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A day after courageous presbyter John Gallagher blasted his Palm Beach, Florida, Newdiocese's handling of a sex-crime case involving a fellow presbyter, Jose Palimattom, at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Newdiocese officials struck back -- not against the paedophile presbyter, but against the whistleblower, Fr. Gallagher. The Newchurch diocese, so lovey-dovey (aka "charitable") to Protestants, Jews, Mohammedans, and Buddhists, had no charity for the whistleblower presbyter who wanted to protect the children. No, the Newdiocese didn't hesitate to call Fr. Gallagher a "liar in need of professional assistance."
For those of you who were around in the immediately post Vatican II period (1962-1965), this technique of calling priests and religious who resisted the "reforms" as somehow needing psychological treatment, was quite common. One of the defamed priests in the period received a highly-publicized verdict of millions of dollars against his Newdiocese.
Fr. Gallagher, the whistleblower, was "locked out, ostracized, and run out" of his Newparish by Newbishop Gerald Barbarito just months after he reported his colleague presbyter's sex crimes against children. And it was Fr. Gallagher who was right all along. The paedophile presbyter Palimattom, a native of India, has since been convicted of a sex crime against a 14-year-old boy. Protestors who want the whistleblower presbyter back protested in front of Newbishop Gerald Barbarito's Newdiocese headquarters, asking: "Who do you want to believe, a pr[esbyter] who did the right thing, who called authorities, or an organization [Newchurch] that for decades has protected predators and vilified victims?" [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Palm Beach (FL) Post.
True Catholics, how anyone can have anything to do with Francis-Bergoglio's paedophile Newchurch is beyond us TRADITIO Fathers. These people are all toying with the gravest of sins, and, in God's justice, all involved right up to the top of the Newchurch heap will receive their judgment.
The Newdiocese of Brooklyn, New York, has announced that it will stage on January 31, 2016, a Star Wars-themed Mess at St. Bernard's Newparish in Mill Basin. The advertisement for the Mess indicates that "kids can come dressed as their favorite character." (Adults are not specifically prohibited from doing the same thing.)
Bad as such a sacrilege is (of course, the Novus Ordo Mess is invalid anyway), it is even more sacrilegious because it is planned to occur right in the middle of the pre-Lenten penitential season of Septuagesima, which prepares us for Lent. Oops! We forgot. The Newchurch of the New Order dumped the season of Septuagesima in 1969, even though it goes back at least to the rule of St. Benedict in the sixth century. Newchurch certainly wouldn't want to be characterized as "traditional"!
The Newdiocese and its demented Newbishop Nicholas DiMarzio did receive some objections from Newchurchers, but instead of cancelling the Mess, DiMarzio simply had the advertisement removed from the internet. However, the TRADITIO Network "resurrected" the advertisement for you, reproduced above, which reads:
A LONG, LONG TIME COMING...
IN A PARISH NOT SO FAR AWAY...
COMES A MASS [SIC] LIKE NO OTHER...
True Catholics, Newchurch has certainly not changed its sacrilegious, blasphemous, idolatrous spots. When challenged, it simply hides the truth -- just what it did when the sexually-violated children reported the Newchurch clergy's vile crimes against them. The only remedy is for the whole fraudulent, anti-Catholic New Order sect to be extirpated root and branch.
Francis-Bergoglio announced on January 25, 2016, that he will go to the headquarters of the Lutheran World Federation, in Lund, Sweden, on October 31, 2016, to take part in a joint Lutheran-Catholic ceremony commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Revolution, which took half of Europe from the Catholic Faith into heresy, where it remains to this day. The day commemorates that on which Martin Luther made his Disputatio pro Declaratione Virtutis Indulgentiarum, or Disputation on the Declaration of the Power of Indulgences, public. Luther's act of posting these "95 Theses" on the door of All Saints Church in Wittenberg, Germany, are generally held to have been the catalyst for the Protestant Revolution.
At the same time Bergoglio asked Protestant heretics for "forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics." As always, no corresponding apology was demanded from the Protestant heretics for their persecutions of Catholics. Already the junket is being interpreted as a slap in the face to Newchurch "conservatives." You may remember too that the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla contemplated making the arch-heretic Martin Luther a Novus Ordo "saint." Will Francis-Bergoglio now do the deed? (Such a con-anization, like all Newchurch con-anizations, would be invalid.) [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic World News.]
On May 25, 1995, the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla issued a Newencyclical entitled Ut unum sint (On the Commitment to Oecumenism), which contained the heretical teaching that "the spirit of Christ uses non-Catholic churches as a means of salvation." In that spirit Wojtyla called the creation of a "common martyrology" containing "saints" from schismatic Eastern Orthodox and heretical Protestant religions. Wojtyla also indicated his willingness to adapt the Newpapacy so that the Protestants would accept it, perhaps something like the primus inter pares role of the heretical Archbishop of Canterbury in the Anglican Church.
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio, having embraced the principles of Marxism, now wants to get a Protestant membership card too. Every day it seems that Bergoglio rejects yet another doctrine of Catholicism. Any notion that this man is a Catholic was shot to Hades on the first day of his Newpapacy.
To adapt a line from Shakespeare: "What fools these Newchurch prelates be!" Every once in a while a Newprelate will get some little thing right, but too little too late. Such are the recent comments of Newcardinal Robert Sarah, of Guinea, in his book God or Nothing: A Conversation on Faith, released on September 1, 2015. Sarah maintains that Newchurchers live lives of "silent apostasy":
If we find something in the Gospel offensive to our new sensibilities, then let’s ignore it and effectively rewrite Church teaching by changing her sacramental practice. To calm nerves, let's claim that the doctrine remains unchanged. We do not really believe that, of course, but it is the necessary camouflage for revolutionary doctrinal innovation until we can cast off this pretense. Then we can simply announce that whatever anyone thought that Christ's teaching meant in the past, it now means something quite different, thanks to the gift of the "prophetic voices of our age."
Sarah gives as the reason for the "silent apostasy":
Western societies are organized and live as though God did not exist. Christians themselves, on many occasions, have settled down to a silent apostasy. The sacred nature of the sacraments has been swallowed up in a humanistic view that sees the Church as a dispenser of personal comfort and consolation, and as a promoter of group solidarity and social action.
Sarah thinks that the consequence of such reasoning is?
If the tie between God and Christians is weakened, the Church becomes simply a human structure, one society among others. With that, the Church becomes trivial; she makes herself worldly and is corrupted to the point of losing her original nature. Indeed, without God we create a Church in our own image, for our little needs, likes, and dislikes. Fashion takes hold of the Church, and the illusion of sacredness become perishable, a sort of outdated medication.
Sarah's description fits the apostatic Newchurch of the New Order to a T! Sarahs' problem is that after denouncing much of what his Newchurch does, he still maintains his high office in that New Order sect, which he would abandon if he were not hypocritical. Not only that, but Sarah could change many of Newchurch's errors that he criticizes. After all, he is Newchurch's Prefect for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. All the other "conservative" Newcardinals are similarly hypocritical. They denounce the very institution whose feeding-trough they cannot abandon. They pander to the Neocon Newchurchers, who attend and fund the very institution that they criticize.True Catholics, Pope St. Pius X was asked after his election what would be the program of his pontificate. He pointed to a crucifix and said, "This is my program." That's what a true Saint says. All true Catholics need to know is that Newchurch has removed the crucifix from many of its churches already -- or replaced it with the novel "Resurrection" Crucifix, in which Christ does not die to redeem the sin of mankind, but simply rises to glory without reference to the Sacrifice of the Cross. All true Catholics need to know is that the Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio in Cuba on September 20, 2015, simulated the invalid New Order Protestant-Masonic-Pagan service in front of a tiny crucifix, while the giant image of the Marxist mass murderer Che Guevarra loomed over the New Order fraud.
True Catholics, don't you feel as it you are in that water of the North Atlantic, safe in a lifeboat, while you look on as the greatest ship in the world, the Titanic, sinks into a cold death? That is how traditional Catholics must be feeling while they, safe at their traditional Catholic churches, chapels, and oratories, watch the Marxist Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio, pilot his Newchurch into the iceberg of heresy, from which it will sink to its death. We remember, though, that this is nothing new. St. Jerome, St. Athanasius, St. Basil the Great, St. Martin of Tours, and many other Saints of the fourth century tell us in no uncertain terms that the Church of their time, including most of the bishops and several of the popes, sank into the heresy of Arianism, which denied the divinity of Christ.
Now the report comes out that in January 2016 a bunch of Finnish Lutheran heretics were handed the Novus Ordo "communion" cookie in the Newvatican after meeting with Francis-Bergoglio. An (invalid) New Order service was simulated after the meeting, and a Lutheran "bishop" revealed that the heretics were given the Novus Ordo cookie by Bergoglio's personal presbyter-ministers. The "bishop" said candidly: "This was not a coincidence," nor was it a coincidence when in 2015 Bergoglio handed the cookie to a Lutheran woman accompanying her Newchurch husband. Bergoglio has tried to justify his public Mortal Sins of Sacrilege against the First Commandment of God by nonsensically claiming "life is bigger than explanations and interpretations." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
True Catholics, what a farce Newchurch is! Even its own Newcanon Law permits only its Newchurchers to munch its cookie and swill its Kool-Aid. Even Francis-Bergoglio's own Prefect of Divine Worship has rejected Bergoglio's sacrilegious actions in this regard. We know, of course, that these Lutheran heretics were not handed the Most Blessed Sacrament, but an invalid cookie. We know that these Lutherans munched the cookie not from the hands of priests, but of unordained presbyter-ministers, who have no power to confect the Most Blessed Sacrament -- only a cookie for their invalid Protestant-based New Order service.
The Bishop of London, England, praised two "priests" who grew beards to appeal to the Mohammedans in the communities around them. This kind of pandering to infidels, many of them violent jihadists, contrary to Roman tradition, is despicable. Instead, the Roman Catholic priests should be setting the example. Granted, Richard Chartres is a heretic bishop of the Anglican sect, but the Newchurchers under Francis-Bergoglio are also de facto Protestants, who don't have real "priests" either, but only unordained presbyter-ministers, and they follow Protestant practice, just as they do with the invalid "New Mess," which has its basis in Protestant heretical services. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Telegraph.]
Contrary to Christian principles, in Islam, beards are viewed as an "adornment," and Mohammedan men are encouraged to wear them to honor the Prophet Mohammed. In Roman Catholicism, diocesan priests have been prohibited from wearing beards. Exceptions have occurred at various times and in various places, particularly in religious orders, but the basic principle remains the rule. Exceptio probat regulam. The reasons given by the Roman canonists are as follows:
True Catholics, if one looks back on the last fifty years after the Vatican II Anti-council, one sees that the Roman Catholic Faith has been gradually destroyed by a multiplicity of changes large and even small. In Newchurches women routinely violate Christian humility and disgrace their head by failing to wear the head-covering required by Biblical prescription. Newchurch does not follow Sacred Scripture. Traditional Catholicism does. Newchurchers make up their own doctrines and practices as they go along. Traditional Catholics do not. That is why the Catholic Faith of the Newchurchers has been destroyed. That is how the Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio can bamboozle so many when he pridefully self-proclaims himself "humble."
It's official. Francis-Bergoglio has changed Newchurch "law" to provide that henceforth on Novus Ordo Maundy Thursday not only the feet of men, but of women, Jews, Mohammedans, Buddhists, other heretics and schismatics, and even atheists, will be sacrilegious washed. Who knows: in future years maybe he will be washing even the paws of dogs!
Traditionally, for 2,000 years, the Catholic Church has restricted the ceremony only to men because it represents Christ's washing of the feet of His Apostles at the Last Supper, as detailed in the New Testament. Bergoglio's sacrilegious dictum of January 21, 2016, now includes anyone -- men, women, homosexuals, transgendereds, Protestants, Jews, Mohammedans, atheists. Demonstrating the true Marxist revolutionary that he is, Bergoglio claims that the rejection of the Biblical truth involved, dumping 2,000 years of Tradition, "improve[s] the way in which [the rite] is performed." Francis-Bergoglio himself violated the Tradition of the Church at his first Novus Ordo Maundy Thursday on March 28, 2013, by washing the feet of two girls and a Mohammedan infidel.
In the Traditional Latin Mass, the foot-washing ceremony, known as the Mandatum, is entirely optional. It is not part of the Mass. All the hoopla about the foot-washing pertains to the anti-Catholic Newchurch only, which has made of it a shibboleth of the false Newdoctrine of Oecumenism. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by La Stampa.]
True Catholics, the real question now is whether Bernie Fellay, head of the pseudo-traditional Society of St. Pius X, will be washing the feet of Jews, Mohammedans, atheists, and women this year. If he doesn't, he needs once and for all to reject the heretical Newchurch of the New Order once and for all rather than pussyfooting a middle course of friendliness to the anti-Catholic sect and its anti-Catholic Newpope. But Fellay won't do that because he is in the pocket of Newchurch and drools to wear its tainted purple.
Newchurch in England and Wales announced at the end of 2014 that it would no longer count people in the pews and publish an official figure for weekly attendance at its (invalid) "New Mess" once a year in the Catholic [Sic] Directory, as had been the practice every year since 1838. Newchurch was embarrassed by the constant precipitous decline of attendance at the much ballyhooed "New Mess," made possible by the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965). So, the ever-mendacious Newchurch just decided to hide the devastating figures.
After Newchurch told the world that it wasn't keeping statistics any longer, it concocted an "estimate" of a doubling in attendance in one year from 800,000 to 1,500,000! After having concealed the real number the previous year, Newchurch invented a ridiculous number purportedly indicating a doubling of attendance in just one year! Even Newchurchers in England & Wales admit that they have seen no such actual increase, but that in fact the numbers are steadily going down in their Newparishes.
The last official statistics for Newchurch in England and Wales, released on June 26, 2013, shows that Mess attendance had plummeted from a peak of 2,114,219 at the time of Vatican II to 885,169, a loss of 60 per cent.
True Catholics, the sad fact is that the Catholic Church and the Traditional Latin Mass for which St. Thomas More and Bishop St. John Fisher were martyred, does not exist in Newchurch in England & Wales. These Martyr-Saints stood up for the Traditional Latin Mass against the Protestant King Henry VIII, who deprived them of their traditional Catholic Faith and replaced their true Mass. The post-Vatican II Newchurch of the New Order has now joined with the heretic Henry VIII and willingly sold out to the Devil that the Martyr-Saints so courageously combatted.
Walter Robinson and Mike Rezendes ought to know. The investigative reporters for the Boston Globe won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for blowing the lid off the cover-up perpetrated by Newchurch under the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla and Benedict-Ratzinger, now Francis-Bergoglio, who served as accomplices to tens of thousands of their Newchurch presbyters and Newbishops that were and are sodomizing, raping, and otherwise sexually assaulting children. Now a major motion picture has been released to document the work of these reporters, and it has been getting rave reviews. "Spotlight" (2015), starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo, has been nominated for six Oscars and a slew of other prizes.
The reporters estimate, from their painstaking investigation and reporting, that "thousands" have escaped justice in the United States alone, where around one in ten presbyters sexually assaulted children, according to the Boston Newarchdiocese records ordered opened by the courts. On January 20, 2016, the reporters told the press that this is just the tip of the iceberg. The reporters charged that Newchurch has suppressed the true enormity of the statistics not only in the United States, but in France and in many other countries as well. Walter Robinson, the lead investigative reporter, stated: "It was unthinkable that such an moral authority [Newchurch] would allow and then cover up the crimes of thousands of pr[esbyters] for so many decades, and never care about what happened to the children."
Francis-Bergoglio was perpetrating a lie when he estimated that only one in two presbyters -- as if that weren't bad enough -- of his presbyters and Newbishops are sex criminals. Yet the investigative reports exposed Bergoglio as a fraud because he has done essentially nothing to change what the reporters call the "culture of secrecy that runs deep in Newchurch." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Agence France-Presse.]
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio is a fraud. He talks a good game, but in fact he has merely stood by twiddling his unconsecrated thumbs while his minions continue to sodomize, rape, and sexually assault children. Newchurch has not changed at all. It has simply spent millions of dollars to cover up the reality. For the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and now Francis-Bergoglio, the sodomy of children is merely a "public relations" problem to be solved by a greatly-enlarged "Vatican Information Services" engineered and fully funded by Bergoglio.
After destroying the almost untouched historical treasure of the Roman temple at Palmyra, which was later converted to a Byzantine church, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has now deliberately destroyed into rubble the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq, in an effort to wipe Christian civilization off the face of the earth. Although the destruction was announced on January 20, 2015, it is thought to have taken place in August-September 2014.
St. Elias Monastery in Mosul, Iraq, was built in the sixth century. One Christian cleric summarized the situation as follows: "Our Christian history in Mosul is being barbarically leveled. We see it as an attempt to expel us from Iraq, eliminating and finishing our existence in this land. Mohammedans consider all non-Islamic religious buildings as heretical, and, as such, to be destroyed. Christians, on the other hand, turned many of the beautiful Roman temples, technically pagan, into the most magnificent Christian churches, such as the Pantheon at Rome, the greatest domed building in the world, built in A.D. 70 by the Flavian Roman emperors Vespasian and Titus.
St. Elias Monastery, a stone and mortar building of 2,500 square metres, stood fortress-like on a hill above Mosul, as a place of worship for 1,400 years. Christian monks there tucked candles in the niches, prayed in the sanctuary and chapel, and worshipped at the altar. The Greek letters chi and rho, representing the first two letters of Christ's name, were carved near the entrance. Built in 590, tragedy struck at St. Elias in 1743, when as many as 150 monks who refused to convert to Islam were massacred by a Persian general.
Now, the Mohammedans have completely pulverized those sacred stone walls with bulldozers, heavy equipment, sledgehammers, and possibly explosives, into a field of gray-white dust. St. Elias Monastery joins a growing list of more than 100 religious and historic sites looted and destroyed by the infidel Mohammedans, including tombs, shrines, and churches. Ancient monuments in the cities of Nineve, Palmyra, and Hatra are in ruins. Museums and libraries have been pillaged, books burned, artwork crushed -- or trafficked. Although Francis-Bergoglio did nothing to protect the site, U.S. troops and advisers had worked to protect and honor the monastery. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, where was Francis-Bergoglio in all of this? Defending the precious Roman and Christian historical sites? Not on your life! As if to give the Mohammedan jihadists a Newpapal medal for their destruction of Christian civilization, the Marxist Bergoglio is planning to become the first Newpope to visit the infidel Mosque of Rome on January 27, 2016.
During the "homily" of his (invalid) Novus Ordo Mess on January 18, 2016, Francis-Bergoglio took yet another swipe at traditional Catholics, calling them "obstinate." "Christians who obstinately maintain -- 'It's always been done this way, this is the path, this is the street.' It's as if they went about by guessing: 'What has been said and what doesn't change is what's important.'"
Actually, Bergoglio has stated pretty well the complete opposite of the dogma of the Catholic Church! His desire for constant change is outright anti-Catholic because it is dogma that one of the two sources of the true Faith is Sacred Tradition. Moreover, St. Paul condemns the very notion: "For there shall be a time when they will not endure sound doctrine but, according to their own desires, they will heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And will indeed turn away their hearing from the truth, but will be turned unto fables" (2 Timothy 4:3-4/DRV).
True Catholics, God is eternal, and his true Church emulates that fact by the unchanging nature of its essential doctrines. "Gay" cannot be bad one day and good another. The Traditional Latin Mass of Sts. Peter & Paul cannot be the precedential Mass of the Church one day and dumped in favor of a Protestant-Masonic-Pagan invalid service the next day. It seems that Francis-Bergoglio is once again making it up as he goes along. His words smack of the principles of Karl Marx rather than of Jesus Christ!
Like Catholics not eating fleshmeat on Fridays in remembrance of the crucifixion of the Lord, the kipah, or Jewish head-covering, is now being abandoned by Jewish men in France because a Jewish teacher was murdered by a Mohammedan jihadist. Yet 12,000,000 Christians were martyred during the Roman empire, and they did not give up their Catholic Faith, but willingly died for the Lord. That is a greater number than the supposed number of Jews killed in the World War II "holocaust."
The Jews started backing off when a Jewish school-teacher in Marseille was stabbed on January 11, 2016, by a teenager who said that he did so in the name of ISIL (Independent State of Iraq and the Levant). The head of Marseille's Jewish community subsequently made the recommendation to men and boys to remove their kipahs. "As soon as we are identified as Jewish, we can be assaulted and even risk death." Moses and the Prophets are turning in their graves!
France, once called the "Daughter of the Church" because of her zealous Catholicism, has now renounced her Catholicism and become a secular state. Religious symbols were banned from public school classrooms in 2004. That means no kipahs for Jewish boys, crucifixes for Catholics, or burkahs for Muslim girls. Laïcité [laicization], the strict separation of Church and State, has become part of an anti-religious crusade in France. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Christian Science Monitor.]
True Catholics, this "laicization," or secularization, of the Catholic countries of the world was a direct result of the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), whose decree forced countries to remove Catholicism from their constitutions. When one Catholic country in Latin America refused to do so, Paul VI-Montini threatened it with "excommunication." So, the world began to see the hypocrisy of these supposedly-Catholic Newpopes, who would excommunicate those who wanted to remain Catholic, mainly traditional Catholics, but who embraced heretics in the spirit of Vatican II's false doctrine of "Oecumenism."
Would that this story were about Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch taking a strong Biblical stand against homosexuality. But it isn't. In fact, the opposition to homosexuality is coming from an unexpected place, the usually-liberalistic Anglican sect, which has figured out that if it doesn't return to Biblical morality, the sect will be ripped apart by schism.
On January 14, 2016, the worldwide leaders of the Anglican sect took the stern step of censuring its United States branch, which calls itself "Episcopalians" since the American Revolution. The U.S. Episcopalians, contrary to Christian morality, voted to accept "gay" marriage. Therefore, the U.S. Episcopalians have now been suspended for three years. If the Anglican sect hadn't done so, other national members, particularly those in Africa, had threated to leave and go independent. They are demanding that the liberalist U.S. sectarians "repent" of their immorality.
The U.S. Episcopalian sect leader, Michael Curry, maintained his commitment to immoral "gay marriage," whatever the Bible and his fellow Anglicans says. A conservative Anglican body, GAFCON, which many think could form the basis of a large group independent from the heretic archbishop of Canterbury, said that it doubted the effectiveness of the sanctions because the U.S. Episcopalian leaders had so far been "unable to guard Biblical truth and restore godly order." There is a conservative Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), which includes many conservatives who broke away from the U.S. Episcopalian sect over its acceptance of anti-Christian "gay marriage." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters.]
True Catholics, the paedophiliac Francis-Bergoglio, who is openly supporting the immorality of homosexuality, must be shaking in his boots, fearing an outright schism in his Newchurch. Many of his Newcardinals at the October 2015 Extraordinary Synod openly challenged his authority to impose anti-Christian teachings upon Newchurch. Many Newchurch laypeople are openly hostile to Bergoglio's attempts to dump Catholic morality on marriage and family. It seems that Bergoglio may soon be joining Benedict-Ratzinger in the retirement home for ex-Newpopes!
Francis-Bergoglio was revealed to be secretly planning to topple the entire calendar of the Roman Catholic Church from Apostolic times. That calendar is hinged upon the date of Easter, which was so important that it caused the a correction of the defective Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar in 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII's Bull Inter gravissimas. That astronomical correction did not, however, change the Apostolic Tradition regarding the calculation of the date of Easter. Pope St. Victor I (r. 189-199) had confirmed finally how the date of Easter is to be calculated and threatened with excommunication all those who failed to comply with the Roman custom. That day was regarded as the exact date on which Christ arose from the dead, according to the authority of Sts. Peter and Paul.
The Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio has shown himself to have no concern for conforming himself to Apostolic Tradition, which the dogma of the papacy, confirmed by the dogmatic First Vatican Council (1870), requires any true pope to conform to or have his acts regarded as null and void.
Justin Welby, the heretic Anglican archbishop of Canterbury, revealed on January 15, 2016, that he and Bergoglio were conspiring to violate Apostolic Tradition and to change completely the way the date of Easter has been calculated since Apostolic times to the current day. Actually, the Vatican II Anti-council hid this timebomb in a little-known Appendix to the 1964 conciliar document Sacrosanctum concilium, which is famous for destroying the Roman Catholic Mass in the Newchurch of the New Order, for introducing an invalid anti-Catholic Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Mess and calendar, and for demoting the Blessed Virgin Mary and excising many early Saints, such as St. Christopher, St. Barbara, and St. Valentine.
To foment the destruction of the Roman Catholic calendar, Bergoglio has also been conspiring with the schismatic Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawandros and the "Oecumenical" Patriarch of Constantinople. At least the Russian Orthodox sect was honest. It said that it was happy to change the date of Easter -- but only if all the other sects, including Bergooglio's New Order sect, adopt the Russian date!
True Catholics, once again Francis-Bergoglio is revealed to be an anti-Catholic mole for the destruction of the Roman Catholic Church. The date of Easter has remained controversial among the Eastern Orthodox schismatics, so that different dates are now celebrated in their territories. Pope Victor saw to it that the Roman Catholic Church would avoid such schisms -- until the Marxist Bergoglio arrived on the scene, that is. Of course, true Roman Catholics, i.e., traditional Roman Catholics, will not go along with this madness, if Bergoglio is able to effect it before he abdicates or dies -- and he himself predicts that will occur in just two more years.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Not long ago a Catholic priest once told me that a Protestant can receive salvation through his Protestant sect. Can a Protestant receive a "eucharist" validly in his Protestant sect? Can a Protestant minister validly administer the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
I strongly suspect that you were not speaking to a Catholic priest, but to one of those Newchurch presbyters-ministers, because the answer given to you is not Catholic on the basis of 2,000 years of Catholic theology, but heretical.
Protestantism is a heresy. Therefore, to say that one can be saved through a heresy is a double heresy. That is not to say that a particular Protestant individual might not be able to be saved in spite of his heresy. But although objectively a Protestant is a heretic, only God can judge the inner (subjective) soul and know whether the heretic was in invincible (non-culpable) ignorance of the true Faith or whether he is morally culpable for not finding the true Faith. In an era of mass communications, the "invincible ignorance" excuse is much less applicable. In the vast majority of cases these days, the individual mortally failed in his duty to know God because of the Capital Sin of Sloth (Laziness).
The Catholic teaching about the Protestant so-called "eucharist" is clear and was confirmed long ago. Protestants do not have a Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist because they lack a true Mass, but even more so because they lack a true priesthood. Their Ordinal does not ordain priests to offer sacrifice to God on behalf of the people, but merely installs ministers to "preside over the assembly." The established Catholic teaching was confirmed by Pope Leo XIII in his Apostolic Bull "Apostolicae Curae." For further information, click on CURAE: Apostolic Letter "Apostolicae Curae" [On the Nullity of Anglican Orders], Given by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files: FAQs and Traditional Apologetics department.
The Newchurch of the New Order, which often fraudulently calls itself "Catholic," is in the same situation as the Protestant heretics. Newchurch does not have the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist or a priesthood. In 1968 Newchurch adopted its invalid Protestantized "New Ordinal," which installs presbyter-ministers, like the Protestants, the year before Newchurch adopted its invalid "New Mass," who has no power to confect the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist.
When Francis-Bergoglio's appointee, Juan Barros, approached St. Matthew's Newcathedral on March 21, 2015, to be Novus Ordo "installed" as Newbishop of Osorno, Chile, he had a surprise coming. The people of his Newdiocese rejected Barros because of his involvement in supporting paedophile crimes. The Newchurchers shouted and threw refuse at Barros and later interrupted his installation Mess, screaming at him, "Paedophile!," so that Barros had to hightail it out a side door.
The Newchurchers of Osorno have demanded of Bergoglio that he withdraw Barros, but Bergoglio has publicly stated on several occasions that he stands four square behind his paedophiliac and calls his Newchurchers in Chile "fools." But those Newchurchers on January 10, 2016, the one year's anniversary of the day that Bergoglio imposed his paedophiliac Newbishop on Osorno, the Newchurchers there ramped up their rejection of Bergoglio and his appointee another notch: the Newchurchers, now organized as the Lay Men and Women of Osorno, have now occupied the Newcathedral.
The protest against Bergoglio and his paedophile appointee goes far beyond Osorno. In fact, it is a nationwide protest. The President of Chile demanded that Bergoglio withdraw Barros. The Newchurchers of Chile are enraged that Bergoglio's four Chilean Newbishops are actually defending Barros and have tried to discredit the child victims. Although Bergoglio has since determined that the child victims are credible, Bergoglio has been adamant that his paedophile accomplice, Barros, remain as his Newbishop. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux Network.]
True Catholics, the Newchurchers of Chile are courageously standing up to Francis-Bergoglio's hypocrisy. They accuse Bergoglio, who hails from adjoining Argentina, of "abandoning" them. They rightly call Bergoglio a hypocrite and asked in their manifesto: "In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, when will there be mercy for Osorno?" But in Bergoglio's corrupt regime, there will be no mercy for the Newchurchers of Osorno who demand simple justice. The only people who get Bergoglio's mercy are unrepentant criminals.
Here he goes again. Francis-Bergoglio has broken practically every Catholic tradition in the book. Now he has done so again, by publishing his own book. Catholic tradition condemns the notion of a pope publishing a book. There is a very practical reason for this. When a pope publishes a book, no one knows what it's authority is. Actually, it has no authority because it is not a papal bull or encyclical letter, but because a pope writes it, people are confused into believing that it has an authority that it does not have.
Advance copies of Il Nome di Dio è Misericordia [The Name of God Is Mercy] indicate that Bergoglio is still on his "mercy" kick, ignoring many passages in Sacred Scripture that exalt justice over mercy and truth over "love" (the English word is multifarious). But what else can be expected from a man who is so rejecting of the Bible that he portrays at his New Year's Mess the Three Wise Men as two Wise Men and one female!
In the book Bergoglio gives insights into why his theology is so anti-Catholic. It turns out that his own niece was a bigamist, having been married to two men. As to homosexuals, Bergoglio insists on "welcoming" them into his Newchurch of the New Order -- perhaps because most Catholics have already left New Order sect, and he is trolling for new members? But what else can be expected from a man who, in the book, praises a prostitute who found "love" -- but of what kind? -- with a "customer" to her brothel. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Telegraph.
True Catholics, the take-away from this book is that Bergoglio barely acknowledges the Catholic Church's teaching -- which is, in fact, just common sense -- that before one receives mercy, one must sincerely repent and make a sincere effort not to sin. Even the Protestants understand that basic Christian teaching. Well, Protestants read the Bible; Bergoglio apparently doesn't.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Could you explain further what you mean by the "cookie box," which the Newchurch of the New Order uses for its "tabernacle"?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
The "cookie box," as glossed in the Commentary, is the "tabernacle," where the cookies are stored in Novus Ordo churches. Because the Newchurch of the New Order does not have a valid Mass or priesthood, it does not have a valid Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist (Holy Communion), any more than the Protestants do.
Therefore, we call the invalid bread that the New Order uses a "cookie," because it is not the Most Blessed Sacrament, but an idolatrous fraud. Furthermore, the recipes that have been published by New Order dioceses for how they make their "eucharistic bread" actually describe a cookie. The matter of the true Catholic Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist is clear from the Bible: only wheaten flour and water. That's all. The addition of any foreign elements makes the matter invalid. These recipes indicate that Newchurch is using any or all of the following invaliding matter in addition to wheaten flour and water: baking soda, vegetable oil, salt, sugar, cinnamon, etc.
Even many traditional Catholics are unaware that the Newvatican itself admitted on May 9, 1979, in a document specifically approved by Newpope Paul VI-Montini, the problem of the invalidity of its "communion." That document officially acknowledged the fact that the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith had received since the institution of the New Order Mess recipes that were invalidating and even decreed that stipends for such Messes must be returned in justice.
To summarize, Newchurch does not have a valid Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist (Holy Communion), any more than the Protestants do, because:
For further information, click on FAQ03: Should I Ever Attend Newchurch's "Ordinary" or "Extraordinary" Messes? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files: FAQs and Traditional Apologetics department.
An official investigator has determined that at least 231 children were the victims of physical and sexual abuse during 1964 to 1994, when Monsignor Georg Ratzinger, elder brother of Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger, was in charge of the Domspatzen boy's choir school in Regensburg, Germany. The figure, revealed on January 8, 2016, by the investigator, was far higher than expected.
The investigator reported that during Ratzinger's leadership the boys endured sexual assault, rape, beatings, and food deprivation, as part of a "system of sadistic punishments connected to sexual pleasure." Georg Ratzinger had previously been reported as slapping boys for singing off key and for throwing a chair at one off-key boy so violently that Ratzinger's false teeth fell out.
The investigator determined in his eight-month investigation, during which he interviewed 140 people, including 70 victims, that almost a third of all pupils at two primary feeder schools for Ratzinger's choir, suffered physical and sexual abuse, from sexual assault to rape. He indicated that Georg Ratzinger would have been aware that "the events were known internally and criticized, but they had almost no consequences." When confronted with the charges, Ratzinger pleaded ignorance. He may escape criminal punishment only because of the statue of limitations, but civil damage payments are already being made to the victims. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Agence France-Presse.]
True Catholics, a question that the international press was too cowed to ask we TRADITIO Fathers will publicly ask: "Benedict-Ratzinger, how much did you know about the predations of your elder brother, with whom you frequently shared time together on vacations and in your Regensburg family home?" Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger was forced into abdicating the Newpapacy on February 28, 2013, because of revelations by his aide-de-camp and Italian investigative journalists that his fingerprints were all over Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust since his appointment as Newcardinal-Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith in 1981, the congregation that was supposed to handle cases of sodomy, rape, and other sexual assaults upon children by Newchurch presbyters, Newbishops, and Newcardinals, but under Ratzinger merely covered them up.
Typical of the hoaxes that supposedly "conservative" Newchurch bishops perpetrate on their clueless Newchurchers, Robert Morlino, Newbishop of Madison, Wisconsin, decreed on January 8, 2016, that the Novus Ordo cookie box be placed in the center of the Novus Ordo dinner table at all the temples in his Newdiocese.
The hoax is that since 1968, when the Newchurch of the New Order, which replaced the Catholic Church as the "institutional Church" on November 21, 1964, Newchurch has not ordained priests in the Sacrament of Holy Orders, but merely "installed presbyters to preside over the assembly of the people." In 1969, the Catholic Mass was done away with and replaced with a Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Order service. Thus, Newchurch has no valid priesthood or valid Mass. Therefore, Newchurch has no valid Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist (Holy Communion), only invalid cookies.
To worship the Novus Ordo cookie, therefore, constitutes the Mortal Sons of Idolatry and Blasphemy. The exclusion of the cookie jar to inconspicuous side area accords with the heretical Protestant theology which maintains that there are "two presences," one on the dinner table (altar) and one in the cookie jar (tabernacle). Newbishop Morlino admitted that "the average church in a [Newchurch] diocese doesn't have visitors coming." Whereas before the Vatican II Anti-council, most church doors remained open all day for Catholics to visit the Most Blessed Sacrament and pray, Newchurch locks tight its church doors except during services. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
True Catholics, as St. Paul said, "Be not deceived. God is not mocked" (Galatians 6:7/DRV). Because Newchurchers became apostates from the true faith, God took away from them His Most Blessed Sacrament and left them with an invalid cookie. Thus, it doesn't matter where the cookie jar is, in the center of the dinner table, or in a side room. The cookies remain invalid cookies, affording no one any grace or blessing whatsoever, only a curse and a Mortal Sin.
Francis-Bergoglio took the occasion of his simulating the (invalid) New Order Mess on the first day of the new year 2016 to change Sacred Scripture once again. Henceforth, St. Matthew's (2:1/DRV) description, "there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem," has become for Bergoglio's Newchurch of the New Order "two wise men and one female." Bergoglio's Mess jettisoned Gaspar, Melchior, or Baltassar -- he didn't indicate which one -- and added some female into the "Wise Men" procession at St. Peter's Basilica. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by L'Osservatore Romano.]
True Catholics, upon his election as Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio specifically rejected the papal red cape trimmed with ermine and spat out: "Carnival time is over!" Bergoglio's fingerprints are all over Newchurch's and Newpopes' destruction of Scripture, Tradition, Catholic doctrine, and morality. Not even the Bible is safe from this execrable anti-Catholic's predations!
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I am considering the moral dimension of listening to modern-day "love songs," i.e. "romance" songs. As a former Novus Ordo Protestant, I had spent most of my childhood listening to such music thinking that it was a good alternative to the hard-rock junk of that day. However, since converting to traditional Catholicism about 10+ years ago and learning a great deal about the true Catholic Faith, I see the world quite differently today. I am now convinced that soft rock, as it is often called, which includes all those wonderful-sounding lyrics about "romance," merely drags traditional Catholics down into the same abyss as the secular world by planting seeds of immorality to reach full bloom after germinating.
I also believe that many true vocations to the Catholic religious life are lost because young people during their discernment years are often filled with the secular view of "romance." On the basis of what I have learned about Pope St. Pius X, I believe that if he were the pope today, modern "romance" songs would be on an Index of Forbidden Music -- along with hard rock!
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
There is a lot in what you say. The emphasis on secular notions of "romance" as opposed to committed Matrimony raises moral concerns. Moreover, such music is pretty bad by aesthetic standards.
Unfortunately, these days students are not exposed in school to aethetically good music, as they used to be in once-required Music Appreciation courses. The 1950s spurred the authentic baroque movement, and in the 1960s there was great popularity for the music of Bach amongst the youth of that time, even as transmogrified by such groups as the Swingle Singers and Moog. But now people have to go out of their way to educate themselves in good music and to learn to appreciate it.
We won't even talk about how Catholic Sacred Music has sunk into the gutter since the Vatican II Anti-council. Even the Church musicians have deplored the situation. Few of those who call themselves Catholics have any familiarity with the Church's authentic music, Gregorian chant, let alone with the religious works of the great composers, such as Palestrina, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, and many other inspired composers.
Those who put stock in Newchurch's cardinals electing a legitimate pope might as well believe in Francis-Bergoglio's extraterrestrials. The fact is that these Newcardinals in 2013 elected a Marxist anti-Catholic, who has in just two years decimated what very little was left of Catholicism in the Vatican II Anti-council's Newchurch of the New Order when he took over.
One man, who posed as such a Newcardinal, on January 5, the Vigil of the Epiphany for traditional Catholics -- the 1962 "Extraordinary" Mess jettisoned the Vigil of this important Feast -- , denuded himself in St. Peter's Basilica while he marched up and down the nave chanting a litany. Francis-Bergoglio's agents had Luis Carlo Giampaoli committed to a mental hospital, but Bergoglio did nothing about Newchurch's other 120-odd anti-Catholic Newcardinals, who are religiously just as "deranged." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Daily Mail.]
True Catholics, the pope -- whoever that may be -- is not the center of the Catholic Faith. Christ is. The time is long past when a "good pope" could correct the errors of the Vatican II Anti-council. The Newchurch of the New Order is now so dysfunctional that even a "good pope" -- and there is no real chance in the current epoch that such a man could ever be elected -- would be ignored by the anti-Catholic prelates, presbyters, and Newchurchers, who are by now so steeped in the heresy of Modernism that they would refuse to follow such a man. For a fictional, but realistic account of what would happen if a "good pope" were ever to be elected by Newchurch, traditional Catholic Susan Claire Potts' nailed it in her 2002 Glory of the Olive.
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), who served in the British Parliament from 1906 to 1910, is by far and away the most readable, most insightful, and most prescient modern Catholic historian. His vision into the heart of Catholic history is incisive and succinct. In 1938, in his book The Great Heresies, Belloc saw almost a century ahead into the current day when he called Mohammedanism "the most formidable and persistent enemy" of Western Civilization.
Belloc was convinced in his day that Europe and America had forgotten about Islam to their own peril and were unaware that the Mohammedan religion could rise again and pose perhaps the greatest threat of any enemy of the Western World. "It has always seemed to me possible, and even probable," Belloc wrote in 1938, "that there would be a resurrection of Islam and that our sons or our grandsons would see the renewal of that tremendous struggle between the Christian culture and what has been for more than a thousand years its greatest opponent."
Belloc wrote on a vast range of subjects, from warfare to poetry to history to current affairs. He is known as one of the Big Four of Edwardian Letters, along with the free-thinker H. G. Wells, the atheist George Bernard Shaw, and the Catholic G. K. Chesterton. The year 2015 has proven Belloc a prophet, one who was unheeded in his own day and desperately needed in our own.
In 1938, Belloc devoted an entire chapter to Islam, which he titled "The Great and Enduring Heresy of Mohammed," in which he predicted the reemergence of Islam as a global force and unparalleled foe of Christian civilization. It was Belloc’s contention that Islam is "the most formidable and persistent enemy which our civilization has had, and may at any moment become as large a menace in the future as it has been in the past." Belloc reminded his readers that "less than 100 years before the American War of Independence a Mohammedan army was threatening to overrun and destroy Christian civilization." Thus, he argued, there was no reason that Islam would not return to its former power and once again threaten the peace and well-being of Christian Civilization.
Belloc saw in his own time what is even more true in our time, that European Christianity had sold out to "temporal things." In fact, temporal things are all that Francis-Bergoglio and his Newchurch of the New Order talk about. Said Belloc: "there is no reason whatever why it [Islam] should not learn its new lesson and become our equal in all those temporal things which now alone give us our superiority over it -- whereas in Faith we have fallen inferior to it." What Belloc prophesied in his time has come true in ours: the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has established by force a caliphate in the Middle East. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Breitbart.]
True Catholics, every traditional Catholic should acquaint himself with Hilaire Belloc's religious and historical works. They are brilliant, but succinct, so can be read quickly to learn much in a short time. In addition to the perils that were to be posed by Mohammedanism, Belloc already foresaw in 1938 as the worst threat the Modernist Heresy that eventually broke through at the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) and replaced Catholicism with an heretical New Order sect as the "institutional Church." Belloc's clarity of insight is still lacking in most religious historians today.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
How is the Holy Water that is exorcised on the Vigil of the Epiphany different from that exorcised for Holy Mass?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
In the traditional Catholic Church (the rite has been essentially jettisoned by the Newchurch of the New Order), water may be blessed on the Vigil of the Epiphany, the Eleventh Day of Christmas, January 5. This custom is associated with the fact that already by the fourth century, an annual procession left Jerusalem for Bethlehem and returned the following morning of the Epiphany. St. John Chrysostom (ca. 349-407) in his Homilia in Baptisma Christianorum tells how the Christians used to take home the water specially blessed on that occasion.
The traditional Catholic ceremony of Blessing Holy Water on the Vigil of the Epiphany as detailed in the traditional Rituale Romanum is quite elaborate and beautiful. It begins with the chanting of the Litany of the Saints, followed by the chanting of Psalms 28 (Afferte Domino), 45 (Deus noster), and 146 (Laudate Dominum). After chanting the Oration of the Epiphany (Deus, qui hodierna die), the celebrant then chants the Exorcism against Satan and the Apostate Angels (Exorcizamus te). Then follows the Antiphon (Hodie caelesti sponso iuncta est Ecclesia) and the Canticle of Zacharias (Benedictus Dominus) or the Canticle of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Magnificat). The salt and water are then blessed as for the Asperges at Holy Mass. After the exorcisms, the rite concludes with the solemn chanting of the Church's great hymn of adoration, the Te Deum, ascribed to St. Ambrose of Milan and St. Augustine of Hippo, and a final Oration (Deus cuius misericordiae non est numerus).
On Epiphany traditional Catholic Churches may also bless chalk (creta) in Honor of the Magi. The faithful receive pieces of this blessed chalk to inscribe in like manner their own homes with the names of the Magi and the year, by way of blessing their homes for the new year: MM + G + M + B + XVI.
As of January 1, 2016, Francis-Bergoglio's false Novus Ordo "Year of Mercy" has turned out to be a bust. Rome's hotels, restaurants, and souvenir shops are as sparsely populated as a graveyard. Hotel occupancy rates are running 20 per cent down from this time in 2014. Meanwhile, Bergoglio has become engulfed in scandal, when it was discovered that 3,500 fake "Apostolic Blessings" were being circulated in his name.
Far from being flooded with pilgrims, as the Italian authorities had anticipated, the streets around St. Peter's Basilica in Newvatican have been empty as a tomb. "It is clear the crowds we were told to expect have not materialized," said one Rome shopkeeper. The view from the street is confirmed by official figures from Newvatican, which revealed at the end of 2015 that the number of people attending Bergoglio's Newpapal audiences were 30 per cent down from the same time in 2014. The purported "Francis Effect," which never existed according to detailed studies, is clearly non-existent, and Italian media now predicting that Bergoglio's false "Year of Mercy" is set to be a "flop."
To add to the charade, Newchurch has essentially done away with traditional Catholic indulgences for performing holy actions, such as for pilgrimage to Rome in a centennial Holy Year, instead substituting merely "an opportunity [for Newchurchers] "to renew their relationship with Christ," a far less concrete concept than the traditional Catholic one. Meanwhile, Mohammedans' pilgrimages to Mecca keep increasing. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Agence France-Presse.]
True Catholics, even the traditional Catholic ceremony for the Opening of the Holy Door on December 8, 2015, was dumped by Bergoglio for some Novus Ordo Italian-language knockoff that lacked sacredness and beauty and looked merely cheap. No wonder that Bergoglio has become "The Newpope that Was," and his Newchurch of the New Order keeps sinking, as even the ever-decreasing number of Newchurchers doesn't pay any attention to Newchurch and Newpope.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
When should Christmas decorations and manger scenes be taken down? Should it after the Epiphany (January 6) or after Candlemas (February 2)?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Both customs exist. The Christmas period extends from First Vespers of the Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord (December 25) through the Octave Day of the Epiphany of Our Lord (January 13). The Epiphany is actually the more important feast from the early Catholic Church and was the original feastday celebrating Christ's birth. The Nativity did not begin to be widely celebrated until later, in the fourth century. Now the Feast of the Epiphany emphasizes the fact that by rejecting the Messias, the Jewish people had lost their status as God's Chosen People, and the Word of God was brought as a Light for the Revelation of the Gentiles (Lumen ad Revelationem Gentium), or non-Jewish People, as represented by the Magi from Babylon, a non-Jewish nation.
The Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, otherwise known as Candlemas because of the beautiful ceremony in which the Church blesses its candles for the year, representing the Light of Christ, occurs on the fortieth day after the Nativity. Mary complied with the precept of the Mosaic Law, according to which a woman who recently gave birth was to bring to the Temple a lamb for a holocaust and be purified by the prayer of the priest forty days afterward from the pollution of childbirth (Leviticus 12:2-8). In the case of Mary, the lamb that she offered was in fact the Lamb of God Himself, the Agnus Dei. In addition, Mary was purified by the prayer of Simeon the Just, in the presence of Anna the Prophetess (Luke 2:22 et seqq.).
If you have wondered why Francis-Bergoglio never sings a Solemn High Mess, now we have the reason from his own lips: he sings like a "jackass." This may also explain why supposedly solemn Newpapal services under Bergoglio have turned into a charade. Witness the ceremony of the Opening of the Holy Door on December 8, 2015, when all of the beautiful traditional Latin ceremony involving the Gregorian chant of Psalms, Versicles, Hymns, and Orations were replaced by Bergoglio's babbling, not chanting, in the Italian vulgar tongue.
On December 31, 2015, Bergoglio admitted to an audience of 6,000 Pueri Cantores children's and youth choristers: "If I would sing, it would seem like a jackass." Let's face it: Bergoglio is a just lazy presbyter. He has access to the greatest voice trainers in Gregorian chant at his beck and call in Newvatican, but he doesn't want to take the trouble to conduct the highest form of worship of the God he claims to represent: the most sublime chant of the Seraphim before the Throne of God: Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio admitted to the 6,000 youth choirsters that his true aspiration in life was to become a butcher. Well, he has achieved that goal. As Newpope, he has completely butchered what very little was left of the Catholic Faith in Newchurch when he came on board on March 1, 2014.
A demented presbyter in San Pablo, Philippines, decided to spit in the Christ Child's Holy Face on Christmas Eve 2015 by riding a hoverboard up and down the nave of his Novus Ordo temple for the procession to his invalid New Order Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Mess. Another demented presbyter blasphemously sang a Christmas song while this sacrilege was going on. Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch of the New Order is worse than Protestant; Protestants don't spit in Christ's Holy Face this way. The clueless Newchurchers in the Novus Ordo temple, who long ago lost any sense of true Catholicism, clapped frenzily and mindlessly snapped cell-phone photos. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by USA Today.]
True Catholics, this incident is doubly sad because the Philippines was one of the last places on earth to lose the Catholic Faith and take up the anti-Catholic New Order. But, as we have all seen these last fifty years, the sacrilege and blasphemy that characterize the Newchurch of the New Order like a tidal wave pulls clueless Newchurchers down into its quicksand. That is why true Catholics must stand up all the more courageously and proclaim a resounding No! to that fruit with which Satan has poisoned so many who were once Catholic.
Sometimes true Catholics have to wonder whether Francis-Bergoglio himself came from one of those planets that he thinks extraterrestrials come from! He is so confounded in his own false teaching on "mercy" that he has now gone so far as to say that God in the Person of Our Lord Jesus Christ required "forgiveness"! According to Vatican Information Services, on Sunday, December 27, 2015, on which the traditional Catholic Church was celebrating the Double Feast of the Second Class of St. John the Apostle & Evangelist, Our Lord's "beloved disciple" and Christ-appointed guardian of His Blessed Mother, Francis-Bergoglio was "doing" the Novus Ordo Holy Family service, which traditional Catholics don't celebrate until January 10, 2016.
On this day Bergoglio pushed his "Year of Mercy" over the edge into heresy when he dared to suggest that Christ required "forgiveness" because, according to the Biblically-challenged Bergoglio:
Instead of returning home with his family, he stayed in Jerusalem, in the Temple, causing great distress to Mary and Joseph who were unable to find him. For this little "escapade," Jesus probably had to beg forgiveness of his parents. The Gospel doesn't say this, but I believe that we can presume it.
Does Bergoglio just make up his pseudo-religion as he goes along? The Gospel explicitly records the contrary: that Christ did not ask forgiveness, let alone mercy, of Mary and Joseph, but rebuked them for their lack of understanding of His mission! Here is the Gospel passage on the Finding in the Temple used by true Catholics on the actual Feast of the Holy Family (January 10, 2016), taken from St. Luke (2:46-50):
And it came to pass that, after three days, they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, hearing them and asking them questions. And all that heard Him were astonished at His wisdom and His answers. And seeing Him, they wondered. And His mother said to Him: Son, why hast Thou done so to us? Behold thy father and I have sought three sorrowing. And He said to them: How is it that you sought me? Did you not know that I must be about my Father's business? And they understood not the word that he spoke unto them.
True Catholics, this Gospel passage is familiar to all of you, but apparently not to Newpope Bergoglio, who seems to make up the Bible as he goes along. But no pope has that power. As Vatican I clearly defined the Catholic Dogma on the Papacy: "The Holy Ghost was promised to the successors of Peter not so that they might, by His revelation, make known some new doctrine, but that, by His assistance, they might religiously guard and faithfully expound the revelation or Deposit of Faith transmitted by the Apostles." But a Newpope who doesn't know the Bible can hardly be expected to know Catholic dogma either!
Francis-Bergoglio is continuing its efforts to dump Catholic teaching against abortion. Remember, he has already told those who voice opposition to abortion that they are "doctrinaire, ideologue, rigid, ritualistic, rigorous, scary, closed in the past, Pelagian, Donatist, neurotic, pious, and fundamentalist." The anti-abortion Newchurchers are standing in the way of the juggernaut of his secularized Newchurch of the New Order and his new Most Mortal of Sins: fabled "global warming."
It is in times like these that you wish Galileo were back! At least he knew a good deal about science. Bergoglio is not better than a political hack. He knows nothing about science. Nor does he care. To Bergoglio, the "global warming" juggernaut is simply a way for huge bureaucracies like governments and the European Union to limit liberty and set up authoritarian commissions to regulate every facet of life, along the lines of the Marxism that Bergoglio was well acquainted with in his native Argentina. Be not misled: Bergoglio cares not one whit about science.
Already Francis-Bergoglio's henchmen are carrying out his master plan to jettison Catholic dogma and substitute secular doctrine. On December 3, 2015, at a conference in Rome, Newbishop Marcelo Sanchez Sorondo, from Bergoglio's own native Argentina and a known close advisor to Bergoglio, declared that the Bergoglio's declarations on "global warming" as expressed in his encyclical letter Laudato Si -- which has still not been released in its official Latin version -- are "magisterial" teaching equivalent to the teaching that abortion is sinful.
"Global warming" has nothing to do with the magisterium, or teaching authority, of the Church. The teaching against abortion, on the contrary, does. In any case, Newpope Francis-Bergoglio represents the anti-Catholic Newchurch of the New Order, not the Catholic Church. He insinuated his henchman Sorondo into positions to carry out his "global warming" Newdoctrine by making him Chancellor of both his Pontifical Academy of Sciences and his Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences. Sorondo himself is not a scientist, but a gauleiter of Bergoglio, whose guilty hands are all over his New Order hoax, which is tainted with the odor of heresy.
The conference, "In Dialogue with Laudato Si: Can Free Markets Help Us Care for Our Common Home?" -- Bergoglio's henchman Sorondo says no, only bureaucracies invested with autocratic powers can do that -- was held at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross with over 200 attendees, including members of the media, professors, and students of the Pontifical Universities. Sorondo said that Francis-Bergoglio declared that "a number of scientific studies indicate that most "global warming" in recent decades is due to the great concentration of greenhouse gases released mainly as a result of human activity [anthropogenic]." But an equally substantial, if not larger, number of scientific studies indicate that it is the forces of nature itself -- God, if you will -- that cause the constantly-occurring changes in the climate and that the notion of "global warming" is a hoax.
Showing that Francis-Bergoglio is not universally accepted, one presbyter at the conference got it right when he said:
[It is] important to underscore the distinction between the theological dimension of Laudato si and its empirical, scientific, and economic claims. The Church does not claim to speak with the same authority on matters of economics and science ... as it does when pronouncing on matters of faith and morals. Christ did not bequeath to the Church a mission in the political, economic, or social order; the purpose He assigned to her was a religious one.... This means that the Church does not intervene in technical questions with her social doctrine, nor does she propose or establish systems or models of social organization. This is not part of the mission entrusted to her by Christ.
Another conference member heatedly objected to Newarchbishop Sorondo's statement that Newchurchers must submit to pronouncements on "scientific theories" rather than "faith and morals." The member objected that Sorondo was not a scientist and didn't know what he was talking about! [Some information for these Commentaries was contributed by LSN.]
True Catholics, if Bergoglio acted like a true pope, he would be concentrating on spreading the true Catholic Faith. Instead, he is playing amateur scientist while Newchurchers are dropping out of his New Order sect in droves. The Newchurch of the New Order could well be essentially dead within a quarter of a century according to the current statistical projections.