Saturday, April 30, 2022

Benedict XVI May Still Be Pope

Last week I posted a video from Taylor Marshall that offered commentary on Cardinal Robert Bellarmine's treatise on the deposition of a heretical pope.  The Cardinal is a Saint and Doctor of the Church.

Below I post a video of John-Henry Westen's interview with Dr. Edmund Mazza, a professor of Church history.  The topic of discussion is whether or not Cardinal Bergoglio's election to the papacy was valid.  More to that point, the question is whether or not Pope Benedict's resignation was valid.  There may be enough canonical anomalies to render it invalid, meaning that the real pope is Benedict XVI, not Francis.  We know that progressive prelates lobbied for Pope Francis, in possible violation of Canon Law.

Please consider these matters.  Moreover, please do NOT beg off your obligation to be informed about them.  We are lay people, yes, but no more can we content ourselves with just minding our own spiritual houses, as it were.  If this evil continues without YOU shining a light of truth on them, you may well be held culpable for your indifference to these matters.  No more of this "but we're only little lay people" cop-out.  No more can we blindly trust our prelates to tell us the unvarnished truth; in fact, that may never have been a morally valid option for us to take.

By the way, things may be falling apart for Francis in the Vatican.  Please continue to pray your daily Rosaries.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Battle Axe Of The God Of Surprises - Cor Orans

I'm going to post three videos regarding the pope's continued attacks on Sacred Tradition in order to pave the way for a "New World Order" idolatrous religion.  The idol's façade and moniker is "the god of surprises".  The pope yammers about that a lot, doesn't he?

In the first video, Taylor Marshall offers commentary on the pope's latest nonsense called "Let Us Dream".  The pope, in this book, is telling us to disregard God's immutable truths and "dialogue" with the diabolical.  As Marshall recites the heresy in that book about "dreams" and "dialogue", I can almost hear John Lennon singing his ode to atheism called "Imagine"; as I recall, Lennon also claimed to be a "dreamer".  

Here is Marhall's video, but there are two others to follow, regarding a traditional cloistered convent of nuns who are being ordered to commit vocational suicide by embracing Cor Orans.  Please note that these nuns (and others like them) are NOT being given any benefit of "dialogue".  These convents and monastaries are full of young monks and nuns who are living lives of prayer, penance, adherence to the Sacraments - in short, being instruments of God's grace for this sick world.  The progressives know that, and for that reason, they want these houses of Catholic religion demolished.  We must pray our Rosaries.

Saturday, April 23, 2022

This Is Overdue

As we pray our daily Rosaries, let's pray that the insults to the Faith that this present pope spews forth will end, one way or the other.  Too many souls are being damaged  by him.

Friday, April 22, 2022

Pagan Art On Pope's Chasuble

When I first saw the picture to the right of the pope's odd-looking chasuble, I was dreading the real possibility of it being a picture of some pagan idol.  It wouldn't be the first time he's pulled such a stunt. 

Anyway, here's what that thing really is.  That article speculates that this object (and others) were constructed for pragmatic use as opposed to idolatrous ones.  Still, they date back several hundred years before Our Lord was born.  It has absolutely nothing to do with Christianity.  It's worth noting that this object was found in the Peru/Chile area of South American.

Hmm...  What else was found in that area of the world?  Oh, yes!  The pachamama idol!  Now that demonic object most certainly is a construct of pagan idolatry!  See here.  Don't forget that the pope went so far as to have a pachamama plant placed on the altar of St. Peter's Basilica.

This is by no means the first time that he used paganized caricatures of vestments of his office.  Recall that in 2014 he carried a crosier that was modeled on a wiccan "magic wand".

So now I pose this question: was that pagan picture on the pope's chasuble a sly salute to the pachamama idol?

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Beware The Chosen

When I first heard of the series called "The Chosen" and saw some trailers, some red flags flew.  The character of "Jesus" seemed to be a bit too familiar with the other characters, so I never troubled myself to watch it.  After reviewed the video below, I am grateful to God for sparing me that.

Now I know that there are those who say that the series can't be judged on those few questionable clips.  However, does anyone gainsay the points made in the video below about the problems with "The Chosen"?

Let me illustrate it with an example that I used before.  Say that someone sets before you a tasty, healthy, meal.  That meal has just one little problem.  A malefactor put into it a few drops of cyanide.  However, the rest of the meal is very beneficial and healthy in and of itself.  Would you take one bite of it?  Neither would I.

Satan is sly when he wants to introduce error.  He doesn't present it to us in a garish, ugly manner.  He allows it to come to us along with trappings that may well be holy in and of themselves.  But it's only that one or two drops of poison that render the whole package deadly.

Public Transportation Now Mask-Free, Proving That Elections Matter

One of the last areas in which the progressives had a stranglehold on the country in relation to the dehumanizing masks has been public transportation - airlines, buses, trains, etc.  A few days ago, a federal judge in Florida named Kathryn Mizelle ruled that the CDC had overstepped its bounds and had not followed proper procedures in imposing mask mandates.  In a word, they have been struck down.  

Read a brief biographical sketch of her here.  Please note that she is one of many judges appointed by President Trump.  Yes, elections have consequences.  We as Christians are duty-bound to participate in these elections, even if neither candidate is squeaky-clean.  That latter scenario often happens simply because the candidates are drawn from that pool known as human beings; none save Our Lady has been free of sin.

For some, the announcement of the strike-down of the mask mandate came while they were in flight.  Celebrations happened immediately, as you see below.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Rotten Easter Eggs From Pope Francis

Seven years ago, Pope Francis said that "the Way of the Cross is the story of God's failure".  I'm not sure what point he was trying to make and it really doesn't matter.  One doesn't communicate anything worthwhile by blaspheming God.  I believe that on September 14th we celebrate the Triumph of the Cross, not the failure of the Cross.

But if he is still searching for a way to caricaturize Good Friday as some sort of colossal debacle, someone should remind him that it's already done, and that he led it.  Here is that "way of the Cross", on the Vatican's website, that is a pathetic parody of Christ's salvific act.

Word counts tell a lot about the thinking (or lack thereof) of the author of the piece.  The word "sin" appears once.  "Repent" and "salvation" aren't found once.  The word "cross" is found in the title, but that's all.  This whole thing is nothing but "social justice warrior" pig-slop.

He also announced that he will attend an "interfaith meeting" in Kazakhstan this coming September.  It's called the 7th World Religions Conference.  No, Pope Francis, the Roman Catholic Faith is not just one of many.  It is the one handed down by Christ Himself through the One True Church.  Taylor Marshall has some analysis in the video below.

Most know of the pope's penchant for quashing orders dedicated to the Traditional Catholic Faith.  A house of Discalced Carmelite nuns in Fairfield, PA saw their chaplains ordered to cease ministering to them.  Essentially, that means they are deprived of the Sacraments.  Moreover, they must conform to Cor Orans that will only serve to dilute, if not destroy, their charism.

Something is rotten at the Vatican.  It must be the rotten eggs smelling of sulfur.  The denizens of the Vatican had best be careful, lest they smell sulfur for eternity.

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Time To Turn In Your Rice Bowls!

Well, now that Lent is drawing to a close, it is time to take your CRS rice bowls into your parishes so that your hard-earned money can be forked over to various and sundry anti-God organizations - or at least, that is the hope of the USCCB.  Many of us Catholic "alternative media" have been sounding the alarm regarding this bunch for years now, advising you to direct your donations to charities that actually follow our Faith.

But that doesn't mean those ubiquitous little cardboard things have to go to waste!  The Lepanto Institute, a leader in telling the truth about Catholic Relief Services, has a selection of flyers to hand out.  One of these could be folded up and put into that box.  Let the parish staff get an education when they open yours.  Alternatively, you can consider putting into that box "McCarrick Money", courtesy of Complicit Clergy.

Of course you can write your own note and place that in the box.  In any event, let them know why you won't give them one red cent.  #sayno2crs

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Archbishop Vigano Calls For An Investigation Of Pope Benedict's Resignation

LifeSiteNews acquired a copy of an interview in which Archbishop Vigano and Aldo Maria Valli engaged.  Among other things, Vigano opines that there are reasons to doubt both the legitimacy of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation and the election of Cardinal Bergoglio as pope.  For the record, I too believe that there is cause for such concern.

For your consideration I will post two videos that Taylor Marshall recently created regarding the Archbishop.  One is a commentary on the Valli interview.  The next is on another interview in which the Archbishop engaged with Dr. Armando Mannochia.  I haven't watched that one yet, but understand that he has kind words to say regarding Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, founder of the SSPX.  On a personal note, I was able to attend Holy Mass and receive Holy Communion during the early days of the pandemic only because local priests of the SSPX conducted "drive-in" Masses that were allowed by local authorities.  They didn't shutter their doors altogether as did our diocesan bishops.   Now the videos.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Priest Who Buried Santangelo's Younger Victims Speaks Out

When Terissa Bukovinac and Lauren Handy were given the 115 babies who were murdered by Cesare Santangelo, they gave the earlier-term babies to a priest for a proper burial.  There were 110 of them.  The other 5, all later term and very likely victims of infanticide, still languish in the custody of the DC government that seems intent on callously denying them dignity and justice.

Father William Kuchinsky, the priest who gave these children a proper burial with prayers for their eternal repose, granted to LifeSiteNews an interview, that I post below.

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Mark Robinson Showing Us How To Speak Truth

Mark Robinson is the Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina.  He spoke at a Baptist church recently and spoke truth to the gay-nazi agenda.  Our bishops and priests could well take some lessons from him.  Of course, if they are embroiled in the mortal sin of homosexual conduct, they need to quit their posts and practice serious penance.  Here is the clip.

Friday, April 8, 2022

Fighting Satanic Culture At Two Local Catholic Universities - Examples To Emulate

Both instances, one at Georgetown University and the other at Mount St. Mary's University, happened within the past week.

Much have I written about Georgetown over the years.  They are Jesuit-run, and they regularly churn out filth and dissidence.  See how I'm repeating myself in that last sentence?  But I digress.  If you scroll through this litany of scandals, you'll see that I went down there to protest the honoring of various pro-abortion individuals.  At all those times, also protesting were young men from the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property.

On April 4, this past Monday, several of the TFP men went down to Healy Gates (where I stood with them on occasion) to speak truth to the students about the LGBT varieties of mortal sin.  They were there with their bagpipes, banners, red flags, and of course, their Rosaries.  They met all sorts of vile opposition.  Actually, some of those kids were so unhinged they were more silly than vulgar.  But alas, their loud music and taunts couldn't drown out bagpipes and the Rosary.  We pray that some of them will take to heart some of the words that the TFP men spoke to them.  Video is included in this link.

Meanwhile, at the northwestern end of Interstate 270, the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice and Human Services of Mount St. Mary's University was getting ready to host Dr. Simone Kolysh as a speaker.  Kolysh is a professor of sociology at nearby Hood College.  She advocates abortion and LGTB lifestyles (of the BSDM varieties).  She calls herself a "non-binary polyamorous dyke" and prefers "they/them" pronouns.  Well, I'm not playing that game!  She's a female and that is how I will call her.  If she reads this, she'll just have to deal with it.  She calls herself a "witch bitch" and I must confess to being tempted to concede her point here.  But I digress!  Obviously she is not fit to teach anyone to tie their shoelaces, much less spread perversion at a Catholic institution.

Thankfully, several students and faculty at the Mount saw the same paradox and resolved to prevent that - and they did so.  They demanded that her lecture be canceled.  LifeSiteNews contacted the offices of Archbishop Lori, since Lori is on the Mount's Board of Trustees and the Mount is located in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.  While Lori's office never responded to LifeSiteNews, the lecture was soon canceled.

In both cases, Catholics took a stand to combat the anti-God secular culture at Catholic venues.  We can do no less.  We are tasked with establishing Christ's reign in social spheres.  We cannot do it unless we purge the filth from our own institutions.  Emulate the examples set forth by these Catholics.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

A Better Video Of The Press Conference And Some Updates #JusticeForTheFive

On April 5, the Pillar interviewed Lauren Handy, basically getting a brief biographical sketch of Lauren, how she came to be an activist, and more details relating to last week's events.  At first glance it seems to be a fair presentation, but if others beg to differ, please do so in the comment box and cite your reasons.  You'll notice when you scroll down that the Cooley letter shows; this time it's the bottom portion, showing closing and signature.  My first picture had the top part showing date.  The two pictures together show the entire letter.

On Tuesday, I posted a clip of the press conference put on by six pro-life activists.  It is a Facebook live stream and quite frankly, I have always found their audio to be lacking in volume.  This clip that Randally Terry posted, originated from EWTN, can actually be heard.  Here it is, and I'll have more to say below that.

Here Father David Nix, who blogs by the name Padre Peragrino, offers his perspective.

On Monday I opined that this obvious collusion between the DC police and FBI would prove to make plain their idiocy as opposed to actually concealing their misdeeds.  That seems to be the case.   In addition to the lawmakers who signed the demand letter to Mayor Bowser and the Department of Justice, Marjorie Taylor-Greene echoed those demands in her own tweet.

What is our role (and yes, we do have a role)?  We cannot be silent.  I realize this is short notice for the DC-area residents, but there will be a rally downtown at the offices of the DC Medical Examiner at 401 E Street, SW in Washington DC.  It will start at noon and last approximately 1.5 hours.  

If you cannot make that, please call Mayor Bowser's office and demand a proper examination of the babies, as they would do for any other murder victim.  Her office number is (202) 727-2643.  Demand a proper investigation.     #JusticeForTheFive

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Plan Of The Mass

There is more information regarding the witch-hunt against Lauren Handy and the others.  I will take a moment, though, to share what can be called a diagram of the Sacrifice of the Holy Mass.  It is of the Traditional Latin Mass.  It's quite helpful as a visualization of the Mass and its purposes and aspect. 

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Press Conference Regarding The Pro-lifers Who Kept The Murdered Babies From Being Incinerated - GOP Lawmakers Call DC Mayor On The Carpet

Yesterday I stated that those involved in the retrieval of the babies murdered by Santangelo would hold a press conference.  They have done so, and here it is.

Frankly, the audio leaves something to be desired - volume, to be precise.  But listen closely for what is said is crucial.  In the first few minutes, Terrisa Bukovinac, founder of Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising (PAAU) gives a chronology of the events of last week.  She was with Lauren Handy on Mrch 25 outside of Santangelo's abortuary when the Curtis Bay driver let them take the box of babies that were on their way to being burned in an incinerator.

After that, nothing said was that much of a surprise.  The facts made quite obvious that the DC police and Department of Justice were colluding to prevent any examination of the 3rd-trimester babies who seemed to have been murdered by means forbidden by Federal law.

That collusion has by no means escaped the notice of several GOP lawmakers.  Led by James Lankford and Jim Jordon, the lawmakers are demanding that Mayor Bowser and the Department of Justice do their duties.  It's a pity that no Democrat lawmakers signed onto this letter, but they are only abiding by the pro-abortion plank of their party of death and mayhem.

John-Henry Weston of LifeSiteNews engaged in an interview with Lauren Handy regarding these recent events.  Read and listen


Monday, April 4, 2022

Eggs Are On The Faces Of DC Police And DOJ After Nazi-Like Treatment Of Nine Pro-Life Activists

Last week we all beheld the DC Police and US Department of Justice engage in a "couvrez vos derrieres" maneuver that in reality will prove to be more insipid than deceitful. 

Recently, Lauren Handy and other pro-life activists were outside the Washington Surgi-Center operated by Dr. Cesare Santangelo.  At that time, a driver from Curtis Bay Medical Waste Services was picking up babies murdered by Santangelo.  Handy was able to obtain a box with some of the babies in it.

In researching this matter, I was reminded that Santangelo was visited by pro-life activists in 2013, unbeknownst to him at the time.  Lila Rose and her Live Action group have long been known for undercover stings of abortuaries, catching them flouting the law.  A pregnant associate of Live Action conducted an interview with Santangelo and asked him what he would do if a baby he aborted survived the procedure.  Santangelo said that he would not help such a child, admitting that he would violate the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act.  ABC published a report here.

Label on box containing babies
In light of Live Action’s efforts, Handy had reason to suspect that these babies were murdered via abortion procedures that violated the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban and the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act.  She probably also hoped to give them a decent funeral, as opposed to letting them be incinerated by Curtis Bay like so much garbage.  After prayer and consultation with other activists, she decided, through a lawyer, to contact DC authorities to have them examine the babies’ bodies for violations of the afore-mentioned federal laws.  Please notice that this letter was both emailed and mailed on March 29, 2022. 

Letter asking for DC examination

This was the same abortuary where Handy, along with eight other pro-life activists, conducted a rescue on October 22, 2020.  The other eight are: Jonathan Darnel, 40, of Arlington, Virginia, Jay Smith, 32, of Freeport, New York; Paulette Harlow, 73, of Kingston, Massachusetts; Jean Marshall, 72, of Kingston, Massachusetts; John Hinshaw, 67, of Levittown, New York; Heather Idoni, 61, of Linden, Michigan; William Goodman, 52, of the Bronx, New York; and Joan Bell, 74, of Montague, New Jersey.  

Last February, the Department of Justice  convened a grand jury to review the “charges”, having sworn in the jury on February 15.  The nine defendants received no notice of these proceedings.  The DOJ filed the indictments on March 24 and only unsealed them on March 30, the date of the arrests.  It is also the day after the DC authorities received Mr. Cooley’s email that detailed Handy's wish to hand over the babies for official examination.  Isn’t that just the most convenient of coincidences? 

At the time of their arrests, they were at their respective homes.  The arrests took place between 5am and 8am.  In other words, some of them were awakened to cops banging on their doors for a non-violent life-saving action of over a year ago.  Father David Nix has video of one of the arrests: at gun-point, forcing some pro-lifers to their knees, etc. The Department of Justice statement can be viewed here

The activists were released later in the day.  As Handy returned to her DC home, she found that it was being raided by DC police.  Mainstream media waxed predictably horrified over the bodies in Handy’s home, stating that the police were acting on an “anonymous tip”.  Cooley’s letter, initiated by Handy herself, was that “anonymous tip”. 

DC Police Executive Assist. Chief of Police Ashan M. Benedict told reporters Thursday "the fetuses appeared to have been aborted in accordance with D.C. law. There doesn't appear to be anything criminal about that — except for how they got into that house," Benedict said.  My!  Wasn’t that a lickety-split examination?  In other words, “nothing to see here, folks!  Move along.”  Acting surprised regarding the babies at Handy’s home, Benedict’s nose appears to have grown an inch or two. 

Handy and others did videos of the children before they were confiscated by the DC police.  Live Action was given the videos, and affiliated physicians (including a former abortionist) examined them.  They opine that illegal abortions may have been perpetrated on the children.  More details are found at this site.  Be warned, this site shows the violated bodies of these poor babies in detail. 

Let’s cut to the chase and sum this up.  The DC government, having received the email from Cooley, knew that they would be obliged to examine the bodies in accordance with Handy’s request.  Being in the back pockets of the abortion industry in DC, they connived to discredit Handy.  Knowing that Handy and others conducted a rescue at Santangelo’s one and a half years ago, and that the Department of Justice was sitting on an indictment of which the defendants were unaware, they worked with the DOJ and the FBI to act on that indictment to arrest Handy and the others.  That served the purpose of getting Handy out of her home so that the DC police could conduct their raid.  It gave credence to their narrative that Handy was surreptitiously keeping the babies in her home to paint her as an imbalanced “anti-choice extremist”, knowing full well that she intended to have the babies examined through legal channels.  They wanted to give cover to Santangelo and to the abortion industry in general. 

As for those poor babies, I suspect they will never receive a dignified funeral.  Most likely they will wind up in some incinerator. By the way, Curtis Bay has drawn the ire of neighboring Dundalk residents for the putrid stenches that they put forth.  Now Dundalk knows that they have been inhaling, among other things, the remains of murdered babies. 

Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising (PAAU), an organization with which Lauren Handy is affiliated, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, April 5, at 11am at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.  In that conference they will answer some questions:

· Where did the aborted babies come from? 

· Did the Metropolitan Police Department test for oxygen in the lungs of these babies?

· Why did those arrested by the FBI choose Washington Surgi-Clinic for their protest?

· How were the fetal remains acquired?

· Who obtained the fetal remains?

· How many aborted fetuses were acquired in total, besides the five in police custody? 

· What will happen to the remaining aborted fetuses (that have not been turned over to police)?

· Where are the fetuses now? 

· What would have happened to these fetal remains had they not been recovered? 

· What demands are the defendants, and those who obtained the aborted babies making of the Department of Justice? 

· Who is Dr. Cesare Santangelo, and what is his role in the deaths of these children? 

As soon as I am able to do so, I will post video of that press conference.

Sunday, April 3, 2022

To Demonstrate Collegiality A La Pope Francis, Progressive Prelates Hold Hush-Hush Meeting To Complain About Traditional Faithful Catholics

Much of the internet is ablaze with discussions about some local activists who came across bodies of children murdered by abortion and their subsequent arrests.  I will have much to say about this very soon, but first I am in the process of verifying some facts.

Meanwhile, much mischief is afoot in progressive circles of the Catholic Church.  Last week the pope engaged in what some hope is a consecration of Russia to Mary's Immaculate Heart.  The question is whether or not the consecration happened in accord with the stipulations set forth by Our Lady of Fatima.  I'm no theologian, but it appears to me that at least Pope Francis' prayer came a lot closer to those specifications than did those of his predecessors.  Now did the bishops of the world join him?  That is questionable.

One bunch of prelates who most likely did not join him was a gaggle of progressive bishops who met in Chicago during the time of the consecration.  The meeting itself was rather secretive and people came only by invitation.  The organizers admitted the existence of this gathering only because some media got wind of it.  One Mad Mom has a write-up on it as does Complicit Clergy

One prelate who was in attendance was Cardinal Maradiaga, who has the pope's ears on many matters.  Since this gabfest happened in Chicago, we can be certain that Cardinal Cupich at least gave his blessing for it and most likely participated.

They attempted to put forth the image of Francis' papacy as carrying on the work of Vatican II - as if that's a good thing.  They are concerned - very concerned, I tell you - about "opposition to the pope", people "looking to the old liturgy", "the impact of moneyed conservative influence in Catholic social movements" and "reluctance of some U.S. dioceses to implement the grassroots consultation process".  They also blathered about "collegiality".  Yes, nothing exudes "collegiality" like having secretive meetings by select invitation only.  Keep it us guys, and keep demonstrating why you all don't deserve one dime of our contribution dollars.