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The Associated Press wire has just reported that Benedict-Ratzinger's appointee to become Newchurch archbishop of San Francisco, California, was arrested for drunk driving on the morning of August 25, 2012. The arrest took place at 00:26 local time. This means that after 11:30 p.m., Cordileone had at least three drinks to put him over the limit. Now maybe one might have three drinks over the several-hour course of an evening's meal, but three drinks after 11:30 p.m.? Three for the road? What does that suggest to you? The San Diego Police stated that Cordileone was the "biggest fish" they had caught in quite a while. Cordilone, in a press statement on August 27, 2012, admitted his guilt and called himself a "disgrace" to Newchurch. Yeah, yeah, talk is cheap. You are a disgrace, Sal. Where is your resignation? You are just another one of those New Order sect hypocrites!
Cordilione is often portrayed in the clueless media as a conservative, but he is actually a flaming Modernist, whose own cathedral in Oakland features a life-sized crucifix of Christ with his hair parted in the middle like a homosexual fop and bereft of his crown of thorns. Cordileone personally revised and approved for Newdiocesan use a handbook for the "queering of Catholic [sic] parishes," written by one of his homosexual presbyters, entitled Setting the Table: Preparing Catholic [Sic] Parishes to Welcome Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and Their Families.
Good Catholics, what effect this arrest will have upon the fate of his future installation, previously scheduled for October 14, 2012, is unknown, as his arraignment is scheduled for just six days earlier. If Benedict-Ratzinger, who has a reputation for appointing criminals, incompetents, Communist spies, and now a drunkard, as his Newbishops, knows what's good for his New Order sect, he'll yank Cordileone's appointment and spare San Francisco.
In his weekly Bulletin for August 25, 2012, the Neo-SSPX's senior bishop, Richard Williamson, makes an admission that is probably shocking except to readers of these Daily Commentaries from the TRADITIO Fathers. Bishop Williamson quotes a letter that he received from a member of the NSSPX, in which she complains that the "Conciliar infection," that is the heretical liturgical practices of the Novus Ordo, has been creeping into the Society for some time. She states: "The situation is deteriorating and desperate, and the damage is already done. She goes on to state that many NSSPXers attend Mass daydreaming and that they receive Holy Communion in a very disrespectful way, just as in Newchurch. She further states that sermons given by NSSPX priest-presbyters now come over as Conciliar."
The Neo-SSPX member confirms that "the liturgical rules are not respected," indicating that Novus Ordo practices are already being introduced into Fellay's reorganized Society. Bishop Williamson for his part, in response to the NSSPX member's statement, does not deny the fact that Neo-SSPX Masses(?) are already diseased with the Conciliar infection. He states: "a deterioration of the kind she observes is all too normal."
Good Catholics, the infiltration of the Neo-SSPX with the "Conciliar infection" is all too obvious. The NSSPX's senior bishop is simply confirming what observant traditional Catholics have noted for years, since Bernie Fellay took power in the organization. This sorry situation is just another reason for traditional Catholic to avoid NSSPX Masses(?) and the "Conciliar infection" with which they are now sickened.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I attend a traditional Catholic church and see the celebrating priest addressing the Missal after the Gospel in two different ways. After reading the Holy Gospel, should the priest pick up the Missal to kiss the Holy Gospel, or can he lower his head and kiss the Missal while it rests on the missal stand?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
The Ritus Servandus in Celebratione Missae in the frontmatter of the traditional Missale Romanum clearly states in Section VI: "Sacerdos, elevans parumper librum osculatur principium Evangelii, etc." Thus, elevans indicates that the book is lifted. The instruction further directs that the contact is made at the point where the Gospel just read begins in the Missal. This action is performed out of the great respect in which the Catholic Church traditionally holds the words of the Holy Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
It seems that an "expert" writing for the daily Italian publication, La Stampa, has been getting a lot of things wrong lately. He announced as a practical certainty that Benedict-Ratzinger would receive the Neo-Society of St. Pius X into the New Order sect on Pentecost Sunday, May 27, 2012. That didn't happen. In fact, it was quite the opposite. Ratzinger finally got some Novus Ordo backbone and told Fellay that if his NSSPX didn't accept the Modernist Vatican II Council as doctrinal, all bets were off. Fellay had hoped to weasel around Catholic doctrine enough to sell out anyway, but his bishops and district directors gave any such sellout a resounding, Nein, so Fellay had to put his tail between his legs and retreat to his Menzingen, Switzerland, bunker.
On August 26, 2012, this same "expert" was caught dishing out another half truth. For the centenary of the birth of John Paul I-Luciani, October 17, 2012, he quoted Luciani's secretary as "longing to mend the tear" of the SSPX with Newchurch. Apparently, this "expert" is unaware that Luciani had much bigger sights than just the SSPX. He wanted to return all of Newchurch to the Traditional Latin Mass. And, from a report at the time of his election in 1978, he tapped a surprising figure to help him accomplish this feat. Shortly after August 26, 1978, when he was elected, JPI-Luciani telephoned the founder in 1964 of the Catholic Traditionalist Movement, Fr. Gommar DePauw, to come to Rome to head a Vatican Commission to repeal the Novus Ordo and to restore the Traditional Latin Mass to the Church. But 33 days later, Luciani was dead before the Commission could be announced.
Fr. DePauw's educational credentials rivaled those of Fulton Sheen. DePauw held the Triple Major Licensate in Canon Law, Moral Theology, and Church History. He was also a magna cum laude Diplomate in Classical Humanities and a Doctor of Canon Law. DePauw was a man of action. He broke off his studies to fight as a combat medic at the Battle of Dunkirk in World War II and was taken prisoner by the Nazis, whom he bested when he figured out how to escape from their prison camp. Fr. DePauw emigrated to the United States, where he had family going back to the Revolutionary War. After receiving his Doctorate in Canon Law, he became a professor and Dean of Studies at the United States' primatial seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland, outside of Baltimore.
Between 1962 and 1965 Fr. DePauw participated as a peritus, or expert theological advisor, and as a procurator at the Second Vatican Oecumenical Council. He was promoted there to Monsignor, but in his humility he never used the title or wore the purple piping. But Fr. DePauw heard loud alarm bells at the Vatican II Council. He saw firsthand how the Modernists took over the Council. He left his position, determined to fight what he prophetically saw as the coming storm of the New Order replacing the Roman Catholic Church. Fr. DePauw was also prophetic in seeing the gradual takeover of his seminary by the perverts who were eventually to infiltrate all Novus Ordo seminaries, where they promoted sodomy and paedophilia.
When he left his prestigious position at the seminary, Fr. DePauw went to New York and there in the Pan American Building took the courageous step of celebrating, without "permission," the Traditional Latin Mass publicly in defiance of the Novus Ordo "authorities. As a Doctor of Canon Law, Fr. DePauw was the first to publicize the fact that the Novus Ordo service was invalid and unCatholic under Pope St. Pius V's Papal Bull, Quo primum, a position that has become the hallmark of traditional Catholicism ever since.
Four years later he established the Ave Maria Chapel, in Westbury, Long Island, New York, which at its opening on June 23, 1968, became the first and only publicly-functioning traditional Roman Catholic parish in the United States, operating outside the Novus Ordo structure. Through his long life, Fr. DePauw never sold out to the New Order in any way, no matter what the personal consequences to him. Fr. DePauw had no association with the SSPX. He was an independent priest.
Fr. DePauw was a genius in his use of modern communications media to publicize the Catholic Traditionalist Movement. Signally, it was his brainstorm to place the Traditional Latin Mass as a half-hour advertisement on more than a dozen radio stations in metropolitan areas across the United States. In those dark days after Vatican II, the "Sunday Radio Mass brought to you from Ave Maria Chapel in Westbury, Long Island" became the salvation of traditional Catholics. This Mass was eventually broadcast worldwide via radio, short-wave, and internet.
This remarkable priest, the founder of our movement, whom the SSPX and pseudo-traditionist publications hardly ever mention, had JPI-Luciani lived and implemented his plan to appoint Fr. DePauw to head the Traditional Latin Mass Restoration Commission, would have changed the face of the Church. This courageous priest would not have let Vatican bureaucrats hinder his restoration of the Traditional Latin Mass. He fought, and defeated, the Nazis. Make no mistake -- Fr. DePauw would have mowed down the effete Novus Ordo ecclesiastics at the Vatican just as effectively as Julius Caesar mowed the European barbarians under Rome.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
What is the history of Bible study groups? In the past, did Catholics come together to study the Bible, or is this a Protestant novelty?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
The Bible was deeply studied by the Fathers and Doctors of the Church, whose writings of interpretation and guidance are highly regarded in the Church, some even at the doctrinal level. The Bible, however, is only one of the sources of Public Revelation (the other being Sacred Tradition), and the Bible itself makes it clear that the people are to be instructed in such matters primarily by those who are ordained to preach the Gospel.
Our Lord frequently states that the faith is to be known primarily by "hearing," that is by preaching, not by private "reading." For Catholics, this hearing ordinarily consists of passages proclaimed at Holy Mass and their explanation in the priest's sermon. In fact, the Acts of the Apostles (chapter 8:28-31/DRV) in the New Testament, through the episode of St. Philip and the Ethiopian, makes this point very clearly:
And he was returning, sitting in his chariot and reading Isaias the prophet. And the Spirit said to Philip: Go near and join thyself to this chariot. And Philip running thither, heard him reading the prophet Isaias. And he said: Thinkest thou that thou understandest what thou readest? Who said: And how can I, unless some man shew me? And he desired Philip that he would come up and sit with him.
Most often Bible study groups are a case of the "blind leading the blind" (Matthew 14:31/DRV). When the Protestants substituted "private interpretation," wrenched from the Tradition of the Church and the wisdom of the Fathers and Doctors, they fell into creating an heretical sect. The New Order sect, actually a Protestant sect itself, is now doing the same thing. These Bible study groups simply serve as a forum for Modernists to mouth off with their own personal opinions under a false veneer of "authority," in place of the authority of the bimillennial Church and the Fathers and Doctors.
Another great problem with such "private interpretation" is that practically none of the participants comprehend the Sacred Languages in which the Bible is actually written. They rely upon flawed "translations." Actually, the very concept of "translation" is misleading. No language can be accurately "translated" into another; all a "translation" provides is a gist. That is why the Church has viewed "translations" into the vulgar tongues with great concern. Originally the Protestants, and now the New Order sect, has preyed upon the people by "translating out" and manipulating the teachings of Scripture. Moreover, so-called "word studies" that the Protestants do are essentially worthless, as they do not involve the actual words of the Bible, but somebody's "translation" of them.
This is not to say that some benefit cannot be derived from a reading of Scripture, which is commendable within the proper context. But one must always be careful not to attribute "private interpretation" in their ignorance of the Sacred Languages and the elucidation of the Fathers and Doctors.
The President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops, Newcardinal Timothy Dolan, has been invited to offer a closing benediction at the Republican Party's national convention during the week of August 27, 2012. He offered to do the same for the Democratic convention, which is to be held the following week. Obama didn't even both to respond to the offer. This is the second time that Dolan was dissed by Barack Obama, who claimed to support religious liberty in a November 2011 and then implemented policies that required Newchurch medical facilities to offer contraceptive devices against Catholic moral teaching. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic World News.]
Good Catholics, in spite of being deceived and embarrassed by Obama, Dolan nonetheless invited Obama to speak at the supposedly "Catholic" Al Smith dinner in New York. Dolan is just another example of the clueless Modernists with whom Benedict-Ratzinger has been populating Newchurch since 2005.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I am particularly interested in Martin De Porres and Padre Pio. Are their post-Pius XII canonizations really valid? What should an individual think about them?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
In general, it is prudent to withhold judgment on post-Vatican II "canonizations," particularly after 1983 when the careful investigative process used for the last 400 years to ensure that phonies would be sifted out was gutted by the "Unblessed" JPII-Wojtyla. Padre Pio's canonization(?) falls into that post-1983 period, but his sanctity appears clearer than many of the others of that period. Martin de Porres was canonized in 1962, before Vatican II, and was recognized officially for his sanctity as early as the 18th century.
For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs?" in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "Canonizations."
It seems that the old disinformation about Benedict-Ratzinger being a "traditionalist," rather than the radical Modernist he is, is now being regurgitated for this umpteenth time by one Paul Aulagnier, who has some new book claiming that Ratzinger's Less-than-Extraordinary Mess of 2012, which is to replace on December 2, 2012, the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II "Mass of 1962" (sometimes erroneously called the "Extraordinary Mass") is "Tridentine." Sure it is -- for those Novus Ordo Subjectivists who think that chocolate and arsenic are one and the same!
And who is this Paul Aulagnier, who, like so many pseudo-traditionalists and Neocon Newchurchers, is living in a fantasy world of his own creation? It turns out that the man is yet another one of those Neo-SSPX dropouts, once the big-wig district director of France, a priest turned presbyter, who left the NSSPX in 2003 to get a head start on entry into the New Order sect because the NSSPX wasn't moving fast enough! In 2006 Aulagnier joined with four other dropouts to form the Institute of the Good Shepherd, a Novus Ordo-affiliated organization based in Bordeaux, France, which operated under Benedict-Ratzinger's "Motu" of 2007 for five years, until Ratzinger sent an Inspector General, who directed Aulagnier and his fellow pseudo-traditionalists that they would have to embrace the full Novus Ordo, including the teaching of the heretical Novus Ordo catechism of 1992. Ratzinger's directive has become an open scandal, because of which many Motarians have recently denounced Ratzinger for the Modernist that he is.
Has Aulagnier not seen the meticulous documentation done by the Canadian journalist, showing that after a brief uptick in 2007, the number of "Motu" services (which are not Traditional Latin Masses) is now doing worse even than the "indult" of 1988 and is now sinking? The "Motu" surge lasted only eleven months, from July 2007 to June 2006; then it stopped dead around the world. There is now a net loss of "Motu" Messes around the world.
Is Aulagnier not aware that the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II "Mass of 1962," which is the basis of Ratzinger's "Motu" service of 2007, is being replaced on December 2, 2012, with a rite merged with features of the Novus Ordo: new Mass texts, new Novus Ordo "saints," permitted use of the service facing the congregation, and readings from the altar in the vulgar tongues?
Is Aulagnier not aware that the "Motu" Vianny group in Campos, Brazil, and his own "Motu" Good Shepherd group in Bordeaux, France, have been ordered to use the Novus Ordo service on occasion and to teach the Novus Ordo catechism of 1992 in their seminaries?
Good Catholics, any notion that Benedict-Ratzinger is "traditionalist" is pure bunk from a man, and a pseudo-traditionalist Novus Ordo turncoat at that, who can't even admit that his own leadership in turning his Newchurch into a playpen for paedophiles. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Katholisches.]
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Bernie Fellay's attempt to suppress the words of our SSPX Archbishop-Founder Marcel Lefebvre as "copyrighted," even though the Archbishop and the surviving members of his family have all said that they want every word published, is failing because the Archbishop's words are being spread through the internet. Fellay hates the internet (except that part of it that he attempts to control for his own propaganda) because his own statements are exposed there as mendacious propaganda. That is why Fellay continues to call the truth that has been distributed there "rumors" and "gossip," whereas it is Fellay himself who is distributing false information. The internet, through such sources as the TRADITIO Network, has been the only way that we NSSPXers have been about to find out what is going into our organization -- ours because we fund it!
If Archbishop LeFebvre had had the internet available to him and to the faithful Catholic prelates during Vatican Council II, the Council would have been Dead On Arrival. The Masons and anti-Christians who took over the Council would have been thoroughly exposed. The Archbishop would have been able to argue loudly and vociferously against all the leftist schemers. The faithful would have been alerted to the revolutionary ideas being carried home to the parishes by their so-called bishops and "experts." Rahner, Kung, and Ratzinger did their job of destroying the Church well. That is why the Archbishop stated that Ratzinger is "not Catholic. He is for the de-Christianization of society, while we are for the building of Christianity!"
Fellay wants to deceive us NSSPXers into thinking that the Archbishop would be negotiating with Newrome today. No! He was adamant! Read the Archbishop's own words. He was honest enough to say that before 1988 he himself gave too much, went too far, and trusted Newrome far more than he ever should have! Finally, in 1988, just before consecrating the four bishops with bishop Antonio de Castro Mayer, the Archbishop concluded: "Rome is lost -- it is useless to engage in discussions. They must to convert back to Catholicism before we can come to any agreement." And this even Society priests recognize. They organize "days of adoration" regularly for the specific intention of "the conversion of Rome." Unless their words are without meaning, the conversion of Newrome can only mean (for a Catholic) that we pray Rome comes back to the Catholic Faith.
To agree with Newrome on anything before Newrome has converted is absolute foolishness. Every single pseudo-traditional organization that has made an agreement with Newrome has been silenced. Even Bishop Fellay ruefully acknowledged that bishop Castro de Mayer's beloved group in Compos, Brazil, was lost to traditional Catholicism once his successors made the agreement with the Modernists in Newrome. Papa Stronsay Redemptorists? Gone. St Peter Fraternity? Lost. Good Shepherd Institute, just told that it had to teach Vatican Ii in its Seminary? No longer a voice for traditional Catholicism. Join Newrome and you are no longer a true Catholic. You become a Modernist.
Let's say it very clearly, now that it is clear that Fellay's Neo-SSPX has spit on the Archbishop's traditional Catholic principles and gone over to the Modernist side, in spirit, if not in letter. Archbishop Lefebvre, Bishop Castro de Mayer, and their SSPX were not enough. HAD IT NOT BEEN FOR THE HUNDREDS OF INDEPENDENT TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC BISHOPS PRIESTS, MONKS, AND SISTERS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD RESISTING VATICAN II'S NEW ORDER, THERE WOULD BE NO TRADITIONAL ROMAN CATHOLIC LIFE TODAY.
Where would we be without, for example, Fr. Gommar DePauw, a peritus at Vatican II, who broke with the Modernist sect in 1964 and founded the Catholic Traditionalist Movement, even while the Council was still in session. In fact, there would be precious few of the SSPX priests who would be priests today, had it not been for such courageous independent clergy. In those dark days, the SSPX did not even hesitate to use valid Old Catholic bishops to ordain their priests, when the Society spurned the New Order's invalid Modernist bishops. Of course, the SSPX doesn't want to admit that now, but it is a fact.
I and a number of my fellow NSSPX members have joined to "resist to the face" Bernie Fellay and refuse to follow this errant pseudo-bishop down his path of spiritual suicide and certain destruction "into the belly of Satan," as Our Lady of LaSalette rightly warned. We do not want to become part of the New Order sect of Benedict-Ratzinger and his hierarchy, who are literally Hell-bent on accommodating the sodomites, perverts and outright heretics in Newrome, and in whose number they too find themselves.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I am a traditional Catholic who has been an active member of the Pro-life Movement. From my personal experience I have become disillusioned with this movement because I have learned that it is now completely run by the anti-life New Order sect. That sect's supposedly pro-life publications constantly praise the same New Order bishops who have been openly supportive of "gay marriage" (which, of course, obstructs new life) and rampant homosexuality and paedophilia among their clergy -- and themselves. Even on the issue of abortion itself, these Newchurch bishops have clearly softened their opposition in the last decade.
I have recently become aware of Randy Engel's three-volume work, Rite of Sodomy: Homosexuality and the Roman Catholic Church, in which she meticulously documents thousands of pages of the evidence. Like me, Mrs. Engel became aware that the Pro-life Movement has been hijacked by the Newchurch of the New Order -- which is not the Roman Catholic Church. At one time there were a number of Protestant Fundamentalists and Evangelicals in the movement, who were at least free from the taint of the New Order bishops, but these Protestant pro-lifers now seem to have been marginalized by the New Order leaders.
From inside of the movement, I have seen that money donated for supposedly pro-life projects has been diverted to quite the opposite: homosexuality, abortion, and other gross immoralities. When I attempted to bring this fact to the attention of the largest supposedly pro-life organization, I was blocked from posting the information. Later, I discovered that the site was entirely controlled by Newchurch elements, who wanted to conceal where the money was going. I therefore mailed to the organization's president, Judie Brown, copies of the handbook of services of St. Joseph's "Catholic" hospital, of Phoenix, Arizona, which since 1980 had services in favor of contraception and abortion, long before the local New Order bishop said or did anything.
I am convinced that the New Order clergy are doing and saying all they can to "look" pro life, but that is just their smokescreen to keep money flowing in from the ignorant. It would shock the New Order laypeople to think that their clergy is in fact not pro family at all, but anti family in all ways. I do not say the rosary in front of abortion clinics any longer. I have told my former associates in the pro-life movement that I would instead say the rosary in front of the New Order dioceses' headquarters if anyone would join me. I have told my former associates in the movement that the truth of the matter is: "Catholic," that is Newchurch, charities refer women for abortions. For these Newchurch bishops drop by pro-life demonstrations only for a single decade of the rosary for the purpose of getting their picture taken with the group to further donations to their private coffers.
I have dropped out of the pro-life movement because it is a fraud, taken over by the New Order sect, which is using it merely as a money conduit for anti-life causes. I have come to the point where I believe that those in the New Order actually want divorce, contraception, and even abortion at the same time that they are supposedly saying rosaries against these things. I know that New Order clergy are telling people in their "Reconciliation" boxes that "contraception is up to you" and "annulments are no problem -- for a price."
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
You are correct: the Newchurch of hte New Order is just a sham, a smokescreen to deceive people. Phony are its Mess, sacraments, doctrine, and morality. No true Catholic can morally set foot into any of its temples or put one penny into its collection-plate. Randy Engel's documentation is indisputable: the Newchurch has taken over the pro-life movement, not because that Newchurch believes in life, but as a scheme to connive money from clueless Newchurchers to support anti-life causes. In Newchurch, there is no morality. It's all about the money.
In the U.S. Presidential election campaign, Congressman Paul Ryan was selected on August 11, 2012, by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to stand for vice president. Ryan has some interesting facts in his background that you won't hear the mainstream media much talking about. Because of his young age, 42, just two years above the minimum requirement for the office, Ryan grew up in the false Newchurch religion in the 1970s and 1980s, probably not knowing any better, but he appears smart enough one day to find his way to the true traditional Catholic Faith.
Ryan attended Newchurch school through the eighth grade and was what we might call a "table server." For, by that year, 1984, the invalid Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Order service had completely taken over in Newchurch, so there were no longer any "altar boys," just "table servers" to serve what the New Order sect officially calls the "Sunday dinner." To show how far the Catholic Church had been destroyed by the New Order even by 1984, Ryan's elder brother has stated that Ryan's parents "didn't insist that their four children integrate faith into their lives. Their Catholic [sic] life was as much about community and taking care of each other as it was about dogma." Just twenty years earlier, such parents would have been considered verging on apostasy!
In spite of his false religious upbringing, Ryan seems to have a good deal of natural sense. In high school, when Latin instruction was in decline, essentially killed by the chief architect of the New Order, the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, and his comrade-in-Modernism Paul VI-Montini, Ryan studied the language of Roman and Western Civilization and the Roman Catholic Church and was a member of the Latin club.
Somehow Ryan seems to have found his way around the heretical Modernist theologians, who starred at Vatican II, such as Karl Rahner, Hans Kung, and, of course, the ubiquitous "Fr." Ratzinger, to find true Catholic doctrine in the works of the rational and eminently Catholic Universal Doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274). "If somebody is going to try to paste a person's view on epistemology to me, then give me Thomas Aquinas," Ryan has said. The New Order, including Ratzinger, hates this greatest of the Catholic theologians, because his theology is diametrically opposed to the Modernist heresy that the New Order embraces. Ratzinger, in particular, has admitted that he is too dumb to understand the greatest of Catholic theologians. No wonder Ratzinger was described by Archbishop Lefebvre as "not a Catholic"!
Ion Mihai Pacepa, a former Romanian intelligence chief who defected to the United States in 1978, is co-authoring a book entitled Disinformation, which documents the Soviet Union's plot to frame Pope Pius XII as "Hitler's Pope," a plot in which Pacepa personally participated in the 1960s and 1970s. Although leaders of that contemporary generation, who highly praised Pius XII's actions, included Albert Einstein, Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill (who described him as "the greatest man of our time"), it was the plan of the atheist Communist Soviet Secret Police known as the KGB to "frame" Pius XII. Writes Pacepa:
In KGB jargon, changing the past was called "framing," and it was a highly-classified disinformation specialty. The Kremlin's attempt to frame Pius XII as "Hitler's Pope" was rejected by that contemporary generation that had lived through the real history and knew who Pope Pius XII really was. There is plenty of hard evidence proving that the portrayal of Pius XII as Hitler's Pope was born in Moscow. The immense KGB disinformation machinery was able to flip the image of Pius XII from lily white to coal black.
The plot was known as "Operation Seat 12," a KGB-led campaign of disinformation that centered on Rolf Hochhuth’s 1968 anti-Pius XII play The Deputy. The play served falsely to discredit the wartime pope as a Nazi sympathizer, ten years after his death, when he was unable to defend himself.
But when the generation that knew Pius XII personally had passed on, aided by Modernism that came out of the closet in the early 1960s, which included the Second Vatican Council, the Kremlin tried again in the 1960s to assassinate the reputation of Pius XII. "This time it worked." Those in that new generation include the current head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is a former KGB agent.
According to Pacepa, in 1971, the KGB had sent Kirill to Geneva as a representative of the Russian Orthodox Church to the World Council of Churches. In 1975, the KGB infiltrated him into the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, an organization of heretics and schismatics, which had become a Kremlin pawn. In 1989, the KGB appointed him chairman of the Russian patriarchate's foreign relations as well. In 2009, when Kirill was elected patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, he still held those positions.
Pacepa's book, which has an introduction by former U.S. CIA Director James Woolsey, promises to be a crucial contribution towards clearing Pius XII's name. Even Israel's Holocaust Museum has now admitted, at least in part, that its own campaign to smear Pius XII, is false, and has decided to change its placard defaming Pius XII. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Zenit.]
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
When there is a crisis in the Church, are Catholics permitted to use even satire and sarcasm to fight for the true Faith?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Yes. The Catholic Church has had a long history of vehement and direct talk against corruption of the Faith, including satire and even sarcasm. It is part of the public forum, which is to be differentiated from the private forum. The number of Catholic theologians who support this moral teaching include St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas, the two most authoritative theologians of the Catholic Church.
Christ Himself vilifies his enemies, particularly the authorities of the Church of His time, the High Priest Caiphas and his minions, the Pharisees. He uses the strongest language against their misdeeds and corruption of God's house, even calling them Devils and calling them out with profanity. Again, the distinction is between public and private persons.
Those who administer the Church are its public representatives and are to be held to the highest standard. If they fail to meet that standard, Catholic moral theology teaches that they are to be publicly corrected and, if they persist, even justly vilified. The history of the Church contains many examples of this kind of approved "Catholic action" by many of the Saints, who called out even corrupt popes with sarcasm and profanity.
Such vigorous "Catholic action" is entirely moral because truth and the Faith are the highest good, according to the maxim corruptio optimi pessima. When truth and the Faith are corrupted, Catholics have a moral obligation to fight against their corruptors with every weapon they have at their disposal. It is a sin against justice for the corrupt to hide their despicable acts under the color of office. We see what that kind of unCatholic morals has led to in the case of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, that has polluted even the High Priest of our time, Benedict-Ratzinger.
In the last half century, many enemies of the Church have attempted to emasculate the teachings of Sacred Scripture and Tradition in an effort to turn Christianity into some kind of "pansy sect." This is not Biblical. This is not Christian. This is not Catholic. Catholics are instead to be milites Christi, soldiers of Christ, the commitment that we made upon our traditional Confirmation, not in any way to be servants of evil, even by our silence. That would certainly be immoral.
Presbyter Angel Perez wasn't satisfied with just sexually attacking a twelve-year-old boy. When the boy escaped from him and ran down a public street screaming for help, Perez, vested only in a Speedo G-string, tried to catch the boy for more. It was close to midnight on Sunday, August 12, 2012, when a Woodburn, Oregon, resident saw the boy running down the street toward him. The boy, shaking and scared to death, begged for help, telling him that a man was chasing him. Moments later, presbyter Perez rounded the corner wearing only his G-string. When the resident yelled to Perez that he was calling the police, the presbyter ran away.
Presbyter Perez, just the latest in a continuing spate of sexual attacks against children by Newchurch bishops and presbyters, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse, abuse of a child in the display of sexually-explicit conduct, furnishing alcohol to a minor, and driving under the influence of intoxicants. Perez had committed these crimes against the child in the Newparish rectory.
Presbyter Perez, holding true to the deep perversion of Novus Ordo presbyters, told police, in response to questions about his sexual attack upon the boy, excused his behavior by saying, "I made a mistake." He wanted police to give him a pass because "I am just one who serves in the [New]church." Perez was "formed" in a Novus Ordo seminary and remains "in good standing" and "in full communion" with Benedict-Ratzinger. It figures. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Oregonian.]
Good Catholics, any notion that Benedict-Ratzinger, the "Paedophile Pope," has done anything to shut down once and for all his child-rape mill, is patently false. His Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust continues unabated, funded by Newchurchers who still put money in Novus Ordo collection-plates and support perverted presbyters and Newbishops. Undeniably, the Newchurchers are now knowing accomplices in child rape. Talk about Mortal Sin!
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
On August 15, 2012, Michael Mary, Superior of the former Transalpine Redemptorists, formerly a Neo-SSPX group under Bernie Fellay, spit in the face of the Blessed Virgin Mary on her Assumption day by selling out, after four long years, to the unCatholic New Order sect. In a prophecy of what will happen to the Neo-SSPX when it sells out, Benedict-Ratzinger forbad the Redemptorists to retain even their former name, and forced them to take a Novus Ordo-sounding title: "Sons of the Redeemer." It has been reported that when Fellay sells out the Neo-SSPX, its new name will be the "Society of St. Savior," a ridiculous-sounding alliteration to fit his ridiculous NSSPX organization.
Before this apostasy occurred, the few monks in Michael Mary's order who knew better have now been proved right. They left the order when Michael Mary entered into negotiations with Newrome. The refusers of his little rebellion have now scuttled back to the bosom of Fellay, even as the Neo-SSPX plans its own capitulation to the Brave New One-World Church of the New Order, where all gods are equal. "What fools these mortals be!"
Michael Mary hankered to be an abbas nullius, literally, an abbot of nothing, and that is just what he got from Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newrome: nothing. Not a worldwide abbacy on the grounds of his "special liturgies," as the New Order calls them, that is, the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II "Motu" Mess of 1962+. Not a pontifical (Newpapal) institute. No, he got merely an institute of diocesan right in the Newdiocese of Aberdeen, Scotland. Henceforth, Michael Mary and his apostatizers will be confined strictly to the windswept Northern desert of Papa Stronsay in the North Sea. Even there, however, the New Order bishop of Aberdeen has full authority over him and his pseudo-monks. It won't be long before Michael Mary and his pseudo-monks are concelebrating the New Mess for their supper, in accordance with the still effective Protocol No. 1411, which requires "indult" presbyters to celebrate the invalid Novus Ordo service whenever requested by their Newbishop.
The Sons have one equally remote daughter house on South Island, New Zealand. Who knows what will happen to it? What is known is that, from this point on, every time the Sons want to found a new apostolate, they need the permission of the local Newbishop. Like the Traditional Anglican Communion and the Institute of the Good Shepherd, they are now absorbed body and soul into Newchurch and New Mess. The only cheery note is that the apostate Michael Mary will no longer need to worry about founding new apostolates elsewhere. His vocations are about to dry up, and his chief concern will be how to hold on to the pseudo-monks he already has.
Of course, all the pseudo-traditionalist fools are jumping for joy. Cardinal Muller, Benedict-Ratzinger's new head of Newdsoctrine, who has already been caught in several heretical statements, must be having the laugh of his life while he watches his enemies exult as he fastens the noose around their necks. These pseudo-traditionalist fools don't need to be dragged to the scaffold: they run to it, anxious to prove how willing they are to commit suicide.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
If pseudo-traditionalists want a good programme for destroying their organizations through "recognition" by the unCatholic New Order sect, they should pay heed to the example of the "Sons of the Redeemer." When Michael Mary's sellout treason was first reported in 2008, contributions to his order immediately fell by more than half. Now donations may be down to half of that. And the trough of future donations to support his newly-reminted New Order remnant may fall close to zero, as true Catholics know that it would be a Mortal Sin for them to contribute one penny to the unCatholic and immoral representatives of the heretical New Order sect.
Good Catholics, these "Sons of the Redeemer" apostates remind us of what St. Thomas More told Richard Rich, who perjured himself and betrayed the Saint to his death, merely to become Henry VIII's attorney for Wales. "Why Richard," said the Saint," it profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world ... but for Wales?"
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
For your readers in the United States, Yves Rostand, the U.S. District Superior, is visiting chapels in town-hall fashion, preaching to the Neo-SSPXers there the Gospel of Obedience to Bernie Fellay. You see, Fellay has given up on Rosary Crusades and has decided to push a new "Obedience Crusade." Rostand is using the same propaganda and workbooks to merge the NSSPX into their new "oecumenical union" with the Novus Ordo sect.
I came to the NSSPX from the Novus Ordo. From my own personal experience, when the Novus Ordo had "speak-up sessions," they were used to scope out real estate for future selling and merging (mostly historical pre-Vatican II properties), and they were used also to check out whether there would be any resistance from the people. Is Rostand working for Fellay in scoping out those NSSPX sites that are to be sold off in anticipation of merging with the New Order sect? It wouldn't surprise me.
To be silent is to condone and to be indifferent to sin. Silence brought us Vatican II and the New Order clergy's sex crimes against children. Silence brought us the perversion of the invalid Novus Ordo Mess. For me, I'm out of the Neo-SSPX. I've had it with Fellay and his silent paedophile-loving clergy.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Obedience to evil is not a virtue; it is a sin. Thus teaches the Universal Doctor of the Church, St. Thomas Aquinas. But Bernie Fellay, the Superior-Dictator of the Neo-SSPX, apparently flunked his course in Catholic dogmatic theology. He was too busy with his bookkeeper's eyeshade on, counting money like King Midas in the SSPX treasury.
More has leaked out now about Benedict-Ratzinger's Great "Motu" Mass Hoax, pertaining to the new "Extraordinary Mess" missal that will come into obligatory force on December 2, 2012. It took just five years from Motu Proprio Summorum pontificum of 2007 for the "Mess of 1962+" to be replaced, just as Ratzinger warned in 2007 that it would be. Naturally, the clueless Motarians were deaf to the hoax. Ratzinger is moving away from the "Mess of 1962+," sometimes erroneously called the "Extraordinary Mess," a term that has never been used by the Catholic Church, to merge the "Extraordinary Mess" into the invalid Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo service.
The leaks reveal that the new "Extraordinary Mess" missal, to be published by own Vatican Press later this year, will contain Novus Ordo Prefaces to the Sacred Canon of the Mass, a rubric that allows "Extraordinary Mess" facing the congregation, and Novus Ordo readings in the vulgar tongues.
Good Catholics, does that sound familiar? It should. That's exactly how the the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo service started -- new Prefaces to the Sacred Canon, Mess facing the congregation, and new readings in the vulgar tongues. If the Motarians, who are still clinging to the fantasy of the "Paedophile Pope" as being "traditionalist," knew what is good for them, they would jump ship from the Novus Ordo sect right now before it is too late. If they want to persist in being unCatholic rather than becoming true Catholics, maybe they can find some other Protestant sect where the service and the ministers are at least "reverent."
With a social order that relegates Christ's Church as an "equal" among other sects, the state would function as both "God" and Church. Instead of Christianity, politics became the national religion, and the functions that the Church would rightly, and, for the most part, voluntarily perform, would be coercively done by the state. Obamacare is just another conquest of the state/god in its insatiable desire for total social control.
To read my entire article, click on ARTKINGSHIP.HTM: The Kingship of Christ and Obamacare in the TRADITIO Network's Fr. Denis Fahey Archive department.
Benedict-Ratzinger's New Order sect is becoming more and more outrageous. On August 13, 2012, police were called in to find TV celebrity and reality-show host Jason "Mayhem" Miller naked in a New Order temple in Mission Viejo, California. Miller was found amidst a mysterious "white powder" on the floor. When police asked Miller his name, he responded "Mayhem," the name by which he is known on the show, but eerily sounding like the name of one of Satan's demons. "Mayhem" hosts the MTV show Bully Beatdown, a reality show where bullies are challenged to take on professional fighters for a chance to win money. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Orange County Register.]
Good Catholics, Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch of the New Order is becoming more and more bizarre, as a Modernist, heretical sect would be expected to become. At this point it is clear that Ratzinger has lost all control of his sect. Those who ignore the vile immorality of the New Order sect and cower under a phony "Extraordinary Mess of 1962" are simply associating with a "den of robbers," as Christ called them in the Gospels. Those who support Ratzinger's unCatholic Great Motu Mess Hoax by attending the invalid "Motu" Mess of 1962 with phony Novus Ordo presbyters "presiding" should be ashamed of themselves as pusillanimous cowards who have sold out their Catholic Faith.
Roger Vangheluwe, Newchurch bishop of Bruges, Belgium, who once boasted on French television that he had raped his own nephew repeatedly during the 1970s and 1980s and was essentially let off by Benedict-Ratzinger, has now been charged with rape against a child in a Newchurch children's home. The perverted Newchurch bishop has now been charged with more sex crimes, as confirmed by Belgian Federal Judicial Authorities.
A man from West Flanders charged that Vangheluwe raped him several times while he was in a Newchurch-run children's home in the 1990s. Vangheluwe regularly visited the children's home in the West Flemish village of Loker, where the child was being cared for. Vangheluwe also visited the children while they were holidaying in the coastal resort of Oostduinkerke. Vanghluwe was charged with raping the boy over a five-year-period both at the children's home and while the children were on holiday.
Other Newchurch officials who knew of Vangheluwe's rapes "failed to help a minor in need," said the charges filed. This is another case where Josef Ratzinger and the New Order sect "shirked its responsibilities by neglecting to investigate." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Expatica.]
Good Catholics, you might well ask why Benedict-Ratzinger, if he is a Catholic pope, doesn't once and for all banish his Newbishop to an isolated monastery in the Alps, to spend the rest of his wretched life in 24/7 prayer for his sins against children, where he could do them no further harm. The answer is that Benedict-Ratzinger, whatever his technical status may be, is not a truly Catholic pope and thinks more of protecting his paedophiliac New Order sect than protecting his children from vile rape. The ancient Romans would have tossed him in the Tiber. Too bad the modern Roman (Catholics) are too pusillanimous to do the same.
A new global poll shows that the Irish, shocked by a succession of government reports that have exposed that Benedict-Ratzinger was suborning the rape of children by his Newchurch bishops and presbyters, are abandoning Newchurch faster than any other country in the world. Only seven years ago, 69 per cent of the Irish defined themselves as "religious." That figure has now fallen to just a minority, 47 per cent.
The new statistics mean that a third of remaining Newchurchers, horrified by Benedict-Ratzinger's cover up and facilitation of child rape by his Newchurch bishops and presbyters, have abandoned the New Order sect in just the last seven years. At such an accelerated rate of decline, Newchurch will be virtually dead in Ireland within a decade and a half. Ireland, once one of the most devout nations in the world, ranked 44th out of the 57 countries included in the study -- below once-Communist Russia.
Ordinations have also collapsed in Ireland, down from over 400 per year during the 1960s to just six in the whole of Ireland in 2011 -- a whopping 98 per cent decline. The number of Newchurch clergy has fallen by a third in just five years, from over 3,000 five years ago to under 2,000 today. Newchurch clergy are dying off with none to replace them, as younger Irishmen in no way wish to be associated with Benedict-Ratzinger's pedophiliac Newchurch sect. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Belfast Telegraph.]Good Catholics, Benedict-Ratzinger can try to play ostrich and ignore his leadership of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, but its consequences are rapidly accelerating. Many Newchurchers are de-registering themselves from his sect all over Europe, and one of Europe's once most Catholic countries, Ireland, has already expelled Ratzinger's nuncio and closed its embassy in Newvatican. When the Newchurch dies in the coming decades, it will be mostly Ratzinger who will be held responsible for its demise. Ironically does Providence use evil men against themselves to bring about good results.
Neo-SSPXers in Australia around the Society's headquarters at Oxley in Queensland are in open revolt from Bernie Fellay, the Neo-SSPX's Superior-Dictator. In its Open Letter dated August 12, 2012, the group of Australian NSSPXers has published the strongest, most condemnatory language yet used against the NSSPX's "Judas" Bishop. The letter was sent to Fellay before the "conference" that he had planned to give the Neo-SSPXers at Oxley, Queensland on August 19, 2012, at Our Lady of Lourdes. The NSSPX group singles out for condemnation specific actions of Fellay:
The NSSPX group emphatically tells Fellay: "Your behaviour is totally unacceptable. We are saying is that it is gravely wrong, and unacceptable to us as Traditionalists. Benedict Ratzinger has been a Modernist and a manifest heretic all his life.... Yet you still keep running back and groveling to him each and every time he clicks his fingers. He tells you to jump, and you ask him, 'How high?' ...By your actions, you are betraying both Our Lord and Archbishop Lefebvre."
In what is its most severe criticism, the NSSPX group charges Fellay with numerous Mortals Sin of Sacrilege, in that he always elects to hold his "conferences" in the church, in front of the Blessed Sacrament, and from behind the pulpit. The group calls such manipulation a sacrilegious ploy because the NSSPXers have respect for the Blessed Sacrament and will not get up and challenge what Fellay says in that venue.
Accordingly, the NSSPX group calls upon Fellay to:
In 1969, together with the implementation of the invalid Novus Ordo Protestant-Masonic service, the Modernist Newpope of Vatican II, Paul VI-Montini, decided to strike a compromise with Newbishops who permitted the heretical practice of "communion in the hand." Only in those countries in which the practice was already an established practice could the practice continue, but in other countries, it could be instituted only by a two-thirds vote of the Newbishops. You see, under the Modernist Newpope Montini, Catholic doctrine first became a matter of voting. The U.S. Newbishops originally wanted nothing to do with it.
Joseph Bernardin, the Newcardinal of Chicago, Illinois, a flaming homosexual as documented in the 2012 book by Phyllis Schlafly and George Neumayr, No Higher Power: Obama's War on Religious Freedom, was determined that the Catholic Sacrament should be reduced to mere Protestant commemorative bread. In 1975 and again in 1976, as president of the National Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops, Bernardin attempted in vain to garner two-thirds of the bishops to vote in favor of receiving "communion in the hand." In 1977, which coincided with the end of Bernadin's term as president, Bernardin made one final attempt. Several Newbishops tried to stop the approval of the practice, but Bernardin ruled the motion out of order. The Newbishops then voted for a third time, and fell short for a third time of the two-thirds majority.
This, however, did not end the matter. Bernadin began gathering "absentee votes" from any Newbishop he could find, including retired Newbishops who no longer administered a Newdiocese. Consequently, the vote was artificially adjusted to meet the two-thirds majority. Therefore, even in the New Order sect "communion in the hand" is actually illegal. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs?" in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "Communion in the Hand."
But the final chapter in the saga was written not by Newcardinal Bernardin or Paul VI-Montini, but by God. "God is not mocked" (Galatians 6:7/DRV). Because these Modernist heretics defied the Church and attempted to allow the sacrilegious practice of "communion in the hand," God withdraw from the New Order sect the true Sacrament and substituted invalid bread, as the Protestant heretics have. As of 1969 in the New Order sect, with the implementation of the invalid, Protestantized New Ordinal, which no longer validly ordains priests, and with the implementation of the invalid Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo service, the Newchurch of the New Order no longer had a valid priesthood, Mass, or Sacrament of "communion." Therefore, sacrilege could no longer occur, as Newchurchers were touching mere bread like the Protestants, not the Body of Christ, but mere bread. Thus, the matter became one of heresy, not sacrilege.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
We all know by now how the Traditional Anglican Communion (TAC) has been divided by Modernist Rome and how its spirit of tradition is now being annihilated in the Novus Ordo "Ordinariates." The plight of the traditional Anglican (called Episcopalians in the United States) is the handwriting on the wall for the Neo-SSPX and any other pseudo-traditional Catholic organizations that toy with the idea of selling out to the New Order sect. Here is what happened to the Anglicans after they joined New Order sect in consequence of Benedict-Ratzinger's deceitful 2009 Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus.
In England, the only 3 Anglican ministers were accepted into the Ordinariate, and Protestantized officials of the New Order sect were put in charge of them. What is the Mess for that Ordinariate now? It's the Novus Ordo trainwreck. For vestments, behold the cheap bathrobes of 1970s Pentecostal ministers. When they wear out, you can use them to polish your car with. Traditionalists, welcome to the Novus Ordo!
More recently, the American Ordinary, Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson, has issued a statement to discourage his Anglican, now Novus Ordo, presbyters from offering even the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II Mess of 1962. (Of course, none of these Novus Ordo presbyters is even ordained, so all the Messes are invalid). Traditionalists, welcome to the Novus Ordo!
This leaves only Australia, headed by a former Traditional Anglican bishop, Harry Entwistle. He has been bought by the New Order sect, as is evidenced by the fact that the Mess at the very first Ordinariate parish, at Perth, was the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan, and of course invalid, Novus Ordo service from start to finish. Oh, and they've replaced the first-edition Revised Standard Version of the Scriptures, in sacral English, with the second edition, which uses colloquial English. Traditionalists, welcome to the Novus Ordo!
Bernie Fellay needs to wake up and smell the disaster that he is engineering. Look what happened to the Traditional Anglican Communion when it joined Modernist Newrome. It was swallowed whole by the liberalists and their fake Mess. If you jump into the arms of these Maoist periti, Bernie, you will not be able to say that you were not forewarned. Cut off all talks while there is still time. Be a man and admit that you have been had. You still have time to save the situation. Unless your face is so full of drool hankering after Novus Ordo purple that you have lost your Catholic Faith.
The President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops, Newcardinal Timothy Dolan, of New York, was humiliated in 2011 by Barack Obama, when the latter went back on his word and required that contraceptives be furnished in "Catholic" institutions. Dolan was humiliated yet again in 2012 when Obama flipped and went immoral on the issue of "gay marriage."
If Dolan and the U.S. bishops had any Catholic Faith left (they don't), they would expel the pro-abortion, pro-"gay" Obama from their midst, just as Christ expelled the demons from the possessed. Instead, Dolan has invited Obama to speak at the October 18, 2012, annual Al Smith dinner, Smith being the first (real) Catholic candidate for the U.S. Presidency, in the 1932 election. The Newchurch establishment has not always invited every presidential candidate. President Bill Clinton, the deflowering adulterer of young interns under the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, was not invited in 1996, and candidate John Kerry, who was a flaming abortionist, was not invited in 2004.
Some Newchurchers are outraged and are trying to petition Dolan to withdraw the invitation to the immoral Obama. But there isn't a snowball's chance in Hell that will ever happen, as Newchurch continues to play sycophant to the most immoral and anti-Catholic vermin.
On July 31, 2012, Bernie Fellay, the Neo-SSPX's Superior-Dictator at Manila, took the last step before expelling Fr. Francois Chazal, of The Philippines, from the NSSPX. And what grave "sin" did Fr. Chazal commit? He preached a sermon on June 10, 2012, in Korea, entitled "What's Next?," concerning Fellay's sellout negotiations with the New Order sect. Fr. Chazal thought that it was his duty as a priest to keep his flock informed on what their Society was doing.
Through his favorite, Daniel Couture, the District Superior of the Asia District, Fellay insisted that Fr. Chazal's flock not be openly informed of ongoing developments. Fr. Chazal's greatest sin of all, in Fellay's eyes, was that that he also made his sermon and related materials available on the internet. It makes no difference, of course, that Fellay shamelessly shovels out his own propaganda on the internet, an instrument that he once condemned as being of the Devil! Couture was appointed by Fellay in 1996 to replace Fr. Paul Morgan, who was appointed and ordained by Archbishop Lefebvre and did the hard work in establishing the Asia District between 1992 and 1996. Fr. Morgan has now become one of Fellay's most outspoken critics -- and the Neo-SSPX's most respected District Superior, now of Great Britain.
In issuing a final "monition" to Fr. Chazal before expulsion, Fellay was careful to cite the 1983 New Order "canon law," that phony structure based upon the unCatholic Modernism of Vatican II, which is routinely ignored by the New Order sect itself. Since Fellay has been sidling up to join the New Order sect, he has been going by the New Order sect's own Modernistic "canon law."
Fellay gave Fr. Chazal until August 15, 2012, to make a final appeal. Therefore, Fr. Chazal, having now taken refuge in the United States, which at least retains some semblance of free speech, sent out a public retort on August 6, 2012, that "the blade of the guillotine is now about to fall" and reiterated the following facts:
Good Catholics, even the Modernist Benedict-Ratzinger has been more accepting of criticism than Fellay, who has by now rightly earned with many clergy and laity of the Neo-SSPX the title "Hitler of the NSSPX." Fellay is still plotting the overthrow of the traditional Catholic Faith and its replacement by some kind of pusillanimous "accommodation" with the unCatholic New Order sect. The game is not over. The Devil still has a queen on the chessboard.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
When I was growing up in the late 1950s, I can't ever remember the term Eucharist being used, at least not with the frequency with which it is employed today in the New Order sect. It seems that we used the term Communion. Nor did I ever hear of a "Eucharist celebration." Why does the New Order sect now constantly use the term Eucharist?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Although the term Eucharistia was used in traditional Latin texts for the clergy, and the Sacrament was usually called "Holy Eucharist," the use of this term certainly increased after Vatican II (1962-1965). This was part of a general New Order renaming of traditional Catholic terms and substituting for them New Order terms, often Greek-based instead of the traditional Latin. "Confession" became "reconciliation" (no longer a sacrament). "Sermon" became "homily." "Mass" became "Liturgy" (no longer a Catholic Mass). "Communion" became "Eucharist" (no longer a sacrament).
It is revealing that the traditional term "Communion" is related to God. In Newchurch "communion" now is used in a very difference sense, to indicate whether someone is associated with ("in communion with") the New Order sect. Moreover, one can be "in full communion" with that sect, so presumably "in partial communion" as well. Such a concept is foreign to true Catholicism. Certainly, this "communion" is no longer related to God!
It will undoubtedly be lost in all the "politically correct" reporting concerning Wade Page, who mass-murdered seven Sikhs worshipping in a temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on August 4, 2012. The media will undoubtedly emphasize the gun connection. What the media won't emphasize is that Page was ensnared in two of the most common pagan and violence-prone "approved" activities of age: rock "music" and tattooing. In fact, these pagan practices are becoming so common that few pay attention to them, and few publicly condemn them.
Actually, quite a bit of scientific research has been done on rock "music," which concludes that its loudness and pulsating rhythms stimulate the body to respond with powerful "fight" hormones, such as oxytocin and adrenalin. Everyone has heard of rock "concerts" at which members of the audience have been killed from listeners gone crazy. As far as we know, no one has ever been stimulated to a killing rampage by listening to Gregorian chant, Bach, or Mozart. Quite the opposite. Everyone has heard of the oft-repeated experiments in which plants are placed in a room with piped-in rock music. They wither and die. Other plants are placed in a room with piped-in Bach. The plants grow and thrive.
It would be a much less violent world if everyone listened to an hour of Gregorian chant each day! There is a famous story of a Benedictine monastery in Europe, whose monks suddenly started showing symptoms of stress: insomnia, anxiety, and the like. Physicians could find no cause. Finally, one physician observed that after the institution of the New Order in 1969, the monks had dropped their chanting of the Divine Office in Latin Gregorian Chant. When the practice was restored, all the symptoms of stress disappeared!
Page was also deeply ensnared in the pagan practice of tattooing. This practice has been condemned from Old Testament times, a condemnation that continues into Christian times. "You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor shall you make in yourselves any figures or marks: I am the Lord" (Leviticus 19:28/DRV). Tattooing is considered to be a mutilation of the body in contravention of the Fifth Commandment of God. Would Our Lord have had a tattoo? Our Lady? Of course not.
Tattooing is against the Moral Law because it involves substantial and unnecessary medical risks to the body. The tattoo inks contain carcinogens like lead and mercury. Tattooing transmits HIV and Hepatitis C. These viruses can erupt virulently, or it can lie dormant in the body for twenty or more years after the tattooing incident. Hepatitis can destroy the liver and thus weaken the body until it dies in agony. So dangerous is this practice that tattooed individuals cannot give blood as not to transmit the viruses to others. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs?" in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "Tattoos and Body Piercings."
Good Catholics, undoubtedly some U.S. lawmakers will use the Page massacre to call for more gun-control laws, even though the United States already has many of these, which have not seemed to make any difference. The United States doesn't need more gun laws. What it needs is laws against rock "music" and a federally-mandated hour a day of Gregorian chant!
An independent traditional Catholic priest in Germany, Fr. Rolf Lingen, is reported to have been forged, apparently for a second time, on charges of "abuse of titles" and "identity theft" because he refuses to recognize the New Order sect of as "Catholic" and refuses to operate under the auspices of the "Paedophile" Pope, on whom even many members of the German parliament walked out. His court date is set for September 27, 2012.
Traditional Catholics in Germany are speaking out against this "Nazi-like" action on the part of Germany against freedom of religion, which is supposed to be a "human right" protected by the United Nations. These Catholics have pointed out that the New Order sect has "officially, formally, and publicly repudiated in the strongest terms possible" the traditional Catholic Faith. One editorial stated: "The Vatican II sect has embraced a different liturgy and, as the law of prayer is the law of belief, a different belief from that of the Catholic Faith and Church."
It seems that the modern state of Germany has learned little from its Nazi period. Hitler banned certain books. The modern German government bans books, for example, threatening to shut off Amazon.com in Germany because it was selling Mein Kampf. Hitler banned freedom of speech. The modern German government bans freedom of speech, most notably in the trumped-up "holocaust-denier" charges against NSSPX senior bishop Richard Williamson. Hitler banned all but "approved" religious expression. Modern Germany is doing the same in the case of Fr. Lingen.
Bernie Fellay, the Superior-Dictator of the Neo-SSPX, dispenses tricks to deceive the clueless NSSPXers that he alone is the wizard-master capable of saving the traditional Catholic Church, whilst delivering the Neo-SSPXers into the hands of his supreme wizard-master and pal, "Fr." Ratzinger, a Modernist leader at Vatican II.
Bernard's Magic Shop is a Melbourne icon and has been dispensing tricks, novelties, costumes, and juggling accessories for many years. Bernie "Bernard" Fellay is in Melbourne to dispense some of his new magic tricks to the clueless NSSPXers. What tricks is he purchasing to deceive the faithful? His current repertoire includes:
The time is long past for the NSSPX bishops and members to perform a little magic of their own and make Fellay magically disappear from the NSSPX!
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I see that the Neo-SSPX's Bernie Fellay was in Perth, Australia, on August 4, 2012, doing "damage control" for the utter mess to which has brought his organization during his (thankfully) fruitless efforts, so far, to sell out what was once Archbishop Lefebvre's traditional Catholic organization to the New Order sect and its leader, Josef Ratzinger, whom the Archbishop publicly denounced as "not a Catholic."
Fellay's loyal henchman, Daniel Couture, his District Superior, is coming here to New Zealand for three weeks to extend the "Damage Control Tour." As one who has been observing the NSSPX's shenanigans in Oceania, let me tell you: many of the NSSPXers, who have been so bombarded with Fellay's Novus Ordo propaganda, will lap up the lies.
However, the NSSPX has been shaken by the recent goings-on, particularly by the split between the three Lefebvran bishops and the lone Ratzingerian bishop, Fellay, and by the public revolt of a significant number of Fellay's own District Superiors against his sellout programme and his dictatorial methods.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
We were told that a presbyter from the local Novus Ordo temple here is telling people that traditional Catholics want the Mass said in Latin, but that originally the Mass was in Greek. Is that correct? When was the Mass first said in Latin?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
No, it is not correct. The misconception that Greek, not Latin, was used in the Roman Church from the earliest times, was once and for all disproven by archaeological evidence discovered in 1862. Nevertheless, the misconception still lingers in the uninformed minds of the Newchurchers. At least as far as Rome and its surrounding cities are concerned, the archaeological evidence in House No. 11 at Pompeii, known as the House of the Christian Inscription, confirms that the Roman Mass was in Latin since at least A.D. 79. If this were not the case, your answer to the Novus Ordo presbyter should be: If that's what you think, say the Mass in Greek! That'll throw him for a loop because he will be as ignorant of the language of the Bible as he is of Roman Catholic Latin!
For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs?" in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "Sacred Languages: Latin, Greek, and Hebrew." Also, click on INSCRIPT: The Christian Inscription at Pompeii" in the TRADITIO Network's Special Features department, in the Reviews section.
Any notion that Benedict-Ratzinger is even "conservative," alone "traditionalist," is pure bunk. This fact was proven yet again on August 3, 2012, when Ratzinger released the text of a note addressed to the "Supreme Priest" of the Buddhist Denomination. The note praised an annual syncretistic (Newchurch substitutes the benign term "oecumenical") conference now being held by the Buddhists, in the manner of JPII-Wojtyla's infamous 1986 Assisi I conference, held in the city of St. Francis, at which the Buddha was placed on top of the tabernacle.
In 1986 Ratzinger stayed away from the blasphemous and sacrilegious conference, but now he embraces it. He wrote to the Buddhist "Supreme Priest" praising the "spirit of the 1986 historic meeting in Assisi promoted by my predecessor [Un]Blessed John Paul II." Ratzinger's note concluded with a blessing for the atheists, heretics, infidels, and the like attending this year's Buddhist conference, being held on Mount Hiei in Japan. In 2002 Wojtyla called an Assisi II conference, which added to the usual Eastern Orthodox, Protestants, and Jews, additional representatives from Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism, Jianism, Confucianism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, and followers of Tenrikyo and African tribal religions.
Benedict-Ratzinger himself called an Assisi III conference in 2011. Even many Newchurchers around the world were outraged because they knew the blasphemies and sacrileges that had occurred at Assisi I and II. Ratzinger was forced to back off somewhat, but it is obvious now that he did so hypocritically. He still identifies with atheists, heretics, infidels, and the like, not true Catholics. He is an out and out fraud, whom, Archbishop Lefebvre, who knew him intimately from Vatican II and thereafter, denounced publicly as "not a Catholic." Archbishop Lefebvre spoke out directly against the blasphemies and sacrileges of Assisi I, stating publicly in 1986: "He who now sits upon the Throne of Peter [JPII-Wojtyla] mocks publicly the first article of the Creed and the First Commandment of the Decalogue. The scandal given to Catholic souls cannot be measured. The Church is shaken to its very foundation."
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I used to visit St. Anthony's Chapel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This traditional chapel was built in 1880 by Father Suitbert Mollinger, who built the chapel with his own money. The church houses 5,000 relics, many of which are class one and class two relics. It has the largest collection of relics outside of the Vatican. Father Mollinger saved many of this relics from monasteries, convents, and Catholic churches that were destroyed in the religious, revolutionary, and war turmoil that erupted in Europe in the late 1800s. When he volunteered to become a mission in the United States, he brought all the relics with him. He then spent his own money to build St. Anthony's chapel to house the relics. A couple of years later, again with his own money, he added onto the chapel to house the life-size Stations of the Cross, which he bought in Germany.
The relics date back to early days of the Church, and all the relics come from the traditional Saints of the Catholic Church. You would not will not find relics from JPII-Wojtyla's long list of Novus Ordo "saints." The chapel has relics of the Blessed Mother, St. Joseph, the Apostles, the Disciples, many Martyrs of the early church, and Doctors of the Church. The descriptions of them are all written in Latin.
After Vatican II, the Newchurch diocese of Pittsburgh abandoned the chapel with its relics and allowed it to fall into a state of disrepair while a Novus Ordo church was built across the street. Fortunately, the chapel passed from Newchurch control and is now operated by the Historical Society of Pittsburgh, supported by donations made by tourists and visitors. The Newdiocese of Pittsburgh provide no funds to maintain the traditional chapel, nor did the Newdiocese provide funds to restore the chapel.
Today my heart was broken when I discovered that this traditional historical site has been polluted with the infamous Novus Order missalettes. When I inquired about it in the chapel's store, I was told that the New Order sect, which had done nothing to preserve the chapel, was now simulating the Novus Ordo service in this traditional chapel. I wonder what must go through the minds of St. Anthony and all the Saints in Heaven, to see this Protestant service taking place among their bones and relics. The Newdiocese that once wanted nothing to do with the traditional chapel, now is scandalizing St. Anthony and his chapel with this phony, invalid, unCatholic service. The Newdiocese simply wants to get its vile hands on the generous donations that are being made daily by the tourists.
I wonder how long it will take before the New Order sect takes these donations, which are supposed to up keep up St. Anthony's traditional chapel, destroy the sacred relics and "wreckovate" the chapel into a Modernistic monstrosity, or let it sink into ruin. I thank God that the chapel is recognized as an historical site, which may prevent that. However, corrupt Newrome, which has destroyed so many traditional and historical Catholic landmarks around the world, may yet find a way to destroy this sacred place. It seems that whatever the New Order sect touches, it cannot help corrupting.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Thank you for supplying us with the facts when the perverted New Order-controlled media censors information. My question is: What does the Neo-SSPX bishop Bernie Fellay think about Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust? Instead of those negotiations between the NSSPX and Newrome, Fellay should have been denouncing Benedict-Ratzinger and his Newchurch for their grossly unCatholic immorality. God Bless you, and keep giving us the truth, which we cannot get anywhere else.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Fellay completely ignores rampant Newchurch crimes and corruption -- and thereby himself becomes an accomplice to them. Qui tacit consentit - He who remains silent consents. Naturally, Fellay doesn't want to say anything against Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust because his Modernist mentor, Benedict-Ratzinger, is personally responsible for the immoral operations of Newchurch.
Talk about Mortal Sin! In Catholic moral theology, Fellay commits a Mortal Sin for each and every child raped under Ratzinger, with whom he chooses to associate publicly and with whose crimes he thereby shares personally. That totals up to tens of thousands of Mortal Sins for Fellay, who seems to be more worried about the propriety of "leaks" of public information than about the child rape by clergy. How many children could have been saved if Fellay had spoken out vigorously? At this point there isn't an NSSPX Rosary campaign big enough to blot out Fellay's own public sins, for which he has never expressed one iota of contrition!
The long arm of the law is getting closer to snatching the first U.S. bishop on criminal charges in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. Presbyter Shawn Ratigan has pled guilty in U.S. Federal Court on August 2, 2012, to five counts of producing child pornography charges for taking explicit sex photos of five girls as young as two years old. The venues for the photos included the church choir loft. Newparishioners in Ratigan's parish, clueless as ever, described the presbyter as a "fun-loving priest" [sic]. The clueless parishioners just didn't bother to find out just what kind of "fun" their presbyter was engaging in!
The federal prosecutor refused to cut a deal with the presbyter, saying: "When a defendant who wears a religious collar, who has the trust of a community, engages in conduct of this nature, his crimes are more devastating and more reprehensible. He won't have an opportunity to harm another child." Prosecutors are recommending a "virtual life sentence," up to 150 years in prison.
But Ratigan's involvement was only the tip of the iceberg. Outrage grew when it became known that Newbishop Robert Finn and other Newdiocesan officials were aware of Ratigan's photos and did not report the matter to police for several months, nor did Finn warn the parishioners. During that time, as a result of Finn's deliberate cover-up, Ratigan continued to ensnare young girls into his pornography enterprise. Finn is now the first Newchurch bishop to face criminal charges for knowingly failing to report sex crimes against children by one of his presbyters. His Newdiocese is being charged as well. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters.]
Good Catholics, do you want to know what the perverted Newbishop Finn's defense is? This man, who falsely claims to be a "Catholic" bishop, says that he had no obligation to report the presbyter's crimes to police. Moreover, he says that the photographs, which police described as close-ups of the little girls' genitalia, "did not constitute pornography." Truly, Benedict-Ratzinger's Newchurch is perverted, and true Catholics should shun the New Order sect as the criminals they are.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Is Monsignor Ronald Knox's 1944 translation of the Bible (The Holy Bible: Translated from the Latin Vulgate in the Light of the Hebrew and Greek) suitable for traditional Catholics to use? I didn't see it listed in FAQ5: What Traditional Catholic Resources Do You Recommend?" in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "Bible."
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Yes, it is suitable. It is fairly unknown now, but it was used in parts of England, Scotland, and Wales for a time. Also, the translation is not very literal in many places and lacks a proper rhythm for pulpit use. However, as a study Bible, it has certain merits. Msgr. Ronald Knox was a very knowledgeable classicist and may have been the first English translator of the Catholic Bible who produced in English his own "solo" translation, not a "committee" version.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I am so confused about the New Order service and its clergy. Is the Novus Ordo "Mass" valid? Are the Novus Ordo clergy valid? Please don't give me a lot of theological mumbo-jumbo, but just a few simple rules of thumb that a layperson like me can follow.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
The simplest and clearest answer to your question that we have seen was recently sent to us a respected traditional Catholic priest of long standing. We pass it along to our TRADITIO readers here.
FOUR PRACTICAL RULES TO JUDGE THE VALIDITY OF THE NEW ORDER SERVICES
RULE 1. THE NOVUS ORDO SERVICE (SOMETIMES CALLED THE NEW "MASS") IS ALWAYS INVALID.
This service was fabricated in 1969 by a Freemason presbyter (Hannibal Bugnini), who wrote an essentially new service based upon Protestant theology and rites. In essence, this is a Protestant service, not a Catholic and Apostolic Mass. Another rite is sometimes used, the so-called "Mass of 1962," which is already half Novus Ordo, as it is the Protestantized transitional service that led up to the full-blown invalid Novus Ordo service of 1969. This is the "Latin Mass" (sometimes wrongly called the "Extraordinary Mass," which is most definitely not the Traditional Latin Mass) that is typically used now in the New Order sect.
RULE 2. "ORDINATIONS" PERFORMED UNDER THE NOVUS ORDO ORDINAL OF 1969 ARE ALWAYS INVALID.
This Ordinal was fabricated in 1969 by a Freemason presbyter (Hannibal Bugnini), who wrote an essentially new ordinal based upon Protestant theology. Instead of ordaining priests "to offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass," as the traditional Catholic ordinal does (whether the ordination took place before or after Vatican II), the New Ordinal merely "installs" presbyters (ministers) "to preside over the assembly of the people" using the invalid Novus Ordo service. In essence, these presbyters are Protestant ministers; they are not priests.
RULE 3. A NOVUS ORDO PRESBYTER (MINISTER) CANNOT JUST DECIDE ONE DAY TO CELEBRATE A VALID "LATIN MASS," ANY MORE THAN A PROTESTANT MINISTER CAN DECIDE ONE DAY TO CELEBRATE A VALID "LATIN MASS."
He must first abjure the Modernist heresy (defined by Pope Pius as "the synthesis of all heresies"), in which he has been operating, leave the New Order sect entirely. If he now thinks that he has a true Catholic vocation, he must approach a traditional Catholic bishop for traditional training of several years and, if only he is deemed qualified, ordination. (This process parallels what a Protestant must do before being received into the Catholic Church from heresy.)
RULE 4. THE NEW ORDER SECT IS PROTESTANT, NOT CATHOLIC, AND TRUE CATHOLICS ARE BOUND TO STAY AWAY FROM IT ENTIRELY.
The New Order differs in liturgy, doctrine, and morals from the Catholic and Apostolic Faith of two millennia. New Order institutions and clergy call themselves "Catholic," but that is false. No Catholic can have any part in religious matters with the New Order sect or its clergy, whatever they call themselves, just as one cannot have any part in religious matters with Protestant sects or their ministers. Moreover, the experience of the last fifty years demonstrates clearly that anyone who tries to compromise in any way with the New Order sect ends up being swallowed up in its Modernist heresy.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I still miss the Traditional Latin Mass, even though the last one I attended was probably in 1964. At least my First Communion was received at a Traditional Latin Mass, even if the officiating priest later quit the priesthood and got married.
There does seem to be an association between the suppression of the Traditional Latin Mass by Newchurch and the precipitous decline in attendance at the New Order service, which I understand is not even a Mass and is not even valid, but no more than a Protestant service. Do you think that if Newchurch still had the valid Traditional Latin Mass and the valid traditional priesthood, more Catholics would attend Mass now?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Yes, we think that more Catholics would go to Mass if the invalid Protestantized New Order service and its invalid presbyters had been dumped. The Novus Ordo was a novelty in the first few years after Vatican II, but then the novelty wore off. Within a few years after the New Order service was introduced in 1969, according to the New Order bishops' own survey, one-third of Catholics so detested it that they just walked out without saying a word. Many more have walked out since that time, most recently out of their disgust for Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. In the 1950s Mass attendance was 80 per cent. Now it has fallen to barely more than 10 per cent.
The New Order sect has become a laughing stock. It is clearly not Catholic to anyone who has eyes. Its Mess is invalid, not to say clownish. Its doctrine is muddled, not to say Protestantized. Its morality stinks like a pig-stye. No one wants to be a New Order presbyter (the New Order sect doesn't have priests) or nun. The New Order has substantially destroyed the Catholic Church in less than fifty years, except for a faithful traditional remnant. Once the remaining unCatholic imposters are thrown out, the true Church will have to be restored from the ground up. It will be a difficult job, but anything is possible with God's help.
Newcardinal Kurt Koch, President of Benedict-Ratzinger's Council for Promoting Christian Unity, told Katholische Presseagentur Oesterreich [German Catholic Press Agency] on July 31, 2012, that Neo-SSPX members are essentially "Lutherans" because they reject the "binding nature in terms of content" of Vatican II. Koch, speaking as Benedict-Ratzinger's Council President, stressed that the Oecumenical Movement "must be and remain a central theme of the Church."
"Oecumenism," condemned by the Catholic Church under its true name of "Syncretism," is the false doctrine, introduced in the Modernist Vatican II Council's document Lumen gentium, that all religions are the same and that we all worship the same god. In fact, Koch said, oecumenism was "the focus of the whole Council, a central theme of the Council. Therefore, it must be the central theme of the [New]church today." Koch posited that because the Neo-SSPX held that the Council committed errors, they were "Lutherans." The irony of this is that Ratzinger and Koch are supposed to like Lutherans; at least he tells them so.
In fact, it is Koch here who is carrying an anti-Catholic fable. Several purported councils of the Church were later declared heretical by popes. There is even a term in Catholic theology for these false councils, Conciliabulum, a Null-council. Among these are:
Koch, a good soldier for Benedict-Ratzinger's false propaganda, went on to make the ridiculous claim that "the Second Vatican Council, which opened 50 years ago, wanted and brought to fruition a renewal of the Church." That "renewal" has seen Traditional Latin Mass attendance in the 1950s fall from 80 per cent to barely 10 per cent at the invalid Novus Ordo service attendance in the 21st century. No young men are daft enough to want to become phony Novus Ordo presbyters, and no young women are daft enough to become phony Novus Ordo "nuns," so the Newchurch clergy and religious are expected to be essentially defunct in about ten years.
Good Catholics, Bernie Fellay, the Neo-SSPX's Superior-Dictator, has in just the last few weeks deservedly been attacked in Benedict-Ratzinger's snake pit. Far from being accepted as "in full communion" with the unCatholic New Order, Fellay is now being dissed by Benedict-Ratzingers new appointees as no better than a "Lutheran." Fellay has wasted more than ten years of the Neo-SSPX's time and money chasing the Devil. So, like the Devil, he ought to do the Neo-SSPX a favor, put his tail between his legs, and disappear into the sunset of the New Order.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Some Evangelical Protestant preachers claim that men ought to wear beards, because it says so in the Bible (?), and that men also should have long hair. What is the Catholic answer to both of these claims?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
These Evangelical Protestant preachers are speaking about the Jewish (Old) Covenant. The Orthodox Jews follow these practices to this day. The Old Covenant was abolished with the New Covenant of Our Lord Jesus Christ. For some reason, certain Evangelical Protestants identify more with the Old Testament of Moses than the New Testament of Our Lord Jesus Christ -- further proof of the heresy of Protestantism.
The Romans did not wear beards and long hair in the Republic and early Empire, as they associated these with the effeminate practices of the East, which the Romans detested. It was only when the Roman empire began to fall toward the middle of the second century, in no small measure because of rampant immorality, that the emperors started to wear beards.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
You and Randy Engel, Foundress of the U.S. Coalition for Life, have certainly exposed Benedict-Ratzinger's appointment of the homophile Salvatore Cordileone as his Newarchbishop of San Francisco, California. Why is this fraud being propagandized by the "conservative" Newchurchers as a "traditionalist"?!
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
That's just the typical "conservative" Newchurch mendacious propaganda party line, the same propaganda that calls Ratzinger "traditionalist," even though he has remained for fifty years the leader of the Modernists. It is the same propaganda that exonerates Ratzinger for paedophilia complicity, when his personal signature is all over the cover-up. Who cares whether you stage a non-traditional "Latin Mass" -- not the Traditional Latin Mass, mind you -- when you do it beside a "Gay Jesus" crucifix? It's all to keep clueless "conservatives" in the pews and contributing money to the paedophilia fund.
And let's face it: the Newchurchers are clueless. They'll believe any lie that they are fed by the New Order. There is nothing new about this. That is why Newchurch has lost the true Mass and Sacraments and now labors under a graceless and invalid Protestantized service and invalid pseudo-sacraments.
But even worse is the fact that Cordileone is not even a bishop -- at least no more a bishop than a Methodist bishop. He was never consecrated in the valid traditional rite, but merely "installed," in 2002, under the invalid New Ordinal of 1969, fabricated by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini after Protestant rites.
And who "installed" Cordileone? One Henry Brown, Newarchbishop of San Diego, California, whom U.S. District Court Judge Louise De Carl Adler denounced from the bench as a liar for telling his parishioners that contributions to his Annual Catholic [Sic] Appeal would be used to fund Newchurch schools and social services, whereas actually they were actually being used to pay off for child rapes by Brom's presbyters. Brom personally participated in the lie, asserting in a letter to Newchurch parishioners that individual contributions from parishioners would not be used to pay off for sex crimes. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Los Angeles Times.]
True Catholics know that you can't trust a word that comes out of Newchurch. It's all propaganda for the New Ordo sect that has destroyed the Mass and Sacraments, Protestantized Catholic doctrine, and perverted Catholic morality. And that is the reason why the Newchurchers are clueless. Without a valid Mass and Sacraments, with Protestant doctrine, and with a perverted morality, they have no means of grace to straighten themselves out. To use St. Paul's description, "their foolish heart was darkened ... who changed the truth of God into a lie" (Romans 1:21,25/DRV).
In an Open Letter of July 28, 2012, the Neo-SSPX's senior bishop Richard Williamson has told traditional Catholics that they are prohibited by the Faith from attending Messes simulated by "Motu" organizations such as the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), the Institute of Christ the King (ICR), and the Institute of the Good Shepherd (IBP). He describes these pseudo-traditiional organizations as diseased by the "Conciliar infection," referring to the Modernist Second Vatican Council, which launched the unCatholic Newchurch of the New Order. It seems that since Williamson was expelled by Felly from the NSSPX Chapter, he has become more honest and outspoken in his traditional beliefs. On July 21, 2012, he publicly called for the ouster of Fellay: "The Neo-SSPX Has Got to Get Rid of Bishop Fellay!"
Williamson's clear and correct point is that a traditional Catholic is prohibited by Catholic theology from attending a Mess simulated by a clergyman who operates under the auspices of the New Order, in what Williamson calls "a Conciliar context." (In fact, virtually all of these clergymen are presbyters, not priests; they have been "ordained" by invalid and unconsecrated Newbishops.) Williamson explains why traditional Catholic theology prohibits a Catholic from attending "Motu" Messes:
The basic reason is that the Catholic Faith is more important than the Mass. For if through no fault of my own, even for a long time, I cannot attend Mass, but I keep the Faith, then I can still save my soul.... It follows that if the celebration of a Tridentine Mass [in fact, these presbyters do not celebrate a Tridentine Mass, but the Half Novus Ordo "Motu" Mess of 1962+] is surrounded by circumstances that threaten to undermine my faith, then ... I may not attend such a Mass. That is why Masses celebrated by schismatic Orthodox priests may be valid, but the Church in her right mind used to forbid Catholics to attend on pain of grave sin because, belief and worship going together, the non-Catholic worship threatened the Catholics' faith.
Williamson draws attention to the price that organizations pay when operating under the auspices of the New Order sect. He uses as an example the Institute of the Good Shepherd, a "Motu" organization founded in 2006 by five former NSSPX priests. Once the Institute had swallowed the hook, Newrome reeled it into the New Order sect. In 2012 Newrome told the Institute that it must incorporate the invalid Novus Ordo services and the heretical Novus Ordo catechism of 1992 into its operations and seminary.
Good Catholics, Williamson one day may go even further and denounce Benedict-Ratzinger's Half Novus Ordo Vatican II "Motu" Mess of 1962+ itself, as Archbishop Lefebvre came to do. The Archbishop never liked the Mess of 1962 because he observed that it incorporated heretical Protestant concepts of the priesthood. Several of the Archbishop's remarks in his later years indicated that he was preparing to return the Society of St. Pius X to the Traditional Latin Mass. The "Mess of 1962" was fabricated by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, chief architect of the Novus Ordo. Ratzinger modified it in 2007, and it will be replaced on December 2, 2012, with a new "Mess of 2012," a service hybridized with the full-blown Novus Ordo of 1969.
Salvatore Cordileone, the Newchurch bishop (2009-2012) of Oakland, California, was appointed by Benedict-Ratzinger on July 27, 2012, as the New Order sect's new archbishop of San Francisco, California. Cordileone achieved notariety as Newbishop of Oakland for having ordered that his Newchurchers not kneel to receive the Novus Ordo cookie. "The proper posture is standing," he directed. "Receiving communion [sic] kneeling, or genuflecting before receiving ... is not proper according to the liturgical norms." Of course, we know that Cordileone is correct, even though he himself is ignorant why: the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid that he worships are invalid, so kneeling or genuflecting to them constitutes a Mortal Sin of idolatry.
Cordileone is just another one of those New Order Protestants. "Communion in the hand" is a Protestant innovation foisted upon the New Order world in the name of false oecumenism. The Novus Ordo practice of communion in the hand is rooted in the Protestant rejection of the Catholic doctrine on the Holy Eucharist and the denial of the Catholic priesthood. The Church and its popes have condemned communion in the hand from the early centuries on. For further information, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs?" in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "Communion in the Hand."
Moreover, Cordileone, one of the kookier appointees of Ratzinger, simulates at his Modernistic monstrosity of a cathedral in Oakland the invalid Novus Ordo service beside a "Gay Jesus" crucifix. This cathedral boasts a life-sized crucifix to the left of the altar, on which Christ is bareheaded, without his crown of thorns, with hair parted in the middle to look like some kind of homosexual "fop." Cordileone is a perfect New Order appointee for "gay" San Francisco. We TRADITIO Fathers would be willing to bet that Cordileone delivers not one sermon there against sodomy. As a New Order Protestant, he will be a just another foot-soldier of Benedict-Ratzinger's gay-leaning sect or, as the Newcardinal-archbishop of Boston once said: "We don't want to embarrass our 'gay Catholics'"!
Is it any surprise that Benedict-Ratzinger has appointed a homophile to head the New Order sect in San Francisco? Randy Engel, in her devastating expose of Newchurch's pro-"gay" agenda, The Rite of Sodomy, writes that "gay"/activist presbyter James Schexnayder's new book, Setting the Table: Preparing Catholic [Sic] Parishes to Welcome Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People and Their Families, a handbook for the "queering of Catholic [sic] parishes," was personally reviewed and approved by Cordileone, who lists Schexnayder as a presbyter "in good standing" with his Newdiocese.
Good Catholics, once again, Ratzinger has appointed a Novus Ordo kook to a Newbishopric. Where does he find them? No problem; they're all all over his Newchurch, linked to the "Paedophile Pope." Cordileone, like all Novus Ordo bishops today, was never consecrated as a bishop, but was merely "installed" in 2002 under the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini's Protestantized invalid New Ordinal of 1969. Thus, Cordileone is just another hired mouthpiece for the New Order, which has no valid Sacraments (except occasionally Baptism and Matrimony).