‘They will unmask me eventually,’ says author of ‘The Dictator Pope’ by Dan Hitchens posted Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 | The Catholic Herald

by Dan Hitchens posted Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 The pseudonymous ‘Marcantonio Colonna’ claims Pope Francis has seen a shortlist of six possible authors Marcantonio Colonna, the pseudonymous author of The Dictator Pope, has said the Vatican is trying to discover his identity. The book was published as a Kindle edition last week and has caused consternation with its claims about Pope Francis’s reign. Speaking to the Catholic Herald over email, Colonna claimed that the Pope had Continue Reading →

When Springtime Turns to Darkest Winter: A Layman’s Guide to the Franciscan Pontificate

Written by  Hilary White We all know that during the second half of the John Paul II pontificate a great number of conservative Catholic laity took seriously the call to the “New Evangelization” and started working for the Church. It’s a common story in dioceses and the various offices of national conferences bishops around the world. A great many of these are what we call “Generation X” people who were raised and lived through the Continue Reading →

Bishop to speak at parade celebrating Mohammad’s birthday

by Staff Reporter posted Friday, 8 Dec 2017 Bishop John Arnold of Salford said his presence aimed to show ‘we have more in common than what might appear to divide us’ Bishop John Arnold of Salford is to speak at a parade celebrating Mohammad’s birthday on Sunday. The bishop will be among a number of speakers addressing the crowd before it sets off. A spokeswoman said he will talk about “recognising our differences, understanding and Continue Reading →

Lead Portuguese cardinal: divorced and remarried couples can ‘return to the sacramental life’

December 6, 2017 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon appears to have endorsed giving the sacrament of Holy Communion to some divorced and remarried couples, claiming that in most cases their previous marriages were invalid. Cardinal Manuel Clemente, who is also the president of Portugal’s bishops’ conference, is urging the clergy to take a “fundamental attitude of ‘welcoming,’ of ‘accompaniment’ and ‘discernment’ of those who are divorced and remarried, stating that ‘in the greatest Continue Reading →

Catholics ‘not permitted to adhere to the pope’s novel teaching’: expert | Lifesite News

 Dorothy Cummings McLea   December 6, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – A Catholic theologian has told LifeSiteNews that Catholics may not follow the pope’s “novel teaching” endorsing Communion guidelines from the Buenos Aires bishops. The Buenos Aires guidelines, pronounced by Pope Francis to be the “only interpretation” of Amoris Laetitia, allow some divorced-and-remarried couples to receive both the sacraments of Confession and the Eucharist without a firm resolve to live chastely in continence. News broke on the Continue Reading →

“The Dictator Pope” | The Catholic Thing

By Robert Royal WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017   The title above is the name of a book that appeared Monday in English (after earlier publication in Italian) by a writer who has assumed a grand Renaissance pseudonym: Marcantonio Colonna (an admiral at Lepanto). He evidently could not publish under his real name, for fear of reprisals. But the case he lays out is largely convincing: that Pope Francis has carefully cultivated an image in public Continue Reading →

RORATE CÆLI: For the Record: Franciscan Friars & Sisters of the Immaculate status update — Bergoglio’s destruction nearly complete

For so many years now we have both broke and chronicled the news of Pope Bergoglio’s destruction of the Franciscans of the Immaculate — both the Friars (FFI) and the Sisters (FSI). So much has happened, often in the shadows, and has gone unreported. Below are simple bullet points of what we’ve been told recently. They come from multiple sources both inside and outside the order. But all must be recorded for history, so we Continue Reading →

BREAKING: POPE DECLARES TROUBLING INTERPRETATION OF AL ‘AUTHENTIC MAGISTERIUM’ | Church Militant

by Church Militant  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  December 2, 2017 A direct contradiction of Canon 915 Church Militant is confirming that Pope Francis has officially approved the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia that opens Holy Communion to the divorced and civilly remarried in some instances, directly contradicting Canon 915 of the Code of Canon Law, arguably making this interpretation binding on the consciences of the faithful. In a Papal Rescript granted on June 5, 2017 ex Audientia Continue Reading →

‘Perhaps we have arrived at the End Times’: an interview with Cardinal Burke | CatholicHerald.co.uk

Cardinal Raymond Burke talks division, the End Times and what he would do if elected Pope Cardinal Raymond Burke has been much in the news this past year. In November 2016, he and three other cardinals presented Pope Francis with the famous dubia – five questions regarding Francis’s apostolic exhortation on the family, Amoris Laetitia. Then the American cardinal became embroiled in a power struggle within the Order of Malta, of which he is patron. Continue Reading →

Cardinal Oddi on Fatima’s Third Secret, the Second Vatican Council, and Apostasy

  onepeterfive.com/cardinal-oddi-fatimas-third-secret-second-vatican-council-apostasy/ Maike Hickson11/28/2017 Cardinal Silvio Oddi, who died in 2001, was one of the most outspoken conservative prelates of his time. He also has a special place in the history of the debate about the message of Fatima, inasmuch as he insistently tried to get Pope John XXIII to publish the Third Secret of Fatima. As the British newspaper The Telegraphreported upon his death: In yet another unguarded interview, published in 1990, Cardinal Oddi Continue Reading →

Previous unknown letter of Sr. Lucia to Pope Paul VI: “diabolical revolt” | Fr. Z’s Blog

Posted on 28 November 2017 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf   I just read at CWR a fascinating piece about a newly revealed letter of the last seer of Fatime, Sr. Lucia, to Pope Paul VI predicting dire things for the Church.   It is in interview with the author Kevin Symonds who has a new book called: On the Third Part of the Secret of Fatima – US HERE – UK HERE   Now CWR article:   Continue Reading →