Daily Archives: 30 November 2015

Why the Martyrs of Uganda were killed

During his recently concluded trip to Africa (HERE), for whatever reason, Pope Francis chose not to speak about the reason why many of the martyrs of Uganda were viciously killed: they resisted the homosexual advances of the ruler, a ritual … Read More

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SSPX reacts to Pope Francis concession for the Year of Mercy

For the Year of Mercy Pope Francis has (in an indirect way) granted to the priests of the SSPX the faculty validly to absolve penitents in routine sacramental confession.   HERE Under normal circumstances, the priests of the SSPX do … Read More

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Cyber Monday Online Shopping?

It’s the legendary “Cyber Monday”.  I like to get my Christmas shopping done early, so I don’t have to think about it when things get really busy. May I ask you, please, if you are going to shop online with Amazon, … Read More

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ASK FATHER: Father denies Communion to girl who was “rebaptized”

From a reader… QUAERITUR: My daughter attended a Christian Youth Camp this summer with her girl friends. She asked me if she could renew her baptism vows in Lake [removed]. [Renew “vows” or “promises”?  We do that at Easter.  But… in … Read More

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