Are you an Ultramontanist?

Are you an Ultramontanist? July 22, 2014 Posted by Tantumblogo The good Boniface at Unam Sanctam Catholicam has a post asking a most pertinent question in the present environment in the Church – are you an ultramontanist? ( ) This does not mean you accept the Dogma of papal infallibility. That is not what the ultramontanism run amok Read more [...]

After 1300 years, Islam has not been driven from Europe

After 1300 years, Islam has not been driven from Europe July 23, 2014 Posted by Tantumblogo I titled the post in the somewhat provocative way that I did, in light of two recent and very good posts by Fr. Carota on the role Saints played in helping drive the scourge of islam – for that is how it was always seen by Catholics everywhere, at least until very recently – from Europe. Fr. Read more [...]

Pope Francis prays for success of initiative to convert Anglicans[?]

A change of heart? Argentine Anglican Bishop Gregory Venables: "[The then-Cardinal Bergoglio] told me very clearly that the Ordinariate was quite unnecessary and that the Church needs us as Anglicans." World Evangelical Alliance Global Ambassador Brian Stiller: "I asked Pope Francis what his heart was for evangelism ... His comment was, 'I’m not interested in converting Evangelicals to Catholicism. I want people to find Jesus in their own community.'" Pope Francis prays for success of initiative Read more [...]

Pope Francis in TJ [illegals entrepot into the US]?

Pope Francis in TJ [illegals entrepot into the US]? Tijuana among top three candidate cities for a visit next year July 23, 2014 The following comes from a July 21 story in the San Diego Reader. According to Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto, Pope Francis accepted an invitation to visit Mexico during a meeting between the two at the Vatican last month. Since the June 7 meeting, Tijuana has turned up repeatedly on lists of cities the pope is Read more [...]

Church official in Jerusalem analyzes Gaza-Israel conflict

Church official in Jerusalem analyzes Gaza-Israel conflict Catholic World News - July 23, 2014 The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem’s vicar for the Hebrew Catholic community says that both the Israeli government and Hamas are to blame for the current state of the Gaza-Israel conflict. “The Israeli leadership, and in a special way the present leadership, seems to believe that the way to solve the conflict is by military means,” Father David Neuhaus said in an interview with Aid to Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 24th Roman Martyrology-July 24th- on this date in various years- The Vigil of St. James the Apostle. At Tiro in Tuscany, on Lake Bolsena, St. Christina, virgin and martyr. Because she believed in Christ, and broke up her father's gold and silver idols to give them to the poor, she was cruelly scourged at his command, subjected to other most severe torments, and thrown with a heavy stone into the lake from which she was drawn out by an angel. Then under another judge, who Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 23rd Roman Martyrology-July 23rd- on this date in various years- At Ravenna, the birthday of the holy bishop Apollinaris, who was consecrated at Rome by the Apostle Peter, and sent to Ravenna, where he endured many different tribulations for the faith of Christ. He afterwards preached the Gospel in Emilia, where he converted many from the worship of idols. Finally, returning to Ravenna, he completed his confession of Christ by a glorious martyrdom under Vespasian Caesar. At Read more [...]

The Pope, Persecution, and Religious Freedom

The Pope, Persecution, and Religious Freedom The bluntness of Francis’ speaking of actual persecution of Christians on the scale that it is occurring is most encouraging James V. Schall, S.J. July 20, 2014 “Persecution against Christians today is actually worse than in the first centuries of the Church, and there are more Christian martyrs today than in that era. This is happening more than Read more [...]

Pope plans two quick trips to Caserta, Italy: once for Mass, then to meet Pentecostals

Pope plans two quick trips to Caserta, Italy: once for Mass, then to meet Pentecostals Catholic World News (July 17, 2014) and The Catholic Herald July 11 and 21, 2014) Pope Francis will make two quick trips to Caserta, Italy, on July 26 and 28, the Vatican has announced. On Saturday, July 26, the Pope will travel to Caserta at the invitation of Bishop Giocanni D’Avise, and celebrate Mass in the park of the royal palace in Caserta. He will return to the Vatican that evening. On Monday, Read more [...]

The Saint Amid the Slaughterhouse That Was World War I

The Saint Amid the Slaughterhouse That Was World War I Désiré Cardinal Mercier: Now, more than ever, we need to celebrate his name and his example. Philip Jenkins July 22, 2014 In 1920, one of America’s best-selling books was Cardinal Mercier’s Own Story. The title needed no further explanation, as the Cardinal was, in his day, one of the world’s most famous individuals, Read more [...]

USCCCP decries Obama’s LGBT executive order as ‘unprecedented and extreme’

[According to the USCCCP, it's OK to rule by decree, as long as the decerees are "good." Obama's recent LGBT decree is "bad," but his June 15, 2012, decree to stop deporting young illegal immigrants while the nightmarish DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act was tied up in Congress, was a "good" decree. As LA Archbishop Gomez said on behalf of the USCCCP, "The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomed the action of President Barack Obama ... As many as 800,000 young people Read more [...]

Peace and religious harmony in India, “the goal” of Christians and Jains

Peace and religious harmony in India, "the goal" of Christians and Jains by Nirmala Carvalho 7/22/14,-the-goal-of-Christians-and-Jains-31687.html Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado of Vasai, met for the first time Swasti Shri Bhattaraka Charukeerti Swamiji, leader of the Jain institutions Digambaras tradition in Moodabidri. The city is a place of pilgrimage for Jains, but it is very much appreciated by the other religions Read more [...]

‘The Classical Moment’: Author Q&A with Father James Schall, S.J.

'The Classical Moment': Author Q&A with Father James Schall, S.J. Sean Salai, S.J. | Jul 20 2014 Father James V. Schall, S.J., is a California-based Jesuit teacher, writer, and philosopher. In December 2012, he retired as professor of political philosophy in the Department of Government at Georgetown University after 35 years there. After two years in the army, he joined the Society of Jesus in Read more [...]

On Luck

On Luck By James V. Schall, S.J. Tuesday, 22 July 2014 In his 1906 book on Algeria, Esto Perpetua, Hilaire Belloc meets a Frenchman there. He asked him if he thought himself “prosperous.” “He said, as do all sad people, that luck was the difference.” Why were the luckless called “sad”? It is, I suppose, because, when the dice do not roll our way, no one can be blamed for our plight. A statistical order exists in the Read more [...]

Men of Iron: A Portrait of the Preconciliar Catholic Priest

Men of Iron: A Portrait of the Preconciliar Catholic Priest Written by Connie Bagnoli 7/21/14 Fr. V. Capodanno, Naval/Marine Chaplain, Catholic Hero There is a simple tombstone in St. Peter’s Cemetery in West Brighton, Staten Island, New York. It does not stand apart in a specially designated area, nor is it adorned in any way to distinguish this gravesite from the countless Read more [...]

Interfaith outreach in the caliphate: Islamic State jihadists storm 4th-century monastery, expel monks

Interfaith outreach in the caliphate: Islamic State jihadists storm 4th-century monastery, expel monks Robert Spencer Jul 21, 2014 Remember: Christians in the West are not to speak of such things. To do so would harm the “dialogue”: “Talk about extreme, militant Islamists and the atrocities that they have perpetrated globally might undercut the positive Read more [...]

An explosive revelation on the upcoming Synod

An explosive revelation on the upcoming Synod Posted by Sacerdos Romanus at 7/21/2014 A reliable source has informed us that a certain bishop in Germany is worried about the direction preparations for the upcoming Extraordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family are taking. The bishop is said to have claimed that supporters of Cardinal Kasper's proposals have taken steps (apparently successfully) to limit the Read more [...]

Novelties never specifically called for that have been inflicted on the Church

Novelties never specifically called for that have been inflicted on the Church July 21, 2014 Posted by Tantumblogo Pertinacious Papist ( ) has compiled a list of changes that were not formally called for in Vatican II that have been inflicted on the Church nonetheless. It’s a pretty Read more [...]


Anyone looking at the world scene today knows that the Consecration of Russia according to the requests of Our Lady of Fatima has not been done. Today, the President of the United States gave a weak-kneed response to the actions of the villain, Vladimir Putin, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 300 innocent men, women and children, including infants, as a commercial airliner was shot down by Russian militant separatists four days ago and the crash scene has not even been put in the hands of Read more [...]

Tony Palmer

Tony Palmer Louie Verrecchio 21. July, 2014 As some of you may have already learned, there are reports that Tony Palmer, the man Pope Francis called his “brother bishop,” died in a motorcycle accident over the weekend. May Our Blessed Lord have mercy on his soul. While none of us can say with absolute certainty whether or not Pope Francis had privately encouraged his personal friend of many years to renounce his heresy and to Read more [...]

The Maryland Catholic Conference/Bishops, Its “Catholic” Guvnah/Wannabee Prez, and Illegal Immigrants

The Maryland Catholic Conference/Bishops, Its "Catholic" Guvnah/Wannabee Prez, and Illegal Immigrants Source: Restore-DC-Catholicism 1. Maryland Bishops And Catholic Conference Join The Chorus Of Illegal Immigrant Panderers 7/19/14 Here's the garbage action alert that I received from the Maryland Catholic Conference a few days ago. Take Action Instead of going to school, playing with friends, Read more [...]

Plans for joint commemorations of Reformation unravel as Protestants accused of slapping Catholics in the face

Plans for joint commemorations of Reformation unravel as Protestants accused of slapping Catholics in the face 18 July 2014 by Christa Pongratz-Lippitt A bitter clash between the Catholic Church and the Lutherans in Germany is threatening the planned joint celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017. The row revolves around Read more [...]

Iraq Catholic leader says Islamic State worse than Genghis Khan

Iraq Catholic leader says Islamic State worse than Genghis Khan By Dominic Evans and Raheem Salman BAGHDAD Sun Jul 20, 2014 (Reuters) - The head of Iraq's largest church said on Sunday that Islamic State militants who drove Christians out of Mosul were worse than Mongol leader Genghis Khan and his grandson Hulagu who ransacked medieval Baghdad. Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Raphael Sako led a wave of condemnation for the Sunni Islamists who demanded Christians either convert, submit Read more [...]

The Pope and ‘paedophile cardinals’: another clue that Francis is at war with the Vatican

The Pope and ‘paedophile cardinals’: another clue that Francis is at war with the Vatican 18 July 2014 Damian Thompson Today’s front-page splash in The Catholic Herald reads: ‘Vatican in a spin as Pope Francis grants an explosive new interview’. That interview, with La Repubblica, quoted Francis as saying that his advisors had told him that two Read more [...]

Does Pope Francis have a cunning plan?

Does Pope Francis have a cunning plan? Pope Francis has mistakenly been identified as ushering in a new era of ‘progressive’ Catholicism. His real objective is the restoration of a more essential perspective on Christianity John Waters Published 20/07/2014| Some people talk about Pope Francis — some in admiration, some not — as though he is not a Catholic at all, but a liberal interloper determined Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 22nd Roman Martyrology-July 22nd- on this date in various years- At Marseilles in France, the birthday of St. Mary Magdalene, out of whom our Lord expelled seven demons, and who deserved to be the first to see the Saviour after he had risen from the dead. At Philippi in Macedonia, St. Syntyche, mentioned by the blessed apostle Paul. At Ancyra in Galatia, the birthday of the martyr St. Plato. Under the lieutenant-governor Agrippinus, he was scourged, lacerated with iron Read more [...]

Controversy in Korea over papal trip

Controversy in Korea over papal trip By John L. Allen Jr. July 19, 2014 On the subject of the pope’s friends getting him into hot water, there’s a growing controversy with regard to Francis’ upcoming Aug. 14-18 trip to South Korea. It relates to his planned stop on Aug. 16 at a center for around 4,000 disabled people called Kkottongnae, which is the country’s largest Read more [...]

‘FOBs’ driving the train under Pope Francis

‘FOBs’ driving the train under Pope Francis By John L. Allen Jr. July 19, 2014 During the Clinton administration, American politics developed a new bit of argot: “FOB,” meaning “friend of Bill,” an intimate of the president who enjoyed access to the corridors of power and perhaps helped shape his agenda. Today Catholicism has its own emerging “FOB” Read more [...]

Sufi Rituals in Salzburg’s Kollegiekirche

Sufi Rituals in Salzburg's Kollegiekirche Text: Giuseppe Nardi Trans: Tancred 7/20/14 (Salzburg) on Sunday, 20 July, in the context of the Salzburg Festival, there is a profanation of the famous Collegiate Church scheduled on the program. One focus of the festival, the "Spiritual Ouverture" is in 2014 under the slogan "Christianity and Islam." On Sunday, the appearance of the Sufi is to start Read more [...]

Why Today’s Catholics Should Take a Cue from Pope St. Pius X

Why Today's Catholics Should Take a Cue from Pope St. Pius X This saint's approach to problems in the Church and world remain just as valid 100 years after his death. Sr. M. Michele Jascenia, SCMC July 20, 2014 The 20th of August 2014 will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Saint Pius X. As with every saint, there is much we can learn from his life; indeed, Read more [...]

Catholic diocese upends “custom” on homilies

Catholic diocese upends "custom" on homilies David Andreatta July 19, 2014 For the better part of 40 years in churches across the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, clergy ceded the floor to laypeople for the delivery of the homily — the sermon that follows the reading of the Gospel at Mass. The practice, which dated to the mid-1970s and was simultaneously derided by the faithful Read more [...]

The Priest from Bob Jones University is at it again: redefining Transubstantiation?

Irrationality and Infallibility FR. DWIGHT LONGENECKER JULY 19, 2014 APOLOGETICS CORNER, IN THE SPOTLIGHT ST. PETER’S BASILICA AT NIGHT (AND PONTE SANT ANGELO OVER THE TIBER) Not too long ago I spoke with yet another Protestant minister who is about to leave his ministry and join the Catholic Church. He said he ended up in this situation because he had a seminary professor who kept challenging Read more [...]

‘Nun’: The Sign Of Genocide

‘Nun’: The Sign Of Genocide By Rod Dreher • July 19, 2014 That’s the Arabic letter pronounced “nun.” The genocidal Muslims of ISIS used it to mark Christian houses, businesses, and properties in Mosul, according to a report (with photographs) in Rorate Caeli ( ). Why ‘nun’? Here: Nun (ن), the 14th letter of the Arabic alphabet (the equivalent of letter N in our Roman alphabet), is the first letter Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 21st Roman Martyrology-July 21st- on this date in various years- At Rome, the holy virgin Praxedes, who was brought up in all chastity and in the knowledge of the divine law. Diligently attending to watching, prayer, and fasting, she rested in Christ, and was buried near her sister Pudentiana on the Salarian Way. At Babylon, the holy prophet Daniel. At Comana in Armenia, the holy bishop and martyr Zoticus, who was crowned under Severus. At Marseilles in France, Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 20th Roman Martyrology-July 20th- on this date in various years- St. Jerome Emiliani, confessor, founder of the Congregation of Somascha, the heavenly patron of all orphans and destitute children. He fell asleep in the Lord on the 8th of February. At Antioch, the passion of St. Margaret, virgin and martyr. On Mount Carmel, the holy prophet Elijah. In Judea, the birthday of blessed Joseph, surnamed the Just, whom the apostles selected with blessed Matthias for the Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 19th Roman Martyrology-July 19th- on this date in various years- St. Vincent de Paul, priest and confessor, founder of the priests of the Congregation of the Mission and the Sisters of Charity, the heavenly patron of all charitable organizations. He fell asleep in the Lord on the 27th of September. At Colossae in Phrygia, the birthday of St. Epaphras, whom the apostle St. Paul calls his fellow-prisoner. By the same apostle he was consecrated bishop of Colossae, where, becoming Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 18th Roman Martyrology-July 18th- on this date in various years- St. Camillus de Lellis, priest and confessor, founder of the Clerks Regular Ministering to the Sick, the heavenly patron of hospitals and of the sick, whose birthday is the 14th day of July. At Tivoli, in the time of Emperor Hadrian, St. Symphorosa, wife of the martyr St. Getulius, with her seven sons, Crescens, Julian, Nemesius, Primitivus, Justin, Stacteus, and Eugene. The mother, because of her invincible Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 17th Roman Martyrology-July 17th- on this date in various years- At Rome, St. Alexius, confessor, son of the senator Euphemian. Leaving his spouse before the night of marriage, he withdrew from his house, and after a long pilgrimage, returned to Rome where he was for seventeen years harboured in his father's house as an unknown pauper, thus deluding the world in this strange way. After his death, however, becoming known through a voice heard in the churches of the city, and Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 16th Roman Martyrology-July 16th- on this date in various years- The feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel. At Sebaste in Armenia, the holy martyrs Athenogenes, bishop, and ten of his disciples, in the time of Emperor Diocletian. At Treves, St. Valentine, bishop and martyr. At Cordova in Spain, St. Sisenand, cleric and martyr, who was strangled by the Saracens for the faith of Christ. The same day, the birthday of St. Faustus, martyr, under Decius. Read more [...]


Martyrology-July 15th Roman Martyrology-July 15th- on this date in various years- St. Henry I, Roman emperor and confessor, whose birthday was noted on the 13th of this month. At Lyons in France, the death of St. Bonaventure, cardinal and bishop of Albano, confessor and doctor of the Church, of the Order of Friars Minor, who is famed for his learning and the sanctity of his life. His feast is celebrated on the previous day. At Pavia, St. Felix, bishop and martyr. At Porto, the birthday Read more [...]

Obama Forces Religious Groups To Pick Faith Or Funding

[A new Obamandate] Obama Forces Religious Groups To Pick Faith Or Funding 07/18/2014 Neil Munro President Barack Obama is replaying his turnout-boosting 2012 contraception fight against Christian groups by staging a pre-election fight between Christian groups and advocates of new legal rights for gays. He’s expected to sign a regulation on July 21 that would force religious groups that get Read more [...]

BIG ANOUNCEMENT: Pope’s mother is expecting! It’s a girl and a bishop too!

BIG ANOUNCEMENT: Pope’s mother is expecting! [It’s a girl and a bishop too!] Louie Verrecchio 18. July, 2014 Yes, you read that right; the Holy Father’s mother is expecting, and it’s a girl! And if that’s not un-freakin-believable enough; it’s a bishop too! I know, it sounds like I’ve lost my ever lovin’ mind and indeed someone has, but don’t blame me; I’m just one of the sheep blissfully Read more [...]

Cardinal O’Malley: housing illegals more important than protecting unborn

Cardinal O’Malley: housing illegals more important than protecting unborn 7/19/14 Cardinal Sean O’Malley appeared with liberal Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick on Friday to voice support for Patrick’s proposal to house illegal immigrants and offer Catholic social service assistance for illegals, while the Cardinal said nothing all week about a heinous law advancing Read more [...]


Loyal Opposition is defined in Merriam-Webster as "a minority party especially in a legislative body whose opposition to the party in power is constructive, responsible, and bounded by loyalty to fundamental interests and principles." Of course, this definition refers to politics but IMO it could also apply to the situation facing Traditional Roman Catholics in the Church today. But the question really is: Where is the loyal opposition in the Church today? So many of our church leaders seem Read more [...]

It’s over: Genocide has been accomplished in Mosul

It's over: Genocide has been accomplished [in Mosul] Posted by New Catholic at 7/19/2014 The seat of the Syrian Catholic Archeparchy of Mosul and the neighboring Cathedral were completely burned down The cross removed this week from dome of Syriac Orthodox Cathedral, Mosul, Iraq For two thousand years, our dearest brethren saw it all from Mosul: Romanized Greeks, Persians, Hellenized Romans Read more [...]

Vatican official: UN trade agency is ‘inspiration’ for Holy See’s positions

[Abp. Toso: UN committee helpful in the development of the Church's social doctrine] Vatican official: UN trade agency is ‘inspiration’ for Holy See’s positions Catholic World News - July 18, 2014 The secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace has paid tribute to UNCTAD, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, at a meeting in Geneva marking the body’s 50th anniversary. Archbishop Mario Toso’s remarks, delivered on June 17, were published in the Read more [...]

Should Catholics take a chill pill about Pope Francis?

Should Catholics take a chill pill about Pope Francis? TTC (The Tenth Crusade) 7/18/14 Our friend Mike Voris is suggesting the proper response to Pope Francis style of saying every thought that comes into his head no matter how unwise or unsound is to wait a few days until the Vatican can crack the code and tell us what he meant. Here are the video and transcript: Read more [...]

PopeWatch: Unintentional Irony

[An exclusive conference on an inclusive economy!] PopeWatch: Unintentional Irony Published Friday, July 18, A.D. 2014 | By Donald R. McClarey PopeWatch has long been a fan of unintentional irony and he does appreciate this section of a report on a two day conference by the Pontifical Council of Justice and Peace on the economic ideas of Pope Francis: The monsignor explained that the conference, called “The Read more [...]

Vatican message to Muslims calls for ‘genuine fraternity’

Vatican message to Muslims calls for ‘genuine fraternity’ Catholic World News - July 18, 2014 The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has released its annual message to Muslims for the end of Ramadan, which will take place on July 28. The statement, dated June 24, was released on July 18. Citing statements by St. John Paul II and Pope Francis, and recalling that Pope Francis personally signed last year’s message, the president and secretary of the pontifical council 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 [...]

They Don’t Like Us

They Don’t Like Us. Michael Voris and team are compiling a scathing and comprehensive report titled “The Demolition of the Faith”. I’d say once this report is released, not liking us will be an understatement.

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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