Tag Archives: Roman Catholicism

Validity of a Church’s Orders

There has been a recent scuffle on the internet about the validity of Orders in the Anglican Catholic Church. The person concerned is a priest of one of the American continuing Anglican Churches and seems to be drifting towards the … Continue reading

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The Bergoglian Blitzkrieg

The more I read about the present rififi between the Pope and the traditionalists, the more I am taken back to that story from 1973 about a monastery in a remote place on Ireland’s Atlantic coast on which I wrote … Continue reading

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More on the Late Archbishop Hepworth

I found the following text on Facebook in a group aligned with the Ordinariate. I reproduce it without any comment or opinion from myself: * * * Mgr John Broadhurst has sent this to the Portal. We post it here … Continue reading

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And on it goes…

There is a new article in Rorate Caeli about Pope Francis’ determination to force the traditionalist institutes to conform to the new liturgy or face canonical sanctions forcing them to close. Maybe I should take a nihilistic attitude and say … Continue reading

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Archbishop John Hepworth RIP

Of your charity, please pray for the soul of Archbishop John Hepworth who passed away on 1st December 2021 from an illness unrelated to the present pandemic. We should not forget that he was ordained a priest in the Roman … Continue reading

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The Final Blow?

I am probably coming across as a miserable old curmudgeon, as I mull over the aches and pains of my own life and its meaning. I picked up a Swiss TV interview between several academics from my old alma mater … Continue reading

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The Sign of Contradiction

I awoke from a dream this morning in which I was approached by some priests I knew in the 1990’s, all dead now. They suggested that my canonical situation in regard to the Roman Catholic Church could be “sorted out” … Continue reading

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More on Proselytism

New addition. See towards the end of this posting for a dialogue between a Lutheran pastor and a conservative Roman Catholic priest. * * * This is not the first time I have written on this subject, but it is … Continue reading

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Orwellian Religion

I am astounded by this article Still Lost in Blunderland (PART ONE): Refuting Peter Kwasniewski’s Latest Attack on Ultramontanism and Still Lost in Blunderland (PART TWO): Refuting Peter Kwasniewski’s Latest Attack on Ultramontanism from the sedevacantist site Novus Ordo Watch. They have … Continue reading

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Straf! Straf! Straf alles!

A comment from Patrick Sheridan (who is open about his identity) brought me to look at his blog where he writes only rarely. I quoted the Naval officer on the subject of excessive punishment of sailors and its negative effect … Continue reading

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