Did you notice that the Holy Father affirmed extra ecclesiam nulla salus at the same time he set about limiting and ultimately extinguishing the Traditional Latin Mass? In his Letter to the Bishops accompanying Traditionis Custodes, Pope Francis wrote, “to … Continue reading
We at Saint Benedict Center are saddened by the new motu proprio, Traditionis Custodes. We also hold that Quo Primum retains its full force in granting to every priest of the Roman Rite the right to celebrate Holy Mass according … Continue reading
The Pillar, Diocese of La Crosse: “And now they are whining, like, if I may say so, like the pansy babies that they are, to cancel me….Allegedly because I’m divisive, as they like to say, or as the bishop has … Continue reading
LifeNews, Micaiah Bilger: A Wisconsin priest who attracted national controversy for telling Catholics to reject the Democratic Party because of its radical pro-abortion stance said he will challenge his bishop’s request to resign. On Sunday, Father James Altman, the priest … Continue reading
A good priest friend of ours sent me this wonderful video this morning, by Father Michael Copenhagen, who appears to be an Eastern Rite Catholic priest. The quotes that follow were complied by our priest friend. I put the word … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Dorothy Cummings McLean: Police entered the sanctuary of a Catholic Church during a Good Friday service and threatened worshippers with a fine if they did not immediately leave. Video footage taken from within Christ the King Polish Catholic Church in southwest London shows police … Continue reading
CNA, Courtney Mares: A Catholic priest and at least six others were killed by gunmen in an attack on St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Benue State, Nigeria, the Diocese of Katsina-Ala confirmed Wednesday. Report is here.
Complicit Clergy: A slide used in a Department of Defense (DOD) training manual identifies Catholics and evangelical Christians as “religious extremists,” along with members of the Ku Klux Klan, al-Qaeda, and Hamas, according to a Marine Corps officer. See here.
Irish Martyrs: On March 28, 1580 Franciscan priest Daniel O’Neilan (Donal O’Neylan) was put to death in the town of Youghal by its military governor, Sir William Morgan (d. 1584). The town was caught up in the Second Desmond Rebellion … Continue reading
CNA: Police have fined a Catholic priest for celebrating public Masses amid a nationwide lockdown. Gardaí imposed a 500 euro ($595) fine on Fr. P.J. Hughes, pastor of Mullahoran and Loughduff parish in County Cavan, after he offered Masses with … Continue reading
CNA: According to new rules which will reportedly take effect on May 1, China’s state-run Catholic Church and bishops’ conference will select, approve, and ordain episcopal candidates—with no mention of the Vatican’s involvement in the process. Report is here.
This statement was updated on February 6, 2021. Response to Press Inquiries In response to a misleading article that appeared in the New Hampshire Union Leader on 2 February 2021 (“Vatican rejects Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary appeal”), … Continue reading