I hope everyone had a Happy Easter. I did until the heart-breaking news out of Sri-Lanka broke. At present there is no comment that I could make about the incident that would not be outright hateful, so I'll hold my tongue and offer up my sorrow-laden prayers until my usual Catholic stoicism re-asserts itself. In … Continue reading Breaking Fast
There is a prejudice in modern SF so nearly ubiquitous that it can be considered a trope. I’m talking about the assumption that the more technologically advanced a civilization becomes, the less religious it will be. While this prejudice is normally implicit in a lot of science fiction, the assumption was stated explicitly not too … Continue reading Galactic Christendom: A Short History
https://youtu.be/gUPI68Jr1_s It's Going To Be Glorious!
Hi, I’m writing to ask you to sign this petition of support for a Catholic woman named Asia Bibi who has suffered at the hands of Muslims in prison for over 8 years for defending her Catholic faith. She is one the really needs asylum here in America. You can read Bibi's story HERE. … Continue reading In Actual Need of Asylum
Today is the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, as modern Catholics know it. Some of us however prefer the feast's older title of the Feast of Our Lady of Victory which was instituted by Saint Pope Pius V in celebration and commemoration of Christendom's miraculous victory over the forces of Islam at the … Continue reading Our Lady of Victory
Pope Francis' Latest Quip likening himself to the devil is and interesting one considering he has very recently insinuated that it is his detractors who are The Great Accuser. Seeing as these detractors of the Holy Father have been given this appalling appellation for pointing out his decades-long poor - if not out right criminal - … Continue reading A Lame Duck Papacy?
The benefit of the doubt I would give Pope Francis has been quickly reduced to a shadow…
29th August 2018
A highly placed Vatican source told LifeSiteNews that Cardinal Gerhard Müller, together with his much-experienced three CDF priests, was dismissed by Pope Francis because they all had tried to follow loyally the Church’s standing rules concerning abusive clergymen. In one specific case, Müller opposed the Pope’ wanting to re-instate Don Mauro Inzoli, an unmistakably cruel abuser of many boys; but the Pope would not listen to Müller. In another case, the Pope decided not to give a Vatican apartment to one of Müller’s own secretaries, but to the now-infamous Monsignor Luigi Capozzi, in spite of the fact that someone had warned the Pope about Capozzi’s grave problems. The Vatican source also said that it was known to several people in the Vatican that some restrictions were put on Cardinal McCarrick by Pope Benedict XVI, and he thereby confirms Viganò’s own claim.
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In a classic case of the fish rotting from the head down, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano implicates the Holy Father in the Cardinal McCarrick cover-up. As one might expect, this has led to a chorus of Catholics calling for Pope Francis' Resignation. On his way home from Ireland, the Pope refused comment on the matter directly. Instead, the … Continue reading House of God Cleaning