Angelus November - December 2016 "Hope"

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Theme: Hope

  • Final Impenitence and Hope: Parallel Scenes in Dante‰۪s Inferno and Purgatorio, by Andrew J. Clarendon
  • Latins and Greeks on Purgatory, by Gabriel S. Sanchez
  • A Reflection on Celebrating Halloween, by Beatrice Freccia
  • Nietzsche and Hope, by Fr. Jonathan Loop, SSPX
  • Heaven: Where the Morning Lies, by Pater Senior

Faith and Morals

  • The Advent Liturgy, by Fr. Christopher Danel
  • Hope Amidst Trouble, Extracts from E Supremi Apostolatu by St. Pius X


  • The Monster of Thomism, by Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, SSPX
  • Lights of the Church, by Fr. Albert, O,P.
  • Never Despair of God's Mercy, by a Benedictine monk

Christian Culture

  • Progress in Sacred Art by Daniel Mitsui
  • See How Hopeless These Christians are . . ., by Dr. John Rao
  • "Thou Shalt Not Lie", by SSPX Sisters
  • Celebrating the Nativity with the Redemptorists, by Gabriel S. Sanchez

Questions and Answers

  • What are the places in the hereafter? Are we talking about states of the souls or of real places?
  • We have often heard of the three first places. What is the meaning of limbo?
  • Does this prove the existence of Limbo?
  • How do the theologians understand the pains of these children
  • Does not the Church grant a funeral Mass for unbaptized infants?
  • Was that ritual change of 1970 the prelude to doctrinal changes in the teaching about Limbo?
  • What are the underlying implications behind virtually shutting up Limbo?
  • Why is it important to hold on to the teaching of Limbo?

News from Tradition

  • New Vatican Communications Director is an American
  • Earthquake near Norcia, Italy—the Birthplace of St. Benedict
  • Pope Francis Continues the Reorganization of the Roman Curia
  • Burial Crypt in New York's Old St. Patrick Cathedral Available
  • The Father Abbot and the Cardinal

Theological Studies

  • The Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia: A Theological Critique by 45 Theologians

The Last Word by Fr. Daniel Courture, SSPX