PopeWatch: Ordinary Magisterium

    Father Z brings us the news that the Vatican is ginning up attacks on the Four Cardinals who asked for clarification in regard to Amoris Laetitia:   A few days ago Vatican Insider, at La Stampa, run by

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Fortnight For Freedom: High Worship Word

    Captain James T. Kirk: [to Spock] Keep working on the window if we’re ever gonna regain our freedom. Cloud William: Freedom? [he gets up] Cloud William: Freedom? Captain James T. Kirk: Spock. Mr. Spock: Yes, I heard, Captain.

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Reaping Whirlwinds

“For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.” Hosea 8: 7 A Dana Loesch ad for the NRA, which is two months old.  Suddenly the left discovers it and goes crazy today.  Mark Shea, that is your

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Caesar Signals Thumbs Down on Charlie Gard

    For deluded Catholics who believe that Moses carried down an eleventh commandment stating “Caesar picks up the tab for Healthcare!”, Dave Griffey gives some food for thought at Daffey Thoughts:   God bless these parents and this beautiful

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PopeWatch: Pontifical Academy for Death

  Sandro Magister gives us the details as to why the Pontifical Academy for Life should be renamed: At the Pontifical Academy for Life, the first big uproar was over the appointment of the Anglican moral theologian Nigel Biggar, a

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PopeWatch: Lavender Mafia

    It should always be recalled that a large part of the impetus behind Pope Francis and his attempt to transform the Catholic Church into an Episcopal Church with worse music is the Lavender Mafia.  One of the poster

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Fortnight For Freedom: Nuns of the Battlefield

      The Church is sometimes depicted as somehow an alien presence in this fair land of freedom.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  Catholics, beginning with Christopher Columbus, have played a vital role in American history from

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Project Veritas: CNN Bovine Droppings

National treasure James O’Keefe of Project Veritas proves that CNN is the home of fake news:   In a video released overnight by ‘Project Veritas‘ founder James O’Keefe, CNN producer John Bonifield is caught on film admitting that the network’s

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Quotes Suitable for Framing: Pope Leo XIII

  18. In like manner, the other pains and hardships of life will have no end or cessation on earth; for the consequences of sin are bitter and hard to bear, and they must accompany man so long as life

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PopeWatch: Contradiction

    The former head of the Vatican Bank,  Ettore Gotti Tedeschi, lets Pope Francis have it in an essay in La Verita:   I see two implicit messages in the Pope’s failure to answer the dubia. The first implicit

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Fortnight For Freedom: Why Do We Celebrate the Fourth?

      Why do we observe Independence Day on the Fourth of July each year?  Is it merely a historical commemoration, or is it because the lightning words of the Declaration of Independence still have meaning and relevance today? 

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Trump Largely Wins One In the Supreme Court

  In an unsigned opinion today the Supreme Court lifted stays imposed by lower courts on President Trump’s travel ban on travel for 90 days from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia and Yemen, except for nationals of those countries who

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Fortnight For Freedom: SERTUM LAETITIAE

Pius XII was the first Pope to visit the United States, albeit as Papal Secretary of State.  He visited Mount Vernon while in the country on October 22, 1936.  On  November 1, 1939 he issued the encyclical SERTUM LAETITIAE commemorating

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What a Salon Writer Thinks Illegal Aliens Are For

  Well, Ms. Williams, other than their Grandparents and their Aunt Cathy, my wife and I had someone else look after our three kids precisely once as they were growing up.  I have the duty of scrubbing out the toilets

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Fortnight For Freedom: Getting in Bed With Caesar

If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you.

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PopeWatch: Checkmate

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     Society of St. Pius X chess grandmaster Larcel Mafebvre has turned four of his pieces into bishops without approval from the World Chess Federation, officials

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Fortnight For Freedom: Over There

        Something for the weekend.  George M. Cohan wrote Over There, the song which will always be associated with America in World War I.  He was immortalized by James Cagney in the 1942 film biopic Yankee Doodle

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Prayer Request

  LarryD at Acts of the Apostasy has the dreadful news that his nineteen year old nephew took his life.  I would regard it as a personal favor for prayers to be offered for LarryD, the young man’s family and the

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The Truth Always Gets Out

    The ridiculous and clearly politically motivated criminal charges brought by the Democrat Attorney General of California against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt are coming apart at the seams:   In a huge victory, a California court today dismissed

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PopeWatch: Apostasy

  Edward Pentin at National Catholic Register has a barn burner of interview with Monsignor Nicola Bux, a former consultor to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Monsignor Bux, what are the implications of the ‘doctrinal anarchy’ that people

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Witchhunt

  Bad enough being sent to prison for a crime you committed.  Imagine being sent to prison for twenty-one years for a crime that you did not commit: The only physical evidence against the Kellers was the testimony of Dr

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FBI Pretends That Political Assassin Wasn’t

  Mollie Hemingway at The Federalist tells us that the FBI has decided that would be political assassin James T. Hodgkinson was merely a victim of poor anger management:     The FBI admits that Hodgkinson: vociferously raged against Republicans

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Dissolve Illinois!

  John Kass, the only reason to read the Chicago Tribune, has a column calling for the dissolution of the failed State of Illinois.  Go here to read it.  I see my chunk of the State would go to Indiana. 

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PopeWatch: Audience

  The four dubia Cardinals drafted a request for an audience on April 25, 2017:   Most Holy Father, It is with a certain trepidation that I address myself to Your Holiness, during these days of the Easter season. I

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Fifty Million Plus Dollars Later

    Republicans are now 4 for 4 in special House elections since Trump took office:   Republican Karen Handel has won Georgia’s record-breaking special congressional election, dashing hopes by Democrats to pull off an upset in the run-up to

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PopeWatch: Unholy Ghost

    An article at Crisis by Julia Meloni focuses on one of the ghostwriters for the Pope:     In Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis announces: “No one can be condemned forever, because that is not the logic of the

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Fortnight For Freedom: Bulwark of Freedom

      On this date 239 years ago New Hampshire adopted the Constitution and the Constitution went into effect, as the “Live Free or Die State” was the ninth state to vote to ratify it.  I love the Constitution. 

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