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Viewers of U.S. President Trump's RNC acceptance speech on August 27, 2020, were given a rare treat when the President and his entire family turned to stand beneath the balcony of the south portico of the White House. They and the thousands of guests on the White House grounds listened spellbound for fifteen minutes while operatic tenor Christopher Macchio sang a stirring program of classical, operatic, and traditional patriotic music, accompanied by a small ensemble of operatic vocalists and instrumentalists (no electric guitars!).
Macchio began with Leonard Cohen's "Halleluja," followed by the final aria (in Italian) of Puccini's opera Turandot "Nesun dorma," made world famous by the Three Tenors (Pavarotti, Domingo, Carreras). The final word of the aria, thrice repeated, is "Vincero" (I shall win), perhaps unwittingly prophesying the outcome of the President's 2020 campaign. Traditional Catholics would have been reminded of the words of the famous mediaeval hymn, "Christus Vincit" (Christ wins), whose "vincit" provides the root of the Italian "vincero."
Macchio followed this aria with an electrifying rendition of the Schubert "Ave Maria" in Latin. Among the thousands on the White House lawn, you could hear a pin drop. Even the Leftist rioters outside the grounds stopped their vile noise while the sacred hymn was being sung, perhaps instinctively respecting its divine message. Macchio concluded with stirring operatic renditions of the traditional American patriotic hymns "God Bless America" and "America the Beautiful," both prominently featuring the name of God in their verses.
True Catholics, the President specifically chose Macchio to sing on this occasion, having heard the operatic tenor before and describing him as "phenomenal, unbelievable, and incredible.? Nothing like this classical tour de force has been heard at the White House since the famous classical concerts organized by Jacqueline Kennedy in the early 1960s, featuring such performers as cellist Pablo Casals, pianist/conductor Leonard Bernstein, composer Igor Stravinsky, and violinist Isaac Stern. Usually all one hears at such political events is jungle music with jarring electric guitars (Obama), blaring saxophones (Clinton), and the like. It is certainly refreshing to hear for a change the beauty of the "Ave Maria" ringing out from the Trump White House over Masonic Washington, D.C.
Although 40 per cent of Newchurchers in the United States are now either illegal or legal Hispanics, a study conducted by the Associated Press in early 2020 showed that Hispanic young men have deserted the Novus Ordo presbyterate (Newchurch has not ordained priests in the Sacrament of Holy Orders since 1968). Apparently, Hispanic young men are quite smart: they have figured out the fact that Newchurch presbyters are in essence Protestant ministers, not Catholic priests. Hispanics constitute only 3 per cent of Newchurch's U.S. presbyters, of whom two-thirds were not even born in the United States.
Moreover, Hispanic young men don't want to be sodomized by Newchurch Newcardinals and Newbishops, like the infamous Theodore McCarrick, who Bergoglio knew was a predator of Newseminarians, but allowed to continue in office because the predator McCarrick was Bergoglio's fund-raising arm for the corrupt financial administration of Newvatican. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, not only are potential Newseminarians deserting Newchurch but also Hispanics at large are deserting Newchurch. The Pew Research Center reports that the majority U.S. Hispanics have now rejected Newchurch. In 2009, Hispanics constituted a majority of Newchurchers in the United States: 57 per cent. Now, just ten years later, Hispanics have fallen to a minority: only 47 per cent, a 20 per cent drop in a decade. The phoniness and corruption of Newchurch can no longer be hidden. It is now obvious to all.
As if Newchurch didn't have enough problems with paedophile presbyters, now it has admitted that many of its presbyters are fake because they were never even baptized. On August 6, 2020, Newchurch admitted that many of its Baptisms have been phony. In a decree of that date, Newchurch's Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith unequivocally declared invalid a formula used in many Newparishes: "We [sic] baptize you...." The Congregation further declared that persons "baptized" with that form are in fact not baptized at all and have to start all over again. Presumably, corresponding baptismal records will have to be expunged.
Newchurch has not ordained priests since 1968, when it adopted the Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, which merely "installs," in the Protestant manner, presbyter-ministers "to preside over the assembly," no longer priests under the Sacrament of Holy Orders "to offer the sacrifice of the Mass." Even a priest ordained under the traditional Sacrament of Holy Orders is not valid if he has not been baptized. But even Newchurchers must be baptized before they can be "installed" as presbyter-ministers.
On August 22, 2020, the first of what will be many cases of invalid Newchurch presbyters has come to light since the Congregation's August 6, 2020, declaration. Matthew Hood, of Detroit, Michigan, realized that he had been baptized in the non-Biblical form declared invalid by the Congregation. He saw a video of his own fake baptism, which used the invalid form. The Newarchbishop of Detroit, Allen Vigneron, kept Hood's invalidity secret, while he rammed through an equally fake re-"installation" to the Novus Ordo diaconate and re-"installation" to the Novus Ordo presbyterate. Meanwhile, Vigneron allowed his congregations to believe that the fake presbyter was real. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
It doesn't really make any difference. Newchurch presbyters are not priests and, therefore, cannot effectuate any valid sacraments requiring a priest:
True Catholics, the fake Novus Ordo operation has now been exposed. And the Newarchbishop knew about the situation many months before he reported it publicly. Vigneron is also trying to ferret out all the other invalid "baptisms." There could be thousands of these, because the "laydeacon" who "baptized" Hood had been performing many other invalid "baptisms." Nobody can trust anything about Newchurch. It is a complete fraud; it is certainly not Catholic.
In addition to introducing an heretical, invalid (null and void) Novus Ordo Mess and "sacraments," the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) completely destroyed Catholic doctrine and education in the Newchurch of the New Order. So bad has it gotten in the fake Newchurch of the New Order -- which is most certainly not the Catholic Church -- that the leading Newchurch publisher in the United States placed a picture of the Mormon "angel" Moroni on the cover of its throwaway missalettes for 2021. The publisher, Oregon Catholic [Sic] Press, apologized in a press release, stating that it didn't recognize the iconic "angel" of the apostate Mormon sect! The image was provided by a Newchurcher who abandoned the Newchurch sect to join the Mormon sect.
So far has "Catholic" education sunk under the Newchurch of the heretic Newpopes Paul VI-Montini, JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio! Yet the "Catholic" publisher claimed that "great care goes into chosing the art for our [throwaway Novus Ordo] missal[ettes]." Oops! But that "Catholic" publisher does not plan to trash the missalettes that have the Mormon angel on its cover. In any case, that Novus Ordo publisher probably knew exactly what it was doing and really intended to put the Mormon "angel" on the cover of the Novus Ordo missalettes for 2021.
Moroni is the "angel" who the Mormon (Latter Day Saints) sect's founder, Joseph Smith, claimed visited him on numerous occasions and showed him the fake Book of Mormon, buried in his backyard. This "angel" is prominently featured atop Mormon "temples" around the world. Moroni claimed to bring the "true Gospel" to Joseph Smith. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
True Catholics, at least a few Newparishes have cancelled their OCP missalette orders. OCP is an illegal Novus Ordo monopoly, which is being challenged in U.S. courts. Publishing those throwaway missalettes is big business! But the problem is much more serious. The missalettes themselves contain the invalid, heretic New Order Mess. All Novus Ordo missalettes must be trashed. Newchurch and its fake Mess, doctrine, and morals must likewise be trashed. For a true Catholic, according to the First Commandment of God, there can be no compromise on this point.
"I'm as mad as Hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore," says Howard Beale in Paddy Chayefsky's 1976 film Network. It seems that Newchurchers offended by the Vatican II Anti-council's aberrations may finally be getting to that point, as violent episodes strike Newchurch and especially its paedoophile presbyters.
A masked congregant at Newchurch's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Newcathedral, right in front of the whole congregation, a livestream audience, and Newarchbishop Nelson Perez, pontificating at the August 23, 2020, 11:00 Novus Ordo Mess, punched a "lectoress" twice in the face as she left the "sanctuary." Perhaps the congregant objected the fact that a Modernist "lectoress" dared to read Novus Ordo Scripture against the stricture of St. Paul that women should remain silent in church (1 Corinthians 14:34/DRV). The assailant, a Black woman, then calmly walked back to her pew.
The Newarchbishop was was obviously caught with his cassock down. He claimed that "there are safety and security plans in place," but obviously those plans failed. He admitted so when he called a meeting for the following day concerning increased security. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by ABC and CBS News.]
True Catholics, incidents of violence have been increasing in Newchurch, as some Newchurchers are coming to the realization that they have been robbed of the Catholic Faith by the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) and its handmaiden, the Newchurch of the New Order. There have certainly been incidents, reported in these Daily Commentaries, of aggrieved fathers attacking Newchurch's paedophile presbyters who have raped and sodomized their children. If Newchurch and its current head, Francis-Bergoglio, think that they can hide from justice, they have another think coming!
At an archaeological dig at Oxburgh Hall, a moated Tudor mansion in Norfolk, England, thousands of artifacts have been found, including manuscripts and music to celebrate illegal Catholic Masses. The hidden artifacts for Mass were .hidden under the floorboards of the estate's attic. When "Bloody" Elizabeth I persecuted, imprisoned, tortured, and brutally murdered Catholics during her reign (1558-1603), some Catholics escaped to the Continent, but others continued to celebrate Mass in secret in England.
The owners of the estate, the Bedingfelds, hid priests in a secret ?priest hole? at their home and participated in secret masses. The religious artifacts discovered in the attic may have been used in these illegal services. Among the greatest treasures discovered was a parchment fragment with gold leaf and blue ink that contained the Latin Vulgate text of Psalm 39, probably from a book used to celebrate the Divine Office.
The Bedingfelds were devout Catholics, persecuted for their Faith after "Bloody" Elizabeth succeeded Mary Tudor, who vigorously attempted to reverse the English Protestant Revolution. She attempted to restore to the Catholic Church the property stolen from it by her father, King Henry VIII, who apostatized from the Faith and was excommunicated by Pope Paul III. The Bedingfelds refused to sign the Act of Uniformity, which outlawed the Catholic Mass in England. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Smithsonian Magazine.]
True Catholics, these artifacts, speaking of a time when the government persecuted Catholics for the Mass, remind us of the current time, in which anti-Catholic government officials are using exaggerated fears of the Chinese Virus as an excuse to close down churches indefinitely and to persecute Catholics once again. In the Spanish Influenza of 1918, churches were closed only for a month or so, even though the death toll was over 50,000,000, whereas the toll from the Chinese Virus is around 750,000 -- only one per cent of the 1918 number.
In yet another apparent degradation of the Blessed Virgin, Francis-Bergoglio on August 15, 2020, seemed to indicate that the Mafia was too devoted to the Mary and called for "safeguarding religious-cultural heritage" and "the evangelical criteria of justice, freedom, honesty and solidarity." Whatever that gobbledygook means, Bergoglio didn't commend praying for Mary's intercession -- a Catholic dogma -- even by those associated with the Mafia, many of whom are infinitely more Catholic than Bergoglio's Newchurchers.-- and Bergoglio himself.
The whole confused affair sounded like some kind of Marxist/Modernist doubletalk, especially since Bergoglio, as his predecessor Newpopes, have employed the Mafia to run their own corrupt Vatican Bank. Moreover, on October 6, 2019, Bergoglio scandalized the world by blessing an idol of the pregnant pagan goddess Pachamama in the Vatican Gardens, while Newcardinals bowed in veneration of the idol. Bergoglio seemed to be associating this pagan idol with the Blessed Virgin. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]
True Catholics, we seem to have here once again a kind of psychotic displacement. Francis-Bergoglio condemns the Mafia for the very same crimes that he is committing. He claims that Mafiosi are "excommunicated" and that they are "not in communion with God." Yet Bergoglio himself falls under excommunication for heresy. Nor is Bergoglio, as a Marxist/Modernist, in communion with God. But apparently the Mafia is not so "excommunicated" that Bergoglio cannot tap them to run his own corrupt Vatican Bank!
Once Ireland was so Catholic that it had a large surplus of priests, many of whom emigrated to foreign countries like the United States, where they made up a large percentage of the clergy. Now that Newchurch has taken over the institutional Church, the number of "vocations" -- if one can speak of "vocations" to a heretic sect -- is so low that there are more chiefs than Indians. In other words, the Novus Ordo "tribe" now has more chiefs (Newbishops) that than Indians (Newseminarians) to do the actual work.
In 2020, two Newbishops will be "installed," whereas only one presbyter will be "installed." Ireland currently has 90 Newbishops in 26 Newdioceses. In 2020 more Newbishops will be "installed" (Newchurch stopped consecrating bishops under the Sacrament of Holy Orders with the "New Ordinal" of 1968 and now merely "installs" them like Protestant bishops) than Newseminarians will be "installed" as presbyters (Newchurch stopped consecrating bishops under the Sacrament of Holy Orders with the "New Ordinal" of 1968 and now "installs" them like Protestant ministers). [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Irish Independent.]
True Catholics, only Newchurch is deaf, dumb, and blind to the cause of its "vocations" crisis. from which Ireland is far from the only country to be suffering. No man wants to waste his life serving a heretic sect that has lost its Catholic Faith, Mass, Sacraments, and morality. Moreover, since 1968 he won't even be ordained as a Catholic priest under the Sacrament of Holy Orders, but merely "installed" like a Protestant minister. Ireland has been particularly hard hit by Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, which has only grown under Francis-Bergoglio. Until Newchurch repents and converts to the Catholic Faith again, it will continue to sink into oblivion -- as it should.
There he goes again! Newpope Francis-Bergoglio speaks out of both sides of his mouth. Now he has been caught blessing a "transsexual" home for men who have mutilated themselves into women, when even he had said at one time that "transsexualism" is immoral -- as it certainly is by Catholic moral teaching in accordance with the God's Natural Law. The home is called the ?Tutored Social Condominium for Trans (Men-)Women? and is supported by Newchurch Discalced Carmelites.
On August 18, 2020, Bergoglio blessed an infamous Argentinian Newchurch "Neo-nun" known as the "Nun of the Trans," and her new home for men mutilated into women and their homosexual male "spouses." Bergoglio admiringly addressed the "men," aged between 40 and 70, as "girls." He even added blasphemy by invoking the "Holy Virgin." In 2016 Bergoglio had referred to a woman who had surgically mutilated herself into a "man" and had received the woman-man and her-his "spouse" into Newvatican cesspool, thus implicitly accepting "gay marriage." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio despicably compared men who had immorally mutilated themselves into "women" as equivalent to lepers. One wonders what kind of immoral training Bergoglio received for Marxist-tainted Newclergy in Argentina. The two moral situations are entirely different. A leper is diseased through no fault of his own any more than one affected by tuberculosis. A man who mutilates himself into a "women" commits a grave offense against the moral law of God known as the Natural Law. It Is no surprise that Bergoglio, already awash in contemptible paedophilia, would spurn God's Natural Law in many other immoral ways as well.
In 1934 one of the greatest Christian Churches, Hagia Sophia, Greek for Holy Wisdom, the Second Person of the Most Blessed Trinity, was built by the Roman Emperor Justinian the Great in 537 as the patriarchal cathedral in the imperial city of Constantinople. Its importance as a Catholic church cannot be overstated. Truly, Hagia Sophia changed the history of architecture and remained the largest cathedral for a millennium, almost 6,000 square metres.
Its famous dome, based upon the great Pantheon of ancient Rome, influenced Michelangelo's dome of St. Peter's Archbasilica. After the fall of Constantinople (later called Istanbul) in 1453, it was converted into an infidel Mohammedan mosque, but in 1935 the new secular Turkish Republic established it as a museum. The holy church remained safe in that condition until July 24, 2020, when it was again converted into a mosque, to the imprecations of true Catholics, Eastern and Western, around the world.
Such provocative action by the Mohammedans once united Europe to fight nine Holy Crusades, from the First Crusade in 1096 to the Ninth Crusade in 1271-72. The Catholic Church fought in the Holy Crusades against the Mohammedans to maintain the right of Christians to safe pilgrimage to the Holy Land, which had been blocked by new Mohammedan rulers of the area. Moreover, the Crusaders were attempting to free Christians who had been enslaved by the Mohammedans, a number estimated at well over one million. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by AsiaNews.]
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 "Crusades."
Good Catholics, Hagia Sophia's incomparably-beautiful Eastern Catholic mosaics, icons, and frescos were supposed to remain visible, but in fact they have been completely covered over by the Mohammedans, who had already desecrated the cathedral with the additional of Arabic scrawls in the sanctuary and along the colonnades. Control of the historic Catholic cathedral has been turned over to the Mohammedan Directorate of Religious Affairs from the secular Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The lukewarm "Catholics" of this age will surely not fight against the Mohammedans for their Catholic cathedral with the courage and devotion with which the Holy Crusaders once did.
It has become clear that the Francis-Bergoglio regime has targeted the Blessed Virgin Mary for desecration. Unforgettable was the parody of the Virgin in the worship of the pagan Pachamama idol that was blessed by Bergoglio in the Vatican Gardens while Newcardinals bowed to the idol in veneration.
Bergoglio thereafter desecrated St. Peter's by erecting the idol in the very archbasilica itself. It was only through the courageous action of two offended Austrian youths that the idol was appropriated under cover of night and tossed into the Tiber River. Bergoglio himself desecrated the ancient altar of Santa Maria Major Archbasilica in Rome, the most venerable church dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, by installing on it a soccer ball.
Now it is reported that in the "liturgy" for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, August 15, 2020, the principal feastday of the Virgin, Bergoglio's Newcardinal of Naples, Italy, Crescenzio Sepe, staged pagan Hindu dancing in the Naples Newcathedral of St. Januarius. The Hindus danced their way down the nave to the high altar to the accompaniment of drums, which are traditionally prohibited in a Catholic church. (Of course, Newchurch, which has taken over once-traditional Catholic sites, is not the Catholic church.)
The particular dance involved is associated with the Hindu god Shiva "The Destroyer," one of the three gods in the pagan Hindu trinity. Buddhism later appropriated the dance, which is used in the rite to venerate the Holy Tooth Relic of the Buddha. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by La Repubblica.]
True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio and his Newpope predecessors together with their heretic clergy, having destroyed the Mass and the Sacraments, are now turning up the heat on their desecration of the Saints, particularly the Blessed Virgin Mary. Many of the traditional Saints and feasts of Mary were removed from Newchurch's anti-Catholic Novus Ordo calendar and replaced with Marxists. We TRADITIO Fathers have long called Newchurch "Protestant-Masonic-Pagan." Having gone through Protestantism and Freemasony, Bergoglio & Co. are now careening toward outright paganism. There is nothing of the Catholic Church in them and their New Order institutions. All true Catholics must completely shun such heretics and pagans, so strongly denounced by St. Paul the Apostle in Sacred Scripture.
The Leftist candidate for U.S. President, Joe Biden, has once again exposed himself as a religious hypocrite. He claims to be "Catholic," that is, Newchurch (which is definitely not Catholic), but in fact he is an apostate, who claims to be "Catholic" to gain, he thinks, vile votes in the secular election. U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi is similarly a hypocrite who claims to be "Catholic" for merely for electoral purposes.
Both "Catholic" Biden and Pelosi strongly favor abortion up to full term and government funding thereof. Both strongly favor "gay marriage" (which is null and void, not marriage at all). These apostate politicians are thereby excommunicates for public heresy and apostasy. Even Newchurch in various places has denied Biden the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid.
On August 9, Biden released a campaign video in which he claims that his "Catholic faith, [New]pope Francis, and the example of nuns" inspired him to run, yet he plans to sue Newchurch's Little Sisters of the Poor to provide gravely-immoral abortion on demand, sterilization, and contraceptive drugs. The U.S. Supreme Court has twice upheld the Sisters' First-Amendment right not to do so. But that is not good enough for Biden the Apostate, who opposes freedom-of-conscience protections in the U.S. Constitution. Biden also wants to restore full funding for the abortion-provider group, Planned Parenthood. Yet the Newchurch Sisters have not publicly disowned the Biden the Apostate. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
True Catholics, Biden is an equal opportunity apostate, it seems. He did the kissy-kissy with the anti-Catholic Marxist/Modernist Newpope at Newvatican in 2013 and 2016 and does not hesitate to use publicity photographs from those occasions to perpetrate the fraud that he is "Catholic." B`iden is a hypocrite who blasphemes the Catholic Faith and abuses it for petty political purposes.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
My preference, when I die, is to have a "natural" burial:. no embalming, no metal casket (preferably a wicker casket with a cotton shroud), no headstone (although a small stone in memoriam would suffice). A small rosary prayer vigil among my family, friends, and benefactors, on the day before my burial would be most appreciated, along with a Traditional Latin Requiem Mass on the day of interment. Is this type of burial permitted to a traditional Catholic?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
Yes, it is permitted. In the end, the disposition of the body, as long as it is reverent as befits the "Temple of the Holy Ghost," is far less important than the Traditional Latin Requiem Mass. For suggested traditional Catholic funeral instructions, 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 "Cremation and Traditional Funeral Instructions."
There's one thing you have to say about those Communists: they stick together. The current Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio has lost his tongue when it comes to speaking out against the round-up and internment of Newchurchers, Jews, Muslims, and other sects into Red China's gulags.
On July 25, 2020, Newcardinal Charles Bo of Burma, President of the Federation of Asian Bishops? Conferences, chastised atheist Communist China's "mass atrocities" against religion and, by implication, Bergoglio's culpable silence about the massacres. Earlier, that silence had been compared to the silence about Nazi Germany.
Why has Bergoglio, who pontificates to other countries about "human rights" said nothing about the predations and interment of religious people, including his own Newchurchers, that the government of Xi Jinping has been carrying out? Because Bergoglio engineered in September 2018 a multi-billion-dollar secret deal with the Communist dictator that bought Bergoglio's immoral silence. In fact, Bergoglio expunged from an already-published speech any reference to the plight of his own Newchurchers in that imprisoned country.
In the secret agreement, some of whose terms have now leaked out, Bergoglio gave away his Newpapal right to appoint Newbishops in Red China to the Dictator Xi Jinping. Now Bergoglio has been charged by the last British governor of Hong Kong with "cozying up to a Chinese Communist Party at the worst conceivable moment, just as it is embarking on a loutish rampage in China and beyond." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Foreign Policy.]
True Catholics, why should anyone be surprised? Francis-Bergoglio has essentially admitted that he is a Communist and that many now consider him to be so. It has famously been said: "Silence in the face of evil is itself evil.? Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act." This is Catholic moral theology, in which St. Paul teaches that leaders who silently consent to evil will have to answer for their equal moral culpability.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
How many times is a Catholic allowed to receive Extreme Unction? I've even been hearing that a person may receive it every time the person gets very sick or even before surgery.
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
The recipient must be ill, and the illness must be so serious that death may reasonably be feared. For example, if the person is not ill, but is to undergo an operation, Extreme Unction may not be administered. The Sacrament may be received only once during the same danger of death.
Note that the Sacrament of Extreme Unction no longer exists in the anti-Catholic Newchurch. In 1972 it was abolished and replaced with a non-sacramental "Blessing of the Sick." In Newchurch the dying person has no access to the Sacrament of Penance either. That Sacrament was done away with in 1973 and replaced by a non-sacramental "Rite of Reconciliation." Holy Communion was already invalidated in 1969 with the fake (invalid) New Mess.
The traditional Catholic Sacrament of Extreme Unction is often called the Last Rites because it includes several rites: the (final) Sacrament of Penance, the Holy Anointing itself with the consecrated Oleum Infirmorum (Oil of the Sick), Holy Viaticum (final Communion), and the Apostolic Blessing with Plenary Indulgence. All of this has been swept away in the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Order. These days, Newchurchers are lucky if they get a eucharistic ministress to give them the fake (invalid) cookie and Kool-Aid.
Presbyter Jeremy Leatherby, of the Newdiocese of Sacramento, California, like a growing number of presbyters in Newchurch, has publicly refused to include Francis-Bergoglio's name in the New Mess. Newchurch is now running scared because more and more presbyters are standing against the Marxist/Modernist Newpope, who has never been ordained as a priest or consecrated as a bishop under the Catholic Sacrament of Holy Orders, merely "installed" like a Protestant minister. They view Bergoglio as illegitimate.
Therefore, on August 7, 2020, Newbishop Jaime Soto, who himself has never been ordained as a priest or consecrated as a bishop, proceeded to Novus-Ordo "excommunicate" Leatherby. Leatherby doesn't mention Soto's name at the New Mess either. But, surprisingly, over 350 people have been attending Leatherby's independent Messes, abandoning their Newparish. Perhaps it was this fact that scared Soto into doing what Francis-Bergoglio has refused to do even to his criminal paedophile presbyters, Newbishops, and Newcardinals: Novus-Ordo excommunicate them. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Sacramento Bee.]
True Catholics, presbyter Leatherby has figured out at least part of reality. He regards the sect that Francis-Bergoglio leads as not the Catholic Church. Now he has to come to the logical conclusion that the New Mess and "Sacraments" of that Newchurch sect are also fake. The worm is turning, and Newchurch is more and more being recognized for what it is: in no way the Catholic Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
When Kamala Harris was District Attorney of San Francisco (2004-2011) and Attorney General of California (2011-2017), she turned a deaf ear to the pleas of children who were victims of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and other regions of California. Nevertheless, on August 11, 2020, Harris was tapped by presumptive Democrat party U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden, who nevertheless called her a "fearless fighter for the little guy."
In fact, throughout all of the thirteen years of her tenure, Harris brought not one prosecution against a Newchurch clergyman, but instead acted as an accomplice to Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. During the same period fifty major cities had brought charges against Newchurch paedophile presbyters and Newbishops. She was even accused of colluding with Newchurch by hiding criminal records of its paedophiles. She refused legal requests to provide these documents to journalists requesting them under the First Amendment. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Breitbart.]
True Catholics, Kamala Harris, who now yearns to be Vice President, then President, of the United States, claimed to be protecting the victims, whereas in fact she was protecting the corrupt Newchurch machine. She was accused of "showing a pattern of practice and policy of ignoring the rights of children." As a result, Harris's election fund received the maximum donations from law firms representing Newchurch and from organizations associated with the Newarchdiocse of San Francisco. Newchurch and Harris deserve each other. They are both corrupt and immoral, and both care not one jot or tittle, to use the Biblical expression, for innocent children. Harris is also a vocal advocate for full-term abortion and for government funding of abortions.
The latest disgraced Newbishop, Michael Bransfield, of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia, was supposed to pay $792,638 in restitution for the monies that he embezzled for sexual assaults against students. He was also supposed to make public apologies to his victims. But as of August 4, 2020, Brennan has disappeared into thin air. According to his successor Newbishop, he is "in a dark hole" and has not been heard from "in many months." Nor has Francis-Bergoglio heard anything from him either.
Bransfield was Novus-Ordo installed as Newbishop of Wheeling-Charleston (he was never consecrated as a bishop under the Sacrament of Holy Orders) by the notorious paedophile Newcardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2005 and lasted until he "retired" in 2018. According to the investigation conducted, Bransfield embezzled millions of dollars from the Newdiocese's hospital for his "bishop's fund," from which he drew to finance his lavish vacations and to build a mansion for himself. His Newdiocese is one of the poorest in the United States.
The most vile part of this story is that Newchurch officials knew what Bransfield was doing and looked the other way while he continued to embezzle and assault. If Bransfield had gotten away with his thefts and assaults, he could have retired at 72,000 per annum, in addition to healthcare benefits, and a car free and clear. Being a Newbishop in Newchurch is certainly lucrative! Maybe that explains why there are so many of them now. In 1962 there were 2,860 Newbishops; now there are 5,600 -- double the number. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by West Virginia MetroNews.]
True Catholics, Michael Bransfield displayed himself throughout as a filius canis, who refused to apologize to his victims. Nor would he accept the plan of financial restitution. In Catholic moral theology, a theft this size is a Mortal Sin that cannot be forgiven until restitution is made. Without that, Bransfield, 76, is headed toward that place described in the Gospels as "the exterior darkness, [where] there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth." Bransfield has already been denied ecclesiastical burial for his gross public sins.
We recall throughout the two millennia of the Catholic Church so many instance of courageous Catholics who would do anything to have a Mass. In most times and in most places, Mass was not available, or was only sporadically available. Even traditional Catholics today in the United States, for example, have forgotten that the U.S. did not lose its designation as a "missionary country" until the 1930s. Many areas of the United States, just as many areas of the world, the faithful did not have the benefit of Mass every Sunday.
Even in the days before the China Virus, we Fathers knew many traditional Catholic individuals and families who would travel hours on a Sunday, even though inclement weather, to attend the true Mass because all they had around them were fake Protestant-Masonic-Modernist New Messes simulated by the New Order sect. These Catholics were the modern equivalent of the Martyrs, who gave all they had for the Mass, as Our Lord asked them.
After the Roman persecutions had ended with Constantine's Edict of Milan in 313, only fifty years had gone by before the pope chastised the Catholics who had come out of the catacombs for becominmg just as bad as the pagans around them. We find a similar thing happening today in the time of the passing China Virus. Restaurants, beauty parlors, nail shops, gymnasia, sports events, are being patronized, but Holy Mass, when it has become available in so many locations since religious services have been declared by the federal government on May 23, 2020, "essential services" just like doctor's offices, grocery stores, and pharmacies -- good heavens no!
Even some traditional Catholics, when the opportunity to assist prudently at Holy Mass exists, will have their nails done, but to attend Mass is a no-no for them. In effect, they are Protestants. The true Mass is not mere "fellowship," bad music and "homilies," as the Protestants have. The true Mass is not some electronic phantasm displayed on a screen. It is Christ Himself in the Most Blessed Sacrament, His Real Presence, which you must attend personally in order to get any Sacrament grace. Why? Because Christ, knowing our human nature, made it that way for very good reason. We have to have an intimate experience with Him, not some showy fake, even if it be some recorded Mass.
If true Catholics who are healthy give themselves moral permission to keep that hair appointment, go shopping in stores, go to the gym, does their conscience really allow them to skip worshipping their Lord and Creator, Who suffered more than they every will to redeem them? True Catholics should be looking around for the Traditional Latin Mass wherever they can find it, and, if they can't find it, they should be ceaseless in demanding the Mass.
Attendance upon the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is something that has no substitute. Not even the Rosary substitute for it. For as one of the Church's most beloved Saints, John-Baptiste Marie Vianney, better known as the Cur? of Ars, put it: "Private prayer is like straw scattered about: if you set it on fire, it makes a lot of little flames. But if these straw be gathered into a bundle and lit, you get a mighty fire blazing to the sky. The Mass is like that."
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Is it a Mortal Sin to attend a Novus Ordo Mess because the New Order sect does not adhere to the Roman Catholic Faith, doctrine, or liturgy? Is it permitted to go to a Novus Ordo presbyter-minister for "Confession"?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
It is a grave sin against the First Commandment of God, as the Novus Ordo (New Order) is a heretic, even apostate, sect, much worse in many ways, if possible, even than Protestant Lutheranism, Episcopalianism, Methodism, etc.
The 1969 Novus Ordo service is not a Mass, but an invalid Protestant-Masonic-Pagan service at best. There is no "eucharist" coming from it as there is no Mass and no priesthood to confect it. Priests were replaced in Newchurch in 1968 with presbyter-ministers when the invalid Protestantized New Ordinal was adopted to "install" (not "ordain" under the Sacrament of Holy Orders) these ministers. Newchurch does not have the Sacrament of Penance either. That was replaced in 1973 with an invalid Protestantized "Reconciliation."
For further information, click on FAQ03: Should I Ever Attend Newchurch's "Ordinary" or "Extraordinary" Messes? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "Five Practical Rules for Dealing with the New Order Sect."
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Could you provide guidance for an end-of-life Advance Health Care Directives that is aligned with traditional Catholic teachings? Is having an Advance Health Care Directive even appropriate? What about final issues like the prohibition against cremation and traditional Catholic funeral instructions?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
Yes, an end-of-life Advance Medical Directive is appropriate and prudent. No general form can be given because each jurisdiction has its own form. Moreover, there are a number of options under each category from which you may morally choose according to your own personal preferences. All you need to do is to keep in mind traditional Catholic moral teachings when you make your choices. If you have a moral question on any point, the person whom you should consult is your traditional Catholic confessor or pastor.
As to detailed information on the prohibition against cremation and on traditional Catholic funeral instructions, 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 "Cremation and Traditional Funeral Instructions."
On August 6, 2020, Newchurch admitted that many of its Baptisms have been phony. In a decree of that date, Newchurch's Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith unequivocally declared invalid a formula used in many Newparishes: "We baptize you...." The Congregation further declared that persons "baptized" with that form are in fact not baptized at all and have to start all over again. Presumably, corresponding baptismal records will have to be expunged.
Contrary to what many heretic Newchurch clergy have been pushing ever since the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), the "community" (we) does not baptize, but the priest in persona Christi. (I). The valid form (even "translations" into vulgar tongues must be regarded with suspicion) in Latin is taken from Sacred Scripture: "[Nomen], ego te baptizo in nomine Pa + tris, et Fi + lii, et Spiritus + Sancti. Nomen here stands for the Baptismal name of the baptizand in Latin. Note that there is no "Amen" at the end of the form.
True Catholics, Newchurch has a real problem. It is quite possible that the majority of the "baptisms" performed in Newchurch over the last fifty years are phony, i.e., invalid, null and void. The invalid "we" form is not the only phony one in use at Newparishes. There are much worse forms, including one purporting to baptize -- or as Newchurch calls it, "initiate" -- "in the name of the Creator, the Redeemer, and the Sanctifier." It is bad enough that Newchurch has no valid Holy Eucharist, no confessional Absolution, no priestly ordination, but now it has almost lost even baptism, without which it is no Church at all.
Now that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is conducting a formal investigation into "reports of sex" crimes at St. Mary's Chapel, Academy & College, and other Neo-SSPX sites in Kansas, the NSSPX's USA District Bursar, headquartered in Platte, Missouri, on August 4, 2020, ordered NSSPX priest-presbyters, staff, and employees not to cooperate with the KBI except with the presence of NSSPX attorneys. The NSSPX leadership has already warned the KBI "not to contact any priest, staff, or employee without our legal staff being present."
The order has been characterized by some victims as a familiar attempt to "silence witnesses," and "stonewalling," in a continuing "cover-up" of sex crimes by the highly-secretive Society. The order also seems to contradict an April 2020 statement claiming that the NSSPX is ?committed to full transparency regarding recent allegations involving its current and former clergy, religious and employees.? [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Kansas City Star.]
True Catholics, the KBI has requested that all individuals who have information related to potential NSSPX sex crimes to call its 1-800-KS-CRIME line. One individual publicly stated that she had gone to the KBI after she had made several reports about NSSPX priest-presbyters that were covered up and ignored by the NSSPX. She said that "if they were good men/priests they would want to work with the investigation openly to clean house.? The Pellay-Pagliarani Neo-SSPX -- which since 1994 is clearly no longer the original traditional Catholic organization founded by Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre -- is notorious for its secrecy and for its lack of transparency and responsiveness.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
A certain Novus Ordo bishop in the United States is reported to have said the New Latin Mess of 1962. Was it a valid Mass or a simulation? The Newbishop in question was never ordained as a Catholic priest or consecrated as a Catholic bishop under the Sacrament of Holy Orders. He was merely "installed" as a presbyter and a Newbishop under the invalid Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, which was introduced just after the Vatican II Anti-council. Or does his "sincerity" make the Mass valid?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
The "Mess" is a simulation, an invalid fake. You give the reason yourself. Without a priest there is no Mass, no Sacrament. "Sincerity" does not change objective reality. Many Protestant ministers are far more "sincere" than Newchurch presbyters and Newbishops, so if "sincerity" were the criterion for a valid Mass and Sacrament, you would have to admit, absurdly, that Protestant ministers say valid Masses and that Protestants have true "Communion."
What you are relating is the heresy of Modernism, or Subjectivism, which rejects objective reality and substitutes for it a person's (erroneous) subjective judgement: if I believe something is true, it is true, whether in reality it is true or not. This heresy is the foundation of Protestantism and the Modernist heresy that was so strongly condemned by Pope St. Pius X and his immediate predecessors. It is completely contrary to the theology of the Catholic Church, as so clearly explained by the Catholic's Church's Principal Theologian, St. Thomas Aquinas. Catholics are Realists.
Newchurch must now wish that it had never violated Catholic tradition -- granted, Newchurch is not the Catholic Church -- by allowing its Newchurchers to "take the cup" like the Protestants. Drinking from a common Protestantized "cup" is a messy process, however you do it. Moreover, objection to everyone consuming alcohol has led to the substitution of (invalid) Kool-Aid. However, It is Catholic dogma that reception of Holy Communion (which is, of course, not: what Newchurch has, with its fake Mess and fake presbyter-ministers) is complete under the species of bread alone. (After all, doesn't the body include the blood?).
Although Newchurch has never feared spreading bacterial (e.g., "strep throat") and viral (e.g., the flu) infections through a common Protestant drinking "cup," now it has gone berserk over the China Virus. So it has come up with the patently invalid option of "wine-cookies," which are Novus Ordo "communion" cookies mixed with wine. It is no surprise that the idea came from heretic Protestant Evangelicals. However, it is Catholic dogma that valid Communion bread must be made from water and wheat flour only, as was the Passover bread at the Last Supper. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Katholische Net.]
True Catholics, Newchurch just gets crazier and crazier. It lost the Mass in 1968, when it adopted the Protestantized New Ordinal that no longer "ordained priests" under the Sacrament of Holy Orders, but merely "installed presbyters" like Protestant ministers. Thus, those "installed" as presbyters or Newbishops by Newchurch after 1968 are invalid and have no power to confect the Sacrament. Newchurch drove the second nail into its coffin by adopting the Protestantized New Mess, which has no more power to confect the Sacrament than a Protestant service. Since then it has driven the third nail into its coffin by replacing bread and wine with cookies and Kool-Aid, or, as in this case, "Wine-Cookies."
Benedict-Ratzinger's biographer, Peter, Seewald, has reported to a German newspaper that the disgraced Newpope was "exceptionally frail" and "in shaky health" when he visited him on August 1, 2020. Seewald also reported that Ratzinger's voice was barely audible. Josef Ratzinger is 93 and recently returned from visiting his older brother, Newmonsignor Georg Ratzinger, who died a week after the visit, on July 1, 2020.
It was anticipated that Josef Ratzinger himself might die shortly thereafter and would remain in his hometown in Germany, but Francis-Bergoglio recalled him immediately to Newrome. Meanwhile, Newvatican's press service whistled through the graveyard and claimed that Ratzinger's condition is "not particularly worrying." The service did, however, admit that, inter alia, Ratzinger is now suffering from facial erysipelas, a painful and sometimes serious streptococcal infection .
Ratzinger had abdicated on February 28, 2013, leaving Newchurch in even worse condition than his predecessor, the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla. He could no longer deal with the financial mismanagement and embezzlement, with the number of ever-increasing sex crimes by his Newchurch clergy, most notably Ratzinger's own Newcardinals and Newbishops, and finally with the leaking by his own longtime butler of documents incriminating Ratzinger himself in the crimes. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Reuters.]
True Catholics, you sometimes read in fanciful Neocon Newchurch publications that Benedict-Ratzinger is still the "real pope" (as if any heretic Newpope could be considered a "real pope"), is a "traditionalist" (as if the continuous leader of the Modernist heretics since the Vatican II Anti-council could be considered a "traditionalist"), and is going to reassume the Newpapacy from Francis-Bergoglio (as if a gravely ill man of 93 is going to lead some revolution). Those who hold to these fantasies must certainly be confounded today with the truth of the matter.
The true Catholic Church comes down hard on pseudo-science, like astrology. However, Newchurch's U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops and its Chief Newbishop, Francis-Bergoglio, are "all in" on the pseudoscience surrounding anthropogenic "climate change. Now, through its "Direct Action & Research Training Center," the U.S. Newbishops are turning in their miters to become political "community organizers."
The first grant from the Newbishops of half a million dollars goes from Newchurchers' collections to "organizations in campaigns to identify the local impact of environmental changes on their community." What does that, if it can even be proven, have to do with religion? [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Zenit News Service.]
True Catholics, the real purpose of the grant and the programme is actually quite different: to play the sycophant to Francis-Bergoglio, who was prouder than the father of a newborn when in 2015 he issued his lengthy Marxist political screed on highly-disputed anthropogenic global-warming, under cover of an encyclical letter entitled Laudato si. Newchurch in reality is a cesspool of politics and grasping for ecclesiastical perks from the Chief Marxist/Modernist Bergoglio. There is very little religion of any sort going on in Newchurch since the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965).
On April 15, 2019, Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral was torched and seriously damaged. On July 18, 2020, Nantes Cathedral was torched and seriously damaged, the fire set by one of Newchurch's own "altar" servers. These are just two of the most significant attacks in just the last year, which has seen 1,052 hate crimes against Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch and other Protestant churches -- almost twice the number of "anti-Semitic" crimes and ten times the number of crimes against Mohammedans.
"France" came into being in the year 843, when the Treaty of Verdun divided the empire of Charlemagne into independent kingdoms. France was thus Catholic from the beginning, called la fille a?n?e de l??glise (the eldest daughter of the Church). Although Newchurchers are said to make up 41 per cent of the French population, the number of them that practice the Protestantized New Order religion is estimated at 5 per cent.
When Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames on Monday of Holy Week 2019, Francis-Bergoglio, who has taken junkets all over the world to promote his Marxist/Modernist programme, couldn't even be bothered to take the short trip from Rome to Paris. He couldn't be bothered to make a donation for the cathedral's restoration or to undertake fundraising for such a purpose. To Newchurch, one of the world's once-greatest Catholic cathedrals wasn't worth the bother. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Religious News Service.]
True Catholics, is there any question why Newchurch is sinking fast in France and is even under physical attack because of hatred Newchurch paedophile crimes committed by its presbyters, Newbishops, and Newcardinals with the support of the First Paedophile Newpope, the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla; the Second Paedophile Newpope, the Nazi Benedict-Ratzinger; and the Third Paedophile Newpope, the Marxist Francis-Bergoglio? And Bergoglio has added insult to injury by publicly supporting illegal immigration into a country that is proudly nationalistic No wonder the French want to burn down Newchurch!
So bad were the sexual-assault crimes of four young men that Newarchbishop Luigi Ventura, appointed by Benedict-Ratzinger and Francis-Bergoglio to be Newpapal Ambassador (Papal Nuncio) to France, on July 24, 2020, was stripped of his diplomatic immunity and slated for trial on November 10, 2020, in Paris. He had served from 2009-2019 in the post, and the crimes were said to have occurred in 2018-2019.
Before Benedict-Ratzinger appointed Ventura to be his ambassador to France, the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla appointed him in 2001 to be ambassador to Canada. Ventura was also charged there in 2008 by an Ottawa man for sexual assault. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Agence France-Press.]
True Catholics, Newarchbishop Ventura's trial comes after the notorious presbyter Bernard Preynat had been sentenced in March 2020 to five years in prison for sexually assaulting boy scouts. Who knows but that Ventura may have been conducting his personal sex holocaust across all his postings under JPII-Wojtyla to the Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Chile before he moved on to Canada and France. Just more evidence that Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust has not stopped, but has even increased from Newpope to Newpope: Wojtyla to Ratzinger to Bergoglio.
On July 29, 2020, Francis-Bergoglio has refused to allow Newchurchers to take their Novus Ordo cookie kneeling and on the tongue, as is supposedly their right under Newchurch "rules." But Newchurch can never be trusted; it is not Catholic. Thus, Bergoglio has effectively changed the Novus Ordo "rules" once again. Of course, the Novus Ordo cookies are no more "communion" than the Protestant soda crackers, and Novus Ordo presbyters are no more priests than Protestant ministers.
But the consequences of Bergoglio's rules change has gone even farther than that. He has backed Eduardo Taussig, the Newbishop of San Rafael in Francis-Bergoglio's native Argentina, in dismissing the rector of his Newseminary there and then completely shutting down that largest Newseminary in Argentina because the presbyters there took a stand against the sacrilegious and Modernist practice of giving Novus Ordo cookies in the hand. This practice has been condemned by the Church and its popes since the second century. 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 "Communion in the Hand."
Bergoglio went further and had his Congregation for the [New]clergy proclaim that distributing cookies in on the tongue does not "conform to the [New]church's discipline." In the 2004 instruction Redemptionis sacramentum, Newchurch had decreed that a Newchurcher always has the right to receive the Novus Ordo cookie on the tongue. But in Newchurch even "rights" are taken away. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
True Catholics, many of the 40 shut-out Newchurch seminarians, feed up with the fake Newchurch, are likely to go to independent traditional Catholic groups rather than to Newchurch "approved" groups like the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP). They thought that their Newseminary would remain conservative, but in Newchurch nothing can be counted on. The Newseminarians would then have a good outcome and strengthen the wave of Newchurchers who have abandoned Francis-Bergoglio and the Newchurch of the New Order. Newbishop Taussig is himself a product of the heretic Newchurch: he was co-installed by Bergoglio himself when he was Newarchbishop of Buenos Aires.
Could we be seeing the next Archbishop Lefebvre? On July 29, 2020, Don Alessandro Minutella, Novus Ordo presbyter, has left Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch of the New Order and aspires to lead what he calls the ?Catholic resistance? in Italy, forming a ?small remnant? who spurn the ?false Bergoglian Church? of Francis-Bergoglio.
However, a Novus Ordo presbyter cannot simply decide one day to become a traditional Catholic priest. Novus Ordo presbyters have never been ordained as valid Catholic priests, merely "installed" under the Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968. Moreover, Novus Ordo presbyters are formal heretics, having publicly adhered to the non-Catholic Newchurch of the New Order. An excommunicate presbyter must first publicly and formally recant his heresy according to the rite of the traditional Rituale Romanum.
This rite consists of the heretic excommunicate kneeling before the priest wearing only an undershirt and being struck lightly with a rod or a rope, while saying Psalm 50 (Miserere) [Have mercy on me, O God....]. The Psalm is followed by a series of versicles and responses, a prayer, and then a public absolution. This absolution in the public forum is followed by confession and absolution in the internal form (private confession). As the heretic has spread his heresy in public, he must repent in public. He cannot be absolved merely in private confession. If an absolved presbyter is judged to have a legitimate vocation to become a (traditional) Catholic priest, he must test his vocation by entering onto a course of traditional Catholic seminary study. Only then is it possible for him to be ordained as a (traditional) Catholic priest. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]
Presbyter Minutella has courageously said: ?I am not afraid of Bergoglian contempt and the shame it merits, in order to make those souls who wish to be saved aware of the anti-Christian nature of this absurd messianism.? He has provided a ten-point indictment of Francis-Bergoglio's heresies:
True Catholics, Minutella has been celebrating the Traditional Latin Mass in Rome -- invalidly, to be sure, because he has not recanted his Novus Ordo heresy or been validly ordained after traditional Catholic study. Yet he has drawn crowds in the hundreds, of all ages and social classes, by word of mouth. He has encouraged his followers not to enter Novus Ordo churches. One can only hope that he, and other Novus Ordo presbyters, will formally and publicly renounce their Novus Ordo heresy, enter onto traditional Catholic seminary study, and one day be validly ordained as Catholic priests.