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Possessed by the devil, they did not understand anything…

The Fathers of the Second Council of Constantinople, that is. “As we said earlier, I repeat once more: If anyone preaches to you a gospel contrary to what you have received, let him be accursed. Since the Lord declares that the … Continue reading

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Speaking of Paul VI and surprising comforts…

I just saw the following quotation on another forum–it is solid gold! “4. In making this profession, we are aware of the disquiet which agitates certain modern quarters with regard to the faith. They do not escape the influence of a … Continue reading

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Pope John XXIII: A Saint (1)

This is the first post of, well–I’m still undecided how many there will be–in which I shall provide excerpts from the writings of Pope John XXIII. I do not pretend to provide an exhaustive portrait of his magisterium, merely to provide statements … Continue reading

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Thank you, Pope Francis!

We interrupt this broadcast to bring you a couple things that not only did not make me cringe, but also made me proud to call Francis “My Pope”. Either the exertion of enunciating such conventional Catholic wisdom gave him a … Continue reading

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A brief argument against sola Scriptura…

“16 He that heareth you, heareth me; and he that despiseth you, despiseth me; and he that despiseth me, despiseth him that sent me. 17 And the seventy-two returned with joy, saying: Lord, the devils also are subject to us … Continue reading

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“These go to eleven.”

“It’s such a fine line between stupid and… and clever.” — David St. Hubbins and… Derek Smalls “‘This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth rate of this band cannot even … Continue reading

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“Don’t cross the streams.”

“An error which is not resisted is approved; a truth which is not defended is suppressed.” — Leo XIII, Inimica Vis (1892) Given the devil-may-care claims afoot these days about the non-overlapping nature of dogma and discipline (or “doctrinal” creed … Continue reading

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