Pope Pius IX’s Qui Pluribus is Alone Capable of Defeating Catholicism’s Enemies

In 1846, Blessed Pius IX began his first papal encyclical, Qui Pluribus (On Faith and Religion), by describing his purpose in writing to the Church’s bishops: “Its purpose is to urge that you keep the night-watches over the flock entrusted to your care with the greatest possible eagerness, wakefulness and effort, and that you raise … Read more

Making Reparation For the Offenses Against the Sacred Heart of Jesus That Have Grown Progressively Worse Since Vatican II

In his June 5, 2024 General Audience, Francis announced his intention to publish a document on devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus in September: “We are passing through this month dedicated to the Sacred Heart. . . This is why I am pleased to prepare a document that brings together the precious reflections of … Read more

In New Synodal Document, U.S. Bishops Rejoice at Creating a Safe Harbor for Everyone Except Catholics

On May 28, 2024, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops published its “National Synthesis of the People of God in the United States of America for the Interim Stage of the 2021-2024 Synod.” Relatively few people will take time to read the insignificant document, and those who do will likely find it to be … Read more

The Diabolic Deception of Dignitas Infinita

On April 8, 2024, Cardinal Víctor Manuel “Tucho” Fernández and his Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith released their Declaration on Human Dignity, Dignitas Infinita. Although Catholics celebrated the transferred Feast of the Annunciation on April 8th, we can draw a more apt comparison to Dignitas Infinita from the solar eclipse in America also … Read more

How Do We Respond to the Diabolical Disorientation That Defines the State of the Union and the State of the Synodal Church?

Although it is virtually certain that Biden could not begin to grasp the significance of the words he angrily barked during his State of the Union Address, it is striking to consider how he developed one of the main themes of his speech: “Not since President Lincoln and the Civil War have freedom and democracy … Read more

Open Letter to Francis: Why Are You Destroying the Religion of the Saints?

Dear Francis, We write to you as fellow sinners, in great need of God’s mercy. In various ways — especially through your Synod on Synodality and persistent opposition to proselytism — you have asked Catholics to have respect for all baptized Christians and their particular religious beliefs. This openness to the religious beliefs of others … Read more