Pope Paul VI

De Mattei: The Roman Primacy Disfigured by the Successor of Peter

By Roberto de Mattei, Correspondenza Romana, September 26, 2018 The impressive rapidity with which events are unfolding one after the other in the Church makes one think that this is due not only to the dynamics of historical acceleration, but a deliberate choice by the agents of chaos to... read more

How We Can Get Through Current Crisis of Homosexuality in the Church

The acceptance and even promotion of homosexuality is at the root of the problem in our Church. By Dan Almeter, August 15, 2018 • I spent six years in a Catholic seminary in the ’70s. The current scandal of predatory homosexuality came as no surprise to me. My fellow seminarians... read more

Sowers of the Current Chaos

By Paul Kengor, September 5, 2018 For keen insight into some of the malevolent forces at work in the Church right now, an unexpected source is a fascinating book by Father Charles Theodore Murr, titled, The Godmother: Madre Pascalina. Published in May 2017, for the centenary of Fatima, it is one... read more

Defending Marriage at the Youth Synod

By Richard A. Spinello, August 27, 2018 When Cardinal Carlo Caffarra was given the responsibility of starting Pope John Paul II’s Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, he wrote a letter to Sister Lucia de Santos of Fatima asking for prayers. Many Catholics by now are familiar with... read more

De Mattei: The Death of Paul VI (August 6, 1978). An anniversary.

By Roberto de Mattei, Corrispondenza Romana, August 15, 2018 This month of August sees the fortieth anniversary of the death of Giovanni Battista Montini - Pope Paul VI from 1963 to 1978. His pontificate changed the life of the Church in the twentieth century. Giovanni Battista Montini was... read more

Padre Pio’s letter to Pope Paul VI on Humanae Vitae

Posted by Fr. Gordon J. MacRae on July 25, 2018 Less than two weeks before Saint Padre Pio of Pietrelcina died, he sent a letter on Humanae Vitae to Blessed Pope Paul VI who is himself due to be canonized 14 October, 2018. Your Holiness: Availing myself of Your Holiness’ meeting with the... read more

Hostile reactions from Catholics against the encyclical suggest the Church has lost its mission

This article by journalist Malcolm Muggeridge appeared in the Catholic Herald of August 9, 1968. We republish it today to mark the 50th anniversary of Humanae Vitae. Muggeridge was eventually received into the Church 14 years later, at the age of 79. If ten years ago I had considered the... read more

Can Humanae Vitae’s Teachings Change?

Analysts who spoke with the Register stressed that any reinterpretations must be in full doctrinal continuity with Paul VI’s countercultural message. By Edward Pentin, July 13, 2018 As speculation mounts about a possible revision or reinterpretation of Blessed Paul VI’s landmark... read more

My Name is Peter: Paul VI and Francis in Geneva

By Ines A. Murzaku, June 14, 2018 “Dear Brothers in Christ: Nostro nome è Pietro [1] (Our name is Peter).” This was how Blessed Paul VI addressed the World Council of Churches in 1969. Paul VI was the pope of firsts – and visiting Geneva was a first by any previous Roman pontiff. The... read more

500 British Priests Reaffirm Humanae Vitae

Humanae Vitae 50 originated from British lay faithful who had encouraged the country’s clergy to proclaim the message contained in the statement. Edward Pentin Blog, Jun. 16, 2018 Almost 500 British priests have signed a statement reaffirming the Church’s teaching on human sexuality and... read more

The evolution of the Catholic Church into oblivion

By Rev. Thomas Collins, May 29, 2018 Over the past fifty years, many of the Catholic faithful have been extremely scandalized, and even traumatized, by the willingness of so many Church leaders, including myself, to be incrementally drawn into a moral capitulation to the tyranny of progressive... read more

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