VIDEO: Pope Francis attacks conservative Catholics — and Trump?

We’re full of hatred. Bla, bla, bla.

Someone brought a dog to mass at my parish this weekend. It lay smack in the middle of the main aisle, forcing parishioners to edge around it. No one said anything, but the symbolism was not lost on some in attendance: dogs may be going to church, but the universal Roman Catholic Church is going to the dogs. MORE

Is this unearthed fishing village the birthplace of three of Jesus’ apostles?

Archaeologists excavating in northern Israel believe they may have discovered the biblical city of Bethsaida, the hometown of three of Jesus’ apostles on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

For decades archaeologists have searched for the fishing village where apostles Peter, Andrew and Philip lived, according to the New Testament (John 1:44; 12:21). Three possible sites in the area had been identified but all were inconclusive. MORE

Novena for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Transfiguration, The Assumption and Speculative Theology
One of the reasons for the transfiguration of Our Lord  was to demonstrate the relationship between our body and our ghost, (soul). The reason being to what transpires during the general judgment. ” In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye,…” I Corin. 15:52.  Often to illustrate this at some of my lectures, I would go over to a light switch. Then point to the light bulb in the off position. Then say,  with the light bulb turned off, think of it as our physical body. When God turns the switch on, you go immediately to your Ghost, then those who go to heaven, in our glorified body, (We become like the Angels)  However once in this state of our Ghosts it still takes a week during the general judgment for all to be judged then after sent to their destinations. Heaven or Hell.  (Pentecost Sunday to the eve of Trinity Sunday.)  Apoc. 17:11.(Pentecost symbol)

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Insight into the Catholic Faith presents the Catholic Tradition Newsletter

Vol 10 Issue 31  ~ Editor: Rev. Fr. Courtney Edward Krier
August 5, 2017 ~ Our Lady of the Snows
 
1. Is the Chair of Peter Vacant? An Argument for Sedevacantism
2. Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
3. Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ
4. Family and Marriage
5. Articles and notices
 
Dear Reader:

One of the first things I remember from the priest of where I was attending during the Second Vatican II and he was changing along with the spirit of Vatican II was to tell us that Latin is not the only language used in the Church since the time of the Apostles, that there has always been change and that we were just being stubborn in refusing to change. Continue reading

German Bishops Forbid Marriages by Priests of the Society of Saint Pius X

The German bishops published guidelines for marriages in the Traditional Roman Rite, reports katholisch.de on August 1.

The key sentence is, “There is no provision made for granting power to celebrate marriages to priests belonging to the Society of Saint Pius X”. This decision was made at the end of June and concerns all 27 German dioceses.

The guidelines recommend that the faithful of the SSPX should be married by a diocesan priest or a delegate of the local diocese. SOURCE

Turkey needs new Syria plan as CIA ends rebel support

US President Donald Trump’s recent decision to terminate a covert CIA program to train and equip Syrian opposition militants is generating multiple potential scenarios of the beginning of the end for Ankara’s plans in northern Syria, which included expanding the area Turkey controls as far as Idlib. MORE