Category Archives: You must be joking!

A “unique” expression of the Roman Rite. But remember… it’s the Traditional Latin Mass that’s the big threat.

Tattooed Priest Stands Half-Naked at Novus Ordo Meal Table https://t.co/7HHBBLKfEZ — gloria.tv (@gloriatv) October 17, 2021 The “unique” expression of the Roman Rite. No no.  Before you object, it’s the TLM and tradition-minded Catholics that are the big problem. They … Read More

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Episcopal cathedral in Albuqerque to insult the Church by hosting a fake ordination of a Jesuit-trained “wymyn”. Wherein Fr. Z makes a proposal.

Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter, like a schismatic jackhammer, keeps pounding away. How is it that the US Bishops have not yet demanded that they remove the word “Catholic” from their title?  They were already told by the local bishops … Read More

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The Horan of Babylon on “Why Catholics should use preferred gender pronouns and names”

Just when I think I’ve successfully gotten away, the Fishwrap keeps pulling me back in to its feverswamp. This from Daniel P. Horan (aka The Horan of Babylon): Why Catholics should use preferred gender pronouns and names His deeply thought … Read More

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From the dadaist dreamworld of the Fishwrap 

From the dadaist dreamworld of the Fishwrap (aka National Schismatic Reporter) comes these two skubala… sorry, scoops.   (Same thing depending on context.) First, get your mind around this piece – from March so it is exactly a scoop in the … Read More

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Pelosi and Francis – observations

My friend Fr. Gerald Murray was on Spicer & Co. (Newsmax) talking about the recent meeting of the “self-serving, hypocritical” Nancy Pelosi with Francis. HERE start at about minute 17:00 And take in the bizzare video of the awkward, “self-serving, … Read More

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Remember… the real problem is the Traditional Latin Mass!

The fruits of Vatican II The worship of dirt “Earth Altar” installed at Novus Ordo Parish in Germany H/T @NovusOrdoWatch pic.twitter.com/zEbPIayyxz — Nick Donnelly (@ProtecttheFaith) October 9, 2021 Germany.  Again. Become a CUSTOS! HERE

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What’s wrong with this picture?

Apart from the fact that Card. Turkson is in it… apart from the fact that the execrable Nancy Pelosi is in it… spot anything that’s conspiculously not there? We welcome @SpeakerPelosi from the US House of Representatives.We talked about caring … Read More

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German Synod (“walking together”) wants to debate whether priests are needed in the Catholic Church

From Ed Pentin… Germany’s #SynodalWay wants to debate the question of whether priests are still needed, deciding by a narrow majority on Friday that the responsible working group should investigate the question of whether priests are needed in the Catholic … Read More

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Archd. of Guadalajara – the ‘Traditionis custodes’ spiritual segregation continues

Perhaps this new will give rise to a new wave of spiritual Cristeros, namely, Custodes Traditionis.   Please, everyone, I implore you to consider doing this, joining this informal confraternity. With this news, let us now invoke also Bl, Miguel Pro … Read More

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Francis’ dialogue with Jesuits in Bratislava about the Vetus Ordo, homosexuality, people who “wanted him dead”, a global Catholic TV channel doing the “work of the devil”

From La Civiltà Cattolica, which is run by Jesuit Fr. Antonio “2+2=5” Spadaro, a transcript of a meeting between Francis and Jesuits in Bratislava.   HERE I think it’s best for me simply to send you over to LCC to read … Read More

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Vatican City State now demands COVID-1984 “Green Pass” or you can’t enter. Meanwhile, in Canada….

Vatican News says that beginning 1 October, anyone wishing to enter Vatican City State will have to have a Green Pass… to help stop the spread of COVID… because SCV has been a hot spot, having had only one case in … Read More

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Fishwrap posts about a profound spiritual experience, probably demonic, but profound

Decades ago the National Catholic Reporter (these days more the National Schismatic Reporter aka Fishwrap) was commanded by the bishop where they are established to stop using the word “Catholic” in their title.  The bishop was met with defiance.  Fishwrap has been one of … Read More

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More hijinx in Saint Peter’s Basilica

Once upon a time, anyone who dared to use the papal altar in one of the major Roman basilicas without a rescript incurred an excommunication, including cardinals.   Old photos show the rescript posted on a column of the baldachin during … 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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UPDATED – VIDEO: Priest announces he and people have been forbidden to say St. Michael Prayer and Hail Mary after Mass.

UPDATE: For fairness…. UPDATE: For commonsense…. I encourage the priests in our diocese to pray the St Michael prayer & a Hail Mary or Marian hymn after Mass. Certainly it should be after the Mass has concluded. These prayers can … Read More

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In Pittsburgh, they can always hurt you more.

Become a Custos Traditionis (HERE) and don’t forget a Novena to St. Ann (HERE). ___ When I saw the letter sent by Bp. Zubik of Pittsburgh to the priests of that diocese, I was so taken aback by its overreach and pastoral … Read More

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Seminarians to be required to get the COVID-1984 jab in order to return in Fall 2021

Mount St. Mary Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, is one of the most prestigious seminaries in these USA.  It has enjoyed a good reputation for years.  In the decades when many (most… virtually all) seminaries were cesspools, “The Mount” was comparatively … Read More

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PARODY SONG ALERT: Synodal Rock!

From the blog’s Official Parodohymnodist… To the tune of Jingle Bell Rock! Bishops meet, some are sweet, synods are held, Some are included, some are repelled, Synodal synods, how synods are run, Now the synodal way’s begun. Synods on synods … Read More

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For you who voted for Democrats in the last election, please give this statement some thought.

From LifeSite: Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she should be able to get communion even though she is a pro-abortion Catholic. The ardent abortion advocate insists she can use her own judgment on whether or not she is eligible to receive … Read More

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No vaccination? No confession! NJ parish now exercises the “power of the syringes” – UPDATE

UPDATE 29 March: It seems that an option for confessions for the non-jabbed has been added to the schedule. I note with fascination that, although the priest there seems to be extremely worried about infectious penitents, he will have “face … Read More

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