This past weekend, Brother Joseph and I were at the Catholic Identity Conference in Weirton, West Virginia. This is the conference which has been described as a traditionalist “unite-the-clans” event. In that regard, as in many others, it did not … Continue reading
L’Espresso, Sandro Magister: “The situation is comparable to that of the Church in the 11th and 12th century.” As an authoritative Church historian and as president of the pontifical committee of historical sciences from 1998 to 2009, Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, … Continue reading
AsiaNews, Bernardo Cervellera:Two priests belong to the ancient Diocese of Xiwanzi; the other two to that of Xuanhua. All four refuse to register in the Patriotic Association. For this they are subjected to indoctrination and isolation. In Shangcai (Henan), the … Continue reading
This good priest has a powerful message for his brother priests. We need more talk and action like this from our spiritual fathers. I am told by someone who regularly attended his chapel that Father Vernoy is saintly and zealous.
National Catholic Register, Matthew E. Bunson: An interview with sociologist Father Paul Sullins, whose new study documents a strong linkage between the incidence of abuse and homosexuality in the priesthood and in seminaries. Interview is here.
I remember it well when I was in my twenties. It was hounded into the novices. “Perfect obedience is to obey like a corpse.” The quote was taken from Saint Ignatius. I know that this error grieved Brother Francis intensely. … Continue reading
Below is a YouTube video of my interview with Mr. Ryan Grant on the subject of the infallibility of canonizations. For more information, please go to the show details page at Reconquest.net. Please consider making Reconquest possible by joining the … Continue reading
I. The political Left is reacting with hysteria to impending plans by the administration of President Donald J. Trump to reverse the arbitrary and dishonest interpretation of federal law, contrived by the Obama administration, to include so-called “gender identity” in … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: Dr. Markus Büning, a German lawyer, theologian and book author, has published a very personal account of his own past as a homosexually active seminarian. He did so in order to show how true happiness can only be … Continue reading
CNA: The recent agreement between the Vatican and China is a step towards the “annihilation” of the Catholic Church in China, Cardinal Joseph Zen, former bishop of Hong Kong, wrote in a New York Times op-ed published on Wednesday. Zen, who … Continue reading
AsiaNews: Chinese authorities tore down two shrines dedicated to Our Lady. One is Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows in Dongergou (Shanxi), and the other is Our Lady of Bliss (pictured), also known as Our Lady of the Mountain, in Anlong … Continue reading
Below is a YouTube video of a talk I gave at the September 14-16, 2018 conference entitled, “Fatima for the Next Generation.” The conference was in the Buffalo, New York area. My talk was on the basics of the spiritual life for young … Continue reading
Prime Minister Imran Khan says he supports harsh “blasphemy” law as it is. CNA, Christine Rousselle; Pakistan’s Supreme Court has reserved judgement on the verdict of Asia Bibi, a Roman Catholic woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, several … Continue reading
Those who know a little German will know what Munchen is. LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: While Cardinal Reinhard Marx is in Rome after being personally invited by the Pope to attend the Youth Synod, his general vicar, Dr. Peter Beer, has stated that the Archdiocese … Continue reading