Preaching Christian Unity while sowing Catholic Disunity

January 20, 2022 (Edward J. Barr) – On January 25 the Pope will hold a vespers service to commemorate the end of the week of prayer for Christian Unity.  The week of common worship unites many denominations in the Christian world to pray for each other and strengthen their common love for Jesus Christ.  First proposed in 1908 by … More Preaching Christian Unity while sowing Catholic Disunity

Benedict’s Resignation, Canon 188, and Fraud

December 23, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) –  Various “Benedict is (still) pope” or BiP theories appeal to canon 188 for support.  This article examines this canon in light of Benedict’s own comments on his resignation, to see whether there might remain some sliver of daylight to defend the suggestion Benedict’s resignation could be potentially invalid on … More Benedict’s Resignation, Canon 188, and Fraud

Defending the Blessed Mother: Let the Holy Spirit be your guide

December 6, 2021 (Edward J. Barr) – Recently a friend and I attended a Medical Freedom conference in a nearby town. The event brought together medical professionals and others concerned about the censorship and suppression of individual liberties that prevent citizens from following their conscience and personal health realities in making medical decisions.  It was held … More Defending the Blessed Mother: Let the Holy Spirit be your guide

Podcast Discussion of “Benedict is (still) Pope” (BiP) theories

December 3, 2021 (Steven O’Reilly) – Earlier today I appeared as a guest on Timothy Gordon’s “Rules for Retrogrades” podcast.  Mr. Gordon and I discussed various “Benedict is not pope” (BiP) theories, and or “Francis is not pope” theories which are addressed in various articles I have penned, including those found in the Summa Contra … More Podcast Discussion of “Benedict is (still) Pope” (BiP) theories

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)