Bully Bishop Orders Removal of Kneelers

From a reader…. We had a kneeler for those who wished to kneel and receive on the tongue. The Bishop ordered kneelers removed from the three parishes in the diocese that allowed their use. This impacts the elderly and infirm. His reasons: We have the right to kneel but no right to a kneeler and … Read more

Words of Comfort for Catholics Whose Bishop Appears to Mandate Communion in Hand

Fr. John Zuhlsdorf offers advice to Catholics who find themselves in a situation in which it appears that their Bishops are restricting receipt of Holy Communion to in the hand. The 2004 document Redemptionis Sacramentum from the Congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments still has force today for the whole Latin Church. … Read more

Amazing Coincidences: Pachamama Bowl – Vigil of Easter in St. Peter’s – Annuario Pontificio

At the end of the Amazon Synod (“walking together”) in October 2019, a black ritual bowl with markings associated with Pachamama, with demonic idol worship, was placed at Francis’ behest directly on the main altar of St. Peter’s Basilica, above the tomb of the Apostle Peter.  It had red flowers associated with that demon cult.  … Read more

Canon Lawyer Eviscerates Bishops – One in Particular – Who Refuse to Apply the Law

From Fr. Z’s Blog Right away go over to canonist Ed Peters’ place and read his vivisection of Card. Cupich. It’s not just Cupich whom he has eviscerated.  It’s all the bishops who refuse to implement the Church’s Canon Law.   I believe bishops take oaths when they are consecrated and when they take an office.  … Read more

More Than a Coincidence? Church Celebrates Feast of St. Peter Damian During Vatican Sex Abuse Summit

Speaking of homosexuality, during the Rome “summit”, on 23 February, we will celebrate the feast of St Peter Damian (d 1072), Doctor of the Church. St. Peter was a spectacular theologian and reformer.  One of his hardest hitting works is the Liber Gomorrhianus, which blasts, among other sins, pederasty and homosexuality in the clergy. Let’s just say … Read more