January 27, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – (LAST UPDATED 2/1/2021): It recently came to my attention that my name appeared in a December 2020 article authored by Dave Armstrong on his website, Biblical Evidence for Catholicism (see Skojec & Cronies “Refute” My Analyses of Reactionaries). It is not my ‘policy’ to respond to mentions I might … More A Response to Dave Armstrong
January 20, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – January 20, 2021…a day which will live in infamy, the day Joe Biden was inaugurated “president” of the United States. Running side-by-side with this day, will be the night of November 3rd, the night the election was stolen. Under the pretense of COVID, executive branch officials across a number … More A Dark Day…But ‘it is always darkest before dawn’
December 30, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – Roma Locuta Est is now approaching the end of its fourth year of existence (3rd full year). As has been the habit the last couple of years, we close out the year by recapping the top posts of the year. The tradition now continues into 2020. Before proceeding to the Top … More Top Ten Articles of 2020 on Roma Locuta Est
December 24, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – Roma Locuta Est continues to explore and piece together the happenings surrounding and subsequent to the 2013 conclave which elected Cardinal Bergoglio, particularly as these relate to the ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Our articles to date on the subject have been assembled in the The Conclave Chronicles. Roma Locuta Est … More Why did McCarrick visit the Obama/Biden White House in July 2013?
December 13, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – The Where Peter Is blog recently posted an article by the site’s founder, Mike Lewis, entitled “Pope clarifies Amoris Laetitia in new book.” The article covered the recently released book penned by Pope Francis, “Let Us Dream: The Path To a Better Future.” Specifically, Mr. Lewis looks to Francis’s … More The “Prevailing Interpretation” will not Prevail
December 4, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – On January 5, 2021 there will be a run-off election for Georgia’s two US senate seats, currently held by Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. Both seats are at risk of being lost to the Democrats. Should they be lost, the Democrats will assume control of the United States … More Georgia on my mind: Back Trump or Else!
November 10, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – The Vatican finally released the long awaited report on disgraced, ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Here at Roma Locuta Est, we are still digesting the 461 page report, entitled: “Report on the Holy See’s Institutional Knowledge and Decision-Marking Related to Former Cardinal Theodore Edgard McCarrick(1930 TO 2017).” The full report may be found … More Glaring Omission in McCarrick Report: What about the “Influential Italian Gentleman?”
November 7, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – The events of the last few days have made clear, as clear can be, that the election process for the presidency of the United States was corrupted by human agency. Today, despite an increasing number of grave accounts of voting fraud, irregularities, violation of election law in key battleground … More Biden: The President-Suspect
November 2, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – Over the course of its short history, Roma Locuta Est has published various “summas,” i.e., compilations of Roma Locuta Est articles on specific topics of interest. These “summas” are intended to serve as resources on these topics. To date, these have included: Summa Contra Stephen Walford (rebuttals of various … More The Summa Contra Dr. Mazza
October 6, 2020 (Steven O’Reilly) – Pope Francis issued his most recent encyclical, Fratelli Tutti on Sunday, October 4, 2020. I may or may not write more on this tedious encyclical (“Tutti Frutti” as I have called it), but below I offer my initial reaction to the overall document. In addition, I briefly discuss the … More Fratelli Tutti, the Death Penalty, and Infallibility