Category Archives: Pò sì jiù

And there was a great battle in heaven…

These days I get a lot of email asking me to explain what is going on in the Church today.  The question is often accompanied by heart-felt, often heart-rending words of personal pain.
What is going on the Church is is … Continue reading

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Card. Kasper: It’s a scandal to deny Communion to adulterers

In the Augustinian Order today is the Feast of St John Stone, one of the 40 English Martyrs canonized by the author of Humanae Vitae. He died under Henry VIII opposing the original version of the Kasper Proposal.
Speaking of Kasper, … Continue reading

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Feingold (D-WI): Hillary Might Issue Executive Order on Guns

Both the up-ticket and down-ticket races this election are important. For me, an overriding issue is appointments to the SCOTUS and judiciary. Next, and related to it, is to halt the erosion of our civil rights. One of the rights … Continue reading

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Bishop calls for rituals to bless adultery and sodomy

What follows should make EVERY CATHOLIC angry.  There is no left or right or anything else in this.  If you are Catholic, this should make you angry.  If you read Patheos, or Rorate, or Aletheia you should be angry and, frankly, alarmed.
A … Continue reading

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Navy drops “man” from 89 historic job titles to gender-neutral

From the Washington Examiner comes this sad sea story:
Navy drops historic job titles following gender-neutral study
The Navy is dropping all 89 of its historic job titles for enlisted sailors following a review sparked by the decision to open all job specialties … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – Ham Radio Thursday: Vatican Radio commits “hertzian-suicide”

I was alerted by a reader about this sad development via Portale Italradio:
Vatican Radio to leave Short Wave for Daily Mass and Rosary
No more short waves for two of the most followed liturgical broadcasts of Vatican Radio. As from 1 … Continue reading

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LESBIANS! UNITE AGAINST OPPRESSION!

This entry has a convoluted origin, but here goes…
I saw a story at Stream about a lesbian couple who are suing New Jersey, which is oppressing them.  Get this…
Erin and Marianne Krupa, a lesbian couple struggling to get pregnant due … Continue reading

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Posted in Pò sì jiù, Sin That Cries To Heaven, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, Throwing a Nutty, You must be joking! | Tagged , | 33 Comments

Proponents of deaconettes use “dialogue” as a distraction

At the fine Crisis there is a good analysis piece which looks into what the pro-women’s ordination crowd do to push their agenda: dialogue.
I think we’ve all seen how this works: libs demand something – authority says “No” – they violate … Continue reading

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They don’t even try to hide it anymore: demonic ceremony for opening of new tunnel

From, from St. Paul to the Romans
Who then shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation? Or distress? Or famine? Or nakedness? Or danger? Or persecution? Or the sword? (As it is written: For thy sake, we are … Continue reading

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Posted in Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, Semper Paratus, Si vis pacem para bellum!, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, What are they REALLY saying?, You must be joking! | Tagged , | 28 Comments

I am pretty tired of this B as in B, S as in S.

A few inflammatory points by way of introduction.
First, there are those who say that many of the problems in the Church today can be traced back to the influence of a kind of “jansenism” impressed during formation in seminaries way back in … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, Mail from priests, Pò sì jiù, Priests and Priesthood, Self-absorbed Promethean Neopelagians, Seminarians and Seminaries | Tagged , | 30 Comments

It’s nuts out there. I pity young people today for the pressures they endure.

I have written in the past of my grudging respect for Camille Paglia.  Although I definitely am on the other side of the fence than she is on a number of issues, she is smart, honest, and writes beautifully (unlike … Continue reading

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Posted in Dogs and Fleas, Pò sì jiù, Si vis pacem para bellum!, Sin That Cries To Heaven, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Religion of Peace | Tagged | 13 Comments

The slide continues… rock in the Sistine Chapel

We saw that the Sistine Chapel was rented out to Porsche.
We had the projections of critters on the facade of the Vatican Basilica.
Now we have rock music in, again, the Sistina.
From Reuters:
U2’S THE EDGE BECOMES FIRST ROCK STAR TO PLAY … Continue reading

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Fishwrap hypes Küng (still alive, still banned from teaching)

Hans Küng is deeply impressed with Pope Francis.
He has issued a plea to Francis to open a discussion about the dogma of infallibility with a view of overturning it. Küng, by the way, thinks that Vatican II didn’t go nearly … Continue reading

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Archd. Philadelphia: Catholic High School might wrestle girl in tourney

How stupid do things have to get before we either come to our senses and start behaving normally or have violent whiplashes?
From CBS in Philly.
Catholic League Wrestler Will Not Wrestle Girl In District Tournament
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After the Philadelphia Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Posted in Pò sì jiù, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, You must be joking! | Tagged | 30 Comments

ASK FATHER: Excommunication of lay people for attending women’s fake ordination?

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
A local Protestant affiliated hospital in my city hosted a so-called WomanPriest recently. She purported to confect the Eucharist in their chapel. This “event” received zero publicity (to my surprise). The usual small gaggle of grey haired unitarian-ish … Continue reading

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Making it illegal to differentiate between male and female

One of these days horrible things will start happening because of the blurring of sex and the because of the sick and twisted “gender” re-engineering that is going.  We are hurtling toward the brink.
From CNA:
Could it soon be illegal for … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice, You must be joking! | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Robert Micken’s Lutheran conversion may be complete

It seems that Robert Micken’s Lutheran conversion is complete.
HERE
You recall that Mickens was fired by The Tablet because of his horrid online denigration of Benedict XVI.  HERE
Recently, Archbp. Rino Fisichella announced a couple initiatives for the Year of Mercy to boost confessions and to … Continue reading

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CNS: Catholic Colleges and Title IX Exemptions

This comes from the Cardinal Newman Society:
Catholic Colleges Should Claim Title IX Exemptions, Says Newman Society President
As Title IX interpretations have expanded to include discrimination policies grounded in gender theory, Catholic colleges should have no qualms about claiming constitutionally-protected exemptions, … Continue reading

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Posted in Liberals, Our Catholic Identity, Pò sì jiù, Religious Liberty, Sin That Cries To Heaven | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Francis orders change to Foot Washing Rite on Holy Thursday to include females

UPDATE 22 Jan: See the updates at the bottom.
___ ORIGINAL Published on: Jan 21, 2016 @ 10:42 ___
Today brought the news that the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments (CDW) was ordered by Pope Francis to issue a … Continue reading

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Posted in ¡Hagan lío!, Liturgy Science Theatre 3000, Pò sì jiù | Tagged , , , | 103 Comments

Turning St. Peter’s Basilica into a projection screen for climate change panic propaganda

UPDATE 8 Dec 2015 GMT:
I pulled up the live stream of the webcam over St. Peter’s Square.
The facade of San Pietro…

I am trying to imagine what St. Peter would think about this.
Based on his anger toward priests who misused sacred … Continue reading

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Posted in Pò sì jiù, Year of Mercy, You must be joking! | Tagged , | 71 Comments