Contraception: Intrinsically Evil | The Catholic Thing

 Michael Pakaluk TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018 In 2018, over twenty conferences worldwide (so Janet Smith tells me) will celebrate Humanae Vitae (HV) on its 50th anniversary, but we are also likely to see  concerted attacks on its teaching, which will not have been discouraged by various actions of the Vatican. The mode of the attack is not difficult to guess. It will not take the form of direct contradiction but rather subversion – changes that Continue Reading →

Te Deum laudamus!: Fr. Perrone: Dissent almost always involves ‘below the belt issues’…

Sunday, June 12, 2011 Fr. Perrone: Dissent almost always involves ‘below the belt issues’… Fr. Eduard Perrone during Benediction at the outdoor Grotto The conference for the 13th Call to Holiness has ended. Photos will be processed and up soon.  Today, there is an orchestra Mass (Solemn High EF Mass) at 9:30am at Assumption Grotto for Pentecost. There will be a tour at the Detroit Institute of Arts led by Johnette Benkovic after the Mass Continue Reading →

Are Catholics Free to Dissent?

There seems to be many who are confused about the above question. Most of their bewilderment arises from a misunderstanding about what it means to be Catholic, what our Catholic freedom consists, and what teachings are considered definitive and which ones are merely matters of discipline and practice which are alterable. To become a Catholic, one must first study the Catholic Faith, including all of the major definitive teachings, profess agreement with those teachings, and Continue Reading →

New Head of CDF Dissents from Certain Doctrines of Faith

New Head of CDF Dissents from Certain Doctrines of the Faith – THE REMNANT