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March 31 - Ferial Day

Newchurch Archbishop Joins SSPX's Bishop Williamson about the Facts of the "Holocaust"
Says that Far More Catholics than Jews Were Victims

From: The Fathers
Dadeus Grings

Newchurch Archbishop Dadeus Grings, of Porto Alegre, Brazil
Has Publicly Rejected Benedict-Ratzinger's Vatican II "Holocaust Doctrine"
And Has Joined SSPX's Senior Bishop Williamson
In Commenting on a Disputed Matter of Secular History
Like Williamson, He Was Immediately Attacked by Jewish Radical Activist Groups

Dom Dadeus Grings, Newchurch archbishop of Porto Alegre, Brazil, has joined SSPX's senior bishop Richard Williamson and has rejected Benedict-Ratzinger's order of silence on the disputed matter of secular history, commonly known as the "holocaust," which has become an undeniable doctrine in the Newchurch of the New Order.

Archbishop Grings on March 27, 2009, stated in an interview with the Press: "The Jews are talking about six million deaths. But how many Catholics were the victims of the holocaust? There were a total of 22 million. While the Jews claim that they were the main victims of the Holocaust, the greatest victims were gypsies because they were exterminated."

Archbishop Grings, known as a "moderate" in Newchurch, also defended the Holy Crusades against the Mohammedans, supported the celibacy of the clergy, and condemned stem-cell research. Immediately Grings was attacked harshly for his statement by the Israeli Federation of Rio Grande do Sul, with the usual charges of "fanaticism" and "intolerance." However, such radical political activist groups never seem to recognize that they are fanatics and intolerant against the Catholic Faith. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Zero Hora and the Latin American Herald Tribune.]

March 30 - Ferial Day

"Bully" Burke Blows It Again: Reneges on His Statement against Abortion
"I Didn't Know It Would Be Made Public," He Says

From: The Fathers
Raymond Burke

Newchurch Archbishop Raymond Burke Posing with His Transportation to Newrome
"Bully" Burke Reneges on His Condemnation of Abortion
When His Statement Was Made Public
Benedict-Ratzinger Should Never Have Appointed This Unqualified Buffoon
As the Novus Ordo's Chief Justice

Raymond "Bully" Burke has again played the Neocon Newchurchers who love him for the dupes that they are. Violating the rule of justice against speaking on cases that may come before his court in Newrome, he gave an interview on March 25, 2009, during which he attacked Kathleen Sebelius, designed U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services, for associating with late-term abortionist George Tiller. Burke also lashed out at Newchurch Archbishop Donald Wuerl, of Washington, D.C., who gives the Novus Ordo cookie to U.S. Senators Ted Kennedy and John Kerry and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, who support abortion bills.

But that is good, you say. Except for the fact that Burke reneged on what he said! You see, he thought that his remarks wouldn't be made public; he was merely expressing his private opinion. That was why he postured so strongly against abortion and even criticized his fellow archbishop.

What a hypocrite "Bully" Burke is and has always been! He poses as a "traditionalist" to dupe the Motarians and Neocon Newchurchers, who have swallowed the propaganda, ignoring that fact that as bishop of La Crosse, Wisconsin, Burke "consecrated" a surgically-altered male as a "nun." Then, as archbishop of St. Louis, Missouri, he tried to steal a $12,000,000 church from its rightful owners to pay off for sex crimes. Burke became such an embarrassment to Newchurch that Benedict-Ratzinger flew him off to Newrome to get him out of the way (promoveatur ut moveatur).

Burke's record indicates that he completely lacks a judicial temperament, so what did the incompetent Benedict-Ratzinger appoint him to: the Novus Ordo supreme court as its chief justice! It figures.

Newchurch Stands Four Square Behind Benedict-Ratzinger's Ordinary Rite
Summorum Pontificum Has Done Nothing to Put down the Invalid Novus Ordo Service

From: The Fathers

Let us not forget that for Benedict-Ratzinger the Novus Ordo service is the "Ordinary Rite", and the clueless Newchurchers, who have been duped by forty years of Vatican II/Modernist propaganda, still laud that invalid service loud and clear! The "Extraordinary Mess" of 1962+, which is not even the Traditional Latin Mass, is a minuscule drop in the bucket. Here is what one "certified" Newchurcher had to say about the "Extraordinary Mess" to a major metropolitan newspaper in the United States:

Other than an occasional Latin hymn, the Liturgy is appropriately said in the language of the people attending it.... In my studies in the former Institute of Pastoral and Liturgical Ministries (certification as Director of Worship) at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, the trend since Vatican II was to make the liturgy more meaningful through understand, not nostalgia. It is not the purpose of these hyms [sic] to form the lulling background for our saying of the rosary or for us to admire the musical mastery of the piece. They are prayers set to music, and, as we pray in our native tongue, should be sung the same way. Now out come the fanatics who want the church the way it was hundreds of years ago to dispute this! Attend a Spanish mass (Holy Redeemer) - such joy, but no Latin sung.

This nitwit prides himself on being a "certified Director of Worship." Now there's a real "authority" for you! You can just feel the hatred coming out of this "loving" Novus Ordinarian, with his de rigeur put-down of the Church's true and valid form of worship as "nostalgia."

Suffice it to say that Holy Redeemer is a "gay" parish. And the whole picture now becomes clear.

March 29 - Passion Sunday
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

Benedict-Ratzinger's "Ordinary Rite" Goes On
Here Is a Voodoo Mess Performed in a Parish in Sao Jose, Brazil

From: Laureano, the TRADITIO Network's Brazilian Correspondent
Voodoo Mess

Two Voodooists Dance in Front of the Novus Ordo Parish Table
The "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch, as Decreed by Benedict-Ratzinger in 2007
Is the Invalid Novus Ordo Service,
Which Incorporates Local Vernaculars and Pagan Elements
As in the Afro-Voodoo Mess Depicted Above

What the Motarians have ignored in their Te Deums for the "Motu" Mess of 1962+, otherwise known by the concocted neologism "Extraordinary Mess," is that in Summorum pontificum Benedict-Ratzinger, for the first time since Vatican II, declared officially that the invalid Novus Ordo service is the "Ordinary Rite" of the Newchurch of the New Order. While a few "Motu" Extraordinary Messes go on, usually mixed up with the vulgar tongues or cookies mixed with the Novus Ordo or presbyters instead of priests or altar girls/eucharistic ministresses, the "Ordinary Rite" continues to roll along with all its absurdity and invalidity.

The "Afro-voodoo Mess" depicted above was performed by Presbyter Marcos Chiquetto on June 10, 2007, at a regular Newchurch parish here in Sao Jose, Brazil, a country that Benedict-Ratzinger visited less than two years ago. It is all part of the Vatican II-approved "inculturation," which encourages Newchurch parishes to incorporate local pagan elements into Novus Ordo services. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Novus Ordo Service Photo Gallery.

Novus Ordo Seminaries Target "Gays" for Admission

From: The Fathers

Noted for sitting on his hands while his bishops and presbyters rape his children, Benedict-Ratzinger is also sitting on his hands as his Novus Ordo seminaries target "gays" for admission. Forget all those propagandistic documents emanating from Newvatican; in reality Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch is openly welcoming "gays" into its ranks.

One archdiocese in the United States prepared two recruiting brochures, one directed to straight men and one to "gays." The "gay" version featured two men in a hot tub with the banner "Visit our Sales Center - Open 7 Days." The "gay" brochure sold the seminary as "the ultimate excuse to party" and a place where "lovers are bathed in a captivating sanctuary of uncontrolled restraint."

Just another example of Benedict-Ratzinger's "traditional" Newchurch of the New Order, eh?

March 28 - San Juan Capistrano, Confessor
Semidouble Feast

Benedict-Ratzinger, Having "Unexcommunicated" Four SSPX Bishops
Is Now Considering "Unexcommunicating" Arch-heretic Martin Luther

From: The Fathers
Martin Luther

Arch-heretic Martin Luther, Excommunicated in 1521 for Heresy
Luther Appears to Be Next in Priority on Benedict-Ratzinger's "Unexcommunication" List
Card. Ratzinger Was Instrumental in Forcing through a 1999 Joint Statement with Lutherans
That Was So False Even the Traditional Lutherans Walked Out!

Benedict-Ratzinger's fellow German theologian, Gunther Gassmann, a Lutheran and former Director of the World Council of Churches' Faith and Order Commission, has urged Newpope to declare officially that the excommunication of Martin Luther no longer applies. If Benedict-Ratzzinger can "unexcommunicate" four of the six bishops of the SSPX, why not Martin Luther, the arch-heretic?

Such a declaration, "in these ecumenically less exciting times ... would be a remarkable step and a sign of hope and encouragement," Gassman said. These are oecumenical words dear to Benedict-Ratzinger's Modernist heart. Card. Ratzinger was instrumental in drafting an heretical Lutheran-Catholic statement in 1983 to mark the 500th anniversary of Luther's birth. The statement was so false that the traditional Lutherans at least, not the Newchurchers of course, had the honestly to walk out. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic News.]

How Many Independent (Non-SSPX) Traditional Catholic Sites and Organizations Are There?

From: Lance

Dear Fathers:

Given the impending fall of the SSPX organization, how many independent traditional Catholic sites and organizations are there compared to the SSPX? Is uniting independent traditional Catholics a real possibility?

The Fathers Reply.

There are 150% more independent traditional Catholics sites than sites associated with the Society of St. Pius X. They don't get much press, which is good, as "press" has made the SSPX an easy target for destruction. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses.

As for "unifying" the independent priests and independent organizations, all the important unity is already there: traditional Catholic doctrine and morality, and the true Mass and Sacraments. If there is anything that traditional Catholics should have learned in recent years, it is that, in our age, organization often turns out to be detrimenal, not helpful. In an age that is significantly devoid of faith and morals, organizations simply turn their leaders into self-aggrandizing, hypocritical, and deceitful people, just as they did in Our Lord's time.

If you want examples, just look at the popes of the New Order, especially the current "Holy Father," who is so "holy" that he stands by without doing anything while his children are raped and assaulted in increasing numbers. Just look at the Superior General of the SSPX, who has turned the courageous Archbishop Lefebvre's Society into a sellout to the Novus Ordo and has become a "control-freak," even dissing in public the SSPX's senior bishop and expelling any SSPX priest or layman who "dares" to disagree with him.

In our age, traditional Catholics are called upon first to hold fast to the Faith, as St. Paul commanded in his Second Epistle to the Thessalonians (2:14). The time for picking up the pieces will come, but for now too many are still confused about the basic principles of the traditional Catholic Faith and what really is. They are still too blinded by a New Order that is not Catholic. The more they try to organize, the more they make things worse.

We are back in the catacombs, as Pope Pius XII said that we would be. We need just to hold on for the time being -- to Christ and to the true Mass and Sacraments. Sure, it's nice to have everything nicely organized and wrapped up in a neat bow, but in the history of the Church, that has rarely happened. The Catholic Faith is a fight. Our Lord Himself said: "I Come not to send peace, but the sword" (Matthew 10:34/DRV). We still have that lesson to learn to jolt us out of our pusillanimity before we can even begin to think of "organizing."

March 27 - St. John Damascene, Confessor & Doctor
Double Feast

Superior General Fellay at Benedict-Ratzinger's Behest Cancels SSPX Ordinations in Germany
Fellay Acknowledges in a Communique that He Now Takes His Orders from the Novus Ordo

From: The Fathers
Franz Schmidberger & Marcel Lefebvre

The SSPX's German District Director Stands with Archbishop Lefebvre
Schmidberger Told the Novus Ordo German Bishops Conference in No Uncertain Terms
That He Would Not Cancel SSPX Ordinations in Germany
Superior General Bernie Fellay Overruled Him and Canceled the Ordinations in Germany
To "Mollify" Benedict-Ratzinger and His New Order

Newchurch's German Bishops Conference ordered Franz Schmidberger, the SSPX's German District Superior, to halt SSPX ordinations because the SSPX has accepted in writing the "unexcommunications" from Newchurch and has therefore returned to its 1976 state of being suspended from administering Sacraments. In response, Schmidberger told the Novus Ordo bishops that he would defy them and proceed with the March 28, 2009, ordinations in spite of their order.

But Schmidberger was overruled by the SSPX's Superior General, Bernie Fellay, who issued a communique on March 24, 2009, just four days before the scheduled ordinations, in which he admitted that he wanted to "mollify" Newrome. Accordingly, he said that he would obey the order of the "Holy See," that is, Benedict-Ratzinger and his Novus Ordo crowd, and conduct the ordinations of subdeacons at the SSPX's seminary at Econe, Switzerland. It appears that when Schmidberger sent his letter of rejection to the German Novus Ordo bishops, those bishops appealed to Benedict-Ratzinger, who in turn ordered Fellay not to proceed in Germany. Fellay, as a good Newchurcher now, clicked his heels and said ja wohl to Benedict-Ratzinger.

The Newchurch Swiss Bishops Conference and the Newchurch bishop of Sitten (Econe), Norbert Brunner, when learning that the SSPX ordinations had been relocated from Germany to Switzerland, pronounced that any SSPX ordinations in Econe remained illegal in the eyes of Newchurch and that the SSPX is prohibited from the "dispensing of Sacraments." So Fellay now suffers the consequences of his sellout to the New Order. He has been gutted by his Conciliar "friends," just as Benedict-Ratzinger was gutted by his Jewish "friends" over the Williamson affair. This was exactly the consequence that Archbishop Lefebvre foresaw and avoided in 1988.

Fellay's announcement, by the way, constituted a great embarrassment to the SSPX's German District Superior, Schmidberger, who had stuck his neck out for the SSPX's position. It seems that Fellay is getting quite adept at "throwing under the bus," in order to win the favor of Newrome, his supposed colleagues, like the SSPX's senior bishop Richard Williamson, SSPX Prior Basilio Meramo, Fr. Juan Carlos Ceriani, now District Superior Franz Schmidberger, and others.

Fellay is now openly obeying orders from the Novus Ordo sect. In his communique, went on to make it clear that he now views himself not as a traditional Catholic, but as a handmaid of the New Order. "In regard to the law of the Church [the Novus Ordo sect, that is], we know that our situation is imperfect." Curiously, Fellay has backed down on ordinations that Newchurch doesn't even recognize, as in 1972 Paul VI had purported to abolish the Holy Order of the Subdiaconate.

Good Catholics, what we TRADITIO Fathers been telling you all along has become undeniable before your very eyes: Fellay & Co. are dancing to Benedict-Ratzinger's pipe and to the tune of the New Order, which they now desire to join. Essentially, the operations of the SSPX have been stymied while Fellay continues to direct all of his Neo-SSPX's attention to playing Newrome's fiddle. SSPX seminarians are bailing out, SSPX clergy are now bailing out, and SSPX laymen are bailing out of the Society. The future of the SSPX is just too uncertain -- if indeed it has a future at all outside of the New Order.

Is Fellay Bluffing SSPX Members?

From: Joe

Dear Fathers:

An SSPXer was told by his District Superior that Superior General Bernie Fellay reckoned that "the talks" about Vatican II were just a Newrome ploy to destroy the Society. How could Fellay make such a statement after perpetrating his charade of Rosary crusades and Te Deums? Is this all a bluff to have hapless SSPXers stay with the SSPX?

The Fathers Reply.

It is remarkable how Fellay has already picked up all the deceitful tricks of the New Order. As we have previously pointed out, he "spins" his statements to his audience. To those SSPXers who want to sell out to the New Order for "legitimacy," he makes himself out as more Novus Ordo than Benedict-Ratzinger. To those SSPXers who reject the New Order as unCatholic, he makes himself out as "traditional." That is the same game that Benedict-Ratzinger plays, as did his Conciliar predecessors. One day he makes himself appear "traditional" dressed in an old Santa cap. The next day he is a flaming Modernist, meeting with a group of his heretical Vatican II pals at his summer palace. The sad thing is how many fall so easily for this deceit and hypocrisy without using their brains.

"Catholic" Universities Are No More

From: Pamela

Dear Fathers:

Another indication of the serious meltdown that is happening in the Novus Ordo Church can be seen at the campuses of universities that were formerly considered to be Catholic. Gone are the days when a university bearing the title "Catholic" could be trusted actually to be Catholic.

In another sign of the Novus Ordo times, the President of Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana, has invited Obama to be its commencement speaker and will be giving him an honorary law degree in May 2009. By this decision, Notre Dame will either be endorsing Obama's policies on "gay" marriage and abortion or be turning a blind eye to them. The invitation comes from presbyter John Jenkins, who in 2006 defended a production of The Vagina Monologues.

Already 123,000 alumni have signed a petition that they are withdrawing donations from Notre Dame. Without money, the Novus Ordo cannot operate. Bishop Fulton Sheen in 1967 noted with deep concern what had happened to Catholic education and the fact that many young people were losing the Catholic Faith since Vatican II (1962-1965). Sheen warned startlingly and prophetically:

You are better off going to a state school where you will have the chance to fight for your Faith, than going to a modern Catholic university where you will have the new watered-down, Modernist version of the Faith spoon-fed to your unsuspecting minds, so that you will be apt to lose your Faith.

March 26 - Ferial Day

Italian Police Report that Novus Ordo Churches Are Plagued by Satanism

From: The Fathers

Benedict-Ratzinger's Exorcisms Are Failing
Because the Invalid Novus Ordo Has No Power against Satan
And Lacks the Necessary Mark of "Holiness"
Italian Police Are Inundated with Cases of Satanism in Novus Ordo Churches

Novus Ordo churches in Italy are becoming increasingly taken over by Satanism. Because of lax protection, Novus Ordo cookies are being stolen. Candle wax, knives, and other Satanic paraphernalia are increasingly being found in such churches. In Perugia a Satanic murder took place in 2007.

Since the Newchurch of the New Order, with its invalid Mess and Sakraments, no longer has any power against Satan, police have noticed a sharp increase in Satanic-ritual crimes. More than 8,000 Satanic cults now operate in Italy, with a membership of nearly 700,000. The Italian police estimate that Satanic-inspired homicides have doubled over the past decade.

The rise in Satanic cults mimics a larger trend. Recent surveys show that an increasing number of Italians are turning to the occult, from fortune-tellers to "charismatic" faith healers. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Newsweek.]

Good Catholics, what kind of a pope is Benedict-Ratzinger when his own backyard is infested with Satanists? Well, we know what he is doing: covering-up, secreting with Vatican passports, and abetting his bishops and presbyters who rape and assault children with increasing frequency, according to the report of his own Bishops Conference. It seems that there is nothing left in Newvatican that is "holy," including the "Holy" Father. No wonder Satan finds such fertile turf!

The Early Church in Italy Was Roman, Not Greek

From: Paul

Dear Fathers:

I have read that for the first 350 years of Christianity, all Christians were Eastern-rite. This would include even the clergy in Rome, where the Sacred Liturgy was celebrated in Greek. The Mass in Latin did not yet exist and developed slowly after this period. Is this correct?

The Fathers Reply.

No, it is quite out of date. That statement was written in 1963, but is now obsolete. It has now been proven beyond a doubt that Latin was used in the liturgy in Rome and Italy before A.D. 79, as later excavations at Pompeii have demonstrated. These excavations have unearthed passages of the Mass in Latin inscribed on the walls of a house in Pompeii, which was preserved, timeless, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

For further information, click on FAQ10.TXT: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (Catholic Apologetics) in the article "Sacred Languages: Latin, Greek & Hebrew."

March 25 - Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Double of the First Class

Exclusive to the TRADITIO Network:
Has SSPX's Fellay Sent His Hit-men to London to Apply the Screws to Bishop Williamson?

From: The Fathers
An SSPX Site

Our Observer Saw Two of Fellay's Top Hit-men an SSPX Site in London
She Believes that They Are There to Apply the Screws
To SSPX Senior Bishop Williamson to Recant His Viewpoint
On a Disputed Matter of Secular History
That Has Become the Most Mortal of Mortal Sins in Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch

On "Laetare" Sunday, March 22, 2009, a British observer of the Society of St. Pius X reported by telephone that she had arrived early in the morning at an SSPX site in London and spotted within Franz Schmidberger, the SSPX's German District Superior, and Alain-Marc Nely, Fellay's Second Assistant. She reported that Schmidberger was "embarrassed" and "visibly upset" when he saw her, as apparently his appearance in London of the duo was supposed to be very low key.

Our observer's suspicion is that Schmidberger and Nely are in London with orders from Bernie Fellay, the SSPX's Superior General, to "apply the screws" to SSPX's senior bishop Richard Williamson, who is in residence there since his expulsion from Argentina because of his viewpoint on disputed matter of secular history. This viewpoint has, at least temporarily, derailed the Fellay-Ratzinger "Hindenburg" Plan to sell out the SSPX to Newchurch, so this "conclave" may be the latest attempt by Fellay to pressure Williamson for a recantation. It may also mean that Fellay is still committed to acting as Benedict-Ratzinger's agent for the sellout to the New Order.

March 24 - St. Gabriel, Archangel
Double Major Feast

SSPX Members Send Letter to Their Priests:
"Reject Fellay's Sellout to Modernist Vatican II"

From: The Fathers
Benedict-Ratzinger & Bernie Fellay

Cut from the Same Modernist Cloth: Newchurch's Benedict-Ratzinger and SSPX's Bernie Fellay
SSPX Members Take Their Superior General, Bernie Fellay, to Task in an Open Letter
For His Sellout to the Modernist Vatican II Council and Benedict-Ratzinger's New Order
The Open Letter Draws Attention to the Exodus of SSPX Members from Fellay's Neo-SSPX
Ordinations Are Way Down, and Its Winona Seminary May Close for Lack of Funds

On March 21, 2009, a coalition of French SSPX members (regular attendees of SSPX services) sent an Open Letter to their priests, rejecting the statement of Bernie Fellay, their Superior General, that he is willing to sell out to the Modernist Council, Vatican II, stating: "Far from wanting to stop Tradition in 1962, we wish to consider the Vatican II Council and post-conciliar teaching in the light of this Tradition ... without rupture and in a perfectly homogeneous development." The coalition of members called upon SSPX priests to reject Fellay's sellout to Modernism and join Prior Meramo and and Fr. Ceriani, among others, who have publicly rejected Fellay's sellout position.

The Open Letter decries Fellay's sacrilegious politicization of the Most Holy Rosary and the Sacred Liturgy by the abuse of "spiritual bouquets," Magnificats, and Te Deums. The SSPX members tell their priests that Fellay's machinations were a "sad joke." (Fellay used the blasphemous charade of two "Rosary crusades" to cover up a "done deal," known as the Fellay-Ratzinger Hindenburg Plan, to sell out the SSPX to the Novus Ordo, probably on February 2, 2009 -- a deal that was smashed to pieces by the action of the SSPX's senior bishop, Richard Williamson.)

The Open Letter points to the "largely foreseeable publication of an illusory Motu Proprio and the remission of an excommunication having not the least canonical value." His own SSPX members denounce Fellay's attempt to assert compatibility between the traditional Catholic Faith and a "radical rupture with Catholic Tradition," being his continuing support of the Modernist sect and his use at SSPX Mass sites Novus Ordo presbyters.

The Open Letter reminds Fellay that the founder of the Society, Archbishop Lefebvre, treated Card. Ratzinger as a "snake" and spoke of the "anti-Christs" of Modernist Rome. The SSPX members call upon Fellay, to denounce, instead of capitulating to, the Modernism of Vatican II and its New Order, whilst "reaffirming with even more force the eternal and untouchable truths of Religion." Finally, the Open Letter draws attention to the fact SSPX members are increasingly leaving the Society in an exodus to fully-traditional sites, in view of Fellay's programme of adopting Modernism gradually (just as occurred in the late 1960 under the machinations of Hannibal Bugnini and Paul VI).

Meanwhile, in other news, the SSPX seminary in the United States has sent out a desperate plea for funds, intimating that its Winona seminary may have to close without them. Fellay himself earlier deplored the fact that in 2008 not a single priest was ordained for the SSPX in the United States (except for a last-minute singleton later slipped in on December 30, 2008).

Here Is the Undeniable Evidence:
"SSPX's Superior General Fellay Performed a Mass with a Part in the Vulgar Tongue"

From: Jean

Dear Fathers:

I just received a CD that I ordered of Pontifical High Mass that was celebrated by the SSPX's Superior General, Bernie Fellay. I was shocked when I heard part of the Mass sung in a vulgar tongue, in this case, French. I had heard rumors that Fellay has introduced the vernacular into SSPX services, and as a long-standing SSPX member, I didn't want to believe it. But here is the undeniable evidence, in a service that Fellay himself performed. He was caught red handed.

If I wanted Mass in a vulgar tongue, I would go to the Novus Ordo! This is the last straw for me. I am leaving the SSPX and finding a fully-traditional site, not a sell-out SSPX site.

Benedict-Ratzinger Approves of Altar-girls, Even for the "Motu" Mess
Because He Is a Modernist and a Father of Neo-Modernism at Vatican II

From: Gerard

Dear Fathers:

I am a registered member of St. John Burchmans Altar Society, and have been since 1947. We were taught that the Catholic Church refused to allow girls or women to be altar servers, as this would be sacrilege. Now that Newchurch has a Protestant service, which it calls a "Novus Ordo Mass," it has introduced altar girls, even into the recent "Motu" Mess of 1962+. Why, then, does the pope allow this to happen?

The Fathers Reply.

Because Benedict-Ratzinger is a practitioner of the New Order, a Modernist and a father of Neo-Modernism at Vatican II, together with Kung, Rahner, Schillebecx, and rest of the Modernist clique that took over Vatican II for the Modernists. Any notion that Benedict-Ratzinger is "conservative" or "traditional" is patently absurd on the evidence. He himself says that he is a 100 per cent advocate of Vatican II's Modernism. He has not as pope even once celebrated a "Motu" Mess of 1962+, far less a Traditional Latin Mass. Oh, yes, he might throw in a dollop of Latin every now and again to keep the gravy-train rolling in from the clueless Neo-con and Motarian Newchurchers, but it is truly a Great "Motu" Mess Hoax.

But why should we be surprised? The same Neocon and Motarian Newchurchers refuse to hold Benedict-Ratzinger accountable for the invalid "Ordinary Rite," the Novus Ordo Protestant-Masonic-Pagan service of the Newchurch, just as they won't hold him accountable for the continuing -- and increasing -- Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. Yet he is personally responsible for both, first as cardinal prefect and then as pope.

March 23 - Ferial Day

A Desperate Newchurch Rushes to Conanize the "Clown Pope"

From: The Fathers
JPII & Attacking Dove

In a Prophetic Episode Shortly before His Death
A Dove, the Symbol of the Holy Ghost
Attacked JPII at His Noon Angelus from the Papal Balcony
The Infuriated Bird Seemed Determined to Do away with the "Clown Pope"
It Was only By Practically Beating the Bird Senseless that JPII Escaped Its Censure

Sinking fast into a conspicuous moral morass, Newchurch is screaming again: give us a saint, any saint! The closest one at hand is JPII, known as the "Clown Pope" because of his predilection for involving clowns in his papal audiences.

The Polish newspaper Dziennik has claimed that the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints has already set a target date for JPII's beatification, April 2, 2010, the fifth anniversary of his death, although that date of death has been disputed. There is evidence that he actually died on April 1, 2005, April Fool's Day, but the Curia needed the extra day to forge two dozen appointments of Modernist bishops by appropriating the papal seal-ring, which thereafter disappeared. It would be just like Newchurch to forge a death the next day, which was the concocted Novus Ordo Feast of "Divine Mercy." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CNA.]

Why the rush? In addition to needing a Novus Ordo "saint" to shore up a sinking ship, JPII has potential disqualifications, from his Modernistic encyclicals, his invention of the carnal "Theology of the Body," his crazy Messes, his blasphemous actions such as kissing the anti-Catholic Koran, and other incidents to numerous to repeat here, though they will be found in previous TRADITIO Network Commentaries. This man faily reeked of the odor of heresy, as the Church's felicitous phrase traditionally puts it.

As Catholic Influence Sinks, Fornication Reaches an All-time High
Illegitimacy Rate Tops 40 Per Cent in the United States

From: The Fathers

More babies (4,317,119) were born in the United States in 2007 than any other year in that nation's history, including the previous high set in 1957, but almost half of those babies were illegitimate. Teenagers were giving birth to more illegimates for the second year in a row, after a downward trend. Births to unwed mothers reached an all-time high of 40 percent, continuing a trend that started years ago. More than three-quarters of these women were 20 or older -- so youth cannot be advanced as an explanation for their fornication. It seems that increasing numbers of women have decided that a father is not necessary to the birth and raising of a child, except for the act of fornication itself, and sometimes not even that act in the cases of artificial contraception.

Since the Catholic Church has essentially disappeared, except in oases of traditional sites around the world, the moral compass for society has been seriously misdirected. More and more Protestant sects and "Reform" Jews have joined Newchurch in selling out to the same liberalist morality that almost sunk the British Empire in the nineteenth century, until Queen Victoria put her foot down and expelled from her court all those who had illegitimate children. [Some information for this Commentary was provided by the Associated Press.]

God help the children. As to the fornicating adults, to quote St. Paul's Epistle: "For know you this and understand: That no fornicator ... hath inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God" (Ephesians 5:5/DRV).

March 22 - Fourth Sunday of Lent "Laetare"
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

Jerusalem Rabbi Tells Benedict-Ratzinger to Take off His Pectoral Cross in Jerusalem
"It Is Not Proper to Wear a Cross at the Wall," He Says

From: The Fathers
Rabbi Rabinovitch

Rabbi Rabinovitch (Right), Shown Here with Russian President Putin at the Western Wall
Tells Benedict-Ratzinger: "It Is Not Proper to Come to the Site Wearing a Cross"
In Recent Years Jewish Activists Have Forced Newchurch Clergy to Remove Their Crosses
It Appears that Vatican II's False Oecumenism Doesn't Work Both Ways!

Now we begin to see the price that Benedict-Ratzinger will pay for his false oecumenism toward Jewish radical activists, whom he describes as his "friends." In advance of his May 2009 visit to Israel, the rabbi of the Western Wall, Shmuel Rabinovitch, has told Benedict-Ratzinger to lay aside his pectoral cross, as "it is not proper to come to the site wearing a cross."

Jewish radical activists have, in recent years, denied access to the Western Wall of Herod the Great's temple in the case of Newchurch clergy wearing crosses. The rub is that Herod wasn't even considered a Jew by the rabbis; he was an Idumaean! The army of the Roman general Titus destroyed the temple in A.D. 70 when the Jews engaged in a bloody uprising against Roman authority. Angry at the Jews for killing their fellow soldiers, who brought what little peace Israel has seen, the Roman army, against the orders of its general, sacked the Jewish temple and took its contents as the booty of war. What little is left of Herod's temple is the Western Wall.

In November 2007 a group of Austrian Newchurch bishops led by the archbishop of Vienna, Austria, were denied access to the site after the clergymen refused to remove or hide their crosses. At the time Rabinovitch proclaimed: "Crosses are a symbol that hurt Jewish feelings." In May 2008, a group of Irish Newchurch prelates were prevented from visiting the Western Wall for the same reason. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Jerusalem Post.]

In contrast, when Paul VI visited Jordan, which is almost 100 per cent Mohammedan, in January 1964, and the Western Wall was in Jordanian territory, the Mohammedans made no problem with the wearing of the pectoral cross.

It seems that Jewish radical activists have plenty of chutzpah when it comes reciprocating Newchurch's false oecumenism toward them. I doubt that any of them thinks twice about wearing a kipah in a Roman church!

"How is Benedict-Ratzinger's Public Worship in a Mosque or Synagogue Any Different
From the Transgressions that the Early Christians Preferred to Die Rather than Commit?"

From: Rick

Dear Fathers:

In the early days of the Church, in Rome and in other places, I'm sure, many Christians were put to death for refusing to worship false gods or for similar reasons. What I find intriguing is that the sin the early Christians chose to die rather than commit was not heresy, but apostasy. Apostasy, as I understand it, is the willful abandonment of the true Faith. I hear the word heresy bounced around a lot these days, and indeed heresy isn't hard to find in the Conciliar Church. Apostasy, however, gets very little airtime. So that brings me to my question.

How is JPII kissing the Koran different from the sins of apostasy that the early martyrs chose death rather than commit? How is Benedict-Ratzinger's public worship in an mosque or in a synagogue any different from the transgressions that the early Christians preferred to die rather than commit? Why is it that the early Christians who weakened and made the choice to worship the false gods are viewed as apostates, but Benedict-Ratzinger is not, although he has done the same thing, and not even under threat of death?

The Fathers Reply.

It is all part of the Modernist outlook of the Newchurch of the New Order, which is really not Catholic, as you say. Basically, Newchurch has redefined "Catholicism," and the faithless have gone along with it because it is easier. Yet, Newchurch is not even as honest as Martin Luther. Luther made it plain that he was leaving the Catholic Church and founding a different Church. The Modernists want the money and power of the Catholic Church, but they want to operate a New Order sect. They are venal hypocrites and deceivers.

"Woe to you, scribes and pharisees, hypocrites; becuase you are like to whited sepulchres, which outwardly appear to men beautiful but within are full of dead men's bones and of all filthiness" (Matthew 23:27/DRV). Can you conceive of a better description of Newchurch bishops, right up to the top, all dressed in white? It is as if Our Lord were pointing down His finger from Heaven at them.

March 21 - St. Benedict, Abbot
Double Major Feast

Newchurch Cardinal "Rogue" Mahony Forced to Answer in Open Court
Charges that He Was Complicit in the Assaults of Two Brothers over 13 Years

From: The Fathers
Roger Mahony

On the Hot Seat: Roger "Rogue" Mahony, Newcardinal of Los Angeles
Reveals that Newchurch's Policy Has Been to Regard the Rape of Children
As a "Spiritual Failure," Not a Crime!
Newchurch Bishops, at Benedict-Ratzinger's Order, Concealed Evidence from the Police
And Therefore Become Accomplices to the Rapes and Assaults of Children

On March 17, 2008, Roger "Rogue" Mahony, Newchurch's cardinal of Los Angeles, California, was summoned before the bar of justice to answer charges that he knew of the thirteen-year-long assaults of two brothers by a presbyter-monsignor in the Newchurch diocese of Fresno, California, where Mahony had been a high-level administrator. Mahony's clerical collar pinched tight as tried to convince a jury: "I don't recall any case of any allegation of sexual abuse of a child by a" presbyter. Mahony's unbelievable denial mimicked that of Peter: "He denied with an oath: I know not" (Matthew 26:72/DRV).

Yet, curiously, he recalled how such non-existent crimes were handled. He confessed in open court, under oath, to the most perverted behavior of Newchurch, which should disgust every true Catholic: "Any kind of problem like this, to my recollection, was looked at as a spiritual failure..., and therefore it was treated with a spiritual remedy." For Newchurch, the rape and assault of children is not a crime, but a "spiritual failure"! Are these Newchurch "prelates" even Catholic? Newchurch bishops, as a result of their perverted thinking, concealed evidence of these vile crimes from the police and thereby became accomplices to those crimes. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the San Francisco Chronicle.]

Benedict-Ratzinger said that he was calling for the special year for presbyters in an effort to foster the priest's yearning "for spiritual perfection." He made no mention whatsoever, however, about moral perfection for his presbyters or making any efforts to purge the Church of these criminals masquerading as presbyters, as Pope St. Pius V did. Instead, Benedict-Ratzinger prattled on, praising Vatican II -- which essentially destroyed the Roman Catholic priesthood!

Good Catholics, the moral perversity of Newchurch is demonstrated by the fact that Newchurch has considered the rape of a child a "spiritual failure," not a crime that is punishable severely. We all know what punishment Our Lord prescribed for such crimes: "that a millstone should be hanged about his neck, and that he should be drowned in the depth of the sea" (Matthew 18:6/DRV). And remember that since 2001 Card. Ratzinger, now Benedict, has personally been in charge of the Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. His response has been to order a pontifical cover up and fly the guilty bishops and presbyters off to sanctuary Newrome. The civil courts have perforce stepped into the moral vacuum of the Benedict-Ratzinger administration and are now flushing out these Novus Ordo sewer rats -- finally!

Newchurch's Corrupt Morals Are Trickling Down to Its Laymen
A Newchurcher Tries to Put the Blame for Presbyters' Child Rape on the Child!

From: Paul

Dear Fathers:

You paint the abuse crisis as worse than it really is and attack the present pope, who is in no way complicit in this evil. Why don't you believe that the children in question had an obligation to keep themselves chaste? And what about the parents who failed to monitor their children or to teach them right from wrong?

The Fathers Reply.

Your mentality, which is shared by many in Newchurch, is truly perverse. You would place the blame on children because they are physically overwhelmed by adult presbyters who rap and assault them? And then you go on to blame the raped children because they didn't remain chaste? The mind boggles that you dare to consider yourself "Catholic."

As far as the "present pope" is concerned, Card. Ratzinger was placed in charge of Newchurch's Great Sex Scandal in 2001. In the eight years since then, his most significant act has been to place the crimes of bishops and presbyters under "pontifical seal" and to threaten with excommunication any Newchurch bishop who turns the criminals over to the police!

The Newchurch of the New Order is sick unto death. Thank you for giving us the most graphic example yet of just how sick the mind of Newchurch is.

Is the SSPX Now Hosting Modernist Funerals?

From: John

Dear Fathers:

I am at a Society of St. Pius X chapel, and at all the Requiem Masses. the priest presbyter delivers a eulogy from the pulpit praising the deceased. Is this another Modernist practice entering the SSPX? Recently, the SSPX pastor talked for twenty minutes in the pulpit about the virtues of the deceased.

The Fathers Reply.

Yes, it is just another one of many condemned Modernist practices, of which the Neo-SSPX seems to be increasingly guilty these days under Fellay & Co. Funerals, Eulogy. Eulogies during a Catholic Requiem Mass are prohibited. The Catholic prescription is that if a sermon is to be given: (1) it take place after the Last Gospel and before the Absolution [that is, outside the Mass] and (2) the cleric preaching do so in cassock or habit, not even wearing a surplice or stole. All that is done to avoid even giving the appearance of a eulogy.

Not only is a eulogy at Mass illicit; it is scandalous. Only God can judge. For all the priest-presbyter knows, the deceased was an adulterer or a fornicator or an embezzler. You can be sure that there are people in the pews who know the vices of the deceased being eulogized from the pulpit. The Catholic Church prohibits eulogies because of the scandal thus created. If people want to talk about the deceased, the proper venue is outside the Mass, at the wake, for instance.

We Fathers remember vividly the funeral of U.S. President John Kennedy in 1963. At that Pontifical Requiem Mass, there was no eulogy, no sermon -- even for a President. And thank God that there wasn't. It turned out that the man whom many regarded as an exemplary Catholic was an essentially occult adulterer in spades! God is the only just judge of the soul. SSPX priest-presbyters should know when to keep their mouths shut, but that seems to be a particular problem in the SSPX these days!

March 20 - Ferial Day

In View of His Flip-flop, Traditional Catholics in France Are Asking:
Did the SSPX's Leader Fellay Lie to Us in 1996, or Is He Lying to Us Today?

From: The Fathers
Bernie Fellay

The Face of the Deviousness, SSPX's Superior General Bernie Fellay
A Group of Traditional Catholics in France Have Called Him out for Hypocrisy, Asking:
"Did Msgr. Fellay Lie to Us in 1996, or Is He Lying to Us Today?"
And Charging that Fellay's Contacts with the New Order
Have Compromised His Reason and Catholicism

Picking up on the obvious contradictions in SSPX Superior General Bernie Fellay's letter of March 10, 2009, in which now states that he will accept the Modernist Council Vatican II "in the light of Tradition," an irrational oxymoron equivalent to a "devout atheist," the French traditional Catholic organization, Résistance-Catholicque, has unearthed Fellay's former statement of January 5, 1996: "We think that one day the Church ... will condemn this Council and will regard it like the armed robbery of [the papally-annulled] Councils of Ephesus and Pistoia." The French traditional organization goes on to ask: "In view of these inconsistencies, the question arises of knowing at which time we were lied to. Did Msgr. Fellay lie to us in 1996, or is he lying to us today? The principle of non-contradiction really does not seem to disturb Msgr. Fellay!"

Traditional Catholics in France are asking whether Fellay's contacts with the Newchurch of the New Order have made him lose both his reason and his Catholic Faith. This is a question that the TRADITIO Network asked long ago, but it has taken the Williamson affair to jolt many more traditional Catholics into recognizing the duplicity of the Neo-SSPX under Fellay and the degree to which it has rejected the traditional principles of its founder, Archbishop Lefebvre.

Newchurchers Protest Benedict-Ratzinger's New Literal Translation of the Novus Ordo Service
They Demand Instead Vatican II English for Dummies

From: The Fathers

Benedict-Ratzinger was hit with yet a new controversy just before his latest junket to Africa on March 17, 2009. The new, literal, translation of the Novus Ordo service has been given a test in South Africa, and the Newchurchers are protesting it. "It's too hard to understand," they say. They want the English for dummies that the Novus Ordo previously offered. The translation that South Africa is now using is slated to be used globally in all English-speaking countries in a few years.

For example, the Newchurchers want to keep, for the Roman centurion's request in Scripture that is translated in the new version, "Lord, I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof," the current dumbed-down version: "Lord, I am not worthy to receive you." another example, the Newchurchers want mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa kept in the current dumbed-down version, "through my own fault," not the new literal translation, "Through my fault, through my fault, through my most grievous fault." Said a Newchurch lay leader, the new translation "reverts to repeated pronunciations of guilt emphasized by beatings on the breast reflected in the Latin Mass." In the Novus Ordo, the breast-beating was abandoned along with a consciousness of sin. "All sinners go to Heaven" is the Modernistic/Oecumenistic Newchurch notion.

With the Traditional Latin Mass, there is a wide choice of translations in various missal editions, from those intended for children, those whose knowledge of English is limited, and those who are well briefed on the Mass. When one version of the vulgar tongue is used in the service, there is no individual choice.

The 2000 Third Edition of the Novus Ordo Missal in just twenty years still remains untranslated because of arguments about its text and its meaning. There is a growing sense, even among Newchurchers that "Vatican II was a mistake, that a lot has gone wrong as a result of its decrees, and that we need to get back in line." Newchurch bishop Kevin Dowling, of Rustenburg, South Africa, wrote for Newchurch's Southern Cross publication: "I am concerned that this latest decision from the Vatican may be interpreted as another example of what is perceived to be a systematic and well-managed dismantling of the vision, theology, and ecclesiology of Vatican II." [Some information for this Commentary was provided by the Associated Press.]

Good Catholics, there you have the real issue! Newchurchers, both lay and clerical, do not view themselves as Catholics. They view themselves as Vaticaaners, as members of a Church that has been deliberately changed from Catholic principles. The Newchurchers can see this fact. Apparently, Bernie Fellay of the SSPX is too dumbed-down at this point to recognize the phony Vatican II religion.

Newchurch Covers up Polish Clergy's Complicity with Communism
Newvatican Whitewash "Investigation" Is Placed under Cloak of Secrecy

From: The Fathers

It seems these days that Newchurch engages in historical revision whenever it wants to make something up. Documents in Poland's National Memorial Library, which were opened to the public after the fall of the Communist regime in 1989, showed that primarily after Vatican II (1962-1965), up to one out of every five Newchurch bishops, including possibly Karol Woytyla (later to become John Paul II), and presbyters signed contracts to spy for the Communist Secret Police for payoffs. Yet a statement has been issued by Poland's Newchurch Bishops' Conference that Newvatican has "cleared them."

But the Newchurch bishops' attempt to whitewash their spying for atheistic Communism was exposed on March 12, 2009, by the Gazeta Polska newspaper, which published the information that Newvatican had examined only a small number of documents purged of incriminating evidence by the Polish bishops themselves, not on the complete documents maintained in the National Memorial Library.

Fr. Tadeusz Isakowicz-Zaleski, an expert on Communist collaboration, told Poland television that Newvatican had issued a whitewash and that "inquiries into [New]church collaboration [with the Communist regime] would not be settled by a communique." Fr. Isakowicz-Zaleski has been persecuted by Newchurch for trying to discover the truth and publicize it. [Some information for this Commentary was provided by CNS.]

The moral authority of the Polish Newchurch bishops has been undermined by the revelations that the general notion of the Polish Church's resistance to Communism is false, that in the post-war period, most of which occurred after Vatican II, bishops and presbyters were collaborating significantly with atheistic Communism. Therefore, the Newchurch bishops were eager for a whitewash of their complicity and admitted that it would be a method to "build loyalty" to the New Order Polish Church.

Good Catholics, Newchurch is nothing but a propaganda machine for anything that will shore up the sinking New Order. Benedict-Ratzinger and his lieutenants at Newrome will lie outright about history if they think that it will benefit them. Benedict-Ratzinger's right-hand man, Newvatican Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, placed Newchurch's investigation under cloak of secrecy. If, as the Polish Bishop Conference claimed, "we have nothing to hide," why hide it and persecute those, like Fr. Isakowicz-Zaleski, who are trying to find the truth?!

March 19 - St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Confessor
Double Feast of the Second Class

As Newchurch Continues to Take a Nosedive
Cleveland, Ohio, Closes One out of Every Four Newparishes

From: The Fathers
Newchurch Protestors

Although Newchurch Protestors Know that Their Churches Are Being Sold Off
To Pay Damages for Continuing Sex Crimes by Novus Ordo Bishops and Presbyters
Newchurch Bishop Lennon Falsely Claimed "There Is No Financial Benefit to the Diocese"
When He Issued His Proscription List to Close One out of Every Four Churches in Cleveland

Richard Lennon, Newchurch bishop of Cleveland, Ohio, has announced that he will be closing one out of every four of his Novus Ordo parishes and has released his proscription list of 52. In a year or so, they will be gone. You see, Catholics don't like the Novus Ordo. After forty years of the Novus Ordo, their Faith was too weak for them to have fought for their churches, so they just walked away to spiritual nothingness.

Lennon spit out the New Order's usual line: "The church that [we] know is changing." Lennon noted that the population of Cleveland Catholics in 1950 has dropped by more than 60 per cent under the New Order. Since the devastating Vatican II Council (1962-1966), the number of clergy has been cut in half. Lennon recalled: "Gone are the days when parishes could have two or three or four priests or more." Men who wanted to become priests in 1950 have no desire to become Novus Ordo presbyters in 2009.

Although Lennon claims that "there is no financial benefit to the diocese," what he covered up was the fact that 45 of his presbyters are charged with sex crimes. Newchurch has pulled every trick in the book to avoid paying just damages to the victims of its criminal bishops and presbyters, but the courts are not standing it any longer. The piper of justice must be paid. So, Cleveland, as well as many other dioceses around the world, are dissolving because of their sins and the criminal cover-up of those sins. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Akron Beacon Journal.]

First-place Traditional Catholic Publication Celebrates Its 25th Year

From: The Fathers

The traditional Catholic periodical that the Official Traditional Catholic Directory designates in first place has just begun its 25th year of publication with the issuance of its March 2009 issue. Moreover, Catholic Voice is free (although donations to cover costs of printing and postage are welcome).

The periodical's purpose continues to be to help Catholics grow in proper knowledge of the true Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, how best to assist at it better, and how to recognize the false worship of the Novus Ordo, and to expose the errors of Modernism.

To receive a subscription to the publication, which many not be as fancy as others, but whose content is unexceptionally traditional, click on the TRADITIO Network's Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses and consult the chapter "Traditional Catholic Periodicals."

March 18 - St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor

Palestinian Archbishop Tells Benedict-Ratzinger to Stay Away from the Holy Land
Christians There Believe that Newvatican Has Become a "Plaything of Jewish Intrigues"

From: The Fathers
Archbishop Theodosius

Archbishop Theodosius of Sebaste in Palestine
Tells Benedict-Ratzinger to Stay Away from the Holy Land
As He Has Accepted Jewish Superiority over Christendom
And Has Accepted the "Holocaust" as an Object of Worship"
His Own Newchurchers Have Sent Him a Secret Letter Not to Come

Benedict-Ratzinger has been told to stay away from the Holy City of Jerusalem by Archbishop Theodosius of Sebaste, the highest-ranking native Palestinian Christian clergyman in Jerusalem. Benedict-Ratzinger proposes to go to Jerusalem in May 2009. Archbishop Theodosius says that Benedict-Ratzinger has become too preoccupied with Jews and that he needs to show solidarity with Christians first. The Galilean-born archbishop is a citizen of Israel, but an outspoken critic of Jewish excesses.

Many Christians in the Holy Land feel that Newvatican has become a plaything of Jewish intrigues and has accepted Jewish superiority over Christendom, with the acceptance of the "holocaust" as an "object of worship." Christians are asking: why does Benedict-Ratzinger spend so much effort trying to woo and please the Jews? They decry his visit to the "holocaust" museum in Jerusalem, which includes a defamation of his predecessor, Pope Pius XII, in an exhibit there, which the Jews have refused to remove.

The majority of Holy Land Christians belong to the archbishop's Orthodox Church, while only a minority are affiliated with Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch. Yet, regarding the visit, Eastern Newchurchers and the Eastern Orthodox are of one mind. Newchurch presbyters, monks, and laity have forwarded to Benedict-Ratzinger a secret letter requesting him to stay away. Newvatican has disregarded the request.

Newjesuits Are Bankrupt in More Ways than One
Order that Was Once Suppressed by the Popes May Be Sunk by Sex

From: The Fathers

Pervasive sex crimes by Newchurch Jesuits have forced the order to file bankruptcy. The Jesuits filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization on February 17, 2009, in Portland, Oregon, citing the overwhelming number of lawsuits against the order's presbyters for sex crimes. The Oregon Province, which is the largest geographically in the world, declared assets of 4,800,00 U.S. dollars and liabilities of nearly 62,000,000 dollars. Two hundred claims are outstanding after damage payments of 25,000,000 dollars have already been paid to victims in 200 other cases. The Province numbers only 250 presbyters, so the per capita rate of sex crimes is staggering. The Province also runs two universities, Seattle University and Gonzaga University.

In 1773, Pope Clement XIV abolished the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) for its corruption; however, a later pope made the mistake of restoring the order. "Unfortunately, these rotten criminals are even more corrupt now than they were then," as one victim's father related told a U.S. federal court. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by The Oregonian.]

March 17 - St. Patrick, Bishop & Confessor

Newchurch Archdiocese of Boston Will Perform Abortions out of Its Hospitals
Newcardinal O'Malley Sells Catholic Morality out to Secular State Interests

From: The Fathers
Benedict-Ratzinger and Sean O'Malley

Benedict-Ratzinger Places the Cardinal's Cap on a Baby-Killer
Sean O'Malley's Boston Archdiocese Has Entered into a Contract with the State Government
To Provide Abortion, Sterilization, and Contraception Services out of Newchurch Hospitals
As the Benedict-Ratzinger Papacy Continues Its Retreat from Catholic Doctrine

On March 13, 2009, Caritas Christi, the health-care agency administered by the Newchurch archdiocese of Boston, signed a contract with the secular government of Massachusetts to provide health services in Newchurch hospitals for low-income clients, including coverage for abortion, sterilization, and contraception. Conservative Newchurchers denounced Sean O'Malley, Boston's cardinal-archbishop, charging that he has perpetrated "a significant defeat for the pro-life movement, inflicted not by secular society, but by the Catholic [sic] Church in Boston." Although O'Malley claimed that the contract was "not final," state officials have been assured that Newchurch hospitals would provide "ready access" to all of the services mandated by the government program, including abortion. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CWN.]

Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal Is Far from Over
Sex Crimes by Newchurch Bishops and Presbyters Went Up 16 per Cent in 2008

From: The Fathers

Newchurch would like you to believe that its Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal is over. This is just another lie of Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch organization. Even the U.S. Conference of Catholic [sic] Bishops had to admit in a report dated March 14, 2009, that more sex-crimes charges were leveled against Newchurch bishops and presbyters than ever before, as 803 cases of Newchurch clergy's rapes and assaults upon children were lodged in 2008. This was a 16 per cent increase over 2007's 691 cases. Forty per cent of the 2008 cases involved new names of bishops and presbyters, who had not previously been accused of sex crimes. More than half of the 2008 victims were between the ages of 10 and 14 when they were raped or assaulted.

Damage payments in 2008 by Newchurch in the United States alone amounted to 436,000,000 U.S. dollars. The total amount of damage payments by Newchurch for the sex crimes of its clergy now exceeds 2,600,000,000 dollars according to the Newchurch bishops' own figures, with more billions of damage payments expected. Investigators for the USCCB reported that some Newchurch bishops are still hiding contact information for lay-review boards, denying child victims the ability to lodge their complaints. Moreover, many bishops are refusing to involve the police and other outside authorities when crimes have been committed. "Unfortunately, many dioceses are conducting the investigations themselves without also making a report to civil authorities," the researchers said.

USCCB investigators singled out Fabian Bruskewitz, the Newchurch bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, who has refused to implement any sanctions against his rapist presbyters, yet poses as "traditional." Bruskewitz essentially suppressed the "Motu" Fraternity of St. Peter when he got control of it after its headquarters move to his diocese. He is known for his public association with Freemasons and lending his Newchurch cathedral for the "consecration" of a Methodist bishop. Other renegades from justice for victims include Robert Vasa, the Newchurch bishop of Baker, Oregon, and five regional districts of the Eastern rites associated with Newchurch. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

March 16 - Ferial Day

SSPX's Fellay Uses Benedict-Ratzinger's "Self-Pity" Letter
As an Excuse for the SSPX to Sell out to the New Order

From: The Fathers

Benedict-Ratzinger Lighting a Jewish Menorah in 2001
Now He Holds a Big Do for his Jewish Radical Activist Friends and Disses a Traditional Bishop
His New Acolyte, Bernie Fellay of the SSPX, Has Bought into This False Oecumenism
In 2010 Fellay Will Be Lighting the Menorah with Benedict-Ratzinger!

In response to Benedict-Ratzinger's "Self-pity" Letter of March 12, 2009, entitled "To the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Remission of the Excommunication of the four Bishops Consecrated by Archbishop Lefebvre," the SSPX's Superior General, Bernie Fellay, has indicated that he will use the letter as a method to get the SSPX to incorporate itself into the New Order. In a letter of his own issued on the same date (which suggests that he and Newvatican are working in cahoots), Fellay writes from his headquarters in Menzingen, Switzerland: "Far from wanting to stop Tradition in 1962, we wish to consider the Second Vatican Council and the post-Conciliar magisterium in the light of this Tradition."

Note the language: accept Modernism "in the light of Tradition." That is like saying that atheistic Communism can be accepted "in the light of capitalism"! Fellay is obviously engaging an sham. The SSPX's founder, Archbishop Lefebvre, made it clear in many statements that the New Order was anti-traditional and not Catholic -- period. He refused to truck with it. And Fellay's Neo-SSPX already has abandoned even the Bugnini-Conciliar "Mass of 1962." SSPX sites around the world have introduced the vernacular into their services and are using more Novus Ordo presbyters to service its sites.

Good Catholics, Fellay has a Novus Ordo mind. He has abandoned the principles of Archbishop Lefebvre and serves his new masters in Newrome, who require 100 per cent acceptance of Modernist Vatican II "doctrine." As priests who have abandoned the SSPX are reporting, Fellay is simply a shill for Benedict-Ratzinger and the New Order. Fellay's single-minded commitment to handing over the SSPX to Benedict-Ratzinger knows no bounds. He will accept Vatican II. He will even vilify his own fellow SSPX bishop and consign him into the hands of anti-Catholic bigots. He has shown himself as the Modern Judas. And we will hear all about that traitor to His Lord in just a few weeks again. It's not a pretty picture.

Jewish Radical Activists Want Jewish Studies Enforced upon Newchurch Schools
Benedict-Ratzinger, Crippled by Corruption and Scandal, Is Likely to Give In

From: The Fathers

Israeli religious leaders "suggested" on March 12, 2009, that Benedict-Ratzinger require that "holocaust" studies be taught in Newchurch schools. Benedict-Ratzinger's papacy is so crippled at this point by corruption and scandal, that he is likely to give in to Jewish interests. He has not, however, issued a papal decree that Latin be taught in all Newchurch schools. So, Newchurchers will gradually become Jews rather than Catholics. Benedict-Ratzinger has been gradually repudiating Catholicism and embracing the Judaism of his native Germany. Newvatican has already announced he will worship at Rome's main synagogue in autumn 2009. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters.]

March 15 - Third Sunday of Lent
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

Benedict-Ratzinger Announces Shakeup at Newrome to Confirm Support for Vatican II
Relegates Ecclesia Dei Commission to a Subordinate Status and Ousts Newcardinal Hoyos

From: The Fathers
Dario Hoyos

Benedict-Ratzinger Has Ousted Newcardinal Dario Hoyos
And Demoted the Status of His Ecclesia Dei Commission
In a Stunning Shakeup of the Upper Levels of the Newchurch of the New Order
To Stand More Firmly Behind Vatican II and Oecumenism with the Jews

In a letter released March 12, 2009, "To the Bishops of the Catholic Church on the Remission of the Excommunication of the four Bishops Consecrated by Archbishop Lefebvre," Benedict-Ratzinger engages in a rite of self-pity that has never been heard before from a pope. He whines about all the attacks against him for "unexcommunicating" four of the six SSPX bishops. He has shaken up the organization of Newrome's Curia to demonstrate to the world his full support of Modernist/Oecumenist/Vatican II "doctrine." He has proclaimed that the SSPX will have no "canonical recognition by Newchurch demanded until it accepts 100 per cent the documents of the Modernist Council, Vatican II.

In perhaps the most stunning development to Neocon Newchurchers, the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei has been relegated to subcurial status, as merely one of many subdepartments of Newvatican's Doctrine of the Faith Copngregation. Benedict-Ratzinger declares that no one can "freeze" doctrine and liturgy in 1962. They must be updated past 1962 to the current Newchurch doctrine and liturgy.

To add to this stunning development, Benedict-Ratzinger, in separate action, has ousted Newcardinal Dario Hoyos, President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, effective before Easter 2009. Hoyos had been the front man negotiating the sellout of SSPX Superior General Bernie Fellay and the Society of St. Pius X to the New Order.

In his letter Benedict-Ratzinger decries the fact that the SSPX's Senior Bishop, Richard Williamson, wrecked Newchurch's relations with the Jews (actually, the radical activists). He condemns Bishop Williamson for "a denial of the reconciliation between Christians and Jews, and therefore a rejection of what in this area the [Vatican II] Council had clarified for the path of the Church." Benedict-Ratzinger confirms his own total acceptance of Modernist/Oecumenist Vatican II "oecumenical doctrine" concerning Judaism.

In his letter Benedict-Ratzinger also continues the lie that he knew nothing about SSPX Bishop Williamson's position, whereas Bishop Williamson's position has been quite public since the late 1980s. Newvatican's CIA was certainly aware of this very public situation. Yet Benedict-Ratzinger tries to wipe away his knowledge of the matter as an "unforeseen mishap." He thanked Jewish radical activists for helping him "defuse" it and received a delegation of Israeli rabbis to thank them for "exposing" traditional Catholic bishop Williamson. Benedict-Ratzinger added in his remarks to the rabbis: "I renew my personal commitment to advancing the vision set out for coming generations in the Second Vatican Council's declaration Nostra aetate. There he goes again: the disciple and co-creator of Vatican II's doctrine of False Oecumenism. Benedict-Ratzinger regards Jewish radical activists as his friends and fully-traditional Catholics as his enemies. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by NewsMax and the London Times.]

Showing the hypocrisy that has characterized his papacy, Benedict-Ratzinger calls for "tolerance" of non-Christians, while at the same time he denies the same tolerance to traditional Catholics. Benedict-Ratzinger's letter includes such self-pitying language as has never before been used in a papal document, in which Newpope shabbily plays the victim. "The impression is often given that our society needs at least one group to which no tolerance is to be granted, which one may without consequence abuse with hatred. And if anyone -- in this case the pope -- dares to approach them, he also loses his right to tolerance and he also may be treated with hatred, with no fears or reservations."

Self-pitying Benedict-Ratzinger seems clueless to the fact that the "one group" is actually traditional Catholics, whom he has mercilessly persecuted in the name of "Vatican II." Hypocritically, he has completely failed to support Bishop Williamson's Vatican II right of free speech and free conscience, when that expression ran afoul of Benedict-Ratzinger's radical activist constituency. Yet "God is not mocked" (Galatians 6:7/DRV). The hypocritical Newpope is now getting his just deserts -- and he knows it.

The British Latin Mass Society Is in a "Hell" of a Row
Traditional Members Stand Firm and Expel "Motu" Sellouts

From Patrick, the TRADITIO Network's UK Correspondent

It seems as if almost everything Benedict-Ratzinger touches these days very soon turns to dust. Britain's venerable Latin Mass Society, which antedates the "Motu" Mess, is now in turmoil with the resignation of its Chairman, Treasurer, and Chaplain, and three other "Motu" presbyters. This is quite a turn of events after the recent rejoicing by the Motarians over Summorum pontificum of 2007 and the kudos of summer 2008, when the Society got Newcardinal Dario Hoyos to attend its Annual General Meeting and to celebrate the "Motu" Mess at Westminster Cathedral. In 2009, Britain's Newchurch cardinal primate, Cormac Murphy-O'Connor has prohibited the participation of a curial official, Newchurch archbishop Raymond Burke, Chief Justice of Newvatican's Supreme Court.

The Chairman, Treasurer, and Chaplain of the Society have resigned, as the organization divides into factions of "Motu" Mess and "Traditional Latin Mass. As you see, this is one "hell" of a row! The Chairman, Julian Chadwick, was ousted because he supported the validity of what Benedict-Ratzinger has officially designated as the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch, that is, the invalid Novus Ordo service. Chadwick also rejected a letter to Newrome requesting that the vernacular not be used in "Motu" Messes for the Epistle and Gospel -- which indicates that this violation of the "Mass of 1962+" is currently going on.

The majority of the Latin Mass Society, which seems to be standing firm against the "Motu/Extraordinary" Mess hoax and for the Traditional Latin Mass, have sacked several "Motu" presbyters associated with the Society: Reid, Hemming, and Wadsworth. Clearly, not all is well with Benedict-Ratzinger's Great "Motu" Mess Hoax. Leave it to us Brits, who have historically had to fight for the true Mass here, to see this point so clearly.

March 14 - Ferial Day

Presbyter Who Saved St. Stanislaus from Archbishop Burke's Attempted Theft for Sex-payoffs
Says "I Will Not Leave" to Benedict-Ratzinger

From: The Fathers
Marek Bozek

Marek Bozek, Pastor of St. Stanislaus Kosta Church in St. Louis, Missouri
Has Emulated Archbishop Lefebvre of the SSPX by Standing up to New Order Predations
He and the Parish's Board of Trustess Will Not Allow Newchurch to Rob Them of Their Parish
And Its Twelve Million U.S. Dollars to Pay for Newchurch's Sex Crimes

You've got to hand it to Benedict-Ratzinger. His bishops and presbyters who rape and assault children go unpunished and remain "in good standing" with his New Order, but those who stand up to his leadership of these crimes are punished. In Benedict-Ratzinger's New Order, expressing an opinion on a disputed historical matter is a crime, but actually committing rape and assault is automatically ignored. Newchurch has sunk to becoming a laughing-stock, a joke. Even its own members, like U.S. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senators Ted Kennedy and John Kerry, pay no attention to its "doctrines" and go about aborting, sodomizing, and oecumenizing with abandon.

Presbyter Marek Bozek, pastor of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church in St. Louis, Missouri, raped no one, assaulted no one, but was ousted from the presbyterate, allegedly for abandoning a previous assignment and accepting the pastorate at St. Stanislaus. In response, taking a page from traditional Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre's book, Bozek told Benedict-Ratzinger, "I will not leave. We don't recognize this unjust action, the same way we don't recognize the excommunications [of the Board of Trustees]," Bozek said. Bozek has been accepted by an Old Roman Catholic bishop. (Old Roman Catholics preserve valid traditional Sacraments and Catholic doctrine, but do not accept the position of the pope. They are in a situation similar to that of the Eastern Orthodox.)

Bozek will continue functioning as pastor of the parish, which broke away from the St. Louis archdiocese, when it tried to steal the church, worth 12,000,000 U.S. dollars, to destroy it and pay its value for sex crimes. The clinker, however, was that the first archbishop of St. Louis issued to the parish a document that allowed it to run its own affairs in perpetuity as long as it took no money from the archdiocese. The parish kept its end of the agreement for its entire existence of over 125 years.

When the parish stood up to Newchurch archbishop Raymond "Bully" Burke and waved the document in his face, Burke went berserk and started "excommunicating" everyone in sight from the New Order, including the parish's legal Board of Trustees. In its response, the Board told Burke to go pound sand. They didn't want to be in "communion" with the New Order anyway. Bozek, a Polish presbyter, had been selected by the Board to become pastor in 2005, after it had rejected Burke's illegal attempt to steal the church and its funds. Seeing the mounting corruption in the New Order, the Board of Trustees, with commendable forethought, amended the independent parish's bylaws in 2001 to remove the ability of the Newchurch archbishop of St. Louis to fire the pastor or appoint Board members.

Bozek said he had talked by phone with every St. Stanislaus Trustee and has their support to move forward as if nothing has happened. Benedict-Ratzinger's New Order Church, Bozek said, has used the last of its arsenal against him. "They've killed me once. They can't kill me twice," Bozek said. On March 9, 2009, about sixty parishioners gathered at St. Stanislaus to show their support for Bozek. They sang hymns including Be Not Afraid and Let There Be Peace on Earth. Bozek said that the parish continues to grow since its rejection of Burke's illegal attempt to steal its money for sex crimes.

Good Catholics, the story is an old one: the Newchurch of the New Order will slime anyone who stands up to its illegalities. But, when someone does stand up, history shows that he will win. Newvatican counts on cowardice and doesn't know how to deal with courage, a là Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre of the Society of St. Pius X. In addition to destroying the doctrine of the Faith with Modernism, Newvatican and Benedict-Ratzinger personally have been responsible for the rapes and assaults upon tens of thousands of children and didn't even have the Christian decency to pay restitution under the principles of Catholic moral theology to the victims voluntarily. Instead, Newpope and his bishops covered up, played every legal game in the book, and connived in the placement of perverted presbyters in job placements with children. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Associated Press.]

Benedict-Ratzinger's Envoy Says that "Holocaust-deniers" Are Not Catholic
"Catholics" Can Deny the Trinity, but Not the "Holocaust"

From: The Fathers

The disputed matter of secular history called the "holocaust" has apparently become a Newchurch doctrine now. Benedict-Ratzinger's envoy to Israel, Newchurch archbishop Antonio Franco, proclaimed on March 9, 2009: "I think it can be clear that one cannot be a Catholic if he denies" the "holocaust."

Meanwhile, whereas Benedict-Ratzinger and SSPX's Superior General, Bernie Fellay, have signally failed to support SSPX Senior Bishop Richard Williamson's free speech on this disputed matter of secular history, the chairman of the Liberal Group in the European Parliament, Graham Watson, is opposed to extradition of Williamson to Germany. "Such an extradition is not appropriate and not desirable," Watson said.

Legally, the extradition of the traditional bishop is possible, however, if Germany seeks it. When Britain voted for the introduction of the European arrest warrant, it waived the possibility of applying it only in those cases in which a crime in both countries is punishable by law. Britain may soon rule that "holocaust-denial" is a punishable "crime." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Haaretz, the Associated Press, and the Catholic News Agency.]

Good Catholics, we have to give the Devil his due. At least the European Union Liberalists aren't the hypocrites that Benedict-Ratzinger and Bernie Fellay are!

March 13 - Ferial Day

Newvatican Aligns Itself with Islamic Finance
Wants to Use Possible Terrorist Money Now to Fund Its Operations

From: The Fathers
Sukuk Islamic Finance

Newvatican Wants to Align with Islamic Development Bank to Finance Its Operations
It Is Ironic that Newchurch Seems Quite Ready to Become the Pawn of the Infidels
Whom the Catholic Church Once Courageously Fought and Prevented from Invading Europe
But That Was Then -- This is Post Vatican II Now

These days it seems that Newvatican has been completely defeated by the Infidels. Benedict-Ratzinger is aligning himself with the Mohammedans against the West. L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican's weekly newspaper, proclaimed that the "ethical principles upon which Islamic finance is based offers the best chance of getting banks closer to their clients and to the true spirit that should mark every financial service." Therefore, Newvatican wants to dump Wall Street and align itself with Sukuk (Islamic Finance), operated from the Islamic Development Bank. Thus, Newvatican may well become the pawn of terrorist money.

Up until now Newvatican has supported much of its activities through American sources, but with the economic system in the West in trouble, Benedict-Ratzinger has abandoned the West and decided to fund his activities through Islamic Finance, which has remained largely unscathed. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Business Daily.]

Good Catholics, if you are continuing to put your shekels into Newchurch collection-plates to support its Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal, maybe the fact that Benedict-Ratzinger is preferring to funding Newchurch operations with Infidel, possibly terrorist, money should be the final straw for you!

"It Is Time for SSPXers to Abandon the Novus Ordo Ship"

From: Pamela

Dear Fathers:

In the beginning, some traditional Catholics thought there was hope that the post-Vatican II ship had taken a wrong turn, but would correct its course. After over forty years, however, one must conclude that the ship is going to keep sailing in the same direction: towards a glorious oecumenical sunset, where all sects will merge into one Church of the New World Order -- or no church at all.

Newchurch has been worshiping in a different way from the Catholic Church for over forty years. As one prays, so one believes. Lex orandi, lex credendi. That was the whole point of changing the Mass, the Sacraments, daily prayer, and everything else: to change the beliefs of the Catholic faithful. Newchurch beliefs and traditional Catholic beliefs are not the same, and the gap is widening daily.

Newchurch will ultimately not tolerate any traditional Catholics: it wants to consume them, no matter how long it takes. If the clergy of SSPX won't lead the SSPX members in the right direction, then the SSPX members must turn to other traditional Catholic clergy to minister to them. The HMS SSPX has now headed off in the same direction as the Novus Ordo ship. It is time for the SSPX members to abandon that ship. At the same time, if they can, SSPX congregations would do well to take practical steps to prevent their properties from being confiscated by Fellay & Co.

March 12 - St. Gregory the Great, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor

Traditional Priest, Fr. Francis Clifford, Dies

From: The Fathers
St. Anthony of Padua Church

St. Anthony of Padua Church, West Orange, New Jersey
Where Fr. Francis Clifford Served as an Independent Traditional Catholic Priest
By Connivance, the Church Was Turned over to the New Order
After Its Independent Traditional Catholic Pastor, Fr. Paul Wickens, Died in 2004

The TRADITIO Network has been notified that Fr. Francis Clifford, an independent traditional Catholic priest, died on the Feastday of St. Thomas Aquinas, March 7, 2009, in Massachusetts. Fr. Clifford was last stationed at Our Lady of Fatima Chapel in Ocean Township, New Jersey. Previously, he had been in residence at St. Anthony of Padua Chapel in West Orange, New Jersey, when it was an independent traditional Catholic church under Fr. Paul Wickens. A traditional bishop when knew Fr. Clifford personally described him as "a very pious, gentle man of God." His funeral Mass will be celebrated on March 11, 2009, in Nashua, New Hampshire.

When the Newchurch diocese took over St. Anthony's by deception, Fr. Clifford was brutally evicted, but took up residence with a family of his parishioners in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and drove four times a week to offer Mass in two locations in New Jersey to serve the independent traditional Catholics in exile from St. Anthony's since the Novus Ordo takeover.

Bishop Williamson Isn't the Only One Being Persecuted for Free Speech
A Man Was Convicted for Simply Mailing Anti-abortion Material in the U.K.

From: The Fathers

SSPX's Senior Bishop Williamson is not the only one whose free speech has been abridged for simply expressing an opinion. Ted Atkinson was convicted on May 4, 2006, at Swaffham Magistrates Court, Norfolk, in the United Kingdom under the Malicious Communications Act. His crime? He sent anti-abortion material through the post to Mrs. Ruth May, Chief Executive of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn. On December 12, 2007, he was against arrested for the "crime" of sending anti-abortion material through the post. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by UKLL News.]

Good Catholics, freedom of speech is under heavy attack. It is shameful that neither Benedict-Ratzinger nor Bernie Fellay nor SSPX members nor most of the Neocon Newchurch talking-heads stood up for Bishop Williamson's rights. These closet liberalists will shortly suffer for their own hypocrisy when no conservative or traditional values statements will be permitted, and their own free speech will be abridged by increasing numbers of so-called "hate speech" laws are being passed in Western countries, prohibiting speech against abortion and "gay marriage."

March 11 - Ferial Day

The Newchurch German Bishops Conference Imposes Pre-conditions on the SSPX
And Declares: No Ordinations or Other Sacraments until the SSPX Recants

From: The Fathers
Franz Schmidberger

Franz Schmidberger, the SSPX's German Superior
Has Spilled the Beans about the Points on Which the SSPX Will Sell out to the New Order
He Put His Foot in His Mouth after the Newchurch German Bishops Conference
Imposed Pre-conditions before the SSPX Could Administer Ordinations and Other Sacraments

The Newchurch German Bishops Conference meeting in early March 2009 has demanded that before a removal of the ban on SSPX's administering ordinations and other sacraments in Germany, the SSPX must accept several pre-conditions:

  1. The SSPX must publicly and unequivocally accept the whole of Vatican II, without compromise.
  2. The SSPX must wholly abjure its anti-Semitism.
  3. The SSPX must fully recognize the authority of Benedict-Ratzinger as pope without reservation (in spite of the fact that he was never consecrated as a bishop in the valid traditional rite.

The SSPX's Superior, Franz Schmidberger, in trying to defend the SSPX against the German Newchurch bishops, really spilled the beans about what the SSPX has already conceded to the New Order, as well as what it is willing to concede in the future. Among the SSPX positions confirmed by Schmidberger:

  1. The SSPX accepts most of Vatican II's teachings already.
  2. The SSPX is willing to "negotiate" about Catholic doctrine, called "theological dialogue," including the remainder of Vatican II.
  3. The SSPX recognizes the validity of the Novus Ordo of 1969 (fabricated by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini and his Committee of Six Protestant Ministers), but admits that the German version of the "consecration" in the Novus Ordo service is defective.

Good Catholics, the Superior General of the SSPX, Bernie Fellay, and his gauleiter, Franz Schmidberger, are obviously well on the way to the formal sellout of the Society. Fellay has already sold out his Senior Bishop, Richard Williamson, by firing and constantly reviling the good bishop in quite vile language at international press conferences. If Fellay and Schmidberger are so eager to sell out his colleague and fellow bishop, it is a small step further to sell out the Society itself.

Too Little, Too Late as Newchurchers Try to Save Their Church Buildings
Why Didn't They Fight This Hard for the True Mass?

From: The Fathers

"We don't have faith in the archdiocese. I think we have faith in God," said one of the Newchurchers sitting in at St. Therese Church. She and other Newchurchers have been occupying St. Therese as part of a string of sit-ins going on round-the-clock for more than four years at five Newchurch buildings in the Newchurch archdiocese of Boston, Massachusetts. The protesters are hoping to force the archdiocese — or Newvatican — to reopen the buildings.

The abandonment of the five church properties is supposed to be part of a deal by archbishop Sean O'Malley to pay 85,000,000 U.S. dollars in damages for Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. Similar sit-ins have taken place elsewhere in the United States, including New York City, Kansas, and Ohio — but not every diocese has tolerated the Vatican II "human rights" of the Newchurch laity. In New Orleans in January 2009, Newchurch archbishop Alfred Hughes called in the gendarmes to break down the doors and arrest the laymen occupying a church that he had slated for destruction. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

Good Catholics, although standing up to the predations of Newchurch barbarian bishops is always commendable, it is too little, and much too late. Why didn't these Newchurchers fight for the true Mass? At best, they may reclaim a building or two, but inside those buildings they will have only a graceless, invalid Novus Ordo service performed by a presbyter who is not a priest. As St. Athanasius, Defender of the Faith, wrote to his exiled congregation, when the churches of his time were similarly in the possession of the Arian heretics:

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.

Newvatican Plays the Hypocrite Again
As It Takes on One "Defamatory Legend" and Persecutes a Bishop Taking on Another

From: The Fathers

Among all its other faults, Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order is odoriferously hypocritical. Newchurch Secretary of State, Tarcisio Bertone, recently lashed out at what he called a "defamatory legend" about the "holocaust" circulated by radical activists against Pope Pius XII. But when SSPX Senior Bishop Richard Williamson spoke about what he considered to be another legend of the "holocaust" circulated by radical activists, Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newvatican gave Williamson nothing but grief. There is clearly a double standard here.

Moreover, Benedict-Ratzinger is a German native. Why isn't the German Minister of Justice going after him, as he did Bishop Williamson, who is not even a German citizen, for "hate-speech"? Williamson can't discuss a disputed matter of secular history without being vilified and charged with "hate-speech," but Benedict-Ratzinger can dispute another part of that "legend" and get away with it? More hypocrisy. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by ANSA-Italy.]

March 10 - Forty Holy Martyrs
Semidouble Feast

Fellay Expels Yet Another SSPX Leader that Opposed the Sellout to the New Order
Fr. Basilio Meramo Has Been Expelled as SSPX Prior of Mexico

From: The Fathers
Bernard Fellay & Benedict-Ratzinger

Let's Shake on it! Partners in an SSPX Sellout
SSPX's Superior General Bernie Fellay (Left) and Benedict-Ratzinger
Benedict-Ratzinger Agreed to the "Motu" Mess Hoax and the Phony "Unexcommunications"
While Bernie Fellay Agreed to Purge from the SSPX Any Clergy who Spoke against the New Order

Readers of these TRADITIO Commentaries may remember Fr. Basilio Meramo, the SSPX Prior of Mexico who courageously broke Superior General Bernie Fellay's order of silence upon all clergy not to speak out against Benedict-Ratzinger's Summorum pontificum. Prior Meramo courageously ignored Fellay's autocratic dictum, intended to play up to the SSPX's new masters at Newrome, and preached that the "Motu" Mess is merely a hoax to undermine traditional Catholicism and ensnare it into the New Order through the back door.

Prior Meramo's opposition to Fellay's policy of playing up to the New Order in Newrome is said to represent the opinion of a large number of SSPX priests, most of whom have been intimidated from speaking out because of Fellay's order of silence. Now, in a letter sent to his many friends and supporters, Prior Meramo has revealed that he has been expelled as SSPX Prior of Mexico and expects Fellay soon to expel him entirely from the Society. Meramo is a highly-regarded priest with many friends and supporters, who are prepared now to leave Fellay's reconstituted SSPX, which has abandoned the principles of its founder, Archbishop Lefebvre, who, when he was "excommunicated," bluntly stated that it was done "By modernists, by people who should themselves be publicly excommunicated. It has no value."

On December 13, 2007, Prior Meramo published a document to his congregation on Benedict-Ratzinger's "Motu" Mess entitled "Under the Appearance of Good, the Devil Poses as an Angel of Light." Meramo publicly called the "optimism" that semi-traditionalists, joined by Fellay, have expressed over the Motu "a mark or a sign of general looseness among the circle of the traditional faithful who seem to have forgotten the spiritual and doctrinal strengths that they formerly displayed." Meramo stated that "Modernist Rome is trying to dilute, for want of being unable to destroy, all the resistance of traditional Catholics fighting against its errors." Meramo further stated that the Great "Motu" Mess Hoax is Benedict-Ratzinger's method of destroying traditional Catholics in order "to implement a progressive, slow, but deep disintegration and dilution" of traditional Catholics so that they can be more easily amalgamated into the Newchurch of the New Order.

Prior Meramo pointed out that the idea of Modernist presbyters simulating the Vatican II Mass of so-called "Blessed" John XXIII is an "illusion." He denied that there is any benefit in Novus Ordo presbyters simulating that Mass when their doctrines are still Modernist, their philosophical and theological education is utterly Modernist, and their Protestantized "ordinations" (really "installations" under the New Ordinal of 1968 to preside over the New `Order assembly of the people) are invalid.

Good Catholics, in the traditional Sacred Liturgy during Lent, we hear the beautiful Responsory at Terce, which is taken from Psalm 124 (v. 7):

Anima nostra quasi avis erepta est de laqueo venantium: laqueus contritus est, et nos liberati sumus
[Our soul hath been delivered as a sparrow out of the snare of the fowlers. The snare is broken: and we are delivered.]

This verse speaks to our situation today. We have a Modernist pope, who claims to be 100% committed to the Modernist Council, Vatican II, and who, like the fowler, wishes to entrap traditional Catholics by trickery into the snare of the New Order. But, as his Newchurch of the New Order falls around him, his snare will be broken, and we shall be delivered. For, as the Psalm continues (v. 8):

Auxilium nostrum in nomine Domini qui fecit caelum et terram
[Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth].

March 9 - St. Frances of Rome, Widow
Double Feast

SSPX's Dean of Trent Stands up for Archbishop Lefebvre's Principles
Fr. Abrahamowicz Rejects Acceptance of New Order "Unexcommunications"

From: The Fathers
Floriano Abrahamowicz

Fr. Floriano Abrahamowicz, the SSPX's Dean of Northeastern Italy Headquartered at Trent
He Called Fellay's Acceptance of the New Order's "Unexcommunications" a "Falsity"
For Standing up for the SSPX's Founding Principles, Fellay Expelled the Dean from the SSPX

The text of the January 25, 2009, sermon of Fr. Floriano Abrahamowicz, SSPX's dean of Northeastern Italy, headquartered in Trent, has now been made public. In this sermon he stood up for the founding principles of the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX), established by the Society's Founder, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. For standing up for the principles of the SSPX's Founder, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, Fellay expelled Fr. Abrahomovicz from the Society.

The truth is out: Fellay rejects the SSPX's founding principles and its Archbishop Founder, whose criticisms of the New Order and Joseph Ratzinger have been expunged by Fellay from SSPX web sites around the world. Salient extracts from Fr. Abrahamowicz's sermon follow:

By the decree of the Congregation of Bishops of January 21, 2009, signed by Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, a falsity is claimed: the "remission" of an ecclesiastical censure that never existed. The members and faithful of the Society of St. Pius X are scandalized from the very first sentence of the decree:
In a letter of December 15, 2008, addressed to Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, President of the Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, Bishop Bernard Fellay, writing also in the name of the other three bishops consecrated on June 30, 1988, requested once again the removal of the excommunication latae sententiae [automatic] formally declared by a Decree of the Prefect of this Congregation for Bishops on July 1, 1988.
This means to ask for the declaration of a falsity: the "remission" of censures that never existed, because on June 30, 1988, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, by consecrating four bishops, accomplished a meritorious act, not a crime. His episcopal consecrations represented the continuity of the Catholic Apostolic and Roman Church. It is this fidelity of his to the Catholic Church that caused against him the persecutions and the unjust and invalid censures from the Conciliar Church, that of Vatican II, which, refusing to Jesus Christ His social Kingship and humiliating His divine bride, the Catholic Church, made echo again the cry to kill God: Crucifige, crucifige!
As the decree, besides the four bishops, involves also the whole Society ("It is hoped ... the full communion with the Church of the whole Society of St Pius X"), let us remember the words of the Society's venerated Founder, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, uttered on July 10, 1988, a few days after the pseudo-excommunication:
Our Lord Jesus Christ warns us against bad shepherds. Guard yourselves from the shepherds that come to you, rapacious wolves disguised as lambs.
They say of us [the SSPX] that we are excommunicated and schismatics. Let us ask ourselves who it is who accuses us in this way and why they excommunicate us. Those who excommunicate us are already excommunicated long ago. Why? Because they are Modernists! Being of Modernist spirit, they have fabricated a church in compliance to the spirit of the world. And it is this modernism that has been condemned by Saint Pius X, Patron of our Society. This last Saint-Pope condemned the Modernists and excommunicated them. All those who are Modernists are already excommunicated by Saint Pius X. It is these people, filled with Modernist principles, who excommunicated us, while they are themselves already excommunicated by Saint Pius X.
In fact, the one who commanded the issuance of this injurious decree of "remission" is Joseph Ratzinger, who continues imperturbable in the Modernist oecumenism of the Vatican II Council, which he defined as an "irrenounceable light," thus incurring the excommunication of Saint Pius X upon Modernists. So, an excommunicate revokes a non-existent censure!
Considering all this, I, Fr. Floriano Abrahamowicz, a lifelong member of the priestly Society of St. Pius X, refuse both the request for and the acceptance of, such a decree, which unavoidably brings the SSPX to a de facto union with the Conciliar Church, condemned by the Catholic Church. A traditional Catholic cannot either ask for or accept such a decree, and, even less, embrace and kiss its authors, making people believe that such an act is a gift of Our Lady.
Let us pray for Joseph Ratzinger, that he will abjure Modernism and embrace the Catholic Faith, and for the Society of St. Pius X, that it may keep itself faithful to Archbishop Lefebvre's principles.

Newcardinal Roger "Phony" Mahony Disses Bishop Williamson
Newchurch's Arch-heretic Disses a Defender of the Faith

From: The Fathers

Newchurch cardinal Roger Mahony, of Los Angeles, California, grandstanded by announcing that he is barring the SSPX's Senior Bishop Richard Williamson from entering any Novus Ordo temple in his Newchurch archdiocese. Of course, Williamson didn't ask and would never pollute himself by entering a Novus Ordo temple, such as the Taj Mahony, otherwise known as Mahony's Novus Ordo "cathedral," where semi-nude "nuns" danced on the altar during its dedication.

Mahony barred Williamson from his temples "until he and his group comply fully and unequivocally with the Vatican's directives regarding the Holocaust." He expressed the hope that Williamson "will find no sympathetic ear or place of refuge in the Catholic [sic] Church, of which he is not --- and may never become --- a member."

This is grossly hypocritical talk from the man known as the Newchurch's arch-heretic, who, since becoming Newchurch archbishop of Los Angeles, has effectively denied practically every doctrinal and moral principle of the Catholic Church. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Mercury News.]

March 8 - Second Sunday of Lent
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

U.S. High Court Rules Unanimously: Benedict-Ratzinger Can Be Sued for Sex Crimes
"The Vatican Is Not above the Law"

From: The Fathers

Benedict-Ratzinger Gives the Double "Devil Sign"
As a U.S. Court Allows Him to Be Sued for Sex Crimes
The High Court Ruled that Benedict-Ratzinger and His Newvatican Is Not above the Law
The Decision Opens the Way for Benedict-Ratzinger to Be Sued
For His Leadership of the Sex Crimes that Have Ravaged Newchurch

In a unanimous decision on March 3, 2009, a United States Federal Appellate Court in Portland, Oregon, ruled that Benedict-Ratzinger's Vatican can be sued for damages connected to charges that his clergy have assaulted children under his leadership. The appellant attorney stated of the high court's decision:

In a rigid hierarchy like the Catholic church, decisions come from Rome, so it is crucial that Rome be held responsible for on-going cover-ups of clergy sex crimes. This ruling sends a clear signal that anyone who enables American kids to be molested will face legal consequences. It will help prevent future child assaults and cover-ups of those assaults. It also signals that the Vatican is not above the law.

The high court confirmed the U.S. District Court's previous ruling that "the Holy See is not immune from suit" in a case involving a presbyter with "dangerous proclivities." The Vatican's attorneys had argued that the Vatican is protected from civil action under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, but he high court rejected that argument and ruled instead:

In this case the plaintiff has presented credible evidence that the priest [sic] who allegedly molested him was an employee of the Holy See acting within the scope of his employment.

Benedict-Ratzinger, as the Chief Executive Officer of Newchurch, will now justly have to answer to the law in the United States for his leadership of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Star Tribune and the Associated Press.]

Newvatican's 2009 Annual Report Shows a "Steady Decline"
"Not a Step Forward, but a Trend of Falling Backwards" for the Novus Ordo Church

From: The Fathers

The 2009 Annuario Pontificio, Newvatican's official book of statistics for Newchurch, was published on March 1, and it is not good news for Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newchurch of the New Order. The annual report showed "a steady decline that could be disastrous..., not a step forward, but a trend of falling backwards."

In only one year Europe and Oceania recorded dramatic decreases in the number of Newchurch presbyters totaling: 12.3 per cent! The annual report confirms a "very limited effort of evangelization, particularly in the Western World." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LSN.]

March 7 - St. Thomas Aquinas, Confessor & Doctor
Double Feast - Ember Saturday

SSPX Begins to Fell the Whip of Its Novus Ordo Masters
The SSPX Is Prohibited from Performing Any Ordinations in Germany

From: The Fathers
Christian-Jewish Combo-symbol

Symbol of the One-World Oecumenical Religion for the Novus Ordo Seclorum
The Jewish Star of David Superimposed on the Christian Chi-Rho
Taken at St. John's Newparish, Tralee, Ireland
The Novus Ordo "Authorities" Have Told the SSPX to Stop Ordaining Priests
Since the SSPX Has Formally Accepted the "Unexcommunications"
And Is Accordingly in a State of Suspension from Performing Any Sacramental Functions

The Newchurch bishop of Regensburg, Gerhard Mueller, has prohibited the SSPX from performing any ordinations of seminarians in the SSPX's seminary. Mueller has pronounced that when Fellay and the other three SSPX bishops accepted Benedict-Ratzinger's "unexcommunications," they simultaneously accepted suspension from any sacramental functions (what is known as suspensio a divinis).

Mueller's theology on this point is flawless, and the SSPX's Superior General, Bernie Fellay, is quoted as admitting: "All these events are definitely a setback for us." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Der Spiegel.]

SSPX Bishop Williamson Stands up to German Authorities that Want to Charge Him with "Sedition":
"I Will Fight Any German Extradition, Right to the British House of Lords!"

From: The Fathers

It's amazing what a little courage can do! SSPX's Senior Bishop, Bishop Richard Williamson, whose Vatican II human right of free speech has been violated both by the SSPX's vitriolic Superior, Bernie Fellay, and by the Vatican II-loving Benedict-Ratzinger, announced on March 1, 2009: "I will fight any German extradition." With his announcement the British Williamson seems to have cowed the German Goliath, as the German prosecutor subsequently announced that he will likely not charge Williamson for "sedition." Williamson, for his part, has said that he will not withdraw his remarks on a disputed point of secular history.

On March 1, 2009, Bishop Williamson's lawyer, Kevin Lowry-Mullins, announced that his client will fight with all legal means any extradition request from Germany over remarks that he made on the "holocaust," after German Justice Minister Brigitte Zypries told journalists that Berlin could demand Williamson's extradition to face court proceedings for "holocaust denial." Lowry-Mullins said that Williamson was prepared, if necessary, to take his case right to the House of Lords, the highest appellate body in the U.K.

On February 27, 2009, Zypries had told the European Union, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, that "in principle, the offence falls under the rules of the European Arrest  Warrant. That means that Germany could indeed issue such a warrant." Yet, after Williamson's March 1, 2009, announcement that he will fight extradition to the bitter end, Germany seems to have backed down in its assault on free speech. On March 2, 2009, the Regensburg, Germany's senior public prosecutor, Edgar Zach, stated: "In terms of how it is looking at the moment, there is no thought of an extradition or arrest." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Sunday Telegraph.]

"Our Family Was Ostracized from the SSPX because We Asked for the Traditional Latin Mass"

From: Indy

Dear Fathers:

After our family asked our SSPX pastor why he didn't celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass instead of the "Motu" Mess of 1962+, we were ostracized from that SSPX site, although we were active members of every group and project there. We were berated as "schismatics." We were refused answers to our questions. Why? Because the SSPX can't defend their crazy views. The SSPX is afraid of being shown up as illogical "schismatics" themselves!

We left the SSPX in 2008, throwing in their teeth the Traditional Catholic maxim:


Tell this to anyone who supports the Conciliar-Bugnini Mess of 1962+!

Readers Report: AOL, Google, and Wikipedia Discriminate against Traditional Catholics

From: The Fathers

Beware the online encyclopedia Wikipedia: it discriminates against traditional Catholics. The TRADITIO Network has been receiving reports that when information is posted that is traditional Catholic in nature, the editors expunge it.

Wikipedia has had scandals in the past that its editors are shills. One notorious case was reported by the New York Times a few years ago. The editor in question claimed to be a graduate of some Newchurch university. It turned out that he wasn't even a Newchurcher, let alone a Catholic! It seems that Wikipedia is now in the hands of Newchurchers and Motarians. Google has also been fingered as being hostile to traditional Catholicism in the way that it puts traditional Catholic results low when it returns search information.

Before the full implementation of the World Wide Web, "chat" groups were run by vendors such as AOL. The TRADITIO Network received many messages from its readers indicating that whenever they began to express traditional Catholic viewpoints, they were expelled from the groups. However, Newchurch were allowed to slander traditional Catholicism viciously without penalty.

It seems that Bishop Williamson and Mel Gibson are far from the only traditional Catholics to be discriminated against for their religion!

March 6 - Sts. Perpetua & Felicitas, Martyrs
Double Feast - Ember Friday

Los Angeles Newchurch Cardinal Mahoney Rejects the "Motu" Mess
Advocates the Protestantized Charismatic "Life Teen" Movement Instead

From: The Fathers
Life Teen Rally

Life Teeners Going Berserk on the Very Steps of Newrome
Life Teen Deceives Teenagers with a Phony "Mess" and a Drug-culture Mentality
It Is No Surprise that Mahony, True to His Reputation as the New Order's "Arch-heretic"
Would Dump the Traditional Latin Mass and Recommend Charismatic Craziness

On February 27, 2009, at the Religious Education Congress in Anaheim, California, Newchurch cardinal Roger "Phony" Mahony proclaimed: "The Tridentine [sic] Mass was meant for those who could not make the transition from Latin to English after the [Vatican II] Council. But there is no participation by the people, and I don't believe that instills the spirit of Christ among us."

Is Mahony a complete ignoramus about the Catholic Faith (yes)? Does not realize that the Council of Trent [Tridentine] took place in the mid 16th century, not after Vatican II? In fact, the term "Tridentine" is a misnomer. The Traditional Latin Maas was not created at the Council of Trent. Rather, in all its essentials it was passed on by St. Peter, the first pope, to the Church. The Apostles themselves, according to St. Ambrose, worked at its elaboration. It reached its complete perfection with Popes St. Damasus (fourth century) and St. Gregory the Great (sixth century). As the great liturgical scholar, Fr. Adrian Fortescue, wrote, this Mass is "the most venerable in all Christendom, with a history of unbroken use far longer than that of any Eastern rite, there being no doubt that the essential parts of the Mass are of Apostolic origin."

Mahony is a as good as his word. On February 8, 2009, he had dismantled a high-school chapel, one of the few remaining "Motu" Mess sites in the huge Newchurch archdiocese. "Our ["Motu"] community is now down to one Traditional [sic] Mass on the first Sunday," wrote the vice president of Una Voce Los Angeles. "We are losing ground instead of gaining it." Sic transit "Motu." The archdiocesan web site makes it clear that the Motarians cannot have the "Extraordinary" Mess unless they "accept the validity of the Novus Ordo." Curiously, the site also mentions that "the Tridentine [sic] Mass is also offered elsewhere in the region by groups that call themselves Catholic," i.e., sites independent of the Arch-heretic that offer the fully Traditional Latin Mass.

After putting down the Traditional Latin Mass as only a temporary crutch for those who can't make the transition from Latin to English, Mahony said that parents should take their teenagers to a "Life Teen" Mess. Life Teen is one of Newchurch's most diabolical programs. This New Order movement attempts to ensnare teenagers into the most bizarre aspects of the New Order and is thoroughly based in the Protestant heresy of Charismaticism. It is no surprise that the Charismatic EWTN cable network, which poses as Catholic, features Life Teen programs on its schedule.

Entrapping teenagers in the Protestantized New Order is a multi-million-dollar industry. Life Teen listed $8,400,000 in assets two years ago. Life Teen's youth programs ensnare, by its own count, more than 120,000 teens, who attend its weekly Novus Ordo/Charismatic services in 19 countries. Now Life Teen's founder, Newchurch's Monsignor Dale Fusek, was formally charged on several criminal counts of assault upon children, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and indecent exposure.

When are parents going to get wise to Newchurch? Parents who are involved with the New Order, its prelates, and its temples might just as well be dropping off their children in a red-light district with no dime to call home! For further information on Life Tean, click on FAQ10.TXT: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (Catholic Apologetics) in the article "Charismatic Movement."

SSPX's Fellay: A Bishop or a Mouthpiece to the Press?
Under His Leadership the SSPX Has Sunk Financially and Sacramentally

From: Ivo

Dear Fathers:

What do you make of the Swiss daily Le Courier's report that the SSPX's Superior General, Bernie Fellay, said that the SSPX will not accept the reforms of the Second Vatican Council?

The Fathers Reply.

Fellay is using more Vatican II-speak by the day. After all, his mentor is the noted Vatican II Modernist Benedict-Ratzinger! Fellay waffles back and forth on issues in an attempt to satisfy both factions in the SSPX: those who would accept a sellout to Newchurch and those who would abandon the SSPX if it ever sold out on Archbishop Lefebvre's principles.

Fellay's game is all a waste of time. Newchurch is 100% bound to Vatican II; it can't budge on that. Now it has sworn to the radical activists attacking SSPX Senior Bishop Williamson that it will demand of the SSPX "100% compliance with Vatican II." So, the SSPX will have to accept Vatican II, the "New Mass," and all the other Modernist detritus. Fellay says that the SSPX won't do that (although on other occasions he has indicated that he would sell out on this point). If he is sincere in that statement, he would immediately break off contact with Newvatican, just as Archbishop Lefebvre did in 1988. But, of course, Fellay isn't sincere. He's duplicitous and hypocritical in his statements and in his selling out of his fellow SSPX bishop with viciousness to the radical activists and anti-Catholic bigots.

Fellay should stop giving interviews and be about the work of the Society, which has suffered greatly in the last four years while he has been dallying to please Newrome. The SSPX's financial situation is severely compromised now, its number of ordinations is way down, and its affairs are in a holding pattern while it waits to dance to Newrome's tune -- whatever that turns out to be.

Just think what the SSPX's situation would be today if for the last four years Fellay had been a good manager of the SSPX and spent his time developing his organization's resources and activities instead of playing the puppet of the New Order and its puppet-master, Benedict-Ratzinger. The latter is a fox. He knows that if he can waste the SSPX's time in ecclesiastical games, the SSPX will not grow, but wither away, as no one knows what will happen to it, or whether it will even continue to exist. Meanwhile, Fellay chooses to turn his efforts from being a bishop to being an incessant mouthpiece to the press.

Cleveland City Council Tells Newchurch Bishop Lennon:
"You're Not Going to Destroy Our Traditional Catholic Buildings!"

From: The Fathers

City council members in Cleveland, Ohio, have declared war against the Newchurch bishop of that city, Richard Lennon, who has announced his plans to demolish the city's most historic churches to rubble. Lennon plans to gut traditional stained-glass windows from other churches. Lennon will also strip out traditional altars, chalices, tabernacles, and statues. In effect, Lennon is planning his own "Kristalnacht" against traditional Catholicism.

The council members will use historic-landmark designations to preserve closed churches. "I'm not about to lose these churches to the wrecking ball," said Councilman Mike Polensek. "We're not only abandoning the Faith in the city, but also demolishing our history and heritage."

A showdown between Newchurch and secular authorities is in the offing. And this time it is the secular authorities who are on God's side, not the corrupt Newchurch bishop. Councilwoman Dona Brady pointed at Lennon and said, "I would fight anybody who wanted to take those windows out." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.]

Good Catholics, the perverted era of Newchurch, a "Catholic" bishop destroys traditional churches while it is secular officials who want to protect them? Benedict-Ratzinger's unCatholic "prelates" are out of control, and he is too pathetically impotent do anything about it -- not that he seems to want to.

The SSPX Has for Years Said "YES" to Modernism

From: Mac

Dear Fathers:

Interesting to see the poster that you published of the French SSPX members who say, "NO to Vatican II." To that I say, "What?!" For years on end, the SSPX, and that includes Bishop Williamson, has said nothing but YES to the New Order: YES to the "Motu" Mess of 1962+, YES to the Bugnini's New Ordinal of 1968, YES to the New Rite of Episcopal consecration, YES to the 1983 "New Canon Law." The only thing the SSPX says NO to is the Traditional Latin Mass, the traditional Canon Law, and the traditional Sacraments.

Who is the SSPX fooling any longer? Are they getting new members? No. I can't even call SSPX members Catholics. They reject Tradition; they embrace all these Modernist updates from the 1960s and later. Williamson might be the worst of all of them. He's the one who personally threw out the Winona seminarians that wanted true adherence to pre-Vatican II rubrics and laws. Holy Week is coming up, and the SSPX might do it in Latin, but it's not the traditional Holy Week; it is the Freemason Bugnini's Modernist rewrite of 1956.

As for me, I say NO to the Modernist SSPX and continue to boycott it.

March 5 - Ferial Day

SSPX Members in Paris Rebel against Superior Bernie Fellay and His Pro-Vatican II Stance
The SSPX's Angelus Press Has Now Accepted Novus Ordo Terminology in Its New Publications

From: The Fathers
Anti-Fellay Leaflet

Although the English Is a Little Off, the Sentiment Is Right On!
SSPX Members Plastered Thousands of Copies of This Anti-Fellay Leaflet in the SSPX's Paris Church
Members Around the World Are Turning Against Fellay's "Negotiations" with the New Order Church
Meanwhile, the SSPX's Angelus Press Has Incorporated Novus Ordo Lingo in Its New Publications

Sources in Paris, France, have reported to the TRADITIO Network that on February 22, 2009, SSPX members at the Church of St. Nicolas du Chardonnet had enough and weren't going to take any more of Fellay and his sellout of the SSPX to Newchurch and Vatican II. They plastered the church with thousands of leaflets rejecting the unCatholic teachings of Vatican II and "negotiations" with representatives of the New Order sect in Newrome.

The SSPX members involved stated that they no longer trust Fellay as their leader and his Novus Ordo-friendly plan, which he entered into secretly with Newchurch representatives. The members called Fellay's "rosary crusades" a sacrilegious manipulation of the sacred to serve his crass political end of selling out to Newrome. These SSPX members also object to Fellay's acceptance of the "unexcommunications" that the Society itself has claimed since 1988 were invalid. If Newchurch can't "excommunicate" in the first place, it can't "unexcommunicate," they say.

Meanwhile, sources in the United States have reported to the TRADITIO Network that the SSPX's Angelus Press has now adopted the Novus Ordo lingo "Extraordinary Rite" for the Conciliar-Bugnini "Mass of 1962." By adopting this lingo, the SSPX in effect has sold out to the New Order and Benedict-Ratzinger, who declared in his Summorum pontificum of 2007 that the invalid Novus Ordo service is the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch.

Good Catholics, it is clear that this adoption of Novus Ordo lingo is yet another step toward the SSPX's being fully absorbed into the New Order. Most SSPXers originally joined the Society to get a true Mass. Now their leadership has sold out to the Novus Ordo even on that basic point. There is only one true Mass of the precedential Roman Rite. What Benedict-Ratzinger declared to be the "Ordinary Rite" of Newchurch is a fake, invalid, graceless service fabricated by a Freemason presbyter and his Committee of Six Protestant Ministers.

Benedict-Ratzinger Sends a "Mediator" to a Heretic Australian Presbyter
But Condemns on the Spot Traditional Bishop Williamson on a Merely Secular Matter

From: The Fathers

SSPX's Senior Bishop Richard Williamson expressed his personal viewpoint on a disputed matter of secular history, and Benedict-Ratzinger's Newvatican attacked him viciously, as did Williamson's supposed colleague in the SSPX, Bernie Fellay. Yet when a Novus Ordo presbyter publicly announced his heretical beliefs, Newvatican arranged for a "mediator" to keep him as pastor! This, after already five years of "negotiations" by Newchurch archbishop John Bathersby with the heretic. Presbyter Peter Kennedy, pastor of St. Mary's Newparish in South Brisbane, Australia, has announced his heretical beliefs publicly as follows:

  1. He denies the virgin birth of Our Lord, a dogma of the Church.
  2. He questions the existence of Heaven and Hell, a dogma of the Church.
  3. He baptizes with an invalid form that is contrary to Catholic doctrine.

Good Catholics, it is too bad that Benedict-Ratzinger doesn't give to Bishop Williamson the same "rights" as he does to the heretic Peter Kennedy! In Newchurch, everything is perverted: right is wrong, wrong is right. Benedict-Ratzinger's Modernist-Conciliar-Novus Ordo edifice is crashing and burning more quickly with each passing day. And the silly Neocon Newchurchers, instead of helping to usher the New Order into oblivion have actually duped themselves into defending his criminal and unCatholic reign.

Ex-SSPX Member Says: "Fellay Personally Placed a Novus Ordo Presbyter at Our Chapel"
Novus Ordo Presbyters Are Now Being Placed in SSPX Chapels All over the World

From: Peter

What is wrong with the SSPX? For me it began in 2005 when a new priest came to the our SSPXchapel -- at least I thought he was a priest. Then I found out that he was not a priest, but a Novus Ordo presbyter "ordained" by the Newchurch archbishop of Los Angeles, California. I was shocked. I couldn't believe my ears. The SSPX had imported this Novus Ordo "ringer" into our SSPX chapel without notifying anybody.

In pursuing this matter with the SSPX pastor, I learned that this was not the only case of the SSPX importing a Novus Ordo presbyter into one of its sites. In fact, I was told that the SSPX fully accepts Novus Ordo presbyters to service its sites, as long as the Novus Ordo bishop using Bugnini's (invalid) New Ordinal of 1968 is not "catechetically off." Archbishop Lefebvre considered the New Order itself "catechetically off"!

The SSPX pastor told me: "You must remove half of your brain and stop studying the Catholic Faith." The SSPX pastor even went so far as to say that for me to get back into the SSPX "fold," it would be necessary for me to receive the cookie from this Novus Ordo presbyter "to demonstrate my submission." The pastor also told me that Bishop Fellay had "personally approved" the placement of this Novus Ordo presbyter. I have since learned that this presbyter is only the tip of the iceberg. The SSPX is already using Novus Ordo presbyters in W., in S., in A., and in V., and in many more cities.

So, this is what has gone wrong with the SSPX. As a group, the SSPX is not defending or protecting the Catholic Faith. The SSPX has accepted the unacceptable: the validity of the Novus Ordo service, fabricated by a Freemason presbyter and his Committee of Six Protestant Ministers. The SSPX is bipolar. Like the Modernist Newchurch spokesmen, one day the Society speaks against the Novus Ordo, and the next day it is singing Te Deums in thanksgiving for the Motu Pinnochio.

"I Too Witnessed a Novus Ordo Presbyter at Our SSPX Chapel"

From: Katy

Dear Fathers:

I too witnessed a Novus Ordo presbyter allowed to celebrate Mass at our SSPX chapel on the east coast of the United States. Parishioners here complained, so Bishop Fellays' representative reassigned him to another SSPX chapel in the western United States. He was rejected by the parishioners there too.

March 4 - St. Casimir, Confessor
Semidouble - Ember Wednesday

Bernie Fellay Viciously Attacks His Colleague and Senior, Bishop Williamson
Fellay's Long-standing Personal Vendetta against Williamson Is the Scandal of the SSPX

From: The Fathers
Bernie Fellay

SSPX Superior General Takes to the Microphone to Bash His Senior
Fellay's Hatred of Williamson, Well Known in SSPX Circles since the 1980s
Is Now Coming out in Vitriolic Verbiage that Has Rarely Been Heard from a Bishop:
"I Wish He'd Disappear off the Face of the Earth"

It is well known in the inner circles of the Society of St. Pius X that Bernie Fellay, to use the common vernacular, hates SSPX Senior Bishop Richard Williamson's guts. Fellay's personal antipathy against Williamson goes back to at least the 1980s, when Williamson took a more conservative stance on doctrine and liturgy, and reached out to all elements of the Traditional Catholic Movement. Fellay was more provincial. For him, the SSPX was the Catholic world -- nothing else. This crippled outlook on Fellay's part has led to his running the SSPX like some kind of gulag for its priests and laity.

With the excuse of the Williamson affair, Fellay has lost no opportunity to lash out viciously at his colleague and senior, mercilessly. He is not speaking like the head of a supposedly Catholic organization, but like a brat fighting on a playground. In spite of his sellout to Newchurch, it doesn't appear that Fellay will be very happy in the New Order, which is supposed to forgive, without judgment, even crimes like the rape of children by its presbyters.

In a March 2, 2009, interview with the German weekly, Der Spiegel, Fellay threatens to expel Williamson if he opens his mouth on a disputed matter of secular history. So much for the Vatican II "rights of the human person." Fellay even says, in vicious verbiage, that he wishes Williamson to "disappear" off the face of the earth! Clearly, Fellay is now taking his texts from Novus Ordo speech-writers in Newrome. Fellay further claims in the interview that Williamson "has hurt and sullied our [SSPX's'] reputation."

No, Bernie, long before the Williamson affair, the SSPX's reputation under your administration had already been associated with rampant "anti-Semitism." Your SSPX publications and web sites are so full of your Society's agreement with Bishop Williamson's viewpoint that you can't remove the references fast enough! But we must give the Devil his due: you have been outwitted by the anti-Catholic radical activists. They have already released to the international press the evidence of your multitudinous "anti-Semitic" references and have downloaded all of your web sites so that you cannot purge them and then later lie about them. Moreover, your own SSPX members have now discovered your on-going purge and are now monitoring and reporting it.

Let's face it, Bernie. Your cover has been blown. You are trying to lay all of your frustration off on your enemy Bishop Williamson to please your new masters in Newrome. You are frustrated that Bishop Williamson has, probably unintentionally, blasted to smithereens your "Hindenburg" Plan concocted with Benedict-Ratzinger to sell out the SSPX to the Novus Ordo.

We assign you for your lectio divina tonight St. Paul's Epistle to the Galatians (6:7/DRV): Nolite errare: Deus no inridetur [Be not deceived: God is not mocked].

As Lent Begins, Three Newchurch Jesuit Universities Celebrate Porn and Promiscuity
Benedict-Ratzinger Has, as Usual, Not Lifted a Finger to Stop It

From: The Fathers

Yes, Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order is out of control. As the penitential season of Lent began, three of his Newchurch Jesuit universities busied themselves celebrating pornography, promiscuity, extramarital sex, homosexuality, and transvestitism.

Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., hosted "Sex Positive Week," sponsored by feminist and homosexual student clubs. On February 23, 2009, the event "Sex Positive -- What's That?" featured a speaker from Black Rose, an organization that "provides a forum for the many different expressions of power in love and play.  This can include dominance and submission, bondage and discipline, fetishism, cross-dressing, to name a few." On Ash Wednesday, February 25, 2009, "Torn About Porn?" was advertised to include "discussion about arguably alternative forms of pornography that are not supposed to be exploitative, but rather radical and empowering." On February 28, 2009, pornographic film director Tristan Taormino spoke on "Relationships Beyond Monogamy," one day after speaking in downtown Washington, D.C., on "Anal Pleasure 101."

On February 24, 2009, the Student Diversity and Cultural Affairs Office of Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, presented the film "Brother to Brother," about a homosexual Negro who is transported in time to cavort with the allegedly-homosexual writer Langston Hughes. The film is part of a semester-long "Color of Queer Film Series" sponsored by the Newchruch university.  Upcoming films include "Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros," about a 12-year-old boy who falls in love with a male police officer, and "I Exist: Voices from the Lesbian and Gay Middle Eastern Community in the U.S."

At Seattle University, the week of February 22, 2009, was "Transgender Awareness Week," which included a session on allegedly "transgender" Bible heroes and heroines and "Criss-Cross Day," when students were encouraged to "come dressed for the day in your best gender-bending outfit."

The Jesuits have previously gotten out of control. In fact, Pope Clement XIV, in his Bull of Abolition, Dominus ac Redemptor of July 21, 1773, suppressed the Jesuit order throughout all of Christendom. In the early 1960s many Jesuit presbyters took up arms to join the Communists in trying to take over Latin American countries. If Benedict-Ratzinger had any guts to stop this perversion, he would suppress the Jesuits again -- permanently. At least Paul VI had the guts to expel them from the Vatican.

Was Benedict-Ratzinger's Summorum Pontificum a Trojan Horse?

From: Ambrosio

Dear Fathers:

Was Benedict-Ratzinger's Summorum pontificum of 2007 a Trojan Horse that was intended to stop traditional Apostolic activity? Because of it, the Motarians have now been dragged into the crisis of Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order. Doesn't Bernie Fellay of the SSPX realize this?

The Fathers Reply.

The answer to both questions is yes. We said so in the TRADITIO Network's Commentaries before and since. The "Motu" Mess includes three waves of the Freemason Hannibal Bugnini's Modernist changes to usher in the Novus Ordo of 1969. Yes, the Motarians have pusillanimously swallowed this Conciliar-Bugnini Mess, as well as its designation as "Extraordinary."

The Motarians have, however, conveniently ignored the fact that Benedict-Ratzinger is the first of the Conciliar popes to declare the invalid Novus Ordo service as officially the "Ordinary" service of Newchurch. Further information on this topic will be found in the Traditional Mass, Divine Office & Sacraments department of the TRADITIO Network, in the section The Descent into the Black Hole of the Liturgical "New Order."

Yes, Fellay is well aware of these facts, but his ambition to be accepted as a bishop in "full communion" with the New Order burns within him to such an extent that he would apparently sell his soul, and those of all the SSPX members, to get Novus Ordo recognition for himself. And the other three bishops, Galarreta, Malleris, and Williamson, to their eternal condemnation, are not raising their voices against the Fellay-Ratzinger "Hindenburg" sellout plan.

In the end, who cares about the "holocaust"? That's not a religious issue; it's a debate on secular history. If the four SSPX were following their Founder-Archbishop, they would be lashing out at the false religion of the New Order that Benedict-Ratzinger panders. Remember that the Archbishop, who knew Ratzinger intimately, publicly termed him "not a Catholic." He obviously knew something that Fellay & Co. are willing to overlook.

March 3 - Ferial Day

Radical Activists Put the Screws to SSPX Senior Bishop Williamson
The Crazy EUers Are Also out to Get Him

From: The Fathers
Joseph Ratzinger

Rather than Leave Nazi Germany, as Many Others Did
Joseph Ratzinger Joined the Hitler-Youth and Wore the Nazi Uniform
Radical Activists Were Quite Willing to Ignore His Past
When They Thought as Pope that He Would Be Their Cats-paw
Now the Radical Activists Are Attacking Their Friend since the Williamson Affair
A Case of "Fair-weather Friends" if There Ever Was One!

The Williamson affair has been quite revealing about the methods of radical activists. On February 26, 2009, Bishop Williamson apologized for a second time for the "distress" that his viewpoint may have caused, but refused to "recant" his deeply-held belief about a disputed point of secular history. It could have been predicted that the radical activists -- the same ones who want to impose abortion and "gay marriage" upon the world -- would not accept his apology, unless it came with an outright surrender.

These anti-Catholic bigots have called Williamson every vile name in their book: "incorrigible holocaust-denier," "staunch anti-Semite," etc. These epithets, which are in fact false in his case, were mouthed by President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, where free speech is abridged today, just as it was under the Nazis. It is clear that these radical activists will accept nothing but 100% submission to their viewpoint, just like the radical activists who advocate abortion and sodomy.

The moral of this story is: don't compromise with evil to begin with. Attempts to "apologize" or "negotiate" with these anti-Catholic bigots will get you nowhere. Only an all out offensive attack on their hypocritical and dictatorial mindset will win out in the end, with much patience. U.S. President Ronald Reagan was told to tone down his rhetoric against Communism. Reagan rejected that pusillanimous advice and called the Soviet Union publicly an "evil empire." His strong public stance against Communism, like that of Fr. Denis Fahey, Fr. Charles Coughlin, and Bishop Fulton Sheen, contributed to the downfall of the Soviet Union and its atheistic Communism in 1991.

Where, you might ask, does Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order stand on this affair? Does it support its beloved "Vatican II human rights" for this traditional Catholic bishop? Not at all! Instead, it joined, on February 27, 2009, with the radical activists in rejecting the apology. It is clear that Benedict-Ratzinger is in the pocket of these same anti-Catholic bigots. God give us a real pope who will stand up for the traditional Catholic Faith!

Even elements of the European Union, which has become dictatorial in its bureaucratic control over member states, have joined the chorus of Bacchanals. The Justice Ministers are considering legal action against Williamson, and the German Minister of Justice [sic] wants "to deal with him." Would you believe that the EU, vaunted promoters of civil rights that they are, have adopted a "European Framework Decision on Action to Combat Racism and Xenophobia"? Now that's a bureaucracy gone awry!

Benedict-Ratzinger is now being -- justly -- attacked in Europe. Curious, isn't it, that when the liberalists thought that the Modernist Ratzinger would be their cats-paw, they -- including anti-Catholic bigots like Abraham Foxman of the B'nai B'rith [Sons of the Jewish Covenant] -- were quite ready to overlook that fact. However, now that Benedict-Ratzinger is increasingly viewed as an anti-Semite by radical activists, his Nazi background is being brought out, as it was in the February 27, 2009, issue of the London Times, which associated him with "extreme right-wing, racist, and anti-Semitic advisers." The Times went on to say: "It is difficult to conclude anything other than that the Roman Catholic Church [sic] in Europe is in turmoil. Bishops are in open and unprecedented rebellion. Under this Papacy, it seems that one debacle follows another."

Good Catholics, the London Times is just slow catching on. Like all secular and most religious periodicals of the present day, its writers are ignorant of what Catholicism is and what is going on in the Church. If these writers had listened to the TRADITIO Network from the outset, they would have understood that Ratzinger's tragic flaws as a duplicitious Modernist would explode in their faces sooner or later. {Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters, the London Times, and FTD Germany.]

To What Organizations May I, as a Traditional Catholic, Donate?

From: John

Dear Fathers:

I receive numerous requests from organizations asking for donations in support of various causes and campaigns, both secular and religious. Many are from groups claiming to be Catholic. My practice is to question what Mass they celebrate: the Traditional Latin Mass guaranteed by Pope St. Pius V or the Novus Ordo service. I will not contribute to any organization that has replaced the true Mass with a Protestant Novus Ordo service in any way -- period.

I wrote to Priests For Life, but never received an answer although requests for money keep coming in. Their stand against abortion is admirable, but while channel surfing, I happened to stop for a moment upon the EWTN Charismatic Newchurch cable channel. There I was horrified to see performing the invalid Novus Ordo service was their leader, presbyter Frank Pavone! Am I wrong to deny my alms to Novus Ordo organizations?

The Fathers Reply.

Absolutely not. In fact, as a Catholic, you must do so; otherwise, you would be contributing to heresy and sacrilege. Any organization that performs the invalid Novus Ordo service is to be utterly rejected. You would be better off giving your money to the Salvation Army, which, though Protestant, is at least scrupulous in its administration of funds to the poor. The Novus Ordo sect can hardly claim that, given its Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal, which is in full swing, with more presbyters sentenced just last week to prison for embezzlement of the sect's funds.

Our standard advice is to give most of your alms to your local traditional church or chapel. That is your obligation in justice and under the Fifth Precept of the Church. Given recent developments, you should exclude any organization performing the Conciliar-Bugnini "Mass of 1962" and its modifications, which is clearly associated with the New Order.

After you have discharged your obligation to that local traditional church or chapel, consult the Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses, for other traditional organizations.

Finally, you could give some alms to a local secular charitable group, one whose activities you can observe personally. We don't recommend giving to national organizations such as the March of Dimes, as almost all of which now are associated with immoral liberalist causes (abortion, "gay rights," etc.).

March 2 - Ferial Day

British Historian David Irving Offers SSPX Bishop Williamson Refuge
Arranges for Civil-rights Lawyers to Meets with Him upon His Arrival in London

From: The Fathers
Richard Williamson

SSPX Senior Bishop Williamson at British Historian David Irving's 2008 Garden Party
Irving Agrees with Williamson on Errors in the Post-Vatican II Story on the "Holocaust"
Under Tremendous Pressure from the Hypocritical Vatican II Disciples Fellay and Benedict-Ratzinger
Williamson Has Amazingly Not Yet Caved in on His Conscience

It was as a result of British historian David Irving's offer of refuge that SSPX's Senior Bishop Richard Williamson returned as a British citizen to his native land on February 24, 2009. Williamson was concerned that he would be arrested and extradited into the hands of the Germans if he returned to England. So he contacted the noted British historian, who did not fail to help by offering to put Williamson up at his home in Windsor. Williamson had attended a garden party held on October 19, 2008, by the noted British historian, who, like the bishop, disputes details of the post-Vatican II story on the "holocaust." Since the party Williamson has since maintained a regular correspondence with Irving.

Irving also arranged for Lady Michele Renouf, a noted civil-rights advocate, to meet Williamson at Heathrow with extradition lawyers in case he was arrested. Lady Renouf has had expertise in protecting the civil-rights of those who have been persecuted merely for speaking their conscience. Apparently, taking the offensive worked. Police made no attempt to arrest Williamson upon his arrival.

In contrast to Benedict-Ratzinger's bishops and presbyters, Bishop Williamson has raped no child. He has advocated no violence. He has not even denied the "holocaust." He is being persecuted simply because he has expressed an viewpoint on a disputed matter of secular history, which goes contrary to the post-Vatican II story. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Daily Mail.]

SSPX's Bishop Williamson Makes a Second Apology
But Does Not "Recant" His Viewpoint on a Disputed Matter of Secular History

From: The Fathers

In a February 26, 2009, statement, SSPX's Senior Bishop Richard Williamson has apologized for causing "distress" by the expression of his viewpoint on a disputed matter of secular history, but did not recant his viewpoint. Even this limited apology sounds disingenuousness in trying to dismiss his viewpoint as "an opinion formed twenty years ago 20 years ago on the basis of evidence then available and rarely expressed in public since." In fact, Williamson has expressed his viewpoint many times in public since at least 1989. Because of the unusually disingenuous tone and the error in fact, we have to wonder whether it was actually SSPX Superior General Bernie Fellay and/or Benedict-Ratzinger who ghost-wrote the second apology to smooth over their own oecumenical woes.

Benedict-Ratzinger and Fellay must be putting tremendous pressure on this traditional Catholic bishop. They obviously have no respect for his own conscience, though they readily accept the most horrific "statements of conscience" from members of non-Catholic sects, but not from traditional Catholic bishops. Benedict-Ratzinger hypocritically claims to be a supporter of Vatican II, but when it comes to supporting a traditional Catholic bishop's Vatican II right to express his conscience as a "human person," it seems that Vatican II is the loser, and Benedict-Ratzinger becomes no better than a hackneyed modern secular politician.

To the degree that Williamson has resisted Benedict-Ratzinger and Fellay's hypocrisy to any degree and maintained his own conscience, right or wrong, he deserves the respect that Benedict-Ratzinger and Fellay have long ago forfeited because of their hypocrisy. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press and the London Times.]

Why Is Benedict-Ratzinger Not a "Holy Father"?

From: Cain

Dear Fathers:

For all his great qualities, Bishop Williamson appears to be somewhat of a "loose cannon." I see that he has said he was sorry for his remarks. I doubt that he will ever hold any position of authority when the SSPX is fully "reconciled" to Rome. Speaking of which, I think you will see the "re-unification" within the next couple of years.

I would also add that I find it grossly disrespectful of Catholic priests to refer to our Holy Father as "Benedict-Ratzinger" and a consecrated bishop as "Bernie Fellay". Let's show the proper etiquette.

The Fathers Reply.

Sorry, etiquette yields to truth every time. That is Catholic moral theology. We refuse to call any man "Holy Father" who has been responsible for rapes and sexual assaults on tens of thousands of his children. Benedict-Ratzinger has been in charge of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal since 2001, when JPII put him in charge of cleaning it up. He has done essentially nothing in eight years. He has allowed the crimes to continue while he has said nary a word against them and has taken no significant action to stop them.

Since Benedict-Ratzinger has failed to respond as pope, these criminal Newchurch bishops and presbyters are now being thrown into jail for long terms by the civil courts. God willing, he himself will be held personally responsible legally for his criminal behavior. The courts in the United States are already moving in this direction. Vatican City may, not too many years hence, be treated as the "rogue state" that it is.

So you want Catholic "etiquette." Fine. Let us see what a real pope does when faced with despicable crimes. Pope St. Pius V, when it was reported to him that some of his priests were sodomites, declared that they were no longer priests in the Catholic Church and wrote a terse decree that they should be handed over to the civil authorities for punishment, which at that time was quite severe, even death.

As for Bishop Williamson, we have made it clear that he should have gone on the offensive from the beginning and defended his civil right to free speech. What makes this whole fiasco all the worse is that the disputed matter is in the realm of secular history, not religion. We are amazed that, being put under such tremendous pressure by Newchurch and its anti-Catholic camp-followers like Bernie Fellay, Williamson has remained true to his conscience. Even his second apology is not a retraction. He said that he was sorry for the controversy only, not for his personal viewpoint.

Will the Neo-SSPX of Fellay, having rejected Archbishop Lefebvre's true principles, sell out to Newrome? Absolutely! It is already doing so. We have predicted it many times in these Commentaries. If the Williamson affair has served no other purpose, it has again proven just how hypocritical the Fellay and Benedict-Ratzinger administrations are. It appears that, like all liberalists, those two hypocrites believe that civil rights -- or rather "Vatican II rights" for the "human person" -- should be accorded only to those oecumanics who agree with them, not to traditional Catholic bishops. Even Voltaire had more decency that that!

To Fornicate in "Full Communion" with Newchurch, the Neo-SSPX Will Accept Modernist Teachings

From: James

Dear Fathers:

Benedict-Ratzinger's New Order keeps on baiting the SSPX, luring it to accept more and more false teachings before they can be in "full communion" with Newchurch. Next, the SSPX will have to pass the Vatican II litmus test and then say the Novus Ordo service at least occasionally, as Protocol 1411 (1999) of the Ecclesia Dei Commission dictates. Eventually, Bernie Fellay and his Neo-SSPX will be singing Kumbaya around the Novus Ordo campfire!

It make no sense what Fellay & Co. doing to the dynasty that the good Archbishop built. It is a sad day -- to sell so cheap and gain nothing. What will the SSPX gain? The Newchurch bear is not going to change his fur, so why are the Fellayites cheering and running with open arms to Newrome? Are they just being suckered into the Novus Ordo opium den of oecumenical hallucinations? The New Order is not going to change, but the Neo-SSPX wants to sleep in the same bed with it -- and by this time every knows well what goes on in Newchurch beds!. To fornicate in "full communion" with Newchurch, the Neo-SSPX will accept Novus Ordo Modernist teachings.

The only solution is for SSPXers to get out now before their souls are consigned under Bernie Fellay's signature to Hades!

March 1 - First Sunday of Lent
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

CONCILIAR-BUGNINI "LITURGICAL BOOKS OF 1962" WARNING. In contravention of the Traditional Latin Mass, the "Motu" services have abolished several features that traditionally distinguish the Lenten Divine Office and Mass. Traditionally, on the Saturday before the First Sunday of Lent, Vespers are not sung at the usual time of late afternoon, but sung before lunchtime. A rubric in the Spring volume of the traditional Breviary (the four-volume Breviary, not the gutted two-volume Conciliar-Bugnini Breviary of 1960-62), before First Vespers of the First Sunday of Lent, states: "On this day, and thereafter until Holy Saturday, except on Sundays, Vespers are said before the principal meal at midday, even on Feasts." This practice represents a symbolic inversion of time as a consequence of autumn, with the restoration of "normality" with the victory of the Lord at Easter. The practice is not confined to the Roman (or other Western rites), as it is found in the Eastern rites as well.

SSPX Bishop Williamson (or Decoy) Leaves Buenos Aires for London
Traditional Catholic Mel Gibson May Take the Bishop in at His Southern California Church

From: The Fathers
Richard Williamson

SSPX Senior Bishop Richard Williamson (or Decoy) in Mufti at Buenos Aires Airport
Expelled from Argentina because of His Viewpoint on a Disputed Matter of Secular History
Williamson Returned to His Native England
This Despicable Violation of Free Speech Would Be Laughable if Not So Serious
Benedict-Ratzinger, as Usual, Is Too Cowardly to Stand up for a Traditional Catholic Bishop

On February 24, 2009, SSPX Senior Bishop Richard Williamson, expelled from Argentina for his viewpoint on a disputed matter of secular history, left Ezeiza International Airport at Buenos Aires, and flew via British Airways to London, England. As an indication of how even the supposedly "objective" secular press has shown its anti-Catholic bigotry, the London Times described Williamson's Roman collar as a "dog collar"!

Williamson was met at Heathrow International Airport by Lady Michele Renouf with a legal team. Since SSPX Superior General Bernie Fellay and Benedict-Ratzinger have thrown their episcopal colleague to the dogs, Lady Renouf has stepped forth to provide Bishop Williamson with legal assistance in his fight for free-speech. Lady Renouf found lawyers to defend the Australian Dr. Frederick Toben after he was arrested at Heathrow in October 2008 at the request of the German authorities for expressing his viewpoint on the disputed matter of secular history. Dr. Toben was freed from prison after a British judge ruled that the arrest warrant was invalid. Since the United Kingdom is a member of the European Union, Williamson's rights may yet be trampled on by the British government, if it turns the traditional bishop over to the German police. Then, it seems, World War II would be fated to be fought again, with the roles reversed.

Reports to the TRADITIO Network from Germany indicate that in Germany, SSPX sites are facing the same violence that Catholics in India have been facing for many months. Death threats have been issued to the Society and faithful in Germany. Children who go to Mass at the SSPX chapels in Germany are being harassed. Free-speech defenders in Germany have been threatened into silence. It appears that Germany has learned nothing from the history of the mid 20th century, in which some one million men died to preserve liberty -- dare we say free speech? -- throughout Europe.

There is, however, some possible good news from the United States. We understand that traditional Catholic producer-director-actor, who had himself been viciously attacked by anti-Catholic bigots, could take Bishop Williamson in at his Holy Family Church in the Malibu, California, area.

Meanwhile, Newvatican has constructed a phony "cover story" for Benedict-Ratzinger, that he didn't know of Bishop Williamson's viewpoint on this disputed matter of secular history -- in spite of the fact that Williamson has expressed his viewpoint very publicly since at least 1989. Benedict-Ratzinger has chosen not to support a traditional Catholic bishop in his right of free speech as a Vatican II "human person," but has capitulated his papacy to the same anti-Catholic bigots who attempted to stop producer-director-actor Mel Gibson, a traditional Catholic, from making his The Passion of the Christ in 2004.

However, Gibson had far more guts than Benedict-Ratzinger and stood against the same anti-Catholic bigots to whom Benedict-Ratzinger has capitulated. It is long past time for true Catholics around the world to dump Ratzinger into the Tiber and elect Gibson, a modern-day dry martyr for the true Faith, as pope. He certainly couldn't do any worse than the current German occupant of the Chair, who was an undisputed member of the Hitler-Youth, a paramilitary organization of the Nazi party.

Bishop Williamson should stop hiding out. He should stop being defensive and go on the offensive. If he called a press conference, every news agency in the world would be there. He could speak his message to the whole world. He should frame his own situation in terms of civil rights, as a case of free speech denied. He should point his finger right into the camera at Benedict-Ratzinger and Bernie Fellay and call them, as did Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Church leaders of his day, "hypocrites" for failing to stand up for Williamson's "Vatican II right as a human person." If he did that, the whole public debate would be turned on its head. At this critical juncture in Church history, Williamson is now in the power position -- and he should exercise it in the name of the true Faith. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Der Spiegel and the U.K. Times.]

Yet Another Scandal for Benedict-Ratzinger: Vatican II "Collegiality" Goes Awry
As Newchurch Pastor Claims that Brisbane Archbishop Is Newrome's Puppet

From: The Fathers

Presbyter Peter Kennedy, pastor of St. Mary's Newparish in South Brisbane, Australia, has turned up the heat in his internationally-publicized contretemps with the Newchurch archbishop of Brisbane, John Bathersby. When Bathersby tried to bring in a mediator to resolve the issue, Kennedy rejected Bathersby's maneuver as another "bullying tactic." Moreover, Kennedy then went over Bathersby's head to call Benedict-Ratzinger a "bully" who "bullies the bishops."

So now the puppet-strings of Newrome have been exposed in this matter. Newrome isn't even playing its game by the Vatican II "rules" that it supposedly adheres to. Kennedy seems to be saying that Bathersby would have taken no disciplinary action if Newrome had not bullied him into it. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic World News.]

This situation again shows that Benedict-Ratzinger's papacy has been reduced to impotent nothingness (although it really was never anything more). The Mohammed scandal, the Good Friday scandal, the Williamson scandal, the Linz scandal, the Pelosi scandal, and now the Brisbane scandal -- Benedict-Ratzinger has been exposed as an incompetent and ineffectual Modernist catspaw. He should never have been elected pope in the first place, and, as the TRADITIO Network said some time ago, he should resign and go into seclusion in his native Germany.

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