Freemasonry and the Gay lobby in the Vatican

August 2, 2022 (Edward J Barr) – Recent RLE articles dealt with the impact of Cardinal McCarrick on the selection of bishops who shared his philosophies (see A Chinese Connection? The McCarrick Cardinals and the secret Vatican deal).  While the connection between McCarrick and like-minded bishops is fairly well established, a reader asked if there was a … More Freemasonry and the Gay lobby in the Vatican

Hey, leading Benepapists, “if you’re ‘ad hominem-ing’; you’re not winning”

July 13, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Yours truly has been the target of slanderous and libelous, ad hominem attacks of late; due, ultimately, to my opposition to Benepapism. And, it is evident, that at least some leading Benepapists don’t like it or me! However, this is not a unique position. I am neither alone in … More Hey, leading Benepapists, “if you’re ‘ad hominem-ing’; you’re not winning”

A Chinese connection?  The ‘McCarrick Cardinals’ and the secret Vatican deal

(July 9, 2022) Edward J Barr – Disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was known as a kingmaker of US bishops, allegedly having influence over Vatican appointments to the episcopate. In the years prior to his demise Pope Francis rehabilitated then Cardinal McCarrick, who become a key player in the Vatican’s still secret deal with the … More A Chinese connection?  The ‘McCarrick Cardinals’ and the secret Vatican deal

Ganswein’s Tears

June 20, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – Recently, per Gloria.TV news, Archbishop Ganswein gave an address “at a matinée of the Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI Foundation at Nymphenburg Palace in Munich on 18 June to mark Benedict’s 95th birthday.” The “big” news that came out of this is that Archbishop Ganswein broke into tears at a … More Ganswein’s Tears

The spirit of Vatican II and the Global COVID response

June 2, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – Now that the world has taken a brief pause from the “COVID pandemic” we can reflect on the response of the Church.  To the average Catholic there appears to be no connection between how the Church responded to post-Vatican II developments and how the world has and is responding … More The spirit of Vatican II and the Global COVID response

Ms. Ann Barnhardt vs. the Law of Non-Contradiction: Ms. Barnhardt loses

May 30, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) – In this article, we take a closer look at part of our article on Archbishop Ganswein’s speech (see Regarding Ganswein’s speech). In that article, we examined Ganswein’s speech and various Benepapist objections to the validity of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation based on it.  Please see that article which includes … More Ms. Ann Barnhardt vs. the Law of Non-Contradiction: Ms. Barnhardt loses

Benedict XVI: strategic genius or theological fool?

May 29, 2022 (Steven O’Reilly) –  Benedict XVI is either a strategic genius or a theological fool.  That is, if you are a Benepapist, that is the choice you must make.  Which is he? That is the ultimate issue at stake in the Benepapist Civil War that has just erupted between the two Benepapist camps. … More Benedict XVI: strategic genius or theological fool?