Daily Commentaries from the TRADITIO Fathers
APRIL 2022

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St. John Schola Volume VI


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St. John Schola Volume IX
It is most unfortunate that many traditional Catholics do not have access to the Solemn Rites of Holy Week and Easter in the fully-traditional rites before they were "modernized" in 1956. Even some of the so-called "traditional" groups scandalously use the "modernized" version instead of the traditional rites going back to the early Church. Fortunately, the St. John Schola has made available to the traditional Catholic faithful these significant rites on CD. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Gregorian Chant department for Volume IX of that Gregorian schola's recordings of Holy Week and Easter. For you traditional Catholics who do not have the opportunity to attend these singular rites in person, at least you can participate in them spiritually through these recordings. Do not lose the opportunity. These rites are an essential part of your traditional Catholic Faith.


These three days -- Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday -- are the most sacred in the entire liturgical year. For this 72-hour period, the Church, and we, meditate upon the truths most central to our Roman Catholic Faith: the Passion, Death, and Resurrection of Our Lord. The drama of these days is transfixing as we hear the various Evangelists' versions of the treachery of the Church establishment (Annas, Caiphas, the Sanhedrin), the abandonment of Christ by the first pope (the three denials of Peter) and the Apostles, the Faith beginning to touch the Gentiles (Pontius Pilate, the centurion Longinus), and the small number who stood by Christ in the end (the Marys and St. John). The liturgy of these days is the most ancient in the Church. Much is preserved from the very time of the Apostles, including the use of Greek in the Good Friday service. Up until a few hundred years ago, these were Holydays of Obligation, and no Catholic would think to miss them. Traditional Catholics should make even heroic efforts to be present at these solemn rites of Holy Week, in their traditional Catholic Latin form, the ancient form that existed before 1956. Those who do not have access to the traditional Latin rites should take ample time during this period to read the solemn rites in their missals, listen to the marvelous chant appointed for these days available on recordings, perform the Via Crucis, read the Passions in Scripture, review the Imitation of Christ, and engage in other such practices.

April 30, 2022 - St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin
Double Feast

Traditional Catholic Bishop Daniel Dolan Has Died Suddenly at Age 70 - UPDATED
He Pastored a Large Traditional Latin Mass Center near Cincinnati, Ohio

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Daniel  Dolan & Anthony Cekada

Bishop Daniel Dolan (Left)
Pastor of the Traditional Catholic Mass Center
At St. Gertrude the Great Church near Cincinnati, Ohio
Stands with His Co-pastor Fr. Anthony Cekada
Bishop Dolan Has Died Suddenly at the Age of 70
And Fr. Cekada Had Predeceased Him at Age 69
Exequies Are Scheduled for May 3-4, 2022
And Fr. Charles McGuire Is to Be Consecrated
As Dolan's Successor on May 18, 2022

At the Hour of Compline, approximately 23:00 UT on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, the Feast of the Holy Martyrs and Popes, Saints. Cletus & Marcellinus, independent Traditional Catholic Bishop Daniel Dolan died suddenly at age 70. The cause of his death has not yet been announced. Exequies are scheduled for May 3-4, 2022.

Bishop Dolan pastored a Traditional Catholic Mass Center, of some 600 members before the Red China Virus, at St. Gertrude the Great Church in West Chester, near Cincinnati, Ohio, not far from his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. Until September 11, 2020, he shared pastoring responsibility with Fr. Anthony Cekada, but on that date Fr. Cekada passed away at the age of 69 from a series of stokes. It was announced that Dolan expressed his desire for Fr. Charles McGuire to succeed him. McGuire is to be consecrated a Traditional Catholic bishop by Bp. Rodrigo da Silva on May 18, 2022. McGuire has previously served small missions in Chillicothe, Ohio, and Saybrook, Illinois.

In 1980, Fr. Dolan courageously stood up to the hypocrisy of many priests and organizations who at the time -- and still to this day -- colluded with the heretic Newchurch of the New Order. Fr. Dolan then enunciated the principles that would become the hallmarks of the Traditional Catholic Movement:

  1. the exclusive use of the fully Traditional Latin Mass of 1950, not the corrupted version of 1962, engineered gradually by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini since 1948 to lead up to the invalid New Order Mess of 1969
  2. the elimination of the names of the heretic Newpopes of the Newchurch of the New Order from the Sacred Canon of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
  3. the rejection of the wholesale changes made by Bugnini to the Traditional Catholic Calendar of Our Lord's, the Blessed Virgin Mary's, and the Saints' feastdays
  4. the rejection of Newchurch's "installation" of presbyters and Newbishops under the Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, after which priests and bishops were no longer validly ordained or consecrated in the Newchurch of the New Order
  5. the rejection of Newchurch's marriage courts, which were -- and are to this day -- handing out fake (invalid) "divorces" like candy

Fr. Dolan worked hard from 1993 to established some 35 Traditional Catholic Mass Centers from coast to coast in the United States. When he was asked to accept the episcopacy, he refused at first, but, eventually, on November 30, 1993, acceded to the universal pleas of the faithful. In addition to his headquarters at St. Gertrude's, Bishop Dolan made himself available to Traditional Catholic communities throughout the world, performing episcopal functions for such communities in Mexico, France, Belgium, Poland, and Italy.

April 29, 2022 - St. Peter of Verona, Martyr
Double Feast

New Order by Francis-Bergoglio: All Presbyters, Including the FSSP Former "Indult" Group
Must Simulate the New Order Mess at a Minimum of Once a Year

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Concelebrated New Order Mess

Some Fifty Presbyters "Concelebrate" a Fake (Invalid) New Order Mess
This Travesty, Which Violates the Dogmatic Principles of the Council of Trent
Will Now Be Forced upon the Former "Indult" Groups
Like the Fraternity of St. Peter and the Institute of Christ the King
Which Is a Violation of Their Newpapal Charters
And of Newchurch's Own Newcanon Law
Rather than Stop Colluding with the Apostate Newchurch
And instead Severing All Ties with It
The "Indult" Groups Have Become Such Lapdogs
Of the Newchurch of the New Order
That They Will Continue to Cooperate in Their Apostasy
From the Catholic Faith

The punches just keep coming from Francis-Bergoglio, following up on his July 16, 2022, Motu Proprio "Traditionis custodes," by which the so-called "Extraordinary" Half New Order New Latin Mess of 1962 is being shut down fast. Bergoglio's latest directive, of April 21, 2022, enjoins even groups like the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) and the Institute of Christ the King (ICR), the Institute of the Good Shepherd (IBP), and other similar groups, once known as "indult" groups, to simulate the New Latin Mess of 1962 at a minimum of once a year, in the vulgar tongues.

Bergoglio "insisted" that such groups can simulate the New Latin Mess only in their own churches and oratories for their own households, not in Newparish churches. No public announcement of New Latin Messes is permitted. Moreover, no further "indult" groups, even as limited as they are now by the motu proprio, will be permitted in the future.

Former "indult" groups like the FSSP must also engage at a minimum of once a year in the New Order practice of "concelebrating," i.e., having more than one presbyter "presiding" around the Novus Ordo dinner table. Concelebration has run rampant in Newchurch to undercut the doctrine of the priesthood -- which, in any case, the Newchurch of the New Order lost in 1968 when in adopted a Protestantized New Ordinal, under which presbyters and Newbishops are merely "installed" like Protestant ministers and not ordained under the Sacrament of Holy Orders. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Famille Chretienne.]

Traditional Catholics, it remains to be seen whether the Fraternity of St. Peter, the Institute of Christ the King, the Institute of the Good Shepherd, etc., will stop colluding with the apostate Newchurch and instead sever all ties with it. Forcing them to simulate the heretical and invalid New Mess of 1969 openly and publicly violates their Newpapal charters and violates even Newchurch's own Newcanon Law, which guarantees each presbyter freedom to simulate Messes individually. When will these pseudo-traditionalist groups realize that if they continue with Newchurch, they will be dead within the decade? That is the clear and undeniable history of the New Latin Mess, which is rushing ever faster toward its extinction in Newchurch.

April 28, 2022 - St. Paul of the Cross, Confessor
Double Feast

A Reader Asks: "Is it Permitted for Catholics to Join
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and Other Secret Societies Associated with Freemasonry?"

From: Richard
Elk Lodge Emblem

Like Several Other Secret Societies
Including the Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias
The Elks Lodge Is Associated with the Freemasons
An Anti-Catholic, Sectarian Body
That Advocates "the Overthrow of the Whole Religious,
Political, and Social Order Based on Christian Institutions"
Since 1738 Catholics Have Been
Under Penalty of Excommunication
Strictly Forbidden to Enter Masonic Societies
Or to Promote Them in Any Way

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

Is it permitted for Catholics to join The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and other secret societies associated with Freemasonry?


From as far back as 1884, Pope Leo XIII issued the Encyclical Letter Humanum Genus [On Freemasonry], in which the pope specifically warned the faithful to beware of organizations associated with Masonry that "hide their real character under the mask of universal toleration, of respect for all religions, of the mania of reconciling the maxims of the Gospel with those of revolution" (para. 9).

In the same year, the Vatican added to its condemnation three other secret societies: the Knights of Pythias, the Elks, and the International Order of Odd Fellows. A decree of January 18, 1896, allows a nominal membership in the Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, and Sons of Temperance, if these conditions are fulfilled: (1) the society is entered in good faith, (2) there is no scandal, (3) grave temporal injury would result from withdrawal, and (4) there is no danger of perversion from the Catholic Faith. Although the Elks Lodge was not specifically mentioned, one could reasonably apply the same principles to that and similar secret societies.

As to Freemasonry itself, not only is Freemasonry unlawful in the eyes of the Church as a secret society to the detriment of religion but also is really a sectarian body, having its own formulae of belief about God, the soul, conscience, etc., and its own secret and public rituals and promoting syncretism (one-world religion).

A Catholic cannot be a Freemason any more than he may be a member of any other Church than the Catholic Church. Freemasonry professes Naturalism and hence is opposed to Supernaturalism. It is opposed not only to Catholicism and Christianity but also to the whole system of supernatural truth. It systematically promotes religious indifferentism ("all religions are equal"). Its ultimate purpose is, according to its Universal Manual of Freemasonry, "the overthrow of the whole religious, political, and social order based on Christian institutions and the establishment of a new state of things according to its own ideas and based in its principles and laws on pure Naturalism."

Although claiming religious toleration as one of its principles, Freemasonry openly attacks Catholicism. Since 1738 Catholics have been, under penalty of excommunication incurred ipso facto and reserved to the pope, strictly forbidden to enter Masonic societies or to promote them in any way.

April 27, 2022 - St. Peter Canisius, Confessor & Doctor
Double Feast

Francis-Bergoglio Yearns to Receive the Blessing of the Schismatic Patriarch of All Russia
Yet Patriarch Kirill Seems to Despise the Apostate Newpope Bergoglio

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Francis-Bergoglio & Patriarch Kirill

Francis-Bergoglio Lays a Newpapal Smooch
On the Schismatic Patriarch of All Russia, Kirill
Bergoglio Yearns to Receive the Blessing of Kirill
The Two Had a Remote Meeting in March 2022
But a Second, In-person Meeting, Was Called Off
Just as Traditional Catholic Priests Refuse
To Mention the Apostate Newpope Bergoglio's Name
In the Sacred Canon of the Traditional Latin Mass
Eastern Orthodox Are Refusing to Mention Kirill's Name
In the Anaphora (Canon) of Their Divine Liturgy

The Eastern Orthodox certainly want no part of Francis-Bergoglio's phony Oecumenist Heresy (we all worship the same gods; all religions are true), but because of the pressure of Russia's war against the Ukraine, a remote meeting was arranged for show by video-conference between the apostate Newpope and the Patriarch, even though Kirill had previously blown off a meeting with Bergoglio. Now it has been announced on April 22, 2022, that a second, in-person, meeting, which had been talked about for Jerusalem in June 2022, has been called off.

Bergoglio has been yearning to be accepted and blessed by Kirill, so much so that he has compromised his vaunted Novus Ordo principle of "fraternity" and has refused to speak out against the Russian attacks against civilian sites in the Ukraine. Now Bergoglio's pro-Marxist policies have come crashing down on him, as he is being spurned by the Patriarch anyway.

Traditional Catholics, just like Francis-Bergoglio, who is facing increasing defections from within his Newchurch for his heretical teachings and practices, Kirill is facing a schism in Eastern Orthodoxy. Significant numbers of Orthodox previously under Kirill's Moscow jurisdiction have instead been joining the Ukrainian Orthodox Church since 2018. The Ukrainian Orthodox refuse to mention Kirill's name in their Anaphora (Canon), just as Traditional Catholics refuse to mention the apostate Bergoglio's name in the Sacred Canon of the Traditional Latin Mass.

April 26, 2022 - Sts. Cletus & Marcellinus, Popes & Martyrs
Semidouble Feast

A Reader Asks: "Why Does the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Begin with Vespers and Compline instead of Matins?"

From: Patricia
Officium Parvum Beatae Mariae Virginis

Those Who Are Invested in the Brown Scapular
Of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Are Obligated to Recite Daily
The Officium Parvum Beatae Mariae Virginis
{Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary]
This Is One of the Little Offices
Like the Office of the Dead
Which Follow the Hours of the Full Divine Office
Though Are Briefer
The Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Is Closer to the Church's Divine Office
And Is Preferable to the Rosary
Which Is a Much Less Rich, Simplified Version of It

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

Because I am invested with the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, I am obligated to recite daily the Officium Parvum Beatae Mariae Virginis [Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary]. I am wondering why Vespers is the first Hour mentioned in the Little Office. I thought that Vespers and Compline are the evening Hours, therefore the last Hours of the day, with the first Hour being Matins, followed by Lauds, etc.


In the full Divine Office, Sundays and many feasts have First Vespers the evening before the actual day, as well as Second Vespers after the Hour of None on the day itself. To synchronize with this arrangement, the Little Offices place Vespers first in the Office books. You will notice that the same arrangement is used for the Officium Defunctorum [Office of the Dead].


Francis-Bergoglio Removes Crucifixes from His Event Site
So as Not to "Offend" Muslim Infidels on His Newpapal Junket to Malta

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
No Crucifix

The Apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio
Has Ordered Crucifixes at His Event Site in Malta Removed
So as Not to Offend Muslim Infidel "Migrants"
Yet the Overwhelming Majority of Maltese
Are Bergoglio's Own Newchurchers
With Only Two per Cent Identifying as Muslims
Bergoglio, Who Has Described Atheists as His Best Friends
Has Been Caught on Previous Ocasions
Ordering the Removal of Catholic Symbols
When He Appears at Public Events

True to his commitment to the Vatican II Anti-council's Oecumenical Heresy (we all worship the same gods; all religions are true), the Newpope Francis-Bergoglio ordered all crucifixes removed from the event site on his Newpapal junket to Malta on April 2-3, 2022. He claimed that he committed this act so as not to offend Muslim infidels -- in spite of the fact that 83 per cent of the Maltese claim to be Newchurchers, and only 2 per cent, Muslim infidels.

There is nothing new in this act for the apostate Bergoglio, who claims that his best friends are atheists. Bergoglio has been caught several times in the past ordering the removal of Crucifixes and other traditional Catholic symbols from his event sites. In Malta, Bergoglio wanted to show support for invaders (he euphemistically calls them "migrants"), whom he has been all but forcing European countries to admit. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Christianity Daily.]

Traditional Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio was outed by the Newarchdiocese of Malta, which confirmed that Bergoglio's "podium will not be adorned with a Crucifix given that the majority of migrants are Muslim." Yet Bergoglio's denial of the Faith his riled the Maltese. They have expressed their resentment at his pressuring tiny Malta to accept hordes of "migrants," even though the island is barely more than 300 square kilometres in area. Meanwhile, Bergoglio's Vatican City admits nary one homeless person. The Swiss Guard is appointed to drive the homeless out because they hurt tourism and thus cut into Bergoglio's profits.

April 24, 2022 - Low Sunday - Quasimodo Sunday
Double Major Sunday of the First Class

Notorious Presbyter Paedophile Sex Criminal Kills Man in Drunk-driving Incident
Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger Had Wanted to Keep Kiesle in the Active Newchurch Ministry

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Benedict-Ratzinger Letter

With This Latin Letter from His Dicastery
Newcardinal Josef Ratzinger
Later to Call Himself "Benedict XVI"
Wanted to Keep Presbyter Stephen Kiesle
In the Active Newchurch Ministry
Kiesle Had Sexually Assaulted at Least Ten Children
The Newdiocese of Oakland, California
And even Kiesle Himself Pleaded with Ratzinger
To Expel Kiesle from Newchurch
But Ratzinger Kept Him on "for the Good of [New]church"
Now Kiesle in a Drunken Stupor Has Run His Speeding Car
Up onto a Curb and Killed a Man Innocently Walking
With His Wife on the Sidewalk
According to the Moral Principle of St. Paul in His Epistle
Kiesle and Ratzinger Are Both "Worthy of Death"

Newchurch's moral bankruptcy claimed another victim on April 19, 2022, when its sex criminal presbyter, Stephen Kiesle, of Oakland, California, who was kept in the active Newchurch ministry by Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger, in a drunken stupor ran his speeding car up onto a curb and killed head on a man innocently walking with his wife on the sidewalk. The man was declared dead at the scene.

Kiesle had been accused by several families of committing sexual assaults against their children, including six boys at a Newparish in Union City, California, one boy at a Newparish in Pinole, and three girls at a Newparish in Fremont. Although the Newchurch diocese of Oakland pleaded with Newchurch's cardinal responsible at the time for sex crimes, Josef Ratzinger, later to call himself Newpope Benedict XVI, Ratzinger, was complicit, as a 2022 investigation revealed, in keeping Kiesle in the active Newchurch ministry, from which even Kiesle himself asked to be dispensed. Ratzinger claimed that Kiesle should be kept on "for the good of the [New]church." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by SFGate.]

Traditional Catholics, the Newchurch of the New Order continues to perpetrate vile crimes against children and adults. Its Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust is as alive today as ever. The Newpopes themselves have been openly complicit in these crimes, which St. Paul (Romans 1:32/DRV) declared are "worthy of death," both for their perpetrators and "they also that consent to them." These accomplices include the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla, Benedict-Ratzinger, and the current pretender Francis-Bergoglio. No true Catholic can have anything whatsoever to do with the imposter Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church. Nothing under the sun could be clearer by this time.

April 23, 2022 - Easter Saturday
Semidouble Feast

The Eastern Rites Have Told Francis-Bergoglio in No Uncertain Terms:
No Way: We're Not Turning Our Altars around in Violation of Apostolic Tradition!

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Holy Qurbana

The Traditional Holy Qurbana (Holy Sacrifice)
In the Eastern Syro-Malabar Rite
Is Celebrated, Like the Traditional Latin Mass
With the Celebrant Facing the East
Away from the Congregation
Having Destroyed the Western Rites
Francis-Bergoglio Is Now Attempting
To Force the Eastern Rites to "Modernize"
Unlike the Cowardly Westerners
The Easterners Are Fighting Bergoglio
Tooth and Nail -- and Winning!

While western Newchurchers rolled over to the apostate Newpopes and turned their altars around to face the congregation in violation of apostolic tradition, eastern Newchurchers are fighting Bergoglio tooth and nail over his attempts to "modernize" the Eastern Church, now that he has destroyed the Western Church. The resistance to Bergoglio has been so pronounced that Il Papa Dittatore has had to issue a second directive on April 1, 2022, to his Eastern Newchurchers to "modernize," telling them that they will suffer "difficulty and pain" if they don't capitulate. Yet his self-described "pleas" have fallen on deaf ears.

The turnaround of the altar, which westerners call versus populum, had been fought now for a decade. Eastern presbyters have gone on a hunger strike and have burned Bergoglio's Newcardinals in effigy. More than 300 Eastern-rite presbyters passed a unanimous resolution refusing to celebrate the Holy Qurbana (Holy Sacrifice) facing the congregation. This abomination has almost completely taken over Newchurch in the West. [The Catholic World Report.]

Traditional Catholics, one wonders what would have happened if Westerners had been as courageous their Eastern counterparts and just said "NO!" to Newpope Paul VI-Montini, who implemented each and every one of the Vatican II Anti-councils heretical documents. The whole "Liturgical Revolution" might easily have been derailed before it got started. But, no, Western Catholics lost the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church and in 1964 got the fake Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church. The latest Pew Foundation study indicates that yet another tranche of Newchurchers has walked out, so that only about 5 per cent of core Newchurchers are left, while at the same time even as many as half of New Order churches are being shut down because of lack of attendance and lack of donations.

April 22, 2022 - Easter Friday
Semidouble Feast

Francis-Bergoglio Holds the Record for the Filthiest-mouthed "Pope"
He's at It Again, Calling Those Who Criticize His Apostasy from the Catholic Faith as Being "Shit-eaters"

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

You Are a Bunch of "Shit-eaters"
Rails Francis-Bergoglio against Traditional Catholics
And even Those of His Own Newchurchers
Who Now Publicly State that He Is Not a Pope at All
But a Fraud, a Marxist
Even an Excommunicated Communist
Yet Bergoglio Himself Admits in His Own Book
That He Is a Marxist
And Calls Atheists and Communists
His "Best Friends"

Francis-Bergoglio, in addition to his now-undeniable apostasy from the Catholic Mass, Sacraments, doctrine, and morality, doesn't even sound like a "pope." Perhaps that is why not only Traditional Catholics but also an increasing number of his own Newchurchers are publicly stating that he is not a pope at all, but a fraud, a Marxist, even an excommunicated Communist.

Even though he admits in his own book to being a Marxist, who secreted the most vile Marxist/atheistic books under his pillow at the Argentine Newseminary that he attended, nevertheless if any of his opponents who denounce him for his apostasy from the Catholic Faith should bring these facts up, the Newpope, who suffers from a raging case of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), flies into a rage and calls his opponents filthy names. One of his favorites is "shit-eaters" (coprophiliacs).

His latest rage was against an Argentine reporter who criticized the Marxist Newpope for being partial to the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin. Bergoglio sent a handwritten letter on April 7, 2022, accusing the reporter of "disinformation, slander, defamation, and shit-eating." Already in 2018 Bergoglio had accused the media of being "shit-eaters." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]

Traditional Catholics, the world is gradually getting the truth about Francis-Bergoglio -- and he doesn't like it one bit. While he mouths "fraternity," he refuses to criticize, in addition to the bellicose dictator Vladimir Putin, also the dictator of Communist China, Xi Jinping, for imprisoning and executing Uyghurs, Buddhists, and Christians. Even the international press has become increasingly critical of Bergoglio for his silence on Putin's war of aggression against the Ukraine and Red China's war against religion. Bergoglio has even been accused under Catholic moral theology of being a personal accomplice in the "crimes, atrocities, and barbarities" being committed in those countries. It seems that the hypocritical mask of Bergoglio is now being ripped off, and the jig is up for him.

April 21, 2022 - Easter Thursday
Semidouble Feast

Francis-Bergoglio Turns the Screws Tighter on the "Extraordinary" New Latin Mess of 1962
The Apostate Newpope Is Bound and Determined to Cast It Into Oblivion

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Fairfield Carmelite Monastery

Newchurch's Discalced Carmelite Monastery
In Fairfield, Pennsylvania, Will Now Become Rubble
Francis-Bergoglio Has Ordered It
And Its Sister Monastery in Valparaiso, Kentucky
Shut Down and Its Two Chaplains Fired
After a Newvatican Inquisition Found
That the Monasteries Were "Too Traditional"
Since Bergoglio in 2021 Suppressed the "Extraordinary"
New Latin Mess of 1962

We know that the New Latin Mess of 1962, erroneously called "Extraordinary" by Newchurch, is most certainly not the Traditional Latin Mass, any more than the Newchurch of the New Order is the Catholic Church. Nevertheless, it is instructive to see how the apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio treats his Neocon Newchurchers, as his autocratic behavior provides more evidence why no true Catholic should have any association whatsoever with his Newchurch sect.

Bergoglio has shut down Newchurch's Discalced Carmelite Monastery of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, and fired its chaplain as of April 3, 2022, claiming that the Rule of St. Theresa of Avila is "too traditional." Their sin was to use the New Latin Mess, which Bergoglio suppressed in 2021 with his directive "Traditionis custodes," and to follow the traditional Carmelite rule. Bergoglio also fired Newmonsignor Thornburn from the chaplaincy of Newchurch's Discalced Carmelite Monastery in Valparaiso, Nebraska, a thirty-year veteran there. The ill-starred Fairfield chaplain, Fr. Maximilian, was a refugee from the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, which was previously shut down by Bergoglio. He should have known better, but he continued to associate with Bergoglio's apostate Newchurch sect and has now paid the price for his folly.

The means by which Bergoglio has ordered the shutdowns and firings is the infamous Newvatican Inquisition, which is the vehicle that Bergoglio is continuing to use to suppress his other Neocon Newchurchers and the New Latin Mess. The visitation of the Newchurch Discalced Carmelites was concluded in September 2021. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]

Traditional Catholics, the visitations and shutdowns come pursuant to a Newvatican instruction that Francis-Bergoglio had issued in 2018, Cor orans, in which he forces formerly autonomous monastic orders of women into Marxist-like "mixed collective associations." The instruction bars contemplative orders from Newchurch and forces cloistered religious away from prayer and out into the secular world. The nuns' religious formation will henceforth be strictly according to the Vatican II Anti-council. Thus, another small vestige of Catholicism has been expelled from the Newchurch of the New Order, which every true Catholic is obliged in conscience to shun as an apostate organization, in many cases much worse than the heretical Protestant sects.

April 20, 2022 - Easter Wednesday
Semidouble Feast

Francis-Bergoglio Praises the Pope Who Wanted to Reconcile to the Arch-heretic Martin Luther
Bergoglio Has on Many Occasions Expressed His Love for Luther and His Heretic Protestantism

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Martin Luther Statue & Francis-Bergoglio

Francis-Bergoglio Greets a New Statue
Of the Arch-heretic Martin Luther
Which Bergoglio Ordered Installed
In Newvatican in October 2016
The Apostate Newpope Has Been Unswerving
In Expressing His Love for the Arch-heretic
Under Whom Half the Souls of Europe Were Lost
In the Protestant Revolt

On April 7, 2022, Francis-Bergoglio again revealed his perverted view of the papacy, even as more and more Newchurchers, not just Traditional Catholics, are becoming outspoken in stating that Bergoglio is not a real pope. Bergoglio told the Pontifical German Institute in Newrome that his model for a pope was Adrian VI, who attempted to "reconcile" the Catholic Church to the Arch-heretic Martin Luther.

Adrian VI (r. 1522-1523) was the last non-Italian pope. He hailed from Utrecht, then part of Greater Germany, which, in the later period of the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), was the instigator of many of the heresies adopted by that Anti-council. The Church in Northern Europe was then, as it is today, constantly pushing heresy and immorality. From it also came one of the central leaders of the Modernist rebellion at the Anti-council, one Josef Ratziner, who later presumed to style himself Benedict XVI. Adrian sent his nuncio to the Diet of Nuremberg to beg forgiveness of the Arch-heretic Luther for the "sins" of the Roman Catholic Church. Adrian died in a year and was unable to accomplish his malignant designs.

It is only to be expected that the apostate Bergoglio would praise a pope who tried to "reconcile" the Catholic Church with the Arch-heretic Luther, who hijacked half of the Catholics souls of Europe into the damnable Protestant Heresy. That evil was partially undone only when the devout Catholic Christopher Columbus, by his own design and that of the similarly0devout Spanish monarchs Ferdinand and Isabella, chartered a courageous voyage to the New World, not so much for spices, but, as Columbus's own journals show, to win back souls lost to the Protestant Heresy in Europe. And that the trio did accomplish -- in spades -- until the Vatican II Anti-council of 1962-1965 destroyed their work.. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

Traditional Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio would never utter a word of praise for his saintly predecessor, the last pope before Pius X (r. 1903-1914) to be recognized by the true Church as a Saint, Pope Pius V (r. 1566-1572). Pius V, who canonized the Traditional Latin Mass for the world in perpetuity (1570). Pius V, who saved the Western Civilization by defeating the Infidels at the Battle of Lepanto (1571). Pius V, who finally had the courage to excommunicate Bloody Elizabeth, the heretic queen of England, who viciously slaughtered Catholic priests and bishops with abandon. No, of course Bergoglio would never praise this true Saint-Pope!


Is a Schism in the Apostate Newchurch of the New Order on the Horizon?
What the Leftist Newchurchers Are Willing to Do, the Pseudo-traditionalists Are too Cowardly to Contemplate

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Synodal Flags

As Francis-Bergoglio's Synodal Flags Fly
Announcing His General Synod of 2023
Which Is Shaping up to Be a Vatican III Anti-council
Newchurch Bishops on Both the Left and the Right
Are Going at Each Other
An April 11, 2022, Open Letter Includes the Feared Word:
In Fact, Newchurch Is Already in a State of Schism
As Many Newchurch Leaders on Both the Left and Right
Regard Bergoglio as Not a Real Pope --
And He Knows It!

What the radical Newchurchers are apparently ready to do on the Left, the Neocon Newchurchers refuse to do on the right. The pseudo-traditionalists seem too cowardly to do anything but bend the knee to Newchurch's apostate Newpopes, Newdoctrine, and Newmorality. The pseudo-traditionalist Neocon Newchurchers are of the ilk whom Christ condemned, not courageous in the Faith, but pusillanimous. They are of the ilk whom St. Paul condemned, not moral, but cooperators with evil, is the apostate Newchurch of the New Order.

Even the Newchurch hierarchy is increasingly fragmented. One recent example of this fact is the April 11, 2022, open letter sent by 70 Neocon Newbishops to their Neocon Newbishop colleagues in and around Germany, the same source from which the heretic Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) originated, whose star was the besuited Modernist Josef Ratzinger, later to dub himself Benedict XVI. The open-letter signers deprecated the Protestant "Synodal Way" process that is going to turn Newchurch on its head in 2023 into a "Vatican III" Anti-council. But whom are these Neocon Newbishops really deprecating but the self-proclaimed Marxist leader of their own Newchurch, Newpope Francis-Bergoglio! [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

Traditional Catholics, it seems that Newchurch is now slipping further toward outright schism. Already many Traditional Catholics do not regard Francis-Bergoglio and his immediate predecessors as real popes, but now there are an increasing number of Newchurchers on the Left who don't regard Bergoglio as a real pope either. And Bergoglio knows full well that many in his Newchurch suspect his legitimacy. He has referred to the doubt about his legitimacy even to the international press. In reality, schism already exists in Newchurch: every clueless Tom, Dick, and Harriet Newchurcher has his or her own idea of what is Catholic, and the Marxist Bergoglio, who hates Catholics, but loves Marxists and atheists, whom he calls his best friends, has become the lightning rod for the ultimate fracture of the apostate Newchurch of the New Order.


Newchurch Leaders Are Rebelling against Francis-Bergoglio for a Purported Decree
Allowing the FSSP to Continue under Restrictions -- but for How Long?

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Massimo Faggioli

Professor Massimo Faggioli
Delivered the Keynote Address
For a Meeting of 70 Newcardinals, Newbishops
And Newtheologians of Newchurch
In Which He Noted that Francis-Bergoglio's Legitimacy
As Bishop of Rome Has Become Increasingly Questioned
By the Full-blown Modernists in Control of Newchurch
In a Leftist Backlash, Bergoglio Is Now Being Criticized
For Purportedly Allowing the Pseudo-traditionalist FSSP
To Continue to Operate pending Bergoglio's Inquisition of the FSSP
Albeit only under Restrictions and Only Temporarily

As the story goes, Francis-Bergoglio thought that he could pull a fast one by allowing the pseudo-traditionalist Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) to continue to operate, albeit under restrictions and only temporarily. It appears that Bergoglio took the action -- if in fact he even did so; there is no official confirmation -- under condition of plausible deniability. No one at Newvatican is confirming whether the purported "Decretum" of February 11, 2022, even exists: it has not been published by Newvatican. It exists only in a purported Latin and Spanish version published by the FSSP itself on its web site. Thus, it is not even an official document of Newchurch.

Even if the purported decree exists, it would be only temporary and transient, as Bergoglio has ordered an inquisition of the pseudo-traditionalist FSSP according to the standards of the heretical Vatican II Anti-council. If the FSSP passes the inquisition, the FSSP would be proven once again to be a fraud, merely an heretical handmaiden of the apostate Newchurch of the New Order. If the FSSP fails, it would compromised as it already is, would bite the dust.

To add to the furor, 70 Newcardinals, Newbishops, and Newtheologians of Newchurch met on April 7, 2022, and the keynote address, delivered by Professor Massimo Faggioli, noted that Bergoglio's legitimacy as Bishop of Rome has become increasingly questioned by the full-blown Modernists in control of Newchurch . Now, in a Modernist backlash, Bergoglio is being criticized for purportedly allowing the pseudo-traditionalist FSSP to continue to operate pending Bergoglio's inquisition of the FSSP, albeit only under restrictions and only temporarily. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Reporter.]

Traditional Catholics, it is becoming clear that the limited voices of the Neocon Newchurchers, who want a little corner for their corrupted "Extraordinary" New Latin Mess of 1962, are being overwhelmed by the vast majority of Newchurch leaders, who want any semblance of "traditionalism" abolished root and branch. Most likely, the FSSP will abysmally fail Francis-Bergoglio's inquisition -- all other pseudo-traditionalist organization has failed their inquisitions to date, like the pseudo-traditionalist Franciscan and Carmelite groups. It is the just and necessary outcome for the pseudo-traditionalist organizations who have for years bent the knee to attempt a compromise with Newchurch, only to find themselves beaten to a pulp. One cannot morally or practically make a Mephistopelean compromise on the Faith. You cannot serve two masters: Christ and Satan.


Omnibus Lectoribus Internexus TRADITIONIS:
Beatam Pascham!

Resurrexi Chant

Introitus Cantandus Dominica Resurrectionis
"Resurrexi, et adhuc tecum sum, alleluia"

The days of violet are gone. The voices of the Old Testament prophets Isaias and Jeremias are stilled. The Alleluias and Glorias that have been missing since Septuagesima return once more, in profusion. "Hence it is that at the Gloria today the bells are rung, the organ peals forth, the statues and pictures are uncovered, and a few moments afterward the glad Alleluias, silenced for nine weeks past, are heard again in jubilant tones, soaring in their triple repetition higher and higher until they seem to mingle with the songs of the angels in heaven." As the great drama of our redemption draws to an end, let us join in the joy of Holy Mother Church today as she specially sets before us after Communion the great psalm of praise to our risen Lord: "Praise the Lord, all ye nations; praise him, all ye people. For his mercy is confirmed upon us; and the truth of the Lord remaineth forever" (Psalms 116:1-2/DRV). Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

Gregorian Chant of Easter Sunday
Johann Sebastian Bach's Easter Oratorio [BWV 249]
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).


Holy Saturday: The Mother of All Vigils
The Light of Christ Is Kindled, We Hear the Ancient Prophecies, and the First Mass of Easter Is Celebrated at Noon

From: The TRADITIO Fathers:
Nadal's Christus Descendens ad Inferos

What Transpired when Christ Descended into Limbo
On Holy Saturday

WARNING AGAINST THE FALSE NEW LATIN (AKA "EXTRAORDINARY") HOLY WEEK RITES OF 1962. The Modernist changes of 1956-1962 gutted the Traditional Latin Rites of this most holy week of the entire year. They were engineered by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, the Chief Architect of the Novus Ordo of 1969, and were never approved by Pope Pius XII in forma specifica. They were introduced by Bugnini as the opening salvo toward the completely-fabricated, invalid Novus Ordo of 1969.

Among the Modernisms introduced for Holy Saturday, making the false "Extraordinary" rites of 1956-1962 like the invalid Novus Ordo service, are: (1) eliminating two of the three ancient prayers blessing the new fire; (2) replacing the traditional ceremony for inscribing and blessing the Paschal candle with a new one, completely fabricated by the Modernists; (3) eliminating the ancient procession of the triple candle into the church while Lumen Christi was thrice invoked; (4) modifying the ancient Paschal Proclamation, the Exsultet; (5) eliminating eight of the twelve Old Testament prophecies foretelling the coming of Christ; (6) directing that the Collects be chanted at the sedilia rather than the altar, in the manner of the Novus Ordo "presider"; (7) dividing and partially eliminating the traditional Litany of the Saints; (8) introducing a spurious "Renewal of Baptismal Vows" in the vernacular, the first time that the vernacular is explicitly permitted as an integral part of a liturgical rite; (9) eliminating in their entirety from the Mass the Prayers at the Foot of the Altar and the Last Gospel, as does the Novus Ordo service; (10) moving the entire service to nighttime instead of before noon with the First Mass of Easter immediately following at noon, in contravention of the traditional principle that during Lent, in both Western and Eastern rites, there is a symbolic inversion of time as a consequence of the Fall, with the restoration of normality coming only with the victory of the Lord on Easter morning.

Through these rites of Holy Saturday, historically and devotionally so gripping, from ancient ages the most solemn of all Vigils of the year, we see Our Lord revealed to us in specific ways, and we in turn are called upon to reflect Him in those ways in our own lives. Together, on this, the "Mother of All Holy Vigils," as St. Augustine calls it, we hear the Lessons that teach us the history of our Faith, the Old Law before the fulfillment of our redemption under the New. We come through the darkness of Our Lord's Passion and Death into the light, as together we now celebrate His glorious Resurrection.

Gregorian Chant of Holy Saturday
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's Music for Holy Saturday
Carlo Gesualdo's Responsoria for Holy Saturday Tenebrae
William Byrd: Music for Holy Saturday
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).


Good Friday: The Only Day from Apostolic Times on Which We Are Without Holy Mass, without Holy Communion
Just the Moving Rites of This Saddest Day in the Church's Liturgical Calendar

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Nadal's Post Erectam Crucem

What Transpired after the Erection of the Cross
Before Christ Gave up His Spirit
On Good Friday

WARNING AGAINST THE FALSE NEW LATIN (AKA "EXTRAORDINARY") HOLY WEEK RITES OF 1962. The Modernist changes of 1956-1962 gutted the Traditional Latin Rites of this most holy week of the entire year. They were engineered by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, the Chief Architect of the Novus Ordo of 1969, and were never approved by Pope Pius XII in forma specifica. They were introduced by Bugnini as the opening salvo toward the completely-fabricated, invalid Novus Ordo of 1969.

Among the Modernisms introduced for Good Friday, making the false "Extraordinary" rites of 1956-1962 like the invalid Novus Ordo service, are: (1) changing the one aliturgical day, on which no Mass was celebrated because "the Apostles hid themselves for fear of the Jews," into a full-scale communion service; (2) directing that the "presider" conduct the first part of the service from the sedilia rather than from the altar in Novus Ordo style; (3) directing that the Litanical Prayers be chanted from a book at the center of the altar in contravention of the Roman rite; (4) changing the litanical Prayer for Heretics and Schismatics into a "Prayer for the Unity of Christians"; (5) commanding that a genuflection be made in the litanical Prayer for the Jews, which was anciently omitted because the Jews genuflected to mock Christ during His Agony; (6) allowing the crucifix to be held up for a brief adoration, as in the Novus Ordo, rather than having the people approach the Communion rail to kiss it; (7) suppressing the Solemn Procession from the Repository with the Blessed Sacrament and the singing of the ancient hymn Vexilla Regis; (8) eliminating the offertory, incensation, and elevation of the Blessed Sacrament; (9) directing that the congregation recite the Pater Noster with the priest in Novus Ordo style; (10) allowing Communion to be received this day, which was anciently prohibited on Good Friday; (11) adding a responsorial psalm to the communion service in Novus Ordo fashion.

After the celebration of Good Friday at the University of Durham, England, one year, Rev. Dr. T.C.G. Glover, JCD, a former priest of the Roman Oratory, who continued to celebrate the Sacred Triduum in the Traditional Latin Roman form, was asked why he didn't celebrate the false Modernist rites of 1956-1962, introduced into Newchurch by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini. His answer was pure Dr. Glover at his very best: "I would rather get drunk in a brothel than celebrate that crap."

There are few scenes liturgically more impressive than the appearance of the church at the beginning of the rites of Good Friday. The bare floor, the dismantled altar, the veiled crucifix, the unlighted candles. Then, when the procession of the celebrant in black vestments with servers has silently made its way to the sanctuary, the sudden prostration before the altar, where the celebrant annihilates himself in abject penitence -- all these are things that can hardly fail to produce an effect upon each one of us. Then follow the sorrowful lessons and tracts and the reading of the Passion of Our Lord, producing a sense of desolation that no other service in the liturgical year approaches. On this day the Church gives her churches an appearance of desolation and clothes her clergy in mourning. Today the Church, and we who enter the church, are in mourning because Our Lord has died to redeem us.

Gregorian Chant of Good Friday
Carlo Gesualdo's Responsoria for Good Friday Tenebrae
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's Music for Good Friday
Tommaso Luigi da Vittoria's Popule Meus
William Byrd: Music for Good Friday
Johann Sebastian Bach's Johannes Passion [BWV 245]
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).

Double Feast of the First Class

The Sacred Triduum Begins
The Three Most Sacred Days of the Year for Traditional Catholics

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Nadal's Sacratissimi Sacramenti

The Institution of the Blessed Sacrament
And of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
On Maundy Thursday

WARNING AGAINST THE FALSE NEW LATIN (AKA "EXTRAORDINARY") HOLY WEEK RITES OF 1962. The Modernist changes of 1956-1962 gutted the Traditional Latin Rites of this most holy week of the entire year. They were engineered by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, the Chief Architect of the Novus Ordo of 1969, and were never approved by Pope Pius XII in forma specifica. They were introduced by Bugnini as the opening salvo toward the completely-fabricated, invalid Novus Ordo of 1969.

Among the Modernisms introduced for Maundy Thursday, making the false "Extraordinary" rites of 1956-1962 like the invalid Novus Ordo service, are: (1) cutting out the Credo and the Last Gospel; (2) adding a responsorial psalm to the communion service in Novus Ordo fashion; (3) importing the Maundy (washing of feet) into the Mass, as in the Novus Ordo; (4) directing that the Collect following the Maundy be chanted "facing the people," as in the Novus Ordo; (5) eliminating the adornment and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Repository; (6) the fabrication of a new "Chrism Mass," which separates the function of the blessing and consecration of the Sacred Oils for the Sacraments from the one Mass of Maundy Thursday.

We have today to consider a great and awful mystery of betrayal. This betrayal is commemorated in the special Canon used only at this Mass of Maundy Thursday. Judas, one of the twelve chosen disciples of Our Lord, taught by Him for three years, confirmed in the faith by so many miracles, loaded with graces, becomes the tool of those who plot the death of Our Lord. He traitorously sells His Lord to the high priest for the ancient price of a slave, thirty Roman denarii. But Judas here is not only an historical figure of some 2000 years ago. He is spiritually each one of us, sinners, for whom Christ so grievously began His suffering and death this night. Let us consider the betrayal of Judas and what it forces us to confront in our own spiritual lives.

Gregorian Chant of Maundy Thursday
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's Music for Maundy Thursday
Carlo Gesualdo's Responsoria for Maundy Thursday Tenebrae
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).

April 13, 2022 - Wednesday in Holy Week - Holy Wednesday - "Spy" Wednesday
Privileged Ferial Day

Wednesday in Holy Week
Holy Wednesday - "Spy Wednesday"

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Spy Wednesday

Today is known as "Spy Wednesday," in remembrance of the traitorous deed of Judas Iscariot. The Introit gives us a foretaste of what is to come after the Passion and Death of our Lord: "In nomine Domini omne genu flectatur, caelestium, terrestrium, et infernorum" (Philippians 2:10/V). But immediately juxtaposed to this acknowledgment of divine glory is the other side of the equation. This is the refrain that will be repeated at every Hour of the Divine Office beginning tomorrow: "Quia Dominus factus obediens usque ad mortem, mortem autem crucis" (Philippians 2:8/V).

Gregorian Chant of Wednesday of Holy Week
Johann Sebastian Bach's Passio secundum Lucam [BWV 246]
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).

March 30, 2022 - Tuesday in Holy Week - Holy Tuesday
Privileged Ferial Day

Tuesday in Holy Week
Holy Tuesday

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Tuesday in Holy Week

Today we turn our sights to the Cross. The Introit consists not of the usual psalm, but with the words of St. Paul, putting the meaning of the Cross into perspective for us: "Nos autem gloriari oportet in cruce Domini nostri Iesu Christi (Galatians 6:14/V). Holy Mother Church then adds: "In quo est salus, vita, et resurrectio nostra, per quem salvati, et liberati sumus."

Gregorian Chant of Tuesday in Holy Week
Johann Sebastian Bach's Passio secundum Marcum [BWV 247]
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).

April 11, 2022 - Monday in Holy Week - Holy Monday
Privileged Ferial Day

Monday in Holy Week
Holy Monday

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Monday in Holy Week

Today we begin by placing our trust firmly in God. In the Introit Psalm (34:1/V): Iudica, Domine, nocentes me, expugna impugnantes me, we call upon the Lord to battle against those who are impugning us. We call upon the Lord to take up arms and shield, and we call upon Him as the strength of our salvation. The Collect acknowledges how many adversities we face and how we fail from human infirmity. It is only through the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ that we are given life again (respiremus).

Gregorian Chant of Monday in Holy Week
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).

April 10, 2022 - Palm Sunday
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

Palm Sunday: Holy Week Begins
The Most Sacred Week of the Year for Traditional Catholics

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

AS HOLY WEEK, THE MOST SACRED WEEK OF THE YEAR, BEGINS, true Catholics traditionally complete the daily chores that might be an obstacle to participating in the ancient, traditional rites of Holy Week. All true Catholics should attend the traditional sacred rites not only on Palm Sunday but also on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. On Maundy Thursday we commemorate the institution of the Holy Eucharist, the First Mass, and the Ordination of the Apostles. The priesthood and the holy Eucharist are living events that should remind us of the continuing value of Christ's act of redemption for the sin of man. Good Friday is an unforgettable reminder to all of us of the price of being a follower of Christ. We have to give something of ourselves to be followers of Christ. The Holy Saturday Vigil is the most solemn memorial of the central mystery of our redemption: Christ's saving death and glorious resurrection. We are reminded that we are obligated as Catholics to carry Christ into our world.

Accordingly, our Daily Commentaries during Holy Week will shift from current events and reader questions, and focus instead upon a Meditation and Recommended Sacred Music for each day of this week. Also, we shall add a "WARNING AGAINST THE FALSE 'NEW RITES' OF HOLY WEEK (1956-1962)," which are not the Catholic and Apostolic Rites of Holy Week going back to the early Church, but were instead introduced by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini in 1956 as a transition to the fabricated, invalid Novus Ordo of 1969. The Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly NOT the Catholic Church, prohibits the use of the Catholic and Apostolic Rites of Holy Week, and now, in accordance with Newpope Francis-Bergoglio's July 16, 2021, decree "Traditionis custodes," has prohibited the 1956-1962 rites as well. HOWEVER, THE FULLY CATHOLIC AND APOSTOLIC RITES OF HOLY WEEK BEFORE 1956 ARE STILL TO BE FOUND AT CHURCHES, CHAPELS, AND ORATORIES INDEPENDENT OF THE HERETICAL NEWCHURCH OF THE NEW ORDER.

Palm Sunday

The Fully-Traditional (Pre-1956) Palm Sunday Rites
As Celebrated at Westminster Cathedral, London, 1919
The Traditional Holy Week Rites Were Gutted in 1956
By the Freemason Presbyter Hannibal Bugnini
It Is These Half Novus Ordo Vatican II Rites
That Are Used in the New Latin Missal of 1962
(aka Erroneously as the "Extraordinary Mess")

WARNING AGAINST THE FALSE' NEW RITES' OF HOLY WEEK (1956-1962).". The Modernist changes of 1956-1962 gutted the Traditional Latin Rites of this most holy week of the entire year. They were engineered by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, the Chief Architect of the Novus Ordo of 1969, and were never approved by Pope Pius XII in forma specifica. They were introduced by Bugnini as a transition to the fabricated, invalid Novus Ordo of 1969.

Among the Modernisms introduced for Palm Sunday, making the 1956-1962 rite like the invalid Novus Ordo service, are: (1) directing that red vestments be used, as in the Novus Ordo service, instead of the traditional violet vestments; (2) eliminating the Introit, Collect, Epistle, Responsory, Gospel, Preface, and Sanctus of the First Mass, after which the palms are blessed; (3) directing the priest to leave the altar and face the congregation Novus-Ordo style while blessing the palms; (4) eliminating four of the five ancient prayers of blessing; (5) eliminating the prayers and ceremonial of re-entering the church after the procession of the palms; (6) directing that the priest chant the final Collect facing the congregation Novus-Ordo style with his back to the Holy Tabernacle; (7) eliminating the beginning and end of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to St. Matthew; (8) eliminating the Last Gospel, as in the Novus Ordo service.

All the ceremonies of Palm Sunday -- the blessing of the palms, the procession, the chanted Hosannas -- are instituted by Holy Mother Church to recall the triumphal entry of Christ into Jerusalem on this day. What a contrast, at only six days' interval, between the honors rendered to Our Lord today and the affronts and blasphemies that will greet Him five days hence on Good Friday! Let us learn these three things from the great lesson taught us by Our Lord on Palm Sunday. First, to be content to rely not upon man, but upon God alone for consolation and the witness of our sorrows and sufferings. Second, to detach ourselves from earthly possessions, which often come at our soul's cost. Third, to set no store by earthly greatness, notice, fame, or applause. "For after all these things do the heathens seek" (Matthew 6:32/DRV).

Gregorian Chant of Palm Sunday
Johann Sebastian Bach's Passio secundum Matthaeum [BWV 244]
For further information, see FAQ07: What Sacred Music Recordings Do You Recommend? in the TRADITIO Library of Files (FAQs and Catholic Apologetics).

April 9, 2022 - Ferial Day of Passiontide

A Reader Asks: "I Am Very Confused by All the Contradictory Statements about Fatima
How Has a Private Devotion Become So Commercialized and Exaggerated?"

From: Margarita
Fatima Tennis Racket Shrine

The New Shrine at Fatima, Portugal
Derisively Called the "Tennis Racket"
Built by the Newchurch of the New Order
To Replace the Traditional Shrine in 2007
Since the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-65)
Simple, Private Devotion to Fatima Has Been Replaced
With a Commercialized and Exaggerated Cult
That Is More Reminiscent of the Gnostic Heresy
Than It Is of Anything Pertaining to the Catholic Faith

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

I am very confused by all the contradictory statements concerning Fatima that have come forth, mainly after the Vatican II Anti-council. When I was growing up, Fatima was a simple, private devotion, and even subordinate to Lourdes. Now Fatima seems to have become so commercialized and exaggerated that anyone thinks that he can write book about it or lead an expensive tour to Portugal or simply replace basic Catholic and Apostolic teaching with some kind of New Age substitute. I still hear endless speculation about the purported "third secret." What is going on?


You make an excellent point. Frankly, there has been so much politicking about Fatima that the simple, private devotion existing before the Vatican II Anti-council has been thoroughly corrupted by those who would abuse the devotion, mainly the Newpopes, to further their own political objectives. Thus, these malign forces have caused much confusion about Fatima. Fatima has, in many instances, been turned into some kind of cult that is made even more important than the Holy Gospels, if you can believe that.

The dogma of the Church is that God's Public Revelation consists of two things and two things only: Sacred Scripture (the Bible) and Sacred Tradition. Purported private revelations occurring after the Apostolic Age are explicitly not part of the Public Revelation of the Church. They are not a matter of faith. Any Catholic may believe them or not believe them without taint of heresy.

Our Lord has no "secrets" from us. To believe that he does is a notion tainted with the Gnostic heresy. On Good Friday, when the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ according to St. John is chanted or recited at the Sacred Rites on that uinque day, we shall all hear once again Christ answering the Jewish high priest Caiphas that His teaching is in the open and not in secret: "I have spoken openly [palam] to the world: I have always taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither all the Jews resort; and in secret [in occulto] I have spoken nothing" (John 18:20/DRV).

Unfortunately, too many "Fatimists" have been toying with heresy when they attempt to make Fatima the be-all-and-end-all of the Catholic Faith. There was one pseudo-traditionalist presbyter, now deceased, who even went so far as to equate Fatima with Sacred Scripture. That is heresy. We can learn much from the wisdom of the Church's greatest mystic, St. John of the Cross, who understood these matters far better than any of us can. He explicitly warned us:

The desire for private revelations deprives faith of its purity, develops a dangerous curiosity that becomes a source of illusions, fills the mind with vain fancies, and often proves the want of humility and of submission to Our Lord, Who, through His Public Revelation, has given all that is needed for salvation. We must suspect those apparitions that lack dignity or proper reserve, and above all, those that are ridiculous. This last characteristic is a mark of human or diabolical machination. STAY AWAY FROM VISIONS, APPARITIONS, AND MIRACLES AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. BE CAREFUL OF VISIONS, EVEN WHEN THEY ARE AUTHENTIC.

Traditional Catholics, with Holy Week imminent upon us, we need to commit themselves to first things first and not be led astray from the primary dogmatic principles of the Catholic Faith. First is Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Second Person of the Most Blessed Trinity, God Incarnate. No human creature, no matter how highly regarded, comes anywhere close to that status. First is the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, which is Christ's sacrifice on Calvary. No private devotion, no matter how highly regarded, comes anywhere close to Holy Mass. Let not Satan so lead us astray into byways and crooked paths that we forget the first principles of our Traditional Catholic Faith and the practice of them.

April 8, 2022 - Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Double Major Feast

A Reader Writes: "Newchurch 'Traditionalists' Should Accept the Fact that God Has Spoken
And that the Corrupt, Immoral, Anti-Catholic Apostate Newchurch Must Sink into Oblivion

From: Charles
Newchurch Sinking

The Newchurch with Its Newpopes Are Sinking Fast
With Its False Doctrine, Liturgy, and Morality
It Is Losing Membership Hand over Fist
It Is Riddled with Dissention and Confusion
It Is Awash with Immorality
Its Financial Resources Are Near Bankruptcy
It Has Laid off Most of Its Staff in Newrome
And It Is even Now Closing Many of Its Churches
All over the World
It Is the Traditional Catholics Independent of Newchurch
That Have Been in the Lifeboats
Keeping the True Church Alive for the Last Sixty Years

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

The Traditional Catholic priest that brought me into the true Church once said in a sermon that it is clearly God's will for the apostate Newchurch to sink into oblivion. Newchurch is the Titanic, and it is taking with it many souls. It is the Traditional Catholics independent of Newchurch that have been in the lifeboats keeping the true Church alive for the last sixty years. If you read Sacred Scripture, you will understand that not many are destined to Heaven, and the current situation is the means by which God is separating the faithful lambs from the perfidious goats.

For those in Newchurch who claim to be "traditionalist," it is time not only to get out but also to do whatever they can to hasten Newchurch's sinking. Instead of praying and hoping that change will happen someday within the apostate Newchurch, they should accept the fact that God has spoken and that the corrupt, immoral, anti-Catholic Newchurch must die, collapse, and be reduced to ashes, in order that the true Church can return as the "institutional" Church.

The notion of a "traditionalist" pope arising from within the apostate Newchurch is a fantasy. Even if such a pope, contrary to reality, should arise, what could he do? There is so much heresy, sacrilege, corruption, and immorality throughout Newchurch that it would have to be gutted to the core and restarted all over again. It is best to let Newchurch die and let the true Catholic Church rise again from the ashes as the "institutional" Church We have Our Lord's promise of the indefectibility of the Church, and even now the true Church exists among the faithful Traditional Catholic clergy and laity in Traditional Catholic churches, chapels, and oratories around the world, just as it did in that terrible period of the fourth century when most of the bishops and some popes fell into the Arian heresy.

It is time for Newchurch conservatives to embrace the obvious and hasten Newchurch's destruction. Stop donating to Newchurch "charities," whose funds are embezzled, even by the current Newpope, in fraudulent schemes. Stop donating to Newdiocesan churches, which only use that money to help Newbishops pay for paedophile crimes. Stop giving any sort of assistance to Newrome, which is run by a group of apostates from the true Catholic Faith. Find a Traditional Catholic church and support the Traditional Catholic priest there, who is actually concerned with saving souls instead of playing politics. Let apostate Newrome die. Let the apostate Newpapacy die. In short, let the whole apostate Newchurch corporation die.

The true Catholic Church will survive without a pope for a time, maybe a long time, if that be God's will. It has happened before, in the fourth century, in the fourteenth century, and at other times. It will survive because the head of the Church is Christ, as St. Paul writes: "Et ipse est caput corporis Ecclesiae, qui est principium: ...ut sit in omnibus ipse primatum tenens" [And He (Christ) is the head of the body the church: ...that it all things, He may hold the primacy] (Colossians 1:18/DRV).

His Traditional Catholic priests will carry on the true Traditional Catholic faith, as they have for the last sixty years. When the apostate Newpapacy is broken, when the apostate Newchurches are closed, and when the whole apostate Newchurch corporation is bankrupt, Newchurchers will finally learn their lesson and will cry out for help to the Traditional Catholics who already have their places in the lifeboats.


That is the position that we TRADITIO Fathers have taken in our Daily Commentaries. The Newchurch of the New Order and its Newpopes are no more Catholic than are the Protestant heretics. Actually, the Newchurchers are even less Catholic because they are pagan as well as Protestant. Did not Francis-Bergoglio install and bless the nude pagan fertility goddess Pachamama in front of the high altar at St. Peter's Archbasilica in Newchurch, which was then profaned and remains desecrated until it can be reconsecrated by a Traditional Catholic pope not associated with the apostate Newchurch and its apostate Newpopes?

Newchurchers may not have too long to wait for the sinking of their Newchurch of the New Order. All the studies over the last two decades have shown that Newchurch has no reached a desperate state. It is losing membership hand over fist. it is riddled with dissension and confusion. It is awash with immorality. Its financial resources are near bankruptcy. It has laid off most of its staff in Newrome and is even now closing many its churches all over the world.

April 7, 2022 - Ferial Day of Passiontide

The Ugly Truth Is Now out in the Open: Newchurch "Doctrine" Can Be Changed at Any Time
Francis-Bergoglio and Newcardinals Are Working toward Another Revolution at Vatican III in 2023

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Francis-Bergoglio & Reinhard Marx

Newpope Francis-Bergoglio and Newcardinal Reinhard Marx
Are Working together to Change Newchurch Doctrine
To Accept "Homosexuality, Queerness, and Transgenderism"
Into a New Newchurch Catechism
Marx Has Explained that the Current Newchurch Catechism
"Is Not Set in Stone" and "One Can Doubt What It Says"
It Can Be Changed at Any Time
Councils Don't Matter, Popes Don't Matter
Goes Law Doesn't Matter
Newchurch's Doctrine, Liturgy, and Morality
Are Ever Changing
Just Like the Heretical Protestant Sects

On March 31, 2022, Newcardinal Reinhard Marx, appointed by Bergoglio as one of nine members of his Executive Committee (Council of Newcardinal Advisors) to run Newchurch, already explained that the Newchurch Catechism of 1993 is not "set in stone." "One is allowed to doubt what it says." It can be changed at any time. In the end, councils don't matter, popes don't matter, God's law doesn't matter. Newchurch is again shown to be certainly not the Catholic Church, but an heretical Protestant sect, with ever-changing doctrine, liturgy, and morality.

Newcardinal Marx specifically indicated that " homosexual, queer, or trans [sic] people" will be accommodated into Newchurch teaching. Newbishop Georg Batzing, Chairman of the German Bishops' Conference, and Newcardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, President of the Commission of Bishops' Conferences of the European Union, agreed with Marx that Newchurch no longer believes in the prescriptions in Sacred Scripture that "sexuality should be practiced only within marriage," specifically denying the explicit dictum of St. Paul: "No fornicator ... hath inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God (Ephesians 5:5/DRV).

Confirming his approval of homosexuality, queerness (whatever that means), and transgenerism, Bergoglio's official preacher, Newcardinal Raniero Cantalamessa, for the Friday "homilies" during Lent, which all members of the Newromen Curia have to attend, preached "oecumenical communion" on April 1, 2022. Nor was it any April Fool's joke. This is the bedrock position of the Newchurch apostates that every heretic, schismatic, and infidel should be able to munch the fake (invalid) Novus Ordo cookie and swill the Novus Ordo Kool-Aid. It is, as Newcardinal Marx explains it, "a question of bringing together the positive aspects and authentic values in every tradition so as to form a 'mass' of common truths that will gradually lead us to unity" with the Protestants and other non-Catholics. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]

Traditional Catholics, Newcardinals Marx and Hollerich and Newbishop Batzing, are assiduously working, with Francis-Bergoglio's connivance, to get perverted new doctrines included into Bergoglio's General Synod (Vatican III) of 2023. Bergoglio's plan for this Vatican III is to take the Vatican II Anti-council a giant step forward into paganism and perversion. The minor brohahah on the "Extraordinary" New Latin Mass of 1962 is a drop in the bucket compared to the changes in doctrine and morality that are coming.

April 6, 2022 - Ferial Day of Passiontide

Francis-Bergoglio's Intimate Newbishop Zanchetta Was an Autocrat and Narcissist Too
As More Details Are Exposed about Bergoglio's Relationship with His Now-imprisoned Henchman

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Francis-Bergoglio & Gustavo Zanchetta

Francis-Bergoglio and Gustavo Zancetta
Pollute the Cross of Christ
Zanchetta Was Convicted of Sex Crimes
Against Young Newseminarians
Using the Same Autocratic Methods
That Have Been Observed in His Intimate, Bergoglio
The Two Also Seem to Share the Same Malady:
Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)
Bergoglio Has Remained Mute about the Crimes
Since Zanchetta's Conviction in Open Court

According to the old maxim: "Birds of a feather flock together." Now, as more details come out about the criminal behavior of Newbishop Gustavo Zanchetta, convicted on March 4, 2022, and now in prison for five years, for committing sex crimes against young Newseminarians in Argentina, where he and Jorge Bergoglio were intimates before Bergoglio became Newpope and moved to Newrome in 2013. Almost Bergoglio's first appointment of a Newbishop was: Zanchetta. When Zanchetta was outed in 2017, Bergoglio transferred him to his own bosom in Newrome and made up a cushy job especially for him

Now that Zanchetta is safely locked away, the once-intimidated young accusers are now starting to go public. And their stories show that Zanchetta had similar autocratic/dictatorial characteristics as have been displayed by Bergoglio, and Zanchetta also seems to share Bergoglio's Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), common among paedophiles.

One Newseminarian who was the victim of sexual assault by Zanchetta at age 19 said that Zanchetta used his authority to pressure young men to make the Newseminary little more than his own personal brothel. Zanchetto also bragged to the young victims about his being an intimate of Bergoglio. Many of the Newseminarian victims whom Zanchetta targeted came from poor families. Thus, Bergoglio's intimate is said to have committed two of the Four Biblical Sins that Cry out to Heaven for Retribution: sodomy and oppression of the poor. "We were practically nothing to him," said the ex-Newseminarian, just sexual objects to be manipulated. He pursued the youngest Newseminarians and stayed away from the older ones, who might have resisted him physically. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

Traditional Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio was so complicit in the Zanchetta corruption that he has yet to issue a public statement about his conviction. This case simply confirms what anyone with his eyes open knows: Bergoglio's Commission on Child Protection is simply a propaganda ruse, intended to turn public attention away from the vile crimes that Bergoglio and his top-level henchmen continue to perpetrate to this day. No true Catholic can morally have anything to do with Bergoglio and his crime machine, the apostate Newchurch of the New Order.

April 5, 2022 - St. Vincent Ferrer, Confessor
Double Feast

The So-called "Extraordinary Form" (New Latin Mess of 1962), Now Suppressed
Was Always a Misnomer and a Fraud

From: Petrus Romanus, The TRADITIO Network's Roman Correspondent
So-called Extraordinary Form

The So-called "Extraordinary" Form"
In the Guise of the New Latin Mess of 1962
Often Looks More Like the Fake New Order Mess of 1969
Than the Traditional Latin Mass of 1950
The "Extraordinary Mess" Was Deliberately Engineered
By the Freemason Presbyter Hannibal Bugnini
To Move Pre-1962 Catholics
More Easily into the Invalid (Fake) New Mess of 1962
The "Extraordinary Mess" Is Already Half Way
To the Full-blown New Order Mess

The so-called "Extraordinary Form" (New Latin Mess of 1962) was always a misnomer and a fraud. It is not true that it is a form of the Roman Rite; rather, it is foreign to that Rite. Benedict-Ratzinger's problem was that he wanted, on the one hand, to assert that the Half New Order 1962 Mess and the Full-blown New Order New Mess of 1969 were different items at law and, on the other, that they were not two separate Rites of Mass. For, if they are different Rites of Mass, then there would be liturgical division right at the center of the Church, division in the very lex orandi of the Church. This division implies doctrinal division as well. It would imply that the See of Rome was a double-headed monster.

The truth is that there can be only one liturgical Rite that is proper to any given diocese, including the See of Rome, for a diocese is a portion of God's holy people, and it must therefore be united in its law of prayer. Other Rites can be allowed by way of exception, but two Rites cannot be proper to one see. Hence, in the Archdiocese of Milan, the Ambrosian Rite is the proper liturgical Rite. The Roman Rite is ultimately permitted in some parishes there by way of exception. The reason that only one Rite can be proper to one diocese is immemorial and unexceptional custom. It is unprecedented to make two different Rites proper to one see. For example, the Byzantine Rite and the Roman Rite cannot both be proper to the Archdiocese of Chicago or to the Byzantine Diocese of Passaic -- to speak here of the Rites, Dioceses, etc., as they were before the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965).

Ratzinger admitted that the Traditional Rite was never abrogated or juridically suppressed. Before 1970, it was unquestionably the Rite of Mass for the Latin Church. Because this status was never ended by any adequate canonical instrument (nor can it be, as it is protected by the law of immemorial custom), it remains the one and only proper Mass of the See of Rome and most of the Dioceses of the Latin Church (all but two of them, in fact, as the Braga and Lyonnais Masses are only liturgical Uses; that is, they are small variations).

It follows logically that the New Order "Rite," which is not properly to be called a Rite, is completely illegitimate. As Archbishop Lefebvre rightly found, it is a bastard rite. If it is illegitimate, it must be illicit, and if it is illicit, no one can ever be required by law to attend it. (The matter of validity is separate; of course the New Order "Rite" is invalid and devoid of any Sacramental grace, just like a Lutheran "Mess.")

The New Latin Mess of 1962 (it is most certainly not the Traditional Latin Mass) is a corrupt, or corrupted, form of the Roman Mass because the intent of its framers was to prepare the way for the revolutionary New Mess of 1969, which the 1962 version already goes half way to achieving. Hence, the 1962 Mess should be shunned in favor of the Traditional Latin Mass of the Roman Rite (1950). Any compromise with the Half New Order Mess of 1962 or the Full-blown New Order Mess of 1969 is a compromise with the very revolution that seeks to destroy the Catholic Faith.

If you are in a tug-of-war, you must not merely stand your ground. No, you must pull as hard as you can in the opposite direction. Hence it is insufficient and even counter-productive merely to advance the 1962 Mess. No, it is necessary to pull away entirely from the revolution by embracing the Mass as it was on January 1, 1950, before the Propers for the Feast of the Assumption were changed by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini to begin his nefarious programme of wreckovation.

April 4, 2022 - St. Isidore, Bishop, Confessor & Doctor
Double Feast

Newchurch Officially and Finally Dumps the "Extraordinary Form" (New Latin Mess)
Only the Invalid (Fake) New Mess of 1969 Is Now Recognized in the Newchurch of the New Order

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Extraordinary Form

Once and for All Newchurch Has Dumped
The So-called "Extraordinary Form"
That Is, the New Latin Mess of 1962
The Notion, Concocted in 2007 by Benedict-Ratzinger
Contradicted 2,000 Years
Of Catholic Liturgical Doctrine
Its Purpose Was to Pave the Way
For the Full-blown Protestant-Masonic-Pagan
New Mess of 1969
True Catholics Attend the Fully
Traditional Latin Mass (1950) and Sacraments
Celebrated in Church, Chapels, and Oratories
Around the World
Entirely Independent of the Fake Newchurch

On March 31, 2022, Francis-Bergoglio in the revised version of the March 19 Apostolic Constitution "Praedicate evangelium," has officially and finally dumped the so-called "Extraordinary Form," that is, the New Latin Mess of 1962.

The term "Extraordinary Mess" was a complete fabrication by Benedict-Ratzinger in his 2007 "Summorum pontificum," just more fakery on the part of the Newchurch of the New Order, intended to pave the way 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.

In the true Catholic Church, a Mass is a Mass - period. Benedict-Ratzinger, violated 2,000 years of Catholic liturgical doctrine to concoct the anti-Catholic notion of different "forms" of the Roman rite. Ratzinger's fabrication lasted only fifteen years, during which numerous Newchurch publishing houses got rich reprinting 1962 books with a new title and cover: "Extraordinary Form." Now this "Extraordinary" fakery has been exposed and dumped into oblivion, where it belongs.

Traditional Catholics, true Catholics are now even more confirmed in their decision to dump the Newchurch of the New Order as certainly not the Catholic Church and seeking the fully Traditional Latin Mass (1950) and Sacraments at churches, chapels, and oratories around the world entirely independent of the fake Newchurch of the New Order.

April 3, 2022 - Passion Sunday
Semidouble Sunday of the First Class

Francis-Bergoglio Is Exposed as a Liar and Embezzler in Dramatic Newvatican Court Testimony
Implicating the Newpope Himself in Embezzlement of Newchurcher's Donations

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

Can Francis-Bergoglio's Regime Be Saved?
After His Own High Official Fingered Him as the Kingpin
In the Great London Embezzlement Trial
Which Stole almost 500,000,000 USD
From the Newchurch Collection Plate
That Was Supposed to Go to the Most Needy
But Instead Went to Bergoglio's Bureaucrats
Newvatican Prosecutors, with the World Watching
May Now Have to Issue an Arrest Warrant
For the Newpope Himself

On March 30, 2021, Newmonsignor Mauro Carlino, Secretary to the No. 2 (Sostituto) in Newvatican's State Department, appeared before Newvatican's Court in the Great London Embezzlement Trial and stunned the court by testifying under oath that Francis-Bergoglio received weekly reports from his Secretary of State on the embezzlement and approved it every step of the way. The case involves the embezzlement from Newchurch collection plates of nearly 400,000,000 USD laundered through a London real-estate scam. Newchurchers were told that their donations were going to the most needy, but in reality Bergoglio's regime was embezzling the money for other, non-charitable, purposes.

Carlino's sworn testimony confirmed what Newcardinal Angelo Becciu and Newvatican financier Gianluigi Torzi have been claiming all along. Carlino's testimony put the lie to the Newpope's claims that Bergoglio was ignorant of the transactions. In fact, Bergoglio was so happy with the results of the embezzlement, which redirected charitable funds to his nearly-bankrupt personal administration, that he footed the bill for an expensive celebratory dinner at a fancy Roman fish restaurant, perhaps using the embezzled funds to do so.

Traditional Catholics, Newmonsignor's Carlino's sworn testimony in open court put Francis-Bergoglio squarely at the center of the Great London Embezzlement Trial as the kingpin making all the decisions. In his panic against being exposed as the perpetrator, Bergoglio has been trying to make Newcardinal Becciu and Gianluigi Torzi the scapegoats for the embezzlement. Both claim that whatever they did was done at the explicit direction of Bergoglio as the "supreme" authority. But on March 30, Bergoglio's plan to divert the blame from himself crumbled into dust. The world now is waiting to see whether Newvatican prosecutors do the just thing and issue an arrest warrant for Bergoglio himself on charges of embezzlement, fraud, money-laundering, and intimidation.

April 2, 2022 - St. Francis of Paula, Confessor
Double Feast

Another Notorious Newchurch Bishop Admits His Guilt after 18 Years of Denial
Howard Hubbard, of Albany New York, Now Admits to His "Horrific" Cover-up of Numerous Paedophile Crimes

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
JPII-Wojtyla & Howard Hubbard

Newbishop Howard Hubbard, of Albany, New York
Poses with the Second Paedophile Newpope
The "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla
It Was under the Regime of Wojtyla in 2002
That Newchurch's International Network
Of Perverted Presbyters Raping and Sodomizing Children
First Came to the Attention of Newchurchers and the Public
For 18 Years Hubbard Had Denied His Complicity
In a Massive Cover-up of the Paedophile Crimes in Albany
Hubbard Was even Charged Personally in Five Cases
Now the Cat Is out of the Bag
And Hubbard Was Forced to Confess
That He Had Lied for 18 Years about His Guilt

After eighteen years of denying his involvement, it became public by order of a New York dourt on March 25, 2022, that Howard Hubbard, of Albany, New York, admitted in a sworn deposition that he had lied about his innocence, that in fact he had been involved in a massive cover-up of paedophile crimes by presbyters in his Newchurch diocese. Moreover, he is the subject of five pending cases filed against him personally under New York's Child Victims Act, involving both boys and girls.

Hubbard admitted that he operated a merry-go-round for his cadre of paedophile Newchurch presbyters, who would be nominally referred for treatment and then placed back in Newchurch parishes. He gave no notice to the Newchurch parishioners and parents. Hubbard claimed that he had no obligation to report the paedophile crimes to police. One attorney involved in the cases stated: "The transcript [of Hubbard's deposition] will be read with horror by the public, The public will see the culpability of the [Newchurch] diocese in perpetuating a culture of sex abuse by p[resbyters] that was allowed to continue for decades." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by NBC New York.]

Traditional Catholics, the New York court ordered the public release of Newbishop Hubbard's deposition because Hubbard had already broken privacy by commenting on its contents in the New York capital city's Albany Times-Union and defended his handling of criminal complaints. It appears that Hubbard's complicity was known, at least within the upper echelons of the Newdiocese. Even his secretary was so concerned that he recorded and turned over to police several conversation in which Hubbard admitted his complicity. The case of Hubbard is just the latest in a never-ending trail of paedophile crimes continuing to be perpetrated under the apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio and his precedessors Benedict-Ratzinger and JPII-Wojtyla.

April 1, 2022 - Ferial Day of Lent

Attack on Swedish Latin School Leaves Two Teachers Dead and Others Wounded
The School Was Founded in 1406 by Pope Innocent VII to Teach Latin and Catholicism to the Swedes

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Latin School

Two Teachers Were Killed, and Several Injured
In an Attack on Malmo, Sweden's Latin School
The School Was Founded in 1406
When Pope Innocent VII Approved Its Founding
With the Mission of Educating Swedish Youth
In Catholic Doctrine and the Latin Language
Sweden Was a Firmly Country for 700 Years
Before Its Protestant Revolt in 1547
Sweden then Conducted a "Reign of Terror"
Against Catholics
Deporting and Killing and Criminalizing Catholics
Until as Late as 1951

Shots rang out on March 21, 2022, at the Latin School in Malmo, Sweden (Malmö Latinskola), where two teachers were killed and several people were wounded by an 18-year-old student. The Latin School was founded in 1406, when Pope Innocent VII approved its founding with the mission of educating Swedish youth in Catholic doctrine and the Latin language. The Latin School currently has 1,100 students enrolled. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Breitbart.]

Sweden has been so virulently Protestant for so many centuries now that it easy to forget that it was a firmly Catholic country for 700 years before the Protestant Revolt there in 1527. In the Middle Ages Sweden was brought out of a semi-barbaric culture by missionaries, who brought Catholic culture, philosophy, and science to Sweden. The Catholic Church founded Uppsala University, as well as schools, hospitals, monasteries, and convents, and the Latin School in Malmo.

The Swedes had been the great beneficiaries of the Catholic faith and culture for seven decades. But in 1527 the Protestant King Gustav Vasa broke from Rome, just as the fivefold adulterous schismatic King Henry VIII was doing at the same time in England. Later that century Sweden became officially Lutheran, following the Arch-heretic Martin Luther of Germany. Sweden then conducted a "Reign of Terror" against Catholics, deporting and outright killing them. Converting to Catholicism was a crime until 1860, and it wasn't until 1951 that all penalties against Catholics in Sweden were lifted. To this day, a Catholic is prohibited from becoming King of Sweden. Talk about bigotry!

Traditional Catholics, we hear a lot about "The Inquisition," a lurid anti-Catholic screed exaggerated out of all proportion according to the calumnious "Black Legend" fabricated by Montanus, a demented Protestant Revolutionary, in his 1567 Sanctae Inquisitionis Hispanicae Artes Aliqout Detectae ac Palam Traductae [Several Techniques of the Holy Spanish Inquisition Discovered and Exposed Publicly]. In fact, the Protestant Revolutionaries were far more murderous against Catholics than vice versa. For example, we hear how evil the English Catholic Queen called by the Protestants "Bloody Mary" was, but the far worse Protestant Queen Elizabeth I, who murdered hundreds of Catholics and their priests by the most savage means, like drawing, quartering, and evisceration of the bowels, is called by the Protestants "Good Queen Bess."

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