Category Archives: Cri de Coeur

Cri de Coeur: “What next?” After which, Fr. Z rants.

From a reader in reaction to the dialogue between Francis and Jesuits in Bratislava.  HERE I had closed the combox on that post.  My correspondent, a long-time… loooongitime reader and very knowledgeable about the state of the Church in these … Read More

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Wherein a priest alumnus of the North American College responds. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

From an alumnus of the North American College (US seminary in Rome) … edited so that the style of writing can’t be traced to any one priest by those who might recognize it. As a NAC grad, I read your … Read More

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The Superiors™ of “Ecclesia Dei” and the “Smash!” in Houston.

Whew!   A lot of news today. I’ve been bus this morning writing my new weekly column at 1 Peter 5, now happily under new management. Let’s see a couple things. First, in the wake of Traditionis custodes, the superiors of … Read More

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Priest suspended, sent for psychological treatment for celebrating the Novus Ordo in Latin

Today I posted elsewhere something I wrote about before: Moral Injury. I originally wrote about Moral Injury because I had also, previously, written about how bishops use “psychological evaluation” – the Psych Strike Gambit – against priests to remove them … Read More

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Amazing speech in Parliament about Afghanistan

Posted at The Spectator: Tom Tugendhat has just delivered what should be the defining speech of this recall of parliament. The Conservative chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee spoke in pin-drop silence about his own emotional response to the events … Read More

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From Hell’s Bible: “Pope Francis Is Tearing the Catholic Church Apart”

Yesterday Hell’s Bible (aka New York Times) published an op-ed which is a cri de coeur about what is going on in the Church today.   Take this together with Damian Thompson’s recent podcast.  My emphases and comments. OPINION GUEST ESSAY Pope … Read More

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¡Hagan lío! Invitation to Bishops and Priests to Fast, Recite Leo XIII’s Exorcism Prayer on Vigil of the Assumption

I was sent this.  It seems like a good thing to do (pace certain prelates). INVITATION TO BISHOPS AND PRIESTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO A DAY OF FASTING AND THE RECITATION OF THE EXORCISM OF LEO XIII ON THE … Read More

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BISHOPS! Have you ever seen the pain?

In the Wall Street Journal today… Pope Francis, the Latin Mass and My Family We are loyal children of the church on the receiving end of a harsh punishment. By Matthew Walther […] When Benedict issued “Summorum pontificum,” those attached … Read More

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ATTENTION BISHOPS!

If any of you out there have the ear of a bishop or of the bishop, please put this in front of his eyes. At National Catholic Register, the well-know and highly respected Msgr. Charles Pope issues a cri de coeur about Traditionis.  The … Read More

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Card. Zen writes an Open Letter to Card. Sarah about the St. Peter’s Suppression of Masses

Open Letter to Cardinal Sarah To His Eminence Card. Robert Sarah Dear Eminence, Pain and indignation invade my heart to hear certain incredible news: They have forbidden private masses in St. Peter’s!?https://t.co/MTwcPzAiGw — Joseph Zen (@CardJosephZen) March 30, 2021 CNA … Read More

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Card. Sarah – @Card_R_Sarah – calls for reversal of the St. Peter’s Suppression of daily Masses

At the National Catholic Register (never to be confused with the Fishwrap), we read that Robert Card. Sarah has joined his voice to those of Cards. Raymond L. Burke, Gerhard L. Müller and Walter Brandmüller, who have objected to the St. … Read More

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“If great big bishops will not guard the noble deposit, then it may be time to depose them.

At Crisis today there is a well-written, well-argued piece by Regis Martin which merits wide attention.  Share it. Does the Church No Longer Defend the Deposit of Faith? The writer laments that we are living in strange times: “Times in … Read More

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BELGIUM: The last Trappist leaves his abbey and one more beer dies off

The other day I posted about the wine being produced, now available in these USA, by the great monks of Le Barroux. HERE Sad news from the Brussels Times, covered also by the SSPX. All the more reason to preserve TRADITION.  … Read More

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“Here is a link to a Newsreel from 1949 that seems as if it is from another planet.”

A friend sent this, with the comment, “Here is a link to a Newsreel from 1949 that seems as if it is from another planet.”   A world that’s gone? I wonder… what sort of, what magnitude of cataclysm would … Read More

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“If you don’t bother to pause and learn a single thing from your citizens storming your Capitol building, then you’re a fool…”.

I’ve been pretty unhappy with FNC for some time now.  However, tonight I tuned in to hear what Tucker Carlson had to say. He made some really good points. I sincerely hope that people will listen to this or read … Read More

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VIDEO: Exorcism against Satan and Fallen Angels for all places, things and people involved in the counting of votes from the 2020 Election.

As usual today, since Election Day, after Mass I recited Ch. 3 of Title XI in the Rituale Romanum, the Exorcism Against Satan and the Fallen Angels. It is a mighty prayer. I have the authority from the bishop and also, … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z reacts to a seminarian’s “cri de coeur”

I have written quite a few times here that – in this time of erosion and reversal in the Church – young priests and seminarians will increasingly be exposed to the sort of thing we older guys had to endure … Read More

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Wherein Fr. Z offers a plea to priests and bishops. Lay people are not forgotten.

I offer a plea to priests and bishops. For the sake of the common good and for the love of truth… PRAY for protection from the Enemy of the Soul for all those who are involved in the counting of … Read More

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Priests, lay, can pray this until the election is officially resolved: a binding prayer again evil

There is a massive spiritual war going on over the “soul of our nation”. This is why I have been saying the Exorcism (Title XI, Ch. 3). Lay people should NEVER pray that. Fr. Chad Ripperger makes this suggestion.  If … Read More

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They just need to keep doing what they’re doing!

Someone once said something along the lines of, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” The Bitter Pill (aka The Tablet aka RU-486) has a story that 130 year old Wonersh Seminary in … Read More

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