the gender of a person as male or female is given by God, the Creator, and instead believe in “gender fluidity.”While 73% of American evangelicals disagree that “gender identity is a matter of choice,” 22% say they believe in that statement, according to the LifeWay Research “State of Theology” poll released Sept. 8.The survey, sponsored by Orlando-based Ligonier Ministries, and conducted by surveying more than 3,000 Americans in March, also showed that Americans with evangelical beliefs (73%) are more likely to disagree that...
  • Archbishop Viganò: Is Vatican II “Untouchable”?

    09/21/2020 8:27:49 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 40 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | September 21, 2020 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    Archbishop Viganò: Is Vatican II “Untouchable”? Peter Kwasniewski’s recent commentary, titled “Why Viganò’s critique of the Council must be taken seriously”, impressed me greatly. It appeared (here) on OnePeterFive, on June 29, and is one of the articles on which I have been meaning to comment: I do so now, with gratitude to the author and publisher for the opportunity they have given me. First, it seems to me that I can agree with practically all of what Kwasniewski has written: his analysis of the facts is extremely clear and polished and reflects my thoughts exactly. What I am...
  • Get Your Official Joel Osteen 'Inspiration Cube' to Have Positive Thinking New Age Daily Affirmation at the Touch of a Button for only $39.99

    09/09/2020 6:36:47 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 58 replies
    nteb ^ | 9/8/20 | G. Grider
    Charles Spurgeon prophetically remarked of the coming Laodicean Church Age when he said that ‘instead of pastors feeding the sheep, you would have clowns feeding the goats’, and has that ever come stunningly true. Joel Osteen, America’s most-popular motivational speaker and pretend preacher has now put 400 of his “most successful positive affirmations’ into a push-button cube that sits on your desk, waiting to lead you and guide you. If the bible is true, Joel Osteen is a liar. “Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits,...
  • The Antichurch Cookbook? Vatican’s New Directory for Catechesis (Part II)

    09/04/2020 6:15:41 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Whispers of Resotoraton ^ | September 4, 2020 | Whispers of Resotoration
    The Antichurch Cookbook? Vatican’s New Directory for Catechesis (Part II) NB: See the rest of this series, plus other articles on the same topic here. Readers are also encouraged to acquire a traditional Catholic catechism; see our list, or check Tradivox. Introduction In last week’s installment, we noted some of the authorship and reference material behind the Vatican’s new Directory for Catechesis (DC), introducing our claim that this text is both a concise guide to the beliefs and methods of the postconciliar “parallel Church” described by Archbishop Viganò, and that it serves as a manifesto for the effective subversion of the Church’s...
  • BREAKING: Archbishop Viganò Responds to Questions Posed by CFN

    09/02/2020 12:28:41 AM PDT · by one guy in new jersey · 51 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | September 1, 2020 | Brian McCall
    Here follows the complete text of Archbishop Vigano’s letter... ***** Archbishop Viganò’s Episcopal Coat of Arms Dear Mr. Kokx, I read with lively interest your article “Questions for Viganò: His Excellency is Right about Vatican II, But What Does He Think Catholic Should Do Now?” which was published by Catholic Family News on August 22 (here). I am happy to respond to your questions, which address matters that are very important for the faithful. You ask: “What would ‘separating’ from the Conciliar Church look like in Archbishop Viganò’s opinion?” I respond to you with another question: “What does it mean to separate from...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Magister vs. Viganò. Who Is Right?

    07/25/2020 4:18:06 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 37 replies
    The Fatima Center ^ | July 25, 2020 | Chris Ferrara
    [Catholic Caucus] Magister vs. Viganò. Who Is Right? (Hint: His name begins with “V”.) Sandro Magister, a prominent critic of the current pontificate—with good reason aplenty— seems to have abandoned his critical faculty when it comes to the suggestion by Archbishop Carlo Viganò that, for all the trouble it has caused, the best approach to the Second Vatican Council is not the endless pursuit of Benedict XVI’s “hermeneutic of continuity,” whose meaning remains elusive, but rather simply “to to drop it ‘in toto‘ and forget it.” My co-author Tom Woods and I made the same argument back in 2002 in...
  • Archbishop Viganò: ‘Heresy, sodomy, and corruption’ are trademark of ‘deep church’

    07/25/2020 1:08:06 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | July 25, 2020 | LifeSite News Staff
    Archbishop Viganò: ‘Heresy, sodomy, and corruption’ are trademark of ‘deep church’ July 25, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has pointed out three elements that have become what he calls the trademark of the deep Church: “heresy, sodomy, and corruption.” In a new wide-ranging interview with Vatican expert Marco Tosatti (read full interview below), the Vatican whistleblower speaks about the deeper significance of the case of former Cardinal McCarrick in relation to the “doctrinal crisis” the Church is facing. “There is a very strict relationship between the doctrinal crisis of the Church and the immorality of the clergy, that scandalously reaches up to...
  • Why Acts 17 Couldn't Apply To The Metatrone Controversy

    … Paul stood in the midst of Mars’ hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious. For as I passed by, and beheld your devotions, I found an altar with this inscription, To The Unknown God. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you. (Acts 17:22-23)Would referring to the LORD Jesus Christ, as the Metatron, be the same as Paul preaching to the Greeks, revealing to them the true identity of the “unknown god” that they had made altars to? When Paul came to Athens, He saw that the...
  • [Barf Alert] Vatican Council II: A seed that continues to grow

    07/02/2020 5:45:29 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Vatican News ^ | July 2, 2020 | Sergio Centofanti
    [Barf Alert] Vatican Council II: A seed that continues to grow A great grace, a true prophecy for the life of the Church, a new Pentecost: these are some of the expressions used by Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI to describe the most recent Council – a small seed that has become a tree and continues to bear fruit through the working of the Holy Spirit. By Sergio CentofantiThis year 8 December will mark the 55th anniversary of the end of the Second Vatican Council. It is an important moment in this period since a new debate...
  • Iran Turns George Floyd Into a Shi’ite Muslim Saint

    06/21/2020 7:05:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06/21/2020 | Robert Spencer
    Dr. Reza Parchizadeh, a political theorist and analyst, recently noted on Twitter that “the Iranian regime has turned the late #George_Floyd into Saint George, Shiite-style!” And sure enough, Parchizadeh posted a painting of Floyd depicting him in the way Shi’ite Muslims often depict their holy figures: in a green robe and surrounded by an aura of holy light. The Iranian regime has turned the late #George_Floyd into Saint George, Shiite-style! #Beware_Foreign_Influence pic.twitter.com/ofTtW5J3px— Dr. Reza Parchizadeh (@rezaparchizadeh) June 1, 2020 As incongruous as the image is, it’s perfectly fitting: Floyd, whose murder touched off the rage for destruction that is...
  • Archbishop Viganò on Vatican II: “It Is Preferable to Let the Whole Thing Drop and Be Forgotten”

    06/17/2020 3:33:56 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | June 17, 2020 | Dr. Maike HIckson
    Archbishop Viganò on Vatican II: “It Is Preferable to Let the Whole Thing Drop and Be Forgotten” Editor’s Note: Catholic Family News is pleased to welcome back Dr. Maike Hickson, who has contributed articles to CFN in the past and is a longtime friend of our apostolate, together with her husband, Dr. Robert Hickson. It is our honor to publish her report on the latest from Archbishop Viganò, including a full English translation of His Excellency’s newest letter (see below). – Matt Gaspers, CFN Managing Editor*****Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, in a response to an Italian law professor, discusses the question...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis's Gay Sex Abuse Agenda vs. Pope Benedict's Catholic Anti-Sex Abuse Agenda

    06/16/2020 5:24:42 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Catholic Monitor ^ | June 16, 2020 | Fred Martinez
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis's Gay Sex Abuse Agenda vs. Pope Benedict's Catholic Anti-Sex Abuse Agenda Francis strolls hand in hand with the anti-gangster and gay rights advocate Fr. Luigi Ciotti On September 1, Crux reported that Francis said: "Let's call unions between the same sex 'civil unions.'" (Crux, "'I consulted a psychoanalyst,' Pope Francis reveals in new book," September 1, 2017) The gay/lesbian dissenting New Ways Ministry said: "Pope Francis has never, as pontiff, stated his endorsement of [homosexual] civil unions so flatly. (He did support civil unions as a compromise to his opposition towards marriage equality... As pontiff, he...
  • [Catholic / Orthodox Caucus] How Amoris Laetitia’s Stalemate Debases Marriage

    06/16/2020 4:41:13 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | June 16, 2020 | Alexander Shaw
    [Catholic / Orthodox Caucus] How Amoris Laetitia’s Stalemate Debases Marriage In modernity, monogamy is often defined to mean “one partner at a time” or, in other words, “anything short of a harem.” As the Sexual Revolution enters its third generation, the figures are becoming clear: a greater number of sexual partners corresponds to a lower success rate in a later marriage.Marriage as we know it cannot coexist with free love, yet weddings continue to be performed. We govern ourselves by our decisions, not by averages, but we must acknowledge averages if we are to avoid following courses of least resistance...
  • The Synod of Germany Has At Least Three Antecedents. All Ended With a Schism

    06/15/2020 3:53:46 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | June 15, 2020 | Roberto Pertici / Sandro Magister
    The Synod of Germany Has At Least Three Antecedents. All Ended With a Schism The “Synodale Weg” underway in Germany is revealing itself more each day as a serious risk for the “path” of the Catholic Church, not only German but universal.To realize this, just browse the documents it has produced so far:> Sex, Women, Power. The Three Challenges Germany Is Issuing To the ChurchAnd also note the concerns it has engendered in an otherwise pro-German pope like Francis:> Francis and the Schism of Germany. History of a NightmareOn Settimo Cielo, Professor Pietro De Marco has repeatedly criticized the theological...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Priest in Germany tells laity to say Mass prayers over bread and wine at home

    06/09/2020 7:50:23 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | June 8, 2020 | Martin Bürger
    [Catholic Caucus] Priest in Germany tells laity to say Mass prayers over bread and wine at home 'I deliberately inserted the communion part and asked the people at home to take a piece of bread' WÜRZBURG, Germany, June 8, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Several parishes in the German diocese of Würzburg are publishing texts for worship services at home that include having the laity say words of “consecration” over bread, an action that is strictly reserved for priests. As churches begin to open up, the same parishes are having laity bring bread in a “lunch box” that they will hold in...