A Historic Indictment

A Review of Antonio Socci’s La Profezia Finale by Christopher A. Ferrara http://www.cfnews.org Introduction Again and again the Italian Catholic and public intellectual Antonio Socci has shocked the Catholic “mainstream” with explosive exposés that confirm the diagnosis of the current crisis in the Church in “traditionalist” and “Fatimite” circles. Unlike so many of his colleagues…

The Spirit of Sacrifice and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

This article was written by Rev. Fr. Philippe Pazat and appears in the current issue of “Ite Missa Est”, the magazine of the UK district of the Society of St. Pius X.  Fr. Pazat is in charge of the Society’s third order but there is no doubt that the following article could be read with benefit…

The Necessity of Religious Instruction

“But while the preaching of the divine Word should never be interrupted in the Church, surely in these, our days, it becomes necessary to labour with more than ordinary zeal and piety to nourish and strengthen the faithful with sound and wholesome doctrine, as with the food of life. For false prophets have gone forth…

Schadenfreude – the Revolution bears Fruit in Ireland

The Irish State, like its US counterpart was born in revolution and as the idea of America as the model state has been exported worldwide, Ireland has not been slow, along with the rest of the world, especially the West, in adopting and adapting it.  There is only one problem with this and that is that revolution is…

Politicking

“THE men whom the people ought to choose to represent them are too busy to take the jobs. But the politician is waiting for it. He’s the pestilence of modern times. What we should try to do is make politics as local as possible. Keep the politicians near enough to kick them. The villagers who…

Houston, we have a problem.

The majority of Catholic men and women are confused in our day. They are split into three camps as far as I can see. In the first camp you have the majority of those who attend Church every Sunday. They see no problem with the Church as it is for the main part and have…

Leaving Safe Harbours – Titanic 2

It seems odd to me that the churchmen of our time have lost their way to the degree that they have. You would think that anybody with an ounce of sense or a cursory familiarity with Church history would realise which way was up – so to speak. When I was living in Liverpool the…