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Facebook posts reveal that Robert Fuller's Newchurch presbyter at St. Therese Newchurch in Seattle, Washington, had "given his blessing" to Fuller to commit suicide and to receive one of those sacrilegious Novus Ordo "white" funerals, in which the deceased is judged sinless and aptheosized into Heaven. Fuller was a homosexual who was terminal because of AIDS.
Fuller killed himself on May 10, 2019, one week after the arrangements were made with the Newjesuit presbyter. He injected himself with lethal drugs mixed with his favorite alcoholic drink. Francis-Bergoglio is also a member of the Marxist/Modernist Newjesuits and has been remarkably diffident about the murder of abortion, perhaps of "mercy" killing also. The West Province of the [New] Society of Jesus has refused to answer charges that it was complicit. In 2009 the Newjesuit Province entered bankruptcy because of its inability to pay judgments to children who had been raped, sodomized, and otherwise sexually assaulted by its Newjesuits there.
Fuller had been a member of the Hemlock Society, which advocates suicide. He had actually admitted assisting in killing ("euthanizing") a friend of his also afflicted with AIDS by giving him an overdose of his medications. Fuller was publicly "married" to his homosexual "partner." Yet The Newarchdiocese of Seattle lied, claiming that it knew nothing. Now the Newarchdiocese of Seattle is falling all over itself trying to explain why it was complicit in suicide/murder when it falsely claims that it has "reverence for human life."
True Catholics, there is so much wrong in this picture of the moral corruption of Newchurch. Its member publicly vaunted his homosexual acts that gave him a deadly disease. Not only did he kill himself but also he admitted that he killed a friend of his in the same situation. The Newarchdiocese lied about its complicity, just as it has done tens of thousands of times about its child victims of sex crimes by its Newclergy. Suicides under traditional Canon Law cannot receive a public funeral, yet this man was given a public "white" funeral and apotheosized, when the man had publicly published his intentions in advance.
What is worse, Newchurch never even tried to turn the man away from his grave sins in his last days Instead, Newchurch allowed the man Newchurch never even tried to turn the man away from this grave sin, but allowed him to die unredeemed in grave sin. Thus, Newchurch added spiritual murder to physical suicide/murder. Newchurch pretends to be anti-abortion and anti-euthanasia, but this is a lie, of course. Francis-Bergoglio and his fake Newchurch have backed off outright condemnation. In fact, Bergoglio is a member of the same Marxist/Modernist Newjesuits as this presbyter. Thus the question: because "salus animarum prima est lex," what need is for the Newchurch of the New Order to exist? It should close up shop for good and give its copious monetary and real-estate assets to the poor.
As the TRADITIO Network has stated from the beginning, Newchurch's corruption involves not only sex crimes against children and others but also thievery to support them, in what we have called for the last twenty years "Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust." Virtually no commentators other than the TRADITIO Network have even mentioned this connection, though which Newchurchers' money in collection plates is being stolen right and left by their crooked presbyters, who are not even priests because they were never ordained in the Sacrament of Holy Orders, but merely "installed" in the invalid (fake) Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, introduced together with the invalid (fake) New Mess of 1969.
Newmonsignor Joseph McLoone was arrested on August 22, 2019, for felony theft and other crimes, when he stole 125,000 dollars from .the All Souls Day collection plate each year at St. Joseph's Newparish in Dowington, Pennsylvania, about 50 kilometres from Philadelphia. He then spent the money to hire male prostitutes to "service" him at his beach house in Ocean City, New Jersey. The presbyter-pastor converted the Newparish money into his personal account and paid between 1,200 and 1,750 dollars a "pop" to his male prostitutes, many of them former criminals.
Who knows whether McLoone purchased the beach house from stealing other collections? St. Joseph's Newparish has a long criminal history. It was the previous pastor, Newmonsignor William Lynn, who was the first Newchurch prelate in the United States to be convicted on charges of covering up sex crimes against children. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, Philadelphia Newarchbishop Charle Chaput, who poses as "conservative" Newchurcher (aren't the Neocon Newchurchers even bigger hypocrites than the Marxist/Modernists?), was snookered by McLoone into putting him up in a nice private residence while the police and prosecutors investigated the matter. Newchurch is now three generations into embezzlement of collection money from Newchurchers. Yet Francis-Bergoglio doesn't even mention it, and the Newchurchers, though many fewer now, continue to toss away their hard-earned money into the Newchurch collection plate. One can no longer have a jot or tittle of sympathy for them. They know what is going on, yet they continue to pony up their money for their presbyters' sex and financial crimes.
First it was the Neo-SSPX's Mother of God Chapel in Syracuse, New York. Fellay-Pagliarani turned it over to the Mohammedan infidels in the first week of August 2019. Now it is reported that Fellay-Pagliarani have sold a second of their Neo-SSPX chapels. The Neo-society St. Michael Chapel in Erie, Pennsylvania, has now been sold off to Baptist heretics. In Syracuse, the Neo-society made a deal with the local Newchurch heretic bishop, and the Neo-SSPX now offers its 1962 "New Latin" Messes at the Newchurch venue. There is no word yet on where the Erie Neo-SSPXers will be worshipping on Sundays.
Earlier in the summer of 2019, the Neo-SSPX abandoned its apostolate in Goa, India. Goa was long the very center of the Catholic Faith in the Latin Rite in India, where the Portugese colonized it in the sixteenth century. A retired Newchurch bishop in Goa made it the work of his retirement to prevent Newdiocesan 1962 "New Latin" Masses in Goa. So, with this action of the Neo-SSPX, there will be nowhere for even Neo-SSPXers to go to in Goa.
Under Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, a network of churches and chapels was built all over the world, funded by the pennies of original Society of St. Pius X (SSPX)d supporters. This network is especially impressive in France, Bavaria, Germany's state of Baden-Wurttemburg, Austria, Switzerland, and the United States of America, but the Archbishop established his Society apostolates all over the world. For example, there is one in Zimbabwe and several in Southern India (Kerala).
Now that the Archbishop's original Society of St. Pius X no longer exists after his death in 1991, but was shortly taken over by the Novus Ordo-sellout Bernie Fellay and converted into the Novus Ordo-leaning Neo-SSPX, there now seems to be a campaign to sell off Neo-society churches and to sell out the Neo-SSPXers who funded them -- all in treason against Archbishop Lefebvre's original traditional Catholic SSPX. The obvious purpose of such selloffs is to force the "integration" of the Neo-SSPXers into New Order sect.
Once the proposed "personal prelature" poison is proffered, the Neo-SSPXers will have no choice but to join the heretical Newchurch or get out of the Neo-SSPX entirely, as Fellay-Pagliarani will have sold off many of the chapels that make them independent of Newchurch, which is not the Catholic Church. Under the personal-prelature structure, the Neo-SSPX must receive permission from the local heretic Newbishop to expand into or even within his diocese. It is a formula for the Neo-SSPX's extinction. The entire virtue of the original SSPX was that it could independently build chapels in accordance with need and resources, thereby circumventing the Marxist/Modernist Bergoglian network of Newprelates.
Meanwhile, Neocon Newcardinal Robert Sarah, head of the Congregation for Divine [Novus Ordo] Worship, plans to saddle the 1962 "New Latin" Mess with the calendar and lections of Newchurch in its Protestantized three-year cycle. Once that happens, only the Neo-SSPX will be given a [temporary!] exemption. This situation will draw the supporters of the Newchurch-"approved" "Indult" groups to the Neo-SSPX and cause the deliberate collapse of the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), the Institute of Christ the King (ICRSS), and the thirty-some others. Once the 1962 "New Latin" Mass is restricted to the Neo-SSPX, Bergoglio's successor will force the complete submission of the Neo-SSPX to the Novus Ordo.
Francis-Bergoglio moves fast, and he is removing the last vestiges of pseudo-Catholicism from Newchurch at a full gallop. Soon, there will be Newchurch deaconesses, priestesses, bishopesses, and even sexual-invert clerics who claim to be married to each other. Bergoglio also wants to integrate Communism as official Church doctrine because he is a Marxist liberation heretic.
Independent traditional Roman Catholic bishops like Jean-Michel Faure and all priests of The Resistance: be warned. Don't just stand your ground, but pull in the opposite direction. Ditch the 1962 "New Latin" Missal and go back to the Sacred Roman Liturgy as it still existed on January 1, 1950, when the Mass of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, for example, was still in its traditional form. In a tug-of-war, if you merely stand your ground, you will be pulled into the mire. You must pull against the Leftist/Modernist heretics with all your might.
Newcardinal Blase Cupich, of Chicago, Illinois, is an intimate of the Third Paedophile Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio, and as such sheds light on the heresy and corruption of the Bergoglio administration. It was Bergoglio who appointed Cupich to be a Newcardinal in 2014, a little more than a year after Bergoglio's own accession as Newpope.
Cupich, like Francis-Bergoglio, is diffident on abortion. He has told his presbyters and Newseminarians not to pray outside abortuaries. He has no problem with handing out the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid to "Catholic" politicians who advocate and fund abortion. He denigrates the murder involved in abortion by comparing it to political "social justice issues."
Cupich actively advocates one of the Four Sins that Cry out to Heaven for Retribution: sodomy. He embraces homosexuality and LGBTXYZ ideology that St. Paul teaches are "worthy of death" (Romans 1:32/DRV). Cupich has no problem with Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust and supports Francis-Bergogliio's failure to publish his criminal Newbishops and Newcardinals, such as the notorious Theodore McCarrick and Donald Wuerl.
Cupich ordered that the doors of an "Indult" New Latin Mess parish be barred during the Holy Week Triduum in order that the Indultarians would have to go to the blasphemous Novus Ordo rites. He expelled an "Indult" presbyter from his pastorate. He ordered that "altar girls" be used at his (phony) "installation" Mass as Newarchbishop of Chicago. (Cupich is neither a priest nor a bishop, not having been ordained under the Sacrament of Holy Orders, but merely being "installed" like a Protestant minister to "preside over the assembly of the people" under the invalid Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968.)
Cupich has supported Francis-Bergoglio's document of 2015, Amoris laetitia (The Joy of Sex), which wants to admit divorced and remarried Newchurchers to get the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid. Even several Newcardinals (but not Cupich) denounced Bergoglio for such a heresy. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
True Catholics, birds of a feather flock together, they say, and Francis-Bergoglio has assembled around himself as his intimates a "den of thieves" and worse. In Bergoglio's Newchurch, if you are a heretic, a blasphemer, an idolater, and an immoral reprobate, like Blase Cupich, you rise fast. If you have a whiff of conservatism around you, you are expelled to the boondocks and vilified. These are tactics that are well known to be practiced by atheistic Marixsts, among whom Bergoglio finds his place.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
My sister invited her Newchurch presbyter to her house for dinner, at which I was in attendance. In conversation, the subject of Benedict-Ratzinger came up, and I asked him why he liked him. I reminded him that Ratzinger was indicted by the Holy Office on suspicion of heresy and covered up the sex crimes of his Newchurch clergy. Immediately he got up out of his chair and left my sister's house because I told him the truth that Ratzinger covered up these heinous crimes and was an accessory to them. My sister chased after him to apologize and placate him, but he wouldn't have any of it.
Did I do wrong to tell the truth about Ratzinger or to spoil an evening for an invited guest of my sister in her house?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
These types of situations arise frequently these days, so it is well to know how to address them in a moral way. First all, this wasn't a Catholic priest. Newchurch presbyters are like Protestant ministers, so you could treat him as you would, e.g., a Lutheran minister. Yet the presbyter was a guest of your sister. If there arose a general discussion about the state of the Church, you had every right to express politely your honest opinion.
The presbyter's reaction is his own responsibility. These Modernists hate to deal with other opinions than their own. In this, they are not Catholic. St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Bonaventure had vehement debates about theology, each defending his own position, while maintaining their friendship. This presbyter could have listened and responded if he wished. However, it appears that he had no response to your recitation of the facts about Ratzinger.
Moreover, your sister, we assume, knows well your own position as a traditional Catholic on such matters. Therefore, if she didn't want an honest discussion, she should not have allowed religious discussions to take place from the outset. If she wished, she could, as hostess, have set the ground rules in advance for the dinner: no religious discussion. But she didn't. We have to wonder whether she was actually trying to provoke a confrontation. Perhaps she thought the New Order presbyter could straighten you, the traditional Catholic, out. If that was her plan, she obviously shot herself in the foot!
Perhaps your sister's reaction indicated surprise that the presbyter would walk out in a huff instead of defending his position. Without knowing all of the circumstances, we think that, morally, you had every right politely to express your honest opinion in an open discussion. Tell your sister that if in the future she wants to set a no-religion policy, you will abide by it if all other guests do so as well. What's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
In 2004, Newbishop Howard Hubbard, of Albany, New York, was accused of prostituting a 16-year-old boy. Hubbard was at the time accused of being part of a ring of homosexual Albany presbyters, with whom Hubbard had been shacking up. Some have even suggested that Hubbard was involved in the apparent murder of the presbyter who outed Hubbard's crimes as part of a cover-up plot.
Sometimes the wheels of justice turn exceedingly slowly, especially when the Newpopes have obstructed criminal prosecution of their Newclergy by local authorities. But, finally, on August 16, 2019, Hubbard announced that he would be "stepping back from the public ministry," just as more children have accused him of sexual assault against them under New York's new Child Victims Act. The state is now investigating charges that "Mother Hubbard" had used his position as a presbyter to groom and sexually assault the victims. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Albany, New York Daily Gazette.]
True Catholics, the Albany Newdiocese claimed that it had reported the charges against Hubbard to "officials higher up the Newchurch hierarchy." Such action is meaningless, as the last three paedophiliac Newpopes (JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio) have all routinely ignored such reports, often claiming that the children are lying, even when secular judges and juries have found them guilty beyond any reasonable doubt. The toothless, brief Motu Proprio that Bergoglio issued on May 7, 2019, entitled "Vos estis lux mundi," essentially left intact the corrupt and useless procedures that Newchurch uses -- we should rather say "abuses" -- to let its criminal presbyters and Newbishops get off scot free from their sex crimes against children.
St. Ignatius of Loyola must be turning over in his grave to see what has happened to his Jesuit order. By the time of the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) , the order had embraced heretical Marxist "Liberation Theology" and taken up arms to murder conservative leaders in Latin America. The prideful order that once could boast of the finest schools and colleges had become so awash in heresy that the most famous Jesuit of the period, Fr. Malachi Martin, very publicly left the order and became an independent traditional Catholic priest and prolific and bestselling author of books about the demise of Newchurch.
Malachi Martin's 1988 blockbuster The Jesuits: The Society of Jesus and the Decline of the Roman Catholic [Sic] Church exposed the corruption of the order that was further disgraced when its Argentinean Newarchbishop, Jorge Bergoglio, became the Third Paedophile Newpope in 2013 and was soon denounced as a heretic by several Newcardinals.
Now the "Black Pope," as the head of the order is known, has proclaimed heresy outright. Presbyter Arturo Sosa has publicly and prominently taught that, contrary to the teaching of the Bible and Catholic dogma, the Devil is a symbol, not a person. The Bible and thus the dogma of the Church teaches to the contrary that the Devil is a person with a soul (but not a body, as men have). The Devil, or Lucifer, as he was once known (the Latin name means Light-bringer) rebelled against God and was cast down to Hell with the other rebellious Angels. Angels, like men, have intelligence and will, but to a greater degree. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
True Catholics, the Newjesuit head is an alter ego of the Marxist/Modernist Francis-Bergoglio. Sosa also came from and worked for the Newjesuits in a Latin American country, the now Communist-supported Venezuela. Sosa probably believes that the Most Blessed Sacrament is a "symbol" also, the heresy preached by the Arch-heretic Martin Luther. This is the ilk that heads the anti-Catholic Newchurch of the New Order: a heretic Black Pope and a heretic, paedophiliac Newpope.
Francis-Bergoglio has been caught in yet another lie in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. He promised a Newchurch investigation of Newcardinal Pell, still his Chief Financial Officer, who was convicted in Australia on December 11, 2018, of forcibly fellating two 13-year-old choir boys in his Melbourne cathedral. Pell has now lost his appeal of the sentence, yet there has been no word from Bergoglio about the Newchurch investigation.
Francis-Bergoglio's promise to investigate the paedophile was just another delaying tactic in his criminal cover-up. Bergoglio on August 19, 2019, upon hearing that Pell lost his appeal, instead of instituting his promised investigation, claimed that Pell was innocent! Even Pell's attorney admitted that Pell was guilty, saying that Pell committed an act of "sexual penetration where the child is not actively participating,” i.e., was a passive victim. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters.]
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio hasn't even suspended Pell, nor has he removed him from his position as this Chief Financial Officer (Secretary of the Economy). Bergoglio is an accomplice of paedophile criminals and is a liar to boot. He took only slight action against the predatory Newcardinal of Washington, D.C., Theodore McCarrick, who conducted his sex crimes against children and young seminarians under Newchurch protection up and down the East Coast of the United States. Chances are that Pell will die in prison, and then Bergoglio will avoid taking any action at all.
More evidence has come forth that Francis-Bergoglio does not regard himself as a real pope, but rather as a politician from a minuscule European "country." On August 19, 2019, he wrote a forward to a book just released in Spanish and entitled La Irrupción de los Movimientos Populares (The Emergence of Popular Movements). In his forward Bergoglio is a full-throated advocate of "popular movements." He writes not of anything religious, but of secular movements engaging in "social transformation" and "revitalizing democracy."
Francis-Bergoglio calls popular movements "a lever for profound social transformation." He goes on to denounce, in his persistent anti-capitalist, pro-Marxist way, the “tyranny of money.” Bergoglio also writes that popular movements "revitalize our democracies." Yet, following Plato, the Catholic Church does not necessarily give democracy the edge. The true Church will work with any form of government that allows it to flourish. Most of these historically have been monarchies. In fact, most anti-Catholic governments on the face of the earth, which share Bergoglio's Marxist, even atheist, ideas call themselves democracies or republics, for example, the Democratic Republic of Germany (the former Communist East Germany), the People's Republic of China (Communist China), the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (Communist North Korea). [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Vatican News.]
True Catholics, what does "social transformation" and "revitalizing democracy" have to do with the Roman Catholic religion? But Francis-Bergoglio is a Marxist/Modernist, not a Catholic. He "rules" a postage-stamp of a non-country that was made possible only by a Fascist Dictator, Benito Mussolini. Bergoglio's hypocrisy is thick. He claims to support "popular movements," but hates one of the greatest conservative popular, even religious, movements in modern history, the National Populism that swept Donald Trump to the Presidency of the United States and took the Italian government in its wake. In fact, Trump, though nominally a mainstream Presbyterian, is far more Catholic in his moral beliefs than Bergoglio. Trump is strongly anti-abortion and refuses to push immoral homosexuality. Bergoglio, on the other hand, is diffident about abortion, refuses to homosexuality, and says that some of his best friends are atheistic Communists.
Novus Ordo extremists attacked a Newparish in Portland, Oregon, on June 30, 2019, where the new pastor had tried to roll back a few of the most radical elements of the Vatican II Anti-council's Modernist programme. The Newparish of St. Francis of Assisi has been known for its "progressive liturgy." The extremists interrupted the "eucharistic" simulation -- which, in any case, is not the Catholic Mass, but the New Order Protestantized fake -- while the Mess attendees sat and did nothing.
Presbyter George Kuforiji, a Nigerian immigrant, had tried to roll back unauthorized changes to the Novus Ordo "liturgy" and removed a sign at the entrance to the church saying “Immigrants & Refugees welcome.” He also removed "gay" rainbow vestments from the sacristy. Kuforiji tried to use only Newchurch-approved liturgical texts, which used the masculine pronoun -- in English, that is; there is no Latin used at this Newparish -- to refer to the Deity instead of "general-neutral" terms. He also tried to stop the practice of reading a Leftist political “community commitment” after the recitation of the Creed.
The previous Newpastor, who instituted the extreme Modernist "liturgy," was fingered as a sexual predator against more than a dozen preteen and teenage boys, some of whom were students at his Newparish school. (It seems that the extremist Modernist heresy often goes hand in hand with sex and embezzlement crimes.) [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
True Catholics, this incident indicates clearly how the New Order sect has become a Protestant sect. The Neocons, who think that they can restore some "conservatism" with a little Latin here a little semi-traditional music there, are dead wrong. The Modernist heretic extremists have taken over Newchurch now and will not permit any "conservative" fixes, no matter how small. True Catholics must leave Newchurch entirely and attend only Traditional Latin Mass sites headed by traditional Roman Catholic priests who are entirely independent of the heretical Newchurch and its Marxist/Modernist Newpope.
Awareness of the fact that the Newchurch of the New Order, headed currently by the Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio, is not the Catholic Church, has steadily increased since the founding of the Newchurch on September 21, 1964, to replace the Catholic Church with a Protestant (or worse) organization. The failure of the "New Mess" became clear by the 1990s with increased criticism of the "New Mess." The failure of the Protestantized presbyters and Newbishops became clear in 2001 with the exposure of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, which continues unabated. It has become undeniable that the Newclergy are perverts and/or supporters of perverts, and thieves of Newchurchers' donations for perverse purposes.
It is important to note that the Newparishioners in Portland sat on their hands during the attack. Instead of throwing the heretics out, as their courageous predecessors in the Faith had done for centuries, they themselves sat frozen like cowards. Well, "God is not mocked" (Galatians 6:7/DRV). They have what they deserve for their cowardice: no Mass, no Sacraments, no Catholicism.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I am learning the Salve Regina, the optional concluding anthem to the Holy Rosary. What is the appropriate prayer.to use at the conclusion of the anthem?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Kudos to you for following the strong counsel of St. Francis of Assisi that laypeople pray the Holy Rosary in Latin. Those who do receive many special blessings and are forced to think about what they are praying rather than running though some translation of the words into a vulgar tongue. As traditional Catholics, laypeople should aspire to this saintly practice.
The Salve Regina is the concluding anthem from the Hour of Compline of the traditional Divine Office, the last Hour of the day. Laypeople are familiar with the Salve Regina from its being recited as part of the Leonine Prayers at the end of a Low Mass celebrated without solemnity. (Low Masses celebrated with solemnity, as the principal Mass before which the Asperges is performed or a Mass preceded or followed by the chanting or recitation of an Hour of the Divine Office, do not normally conclude this way.)
The Holy Rosary may fruitfully imitate this practice by concluding with the Salve Regina anthem, then its versicles:
V/. Ora pro nobis sancta Dei Genitrix.
Pray for us, holy Mother of God.
R/. Ut digni efficiamur promissionibus Christi.
That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.
And, finally, its Collect:
Omnipotens sempiterne Deus, qui gloriosae Virginis Matris Mariae corpus and animam, ut dignum Filii tui habitaculum effici mereretur, Spiritu Sancto cooperante, praeparasti: da, ut cuius commemoratione laetamur, eius pia intercessione ab instantibus malis et a morte perpetua liberemur. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. R/. Amen.
O almighty and everlasting God, Who, by the cooperation of the Holy Ghost, didst prepare the body and soul of Mary, glorious Virgin and Mother, to become the worthy habitation of Thy Son; grant that by her gracious intercession, in Whose commemoration we rejoice, we may be delivered form present evils and from everlasting death. Through the same Christ our Lord. R/. Amen
Alternatively, the Collect from the Feast of the Most Holy Rosary may be used:
Deus, cuius Unigenitus per vitam, mortem et resurrectionem suam nobis salutis aeternae praemia comparavit: concede, quaesumus; ut, haec mysteria sanctissimo beatae Mariae Virginis Rosario recolentes, et imitemur quod continent, et quod promittunt, assequamur. Per eundem Christum Dominum nostrum. R/. Amen.
O God, Whose only-begotten Son, by His life, His death, and His resurrection hath purchased for us the reward of eternal salvation; grant, we beseech Thee, that meditating on these mysteries in the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we may both imitate what they contain and obtain what they promise. Through the same Christ our Lord. R/. Amen.
Note that, in accordance with the principle of St. Augustine of Canterbury, it would be even more fruitful to "pray twice" by singing the Salve Regina. The melody is a well-known one, which can be found in the St. Gregory Hymnal and other traditional Catholic hymnals, or the Liber Usualis choir book.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
On the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, I attended Mass at a traditional Catholic Church. I was surprised, however, that none of the Propers of the Mass -- Introit, Collect, Gradual, etc. -- matched my handmissal, The St. Andrew Daily Missal (1945). Why would this be?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
There is always some confusion about which Mass formulary is being used for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The traditional Mass formulary is entitled "Gaudeamus omnes" from the first words of the Introit. In your handmissal, look for "Gaudeamus omnes" as the first two words of the Introit. If you see instead the first two words of the Introit in your handmissal as "Signum magnum," you know that you have a "modernized" missal.
The Feast of the Assumption was "modernized" in the 1950s, with the introduction of novel texts in place of the traditional ones that had been used for the better part of two millennia. The inferiority of the "modernized" texts was once aptly described by a traditional liturgical scholar as "a modern composition..., a dollop of dogma followed by a platitude." The Chief Architect of the New Order "Liturgy," the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, had come into power in 1948 and started his modernizing, and eventually invalidating, changes to the Divine Office and Mass. Corrupting the Mass of the Assumption was the first major change under his Modernist regime.
Therefore, you are correct to be concerned, but be assured that you have the best traditional Catholic handmissal ever published. The Benedictine liturgical scholar Dom Gaspar Lefebvre's Saint Andrew Daily Missal with Vespers for Sundays and Feasts and Kyriale is the most complete and truly traditional missal in print. The Ordinary and the Propers of all daily and Sunday Masses are printed in both Latin and English. This handmissal also includes, in both Latin and English, the text of the common Sacraments, a treasury of liturgical prayers and litanies, and the texts and music for Vespers and all the chant Masses. In addition, this 2000-page missal also contains outstanding and detailed traditional commentaries on the liturgical, historical, and spiritual meaning of the Propers for each Sunday. This handmissal was published in 1945, before any of the "modernizing" changes and has been subsequently reprinted, without change.
For further information, click on FAQ05: What Traditional Catholic Resources Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department.
One of the cover-up artists of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust was presbyter Benedict Groeschel (1933-2014). Goeschel ran his cover-up operation through the New York Newarchdiocese's Office for Spiritual Development. He was buddy-buddy with the semi-Hindu Newchurch "nun," commonly known as Theresa of Calcutta, who subjected her followers to one of the worst sexually-predatory presbyters, Donald McGuire, as her order's confessor. When the facts on this man were published, Theresa defended the predator, not her Novus Ordo "nuns." For such treachery, Theresa was con-onized as an "Unsaint" in 2016 by the Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio.
Presbyter Groeschel publicly proclaimed that it was not the perverted Newchurch presbyters who were the criminals, but the little children who were the "seducers" of the adult presbyters. In the face of numerous proven sex crimes against children by Newchurch presbyters, Groeschel maintained that the reports were merely "media persecution" against the Newchurch, "to destroy whatever public influence Newchurch might have." In fact, the media were right, and Groeschel lied. As a result, Newchurch's moral authority has now sunk into the single digits.
Presbyter Groeschel bamboozled the Neocons in Newchurch in order to protect himself from questions about his own activities covering up Newchurch sex crimes. He had a "show" on Newchurch's anti-Catholic EWTN Cable Network, which posed as a "conservative" Newchurch Network by defrauding viewers with a few words of Latin thrown in and some high Anglican hymns. From his positions, Groeschel laundered the reputations of paedophile presbyters.
After 2000, when Mother Angelica resigned from leadership of the EWTN network and suffered a stroke, journalists started investigating the network's corruption. Presbyter Groeschel, an ETWN "god," was outed as a principal cover-up artist for perverted presbyters against their child victims, and another EWTN "god," presbyter John Corapi, was outed as a drug-riddled drunk who maintained a prostitute as a mistress and grossly violated his vow of poverty. These investigations resulted in the publication of the expose, EWTN: A Network Gone Wrong in 2006. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the New York Times.]
True Catholics, Newchurch has so many cover-up artists and hypocrites that it is hard to find a single New Order leader who isn't one. At the top, of course, has sat the worst: the First Paedophile Newpope, the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla; the Second Paedophile Newpope, the "Nazi" Benedict-Ratzinger; and the Third Paedophile Newpope, the Marxist/Modernist Francis-Bergoglio. With leadership like this, and their henchmen, like presbyter Goeschel, the fake Newchurch of the New Order has now justly sunk to the nadir of Hades.
Pseudo-traditionalists in 1988 welcomed Newpope JPII-Wojtyla's "indult" Ecclesia Dei, which purportedly "allowed" the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II "Mess of 1962" as the "Indult Mess." Traditional Catholic Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre had smelled a rat and rejected Newrome's machinations to "allow" a fraud, when every Roman Catholic priest, by the terms of Pope St. Pius V's Bull Quo primum, was required to celebrate the fully Traditional Latin Mass. This Newchurch fraud now includes Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger's Summorum pontificum of 2007, again to "allow" the Half Novus Ordo Vatican II "Mess of 1962" under the control of local heretic Newbishops.
In 1988 a few Newbishops, some of whom have turned out to be involved with paedophilia, actively participated in the "Indult" fraud. One of these was James Timlin, Newbishop of Scranton, Pennsylvania. In 1998, he allowed a Fraternity of St. John the Evangelist of Scranton, to operate with the "1962 Mess." Timlin even published a new edition of the 1962 Missale Romanum, scandalously with an attestation page in vulgar English instead of the traditional Latin. Apparently, Timlin's grasp of basic Latin was so inadequate that he couldn't perform this basic function properly!
The principal of the Fraternity's St. Gregory Academy was an honest man. He smelled a rat in the persons of the "indult" presbyters that were "visiting" the Academy. He went public with his charges and was accordingly villified by Newchurch. But time would show that he was telling the complete truth. In 2002, a sex-abuse lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Scranton, and Newchurch's phony "Indult Mess" house of cards started to fall. Timlin was forced out under a cloud, and his successor Newbishop expelled the Fraternity, which then went into hiding with a "friendly" Newbishop in Paraguay.
Now the ghost of Newchurch's "Indult" paedophile history has come back to haunt it. Newmonsignor Walter Rossi, who derives from the perverted Newdiocese of Scranton, has now been accused of sex crimes and running a "Gay Mafia" in his position as rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., which shares the corruption of its Newchurch masters. On August 14, 2019, a "full forensic investigation" was launched into Rossi by the Newdioceses of Scranton and Washington, D.C.. So, once again Newchurch serves as judge and jury over its own crimes. The Newarchbishop of Washington, Wilton Gregory, avoided questions about Rossi during a question-and-answer session, which quickly became focused on the Rossi affair. Meanwhile, Rossi remains in his position at the National Cathedral.
The Newpapal Nuncio in Washington at the time, Newarchbishop Carlo Vigano, stated that he had "documentation that states that [New]msgr. Rossi had sexually molested male students at the Catholic University of America." He also stated that the Newvatican Secretary of State, Newcardinal Pietro Parolin, and Washington's Newcardinal Donald Wuerl, knew about Rossi's sex crimes. Wuerl has subsequently been removed from his position. Parolin is still Francis-Bergoglio's Secretary of State. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
True Catholics, do not be fooled. "Indult" and "Extraordinary" Newclergy, like those in the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), the Society of St. John Vianney (SSJJV), and the Institute of Christ the King (ICRSS), are part of the Newchurch structure and, though often wrongly termed "traditional," are as corrupt as their Novus Ordo colleagues. The corruption is coming from the top down: the Newpopes, the Newcardinals, and the Newbishops. Such clergy and their "Indult" and "Extraordinary" Mess sites should be entirely shunned.
Rodrigo Duterte, the gutsy President of the Philippines is no friend of the Third Paedophile Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio. He has denounced the Newpope and the Philippine Newbishops, particularly for supporting paedophile crimes against children by Newchurch clergy.
But Duterte is most definitely a friend of the Blessed Virgin Mary. On August 14, 2019, he declared the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, on its traditional date, September 8, to be a "national special working holiday" while the feastday is observed in the secular realm. This feast is one of the oldest Marian feastdays in the Church, though most Newchurchers are completely unaware of it. Pope Pius XII had declared the Virgin Mary as the principal patroness of the Philippines in an Apostolic Letter on September 12, 1942.
In 2017 Duterte had declared the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, on its traditional date, December 8, to be a national special working holiday. Duterte detests the fake Newchurch of the New Order and its criminal Newpopes, but he has a great devotion to the Blessed Virgin. He points to her Magnificat (which every true Catholic is expected to have memorized) as a beautiful example of selflessness, "so that the plan of salvation be realized." She is, he says, "the epitome of faith and source of inspiration." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by UCA News.]
True Catholics, it is a scandal that Francis-Bergoglio, who is supposed to be the pope, never speaks like that, yet here is the leader of a secular country who does. In his brief descriptions of the Blessed Virgin, President Duterte has, in a beautiful and very Catholic way, described this unique being and her role, whereas in his non-stop daily "homilies," the prattling Bergoglio never seems to get it.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Could you please explain who these "charismatic" Newchurchers are? They seem pretty crazy. Are they to be regarded as heretics?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Charismaticism is a particularly virulent mania infecting the Church of the New Order, which has its roots deep in heresy. In the late 17th century, the beginnings of Charismaticism can already be seen as a derivative of the Protestant heresy, which today is represented in the the Protestant Evangelicals. They practice an over-emotionalized, highly personalized attitude that overrides true belief.
The heretical Chrismatic Movement caught on nationwide among Newchurchers of the New Order during the first flurry of the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965). Known initially as Newchurch "Pentecostalism," the movement is associated with other cult-like, mind-controlling organizations and programmes such as:
These groups deny many Catholic doctrines, such as:
The heretical Charismatic Movement is far from 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.
For further information on this topic, 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."
One of the most anti-Christian regimes on the face of the earth today is Communist China, which has been waging a campaign against Christianity, including Newchurch. There are 1,400,000,000 souls in this atheistic country. After Francis-Bergoglio sold out his own Newchurch in China to the Communist regime with his September 2018 secret agreement, that regime has instituted a vicious anti-Christian campaign, demolishing churches and crosses, destroying religious statues, and preventing the practice of religion.
Now that the Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio has given increased recognition and power to the Communist government, Communist Chinese authorities on August 12, 2019, have announced that they are altering translations of works by Hans Christian Andersen (The Emperor's New Clothes and other fairy tales, novels, plays, and poems), Daniel Defoe (Robinson Crusoe and other novels), and Anton Chekhov (The Sea Gull and other plays) to expunge Christian references. One Newchurcher publicly stated: “Today the CCP [Communist China] revises the world’s classics; no one knows what else will be revised tomorrow."
True Catholics, in 1949, when Mao Tse-tung took control of China by force and imposed atheistic Communist, he lied to his citizens, promising to them freedom of religion. In fact, China has murderously suppressed religious expression. Pope Pius XII fought against this suppression and excommunicated those who joined the Chinese government's doctored state "Christianity." With Francis-Bergoglio's secret sellout agreement to the Communist Chinese, the government has taken on even more power even to kill Newchurch bishops, presbyters, and laypeople. In addition to his other crimes, it is no surprise that the Marxist Bergoglio aids the biggest murderous atheist Marxist government on the face of the earth.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
The Leftist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio seems to be fixated lately on what he calls "nationalism," which he deplores. What is the teaching of traditional Catholic theology about this matter?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
Francis-Bergoglio, who speaks more on radical politics than on anything resembling Catholic doctrine, finds himself in a political vice. He hates the fact that the Italy surrounding him is now staunchly conservative. He calls out "nationalism," which in Catholic theology is equivalent to the virtue of patriotism, while at the same time he himself gives Communist speeches like Nikita Khrushchev. What the Vatican never acknowledges is the fact that it wouldn't even exist without the approval of the Fascist Benito Mussolini, who gave the Vatican government its postage-stamp non-country in 1929.
The problem is that the Modernists have tried to redefine the concept of nationalism/patriotism, which in Catholic theology is amor patriae, the love of one's country, a virtue under the Capital Moral Virtue of Justice. The Catholic Church's Universal Theologian, St. Thomas Aquinas, is very clear on this point in his Summa Theologica (IIa IIae): patriotism is a subclass of piety, which is to be displayed toward God, parents, and benefactors (friends, teachers, etc.) in justice. We have gratitude for our country, which nourishes our lives, just as we have to God for creating us, to our parents for giving us life, and to our benefactors for aiding us.
One of the major vehicles by which the Modernists have spread their heresy is continuing the usage of familiar words, but with different meanings. Thus, Newchurch has what it calls a "Mass," but it is no longer a Mass, but a Protestantized service. Newchurch has what it calls "priests" (informally, but formally they use the term "presbyters"), but these are no longer ordained in the Sacrament of Holy Orders and do not offer sacrifice, but are mere Protestantized ministers. Newchurch has what it calls "eucharist," but without a Mass and priests, it is utterly invalid (null and void).
The Vatican II Anti-council's documents, which are suffused with the Modernist heresy, perfected this "art" of perverting the meaning of traditional terms into something suitable to heretical Modernism, condemned by the popes of the 19th and 20th centuries, especially by Pope St. Pius X. Such perversion of language is one of the reasons why Newchurch embraces the vulgar tongues over Latin, a perversion that was anathemized by the dogmatic Council of Trent. You see, it would have been much more difficult to put over the anti-Catholic "New Order" if the Latin texts and terms, steeped in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition, had to be used.
Thus, the language of the New Order sect must be viewed with great suspicion and disbelief. It is what one author once called a "Trojan horse in the city of God."
Newrome and the United States are squirming with the latest news that the crimes of the notorious homosexual Newcardinal Joseph Bernardin, of Chicago, Illinois, are now conclusively proven by insiders from the Newarchdiocese itself. The documents show that the incident portrayed by Fr. Malachi Martin, the traditional priest who left the Newjesuits and Newchurch in 1965 at the end of the Vatican II Anti-council and went on to become a best-selling author of several blockbusters on Newchurch, are true and accurate as portrayed in his Windswept House. For further information on this topic, click on WIND: Who's Who in Windswept House: A Key to the Characters in Fr. Malachi Martin's Windswept House in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department.
The Chicago insider documents implicate Newcardinal Bernardin, in addition to other senior presbyters who would later rise to prominence in the corrupt Newchurch. Although Bernardin died in 1996, the documents also show that Blase Cupich, the current Newcardinal of Chicago and intimate of Francis-Bergoglio, has covered up not only those incidents of Bernardin & Co. but also the crimes of some 500 Chicago presbyters (compare this to the "mere" 300 of Pennsylvania, as detailed in the devastating 2018 Grand Jury Report).
More than 35 of the 50 U.S. State Sttorneys-general are now investigating secret and general Newdiocesan files. The same is now happening in parts of Germany and the U.K. (but not France or Italy for some reason). The lid is about to be blown off the pot. The sexual and financial abuse crisis compounds the demographic decline, as the hippie generation approaches its eighties by 2025.
Members of churched generations will soon be retiring to rest homes, nursing homes, hospitals, or pine boxes (or, in the Newchurch fashion, burned to ash or ground into human compost), and most of the rest will be homebound. Get ready for a sell-off of churches to complement the sell-out of the Faith. The Newprelates will collect administrative fees for the sales and scurry off to Caribbean islands for retirement with the cash. Secularists will buy up the churches, pull them down, and replace them with condominia and parking lots. Actually, the Newbishop retirement scam and church sell-offs are already well under way.
The Newchurch of the New Order constantly portrays itself as "charitable," more charitable than the Catholic Church that existed before the founding of Newchurch in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965). In fact, Newchurch is far more uncharitable. It talks a good game, but in fact it threats the poor with the greatest contempt and injustice.
The latest example of this Newchurch hypocrisy is presbyter Renato Poblete Barth, a member of the Marxist/Modernist Newjesuits (just like his colleague, Francis-Bergoglio), who was publicized as the "presbyter of the poor." Yet now it turns out that he in actuality targeted the poor, whom he was supposed to be serving, with "unspeakable acts." On July 31, 2019, a Chilean investigation revealed that Poblete in fact engaged in sex crimes “repeatedly, seriously, and systematically.”
Presbyter Poblete sexually assaulted 18 women and 4 girls since the Anti-council. At one time he was violently assignating six women at the same time. To cover up his crimes, Poblete procured abortions for the women. Poblete used his status as a presbyter and a purported "person of good" to lead a criminal double life. In fact, Poblete "focused on people with economic or emotional vulnerability," in other words the poor. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the South Atlantic News Agency.]
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio, Newarchbishop in adjoining Argentina, has been implicated in cover-ups of paedophile presbyters, particularly his cronies in the Marxist/Modernist Newjesuits. Thus, he and his ilk are associated with one of the Four Biblical Sins that Cry out to Heaven for Retribution: the oppression of widows, orphans, and the poor. Bergoglio continues to dig the Hell hole deeper and deeper for himself, and he is taking his Newchurch of the New Order down with him to perdition.
According to the editor-in-chief of the U.K. Tablet, the British Intelligence Service conspired with the paedophile Newcardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Primate of England and Wales, to elect the Marxist/Modernist Newarchbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jorge Bergoglio, as Newpope in 2013. Murphy-O'Connor had become complicit in several sex crimes. In the case of presbyter Michael Hill, O'Connor failed to report the crimes to police and merely transfered him. Nevertheless, Hill was convicted as a child molester and jailed for sexually assaulting twelve children. In the case of presbyter Tim Garrett, who became a pornographer of young boys, O'Connor, again remaining silent, simply transferred Garrett to another Newdiocese.
Murphy-O'Connor had pushed Bergoglio for the Newpapacy in 2005, but he lost out to Josef Ratzinger. O'Connor worked all the harder, in league with the British government, to see that his man, Bergoglio became head of the Newchurch of the New Order. O'Connor worked Newcardinals from poorer countries and excluded more "conservative" Newcardinals. It is a serious violation of canon law for O'Connor and the others to have politicked in this way.
Murphy O'Connor was a Leftist, who wanted to see Bergoglio as Newpope, who would "shake up not only the Catholic [Sic] Church, but its relations with the world, and who would try to reshape the institution of the papacy itself.” For its part, the British government wanted to tap into "the Holy See soft power network." Their dream came true when the Modernist/Marxist Bergoglio as "Francis" turned Newchurch into a completely secular corporation with political, rather than spiritual, goals. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
True Catholics, of course, Jorge Bergoglio was a quite aware of the conspiracy. A few months after his 2013 election, Bergoglio told Murphy O'Connor at a public audience, "You’re to blame [for my election]!" Secular interference in papal elections is a serious, possibly invalidating, violation of canon law. Secular interference had been a problem in papal elections in the 19th century, but was rooted out for a time by Pope St. Pius X. However, in the 21st century it is even more serious, as modern intelligence services have far more far-reaching power and assets.
Given that Newpope Francis-Bergoglio is an old phenomenologist from the Newjesuits, who eventually embraced Communist "Liberation Theology, and from Marxist-infested Argentina, it is no surprise that Bergoglio would lift up to Newchurchers as an example a fellow traveler, in this case, Edith Stein, who changed her name to Theresa Benedicta.
Phenomology is just a fancy term for a Moral Relativist, who does not believe that there is any objective morality or truth. It is a condemned philosophy that led to the Protestant heresy in the 16th century and then to Marxism/Communism and the Modernist heresy in the 20th-21st centuries. JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio all polluted themselves in it.
In 1998, the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla made Stein an "Unsaint" using the "con-anization" process that has been corrupted to invalidity by the Newpopes of the Newchurch of the New Order. Bergoglio himself "con-anized" the Communist Newarchbishop Oscar Romero in 2018.
Francis-Bergoglio on August 7, 2019, praised Stein's as "a courageous example for the faithful to follow." Why? Because Stein was "against all forms of intolerance," meaning that she swallowed the Vatican II Anti-council's Heresy of Oecumenism (all gods are the same; all religions are equal), another offshoot of phenomenology and the Modernist heresy. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Zenit News Service.]
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 "Phenomenology."
Jorge Bergoglio (later Newpope Francis) was Newchurch's archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 1998 to 2013. During 2004 to 2016, three Argentinean presbyters there were raping and otherwise sexually assaulting and corrupting children at the Institute for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Children.
On August 5, 2019, the two of the presbyters pled guilty and another was to stand trial. The trio was denounced by the child victims as "the force behind years of indescribable torment." The trio faces spending the rest of their lives in prison. Bergoglio as Newarchbishop and as Newpope had been notified of the trio's crimes and did nothing. Just months before, Bergoglio had issued his toothless document Vos estis lux mundi, (May 7, 2019), which was finally supposed to address Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust.
Two Novus Ordo "nuns" and Newchurch employees at the Institute were also charged for participating in the sex crimes or covering them up. They were no worse than their corrupt leader. The court record shows that Bergoglio (now Francis) was personally informed of the crimes and did nothing to stop his presbyter and nun criminals. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio has been as silent as a corpse about these crimes, which occurred under his direct authority. All of the multitudinous sex crimes of Newchurch officials from Bergoglio on down are reprehensible, but to rape and assault deaf children takes a particularly satanic person, and St. Paul's condemnation applies to the Newpopes, who aided, abetted, and covered up these horrible crimes. Yet this is not the first time the deaf have been targeted by Newchurch's phony clergy. Previous cases were exposed in the United States and Ireland. Bergoglio, no true pope he, is digging his Hell hole ever deeper and deeper.
On July 25, 2910, tourists in Castel Gandolfo, the papal summer home since the 17th century, located 25 kilometres southeast of Rome, were surprised to see the Newpope walking around. Well, even though the figure wore the distinctive Newpapal white vesture, it wasn't the Newpope. It seems that Josef Ratzinger-then Benedict XVI-then-Herr Ratzinger escaped his house arrest in the Vatican Gardens for a day and had a day of freedom in the neighboring Italian province.
Yet wasn't he supposed to be too sick do this kind of thing? At least that was his excuse when he announced his abdication from the Newpapacy in February 2013. The cognoscenti, of course, knew that this excuse was just another cover-up. He had become so personally involved in Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust that he hightailed it out for fear of exposure. His long-time aide-de-camp, Paolo Gabriele, had turned over to the Italian press the documents that showed Ratzinger was up to his eyeballs in corruption, and the press indicated to Ratzinger that if he didn't abdicate, they would publish the documents. So, his successor, Francis-Bergoglio keeps him under virtual house arrest under his watchful eye in the Vatican Gardens.
But in fact the 92-year-old Ratzinger didn't seem to be so sick that he couldn't take a junket to the papal summer castle (even though he is no longer supposed to be the pope). There he shot the breeze with the paparazzi there. Then he galloped off to Frascati, where his henchman, Newbishop Raffaello Martinelli, was waiting for him. Those who saw Ratzinger said that he looked in good health, “smiling, aware, curious, available, and affable.” [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Sun.]
Curiously, Ratzinger hadn't left his house arrest in the Vatican Gardens for four years, yet he chose just the time when the current Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio, is under heavy fire by Neocon Newchurchers for his massacre of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and the Family, henceforth to be based on Bergoglio's heretical document 2016 document Amoris laetitia (The Joy of Sex). Ratzinger even went so far as to meet on August 5, 2019, with the immediate past president of the Institute, dismissed by Bergoglio, and to give him his personal blessing. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Sun.]
True Catholics, maybe Herr Ratzinger is just senile. Or maybe he is trying to relive those (horrible) days of his Newpapacy. Or maybe he just wants to play Newpope without any consequences. Meanwhile, Francis-Bergoglio seems to be treating him like the crazy uncle in the attic.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Here in Rochester, U.K., the heretic Anglicans have installed a miniature golf course in the nave of the cathedral here, which was the See of St. John Fisher, the Catholic bishop,who was martyred in 1535, like St. Thomas More, during the reign of King Henry VIII, for refusing to abandon his Catholic faith. The cathedral itself is just one of many Catholic properties subsequently stolen from the Roman Catholic Church in England when that country lost the True Faith.
It is interesting to note that Nicholas Ridley, who was the Anglican Bishop of Rochester during the reign of Henry VIII's son, Edward VI, directed that the altars in the churches of his diocese should be removed and tables put in their place to celebrate the "Lord's Supper." Such desecration became universal in the Newchurch of the New Order, founded by the Vatican II Anti-council and the heretic Newpope Paul VI-Montini in 1964 to follow Protestant doctrine and services. The current canon in charge of Rochester cathedral, by the way, is a priestess.
The Protestant Anglican Archibishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, head of the failing Church of England, commented: "If you don't know how to have fun in cathedrals, then you're not doing your job properly." The religious commentator for the U.K. Daily Telegraph vehemently disagreed with the fake bishop. He called the miniature golf course "an act of desecration" that is "making Christianity look ridiculous." Rochester is not the only Protestant British cathedral to desecrate a once-sacred space. Norwich Cathedral in eastern England has installed in its nave a fairground ride. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, no wonder statistics show that the Church of England, like the Newchurch of the New Order, will be dead within a generation. As soon as Queen Elizabeth II, now 93, dies, there is little doubt that the Church of England will be disestablished as the official religion of the U.K. At the rate Mohammedanism is growing in the U.K., Westminster Abbey may soon be rededicated to Mohammed, just as was Constantine's great Santa Sophia in Constantinople.
Because the Catholic Faith is the only true Faith, Catholics are bound to pursue the Great Commission of Our Lord to "teach ye all nations, baptizing them" (Matthew 28:19/DRV). The English word "Catholic" derives directly from the Greek katholikós, meaning "universal." The Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) introduced, via the Modernist heretic Fr. Josef Ratzinger, the heresy of Oecumenism ("we all worship the same god," "all religions are equally true"). For Newchurch, therefore, there is no point in trying to convert anyone because the worship of the Hindu elephant god is just as valid as the worship of Jesus Christ.
The heretic Newpope Francis-Bergoglio, therefore, has shut down any effort to convert heretics, infidels, pagans, and the rest. He denounces such action as "proselytizing." He has spit on such Martyrs of the Church as the early Christians under the Roman persecutions (and removed their feastdays from the Novus Ordo calendar), the North American Martyrs, who tried to convert the savages of that continent; the English Martyrs, who stood against the schismatic/heretic King Henry VIII. According to Bergoglio, their blood was spilled in vain.
Now Newchurch embraces the "gospel of diversity." A passel of contradictory notions about God, Jesus Christ, and religion in general are all considered to be true, in a rejection of Aristotle's bedrock principle of non-contradiction: two contradictory statement cannot both be true at the same time and in the same way. Aristotle says that without this necessary and fundamental principle of non-contradiction, we could not know anything that we do know. Yet Newchurch, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio reject this principle and thus know nothing. They believe that an elephant and Jesus Christ can both be God.
The Newbishop of Lahore, Pakistan, Sebastian Shaw, on July 27, 2019, preached this anti-Catholic Bergoglian line when he stated: "We do not want to convert anyone. The [New]church appreciates the beauty of diversity." To Newchurch, whether you worship an elephant or Jesus Christ is immaterial. Mohammedan infidels, Shaw said, now constitute ninety per cent of the student population in his Newchurch schools. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Asia News.]
True Catholics, no wonder Newchurch is in such a steep decline! Newchurchers are leaving like rats abandoning a sinking ship. Newchurch has nothing of the Catholic Faith left, and the world is fast coming to realize that fact. All the research studies indicate that within a generation Newchurch will be dead, a victim of its moral, doctrinal, and financial corruption. Ultimately, when the now-clueless Newchuchers smarten up, they will realize that they want neither their bodies nor their money to support a fake "Mass" and sacraments, heretical doctrine, and corrupt morals.
Another fraud that Francis-Bergoglio has perpetrated involves his statement that he wants to clean up the Vatican Bank and other financial and real-estate interests of his Newvatican. In fact, a recent investigation of Francis-Bergoglio's real-estate arm, the Patrimony of the Holy See (APSA) has revealed "a hub of corruption," which may be holding 7,000,000,000 U.S. dollars in secret cash in two Swiss banks. The investigation found that "highly-irregular transactions were transiting through these banks," in other words, money laundering.
In addition to cash, Francis-Bergoglio's APSA manages real-estate holdings, which were found to be held largely "off the books," in secret. The amount involved is estimated to be around 900,000,000 U.S. dollars, including property in London, Paris, and Switzerland. Some shady real-estate transactions have been managed by Newcardinal Dominico Calcagno, who has been under investigation for embezzlement. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
True Catholics, until Francis-Bergoglio provides a full accounting of where his monies are going, Newchurchers would be idiots to donate a penny to his corrupt operations. For all we know, these secret funds are involved in illegal drugs, human trafficking, bribes, payoffs, hush money, and embezzlement. If Francis-Bergoglio's Newvatican didn't pretend to be a Church instead of a money-laundering racket, it would be put out of business. Yet Bergoglio continues to claim "independence" under the Lateran Concordat of 1929, entered into with the Fascist Italian dictator Benito Mussolini.
A survey of 10,971 souls released by the respected Pew Research Center on July 23, 2019, showed that half of Newchurchers identified their Novus Ordo "eucharist" according to the heretical Protestant teaching, not the Catholic teaching. Fifty per cent of Newchurchers surveyed embraced the heresy that the bread and wine (or, in the case of Newchurch, the cookie and Kool-Aid) are "just symbols of the body and blood of Christ."
Unknown to the Pew Researchers, Newchurchers actually got the answer right, for in Newchurch the Catholic Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist does not exist. In 1968, Newchurch adopted a Protestantized New Order and ceased to ordain priests, but instead "installed" what it called presbyters, who, like Protestant ministers, were to "preside over the assembly of the people." Presbyters do not have the power to confect the Holy Eucharist in a valid Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. In 1969, Newchurch replaced the Mass with an invalid (fake) Protestantized "New Mass," which cannot confect the Holy Eucharist any more than, e.g., a Lutheran "liturgy" can.
On other religious questions:
True Catholics, the Pew study found that Jews, atheists, agnostics, and Evangelicals knew far more about the Catholic Faith than Newchurchers did. This is just more proof that Newchurch has deliberately dumbed down its membership to no better than a fake Protestant denomination. Newchurch hasn't taught the Catholic Faith since the founding of the Newchurch of the New Order at the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965). From that time Newchurch has engaged in a campaign to wipe out knowledge of the Catholic Faith among its members so that the only thing left is the false "authority" of Newpopes, Newbishops, and presbyters. These heretics have used their non-existent "authority" to cover up the most vile sins that they have been personally committing: sodomy, rape, sexual assault, embezzlement, lies, and hypocrisy. Newchurch is no different from the Church that Our Lord condemned in His time as "full of all filthiness" (Matthew 23:27/DRV).
All Newchurch bishops and cardinal are Modernist heretics, wedded to the heretical Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) to one degree or another, even the "conservatives," but Newcardinal Blase Cupich, of Chicago, Illinois, not surprising the intimate of the Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio, is one of the worst. He is a fit successor to his homosexual predecessor, Joseph Bernadin (1982-1996), who frequented male prostitutes and paid them hush-money out of Newchurch funds. No surprise that Cupich is an anti-traditionalist too, persecuting even his own "Indult" presbyters.
On July 28, 2019, Cupich betook himself to St. Martha Newparish in Morton Grove, a suburb of Chicago, to dedicate a "gay" crucifix for the hundredth anniversary of the Newparish. There he simulated the invalid (fake) New Order Mess with four "co-presiders." Cupich himself has never been ordained as a priest or consecrated as a bishop. He was merely "installed" as a (fake) presbyter-minister in 1975 under the Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968 and "installed" as a (fake) Newbishop in 1998 under the same Protestantized New Ordinal.
The crucifix is the product of Robert Lentz, who claims to be a Newchurch "Franciscan brother." In fact, he is a professed homosexual, who operates in a Newchurch circle of "gay" artists. Lentz blasphemously used the model of the Assisi crucifix from St. Francis's church at San Damiano. Lentz's crucifix portrays not Christ, on the cross, but a homosexual nude sans cross. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Newdiocese of Chicago.]
True Catholics, pity the poor Newchurchers who have to stare at this blasphemy while they populate their fake "New Mess." Their heretic Newpope Francis-Bergoglio claims that he cannot condemn sodomy, Biblically one of the Four Sins that Cry out to Heaven for Retribution. What can one say but that the clueless Newchurchers get the fake Mess, the fake Newchurch, the fake Newpope, the fake presbyter-ministers, and the fake Newbishops that they deserve? They can always beat a path to the exit door -- and many are finally doing just that.
We TRADITIO Fathers have frequently reported our conclusion that donations to the Newchurch of the New Order must be severely compromised, but now we have a major arm of Newchurch confirming our conclusion. Crime and corruption have cut badly into its "Catholic Charities" scam, which funds illegal invaders into the United States, Mexico, Italy, and other countries and other Leftist/Modernist programmes that are neither charitable nor Catholic. "Big religion is big business."
Now the Chief Executive Officer of the "Catholic Charities" conglomerate has publicly admitted that donations have tanked because of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. "We have been faced with some of our significant donors saying, 'No more money to Catholic Charities until the [New]bishops straighten out this mess.'"
The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Newdiocese, for example has had to cut its staff by about 10 per cent already. In the Buffalo, New York, Newdiocese, donations dropped precipitously when it was discovered that the Newbishop there allowed criminal paedophile presbyters to remain actively working at Newparishes. The appeal that ended June 30, 2019, came up 15 per cent short of target, so that heretical Newchurch schools, Protestantized youth "ministries," and other Leftist/Modernist programmes were curtailed.
Newchurchers are finally waking up to the fact that, following the lead of Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio, "Catholic Charities" money was going not to needy Newparishioners in the Newdioceses, but to illegal invaders. The respected Pew Research Center released a poll showing that one-fourth of Newchurchers had "reduced donations and scaled back" Mess attendance because of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlment Holocaust.
Catholic [Sic] Charities' foreign arm, Catholic Relief Services, in 2018 saw six of its board members, including the notorious Newcardinal Theodore McCarrick, exposed as a rampant paedophile, cited in the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report as implicated in supporting sex crimes against children by Newchurch clergy. Donations to CRS in 2018 fell by 5 per cent with more losses predicted in 2019. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, no wonder many Newchurchers will no longer put up with Newchurch's sex and money crimes and are withholding their bodies from the invalid (phony) New Order Mess and their money from the collection plate. They are now beginning to speak with a loud voice, and Newchurch has been forced to listen because at this rate, Newchurch will be deprived of its lifeblood: not God, because it has already turned its back on Him, but Mammon (money).
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
There is much talk in traditional circles about John Henry Cardinal Newman's proposed Novus Ordo con-anization on October 13, 2019 by Francis-Bergolio. Many traditional Catholics are in favor of it. Who exactly is he, and what is his reputation as a Catholic?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801-1890) was a British cardinal of the 19th century, one of the greatest intellects of the Church in modern times, as well as one of the most brilliant Oxford University scholars. Originally, Newman was a High Anglican in the Oxford Movement, which tried to equate High Anglicanism as a member with Eastern Orthodoxy and Roman Catholicism in a kind of tripartite "catholic and apostolic" Church.
Newman was such an honest intellect that he eventually admitted that he could not make a successful argument on behalf of the High Anglican Church. Therefore, in 1845 he renounced High Anglicanism, in which he had become the principal spokesman, and converted to Roman Catholicism. As a result, Newman was ostracized by many of his former colleagues at Oxford University and suffered rejection from his false Protestant friends. Yet, he had the courage to maintain his Roman Catholicism in spite of it.
At the time of Vatican I (1870), the council that issued the dogmatic decree defining papal infallibility, Newman expressed serious doubts, not on the doctrine itself, but upon the timeliness of the decree. Newman's doubts were later proven wise. The council's decree on "papal infallibility" was speedily exaggerated by ultra-rightists for secular political purposes.
Newman had intellectually prepared himself for this argument. In 1933 he had written a brilliant work entitled The Arians of the Fourth Century, analyzing in detail the historical and theological aspects of that century in which the heresy of Arianism, denying the divinity of Christ, swept up not only four-fifths of the bishops but also some of the popes -- this according to St. Jerome, the Great Father and Doctor of the Church, who lived at the time.
So brilliant and Catholic was this former High Anglican that in 1879, Pope Leo XIII elevated this priest, never a bishop, to the Sacred College of Cardinals. Through his life he had consistently opposed "liberalism in religion," in other words, the heresy of Modernism, in which everything is doctrinally. liturgically, and morally relative, that is, a product of subjective opinions, not objective truth. In this too, Newman was prescient. The Anglican Church, as well as the other Protestant sects and eventually the Newchurch of the New Order in 1964, were to sink into this very heresy.
Toward the end of his life, this traditional Catholic theologian received vindication from Giuseppe Sarto, later to become Pope Pius X and canonized as a Saint, who stated that only Newman had correctly understood the full significance of the doctrine of papal infallibility. Later, with the advent of the heretical Second Vatican Anti-council (1962-1965), the horror of the heresies of Modernism and Papolatry, the idolatrous worship of exaggerated papal power, have infected the Newchurch of the New Order, founded in 1964 by that Anti-council to replace the Catholic Church.
Nevertheless, however sainted Cardinal Newman may have been, we have no way of knowing whether he is a true Saint, given the heresies of the Newpopes and the invalid con-anization process of the Newchurch of the New Order. We TRADITIO Fathers suspend judgment until the objective, traditional Catholic process for true sainthood is restored, and the Newpapacy returns to orthodoxy.