The Devil Sues Jesus

November 23, 2021 (Edward J. Barr) – {Note: This is a quasi-fictional yet potentially predictive account of action that could be taken against the Church. It follows the most recent account of the Devil’s actions in the world, when Satan called for his lawyers.  They have responded.}  In an unprecedented action, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral … More The Devil Sues Jesus

Why the Bishops won’t directly address the Eucharist Scandal

November 9, 2021 (Edward J. Barr) – We now have learned from a preliminary document that the US Conference of Catholic Bishops will decline to directly confront the scandalous attack on the Eucharist by pro-abortion Catholic politicians. This is not surprising.  The bishops have ignored this topic for decades; having a Catholic president in the White … More Why the Bishops won’t directly address the Eucharist Scandal

Benedict’s Resignation: A Theory of the Case (Part 2 of 2)

October 24, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – In Part 1 of this series we began to examine in greater detail whether there are grounds for suspicion that Benedict’s pontificate was potentially undermined in order to clear the way for Bergoglio’s election. We set out with the goal to address certain questions: (1) whether any in the … More Benedict’s Resignation: A Theory of the Case (Part 2 of 2)

Benedict’s Resignation: A Theory of the Case (Part 1 of 2)

October 24, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – Along with many Catholics, Roma Locuta Est has watched this pontificate proceed from one horror to the next.  Amoris Laetitia. Pachamama. The Scalfari interviews. The Abu Dhabi statement. Ted McCarrick. Betrayal of the Church in China to the Chinese Communist Party. The synod on synodality. Etc. Etc. Etc. Some … More Benedict’s Resignation: A Theory of the Case (Part 1 of 2)

The Devil and COVID-19

(October 12, 2021) Edward J. Barr – The shadowy form slowly turned into a gruesome half-human, half-goat shape. A nervous silence fell over the demons as the Devil materialized in a room full of his science advisors.  The snarling of the demons didn’t stop completely; drips of dried flesh and blood still fell from their mouths … More The Devil and COVID-19

Vigano: A Jesuit on the Throne of Peter “in violation of the rule established by St. Ignatius of Loyola” – Addendum

October 2, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – A couple weeks back I observed that Archbishop Vigano had commented on Pope Francis, referring to him as a Jesuit on the Throne of Peter “in violation of the rule established by St. Ignatius of Loyola.” (see Vigano: A Jesuit on the Throne of Peter “in violation of the … More Vigano: A Jesuit on the Throne of Peter “in violation of the rule established by St. Ignatius of Loyola” – Addendum

Vigano: A Jesuit on the Throne of Peter “in violation of the rule established by St. Ignatius of Loyola”

September 15, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – Beginning earlier this week, vaticanista Robert Moynihan of Inside the Vatican has begun to release the “Viganò Tapes“, videos of Viganò’s responses to various questions. As I understand it, one tape will be released each day over the course of 18 days.  So far, one can see the following … More Vigano: A Jesuit on the Throne of Peter “in violation of the rule established by St. Ignatius of Loyola”

Mr. Winters, a papal conclave, Ted McCarrick…and the Holy Spirit?

September 10, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – Michael Sean Winters over at the National Catholic Reporter was dumping on various Catholic commentators, such as Phil Lawler, Jeffrey Mirus and Ed Condon, who have raised some questions and or concerns about the coming synod on synods (see Winters article here). It is the usual pablum from Winters. … More Mr. Winters, a papal conclave, Ted McCarrick…and the Holy Spirit?