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Swiss Bishop abolishes office of diocesan exorcist. What could go wrong?

And to think that I have a priest friend in the Diocese of Chur.  To think that Archbp. Wolfgang Haas was once Bishop of Chur. The Diocese of Chur includes Zürich. Three famous Benedictine abbeys are in the diocese Einsiedeln, … Read More

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ACTION ITEM! I printed a copy of de Souza’s commentary to a PDF and saved it.

I try not to pay too much attention to Jesuit-run Amerika Magazine.  It occasionally intrudes.   Even less to I want thoughts of or by Austen Ivereigh.  I am therefore grateful to my friend Fr. Raymond J. de Souza who, writing … Read More

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Manifestations of total madness (aka Motus in fine velocior)

Signs of the times… First, Archbp. Vincenzo Paglia – head of the Pontifical Academy for Life – did an interview for RU-486‘s (aka The Tablet) with the writer most suited for that sort of intercourse.  You will recall that when … Read More

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Stupidity on stilts

The claim is made by hyperpapalists and the Vatican II Calf extremists that the Vetus Ordo is antithetical to the “spirit” of the Council and that the Novus Ordo is the true manifestation of that “spirit”. Is it? Priest on … Read More

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“This has the logo of the Synod (“walking together”) of Bishops. ” Prepare for a rough ride.

When I first saw this, I thought it was a spoof account. It isn’t. In #Frascati22 our experts are working on the syntheses produced during the local consultation phase. Pages and pages full of stories, insights, but also in some … Read More

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I now may have seen it all.

From my native place.

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The Novus Ordo giving us another “unique expression” in Ireland

Another jackass priest, in Ireland, Fr. Roy Donovan, of Limerick, committed an act of sacrilege, during the consecration in a Mass.  He is part of the Ass. of Catholic Priests in Ireland. Hence, he’s a crackpot. What did he do this … Read More

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Another Novus Ordo “unique expression”, again in Italy

I was alerted by a friend about a Tweet about the “unique expression” of the Roman Rite, the Novus Ordo. Meet don (Father) Fabio Corazzina, a parish priest (parroco) in Brescia… where the promulgator of the Novus Ordo came from… … Read More

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VIDEO: Another example of Francis “unique expression” of Novus Ordo (turn your volume down or you will frighten the dogs of the neighborhood)

The Vetus Ordo is against Vatican II! That’s why it has to be crushed and the people who want it marginalized and demoralized to the point that they will quite simply leave the Church. Instead, what will bring about the … Read More

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Attacks on the Rosary. Dopiness from ‘Left church’. Spiritual warfare is real. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I am sure that you have by now seen the moronic, sick, anti-Catholic dreck at The Atlantic about the Rosary written by … who?  The writer feverishly connected the use of the Rosary, as a matter of spiritual warfare – … Read More

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Meanwhile, the Novus Ordo is the only expression of the Roman Rite… not.

This Mass in the United States of America has divided opinion What are your thoughts? pic.twitter.com/mkZsEVuYAR — Catholic Arena (@CatholicArena) August 8, 2022  

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But the Traditional Latin Mass has to be suppressed.

But the Traditional Latin Mass has to be suppressed. Translation of original HERE: An air mattress as an altar in the middle of the sea, parish priest and faithful in the water. Thus Don Mattia Bernasconi, vicar of the pastoral … Read More

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Vatican Synod’s (“walking together”) on spirituality of synodality (“walking togetherality”) is coming: The merciful heart loves… demons.

This isn’t satire or parody or Fr. Z’s version of the Babylon Bee. The Vatican’s Synod (“walking together”) on Synodality (“walking togetherality”) is coming.    They produced a document on the spirituality of synodality.   HERE and PDF of the actual … Read More

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Really?

The new Vatican 20 Euro silver coin. HERE In the past, these coins and the annual medals have been used to make statements.  Some have been pretty dramatic, such as the famous Paul VI medal of 1973. But this?   Apart … Read More

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VIDEO: WARNING! This is going to be painful, but it is instructive.

That is one of the most painful videos I have ever seen.  This is the Pentecost Mass from a parish in the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph, Holy Family. Mind you, the parish leadership wants people to see this.  … Read More

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FRANCIS (I’m not making this up) says that lace… lace… is against the Council and the Church. Lace.

From Vatican News: “Pope to Sicilian priests: ‘Embrace bitterness with tenderness’” Do they hear themselves? No. They are the masters of shouting down a well. Francis spoke to Sicilian priests. He said… I am not making this up… I don’t … Read More

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European Parliament criticizes the USA because of the leaked draft of the Roe v. Wade challenge

The European Parliament intends to discuss – to censure – the USA because of something that hasn’t happened yet. Namely: ““the impact of a leaked draft opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court concerning abortion.” CNA story HERE […] The European … Read More

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Archd. of Chicago: bubbles

In Chicago, the Traditional Mass is being suppressed.   No.  The people who want the TLM are being suppressed: lots of large young families of committed Catholics, etc. But this… Dear @CardinalBCupich , They are at it again. Please help. pic.twitter.com/reOWZvvUkV — … Read More

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Wherein Francis explains it all to Bono

Bono of @U2: Do women & girls play a powerful role in tackling the climate crisis? Francis: In the Common home, we usually speak of Mother Earth, not Father Earth. This is very clear. Besides, as I told you a … Read More

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A note of thanks and something truly weird that I promise I will never do

Sometimes I receive items from my wishlist and there is no gift slip or indication who sent them.  That has recently occurred, to my great frustration. That said, thanks to the person recently sent a helpful powertool. I did find … Read More

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