The USCCCP’s Corrosive And Deadly “Social Justice” Teachings With Their Poster Boy John Sweeney

The USCCCP's Corrosive And Deadly "Social Justice" Teachings With Their Poster Boy John Sweeney 8/31/14 John Sweeney: Thank USCCB social teaching for this! Yesterday John Zmirak published an article called "The Myth Of Catholic Social Teaching" [see comment below]. I commend it to your reading. He basically states that the Magisterium speaks infallibly on matters of faith and morals. Some Read more [...]

Latest News Direct from Iraq

[ The following was posted on a forum established by a friend, a MSGT, US Army, with multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is an exemplary Trad and could not be more gravely worried about many of his friends, which include a number of clergy and religious in Iraq. Please keep praying hard for the Catholics (and any other innocents) caught in this nightmare. ] ISIS is mere minutes from Erbil, the last stronghold for our brethren in Iraq. Dear God... Just a few minutes ago I received Read more [...]


Martyrology-September 3rd Roman Martyrology-September 3rd- on this date in various years- Pope St. Pius X, whose birthday is mentioned on the 20th of August. At Corinth the birthday of St. Phoebe, mentioned by the blessed apostle Paul in his Epistle to the Romans. At Capua, the holy martyrs Aristaeus, bishop, and Antoninus, a young boy. Also, the birthday of the holy martyrs Aigulphus, abbot of Lerins, and the monks, his companions, who, after their tongues were cut off and their Read more [...]

Israeli Church leaders fear government takeover of Catholic schools

Israeli Church leaders fear government takeover of Catholic schools Catholic World News - September 01, 2014 Catholic Church leaders in Israel are concerned about the threat of a government takeover of Catholic schools, the Fides news service reports. Faced with declining educational subsidies, and occasional calls for the government to take control of Catholic schools, the Latin-rite Catholic patriarchate of Jerusalem has sought a meeting with Israeli government officials to discuss the Read more [...]

The Globe’s Kevin Cullen Defines Once Catholic Ireland as “Backward”

The Globe’s Kevin Cullen Defines Once Catholic Ireland as “Backward” Posted By Joe Doyle On August 31, 2014 In a metro column of The Boston Sunday Globe of August 24th, serial Catholic basher Kevin Cullen wrote about the controversy in Ireland over the discovery of unmarked graves of children at the site of a maternity home in Tuam administered by the Bon Secours Sisters. Though disturbing questions remain, the affair has been characterized by hysterical press coverage and extravagant Read more [...]

Doing God’s Will

Doing God’s Will Posted By Gary Potter On September 1, 2014 In his most important book, Catholicism, Liberalism and Socialism [1], the great Spanish Catholic diplomat, statesman and political thinker Juan Donoso Cortes (1809-53), often called “the Spanish de Maistre,” wrote: “Governments seem to be endowed with an unerring instinct which teaches them that they can only be just and strong in the name of God. Thus it happens that whenever they commence to secularize, that is to say, Read more [...]

Abolish Vatican statehood

First article (by an ex-priest) on the Boston Globe's new "Catholic" website: "Crux: Covering all things Catholic"? The site and its founder, John Allen, formerly of the National un-Catholic Reporter, were highly praised in a lead article in the August 7, 2014, issue of the Worcester Diocese's Catholic Free Press (see or Read more [...]


Martyrology-September 2nd Roman Martyrology-September 2nd- on this date in various years- St. Stephen, king of Hungary and confessor, who fell asleep in the Lord on the 15th of August. At Rome, the holy martyr Maxima, who confessed Christ with St. Ansanus in the persecution of Diocletian, and yielded up her soul while being beaten with rods. At Pamiers in France, St. Antoninus, martyr, whose relics are kept with great veneration in the church of Palencia, in Spain. Also, the holy Read more [...]


Martyrology-September 1st Roman Martyrology-September 1st- on this date in various years- In the province of Narbonne, St. Giles, abbot and confessor. A town which later arose in the place where he had built his monastery and where he died was named after him. At Sentiano, in the district of Apulia, the passion of Saints Donatus and a second Felix who were the sons of Saints Boniface and Thecla. After they had endured various torments under the judge Valerian in the reign of Emperor Maximian, Read more [...]

Church ‘discriminates’ against ‘unconventional couples’: leader of Italian Bishops’ Conference

Church ‘discriminates’ against ‘unconventional couples’: leader of Italian Bishops’ Conference Hilary White 9/29/14 The secretary general of the Italian Bishops’ Conference has said that “unconventional couples” suffer “discrimination” and “prejudice” from the Church. Speaking at a conference on the liturgy in Orvieto organized by the Liturgical Renewal Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 31st Roman Martyrology-August 31st- on this date in various years- St. Raymund Nonnatus, cardinal and confessor, of the Order of our Lady of Ransom for the Redemption of Captives. His birthday is commemorated on the 26th of August. In Tuscany, on Mount Senario, the birthday of St. Bonajuncta, confessor, one of the seven founders of the Order of Servites of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who gave up his soul into the hands of the Lord while he was preaching to his brethren on Read more [...]

AP: Another B16 Vatican Appointee Removed by Jorge

Religion Pope removes key Benedict XVI protege in sign of different liturgical priorities Published August 28, 2014 ·Associated Press VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis has removed a key protege of Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI from the Vatican's liturgy office and sent him back to his native Spain. In 2008, Benedict appointed Cardinal Antonio Canizares Llovera as prefect of the Congregation for the Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments. The office is in charge of regulating Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 30th Roman Martyrology-August 30th- on this date in various years- The feast of St. Rose of St. Mary, virgin of the Third Order of St. Dominic, whose birthday is recalled on the 24th of August. At Rome, on the Ostian Way, the martyrdom of the blessed priest Felix, under Emperors Diocletian and Maximian. After being racked he was sentenced to death, and as they led him to execution, he met a man who spontaneously declared himself a Christian, and was forthwith beheaded Read more [...]


From all that I know he is, in fact, a validly elected pope. But, as we know, there have been both good and bad popes in the history of the Church. So, to me at least, the question really is: Is he a good pope? Does a pope who distorts Catholic teaching and persecutes those who hold fast to the 2,000 yr old traditions of the Church, and who gives the impression that one can be saved outside the Church and its previously established rules and regulations, does he deserve to be called the pope? Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 29th Roman Martyrology-August 29th- on this date in various years- The beheading of St. John Baptist, who was put to death by Herod about the feast of Easter. However, his solemn commemoration takes place today, when his venerable head was found for the second time. It was afterwards solemnly carried to Rome, where it is kept in the church of St. Sylvester, near the Campus Martius, and honoured by the people with the greatest devotion. At Rome, on Mount Aventine, the Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 28th Roman Martyrology-August 28th- on this date in various years- At Hippo in Africa, the birthday of St. Augustine, bishop and famous doctor of the Church. Converted and baptized by the blessed bishop Ambrose, he defended the Catholic faith with the greatest zeal against the Manicheans and other heretics, and after having sustained many other labours for the Church of God, he went to his reward in heaven. His relics, owing to the invasion of barbarians, were first brought Read more [...]

“Francis Effect” Is Swamp Gas: German Bishop Weighs In

[ Ach du liber! Nicht alle Bischöfe in Deutschland sind Kuckuck im Kopf! ] (from German Cardinal Brandmller: If the Francis Effect wasn’t only superficial, the Churches would be full!! “That is superficial. Were this a religious movement, the churches would be full “- Against abolition of celibacy and women priests:” We take concerning faith clear boundaries. This is not a sign of weakness but of strength. Hamburg ( Emeritus German Cardinal Walter Brandmüller Read more [...]

Soccer For Peace? Louie Verrecchio Takes To the Field "A Red Card For Francis" Who among us isn’t deeply concerned about the prevalence of evil and discord in the world today; in particular as it relates to Muslim violence being perpetrated against those who profess a faith in Jesus Christ? Well, fear not Christian soldier; come 8:45 pm Rome time on September 1st, the nations of the world, thanks to His Holiness Pope Francis, will be set squarely upon the pathway to peace! No, Read more [...]

Levity and Gravity

Levity and Gravity Fr. Dwight Longenecker C.S.Lewis once quipped, “You can always tell the pillars of the church because their faces look like stone.” I can remember the first time in my first parish when I cracked a joke in the pulpit. The congregation were astounded and shocked and didn’t know whether to laugh (and I thought perhaps that was because they had forgotten how to laugh). I’m on the side of the conservatives in religion, Read more [...]

“Reform of the Reform” Priest Admits: We CAN’T Fix It!

[ Barkeep, a round for my friends, please. WE TOLD YA SO! ] (The money quote is paragraph #5, below) Sunday, February 09, 2014 Reforming the Irreformable? by Fr. Thomas Kocik IT COULD BE evidence of exemplary patience on the part of NLM editor Jeffrey Tucker that I am still counted among the contributors to this blog. More than two years have passed since I posted anything relative to Read more [...]

Oh, Dear! How Will “Catholic Answers” Respond, Now?

Yet Another Bergoglian Gaffe Challenges CA's Crack Spinmeisters - Big Time! "Catholic Answers" Corrects Pope Francis As most readers know, I’ve had a few ‘dust-ups” with the Founder of Catholic Answers, Karl Keating, over the last year or so; in particular as it relates to his unease at my willingness to shine the light of truth on the words and deeds of the pope. Today, however, in the face of a yet another Read more [...]

Grave Insult to St. Pius X on His Feast Day

Words fail.... Sunday, August 24, 2014 "Revolution Bergolio": Diocese of Treviso Insults Saint Pius X on 100thAnniversary of His Death (Treviso) On 20 August 1914, a hundred years ago, Saint Pope Pius X died, who resisted Modernism and fought against it. Pius X defined Modernism in Pascendi Dominici Gregis, his encyclical of 1907 as the "synthesis of all heresies". Today Modernism Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 27th Roman Martyrology-August 27th- on this date in various years- St. Joseph Calasanctius, priest and confessor, who founded the Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Christian Schools. He fell asleep in the Lord on the 25th of August. At Potenza in Lucania, the passion of Saints Arontius, Honoratus, Fortunatus, and Sabinian. They were the sons of Saints Boniface and Thecla, and were condemned to death by the judge Valerian in the reign of Emperor Read more [...]


Not only do we have uncertain voices from Rome these days on what it takes to be saved; we have senior members of America's military establishment speaking with uncertain voices about what it takes to defeat the Islamic terrorists who are creating havoc internationally. One wonders what schools these people attended regarding military strategy and tactics. The schools I attended taught that one never gives away strategy or tactics in advance and, when confronted with military force, one counters Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 26th Roman Martyrology-August 26th- on this date in various years- At Rome, St. Zephyrinus, pope and martyr, whose birthday falls on the 20th of December. At Cardona in Spain, the birthday of St. Raymund Nonnatus, cardinal and confessor, of the Order of our Lady of Ransom for the Redemption of Captives, renowned for holiness of life and for miracles, whose feast is observed on the 31st of August. At Rome, during the persecution of Valerian, the holy martyrs Irenæus Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 25th Roman Martyrology-August 25th- on this date in various years- At Carthage, St. Louis IX, king of France and confessor, illustrious for holiness of life and glorious miracles. His bones were later translated to Paris. At Rome, the birthday of St. Joseph Calasanctius, priest and confessor, noteworthy for his holy life and miracles. He founded the Order of Poor Clerics Regular of the Mother of God of the Christian Schools. The Sovereign Pontiff, Pius XII, named him Read more [...]

Novena to St. Pius X Aug. 25- Sept.2

Glorious Pope of the Eucharist, St. Pius X, you sought to "restore all things in Christ." Obtain for me a true love of Jesus so that I may only live for Him. Help me to acquire a lively fervor and a sincere will to strive for sanctity of life, and that I may avail myself of the riches of the Holy Eucharist, which is sacrifice and sacrament. By your love for Mary, Mother and Queen, inflame my heart with a tender devotion to her. Blessed model of the priesthood, obtain for us holy Read more [...]

Catholic journalist takes on new role ‘to shape coverage’

Along with the liberal pro-abortion, pro-homosexual, Catholic-baiting Margery Eagan, a former columnist for the Boston Herald, and the current resident anti-Catholics at the Boston Globe: ex-priest James Carroll and Lisa Wangsness, who falsely denounced Jihad Watch director Robert Spencer to Worcester Bishop Robert McManus, leading the latter to cancel the former's scheduled talk at the 2013 Worcester Diocesan Men's Conference. Catholic journalist takes on new role ‘to shape coverage’ Posted Read more [...]

Pelosi gets tough on Pope Francis regime

Pelosi gets tough on Pope Francis regime Posted on August 23, 2014 Posted by Mr TM It seems not everybody is charmed by Pope Francis. Indeed, one prominent US politician, Nancy Pelosi, is planning very stern measures to punish what she considers to be the brutal and savage policies and order of governance by His Holiness. In a tearful Youtube video that Britney Spears has already endorsed, Read more [...]

NYC – What’s up at Our Saviour Church where Fr. Rutler used to be pastor?

Neo-Iconclasts at work in the New York Archdiocese - removing artwork added during Fr. Rutler's pastorate. The parishes where he is now pastor are currently slated for closure and eventual demolition. NYC – What’s up at Our Saviour Church where Fr. Rutler used to be pastor? Posted on 23 August 2014 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf I have received word that some demolition is going on at the church Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 24th Roman Martyrology-August 24th- on this date in various years- The apostle St. Bartholomew, who preached the Gospel of Christ in India. Passing thence into the Greater Armenia where, after converting many to the faith, he was flayed alive by the barbarians, and having his head cut off by order of King Astyages, he fulfilled his martyrdom. His holy body was first carried to the island of Lipara, then to Benevento, and finally to Rome in the Island of the Tiber, where it Read more [...]

Obama administration offers another ‘accommodation’ on contraceptive mandate

Obama administration offers another 'accommodation' on contraceptive mandate Catholic World News - August 22, 2014 The Obama administration has again altered regulations governing the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act, in a bid to legal challenges. The new regulations, issued on August 22, would require non-profit organizations to provide written notification to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) if they had moral objections to providing contraceptive coverage Read more [...]

The real reason why divorced/remarried German Catholics are leaving the Church

[To avoid some taxes in this life but not eternal death (i.e., hell) in the next] The real reason why divorced/remarried German Catholics are leaving the Church By Phil Lawler | Aug 22, 2014 From Germany and the Frankfurter Allgemaine Zeitung, via England and The Tablet, comes news that many German Catholics who have divorced and remarried are now formally leaving the Church “because they are afraid that church authorities Read more [...]

Ohio Diocese Discourages “Ice Bucket Challenge”

[Boston Cardinal O'Malley as USCCCP Secretariat of Prolife Activities punts on the issue] Ohio Diocese Discourages "Ice Bucket Challenge" - May God Abundantly Bless Jim Rigg! TTC (The Tenth Crusade) 8/22/14 Superintendent of Catholic Schools in Cincy has raised awareness that money from the 'ice bucket challenge' will be used to kill the people they have frozen in a laboratory to 'find the cure' Read more [...]

Vatican II: The Rejected Schemas

Vatican II: The Rejected Schemas August 22, 2014 By JOHN YOUNG When the bishops assembled for the start of the Second Vatican Council in 1962, they were presented with a number of schemas prepared by the Holy Office (now called the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith). The majority of the bishops were not happy with them, so Pope John XXIII agreed to their request that the work be done again. Many bishops wanted Read more [...]

Prayer….Patience…. Perseverance….

Prayer ... Patience ... Perseverance ... SSPX gets a "new" church in Pittsburgh Posted for the record, an interesting story, told by the USA District of the Priestly Society of St. Pius X (SSPX): The USA District is proud to announce the acquisition of a "new" church for its mission in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! The church building in question is the former diocesan St. James Church, closed ten years ago in 2004. We offer from the pastor, Fr. Patrick Rutledge, the article below detailing Read more [...]

Bishop Schneider Criticizes Wording and Some Concepts Of Vatican II

Bishop Schneider Criticizes Wording and Some Concepts Of Vatican II by Fr. Peter Carota Posted on August 21, 2014 I love Bishop Schneider’s little book, “Dominus Est”. In this short book, he exhorts everyone to have way more respect for the Holy Communion, because every crumb is Jesus/God, and to receive Him kneeling down and on the tongue. Bishop Schneider is Read more [...]

The Pope’s real reform plan isn’t about sex. It’s about money

The Pope's real reform plan isn't about sex. It's about money Francis is firmly set on dealing with the Curia bureaucrats who did for in Benedict XVI 23 August 2014 Damian Thompson If you want to understand how Pope Francis is planning to change the Catholic church, then don’t waste time searching for clues in the charming, self-effacing press conference he gave on the plane back from South Korea on Monday. It’s easy Read more [...]

An Army for Making Peace. The Geopolitics of Francis

[His Holiness also has the shrewdness of Machiavellian realpolitik - such as silencing Hong Kong Cardinal Zen's criticism of the Chinese Communists] An Army for Making Peace. The Geopolitics of Francis Stopping an unjust aggressor. With weapons if necessary. A pope thought to be pacifist appeals for the military protection of populations attacked by the Islamic caliphate by Sandro Magister ROME, August 22, 2014 – He puts Read more [...]

California Catholic Universities Compromised

California Catholic Universities Compromised Catholic League August 22, 2014 Bill Donohue comments on a decision by the administration of California Governor Jerry Brown forcing Catholic universities to pay for abortion in their health plans: Governor Brown and his administration caved into requests from pro-abortion groups and reversed an earlier decision that allowed Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount universities to exclude coverage for "elective" abortions in their previously approved Read more [...]

Who Are The “Pelagians” For Pope Francis? — A Question About the Korea Trip

Who Are The "Pelagians" For Pope Francis? -- A Question About the Korea Trip Text: Giuseppe Nardi Trans: Tancred 8/21/14 (Seoul) Who are the Catholics, whom Pope Francis has suspected of heresy, as he refers to them as "Pelagians"? Or has his opinion changed dramatically and transformed the charge of heresy into papal gratitude? Secretum meum mihi drew a comparison between the "contradictory" attitudes Read more [...]


Holy Mary, Mother of God, Fountain of Grace, we beg thee on this day dedicated to thy Immaculate Heart to save us from the turmoil that surrounds us, from the evil and uncertain voices of the pastors, from the heresies and sacrileges that abound, from the despots that seek to control us, from the enemies of the Cross that attempt to subvert us, from the wolves that are dressed in the clothing of sheep, from all those who deny thy Immaculate Conception and perpetual Virginity, please dear Mary save Read more [...]

New campaign asks Pope Francis to declare Planned Parenthood an ‘enemy of the Church’

New campaign asks Pope Francis to declare Planned Parenthood an ‘enemy of the Church’ Lisa Bourne 8/21/14 The Catholic pro-life organization American Life League (ALL) is launching a campaign calling for the Catholic Church to declare Planned Parenthood an “enemy of the Church.” Using prayer and education, ALL’s Defend the Family campaign seeks to expose the nation’s Read more [...]


Martyrology-August 23rd Roman Martyrology-August 23rd- on this date in various years- The Vigil of St. Bartholomew, Apostle. St. Philip Beniti, confessor, promoter of the Order of the Servants of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who departed to the Lord on the previous day. At Ostia, the holy martyrs Quiriacus, bishop, Maximus, priest, Archelaus, deacon, and their companions, who suffered under prefect Ulpian, in the time of Alexander. At Antioch, the birthday of the holy martyrs Restitutus, Read more [...]

Karl Keating and the Lawyer’s Chisel

Karl Keating and the Lawyer’s Chisel Written by Christopher A. Ferrara 8/21/14 Karl Keating is alarmed. “That way madness lies,” shouts the title of one of his recent Facebook posts in a borrowing from King Lear. What madness does Keating have in view? Could it be the madness at work in the “destruction of the Roman Rite” (Monsignor Gamber) or the “continuing of process of Read more [...]

God be praised! Consecrated Host to be used in OKC black mass ostensibly returned!

God be praised! Consecrated Host to be used in OKC black mass ostensibly returned! August 21, 2014 Posted by Tantumblogo If this is true, and it seems it is, God be praised to the skies! He overcomes all His foes! And the many prayers offered up probably played a critical role in this very unexpected development! I have to leave, perhaps more tomorrow, but 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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AQ News Email Subscriptions

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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