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  • [Catholic Caucus] The Liturgy Wars Have Become Doctrinal Wars

    08/03/2022 2:30:03 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | August 2, 2022 | Eric Sammons
    [Catholic Caucus] The Liturgy Wars Have Become Doctrinal WarsMany Catholics over the past few decades have studiously avoided the “liturgy wars” within the Church and, frankly, I don’t blame them. Too often these battles involve a lot of heat and not a lot of light. Catholic against Catholic can become quite vicious and personal at times. Better to simply keep one’s head down, bear silently with any liturgical issues at your parish, and soldier on.Because of this prevailing attitude, many Catholics have also only been somewhat if at all interested in Pope Francis’s efforts to restrict and ultimately eliminate the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] “To go back is to go forward, to be propelled by the river of the great Tradition”: Archbishop Aguer against Papal Progressivism

    07/19/2022 4:59:56 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | July 18, 2022 | + Héctor Aguer Archbishop Emeritus of La Plata
    [Catholic Caucus] “To go back is to go forward, to be propelled by the river of the great Tradition”: Archbishop Aguer against Papal Progressivism Progressivism, which established itself a decade ago in Rome, decries a kind of reverse populism.The populist handbook indicates that one must win the trust and adhesion of young people. But it happens that young people nowadays are suspicious of deviations and progressive adventures; they prefer and love Tradition. Rome, then, scourges them by scornfully branding them as ones who would "go back to the past"; they look "back" and long to get "behind" [what came...
  • Guest article: “The Old Liturgy and the New Despisers of the Council”

    07/05/2022 2:23:23 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | July 5, 2022 | anonymous diocesan priest in Germany
    Guest article: “The Old Liturgy and the New Despisers of the Council” The following article was written by an anonymous diocesan priest in Germany and published under the title "Die alte Liturgie und die neuen Konzilsverächter: Als Kardinal Frings fassungslos war" at Katholisches.info. It partly draws its content from my article at OnePeterFive, "Daringly Balanced on One Point: The New Papal Letter on Liturgy" of June 29, with much additional valuable content. It has been translated for Rorate.--PAKA few days ago, in a blistering article, Mr. Felix Neumann, editor of a radical modernist website, attacked those who remain faithful...
  • [Catholic CauCardinal says renewing Vatican II’s spirit can carry the church forward

    06/26/2022 4:32:09 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Crux ^ | June 25, 2022 | Dennis Sadowski
    [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal says renewing Vatican II’s spirit can carry the church forwardLINTHICUM HEIGHTS, Maryland — The spirit of the Second Vatican Council that called for renewal of church life and wider church engagement with the world continues today, inviting the faithful to serve the common good, Cardinal Peter Turkson, a Vatican official, told a national priests’ assembly.Such ongoing renewal requires accepting a “mandate to change” rather than to be rooted in practices that restrict the full development of each person, Turkson, chancellor of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and the Pontifical Academy of Social Science, said June 22 during...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Council and the Eclipse of God by Don Pietro Leone: CHAPTER VIII: THE COUNCIL’S VIEW OF MAN IN HIMSELF (part 1)

    06/02/2022 7:16:23 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | May 30, 2022 | Don Pietro Leone
    [Catholic Caucus] The Council and the Eclipse of God by Don Pietro Leone: CHAPTER VIII: THE COUNCIL’S VIEW OF MAN IN HIMSELF (part 1) We have divided Chapter VIII into three parts, the text being exceedingly rich in content: part 1 – The Nature of Man and The Anguish of Man; part 2 – The Dignity of Man; part 3 – The Deification of Man. With the reading of this Chapter it seems we have arrived at a watershed moment. In this analysis of the Council’s documents it becomes clearer that there was deliberate intent (whether malicious or philosophically...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis: Christians wanting to go backward ‘does so much harm to the church.’

    05/14/2022 8:49:27 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 19 replies
    America Magazine ^ | May 13, 2022 | Carol Glatz
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis: Christians wanting to go backward ‘does so much harm to the church.’VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Wanting to go back to the way things were in the past is not Christian, Pope Francis said.There is a difference between wanting to go back in time and drawing inspiration from one’s roots in order to move forward with Christ, he said.Looking back to find inspiration is good because “without roots we cannot progress,” he said. “But to go in reverse is to go back in order to have a form of defense, a safety measure that saves us from...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Viganò on Liturgical Revolution and the Holy Week Reforms of Pius XII

    05/11/2022 3:52:32 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | May 10, 2022 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    [Catholic Caucus] Viganò on Liturgical Revolution and the Holy Week Reforms of Pius XII Dear Monsieur…,Thank you for sending Abbé…'s question to me regarding the reform of Holy Week.I agree with him that the reform can effectively be considered a sort of trial balloon with which the architects of the subsequent conciliar reform introduced an entire series of modifications – which in my opinion were entirely questionable and arbitrary – to the Ordo Majoris Hebdomadæ as it existed up until that time.I would say in fact that this modification may have appeared almost harmless, albeit bizarre, because the mens...
  • Important study: “On Doctrinal and Moral Disorders Abiding in the Church” — Fr. John Hardon’s 1990 critique of the “revised draft” of the Catechism (Part 1)

    04/11/2022 4:07:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | June 21, 1990 | Father John A. Hardon
    Important study: “On Doctrinal and Moral Disorders Abiding in the Church” — Fr. John Hardon’s 1990 critique of the “revised draft” of the Catechism (Part 1) Rorate has received from Drs. Maike and Robert Hickson the following important study, which introduces and then provides the critique written by Fr. John Hardon, S.J. (1914–2000) in 1990 when he was given the opportunity to review a “revised draft” of what would become the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The text offered here, in two parts, was first published in Christian Order in 2016 and is now being made available on the...
  • Vatican II in Light of Tradition?

    01/22/2022 2:49:54 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | January 21, 2022 | Dean Barker
    Vatican II in Light of Tradition? Traditional Catholics are often told that we ought not to reject the Second Vatican Council, but merely reject the “Spirit of Vatican II,” which is showcased by clown masses, communion in the hand, Fr. James Martin, SJ, etc. In other words, reject the implementation of the council, but don’t reject the council itself. People will quote bits and pieces from the council that can sound more conservative, and try giving the impression that Vatican II isn’t so bad after all. This is known as reading Vatican II in light of tradition, or using...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Ancient Regime Is Back: Church Of Mercy Forbids Requiem For French King

    01/16/2022 6:39:56 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 15, 2022 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Ancient Regime Is Back: Church Of Mercy Forbids Requiem For French KingStrasbourg Archbishop Luc Ravel, 64, has forbidden the celebration of the annual Requiem Mass for King Louis XVI (1754-1793) in Strasbourg Cathedral invoking the mischievous Traditiones Custodes, Una Voce France reports.Therefore, this year's Requiem will be celebrated by Father Pierre-Marie Berthe of the Society of St Pius X in their chapel in Strasbourg on January 21.This Requiem for the King has been celebrated since 1993 (!) in the Cathedral.
  • Dilecta Mea — About the Holy Apostolic Mass

    01/15/2022 8:06:15 AM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Rumble ^ | January 2, 2022 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    Dilecta Mea — About the Holy Apostolic Mass Rumble — You who permit yourselves to prohibit the Holy Apostolic Mass, have you ever celebrated it? You who from the height of your liturgical cathedrae are piqued about the “old Mass,” have you ever meditated on its prayers, its rites, and its ancient and sacred gestures? I have asked myself this many times in the past few years: because I myself, even though I knew this Mass since I was very young; even though I had learned to serve it and respond to the celebrant when I was so little that...
  • A Young Irishman Smiles at Traditionis Custodes

    01/13/2022 5:09:34 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | January 13, 2022 | Seán Dartraighe
    A Young Irishman Smiles at Traditionis CustodesI popped into my parish church today. I haven’t been there in quite some time; nearly a decade in fact.The church has a specific meaning to me; it’s where my family are buried, it’s where I was baptized and received the sacraments. Above the door stands a stone commemorating my great, great, great grandfather who, in 1818 paid for its construction; the first church where we could worship after the two centuries-long persecution of the Reformation.Advertisement - Continue Reading BelowFamily tradition says that he was awarded the honour of ringing the Angelus bell for...
  • What if the Pre-Vatican II Popes Were Actually Right?

    01/11/2022 7:49:37 AM PST · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | January 10, 2022 | Robert Morrison
    What if the Pre-Vatican II Popes Were Actually Right? Whether we think of him as an anti-pope or merely one of the the worst popes in history, the fact remains that Francis has arrogated to himself a power that no pope can ever have: to reshape the Holy Catholic Church to fit the anti-Catholic objectives of the globalists. Even if we consider him to be far worse than his immediate predecessors, though, we have to look back to the pre-Vatican II popes if we want to find Successors of Peter who assiduously defended the Mystical Body of Christ. And...
  • Moscow Patriarchate Signs Death Certificate for Conciliar Ecumenism

    12/28/2021 3:08:29 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    FSSPX News ^ | December 28, 2021 | FSSPX
    Moscow Patriarchate Signs Death Certificate for Conciliar Ecumenism The number two of the Russian Orthodox Church reacted, on December 12, 2021, on the Rossiya-24 channel, to the remarks made, on December 6, by Pope Francis on the plane back from Greece to Rome.The Sovereign Pontiff then declared: “I am ready to go to Moscow… My meeting with Patriarch Kirill is on the horizon.”Without confirming or denying the prospect of a meeting at the highest level between the Successor of Peter and the head of the Russian Church - which would be the second in the current pontificate - Metropolitan...
  • Blame it on Martin Luther?

    12/06/2021 8:08:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/06/2021 | Carl R. Trueman
    Many years ago I had the privilege of delivering a lecture on the life and ministry of John Calvin in the unlikely context of the Interfaith Seminar of the Catholic Archdiocese of Trento in northern Italy. A lone Reformed voice speaking to a room filled with priests and monks at the historic epicenter of the Catholic Reformation, I may not have been the exact modern equivalent of Leonidas at Thermopylae but I enjoyed being heavily outnumbered nonetheless. At the end of my lecture, every single question I was asked related to the burning of Michael Servetus by the Genevan authorities...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Today’s day thought experiment: The Oregon Trail

    12/02/2021 8:12:52 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Fr. Z's Blog ^ | December 1, 2021 | Fr. John Hunwicke
    [Catholic Caucus] Today’s day thought experiment: The Oregon TrailA friend sent this:I never played Oregon Trail, but I watched enough Westerns and studied enough history that I get the gist.Today’s day thought experiment:The wagon train is headed west. After crossing the Mississippi, things seem to go well through the plains – but then as things start to rise toward the Rockies, the going gets tougher. There are some Native attacks, the path gets more difficult. The wagon train is still largely together, but it’s showing signs of imminent trouble.The leadership calls a brief halt to discuss what’s going wrong and...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Louisiana bishop defends Latin Mass, says restricting it would be ‘grossly negligent’

    10/23/2021 8:00:34 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 22, 2021 | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Louisiana bishop defends Latin Mass, says restricting it would be ‘grossly negligent’Bishop Glen Provost of Lake Charles issued his official response to the Pope’s July motu proprio against the Latin Mass.LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana (LifeSiteNews) — Bishop Glen Provost of the Diocese of Lake Charles said it would be “grossly negligent if not callous” to impose any “restrictive law” on the Latin Mass.Pope Francis’ July 16 motu proprio Traditionis Custodes implemented sweeping restrictions on the celebration of the traditional liturgy, or Latin Mass, and declared the novus ordo to be “the unique expression of the lex orandi of the...
  • 'The Council and The Eclipse of God' by Don Pietro Leone - PART XVI - 'The Right to Propagate Error'

    10/15/2021 1:54:41 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | October 14, 2021 | Don Pietro Leone
    'The Council and The Eclipse of God' by Don Pietro Leone - PART XVI - 'The Right to Propagate Error' In this installment, Don Pietro focuses further on the origins of the concept of ‘Religious Liberty’ which has wormed its way into the Church and minds and hearts of countless Catholics, contradicting centuries of Church teaching. We shall see in more detail how this notion of religious liberty reflects the concepts of the American Constitution and the French Revolution’s ‘Declaration on the Rights of Man’, emanating from the Freemasonic ideals and philosophy of the likes of Jean-Jacque Rousseau, an...
  • Artist Replaces Jesus and Mary with Two Nude Men for Homo-Rrotic Pieta in Roman Basilica

    10/14/2021 6:07:07 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 23 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/13/21 | Michael Haynes
    Artist and iconographer David Clayton stated the statue ‘bears no relation to any recognizable religious or sacred Christian theme.’ROME, Italy (LifeSiteNews) — Called the “new Pieta,” a “blasphemous” version of Michelangelo’s famous Pieta has been unveiled in a Roman basilica, depicting a muscular older man holding a younger man, both of whom are completely naked. The “new Pieta” was sculpted by Italian artist Jacopo “Jago” Cardillo during the COVID-related lockdowns, and is situated in the Chapel of the Crucifix, in the basilica of Santa Maria in Montesanto in the Piazza del Populo. Michelangelo’s Pieta shows the Blessed Virgin holding Christ...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Schneider tells Steve Bannon the Latin Mass is ‘stronger’ than Pope Francis: ‘It will win’

    10/13/2021 6:33:48 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 12, 2021 | Maike Hickson
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop Schneider tells Steve Bannon the Latin Mass is ‘stronger’ than Pope Francis: ‘It will win’The Pope's 'limitations are really short lived – they will collapse. Because the truth and the beauty of the prayer of the Church of all ages is [are] so powerful and so beautiful. This is the demonstration that the Church is in the hands of God.' Discussing Pope Francis’ new motu proprio Traditionis Custodes that aims at abrogating this Mass, the Kazakh bishop stated, “The traditional Mass is stronger than Pope Francis … it will win.” In an EWTN interview aired October 7,...