The Vicar of the Son of God

On October 4th (the feast of St. Francis of Assisi), 1965 Pope Paul VI handed over the papal tiara to the US. As Cardinal Spellman explained, it was to show gratitude to the US for all that it had done for the poor. But one cannot fail to see the symbolism of handing over this crown with the inscription, Vicarius Filii Dei (Vicar of the Son of God), as a surrender of the Kingship of the Church Continue Reading →

Archbishop Lefebvre’s Prophetic Address to The Remnant, 1976 | The Remnant Newspaper

Written by  Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre Introduction by Michael J. Matt More than forty years ago—during the disastrous reign of Pope Paul VI, the latest candidate for a Vatican-issued Halo Award, by the way—my father, Walter L. Matt, organized the first large scale public reception in the U.S. for the late Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. It was held at the Radisson South Hotel, Minneapolis, on Tuesday, May 12, 1976, and its stated purpose was to assist the Continue Reading →

Is the #AmorisLaetitia agenda just the warm up for the full assault on #HumanaeVitae? | Fr. Z’s Blog

Posted on 5 January 2018 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf If the unrepentent sinner, unshriven and without a firm purpose of amendment, can officially be admitted to Holy Communion, it’s game over for discipline in the Church.  It’s over for authoritative teaching on faith and morals. If Christ was wrong about marriage and divorce, then He isn’t God and everything we are doing is pointless and idolatrous. In the Catholic Herald: There’s a movement to undermine Catholic morality Continue Reading →

Miracle? What Miracle?

by Christopher A. Ferrara December 23, 2017 In the drive to canonize every Pope connected to the disastrous Second Vatican Council, only Paul VI, who lived to rue that the “smoke of Satan” had entered the Church, has yet to be declared a saint. One would think that the Pope who presided over the sudden and catastrophic collapse of faith and discipline in the Church, following the liturgical and other “reforms” he improvidently approved only Continue Reading →