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December 31 - Sylvester I, Pope & Confessor
Double Feast

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services have degraded the feast to a mere commemoration to a day within the Octave of the Nativity. The "Motu" Mess is merely an insignificant day within the Octave. Benedict-Ratzinger's Novus Ordo "Ordinary Rite" relegates the pope's feast to an "optional memorial."

Three Seminarians Who Left the SSPX Are Rejected by Novus Ordo Archdiocese

From: The TRADITIO Network's Correspondent from India
Ivan Dias Dario Hoyos

Two Newcardinals Lied to Lure Three SSPX Seminarians Back into the New Order
But when the Three Had Cut Their Ties to the SSPX
Newcardinals Ivan Dias (Left) and Dario Hoyos
Refused Them Novus Ordo "Ordination" and Placed Them under Strict Observation

Early in 2002 four seminarians of the College of St. Pius X, the Novus Ordo seminary of the archdiocese of Bombay, who had put in 6-9 years of study there, left the Novus Ordo for the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) and were accordingly sent to the SSPX's seminary in Australia. When their curriculum of studies in Bombay was assessed in Australia, the seminarians were found to have undergone Modernistic studies totally unsuited to the Catholic priesthood, and all four were told that they had to study afresh the Catholic teachings, the very same teachings that used to be imparted in the Bombay seminary before Vatican II. As they were unable to finance their studies in Australia, the SSPX raised donations from its adherents.

At first the seminarians were so imbued with the traditional seminary formation at the SSPX seminary that in 2003/2004, three of them released critical testimonies concerning the Novus Ordo seminary's Modernist teachings. However, the initial commitment of three of the four to traditional Catholic teaching did not last long. At the end of 2005, three of them defected once again to the Novus Ordo archdiocese of Bombay.

Ivan Dias, the Newcardinal-archbishop of Bombay lured the seminarians with the assurance that they would be well received and "ordained" (in the invalid New Order). This is the same Dias who had caused scandal in 1997 by publicly offering incense to a pagan Indian deity. Even "that fox" (to use Our Lord's words), Dario Hoyos, the president of Newchurch's Ecclesia Dei Commission, got into the act, commending Dias's action in a letter that was published in the Bombay archdiocesan weekly.

Once the three had deserted the SSPX and arrived in Bombay, however, Dias and Hoyos sprang their trap. Each was assigned to a different Novus Ordo church, given Novus Ordo parish duties, and kept under strict observation. Now the three seminarians are no longer even in those churches, and one of them is reported to have been remanded back to the Novus Ordo seminary for "inculturation." Three years have now passed, and neither Dias nor Hoyos have made good on their promise to "ordain" them.

One of the original four did not desert back to Newchurch. He persevered at the SSPX seminary and was ordained to the priesthood by SSPX bishop Alfonso de Galarreta on December 7, 2008.

The Fathers Comment.

Cases like this simply prove how corrupt Newchurch officials are, that even Newcardinals sink to outright deceit to effect their New Order. What is especially sad in this case is that even if the three seminarians had been "ordained" as Dias and Hoyos promised, they still wouldn't be priests. The Novus Ordo Ordinal of 1968 cannot ordain anyone; it is more defective than the Anglican Ordinal declared null and void by Pope Leo XIII in Apostolicae Curae. It can only "install" a "presbyter" to "preside over the assembly" in the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo service.

The seminarians sold out to Mephistopheles, the Father of Lies, and got their just deserts. The one seminarian who remained faithful to the traditional Catholic Faith is now ordained.

December 30 - Sunday within the Octave of Christmas (Transferred)
Semidouble Feast

Newchurch Bishop Closes Traditional Landmark Church
Irate Parishioners Rebel against Him and Threaten Him Personally

From: The Fathers
Timothy McDonnell

Portrait of a Newchurch Barbarian Caught in the Headlights of the Press
Bishop Timothy McDonnell, of Springfield, Massachusetts
McDonnell Ordered the Destruction of a 106-year-old Traditional Church
Then Became Flustered when Parishioners Threatened Him Personally
He Mouthed All the Newchurch Platitudes about False Obedience, but Parishioners Are Adamant

Newchurch parishioners of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in Adams, Massachusetts, openly rebelled against Timothy McDonnell, the Newchurch bishop of Springfield, Massachusetts, who condemned and shut their 106-year-old historic-landmark church. They declared on December 26, 2008, that they are now in open rebellion against the barbarian bishop and will sit in the church to prevent its closure.

If only these clueless Newchurchers would fight so hard to ensure that only the true Traditional Latin Mass were celebrated inside! In a much earlier century, when most Catholic bishops had become heretics, St. Athanasius, later given the titles Defender of the Faith and Great Doctor of the Church, was thrown out of his church by the heretic bishops. He wrote to his congregation:

Who has lost and who has won in the struggle -- the one who keeps the buildings or the one who keeps the Faith? The true Faith, obviously. That therefore the ordinances which have been preserved in the churches from old time until now may not be lost in our days,... rouse yourselves, brethren,... seeing them now seized upon by aliens.

In that age of the Arian heresy, in which most "Catholic" bishops denied the divinity of Christ, St. Athanasius and the orthodox Catholics eventually won; the heretic bishops lost. In our age some sixteen centuries later, the pusillanimous Newchurchers, the Motarians, and the Society of St. Pius X hold out no hope and sell out to the false New Order, just as the Arian heretics did. What we need today is more Athanasiuses, Catholics who refuse to sell out to or compromise in any way with the New Order!

McDonnell was caught completely off guard by his parishioners' ire. He stammered that he was "saddened" and couldn't decide what to do if the parishioners refuse to leave their church. In the past, Newchurch bishops, who preach love and acceptance of all kinds of sin, have wasted no effort to sic the law on their own parishioners and to have them arrested for trespassing on their own churches. McDonnell sputtered: "There is no justification within the context of our Christian faith" for the parishioners action. Oh, no, Timothy? But there is justification for you at the flick of your finger to destroy Christian churches? McDonnell's representative even presumed to deride the parishioners for a "lack of faith." No, Timothy. You are the one who lacks the faith, just like your New Order colleagues. Said one parishioner to the bishop: "Bishop McDonnell, why do you want to destroy our church? "Why?" Because he has lost the faith.

McDonnell has also suffused himself with the odor of heresy when he proclaimed a new parish under the title "John Paul II the Great." No parish can be named after a non-saint, and even Newchurch has not had the temerity yet to declare the "Clown Pope" a "Saint," must less "the Great"!

The action by the Newchurchers in Adams is far from the only one of its kind. Even Newchurchers are getting sick of their unCatholic bishops, who pander to the sex crimes of themselves and their presbyters while destroying their parishioners' historic churches to pay for those crimes. You will notice that these Newchurch bishops never close modernistic churches, just the traditional ones. The Adams parishioners hand-delivered to McDonnell a warning against any police action and a threat of litigation. "If for any reason you, as bishop of Springfield, cause any interference with our vigil, we will pursue our remedies to the fullest extent of federal and state law, and we will hold you responsible, both personally and in your capacity as diocesan bishop," the letter reads.

In the fray the New Order is expected to lose another 35% of its participants. Attendance at the Novus Ordo service is already sinking into single digits. The people will drop out of Catholicism, and a certain percentage will find their way to Protestant denominations. The Council of Parishes, a group of parishioners fighting church closings, said that five churches in the greater Boston area have been engaged in similar sit-ins for up to four years. Two others in New Orleans have been under way since October 2008. The Newchurch bishops are stymied. They never expected their own Newchurchers to rebel against them.

The irony of the situation is that the historic St. Stanislaus Kostka Church is the most successful financially and spiritually in the area. That will not save it. Bishops will use any excuse to demolish traditional churches. [Some information for this commentary was contributed by the Berkshire Eagle.]

December 29 - St. Thomas of Canterbury, Bishop & Martyr
Double Feast

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services have degraded the feast to a mere commemoration to a day within the Octave of the Nativity. The "Motu" Mess is merely an insignificant day within the Octave. Vespers are of the Nativity without any commemorations. Benedict-Ratzinger's Novus Ordo "Ordinary Rite" relegates the Martyr's feast to an "optional memorial."

Novus Ordo Convert Tony Blair Reads Not the Bible, but the Koran Every Day
German Newspaper Speculates that His Next Conversion Will Be to Mohammedanism

From: The Fathers
Tony Blair & Muslims

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair Praying with Mohammedans
He Says that He Reads Not the Bible, but the Koran Every Day
Although Blair Recently Converted to the Newchurch of the New Order
An Esteemed German Newspaper Has Begun to Speculate
On His Next Conversion to Mohammedanism

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who recently converted to Newchurch, boasted, "I regularly read the Koran, practically every day." He states that Mohammed is "an enormously civilizing force." Blair might have some political moxy, but is abysmally ignorant of Catholicism. His wife, who also poses as a Newchurcher, takes moral positions that make her no better than a pagan. Is Blair really paying any attention to the "enormously civilizing" Koran, which:

Is Tony Blair, who stood against the terrorism and murder of thousands in the September 11, 2001, suicide bombing-raids against the United States, so ignorant that he does not see cause and effect between Mohammedan teachings and the acts that they enjoin, so that Allah's martyrs can get their proverbial seventy virgin to rape in Mohammed's Valhalla?

When the esteemed weekly newspaper Die Zeit asked whether Blair point black whether he now plans to abandon Newchurch "Catholicism" and convert to Mohammedanism, just as he had dumped Anglicanism to convert to Newchurch "Catholicism," Blair said, "Let's not start on that."

December 28 - The Holy Innocents, Martyrs
Double Feast of the Second Class

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services have eliminated the celebration of this Sunday as the Double Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs, the multitude of children who were killed by King Herod to deprive humanity of its Savior. These murdered children have become symbolic of the multitudes of aborted children. The "Motu" Mess degrades this high feast to a mere commemoration. Benedict-Ratzinger's Novus Ordo "Ordinary Rite" eliminates the feast entirely.

Benedict-Ratzinger Appeals for "Abused Children"
But Not the Children that He and His Newchurch Clergy Have Abused!

From: The Fathers

Benedict-Ratzinger Caught Covering up His Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal
At His Novus Ordo Midnight Christmas Service at St. Peter's
He Calls upon Newchurchers to Help "Abused Children"
But He Had a Mental Lapse, Forgetting to Mention
The Tens of Thousands of Children Abused by His Own Bishops and Presbyters
In the Scandal over Which He Has Personally Presided since 2001

It seems that Benedict-Ratzinger's bump on the head is showing again. He performed the Novus Ordo Christmas Midnight Mess and in his "homily" called on Newchurchers to help "children who are abused, forced to live on the street, or serve as soldiers."

In the Novus Ordo temple that St. Peter's Basilica has become, Benedict-Ratzinger sat silent about the tens of thousands of children around the world that his Newchurch clergy have raped and assaulted while he has done nothing except but get the criminals out of the hands of the civil authorities and cover up their crimes. Even the press noted that Benedict-Ratzinger failed to mention "the issue of lawsuits and other complaints brought in the United States and elsewhere" by Newchurchers who were raped and assaulted by presbyters when they were youngsters.

Newpope broke tradition by not maintaining the supposed solemnity and reverence of the occasion. As he walked in procession to the high table, he took the opportunity to glad-hand people in the aisle. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

December 27 - St. John, Apostle & Evangelist
Double Feast of the Second Class

Newvatican Now Panders the Novus Ordo via iTunes

From: The Fathers

Newvatican Is Planning to Join the iTunes "Rock Music" Platform
With A Full-out Campaign for the Novus Ordo Service and a Modernistic Prayerbook
Here We Go Again: Benedict-Ratzinger the "Pseudo-traditionalist"
Campaigning All out for the New Order

Newvatican, which never saw Traditional Latin Mass that it didn't hate, is pandering the invalid Novus Ordo service and the equally corrupted "Liturgy of the Hours" via iPhones. The application will join Modernistic New Order texts with rock music on the same iTunes platform.

Even many traditional Catholics, who know of the evils of presbyter Hannibal Bugnini's Novus Ordo service are ignorant of the fact that the Freemason also corrupted what is traditionally called the Divine Office, contained in a book called the Roman Breviary. Bugnini threw that out and replaced it with a Modernistic "Liturgy of the Hours," in which, among other things, the readings from the Fathers of the Church were replaced by passages from such crackpots as Thomas Merton, who electrocuted himself in a bathtub while attending a Buddhist "oecumenical" conference.

Not surprisingly, there was no mention of the Conciliar-Bugnini "Mass of 1962," as amended in 2007 and 2008, nor of the true Divine Office of the Church -- just the usual Novus Ordo trash pandered by Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newchurch of the New Order. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

December 26 - St. Stephen, Proto-martyr
Double Feast of the Second Class

After a Favorable High-court Ruling, Subpoenas Are Being Readied against Benedict-Ratzinger
The "Veil of Immunity" of Newpope Has Finally Been Pierced by Victims of Newchurch's Sex-crimes

From: The Fathers

An Evil Santa Claus?
Benedict-Ratzinger Is Now Facing a Subpoena from a U.S. High Court
To Show Cause Why He and His Newchurch Should Not Be Held Accountable
For the Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal that Has Raped And Assaulted
Tens of Thousands of Children under His Cover-up

Michael Turner has a bone to pick with Benedict-Ratzinger -- a big bone -- and it may end up in the first successful lawsuit against the whole house of cards that is Newvatican, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. Turner has finally put a legal face on the scandal: Benedict-Ratzinger. And a high court in the United States has now agreed.

You see, presbyter Louis Miller assaulted 90 children. The Newchurch archdiocese of Louisville, Kentucky, was forced to pay out $25,000,000 in damages to victims. Miller eventually ended up in prison in 2003. But Benedict-Ratzinger said nothing about the crimes. He did not condemn them; he did not punish his presbyter for them. Like Pontius Pilate, he washed his hands and let the state handle it. And Benedict-Ratzinger has done the same thing in tens of thousands of such cases.

But Turner, like so many other victims of Benedict-Ratzinger, who has been Newchurch's Sex Crimes Czar since 2001, came to a realization. "I was not truly mad at the right person. I kept going up a ladder, and I was looking at cardinals and even the pope knew, you know, that this was this bad. That's what truly upset me." Turner, it turns out, is not like the pusillanimous Newchurchers who absolve the CEO of Newchurch of any complicity, even silent complicity. As if struck by an inspiration from Heaven, Turner is suing Benedict-Ratzinger personally and the Newvatican operation of which he is head, the operation that has been suborning the rape and assault of its clergy against children and doing essentially nothing about it -- hardly even speaking about it. This complicity and silence has led to the continuation of sex crimes against children by Newchurch cardinals, bishops, and presbyters, as the Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal continues unabated.

Turner is a sharp guy. Although Newvatican poses as a "foreign country" with diplomatic immunity and holds tightly to its Peter's Pence instead of doing the just thing and voluntarily assisting the victims and their families, Turner has found a loophole in the law: the "tortuous act" exception. If Turner can show that the Newchurch bishops in the United States are officials of the Vatican and that they harmed children by failing to report sex crimes, then he can get his trial against Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newchurch.

The U.S. Courts have become increasingly skeptical of Newvatican's claims of "immunity" in order to perpetuate its complicity in these crimes. Recently, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Ohio has ruled preliminarily that Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newvatican can be held legally accountable. Turner is preparing subpoenas for documents from the Vatican's secret archives, as well as a witness list that includes Benedict-Ratzinger himself, who oversaw all investigations in his previous position as Card. Ratzinger and now as Newpope.

You can bet that Newvatican is panicked. The U.S. Bishops are panicked. They are so panicked that they sent out a spokesman to deny that they are panicked! That is the surest sign. If they weren't panicked, they would ignore the whole matter. Benedict-Ratzinger's spokesman, presbyter Federico Lombardi, pulled an Obama and flatly refused to answer press questions. Remember, to prove his case, Turner has only to show that the Newchurch bishops were officials of the Vatican and following its orders. Well, isn't that a no-brainer?

In the meantime, lawyers across the country are watching this case, and several are preparing similar lawsuits. Slowly but surely, the long arm of the law is reaching out from the New World to hold accountable, finally, Newrome's CEO of Sex Crimes, Benedict-Ratzinger. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by NPR and other sources.]

Newchurchers Engaging in Papally-condemned False Archaeologism

From: Rachel

Dear Fathers:

I know someone who consistently refers to Jesus as Yeshua. Is there a reason why Christians should avoid calling Jesus Yeshua? Those who use this word act as if they were calling Him by His real, better, name, as if Christendom had gotten it wrong this whole time by calling Him Jesus.

The Fathers Reply.

This usage reflects a reversal to pre-Christian Jewish usage. Even the Jews of Our Lord's time worldwide did not use the Hebrew scriptures, but the Greek version known as the Septuagint. The Catholic usage is "Jesus," which is the Latin transliteration of the Holy Name in Greek, as it is also given in the Douay-Rheims and Confraternity versions. Using Jewish terminology is a typical false archaeologism of the New Order, to be eschewed by Catholics. It is the type of thing condemned by Pope Pius XII in his Encyclical Letter Mediator Dei.

December 25 - Nativity of Our Lord
Holyday of Obligation
Double Feast of the First Class

Omnibus circa Mundum in Hoc Festo Nativitatis MMVIII

From: The Fathers
Dominus Dixit Chant

Introitus Cantandus in Missa Solemni Nativitatis D.N.I.C. in Nocte

"Dominus Dixit ad Me:
Filius Meus Es Tu,
Ego Hodie Genui Te"

Omnibus Lectoribus Internexus TRADITIONIS
Beatam Nativitatem!

December 24 - Vigil of the Nativity
Fast & Complete Abstinence

Eleven Traditionalist Churches Leave Liberalist "Establishment" Anglican/Episcopalian Sect
Court Upholds Their Right to Take Their Churches and Other Property with Them

From: The Fathers
Falls Church

Falls Church Now-traditionalist Episcopalian Church
The Church of First U.S. President George Washington
Has Now Separated with Ten Others in Virginia
From the Liberalist "Establishment" Sect of Bishopess Jefferts-Schori
A Virginia Court Has Confirmed that the Traditionalists Own Their Church and Property

In a decision that could give hope to traditional Catholics who wish to claim Newchurch property away from the New Order, a Virginia court has ruled that eleven traditionalist Anglican/Episcopalian congregations may legally split from the Liberalist/Modernist sect presided over by bishopess Katherine Jefferts-Schori, who supports the consecration of bishops married to "gay spouses" and other unChristian practices. The court also ruled that the eleven churches may keep their church buildings and other property as they affiliate with a traditionalist Anglican bishop.

Two of the congregations trace their histories to George Washington, first President of the United States. The congregations voted to split in late 2006. Since then, the rift in the Anglican/Episcopalian sect has grown, and entire dioceses have voted to leave the liberal "establishment" sect to "go traditional." Bishopess Jefferts-Schori claimed that the property of the congregations belonged to her liberalist "establishment" sect and that they could not legally leave her. Jim Oakes, vice chairman of the (traditionalist) Anglican District of Virginia, said that he thinks the ruling will be "encouraging to other orthodox congregations across the country."

The 2003 consecration by Jefferts-Schori's liberalist "establishment" sect of an openly "gay" bishop living as the spouse of his lover set off a widening rift between traditionalists and liberalists in the sect. The traditionalists Anglican/Episcopalians claim, as traditional Catholics clam of the Novus Ordo sect, that it had abandoned traditional teachings, not just on homosexual acts, but on many other key theological issues as well. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

Newchurch Bishop Says that Benedict-Ratzinger Prohibits
His "Motu" Mess from Being the "Regular Sunday Mass"

From: The Fathers

Kiernan Conry, Newchurch bishop of Arundel and Brighton in the U.K., has stated that Benedict-Ratzinger's Summorum pontificum of July 7, 2007, does not permit his "Motu" Mess to "become a regular Sunday Mass." Conry says: "If you look at Summorum pontificum, it doesn't suggest significant change. Really because [the "Motu" Mess] does cater for such a small group, it would be inappropriate to stick it onto a Sunday morning in a parish where most people would say: 'We don't really want this.' That's why the pope will say: 'Have it, but not as part of your standard Sunday repertoire.'"

Where Can I Find Traditional Gregorian Chant for Christmas?

From: Dave

Dear Fathers:

Where can I buy traditional Gregorian Chant sung by a traditional group?

We highly recommend the series by the St. John Schola for this purpose. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Gregorian Chant department for the six recordings currently available, including Christmas Matins and Midnight Mass.

December 23 - Ferial Day
Great Antiphon at Vespers: O Emmanuel [O God with Us]

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services have eliminated entirely the ferial prayers at Divine Office. At the "Motu" Mess there is no Collect of the Blessed Virgin Mary or prayers for the Church or the pope. The dismissal is not the traditional Benedicamus Domino proper to penitential seasons, but the simple Ite, Missa est.

JPII's "Theology of the Body" Incorporates the Error of Modernism into Newchurch Morality
Benedict-Ratzinger Was Also a Student of the German Modernists Who Concocted It

From: Randy
Theology of the Body

Theology of the Body, a Modernist Notion Condemned by the Church
JPII and Benedict-Ratzinger, Trained by German Modernists
Started Pushing This Uncatholic Notion that No Sexual Practice is Immoral
Rock Musician Christopher West Is the Most Well-known Current Panderer of This Notion
That Is Open to Sodomy, Bestiality, Sado-masochism, Paedophilia and Other Depraved Practices
No Wonder that the Newchurch of the New Order Has Sunk into an Abyss of Immorality!

Dear Fathers:

It seems to me that the "Theology of the Body" of JPII is a theology of sensuality. Could you shed some light on this post-Vatican II unCatholic theology?

The Fathers Reply.

Perhaps you wonder why Newchurch is so soft on gross immorality. Why Benedict-Ratzinger has made a 90-degree turn not to condemn "gay rights." Why his bishops and presbyters are engaged en masse in raping and assaulting children with nary a word of censure from him. A lot of the blame can be laid at the feet of the heresy of Modernism, as developed by JPII in his New Order fabrication, the "Theology of the Body," in 129 Wednesday talks given between September 5, 1979, and November 28, 1984.

It is clear from the very first talk that JPII's approach to theology diverges from the approved theology of the Catholic Church, that is, Thomism, founded upon the theology of the Church's Principal Theologian, St. Thomas Aquinas and indirectly upon the theology of St. Augustine of Hippo, the Great Father of the Church. Rather than being rooted in the realism and objectivity of Catholic Thomism, the Theology of the Body is rooted instead in the false subjective philosophies of Modernism. The Church's theology is objective, deductive, and rational. The Theology of the Body constructs a counter-theology that is subjective, inductive, and experiential.

An objective view of reality refers to something that is true, regardless of whether or not I know it to be true. For example, if a blind man is outside, but cannot see the trees, the trees still exist, irrespective of whether the blind man perceives them or not. Objective reality exists independent of one's individual perception. The subjective view of reality claims that only what I perceive to be real is actually real. For example, if I believe that a certain poison will cure my disease, then that poison is healthful in my perception, whether the poison objectively will kill me or not. A dangerous philosophy!

One can see how Theology of the Body can lead to serious consequences in the area of morality. The subjectivist view of reality is clearly captured by the phrase, "That may be true for you, but not for me!" In other words, what is true depends on what I believe or accept or perceive. In Catholic theology, such a claim is utter nonsense. For example, in Theology of the Body, if your perception is that Allah is God, then he is -- for you. If your perception is that it is moral to divorce and remarry, then it is moral -- for you. You can see how this subjective thinking has led to Vatican II's infamous "oecumenism" ("we all worship the same god"; all gods are equal) and moral relativism.

Catholic theology is deductive and rational; that is, it uses objective reason to determine what is true and false. Modernist subjectivism determines truth by induction, that is, experimentation and observation, to determine what people believe by their own perception and experience. Subjectivism thus leads, in effect, to doctrine by poll, which the Protestants already have. For example, it makes no difference what Christ objectively said in Scripture against divorce. Since the perception of (some) people is that divorce and remarriage is moral, then it is moral -- for them. And no one can tell them that it is wrong -- for them.

The Theology of the Body is the result of the use of a philosophical movement called "Phenomenology," an offshoot of Modernism, in which Karol Woytyla, later JPII, was instructed in Poland. The founder of Phenomenology was a German philosopher named Edmund Husserl (1859-1938), who, in the Protestant fashion, focused on the subjective, individual experience of people. Phenomenology, in turn, was based on the philosophy of Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), who had taught that moral norms are unknowable because they lie beyond immediate human experience. Thus, morality is not objectively knowable, as it is in Catholic theology, and morality is divorced from reality. Therefore, one cannot say objectively that anything (murder, stealing, perjury) is immoral. Only the conventions of society (i.e., civil law) bind, and they can be changed at any time.

In the 19th century, the Church first took note of the heresy of Modernism and defined it on September 26, 1835, when the document condemned the approach of certain priests, professors in German universities, who were using the Modern Philosophy of Descartes, Kant, and Hegel to reinterpret the Articles of Faith. At the heart of the Modernist ethos is the belief that truth can contradict itself. As God is the author all truth, Modernists believe that God can contradict Himself, that He has not revealed anything that can be defined definitively, that it is up to believers to "reinterpret" the meaning of "truth" time and events unfold.

In 1864 Pope Pius IX condemned Modernism in his encyclical Quanta cura (1864), accompanied by the famous Syllabus of Errors as an appendix. The Holy Office under Pope St. Pius X published the famous decree Lamentabili sane (1907), in which 65 condemned propositions drawn from the works of Modernist writers were listed, and he himself issued the encyclical Pascendi Dominici gregis (1907), in which he outlined the errors of Modernism, described as summa omnium heresum [the synthesis of all heresies]. The Modernist acceptance of the Hegelian view of the world (that ideas contain within themselves the seeds of their own inherent contradiction, thus creating a conflict that is resolved in the evolution of a new idea, a synthesis, from the first idea and its antithesis) is the foundation of the work of men such as the late Frs. Hans Urs von Balthasar, Henri de Lubac and their protege, Father Joseph Ratzinger.

To the contrary, Catholic theology (Thomism) begins with God. The Renaissance started to veer off the centrality of God by focusing on human beings. Protestantism furthered the emphasis on individual human beings and especially on the individual with its insistence on the private interpretation of Scripture. The same tendency can be seen in the modern development of "Scientism," that is, the veneration of science as a kind of secular "god" rather than as simply a tool of man's mind to understand the universe. Many people today are loathe to accept conclusions based upon principles. Rather, they give more credibility to an individual's personal "experience" and the conclusions he draws from that experience. For example, if his experience is that Muslims are good people, then it is morally acceptable to believe that Allah is god. The Theology of the Body results in a concept of the world which is subjective, irrational, and experiential.

And that is exactly the moral timebomb that Newchurch is preaching, which is, and will continue to, destroy every traditional teaching on Catholic morality. It just goes to show that the Newchurch of the New Order is unCatholic. Both JPII and Benedict-Ratzinger promote this nonsense. The leading proponent of the Theology of the Body worldwide is Christopher West, a rock musician and disciple of the Newchurch archbishop of Denver, Colorado, the Modernist Charles Chaput, known also for his "Indian Feather Mess."

For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (Catholic Apologetics) in the article "Modernism and Theology of the Body."

December 22 - St. Thomas, Apostle
Double Feast of the Second Class [Transferred from December 21]
Great Antiphon at Vespers: O Rex Gentium [O King of the Nations]

Benedict-Ratzinger Sells out Catholic Morality Again
Tells United Nations that He Will Not Oppose "Gay Rights"

From: The Fathers
'Gay' Protest against Newvatican

Benedict-Ratzinger Told the U.N. that He Was Against a "Gay Rights" Resolution
Until, That Is, "Gay" Radicals Demonstrated against Him inside the Vatican
Now He Has Changed His Mind and Is Singing from the Pro-"Gay" Hymnbook

Newvatican informed the United Nations on December 18, 2008, that Newchurch will not oppose efforts to decriminalize sodomy and other homosexual acts. Benedict-Ratzinger's chief spokesman, presbyter Federico Lombardi, delivered the papal message on December 18, 2008. Originally, Newvatican opposed a U.N. proposal condemning "discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity."

But when "gay," lesbian, transsexual, and transgendered radicals created a firestorm of protest, Benedict-Ratzinger backed down and adopted a "gay-friendly" posture. Radicals staged several demonstrations, including a protest inside Vatican City on December 13-14, 2008. The radicals hung nooses around their necks as they accused Benedict-Ratzinger of being an "accomplice in the martyrdom" of homosexuals. Apparently, it did the trick. Newpope changed his mind and started singing from the pro-"gay" hymnbook.

Under the proposed U.N. declaration, nations that do not put every sexual orientation on exactly the same level can be considered "contrary to the respect of human rights." Thus, those who practice bestiality, paederasty, and sadism, among other "orientations" could be supported by the U.N. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Christian Post, Christian News, and Zenit.]

If only traditional Catholics were this assertive, the Novus Ordo "orientation" would now be as dead as a doornail!

December 21 - Fourth Sunday of Advent
Sunday of the Second Class
Great Antiphon at Vespers: O Oriens [O Daystar]

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services reduce the Matins of this Sunday to only one Nocturn of three Lessons. No prayers are sung at Prime. At Mass there is no Collect for the Blessed Virgin Mary and no Third Collect against the Persecutors of the Church or for the pope. The dismissal is not the traditional Benedicamus Domino proper to penitential seasons, but the simple Ite, Missa est. St. Thomas, one of the twelve Apostles chosen by Our Lord Himself is omitted entirely this year, as was the case with St. Andrew barely a month ago. Apostles are degraded in the "Motu" services, not to say in Benedict-Ratzinger's Novus Ordo "Ordinary Rite" as well.

Newchurch Bishop Excommunicates Charismatic Presbyter
Not for His Conviction on Sex Crimes, but for His Oecumenism

From: The Fathers
Lifeteen Novus Ordo Mess

Newchurch Lifeteen Charismatics Gather Around the Novus Ordo Table
Their Founder Has Now Been Excommunicated
Not for His Sex Crimes or His Charismaticism
But for Promoting an Oecumenical Worship Center

When Msgr. Dale Fushek was convicted of sex crimes, he was not excommunicated. No, Phoenix, Arizona's Newchurch bishop Thomas Olmstead didn't think that sufficiently serious. But when it came to an ecclesiastical brouhaha in which Olmstead felt his personal authority challenged, as Fushek promoted an oecumenical worship center while he was on leave, the Novus Ordo "excommunication" thunderbolts flew on December 15, 2008.

Fushek had been the Newchurch diocese's second highest-ranking administrator. He is known for being the founder of Lifeteen, an organization that offers pop-culture Messes for Newchurch teenagers, in 1985. These can be found in Newparishes all over the world now. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (Catholic Apologetics) in the article "Charismatic Movement."

Of course, Fushek was really doing no more than Benedict-Ratzinger himself does at oecumenical services in Jewish synagogues and Mohammedan mosques. Fushek apparently thought that what he was doing was fully "Catholic," at least as that term is defined by Newchurch, which revels in the oecumeniacal. He didn't bother to consult Olmstead because Newchurch bishops -- the lot of them -- are out of the moral loop as malfeasants, and even criminals themselves. In the Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal and the New Morality preached by Newchurch, they have lost all moral authority. They are given lip-service, then ignored, just as is Benedict-Ratzinger. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

Texas "Catholic" Hospitals Ignore Their Newchurch Bishop
Say that They Will Continue to Perform Sterilizations

From: The Fathers

Pity poor Bishop Alvaro Corrado. Newchurch bishops' authority has sunk so far since their adherence to the New Order and their Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal that no one listens to them any longer -- even their own employees.

Trinity Mother Francis Hospitals in the diocese of Tyler, Texas, have announced that it will continue to perform sterilizations despite an explicit order from the local bishop to stop the procedures. The hospital system said that the bishop didn't know his Novus Ordo theology: the hospitals had performed sterilizations under a "good-faith interpretation" of Newchurch teachings. Maybe the hospitals are right. Donald Wuerl, now archbishop of Washington, D.C., who had a program on Catholic teaching on the EWTN Charismatic cable network, was told by Newvatican that his understanding of canon law was defective and that he should go back to school!

Trinity Mother Francis Hospitals argue that "indirect" sterilizations may be justified on a case-by-case basis by the attending physician. The health-care system cites paragraph 53 of Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Facilities, a document prepared for the U.S. Catholic [sic] Bishops Conference. That paragraph states: "Procedures that induce sterility are permitted when their direct effect is the cure or alleviation of a present and serious pathology and a simpler treatment is not available." Has Corrado been hoisted by his own petard? [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CWNews.]

December 20 - Ember Friday
Fast and Complete Abstinence
Great Antiphon at Vespers: O Clavis David [O Key of David]

"Catholic" Hospital Flies "Gay Pride" Flag in Toronto, Ontario
Newchurch Archbishop Collins Does Nothing but Support the Un-catholic "Gay" Agenda

From: The Fathers
Rainbow Flag Hung in Newchurch Hospital

The "Gay" Rainbow Flag Flying
In Newchurch's St. Michael Hospital Lobby in Toronto
Newchurch Archbishop Thomas Collins
Has Done Nothing to Uphold Catholic Moral Teaching
Instead, He Panders to the Immoral and Anti-Catholic "Gay Pride" Agenda

St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, a supposedly "Catholic" hospital under the jurisdiction of Newchurch archbishop Thomas Collins, is flying the "gay pride" flag in its lobby. In 1999 the hospital was listed as a "bronze" level sponsor of Gay Pride Week in Toronto, having donated a significant sum of money to the event. Whether the money came out of the coffers of the Newchurch collection-plate was unspecified. The week's activities included a homosexual men's picnic at Toronto Island's nude beach and a "dyke striptease unlike any you've seen before," amongst other similar events.

Recently, in comments made to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (OHRT), prominent homosexualist activist Brent Hawkes lauded St. Michael’s Hospital as an example of a "Catholic" institution that had turned its back on Catholic moral teaching in the name "a greater public good." He stated that the "Catholic" hospital has "educated their staff on gay and lesbian issues; they started to treat gay and lesbian couples as full couples before the law required them. They put a rainbow flag into the foyer; they put signs up for Pride Day." This is the very flag that is currently flying in the hospital lobby. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LSN.]

Newchurch archbishop Thomas Collins has taken no action whatsoever to uphold Catholic moral teaching. What should he? He's not a Catholic bishop; he's a Modernist Newchurcher.

Benedict-Ratzinger's New Prefect of Novus Ordo Worship, Canizares
Is Already as Toothless as His Predecessor, Francis "the Artful Dodger" Arinze

From: The Fathers

Antonio Canizares, Benedict-Ratzinger's latest cats-paw as Prefect of the Novus Ordo Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, appointed on December 9, 2008, has already shown that he is the perfect flop for the job. In a December 14, 2008, interview for a Madrid newspaper, Canizares mouthed the platitude about how wonderful the "traditional" manner of receiving the Novus Ordo cookie is. Apparently, he means on the tongue rather than in the hand, but with these Modernists, one never really knows what they consider "traditional." For Newchurch's Modernist/Liberalists, "traditional" now means "in accordance with Vatican II"!

In any case, Canizares didn't leave even a hint that he would issue a directive, in accordance with the popes since the second century who condemned the "in the hand" practice, that henceforth all "Ordinary" and "Extraordinary" Newchurch services must use the only Catholic method. Canizares is just as toothless as his predecessor Francis Arinze! For further information on Arinze, click on ARINZE.HTM: Cardinal Arinze's Changing Church in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).

Moreover, Newvatican has told the world not to expect any change in the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo Service. Canizares is described as a man of "exquisite tact and gentleness." That is Vatican II-speak for: Canizares will do nothing. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (Catholic Apologetics) in the article "Communion in the Hand.")

December 19 - Ember Friday
Fast and Complete Friday Abstinence
Great Antiphon at Vespers: O Radix Iesse [O Root of Jesse]

SSPX's Fellay Forgot to Include Archbishop-Founder Marcel Lefebvre
In His Demand to Lift the "Excommunications" of the SSPX Bishops from Newchurch!

From: Chris
Traditional Bishops Antonio Castro de Mayer and Marcel Lefebvre

Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre and His Associate Antonio Castro de Mayer
SSPX's Fellay Seems to Have Forgotten to Include Them in His Demand
For Reinstatement into the Newchurch of the New Order!
This Is Just More Evidence that Fellay Is Trying to Distance the SSPX
From Its Courageous Founder, Archbishop Lefebvre, Who Called Card. Ratzinger "Not a Catholic"

Dear Fathers:

I've noticed that the lifting of Novus Ordo "excommunications" in Campos, Brazil, did not mention traditional Bishop Antonio de Castro Mayer, who associated with Archbishop Lefebvre and refused to permit the Novus Ordo Service in his diocese. Nor is the SSPX including Archbishop Lefebvre in its plea for lifting of the "excommunications." Is there some prohibition against lifting the excommunication of a deceased person? If not, shouldn't the SSPX be honest enough to include Lefebvre in its wrong-headed approach to Newchurch?

The Fathers Reply.

A very observant point! No, there is no prohibition against lifting the excommunication of a deceased person. In fact, there is a rite for this in the traditional Rituale Romanum entitled Ritus Absolvendi Excommunicatum Iam Mortuum [Rite of Absolving an Excommunicate Already Deceased].

The diocese of Campos, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was headed by Bishop de Castro Mayer from 1949 to 1981. He was a very traditional bishop, one of only four who voted against Vatican II's liturgy constitution, and never implemented the conciliar liturgical reforms in his diocese. When the Vatican forced him to retire in 1981, almost two decades after Vatican II, the Traditional Latin Mass was still being celebrated by virtually every priest in every church in Campos!

Why indeed has the Fellay administration of the SSPX not demanded the "reinstatement" of Archbishop Lefebvre, if he thinks that he himself, Galaretta, de Mallerais, and Williamson should be reinstated to Newchurch? The answer appears to be that Fellay wishes to separate himself from the SSPX's courageous founder, who called Card. Ratzinger "not a Catholic" and refused to have anything to do with him in the last three years of his life.

EWTN Cable Network Has Turned Openly Protestant Charismatic
Foundress Mother Angelica Was at Least "Conservative," but She Was Ousted in 2001

From: Connie

Dear Fathers:

Did you hear that the U.S. government is trying to remove the Mass from the EWTN Catholic Cable Network?

The Fathers Reply.

Don't worry. This is one of those hoaxes to get people to contribute money to suspect causes. EWTN isn't a Catholic network, nor does it have a Catholic Mass. The "Mass" it regularly broadcasts is the invalid Novus Ordo service. Although foundress Mother Angelica was somewhat "conservative," since her removal from control of the network in 2001 through the agency of Newchurch officials such as Newchurch's arch-heretic Roger "Rogue" Mahony, Newcardinal of Los Angeles, EWTN is even more openly a Charismatic Protestant network with a veneer of "Catholicism" to deceive viewers -- and pick their pockets for the Novus Ordo cause!

What Are the Obligations Associated with the Wearing of the Brown Scapular?

From: Phil

Dear Fathers:

Could you review the requirements for obtaining the privileges and indulgences for wearing the Brown Scapular?

The Fathers Reply.

Those who are invested in the Scapular of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel, commonly called the Brown Scapular, are simultaneously enrolled in the Confraternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mount Carmel under the terms of the Formula Benedicendi et Imponendi Scapulare B.M.V. de Monte Carmelo. The obligations of the Confraternity, as originally set out in the decree of Pope John XXII (1305-1316), including the so-called Sabbatine Privilege, are the following:

  1. the wearing of the scapular with constancy
  2. the observation of chastity according to one's state of life
  3. the recitation of the Divine Office (or the Officium Parvum Beatae Mariae Virginis [Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary]). If a layman has a just practical difficulty with the latter, he may observe instead, in addition to the ordinary fasts and abstinences of the ecclesiastical year (Friday abstinence, fast and abstinence on vigils of holydays, fast on all weekdays of Lent, etc.), the Apostolic abstinence on Wednesdays and Fridays. It is commonly thought that the rosary can be substituted willy-nilly for this obligation, but this notion is incorrect. One's confessor can convert the obligation of reciting the Office only for just cause (e.g., the case of a fireman or policeman, who cannot carry an Office book), not on a routine basis.

The obligations of the scapular and its associated Confraternity are not trivial and must not be undertaken lightly. In effect, the invested individual becomes a tertiary of the Carmelite Order and shares in the privileges of that Order only when he undertakes the obligations of that Order. Since he cannot normally chant the Divine Office in choir with the Carmelites, he has to come as close to that as possible.

Most important, the Brown Scapular is not an amulet. The mere wearing of it means little without the spiritual commitment and practices that go with it. To do otherwise constitutes a sin of superstitution and could well commit the wear to the infernal punishments that he is trying to avoid.

December 18 - Ferial Day
Great Antiphon at Vespers: O Adonai [O Lord]

British Prime Minister Tony Blair Told Aides to Lie about His "Catholicism"
Press Secretary Says that Blair Ordered Him to Kill an Accurate Press Story

From: Xavier
Benedict-Ratzinger & Tony Blair

Tony Blair (Pictured Below Benedict-Ratzinger) "Felt" Himself a Newchurcher in 1998
But Didn't Convert because He Thought People Would Call Him a "Nutter"
He Instructed His Aides to Deny the Accurate Story
Meanwhile He Committed Numerous Sacrileges Taking the Novus Ordo Cookie

The Deputy Press Secretary to British Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed that Blair "was always a Catholic and lied about it during his time in No. 10 Downing Street." Lance Price also revealed on December 13, 2008, that Blair had ordered Downing Street officials to lie about "his passionate commitment" to Newchurch throughout his ten years in No. 10. Blair asked Price to "squash a story" that upon his accession in 1998 as Prime Minister, he had told the Newchurch archbishop of Siena: "In my heart, I feel more of a Catholic" throughout the time he was Prime Minister. He failed to take any action, however, because he feared that the British people would think him beholden to Benedict-Ratzinger "because you are supposed to believe that the pope is infallible." Apparently, Blair was ignorant of the full meaning of that doctrine.

Soon after winning the 1997 Election, Blair, an espoused Anglican heretic, committed sacrilege by taking the Novus Ordo cookie regularly at Westminster Cathedral, though he had not converted or pronounced the Abjuration from Heresy. Credible reports indicated also that JPII committed sacrilege by giving him the cookie in his private chapel. Blair waited six months after leaving Downing Street to convert to the New Order, even though here is no constitutional bar to the British Prime Minister being a Catholic.

In BBC1’s Christmas Voices today, Blair said that he did not convert in office because it would lead to people dismissing him as a "nutter." Blair's wife Cherie was already posing as a Catholic. She has openly denied several major Catholic moral doctrines. [Some information for this report was contributed by the UK Mail.]

The Rosary Is Only One of Many Catholic Private Devotions

From: Xavier

Dear Fathers:

What do you think about praying the rosary daily?

The Fathers Reply.

The rosary is one of many private devotions. The Catholic Church has traditionally had many options for private devotion, from which one is free to select according to his own spirituality and inclination.

First in precedence is, of course, the traditional Divine Office, which is actually a liturgical devotion that can be used privately as well. This is the Church's official prayer and ranks above all the others. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Traditional Latin Mass, Divine Office & Sacraments department. The Divine Office section there is laid out for lay use. Beware of the Novus Ordo "Liturgy of the Hours," which is an unCatholic, fabricated product of Hannibal Bugnini and the Novus Ordo.

In addition to the Divine Office, there are the subsidiary Offices, such as the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which those who have been invested in the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel are obliged to say. Also traditionally held in high regard by the Church are the psalms, particularly the seven known as the Penitential Psalms and the seven known as the Gradual Psalms. Then there are the five approved Litanies.

For Marian devotions, even earlier than the Rosary is the Angelus, which may be said once a day or three times a day. The devotion of the Three Aves has been praised highly and practiced by many of the Saints, such as St. Bonaventure, St. John Baptist Mary Vianney (the Cure of Ars), St. Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort, and the great Marian doctor, St. Alphonsus Liguori, who, in his writings recommended this devotion about twenty times. Moreover, various popes have indicated that they favor this devotion. Some, including Pius IX, Leo XIII and St. Pius X, have granted special indulgences for the practice of this devotion. Others, including Leo XIII and St. Pius X, have ordered its recitation after Holy Mass. This is the reason why the Three Aves are recited as the beginning of the Leonine Prayers after Mass. The devotion of the Three Aves is something that anyone can find time for, once a day or more frequently.

Finally, one should not forget singing, which is a devotion that Our Lord Himself practiced. St. Augustine tells us that sung prayer is twice as beneficial as other prayer. Subjects for singing are the Sacred Chant (join your local Mass site's schola or choir if you are so disposed) and the wondrous hymns of the Church. For further information, click on FAQ05: What Traditional Books Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).

December 17 - Ember Wednesday
Fast and Partial Abstinence
Great Antiphon at Vespers: O Sapientia [O Wisdom]

The Great O Antiphons of Advent are a series of seven antiphons chanted or recited before and after the Magnificat of Vespers of the traditional Divine Office on the last seven days before the Vigil of Christmas (December 17-December 23). Their name comes from the Latin interjection O with which they all begin. Nothing similar precedes any other feast. Longing for the coming of the Messias, which is the characteristic mood of Advent, is seen most poetically in these O Antiphons. The melody to which they are chanted is marvelously expressive of the intense desire with which the patriarchs, the prophets, the Jewish people, and now the Gentiles wait for God's presence in Jesus Christ.

Newcardinal Avery Dulles Dies at 90
He Advocated Restoring Guilty Presbyter Rapists to Their Newchurch Ministries

From: The Fathers
Avery Dulles

Avery Dulles, Newchurch Cardinal
A Prevaricator at Vatican II and a Defender of Newchurch Presbyter-Rapists
Passes to Eternity at Age 90

Avery Dulles, a cardinal of Newchurch, died on December 12, 2008, at the age of 90. He was a member of the Jesuit Order, which by the time of Vatican II (1962-1965) had sunk from its height to being the foremost promoter of Modernistic "Liberation Theology," which involved Jesuit "priests" taking up guns and killing conservative officials of South American governments with the goal of putting Communists in charge of those countries.

Dulles bounced from Presbyterianism to agnosticism until he finally settled on Catholicism. At Vatican II Dulles was a prevaricator, trying to be a middling neutral in issues of Catholic doctrine, morality, and liturgy. When the Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal hit Newchurch, he said that bishops and presbyters found guilty of raping and assaulting children should not be barred from the active ministry. Enough said. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

The "Motu" Mess Is for the Elite, not Rank-and-File Catholics
The UK's Latin Mass Society Is in the Middle of a Civil War on the Issue

From: The Fathers

Have you ever wondered why Benedict-Ratzinger's "Motu" henchmen are so fond of isolated grand productions of the Solemn mode of the "Mass of 1962" instead of universal celebration of the normal Low Mass, or even the Missa Cantata, throughout the Church? Well, now you know. The true Mass is only for the elite -- not you!

The Latin Mass Society of England and Wales is in turmoil following the decision to cancel its annual training session for the "Motu" Mess. A civil war has broken out within the Society because its members who have fought for the true Mass for so many years have been shut out of these expensive extravaganzas. They claim that the LMS has ignored the needs of its rank and file, who want the Low Mass universally throughout the Church, not a few theatrical presentations for the elite, whose expenses are paid out of LMS funds and have received expensive "party bags" distributed as gifts from LMS funds. Said the former LMS chairman:

Our Society is constituted to provide the Mass to as many Catholics as possible from all walks of life in churches and chapels the length and breadth of England and Wales.... It is wrong therefore for the favored few to be able to indulge in the obvious luxury of the liturgy provided. Many people (laity) have worked for the LMS for many years for no more than their expenses, and a good number of them have not claimed for anything at all.

Good Catholics, Benedict-Ratzinger, Dario Hoyos, and their Novus Ordo personnel have no intention of restoring the Traditional Latin Mass, or even the Conciliar-Bugnini "Mass of 1962," to Newchurch. Newpope and his minions parade around in expensive pontifical finery while rank-and-file Newchurchers in parishes around the world are still subjected to what has been declared by Benedict-Ratzinger as the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch, the invalid Novus Ordo.

December 16 - St. Eusebius, Bishop & Martyr
Semidouble Feast

Newchurch Chief Financial Officer Convicted of Fraud and Sentenced to Prison
Cleveland Archbishop Pilla Was Fingered as Knowing about the Kickback Scheme

From: The Fathers
Anthony Pilla

Anthony Pilla, Another Crooked Newchurch Archbishop
Fingered by Two Accountants As Knowing about a Newchurch Kick-back Scheme
The Two Accountants Have Been Convicted of Numerous Crimes of Fraud and Conspiracy
In the Latest Installment of Newchurch's Ongoing Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal

In the latest installment of Newchurch's ongoing Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal, the Chief Financial Officer of the Newchurch diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, Joseph Smith, was sentenced on December 11, 2008, by a U.S. federal district judge to more than a year in prison. The District Attorney had strongly argued for at least a five-year sentence. Clueless Newchurchers had turned out in force to spare the criminal any jail time at all. Anton Zgoznik, a Newchurch accountant involved had already been convicted of conspiracy and 14 other charges and awaits his sentence.

Smith was convicted in July 2008 of six charges of fraud and conspiracy to defraud. He will also have to repay $200,000 to $400,000 that he received in kickbacks. Smith's presbyter-boss in the archdiocese was named as also being involved in the fraud, as using the kickbacks to keep Smith from quitting for a better-paying job.

Smith and Zgoznik both testified that Cleveland bishop Anthony Pilla (1980-2006) knew of the payments. Pilla, however, testified that he was so out of touch that it took an anonymous whistleblower's letter to make him aware of the fraud and conspiracy. So, the Newchurch bishop was either a co-conspirator or a malfeasant incompetent! This is the same bishop, by the way, who advocates giving the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid to "Catholic" politicians who publicly advocate abortion. It figures! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

Good Catholics, no wonder Newchurch is plagued with crime, and the money that clueless Newchurchers puts into its collection-plates is being embezzled right and left! Newchurch hires corrupt accountants and malfeasant bishop to cover up the embezzlement. What is worse than this is that the clueless Newchurchers continue to put their hard-earned money in the collection-plate, knowing that it will go either to suborn the rape and assault of children by Newchurch clergy or into the pockets laymen as kickbacks!

An SSPX Member Complains:
The Society Has Abandoned Our Missions on January 1 to Stage a Last-minute Ordination

From: Gwen

Dear Fathers:

You stated in the TRADITIO Network's Commentaries that the SSPX did not have any ordinations this year. Well, probably to prove you wrong, the SSPX squeezed one in at the very last moment of the year, December 30, 2008. Because of this ordination, my mission will not have any SSPX priest-presbyters available to celebrate Mass on the Holyday of Obligation on January 1, 2009. This decision shows how little the SSPX thinks of its parishioners' spiritual needs. It couldn't have had this ordination at a different time?

By the way, if you publish my message in the TRADITIO Network's Commentaries, please do not use my real name. If the SSPX found out who wrote this message, I would get into trouble and be kicked out of the SSPX. Currently, I have no where else except the SSPX to get the Sacraments, although I am afraid that a time will be coming soon when I will no longer be able to attend the SSPX either, if they go over to the "dark side" of the New Order Church.

December 15 - Octave Day of the Immaculate Conception

Mohammedan Preacher Brands Christmas as the "Pathway to Hellfire"
And Calls for Assassination of the Pope to a Silent Press

From: The Fathers
Anjem Choudary

Anjem Choudary, Mohammedan Preacher and Chairman of the Society of Muslim Lawyers
Has Called for the Assassination of the Pope
And Has Consigned Those Who Celebrate Christmas to Hellfire
Yet the "Establishment" Media, Which Would Denounce a Christian for Condemning Ramadan
Says Nothing about This Religious Terrorist

Mohammedan preacher Anjem Choudary has branded Christmas "evil" and "the pathway to hellfire." The preacher urged all Mohammedans to reject traditional Christmas celebrations, claiming that they are forbidden by Allah. Choudary, who is Chairman of the Society of Muslim Lawyers, ruled out all celebrations, including having a Christmas tree, decorating the house, or eating turkey. Choudary has also called for the assassination of the pope. In his sermon Choudary preached:

In the world today many Muslims, especially those residing in western countries, are exposed to the evil celebration Christmas. Many take part in the festival celebrations by having Christmas turkey dinners. Decorating the house, purchasing Christmas trees or having Christmas turkey meals are completely prohibited by Allah. Many still practice this corrupt celebration as a remembrance of the birth of Jesus. How can a Muslim possibly approve or participate in such a practice that bases itself on the notion Allah has an offspring? The very concept of Christmas contradicts and conflicts with the foundation of Islam. Every Muslim has a responsibility to protect his family from the misguidance of Christmas, because its observance will lead to hellfire. Protect your Paradise from being taken away. Protect yourself and your family from Christmas.

Good Catholics, just ask yourselves what outrage the hypocritical "establishment" media would be publishing on their front page today if the Chairman of the Society of Christian Lawyers had publicly proclaimed that Ramadan is evil and a pathway to hellfire! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the London Daily Telegraph.

Is Benedict-Ratzinger Suborning Rape of Children?

From: Sandra

Dear Fathers:

In the Commentaries you speak incessantly about the ongoing rape and assult of children by presbyters in Newchurch. I am not challenging the likely veracity of this. It would not be at all surprising if this ongoing abuse is indeed happening and that the pope has done little to nothing to stem the ongoing atrocities. One doesn't want to believe it, but if it is so, we must believe it and stand together against it!

The Fathers Reply.

You're a little late! Surely by this time no one can be ignorant of what is going on. For almost a decade the pressed has continuously reported on these cases, as well as on the billions of dollars that Newchurch is continuing to pay out in damages to child victims. It is a matter of record that Benedict-Ratzinger has said virtually nothing about the rapes and assaults of children that are going in his name, much of it due to the fact that he has refused to take any decisive action since he was put in charge of sex crimes by JPII in 2001.

According to the report commissioned by the U.S. bishops, for example, charges of sex crimes up to 2002 were made against 4,392 presbyters. The number is generally believed to underestimate the problem. That number amounts to more than one presbyter in every ten that has been charged with a sex crime. The bishops were so embarrassed by the number that they didn't dare update the report for the following six years!

Contrast Benedict-Ratzinger's immoral culpability as an accessory with what a real pope, St. Pius V, did when informed that some of his priests were sodomites. He immediately stripped them of their collar and issued a Papal Bull declaring that such clergy had lost ecclesiastical protection and ordering that they be turned to the civil authorities for the severest punishments. Moreover, he publicly expressed his outrage against such "priests," whom he called "filth," just as St. Paul had. Benedict-Ratzinger, on the contrary, doesn't seem to mind being associated with unrepentant sodomites and rapist bishops and presbyters in his Newchurch of the New Order. In fact, he as given them sanctuary of his Novus Ordo seminaries!

It is shocking how so many "conservative" Newchurchers get all worked up about abortion, but when it comes to the actual rape of children by Newchurch clergy, they stick their heads in the sand and keep putting their money into the New Order collection-plate, which is used, for example, by Newchurch bishops to pay millions of dollars in hush money to their homosexual catamites. In this way, the Newchurchers themselves are participating in funding the payoffs of criminals and thereby associate themselves with the grave sin of these crimes.

It was only a few decades ago that in western countries, rape alone was considered a capital offense. In Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch, the immoral clergy are secreted and paid off with higher positions so that they won't implicate their higher-ups!

December 14 - Third Sunday of Advent "Gaudete Sunday"
Sunday of the Second Class

"Catholic" San Francisco Mayor Disses Catholics Who Oppose "Gay Marriage"

From: The Fathers
Gavin Newsom

"Catholic" Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco, California
Embraces a Homosexual at the Gay Pride Parade
The Adulterous and Bigamous Mayor, Who Has Even Been Refused the Novus Ordo Cookie
Dissed at an Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Those Who Stood with God's Moral Law
To Sink "Gay Marriage" in the Recent Election

San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom, a renowned homophile, used his Interfaith Prayer Breakfast Meeting to chew out the city's Newchurch archbishop and a Mormon representative for not supporting California Proposition 8, which prohibited "gay marriage." The proposition was voted in on November 4, 2008, by California voters 52 to 47 per cent. Religious San Franciscans described Newsom's tirade as "an intemperate attack on those religions and people of faith who supported Proposition 8.... Mayor Newsom's rambling talk was offensive and insulting to Catholics and other people of faith who had sought to express their support for Proposition 8 from a view of marriage that was contrary to that held by the mayor."

Newsom is hardly in a position to question anyone else's morality. While his campaign manager and best friend was out of town trying to raise funds for Newsom's political ambitions, Newsome was conjugating with his best friend's wife! Newsom's adultery was the cause of the breakup of the marriage thereafter. Newsom himself put away his own wife and entered into bigamy with another woman.

A typical Newchurcher, Newsom claims to be "Catholic," as influenced by the Liberation Theology Jesuits of his childhood. He was supported in his tirade by flaming homosexual State Senator Mark Leno, who supports to the hilt the Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trasgendered political agenda. Newsom, because of his bigamy, was -- mirabile dictu -- denied the Novus Ordo cookie. He "accepts" that ecclesiastical law, but he doesn't accept God's moral law!

Good Catholics, Newsom is just another liberalist bigot who hides behind concocted "civil rights" that the U.S. Founding Fathers rejected as against God's Natural Law.

Oxford University Press Deletes Catholic Words from Dictionary
Cites "Multiculturalism" and Dropping Church Attendance

From: The Fathers

Catholic words like "devil, abbey, altar, bishop, chapel, christen, disciple, minister, monastery, monk, nun, nunnery, parish, pew, psalm, pulpit, saint, sin, devil, vicar" have all been dropped from the Oxford University Press Junior Dictionary because of "multiculturalism" and dropping church attendance. An editor for OUP said, "People don't go to church as often as before. Our understanding of religion is within multiculturalism, which is why some words such as 'Pentecost' or 'Whitsun' would have been in 20 years ago but not now." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the UK Daily Telegraph.]

December 13 - St. Lucy, Virgin & Martyr
Double Feast

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services deprive the feast of St. Lucy, one of the most venerated early Saints, whose name is mentioned even n the ancient Canon of the Mass, of its First Vespers. Matins is cut down to one Nocturn of three Lessons. Neither at Divine Office or at Mass is there any commemoration of the Octave of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. At the "Motu" Mess celebrated in the Solemn mode, the deacon and sub-deacon wear dalmatic and tunicle instead of folded chasubles, a new practice introduced in 1961, hardly "ancient" or "traditional" or "Gregorian." At Second Vespers St. Lucy is not even commemorated. Ancient Saints are degraded in the "Motu" services, not to say in Benedict-Ratzinger's Novus Ordo "Ordinary Rite" as well.

"Pontifical Secret" Gets Out, and Benedict-Ratzinger Wants It Covered Up
The World Has Gotten a Glimpse into How Newpope Has Been Covering up Sex Crimes

From: The Fathers
Pope's Secret

Benedict-Ratzinger's Dirty Little Secret Got Out
The Cover-up Procedures of His Tribunals Investigating Sex Crimes
Were Revealed in a Book by a Suspended Presbyter
"Baptized Catholics" Have Been Threatened with Excommunication if They Don't Return the Book
No Wonder Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal Continues Unabated!

If you have a copy of presbyter Gerald Vosen's book, Pick a Number: Stories of Faith, Benedict-Ratzinger wants it back. The books contain the secret proceedings of Newchurch's tribunal on his sexual assaults on children. In order that the world not know how Newrome is covering up the sex crimes of his bishops and presbyters, Benedict-Ratzinger placed the September 2003 proceedings under "pontifical secret." Even Vosen didn't agree with that and published the proceedings himself in his book.

In an age when the post-conciliar Newchurch deplores the Index Librorum Prohibitorum, listing prohibited heretical and Modernistic books, promulgated for the first time by Pope Pius IV in 1564 and abolished by Paul VI in 1966, it seems that Benedict-Ratzinger is not averse to such a list when it comes to covering his own derriere. Newpope has been vehemently condemned by many victims of his Newchurch bishops' and presbyters' sex crimes for sitting on that derriere and essentially doing nothing while tens of thousand of Newchurch children were, and continue to be, raped and assaulted.

The commission of sex crimes leaves Newchurch bishops and presbyters "in good standing" with Newchurch, but "baptized Catholics or those who have made a profession of faith who purchase Fr. Vosen's book are at risk of participating in this breach of the Pontifical Secret." That is a "canonical crime," wrote Madison, Wisconsin, Newchurch bishop Charles Morlino in a December 1, 2008, statement, a canonical crime that carries penalties up to and including excommunication from Newchurch.

Newchurch officials have never released details of what crimes Vosen committed. A Newchurch tribunal found him guilty, and Vosen is now awaiting a response after appealing his case to Newrome. Vosen said that that Morlino threatened to take him off the diocesan payroll if he did not end distribution and promotion of the book. Vosen sank to the level of suing one of his victims for defamation in May 2004. A jury rejected Vosen's claims and found for the victim after only two hours of deliberation, on August 5, 2005.

In some cases around the United States, Newchurch bishops have released files relating to Newchurch proceedings on sex crimes against children. Sometimes the release has been done under court order; other times, the bishop has released the records voluntarily. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Madison, Wisconsin News Republic.]

Newchurch Bishop Cancels Christmas
Bishops of India Tell Newchurchers Instead to Pray with Pagans

From: The Fathers

On December 9, 2008, Newchurch bishop Gerald Mathias, of Lucknow in northeast India, has canceled traditional Christmas festivities in his diocese. India is entering its quinquennial elections, and Mathias is afraid that the Hindus will attack Newchurch facilities. Nor has he any hope that Benedict-Ratzinger will attempt to help him. His solution: cancel Christmas. We wouldn't want to offend our pagan Hindu "brothers" now, would we?

So, what are Newchurchers to do this year for Christmas? The Newchurch bishops of India have told them to pray with the pagans! How soon, after forty years of clear evidence, will these clueless bishops learn that false oecumenism solves no problems, that in fact it only exacerbates those problems! As Albert Einstein said, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." By that definition Newchurch with its false oecumenism is clearly insane! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Zenit.]

December 12 - Within the Octave of the Immaculate Conception
Semidouble Feast
Complete Friday Abstinence

Benedict-Ratzinger Claims that Newchurch Is Not a Corporation
At the Same Time that He Plays the Consummate Modern Corporate CEO

From: The Fathers

Benedict-Ratzinger Blows It Again
He Claims that Newchurch Is Not a Corporation
When He Is a Consummate Modern CEO --
Of Nuance, Obfuscation, Cover-up, and Spin!

On December 10, 2008, at his Wednesday public audience, Benedict-Ratzinger claimed: "The Church is not just a corporation." That certainly isn't how Newpope acts. Benedict-Ratzinger takes a backseat to no corporate CEO in his efforts to nuance, obsfuscate, cover up, and "spin" the truth.

Take Benedict-Ratzinger's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. He has been in charge of this activity since JPII appointed him Sex-crimes Czar in 2001. Since that time the scandal has proceeded unabated, and Benedict-Ratzinger has essentially sat on his hands for the entire seven years past. He has never expressed outrage that clergy operating in his name are assaulting children. For him, it is all a legalistic game -- a game in which Novus Ordo presbyters and even bishops get off scot free. Benedict-Ratzinger didn't even ask his archbishop of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to return the million dollars that he stole from the Newchurch diocesan collection plates to pay hush-money to his "gay" catamite!

Take Benedict-Ratzinger's Great "Motu" Mess Hoax. In a ploy reminiscent of Coca-Cola's try some years ago to introduce New Coke, only to encounter the rejection of Coke drinkers, Benedict-Ratzinger has tried to introduce a New Mass: the Conciliar-Bugnini "Mass of 1962" as amended in 2007 and 2008, to deceive the neocon Newchurchers. While the clueless Motarians were getting the wool pulled over their eyes with the "Motu," Benedict-Ratzinger did what no other conciliar pope had done up to that point: he formally and officially declared the invalid Novus Ordo service to be the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch!

Good Catholics, Newchurch is a corporation, Benedict-Ratzinger's protestations to the contrary not withstanding. Newchurch has lost its spiritual dimension. It no longer holds to Catholic doctrine, morality, and liturgy -- except as a corporate ploy to get money. As previous Commentaries have indicated, more often than not Newchurch bishops steal that money for their own immoral purposes and those of the New Order.

What Is the Status of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Fully Traditional Rite?

From: The Fathers

Dear Fathers:

Various traditional calendars and ordos seem to contradict each other with respect to the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on December 12? Some list it; some don't. Your Traditional Liturgical Calendar Following the Rubrics of Pope St. Pius X for the Universal Calendar of the Church, for example, does not list it. What is the status of this feast?

The Fathers Reply.

The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (B. Mariae Virginis de Guadalupe) is not part of the traditional Missale Romanum. The feast was added in 1962, a week before John XXIII violated Traditional by adding the name of St. Joseph to the Sacred Canon of the Mass, which had been considered too sacred even for a pope to touch, since the last of the Great Doctors of the Church, Pope St. Gregory the Great in A.D. 600. Moreover, the feast is not a feast of the Universal Church, but only for North America.

For our recommendation of the best liturgical calendar and ordo for the fully traditional Roman Rite of the Universal Church, click on Traditional Liturgical Calendar.

December 11 - St. Damascus I, Pope & Confessor
Semidouble Feast

Benedict-Ratzinger Cans Neocon Newchurchers' Beloved Francis Arinze as Novus Ordo Chief
Appoints in His Place Newcardinal Canizares to Promote the Novus Ordo

From: The Fathers
Antonio Canizares

Newcardinal Antonio Canizares, Picked to Replace the Canned Francis Arzinze
Another of Benedict-Ratzinger's Deer Caught in the Headlights of the Novus Ordo
Canizares' Primary Role Will Be to Promote the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch
The Invalid Novus Ordo Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Service

On December 9, 2009, Benedict-Ratzinger canned Newcardinal Francis Arinze, of Nigeria, beloved of the neocon Newchurchers, and replaced him with Newcardinal Antonio Canizares, of Toledo, Spain, as the new chief of Newchurch's Congregation for Divine Worship. Benedict-Ratzinger is also expected to can Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith Patabendige Don, the current Secretary of the Congregation, also beloved of the neocon Newchurchers, and banish him from Newrome's seat of power to the island of Ceylon, off the coast of India, in the spring of 2009. {Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CWN and the Associated Press.]

Although the clueless neocon Newchurchers will praise this appointment of a "conservative," the fact of the matter is that they called Arinze a "conservative" too. Like Benedict-Ratzinger, Arinze talked like a "conservative" (or what passes for one in the New Order), but walked like a Modernist. The "conservative" talk was just to keep the Motarians from breaking away from the New Order to go traditional, the way many Anglican/Episcopalians have been doing recently. Arinze never put any teeth into his conservativism; neither will Canizares. It just isn't possible in the Vatican II Newchurch, where Newrome cannot force "collegial" bishops to do anything -- not even, in the case of one of its bishops, return a million dollars stolen from the Novus Ordo collection-plate to pay hush-money to his homosexual catamite.

In his new role Canizares' primary responsibility will be to promoting the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch, that is, the invalid Novus Ordo service. Whatever he might do to please the neocon Newchurchers will be just that much more rearranging of the deck chairs on the Novus Ordo Titanic. What is needed in Newchurch is not a few neocon "photo ops," but a full-throated rejection of the invalid Novus Ordo, which Benedict-Ratzinger has declared to be the "Ordinary Rite" of his Newchurch, and a full restoration of the true Mass of the Roman Catholic Church, the Traditional Latin Mass -- not the phony Conciliar-Bugnini Motu "Mass of 1962" as amended and revised in 2007 and 2008.

For further information on Arinze, click on ARINZE.HTM: Cardinal Arinze's Changing Church in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).

"Gay" Group Begins to Promote Alternative Christmas
Newchurchers Hold Novus Ordo Services in Association with "Pink Christmas"

From: The Fathers

In its latest efforts to destroy the Christian Church and everything associated with it, a "gay" group in the Netherlands has begun a movement for an alternative Christmas to attract homosexuals. The group will host "Pink Christmas" services to feature a homosexual Nativity scene with two Josephs and two Marys.

A spokesman said that the group is hosting the event to boost "choices for homosexual men and women" for Christmas. The celebration will promote a homosexualized religion. "Two men or two women can form a family too these days, even one with a child," said the spokesman. The Netherlands legalized "gay" marriage in 2001, and from there the immoral practice has extended to the United States, Canada, and most countries of Europe. Several Novus Ordo services were held in conjunction with the recent August 2, 2008, "gay" boat parade. Only the Eastern Orthodox have resisted the move. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by World Net Daily.]

December 10 - Within the Octave of the Immaculate Conception
Semidouble Feast

With His Newchurch Acolyte/Lectors Are "Gay-marrying" up a Storm
Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch Archbishop Lifts Not a Finger against It

From: The Fathers
Newchurch Acolyte/Lector 'Gay' Spouse

A Newchurch Acolyte/Lector "Gay-marries" a Protestant
This Is the Fifth "Gay" Marriage of a Newchurch Official in San Francisco
But Newchurch Archbishop Niederauer There Hasn't Lifted a Finger
Benedict-Ratzinger Personally Appointed Niederauer to Pander to the "Gay" Community
While Novus Ordo Seminaries Have Become Virtual "Gay" Brothels

George Niederauer, the Newchurch archbishop of San Francisco, California, is in the news again. Some months ago the homophile archbishop performed a Novus Ordo Mess at his Most Holy Redeemer homosexual Newparish, at which he personally handed the Novus Ordo cookie to the blasphemous Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, dressed like Gothic vampires. The situation was so vile that it was chastised on national television in the United States. Yet Niederauer adamantly refuses to shut down his Newparish, which annually enters a float in the "Gay Pride" Parade, featuring nudie men.

Now Niederauer's Newparish has boasted its fifth "gay" marriage on November 1, 2008, All Saints Day, between an acolyte/lector there and his homosexual paramour, who is described as an active member of a Methodist church in San Francisco. Four other homosexual "couples" involving officials of the Newparish have been publicly "gay-married." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Bay Area Reporter.]

Niederauer, who was personally selected by Benedict-Ratzinger as the Newchurch archbishop of San Francisco because of Niederauer's record in pandering to the "gay Catholic" community in his former diocese of Salt Lake City, Utah, has taken no action whatsoever against the New Order moral pollution. Is it any wonder that Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch seminaries have become virtual "gay" brothels? There are credible reports that not a few bishops themselves troll the red-light districts of their respective cities to consummate liaisons. No wonder Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order is -- pardon the apt expression -- "screwed up."

More Evidence that Newchurch Treats Collection Money Negligently

From: The Fathers

A Washington, D.C., Newparish was so negligent that a thief stole two bags of collection money out of a safe left open. The Novus Ordo presbyter at the Newparish called it "disheartening" that someone made off with offerings for the poor. We Fathers call it disheartening when Newchurch is so negligent about its collection money that it leaves it unsupervised. [Some information for his Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

Good Catholics, this is far from the only report of how negligent Newchurch is in taking care of its members' collection money. There are scores of reports of Newchurch clergy stealing even millions of dollars, not to speak of the money that is converted to immoral purposes against the intentions of the donors. The former Newchurch archbishop of Milwaukee stole a million dollars from Newchurch to pay hush-money to his "gay" catamite. And Benedict-Ratzinger never even demanded the money back!

December 9 - Within the Octave of the Immaculate Conception
Semidouble Feast

SSPX's Transalpine Redemptorists Split over Move to New Order
Half Go to the Newchurch Sect; the Other, Traditional, Half Are Thrown Out

From: The Fathers
Transalpine Redemptorist

An SSPX Monk amongst the Sheep: "All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray"
One Group of the SSPX's Transalpine Redemptorists Sold Out to Newchurch
And Threw Out the Other Group Who Insisted on Remaining Traditional Catholics
The Split May Be the First of Many Splits in the SSPX to Come
Between Fellayite Panderers to Newchurch and Those Who Want to Follow Archbishop Lefebvre

In what may be foretaste of what will happen to the Society of St. Pius X as a whole, the SSPX's Transalpine Redemptorists have split over the issue of selling out to the Newchurch of the New Order. When the "authorities" of the SSPX organization decided to sell out to the New Order, one group of the monks said, Nothing doing! When the organization's vicar general Fr. Michael Mary decided to sell out to the New Order, he couldn't get all the monks to "obey" him. He, therefore, threw out the other, traditional, group. Doesn't that sound just like Newchurch!

The SSPX's Transalpine Redemptorists have been situated since 1999 in Papa Stronsay in the Orkney Islands of northern Scotland. Fr. Nicholas Mary stood forth to lead the group that was determined not to sell out the traditional Catholic Faith and took them to a neighboring island, Stronsay, where they are now celebrating the traditional Mass and Divine Office in a temporary location. Fr. Nicholas Mary said: "My status has not changed since I have simply remained doing what we have done for the last 20 years. I remain part of the Transalpine Redemptorists, rather than part of Father Michael's projected new [New Order] community." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the UK Daily Record.]

Good Catholics, we will undoubtedly see more efforts to sell out to the New Order in the SSPX and in other organizations, as we have already seen among the Motarians, who blithely accept the Conciliar-Bugnini "Mass of 1962," as amended in 2007 and 2008. If the SSPX as a whole attempts to cozy up to Newrome through a "lifting of the excommunications," it may well face a global split paralleling the split of its Redemptorists. Half of its membership could refuse to be associated with a restructured SSPX that rejects the sage principles of its founder, Archbishop Lefebvre, and instead chooses to "coexist" with the New Order, its New Mass, its New Ordinal, its New Catechism, and its New Morality.

December 8 - Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M.
Double Feast of the First Class

While Benedict-Ratzinger Fiddles, Sacred Music Goes up in Smoke

From: The Fathers
Pope Julius III & Palestrina

Pope Julius III (1550-1555) Blesses the Prince of Sacred Polyphony
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525/26-1594)
Whose Sublime Works Persuaded the Dogmatic Council of Trent (1545-1563)
To Retain Polyphony in Addition to the Church's Own Proper Music, the Sacred Chant

Chiesa reports that there is a "sort of musical paralysis" in Newrome around the "liturgies" of Benedict-Ratzinger. Although there has been a lot of fantasizing in certain neocon Newchurch circles about a more conservative attitude on the part of this Newpope, almost nothing has actually changed in more than three years of his pontificate. Newvatican still has no office with authority on Sacred Music.

The Sistine Choir, conducted by Monsignor Giuseppe Liberto, is a shadow of its glorious former self at the turn of the century one hundred years ago. To perform the Masses and motets of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Claudio Monteverdi, and other illustrious composers in the high period of Sacred Polyphony, outside choirs must be brought to Newrome.

It is not that Rome and Italy lack valid performers of this great polyphonic music, but that is what they do: they perform these works in the concert halls, and no longer at the papal Masses with the Sistine Choir. It would be difficult to find a church choir in Rome or in Italy today that could perform the works of these composers in the live setting of liturgical action. Newchurch's "Ordinary Rite" has dumbed them down for over forty years!

Good Catholics, Vatican II and the subsequent Newchurch of the New Order have absolutely ruined Sacred Music, which was so dear particularly to Pope St. Pius X (1903-1914), Pope Pius XI (1922-1939), and Pope Pius XII (1939-1958). The great renaissance of Gregorian chant and the best Sacred Polyphony that was hoped for by Pope St. Pius X was murdered at Vatican II (1962-1965). As usual, Benedict-Ratzinger talks, but does nothing.

Traditionalist Anglicans Found a New Rival Church against the Liberalists
The Traditionalists Have Had It with the Liberalist Establishment Sect

From: The Fathers

Traditional Anglican/Episcopalians in the United States have now moved en masse to separate from the liberalist establishment sect, headed by bishopess Katherine Jefferts-Schori in Washington, D.C, and Rowan Williams, in Canterbury, England. The Common Cause Partnership, which groups some 700 traditionalist Anglican congregations, on December 3, 2008, released a provisional constitution and canons for a rival traditionalist Anglican Church in North America. Some 291 traditionalist bishops representing millions of traditionalist Anglican laity had called at a recent meeting in Jerusalem for a rival traditionalist Anglican Church in North America.

The new organization calls itself the Anglican Church in North America and has set itself up as a rival to Schori and Williams liberalist sect. The organization already includes eight North American groups, four dioceses, dozens of parishes, hundreds of thousands of members (a number roughly equal to that of the Society of St. Pius X), together with their traditionalist bishops. The new traditionalist organization already has the support of seven Anglican Primates, including the archbishops of Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya and the Southern Cone, based in Argentina.

The traditionalists' abandonment of the establishment sect was set off in 1989 by the liberalists sect's "consecration" of Barbara Harris as its first bishopess. More recently, in 2003, traditionalists were outraged by the liberalist sect's "consecration" in 2003 of Gene Robinson as bishop, a sodomite who was living openly with his "gay spouse." Around the same time, some Canadian Anglican leaders began authorizing "blessing ceremonies" for "gay" and lesbian "unions." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by AFP, Associated Press, and Reuters.]

Good Catholics, to what extent the traditionalist Anglicans' bold move will motivate traditional Catholics to keep separate from the Modernistic Newchurch of the New Order is unclear at this point. Traditional Catholics have vehemently criticized Benedict-Ratzinger for being soft on homosexuality and abortion, for being responsible for Newchurch's continuing Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal, and for declaring that the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch is the invalid Novus Ordo.

December 7 - Second Sunday of Advent
Sunday of the Second Class

In Newchurch the Devil Doesn't Exist -- Except for Advertising Purposes!

From: The Fathers
Satan at Prayer

Satan at Prayer
The Newchurch Archdiocese of Brooklyn, New York, Will Use the Devil
As an Advertising Gimmick to Sell Newchurch Claptrap to the Public
Of Course, Newchurch Doesn't Believe in the Devil Any More
Saints and Unrepentant Sinners All Go to Heaven in the "Oecumenical" New Order

As of December 3, 2008, the cable television channel of Newchurch's archdiocese of Brooklyn, New York, will roll out the Devil to put the fear of God into viewers to watch its restructured Novus Ordo "Prayer Channel" as a subsidiary of New Evangelism Television. What is ironic about this gimmick is that Newchurch doesn't really believe in the Devil or Satan or Beelzebub. Remember, in Newchurch Saints and unrepentant sinners, Catholics and vincible Mohammedans, faithful and unfaithful, all go to Heaven in Newchurch Oecumania!

The Devil will be an advertising gimmick, an "antispokesperson," so says the archdiocese's advertising agency. He will have a "bio" on MySpace and Facebook pages, a web site of his own, and New York City bus advertising. He will urge the public to avoid good television and stick with "crappy, pointless, bad television." What?! Like unCatholic Newchurch programming? Perhaps the Devil has taken over Newchurch already, and the Newchurchers are just too clueless to realize it. {Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Broadcasting & Cable.]

How Does the SSPX Deal with the Ottaviani Intervention?

From: John

Dear Fathers:

I have never heard any SSPX priest quote the Ottaviani Intervention, either in his sermon or conversation, for any definitive judgment on the invalidity of the Novus Ordo Service. Do you know what the SSPX's standpoint is on this theological study?

The Fathers Reply.

On September 29, 1969, just months after Paul VI authorized publication of the Novus Ordo Missae, Alfredo Cardinal Ottaviani, Prefect-Emeritus of the Sacred Congregation for the Faith; Antonio Cardinal Bacci, of the Vatican's Congregations for Religious, Causes of Saints, and Catholic Education; and a group of Roman theologians sent a letter to Pope Paul VI with "A Short Critical Study of the New Order of Mass." In the study the cardinals and theologians told Paul VI that the "New Order of Mass" is "a liturgy that teems with insinuations or manifest errors against the integrity of the Catholic Faith." For further information, click on OTTAVIAN.TXT: Ottaviani Intervention: Short Critical Study of the New Order of Mass in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).

The proponents of the New Order were devastated to have the Church's highest theological authority and a President of the Vatican II Council publicly question the validity of the so-called "New Mass" and to have had Pope Paul VI admit the validity of Cardinal Ottaviani's charge and recall the "Novus Ordo Missae" in 1969, just months after it was issued.

The SSPX probably agrees with the gist of the Ottaviani Intervention, but is afraid to stand with the pre-Vatican II popes to whom it claims to adhere and issue a definitive condemnation of the Novus Ordo Service as worse than the Anglican Rite, which Pope Leo XIII declared in a Papal Bull of 1896 "absolutely null and utterly void." The SSPX pussyfoots with "conditional" this and "conditional" that sacraments.

The Society's founder, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, who was a participant in Vatican II (1962-1965), was one of the leaders of the traditional opposition with bishops and cardinals, such as Ottaviani and Bacci, against the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini and other Modernists. But the Society now, under Bernie Fellay, is apparently satisfied with cozying up to the Newchurch of the New Order and Benedict-Ratzinger, who declared, for the first time officially in 2007, that the (invalid) Novus Ordo Service is the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch, with the objectionable Bugnini-Conciliar "Mass of 1962" as amended in 2007 and 2008, retaining a small corner as an "Extraordinary Rite." Whatever that means; the term is an unCatholic neologism fabricated by Benedict-Ratzinger.

December 6 - St. Nicholas, Bishop & Confessor
Double Feast

Newrome Pontifical University to Host Prominent Pro-abortionist Speaker
Benedict-Ratzinger's Hypocrisy on Catholic Moral Issues Is Undeniable

From: The Fathers
Cheri & Tony Blair

Cheri Blair, Newchurch Wife of Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair
This Outspoken Pro-abortionist, Who Claims to Be a "Faithful Catholic"
Will Speak at Benedict-Ratzinger's Own Pontifical University
Newpope's Head of Human Life International Declines to Take Any Action to Stop Blair

Cheri Blair, the wife of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, the latter having recently converted from the Anglican to the Newchurch sect, will be the featured speaker on "women's rights" December 12, 2008, at Benedict-Ratzinger's own Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Newrome, known as the Angelicum and staffed by Newchurch Dominicans. The university operates under the direct papal authority of Benedict-Ratzinger. Abortion-advocate Cherie Blair claims publicly to be a "faithful Catholic" and remains "in good standing" with Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order.

Although Benedict-Ratzinger uttered not a word, Anthony Ozimic, of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, a traditional Catholic, spoke the plain truth of the matter: "It is deplorable that an abortion-promoter like Mrs. Blair has been invited to speak. What about the rights of the countless unborn girls killed because of the pro-abortion groups Mrs. Blair has endorsed? What about the countless millions of women suffering from post-abortion trauma?" Msgr. Ignacio Barreiro, head of the Rome Office of Human Life International, expressed "surprise" and suggested that Newchurchers express their "concerns and perplexity." He fell far short, however, of publicly calling upon Benedict-Ratzinger to take responsibility and cancel Cherie Blair's participation at his own "pontifical" university.

In 2003, while her husband was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Cherie Blair hosted a reception for International Planned Parenthood. The reception was intended to assist the organization with its "Lust for Life" fundraiser, the proceeds of which went towards IPPF’s work funding abortion around the world. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Life Site News.]

"God Is Pro-Abortion" Newchurch "Nun" Writes in Official Archdiocesan Newspaper
Newchurch "Nun" Also Advocates Mercy-killing of Babies to Save Them from Poverty

From: The Fathers

The Catholic [sic] Herald, the official newspaper of the Newchurch archdiocese of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has published a letter from a Newchurch "nun" stating that "God is pro-abortion." In her letter published in the "Catholic" newspaper, "Sister" Arlene Welding, of the School Sisters of St. Francis, wrote:

Obama may be pro-choice, but so is God. God gave everyone a free will, and he does not pressure people into using that free will to do what is right.... Yes, abortion is the killing of an innocent life. So is war and violent killing on the street. I have often seen many starving babies in hospitals in Honduras and witnessed their pain. In these cases, abortion might have been the lesser of two evils, and even the most merciful alternative.

In her letter, the "nun," who obviously has no understanding of Catholic moral teaching, equates the deliberate taking of an innocent baby's life to the death of soldiers in war. The same unCatholic liberalistic claptrap would equate the execution of a guilty (that is, not innocent) heinous criminal with the killing of an innocent.

But what is even more heinous, this "nun" advocates abortion as "the lesser of two evils." If a child might be born into poverty, kill him! This "nun" isn't even a Protestant. She certainly hasn't read her Bible, in which Christ treats the poor with exalted respected. Our Blessed Lady, whom this Newchurch "nun" is supposed to be using as her model, says in her Magnificat: Deposuit potentes de sede, et exaltabit humiles.

Any parent that has his child in a Newchurch school should be chastened by this report, demonstrating once again the corrupt religion that is being taught to his children in such institutions. As Bishop Sheen said: "You are better off going to a state school where you will have the chance to fight for your faith." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic Herald.]

December 5 - Ferial Day
Complete Friday Abstinence

Newchurch Archbishop Describes Dublin, Ireland's Clergy Sex Crimes as "Staggering"
Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal Is Worldwide, Not Limited to the United States

From: The Fathers
Diarmuid Martin

Another Crocked Newchurch Bishop, Diarmuid Martin, of Dublin, Ireland
Martin Reported in a Secret Letter to His Presbyters that over 400 of Them
Had Been Found Implicated in Sex Crimes by an Investigating Committee
Hundreds More Are Expected to Be Implicated in the Final Report in January 2009
Benedict-Ratzinger's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal Is Far from Over

In a secret November 28, 2008, letter to his presbyters, Diarmuid Martin, Newchurch archbishop of Dublin, has admitted that over 400 boys and girls have been raped and assaulted by Dublin presbyters. In the letter Martin described the extent of sex crimes by his presbyters as "staggering" and predicted that the "figure is most certainly not final." Hundreds more Dublin presbyters are expected to be implicated by the time an investigating committee finishes its work at the end of January 2009.

Planning for outrage on the part of Dublin's Newchurchers when they find out about the extent to which their presbyters have been involved in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal, Martin is hosting meetings to give Dublin presbyters their marching orders in how to deal with the fallout. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Belfast Telegraph and the Irish Catholic.]

"Catholic" Europe Goes "Gay"

From: The Fathers

27 once-Catholic European nations are voting as a block to approve a United Nations resolution to permit homosexual, bisexual, and transgender activity worldwide without fear of criminal repercussions and to support "gay" marriage worldwide. In view of the impending declaration, the parliament of Burundi (Bangladesh), expressed its opposition to such immorality by voting to criminalize homosexual acts. Once-Catholic Europe, however, is now fully paganized.

December 4 - St. Peter Chrysologus, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor
Double Feast

Italians Increasingly Abandoning Catholic Names

From: The Fathers
Bassano Staffieri

Bassano Staffieri, Newchurch Bishop of La Spezia, Italy
Has Chastized Newchurchers for Abandoning Traditional Saints' Names for Their Children
And Adopting "Exotic or Strange" Names

In La Spezia, a city in northern Italy of 222,000 inhabitants, of the 500 girls born in 2008, not one was baptized with the name Maria. The retired Newchurch bishop of the La Spezia-Sarzana-Brugnato diocese flinched at "Catholic" parents giving their children "exotic or strange names of which their children will later be ashamed" instead of traditional Saints' names. "A name is not just a sound, it has a profound meaning," he said.

Italian families are increasingly abandoning their traditional Catholic Faith since it was metamorphosed into the Newchurch of the New Order. The name controversy was recently inflamed by the case of a professional Italian soccer player who named his baby daughter Chanel, after the perfume. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the UK Times.]

Newchurch Bishops of England & Wales Order Non-Catholic Prayer Rooms
To Be Provided in All Newchurch Schools

From: The Fathers

The Catholic Education Service of the Newchurch bishops of England & Wales, chaired by Vincent Nichols, Newchurch archbishop of Birmingham, has ordered that "multi-faith prayer rooms" should be made available in all Newchurch primary and secondary schools to accommodate Jewish, Mohammedan, Hindu, and Sikhs. The CES also ordered that toilet facilities be adapted to accommodate "ritual cleansing" and ordered that school cafeterias should take into account the dietary requirements of non-Catholic sects. When school has a Newchurch religious ceremony, the staff is supposed to read out a "message of goodwill" to non-Catholics and send them home. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the UK Telegraph.]

Good Catholics, you see how Vatican II's false doctrine of "Oecumenism" has been stretched from a grudging "tolerance" to outright promotion of false sects, of which Newchurch itself is clearly one).

December 3 - St. Francis Xavier, Confessor
Double Major Feast

U.S. President-elect Obama Prepares to Appoint Abortion Advocate
As the New U.S. Ambassador to Newvatican

From: The Fathers
Douglas Kmiec

Douglas Kmiec, a "Catholic" Law Professor and Abortion Advocate
U.S. President-elect Obama's Advisors Are Pushing Kmiec
As the Next U.S. Ambassador to Newvatican
Kmiec Was Actually Denied the Novus Ordo Cookie because of His Support for Abortion

U.S. President-elect Barack Hussein Obama's Newchurch advisors are reportedly pushing Douglas Kmiec for appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Newvatican. Although Kmiec, 57, served Republican Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush and was on the faculty of Notre Dame University and Catholic [sic] University of America, he is an abortion advocate.

Kmiec wrote in an October 17, 2008, article: "Sometimes the law must simply leave space for the exercise of individual judgment, because our religious or scientific differences of opinion are for the moment too profound to be bridged collectively." This "distinguished" lawyer made no mention of God's Natural Law, which supersedes "religious differences of opinion," in which the U.S. Founding Fathers explicitly expressed their belief within their Declaration of Independence.

Kmiec endorsed fellow abortion advocate Obama in the 2008 U.S. Presidential election, as a result of which a Los Angeles presbyter denied him the Novus Ordo cookie. One of the most raving Modernists in Newchurch, Roger "Rogue" Mahony, of Los Angeles, chewed out not Kmiec, but the presbyter, and forced the presbyter to send Kmiec a letter of apology rather than giving the presbyter the Medal of Catholic Merit! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CCD and America.]

Why Would the SSPX Bishops Want to Be "in Communion with" the New Order?

From: Ambrosio

Dear Fathers:

If Newchurch "lifts" the excommunications of SSPX bishops Bernie Fellay, Richard Williamson, Tissier de Mallerais, and Alfonso Galarreta, wouldn't Newchurch in so doing be inviting anarchy in the New Order?

The Fathers Reply.

No doubt such an action would be confusing, since it would undoubtedly be combined with a statement that the SSPX is not in "full" communion" with the New Order. But the Newchurch of Vatican II reacts in a political way, not in a Catholic way. It doesn't mind leaving confusing impressions. Consider JPII and Benedict-Ratzinger's despicable, not to say heretical, action in praying for the coming of the Messias in Jewish synagogues. Consider Benedict-Ratzinger telling the Mohammedans that "we all worship the same god" while at the same time he called Mohammed a mass murderer.

Let's face it: the Newchurch of the New Order is daft, and certainly not Catholic. That is why most of its members overwhelmingly reject Catholic doctrine while still calling themselves "Catholic." Newchurch has become the victim of its own false doctrine of "Oecumenism." Its members understand that. That's why they don't pay any attention to Catholic doctrine -- or its papal purveyor.

The real question is why the SSPX bishops would ever want to accept a membership card in Newchurch. Certainly acceptance of communion with the Newchurch of the New Order would brand them as no more than hypocrites. If they have a shred of Catholicism left in them, they would spit any "lifting" of the excommunication right back into Benedict-Ratzinger's Novus Ordo face, proclaiming to the world that they want to have no "communion" with the New Order. That is what their founder, Archbishop Lefebvre, would have done. They can do no less and without being charged with hypocrisy and being justly cast out by the membership of the SSPX.

John XXIII Didn't Sign a Single Document of Vatican II

From: Fr. Louis

Dear Fathers:

In your recent Commentary you mentioned the destruction that Pope Paul VI wrought upon the Church. Yet much of this was begun under his predecessor John XXIII. In fact, John's opening speech to Vatican II (1962-1965) seems in retrospect to have set the tone for the decay in Newchurch during these last forty years. On October 11, 1962, John predicted that "errors would vanish like snow before the sun." Also, in regard to errors within the Church, John said that instead of severity the Church would now apply the "medicine of mercy." Obviously, you cannot treat errors with compassion, because they grow like a cancer on the Body of Christ. So perhaps we can trace a lot of the malaise in Newchurch to that opening speech!

The Fathers Reply.

John XXIII may have opened the window, but Paul VI broke down the doors! Nor are we convinced that the end result was what John XXIII intended. One fact is certain, however. John XXIII never signed a single document of Vatican II. It is Paul's VI stained hand that is on every one of those despicable Conciliar documents, as well as those that followed to implement in detail the Modernist plan to destroy the Catholic Church. For further information, click on FAQ08: What Is the Authority of Vatican II? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics).

December 2 - St. Bibiana, Virgin & Martyr
Semidouble Feast

Newcardinal Castigates Newvatican for Abandoning God in Europe
Praises Mohammedans for Being the Only Religion Talking about God

From: The Fathers
Jean-Louis Tauran

Newcardinal Jean-Louis Tauran
He Has Shocked Newvatican by Stating that It Is Not Thanks to the Pope
But Thanks to the Mohammedans that God Remains in European Society at All
While around the World Newchurch Clergy Are Being Assassinated
Without a Word of Protest from Benedict-Ratzinger

Newcardinal Jean-Louis Tauran surprisingly hit the nail on the head when he blamed Newvatican and its adherents for essentially destroying the Christian Faith in Europe. "It's thanks to the Muslims," he said, that God remains in European society at all. Predictions are that within a few decades Mohammedans will be the majority religion in Europe. Attendance at Newchurch services had tanked in Europe into single digits.

Newchurch now numbers fewer adherents worldwide (1,121,000,000) than Mohammedanism (1,387,000,000), and Newchurch numbers are continuing to sink fast. Moreover, around the world Newchurch has become the victim of outright terroristic attacks. Mohammedans assassinated the Newchurch archbishop of Iraq, together with other Newchurch clergy, just weeks before Benedict-Ratzinger presided over his 2008 "Love God - Love Neighbor" shivaree with the Mohammedans in Newrome. Newchurch clergy are being murdered in India, and Newchurch orphanages and convents there are being burned to the ground.

Good Catholics, once again Benedict-Ratzinger is mute. His moral pulpit has collapsed. He can no more chastise Mohammedan and Hindu murderers of his clergy than he can chastise that same clergy that has been raping and assaulting Newchurch children in record numbers. Tauran has got it right. Europeans had better get their abayas ready, as they will be Mohammedans soon enough. Certainly Benedict-Ratzinger is too powerless -- and too pusillanimous -- to fight for the Catholic Faith. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters.]

December 1 - St. Andrew, Apostle
Double Feast of the Second Class

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services omit entirely the Feast of St. Andrew the First-Called Apostle, instead of transferring his feastday from November 30, 2008, which is the First Sunday of Advent this year. Apostles are degraded in the "Motu" services, not to say in Benedict-Ratzinger's Novus Ordo "Ordinary Rite" as well.

The New Protestant Revolt:
Protestantized "Catholics" Now Join with Protestants to Sink Catholicism

From: The Fathers
The New Anti-Catholicism

In the Post Vatican II "Oecumenized" World
Newchurchers Have Joined with Protestants to Destroy the Catholic Church
Aided by the Post-conciliar Popes, Who with Their Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal
Have Ironically Become What the "Old-time Religion" Protestants Used to Call Them

Before Vatican II's false doctrine of "Oecumenism" took hold, it was easy to tell Catholics from Protestants. Even if many Protestants were harsh in their condemnation of what they believed to be Catholicism's errors and used colorful Biblical language to express that condemnation, they could at least be recognized for their honesty and directness, a characteristic that the later Neo-modernist oecumaniacs lack.

When Paul VI died in 1978, False Oecumenism had not yet taken full hold. Dr. Bob Jones, Jr., of fundamentalist Bob Jones University fame, proclaimed: "Pope Paul VI, archpriest of Satan, a deceiver and an anti-Christ, has, like Judas, gone to his own place." Pretty direct, wasn't he? But in hindsight, considering the destruction that Paul VI wrought upon the Catholic Church, maybe Bob Jones spoke more of the truth than the pantywaist Novus Ordo oecumenists, neocon Newchurchers, and Motarian sellouts of today do!

In a book on a new wave of anti-Catholicism, an author recently made the perceptive point that the new anti-Catholicism will involve a fresh kind of Protestant revolt, but in this revolt the Protestants will be joined by the pseudo-Catholic Newchurchers. The new Protestant/Newchurch anti-Catholicism will not be from backwoods Protestant preachers, with their colorful imagery of whores and dragons, but from the urbane practitioners of suburban, liberal Newchurchism and Protestantism joined together.

The liberalist Protestants who endorse the ordination of priestesses, abortion, radical feminism, "gay" marriage, and the whole liberalist agenda will join Newchurchers to deep-six any remaining vestiges of Catholicism (though they may retain the title "Catholic" for a little longer). Protestants and Newchurchers together will increasingly call for Catholicism to be changed into something unCatholic because it is "divisive," "fosters hate and intolerance," and opposes the Novus Ordo Seclorum, the New World Order.

Give us the directness of that "old-time religion" any day. At least when Protestants called the pope the "whore of Babylon," we knew where the lines were drawn. Ironically, as time has passed, the Conciliar popes, given the immorality of the Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal that they have fostered, have in fact come to deserve the Protestants' graphic Biblical description of them!

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