Socci: Benedict XVI is STILL Pope (New Book)

[ Note: There has been a constant, small, quiet discussion in certain ecclesial circles that Pope Benedict is STILL the pope. Socci has a new book affirming that argument. Stay tuned. If nothing else, it will be fun watching the miserablist progressives' heads explode. I can't say since it is way above my pay grade. But I know what I'd like to see occur (wink, wink, nudge, nudge.) - gpmtrad) ] [ Read more [...]

The Preposterous Nonsense

"SSPX is in an irregular canonical position."? Say what??? With all that is taking place in the "new springtime" today, with open heresy being preached from the pulpits, with the holy father inferring in his speeches that non-catholics and even non-believers can be saved without conversion, indeed, that is is traditional catholics that are the problem because they hold fast to the traditions handed down to them from the apostles, I mean, what can be said about the failure of Rome to wholeheartedly Read more [...]

It’s Time to Take the Islamic State Seriously

It’s Time to Take the Islamic State Seriously Rev. James V. Schall, S.J. 9/23/14 Islam has no central or definitive body or figure authorized to define what exactly it is. Opinions about its essence and scope vary widely according to the political or philosophic background of its own interpreters. The current effort to establish an Islamic State, with a designated Caliph, again to take up the mission assigned to Islam, Read more [...]

In Chicago’s Wake, “Riding the Wave”

[Hat-tip to PewSitter: "Bp. Cupich pushed by Gang of Nine's Maradiaga, O'Malley and by D.C. Cardinal Wuerl"] In Chicago's Wake, "Riding the Wave" posted by Rocco Palmo 9/22/14 Seventeen years ago, the ink was barely dry on Francis George's own surprise appointment to Chicago when its architect emerged: the cardinal-archbishop of Boston. Having quoted the end of TS Eliot's "Little Gidding" at his first Read more [...]

Streamlined Annulment Of Marriages or Jesus?

"What therefore God hath joined together, let no one [but a marriage tribunal] put asunder" Streamlined Annulment Of Marriages or Jesus? by Pat Archbold Monday, September 22, 2014 There is real danger in the decision, announced on Saturday some 7 weeks after the fact, Pope Francis has decided to establish a Special Commission for the study of the reform of the matrimonial processes in canon law, Read more [...]

Papal Spokesperson: Muslims Pray for Pope in Albania, Security a Non-Issue

No comment about the Muzzies and others praying for the Pope, but the Papal Minister of Propaganda's remark about security being a "non-issue" was not spin but pure "lying like a second nocturn"!* To quote the part of an article omitted from an earlier post on AQ ( and ): 5,000 miles away in Albania Read more [...]

Sri Lanka: police remove saint’s statue, disperse Catholic protesters

[Can they appeal to V2's Declaration on Religious Liberty "Dignitatis Humanae"?] Sri Lanka: police remove saint's statue, disperse Catholic protesters Catholic World News - September 22, 2014 In Sri Lanka, an estimated 3,000 Catholics, who had gathered on September 21 to protest the removal of a statue of St. Philip Neri, were dispersed by police using water cannons and tear gas. The statue, which had been placed on public property outside a parish church dedicated to St. Philip Neri, Read more [...]

Bergoglio News Agency

Bergoglio News Agency Louie Verrecchio 22. September, 2014 Once upon a time, Catholic News Agency (CNA), although never a truly “traditional” outlet, offered an orthodox alternative to the USCCB owned Catholic News Service (CNS). Those days are over. In 2009, CNA began publishing my Harvesting the Fruit of Vatican II columns. At first, my writing therein struck a neo-conservative chord (albeit with traditional overtones) born Read more [...]

SSPX Rally Against Satanic Act (Video)

THANKS BE TO GOD FOR THE SOCIETY OF ST. PIUS X and the faithful who support it. Thanks be to God for their strength and courage to defend Our Lord Jesus Christ and our holy Catholic faith publically....again............ Here is the video by the SSPX on the black mass and the reparation made yesterday: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The pictures show both the SSPX effort and the diocesan effort to make reparation for the Read more [...]

“Behind the Scenes: How Francis Personally Picked Cupich for Chicago”

[With his role in the selection of Bp. Blasé for Chicago, will the current Apostolic Delegate to the US, Abp. Vigano, be a new version of Abp. Jean Jadot, the Apostolic Delegate from 1973 until 1980, who was influential in the appointment of many bishops after the model of his friend and collaborator Cardinal Bernardin?] Special Guest-Post: "Behind the Scenes: How Francis Personally Picked Cupich for Chicago" by Don Pio Pace Posted by New Catholic at 9/21/2014 We Read more [...]

Pat Buchanan on Blase Cupich

[Pat Buchanan on Blase Cupich:] Papal Neutrality in the Culture War? Hat-tip to (1) Tantumblogo at A Blog for Dallas Area Catholics: (with more damning info on Bishop Blasé) and (with Tantumblogo's comments on the column) and (2) Kathleen for previously posting Read more [...]

Wherein Fr. Z rants on the annulment controversy and its consequences

Wherein Fr. Z rants [on the annulment controversy and its consequences] Posted on 22 September 2014 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf Before you reach to my rant (below), there is a must read piece at the blog of Prof. Ed Peters, canoniste extraordinaire, about the two groups who are tugging on the annulment process issue. Peters doesn’t have a combox over there (perhaps wisely), so there can be some discussion here. Since his piece is longish, Read more [...]

Cardinal O’Malley calls for love in face of threat from ISIS

["We'll throw luv bombs at them"] [Cardinal] O’Malley calls for love in face of threat from ISIS Monday, September 22, 2014 By: Laurel J. Sweet BRAVING A THREAT: Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley led a Mass yesterday for public safety personnel at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley said yesterday we may be forced into a “just war” but without Read more [...]

Bishop Cupich as Bernardin II

PopeWatch: [Bishop Cupich as] Bernardin II Published Monday, September 22, A.D. 2014 | By Donald R. McClarey One of the chief ways of assessing any pope is to look at his appointments. Pope Francis has picked Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane to run the Chicago Archdiocese. PopeWatch believes this marks a return to the policies of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin who was in charge of the Chicago Archdiocese prior to Francis Read more [...]

Msgr. Anatrella on “masculine identity” for priests

From the story at Catholic News Service from 2005, about Msgr. Tony Anatrella: Because the priest acts in the "person of Christ," Msgr. Anatrella said, the church calls only "men mature in their masculine identity" to the diaconate and priesthood.     So let's take a look at some role models from our modern times and see if they qualify: Okay, never mind. No problem there, false alarm.   Read more [...]


Martyrology-September 23rd Roman Martyrology-September 23rd- on this date in various years- At Rome, St. Linus, pope and martyr, who governed the Roman Church next after the blessed apostle Peter. He was crowned with martyrdom and was buried on the Vatican Hill beside the same apostle. At Iconium in Lycaonia, St. Thecla, virgin and martyr, who was brought to the faith by the apostle St. Paul. Under Emperor Nero, she was victorious over the flames and the beasts to which she was exposed Read more [...]

Spokane diocese clarifies 40 Days position, but privately discourages priest prayer vigils

[LifeSiteNews on Bishop Cupich in 2011; awaiting its reaction to his Chicago appointment] Spokane diocese clarifies 40 Days position, but privately discourages priest prayer vigils SPOKANE, Washington, September 19, 2011 ( - After news broke last week that the bishop of Spokane had allegedly forbidden priests of the diocese from participating in pro-life vigils Read more [...]

Pope calls for condemnation of those who “pervert” religion to justify violence

Pope calls for condemnation of those who “pervert” religion to justify violence Robert Spencer Jihad Watch Sep 21, 2014 Actually, there are plenty of condemnations. Many Muslim organizations worldwide have condemned the Islamic State. What we don’t see are actual organized efforts by Muslim leaders to teach Muslims to reject the understanding of Islam that the Islamic State represents. If all the condemnations were sincere, we would see more direct action against the Islamic State Read more [...]

Israel: Recognition of ‘Arameans’ -attempt to divide Palestinian Christians?

Israel: Recognition of 'Arameans' -attempt to divide Palestinian Christians? Posted: Saturday, September 20, 2014 Catholic Bishops in the Holy Land have expressed concern over the Israeli Ministry of the Interior announcement that Christian Palestinian Arab citizens in Israel can now change their registration in the Ministry from Arabs to 'Arameans '. The bishops write: 'What does this mean? 'Arameans were an ancient people Read more [...]

THE SYNOD: How I Manipulate It…

THE SYNOD: How I Manipulate It… Posted by New Catholic at 9/20/2014 The setting is a sumptuous dinner, not long ago. The main character is one of the most influential characters of the current pontificate, a man whose presence in the 2013 conclave was absolutely essential to its surprising outcome. He is the kingmaker, whose slender and agile abilities remind some of a highly skilled piano virtuoso, so he might as well be called The Read more [...]


Martyrology-September 22nd Roman Martyrology-September 22nd- on this date in various years- St. Thomas of Villanova, of the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine, archbishop of Valencia and confessor, whose birthday is the 8th of September. At St. Maurice, near Sion in Switzerland, the birthday of the holy Theban martyrs Maurice, Exuperius, Candidus, Victor, Innocent, and Vitalis, with their companions of the same legion, whose martyrdom for the faith during the time of Maximian filled the Read more [...]


Martyrology-September 21st Roman Martyrology-September 21st- on this date in various years- The birthday of St. Matthew, apostle and evangelist, who suffered martyrdom in Ethiopia while engaged in preaching. The Gospel written by him in Hebrew was found by his own revelation during the time of Emperor Zeno, together with the relics of the blessed apostle Barnabas. In the land of the Saar, the holy prophet Jonas, who was buried in Geth. In Ethiopia, St. Iphigenia, virgin, who was baptized Read more [...]


Martyrology-September 20th Roman Martyrology-September 20th- on this date in various years- The vigil of St. Matthew, apostle and evangelist. At Rome, the holy martyrs Eustace, and Theopistes, his wife, with their two sons, Agapitus and Theopistus. Under Emperor Hadrian they were condemned to be cast to the beasts, but by the power of God they were uninjured by them, so they were shut up in a heated brazen ox, and thus completed their martyrdom. At Cyzicum, on the sea of Marmora, the Read more [...]

Novena to Saint Michael Sept 20 – 28

St. Michael the Archangel Novena September 20th - 28th O Saint Michael the Archangel, loyal champion of God and His people, I turn to thee with confidence and seek thy powerful intercession. For the love of God, Who made thee so glorious in grace and power, and for the love of the Mother of Jesus, the Queen of the Angels, be pleased to hear my prayer. Thou knoweth the value of my soul in the eyes of God. May no stain of evil ever disfigure its beauty. Help me to conquer the evil spirit who Read more [...]

Mark Shea and Bishop Cupich

[Mark Shea and Bishop Cupich] Mark Shea has been dissatisfied with Bishop Cupich in Spokane in his attitude toward the pro-life movement there. For example: 1. I don’t get Bp. Cupich September 14, 2011 A reader writes: Dear Friends, We recently learned about a troubling decision regarding pro-life activities by our bishop, His Excellency Blase Cupich of the Diocese of Spokane. I am emailing you Read more [...]

Economic injustice theme of Pope, Kirchner meet

[Pope Francis meets another leftist - again - not in the sense of another but the same one (actually for the fourth time)] Economic injustice theme of Pope, Kirchner meet MENAFN - AFP - 20/09/2014 (MENAFN - AFP) Pope Francis met Argentine President Cristina Kirchner on Saturday for a closed-door Vatican meeting focused largely on the theme of economic injustice, as Buenos Aires fights hedge fund creditors. Kirchner, whose centre-left government is mired in a bitter US court battle Read more [...]

In the Matter of Cardinal Raymond Burke

In the Matter of Cardinal Raymond Burke By David Warren Friday, 19 September 2014 I propose to write a cowardly column today. And to try to justify it, as I go along. Let me begin with the blog of Sandro Magister in Rome. Let me guess that almost everyone reading this column, this morning, will already know what I’m on about. It is the rumor, from this usually reliable Vatican “insider,” Read more [...]

Radical LBGT ‘c’atholic group wants Msgr. Tony Anatrella out of the October Synod

DignityUSA Protests Role of Msgr. Tony Anatrella in Extraordinary Synod on Family, Calls for His Removal Boston, MA. September 10, 2014. DignityUSA, the nation’s leading organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Catholics and allies, is outraged that Msgr. Tony Anatrella has been appointed as one of the “Collaborators of the Special Secretary” at the upcoming Read more [...]

Reuters: Pope Wants “Simplified” Annulment Process

[ Even John Paul II was displeased with the magnitude of the annulment scandal, back in the 90s! ] VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has ordered a review aimed at simplifying the Church's procedures for annulments, the Vatican said on Saturday, a move that could make it easier for Catholics to end marriages. A statement said Francis had appointed an 11-member commission of canon lawyers and theologians to propose reform of the process, "seeking to simplify and streamline it while safeguarding Read more [...]

Pope Establishes Commission to make Marriage Annulment Procedures Simpler

["End-running" the upcoming synod(s)?] Pope Establishes Commission to make Marriage Annulment Procedures Simpler Posted by New Catholic at 9/20/2014 Many had assumed that bringing efficiency to marriage annulment procedures would be the way the Synod would settle the matter of the "remarried" divorcees. Since the Pope now establishes a commission to do just that, this somewhat preempts the Synod Read more [...]

Vatican sources deny that Pope is upset over cardinals’ marriage book

[Did he, or didn't he? Who? All of them!] Vatican sources deny that Pope is upset over cardinals' marriage book Vatican City, Sep 19, 2014 / (CNA).- Catholic Church sources have dismissed rumors that Pope Francis is annoyed by an Ignatius Press book critical of Cardinal Walter Kasper’s position on Holy Communion for the divorced and remarried. The French Catholic newspaper Read more [...]

Rome is losing the faith

[Rather, has Cardinal Kasper lost his faith?] Rome is losing the faith Paul Anthony Melanson 9/20/14 The Termite Nations have dispensed with God and His Commandments in their quest for unbridled hedonism. We are being prepared for the Reign of Antichrist. The Rev. P. Huchede, in his work entitled "History of Antichrist," explains the religious preparation, both intellectual and moral, for the Reign of Antichrist Read more [...]

Are you praying for the upcoming Synod on the Family? You should be, and here’s why

Are you praying for the upcoming Synod on the Family? You should be, and here’s why John-Henry Westen 9/19/14 Catholics, and all Christians who value family values, should be praying earnestly for the Catholic Church as a struggle over critical family issues is coming to a head in the run-up to the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, which takes place October 5-19. Augmenting Read more [...]

Cupich of Spokane to be named archbishop of Chicago

[Is Wuerl the cause of this "Francis effect"? The return of the spirit of Bernardin and his "seamless garment"?] Cupich of Spokane to be named archbishop of Chicago by Dennis Coday | Sep. 19, 2014 The Vatican is to announce Saturday the appointment of Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., as the new archbishop of Chicago, NCR has learned. He will succeed Cardinal Francis George, who has been archbishop of Chicago Read more [...]

Cardinal Dolan Just Loves Parades, Doesn’t He?

Cardinal Dolan Just Loves Parades, Doesn't He? 9/18/14 Yep! Especially when they have progressive flavors to them! On the New York Archdiocesan blog, he is urging a strong Catholic presence in the (drums and trumpets, please!) PEOPLE'S CLIMATE MARCH! Oh joy, oh joy! What a way to waste a Sunday afternoon! Let's take a look at People's Climate March's website. A decent indication of the mess Read more [...]

I’m sick of this blather! Show me these Catholics, Mark!

I'm sick of this blather! Show me these Catholics, Mark! Posted by Mary Ann Kreitzer 9/19/14 I read an interview with Mark Shea this morning and it really lit my fuse. The section in bold is nothing but unadulterated, ridiculous blather: I think [Pope Francis is] forcing a confrontation with the rest of Catholic social teaching. By that, I mean all of the incredible riches the church has Read more [...]

Has Burke just been freed from Curial restraint by Pope Francis?

Has Burke just been freed from Curial restraint by Pope Francis? Written by Megaera Erinyes 9/19/14 The other day, while the rest of the Catholic world was reeling at the abrupt dismissal of Cardinal Burke from his curial office, Elizabeth Scalia, Queen of the Rose Tinted Patheos Bubble, in an apparent attempt at the gold for team Pollyanna, has given us an Read more [...]

Dolan Gets Exalted, Burke Gets Malted

Episode 21: Dolan Gets Exalted, Burke Gets Malted

Published on Sep 19, 2014

Hey, who’s Cardinal Dolan to judge?! Why is Bishop Zubik honoring Cardinal Dolan? Is it true that Cardinal Burke’s to be demoted? God help us, what is going on in Rome? Join Michael Matt, down in the catacombs!

Cardinal Dolan makes a better Episcopalian than he does a Roman Catholic

[Written by a member of Anglican Church of North America; she should know, because that "church" was formed by Episcopalians who quit The Episcopal Church (TEC) because of its liturgical/theological liberalism and pan-sexualist ethic] Cardinal Dolan makes a better Episcopalian than he does a Roman Catholic Champions gay rights, banishes priests and scandalizes the faithful By Mary Ann Mueller VOL Special Correspondent Sept. 16, 2014 Timothy Read more [...]

First victim of Kasper’s attack campaign, Müller tries to justify himself, blames publisher for “unfortunate timing”

"Don't shoot the [publisher] because the message is unpleasant!" Papal Irritation with Ignatius Press Book Continues - First victim of Kasper's attack campaign, Müller tries to justify himself, blames publisher for "unfortunate timing" Posted by New Catholic at 9/19/2014 [First post: The Pope is irritated: or Read more [...]

Theologian Critiqued by U.S. Bishops Set to Give Fordham Lecture on Evolution and Creation

Theologian Critiqued by U.S. Bishops Set to Give Fordham Lecture on Evolution and Creation September 18, 2014 | By Justin Petrisek | confFordham University theologian Sister Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J., whose theological writing has been heavily criticized by the U.S. bishops, is set to deliver the John C. and Jeanette D. Walton Lecture in Science on the topic of evolution and creation at Fordham University in New York, according to the University website. Sr. Johnson received criticism Read more [...]

State Senator Endorsed by Planned Parenthood Speaks at Boston College

State Senator Endorsed by Planned Parenthood Speaks at Boston College September 19, 2014 | By CNS Staff | A Massachusetts state senator and Boston College alumna recently spoke at the College’s Lunch with a Leader series, despite the fact that she has been endorsed by pro-abortion and pro same-sex marriage advocacy groups and has voted contrary to Catholic teaching. Linda Dorcena Forry has voted as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives against defining marriage Read more [...]

The Case against “Sister” Jeannine Gramick

Article: "The best defense is no offense" May 20, 2014 By: Edward Peters, JD, JCD, Ref. Sig. Ap. At: Blog: In the Light of the Law A Canon Lawyer's Blog Quick overview:    Sr. Jeannine Gramick, a chronically controversial Loretto religious, has signed a public letter to President Obama expressly urging him (as if he needed urging) to fund abortion overseas. and Canon 1369 of the Johanno-Pauline Read more [...]


Of course, we are talking about Bishop Athanasius Schneider who has spoken out when many clergymen continue to drink the Vatican II Kool-Aid. If you're interested, the following link gives a good analysis of his views: But, the real question in my mind is when will those clergymen who hold such views rise up and throw the bums out, including forming their own Council and restating traditional doctrine and Read more [...]

Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny Pushing Abortion Expansion Friday

[Some bishops threatened to excommunicate him concerning the original legalization of abortion; he called their bluff and got away with it; this time the hierarchy is silent!] Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny Pushing Abortion Expansion Friday by Cora Sherlock | Dublin, Ireland | | 9/18/14 Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has told the Irish Parliament that the Minister for Health, Leo Read more [...]

Marking thirty years since Gov. Cuomo defended his pro-abortion view at Notre Dame

[His son Mario completely follows in his father's footsteps as NY governor (and with an openly-acknowledged mistress to boot) and is lionized by Cardinal Tiny Tim] Marking thirty years since Gov. Cuomo defended his pro-abortion view at Notre Dame Kimberly Scharfenberger Thu Sep 18, 2014 Thirty years have passed since Mario Cuomo, the governor of New York from 1983 to 1994, gave Read more [...]

Anti-Catholicism 2014

Anti-Catholicism 2014 Scalia Supreme Court decisions traced to Opus Dei September 18, 2014 The following comes from a Sept. 8 review in the New Republic of the biography, Scalia: A Court of One by Bruce Allen Murphy published by Simon and Shuster. On no topic, however, is Murphy’s treatment more objectionable than his fixation on Scalia’s Catholicism. Early in his book Murphy asserts that, alongside enjoying a good argument, Scalia’s central trait—one Read more [...]

Pope Francis the ‘pontiff of the poor’, says Greece’s leftist/atheist opposition leader Alexis Tsipras

[The liberal Center for American Progress opines that Pope Francis would vote Democrat ( )] Pope Francis the 'pontiff of the poor', says Greece's [leftist/atheist opposition leader] Alexis Tsipras Leftist opposition leader says he and Francis saw eye-to-eye on banks, profits and 'pan-human values' during Vatican talks Helena Smith in Athens 18 September 2014 Read more [...]

The Betting Is Open on the Next Synod

The Betting Is Open on the Next Synod For the first time in decades, bishops and cardinals will get back together to clash over radically opposed ideas, in particular on the yes or no to communion for the divorced and remarried. It is Pope Francis who wanted to reopen the dispute. With an unpredictable outcome by Sandro Magister ROME, September 19, 2014 – The synod on the family scheduled for October at the Vatican resembles Read more [...]

St. Bonaventure — On the One and Triune God: in print this fall

by Br. Alexis Bugnolo Feast of the Holy Name of the BVM, Sept 12, 2014 This is just to let you know that, this fall, The Franciscan Archive is publishing in English the First Tome of St. Bonaventure of Bagnoregio's Opera Omnia, which includes the first part of the Saint's great summa of theology, written about 1252 A.D., that is 12 years before the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas. This first volume is all about the Most Holy Trinity, and explains at the university level, the Catholic Dogma Read more [...]

Novena to Our Lady of Sorrows Sept 6 – 14

Our Lady of Sorrows Novena Sept 6-14 MOST BLESSED and afflicted Virgin, Queen of Martyrs, who didst stand generously beneath the cross, beholding the agony of thy dying Son; by the sword of sorrow which then pierced thy soul, by the sufferings of thy sorrowful life, by the unutterable joy which now more than repays thee for them; look down with a mother’s pity and tenderness, as I kneel before thee to compassionate thy sorrows, and to lay my petition with childlike confidence in thy wounded Read more [...]

Novena in Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Novena in Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Sept 5-13 O Jesus, Who by reason of Thy burning love for us hast willed to be crucified and to shed Thy Most Precious Blood for the redemption and salvation of our souls, look down upon us here gathered together in remembrance of Thy most sorrowful Passion and Death, and grant the petition we ask for …( mention here) Fully trusting in Thy mercy; cleanse us from sin by Thy grace, sanctify our toil, give unto us and unto all those who are dear to us Read more [...]

The New Blacklist

[Unfortunately the velvet mafia is alive and well not only in the political world and in the private sector, but in the Vatican II church also.] The New Blacklist Monday - April 7, 2014 at 11:02 pm By Patrick J. Buchanan “There is a gay mafia,” said Bill Maher, “if you cross them you do get whacked.” Maher, the host of HBO’s “Real Time,” was talking about the gay activists and their comrades who drove Brendan Eich out as CEO Read more [...]

Rest in peace, good and faithful servant!

[Requiescat in pace] Rest in peace, good and faithful servant! We are saddened to hear the news that Fr. Vladimir Kozina died yesterday. Fr. Kozina -- who wrote the book "Communism as I know it" and whose parents were assassinated by the communists -- kept the Traditional Latin Mass alive in Oakland at St. Margaret Mary Church. The following is some biographical information and quotes from this Read more [...]

The Pope’s Public Confession

[This guy is no follower of Jesus Christ, or of the teachings of His Catholic Church! "By their fruits you shall know them" May his time on the Chair of Peter be brief!] Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Another Papal Scolding Written by Christopher A. Ferrara The Pope's Public Confession “… they make themselves up like little holy cards, looking up at heaven as they pray, making sure they are seen…" —Pope Read more [...]

Mass. AG backing gay couple in lawsuit against Catholic Church

Mass. AG backing gay couple in lawsuit against Catholic Church March 13, 2014 BOSTON (AP) - Attorney General Martha Coakley is arguing that Massachusetts' anti-discrimination law should apply in the case of a married gay couple who sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester for allegedly refusing to sell them a Northbridge mansion because church officials were concerned they would Read more [...]

Catholic group condemns Walsh on gays in parade

(Way to go C.J Doyle! Marty Walsh is another Irish "catholic" politician here in Massachusetts that is pro-sodomite and pro-abortion. And Boston College educated as well. Gotta love that Jesuit education!) Catholic group condemns Walsh on gays in parade By Haven Orecchio-Egresitz | GLOBE CORRESPONDENT FEBRUARY 28, 2014 The Read more [...]

Francis: “Jesus did not have to come to teach us good manners”

Francis: "Jesus did not have to come to teach us good manners" Consistory, Feb. 22, 2014 My brother Cardinals, Jesus did not come to teach us good manners, how to behave well at the table! To do that, he would not have had to come down from heaven and die on the Cross. Christ came to save us, to show us the way, the only way out of the quicksand of sin, and this way of holiness is mercy, that mercy which he has shown, and daily continues to show, to us. Read more [...]

The 2014 Lenten Recipe Thread

Okay folks, here it is: that thread you all wait for each year with fish-baited breath- It’s the 2014 edition of the Angelqueen Lenten food forum! Now I know we are all good Catholics when every Friday rolls around and we remember why that little fishie appears in each block that’s an abstinence day. (Although, I did shock my personal friends a couple years back when I told them I was giving up fish for Lent. I had to reassure them that I was simply going vegetarian on those days. But that’s Read more [...]

St John Bosco Novena Jan 22-30

Novena to Saint John Bosco January 22nd-January 30th Saint John Bosco, father and teacher of the young, in need of special help, I appeal with confidence to thee, Saint John Bosco, for I require not only spiritual graces, but also temporal ones, and particularly… (add your personal intentions here) May thou, who on earth had such great devotion to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and to Mary Help of Christians, and who always had compassion for those who were suffering, obtain from Read more [...]

Fight, Children of Light, You, the Few Who Can See

This article by Jean Vaquié was published originally in the counter-revolutionary journal Lecture et Tradition1 in 1990 and then in issue 156 of Action Familiale et Scolaire (AFS). It was subsequently issued as a supplement to AFS No. 225, February 2013. It was published in English in Apropos No. 21, Lent 2003. Hat Tip: The Eye Witness Full Article: Apropos - The Preliminary Battle EXCERPTS We may consider it [this article] as a charter for the current counter-revolutionary struggle. Read more [...]

The Malachi Martin files have been added

You can find the link on the right sidebar some ways down the page.


It was a bit of work to reformat all of it and there still may be a few kinks via the transition. All of the documents should be downloadable in PDF format for archive and/or distribution.

I’ve been meaning to add these for some time, but had been putting it off until a very good priest and great friend of the forum pushed me along.

“The Fiscal Cliff” vs. “The Fiscal Gap” — How much trouble is the US really in?

CBC's "The Current" played an interview today with Laurence Kotlikoff, an economist at Boston University who ran for President in the past 2012 election with Americans Elect (but who canceled the campaign in the spring). He explains the real extent of the American deficit and debt and the drastic measures needed to keep the US from dropping into insolvency and suffering the same fate as Greece. Listen to the interview starting at 03:00 at the following address: Another Read more [...]

Recent upgrades/mods to AQ

Some of the most recent upgrades to AQ. - Anyone with a status of "contributor" or above can post pictures in comments using HTML image tags. - Allowed many other HTML tags to be used by contributors and above. - Commenters can edit their comments up to 30 minutes after posting. - Moderators have ability to ban users by username. - External links in posts and comments will boot to a new window. - Added Facebook “like” button on the main index page. - Added the AQ favicon to address bar. - Read more [...]

AQ Editorial: The “Lefebvrite” Lexicon (or “Lefebvricon”)

By John Grasmeier June, 2012 Note: The following article first appeared in October of 2006. It's been edited to apply to the current situation. As a result of all of the media attention being paid to the current situation between the SSPX and Rome, there has been a great deal of renewed focus on the priestly Society of St. Pius X (SSPX). Journalists and bloggers covering the topic have had to quickly become informed on a subject which many or most had previously known Read more [...]

AQ Editorial: Nothingness – Rebellion and the SSPX “split” fantasy

Att: Rebels. We won't become angry with you, debate you, coddle you or criticize you. We won't respond, react or even flinch. We won't attempt to talk you into something, or talk you out of anything. You see, any of the above would a tacit indication that your opinions, musings and philosophies etc. are important to, the SSPX and/or Holy Mother Church at large. God knows - as does anyone who's been here more than a day - we've done our share of rebelling on AQ. We've also Read more [...]

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If you've had issues with email subscriptions, click "Subscribe via Email" at the top right and re-submit. After moving the site, the email subscription feed needed to be reworked. In the past at the former site, some of you had issues with getting email updates. Some of you, like myself, may have developed issues after moving to the new site. Hopefully, these issues have been resovled, but let me know if you run into any problems. Some of you may remember the old "Tradlist." This system Read more [...]

Catholic “Test of Fire” Campaign Ad going viral

Just read a News report that CNN is getting around 370,000 viewers. This video has over 1.5 million views at the time of this posting.

HEADS-UP: Come fall, AQ will be doing its part to flush this anti-Catholic, sociopathic, scumbag turd down the toilet – where he belongs.

I know evil when I see it and I have my daughter’s future to think of.

Upgrades and Updates to AQ

Some of the recent improvements. If you have any bug reports, feedback etc., post here. Upgraded the new site to a more robust (4g) linux setup. Email Subscription (subscribe by email link at top left) for "News" category. Gave editors (moderators Tim, Tom and ECS) more control over content and users. Installed a WYSIWYG for the comments box so commenters can customize text (bold, italic etc.) Installed a "preview" function for comments. Enabled a memberlist function for anyone with Read more [...]

Authors: I’ve discovered a FANTASTIC way to lose your posting privileges!

Not sure how anyone, especially here, ever got the bright idea that AQ, the SSPX and/or Holy Church are democracies. None ever were, at any point in time, ever. For those authors who haven't disabused themselves of this notion, I have first hand info that there are many others who would absolutely love to take your place as an author here. Hence, if you are feeling charitable and wish to give your author spot to another non-author AQ member, here are a few tips: - Write an article Read more [...]

IMPORTANT: The ability to create new threads has been closed to new members.

Here's what I wrote to one of our members who was inquiring about emial and IP addresses being available to the person who creates a post: This is interesting. I thought only I was seeing that info because I'm the admin. I've looked into the matter further. It turns out that wordpress gives everyone who is an "author" (the default status given when a new user joins) the ability to see that information. The idea is to give every author control over their thread and know who is posting to it. It Read more [...]

Still building and getting the bugs out.

Just a heads up in case anyone is wondering why things still get funky every now and then. Still getting the bugs out, adding stuff, taking stuff out etc. Looks like we're well on our way to a new home. Most of the members are telling me that they like they REALLY like the new digs once they get used to it. I didn't at first, but now I'm just loving nearly everything about this. Nevermind that it's made nearly ALL of our tech issue disappear, this paltform just looks, feels and acts like we took Read more [...]

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