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Mary, the Mother of God, leads her children to Christ
SOLEMNITY

Mary, the Mother of God, leads her children to Christ

At Cana we see a foreshadowing of Mary's maternal mediation. By her faith, the heavenly Mother introduces her children into the mystery of Christ's saving power, which has its culmination on Calvary. From the encyclical Redemptoris Mater.


Fiducia supplicans latest piece of Francis' new paradigm
ANALYSIS

Fiducia supplicans latest piece of Francis' new paradigm

The "civil war" provoked by the declaration on the blessings to irregular and homosexual couples is the result of a decade marked by two visions of the faith irreducible between them (and irreducible only to the "Fernández management").


The secret of Christian Christmas
NATIVITY 2023

The secret of Christian Christmas

In front of the defenceless infant of Bethlehem, it becomes paradoxical to see that wars and violence affect children above all. Yet, that Child of Bethlehem who smiles at us is a message of love and forgiveness from a God who, in order to make himself acceptable, made himself so small as to dwell in the womb of a Woman like each one of us.

 


Seewald: Francis wants to erase Benedict XVI's legacy
INTERVIEW

Seewald: Francis wants to erase Benedict XVI's legacy

Gay couples, Latin Mass, sexual abuse, purging of the men most closely associated with Benedict, the appointment of Fernández: Pope Francis has done everything he could to destroy what his predecessor had built. One year after the death of Benedict XVI, his biographer and friend Peter Seewald speaks out.


"We kneel before the King of Heaven and Earth".
Christmas 2023

"We kneel before the King of Heaven and Earth".

"Our prayer before the Infant Saviour is not an exercise of sentimentality but a source of grace for the embrace of all that it means to live in Him during our days on earth, in anticipation of His eternal company in the Kingdom of Heaven". Cardinal Raymond L. Burke's homily for Christmas Day.


Making room for Jesus, making room for every person
Bethlehem

Making room for Jesus, making room for every person

Christmas is saying yes to God so that Jesus may be born in our hearts. Only then can a path of Justice and Peace be born. This is the homily delivered on Christmas night in Bethlehem by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Cardinal Pierbattista Pizzaballa


Müller: Blessings for gay couples are blasphemous
CATHOLIC CHURCH

Müller: Blessings for gay couples are blasphemous

The Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith dismantles the arguments of the declaration Fiducia Supplicans that opens the door to blessings for irregular couples, and calls on priests and bishops to avoid such blessings.  


'Yes to blessing gay couples'. Pope accelerates the revolution
Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith

'Yes to blessing gay couples'. Pope accelerates the revolution

With the declaration Fiducia supplicans Card. Fernández (Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith) sanctions the blessing of any form of union. As long as no rituals take place and they are not confused with marriage, appearance is safe, doctrine is not.


Saint Rita Of Cascia magazine teaches homoheresy
HOMOSEXUALITY

Saint Rita Of Cascia magazine teaches homoheresy

The bimonthly magazine Dalle api alle rose (From bees to roses), edited by the Monastery of Saint Rita of Cascia, devotes an entire issue during the Christmas period to the legitimisation of homosexuality in the Church, misrepresenting the Bible and even the Saint for impossible causes. Confusion between sin and sinner.


The truth of the Immaculate Conception triumphed at the Sorbonne dispute
HISTORY OF A DOGMA

The truth of the Immaculate Conception triumphed at the Sorbonne dispute

Year 1305: Duns Scotus appeared at the Sorbonne for the dispute between himself and all the professors opposed to the Immaculate Conception. The blessed refutes the 200 objections one by one, presenting arguments that would be decisive for the definition of the dogma.


The power of the Pope, a service to the transmission of the faith
CANON LAW / 2

The power of the Pope, a service to the transmission of the faith

This is the second part of the in-depth study on the power of the Roman Pontiff: the preservation of the depositum fidei is the priority and inescapable requirement of his ministry.
- First part: The Pope's power is supreme, but not absolute or unlimited, by Geraldina Boni


Burke’s Eviction, the Papacy loses out
VATICAN

Burke’s Eviction, the Papacy loses out

Despotic decisions and communication through 'friends. These are serious gestures which show substantial contempt for the Church’s institution and the Papacy to lose credibility.
- The Pope's power is supreme, but not absolute or unlimited, by Geraldina Boni