Why No V2 Supporters Should Gloat over the Restrictions on the TLM

It was tempting as an avid supporter of Vatican II to go way to far in underlining the fact in Pope Francis’ recent Motu Proprio shows that still and yet again the Magisterium of the Church is telling us in not so many words (as it has constantly said so explicitly) that the future isContinue reading “Why No V2 Supporters Should Gloat over the Restrictions on the TLM”

Are the New Ordination Rites Valid?

Sometimes the best way to respond to a claim is to step back, and lookat what the other person is looking at in the very first sentences. For example, many of the great thinkers in our times or modern timeshave detailed books on their theories. You are not going to find amistake in logic fromContinue reading “Are the New Ordination Rites Valid?”

Did Pope Saint Paul Invalidate the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick?

2) Paul VI allowed the bishops to use other oils for extreme unction.How can it not invalidate the sacrament? Pervious Papal documents say that it has to be olive oil, Yet Paul VI allowed other oils. In short, the type of oil is a human-church tradition, not a divine given one by scripture nor theContinue reading “Did Pope Saint Paul Invalidate the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick?”

Letter From the Editor October 2020: Love or Hate or Something in Between the Choice is Still the Same

For this month’s general letter I want to return to an addition to the website’s homepage. The open letter to those discourage – Hope against Hope was meant to be a bridge between various ideas about what Vatican II was and will be for the future. The whole point is that, if you like VaticanContinue reading “Letter From the Editor October 2020: Love or Hate or Something in Between the Choice is Still the Same”

Sugar Coating Vatican II

I thank the commentator who brought up this question on one of my articles. Pray for me I pray for you. Does this website sugar Coat Vatican II? Do many bishops sugar coat Vatican II? This is a good question. My response would be some questions in return, then a reply. Sometimes the first personContinue reading “Sugar Coating Vatican II”