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As a new week dawned, Benedict-Ratzinger's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust continued to make front-page news. The former and current Archbishop Primates of Sweden were exposed as knowing since 1990 that two young girls were sexually assaulted by a presbyter. The former primate, Hubertus Brandeburg, and the current primate, Anders Aborelius, were personally informed by a victims. The presbyter, not satisfied to have assaulted the girls, was also assaulting their mother.
When one of the victims wrote to the Newchurch archbishop detailing the charges, she received a reply advising her to seek out a "conversational therapist." When she got in touch with a Newchurch newspaper in Sweden, that newspaper blew off her charges, which later were demonstrated to have been true.
Eventually, archbishop-primate Arborelius could no longer deny the truth of the charges and publicly promised a "full inquiry." The victim took Aborelius's promise cum grano salis, because these crimes had been known since 1990, and "they've only started talking about this now." Now Arborelius says that he is ready to resign amidst claims that he failed in 2003 to address the assault allegations. "As a bishop I take full responsibility for that and am prepared to face the consequences," he said. Following the usual criminal cover-up policy of JPII and Benedict-Ratzinger, the presbyter was transferred to different parishes several times so that he could avoid detection. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Agence France-Presse.]
Aborelius is the archbishop-primate who warned Benedict-Ratzinger in advance about SSPX senior bishop Richard Williamson's controversial January 2009 interview for Swedish television, but Benedict-Ratzinger played dumb.
Victims of sex crimes by Newchurch clergy aided and abetted by Benedict-Ratzinger have called for a second "Reformation Day" on October 31, 2010, to clean up the Church. Like St. Thomas More, Venerable Erasmus, and other leading lights of the Church after the "Bad Pope" Alexander VI's immoral and corrupt papacy that trigged the first Reformation Day, traditional Catholics should join this movement to fight for restoration of the Catholic Church and a truly Catholic pope to lead it. But likely traditional Catholics will sit on their hands doing nothing, just as they did in the 1960s while the Half Novus Ordo Mess of 1962 and the invalid, full Novus Ordo of 1969 were imposed upon the Church. Bernie Fellay's Neo-SSPX even support Benedict-Ratzinger and his corrupt regime.
The sex-crime victims says that they have lost trust in the Benedict-Ratzinger papacy, which has refused to deal with directly and honestly with its immorality and corruption. Benedict-Ratzinger himself has been implicated in the crimes by aiding and abetting them and by trying to cover them up from civil authorities. Martin Luther's Reformation of 1517 was a result of the immorality and corruption of the papacy of Alexander VI (1492-1503). The victims, following the TRADITIO Network's consistent inclusion of embezzlement as part of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, will also confront Benedict-Ratzinger with his failure to ensure honesty in finances. Newchurch bishops and presbyters have been documented as stealing large amounts of money from the Newchurch and "Motu" collection plates.
The planned October 2010 demonstration hopes to draw 50,000 to confront Benedict-Ratzinger's papal malfeasance. The victims have pledged to hold his "feet to the fire." "We're going to forward with this whether the Vatican agrees with us or not," said one of the victims. "Nobody can deny the size and magnitude of the issue any more." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic News Service.]
Finally it seems that the Newchurch of the New Order is getting the public mockery that it deserves. We remember St. Paul's words: "God is not mocked: (Galatians 6:7/DRV). Since Newchurch is not of God, it is rightly mocked, as we TRADITIO Fathers have consistently done here in appropriate Roman-style satire.
British Government staff members have circulated a memo mocking Benedict-Ratzinger's forthcoming visit to Britain. In the memorandum the staff members, who were asked to propose ideas for the "ideal" visit, suggested that Newpope could, inter alia, launch a new range of "Benedict" prophylactics to its raping clergy. The memo, drawn up in March 2010 after a Foreign Office "brainstorming" session, was circulated to officials in a number of Government departments, including the Department for International Development and 10 Downing Street. From there, it found its way to senior figures in Newchurch in Britain, and details were passed on to Newchurch officials in Rome.
Newvatican, which is understandably touchy about the exposure of Benedict-Ratzinger's leadership role in aiding and abetting Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, flipped out. It suggested that the criticisms could derail preparation for Benedict-Ratzinger's projected September 16-19, 2010, junket to the British Isles. A number of British Newchurchers have said good riddance. They are embarrassed that their purported leader has been undeniably implicated in the worst scandal since the "Bad Pope" Alexander VI who, by his personal immorality and corrupt administration, triggered the Protestant Revolt.
The British incident has deeply embarrassed Benedict-Ratzinger and added to growing jitters in Newvatican over what is already a controversial visit, during which Newpope is certain to be confronted by demonstrators protesting against his role in leading Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Daily Mail.]
Perhaps the most important comment made about the D.C. "Motu" extravaganza in Washington, D.C., performed on April 24, 2010, at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, was made a Newvatican official who was quoted as saying: "The future of the [New]church's liturgical life will be a type of fusion between the old [sic] Mass and the new Mass of Paul VI."
Actually, this official was saying nothing new. He was simply repeating what Benedict-Ratzinger himself has said on a number of occasions. The Half Novus Ordo "Motu" Mess of 1962+ will be merged with the invalid Novus Ordo of 1969. In fact, the first steps of the merger have already been implemented. In 2010 Newvatican published a "Motu" Missal which includes changes even from the 1962 Missal. This is the ploy -- gradual change -- that has now been fully documented by Church historians as the method by which the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini was able to introduce the Novus Ordo of 1969. Benedict-Ratzinger has learned his Modernist lessons well. He is the new Hannibal, who is destroying any remnant of Catholicism in Newchurch, morally, doctrinally, and liturgically.
After Newcardinal Dario Hoyos was fired by the Paulus Institute as celebrant of that "Motu" Mess because of his public commendation of French Newbishop who was later convicted of the crime of conceal a convicted paedophile presbyter, the Institute hired a Novus Ordo man, Edward Slattery, of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Slattery wasn't even consecrated as a bishop. He was merely installed in 1994 under the Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, but so was Hoyos, for that matter. Therefore, it was no surprise that at the "Motu" Mess Slattery looked as if he didn't know what he was doing. He looked awkward as he performed actions facing one direction while practically turned backwards to read the Missal. Obviously, he hadn't memorized the numerous passages that traditional priests are required to memorize before they are can celebrate a Traditional Latin Mass. Our Lady was not well pleased.
The Newchurch bishops of Chile were chagrined when Chilean President Sebastian Pinera summoned them to the presidential palace in the capital city of Santiago and dressed them down for more than an hour about the sex crimes that they had allowed their presbyters to commit against Chilean children. Chile is regarded as retaining more of the Catholic morality once widespread in South America. Divorce was outlawed in Chile until as recently as 2004, and abortion remains strictly illegal.
Chile is the latest country to be dragged into Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. During the week of April 18, 2010, the bishops were forced to issue an abject apology to the child-victims. Already twenty confirmed cases have been revealed, with more to come. In one of the cases, four child-victims charged a senior presbyter in Santiago of sexually assaulting them for years. Prosecutors launched an investigation into this Fernando Karadima, who, until his sex crimes were made public, was a respected and influential figure within the Chilean Newchurch and even trained other presbyters.
In an effort to attend more Traditional Latin Masses after having become thoroughly disgusted with the Novus Ordo abomination, I started assisting at Mass in an SSPX chapel around seven years ago. Subsequent to that, I've become quite discouraged, not only by the liturgical abuses surrounding the Mass I attended, but by the overall shift away from Tradition that was becoming evident in the SSPX organization itself.
The SSPX's doctrinal position has become quite incoherent, particularly since its Superior General, Bernie Fellay, gave unqualified support to Benedict-Ratzinger's Great "Motu" Mess Hoax of 2007. The SSPX is an organization that claims to uphold to pre-Conciliar principles, yet refuses to acknowledge the manifest heresy, if not outright apostasy, of the post-Conciliar hierarchy, including the last four popes.
I've finally come to abandon the SSPX altogether and now attend genuine Traditional Latin Masses offered either by independent traditional Catholic priests or by those affiliated to fully-traditional Catholic organizations, depending on what area my business travels are in. I just couldn't bear the hypocrisy and inconsistency now so prevalent in the SSPX and can't fathom how this organization can hold to such contradictory views.
A rape victim of Lawrence Murphy, a presbyter accused of raping as many as 200 deaf children for decades, filed a lawsuit in United States federal court in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on April 22, 2010. The federal lawsuit names Benedict-Ratzinger as defendants, along with his No. 2 man, Newvatican Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, and former Secretary of State Angelo Sodano, who is currently Dean of the College of Newcardinals. The lawsuit charges that the defendants "were provided detailed proof and direct admission by Murphy of criminal acts," but failed to alert federal authorities, place Murphy into sex-offender treatment, remove him from the presbyterate, alert Newparishes where he was working to the risk, or inform members of the deaf community of Murphy's criminal history.
Documents made public as part of the lawsuit include letters that the victim sent to Sodano via registered mail, laying out in excruciating detail Murphy's crimes and the devastating effects of his crimes on his child-victims. The child-victim, who was 12 at the time, described the presbyter as "a clever wolf, a mortal sinner, a heavy luster, who walked among us every night in the [Newchurch] dorm. How could you hurt me the way you did? I was just a little kid." A second letter from the victim to Sodano in May 1995 indicates he had not responded to the victim's pleas.
Although two other lawsuits are pending in federal court against Benedict-Ratzinger, this is the first to seek, in addition to monetary damages, the release of files that Newvatican maintains on thousands of sex criminals amongst its clergy worldwide. One of those other two lawsuits (Doe vs. Roman Catholic Diocese of Galveston-Houston et al.) charges that a letter Card. Ratzinger sent to every Newchurch bishop on May 18, 2001, constituted "an international conspiracy to obstruct justice." The latest lawsuit "demands that they [Newvatican] disclose the files to the court, so they can be turned over to law enforcement officials around the globe, investigated, and prosecuted."
Benedict-Ratzinger's spokesmen have argued that the pope is protected by sovereign immunity, but attorneys for the child-victims cite the 1976 Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, which allows foreign governments and representatives to be sued in some cases involving commercial or private activity. The lawsuit describes Newchurch as an international commercial business -- which is hard to deny, given the international operations that it runs to fund Newvatican operations, including the Bank of the Holy Spirit, which has recently been charged by the Italian government with being run by Mafiosi. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.]
It has been reported that one of the child-victims who was viciously raped by a Newchurch presbyter in Malta told the press, referring to Benedict-Ratzinger: "You people in Italy have a saint. Do you realize that? You have a saint." How could a victim make such a statement about the man who has now been proven to be the ringleader for three decades in suborning child-rape and protecting the Newchurch bishops and presbyters who committed those vile crimes? And why have pseudo-traditionalists, like the SSPX, become apologists for Newchurch's vile crimes?
The Fathers Reply.
In psychology this is a well-known psychotic defense mechanism on the part of abused children. Even though innocent, they feel guilt for the horrible crime that has been perpetrated, so they idealize their violators. Remember the case of the woman who was raped and impregnated by a presbyter, who said that she felt she must be a worthy person if a "priest" chose her to be raped?
The ancient Greeks, as always, had their finger on this psychological aberration on the part of victims. Recall how many women in Greek mythology claimed that they were raped by gods! The theme is also treated in more modern works, such as by John Pielmeier in his play, Agnes of God, in which a psychologically-troubled young nun covers up her rape by claiming that "God did it."
The same principle of abnormal psychology is involved on the part of pseudo-traditionalists as with the victims. These apologists for the immoral regime of Benedict-Ratzinger and his Conciliar predecessors cannot admit that they have been spiritually raped by the "Holy Father," so they have to make the violator out to be "divine." It is really quite pathetic.
It took only one day for the thoroughly-discredited former head of the now-disbanded Ecclesia Dei "Motu" Commission to be fired as celebrant of a "Motu" extravaganza that was to be held on April 24, 2010, at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Newcardinal Dario Hoyos was forced out when supporters of child-victims of Newchurch clergy threatened a demonstration against his support of Newbishop who concealed from French police the rape of eleven children by a convicted paedophile. Hoyos had praised the concealment of the bishop, who was later found guilty of a crime for doing so, in a letter that he sent to every Newchurch bishop in the world.
Hoyos has recently tried to defend his despicable action in praising the French Newbishop who concealed the presbyter-criminal by stating: "The law in nations with a well-developed judiciary does not force anyone to testify against a child, a father, against other people close to the suspect. Why would they ask that of the Church? That's the injustice. It's not about defending a paedophile; it's about defending the dignity and the human rights of a person, even the worst of criminals." Hoyos certainly has that one wrong! First of all, French law does in fact force those who know of such heinous crimes to testify (this was not confessional matter). The bishop in question was convicted of a crime for his silence. Secondly, if Hoyos is so zealous about defending the "human rights of a person," why has he not spoken out defending the SSPX's senior bishop, Richard Williamson, who is being persecuted in a German court simply for expressing his personal opinion on a matter of secular history. Just more self-serving Newchurch hypocrisy!
It just goes to show what those who are correctly irate about the support of Benedict-Ratzinger and his administration for Newchurch clergy who rape and assault children, or support those who do, can do if only they had the will. The Newchurch of the New Order and its predations, both on children and the Catholic Faith and Sacred Liturgy, could be shut down virtually overnight, but most Newchurchers instead choose to support that corrupt regime with their mouths, their money, and their bodies.
A sea-change is now occurring, however. More and more Newchurchers are just getting fed up with Benedict-Ratzinger and his self-serving propaganda and walking out. After Vatican II, one-third of Catholics quietly walked out, according to a secret study by the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops. The footsteps of the new walkout are much louder.
The sponsors of the "Motu" extravaganza, the Newchurch Paulus Institute, while announcing that Hoyos has been fired as celebrant of its event, have nevertheless detestably bought into the false Benedict-Ratzinger propaganda. The Institute claims that it "regards all sexual abuse as tragic and a heinous sin," yet it "supports Pope Benedict’s fight to rid this disease from the Church." Is the Paulus Institute daft? Benedict-Ratzinger has not fought against this Newchurch disease. He, more than anyone else in Newchurch, has been its infective agent -- from at least 1977, when he was Newarchbishop of Munich, Germany; from 1991, when JPII appointed him Newchurch's Co-Sex Czar with Hoyos; from 2001, when JPII appointed him Sole Sex Czar; and finally from 2005 as Newpope.
Benedict-Ratzinger's actions and personally-signed decrees -- some of them once secret and now being exposed to the public for the first time -- have demonstrated beyond a doubt that he fully supported, in fact led, Newchurch's administrative support for child-rapist bishops and presbyters and the cover-up of their crimes, including obstruction of justice with respect to local civil authorities. [National Catholic Reporter.]
A advocacy group for child-victims of Newchurch clergy criticized top Newchurch officials for not intervening and letting the Paulus Institute hold the bag. Neither Benedict-Ratzinger nor D.C. Newarchbishop Donald Wuerl would left a finger against Hoyos. The Survivors Network of those Abused by Presbyters stated:
The pope and D.C.'s archbishop had a chance to show true leadership. Both, however, showed their true colors by once again refusing to take action about a corrupt colleague. We're disappointed that no church official on the planet ... is brave enough to clearly denounce Castrillon-Hoyos' inexcusable recklessness. When wrong-doers like Castrillon-Hoyos get rewarded by the Catholic hierarchy, church employees everywhere see that wrongdoing is sanctioned.
The "Motu" show goes on, however. After firing Hoyos, the Paulus Institute hired a Novus Ordo man, Edward Slattery, of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Slattery wasn't even consecrated as a bishop. He was merely installed in 1994 under the Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, but so was Hoyos, for that matter. What a joke the "Motu" Mess is, and how deceived are the Motarians! They're not even getting a valid bishops and valid Masses. At the April 24, 2010, "Motu," Slattery looked at times as if he didn't know what he was doing. He looked awkward as he performed actions facing one direction while practically turned backwards to read the Missal. Obviously, he hadn't memorized the numerous passages that traditional priests are required to memorize before they are can celebrate a Traditional Latin Mass.
Good Catholics, don't forget that Bernie Fellay, Superior General of the Neo-SSPX, was negotiating principally with this man Hoyos, who praised a criminal bishop in the rape of children, to sell out Archbishop Lefebvre's organization to the Novus Ordo. Truly, Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order is a coven of perverse hierarchs. And now Fellay has joined himself and his Neo-SSPX with it, having impiously ejected the one SSPX bishop who had even a semblance of traditional Catholicism remaining, Richard Williamson.
As we wrote, if only the Newchurchers had the will to resist the Newchurch of the New Order and its predations, both on children and on the Catholic Faith and Sacred Liturgy, Newchurch could be shut down virtually overnight, but most Newchurchers choose to support that corrupt regime with their mouths, their money, and their bodies. But, gradually, pockets of resistance have been having their effect. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters and the New York Times.]
It was supposed to be a cause for celebration, but instead the transference of Padre Pio's body to a "glitzy" Novus Ordo crypt has outraged venerators. 42 years after the remains were originally buried, they were exhumed and removed to Puglia, in Italy's southeast, to a gauche Novus Ordo crypt, complete with a ghastly Novus Ordo dinner table, which Pio hated. In protest, Padre Pio's venerators stayed away from the transference ceremony.
The coffin now rests in its new 500-square-metre crypt, having been removed, over the objections of family and many venerators, after 42 years from its crypt of Pio's beloved Sanctuary of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Benedict-Ratzinger personally overruled family and venerators and personally inaugurated the objected-to new crypt. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the London Daily Mail.]
It is well known that Padre Pio hated the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini's "modernizations" that led from the Mess of 1962 up to the invalid Novus Ordo service of 1969. For further information, see FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics), in the section "Padre Pio."
Now that the mainstream media have exposed the moral bankruptcy of the "Catholic" hierarchy, it should be clear to anyone that the visible Church has fallen into apostasy. With SSPX selling out to the New Order under its new Superior General, Bernie Fellay, where does that leave us? Where is the Church? Where are the traditional bishops who will ordain the traditional priests that we need to preserve the Sacraments and the life of the Church? It's true that we need to know our enemies, but we also have to know our friends.
The Fathers Reply.
Traditional Catholic priests and bishops who have stood by the true Church in these difficult times have always been there. The first was Fr. Gommar DePauw, who left his prestigious position as dean of the United States' principal Catholic seminary to found the independent Traditional Catholic Movement in New York in 1964. Although everybody knows the founder of Communism, Karl Marx, and the founder of American democracy, George Washington, most traditional Catholics don't know that Fr. DePauw founded the Catholic Traditional Movement. The pseudo-traditional periodicals would barely publish a sentence about him when he died in 2005 because he stood for traditional Catholicism outside the structure that you term the morally bankrupt and apostatic.
Not to worry: God will always provide truly Catholic bishops and priests -- for those who truly deserve them. Click on the TRADITIO Network's Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses, which lists many of them, and that directory covers just North America. Remember, there have been even worse periods in the history of the Church, when the faithful didn't have the internet and other resources to find alternatives to, e.g., the Arian heretics of the fourth century.
The problem now is that the pseudo-traditionalists abandoned those courageous traditional clergy and sold out to Half Novus Ordo scams like the Neo-SSPX under Bernie Fellay and the Newchurch "Motu" of Benedict-Ratzinger because the pseudo-tradtionalists wanted to be "in" with the Newchurch of the New Order. Now that these Newchurch scams are being exposed, the pseudo-traditionalists are often finding that the truly Catholic alternatives that they abandoned are no longer available to them, as they did not support them. "What goes around, comes around." Pseudo-traditionalists are now stuck in a Half Novus Ordo, and their heroes (Ratzinger, Hoyos, etc.) are being exposed as deceivers and suborners of immoral criminality, as well as doctrinal and liturgical corruption.
Just how perverse the New Order Religion is has been demonstrated by the perversity of its adherents. After thousands of incidents of Newchurch presbyters raping children were disclosed in the United States, for example, fundraising by Newchurch bishops and parishes rose 18.8 per cent to 7,700,000,000 U.S. dollars in the four years after allegations of abuse in Boston emerged. 2,200,000,000 dollars of that amount was eventually confiscated by U.S. courts for damages.
However, the Newchurch gravy train appears to be over. With Benedict-Ratzinger being held personally responsible for spearheading the aiding and abetting of criminal Newchurch clergy for some thirty years, donations to Peter's Pence dropped by one-quarter, by 26,000,000 dollars, in just two years. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Bloomberg.]
Whenever pseudo-traditional Newchurch hierarchs want to cover up their immoralities, then have a "Motu" Mess do, hoping that the panoply will make their supporters forget their criminal activities and support the Half Novus Ordo "Motu" Mess, so-called from Benedict-Ratzinger's Motu Proprio of July 7, 2007, Summorum pontificum. This Mess, which was engineered to keep Neocon Newchurchers and pseudo-traditionalists supporting and contributing to the Novus Ordo sect, has now been involved in its biggest scandal yet. The President of the Commission that supervised the Half Novus Ordo Mess from 2000-2009, Dario Castrillon Hoyos, scheduled a "Motu" do at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on April 24, 2010.
But there is a problem. Hoyos has now been implicated in supporting the sex crimes against children committed by a convicted paedophile presbyter and a concealment of those crimes by a now-convicted bishop, after being told of them, as even he admitted before the court, by the presbyter's mother, not in Novus Ordo "Reconciliation." After the presbyter had been sentenced to 18 years in prison for repeatedly raping a child and for sexually assaulting ten other children, Hoyos sent to all Newchurch bishops around the world a letter congratulating the criminal silence of the bishop. Now that that letter has surfaced, the Benedict-Ratzinger administration is red faced over the scandal involving Hoyos, who was fired from his position in 2009.
One of the leading child-victim support organizations, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Presbyters, on April 13, 2010, demanded of D.C. Newarchbishop Donald Wuerl and of Benedict-Ratzinger's nunicio in D.C. that they stop Hoyos and his "Motu" Mess. The SNAP Executive Director's demand stated: "This cardinal's letter may be the single most hurtful thing we've seen written in the last decade. To hold the cardinal up in a position of honor and leadership after what he's said would just rub salt into the wounds of millions of betrayed Catholics and thousands of wounded victims. We believe it's crucial that Church officials create a climate that encourages victims and witnesses and whistle-blowers to expose predators. And when wrongdoers are honored, it creates the opposite climate." Those "wrongdoers" include Hoyos and his principal, Benedict-Ratzinger.
The Paulus Institute, which was taken in by the deception of the "Motu" Mess of 1962 engineered as a Half Novus Ordo Mess by the chief architect of the full-blown invalid Novus Ordo service of 1969, the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, has been caught flat footed. Since the April 24, 2010, date was close to the fifth anniversary of Benedict-Ratzinger's election, the Institute's president said: "It seemed like even the date was selected by God. It was like God himself was blessing our Mass." Now the Institute is admitting that the "Motu" Mess ruse is the work of the devil. Well, at least it's the work of a Freemason!
If the Mess is held, large groups of protestors are expected to demonstrate against the "Motu." D.C. Newarchbishop Wuerl is well known for his cowardice. He refused to deny the Novus Ordo cookie to U.S. Congressional advocates of abortion such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senators Ted Kennedy and John Kerry. Now Wuerl has foisted off all responsibility in the Hoyos matter away from himself onto the Paulus Institute. Meanwhile Wuerl himself has hightailed himself off to Atlanta, Georgia, so that he can personally be out of the firing-line. Just like a Newchurch bishop, isn't it? None of them take responsibility for anything. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press and the Washington Post.]
Good Catholics, we cannot help but be reminded of St. Paul's statement: Nolite errare: Deus non inridetur [Be not deceived: God is not mocked] (Galatians 6:7/DRV). It seems as if God Himself had stepped in to demonstrate that this "Motu" Mess is a phony deception, what has been called Benedict-Ratzinger's Great "Motu" Mess Hoax.
Reports received by the TRADITIO Network about SSPX senior bishop Richard Williamson's trial on April 16, 2010, in Regensburg, Germany, indicate that there were no SSPX lay or clergy present. They had been barred by SSPX Superior General Bernie Fellay, who has expressed public hatred of his senior bishop. Williamson himself, who was placed under house arrest by Fellay, did not attend his own trial, although is lawyer indicates that he will appeal the fine of 14,000 U.S. dollars. Williamson had expressed his personal opinion on a disputed matter of secular history that did not go down well with the German secular establishment.
Only the Swedes stood up for Williamson's freedom of expression; they refused to appear before the kangaroo court in Germany. Benedict-Ratzinger, supposedly a supporter of Vatican II "rights of the human person," including freedom of expression, abandoned Williamson. Fellay, Williamson's sworn enemy, certainly deserted him.
Fellay's crucifixion of his senior bishop is causing quite a stir within the Society. Fellay ordered a "rosary crusade" to support the Novus Ordo pope, a man who has now been incontestably involved in a pattern of personally aiding and abetting sex crimes against children. Fellay did not, on the other hand, order a "rosary crusade" out of piety for his senior bishop. SSPX members are also rankling over an article, apparently commissioned by Fellay, badmouthing Williamson in an SSPX house organ.
Benedict-Ratzinger's vicar-general in the archdiocese of Munich, Germany, has charged Newpope with pressuring him into a lie by taking the bullet for Newpope's own action in personally welcoming a known paedophile presbyter into his archdiocese and sheltering him in an archdiocesan rectory. Presbyter Gerhard Gruber, who in March 2010, took the blame for the action, states now that he was pressured into telling that lie and to become a "scapegoat for the pope." Gruber said that agents of Benedict-Ratzinger put "huge pressure" on him to take Newpope "aus der Schlusslinie," out of the firing line. The leading German weekly, Der Spiegel, has reported that Gruber put his charge in a letter, in which he wrote that he was "begged" to play Benedict-Ratzinger's scapegoat in numerous phone calls after receiving a prepared statement by fax for him to sign.
Gruber was pressured to accept culpability when Benedict-Ratzinger was exposed for having moved presbyter Peter Hullermann into a Munich rectory knowing that Hullerman had raped a child, even though the psychiatrist dealing with his case warned he was not to be allowed work with children. Hullermann was allowed return to parish duties shortly thereafter. Hullerman proceeded to rape more children and in June 1986 was convicted of the sexual assault. When Benedict-Ratzinger's action was exposed in March 2010, Vicar-general Gruber was pressured to assume total responsibility, thus seeming to exculpate Benedict-Ratzinger. Apparently, Gruber's statement was extorted by agents of Newpope. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Irish Times.]
Good Catholics, we TRADITIO Fathers said from the beginning that the vicar-general was being made to be the scapegoat for Benedict-Ratzinger's detestable paedophiliac actions. It certainly didn't take long for the truth to emerge. Newchurch under Benedict-Ratzinger has been run like an Hitlerian regime that the German Newpope is scared down to his papal Guccis to be identified with.
Walter Mixa, Benedict-Ratzinger's personal appointee as Newchurch bishop of Augsburg, Germany, supposedly because he was "conservative," has now been charged with stealing from orphans, one of the traditional Four Sins that Cry to Heaven for Vengeance" (Exodus 22:22/DRV). In addition to beating orphans in his care, Mixa has now been charged with embezzling about 100,000 U.S. dollars' worth of orphanage funds for his personal use on expensive wines, artworks, and jewelry. Mixa had already been charged by eight child-victims who lived at the Schroenhausen Orphanage with beating them with his fists, sticks, and a carpet-beater. Mixa has now admitted to some of the charges.
In a letter of justification, Mixa claimed that he has embezzled the money so that the orphans could "develop a taste for art and beauty." Mixa did not explain how underage orphans could enjoy expensive wines. Almost 4,000 U.S. dollars' worth of expensive wines had been delivered under his signature to the orphanage between 1993 and 1996, even though alcohol is forbidden in the orphanage.
Mixa, now caught with dirty hands, says that he is "deeply shamed" by what he did, but doesn't want to take responsibility and resign. Nor has Benedict-Ratzinger called for the resignation of his corrupt "friend." Criticism of Mixa is growing in Germany, with now the Social Democratic Party and the Green Party calling for his resignation. Mixa could also be brought up on criminal charges, as in Germany those who work in the name of the Church are not exempt from statutory criminal law. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Wall Street Journal and Deutsche Zeitung.]
More and more revelations of his complicity in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal are taking their toll on Benedict-Ratzinger. At the outdoor Mess at the Granaries in Floriana, Malta, on April 18, 2010, Newpope looked unkempt and dazed. His now very-public sins are obviously taking a tool on him, even though he still will not admit his personal responsibility. Instead, he blames everything and everyone else.
Benedict-Ratzinger returned to the safety of Newvatican on April 19, 2010, after his Maltese junket. At a lunch on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of his election, he praised 46 Newcardinals who supported him in spite of his publicly-exposed leadership of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. Again, Benedict-Ratzinger refused to acknowledge his own complicity and leading role in the rape of children by calling Newchurch a "wounded sinner," but he failed to take personal responsibility as its Chief Sinner. He quoted St. Augustine as calling the Church a pilgrim that shuttles between "the persecutions of the world and the consolations of God," but he did not quote St. Augustine as saying: "It is better that the truth be known than that scandal be hidden."
Moreover, although Newvatican -- and for some strange reason even the secular press -- covers it up, Benedict-Ratzinger is not a well man. Just having celebrated his 83rd birthday, he has had one heart attack, two strokes, and one fall knocking him unconscious. At his Mess at the Granaries, he slumped forward halfway through the service, and his M.C., Newbishop Guido Marini, had to give him a stiff poke in the ribs to revive him. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Telegraph.]
Moreover, once again Benedict-Ratzinger was exposed as a phony in the eyes of Motarians and other pseudo-traditionalists. They think that he said that he was going to give the Novus Ordo cookie only on the tongue. But there he was at Malta, in full view of the international cameras, giving the Novus Ordo cookie in the hand. The idea that he would switch to giving the cookie only on the tongue was just another hoax to fool the Motarians and pseudo-traditionalists.
Can it be that God may have allowed this present shipwreck of the Church structures in order to clarify how papal authority can be abused? In past crises, heresies were destroyed, and dogma clarified at the cost of near destruction of the Church. I think of the Arian heresy for example. In our present mess, the Conciliar popes have simply abused their authority to make changes in the Mass and other Sacraments to invalidity. Many of the faithful have swallowed every aberration out of the Conciliar popes because of their erroneous belief about what papal infallibility means, and papalotry [sacrilegious worship of the pope] has been the result. On the other hand, someone who refuses the heresies of Benedict-Ratzinger and JPII is accused of being "in schism." I think a future pope or council will have to settle all this, but when that will happen, I wouldn't care to guess. Would you care to comment on this?
The Fathers Reply.
We TRADITIO Fathers have certainly believed that, as in so many other periods in the history of the Church, this is a time of God's testing his people, to winnow out those who fail the test of Faith. The period of Vatican II (1962-1965) and its aftermath is certainly a period in which Catholics have been found seriously wanting. Although a number of factors combined to produce the present situation, Catholics, on the whole, have brought this crisis upon themselves -- not just the clergy who push an unCatholic New Order, but the Newchurchers who have swallowed its denial of Faith and Tradition and who have thus been responsible for its evil consequences.
We think that this crisis will go on for quite some time, possibly more than a century, as the Arian period, which involved several popes in the heresy that Christ is not God, lasted about 100 years. Newchurchers have not come close to learning the lesson of Faith in the past forty years. They support the corruption of Catholic doctrine, Catholic liturgy, and even Catholic morality. Perhaps the ancient Greeks put it best: pathos, mathos, you must suffer in order to learn. And Newchurchers have got more suffering to go before they learn what true Catholicism is!
Here's one that will shock the Neocon Newchurchers and Motarians -- except readers of these Commentaries, who were informed here weeks ago: Dario Hoyos, the Newcardinal who headed from 2000 to 2009 the Ecclesia Dei Commission that was responsible for pandering the "Indult" and "Motu" Mess Hoax, has been implicated supporting a paedophiliac French bishop. In a September 8, 2000 letter, Hoyos praised Pierre Pican, Newchurch bishop of Bayeux-Lisieux, who was subsequently convicted in September 2001 for failing to report crimes of the rape of children. Pican admitted in open court that he had knowingly kept presbyter René Bissey in parish work despite the fact that he and his mother had admitted his commission of sex crimes against children. Bissey was sentenced in October 2001 to eighteen years in prison for raping eleven children between 1989 and 1996.
Furthermore, Hoyos sent the letter to every Newchurch bishop around the world to to encourage them to cover up sex crimes in their local dioceses. In the letter, first revealed to the world by the French Newchurch publication Golias, Newcardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, also Prefect of the Newchurch Congregation for the Clergy, praised Pican for not turning over a presbyter who he knew to have committed sex crimes over to civil authorities. "I congratulate you," Hoyos write Pican. "You have acted well, and I am pleased to have a colleague in the episcopate who, in the eyes of history and of all other bishops in the world, preferred prison to denouncing his son and priest [sic]." Hoyos, whose rank hypocrisy has now been exposed, claimed in his letter that bishops should consider their presbyters as "sons," but he did not tell them that Newchurch children should be considered as their own children. Benedict-Ratzinger's Newvatican, under fire for actively aiding and abetting the rape of Newchurch children, did not dispute the Hoyos letter and publicly admitted, through papal spokesman Federico Lombardi, that it did not explicitly order bishops to turn known sex criminals over to the civil authorities.
What is perhaps more stunning is that Hoyos is charging JPII, the Newpope whom the Newchurch of the New Order seems to be pushing at breakneck speed for conanization (Novus Ordo "canonization"), backed Hoyos' promotion and support of the criminally-convicted paedophiliac French bishop by approving the letter and agreeing that it should be sent to all Newchurch bishops around the world. Hoyos told an audience at a Novus Ordo Catholic university in Murcia, Spain, on April 16, 2010 that he had consulted with JPII and shown him the letter. He claims that JPII then authorized him to send the letter to bishops worldwide.
On May 18, 2001, in his Motu Proprio Sacramentum sanctitatis tutela, JPII turned over all power for handling the sex crimes of Newchurch bishops (yes, dozens of bishops around the world have been personally charged with sex crimes) and presbyters to Card. Ratzinger, head of the Newchurch Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. Ratzinger then proceeded to order an even more severe cover-up, sending a secret letter to the world's Newchurch bishops, threatening them with excommunication from the New Order if they turned over criminal clergy to the police. Local bishops were prohibited from defrocking criminal presbyters. Everything had to go through Ratzinger, who, according to the record, never met a paedophile that he did not cover up.
Hoyos was fired on July 2, 2009, after which Benedict-Ratzinger disbanded the Ecclesia Dei Commission and made its former functions a minor sub-department of the Novus Ordo Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. By this action Benedict-Ratzinger was widely viewed has having turned his back on the "Motu" Mess after his July 7, 2007, "Motu," which attempted to undermine the Catholic Traditional Movement by substituting a Half Novus Ordo for the Traditional Latin Mass that is offered widely around the world by faithful traditional priests who wanted to have nothing to do with Benedict-Ratzinger's New Order and his Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters and the Associated Press.]
On April 19, 2010, Benedict-Ratzinger observed the fifth anniversary of his election as pope of Newchurch. But Newchurch has very little to celebrate. Ratzinger has aliened the Mohammedans. He has alienated the Jews. He has alienated traditional Catholics. He has alienated and embarrassed his own Newchurchers. Benedict-Ratzinger now heads the most corrupt papal administration since that of the "Bad Pope," Alexander VI (1492-1503), whose papacy ushered in the violent reaction known to history as the "Protestant Reformation" and lost half of Europe to Catholicism. Benedict-Ratzinger's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal is now making daily headlines around the world, with more and more shocking stories of how he conspired to aid and abet sex crimes against children, both actively and passively.
Benedict-Ratzinger, who turned 83 on April 16, 2010, is now personally mired in the scandal. Documents have proven beyond doubt that he quashed investigations into paedophile presbyters during the time he functioned as JPII's sole and plenipotentiary Sex-czar for Newchurch. His own handling of paedophile presbyters when he was a bishop in Germany has cast a spotlight on how church authorities in Newrome and around the world dealt with the rape and sexual assault of children by presbyters. As archbishop of Munich, Joseph Ratzinger personally allowed a paedophile presbyter to continue pastoral work among children. That presbyter was later convicted of raping boys in the very parish where Ratzinger placed him.
JPII also is now personally implicated in the scandal, since documents have proven beyond doubt that he ran a system where even notorious paedophile presbyters were allowed to retain their parishes or were transferred to serve in other countries. JPII openly supported the paedophile presbyer Marcial Maciel, of Mexico, founder of the "conservative" Legion of Christ, and even advanced him, upon his death, for Novus Ordo sainthood! Now the Legion of Christ has admitted that Maciel was not only a paedophile; he raped not only boys and girls, but men and women, indiscriminately and without mercy.
Benedict-Ratzinger has become more and more isolated as a result of his complicity. The editor of Newpope's own official newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, admitted: "The pope is alone...; the Vatican is a nest of snakes." Benedict-Ratzinger himself, who looked dazed and unkempt during the broadcast of his Novus Ordo Easter Mess, recently admitted that he is "now under attack from the world, which has been telling us [me] about our [my] sins." This is the first time in over thirty years that Benedict-Ratzinger has dared to hint at his personal responsibility for the Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
Ahead of Benedict-Ratzinger's April 17-18, 2010, junket to Malta, child-victims there have called him a "paedophile," and his billboard image was defaced with an Hitlerian moustache, over which was superimposed the word "pedoflu." The moustache is suggestive of his admitted service in the Nazi Hitler-jugend and Wehrmacht. As a counter-propaganda ploy, Newvatican is discussing having Benedict-Ratzinger stage a "photo op" with the child-victims in Malta, where it was reported that 45 presbyters had been accused of sex crimes since the creation of a Newchurch "response team" in 1999. The Newchurch commission has turned out to be just another cover-up ploy. None of the crimes have been reported to the police in over ten years now.
The island of Malta, which has a population of 400,000, was carefully chosen for the papal junket, because it is 98% Newchurch, and abortion and divorce are banned. It is any wonder that Benedict-Ratzinger chose this location for a staged P.R. trip? He may have misjudged Malta, however. He could well be greeted with shouts of "boo" for the way his New Order sect, and he personally, have botched the handling of rampant child-rape among his clergy and hierarchy. Moreover, the Maltese Newchurch hierarchy is fuming about the bill for his P.R. junket, which will cost 750,000 U.S. dollars.
Benedict-Ratzinger was further embarrassed in advance of his Malta junket when it was reported in the UK that a paedophile Newchurch presbyter was allowed to continue raping children despite being investigated by a child protection commission chaired by the Newarchbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols. The presbyter was arrested in 2008.
The Survivors' Network of Those Abused by Presbyters (SNAP), which has now opened a UK office to cope with the demand for support from the child-victims there, has charged that Benedict-Ratzinger's previous meetings with victims in Australia and the United States have been "clandestine and orchestrated" and that Newvatican officials handpicked a few amenable victims, who had been prevented from criticizing Newpope for his support of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust.
One victim, who had been deceived into a P.R. meeting with Benedict-Ratzinger during his 2008 papal junket to the United States, told the press: "Looking back at that now, I have to say it was [a P.R move]. Everything they do is not about the children. It's about the [New]church. It's always the [New]church first," he said. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Agence France-Presse.]
A court in Regensburg, Germany, convicted the Society of St. Pius X's senior bishop, Richard Williamson, on April 16, 2010, for questioning details of a disputed matter of secular history, commonly called the "holocaust," in a television interview and ordered him to pay a fine of 14,000 U.S. dollars. Germany, though a Western European country, does not afford its citizens freedom of speech. Nor did Benedict-Ratzinger, who claims to be an apostle of Vatican II, speak out to support Williamson's Vatican II "rights as a human person." As in his personal role in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, Newpope remains a hypocrite to the end.
Benedict-Ratzinger remains on the horns of a dilemma, as he has admitted that he wore the Nazi uniform in the Hitler-jugend and in the Wehrmacht. The American Gathering of Holocaust Survivors called upon Newpope to cut all ties with Williamson, whom, in January 2010, Benedict-Ratzinger "unexcommunicated" from his New Order Church. Williamson, who has spoken out on many occasions against Benedict-Ratzinger's New Order, allowed his interview broadcast in Sweden the day after Benedict-Ratzinger signed the papal decree "unexcommunicating" him, but two days before that decree was made public. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press and Agence France-Presse.]
To fill you in on some news here in Agoura Hills, California. Oksana Grigorieva, Mel Gibson's mistress, has not been seen around his Holy Family Church since St. Patrick's Day, after which Mel, who had been refraining from Holy Communion since Easter Monday 2009, resumed again. Some people I know who are familiar with both parties say that she was upset because she thought he would marry her. Mr. Gibson never had any intention of marrying this woman. In other news, the protracted financial break-up of Mel and Robyn's assets is coming to an end. This means that their civil divorce, initiated by Robyn in April 2010, when Mel made his first public appearance with his mistress, could be finalized very soon. I have no idea whether this will happen.
According to a family friend, tracking with what we have been seeing the last few months, one magazine reports that towards the end of Oksana and Mel's "relationship," Oksana would get "very jealous" that Mel had a continued relationship and friendship with his wife Robyn. The friend says, "They didn't speak for a while following the divorce, but Mel has made it clear that Robyn is the one person who will be his soul-mate for the rest of his life and who understands him better then he knows himself. This drove Oksana crazy."
Superior General Bernie Fellay has ordered the Society of St. Pius X's senior bishop, Richard Williamson, not to defend himself in German court against charges of alleged "holocaust denial," and Williamson has replied, Ja wohl, Herr Fellay! Williamson will now be tried in absentia on April 16, 2010, in Regensberg, near Benedict-Ratzinger's hometown. His lawyer will make a statement on his behalf. If found guilty, Williamson could be fined around 16,000 U.S. dollars.
According to the German daily Tagesspiegel, which obtained a copy, Fellay relayed his Order of Total Silence to Williamson, now living near Wimbledon, England, via the SSPX secretary-general, demanding that he stop giving interviews or communicating publicly in any manner. Fellay ordered Williamson to "stop communicating by internet, be it by blog, forum or via his web page." Williamson has also been ordered not to give interviews on general issues and to speak on matters of the Faith only after obtaining permission from Fellay. Fellay in his Order of Total Silence did not indicate by what authority he presumed to dictate to another bishop, particularly one senior to him, particularly on matters of the Faith.
Why is Williamson violating his consecration oath as a bishop to preach the Faith against all odd? Why is he capitulating to Fellay's tyrannical and ultra vires actions? Three possible reasons occur:
The Williamson case has caused yet another scandal for Benedict-Ratzinger, who had "unexcommunicated" Williamson from the Novus Ordo sect, together with Fellay and two other SSPX bishops. When Williamson expressed a nuanced position on the disputed matter of secular history, German Chancellor Angela Merkel went ballistic and demanded that the German Benedict-Ratzinger "clarify unambiguously that there can be no denial" the Nazis killed six million Jews.
Benedict-Ratzinger, as usual, tried to play both sides of the fence. He issued a statement on the "holocaust" intended to placate Merkel and the Jews, but did not "re-excommunicate" Williamson after he refused to retract his opinion. That ploy did not work either, as various media, including the TRADITIO Network, accused Benedict-Ratzinger of violating his own oft-stated Vatican II principles upholding the "rights of the human person," including the right to free expression of opinion. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Agence France-Presse.]
Good Catholics, this impious maltreatment of the SSPX's senior bishop for exercising his God-given rights smacks of a payoff from Bernie Fellay to Benedict-Ratzinger. A statement from Williamson about the corruption of Newchurch, or about Fellay's sellout to it through contrived "negotiations" with Modernist officials at Newrome, could well be the final straw to break the Benedict-Ratzinger papacy and Fellay's sellout of the SSPX to the New Order. Otherwise, why hasn't Fellay attacked Newpope's craven immorality as a product of the Newchurch of the Novus Ordo that he panders? Certainly the SSPX's founder, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre would have. While he was yet alive, he called Ratzinger "not a Catholic"!
The wave of sex crimes battering Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newchurch is set to explode once again -- this time in Canada. The crimes so far charged against Newchurch bishops and presbyters are "only the tip of the iceberg," claims a victims' rights advocate in Quebec, who has gathered more than 400 testimonies from men and women who say they, too, were abused by Newchurch clergy. France Bédard, of the Association des Victimes de P[rêsbytres] says that many more will break their silence in the coming months. "More revelations will be made because many victims now have the strength to come forward," she said.
Bédard herself says she was raped and impregnated by a presybter and decided to press charges only when Marc Ouellet, the Newcardinal of Quebec City, refused to help her. A DNA test later proved that presbyter Armand Therrien was indeed the father of the rape progeny. He was charged in criminal court -- as Newchurch would do nothing -- with rape and gross indecency in 2006, but died before his trial. Countering the general perception that Newchurch's Great Sex and Embezzlement Scandal involves only men and boys as its victims, Bédard noted that half of those who were raped were adult women. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Montreal Gazette.]
Does it occur to the TRADITIO Fathers that by pointing out what is wrong in the Church, you are complicit in its destruction?
The Fathers Reply.
You are too kind. If we indeed have some role in the destruction of the Newchurch of the New Order, we are honored. This Newchurch, of course, is not the Roman Catholic Church, but the travesty of it that was fabricated after Vatican II by a group of condemned Modernists, including the current Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger and his excommunicated bosom-buddy, Hans Kung. We follow the counsel of the Great Doctor of the Church, St. Augustine: "It is better that the truth be known than that scandal be hidden." Newchurch hierarchs would have done well to follow that Saint's counsel than to conduct a thoroughly-corrupt cover-up of the most vile crimes, including the raping 200 deaf children. How could Benedict-Ratzinger possibly defend that -- yet he does.
Another reader presented his plan for reform of the Church as follows. The current pope abdicates. But before he doing so, he expels from the College of Cardinals every member who has ever had a hand in suborning child rape. The remaining cardinals could probably be counted on the fingers of two hands. He also deposes every single bishop in the nation of Ireland. When he announces his abdication, he takes complete personal responsibility for being the grand architect of the scandal, for ordering bishops to protect the criminal presbyters in their dioceses, and for personally sheltering such a presbyter when he was archbishop. Thereafter he spends the rest of his life in personal penance in a monastery in a very cold climate. He never makes any public pronouncement on any subject again. He never functions as a bishop again. He does hard penance for the rest of his life to begin to repair to Almighty God for the suffering of the children whom he allowed his clergy to rape. If Benedict-Ratzinger is truly repentant and does enough penance, in the chilling description of St. John Chrysostom, his skull might not be used to pave the floor of Hell.
The highly-regarded Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life has released the first full-scale poll on Benedict-Ratzinger's handling of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal, and his report card is not pretty. Both Newchurchers and non-Newchurchers give him an "F." The poll was taken April 1-5, 2010, before additional charges surfaced against Benedict-Ratzinger and his hierarchs for allowing known paedophile presbyters, including at least one convicted criminal, to continue functioning in Newchurch parishes.
Even Newchurchers are critical of Benedict-Ratzinger. 59 per cent grade him as "only fair" or "poor." Those Newchurchers who claim to attend the Novus Ordo weekly are most in support of Newpope. That is not surprising since they are subjected to regular pro-Newchurch propaganda that ignores the now-documented evidence that Benedict-Ratzinger personally pandered to paedophile bishops and presbyters.
Good Catholics, the future looks bleak for this sad excuse for a pope. In the Pew poll, only 29 per cent said that they had "heard a lot" about Benedict-Ratzinger. Now that the press is daily full of new revelations about the corruption of the Benedict-Ratzinger papacy and his personal complicity with sex criminals, Newpope's support is expected to plummet even further.
I have joined a traditional Catholic congregation and no longer attend or support the Newchurch of the New Order. I would like to know if support to Catholic Relief Services should be avoided as well.
The Fathers Reply.
We recommend staying entirely away supporting any Novus Ordo-based organization. They may have misleadingly-nice names, but perusal of their financial statements shows that large amounts of money are spent on "administration" and even expenses for such things as Novus Ordo "liturgy" and "training" -- not what you would call "charity."
Your primary responsibility is to the local site that provides you with the Traditional Latin Mass and Sacraments. It perplexes us how many traditional Catholics give money away to Novus Ordo-based "charities," and ignore their own church or chapel, except for a trivial Sunday donation. That behavior reeks of the sin ingratitude. Moreover, religious goods have gone up in price even more than secular goods. A single beeswax candle for the altar these days, for example, costs nearly $20 -- and they don't last for more than a few Masses.
We all know what Our Lord said the penalty would be for ingrates: "And unto whomsoever much is given, of him much shall be required" (Luke 12:48/DRV). Those who have the true Mass and Sacraments indeed have been given much, but if they do not support it, it will easily be taken away. In these days when money is tight, consider your local traditional site your charity. Let the Newchurchers support their Novus Ordo "charities"!
Walter Mixa, a leading Newchurch bishop personally appointed by Benedict-Ratzinger in 2005 over the Newdiocese of Augsburg, Germany, has been charged by five child-victims with beating and punching them at a diocesan-run orphanage in what he called "ritual punishment sessions." The orphanage is located in the Bavarian town of Schrobenhausen, near Newpope's hometown of Regensburg. Benedict-Ratzinger supposedly appointed his friend Walter Mixa because he was a "hardline" conservative.
"Hardline" is certainly the word for it! One child victim charges that Newbishop Mixa dragged her, when she was 15, from her bed and punched her. "He grabbed me by the nightshirt, pulled me up out of my bed, and punched me repeatedly," she said. "Afterward I was covered with bruises." Another former child-victim said that Mixa flogged him 35 times -- two more times than the Roman soldiers flogged Christ. Another child-victim charged that Mixa beat him on at least fifty separate occasions. Mixa is the second senior German Newchurch figure personally linked to Benedict-Ratzinger to face assault charges. The other is Newpope's own brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, who has admitted that routinely hit the children while he was headmaster of Regensburg's Domspatzen boys' choir.
Mixa blames Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal on the "sexual revolution." How convenient! Apparently, these Novus Ordo presbyters, who are not priests, didn't get even basic Catholic moral theology in the Newchurch seminaries, many of which have been documented to have been turned into homosexual brothels after Vatican II (1962-1965). [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
Meanwhile, Benedict-Ratzinger himself is closeted with his attorneys to determine how he will escape a personal subpoena from a U.S. Federal District Court to appear and answer questions under oath about his involvement in his role as personnel director of Newchurch clergy in sex crimes cases that cross state lines. Preliminary reports indicate that, as usual, Benedict-Ratzinger will try to fob his own personal responsibility off on his subordinates in violation of the legal principle Respondeat superior, Let the superior answer for his subordinates. Even though he has, in Catholic doctrine, Plenipotentary Jurisdiction over all Newchurch bishops, with the ability to hire and fire them at will, he is going to claim that he has no control over them. Benedict-Ratzinger's traitorous behavior is reminiscent of a certain Judas about whom we heard this last Holy Week.
On April 12, 2010, Joseph Fessio, the purportedly "conservative" presbyter who refused to obey his superiors to report to duty as assistant chaplain at a Southern California hospital and then took employment at the Domino's Pizza Ave Maria University in Florida, a post from which he was subsequently fired and run off campus, has come out in support of Benedict-Ratzinger's policy in the case of the notorious paedophile presbyter Stephen Leslie, of Oakland, California.
Isn't it just like the Novus Ordo establishment to rally around the "outed" Benedict-Ratzinger? Leslie, you will remember, had already been convicted of a sex crime when Card. Ratzinger, in a 1985 letter bearing his personal signature, let the man continue functioning as a Newparish youth minister for "the good of the Universal Church." A significant part of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust involves the support of Benedict-Ratzinger by the corrupt Newchurch clergy, as well by as some vile pseudo-"traditionalists" as a payoff for the Great "Motu" Mess Hoax. This ilk that supports Benedict-Ratzinger's regime in letting perpetrators of sex crimes against children off are just as guilty, in Catholic Moral Theology, as the "Unholy Father."
A few Novus Ordo presbyters are catching on -- finally. In a sermon on April 11, 2001, presbyter James Scahill, of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, called yesterday from his pulpit for Benedict-Ratzinger to abdicate, demanding greater protection of children and greater accountability from the Newchurch hierarchy. Referring to Benedict-Ratzinger, Scahill said: "Any who deny the truth deny Christ.... Those in authority must be willing to admit to the truth, admit their horrific crime of cover0up, and beg for forgiveness.... If we cannot get a pope that's going to give us the truth, then our [Novus Ordo]church is dead." Scahill said that because of all the information that has been brought to light, Benedict-Ratzinger should abdicate the papacy.
One presbyter? Big deal. The TRADITIO Fathers have been calling for Benedict-Ratzinger's ouster ever since his election in 2005, when it wasn't the "in" thing to say. At the time Newchurchers and pseudo-"traditionalists" condemned our position. Now some are singing in our choir! And how did Timothy McDonnell, Newchurch bishop of Scahill's diocese, who is himself embroiled in sex scandals, react? Just as you would expect: in the cowardly fashion typical of Newchurch bishops, who have continued to support the criminality in their clergy. "[Scahill's sermon] in no way represents the position of the bishop," said the Newbishop's spokesman. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Boston Globe.]
One always had to wonder what the rush is about a conanization (Novus Ordo canonization) for JPII. The Church has typically waited centuries to investigate thoroughly the actions and writings of potential Saints. In the case of JPII, in less than five years since his death, he has been associated with a number of highly-questionable activities, as previously reported in these TRADITIO Commentaries. Now, in light of his erstwhile acolyte Benedict-Ratzinger's personal involvement in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, JPII's own record is being scrutinized. And investigators have hit pay-dirt. JPII himself has now been implicated in the cover-up of sex crimes against children.
When JPII died in 2005, millions of Newchurchers poured into Newrome in a staged demonstration chanting, Santo subito at his funeral. Just two months later, Benedict-Ratzinger fanned the Novus Ordo propaganda flames by waiving the usual five-year waiting period to begin an investigation aimed at Novus Ordo conanization, a corruption of the very careful, traditional process that had been used for the better part of a millennium. For further information, see FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics), in the section "Canonizations, Post-conciliar."
In recent weeks, evidence has surfaced that the late Newpope obstructed an investigation into Marcial Maciel Degollado, the Mexican founder of the Legion of Christ, who, as widely known within the Legion and within Newchurch as a whole, had raped children and fathered bastard children with different women, whom he raped -- or at least convinced that they were having sex with a Novus Ordo "saint." It now appears that JPII may have been bought off. Maciel sent streams of money defrauded from his Legionaries to send to JPII to buy support for his order and to maintain its power at the top level of Newchurch. The Italian weekly, L'espresso, estimates the Legion's assets at more than $30 billion.
Equally serious evidence has been unearthed concerning the case of Hans Groer, Newcardinal of Vienna, Austria, from 1986 to 1995, who is charged with assaulting 2,000 children over a period of decades. It seems that the Polish Newpope, who grew up under totalitarian regimes, often saw the Church besieged by the secular world. Thus, JPII himself became a totalitarian Newpope and refused to protect his spiritual children by ensuring that their violators were turned over to the civil authorities for prosecution and imprisonment. Under JPII's authority, in a letter delivered in 2001 to every Newbishop in the world, Card. Ratzinger ordered all sex crimes to be covered up and all cases sent to him under seal of secrecy. Ratzinger threatened any bishop who went to the police with excommunication from Newchurch. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by National Public Radio.]
28 years too late, Benedict-Ratzinger is publicly telling his Newbishops to turn criminal presbyters over to the police. "Civil law concerning reporting of crimes to the appropriate authorities should always be followed," his guidelines say. That is certainly not the process that he hiself followed from 1981 as joint head of Newchurch sex crimes, acting under JPII's direct authority. And that is a far cry from his secret 2001 letter, written under JPII's authority, delivered to every Newbishop in the world and subsequently exposed, in which he ordered all clergy sex crimes to be covered up and sent to him under seal of secrecy. Ratzinger threatened any bishop who went to the police with excommunication from Newchurch with then plenipotentiary authority given him by JPII as sole Sex-crimes Czar. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Vatican Information Service.]
Benedict-Ratzinger now says, through his mouthpiece, Newvatican press secretary Federico Lombardi: "We must pursue cooperation with the relevant civil judicial and penal authorities." That statement reeks of hypocrisy when Benedict-Ratzinger personally rebuffed the Irish parliament, which asked his help in its investigation of criminal presbyters, and personally refused to let his Apostolic nuncio address the Irish parliament's questions. As a result of Benedict-Ratzinger's non-cooperation, the issuance of the government's November 2009 Murphy Report has produced such a hatred of Benedict-Ratzinger and Newchurch clerics in Ireland that if they wear a Roman collar, they risk being vilified and spat upon.
It is true that some of the Modernist-Liberalists are trying to use this Newchurch Holocaust as an excuse to change the nature of the Church, particularly to do away with Apostolic celibacy, which was recommended by Our Lord Himself and the Apostle to the Gentiles from the very beginning. But this Holocaust is not, at its base, an issue of sex. That is just what the secular media picks up on best. It is at base an issue of vicious and despotic personal power over others, a characteristic of the post-Vatican II Newchurch -- the very thing that was condemned by Our Lord [Matthew 20:25-16/DRV].
If Newchurch's problem were simply a matter of sex, there would be a number of other options for these presbyters who can't control themselves, options that would not involve assaults against children, or anyone else for that matter. In fact, the overall statistics are clear: most children are raped and assaulted by their fathers, uncles, brothers, and other male members of their own family. So, non-celibacy would simply make the situation worse! For further information, see FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics), in the section "Clerical Celibacy."
It is a scandal all of its own the degree to which Newchurch officials -- and an embarrassing number of pseudo-"traditionalists" -- try to defend the man who claims to be the "Holy Father" and actively plots to have his spiritual children raped and sexually assaulted in the tens of thousands. Even some periodicals that claim to be "traditionalist" have changed their tune and become sycophantic in favor of this pope of the Novus Ordo, which they had previously criticized.
According to one account, Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust has been "orchestrated" by enemies of the Newchurch pope, who resent his opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage. Nonsense! First of all, Benedict-Ratzinger is not so opposed to abortion and same-sex marriage. He regularly receives pro-abortion advocates, like the U.S.'s Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi, with great enthusiasm. He has not interdicted or excommunicated a single politician, of any country, for public supporting abortion and the public funding thereof. As far as "gay marriage" is concerned, Benedict-Ratzinger broke with traditional Catholicism by issuing an edict that homosexuals should be admitted to Novus Ordo seminaries if they hadn't been actively sodomizing for a period of three years. Is "gay marriage" far behind for Newchurch?
But the real point is that no one had to "orchestrate" anything. Newchurch's sex-crimes holocaust has been demonstrated as a fact now beyond any doubt, and the Church leader responsible for it more than any other is Ratzinger, later Benedict. It has now been proven that he was complicit as Newarchbishop of Munich, Germany, between 1977 and 1981. Then, he became jointly responsible for Newchurch's sex crimes as Prefect of the Newchurch Doctrine of the Faith Congregation in 1981. Subsequently, he became solely responsible for Newchurch's sex crimes in 2001, when he was appointed Sex-crimes Czar by JPII, and then Monarch of Sex Crimes in 2005 when he became Newpope.
Ratzinger's record is now public knowledge and is becoming clearer and clearer by new revelations every day. He had a policy of pandering to the Newchurch criminals, like the presbyter who raped 200 deaf children, whose trial he ordered stopped, or the Oakland, California, presbyter who was a convicted sex criminal and was, with Ratzinger's knowledge, kept in the presbyterate and posted as a youth minister at a Newchurch parish.
In every case that has come to light, Ratzinger sided not with the child-victims, but with the criminal presbyters. Nor did Ratzinger lift a finger to defrock these criminal presbyters to protect future children. It is a fact, now beyond dispute, that Ratzinger has been the moving party since 1981 in retaining sex criminals in their Newchurch posts. His excuse? He didn't want scandal Well, now he's got scandal aplenty because of his subornation of the vilest of Newchurch clergy. As the saying goes, the buck stops with him. Didn't he himself state that this type of behavior was "indefensible"? Yet he and his Newchurch mouthpieces continue to defend his indefensible behavior.
It is looking more and more as if Benedict-Ratzinger is the 21st century's own Alexander VI, the "Bad" Pope, who at his death in 1503, because of the thorough corruption of his papacy, trigged the Protestant Revolution. Even Catholic Saints like Thomas More and Venerables like Erasmus, railed against the papal corruption that the Church had to endure. It was then easy for Martin Luther to tap into the Catholic world's revulsion against the pope, and half of Europe was lost to the Protestant heresy and never came back.
With his corrupt doctrine and morals, Benedict-Ratzinger may well be triggering, before our very eyes, the final destruction of his Newchurch of the New Order. One can only hope that there will be a revolution in the Church, which may have the result of expelling the invalid Novus Ordo service and the "Motu" Mess Hoax, as well as the vile moral corruptions of the Newchurch clergy. God willing, at least some breath of traditional Catholicism might be restored as a result.
Lest one think that Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust pertains only to the North American, South American, European, and Australian continents, the African continent has also suffered firestorm of sex crimes that in some ways exceeds even the others. Newchurch archbishop Buti Tlhagale, of Johannesburg, head of the Southern African Catholic [Sic] Bishops Conference, admitted in a statement on April 1, 2010, that because of its widespread corruption, Newchurch in Africa has lost its moral authority to challenge "dictatorship, corruption, and abuse of power" in African secular governments.
"The misbehavior of priests in Africa has not been exposed to the same glare of the media as in other parts of the world," said Tlhagale. "I know that the Church in Africa is inflicted by the same scourge." Numerous reports of sex crimes by African Newchurch clergy have been exposed locally, but they have generally not made international headlines. In Africa, over half the crimes have been perpetrated against teenage girls. Moreover, quite a number of African bishops and presbyters have committed sacrilege by taking mistresses and fathering bastard children from them.
"As Church leaders, we become incapable of criticizing the corrupt and immoral behavior of the members of our respective communities," Tlhagale said. "We become hesitant to criticize the greed and malpractices of our civic authorities." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters.]
The strongest evidence yet to put the lie to Benedict-Ratzinger's insistence that he played no personal role in sex crimes against children has been revealed in a case in which he personally denied pleas to defrock (laicize) Stephen Kiesle, a notorious Oakland, California, presbyter who had a criminal record of sexually assaulting children. In 1985, in a letter bearing his personal signature, Card. Ratzinger let the man continue functioning as Newchurch youth minister for "the good of the Universal Church," but obviously not for the good of the children in Newchurch!
The Newdiocese recommended removing Kiesle from the presbyterate in 1981, the year Ratzinger was appointed to head the Newvatican congregation that was supposed to discipline presbyters, the Doctrine of the Faith. The case then languished for four years before Ratzinger finally wrote in Latin to Oakland Newbishop John Cummins that Kiesle could continue to do work with children under the auspices of Newchurch! In fact, Kiesle functioned as Newchurch youth minister at St. Joseph Church in Pinole, California.
It wasn't that there was any doubt about Kiesle's guilt. He had been sentenced in 1978 to three years for lewd conduct in tying up and assaulting two young boys in a San Francisco Bay area Newchurch rectory. In 2002 he was charged with 13 more counts of sexual assault against children. In 2004 he was convicted of assaulting a young girl (Kiesle didn't care what the gender of the child was) and was sentenced to six years in state prison. Kiesle was known for bragging that he was the Pied Piper and admitted that he tried to assault every child that sat on his lap. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
In a Good Friday, April 2, 2010, article, Geoffrey Robertson, a high-ranking United Nations jurist, called upon the British government to detain Benedict-Ratzinger during his upcoming September 2010 junket to Britain and send him to trial before the International Criminal Court for "crimes against humanity." Even heads of state are subject to the ICC. Slobodan Milosevic, when President of Yugoslavia, was tried before the court in 1999.
Robertson argued that jurists should invoke the same procedures that have been used to indict war criminals to try Benedict-Ratzinger as head of Newchurch on charges that he is ultimately responsible for a "holocaust" of sex crimes against children by his clergy. If it can be proven that Newchurch's sex-crimes holocaust was carried out on a "widespread or systematic scale," Benedict-Ratzinger would fall under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court.
Robertson is one of five select jurists in the UN's internal justice system responsible for holding UN officials accountable for corruption and mismanagement. His Good Friday article was published in both the United States and Britain and reported on by the Associated Press. The principle of "universal jurisdiction" could be applied, so that national courts all over the world could detain Benedict-Ratzinger whenever he stepped foot on their soil. Ironically, "universal jurisdiction" is the same principle that Benedict-Ratzinger claims for himself in getting away with the sex-crimes holocaust of his clergy and, as the evidence is increasingly demonstrating, himself personally.
Bishop Richard Williamson's "Holocaust Heretic" show-trial is apparently set to begin on April 16, 2010. I have been a regular attendee of SSPX chapels throughout the United States for the last thirteen years. Nevertheless, I would be less than honest if I did not admit to having become utterly appalled at witnessing the ongoing treatment that Bp. Williamson has received at the hands of the SSPX Superior General and certain other SSPX clergy as a result of a few comments he made on one occasion concerning an event in history, which is commonly referred to as the Holocaust. The utterly shameless and uncharitable treatment that he received speaks much more about the ones giving it than the one receiving it.
I have invested heavily in the SSPX, and I don't like to see its integrity compromised in any way. I believe that when one of its four bishops is repeatedly ridiculed by certain of his fellow clergy in the SSPX, and stigmatized and treated as some sort of pariah/marginalized outcast, this should be a real cause of concern. Bp. Fellay, the youngest of the SSPX bishops, has derogatorily referred to Bp. Williamson, the oldest of the SSPX bishops, like unto "uranium" [radioactive]. Bp. Fellay has also derisively compared Bp. Williamson to a "grenade," and this in immediate response to Novus Ordo priest [sic] who was interviewing Bp. Fellay and who had just got done mocking Bp. Williamson by referring to him as a "loose cannon."
Rather than tell the sworn enemies of Jesus Christ to take a hike, Bp. Fellay disgraced his fellow bishop by firing him from the seminary in Argentina. One SSPX priest told me that this was done because of, and after, the imposition placed on Bp. Williamson by the Argentinian government to leave the country. Actually, nothing could be farther from the truth. The decision by Bp. Fellay to can Bp. Williamson was taken and conveyed well before any notice to leave came from the Argentinian government. Indeed, what the Argentinian government did to Bp. Williamson might very well have never come about if Bp. Fellay had supported his older brother in arms rather than bow to pressure by disdainfully disarming him. It wasn't enough to sack Bp. Williamson, however. To add to the disgrace, there was the well known gag order placed on him.
The Society's 12 million rosary campaign has drawn to a close. Sunday after Sunday many of the SSPX chapels' attendees have been badgered about praying their rosaries, tallying their "numbers," and getting them turned in. We read that Bp. Fellay at the Easter Sunday Mass he celebrated "invited all the faithful to pray for the Holy Father who suffers from the media attacks." Query as to whether His Excellency Bp. Fellay has ever once asked the faithful to pray for Bp. Williamson "who suffers from the media attacks." [The contents are from a circular letter furnished to the TRADITIO Fathers.]
The Fathers Reply.
Now that the laity of the SSPX are finally waking up to just how far Bernie Fellay has sold out Archbishop Lefebvre's traditional Society to the interests of the Novus Ordo Church, Fellay's Neo-SSPX is doomed. The head of that Novus Ordo Church, Benedict-Ratzinger, has now been thoroughly discredited as an accomplice in paedophilia and child rape -- a fact that Fellay has never publicly addressed. Bernie Fellay, Benedict-Ratzinger's acolyte, is himself now being discredited as the Judas to Archbishop Lefebvre's traditional Catholic principles that he is. Benedict-Ratzinger and Fellay are two peas in a rotted pod. The fish stinks from the head, as the old saying goes, whether that stinking head is Benedict-Ratzinger or Fellay.
One thing that you can always count on from Benedict-Ratzinger is the worst episcopal appointments for Newchurch imaginable! He tried to appoint as a bishop a documented Communist spy involved in the destruction of the Church, but was foiled when the Polish President interposed a veto at the nominee's installation. He tried to appoint an Austrian political extremist, but was foiled when the clergy rose up in open rebellion. Now he has appointed Jose Gomez, a member of the cult Opus Dei, to replace Roger Mahony as Newarchbishop of Los Angeles, California.
Gomez, who wasn't even born in the United States, but in Mexico, is expected to continue Mahony's push to assist illegal aliens to swamp California's infrastructure, which is already on the brink of bankruptcy because of their use of medical, educational, and prison facilities.
Gomez, since his college years, has been a card-carrying member of the Opus Dei cult, a secretive organization, whose machinations were popularly exposed to the world through the Da Vinci Code book and movie, as well as through other detailed studies. Opus Dei is a thoroughly Novus Ordo cult. It is a chameleon organization, being liberal or conservative, whichever benefits its agenda. Juan Estruch in his book Saints and Schemers described this as "dual ethics." Michael Walsh, in his book, Opus Dei: An Investigation Into the Secret Society Struggling for Power Within the Roman Catholic Church, has also written in detail about the inner workings of Opus Dei.
There are numerous reports of how Opus Dei is operated as a cult and how it has harmed its adherents. When Newvatican was near bankruptcy in 1982, Opus Dei bought off JPII with 1,000,000,000 U.S. dollars to become a "personal prelature" and to buy its founder, Jose Maria Escriva, a Novus Ordo "sainthood" in 2002. The Opus Dei Awareness Network (ODAN), a collaboration of former members, has exposed the violent practices of the cult Opus Dei, which were fictionally represented in the Da Vinci Code. Former Opus Dei members were refused a hearing during the nomination for sainthood of Escrivá because JPII had been bought off. For further information, see FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics), in the section "Opus Dei." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
A Benedictine presbyter has revealed in an interview with the Italian magazine Diva è Donna that the Shroud of Turin was secretly hidden in the sanctuary of the Benedictine abbey of Montevergine in Avellino in 1939 because the Vatican feared that Adolf Hitler wanted to steal it. It was transferred to Turino only in 1946. Presbyter Andrea Cardin, the current librarian of the abbey, stated that Hitler was "obsessed" with the sacred relic. When Hitler visited Italy in 1938, top-ranking Nazi aides asked "unusual and insistent questions about the Shroud," said the librarian. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the UK Telegraph.]
I attended an all-male Catholic high school staffed by the Brothers and Priests of the Holy Cross Order from the Midwest Province, Notre Dame, Indiana. I also had contact with a number of parish priests as an altar boy and in other areas. I graduated from high school in 1963. I can truthfully say that at no time did I have any contact with any clergyman who I would have considered a homosexual, let alone a paedophile. When I state this in discussions, many respond with, "It was always happening; it was just covered up in a more through manner."
It is my belief that there may have been an occasional wayward individual who was admitted to the clergy, but this was an exceptionally-rare situation, and these individuals were removed ASAP and without any fanfare. It is also my understanding that seminaries and religious orders had safeguards in place to combat the admittance of undesirables. My question is: When did the Church start to crumble? When did seminaries start to admit paedophiles and the like? Is this breakdown in standards related to the Satanist element in the Newchurch leadership, even as high up as the Roman Curia, and if so, could you explain how?
The Fathers Reply.
The situation apparently started to crumble markedly in the aftermath of Vatican II (1962-1965). The is the period from which the "Motu" Mess, the so-called Half Novus Ordo, derives. The Newchurch hierarchy under Paul VI, JPII, and Benedict-Ratzinger have gone full bore toward the Modernist movements preaching the license that is destroying morality and the family, as well as the Church. That there were cases of immorality before Vatican II is undeliable, but, as you say, the evidence so far indicates that they were comparatively infequent and were quashed as soon as discovered. There were institutional safeguards before Vatican II that prevented the holocaust of extreme cases that we see after Vatican II.
But it would be wrong to perceive Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust as just sex. The title that we TRADITIO Fathers have consistently used indicates that money was involved as well. In actuality, the problem has been one of power. The sex crimes are horrible, but what is even more horrible is the degree to which the Newchurch clergy, all the way up to the Newchurch popes, as an institutional policy, suborned these crimes, aided and abetted them, and even to this day try to deny responsibility for them. The Newchurch hierarchy are manipulators, liars, and thieves. Moreover, very few of the presbyters have spoken out against their corrupt associates or on behalf of the victims. Thus, as an institution, Newchurch presbyters have shrouded themselves in the same sinfulness as the perpetrators.
In justice, Newchurch should not have waited to be sued. It should have initiated the offer of medical and monetary compensation to the victims of its gross negligence and criminality. Instead, Benedict-Ratzinger is still denying the documented evidence that he was the major player in the cover-up since 2001. He personally refused to prosecute even the worst Newchurch criminals, like the presbyters in Ireland who raped handicapped children and the presbyter in the United States who raped 200 deaf children. Anyone with any humanity would be revulsed by such actions. Benedict-Ratzinger is not. He is too busy playing the "Who me?" game, when the answer is clearly now: "Yes, you." The documented evidence is now clear that Ratzinger knew. But even if he hadn't, he is still responsible. He is responsible as the head of the organization. If he gets the fancy suit and the fancy apartment and the fancy airplane, he has to pay the price when his policies and staff result in the most despicable deeds imaginable.
Remember: Ratzinger was never consecrated a bishop. He was merely installed in Bugnini's invalid Novus Ordo rite of 1968. He is the first pope to be in this situation. It is possible that part of the problem is the fact that these men lack Sacramental graces. Most of these criminal clergy have not been ordained as priests; they were installed in the Novus Ordo as essentially Protestant ministers. Perhaps they have no Sacramental grace to resist Satanism. It may not be the whole story, but it does explain the presence of the added character of malice that permeates these acts and the entire Newchurch of the New Order.
The first Novus Ordo pope, Paul VI, has now been personally implicated in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. He was warned in August 1963, just two months after he became Newpope, in the wake of Vatican II, that numerous presbyters were committing sex crimes against children. Yet he did nothing to remove such presbyters. The proof of this dark day was contained in a letter that was unearthed during the discovery process relating to a lawsuit in United States federal court against Newchurch for lack of supervision of its employees, the Newchurch bishops and presbyters.
Presbyter Gerald Fitzgerald, the head of the Servants of the Holy Paraclete, an order based in New Mexico, wrote a five-page letter at the request of Paul VI, with whom he had had an audience the day before. Fitzgerald warned Paul VI of the "dangers of leaving those individuals in ministry. Personally, I am not sanguine of the return of priests [sic] to active duty who have been addicted to abnormal practices, especially sins with the young," Fitzgerald wrote. "Where there is indication of incorrigibility, because of the tremendous scandal given, I would most earnestly recommend total laicization [defrocking]," he wrote.
Paul VI and his Newpope successors did not heed the warning and instead transferred presbyters engaging in sex crimes to other Newparishes rather than reporting the abuse to civil authorities and removing them from Newchurch. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the UK Guardian.]
Newvatican's press issued a version of the missal for the "Mass of 1962," which will now be updated because of a mistake in leaving out a Novus Ordo prayer. The erroneous prayer in Newvatican's "Motu" Missal occurred for Good Friday, April 2, 2010. The Latin text provided: "Let us pray for the conversion of the Jews." But the Newchurch of the New Order has rejected the Biblical teaching that the Jews should be converted to Christ, their Messias. The "Motu" congregations, using the "Mess of 1962+," sometimes called in novel Novus Ordo parlance the "Extraordinary Rite," therefore used the wrong prayer, the one that was not updated to Novus Ordo standards.
A revision of the traditional Catholic prayer was demanded by Israel's Chief Rabbinate and acquiesced in by Benedict-Ratzinger, who, contrary to Catholic doctrine, told, told the Jews that Newchurch planned "no missionary activity" amongst the Jews. The new prayer was supposed to have stated: "Let us pray for the Jews," followed by an entirely new text, which reflected Benedict-Ratzinger's "oecumenical" version of the prayer.
The revised "1962 Missal," published by Newvatican's press, did not contain the change. Newvatican officials, including the Secretary of State, had assured representatives of Jewish organizations that the error would be fixed, but by mistake the unrevised prayer was included. It is reported that under the Benedict-Ratzinger papacy, the bureaucratic network of internal communications seems to be functioning at a slower pace, and foul-ups are rife. In Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch, one hand doesn't know what the other is doing! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Jerusalem Post.]
Truly traditional congregations still prayed on Good Friday in the ancient Catholic prayer "for the faithless Jews," since the Jews, as a people, rejected the Messias, Jesus Christ. The traditional prayer includes an invocation to "remove the veil over the hearts" of Jews so that they may "recognize Our Lord Jesus Christ" and includes and a reference to the "blindness" of the Jewish people in failing to recognize Christ as their Messias.
It is not often that people put Catholic principles ahead of money, but actor Neal McDonough did. He was fired from a starring role in the upcoming series Scoundrels for having refused to portray simulated sex on the screen. McDonough cited his Catholic morality and his reputation as a married family man with three children for having refused to be filmed simulating a sex scene with co-star Virginia Madsen, or even passionately kissing her. McDonough has been replaced by actor David James Elliot.
McDonough had played a deranged husband opposite actress Nicole Sheridan in the Desperate Housewives series, but was known to have refused filming passionate love scenes or sex in that series as well. The 44-year-old McDonough has had a long career in film and television, having portrayed a prime role in the Band of Brothers series about the Second World War, as well as in films such as Star Trek: First Contact and Minority Report. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Spero News.]
The Associated Press has revealed documents proving that in 1992 Card. Ratzinger, as Newchurch's sex-crimes czar, personally stopped the ecclesiastical case against presbyter Michael Teta, then let it languish for years in his Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, despite repeated pleas from the local Newbishop Manuel Moreno, of Tucson, Arizona, for the presbyter to be removed from the presbyterate. On April 28, 1997, Newbishop Moreno wrote personally to Ratzinger: "This case has already gone on for seven years. I make this plea to you to assist me in every way you can to expedite this case." It would be another seven years before Teta was defrocked by Ratzinger, who has now been demonstrated to be part of the culture of cover-up and suborning child rape by Newchurch clergy.
"There's no doubt that Ratzinger delayed the defrocking process of dangerous priests who were deemed 'satanic' by their own bishop," said one child-victims attorney. Presbyter Teta had sexually assaulted children as far back as the 1970s and was described as having an "almost a satanic quality in his mode of acting toward young men and boys" as young as seven years of age. It took 12 years from the time Ratzinger personally assumed control of the case in a signed letter until Teta was formally laicized -- defrocked -- a step that only Ratzinger could take.
In another case, Newbishop Moreno wrote to Ratzinger about Msgr. Robert Trupia, whom he called "a major risk factor to the children, adolescents, and adults that he may have contact with. We have proofs of civil crimes against people who were under his priestly [sic] care." Moreno wrote three letters before Ratzinger finally defrocked Trupia, years later.
Dario Castrillon-Hoyos, the Newchurch cardinal who headed the Ecclesia Dei Commission for JPII's "Indult" Mess, then Benedict-Ratzinger's "Motu" Mess, from 2000 until he was fired on July 2, 2009, in the aftermath of the Williamson scandal, has now been linked to Newchurch's continuing Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. Hoyos, while Prefect of the Newchurch Congregation for the Clergy, it turns out, had a record of openly encouraging the national bishops councils to protect paedophile presbyters that were raging in their dioceses.
As one example of his paedophile-friendly administration, Hoyos, in a letter of September 8, 2001, commended a French bishop, Pierre Pican, of Bayeux, France, for not having turned over such a criminal presbyter to the civil authorities: "I congratulate you for not having turned over a presbyter to the civil authorities. You have acted well," wrote Hoyos. The presbyter in question had been turned in by others and was sentenced in civil court in October 2000 to 18 years for rape and sexual assault of children under 15. On September 4, 2001, Pican, the Newbishop praised by Hoyos, was himself sentenced to three months in jail for failing to report crimes against children under 15.
Yet Hoyos, who actively participated as Prefect of Clergy in the suborning and cover-up of Newchurch clergy's sex crimes against children was described in a statement on December 4, 2007, by the Society of St. Pius X Superior General Bernie Fellay, as an "invaluable friend" in the sellout of the SSPX to the New Order. It is interesting to note that none of the bishops of the SSPX have publicly denounced Benedict-Ratzinger or any of his clergy for their sex crimes against children. To paraphrase Caiphas, what further need have we of witnesses to Fellay and his Neo-SSPX's complete sellout to the New Order? Hoyos, before his firing, was sycophantically pursued by other Motarians, who embrace Benedict-Ratzinger's Great "Motu" Mess Hoax, which was intended, in part, to help cover up Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust with a little Latin.
Good Catholics, the tide is turning in a sea-change against Benedict-Ratzinger and the bishops and presbyters of his Newchurch of the New Order. This is the first case that we know of in which a bishops has been jailed for failing to report a presbyter whom he knew to be raping children. Deo volente, all the Newchurch bishops who have aided and abetted the rape of children will be personally jailed for their filthy crimes, not just forced to pay civil damages from their diocesan funds.
Benedict-Ratzinger On March 30, 2010, a New York Times writer has called for an "Inquisition" into Benedict-Ratzinger's personal involvement in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal. Maureen Dowd, a Newchurcher herself, states that "it doesn't seem right that the Catholic Church [sic] is spending Holy Week practicing the unholy art of spin. Complete with crown-of-thorns imagery, the Church has started an Easter public-relations blitz defending a pope who went along with the perverse culture of protecting molesters and the Church's reputation rather than abused, and sometimes disabled and disadvantaged, children."
Dowd writes that Maundy Thursday and Good Friday are now becoming Cover-Up Thursday and Blame-Others Friday, as Newchurchers around the world are calling for Benedict-Ratzinger to make a public Lenten confession about his despicable involvement in aiding and abetting sex crimes against children, as Newarchbishop of Munich, as JPII's Sex-crimes Czar, and as Newpope.
Catholic theology, writes Dowd, generally holds that the pope can be judged by no one -- but Jesus, Mary and Joseph! Dowd charges Benedict-Ratzinger with hiding his complicity in the crimes behind a facade of papal "mystique."
Will the United States be able to force Benedict-Ratzinger to answer for Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, which he leads? Newvatican is not taking the matter lightly. It has involved a cadre of attorneys to get Newpope off the hook of a subpoena, which attempts to force him to answer interrogatories under oath and to produce documents. The Associated Press on March 30, 2010, reported that it had obtained U.S. Federal Court documents in which Benedict-Ratzinger not only claimed immunity as head of state (some "state," as it doesn't even comprise half a square kilometre of territory) but also claims that American bishops aren't his employees, even though he hires them and directs their activities by Church laws, decrees, edits, motu proprios, and all the other plethora of papal jurisdiction.
Newpope is trying to fend off the first U.S. case to reach the stage of determining whether the child-victims actually have a claim against Benedict-Ratzinger itself for supervisory negligence and for intimidating his bishops against report to police presbyters who rape and assault children. In this case, three child-victims are suing Benedict-Ratzinger, claiming supervisory negligence by Newpope. The child-victims are seeking class-action status for the case, to include the tens of thousands of other child-victims across the United States.
This case is the only case that has been ever been filed against Benedict-Ratzinger himself, which has as its sole objective to hold him and his adminstration accountable for the sex crimes committed by his bishops and presbyters in the U.S. There is no other defendant, only Benedict-Ratzinger. The suit, filed in February 2010 in the U.S. Federal District Court of Louisville, Kentucky, holds that U.S. diocesan bishops are employees of Benedict-Ratzinger and that Newrome is therefore responsible for their wrongdoing in failing to report crimes to civil authorities.
With the U.S. scandal reinvigorated by reports of Newchurch clergy's sex crimes in Europe and scrutiny of Benedict-Ratzinger's personal handling of sex-crime cases when he was Newchurch archbishop of Munich, Germany, the Kentucky case and another in Oregon have taken on greater significance. Lawyers as far away as Australia have said they plan to use similar strategies until Benedict-Ratzinger's criminal "wall of silence" is broken down, stone by stone.
During the week of March 21, 2010, a motion was filed in the court to depose Newvatican officials implicated in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust:
The motion was substantiated by court documents unearthed that week detailing the Benedict-Ratzinger's role in shutting down an ecclesiastical trial for a Wisconsin presbyter who raped 200 deaf children. Those documents confirmed that Benedict-Ratzinger prohibited prosecution of accused Newchurch clergy and in 2001 imposed secrecy upon Newbishops under pain of excommunication from the Novus Ordo to protect the reputation of Newchurch.
More recently, propaganda efforts have been made to claim that Ratzinger tried to persuade JPII to undertake a "full probe" of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, but that JPII refused. This assertion is absurd on its face. First of all, JPII gave Ratzinger full authority to pursue the crimes in his May 2001 Motu Proprio Sacramentum sanctitatis tutela, which made Ratzinger JPII's Sex-crimes Czar. Ratzinger didn't do anything then except to impose more strictures of secrecy under pain of excommunication from Newchurch. Now Ratzinger has been the pope of Newchurch since 2005, so he can't fob off the blame onto the dead JPII.
Can Newchurch become any more vile? Now they are blaming the dead for what they themselves are doing!
Benedict-Ratzinger's "Motu" Mess has recently been further exposed as a great hoax. This "Motu" Mess is the Conciliar-Bugnini "Mass of 1962+, called the "Extraordinary Mass" in the Novus Ordo-based Motu Proprio Summorum pontificum of 2007. In pseudo-traditionalist circles it had been widely stated that local bishops cannot stop these services. But now Newrome has rapidly and decisively confirmed that in fact bishops do have the power to suppress "Motu" services. And the Motarians are now admitting that Newrome's most recent edict is "catastrophic" for the future of the "Motu" Mess.
The Newchurch Congregation of the Clergy has quickly and summarily rejected an appeal by a French presbyter, Francis Michel, against his dismissal from all parish assignments for offering the "Motu" Mess. And this presbyter was also careful to simulate the invalid Novus Ordo service as well! Christian Nourrichard, Newchurch bishop of Evreux, France, dismissed the presbyter from all his parish assignments on January 3, 2010, apparently for offering the "Motu" Mess.
The presbyter presented an appeal to Newrome's Congregation for the Clergy at the end of February 2010. With a rapidity rarely seen in these matters, on March 26, 2010, the Congregation's Cardinal-prefect Claudio Hummes, heretofore considered a "conservative," issued an edict that confirmed the Newbishop's dismissal of the "Motu" presbyter.
Good Catholics, we have consistently maintained that Benedict-Ratzinger's "Motu" Mess is a great hoax, intended to undercut true traditional Catholicism. It is intended to draw "conservative" Newchurchers and pseudo-traditionalists into the Half Novus Ordo of 1962, which, like the full-blown invalid Novus Ordo service of 1969, was fabricated by the Freemason presbyter, Hannibal Bugnini. Too bad the Motarians didn't listen to the TRADITIO Fathers' sagacious advice in 2007 before they, including the Society of St. Pius X, sold out to the Novus Ordo establishment. Now their Motarian goose is cooked -- and it's their own fault. They can't say that they weren't warned!
It is scandalous that pseudo-traditionalist publications now try to exculpate Benedict-Ratzinger from his now-documented responsibility for Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. These are the same publications that used to condemn him for pushing the invalid Novus Ordo service. But no more. These pseudo-traditionalists have been deceived into the Novus Ordo by Benedict-Ratzinger's Conciliar-Bugnini "Motu" Mess, a Mess that he himself has yet to simulate as pope. This, of course, was all part of the Benedict-Ratzinger plan. Throw the pseudo-traditionalists a Half Novus Ordo bone, and they would gobble it up like starved dogs!
One pseudo-traditional publication, which used to condemn the error of unCatholic papolatry, worship of the pope, is now defending Benedict-Ratzinger's defenseless subordination of child-rape, now proven by documents from his Newchurch archbishopric of Munich, Germany, and by documents from his actions as Sex-crimes Czar since 2001. That is what happens when one is coopted into Newchurch by the Great "Motu" Mess Hoax. To the contrary, Catholic theology is clear on this point. Popes are just as included to sin as anyone else -- "peccable" is the theological term -- probably more so because of their higher position. There have been numerous "bad" popes in the history of the Church: poisoners, murderers, fornicators, liars, thieves, sodomites, and probably a few rapists to boot.
It is true that most sex crimes take place outside the Church, but that is not the issue. The rampant crimes that took place in Newchurch were suborned, aided and abetted, and/or participated in by the Novus Ordo establishment: Conciliar popes, the bishops, and the presbyters. The pseudo-traditionalist papolators attempt to downplay the horror of these crimes. Yet they should think how they would feel if they were deaf or blind children and raped by a presbyter.
Even the perverted Newchurch archbishop Rembert Weakland was offended by the Murphy case (the presbyter who raped 200 deaf children) and appealed to Card. Ratzinger personally to take action. Weakland even flew to Newrome to move Ratzinger to action, but Ratzinger wouldn't budge. But when the multiple rapist of deaf children appealed to be let off, Ratzinger did answer his letter and ordered Weakland to stop the ecclesiastical trial against him!
Frankly, we Fathers can't think of a more perverted and vile crime than the rape of a blind or deaf child -- a crime that Benedict-Ratzinger continues to do nothing to prevent, but merely sends out letters, chastising the child-victims for not praying enough! This man Ratzinger has shown no compassion toward the children at all. Oh sure, he'll issue self-serving press releases and pose for staged pictures, but he doesn't really care. Otherwise, he would have flown in his private jet to Dublin and routed his Newbishop snakes out of Ireland so they couldn't continue to rape the children (as they are still doing)!
I draw your readers' attention to my new feature story, Traditional Catholicism - Vindicated. It is a hard-hitting critique of the "Motu" and SSPX sellout to the Novus Ordo and its leaders, in light of the now-proven association in sex crimes from Newpope on down. To read my story, click on Traditional Catholicism - Vindicated! in the TRADITIO Network's Special Features department.
Just last Palm Sunday, we heard that the first pope denied His Lord not once, not twice, but three times. And not only denied Him, but denied him under oath, thus adding the malice of sacrilege to his lie. This is how the Catholic Church began. We Catholics cannot deny it. Peter, as is clear from Scripture, learned his lesson almost immediately. Scripture tells us: "And Peter going out, wept bitterly" (Luke 22:62/DRV). Too bad Benedict-Ratzinger didn't learn his lesson as well as St. Peter. Newpope continues to deny not only his Lord, but his own leading and personal role in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust.
First, Card. Ratzinger, JPII's designee as Sex-crimes Czar in 2001, tried to fob off the corruption as a United States problem. But then it became an Irish problem. Then an English problem. Then a German problem. Then a Dutch problem. Then an Austrian problem. Then an Australian problem. Now it is clear beyond any further doubt or denial that the Great Sex & Embezzlement Scandal is a Newchurch problem -- and a Ratzinger problem. The man who had embarrassed the Church by wearing a Nazi uniform, has now further embarrassed the Church by aiding and abetting the rape of children.
With revelations of Archbishop Ratzinger's sheltering of a known paedophile presbyter in one of his rectories and his probable involvement in the transfer of that paedophile to another parish, where he raped numerous additional children and was eventually convicted in a German court, the U.S.-based National Catholic Reporter wrote on March 26, 2010: "The focus now is on Benedict. What did he know? When did he know it? How did he act once he knew?" The Newchurch newspaper called on Benedict-Ratzinger to answer questions about his role "in the mismanagement" of sex-crime cases, not only in the current crisis but also during his tenure in the 1980s as archbishop of Munich and then as Newvatican's Sex-crimes Czar in 2001.
Good Catholics, some people are just slow learners. The TRADITIO Network was already asking these questions when the dubious JPII appointed the even more dubious Josef Ratzinger to be Newvatican's Sex-crimes Czar in 2001!
But now the plot thickens. As attention focuses on Benedict-Ratzinger's personal involvement, his predecessor, JPII, is being drawn into the controversy. Investigators are beginning to ask: how much did JPII know and why did he also fail to do anything? He wouldn't even fire the notorious sex-crime abettor Newcardinal of Boston, Bernard Law, but instead transferred him to the protection of Newrome, with plush apartments, a generous pension, a prestigious job, and appointment to influential Newchurch commissions. Could JPII's involvement in and mismanagement of the sex-crime holocaust finally derail his irrational subito conanization as a Novus Ordo "saint"?
The Newchurch archdiocese of Munich, Germany, has admitted that Ratzinger, when archbishop there, sheltered the paedophile presbyter Peter Hullerman and then approved his transfer to another parish, where he was later convicted of sex crimes in civil court. The archdiocese had not previously mentioned in its statements that Ratzinger was sent a memorandum relating to the reassignment of Hullermann. This revelation has caught Benedict-Ratzinger and his mouthpiece, Federico Lombardi, his press secretary, flat footed. The usually loquacious and defensive Lombardi refused to comment directly on the memorandum.
Deriding Benedict-Ratzinger's penchant to do nothing about his criminal bishops and presbyters, a spokesman for a Munich reform organization said: "If the pope wants to solve the problem himself by writing letters to every country where there's a crisis, he will never be finished." An editor of an Irish Newchurch newspaper said: "There really is a bush fire raging, and it's gone beyond his capacity to put it out. The thing is just cascading at an incredible rate." Will it lead to Benedict-Ratzinger's taking long-overdue personally responsibility and abdicating once and for all? The TRADITIO Fathers' estimation is that he's probably too self-centered and stubborn to do so, but his moral authority has now effectively ended. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Boston Globe and the Los Angeles Times.
We attend a SSPX chapel. In the sermon on Palm Sunday, the priest-presbyter told the congregation that we are not obliged under grave sin to traditional practices, but instead to the Novus Ordo statutes of 1983. According to these, there is no serious obligation to observe the traditional Friday abstinence from fleshmeat, except maybe on Good Friday.
The Fathers Reply.
As we have often said, Bernie Fellay's Neo-SSPX has already sold out to the Novus Ordo and its practices. It just hasn't been put in writing yet. Newvatican is too busy these days defending Newpope from his sex crimes! The Friday abstinence is a penitential practice required since Apostolic times, having elements of Divine Law. It is not something that can be whisked away willy-nilly by some Modernist pope or SSPX priest-presbyter, For further information, see FAQ11: How Do You Explain These Traditional Practices? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics), in the section "Friday Abstinence."