February 2021

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The TRADITIO Network recommends the Gregorian chant recordings of the St. John Schola, which is recording a CD series consisting of live recordings of the type of chant pieces that may be used at traditional churches and chapels. It makes no pretense to being professional, but to what is achievable, with a little work, by the average small lay choir. The hope is that this series will serve as a practical guide for the wider use of Gregorian chant in the traditional Roman Catholic liturgy. For ordering and descriptive information on the CD series, click on A Traditional Chapel Sings Gregorian Chant. This month's featured Gregorian Chant CD is: FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER EPIPHANY (VOLUME III)

St. John Schola Volume III

February 28, 2021 - Second Sunday of Lent
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

Pius X Pre-seminary in Newrome Is Now on Trial for Paedophile Crimes and Cover-up
Involving the Newcardinal Vicar General and Possibly Francis-Bergoglio Himself

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Angelo Comastri

Francis-Bergoglio's Vicar General Shoots Himself in the Noggin
By Remaining Silent in the Face of Paedophhile Crimes
In the Pius X Pre-seminary Right under Bergoglio's Nose
There Is Evidence in the Ongoing Newrome Trial
That Bergoglio Himself Knew What Was Going On
In the Shadow of St. Peter's Basilica
But Bergoglio Too Did Nothing
While Children Aged 12-18 Were Being Sexually Assaulted

The Pius X Pre-seminary was subjected to trial at Newrome starting on February 24, 2021, for paedophile crimes and their cover-up right under Francis-Bergoglio's nose (if he wasn't himself involved). When the crimes were brought to the attention of Newcardinal Angelo Comastri, the Arch-presbyter of St. Peter's Basilica and Vicar General of the Newvatican City State, he blew them off. Three youths deemed as "credible witnesses" testified that they were sexually assaulted in the Newpope's own backyard.

As has been the pattern of Newchurch paedophiles and their accomplices, Comastri turned the charges against the child victims themselves, accusing them of "calumny" and instead supported the Newchurch pre-seminary's rector, who was charged with using his position to cover up sex crimes against the children there, aged 12-18, who served Beroglio's Basilica. One witness testified that a letter had been sent to Bergoglio exposing the crimes going on at the Newpope's own pre-seminary. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]

True Catholics, Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust has now enveloped a Pius X pre-seminary right under the nose of Francis-Bergoglio, who was apparently apprised of the situation and did nothing. Any notion that Newchurch's Holoocaust is over is totally false. It goes on, and on, and on -- with Newpapal complicity.

February 27, 2021 - St. Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Confessor
Double Feast - Ember Saturday of Lent

Francis-Bergoglio Is Expected to Tap a Far Leftist to Head the "New Liturgy" Commission
Juan Martinez Camino, of Madrid, Like Bergoglio, Wants to Corrupt the "New Mess" even Further

From: Petrus Romanus, The TRADITIO Network's Roman Correspondent
Juan Martinez Camino

Is This the Next "Barbarian at the Gates"
To Complete the Destruction of the "New Mess"?
Newbishop Juan Martinez Camino, of Madrid
Known to Be a Leftist Loon, Like Francis-Bergoglio
Also a Marxist/Modernist Newjesuit, Like Bergoglio
The Current Prefect for the "New Liturgy"
A More Conservative Heretic, Robert Sarah
Was Just Canned by Bergoglio
For Being "Too Traditional"

Reports have it that the next Prefect for the "New Liturgy" and the fake New Sacraments will be Newbishop Juan Antonio Martinez Camino, of Madrid, Spain, who is known to be a Leftist loon, like Francis-Bergoglio. Camino is also a Marxist/Modernist Newjesuit, like Bergoglio. It must be these Marxist revolutionary qualities that have commended him to Bergoglio, as Camino is not a full-fledged Newbishop, let alone a Newcardinal.

The next Newcardinal in Bergoglio's Newcuria to be canned will be Marc Ouellet, of Quebec, Canada. His exit will come soon, as he has now completed two full terms as Prefect for Newbishops. Reports have it that Bergoglio will replace him with the Far Leftist U.S. Newcardinal Blase Cupich, of Chicago, Illinois.

The Neocon Newchurchers are one by one being replaced by outright pagan Newchurchers, who worship the Pachamama fertility goddess, whom Bergoglio formally blessed in the Newvatican Gardens and installed in St. Peter's Basilica in 2019. Bergoglio himself may abdicate in about a year from now. Sarah, who is no traditional Catholic (there aren't any Catholics left in Newrome) at least would not co-operate in Bergoglio's desire to publish yet a fourth edition of the New Mess. Sarah would have included in that the "traditional" Offertory antiphon in an appendix for optional use, and he wanted to add other "traditional" elements as options. But Bergoglio would not permit it. Bergoglio does not want the New Mess tainted by even a whiff of tradition relegated to an appendix.

The next Newpope could be one of the Far Leftist Newcardinal Luis Tagle or even Reinhard Marx, who is even further to the left than his infamous namesake, Karl. Despite the handwriting on the wall, the only-marginally-better Newchurch Neocons still have their own ambitions: Gerhard Muller, Robert Sarah, Athanasius Schneider, Joseph Strickland, and others. They are dreaming in technicolor.

February 26, 2021 - Ferial Day of Lent - Ember Friday of Lent

Francis-Bergoglio Cans "Conservative" Newcardinal Sarah
Again Signaling that the "Extraordinary" Mess of 1962 Is Doomed

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Francis-Bergoglio & Robert Sarah

Francis-Bergoglio Has Canned Newcardinal Sarah (Right)
A "Conservative" Who Headed the Novus Ordo Liturgy Congregation
Sarah Spoke against Homosexual "Unions"; Bergoglio Supports Them
Sarah Wanted the Novus Ordo Simulated Facing the Traditional East
Bergoglio Wants Nothing Traditional in the New Mess
Sarah Wrote a Book Praising Catholic Celibacy
Bergoglio Has Toyed with a Non-celibate Clergy
Sarah Is a Virulent Anti-Marxist; Bergoglio Is a Passionate Marxist
Sarah's Canning Now Allows Bergoglio to Appoint a Real Kook
To Suppress even the "Extraordinary" Mess of 1962
And Introduce the "Gay Mess" and Other Ultra-Modernist Perversions

On January 30, 2021, Francis-Bergoglio threatened to expel "conservative" Newchurchers who refused to take a loyalty oath to the heretic Vatican II Anti-council. On February 20, 2021, Bergoglio confirmed his direction against anything traditional by firing "conservative" Newcardinal Robert Sarah, who had headed the Congregation for Divine [Sic] Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments [Sic], after his 75th birthday.

Sarah became a persona non grata with Bergoglio when he encouraged priests to simulate the Novus Ordo Mess facing the traditional eastern direction. Sarah had spoken out about the immorality of homosexual "unions," which Bergoglio subsequently accepted, and had written a book praising Catholic celibacy. Sarah is also a virulent anti-Marxist, whereas Bergoglio is a passionate Marxist. Sarah even indicated that malign forces were exploiting the China Virus to usher in a one-world government. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

True Catholics, Newcardinal Sarah was an advocate of the heretic Newchurch of the New Order and served it for many years. Yet, he had a "conservative" bent, but even that was too much for the Marxist-Modernist Francis-Bergoglio. Thus, Sarah had to be canned. Sarah's firing now allows Bergoglio to appoint a real kook to suppress even the "Extraordinary Mess" of 1962 and introduce the "Gay Mess" and other perverse Ultra-Modernist monstrosities. Neocon Newchurchers and the Fellay-Pagliarani Neo-SSPX should be shaking in their boots!

February 25, 2021 - Ferial Day of Lent

The Catholic Church Was Changed into a Protestantized Newchurch after Vatican II Anti-council
Pictures Tell the Undeniable Story of the Metamorphosis Better than a Thousand Words

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
St. Augustine's Church 1930 St. Augustine's Church 1970 St. Augustine's Church Today

Time-lapse Photographs of St. Augustine's Church
From a (Traditional) Catholic Church in 1930 before the Vatican II Anti-council
To a Transitional State of Newchurch Protestantism in 1970 after the Anti-council
To Its Fully Newchurch Protestant Form Today
Hundreds of Thousands of Churches around the World
Have Undergone the Same Metamorphosis
Only a Heretic -- or a Madman -- Can Look at What Has Happened
And Believe that the Newchurch of the New Order
Founded on November 21, 1964, at the Anti-council, Is the Catholic Church

Some people still desperately cling to the notion that the Newchurch of the New Order, run by the Newpopes Paul VI-Montini, JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio, is the Catholic Church. It isn't. It is a matter of history that on November 21, 1964, a Newchurch of the New Order was created to replace the Catholic Church and was given a new Constitution, Lumen gentium. Before the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), the perpetual dogma has been:

The Roman Catholic Church is (adest) the only Church of Jesus Christ.

The new Constitution for the Newchurch of the New Order rejected Catholic dogma and substituted the heresy:

The Church of Christ merely subsists in (subsistit in) the Catholic Church.

a designation which the Anti-council heretically proclaimed that it shares with the heretic Protestant sects.

More than half a century has passed during which many words have been written to demonstrate without doubt that the Newchurch of the Newpopes is not the Catholic Church. In that time since the Anti-council many former Catholics have simply walked out to the point where now attendance at the Protestantized Newchurch services (Novus Order Mess, New Mess) has fallen to single digits. Education in the true Faith has declined so far that Newchurchers, even the Neocons, no longer comprehend Catholic dogma.

But recently a trio of time-lapse photographs of St. Augustine's Church in Wurzburg, Germany, pictured above, came to light that show the metamorphosis of a church over this period from a Catholic church in 1930 to a transitional Protestantized form six years after the Anti-council (1970) to its fully Protestantized form today.

True Catholics, no further comment is necessary. The pictures speak a thousand words. Only a heretic -- or a madman -- can look at what has happened and believe that the Newchurch of the New Order, founded on November 21, 1964, at the Vatican II Anti-council, Is the Catholic Church.


Newchurch in England and Wales Posts a Whopping 29 per Cent Increase in Sex Crimes
Perpetrated by Its Presbyters and Newbishops in just One Year

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Francis-Bergoglio & Theodore McCarrick

Newchurch Continues to Embrace Paedophiles
Like the Notorious Newcardinal Theodore McCarrick
A Bosom Buddy of Francis-Bergoglio
As a Result, the Number of New Cases of Sex Crimes
Against Children by Newchurch Clergy
Is Steeply Rising, Not Falling
As the Latest Annual Report Clearly Shows
Newchurch Is Fast Sinking into Offal

On February 10, 2021, the annual report of sex crimes against children by Newchurch presbyters and Newbishops in England and Wales was released, showing a 29 per cent increase in just one year (2019). These are not old cases, but new ones that occurred after 2001, when Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust burst into the public attention.

This number is "substantially higher" than in previous years. Of this number almost half (46 per cent) were Newdiocesan presbyters, and a little more than a quarter (28 per cent) were religious presbyters. Several of the Newdiocesan presbyters were repeat offenders. The number of new sex crimes by Newchurch clergy against children has been increasing year by year over the last five years. The British authorities say that they expect the number to continue to increase sharply in succeeding years. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Tablet.]

True Catholics, Newchurch has completely failed to put a stop to the vile sin that, according to Scripture, "cries out to Heaven for vengeance." Instead, Newchurch and its Newpopes, like the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio, have continued to excuse and exonerate the filthy criminals whom they harbor within their ranks, like the notorious Newcardinal Theodore McCarrick. Meanwhile, the lives of tens of thousands of children continue to be destroyed yearly because of the continued complicity of Newchurch and its Newpopes.

February 23, 2021 - St. Peter Damien, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor
Double Feast

Francis-Bergoglio Has Appointed a Far Leftist Fop as Newbishop
"Conservatives" in the Newdiocese Have Been Called on to Get Out

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Joseph Bonnemain

This Presbyter Fop
Is Francis-Bergoglio's Idea of a Newbishop
Joseph Bonnemain Is the Latest Far Leftist
Appointed by the Marxist/Modernist Newpope
Bergoglio Has Insinuated Him
Into a Neocon Newdiocese
Which Was Previously Run by a Newbishop
Who at Least Stood against Abortion and Bigamy
Now "Conservative" Presbyters Have Been Called On
To Get Out of the Newdiocese

The Newdiocese of Chur, Switzerland, lost its Neocon Newbishop, Vitus Huonder, who at least stood against abortion and bigamy. When the Newclergy there couldn't agree on a successor, Francis-Bergoglio on February 15, 2021, appointed a Far Leftist, Joseph Bonnemain, who started off his Modernist regime by breaking Catholic tradition to become the first Newbishop not to have a coat of arms.

Bonnmain is a member of the fanatical New Order group known as Opus Dei. He is a Narcissist fop, who posted a photograph of himself in a Calvin Klein shirt being praised for his "beauty." He publishes nude male photographs on his Facebook page. He loves Francis-Bergoglio's heretical 2016 document titled "Amoris laetitia" (The Joy of Sex), in which a path for Newchurch's endorsement of bigamy is laid out, with full admission to the invalid (fake) Novus Ordo cookies and Kool-Aid. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]

For further information on Opus Dei, 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 "Opus Dei."

True Catholics, those Neocons who think that they can fly under the radar while still being in "communion" with Francis-Bergoglio's apostate Newchurch of the New Order have another think coming. Undoubtedly, Bergoglio's appointment of such a Far Leftist was meant to destabilize the heretofore at-least-Neocon diocese. All "conservative" presbyters in Chur have been called on to get out. Again, Bergoglio shows his desire to root out all those in his Newchurch who question the Vatican II Anti-council and want the Half New Order "Extraordinary Mess" of 1962. The end of all that is rapidly coming, and the Neocon Newchurchers are even now being left out in the cold.

February 22, 2021 - St. Peter's Chair at Antioch
Double Major Feast

Francis-Bergoglio Gives His Ignorant Newcardinals
A Vulgar-tongued Book to Read for Lent

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

Francis-Bergoglio Has Given a Vulgar-tongued Book
To His Newroman Curia to Read for Lent
Because They Are Not Catholic and Cannot Read
The Church's Sacred Language, Latin
In Which 2,000 Years of Church Liturgy
Doctrine and Morality Have Been Written
He Gave Them a Doctored New Order Copy
In Vulgar Italian
Bergoglio's Leaders Are Cut off from Catholic Tradition
Is It Any Wonder that Their "New Mess" is Not a Mass
Their Doctrine is Heretical, if Not Apostate
And Their Immorality would Embarrass
The Notorious Thief and Murderer Caiphas?

Further proof that Newchurch has sunk from any connection with Catholic Tradition came to light on February 19, 2021, when it was announced that Francis-Bergoglio gave each member of his Newroman Curia a vulgar-tongued book to study during Lent. The book of spiritual meditations by a monk of Monasterium S. Bartolomaei was written in Latin in the seventeenth century. Bergoglio provided the book in a vulgar Italian form. This is the same technique that was used to "translate out" the Catholicism from the invalid New Mess in vulgar tongues.

It is well known that most high officials of the Newchurch of the New Order are ignorant of the Church's Latin language. The principal author of the Newcatechism of 1997, Newcardinal Christoph Schonborn, was exposed as so deficient in the Church's tongue that he could not read the original documents upon which the heretical Newcatechism was based.

When Benedict-Ratzinger announced his abdication in February 2013, the Newcardinals around him didn't even understand the Latin proclamation that he made. The only person in the room who understood it was an Italian reporter, who got the scoop on all the befuddled Newcardinals. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Vatican News Service.]

True Catholics, it is a sad fact that the leaders of Newchurch are, almost to a man, ignorant of Catholicism. They have not read the seminal works of Catholicism. How could they, as almost all of them are ignorant of the Church's Sacred Language, Latin, in which 2,000 years of Church liturgy, doctrine, and morality have been writte? Is it any wonder that their "New Mess" is a Protestant monstrosity, their doctrine is heretical, if not apostate, and their immorality would embarrass even the head of the Church of Our Lord's time, the notorious thief and murderer Caiphas?

February 21, 2021 - First Sunday of Lent
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

New Report Exposes Newchurch Christian Brothers as Sex Criminals
Children in Their Care Were Routinely Assaulted in Hundreds of Cases

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Christian 'Brothers'

A New Report from the Scottish Child Abuse Agency
Has Shown that after Newchurch Took Over
The Christian Brothers of Jean Baptist de la Salle
Perpetrated Crimes against the Children in Their Care
The Christian Brothers Have Been Prosecuted
In the United States, Britain, Scotland, Australia
And Elsewhere around the World
The Congregation Is Now Virtually Dead
As Are Religious Brothers in Newchurch as a Whole

Just how far Newchurch has fallen morally is demonstrated by a February 18, 2021, report from the Scottish Child Abuse Agency that at the Congregation of Christian Brothers (Congregatio Fratrum Christianorum, CFC) "were perpetrators of abuse [who] could pursue their abusive practices [i.e., sex crimes] with impunity" and have in fact been doing so for decades against the children who were in their care.

The Christian Brothers has been the subject of numerous investigations and prosecution in countries around the world for sex crimes against helpless wards in their care. In addition to Scotland, prosecutions in hundreds of cases have taken place in England, Ireland, Australia, and Canada. Another separate group called the Christian Brothers (Fratres Scholarum Christianorum, FSC,) also derived from the French priest, Jean Baptist de la Salle, was similarly investigated and prosecuted. In the United States there were so many cases of sex crimes that the Christian Brothers Institute was forced into bankruptcy.

True Catholics, the Christian Brothers are now moribund. In fact, teaching brothers in Newchurch as a whole are moribund. Before the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) , Christian Brothers by 2000 had reported only a few hundred brothers left in the United States, and only 7 Newseminarians. Now, in 2021, the numbers are almost non-existent. A fitting end to a group that under Newchurch was committing one of the traditional Four Sins that Cry out to Heaven for Vengeance, viz., the oppression of widows, orphans, and the poor (Exodus 22:22).

February 20, 2021 - Ferial Day of Lent

Francis-Bergoglio Has Now Sold out Totally to the Communist Chinese Goverment
Henceforth the Newpopes Will Have Nothing to Say in Newepiscopal Appointments

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Francis-Bergoglio Worships Che Guevarra

The Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio
Worshipping under the Image of the Communist Terrorist
Che Guevarra, when Bergoglio Visited Cuba in 2015
Bergoglio Has Now Entered into a Judas Agreement
With the Communist Dictator of China, Xi Jinping
That Will Allow Xi to Appoint
All of Bergoglio's Newbishops in Red China
With No Further Say on the Part of Newvatican
Bergoglio Has Thus Sold out Millions
Of His Own Anti-Communist Newchurchers
Who Had Senselessly Remained Loyal to Him

We know that the Modernist/Marxist Francis-Bergoglio's 2018 secret agreement, renewed in 2020, with Chinese Communist Dictator Xi Jinping was bad, but now we know just how really bad it was: Bergoglio sold out totally to the Communists. Henceforth the Newpopes will have nothing to say in Newepiscopal appointments in Red China. The Communist Chinese government will have the complete say, ensuring that all of Newchurch's Chinese bishops will be card-carrying atheist Communists. Moreover, Bergoglio disloyally sold out his own Newchurch "underground" bishops and several million laymen, who had senselessly remained loyal to him.

On February 15, 2021, the atheistic Communist government of Dictator Xi Jinping announced in its directive "Administrative Measures for Religious Clergy" that as of May 1, 2021, the Communist government will have the complete say on "selecting, approving, and ordaining [sic] episcopal candidates." Newvatican will have no involvement in the process. Bergoglio's treason is a complete volte face from Pope Pius XII, who excommunicated the Communist Chinese and other Communists around the world. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]

True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio is not just some milquetoast European "socialist," but a committed Marxist Communist, who has consigned his anti-Catholic Newchurch of the New Order into the murderous hands of the Communist Dictator Xi, who heads the world's most populous country, of 1,500,000,000 souls. Xi's atheistic government announced that all Newbishops will be registered and will be required to promote the values of the Chinese Communist Party: "love the motherland, support the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party, support the socialist system." Every Newchurcher who enters a place of worship will be identified and registered. Not even Adolf Hitler went that far!

February 19, 2021 - Ferial Day of Lent

A Reader Asks: "Are there Traditional Catholic Seminaries around the World
Independent of the Corrupt Newchurch of the New Order?"

From: Tim
Abandoned Newchurch Seminary

One of Many Newchurch Seminaries Abandoned
Because of Rampant Sex Crimes There
Very Few Young Men Will Now Subject Themselves
To Newchurch's Sex Crime Wave
As Represented by the Notorious Newcardinal McCarrick
Meanwhile, Applications to Independent
Traditional Catholic Seminaries Have Increased Dramatically
Moreover, Many Know that They Will Never Become Valid Priests
As Newchurch Adopted an Invalid Protestantized Ordinal in 1968

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

The Official Traditional Catholic Directory lists traditional Catholic seminaries in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Are there traditional Catholic seminaries elsewhere in the world?


Yes, there are traditional Catholic seminaries all around the world not associated with the Newchurch of the New Order, which is not Catholic. Moreover, in Newchurch seminaries, many of the seminaries are sexually assaulted, so no sane young man would want to enter them. In addition, more and more young men understand that even if they make it through a Newchurch seminary unscathed, they will never become valid priests, as Newchurch has not ordained priests, only presbyter-ministers, since its adoption of the Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968.

As a result of rampant sex crimes going on in Newchurch seminaries, the number of Newchurch seminarians has dropped precipitously in recent years, whereas applications to independent traditional Catholic seminaries has increased dramatically.

For further information on traditional Catholic seminaries, click on the TRADITIO Network's Official Traditional Catholic Directory department, provided to the TRADITIO Network by the National Registry of Traditional Latin Masses. For traditional seminaries within North American, consult the chapter "Traditional Catholic Seminaries, Orders, and Lay Societies." For traditional seminaries outside North America, consult the chapter "Mass Sites outside North America" for contact points in the various countries.

February 18, 2021 - Ferial Day of Lent

Legionaries of Christ Announces More Sex Crimes among Its Presbyters
This Was the Paedophile Order Run by Marciel Maciel and the "Unsaint" Newpope JPII Wojtyla

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Marciel Maciel & JPII-Wojtyla

The Legionaries of Christ
Has Reported Further Sex Crimes
The Order Was Once Headed
By the Notorious Paeophile Presbyter
Marciel Maciel (Left), a Favorite of JPII-Wojtyla
Shown Here Being Blessed
By the "Unsaint" Newpope
The Legionaries Claimed to Be a "Conservative" Order
To Raise More than 1,000,000,000 USD
To Pay Newvatican and Its Newpopes
Hush Money for Their Silence
About the Maciel's and the Legionaries'
Rampant Crime Wave against Children

The Legionaries of Christ, one of the worst paedophile orders in Newchurch, admitted on February 15, 2021, that its den of presbyter sex criminals was even worse than it had previously reported. For 65 years it was headed by the notorious paedohpile presbyter Marciel Maciel, for 27 years a favorite of the "Unsaint" Newpope JPII-Wojtyla, who suborned his activities and gave him every show of public support and honor. Even though Benedict-Ratzinger and Francis-Bergoglio claim to have cleaned up the crimes, reports are still being received by police.

Newvatican and the Newpopes knew the truth about Maciel, but looked the other way because he raised over 1,000,000,000 USD dollars for them. Maciel paid off Newvatican officials, possibly including the Newpopes, in hush money. The Legionaries that he headed claimed to be a "conservative" group, but in fact exhibited the libertine morals of the Left. Maciel was addicted to drugs and fathered several bastard children with at least three different women. The victims of his rape and sodomy included boys and girls, men and women, even his own children, whom he personally presented to the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla.

In December 2019 the Legionaries admitted that its presbyters had had sexually assaulted 175 children, mostly between the age of 11 and 16, but police have called that report a cover-up, as many more known children have been victimized. Over 150 Newchurch seminarians were also sexually assaulted. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the New Hampshire Reporter.]

True Catholics, Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust is ongoing. The Maciel case proves that the corruption involves the Newpopes JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio. Newchurch is still hiding many of the sex crimes against children that the Newpopes have suborned. In no way can Newchurch and its Newpopes be trusted. They are even worse than those who ran the church of Our Lord's time, which St. John the Baptist called "a brood of vipers" (Matthew 3:7/DRV).

February 17, 2021 - ASH WEDNESDAY

In 1091 Pope Urban II ordered that the blessed ashes should be received by all the faithful on Ash Wednesday as a reminder of the certainty of death and the necessity of penance. Nobles and peasants, kings and common people, all participated in the same penitential ceremony that Catholics undergo today. For at least 1600 years Catholics have heard the same words, quoted from God's words to Adam on that first Ash Wednesday upon this earth, telling Adam of the consequences of his sin: "Memento, homo, quia pulvis est, et in pulverem revertetur" (Genesis 3:19/DRV).

A Reader Asks: "May a Priest Wearing White Vestments
Use a Gold Tabernacle Veil?"

From: Scott
Altar with Tabernacle

A Traditional Catholic Altar
On Which a Gold Tabernacle Veil
Is Being Used
Cloth of Silver and Gold Are Both Allowed
To Replace White in Vestments
And, by Extension, on Tabernacle Veils

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

May a priest wearing white vestments and using a white chalice veil and burse use a gold tabernacle veil when a white one is available?


The Roman rite ordinarily allows only five colors: white, red, green, violet, and black in any shade. However, cloth of silver is allowed to replace white fabric out of which the vestment is made (not the ornamentation), and cloth of gold is allowed to replace white, red, or green. We are not aware of any prohibition of the use of gold also in tabernacle veils.

February 16, 2021 - Ferial Day
Shrove Tuesday

Newchurch Schools Post an Unprecedented Decline in 2020-2021
And Newchurch Officials Admit that It Wasn't the China Virus that Produced the Steep Drop

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Newchurch School Enrollment Drop

The 2020-2021 School Year
Showed an Unprecented Drop in Enrollment
For Newchurch Schools
Newchurch Officials Admit that Its Schools
Have Been Having Problems for Years
Since the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965)
Fewer Parents Are Willing to Spend up to 10,000 USD
For Their Children to Be Indoctrinated
In Newchurch's Marxist/Modernism
And for Their Children to Be Subjected
To Paedophile Crimes

It was thought that public-school students, many of whom have been locked out by secular officials allegedly on account of the China Virus, would gravitate to Newchurch schools, many of which are open. The evidence, however, is quite the contrary. In fact, the U.S.'s National Catholic [Sic] Educational Association on February 12, 2021, reported that Newchurch has seen an unprecedented drop in enrollment: 6 per cent in just one year.

The decline occurs as more and more parents will not pay tuition ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 U.S. dollars for their children to be indoctrinated in Newchurch's Marxist/Modernism and for their children to be subjected to paedophile crimes. Even Newchurch admits that the pandemic has only been an "accelerant" for problems that Newchurch schools have been having since the Vatican II Anti-council.

Some 200 Newchurch schools have been closed in 2020-2021, and enrollment dropped by 110,000 students. Enrollment is now 1,600,000. Before the Anti-council enrollment was more than 5,000,000. The number of schools over that time has fallen from about 11,000 to about 6,000, many of them in Los Angeles, California; New York, New York; and Chicago, Illinois. The steepest drop, 26.6 per cent, was in pre-kindergarten programs, a fact that portends a ripple effect of steep decline in the next five to ten years. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

True Catholics, a Newchurch education official stated: "I can’t say that a bounce-back is guaranteed." In other words, the Newchurch of the New Order, in addition to destroying the true Mass and Sacraments, Catholic doctrine, and Catholic morality, has destroyed the Catholic school system, which used to be one of the gems of the (traditional) Catholic Church. When sin, corruption, and moral rot are allowed to take over an organization, as it has the Newchurch of the New Order, the consequences are devastating -- and usually irremediable.

February 15, 2021 - Sts. Faustina & Jovita, Martyrs
Shrove Monday
Simple Feast

Newcardinal Dolan's Billion-dollar Scheme
To Deprive Child Victims of Newchurch Sex Crimes from Getting Their Due Recompense

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Mother Cabrini Health Foundation

New York's Newbishops Are Blaspheming
St. Maria "Mother" Cabrini
Using the Health Foundation
Named after Her
To Hide Billions of Dollars
From Child Victims
Who Are Owed Just Recompense
For the Sex Crimes Perpetrated
Against Them by Newchurch Clergy
Newcardinal Timothy Dolan of New York
Has Been Fingered at the Center
Of the Immoral Scheme

Still reeling from the sex scandal, previously reported here, at the Pontifical North American College in Newrome, in which he was charged along with 25 John Does, Newcardinal Timothy Dolan, of New York, finds himself at the center of yet another sex scandal, in which he and other Newchurch leaders in New York have been charged with engaging in a financial "shell game" to prevent billions of U.S. dollars from being paid to child victims of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust.

In order to avoid paying the children their due recompense for sex crimes perpetrated against them by Newcardinals, Newbishops, and presbyters, Newchurch leaders immorally attempted to hide their assets in so-called "charitable" foundations that they administer in order to foil New York's 2019 Child Victims Act. Another part of the Newchurch scheme involved declaring bankruptcy to avoid the public exposure that would have occurred if each of the child victims were individually handled. Four of the eight Newchurch dioceses in New York State have so far declared bankruptcy.

The New York State Attorney General's Office has been investigating this corruption since autumn 2018 and has so far sued the Buffalo Newdiocese for "misuse or waste of charitable assets" through its cover up of sex-crime accusations against Newchurch clergy. Newcardinal Dolan was directly sued for this kind of deceptive maneuver, which a bankruptcy court has rejected. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Albany, New York Times Union.]

True Catholics, in just two years since the passage of New York's Child Victims Act, over 5,000 children have lodged cases against Newchurch in New York. And the name that keeps coming up in the scandal is Timothy "Laughing Cow" Dolan, Francis-Bergoglio's Newcardinal of New York. One victims' attorney described Dolan as "individually one of the most powerful nemeses to the protection of children." Newcardinal Joseph Ratzinger, when he served as "Unsaint" Newpope JPII-Wojtyla's hatchet man against child victims, was fully apprised by Dolan of his scheme to defraud the children. Newchurch has been, is now, and will continue to be rotten to the core. That is why it must be exterminated as the "institutional" Church.

February 14, 2021 - Quinquagesima Sunday (Shrove Sunday)
Semidouble Sunday of the Second Class

Francis-Bergoglio's North American College Is Charged with "Predatory Homosexuality"
Newcardinal Timothy Dolan Was Also Implicated, along with 25 John Does

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Timothy Dolan

Newcardinal Timothy Dolan, of New York
Known as the "Laughing Cow"
Who Throws His Significant Weight Around
Within the American Newchurch
Has Been Charged with Suborning
"Predatory Homosexuality"
Right under Francis-Bergoglio's Nose
At the Pontifical North American College
In Newrome, Where the Elites Fester

On February 4, 2021, Francis-Bergoglio's own Pontifical North American (Seminary) College in Newrome was charged with "predatory homosexuality." Also charged was the Newcardinal of New York, Timothy "Laughing Cow" Dolan, along with 25 John Does. The suit was entered by a former Newseminarian who witnessed the Vice Rector engaging in homosexual acts and was subsequently forced to leave the College "under duress" when he objected to the immoral acts.

The Newseminarian states that homosexual conduct by presbyters at the College is ongoing and that at least one Newbishop is also involved. Newcardinal Dolan was charged with being complicit in the "nefarious plan" to force the Newseminarian out to prevent him from exposing the goings-on at the College. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

True Catholics, so much for Francis-Bergoglio's fictitious "zero tolerance" policy. This rampant "predatory homosexuality" is going on right under Bergoglio's nose at Newrome's elite seminary college for U.S. students. Completion of studies at the College carries with it immense prestige in Newchurch, something like a soldier graduating from West Point. Dolan throws his significant weight around in the American Newchurch just as the exposed paedophile Newcardinal of Washington, D.C., Theodore McCarrick did. Continuing evidence indicates that the highest figures in the Bergoglio's administration are thoroughly corrupt.

February 13, 2021 - Our Lady's Saturday
Simple Feast

Newchurch Authorizes "Gay Marriage" Thanks to Francis-Bergoglio
Who Recently Issued a Statement in Favor of Immoral "Gay Civil Unions"

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
'Gay Marriage'

Newchurch Is Now Standing by Smiling
While "Gay Marriages" Are Being Simulated
In Its Newparishes
The Latest Scandal Comes from Francis-Bergoglio's
Old Stomping Grounds of Argentina
Where He Was Newarchbishop for Sixteen Years
The Event Was Undoubtedly Set Off
By His Recent Statement

On February 10, 2021, Newchurch authorized a widely-reported "gay marriage," but the church's statement in favor of the "marriage" of the man and a man who now has declared himself a woman was then forced to be recanted by outraged Newchurchers. Undoubtedly, the Marxist/Modernist Francis-Bergoglio's recent statement in an interview in favor of immoral "gay civil unions" was behind this move. But that is not the end of the story.

Beware! This case is merely the camel's nose under the tent and shows where the Newchurch of the New Order is headed, to join with other heretic groups in defying the divine Moral Law and Natural Law. This modus operandi was the same technique used by the Vatican II Anti-council in its effort to substitute for the Catholic Church the Newchurch of the New Order as the "institutional" Church, founded in 1964, which resulted in a vulgar fake (invalid) "Mess," fake Sacraments, heretic doctrines, and gutter morality.

When Newchurch was caught in the resulting scandal, the local Newchurch bishop, of course, denied after the fact that anything was "authorized." But what did he think that Bergoglio's statement in favor of "gay civil unions" was intended to effect? The event took place in a Newchurch in Argentina, Bergoglio's old stomping grounds, where he was Newarchbishop for sixteen years. The "couple" told the press that the "marriage" wasn't their idea; it was suggested by the Newparish pastor! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

True Catholics, the phony "marriage" included all the bells and whistles that Newchurch could provide: Biblical readings, a "homily," the exchange of "marriage vows," and Novus Ordo cookies and Kool-Aid all around. The Newchurch pastor called the sacrilege "a significant moment for the LGBTQ collective." This just the beginning. The Marxist/Modernist Francis-Bergoglio will continue to make his Newchurch a cesspool of immorality to his last breath.

January 12, 2021 - The Seven Holy Founders of the Servites
Double Feast

Actor Christopher Plummer Is Dead at Age 91
Plummer Starred with Gregory Peck in 1983's Vatican Thriller, "The Scarlet and the Black"

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
'The Scarlet and the Black'

Christopher Plummer Played "The Black"
Against Gregory Peck's "The Scarlet"
In 1983's Vatican Thriller "The Scarlet and the Black"
Portraying the Realistic Cat-and-Mouse Game
Played between Colonel Kappler
Administering Nazi-occupied Rome during World War II
And Pope Pius XII's Monsignor Factotum
Peck's Character Eventually Converted
The Nazi Colonel to (Traditional) Catholicism
After His Imprisonment Following the War

On February 5, 2021, noted actor Christopher Plummer died at age 91. Although Plummer starred in many outstanding films, for traditional Catholics it was his portrayal of the Nazi colonel in charge of the occupation of Rome during World War II in 1983's The Scarlet and the Black that is memorable. Plummer's character (The Black) matches wits with Gregory Peck's Monsignor O'Flaherty (The Scarlet), who serves Pope Pius XII, played by Sir John Gielgud, running an underground charitable organization.

Plummer and Peck play a thrilling intellectual game of cat and mouse, with Plummer not able to touch Peck because he cannot be caught outside the Vatican's perimeter. The film presents overall a fair portrayal of the rescue work done by the Vatican during the war, while it allow room for debate about what is the best thing to do, morally and prudently, under very difficult circumstances. In the end, the Nazi colonel is won over by the charity of the monsignor, who visited him monthly after his imprisonment. Eventually, O'Flaherty converted the colonel to the Catholic Faith and baptized him in 1959. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

True Catholics, for further information on this and other films of interest to traditional Catholics, click on FAQ12: What Films Do You Recommend for Traditional Catholics? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department.

February 11, 2021 - Apparition of Our Lady of Lourdes
Double Major Feast

Francis-Bergoglio Issues Implicit Threat to Neo-SSPX
Accept the (Heretic) Vatican II Anti-council or Get out of Newchurch

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

Francis-Bergoglio Lays Down the Gauntlet
To the Fellay-Pagliarani Neo-SSPX
And even to His Own "Indult" Groups
Like the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP):
Get Behind the (Heretical) Vatican II Anti-council
Or Get Out of My Newchurch
There Will Be No Negotiation
Compromise, or Dialogue with You
Fellay and Pagliarani
Who Have Been Trying to Sell out to Newchurch
Will Now Have to Fish or Cut Bait
There Is Now No Middle Ground Left for Them

It was bound to happen. The Fellay-Pagliarani Neo-SSPX will now have to choose between Catholicism and its heretical ambition to join the Newchurch of the New Order, just as did Archbishop Lefebvre in 1988 when he pronounced that the Newchurch of the New Order, which he called the "Conciliar Church," is not the Catholic Church.

On January 30, 2021, Francis-Bergoglio laid down the gauntlet in no uncertain terms: if you deny the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), with its heretical Newchurch and its New Order, you're out of his Newchurch. You must tow the Modernist line without compromise. Of course, real Catholics got out of the fake Newchurch long ago. They don't want anything to do with its Modernist heresy, its Marxist/Modernist Newpope, and its outright apostasy from the Catholic Faith.

The Neo-SSPX's former Superior Dictator Bernie Fellay and its current Superior Dictator, Fellay's puppet Davide Pagliarani, must now fish or cut bait. Bergoglio has made it clear that there is now no "negotiating," no "compromise," no "dialogue." The Neo-SSPX must accept the heresies of the Anti-council, or they're out of Newchurch. They're half way out already, but now they must embrace Newchurch completely or get out. Bergoglio's pronouncement also applies to Newchurch's own "indult" groups, like the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP).

Bergoglio has now pronounced that the Anti-council is "sacrosanct" and that to be a member of his Newchurch, everyone must adhere to its (heretical) pronouncements. “You can be with the [New]church and therefore follow the [anti-]council, or you can not follow the [anti-]council or interpret it in your own way, as you want, and you are not with the [New]church," proclaimed the Marxist/Modernist Newpope Bergoglio. "On this point we must be demanding, severe. The [anti-]council cannot be negotiated.” [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Reporter.]

True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio's pronouncement cannot be a surprise to anyone. Being a Modernist heretic at best and a Marxist/Apostate at worst, Newpope Bergoglio hates the Catholic Church and all its stands for. The Neo-SSPX and "indult" groups were deluded if they believed that they could "compromise" and "negotiate" with Newchurch. Fortunately, whatever the fate of the Neo-SSPX may be now since it separated in 2000 from the bedrock traditional Catholic principles of Archbishop Lefebvre, there are numerous independent traditional Catholic communities around the world with the true Traditional Latin Mass (not the so-called Half New Order "Extraordinary" Mess of 1962), the true Sacraments, and true Catholic doctrine and morality.

February 10, 2021 - St. Scholastica, Virgin
Double Feast

Francis-Bergoglio's Newvatican Congregation Lets off a Newbishop
With a Mere "Rebuke" on Fifteen Counts of Paedophilia against Fourteen Children

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Joseph Hart

Newbishop Joseph Hart, of Cheyenne, Wyoming
Let Off by Francis-Bergoglio's Congregation
On Thirteen Counts of Paedophilia
With a "Canonical Rebuke"
While the Congregation Admitted
That Hart Was Not "Innocent"
Meanwhile, Newchurch's Great Sex
And Embezzlement Holocaust
Shows No Signs of Abating

Again we have proof that whatever Francis-Bergoglio says about reining in his paedoophile Newchurch clergy is just so much hot air. Bergoglio's officials on January 26, 2021, let off Newbishop Joseph Hart, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, on thirteen counts of sex crimes against twelve children, even though Bergoglio's Newvatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith found that his behavior "did not equate to innocence." The Congregation let him off on two additional counts because the victims were under eighteen, but not under sixteen!

So Hart got off with a "canonical rebuke" for -- at a minimum -- consorting with minors in his private residence and on various trips, by doing which he deliberately thumbed his nose at Bergoglio's own request. In 2019 Cheyenne police had recommended criminal charges against Hart. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Catholic Herald.]

True Catholics, so, fourteen children were paedophiled, and Hart gets off with a "rebuke." Francis-Bergolio's reputation has gone down yet another notch in the view of the aggrieved children, their parents, and his two successor Newbishops, none of whom are happy with Bergoglio's actions in this matter. Bergoglio's regime gives paedophile presbyters a pass, while children continue to be sodomized, raped, and otherwise sexually assaulted. Meanwhile, Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust shows no signs of abating.

August 9, 2021 - St. Cyril of Alexandria, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor
Double Feast

Newchurch in Australia Is Crawling with "Paedophile Networks"
Now Newchurch Is under Investigation in Australia as Mafia-like Organized Crime

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
George Pell

Newcardinal George Pell Holds Up
A Dossier on Rampant Paedophile Crimes
Perpetrated in Melbourne and throughout Austalia
Newchurch Is Now Being Investigated
As a Mafia-like Organized Crime Network
"Dark Networks" Have Been Discovered
Consisting of Newchurch Lay Teachers, "Nuns," Brothers
And Newseminarians, as Well as Presbyters and Newbishops

In the Melbourne and Victoria provinces of Australia, some 100 Newchurch presbyters have been linked to 16 paedophile networks. Consequently, Newchurch will be investigated as "organized crime" for what has been described as a "mafia-like" code of silence and cover-ups. Nor is the crime reserved to presbyters. Newchurch lay teachers, "nuns," brothers, and Newseminarians are also under investigation as part of what are known as "dark networks," which are associated with "terrorist organizations, youth gangs, drug-trafficking rings, price-fixing cartels, and other criminal enterprises."

Australia has set up dedicated police strike forces into Newchurch crimes, the first in 2007, when the Second Paedophile Newpope, Benedict-Ratzinger, was at the head. That original strike force netted 19 offenders who were convicted of more than 600 crimes against 182 child victims. Some of the children have committed suicide as a result of the crimes perpetrated against them by Newchurch lay, religious, and clergy. The youngest known victim of such a suicide was aged 13 when sexually assaulted by a Marist brother. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by ABC News.]

True Catholics, much as Francis-Bergoglio would like to sweep under the rug the sex-crime wave under the last three Newpopes (JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and himself), the facts are undeniable. These three accomplices knowingly allowed and encouraged the most vile crimes against children, which Sacred Scripture and Catholic moral theology describe as "Sins that Cry out to Heaven for Retribution."

August 8, 2021 - St. John of Matha, Confessor
Double Feast

A Reader Asks: "What Do I Do when there Is No Traditional Latin Mass Nearby?
May I Go to the New Order Service as Long as I Receive on the Tongue?"

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Cookie in the Hand

Not Having a Traditional Latin Mass
Is Never an Excuse
To Enter a Heretic Newchurch
Because Newchurch Does Not Have a Valid Mass
Or Valid Priests
You Are Committing Idolatry, Blasphemy
And Sacrilege
And Getting Not a Sacrament
But Mere Cookies and Kool-Aid
You Might as Well Go to a Protestant Church
For All the Good the New Order Service Does You

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

My family and I had been attending a Traditional Latin Mass. However, we now have not been able to find one nearby, so we have been going to a New Order service, but we still receive communion [sic] kneeling and on the tongue. What do you think that I should say to the presiding presbyter regarding the sacrilege of giving communion [sic] by hand?


Not having a Traditional Latin Mass is never an excuse to enter a heretic Newchurch because Newchurch does not have a valid Mass or valid priests. You are merely munching cookies and swilling Kool-Aid, not the Blessed Sacrament. You may as well go to a Protestant church for all the good the New Order service does you.

You should say nothing to the "presiding presbyter." He is not a priest any more than a Protestant minister is, and you should never have entered an heretical Newchurch in the first place. You wouldn't go to a Protestant church, would you? But that is what you are doing, and worse than a Protestant church. You are committing idolatry, blasphemy, and sacrilege by participating in fake services, a Mortal Sin against the First Commandment of God..

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" and the section "What Do I Do if There Is No Traditional Latin Mass Nearby?"

February 7, 2021 - Sexagesima Sunday
Semidouble Sunday

The "Narcissist Newpope" Francis-Bergoglio Slights Mary and Joseph
To Puff up Himself and His Two Heretical Encyclical Letters

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

Francis-Bergolio, Here Vested as a Pagan Priest
Suffers from Narcissistic Personal Disorder (NPD)
For the Year 2021 He Is Ignoring
The Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph
To Commemorate His Two Heretical Encyclicals
"Laudato Si" on "Global Warming"
And "Amoris Laetitia" Hawking "Catholic Divorce"
And Bigamists Munching the Fake Novus Ordo Cookie
And Swilling the Fake Novus Ordo Kool-Aid

Francis-Bergoglio is so out of control that he has dedicated 2021 to not one, but four commemorations: Our Lady of Loreto; St. Joseph; Laudato Si, his encyclical screed on "global warming"; and "Amoris Laetitia," his programme to recognize "Catholic divorce" and give the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid to bigamists.

The first two, more traditional commemorations, he has basically ignored. His emphasis, as usual for this "Narcissist Newpope," is on himself, in this case, his two heretical encyclical letters, not on the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph. St. Joseph in fact has not been mentioned by him, but only by his Newapostolic Penitentiary. There will be no great banners and hoopla for Mary and Joseph as there was for his 2016 political "Year of Mercy" (but not Justice). [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

True Catholics. Francis-Bergoglio's own heretical encyclicals will be commemorated with full narcissistic fanfare from the Newchurch of the New Order. They have even a special web site. But not St. Joseph. But not Our Lady of Loreto, whose Litany has inspired the Church since the sixteenth century. Mozart even wrote a famous polyphonic setting of her litany, the Litaniae Lauretanae. Yet this prideful Newpope intends once again to puff up himself and his two heretical encyclical letters, not the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Joseph, Patron of the True Church.

February 6, 2021 - St. Titus, Bishop & Confessor
Double Feast

Ultra-leftist Newcardinal Cupich of Chicago Has Been Shunned by U.S. Newbishops
As a Supporter of Marxist/Modernist Francis-Bergoglio and Leftist U.S. President J.R. Biden

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Blase Cupich

Newcardinal Blase Cupich, of Chicago
Hides behind Sunglasses
As He Is Shunned by the U.S. Conference
Of Catholic [Sic] Newbishops
His Support of New U.S. President J.R. Biden's
Pro-abortion Policies
Has Earned Him Rebuke by the Conference
None of Whom Spoke up to Support Him

Newcardinal Blase Cupich, of Chicago, Illinois, didn't realize what a firestorm he would set off when he publicly objected to the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops' January 20, 2021, statement condemning new U.S. President J.R. Biden on account of his full-throated support for abortion and the public funding thereof, while at the same time proclaiming incessantly that he is "Catholic." Cupich is a supporter of Biden's moral and doctrinal heresies, which are certainly not "Catholic."

Cupich's attempt to soft-pedal serious doctrinal and moral issues in order to "make friends" with secular politicians who call themselves "Catholic," but are in fact not, earned him a shunning from the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops. He had publicly rejected the USCCB's condemnation of Biden. He spoke of building up "the unity of the [New]church" by playing up to fake "Catholic" politicians. For that position he garnered not a single Newbishop among the 441 to support his Ultra-leftist position.

At one time the man whom Bergoglio recently appointed to be Newcardinal of Washington, D.C., Wilton Gregory, had warned the USCCB against becoming “useful idiots” for the political administration. Whatever Gregory meant at that time, he too has become an Ultra-leftist, scandalously stating that if Biden wants to support the immorality of abortion and public funding thereof, Newchurch is a big enough tent to accommodate him as a "Catholic." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Reporter.]

True Catholics, it is remarkable how quickly the U.S. Newbishops have shifted from embracing their usual Leftist politics to condemning J.R. Biden's proclamation that he is a "Catholic," whereas he is in reality not, while the Newbishops praised the strong anti-abortion and pro-family positions of Biden's predecessor, Donald Trump, a Presbyterian/Christian. Newarchbishop Joseph Naumann even charged Biden with "confus[ing] people about Catholic teaching by trampling on the sanctity of human life while presenting himself as a devout Catholic." A number of Newbishops have denied Biden the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid because of his anti-Catholic immorality.

August 5, 2021 - St. Agatha, Virgin & Martyr
Double Feast

Just as Francis-Bergoglio's Regime Tries to Justify Pro-abortion Politicians
A U.S. Newarchbishop Has Come Near to Consigning U.S. President J.R. Biden to Hell

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
J.R. Biden

U.S. President J.R. Biden Masks His Face in Shame
As He Sacrilegiously Stands in Front of an Altar
To Proclaim Free Government Abortion for All
At the Same Time He Assures American Voters
That He Is "Catholic"
The Heretic Newpope Francis-Bergoglio Supports Him
But a Newchurch Archbishop in the United States
Has Publicly Told Biden that His "Soul Is in Jeopardy"
And That He Is on the Path to Hell

Newchurch is coming unglued before our eyes. On January 29, 2021, Francis-Bergoglio's Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Science tried to justify politicians who openly advocated abortion, yet called themselves "Catholics," that is, Newchurchers. Bergoglio's Institute was defending new U.S. President J.R. Biden, who openly supports "legal" abortion and public funding thereof, yet proclaims that he is a "Catholic." For his gross immorality Biden had been called in the U.S. press a "poison of the American [New]church."

Bergoglio's Institute suffered ridicule when it wrote: "Above all, if we have to assign Catholicity licenses based on the political positions, very few politicians could describe themselves as Catholic." That statement is surely true, but not as the Institute meant it. Bergoglio has allowed his Newclergy to practice rampant paedophilia, he has essentially approved of sodomy and "gay marriage," and has more recently been on the verge of accepting abortion. Moreover, he has allowed politicans to espouse publicly each of these grossly immoral positions.

Bergoglio was so slammed as a result of this incident that the Institute had to delete its statement from its web site. Just last June 2020 Bergoglio's Institute had to remove a posting by its chancellor praising a poster featuring prurient nudity. As Bergoglio and his regime were trying to defend Biden's duplicity and hypocrisy on abortion, four days later a U.S. Newarchbishop Joseph Naumann, of Kansas City, Kansas, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops, rejected that defense and publicly contradicted Bergoglio, pronouncing that Biden was on his way to Hell because of his immorality. "His soul is in jeopardy," Naumann said. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Newsmax.]

True Catholics, even a broken clock gets the time right twice a day. Newarchbishop Newman exposed Biden for his immorality and heresy and at the same time got off a shot against the Marxist/Modernist heretic Francis-Bergoglio, as that Newpope's regime continues to sink deeper and deeper into immorality and apostasy.

February 4, 2021 - St. Andrew Corsini, Bishop and Confessor
Double Feast

A Reader Asks: "Would You Please Recommend a Couple of Devotions
For Septuagesima and Lent that Most Laymen Should Be Able to Perform in Half an Hour?

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

The Psalms Are an Integral Part
Of Holy Mass and the Divine Office
Praying the Psalms Has Been Practiced
From the Earliest Days of the Church
Yet Many Traditional Catholics
Are Woefully Ignorant of This Devotion
That Antedates Much Later Devotions
Such as the Rosary

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

Would you please make a couple of devotions for Septuagesima and Lent that most laymen should be able to perform in the space of about half an hour?


This year we are recommending two particular devotions to edify and educate faithful Catholics:

First, we would recommend praying a psalm daily. It is shameful how many traditional Catholics are ignorant of these beautiful works that form the basis of Holy Mass and Divine Office. The Fathers of the Church were imbued with them. In a sense, they were the first devotions in the Church, much earlier than later devotions such as the Rosary. Twenty centuries of Catholics have given singular importance to the praying of the Psalms.

Second, we would recommend studying Sacred History, that is, the history of the Catholic Church from Apostolic times to the modern era. Most traditional Catholics know virtually nothing about the Church's history and consequently fall prey to all kinds of misinformation and ignorance. For further information on this topic, click on FAQ05: What Traditional Catholic Resources Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department, in the section "History of the Church."

February 3, 2021 - St. Blase, Bishop & Martyr
Simple Feast

Will Newvatican Be Able to Afford the Next Newpapal Conclave?
Dire Problems for Newvatican and the Next Newpope Are Overwhelming

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Storm at Sea

"Christ in the Storm on the Sea of Galilee"
Painted by Rembrandt in 1633
Newvatican Is Now in Dire Straits
In the Center of So Many Storms
Moral, Financial, and Spiritual
That It May Not even Have Enough Money
To Bear the Expense of a Full Election
For Francis-Bergoglio's Successor

Newvatican is in dire straits, brought to the verge of moral, financial, and spiritual bankruptcy under the Modernist/Marxist regime of Francis-Bergoglio. Here are just a few examples of overwhelming problems Newchurch faces.

First, Newvatican may not have enough money to bear the expense of a full election for Francis-Bergoglio's successor. Newvatican has an overwhelming unfunded pension liability, failed investments and liabilities to the tune of billions of U.S. dollars, and steeply-declining donations to Bergoglio's scam charity, Peter's Pence, which has committed larceny by converting Newchurcher's charitable donations to shore up Newvatican's officials and stave off bankruptcy.

Second, Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust is continuing to rage uncontrolled, as Bergoglio refuses to discipline his paedophile Newcardinals, Newbishops, and presbyters. Instead, Bergoglio refuses to recognize the problem -- except for a few canned publicity statements. Instead, he blames the children.

Third, the German Newchurch is on the verge of going into schism. It has thumbed its nose at Bergoglio and is committed to implementing a radical Leftist agenda of homosexuality, divorce, and priestesses.

Fourth, Newchurch in Communist China, a country of 1,500,000,000 souls, is in desperate straits after Bergoglio turned traitor to his Newchurchers there and transferred control of his Newchurch and the selection of its Newbishops into the hands of the atheistic Communist government of Xi Jinping and allowed the Chinese Newchurch to be persecuted and decimated. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Denver Catholic.]

True Catholics, when traditional Catholic Archbishop Lefebvre consecrated four traditional bishops, Newvatican claimed that he excommunicated himself. Now Francis-Bergoglio has turned over the appointment of bishops entirely to an atheistic Communist government, and he has not excommunicated himself? One might have to go back as far as Benedict XV, who practically bankrupted the Church after World War I, to find things in as dire straits -- and Benedict didn't have to deal with a paedophile clergy, a Communist China, and widespread schism.


The Heretic Newpope Francis-Bergoglio Is Now Trying to Change the New Catechism
Like the Protestants, He Wants to Fabricate Doctrine according to His Whim

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Catechismus Catholicae Ecclesiae

JPII-Wojtyla's "New Catechism" of 1997
Is Already out of Date
According to Francis-Bergoglio
Bergoglio Wants to Tamper with Capital Punishment
Admit Lectoresses and Ministresses
To the Novus Ordo Eucharistic Dinner Table
And Approve Homosexual "Unions"
But It Is Catholic Dogma that a Pope
(If That Is What He Is)
Has No Such Power

In addition to a New Mess that is not a Mass, New sacraments that are not Sacraments, a New Bible, a New Rosary, and New Stations of the Cross, to name just a few, the Newchurch of the New Order published a New Catechism in 1997. This was the work of the polytheistic "Unsaint" Newpope JPII-Wojtyla. In it, Wojtyla attempted to change various Catholic doctrines, such as that on capital punishment. He received such resistance, however, that he had to reissue a corrected second edition.

Woytla, who was considered a Newchurch "theologian," obviously failed his Catholic Moral Theology test. There it is, the dogma clearly pronounced by Vatican I, on the traditional limitations of papal power, that the teaching authority of the Church "is not superior to the Word of God, but is its servant. It teaches only what has been handed on to it." Specifically:

Neque enim Petri successoribus Spiritus sanctus promissus est, ut eo revelante novam doctrinam patefacerent, sed ut eo assistente traditam per apostolos revelationem seu fidei depositum sancte custodirent et fideliter exponerent.
[For the Holy Ghost was promised to the successors of Peter not so that they might, by His revelation, make known some new doctrine, but that, by His assistance, they might religiously guard and faithfully expound the revelation or Deposit of Faith transmitted by the Apostles.]

Francis-Bergoglio has learned nothing from the failure of his predecessor Woytla. In 2018 he tried to tamper with the death penalty again, even though the legality of that is treated in Sacred Scripture -- beyond Bergoglio's authority (if he has any as a Newpope). In 2021, he tried to tamper with the Sacrament of Holy Orders by admitting lectoresses and ministresses to the Novus Ordo eucharistic dinner table. Well, actually, Newchurch did away with Holy Orders in 1968 and 1972, replacing them with "ministries" performed not by ordained priests and bishops, but by installed presbyter-ministers and Newbishops.

Bergoglio has subsequently spoken of creating "ecological sins." Perhaps he will have God damn you if you have a Christmas tree. Another change is the approval homosexual "unions." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Crisis.]

It is no surprise that the heretic Newchurch of the New Order has gone the way of the heretic Protestants, who change Divine doctrine on every whim of theirs. Yet, if Newchurch were Catholic, it would know that it has no power over God and is, therefore, just as fake as the Protestant sects.

February 1, 2021 - St. Ignatius, Bishop & Martyr
Double Feast

A Reader Asks: "How Do I Say Correctly the Prayer for the Faithful Departed
In Latin when It Comes to Male Deceased, Female Deceased, or All Deceased?"

From: Gerald
Requiem Aeternam Prayer

The "Requiem Aeternam" Prayer
Should Be Memorized and Prayed
Every Night about the Hour of Compline
Catholics Have the Obligation in Charity
To Pray for the Faithful Departed
In Purgatory and in Heaven
Having Passed on before Them
Whom One Day They Hope to Join
And Whose Prayers
They Hope in Turn to Receive

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

I like to say daily the Prayer for the Faithful Departed. I prefer to do so in its Latin form according to the mind of the Church. I would like to know what the correct pronoun form to use in the prayer are when it comes to the Latin pronouns to be used for a male deceased, a female deceased, and all deceased.


The Prayer for the Faithful Departed is a wonderful prayer that every Catholic should memorize and pray, most appropriately at night about the hour of Compline.

The first versicle and response of the Prayer for the Faithful Departed uses the dative case:

V/. Requiem aeternam dona
ei (for one man or woman)
eis (for more than one),
R/. Et lux perpetua luceat .
Eternal rest grant unto him/her/them, O Lord.

The second versicle and response of the prayer is unchanging:

V/. Requiescant in pace.
R/. Amen.
May they rest in peace. Amen.

The third versicle and response of the prayer uses the genitive case:

V/. Animae
eius (for one man or woman)
eorum (for more than one)
et animae omnium fidelium defunctorum per misericordiam Dei requiscant in pace.
R/. Amen.
May his/her/their soul, and the souls of all the faithful department through the mercy of God rest in peace.

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