June 2, 2021 (Edward J. Barr) –Every First Friday of the month brings us a unique opportunity to reflect on the selfless love that was on display on Good Friday. While the love of Christ’s salvific act cannot be fully replicated by His followers, it was modeled in the actions at the foot of the … More Overcoming Fear at the Foot of the Cross
May 18, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – Over the last year or so, several videos have been made public which capture what the US military calls “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena” or UAPs. The acronym UAP has replaced the older, more common description of such sightings as an “Unidentified Flying Object” or UFO. On his show on FOX … More Unidentified Aerial Phenomena: What might it be?
May 18, 2021 (Edward J. Barr) – A recent dispute between the demon of the United States and the demon of China created more turmoil in hell (see “The Devil travels to China”). After being banished to the underworld the demon of the US went on a rampage attacking any fiend that he felt was … More A Demonic Trial
May 5, 2021 (Edward J. Barr) – Many Catholics have reported hearing homilists thanking God for the abortion tainted ‘vaccines’ that are being pushed upon church members. Maybe you have heard them too. This is not surprising. Church leaders from the Vatican on down to the parish level have been urging their flock to take … More Thanking God for Abortion Tainted Vaccines?
April 21, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – In Part I of “The Forgotten ‘October Surprise’…“, we took a look at an event that may have been intended to influence the outcome of the 2013 conclave. As a brief recap, on the morning of March 12, 2013, the day the conclave in Rome was to begin later … More The Forgotten ‘October Surprise’ (Part II): Cui Bono?
April 19, 2021 (Edward J. Barr) – Sources inform us that while the Devil had an enjoyable time visiting the US in January (see “The Devil came to Mass this weekend”), he returned home to find hell even more tumultuous than normal. A fierce battle was raging between the guardian demon of China and the … More The Devil travels to China
April 15, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – As regular readers of Roma Locuta Est know, we have continued to investigate the events surrounding the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, as well as the conclave of 2013 which elected Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio SJ as pope. One can read our series of articles on these questions in The … More The Forgotten ‘October Surprise’ of the 2013 Conclave
April 11, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – I saw an article today on the great Marco Tosatti’s website. The article, by Andrea Cionci, was entitled Cionci: The Possible Reconstruction of Benedict XVI’s “Plan B”. I recommend all interested in the “Benedict is (still) Pope” (BiP) debate to read the article as it is, to a degree, … More Benedict’s Plan “B” from Outer Space
April 9, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – The whole “Benedict is (still) Pope” (BiP) controversy will simply not fade away. Consider, yet another book on the question was recently published, “Benedict XVI: Pope “Emeritus”? by Estefania Acosta. Why it won’t die away is understandable. The Francis pontificate goes from one train wreck to another. The few … More Being Wrong: The Ontology of the BiP Argument
April 2, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – This article is the next installment of “historicity” articles presented on this blog, Roma Locuta Est. The first dealt with the historicity of the Crucifixion Darkness (see The Historicity of the Crucifixion Darkness), the second with the historicity of the Resurrection in consideration of the testimony of the Roman … More The Historicity of the Resurrection