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Newchurchers should be sick of it now: the New Mess, the New "Sacraments," the New Catechism, the New Bible, the New Canon Law, the New Rosary, the New Stations of the Cross. There is nothing that the anti-Catholics of the Newchurch of the New Order, founded in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council to replace the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church, have not touched with their filthy, heretical fingers. Now get ready for the next step.
In 1971 the "New Lectionary" was imposed upon Newchurchers, which was based upon the heretical Protestant Episcopalian model. For the Traditional Latin Mass, the lectionary, that is, the text of the Epistles and Gospels that were read or chanted at Mass, was contained entirely in the traditional Missale Romanum. This consisted of a single annual cycle of lections (readings). The Episcopalian Protestant model adopted by the Newchurch of the New Order replaced the traditional annual cycle, going back at least to Pope St. Gregory the Great circa A.D. 600, with a three-year cycle. This New Lectionary introduced three times more changeability into the Novus Ordo service and made it harder for the Newchurchers to follow, as it was not annually reinforced.
In 2022, just fifty years later, the heretical Newchurch leaders think that the New Lectionary isn't radical enough. One of their big problems is the current selections for Reading 1 and Reading 2 in the "New Mess" (the unified Epistle in the Traditional Latin Mass having been ditched) don't push hard enough for radical feminism, lack "gender-inclusive" language, and fail to present from the Old Testament women in "leadership roles." The heretical leaders say that the Old Testament is "too patristic." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, why don't these Newchurch heretics just dump the Old Testament, then? Oh, that wouldn't do because of Newchurch's Oecumenical Heresy ("we all worship the same gods," "all religions are true") and their fear of the Modern Jews, who would call them "anti-Semites." Remember the fracas that drowned the ex-Nazi Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger when in 2008, to try to please the Modern Jews, he tried to reword the ancient Catholic and Apostolic prayer on Good Friday for the enlightenment of the Jews? He was attacked not only by Traditional Catholics, and even many Newchurchers, but also by the Modern Jews whom he was trying to please! Thank God for the Traditional Latin Mass, which remains unchangeably Catholic and Apostolic!
The "liturgy" of Newchurch -- which is certainly not the Catholic Church or has its true liturgy -- became a mere plaything for frustrated Leftist politicians after the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) It is clear that Newchurch's Mess and "Sacraments" are fake, neither Catholic nor valid. That fact is even clearer now than in the 1960s, when foresightful Traditional Catholics figured it out and warned against the Newchurch of the New Order as a diabolical fake. History has only proven Traditional Catholics right.
Under the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini's predations as head of the Commission for a General Liturgical Reform, or "Reformation Commission" (sounds Protestant, doesn't it?) appointed by Pius XII in 1948, the true Holy Week was not long for Newchurch. In 1956 a sacrilegious, Protestantized, gutted version was imposed upon the incipient Newchurch of the New Order. So well did Bugnini do his job corrupting the most sacred week of the year that when the full-blown Novus Ordo was introduced in 1969, very few changes to already-corrupted Holy Week had to be made. The traditional Catholic and Apostolic rite of Holy Week, as still maintained by many thousands of Traditional Catholic priests operating independently of the anti-Catholic Newchurch, is so ancient that it even contains prayers in the Biblical Greek language.
Similarly, Francis-Bergoglio is attempting once again to corrupt further his already invalid (fake) Holy Week Services. The Arch-Modernist Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger in 2017 had the audacity to bowdlerize the ancient litanical prayer for the Hebrews on Good Friday to please the Modern-day Jews. There was considerable condemnation of Ratzinger for that anti-traditional and cowardly act. Now Bergoglio wants local Newbishops to make up their own prayers to add to the current Novus Ordo Holy Week, which has become truly unholy in the Newchurch of the New Order.
Newchurch's corrupted Novus Ordo Missal provides for new prayers to be made up "in a situation of grave public need." So, Newchurch will use that loophole to desanctify further its Holy Week. The Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) pulled the same hoax when, for example, it prescribed in its Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (Sacrosanctum Concilium): "Linguae latinae usus ... in Ritibus latinis servetur" ("The use of the Latin language ... shall be preserved in the Latin rites") in Section 36.1, but then left a loophole in Section 36.2 for an "amplior locus" (a wider place) for the vulgar tongues in the sacred services. We all know how that turned out. The Sacred Latin Language was shoved out and the vulgar tongue shoehorned in universally, so that no Latin was left at all. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, from now on every Tweedledumb and Tweedledee Newbishop will be making up execrable new "prayers," as even Bergoglio's Newvatican has given up its "authority" to vet prayers fabricated at the local level. Austrian Newbishops have already announced their intention to make up their own prayers. Surely those clueless Newchurchers that remain in the fake Newchurch are going to be exposed to more and more anti-Catholic nonsense until Newchurch, as all the statistics now show, will soon sink into oblivion.
Gilberto Chavez was no Catholic bishop, as Newchurch stopped consecrating bishops when it adopted the Protestantized New Ordinal in 1968. From that time it merely installed Newbishops as pretentious bureaucrats. Nor does Newchurch have a Mass, let alone a Requiem Mass. In 1969 it substituted an invalid (fake) Protestant-Masonic-Pagan service, which has no more efficacy than a Lutheran service. Better late than never (?), Chavez did get the travesty of a Novus Ordo funeral on March 19, 2022, two years after his death: a "Mariachi Mess."
Chavez was deep into the fraud of the Newchurch of the New Order, having been one its Newbishops for San Diego, California, since 1974, when the New Order sect was just revving up. But Chavez knew better. He had been ordained an actual priest in 1960, when the Church was still Catholic, but by 1974 he had bought into the heretic Newchurch of the New Order, which had been founded in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council to replace the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Southern Cross.]
Traditional Catholics, Our Lord prophesies very directly the sufferings of the true Church that are to come from the shepherds, that is, the bishops and especially the pope. Christ quotes the words of Zacharias the Prophet (13:7/DRV): "I will strike the shepherd: and the sheep of the flock shall be dispersed." The Fathers of the Church take the prophecy to mean that because of evil the papacy itself will be stricken, and the faithful will be scattered in confusion. Who can deny that hat prophecy has indeed come true in our own day?
U.S President Donald Trump coined the expression "fake news" to describe the deliberate misinformation that was being circulated by news media strongly slanted to the Left. Now the Cultural Research Center has determined that by pollsters' failure to distinguish practicing Christians from CINOs - non-practicing Christians in Name Only -- has been skewing polls to give the mistaken impression that Christians are more Leftist than they really are. In fact, Christian beliefs are more conservative than are being reported. This is certainly the fact when it comes to "Catholics" -- really Newchurchers -- in polls.
Newchurch in the United States, for instance, commonly reports its membership as 70,000,000, which would number one out of every five men, women, and children. One only has to do a survey of Newchurch parking lots to see that that number is ridiculously high -- for political influence. In fact, one study did just such a parking-lot study and found that Newchurch figures were inflated by many times. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, 69 per cent of U.S. adults identify themselves as Christian, but many self-identified Christians actually hold beliefs that conflict with Christian and Catholic teaching, and only 9 per cent possess a “Biblical worldview.” These CINOs are skewing polls, giving the false impression that practicing Christians Leftist rather than conservative. The situation is worse for Newchurchers in particular, as many falsely self-identify themselves as "Catholic" while holding beliefs totally in contradiction to Catholic teaching. One needs to look no farther than the President of the United States, J.R. Biden, and the Speaker of the House, N.E. Pelosi, who both claim to be "devout Catholics [i.e., Newchurchers], yet strongly advocate abortion and the public funding thereof, and sodomistic "marriage."
It's a miracle! It seems that Newchurchers are desperate to proclaim miracles. You've probably heard about the "eucharistic" miracles that are supposed to prove the legitimacy of the heretical Novus Ordo service. But the fact of the matter is that the Newchurch of the New Order is most certainly not the Catholic Church and does not offer a true Mass, Sacraments, or grace any more than the Lutheran sect does. In fact, Newchurch itself is a Protestant sect -- and in many places worse: a pagan cult.
The latest Newchurch "miraclem" on February 23, 2022, was supposed to be a "bleeding" St. Michael statue in Newarchdiocese of Denver, Colorado. The results of a chemical analysis performed were reported on March 24. The miraculous "blood" turned out to be common red nail polish. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, Our Lord Himself warned us against basing our faith on miracles instead of the the true God Himself. Christ stated explicitly that false "miracles" can be used by Satan to deceive: "For there shall arise false Christs and false prophets and shall shew great signs and wonders, insomuch as to deceive (if possible) even the elect (Matthew 24:24/DRV). We will hear that Gospel read or chanted again on Passion Sunday. Sacred Scripture warns us again and again that visions, apparitions, signs, and wonders are often of the Devil, not of God.
St. John of the Cross (1542-1591), the Church's greatest mystic, warned: "Our Lord ... through His public revelation [i.e., Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition] has given all that is needed for salvation.... STAY AWAY FROM VISIONS, APPARITIONS, AND MIRACLES AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. BE CAREFUL OF VISIONS, EVEN WHEN THEY ARE AUTHENTIC." Those who fall for such thingssa "receive not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. Therefore, God has sent them the operation of error, to believe lying" (2 Thessalonians 2:8-11/DRV).
Francis-Bergoglio's purported "consecration" of the Ukraine and Russia, scheduled for March 25, 2022, has been getting a remarkable amount of pushback as a "consecration" to the New World Order through the facade of a false devotion to Mary. Some groups claim that Bergoglio is not a true pope and has no authority to execute a "consecration."
Other groups claim that if he intends to act in accordance with Fatima statements, he isn't doing it right. He just can't seem to utter the six simple words necessary: "Nos Immaculato Cordi Mariae Russiam consecramus" (We consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary). Instead, we get a torrent of words to express Bergoglio's anti-Catholic rejection of the concept of a just war, which has come down to us from the Great Fathers and Doctors of the Church, particularly the incomparable St. Augustine. Of course, Fellay-Pagliarani's Neo-Society of St. Pius X (NSSPX), the knockoff organization fabricated after the death of the founder of the original traditional Catholic SSPX, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre in 1991, as the NSSPX has remained a faithful handmaiden of the New Order, is prominently participating in the Newchurch facade.
The most vehement condemnation of Bergoglio's arises over the verbose and condescending text of the purported "consecration." It reads not like a prayer, but a political screed, couched in the usual Leftist/Marxist cant that reflects Newchurch's mindless liturgical texts. It bears the tone of an livid schoolmaster berating a petulant child, completely in accord with Bergoglio's Narcissistic-Paranoid Personality Disorder. This is how Bergoglio and his Newchurch talk down to God. God needs to be enlightened by the brilliant conclusions of His own creatures, particularly the current Marxist Newpope.
In any case, Fatima is not dogma and the occultism engaged in by all too many extremists on the subject, who would make Fatima tantamount to Sacred Scripture, is itself tantamount to heresy. We must remember in such troubled times as ours Our Lord's dire warning in the Gospel pericope used for Passion Sunday, that Satan will use "signs and wonders, inasmuch as to deceive (if possible) even the elect" (Matthew 24:24/DRV). Even an apparent good done by one influenced by Satan can in fact be a great evil.
On March 21, 2022, at the Newvatican press conference announcing the new Constitution for the Newroman Curia ("Praedicate evangelium" of March 19, 2022), Newbishop Marco Mellino, speaking for Francis-Bergoglio, declared to the press that the so-called "Extraordinary Mess" (New Latin Mess of 1962) is dead. In a little noticed feature of Bergoglio's July 16, 2021, decree "Traditionis custodes," Bergoglio aborogated the term "Extraordinary Rite," which was only a novelty introduced by Benedict-Ratzinger in his 2007 decree "Summorum pontificum," rescinded by Bergoglio. So, the novel term lasted only fifteen years.
The term "Extraordinary Mess" was a complete fabrication of Ratzinger, just more fakery on the part of the Newchurch of the New Order, intended to lead up to the full-blown Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Mess of 1969. The "Ordinary" / "Extraordinary" distinction is not Catholic and had never been used before in the Catholic Church (Ratzinger not being Catholic, but a Newpope of the Newchurch founded in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council). In the true Catholic Church, a Mass is a Mass - period.
The 1962 New Latin Mess was a substantial gutting of the Traditional Latin Mass and the Most Sacred Rites of Holy Week, as they existed in their final form in 1950, before the desecrations perpetrated by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini. 1951, 1956, 1958, 1960, and 1962. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Traditional Latin Mass, Divine Office & Sacraments department, in the section "The Descent into the Black Hole of the Liturgical 'New Order.'"
The Neocon Newchurchers -- those who sold out to the Newchurch of the New Order and its invalid (fake) "Ordinary" New Mess" of 1969 and genuflected to the anti-Catholic Newchurch and its leaders, in order to get the rancid crumb of the New Latin Mass -- turned the "Extraordinary Mess" fraud into a cottage industry, reprinting a plethora corrupted 1962 books with a new "Extraordinary Mess" cover slapped onto them. The Neocons thus made a lot of money on the Extraordinary fraud for fifteen years. The whole fiasco was reminiscent of the purported Evangelical Protestant "converts" to the Newchurch, who have their Protestant books and slapped the picture of a rosary on the front to entice clueless Newchurcher to the heresies within.
Bergoglio's spokesman stated that the mention of the "Extraordinary Mess" in the new Constitution for the Newroman Curia was a "typo" that was not caught before publication, as Bergoglio had abrogated the term on July 16, 2021. The Constitution included this embarrassing mistake because in abrogating the "Extraordinary Mess," Bergoglio substituted other terms, particularly "the Missal antecedent to the reform of 1970." Thus, in Newchurch's eyes, there is essentially no Traditional Latin Mass left. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
For some reason, the new Constitution was all of a sudden rushed into publication after it had already been under preparation for nine years. Nor was any advance notice, as is usual for an important document, was given by Newvatican of its release -- under cover, as it were, on a Saturday. The Newvatican bureaucracy had eight months to catch the error in the draft, but failed to do so. Is this yet another sign that Newchurch is falling apart, with its once-admired bureaucracy, the Roman Curia, unable to catch incompetent, sloppy, and embarrassing mistakes?
Traditional Catholics, in another curious announcement, Bergoglio's spokesman said that the fate of the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) is still in limbo, contrary to statements put out by the FSSP. The FSSP claims that in February 11, 2022 it received a dispensation to continue to use the New Latin Mess, but that claim has never been confirmed by the Newvatican, and it has not been publish on the Newvatican's web site. Nor did Bergoglio's spokesman confirm it at the press conference. One wonders whether the whole matter is smoke and mirrors on the part of the FSSP, which has engaged in similar deception in the past to suit its purposes.
Francis-Bergoglio's magnum opus, the decree "Praedicate evangelium," upon which he has been working for the entire nine years of his sad Newpapacy, was finally released on March 19, 2022. It purports to effect the "reoganization" of the Newroman Curia, or bureaucracy of his Newchurch (which is certainly not the Catholic Church). Far from preaching the Catholic Gospel, as the title of the decree falsely indicates, the result is yet another pitiful rearranging of the deck chairs on his sinking Titanic. Bergoglio's puny "reorg" is far from being any true reform, but consists essentially of minor shifts of bureaucratic jots and tittles in a Newvatican power shuffle, which has nothing to do with the Catholic Faith. Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust continues without ceasing. Everyone can read about it almost every day in the local newspaper or on the internet.
In spite of the new decree, Newchurch still simulates a fake (invalid) Mess, whether "Ordinary" or "Extraordinary," and fake presbyters-ministers, who have not been ordained as priests since 1968, when Newchurch adopted an invalid Protestantized "New Ordinal," which merely installs presbyter-ministers. Newchurch still administers fake "sacraments," such as "Initiation," once called Baptism, which even Newchurch has publicly admitted in recent days that it has bungled for decades. Newchurch still preaches anti-Catholic doctrine. such as "gay marriage" (euphemistically called "civil unions"), tolerates bigamous marriages, and holds an ever-weakening on abortion.
The hallmark of Bergoglio's "reorganization" is a change of names. Now bureaucratic "congregations," like the Congregation of the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith," will be called "dicasteries." Surely, all the children raped and sodomized and otherwise sexually assaulted by Newcardinals, Newbishops, and presbyters, with the personal complicity and support of the Newpopes, will be assuaged for their victimization by this momentous change. Surely, the Newchurchers who donated funds for charitable purposes in "special collections" at their Newparishes, only to be embezzled by Bergoglio and his henchmen to the tune of hundreds of millions of USD, will be assuaged for their outrage.
Laypeople in the secular world will be quite familiar with the "reorg." In secular corporate life, "reorganization" is used as a cover-up for bad management. Heads roll -- except for that of the CEO, who is ultimately responsible for all the mismanagement. Underlings are "laid off" as scapegoats for the scam, and everyone knows it. The same is true with respect to Bergoglio. He accuses all his underlings in the Newchurch bureaucracy. He ruins their annual Christmas party by chastising them for the better part of an hour, whereas the responsibility is his, and his alone, but his Narcissist-Paranoia Disorder won't allow him to speak the truth.
Traditional Catholics, you can be sure that the complicit mouthpieces for Newchurch, who include the "fake" press, as one U.S. President aptly called it, will continue to serve merely as bought-off tongues in disseminating Newvatican press releases without any serious content analysis and will call the decree "reform," the same word that was used to describe the devolution of the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965). We all know after sixty years where that led: to the Newchurch of the New Order to replace the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church and to a despicable moral, doctrinal, and liturgical apostasy from the Catholic Faith.
First, Newchurch was caught in pervasive sex crimes against children. Then Francis-Bergoglio and several of his Newbishops, presbyters, and "nuns" were caught embezzling Newchurch charitable funds. Now laypeople have been caught in coercing sex from poor recipients of food from a Newchurch soup kitchen. The old saying has it: "The fish stinks from the head," and that is certainly an apt description of the Newpopes of the Newchurch of the New Order: Unsaint Paul VI-Montini, Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and Francis-Bergoglio.
On March 11, 2022, the locally-noted head of a Newchurch soup kitchen in Worcester, Massachusetts, was suspended while the Newdiocese investigats numerous charges that for years he had coerced poor women into sex for soup. The soup kitchen is supposed to help women leave prostitution, but instead it has been extorting them into even more prostitution.
This is yet another case of Newdioceses being completely out of touch with how they are spending the money of their Newparishioners. Newchurch doesn't take care of the money entrusted to it. There is no auditing of funds handled by often corrupt clergy. That is the reason why the money is so easily embezzled. And the situation has not changed since the Newchurch of the New Order replaced the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]
Traditional Catholics, the only way to stop these crimes is to cut off the financial spigot that supports them. If you have family, friends, and colleagues who are associated with Newchurch, you should consider it your moral obligation to inform them what is going on in their Newchurch and call on them to stop contributing a penny to their immoral Newchurch. Even though these crimes have been reported in the daily newspaper and on the internet, you'd be surprised how ignorant these Newchurchers are about what is going on in their own corrupt Newchurch. A recent survey showed that two out of three Newchurchers were ignorant of the notorious paedophile crimes of Newchurch Theodore McCarrick, who raped and sodomized children up and down the East Coast of the United States, and was the subject of news stories for more than two weeks of television, radio, and internet coverage.
One thing that must be conceded to the Eastern Rite Newchurchers is that they have more sheer guts than the pusillanimous Neocon Western Newchurchers. Almost unknown to Western Newchurchers is the fact that an open revolt is going on in the Eastern Church, the part traditionally described as "Uniate," i.e., which is not part of the Great East-West Schism of 1054.
Francis-Bergoglio has made it his purpose in life not only to destroy the Western rites but also the Eastern rites. The current Eastern-rite revolt, pertaining for now to the Syro-Malabar rite practiced in India, will sound familiar to Western Newchurchers: Neocon Easterners refuse to celebrate the Divine Liturgy facing the congregation. Yet Bergoglio's regime has been pushing that abomination on the East just as hard as it has been pushing it in the West.
The Eastern Orthodox, who are not Unitates, have an even greater hatred of Bergoglio than the Eastern-rite Newchurchers. One has only to recall the case of the Greek Orthodox priest in Athens, who in December 2021 stood up to Bergoglio and screamed at him: "Pope [sic], you are a heretic!" Many Eastern Orthodox have broken from the Oecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew because they detest him for kissing up to Bergoglio, whom they consider a heretic, as do an increasing number of Western Newchurchers.
The "face the congregation" decision was taken at a Bergoglio-controlled synod in 1999, but could not be implemented uniformly because of vehement opposition on the part of Neocon Easterners. Then came the Newpapacy of Il Papa Dittatore, Bergoglio, who in August 2021 decided to step up his campaign against the conservative presbyters in the East, as he has been doing in the West with his 2021 decree, "Traditionis custodes," and decided to lower the boom on his Neocon Easterners. But they would have none of Bergoglio's heresies and cried "OUPOS!" (Biblical Greek for "Not on your life!") and launched hunger strikes, street protests, and other acts of resistance.
Eastern-rite Newchurchers are certainly more gutsy than pusillanimous Neocon Westerners and refused to kowtow to Bergoglio's dictates. The situation of the Eastern Newchurchers is different. First of all, they fight openly against overweening Newpopes. Secondly, it is easy for them to dump Bergoglio and join the Eastern Orthodox (non-Uniate) communities already existing in their areas. It happened in 1054 in the Great East-West Schism. It can happen again. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by UCA News.]
Traditional Catholics, the Eastern-rite Archbishop Kariyil had dispensed all his Eastern presbyters from complying with the "face the congregation" synodal dictum, so, on February 28, 2022, he was ordered by Bergoglio to rescind the dispensation. Kariyil was told in no uncertain terms that he was subservient to The Synod. In the Vatican II Anti-council's system, individual bishops have no supervening authority. All authority comes from the national synods, as is the case with the Protestants' synods, who have voted in "gay marriage," priestesses, and homosexual bishops. Just look at how that "synodal" system has destroyed the Protestant sects. And Bergoglio's "General Synod of Synods" (aka Vatican III) is still scheduled for 2023 to destroy anything Catholic left.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I have a question regarding an Antiphon in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, which I pray every day. The one to which I am referring reads: "I am black, but beautiful, O ye daughters of Jerusalem," etc. What does "I am black, but beautiful" mean? Is it a Biblical reference, from the writings of the Saints, or from some other source?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
Nigra sum, sed formosa, filiae Ierusalem, sicut tabernacula Cedar, sicut pelles Solomonis
I am black, but beautiful, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Cedar, as the curtains of Solomon (Douay-Rheims Version)
This is the fourth verse of the first chapter of one of the most beautiful and poetic books of the Old Testament, the Canticle of Canticles of Solomon (Canticum Canticorum Solominis), singing in poetic metaphor of the union between Christ and His Church, the Spouse of Christ. The first part of the verse is used as the beginning of the Third Antiphon at Vespers at the Divine Office of Feasts of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is particularly beautiful in the Gregorian chant setting of the Antiphon, as is the entire Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a pity that more Traditional Catholics do not pray the Office or, better yet, have the opportunity to chant it.
The original Greek Septuagint for the passage translated in the Douay-Rheims Version as "black" uses the word melaina, which, when referring to the complexion of a person, means tanned. The Egyptian woman here referred to would have been tanned by her exposure to the intense sun of her country, which straddles the heat of the equator. Because common people were most exposed to working in the sun, the meaning could be that the even the common person could be beautiful spiritually.
We should point out that the Officium Parvum Beatae Mariae Virginis [Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary] is a veritable gem for those devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary, much to be preferred to the Rosary, as it extracted directly from the Church's official daily prayer, the Officium Divinum (Divine Office).
As the Rosary is in actuality a simplified Office, in which the beautiful and varied psalms, antiphons, and responsories are reduced to simple Aves, the Little Office, of which even most Traditional Catholics are sadly unaware, is closer to its examplar, the full Officium Divinum, which priests and serious laypeople are wont to pray. Those who are invested with the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel are bound to pray the Little Office daily It is a perfect Lenten and year-round devotion for laypeople.
There are many pocket editions of the Little Office in bilingual Latin-English editions. 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.
On March 16, 2022, the apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio denied yet another Catholic teaching, this one going back to the early Church, particularly to the Great Father and Doctor of the Western Church, St. Augustine. Bergoglio supposedly pontificated to the Russian Orthodox Patriarch, Kirill, in a videoconference that there is no such thing as a "just war," even though the teaching is well established from the early Church.
In falsely addressing the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin's war against the Ukraine, Bergoglio denied the Catholic teaching instead of maintaining that Putin's war fails to meet the traditional criteria for a just war. Bergoglio has come under world censure for his failure to condemn Putin's acts of war, including civilian targets, against another country. Instead, Bergoglio seemed satisfied to make some posturing propaganda statements with no direct reference to Putin's actions.
The Catholic Church teaches that the waging of war is not in itself unjust. St. Augustine taught that a just war is "not only excusable, but also commendable" because it is undertaken "in the defense of [one's] country against enemies that would invade it." In such a war "every man fights not for the defense of himself out of a private affection for himself, but out of Christian charity for the safeguard and preservation of all the others." However, three conditions must classically be met for a war to be just, as summarized by St. Thomas Aquinas in his authoritative Summa Theologica (IIa IIae, Q. 40, Art. 1):
According to the requirements of the Virtue of Prudence (Practical Wisdom), four circumstances must also obtain:
Only a defensive war can be justified. In the waging of war, unjust means must be avoided. Means may be unjust because they are forbidden by the natural law (as would be the case of a direct attack on the civilian population) or by the positive law, such as the use of poisoned gas or nuclear weapons. However, if one belligerent violates a statute of positive law, the other is free to do the same. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]
Traditional Catholics, clearly, Bergoglio has again shown himself not to be a Catholic pope, but merely the head of a Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church. The apostate Newpope's morals are driven not by Catholic moral teaching, but by craven self-interest and face-saving cover-ups, such as his abject failure to take significant action against his own Newcardinals, Newbishops, and presbyters to prevent his Newchurch's continuing Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust.
Get ready for yet another fake Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Francis-Bergoglio will purportedly consecrate "Russia and the Ukraine" to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, together with Newcardinal Konrad Krajewski, the Newpapal Almoner, who will do the same at Fatima, Portugal, on March 25. It's just another Newchurch publicly fraud.
Pope Pius XII got the jump on Bergoglio eighty years ago by consecrating the entire world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Oct. 31, 1942. Already Bergoglio's pre-announced fake consecration is being hailed as a victory by the Neocon nitwits that are such abhorrent sycophants to the apostate Newpope. It's not hard to fool people who desperately want to be fooled They put their trust, as Psalm 117:8 puts it, in man rather than in the Lord.
It is permissible to hold pious sentiments in such non-dogmatic matters as Fatima, provided that we recognize that in fact they are not doctrinal. Even so, the purported conditions set by Our Lady were that the pope -- that is, a true pope -- must impart the consecration to Russia together with all the bishops -- that is, true bishops -- of the world. Pius XII renewed his consecration in 1952, but even his consecration was not done together with the bishops of the world. John XXIII did nothing, and by that time it was too late, as next came the line of heretic Newpopes starting with the Unsaint Paul VI-Montini, whose acts would be null and void. Isn't it odd how all the king's horses and all the king's men can't make just one simple consecration?
Far more significant were the Prayers after Mass ordered by Pope Leo XIII in 1884 to be said after Low Masses with no solemnity, e.g., Masses without an Asperges or without the Hour of Terce of the Divine Office being chanted or recited before the Mass. Traditional Catholics are quite familiar with these prayers, consisting of three Ave Marias, a Salve Regina, a versicle and response, the prayer Deus, refugium nostrum for "the conversion of sinners and the liberty and exaltation of Holy Mother Church, the prayer Sancte Michael Archangele, for the intercession of the Holy Archangel against "the malice and snares of the Devil," and three invocations to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
In 1929 Pope Pius IX ordered the original intention, for the defense of the temporal sovereignty of the Holy See, to be modified for "the conversion of Russia," as by that point the Holy See no longer had temporal possessions, with all of Italy having fallen to the new secular government in the 1870 Italian Revolution,
It is quite revealing that in 1964, the same year in which the heretic Newchurch of the New Order was founded, these powerful prayers were abolished. No wonder the Devil has had such power over Newchurch, which has no true Mass, no true Sacraments, no divine grace, any more than the heretic Lutheran sect does.
On the Ides of March (March 15), 2022, Newchurch in Essen, Germany, "commissioned" 16 laywomen and 1 layman to simulate Initiations (formerly called Baptisms) in place of presbyters (Newchurch has not ordained priests since 1968, when it adopted the invalid/fake New Ordinal, which merely "installs," not "ordains," Protestant-style presbyter-ministers). This is just the latest scandal in the breakdown of the Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church. Newchurch essentially lost all Sacraments in the late 1960s and early 1970s, by changing the Biblical form, matter, and ministers to invalidity.
It's bad enough that Newchurch dumped Baptism, which was changed to a Protestant-Pagan style non-sacramental "Initiation" in 1972, just as in 1973 Newchurch dumped the Sacrament of Penance and turned it into a non-sacramental psychiatric session called "Reconciliation," complete with couches in some Newchurches.
It's bad enough that that Newchurch's presbyter-ministers are using invalid/fake forms, not the words prescribed by Our Lord Jesus Christ, as reported in the Gospel of St. Matthew (28:19). In recent years, the violations have been so flagrant that even Newvatican has admitted that most of its Initiations around the world are invalid and must all be redone -- if they can find the unfortunate recipients.
Now every lay Tom, Dick, and Harriet can be "commissioned" to violate the sacred principle that only a priest is to confer the true Sacrament, except in extraordinary cases, such as upon a person who is seriously wounded in an automobile accident and requests Baptism. Obviously, Newchurch is using this "commissioning" as yet another wedge to increase the amount of Protestantism and Paganism in Newchurch, which is already more heretical than most Protestant and Pagan sects, and is taking the next step toward installing priestesses of the New Order.
Historically, it was the Germans and other Northern Europeans, including the notorious Josef Ratzinger aka Benedict, who were the prime movers behind the Vatican II Anti-council, which in 1964 replaced the "institutional" Catholic Church with the heretical Newchurch of the New Order. Now, sixty years later, the Germans, co-religionists of the Arch-heretic Martin Luther, are again pushing beyond the limits and have become the catalyst that has already been spreading the most heretical version of Newchurch worldwide.
Traditional Catholics, the apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio has readily been tolerating -- in fact, promoting -- it all. No true Catholic can have anything to do with the heretic Newchurch of the New Order and its heretic Newpopes. Newchurch and its heretic clergy, up to and including its Newpopes, is most certainly not the Catholic Church, any more than s the Lutheran sect is.
Upon learning on March 9, 2022, that Francis-Bergoglio had deposed their Newbishop Daniel Fernandez Torres, with no cause and with no canonical process, Puerto Ricans flooded the internet and took to the streets in denunciation of the "Dictator Pope [Sic]." Bergoglio canned Torres for being "too traditional." An even bigger crowd assembled on March 13, to demonstrate support for Torres and condemnation of Bergoglio.
In addition to Newchurch clergy and laymen, Christian leaders of Puerto Rico are standing behind Torrez and condemning Bergoglio. The Newdiocese's internet page has been inundated with comments supporting Torres and outrage against Bergoglio for his illegal actions. For his part, Torres, who had served as Newbishop of Arecibo for nearly twelve years, has not bent to Bergoglio's dictatorial action, but has stood up to the Newpope, calling his action "totally unjust."
Torres is being lauded by the people of Puerto Rico for being an "example of faith, courage and integrity." He was beloved by his people for keeping his churches open during the Red China Virus and spoke out for freedom of conscience in their deciding whether or not to get a vaccine. He refused to send men to Bergoglio's ultra-Modernist inter-diocesan Newseminary. He has condemned a proposed bill that panders to perverted "transgenderism" and suppresses biological reality. He has not banned the Half New Order New Latin Mess, which, though far from being traditional, was virtually suppressed by Bergoglio in his decree of July 16. 2021, "Traditionis custodes."
Even many Newchurchers are now joining the majority of Traditional Catholics in denying that Bergoglio is a valid pope. An organization is being founded called "Save the Papacy," which shows signs of spreading far beyond Puerto Rico. In fact, it already has. The former Newarchbishop of La Plata, Argentina, has issued a total denunciation of Newchurch under Bergoglio. He announced: "The current [New]church is no longer concerned with God, or with Christ’s mandate to evangelize, but only with imposing 'new paradigms' and adhering to the principles of a New World Order, alien to natural law and Christian revelation. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
Traditional Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio has certainly earned his nickname, Il Papa Dittatore, The Dictator Pope. Bergoglio has stood staunchly behind his paedophile Newcardinal, Newbishop, and presbyter criminals, but when one of his Newbishops shows the least traditional leaning, he is tossed out. Nor is Fernandez Torres the first such bishop, and he will not be the last. Now that the Band-Aid has been ripped off Bergoglio to show the rotting pus beneath, it is inexplicable how there are any Newchurchers left who will have anything to do with the apostate Marxist dictator Newpope. Next it will be their local church to be shut down.
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Pope Leo X. No pope has existed, even to this day, who supported Christian Humanism and classical Roman culture to the extent that Leo did. He was friend and patron to the greatest artists of Western Civilization, names that ring through the ages, like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bramante. Among his great legacies are the incomparable Raphael Rooms in the Vatican Palace. Leo's influence on the arts continues to this day. The historian Will Durant once wrote that Leo's "quantity of culture" had never been equaled, "not even in Periclean Athens or Augustan Rome.:"
Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. Bergoglio, the apostate Newpope, has maniacally destroyed everything Catholic in his Newchurch, whether it be the Sacred Liturgy, Catholic doctrine, or Catholic morality. He calls atheists and Marxists his "best friends." He calls conservative-leaning Newchurchers filthy names, like coprophagiacs (dung-eaters).
Pope Leo X. Leo was the great adversary of the Arch-heretic Martin Luther. His 1520 Papal Bull Contra Errores Martini Lutheri et Sequacium [Against the Errors of Martin Luther and His Followers] constituted an authoritative condemnation of forty-one propositions advanced by Luther, forbad any use of Luther's works, and decreed that they should be burned. The breach between Luther and the Catholic Church was finalized in 1521, when Leo issued the Bull Decet Romanum Pontificem to declare that Luther had been formally expelled from the Church by a major excommunication.
Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. Rather than condemning heretics, Bergoglio himself preaches the Vatican II Anti-council's heretical teaching called "Oecumenism," which teachings that "we all worship the same gods" and "all religions are true." He simulated his invalid/fake New Order Mess right under the giant visage of the murderer Che Guevarra.in Communist Cuba.
Traditional Catholics, the Bad Popes seem more like Saints when compared to the immoral apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. If they spent, in accordance with the standard of their time, grand sums on food, drink, and entertainment, but as much, if not more, on the poor and the sick, while at the same time lavishing their support on the world's greatest sculptors, painters, architects, and scholars, we TRADITIO Fathers will take their papacies any day over the likes of a depraved Bergoglio!
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Pope Leo X. During his cardinalate Leo followed the advice of his father, the Florentine doge, Lorenzo the Magnificent, "Il Magnifico," to be "honorable, virtuous, and exemplary," traits that the College of Cardinals at that time (and today) lacked.
Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. Bergoglio has become infamous for taking Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust to a new level of which his predecessors never dreamed. He personally covered up and let off, without any punishment whatsoever, Newcardinals, Newbishops, and presbyters who raped, sodomized, and otherwise sexually assaulted children as young as six months of age. By doing so, Bergoglio under Catholic theological principles made himself an accomplice, equally guilty with the perpetrators, to these horrific crimes and sins.
Pope Leo X. Leo came to the papacy having received the best education in Catholic theology and canon law that his high status afforded him. He was ordained as a true Catholic priest at age 37.
Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. Bergoglio studied under the corrupted Newjesuits, who were even then starting to embrace Marxism and Liberation Theology, taking up arms against conservative governments in Latin America. Bergoglio was never ordained a priest, but merely a presbyter-minister, at age 32, after Newchurch had adopted the invalid/fake Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968. Bergoglio said that he kept the book of a female Marxist leader under his pillow at the seminary, as his most beloved book.
Pope Leo X. Although he lived the extravagant style for which the popes of the time were known, Leo lavished his wealth on convents, hospitals, and other charitable works.
Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. The evidence now indicates that it was Bergoglio himself who engineered the embezzlement of nearly 500,000,000 USD from his Peter's Pence charity fund to finance his 2014 Great London Real-estate Fraud. He thus deprived the poor and needy from funds from the special collections from Newchurchers all over the world.
Pope Leo X. Leo was noted by his contemporaries for his spiritual devotion. He was dedicated to his daily recitation of the Divine Office and for assiduously conducting the Sacred Ceremonial of the Church with great solemnity. It was his desire that the Latin of the Divine Office should be pure, full of spirit and elegance, being made to comply with classical Ciceronian Latin, particularly the great Hymns of the Divine Office.
Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. Bergoglio has maniacally suppressed even the half New Order "Extraordinary" Mess of 1962 and has enforced the heretical rites of the Vatican II Anti-council upon his Newchurch, upon pain of being fired. Several Newcardinals and Newbishops have already been fired or sidelined for opposing his apostasy. He has often spurned the universal Sacred Latin of the Church and substituted for it the local vulgar tongue of Italian.
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The Roman papacy is nothing to be particularly sanguine about. In the eyes of history, about one-third of the popes have been vile men: fornicators, murderers, cowards, heretics, schismatics, and excommunicates. One pope was so bad that his successor had him disinterred, placed on the papal throne, his corpse beaten with a rod, and all his acts declared null and void.
There is still some contest among historians for who was, of them all, "The Bad Pope." Some say Alexander VI, a Borgia pope who reigned from 1492 to 1503. The College of Cardinals was preparing to depose him from the papacy for "piracy, rape, sodomy, murder, incest, and lechery," but his death intervened. Others say that Alexander's successor, Leo X, a Medici pope who reigned from 1513-1521, was worse. But neither pope changed one iota of Catholic doctrine or liturgy. In fact, both strongly confirmed traditional Catholic theology and liturgy.
And yet they say that Leo X was "The Bad Pope"! But let us compare the history of Pope Leo X to that of the apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio on the 509th anniversary of the commencement of Pope Leo's papacy on March 9, 1513.
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Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Is there a way to pray the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) and receive an indulgence for the temporal punishment of my sins, if I do not have access to physical Stations of the Cross?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
Indeed there is. This is a situation in which many Traditional Catholics today find themselves, who worship in (independent) Traditional Catholic churches, chapels, and oratories that probably do not have the luxury of erecting Stations of the Cross. If you think about it, Traditional Catholics today are in no worse a situation that when Catholics were impeded from making a pilgrimage to the Holy Land to pray the actual Stations of the Cross on the Via Dolorosa, where the devotion first arose.
Thus, Holy Mother Church, in her compassion for the faithful, has since 1773 provided a shorter form of the Via Crucis This form is available to those at sea, prisoners, sick persons, and those who live in pagan countries (which now includes all the countries of the world, as the Vatican II Anti-council and its Newpopes forcibly suppressed all Catholic countries), as well as those who are hindered from making the Stations in their ordinary form. This is how to merit a plenary indulgence, remitting, under the usual conditions, all temporal punishment remaining as a result of sins even after they have been confessed. The ideal would be to pray the Via Crucis in conjunction with a fully Traditional Latin Mass at an (independent) Traditional Catholic church, chapel, or oratory.
If a person is reasonably impeded from saying all twenty Paters, Aves, and Glorias, he may merit, for each recitation of a Pater, Ave, and Gloria, a partial indulgence of ten years from temporal punishment remaining as a result of sins even after they have been confessed. The sick who cannot perform even the shorter form may gain all the indulgences, provided that they devoutly and contritely kiss, or at least fix their eyes upon a blessed Crucifix held before them, and recite, if possible, some short prayer or aspiration in memory of the Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
It should go without saying that we are speaking here of the traditional fourteen Stations of the Cross, not the New Order Stations fabricated by "Unsaint" Newpope JPII -Wojtyla in 1991. This Novus Ordo doppelganger should be rejected by every true Catholic as a sacrilege against Tradition.
The Neocon Newchurchers are on the firing line again -- as they should be because they have genuflected to the apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio for eight years now instead of getting out of his fake Newchurch of the New Order, which most certainly is not the Catholic Church. They are already on the run because Bergoglio virtually shot down their "Extraordinary" Half New Order New Latin Mess of 1962, which was corrupted by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, in order to soften up Newchurchers for the full-blown invalid/fake New Mess of 1969.
Now Bergoglio has again taken aim at the Neo-conservative Newchurchers by firing one of their Neocon Newbishops. His crime? Not paedophilia, as is the crime of many of Bergoglio's Newbishops, whose crimes he covers up and hides behind the walls of Newvatican. No, Newbishop Fernandez Torres, of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, was fired by Bergoglio on March 8, 2022, because he was "too conservative."
Torres is livid at the injustice and hypocrisy of Bergoglio's action. When asked to abdicate, Torres told Bergoglio that he would not be a party to the gross injustice against him. Bergoglio would have to fire him in the open. He called out Bergoglio for what he is, a hypocrite, who mouthes "mercy," but when it comes to anyone with even a jot or tittle of Catholicism, he cuts that person off at the knees. Torres has been charged with nothing. He is not the subject of any investigation. There is no process against him under Newchurch's spurious New Canon Law, which Bergoglio routinely violates. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
So why was Torres, 57, fired by Bergoglio? Although no official reason has been given, these appear to be the actions that got under Bergoglio's skin:
Torres is not the first Newbishop to be fired by the Marxist Dictator Newpope Francis-Bergoglio for being "too conservative." In 2014 Bergoglio had fired Newbishop Rogelio Livieres Plano, of Ciudad de Este, Paraguay, for similar reasons. Anyone left in Newchurch who has an iota of Catholicism left -- and there are very few now -- are hated by Bergoglio, who is pursuing a vicious vendetta against them and longs to extirpate them from his Newchurch.
Traditional Catholics, the Neocon Newchurchers remain clueless. This is not just a matter of the deeply-flawed New Latin Mess. Bergoglio is marking the Neocon Newchurchers for extermination from his Newchurch. The words of the great Roman orator and philosopher Cicero, much beloved of the Church Fathers, ring in our ears today, words that were spoken against another tyrant who wished to destroy Rome: "notat et designat oculis ad caedem unum quemque nostrum" [he notes and marks with his eyes for extermination each and every one of us]."
Francis-Bergoglio is desperate to turn his Newchurch into a feminist operation, but he has been stymied. There is just too much opposition to priestesses, even among his own Newchurchers, so he decided to try an end-run around Biblical and Catholic teaching,
The Marxist Bergoglio, who apparently flunked Newserminary in Marxist Argentina, is trying to divorce the potestas ordinum (the power of orders) from the potestas iurisdictionis (the power of jurisdiction), which are both imparted in the Sacrament of Holy Orders. (Newchurch rejected Holy Orders in 1968, when it adopted an invalid/fake Protestantized Ordinal.) Both powers are part of the potestas sacra, the sacred power imparted in the true Sacrament of Holy Orders. You can't have Catholic leadership (jurisdiction) separate from Holy Orders. Even Newchurch's own beloved Vatican II Anti-council agrees in its document (Lumen Gentium 28) that created the Newchurch of the New Order on September 21, 1964, to replace the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
Traditional Catholics, the ever-cunning Marxist devolutionist Francis-Bergoglio is thus trying to make an end-run, starting with his appointment of one Natalie Becquart, one of those fake Newchurch "sisters," to the second most powerful position in his 2023 General Synod, also known as Vatican III. Becquart herself has cited Bergoglio's 2019 Amazon Synod as the spark to give women the supreme power in Newchurch, so that they can, contrary to Biblical and Catholic teaching, rule over the clergy of the apostate Newchurch, even its Newpopes. The avatar of the General Synod is the nude pagan fertility goddess Pachamama, whom Bergoglio himself installed and blasphemously "blessed" before the altar of St. Peter's Basilica -- until two courageous young Austrians cast it down to the bottom of Rome's Tiber River.
Francis-Bergoglio tried to shield his old crony from Argentina, Newbishop Gustavo Zanchetta, from the consequences of his crimes, but the long arm of the civil law caught up with Zanchetta and did what Bergoglio wouldn't do: declare him a criminal and imprison him. On March 4, 2022, after Zanchetta had been convicted of "aggravated, continued" sex crimes against young Newchurch seminarians, he was sentenced to 4.5 years in an Argentine penitentiary, where he will be forced to do penance under state supervision.
Zanchetta, one of the squad of "Bergoglio Boys" from Marxist Argentina, as is Bergoglio himself, is a well-known intimate of Bergoglio, one of Bergoglio's first appointments, as Newbishop of Oran, Argentina, from 2013 to 2017. When criminal accusations against Zanchetta began, Bergoglio colluded to get Zanchetta extracted from Argentina and posting him in a position specially created for him within the walls of Newvatican. There the now escaped criminal Zanchetta administered Newvatican's real-estate holdings and other assets up till 2021. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, the long arm of the law eventually got Bergoglio's Boy, and justice was done to more young people corrupted by the Newpopes and their Newchurch. Francis-Bergoglio in his eight-year regime has established himself as an associate of criminals, whose crimes he ignores and covers up. These crimes include Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust and the Great London Real-estate Fraud, in which Newchurchers were defrauded of half a billion U.S. dollars in donations that they were fraudulently told were going to charity. In fact, all 300 of Bergoglio's Newbishops in the United States are currently being pursued in U.S. federal court for complicity in the fraud, as Bergoglio's corrupt regime is spiralling down faster and faster.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
For Lent, I would like to pray the Major Litanies of the Church. There seem to be no dearth of "private" litanies around, but I am interested in the Major Litanies that are traditionally approved by the Church. Could you list then for me?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
As you say, there are a number of "private" litanies, but there are only five approved Major Litanies. These naturally have pride of place in every Catholic's devotions, particularly during this season of Lent:
You are to be commended for making these sublime Litanies a part of your Lent. Most Catholics overlook them. More is the pity.
The order has gone out from Francis-Bergoglio: Newdioceses must include heretic Protestants and schismatic Eastern Orthodox in preparations for his "General Synod," the "Synod of Synods," otherwise known as Vatican III, called for 2023.
Newvatican's Synod of Bishops and the notorious Newcardinal Kurt Koch, President of Bergoglio's Council for Christian Unity, issued Bergoglio's January 18, 2022, directive to bishops to engage in "listening and dialogue" with Protestant heretics and Eastern Orthdodox schismatics and to give them "special place" in the 2023 General Synod. Oecumenism is the abhorrent heresy devised at the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), which falsely taught: "we all worship the same gods" and "all religions are true." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
Traditional Catholics, heretics and schismatics were rife at that Anti-council, which destroyed the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church and replaced it with the apostate Newchurch of the New Order. Bergoglio's Vatican III is shaping up to be even crazier -- if that were possible. The "General Synod" has nothing to do with Catholicism, and no true Catholics will be participating, just a congeries of heretics, schismatics, and apostates.
The Newchurch of the New Order has given further proof that even it doesn't believe in its phony "sacraments." Recent reports -- no surprise to Traditional Catholics -- have shown that in Newchurch even the basic Sacrament of Baptism has in many cases been corrupted into invalidity in Newchurch. In fact, Newchurch doesn't even call it "baptism" anymore, but "initiation," as if one were joining the Freemasons or a college fraternity.
On February 20, 2022, the Newchurch St. John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota, the hotbed since the 1950s of the Modernist liturgical "revolution" of the New Order, enticed students to an "Ice Mess" on a nearby frozen lake. Of course, the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Order Mess is unquestionably invalid (fake) anyway, but these clueless Newchurch students may think that the travesty is a real Mass. In that case, the sacrilege is doubled, as it is a grave sin to expose the Most Blessed Sacrament (which objectively this fake is not) to any hint of danger. Apparently, these clueless students flunked elementary physics: ice melts! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Service.]
Traditional Catholics, even the woman who directs the" campus ministry" admits that the Novus Ordo Mess isn't serious. She describes the this happening as "fun and adventurous," hardly an apt description if she believes that this is actually the re-presentation of the Sacrifice of Calvary. "Students really seemed to have fun with it," she said. That statement shows the vapidity of Newchurch leaders, who are not just heretics; they are downright silly!
Confirming previous psychological studies over the last several decades, a March 2, 2022, study from Baylor University found a link between accountability to God and higher physical and mental well-being. Those who so benefit do not just mouth religion and "spirituality," but hold themselves accountable to God, by, e.g., by actually worshipping their Creator and attending and praying at church services. Such people believe that they matter to others, have dignity, and lead a meaningful life. On that scale, Traditional Catholics come highest on the list.
The study found that those regularly attending church services and pray more are distinguished from those who merely conform to social norms. The faithful who believe that they are answerable to God prosper and understand their life's purpose, tending to lead fulfilled and successful lives. Such people tended more to act upon their moral obligations rather than merely mouthing platitudes, but acting llike hypocrites. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Neuroscience News.]
Traditional Catholics, by holding themselves accountable to God and fulfilling their obligation to worship Him regularly as Creator, come high on the scale of well-being. It turns out that those who do not fulfill that obligation to God, but rely on some vague notion of "spirituality," receive no positive effect physically or mentally in this life. To speak of eternal iife, we all know what ignoring our obligation to worship God weekly at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass portends. Now secular psychology confirms what we Traditional Catholics have known all along.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
You write with the necessary strength to condemn the genocidal attack on Ukraine, and Francis-Bergoglio's assent, or at least compliance, in the aggression into the sovereign territory of Ukraine. Considering the Commandments, Precepts, and other traditional Catholic tenets, when should other countries intervene to assist Ukraine?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
This is a complex judgment that belongs substantially in the political area. The case of Francis-Bergoglio is different because of the fact that he claims to be pope, but has actually been Hypocrite-in-Chief, constantly mouthing the Vatican II Anti-council's Heresy of Oecumenism ("we all worship the same gods"; "all religions are true"), which he has lately transmogrified into the "Fraternity of Mankind." He is always at the ready to condemn western capitalism, but is deaf and dumb when it comes, for example, to atheistic Communism, which has been specifically condemned by the Catholic Church since 1949, so that any who adhere to or support Communism are automatically Excommunicated. Invading a sovereign nation hardly displays the "Fraternity of Mankind."
Why is Bergoglio such a hypocrite to his own anti-Catholic principles? Newvatican sources report that Bergoglio's priority is to get Russian dictator Vladimir Putin to deign to allow him to have a meeting with the Patriarch of the schismatic Russian Orthodox sect, where Bergoglio can push the Oecumenical Heresy of the Vatican II Anti-council, even at the expense of the lives of his own Ukrainian Newchurchers. In the same way he has sold out the liberty and even lives of his own Newchurchers in Communist China so that he can play patsy with the murderous Communist dictator Xi Jinping. The Newpope is nothing if not consistent to his Marxist principles.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
About a decade ago a Neocon author wrote a book about the heresy of so-called Americanism. Could you explain what this heresy of "Americanism" is to which she referred?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
The heresy of "Americanism" was condemned by Pope Leo XIII in his Encyclical Letter "Testem benevolentiae" of 1899. Americanism's principal tenet is that the Church must adapt to "modern" civilization. This heresy was by no means limited to America, but was even more rampant in Europe, particularly in Northern Europe, and led eventually to the Vatican II Anti-council, which was run principally by the heretics of Northern Europe, among whose leaders was Josef Ratzinger, later to call himself "Benedict XVI."
Americanism is a species of the heresy of Modernism, condemned by Pope Pius IX, who preceded Leo, and by Pope St. Pius X, who succeeded him. Modernism was later let loose to take the Vatican II Anti-council out of the hands of the ailing Pope John XXIII, not by the Americans, but by the Northern Europeans, among whose Modernist leaders was the same Benedict-Ratzinger. It was this heresy of Modernism, condemned by popes since the 19th century, that resulted in the Modernists replacing in 1964 the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church with the apostate Newchurch of the New Order.
Modernism is a virulent heresy, still possessing the Newchurch of the New Order and was rightly described by Pope St. Pius X as "omnium haereseon collectum, the synthesis of all heresies. Its evil principle is that of Subjectivism, that there is no objective truth or morality, that everyone can make up his own truth and morality. That evil principle has led directly to the associated Vatican II heresy of Oecumenism ("all religions are true," "we all worship the same gods") and to the rejection of Natural Law, in the acceptance of all forms of sexual perversion. The Newchurch of the New Order has embraced the principle since its founding and has succumbed to its evil consequences, such as Newchurch's ongoing Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, which has raped, sodomized, and otherwise sexually assaulted hundreds of thousands of children and which has embezzled millions of dollars to enrich the coffers of the corrupt Newpopes' Newvatican.
Along with Russian dictator Vladimir Putin, the world should be condemning the Marxist Francis-Bergoglio. The hypocrite Newpope is always talking about the "fraternity of man," and has been pushing the United Nations to declare an international holiday under that title, but when push comes to shove, Bergoglio always sides with murderous dictators and Communists. Some world leaders have already been describing what is going on in the Ukraine, where 3,000,000 of its citizens are members of Bergoglio's Newchurch of the New Order, as genocide perpetrated by Putin and have called for the Russian dictator to be brought before the International Criminal Court and given the Nuremburg treatment for his targeting of civilians, likely only to get worse in the coming days.
The Marxist Bergoglio may be a flaming Narcissist paranoid, but is nothing if not consistent. When his own Newchurch bishops, presbyters, and laymen in Red China pleaded for his help against their murder and internment by the brutal government of Dictator Xi Zinping and his Chinese Communist Party, Bergoglio sold his own people out for more than a few pieces of silver. Xi is paying Bergoglio and his bankrupt Newvatican off to the tune of millions of U.S. dollars so that Xi can appoint and control all of Bergoglio's Newchurch bishops for him. Bergoglio gave Xi that right in a "secret" concordat of 2018, renewed in 2020.
Oh, yes, Bergoglio called on the Russian embassy in Rome and made a telephone call to Unkraine President Vlodymyr Zelenskyy, but that was all to cover up the fact that Bergoglio had not denounced the Russian dictator for his war of aggression against the Ukraine. Bergoglio is smelling as rancid as many think Pope Pius XII was in his silence toward Nazi Germany. A Deacon of the Ukrainian Catholic Church, which is supposed to be affiliated with Bergoglio, has denounced Bergoglio as giving in to "political correctness" or being bought by Russia's "extreme financial resources." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Newsmax.]
Traditional Catholics, the Newchurch Deacon called out Francis-Bergoglio's gross hypocrisy by demanding him "to speak the truth" and "not talk in general terms about peace and Eastern Europe because that's the equivalent to saying, 'Thoughts and prayers.' When [he is] behind invasion and war, it's scandalous." Bergoglio's supposed "moral authority," already compromised to the hilt by Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, is ebbing away to nothingness.
A member of Francis-Bergoglio's own Child Protection Commission called out the Third Paedophile Newpope on January 2, 2022, for being all talk and no action. Zoller is not the first. Several members of the Commission have said so since Bergoglio set up the Commission in 2014 -- and been fired for doing so.
Fr. Hans Zoller called a spade and said that Bergoglio needs to do much more to address the sex crimes that are rampant in his regime. Zoller called Bergoglio out for being a hypocrite, who "issues guidelines, which then simply land on a bookshelf." Bergoglio recently let off a Newcardinal, a Newarchbishop, and two Newbishops in Germany, who had been referred to him by the German Bishops' Conference for punishment.
Traditional Catholics, while Bergoglio's Newcurial officials with their delaying tactics halted the investigation of another Newarchbishop, the child victims are not granted sufficient legal rights in Newchurch. Zoller rightly stated that Newchurch had lost its credibility because it is consumed with its Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, which has been going on nonstop since Newchurch's founding at the Vatican II Anti-council in 1964 to replace the Catholic Church as the "institutional Church."
Several corrupt Newbishops have been caught maintaining hideaways at their Newchurchers' expense where they have conducted covert immoral activities. One of the most corrupt is censured Roger Mahoney, Newcardinal of Los Angeles, California (1985-2011), who built his Newcathedral of Our Lady of the Angels with a pagan altar around which Newchurch "nuns" were photographed dancing suggestively for him. Mahoney was also deeply enmeshed in cover-ups of sex crimes against children, as well as numerous other immoral activities. In April 2021, Mahony was charged by a teenage boy of sexual assault.
It seems that Mahony in early 2022 has sold for nearly 400,000 USD his sumptuous "love cabin," situated in the picturesque and remote Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, which features three bedrooms where the "entertainment" could take place for more than twenty years. There he is said to have "entertained" young Newseminaris and intimate members of his Newclergy. The same went on in the case of the notorious Newcardinal Theodore McCarrick and several other Newchurch prelates.
Traditional Catholics, the report is that now the heavy hand of the secular law is breathing down Mahoney's neck and that he is planning to fly to the bosom of the Third Paedophile Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio, to enjoy the diplomatic immunity that all the paedophile Newprelates there are granted, courtesy of the corrupt Newpopes of Newchurch, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church.