Daily Archives: 1 September 2018

“The evasive coverage of this scandal by Team Francis hardliners is impossible to justify.”

Damian Thompson has a good commentary at The Spectator.
He adds a wrinkle I had not thought about:
The evasive coverage of this scandal by Team Francis hardliners is impossible to justify. Certain ‘reporters’ should ask themselves whether they have become complicit … Continue reading

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“The church was packed for confessions this afternoon, and they were some of the best I’ve ever heard.”

Fathers…
Is this going on where you are?
This is from a friend, who sent it from a priest:
The church was packed for confessions this afternoon, and they were some of the best I’ve ever heard. The devotion and reverence during the … Continue reading

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Beating the Devil

Enthusiastic ChurchPop picked up on something “new” from Taylor Marshall (who has done good things recently): a title of Our Lady invoked as Exterminatrix of Heresies.   They posted an image of Mary which I’ve shown on and off on … Continue reading

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Francis’ Four Guiding Postulates include: “Conflict cannot be ignored or concealed. It has to be faced.”

“What is Francis doing?”
This is a question I get again and again in my mailbox.
I am at a loss.
This morning, however, it occurred to me that we might return to Francis’ “four postulates” which he included in his programatic document Evangelii … Continue reading

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Archbp. Viganò on meeting between Francis and Kim Davis during USA visit

Go to LifeSite and read Archbp. Viganò’s statement about what really happened with the meeting between Francis and Kim Davis during his visit to these USA.  It is fascinating.
The picture painted is … unsettling.
Once again, Viganò supplies details and refers to … Continue reading

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US Bishop calls for meaningful investigation and action from Francis

US Bishop after US Bishop have made statements about The Present Crisis in the wake of The Viganò Testimony.  Some are timid.  Some are in line with what a bishop ought to be.
The Bishop of Charleston, SC, Most Rev. Robert … Continue reading

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