Category Archives: The Drill

Omnium Gatherum: Of chilling out, new revelations, and Job’s job

Some quick views of bits and pieces.
First, Michael Cook is editor of MercatorNet. He offers is a piece that we should all just “chill out” over The Present Crisis. He manages to make a few decent points, but the overall … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Hunwicke identifies a serious problem

You strong supporters of Francis and you sharp critics of anyone who raises questions about certain of his actions and words should pay close attention to the following.
Over at his amusing and erudite Mutual Enrichment, Fr. John Hunwicke of the Ordinariate, … 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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Wile. E. Defarge goes to the zoo.

Something is screwy in the head of Madame Wile E. Defarge. To wit, in his recent twirl into sycophantic papalotry, he compares those who are calling for Francis to make things clear and help us properly to deal with the … Continue reading

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Italian press in full, spittle-flecked nutty. Malicious idiocy from Beans and Wormtongue.

For those of you who read Italian here are a couple of pages of typical reportage.
The images are large if you open them in another tab or window.
First, Wormtongue writes for La Stampa.  Notice that breathy Beans bubbles that those … Continue reading

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Had Benedict XVI made the sanctions known, then creepy McCarrick wouldn’t have been near the 2013 conclave

I know that a lot is coming at you right now.  This made me put my sandwich down and think.
My friend Fr. Gerald Murray, whom you see on the web and on EWTN especially with Prof. Royal, penned a piece … Continue reading

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Quis custodiat custodes? About a Jesuit in Francis’ inner circle @AntonioSpadaro and his special interest

The Roman writer Juvenal penned in his Satires a line which has become an apophthegm about oversight.
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?   Who is keeping an eye on the guards?
This could be a byword today in The Present Crisis.
Who is overseeing the … Continue reading

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Bottom line: “the criteria for credible allegations are more than fulfilled”

The MSM and catholic media are running their feet off carrying water for the homosexual mafia, the “gay lobby” as it is called in Italian with borrow words.  The general lines of attack against The Viganò Testimony and the support that … Continue reading

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Italian journalist: “How Archbishop Viganò gave me his memo. Here’s why I decided to publish it.”

UPDATE 28 August:
Italian Vaticanist Marco Tosatti was also involved.  See this AP story in English: HERE
It concludes:
Tosatti said Vigano didn’t tell him where he was going after the article came out, knowing that the world’s media would be clamoring to … Continue reading

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Bp. Morlino @MadisonDiocese on #TheViganòTestimony – “the criteria for credible allegations are more than fulfilled”

His Excellency, Most Rev. Robert C. Morlino had first written a letter for the faithful in the Diocese of Madison, entrusted by God and the Apostolic See to his care. He has been Bishop of Madison for 15 years. HERE
Bishop … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: How do you say “gay lobby” in Latin?

Under another post I wrote, channeling my inner Cato, that the “gay lobby” must be destroyed.
The Viganò Testimony is part of its demolition.  They will fight back, as Madame Wile E. Lafarge is already doing.
Right now there is a lot … Continue reading

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The Viganò Testimony: TRUTH

The reactions to the Viganò (pronounced vig-ah-NOH) Testimony vary as you might expect, along “party lines”.
The papalatrous liberal Left, including not a few sychophants of simply stunning audacity, deny everything Viganò wrote.  Their main tack right now seems to be to … Continue reading

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The Pope responds about the Viganò Testimony. What he said and what he, maybe, really said.

On the airplane returning to Rome from Ireland, the Pope responded with a non-response to a question from the press about the Testimony issued by Archbp. Carlo Maria Viganò.

What he said…  watch the body language with the words.
“Read the statement … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 166: Archbp. Viganò testifies about corruption and cover up. Pope Francis knew.

Ed Pentin of the National Catholic Register, the best and most reliable working Vaticanista, has received and released an 11-page testimony from Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, former Nuncio to these USA.  Viganò reveals a great deal about who knew what about … Continue reading

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National Sodomitical Reporter (aka Fishwrap): anything to distract from root cause of the clerical abuse scandal

Meanwhile, they have all the answers over at the National Sodomitical Reporter (aka Fishwrap).
Here’s a good one.   Laicized Roy Bourgois – remember him? – thinks that ordaining women will fix things up.    That’s gonna happen.  A couple weeks back they were … Continue reading

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