Category Archives: General

General discussion and articles that don’t fit into any other category.

A New Traditional Order in Tulsa–the Daughters of Mary! OR Are They Next on the Traditionalist Chopping Block?

A New Traditional Order in Tulsa–the Daughters of Mary! OR Are They Next on the Traditionalist Chopping Block?

Fellow Trads, What is Transpiring in the Tulsa Diocese?

Posted by Joseph Ostermeir on 9/28/16

* Disclaimer. This blog has absolutely no connection to the Daughters of Mary or any other official person or entity in the diocese. Please express any concerns directly and respectfully to the diocese through the proper channels.

In 2011, His Excellency Bishop Edward Slattery of Tulsa founded a new Order for women devoted to the contemplative life and traditional piety, called the Daughter’s of Mary, Mother of Israel’s Hope. This steady venture has culminated in around 7 Postulants preparing to take the Religious Habit this October, Next Month.

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International Declaration of Fidelity to the Church’s Unchangeable Doctrine and Uninterrupted Discipline on Marriage

IMPORTANT: International Declaration of Fidelity to the Church’s Unchangeable Doctrine and Uninterrupted Discipline on Marriage (Sign it as well!)

80 Catholic personalities reaffirm their loyalty to the Magisterium of the Church on the family and Catholic morals

A Declaration of Fidelity to the Church’s Unchangeable Teaching on Marriage and to Her Uninterrupted Discipline was disclosed today by a group of 78 Catholic personalities, including cardinals, bishops, priests, eminent scholars, leaders of pro-family and pro-life organizations and influential figures of civil society.

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Cardinal Schönborn’s Website Promotes Gender Theory Amidst Papal Praise

Cardinal Schönborn’s Website Promotes Gender Theory Amidst Papal Praise

BY MAIKE HICKSON ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

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A translated screen capture of Erzdioezese-wien.at – the official Archdiocesan website of Vienna, Austria

On the official website of the Archdiocese of Vienna, Austria – whose reigning archbishop is Cardinal Christoph Schönborn – two different articles, though not explicitly related to one another, will likely be of great importance for Catholics in the world today.

First, there is to be found the report that Pope Francis himself has just written a supportive letter to Cardinal Schönborn on the occasion of his 25th anniversary as a bishop. Francis praises this cardinal for his leading the Austrian Bishops’ Conference as its President “in a praiseworthy manner” and for his “concordance of word and work” that is so manifest in his personal witness. The pope also highlights that Cardinal Schönborn in his office as archbishop – and especially in his “care for the Sacred Doctrine” – is notably attentive that the sheep entrusted to him may “follow the path which you [Schönborn] show them with help of your words and your example.”

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Look at Eduardo Miñarro – a new Bergoglian Bishop from Buenos Aires – believes embryos are not life and approves of “gay marriage!”

Look at Eduardo Miñarro – a new Bergoglian Bishop from Buenos Aires – believes embryos are not life and approves of “gay marriage!”

Posted by Vox Cantoris at Wednesday, September 28, 2016

This is the newest Bergoglian Bishop.

Clearly, Redemptionis Sacramentum never made it to Argentina.

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“The Holy Father has appointed Fr. Oscar Eduardo Miñarro as auxiliary bishop of Merlo-Moreno (area 301, population 1,051,000, Catholics 861,820, priests 59, permanent deacons 30, religious 198), Argentina. The bishop-elect was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1960 and was ordained a priest in 1995. He studied in the major seminary of Morón. He has served in a number of pastoral roles, including parish vicar, parish priest, dean, member of the diocesan pastoral council, member of the presbyteral council and the college of consultors, legal representative of various colleges and head of seminarians in the diocese. He is currently vicar general of the diocese of Merlo-Moreno and parish priest of Nuestra Señora de la Merced.”

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USCCCP publishes report on implementation of Amoris Laetitia

USCCCP publishes report on implementation of Amoris Laetitia

[USCCCP Prez: “Amoris Laetitia, a Tremendous Gift for Church and Families in the U.S.”! What planet is His Excellency living on?]

Catholic World News – September 28, 2016
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has published a report on the reception and implementation of Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia.

The report was written at the request of Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, the general secretary of the Synod of Bishops, and is based on 59 responses to a survey of bishops and leaders of Catholic organizations.

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Catholic Action League Rebukes Emily Rooney for Defaming Saint Padre Pio

[Government TV (WGBH Boston) spends tax dollars to attack Catholics]

NEWS RELEASE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: C. J. DOYLE
CATHOLICACTIONLEAGUE@GMAIL.COM

The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today criticized public television host Emily Rooney for claiming that Padre Pio—Catholicism’s most popular modern saint—was “a charlatan.”

Rooney, a former network television producer, moderates a weekly, half-hour discussion program, Beat the Press, where she and four panelists, usually a mix of columnists and professors of journalism, analyze news coverage of local and national events. The program is broadcast on Boston’s WGBH-TV, the so-called flagship station of the Public Broadcasting System.

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Our Lady Of The Holy Rosary novena Sept 28-Oct 6

O QUEEN of the most holy Rosary, in these times
of brazen impiety, show again thy power, with the
signs which accompanied thy victories of old, and from
the throne where thou art seated, dispensing pardon and
grace, in pity watch over the Church of thy Son, His
Vicar, and every order of the clergy and laity, suffering
in grievous warfare.
Hasten, O most powerful destroyer of heresy, hasten the hour of mercy,
seeing that the hour of judgment is daily challenged by innumerable offenses.
Obtain for me, the lowest of men, kneeling suppliant in thy presence,
the grace which may enable me to live a just life on earth,
and reign with the just in heaven,
whilst with the faithful throughout the world,
O Queen of the most holy Rosary, I salute thee and cry out:
Queen of the most holy Rosary, pray for us!
Mention your intentions….
(Indulgence: 500 days, per Leo XIII, July 3, 1886)

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How the ‘Catholic’ version of Ontario’s sex ed grooms kids for the Sexual Revolution

How the ‘Catholic’ version of Ontario’s sex ed grooms kids for the Sexual Revolution: a grade-by-grade breakdown

Pete Baklinski

TORONTO, September 26, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Ontario’s Liberal government paid $250,000 to have a Catholic educators’ organization attempt to reframe lesbian Premier Kathleen Wynne’s controversial sex-education program so that it squares with Catholic teaching. But faithful Catholic parents scanning through the resources will likely be outraged — and even feel betrayed by Catholic leadership — over how much the resources deviate from authentic Catholic teaching.

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Saudi Arabia deports Catholics for celebrating Assumption

Saudi Arabia deports Catholics for celebrating Assumption

[How many Muslims have been deported from Catholic countries for celebrating Ramadan or Eid?]

Catholic World News – September 26, 2016

Saudi Arabia has deported 27 Catholics, all Lebanese Maronites, who were arrested for celebrating the feast of the Assumption in a private home.

Saudi religious police raided the home in Al Khafij where the celebration was taking place, and charged those involved with “un-Islamic prayer.” The raid and the deportations appear to violate a Saudi policy, announced in 2006, that Christians would be allowed to practice their own faiths in private.

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Pope Francis supports marches defending traditional marriage in Mexico

Pope Francis supports marches defending traditional marriage in Mexico

Jan Bentz

MEXICO CITY, September 26, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Pope Francis offered words of encouragement to participants of the demonstration to express support for traditional family life in Mexico.

On Sunday after a Mass for the jubilee of catechists at St. Peter’s Square and before the Angelus, Pope Francis took a moment to commend the Mexican people who gathered the day before in their country in defense of the family and in protest against the acknowledgement of homosexual “marriages.”

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Vatican to U.N.: No sustainable development without ‘absolute respect for life’ in ‘all its stages’

Vatican to U.N.: No sustainable development without ‘absolute respect for life’ in ‘all its stages’

Pete Baklinski

NEW YORK, September 26, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — A Vatican representative told the U.N. last week that for any development to be truly “sustainable,” it must be founded on an “authentic and absolute” respect for life.

“As Pope Francis said here last year, ‘The pillars of integral human development have a common foundation, which is the right to life,’ which presumes that ‘we recognize a moral law written into human nature itself, one that includes the natural difference between man and woman (cf. Laudato Si’, 155), and absolute respect for life in all its stages and dimensions,’” said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State for the Holy See, in his September 22 address in New York at the General Debate of the 71st Session of the General Assembly.

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US exorcism rate soaring

US exorcism rate soaring

[While the new Bergoglian bishop of Tulsa shuts down a priestly society of exorcists]

Catholic World News – September 26, 2016

The demand for exorcisms in the US has soared in recent years, two Catholic priests told the Daily Telegraph.

The London newspaper—covering a story that is rarely mentioned in US newspapers—reports that the number of American priests officially assigned as exorcists has quadrupled in the past decade. Although no statistics are kept on the number of exorcisms, those involved agree that it has increased dramatically.

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Chinese officials again take ‘underground’ bishop into custody to prevent appearance at another recently-deceased prelate’s funeral

Chinese officials again take ‘underground’ bishop into custody to prevent appearance at another recently-deceased prelate’s funeral

[More fruit of the Bergoglian Fernostpolitik]

Catholic World News – September 26, 2016

For the 2nd time in less than a month, Chinese officials have taken an “underground” Catholic bishop on a trip to a remote part of the country, so that he cannot preside at the funeral of a deceased Catholic prelate.

Bishop Anthony Xu Jiwel of Taizhou died on September 25, at the age of 81, after a long illness. He had spent years in prison before being ordained as a priest in 1985, then named Bishop of Taizhou in 2010. He was, however, recognized by the Chinese government as well as the Holy See.

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