Category Archives: You must be joking!

The grave blasphemy of Beans. Wherein Fr. Z rants and makes a constructive suggestion.

At LifeSite I read some quite simply shocking, and yet not really that surprising, given the source. After the bishops of the Italian region of Umbria urged priests to continue to say Mass privately during this COVID challenge, the liberal … Continue reading

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@TuamArchdiocese in Ireland – Muslim Friday prayer in church alongside the priest – VIDEO AUDIO

You have GOT to be kidding. First, a Pachamama bowl for demonic idol worship is placed on the altar of St. Peter’s Basilica. Now this.   AUDIO from my source. Pastor of St Patrick’s in @tuamarchdiocese claims offer of “solidarity” … Continue reading

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Wherein a seriously annoyed Fr. Z rants – UPDATED

UPDATE Concerning something I ranted about below, I read this at CNA: Updated: Springfield, Mass. diocese rescinds policy permitting nurses to anoint Thanks be to God. One hour after the publication of the story below, the Diocese of Springfield informed … Continue reading

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Francis: Coronavirus is nature’s “revenge”, “tantrum”, “cry” for help

I am not making this up. This is not The Onion.  Neither is this Eye of the Tiber. From Breitbart: Pope Francis: Coronavirus Pandemic Is Nature ‘Throwing a Tantrum’ ROME — Pope Francis told a Spanish journalist Sunday that nature … Continue reading

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The next Synod (“walking together”) will be about the Synod. No! Really!

This is not from Eye of the Tiber or The Onion… From CNA: Pope Francis announces a 2022 synod on synodality Vatican City, Mar 7, 2020 / 05:00 am (CNA).- The next ordinary Synod of Bishops will be a synod … Continue reading

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Why does Francis partner with JEFFREY SACHS?

Michael (“#UniteTheClans”) Matt of The Remnant has a video with some really good information, which you should all know about.  All of you.  All of you should know this. First, some of you will be tempted to focus on Michael’s … Continue reading

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The church of England apologizes for its temporary lapse into Christianity – UPDATED

UPDATED 1 Feb 2020: I have an apology to make.  Not to the cofE. Yesterday, before I had read anything else, I checked my mail.   A couple of friends with whom I often exchange news, both dire and ironic, for the … Continue reading

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Too often TV and film directors and designers get Catholic thing wrong, absurdly so.

There are quite a few churchy things in TV and film these days.   For example, the intellectually insulting Two Popes (absurd on the face of it) and the weird and often vile sequel The New Pope. Also, churchy things are often on … Continue reading

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Amazonian and Pachamama skúbala in annual Vatican CHRISTMAS CONCERT -VIDEO

More Vatican lunacy. There was a concert in the Paul VI Audience Hall for Christmas.  On YouTube. It was broadcast on Mondovisione.  In fact, it was a fundraiser for something earth saving.  The broadcast was punctuated with pictures of deforestation, … Continue reading

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Head of Pontifical Academy FOR LIFE would hold the hand of person committing suicide. FAIL

I read with horror the other day that the head of the Pontifical Council for Life, Archbp. Vincenzo Paglia, said that he would hold the hand of a person committing suicide.   This is the same Archbp. Paglia who is behind, … Continue reading

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Vatican allows blaspheming Netflix to advertise on building

Does this seem right to you? Advertising on a Vatican-owned building. #Netflix #TheTwoPopes pic.twitter.com/mnFReMDpqE — Cindy Wooden (@Cindy_Wooden) December 16, 2019 What is the problem? Netflix has a show which is horrifically blasphemous, timed for Christmas – the bastards – … Continue reading

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Note the twisted moral logic of those in power today

Here is a classic example of what is going on in the Church on the highest level.   Follow the argument.  My emphases. From Crux: ROME – A leading Vatican official says he would “hold the hand” of someone who was … Continue reading

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Ultra-dissident “Voice of the Faithful” to host an online meeting about deaconettes. Anyone can register!

This is interesting. Voice of the Faithful – which is neither – is sponsoring an online meeting about the ordination of woman to the diaconate.   It is hosted through the super-liberal Hofstra University. Anyone can register!  HERE Topic Women Deacons … Continue reading

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The demonic Pachamama idol mess isn’t going to go away

The constant veneration and display of the demon Pachamama during the Amazon Synod must not be simply waved aside. Two things for the record. Card. Cupich of Chicago has defended the veneration of this demon idol, though that is not … Continue reading

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Rome: Mass at St. John Lateran for Dedication – wierd

I saw some of the video of the Mass at the Lateran, Rome’s Cathedral Church, for the feast of its dedication, 9 November. Strange.  Two things. Where are the altar candles? What’s with shapeless bag albs and no cinctures?   There … Continue reading

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