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Bishop Schneider: a Bizarre Schism Exists Already in the Church Today

Bishop Athanasius Schneider, the internationally renowned apologist of the fullness of the Catholic faith, admits that we are already witnessing a bizarre schism among some clergy who profess union with the pope but who have broken their ties with Christ, the Truth, and with Christ, the true Head of the Church. Bishop Schneider made these comments in his recent interview with the French internet TV station … More →

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Could Rebel Leftists Be Planning to Disrupt Trump’s Inauguration?

WND: Does leftist activist and filmmaker Michael Moore know something the rest of us don’t? Moore predicted President-elect Donald Trump may not become America’s next president, saying anything can happen between now and Jan. 20, 2017. “Nothing anyone has predicted has happened,” Moore said of the 2016 election when he was a guest Wednesday evening on the “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” “The opposite has happened.” Moore continued … More →


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Bishop Schneider: Negative Reactions to Cardinals’ Dubia Stalinesque

LifeSiteNews, Jan Bentz: Schneider [said] that “dialogue seems to be accepted only if you think like everyone else – that is practically like a regime.” Schneider brought up his experience in Russia, where he was born in the time of the Soviet Union. His parents were sent by Stalin to work camps, or “Gulags,” after the Second World War. “If you didn’t follow the line of the … More →


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Heroic Pearl Harbor Chaplain, Remains Identified and Laid to Rest After 75 Years

National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: When Archbishop Michael Jackels lifted the chalice during the consecration at a memorial Mass on Oct. 8 in Dubuque, Iowa, many hearts were filled with emotion. It was the first time this chalice had been used since the 7am Mass aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma docked in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. The chalice belonged to Navy chaplain Father Aloysius … More →

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Ethiopia: Zealous Young Catholic Helps Bring 300 to Baptism, More Coming

CNA: A distant part of Ethiopia last week celebrated the baptisms of 300 adult catechumens, youth, and infants. “Today when you receive this great Sacrament of Baptism you become sons and daughters of God, people of God and members of the Church; this brings great joy in heaven and great joy on earth for the entire Church,” Bishop Lesanu-Christos Matheos Semahun of the Bahir Dar-Dessie Ethiopian … More →

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Devout Pro-Life Catholic May Be Next President of France

CNA: A staunchly right-winged politician whose chances seemed slim when the primaries began is now in line to become the next President of France. François Fillon, former prime minister of France and a faithful Catholic, has pulled ahead in the Republican party, shocking pundits and political commentators throughout the country and beating out the moderate former Prime Minister Alain Juppé by a wide margin. Full report … More →

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200,000 Moslems Rally for Sharia Law in Jakarta

AP: At least 200,000 conservative Muslims rallied in the Indonesian capital on Friday in the second major protest in a month against its minority Christian governor who is being prosecuted for alleged blasphemy. Report is here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Father Rodriguez on Our Lady and the Painting of the Mother of God by S Luke

Blog for Dallas Area Catholics: …….and the end of the liturgical  year.  You know me, I have to upload pretty much any material from Fr. Michael Rodriguez that goes public.  He just helped me out this weekend with advice on a thorny moral problem afflicting someone dear to me.  Please keep him in your prayers, his situation in El Paso remains difficult, to say the … More →

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China: 2nd Illicit Bishop Consecrated in As Many Days

AsiaNews: Again in Xichang, as in Chengdu, police deployed to ensure the participation of the excommunicated Bishop Lei Shiyin. Comment: “Chinese bishops are spineless.” The Diocese of Xichang is formed by 35 thousand faithful and 10 priests. Its sisters run a leper colony. Report is here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.

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Myanmar: Church of S Francis Xavier Destroyed by Bombs on His Feast Day, 3000 Refugees

AsiaNews: On December 3 last a government army air strike destroyed the St. Francis Xavier church in Mung Koe, Shan State (northeastern Myanmar). Msgr. Philip Za Hawng, bishop of the Diocese of Lashio, where the parish is located, wrote a message that says: “The whole church was destroyed, with the exception of the bell tower. The smoke which rose was visible from far away until noon. … More →


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Last Message of Pilot on Brazilian Airways Flight Crash That Killed 71

Aleteia:  Pilot Gus Encina: “Where do you look for your life? Forward or behind? May the Lord grant you the grace to leave things behind, even those which you consider precious in this life, and may he allow you to look ahead, where Christ is waiting for you, for a glorious meeting that will open the gates of eternity.” More here. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, … More →

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Black Catholic American, Daniel Rudd, Newspaper Man and Proselytizer

Aleteia, Larry Peterson: Daniel Rudd was born August 7, 1854, and was one of 12 children. His dad was a slave on the Rudd estate close to Bardstown, Kentucky, and his mom was a slave on the Hayden plantation in Bardstown. Since the Rudds and Haydens were Catholic, so were Daniel’s parents. It followed that Daniel was baptized into the Catholic faith at St. Joseph’s … More →

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Reginald Pole, Last Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury

National Catholic Register, Stephanie Mann: On November 30, 1554, an exile had returned to reconcile his native land to the universal Catholic Church. He called himself the son of a martyr; he had lead the first session of the Council of Trent; he was the last Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury; almost elected pope in 1550. He was Reginald Pole — Plantagenet heir, Renaissance scholar, and reformer. … More →

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Pastoral Fallout From Amoris Laetitia, Exhibit A, San Diego

Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler: How would you feel if, after struggling to make ends meet for most of your life, you learned in your old age that you were the rightful heir to an enormous fortune, but your father had never told you about that inheritance? You would feel terribly betrayed, wouldn’t you? In the Diocese of San Diego, young unmarried couples who are living … More →

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Could the Four Cardinals Lose Their Red Hats Over Their Dubia?

LifeSiteNews, Jan Bentz: While the dubia of four Cardinals concerning clarification of Amoris Laetitia spreads wider and wider ripples in the Vatican and worldwide, the dean of the Apostolic Tribunal of the Roman Rota, the highest appeals court of the Church, says that they risk losing their Cardinalate. “The action of the Holy Spirit cannot be doubted,” he says. “[The Cardinals] question not one synod but two! … More →

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