Concerning Archbishop Lefebvre, the Council, and Bishop Schneider

Concerning Archbishop Lefebvre, the Council, and Bishop Schneider

An article by Bishop Athanasius Schneider on “the interpretation of Vatican II and its connection with the current crisis of the Church” in Corrispondenza Romana has been circulating online for some time.

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Bishop Schneider Says “There are Ambiguities in Vatican II”

Bishop Schneider Says “There are Ambiguities in Vatican II”

On July 26, 2017, Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana in Kazahkstan, published a column in the Corrispondenza Romana, on the theme of “the interpretation of Vatican II and the current crisis in the Church”. Here are the main points of his article.

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Professor Tolkien Goes to Mass: What the Author and Scholar Saw that Others Dismissed

Professor Tolkien Goes to Mass: What the Author and Scholar Saw that Others Dismissed

From the first, the English author and Oxford University professor J.R.R. Tolkien was unwilling to embrace the liturgical reforms implemented after the Second Vatican Council. His grandson Simon tells this story:

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More Nonsense Regarding Martin Luther

More Nonsense Regarding Martin Luther

Following on the “celebration” of the Protestant Reformation by Pope Francis last October in his visit to Sweden, the Vatican postage stamp honoring Martin Luther, and the statement from the Vatican that Luther was a “witness to the Gospel,” Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, has added something even more unsettling.

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Relics of Padre Pio to Visit America

Relics of Padre Pio to Visit America

Relics of the saintly Capuchin friar will be made available to Catholics in the United States throughout the month of May and again in September, 2017.

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Italy: From Padre Pio to St. Michael the Archangel

Italy: From Padre Pio to St. Michael the Archangel

On May 1, some Italian youth will begin a journey on foot that will take them from Padre Pio’s tomb to the sanctuary dedicated to St. Michael on Monte Gargano.

The Society of St. Pius X’s District of Italy has organized its second youth pilgrimage on May 1; participants will go by foot from San Giovanni Rotondo to Monte Sant’Angelo.

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THE CHOICE OF ROME

THE CHOICE OF ROME

I believe I must add some words to draw the attention of our priests and our seminarians to the indisputable fact of the Roman influences on our spirituality, on our liturgy, and even on our theology.

One cannot deny that this is a providential fact. God, who leads all things, has in His infinite wisdom

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1974 Declaration of Archbishop Lefebvre

1974 Declaration of Archbishop Lefebvre

We hold fast, with all our heart and with all our soul, to Catholic Rome, Guardian of the Catholic Faith and of the traditions necessary to preserve this faith, to Eternal Rome, Mistress of wisdom and truth.

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CHURCH AND WORLD

CHURCH AND WORLD

Pope Francis has appointed an American, Mr. Greg Burke, as the new Vatican spokesman, replacing Jesuit Fr. Frederico Lombardi, who has retired at the age of 73 after 10 years in the position.

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Pope Francis's Statement On SSPX Confessions

Pope Francis's Statement On SSPX Confessions

At the close of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Holy Father made special mention of the SSPX priests' faculty to absolve sins.

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