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  • [Cath Cauc] 50 YEARS LATER: An Everyman Reflection on the Revolution of Vatican II

    01/13/2019 3:42:45 PM PST · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | January 12, 2019 | Anthony Massey
    50 YEARS LATER: An Everyman Reflection on the Revolution of Vatican II “Given constant exposure to the new mass, a family’s faith would be largely extinguished within two generations.” - A faithful priest's prediction many years ago...  MILLIONS OF WORDS have been written and spoken for and against the revolution within the Catholic Church called Vatican Council 2. The Council was such a stark break with tradition, a hermeneutic of rupture as they say, that it demands a choice of every Catholic. Nothing was left unchanged following the Council, but most significantly the liturgy was progressively changed beyond recognition both...
  • [Catholic Caucus]De Mattei: Dare (Challenge), Monsignore!

    01/06/2019 8:55:26 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | January 6, 2019 | Roberto de Mattei
    De Mattei: Dare, Monsignore! TWENTY-FIVE YEARS LATER... Twenty-five years ago, on 8 February 1994, the European Parliament voted on a resolution that invited the nations of Europe to promote and give legal protection to homosexuality. In his Angelus address on 20 February 1994, the Holy Father Pope John Paul II appealed to public opinion worldwide, affirming that “the legal approbation of active homosexuality is not morally admissible [...]. The Resolution of the European Parliament has called for the legitimization of a moral disorder.The Parliament has unduly given institutional value to deviant behaviors, which do not conform to God’s plan”....
  • The Modernist Takeover of the Catholic Church: Cultural Genocide or Suicide? (PART II)

    01/01/2019 3:29:32 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | December 27, 2018 | David L. Sonnier
    The Modernist Takeover of the Catholic Church: Cultural Genocide or Suicide? (PART II) IntroductionIn Part I of this essay we briefly survey of the state of the Catholic Church prior to, during, and after the Second Vatican Council and explore the use of the term “Cultural Genocide” to describe the destruction of a distinct international Catholic culture that once existed throughout the world.  Prior to the Second Vatican Council (Vatican II – 1962-1965) that culture was characterized by prayer in a universal language, a common liturgy and liturgical calendar, and common beliefs that transcended national borders.  Although it still...
  • [Cath Cauc] Follow-up Article: The Infallibility of Canonizations and the Morals of the Faithful

    12/28/2018 5:01:30 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | December 27, 2018 | John Lamont
    Follow-up Article - Paul VI: The Infallibility of Canonizations and the Morals of the Faithful Last August, Rorate posted an original article by Dr. John Lamont on the infallibility of canonizations. The article generated considerable debate, which prompted Dr. Lamont to write the following piece on canonizations and the morals of the faithful. Scrupulosity has never been a Catholic virtue. --- The infallibility of canonisations and the morals of the faithful John Lamont A number of discussions of the infallibility of canonisations have appeared recently in connection with the canonisation of Paul VI. Some of these, including a discussion of my...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Defending “True Devotion to the Chair of St. Peter”

    12/18/2018 2:53:10 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | December 17, 2018 | Professor Roberto de Mattei
    Defending “True Devotion to the Chair of St. Peter”: A Response to Professor Douglas Farrow This article appears in the current issue (Dec. 2018) of Catholic Family News (click HERE to subscribe; current subscribers can access the E-Edition HERE).*****On Nov. 10, 2018, Professor Douglas Farrow published a long article on the website of the Catholic World Report entitled, “The Conversion of the Papacy and the Current Church Crisis,” in which in a friendly manner he criticizes several theses which I proposed on the occasion of the Catholic Family News Conference in Deerfield, Illinois, on April 8, 2018, speaking on the theme, Tu es Petrus:...
  • A Welcome Diagnosis but No Cure

    11/13/2018 2:44:20 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | November 13, 2018 | Chris Ferrrara
    Writing in Catholic World Report, Dr. Douglas Farrow, a professor of Theology and Christian Thought at McGill University, joins the growing ranks of “mainstream” commentators who are, at last, one with traditionalists in sounding the alarm about what Farrow calls “the troubling Bergoglio pontificate…”. (I hasten to add that the very emergence of the term “traditionalist” in the life of the Church, signifying simply those Catholics who have continued to believe and practice the unreconstructed Faith after Vatican II, as is their God-given right and duty, demonstrates the gravity of the crisis that has led to this troubling pontificate.) I...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Timely Reflections on the Third Secret

    11/06/2018 9:13:58 AM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | November 5, 2018 | David Martin
    With events in the Church pointing more and more to the fulfilment of the Third Secret of Fatima, it is interesting to note that in Archbishop Vigano’s 11-page testimony of August 22 wherein the pope and 32 high-ranking Church officials were implicated in the sexual-abuse of minors, the archbishop cited the crux of the Third Secret, saying: “The corruption has reached the very top of the Church’s hierarchy” This calls to mind the now famous statement of Cardinal Mario Ciappi, who read the Third Secret and who was personal papal theologian to Popes John XXIII, Paul VI, and John Paul...
  • [Catholic Caucus] New Church, New Faith, New Pope

    10/19/2018 10:33:50 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | October 16, 2018 | Raymond Kowalski
    In 2013 Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor told Paul Vallely of The Independent, “Four years of Bergoglio would be enough to change things.” In a story published in March 2017, LifeSiteNews quoted from a speech given by former cardinal Theodore McCarrick that there was a pre-conclave plan to elect Jorge Bergoglio as the one who could “reform the Church … [and in] five years, he could put us back on target.”The LifeSiteNews article was itself about an interview with Cardinal Donald Wuerl that had appeared in the Jesuit magazine America. The essence of that interview was that, after the Second Vatican Council,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis: “those who want to help me, pursue the Council in the Churchˮ

    10/17/2018 10:34:18 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 17 replies
    Vatican Insider / La Stampa ^ | October 17, 2018 | ANDREA TORNIELLI
    Francis: “those who want to help me, pursue the Council in the Churchˮ “If you want to help me, act to carry forward the Council in the Church. And help me with your prayer. I need a lot of prayer”. So Francis responded to a young Jesuit who asked him how to support the Pope in his mission. Civiltà Cattolica published the transcript of the one-hour dialogue that took place in Vilnius with Jesuits from the Baltic countries during the recent papal visit.   “I don’t know what to ask for - Francis replied- but what we need to do today...
  • [Cathollic Caucus] Vatican II at 56: ...

    10/12/2018 9:31:03 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | October 11, 2018 | New Catholic
    Vatican II at 56: Like all Totalitarianisms of the 20th Century, Vatican II will still cause great havoc The Second Vatican Council was opened in Rome exactly 56 years ago, on October 11, 1962. John XXIII had chosen this day, the Feast of the Divine Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin, a memento of the Council of Ephesus, as the day of its beginning. Irony of ironies: the whirlwind generated by the Council that would almost extinguish the Traditional liturgy of the Roman Church included the abolition of the Feast on this day and the transformation of the Octave Day...
  • [Catholic Caucus] RIP, Vatican II Catholicism (1962-2018)

    10/09/2018 4:09:28 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 77 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | October 9, 2018 | Peter Kwasniewski
    RIP, Vatican II Catholicism (1962-2018) Among astute observers of the Vatican scene – okay, forget that; among warm bodies with evidence of consciousness – it has been known for several years now that we cannot expect Pope Francis, who is a major cause of the problems the Church is suffering under, to be a major part of those problems’ solution. This includes anything to do with clerical sex abuse and the death grip of progressive prelates. Each passing month, we see that it’s business as usual for the Peronist pontiff.But, as many writers have pointed out, this pontificate has been,...
  • [Cath Cauc] The Church’s Disease Is Called Post-modernism. The Diagnosis of a Theologian

    10/06/2018 10:49:06 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | October 5, 2018 | Serafino M. Lanzetta
    The Church’s Disease Is Called Post-modernism. The Diagnosis of a Theologian Published as received. The author, a former member of the Franciscans of the Immaculate, teaches dogmatic theology at the theological faculty of Lugano, in Switzerland, and performs pastoral service in England, at St. Mary’s Church in Gosport, in the diocese of Portsmouth. Notable among his books is “Vatican II, a Pastoral Council: Hermeneutics of Council Teaching”, Gracewing, 2016.Of particular relevance is his reference, among the roots of the current crisis, to the intraecclesial opposition against the encyclical “Humanae Vitae,” the preeminent text of the magisterium of Paul VI, the...
  • [Catholic Caucus] First Ursuline House in North America abandoned by last sisters

    10/01/2018 7:56:09 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | October 1, 2018 | New Catholic
    Vatican II Springtime Update! First Ursuline House in North America abandoned by last sisters In 1608, after decades of tentative exploration, in the name of the not very Catholic Henry IV, King of France, Pierre Dugas, Sieur de Mons, and Samuel de Champlain founded the City of Québec on a hillside overlooking the Saint Lawrence River. The first years were extremely harsh, but in order for the colonization to advance, Catholic missions were always indispensible: and more than Catholic missions, Catholic sisters who could be a beacon for new families and, hopefully, help educate the girls born in this...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Death Penalty Debacle: Our Lady of Fatima called it

    08/02/2018 8:18:12 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 87 replies
    aka Catholic ^ | August 2, 2018 | Louie Verrecchio
    The big news of the day in Catholic (and other) circles concerns the announcement that Francis has issued a rescript to the CDF changing the neo-church teaching on the death penalty as stated in the so-called Catechism of the Catholic Church. (CCC)In short, CCC 2267 most recently reflected the wishes of John Paul II to say that cases of the death penalty as an absolute necessity for effectively preventing crime are “very rare, if not practically non-existent;” the quote coming from his Encyclical, Evangelium Vitae. This treatment left the door cracked ever-so-slightly for the just use of capital punishment;...
  • Cath Cauc-The Association of US Catholic Priests: Fighting for Heterodoxy, with Support from Bishops

    07/09/2018 4:50:33 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | July 9, 2018 | Michael Hichborn
    For the last several weeks, the Lepanto Institute has been investigating and reporting on a heretical priestly organization called the Association of United States Catholic Priests (AUSCP). This organization promotes women’s ordination to the diaconate (with eyes on the priestly ordination of women), homosexuality, priestless parishes, married priests, and a host of other heterodox positions.If you’re interested in having a better understanding of this international movement to spread heresy throughout the Church, previous Lepanto Institute reports on the AUSCP include the following: AUSCP’s Plan for Ordained Women and Priestless parishes Wester Participating in AUSCP ConferenceAUSCP’s Desire to Obtain Funding from...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Second Vatican Council Is Problematic Itself – Bishop Schneider

    07/09/2018 3:02:27 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | July 9, 2018 | Gloria TV
    The Second Vatican Council Is Problematic Itself – Bishop Schneider Bishop Athanasius Schneider has spoken out what everybody knows: The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) was not only wrong interpreted but there are “some problematic affirmations of the Council itself”. Talking to CatholicWorldReport.com (July 6), Schneider criticises “ambiguous formulations” in the Council’s texts from where “a lot of errors" are now arising. Talking about the upcoming Synod on the Youth, Schneider fears that the Vatican's working document “accepted the propaganda terminology" of gay ideology. This is “contrary to sane reason and to the revealed law of God”, Schneider adds. He fears...
  • [Catholic Caucus (Barf Alert)] Priests' social justice concerns shape assembly, resolutions

    07/02/2018 5:55:18 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | July 2, 2018 | Dan Morris-Young
    Priests' social justice concerns shape assembly, resolutions Jul 2, 2018 by Dan Morris-Young People 20180628_090736 crop 1000 x 665.jpg Priests gather for morning prayer June 28 during the assembly of the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (NCR photo/Dan Morris-Young) Albuquerque, N.M. — More than 200 participants at the annual assembly of the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests (AUSCP) June 25-28 here heard calls for the church to focus on young Catholics, embrace the pastoral theology of Pope Francis, and affirm the Second Vatican Council's theological spadework. During two business sessions, the attendees — the vast...
  • Bishop McElroy… Brings Message Of A New Day Under Pope Francis To National Priests’ Conference

    07/01/2018 12:19:22 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    The Wanderer ^ | July 1, 2018 | Dexter Duggan
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Pope Francis has launched a wonderful pastoral moment that is “unfolding with a new depth” in the life of the Church, San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy told members of a progressive priests’ organization here that was founded in 2011. “The emergence of this pastoral theology” in the last five years is like the spirit of change in the years leading up to Vatican II, McElroy told more than 200 people, mainly priests, attending the seventh annual national conference of the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests (AUSCP) meeting from June 25-28 (uscatholicpriests.org) here in New Mexico. The gathering’s...
  • The Irish Abortion Referendum: But How?

    06/07/2018 8:11:27 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Catholicism.org ^ | June 6, 2018 | Brother André Marie
    What Oliver Cromwell could not do, what an Gorta Mór (the Great Hunger) could not do, what hundreds of years of Anglo-Protestant persecution could not do to the Irish Catholic people — namely, rob them of their faith and morals — the one-two punch of the sexual revolution and the doctrinal-liturgical revolution in the Church have accomplished, with the more-or-less enthusiastic complicity of the Irish people themselves, clergy and laity. Joe Doyle, our 100% Irish go-to man on all questions Hibernian, has compiled a sad and sorrowful litany of this national apostasy, as well as a summary of its most recent...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Catholic’ Ireland Falls Into the Sea

    05/26/2018 8:06:25 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | May 26, 2018 | James Bogle
    Ladies and gentlemen,It looks as if the Republic of Ireland has – very decisively – decided to vote down the 8th Amendment and so withdrawn protection from the most vulnerable of all Irish citizens – the unborn.https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/irish-abortion-referendum-result-yes-vote-prolife-campaign-concedes-defeat-latest-ireland-eighth-a8370366.htmlIreland has, after holding out for many years, finally decided to join the mainland European rush to self-immolation.What is worse is that, in most countries, abortion was imposed by the judicial and/or legislative elite whereas Ireland’s own people have chosen this route, themselves, by referendum.It is tempting to say “I told you so – this is the end result of their infernal rebellion, murderous civil...