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Word has come to the TRADITIO Fathers from a correspondent in Asia that independent traditional Catholic bishop Richard Williamson will consecrate a fourth bishop to join the three already consecrated for the traditional Catholic movement: Jean-Michel Faure (consecrated on March 19, 2015), Dom Tomas Aquin, O.S.B. (consecrated on March 16, 2016), Gerardo Zendejas (consecrated on May 11, 2017).
The fourth bishop is planned for the territory of Asia. The candidate is said to be a traditional Catholic French priest, who has recently made a visitation of the Asian area. Bishop Faure generally services Europe; bishop Aquin, South America; and Bishop Zendejas North America.
Williamson had formerly been the senior bishop of Bernie Fellay's Neo-SSPX resistance, but abandoned Fellay in 2012 when Fellay announced his intention to sell out to the Newchurch of the New Order headed by the Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. Subsequently, one-sixth of Fellay's priests also abandoned Fellay and went independent, some associating themselves with the loose confederation known as The Resistance, for which Williamson is the episcopal advisor.
Newpope Francis-Bergoglio hates traditional Catholics with a vengeance. The man who claims to be "merciful" to Islamic terrorists himself regularly launches verbal terrorist attacks against true Catholics, that is, traditional Catholics. Why? Because he knows in his soul that he is a Marxist fraud, and traditional Catholics are not hesitant, according to Catholic moral teaching, to call out his heresies and anti-Catholicism in public. What tyrants hate worst is those who dare to denounce their errors. The tyrants' response is unmitigated anger and even violence. Thus is Bergoglio's hatred of true Catholics easily explained.
On May 19, 2017, at his showy Newpapal Five-star residence at Casa Santa Marta in Newvatican, he launched his latest attack on those who would dare to defend true Catholicism:
But there were always those people who, without any commission, go about disturbing the Christian community with speeches that upset souls: "Eh, no, someone who says that is a heretic, you can't say this, or that; this is the doctrine of the Church."
What Francis-Bergoglio fails to mention is that it is the doctrinal teaching of the Catholic Church, as confirmed by its Principal Theologian, St. Thomas Aquinas, that every Catholic is "commissioned" to call out heresy, even when it pertains to the purported leaders of the Church. Thick is the hypocrisy in Bergoglio's words when his own Newcardinals have called his teaching on marriage heretical. Apparently, he doesn't recognize even his Newcardinals as having a "commission."
We must not be frightened when we hear of the opinions of the ideologues of doctrine.
Bergoglio seems to be indicating by these words that he, or at least his followers, are frightened when traditional Catholics call out his heresies and even his (New)papacy. Now that is quite an admission!
Today it falls to me to call for the grace of mature obedience to the Magisterium of the Church, that obedience to what the Church has always taught and continues to teach us.
We completely agree. Bergoglio needs to exhibit mature obedience to the Magisterium of the Church, which he has publicly rejected on marriage, homosexuality, and in so many other areas. It is the dogma of the Church, which Bergoglio has no power to change (Dogmatic Vatican I Council, Cap. IV) that even a pope must obey the Magisterium of the Church. He cannot make doctrine up as he goes along. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Vatican Radio.]
True Catholics, know that when you call out heresy, even from a purported pope, you are doing exactly what you are supposed to do according to Catholic doctrine. It is Francis-Bergoglio himself, not you traditional Catholics, who earns the epithets that he so maniacally tries to call true Catholics: "arrogant, closed in the past, defensive, doctrinaire, Donatist (adhering strictly to Catholic morality), fundamentalist, hypocritical, ideologue, idolater, Judases, legalistic, nasty, neurotic, obsessed, obstinate, Pelagian (practicing strict Catholic penance), pietistic, rebellious, restorationist, rigid, rigorous, ritualistic, scary, self-absorbed."
Virtually unreported by the media was that fact that when U.S. First Lady Melania Trump accompanied her husband to an audience with Francis-Bergoglio on May 24, 2017, she claimed to be a "Catholic." Her purported Catholicism came to light when she whipped out a Rosary at the audience and asked Bergoglio to bless it. In Newchurch fashion, he barely waved his hand over the beads. (Of course, Bergoglio, never having been ordained a priest, but merely "installed" in Protestant fashion under the New Ordinal of 1968 as a presbyter-minister, has no power to bless anything.)
Melania was raised in Slovenia, a country whose religious population used to be predominantly Catholic. However, if she ever was a "Catholic," that is, an unCatholic Newchurcher, she excommunicated herself when she went through a non-Catholic wedding ceremony with Donald Trump, twice divorced and a Protestant heretic. The two went through the ceremony in 2005 at Bethesda-by-the-Sea Episcopalian (Protestant) Church in Palm Beach, Florida, near the Trump estate at Mar a lago. Also, if Melania were a Newchurcher, why did she have her son Barron baptized at that same heretic Protestant church and enroll him at St. Andrew's Protestant Episcopalian School in Potomac, Maryland, for the Autumn 2017 term? Yet the First Lady's spokeswoman confirmed to CNN on the following day that Melania does indeed claim to be "Catholic."
So, there are a several problems with the claim that Melania is "Catholic." She is certainly not a (traditional) Catholic, but she doesn't appear to be a Newchurcher either, because:
Carrying a Rosary doesn't make one a "Catholic." Buddhists sometimes carry Rosaries, as do, surprising as it seems, atheists. Having a Rosary blessed by a heretic Newpope makes it worse, not better. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CNN.]
True Catholics, be aware further that a Novus Ordo presbyter-minister does not have the power to impart a priestly blessing on anything because he is not a priest. Moreover, a Rosary cannot be blessed even by a traditional Catholic priest by merely waving his hand over it or even making just the Sign of the Cross over it. At a minimum, the Formula Brevior Benedicendi Coronam Sacratissimi Rosarri Beatae Mariae Virginis (Briefer Form of Blessing the Chaplet of the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary) from the traditional Rituale Romanum must be imparted. This formula begins Ad laudem et gloriam Deiparae Virginis Mariae..... [For the praise and glory of the Mother of God, the Virgin Mary....].
Bernie Fellay, Superior-dictator of the Neo-SSPX couldn't keep it a secret forever. He was exposed before for turning over control of NSSPX confessions and marriages to the authority of Newchurch. Now it has come out -- a year later -- that he has turned over control of NSSPX ordinations to Newchurch as well.
Fellay, as usual, tried to conceal the truth from his own clergy and laity. However, because Fellay was finally caught in his latest lie of omission -- not telling his members about his latest sellout to the Novus Ordo -- his much-belated announcement was carefully nuanced to state that the Neo-SSPX was "authorized by [New]pope Francis[-Bergoglio] to ordain new priests without the approval of the local [New]diocesan bishop." First of all, under the original traditional Catholic Society of St. Pius X, Archbishop Lefebvre never recognized the need of what he called "Modernist Rome" to "authorize" the ordination of traditional Catholic priests, but Fellay has now sold out to accept Newchurch control over his ordinations. Secondly, up to this point, the Neo-SSPX has never approached Newchurch bishops for authorization to ordain priests. So, what's the big deal?
It is obviously omething quite evil. Otherwise, the Novus Ordo-loving Fellay would have shouted this new "authorization" from Newchurch from the rooftops of Menzingen. The answer is clear: Fellay sold out on Novus Ordo control of his ordinations, but he didn't want his members, priests and laity, to know about it!
True Catholics, when Fellay's French clergy found out about his previous sellout giving Newchurch control over Neo-SSPX marriages, many of his Priors and half of their congregations went into schism from him and wrote Newvatican that under no circumstances would they sell out to Newchurch or accept Novus Ordo "authority" over marriage, especially as Francis-Bergoglio had gutted marriage in Newchurch, accepting in his controverted Encyclical Letter Amoris laetitiae of March 19, 2016, the concept of "Catholic divorce" and the reception of the (invalid) Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid by bigamists living in a state of sin.
Even though Newpope Francis-Bergoglio is anti-traditional Catholic, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump had the superlative dignity to practice traditional Catholicism when she meet Francis-Bergoglio on May 24, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump met a dour-looking Pope Francis at the Newvatican, along with his wife Melania and his daughter Ivanka. Melania and Ivanka both wore traditional Catholic black dresses with long sleeves and black veils to cover their head. Although Pope Francis has scuttled traditional Catholic protocol of dress for women, the traditional protocol holds that most women must wear long black dresses with sleeves and mantillas. Ladies of former Catholic royal houses may wear white at their option.
When Francis-Bergoglio met U.S. President Donald Trump, having come directly from his highly-successful trip to Islamic Riyadh and Iraeli Jerusalem, the Newpope seemed dour, perhaps because the Marxist was meeting the conservative Christian U.S. President for the first time, who opposes Bergoglio's Liberalist principles relating to purported global warming and the admission of criminal invaders into Western countries. Moreover, when a candidate, Trump had gotten the better of Bergoglio, when Bergoglio inappropriately stood on the U.S.-Mexican boarder and, in an a highly-inappropriate Newvatican intrusion into national politics, said that Christians should "build bridges, not walls."
One of Trump's major campaign planks was that the United States should build a wall at its southern border to protect the security of U.S. citizens from illegal invaders and from drug-dealers who are bringing massive amounts of illegal narcotics into the U.S. Quick-minded Trump chastised Bergoglio by saying that he should practice what he preached, as Newvatican has a massive wall around it (built by the Roman emperor Aurelian). The next day, Bergoglio had to apologize to Trump for his impertinent remarks. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CBS News.]
True Catholics, after the meeting with Donald Trump, Bergoglio seemed all smiles. Apparently, the multi-talented U.S. President had worked his world-famous negotiating skills on the Marxist Newpope, who afterwards was also joking with the U.S. First Lady.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
There is a so-called "Latin Mass" at a Newchurch parish nearby, but the same church uses the invalid Novus Ordo rite. I have heard that because this parishes simulates the Novus Ordo Mess as well, all services there are invalid and should be shunned by true Catholics. Is this correct?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
The problem is far worse than you describe. Since 1968, when Newchurch adopted the New Ordinal based on Protestant models, the Catholic Sacrament of Holy Orders was abolished, and Newchurch ceased to ordain priests and began only to "install" presbyter-ministers, who are not priests. So: no priest, no Mass. No true Catholic is permitted to attend such a phony Protestant "service."
Even if these presbyter-ministers simulate the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II "Latin" Mess of 1962+, such services are not Masses and are invalid because not offered by an ordained Catholic priest. They are just like Protestant services -- invalid, null and void. No true Catholic is permitted to attend such a phony Protestant "service."
Occasionally, someone comes across an elderly priest who was ordained in Newchurch before 1968. That doesn't wash either. The man may be nominally a priest, but he is publicly and officially associating with heretics. Therefore, no true Catholic can attend such a Mass, any more than he can attend the service of an Eastern Orthodox priest. No true Catholic is permitted to attend such a phony Protestant "service."
For further information, click on FAQ03: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files: FAQs and Traditional Apologetics department, in the section "Should I Ever Attend Newchurch's 'Ordinary' or 'Extraordinary' Messes?."
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
My grandson asked me if homosexuals can receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Catholic Church. It was my understanding that they cannot receive any Sacrament if they are living in an openly sodomistic "relationship," that is, publicly living in sin. However, my grandson told me that he works with such a person who recently received the purported sacrament of Confirmation in a supposedly Catholic parish. Is my understanding correct.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
You are correct. Your grandson was not speaking of someone in the Catholic Church, but in the Newchurch of the New Order, which replaced the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council. No true Catholic can have anything to do with this New Order sect, as it is heretical.
Newchurchers, who are not in fact Catholic, but adhere to the heretical New Order sect, are ignorant of, or knowingly reject, what the Catholic Church is from its foundation by Our Lord Jesus Christ and His Apostles, based upon Sacred Scripture (the Bible) and Sacred Tradition. The New Order sect no longer has a Mass (it is now a Protestantized worship service in vulgar tongues) or sacraments (they have been Protestantized into invalidity, except, in some cases, for Baptism and Matrimony).
Specifically, on August 22, 1971, the Catholic Sacrament of Confirmation was replaced in Newchurch by a non-sacrament based upon Protestant models and thereby made invalid, that is, null and void.
You should inform your grandson that New Order parishes, which still call themselves "Catholic" for financial and political gain, pander to the worst immoralities, such as homosexual acts, which Sacred Scripture denounces as among the Four Sins that Cry out to God for Retribution. A large proportion of the Newchurch clergy, as one reads daily in the news, are paedophiles and are supported by the leaders of Newchurch, up to and including the Newpopes.
To summarize, Newchurch has a phony Mess, phony sacraments, heretical doctrine, and immoral clergy. You should warn your grandson to have nothing to do with Newchurch, but to seek out a fully traditional Catholic church, chapel, or oratory. A full geographical listing is contained in the Official Traditional Catholic Directory, Listing All Traditional Latin Masses and Traditional Resources for North America. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Are there any traditional Catholic churches that are still in communion with Rome?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
All traditional Catholic churches are in communion with Rome -- but not Newrome or Newvatican or the Newchurch of the New Order, as it not Catholic. On November 21, 1964, the Newchurch of the New Order hijacked the Catholic Church at the Vatican II Anti-council and began posing as the "institutional" Church.
Since then, true Catholics have stayed far away from any church, chapel, or oratory in "communion" with the heretical, anti-Catholic, and immoral (e.g., rife with paedophile clergy) sect. In fact, Newrome has not had priests since 1968, when Newchurch adopted the Protestantized New Ordinal in place of the Catholic Sacrament of Holy Orders. Newrome has not had a valid Mass since 1969, when Newchurch adopted the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Mess.
True Catholics seek out traditional Catholic priests, who are independent from Newchurch, or groups that are independent of Newchurch. True Catholics seek what is doctrinally, liturgically, and morally Catholic, and have nothing to do with the pretenders who took possession of the buildings. This point was made for all time by St. Athanasius, Defender of the Faith, in his Letter to His Flock, who in his time was facing similar problems, with the Church structure being taken over by the heretics known as Arians.
What saddens you ... is the fact that others [the Arian heretics] have occupied the churches by violence, while during this time you are on the outside. It is a fact that they have the premises -- but you have the apostolic Faith. They can occupy our churches, but they are outside the true Faith. You remain outside the places of worship, but the faith dwells within you. Let us consider: what is more important, the place or the Faith? The true Faith, obviously. Who has lost and who has won in the struggle -- the one who keeps the buildings or the one who keeps the Faith? The true Faith, obviously. That therefore the ordinances which have been preserved in the churches from old time until now may not be lost in our days,... rouse yourselves, brethren,... seeing them now seized upon by aliens.
On that occasion, it took a century or more for the heretics to routed out of the high offices of the Catholic Church, including the papacy, and the true Catholic Church restored.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
If the members of Bernie Fellay's Neo-SSPX want to know what is in store for them if they sell out to the Newchurch of the New Order and its Newpope Francis-Bergoglio, all they need to do is look at what happened to the Institute of the Good Shepherd (IBP). Five Neo-SSPX priest-presbyters left the Neo-SSPX to form the Institute under the auspices of Newchurch's "Ecclesia Dei: Commission. The Newchurch black widow lured the Institute into the New Order sect by promising to include in the statutes a provision that the priests-presbyters would be permitted to offer only the Half New Order Vatican II 1962 Mass and never the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Mess. But once the Institute of the Good Shepherd was caught in the Newchurch web, Newchurch reneged on its promise. Now the priest-presbyters of the Institute are simulating the New Mess.
France is the center of the Neo-SSPX. If the French District rebels, so goes the Neo-SSPX internationally. Even the French District Superior, although a gauleiter for Fellay, was among those in July 2016 who opposed Fellay's proposed sellout to Newchurch. He did so because his own priors were opposed to a sellout deal. Most of the priors in France are opposed to it. Hence even some of Fellay's waning supporters now realize that his exit would be good for the Society.
When will the Neo-SSPX fools, both clergy and laity, open their eyes? The problem is one of doctrine. Newchurch is not Catholic. Until it reverts to the Catholic Faith, there must be no compromise with it. If it dies and dissolves into a mist, perhaps some of its clueless members could revert in the end. God's mercy is unlimited, but His patience is not.
It is beginning to look more and more as if Bernie Fellay's tyrannical leadership of the Neo-SSPX is drawing to a close and that when his second twelve-year term ends in 2018, a new leader for the Neo-SSPX will be selected. Some say that Bishop Tissier de Mallerais has sent out feelers that he would be willing to take on the office of Superior General. However, having a bishop at the head of the Society, however, is completely contrary to the principles that the original traditional Catholic Society of St. Pius X's founder, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre. The Superior General is not supposed to be some omnipotent leader, but a mere administrator to do the paperwork and keep the books, selected from the ranks of the Society's priest-presbyters or even a laymen.
On May 11, 2017, seven leading priests of the Neo-SSPX in France were expelled for writing an open letter rejecting Newvatican's takeover of the NSSPX's marriage process and Fellay's secret dealings to sell out the NSSPX to the Newchurch of the New Order and its Marxist Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio. These priests are priors of the most important Neo-SSPX priories and most populous cities in France: those of Paris, Lyons, Marseilles, Bordeaux, Nantes, Lille, and St. Malo. Three Superiors of religious orders affiliated with the Neo-SSPX have joined the seven priors, and Fellay does not have the legal power to expel these religious Superiors.
This open letter has now spread like wildfire throughout the NSSPX clergy and parishes around the world. Fellay and his District Superiors, many of whom have rejected his proposed sellout as well, are now in open rebellion against his tyrannical 24-year dictatorship, which has included incompetent handling of paedophile crimes of his priest-presbyters in the Society.
When Fellay's representative, the Neo-SSPX District Superior of France, who is known to be an unswerving gauleiter for Fellay, went to the largest church pastored by the seven expelled priests and demanded obedience, half the congregation walked out. Another group of parishioners began chanting the Rosary so loudly that they drowned out Fellay's representative. It seems that finally a greater number of Neo-SSPX laypeople are also standing up to Fellay's tyrannical 24-year dictatorship.
Now a group of laypeople from the Neo-SSPX has gone over Fellay's head, publishing its own open letter, not to Bernie Fellay, but directly to Newvatican's "Ecclesia Dei" Commission. The open letter, which the group is encouraging all NSSPX members to sign onto, firmly denounces Newvatican as "destroyers of Christian marriage" and rejects Fellay's proposed sellout. This pandemonium in Fellay's Neo-SSPX has been by dubbed by one French national magazine as "Crise au sein du district de France de la Fraternité Saint-Pie X" (Crisis in the Bosom of the District of France of the [Neo-]society of St. Pius X). [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the French weekly magazine Rivarol and other French sources.]
True Catholics, it appears that it has taken four years of the regime of the Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio, but finally the rank-and-file clergy and French laity of the Neo-SSPX are taking matters out of the hands of their tyrannical superior Fellay into their own hands. They are no longer going to remain silent while the perfidious Fellay destroys everything for which Archbishop Lefebvre gave his life. It remains to be seen whether Fellay's subjects in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, and elsewhere will join with their French colleagues and throw off the yoke of their slavery to Fellay.
A lot more occurred on May 20, 2017, than the Novus Ordo con-anizations of two children at Fatima. The attention of the world was drawn to the sacrileges that have occurred to the shrine and its surroundings. It has been turned from a reverent site of devotion to a Modernistic travesty that desecrates Fatima and the Blessed Virgin Mary. The con-anizations, besides being held after the putatively invalid process corrupted by the Unsaint JPII-Woytyla in 1984, were staged by the Novus Ordo sect as eerily dark and somber, not an occasion of joy.
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' - New Order."
The outdoor "altar" for the invalid Novus Ordo Mess simulated by Francis-Bergoglio was shrouded in a sacrilegious black, as though a funeral were being held (although the New Order itself does not use traditional black for funerals, but Protestant white). Above the black altar were dark images of the two children, holding lamps that are almost snuffed out, as if they were proclaiming that Newchurch is a corpse (as it is). The large black stone block was surrounded by six black stone candleholders. The candles are positioned so that they look black. Francis-Bergoglio wore a matching dark-colored pallium with black crosses. The whole affair was reminiscent of a "Black Mass," that is, a Satanic Mass.
The blasphemous "crucifix" above the "altar" showed Christ not on the Cross, but floating beside it like some extraterrestrial that Newvatican is so fond of. The heresy is clear: Christ did not die on the Cross to redeem mankind.
The church building now used at Fatima is not the traditional Most Holy Rosary Basilica, but a new monstrosity dubbed the "Banjo" Basilica because of its unCatholic round shape. The traditional Most Holy Rosary Basilica, started in 1916, was to be subjected to the wrecking-ball in 2007 when the "Banjo" Basilica building was completed, but protests have so far postponed the planned destruction.
The monstrance used during the Novus Ordo con-anization ceremonies was also a silver monstrosity that looked as it if had come directly from outer space. Formerly, a traditional giant solid gold and jeweled Irish monstrance had been used.
In preparation for the con-anization, Francis-Bergoglio's crew desecrated the inside of the Most Holy Rosary Basilica by removing the Stations of the Cross, the altar rails, and the Last Supper altar. In addition, the Chi-Rho, the ancient Catholic emblem representing the first two letters of Christ in Biblical Greek, have been covered over, demonstrating to the world that Christ is no longer at Fatima or in the Newchurch of the New Order.
The red sanctuary lamps were also removed, and now there is no public indication that the Most Blessed Sacrament is present anywhere. In this, Newchurch is at least being honest, since it has not had a valid Blessed Sacrament because it has not had a priesthood or a Mass since the New Ordinal of 1968 and New Mess of 1969. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, the new Fatima as it has been desecrated by the Newchurch of the New Order and its Newpopes has now been described as "one giant blasphemous mockery." Newchurch couldn't care less about Fatima or the Most Holy Rosary or Blessed Virgin Mary or Christ Our Lord. The anti-Catholic Newchurch of the New Order is a public blasphemy. No wonder Providence took away its priesthood, Mass, Sacraments, grace. This condition readily explains why Newchurch clergy, from the Newpopes on down are sodomites and paedophiles, or the supporters of the same. It is all undeniably Satanic.
Confirming the TRADITIO Network's reports that paedophile crimes in Newchurch are out of control, Francis-Bergoglio admitted to the press aboard his plane returning on May 15, 2017, from Fatima, Portugal, that so many cases have been referred to his Newvatican that his staff cannot handle them. Therefore, he revealed that he had granted a blanket amnesty to some 2,000 of his paedophile presbyters.
Child victims took to the airwaves and internet to denounce Third Paedophile Newpope, among whom was Marie Collins, an Irish victim of rape by a Newchurch presbyter, who in March 2017 resigned from Francis-Bergoglio's sham Child Protection Commission. Her resignation was widely reported around the world as proof that Bergoglio is complicit in the sex crimes by his approval. Bergoglio was forced to admit by the international press that his Newvatican bureaucracy has been overwhelmed by the number of crimes reported and has been grindingly slow in dealing with them. He admitted to the international press aboard the plane that he had thrown in the towel and is granting a blanket amnesty to the his criminal associates.
Bergoglio scandalously told the press that in granting the amnesty, he is "on the right path." One victim taunted him, saying that for Bergoglio, the "right path" means "doing nothing." Early in May 2017, Bergoglio "pardoned" a criminal presbyter who had raped thirty young children, giving them AIDs in the process.
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio's reputation has been blackened beyond redemption by revelations of his complicity with these horrible crimes against children. It is ironic that the revelations came just after he purported to Novus Ordo con-anize two children from Fatima, who claimed to see their child companion in Hell for far less sin than the putative Newpope has committed. Meanwhile, Bergoglio's Newchurch continues to sink rapidly, with more and more Newchurchers joining Evangelical and Protestant sects, or simply going pagan. Bergoglio had better get his asbestos body suit ready. As St. Paul preaches the Catholic doctrine: "They who do such things are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they who consent to them that do them" (Romans 1:32/DRV). There isn't a place in Hell hot enough for the likes of Bergoglio.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
In 2013 I left Newchurch to become Eastern Orthodox, being lured by the appeal of the "Western Rite Orthodoxy," which I later discovered to be a scam. I would like to join the true Catholic Faith, but among traditional Catholics there seems to be such an extreme emphasis on Fatima as to make it binding to believe in the purported Fatima apparition. One supposedly traditional priest I heard essentially said that to reject Fatima is to reject the means that God Himself gave to save the world. This statement seems to me to be in contradiction to Catholic doctrine. I became Catholic through the Novus Ordo Church, and it makes me wonder whether I should just go back to the Novus Ordo sect that I came from.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
This mania of "Fatimism" as being equivalent to Scripture is redolent with the odor heresy. Fatima is not doctrine; no purported post-Apostolic "apparition" can ever be a matter of the Faith, according to the dogma of the Church. It is one thing to have a restrained, balanced, private devotion to Fatima or Lourdes or any other such purported apparition. But the Popes and Saints have warned severely about the danger to the Faith that such purported apparitions pose -- not to speak of the scandal to others, such as yourself, that such non-Catholic beliefs pose.
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 sections "Apparitions, Miracles, Private Revelations, and Visions" and "Fatima."
On the other hand, we cannot concur with your statement that you "became Catholic though the Novus Ordo church." That church is not Catholic, but, as it itself admits through its own documents, is a heretic Protestantized sect. Its very name tells the truth of the matter: Novus Ordo, a New Order (not Catholic). Thus, one can no more say that he became Catholic through the heretic Novus Ordo sect than that he became a Catholic through the heretic Lutheran sect.
According to the New York Times on May 14, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate "Mrs." Newt Gingrich, third "wife" of the former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1995-1999). Although Newt Gingrich is a conservative, he is one of those all too numerous conservatives whose personal morals are far from conservative.
The third "Mrs." Gingrich, Callista, was Newt's secretary. He conveniently received a Newchurch "divorce" from his first two wives so that he could convert to the New Order sect. These Newchurch "divorces" were highly controversial. He left his first wife, Jacqueline, reportedly saying (though he disputes this): "She's not young enough or pretty enough to be the wife of the President. And besides, she has cancer." At the time Newt was considering running for U.S. President.
In only six months, Gingrich then married Marianne. In 1993, while still civilly married to Marianne, Gingrich began an adulterous affair with his staff secretary, Callista, more than twenty years his junior. Marianne supposedly rejected his suggestion for an "open marriage," so he civilly divorced her too. A spokesman for the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, which checks for potential conflicts of interest and compliance with financial disclosure rules, said of "Mrs." Gingrich that the office had "completed its work and cleared her [Callista's] report on April 7, 2017."
True Catholics, as an adulterer and bigamist, Newt Gingrich was a perfect candidate to enter the corrupt Newchurch of the New Order. Gingrich was raised as a Lutheran, then converted to become a Southern Baptist when he was in graduate school (for political purposes because Georgia is a Southern Baptist bastion?). In 2008 the politically-religious chameleon switched again, becoming a Newchurcher in 2008. Of such gutter morals is Newchurch and its membership composed.
Traditional Catholics should once again be thankful to God that they have nothing to do with the phony Newchurch of the New Order. Newchurch is now laying the theological groundwork for priestesses, bishopesses, and overtly lesbian/gay/bisexual/transsexual presbyters, Newbishops, Newcardinals, and Newpopes for itself. And there is no question that the Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio is behind the move.
On September 18, 1896, Pope Leo XIII issued the Apostolic Letter Apostolicae Curae (On the Nullity of Anglican Orders), declaring once and for all with the Papal authority that Protestant ministers, specifically Anglican ministers, who were the closest to Catholics, were invalid, that is, that their orders are "absolutely null and utterly void." Pope Leo's Apostolic Letter is beautifully written and absolutely clear, as Popes were before the New Order and its Newpopes supplanted the Catholic Church in 1964. 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.
Now Newcardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio has denied this Leonine doctrine, and there is no way that he would have done so without the personal blessing of the Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio, who has serious validity problems of his own. You see, Pope Leo's solemn Bull doesn't fit in with the heretical doctrines of the New Order sect (which the Neo-SSPX's head, Bernie Fellay, seems bound and determined to embrace). Pope Leo denied once and for all what in his time was called the heresy of Syncretism and now is hidden under the Vatican II renaming to "Oecumenism": that "all religions are equally true" and "we all worship the same god."
Coccopalmerio is President of Francis-Bergoglio's Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts. He participated in Newrome's "Malines Conversations," an heretical "oecumenical" group. For over a century Pope Leo's Papal declaration has proven to be one of the major stumbling blocks to heretical Oecumenism in Newchurch. The Pope was so clear that there was no room for denying or "nuancing away" its clear meaning.
But Francis-Bergoglio and his henchman want to deny Catholic doctrine and accept phony Anglican ministers. In fact, the first Newpope, the man who implemented all of the Vatican II Anti-council's (1962-1965) heretical doctrines, Paul VI-Montini, scandalously in 1966 gave the heretic Protestant Archbishop of Canterbury his episcopal ring and chalice. Bergoglio himself in 2016 consorted with heretics in Sweden to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Revolt of the Arch-heretic Martin Luther. Benedict-Ratzinger also tried to undermine Pope Leo's doctrine.
True Catholics, the hypocrisy of Francis-Bergoglio, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Newcardinal Coccopalmerio is all too clear. As heretics, they do not want to be constrained by Catholic doctrine, so in their heretical world priestesses, bishopesses, and lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender clergy are quite within the realm of possibility. The Anglican sect, so statistics demonstrate, will be essentially dead when the second Protestant Queen Elizabeth passes to Judgment. And the Newchurch of the New Order won't be far behind her.
The child victims sodomized by Newchurch presbyters, and perhaps even Newbishops, in the Newarchdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, Minnesota, had the guts that the pansy Newpopes and Newbishops don't. They gave Newarcbishop Bernard Hebda a resounding No!, when he tried to pay them off.
The Newarchdiocese has been in bankruptcy since January 2015 and is still struggling to get out. If the courageous child victims have anything to say about it, the corrupt Newarchdiocese and its Newparishes will go out of existence for their gross sins. The victims, with one voice, refused on May 11, 2017, in U.S. Federal Court to accept the bankruptcy settlement proposed by Hebda.
There are 400 sodomy victims of Newchurch in the "survivor" group. The child victims will not accept one penny of settlement until Newchurch releases the investigative report on former Newarchbishop John Nienstedt, who purportedly ran "Sodomy Central" in the Newarchdiocese and was forced out in 2015. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Twin Cities Pioneer Press.]
True Catholics, the Newarchdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, Minnesota, and its Newarchbishops are among the most corrupt in the world. We have covered the corruption extensively in past Daily Commentaries. The Newarchdiocese has been run by a succession of pansies, who failed to take any significant action when close to 400 children were sodomized by Newchurch presbyters and, some say, by Newchurch bishops. It looks as if, in the face of the courageous child victims, the corrupt Newarchdiocese will experience some of the dire penalty that Sodom and Gomorrah paid.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
The news is now in with all of its inglorious indirection. On May 11, 2017, Newarchbishop Guido Pozzo, Secretary of Francis-Bergoglio's Ecclesia Dei Commission, laid down the law: Bernie Fellay's Neo-Society of St. Pius X will not have the sublime privilege of being eaten alive by the Bergoglian spider until Fellay signs an admission that Newchurch is orthodox and that the New Mess is valid.
Fellay wants to sign the deal to sell out to the New Order sect because he thinks that it will involve more power for him. Under the deal he'd get to stay on (he imagines) for another twelve years, whereas, if he can't make a deal with the Bergoglian black widow by July 2018, he'll face the prospect of defeat at the next Chapter election of the Neo-SSPX -- if he can survive until then. Things are getting hot for Fellay, as he now also faces an investigation for his handling of a sex-crime case involving one of his priest-presbyters.
On May 12, 2017, Alain Lorans, an Neo-SSPX spokesman in France, confirmed by implication that there would be no imminent signature on the secret doctrinal document, but only more endless negotiation. Apparently, at least seven Society District Superiors have flatly rejected the Bergoglian spider's web, along with three superiors of Society-affiliated religious orders. It is probable that other Society leaders have "piled on" Fellay as well. Meanwhile, Society Bishop Tissier de Mallerais sits back and bides his time.
Newcardinal Ray "Bully" Burke has also implied that the sellout deal was also scuttled on Newrome's side by Neocon Newchurchers who want the Vatican II Anti-council to be embraced by the Society. It is obvious that Burke was referring to himself, among others. Newcardinal Gerhard Muller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith, is clearly another.
Nothing will stop Fellay from trying to make a deal with the New Order sect, however, as he desperately struggles to secure his own future as Baron Fellay of Castle Tradition, a vast international bailiwick supervised by his knights errant, very errant. Society Bishop de Galarretta suggested in January 2017 that, should regularization, that is, the engulfing and devouring the Society by the New Order sect, not be possible in 2017, Newrome would likely take steps to "normalize" it to Novus Ordo specifications. One such step was then taken in March 2017 in regard to Society marriages.
Essentially, Francis-Bergoglio's March 27, 2017, commission letter maintains the superiority of the Newchurch diocesan bishops over the Neo-SSPX at the local level. The NSSPX can do nothing without the Newbishops' approval. One wonders how beneficial this can be just as Bergoglio destroys what is left of the Sacrament of Matrimony in Newchurch. Now Society marriages will also be liable to "Newchurch divorce." Another such gesture had already been made in 2016 in regard to the Sacrament of Penance, which no longer exists in Newchurch, but was replaced in 1973 by a phony unsacrament of "reconciliation." Newrome might make a further gesture to recognize Society Masses as licit, as if the invalid Messes of Newchurch were worth being associated with.
The real problem here is that Newchurch is not Catholic. Therefore, no Catholic or even quasi-Catholic group should even consider negotiating with it. Play with the bull, and you will be gored. Newchurch itself is in a state of accelerating decline around the world. In Quebec City, for example, at least half of the New Order churches are headed for sale. Newprelates scramble to sell off the beautiful traditional buildings so that they can gain a financial benefit from administering the sales.
The Newchurch ship is large, so it will take a long time to sink to the bottom of the ocean, but down it is going. Any life-raft that is close to it will be sucked down with it in the whirlpool. Therefore, true Catholics, you get as far away now from Newchurch as you can, so as not to be sucked down into the whirlpool to Hell.
The French Newchurch daily newpaper La Croix has reported that Bernie Fellay's Neo-SSPX mishandled a sex-crimes case, for which an NSSPX priest-presbyter was sentenced on May 5, 2017, to 16 years in a French prison.
The article quotes the Newvatican Ecclesia Dei Commission, which has been in communication with Fellay about a sellout of the Neo-SSPX to the New Order sect, which stated that Fellay, who is the head of the Neo-SSPX, would "obviously" be liable to those Newvatican regulations that provide for "revocation" of a bishop if he has "failed to act diligently" in a case of sex crimes.
True Catholics, in reality, Bernie Fellay has little to fear from the Newvatican paper-tiger, which talks tough about sex crimes on the part of its Newclergy, but rarely takes any action whatsoever against its Newprelates who support the crimes by their leadership. It is rare that a Newbishop has paid any penalty for subornation of sex crimes. Fellay is now being talked about as if he were already under New Order regulations. But it may well be that a sellout is not now in Fellay's personal best interest!
A Newchurch presbyter-minister, one Bill Peckman, associated with the Novus Ordo EWTN Cable Network, wrote that he had figured out why his sect is in a steep decline. He honestly admitted the problem that Newchurch prelates are reluctant to admit: the influx of some Latinos and Africans has concealed the fact that "every measurable indicator is down": baptisms, confirmations, marriages, presbyter installations, numbers of men's and women's religious, children in Newparochial schools and religion programs.
The presbyter honestly admitted, to the shock of the clueless Protestantized Newchurchers at EWTN, that Newchurchers have become functional Arians, heretics in the widespread heresy of the fourth century who denied the divinity of Christ. Newchurch doesn't worship God any longer, but regards "Jesus" not as The Christ, but as "merely human, ... a guru, self-help teacher, social worker extraordinaire." The Novus Ordo Mess, the presbyter honestly admitted, has become not worship, but a "pep rally." Newparishes offer nothing more than any fraternal order; they are like a Elks Lodge or an Odd Fellows Lodge.
The presbyter honestly admitted that the New Order had ripped the transcendence out of worship. That explains why belief in the Real Presence of Christ in the Most Holy Eucharist plummeted, why the number of Newseminarians plummeted. If you don't have a valid Mass and a valid priesthood, you don't have a true Sacrament, and you don't have any grace to give life to the Faith. Newchurch might has well close up shop and turn out the lights. Actually, it's already doing that in many Newdioceses!
True Catholics, it is true that the first step is to determine honestly the problem, but the next step is equally important. That is to correct the problem. The Novus Ordo is like dope: you can't taper off of it; you have to go cold turkey. In Church terms that means swearing off unordained presbyter-ministers who are not priests, swearing off the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo service, as well as the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II Latin "Mess of 1962+." It means swearing off graceless Newchurch invalid sacraments and staying out of the temples of the heretics. Like giving up dope, it will be painful for the Novus Ordo addicts -- but it is their only path to save themselves.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I was visiting my mother in the hospital yesterday when a Novus Ordo presbyter-minister popped in to ask whether my mother wanted the "anointing of the sick." I said that I was a Catholic and didn't believe in the validity of Newchurch "sacraments." The presbyter had the gall to try to persuade me that the unsacramental "anointing of the sick" was "more traditional" than the Sacrament of Extreme Unction.
I determined that there was no sense getting into a "dialogue" with him. It was the wrong time and place. Anyway, you can never convince Novus Ordo presbyter-ministers that they are perpetrating a fraud upon true Catholics. Did I do the right thing by politely giving the clueless presbyter a polite "thanks, but no thanks," while I firmly ushered him out of the hospital room?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Your response was exactly appropriate. Newchurch did away with the Sacrament of Extreme Unction on November 30, 1972. Newchurch has only an unsacramental "Anointing of the Sick," which is at best a "blessing," a Novus Ordo "unsacrament." Even if Novus Ordo "anointing" were a sacrament, this man is not a priest, but an unordained Novus Ordo presbyter-minister with no power to confer any valid Sacrament.
Traditional Catholics should remember this handy rule of thumb when filling out papers for a hospital stay: Do not put down your religion as 'Catholic.'" To most of the clueless world, this term means Newchurch, not the Catholic Church, and exposes you to presbyter-ministers beating down your hospital door. So, just put down "declines to state" to relieve yourself of that annoyance. You are undoubtedly feeling ill enough already!
It is a story that is all too common these days around the world. Newchurchers are abandoning the New Order and its head, Francis-Bergoglio, at such an accelerating rate that Novus Ordo churches cannot be closed fast enough. The latest Newdiocese that is getting close to shutting down is that of Hartford, the capital of Connecticut in the United States and an insurance capital of the world. But it is not only Hartford that is affected, but all Newdioceses in Connecticut.
On May 7, 2017, Newarchbishop Leonard Blair announced "sweeping changes" in the face of a rapidly declining number of Novus Ordo presbyter-ministers, no one wanting enter a Newseminary to become a presbyter, Newchurchers dropping out of Francis-Bergoglio's Marxist Newchurch like flies, and collections severely dropping off because Newchurchers are withholding contributions owing to rampant paedophilia among the Newchurch clergy.
As of June 29, 2017, four out of ten Newparishes will be shut down -- for good. Newchurchers will be farmed out to different locations. Presbyter-ministers will be shifted around over the remaining churches. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Hartford Courant.]
True Catholics, the evidence is undeniable: the Newchurch of the New Order, which has practically destroyed the Catholic Church from the time of the Vatican II Anti-Council (1962-1965), is rapidly shutting down. The first Newpope already saw the handwriting just seven years after the close of the anti-council. Paul VI-Montini declared: "We thought that after the Council a day of sunshine would have dawned for the history of the Church. What dawned, instead, was a day of clouds and storms, of darkness." That darkness has in the ensuing fifty years grown like a pall over the heretic Newchurch, whose effective end appears to be only a few years away now.
Francis-Bergoglio has engaged in a number of careers, none of them pope: chemist, Newjesuit revolutionary, politician, Marxist, rap musician. Now that his Newchurch of the New Order is falling down around him, he has decided to add another career for the security of his later years: actor. He is the first purported pope in history to appear personally in a movie, which will be launched on May 17, 2017, at the Cannes Film Festival.
Confirming his reputation as "Mr. Narcissist," Bergoglio will play himself in the flick "Beyond the Sun." Perhaps he thinks that he is the perfect actor to portray the sun god -- the Egyptian Re perhaps, or the Greek Apollo. The irony is that the movie features four young children from different cultures trying to follow the teachings of Christ that Bergoglio himself does not follow. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Telegraph.]
True Catholics, all the anti-Catholic Newpopes are acting a part, but we have to applaud Francis-Bergoglio particularly for his cunning for in additional playing the part of the Unjust Steward. In the parable the Unjust Steward by fraud and deceit prepared a career for himself when he was fired by his employer for malfeasance in office. At least Bergoglio won't have to waste his later years under house arrest in the Vatican Gardens like his predecessor. The market for Marxist hack actors in Hollywood is wide open!
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
There is more proof of what TRADITIO's Canadian Correspondent has reported about opposition by various Neo-SSPX Superiors to Bernie Fellay's sellout to the New Order sect. In 2016, the Ordo (Mass Calendar) and Directory of the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), a Novus Ordo "Indult" group, was issued to various Neo-SSPX chapels. There must have been opposition to this sellout, however, from the Superiors, as an in-house Neo-SSPX edition, albeit quite minimal and insipid, was issued for the year 2017.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
True Catholics, the TRADITIO Network has received reports from around the world that Bernie Fellay's Neo-SSPX is already assimilating to the Novus Ordo sect: in using Vatican II "liturgies," in using Novus Ordo clergy, and in other areas. Fellay just can't wait for the official "imprimatur" of the Marxist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio to become a Novus Ordinarian, so he has jumped the gun on beginning the process to the Novus Ordoization at his sites.
Francis-Bergoglio has invited thousands heretics to his Newrome to celebrate Pentecost 2017 on June 4. To the mind of this anti-Catholic Newpope, what group is more appropriate to desecrate this holy feastday with him than the demented Protestants known as Pentecostalists (Charismatics). At the same time he will throw in his own Newchurch charismatics for good measure. This "den of thieves" -- which is what Our Lord called those who were desecrating the Temple -- will be gathered together the night before in pagan Rome's playground known as the Circus Maximus. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Catholic Herald.]
Charismaticism is a particularly virulent modern-day mania infecting the Newchurch of the New Order, which has its roots deep in heresy. The roots of modern-day Charismaticism (Pentecostalism) go back to 1901 when a group of Methodists at a Topeka, Kansas, prayer meeting began "experiencing the spirit." The emotional prayer style soon spread throughout Protestant denominations. A typical charismatic prayer meeting includes frenzied music, praying "in tongues," prophesying, "body prayer," and even snake-dancing.
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 "Charismatic Movement."
The phenomenon caught on in the Newchurch of the New Order when Novus Ordinarians were searching for new ways of praying during the first flurry of the Vatican II Anti-council's revolution. The movement names Vatican II as its starting point. The movement is associated with such other cult-like, mind-controlling organizations and programmes as:
This Charismatic Movement is far from true Catholicism. It represents an almost complete abandonment of even nominally Catholic practices, beliefs, and modes of discourse. Charismaticism is based on the erroneous notion that emotional experience always accompanies the conferral of grace, whereas the Catholic doctrine is that the only sensible indication of the conferral of grace is the Sacramental sign itself. One author summed up the error and danger of the Charismatic Movement as: "a blighted tree bearing poisonous fruit, sown by the Devil among Protestants and transplanted into the Catholic Church after Vatican II.... This fruit is truly a seed of destruction."
True Catholics, Charismaticism, whether Protestant or Newchurch, is truly demented. But, it seems, so is Bergoglio, who favored the cult with a similar shivaree in 2014. This is naked Syncretism, after the Vatican II Anti-council renamed "Oecumenism." Under either name it is a grave sin against the First Commandment of God.
Benedict-Ratzinger is not the most popular man in Newvatican these days. Now the head of Newpontifical Council for New Evangelization, Newarchbishop Rino Fisichella, wants to strip him of his "Newpope Emeritus" status as being "problematic." Fisichella couched his objection in Newchurch phraseology, but one cannot help but think that he just didn't want Ratzinger, a flaming supporter of the rampant paedophile activities of Newchurch clergy before he was forced to abdicate, to have even the appearance of an office in Newchurch.
Fisichella is not the only Newprelate to criticize the title of [New]pope Emeritus for Benedict Ratzinger, who lives under virtual house arrest under the watchful eye of Francis-Bergoglio in the Vatican Gardens. Newbishop Giuseppe Sciacca, Secretary of the Apostolic Signatura, and Newcardinal Walter Brandmuller, former President of the the Newcuria, joined in Fisichella's criticism of Ratzinger's use of the title. Brandmuller has called for "necessary and urgent legislation" to strip Ratzinger of the title. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Turin, Italy, daily newspaper La Stampa.]
True Catholics, as the chorus of voices rise in criticism about the Second Paedophile Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger, Newvatican mouthpieces were quick to pretend that "there was no insinuation or criticism of the person of" Ratzinger. Careful observers of Newvatican are well aware that it issues official denials only when it is the truth that is being denied.
Recently in the United States, there was a lot of talk about the "conservative" justice Antonin Scalia, who died on February 13, 2016, at age 79, of controverted causes. Yet Scalia, who lived only 13 kilometres from a well-known fully-traditional Catholic Church, never once attended the true Mass there, but chose to frequent Novus Ordo sites. The justice, who was regarded as intellectually brilliant, could not have been so ignorant that he didn't see the corruption of the anti-Catholic Newchurch of the New Order and negligently failed to provide for himself a valid Catholic funeral.
Presbyter Paul had ejected the Catholic Church and in 1996 had became a presbyter-minister in the Newchurch of the New Order. In March 2017 some of the presbyter's writings on his Novus Ordo faith were released by a Newchurch press. In connection with this release, presbyter Scalia made it clear that he didn't like the terms "conservative" and "traditionalist." [Some information for this Commentary were contributed by The Washingtonian.]
True Catholics, certainly you were disgusted by the entirely Novus Ordo funeral service for Justice Scalia, "presided over" by presbyter Scalia. Obviously, "conservative" Justice Scalia had not left proper instructions that his funeral would be conducted by a real priest, not a phony presbyter-minister, and with a fully traditional Catholic Requiem Mass, not an invalid Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo Mess. If the justice had taken care to do that, what an education it would have been on true Catholicism to the entire country of the United States of America.
Dear TRADTITIO Fathers:
An acquaintance whose family regularly attends the Half Novus Ordo "Mess of 1962" at a Newparish thinks that he might have a vocation. He has applied to an "indult" organization in Newchurch that likewise simulates the "Mess of 1962." This organization is associated with two "indult" presbyters who were imprisoned for moral crimes and theft. What advice would you Fathers give to a young man who thinks that he might have a vocation?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
All of the "indult" ("Mess of 1962") groups in the Newchurch of the New Order are mired in doctrinal and liturgical corruption, and in moral corruption as well. Bernie Fellay's Neo-SSPX is in the same sorry state as the "indult" Newchurch groups.
One must be very careful not to be deceived by any organization associated with Newchurch has a policy of withholding the truth. Newchurch does not have a Traditional Latin Mass. The only thing it has is a Half Novus Ordo "Mess of 1962" simulated by presbyter-ministers who, even if they happen to be "ordained" in the semi-traditional Ordinal of 1962 (and some are merely "installed" as presbyters in the Novus Ordo rite), are invalid because their ordaining bishops have never been consecrated, but merely installed in the invalid Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968.
For further information, click on FAQ3: Should I Ever Attend Newchurch's "Ordinary" or "Extraordinary" Messes? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files: FAQs and Traditional Apologetics department.
We would hate to see a young man waste his life on a fraud -- and that is what the New Order (Novus Ordo) sect is. It doesn't matter whether it uses a little Latin to deceive clueless Newchurchers. Anything associated with the New Order is invalid, and anything that falsely appears to be "traditionalist" may disappear at any time without notice, when Francis-Bergoglio or Bernie Fellay finally decides to pull the rug out from under it. You need to inform him of the complete list of the fully traditional Catholic seminaries outside of the anti-Catholic Newchurch, as listed in the Official Traditional Catholic Directory, the link to which appears above.
But, in these times, any young man who thinks that he has a vocation should first get the best classical collegiate or university education possible as a basis for later seminary studies. The best choice, when possible, is a conservative liberal arts college. The best major is Classical Languages (Latin and Greek), which, in addition to providing the foundation for all secular and religious study, is usually one of the most conservative departments at a college or university.
In addition to getting a thorough grounding in the classical languages, which are also the Biblical languages, he should emphasize philosophy (particularly classical and mediaeval philosophy), music (particularly early and classical music; knowledge of the organ is a plus), history (particularly ancient and mediaeval history), mathematics and the natural sciences, psychology and social sciences (one must be careful here in choosing conservative courses), and oratory and rhetoric (sometimes called "Speech"). With this background, he will have a solid basis for theological studies and will also be able to earn a living, as has sometimes been a necessity for the clergy from St. Paul and certainly in the present times.
In our times, one must be prepared to combat secularism. People cannot hide in a seminary, even a truly Catholic one. They need to expose themselves to the challenges of the world in which they live. If they can't lead a life of Catholic virtue in a four-year college, they won't be able to function as a traditional Catholic priest in the real world.
More evidence has come to light that the famed Shroud of Turin is authentic. The 4.4-metre-long linen cloth is believed by many to be the shroud (Latin: sindona] in which Jesus Christ was buried after the crucifixion. The shroud is kept in the royal chapel of the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Turin, Italy.
Now An expert on ancient Roman coinage says that he has identified the coins that cover the eyes of the man in the shroud. Classical numismatist Agostino Sferrazza told French Radio Station RCF Liège on April 30, 2017, that the coins were minted in in the days of Pontius Pilate in the year A.D. 29. Images of the coins were first observed in the eye sockets of the man in the shroud in 1976, when 3-D projection techniques were used to evaluate it. Sferrazza states that these coins appear to be lepta, small coins of low value that were common in Israel during the governorship of Pontius Pilate (A.D. 26-37).
On the disc covering the right eye, a staff used by Roman augurs called a lituus appears. On the disc over the left eye, there is what appears to be a Roman sacrificial cup. Researchers have managed to read the letters YKAI in the coins, which are thought to be the visible part of the name TIBERIOY KAICAPOC, "of Tiberius Caesar" in Greek capital letters.
According to the Gospel of St. Matthew, Tiberius Caesar was the Roman emperor in office when Christ began his public life. This coin is comparable with others from the Roman era in which Christ lived and might indeed be pieces that were being used at the time of the Passion of Jesus Christ.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
The Newvatican deceivers are up to their old tricks again. The truth is that the Newchurch's demoted Ecclesia Dei Commission proffered that insignificant little doctrinal document for Bernie Fellay to sign. It was nothing, really; it was a mere bagatelle. However, many of the Neo-SSPX Superiors saw through the deception: it was a capitulation for the NSSPX and for the truth of the Catholic Faith. So they threatened a walk-out if he should dare to sign it. If he signs it, they will walk, taking a large part of the NSSPX with them. The Newchurch black widow would then lose half of his meal.
So, now, Newchurch has told Fellay that major players in Newcuria refuse the personal prelature plum. Newvatican wants to make it look as if it is not the NSSPX refusing the deal, but Newchurch liberals and even Neocon Newchurchers. It is said that Francis-Bergoglio himself, speaking through his mouthpiece, the journalist Andrea Tornieli, will refuse the personal prelature. In other words, the personal prelature is such a valuable gem that Newchurch cannot possibly afford to grant it to Fellay. "We're so sorry. We made a mistake. It's just too much of a concession to the Neo-SSPX."
However, perhaps, just maybe, if Fellay kneels before Newcardinal Muller, head of Newchurch Doctrine (Fellay being too unworthy to kneel before Bergoglio himself), Newvatican just might -- if Fellay can concoct enough Newrosary crusades -- grant the personal prelature gem after all. But this would be almost impossible for Newrome to do, so strong would be the opposition from the far left that controls Newchurch. In order to get that personal prelature plum, Fellay would have to sign the tiny little doctrinal agreement, that mere bagatelle. Even then, his chances for relief are not all that good.
The plum, the prize, is, in fact, a poison and a trap; and the trap is not a mere bagatelle! Today, the Neo-SSPX is still free as a bird, even though Fellay has been leading it towards the Novus Ordo cage since 2000. But it is still free for the moment. Newchurch threatens to take away the trap if Fellay does not capitulate, and Newchurch has hired liberals from without, like Tornieli, to imply that the trap is, of course, a paradise on earth. It is a beautiful bailiwick, which Fellay could hypothetically rule like a baron until he turns 75 in 2033 (if he lasts even a year at this rate!).
The good news is that Newrome is having to play these games because Fellay can't sign. He can't sign because leaders among his own people won't let him. Not all of the little Neo-SSPX flies are eager to fly into the Novus Ordo spider web. Some of them have seen what happens to such flies, such as the flies of the Franciscans of the Immaculate, the Knights of Malta, the Transalpine Redemptorists, the Institute of the Good Shepherd, the Fraternity of St. Peter, and the Institute of Christ the King. Their priests must preach pablum Novus Ordo sermons from the pulpit because they dare not cross the Marxist Newpope and Newbishops who rule Newchurch.
And what is this Newchurch to which Fellay still wishes to fly? It is moving quickly from Protestantism to paganism. Those in it who have any faith left need to flee while they still can. And they need to have somewhere to flee to, which is why Newchurch wants to swallow Archbishop Lefebvre's work once and for all. Now there is only the remnant in the independent traditional Catholic churches, chapels, and oratories and in the independent traditional Catholic organizations, such as the Society of St. Pius V, the Congregation of Mary Immaculate, The Traditional Resistance, etc.
As Our Lord indicates in Scripture, in the end there will be only a remnant left anyway. True Catholics need to make certain that they are in that remnant, not caught in the black widow's web.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Does Christian charity really require us to be kind to the Newpopes and their heretical teachings?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
You must understand first what real charity in Christian doctrine is: the love of God first. Out of that love of God, true Catholics are obliged to stand up for the true Faith against heretics, who would destroy God's Church, even if they are the Newpopes themselves. If you ever had any doubt about this Catholic teaching, the uncompromising statements by Pope St. Pius X, who waged a courageous fight during his papacy (1903-1914) against the heresy of Modernism, which he called "omnium hereseon collectus," (the synthesis of all heresies), should take away any doubt in your mind.
The heresy of Modernism had been denounced by name since Pope Pius IX (r. 1848-1878) for its denial of Catholic and Apostolic doctrine, morality, and liturgy, as handed down in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition. Examples of such heretical teachings of Modernism are the use of vulgar tongues at Holy Mass, anathematized specifically by the dogmatic Council of Trent, the acceptance of homosexuality, and the "oecumenical" doctrine that "all religions are equally true."
First, Pope St. Pius X defined the problem:
There are too many who have turned aside from the truth and in demanding a reform of discipline, there also to aspire to a reform of dogma and to harass the Church with the sophisms used by its most violent opponents [Modernists].
Second, Pope St. Pius X defined the scope of the problem in a letter that he wrote to a recalcitrant archbishop:
I am astonished that you should find excessive the measures taken to confine the flood that threatens to swamp us, when the [Modernist] error they are striving to spread is much more deadly than that of Luther, because it aims directly at the destruction not only of the Church but of Christianity.
Third, Pope St. Pius X spoke in no uncertain terms about how vigorously true Catholics had to fight against the heresy, reminding them that Our Lord violently scourged those who corrupted the Temple:
Kindness is for fools. They want them [Modernists} to be treated with oil, soap, and caresses, but they should be beaten with fists! In a duel, you don't count or measure the blows, you strike as you can! War is not made with charity; it is a struggle, a duel. If Our Lord were not terrifying, he would not have given an example in this too. See how he treated the Philistines, the sowers of error, the wolves in sheep's clothing, the traitors in the temple. He scourged them with whips!
Fourth, Pope St. Pius then went on to chastise so many Catholics of that time, as of our time, who, failing in their love of God, want to be kind toward heresy. The Pope called their cowardice in not defending the true Faith to be the main cause of the continuing heresy:
The greatest obstacle in the apostolate of the Church is the timidity, or rather the cowardice, of the faithful.
So, true Catholics, you have a Pope-Saint's permission to fight vigorously the heresy of Modernism, which is now synonymous with the Newchurch of the New Order and its Newpopes, with every fibre of your love for God.
Illegally prohibited by Francis-Bergoglio from exercising his canonical right to elect his successor, the Grand Master of the Knights of Malta, founded by Pope Paschal II in 1113 after the First Holy Crusade with his Bull Postulatio voluntatis, gave Bergoglio the Roman finger and entered Rome with much fanfare on April 26, 2017, to exercise his right.
Bergoglio had, contrary to International Law, ousted Fra (Brother) Matthew Festing from his office in January 2017 because Fra Festing had expelled Bergoglio's favorite, who as Chancellor of the Order had illegally expended funds of the Order to provide prophylactics to prostitutes in Burma. That favorite, Albrecht von Boeselager, has connections with Bergoglio's men running Bergoglio's corrupt, Mafia-controlled Vatican Bank.
Francis-Bergoglio, no "Mr. Humble" as he falsely portrays himself, exerted what has been described as a "raw display of power" to oust the legally-elected Fra Festing from his office in contravention of International Law, because the Knights of Malta are considered a sovereign state, just as is Berogoglio's Newvatican itself, created by the largesse of the Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini in 1929. Acting like a Fascist himself, Bergoglio summoned more than a dozen senior Knights to his residence to twist their arms to elect Bergoglio's favored candidate. The constitution of the Knights provides that only "professed knights," who take religious vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, can vote. Bergoglio wants to pack the voting block with Modernist to outvote the traditionalist Knights.
The Knights of Malta is an ancient and sovereign lay Catholic religious order that runs hospitals and clinics around the world. It counts 56 solemnly-professed Knights, 500 members, and 100,000 staff and volunteers, who lend first aid in war zones, natural disasters, and areas of conflict around the world. The members also make regular pilgrimages bringing the sick to Catholic shrines.
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio is no true pope, but a tyrant who has no shame in illegally trampling on the canonical rights not only of the Knights of Malta but of traditionalists, whom he calls filthy names, never before uttered by a purported pope, and whom he calls mental cases. Yet it is the Marxist, probably atheist, Bergoglio, who is the mental case. As if his New Order provenance didn't already disqualify him, his actions contrary to Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition make him an outright heretic, who, according to the Fathers and Doctors of the Church, must there be considered a heretic, together with all his pomps and all his works.