Category Archives: The Drill

Views on the Synod right now

Another day, another Synod post.  Yes, it’ll be over soon.  For a while.  Then it will fire back up in full fury before next year’s Synod.
Today the bishops are working on the final Relatio.  They will use electronic voting during … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Card. Pell speaks on a ‘secular agenda’, the Relatio, the “stalking horse”

His Eminence George Card. Pell about the Relatio and the debate over releasing it.
He calls Communion for divorced and remarried a “stalking horse” and homosexuality. He speaks about the first form of the Relatio. This is great stuff.
Pause, … Continue reading

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¡Hagan lío! Synod Bishops revolt against leadership and get their way – UPDATE!

BIG UPDATE BELOW!
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Apparently the bishops at the Synod are tired of being manipulated.
They created a little lío of their own.
In full view of the Pope, they rose up pretty much as a body and rebelled against the way Card. Baldisseri, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Holy League – Trailer

Alas, they took no account that in the Extraordinary Form the Feast of Christ the King is the last Sunday of October. Still!

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Card. Kasper’s observations about Africa – UPDATE: Interview REMOVED!

UPDATE 16 Oct 1700 GMT:
Card. Kasper’s interview at ZENIT has, as if by magic, disappeared.
ANOTHER UPDATE!
Card. Kasper denied giving the interview, but Pentin had openly recorded it and it was on the record!
HERE
Pentin posted it.
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Card. Kasper has been at the … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Anointing in the Time of Ebola

From a reader…
QUAERITUR:
I´m writing from Spain where sadly, a nurse is extremely ill with Ebola virus. She was infected while treating a Spanish missionary who was brought back from Africa to get treated.
My question is this: imagine she asks for … Continue reading

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Did no one know that when the MSM got hold of the ‘Relatio’, people were going to go bananas?

We continue to watch the spin and the spinning of the spin after yesterday’s Synod… what can we call it?…. debacle.  Yes, debacle.  The release of the Relatio post disceptationem, an unprecedented mid-point summary document, was a debacle.   It … Continue reading

Posted in Biased Media Coverage, Liberals, Our Catholic Identity, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Sin That Cries To Heaven For Vengence, What are they REALLY saying? | Tagged , , , | 77 Comments

“The truly bizarre document that the Vatican released Monday”

Have you been following the reports of Robert Royal about the Synod of Bishops?
Here’s today’s:
Synod Day 8 – A Bizarre Document and Process Print
I have been in Rome, by my rough count, 100 times during my adult life. Some visits … Continue reading

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Jihadist magazine shows black flag flying from St. Peter’s Obelisk

Meanwhile, even as – as some people claim – there are within the Church those who wish to bring her down. There are – as is patently clear to anyone with a brain – there are outside the Church those … Continue reading

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Be wary of news reports about the what the Synod is up to

We must be wary about the “Synod of the Media”.
There is a Synod of Bishops that takes place and there is the way the MSM and also Catholic (especial catholic) media spins the Synod.
As the bishops split up in to … Continue reading

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