Pope Francis/Vatican II Chastity!

If you have read articles on chastity you may have come across the following questions. How far can I go? What the more profound chastity speakers will respond with is, “How far can I go is the wrong question.” Ask how can I be chaste instead. —-and so forth then explaining the positive things ofContinue reading “Pope Francis/Vatican II Chastity!”

Donatism and Pope Francis

Is the error of Donatism still alive today? Perhaps un wittingly yes it is. I think Pope Francis is great, but others strongly disagree. It is good to recall though that worthiness of an office does not reduce its sacramental powers or its assistance by God. We can read in the Catechism of the CatholicContinue reading “Donatism and Pope Francis”

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”

4 Quotes on Papal Primacy/Error

“For it has never been allowed that that be discussed again which has once been decided by the Apostolic See” St. Boniface I, Letter to Rufus, Bishop of Thessaly 422 “The Apostolic See’s confession of faith is unassailable; it is impossible for it to be stained by any false doctrine or be contaminated by anyContinue reading “4 Quotes on Papal Primacy/Error”

Respect for Francis and Vatican II

Over the course of several debates I have noticed a trend. Several times a debate will start out on the topic of Vatican II and end with some rather negative comments on Pope Francis. Why? What does Pope Francis have to do with anyone’s acceptance of Vatican II or obedience to an ecumenical council? TheContinue reading “Respect for Francis and Vatican II”

Life Site News

I have a lot of good to say about Life Site News. Unfortunately, I also have several warnings about the website and news service. This review covers my impression from Sept 2019 to Aug-2020. First the positives. They promote pro-life views and bring to light many great news stories that may have been left inContinue reading “Life Site News”

Letter from the Editor August 2020: Encouragement Promoting Obedience to Bishops

“Be ye subject therefore to every human creature for God’s sake: whether it be to the king as excelling; Or to governors as sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of the good: For so is the will of God, that by doing well you may put to silence theContinue reading “Letter from the Editor August 2020: Encouragement Promoting Obedience to Bishops”