The Fifty-Year Descent to Footnote 351: Our Progressive Desensitization to the Most Holy Eucharist | One Peter Five

onepeterfive.com/fifty-year-descent-footnote-351-progressive-desensitization-holy-eucharist/ Peter KwasniewskiJanuary 10, 2018 We did not wake up one fine day in 2017 to find ourselves suddenly confronted with Eucharistic sacrilege being promoted from on high. There was a long, slow process that led to this moment. It consisted in the gradual dilution of the sacredness of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and of the Blessed Sacrament at its heart, with institutionally tolerated sacrilege along the way. Fifty years of desacralization has Continue Reading →

Cardinal Burke: ‘The apostasy of faith in our time rightly and profoundly frightens us’

DEVON, England, October 13, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — The crisis in the world 100 years ago when Our Lady appeared at Fatima continues today and has also infected the life of the Church, Cardinal Raymond Burke said yesterday. Addressing a Fatima conference in England coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the final apparition, Cardinal Burke said the faithful should be realistic about the great evils besetting the world and the Church, but be full of hope Continue Reading →

Compulsory income tax on Christians drives Germans away from Protestant and Catholic churches – Telegraph

Photo: Alamy By Justin Huggler in Berlin7:03PM GMT 30 Jan 2015 Hundreds of thousands of German Christians are formally renouncing their faith and leaving the church in order to escape a controversial change in the tax laws. Up to 200,000 Germans are believed to have filed official declarations last year renouncing their membership of the Protestant church, the highest number in almost two decades. A similar number are thought to have left the Catholic Church. Continue Reading →

Profits over people? Former abortion worker warns of continuing clinic abuses :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)

By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 7, 2016 / 06:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Supreme Court struck down Texas’ abortion clinic regulations last week, a new report claims that these clinics are ignoring health standards and continuing to put women at risk. “It just shows that, over and over again, the abortion industry is more concerned about putting profit ahead of the safety of women,” said Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood employee and Continue Reading →

RORATE CÆLI: 7 years of RORATE CÆLI – and a special gift: An essay on Modernism by Don Pietro Leone

Heinrich Isaac (1450-1517) Propers, Mass of the Fourth Sunday in Advent: Introit Today is Rorate Sunday, the Fourth Sunday in Advent, and a very special day for us: it is the seventh anniversary of this web log, founded on this same Sunday, 2005, and named after its introit – recurrent words throughout Advent, from its very first liturgical moment (First vespers of the First Sunday). It is a perfect day, then, for us to present Continue Reading →

RORATE CÆLI: Modernism is ideological – Tradition is realistic, but must be lived in simplicity

Modernism is ideological, Tradition is not, it is realistic. Tradition v. Modernism It is Modernism with abstract concepts, adopted from the prevailing culture, which has claimed to transform Catholic life and thought. Starting from modern philosophy, idealism, Personalism and the ideological psychology of modernity, modernism has wanted to adapt the truths of the Faith and the actual life of Christians; in so doing, it has destroyed everything and has rendered the Christian life, first false, Continue Reading →