Angelus March/April 2016 "Synod and the Family"

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Theme: The Synod and the Family

  • Marriage and Family - Extracts from the Preparatory Schema to Vatican II
  • Ideology at Work, by Anca-Maria Cernea, M.D., Synodal Intervention
  • Synodal Results, by Fr. Daniel Couture, SSPX
  • A Season for Everything - The Synod as Optimal Friend and Miserable Foe, by Dr. John Rao
  • The Family - Tempering the Political, Intimating the Eternal, by Dr. Michael Berton 

Faith and Morals

  • Gargoyles - Monsters, humorous, decorative embellishment 
  • Family Table Talk: Roundtable with Frs. Beck & Goldade, Dr. Flanery and Miss Temple 
  • Holy Week and Easter, by Fr. Christopher Danel, SSPX
  • A Domestic Crusade, by Archbishop Lefebvre, SSPX extracts from Jubilee sermon 


  • Facing the Liberals, by Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, SSPX 
  • Salvation through the Family, by a Benedictine Monk 

Christian Culture

  • Saint-Nicolas du Chardonnet, by Dr. Marie-France Hilgar 
  • The Synod of Adultery - St. Theodore the Studite vs. Constantine VI, by Roberto de Mattei 
  • Quiet Heroism, by Dr. Randall Flanery 
  • Ad Multos Annos!, interview with Fr. Franz Schmidberger, SSPX 

Question and Answer - Fr. Juan-Carlos Iscara, SSPX

  • How can we explain the loss of a family spirit today?
  • Does the order in the ends of marraige come from busy brains of obscure theologians?
  • What are we to think of Natural Family Planning (NFP) as a method? 
  • Is this a critique of the way the Church today promotes NFP?
  • What reasons are given by Pius XII to allow periodic continence?

News from Tradition

  • Toward a "Protestantixation" and an "Anglicanization" 
  • Issues of Death and of Life
  • The Vatican and the Environment
  • Journalistic Hypocrisy
  • Bakers Pay the Price
  • Persecution of Christians Continues

Theological Studies

  • Virgin, Wife and Mother, by Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta, SSPX

The Last Word, by Fr. Daniel Couture, SSPX