(via LifeSite) A plan to restructure the Vatican recently approved by Pope Francis’ Council of Cardinal Advisers has come under fire from Cardinal Gerhard Müller, Francis’ former doctrine chief, who says that it is “absurd” for prioritizing the Secretariat of State and the practice of “evangelization” above the Catholic faith itself. Müller also wonders if… Continue reading Vatican Reform Plan is ‘Absurd,” Says Former Doctrine Chief; Asks if “Marxist”
(via Catholic Stand) Consecration to Jesus through Mary: does the notion pique your interest? Does it sound spiritually powerful, or does it raise questions? Many people have consecrated themselves to Jesus through Mary over the years. Others have considered it, but not completed it. This year, starting on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 28, 2019, a… Continue reading Coast-to-Coast Total Consecration to Jesus Through Mary!
(via LifeSite) The devastating fire that ravaged the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris is a “sobering reflection” on the “attacks upon the infinite beauty of the faith by the grievous sins and crimes of our day,” a prominent cardinal has said. In comments to LifeSite on Tuesday morning, Cardinal Raymond Burke said from Rome that he is… Continue reading Cardinal Burke: Notre Dame Fire Prompts ‘Sobering Reflection’ on ‘Grievous Sins’ of Our Day
(via LifeSite) It’s important, valuable, and urgent for pro-life supporters to participate in the national candlelight prayer vigils at Planned Parenthood abortion facilities across the U.S. this weekend, Father Frank Pavone said, both for the participants and for the wider community. The two most important reasons to attend one of the local prayer vigils inspired… Continue reading Priest Urges ‘Unplanned’ Audience to Participate in Planned Parenthood Pro-Life Prayer Vigils
(via LifeSite) Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI stated in a letter published yesterday on the abuse crisis that his own works were banned in some seminaries and those caught reading them were considered “unsuitable for the priesthood.” While discussing how the post-Vatican II “conciliarism” led to a dismissal of the Church’s traditions, the retired pontiff, 91,… Continue reading Pope Emeritus Benedict: Seminarians Caught Reading My Book Were Thought ‘Unsuitable’ for Priesthood
(via Catholic Herald) Cardinal Robert Sarah is publishing the third of his book-length interviews with Nicolas Diat: The Day is Far Spent. An unflinching diagnosis, but one full of hope in the midst of the spiritual and moral crisis of the West. 1) In the first part of your book, you describe “a spiritual and… Continue reading Cardinal Sarah: “As a Bishop, It Is My Duty to Warn the West”
(via ATX Catholic) The Michaelmas is the centuries-old Latin Mass celebrated in honor of the Archangel Michael on September 29th. Devotion to St. Michael the Archangel existed in the Old Testament (Daniel 10:13, 10:21, & 12:1), and it continued in the New Testament (Jude 1:9 and Revelations chapter 12.) The Apostle John prophesied a healing… Continue reading The Glorious Michaelmas!