By Edward Pentin - Without the Second Vatican Council, the student revolution of 1968 that radically changed life in the Western world would never have happened, nor would a “self-styled” Catholic such as Joe Biden be a leading presidential contender, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has argued... In a new lengthy interview with the Vaticanist Marco Tosatti, the former nuncio to the United States said he believes there is a “close connection between the rebellion of the ultra-progressive clergy — with the Jesuits in the lead — and the education of generations of Catholics, who were formed according to the modernist ideology.”.. These, he said, were factors “flowing into the Council, which served as a premise not only for ’68 revolution in the political sphere, but also for the doctrinal and moral revolution in the ecclesial sphere.
By Paul Murano, Church Militant - The Vatican's liturgy chief is declaring it "urgent" that Catholics to return to the sacraments — in person... In a letter sent to the world's bishops this week, Cdl. Robert Sarah, head of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, warned that virtual participation in Mass on TV or online is not sufficient to sustain Christian life... "This community dimension has a theological meaning: God is a relationship of Persons in the Most Holy Trinity."
By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSiteNews - Hundreds of people descended on a rural Wisconsin city on Sunday in a show of support for Father James Altman, whose viral video message, “You can’t be a Catholic and a Democrat,” has now been viewed more than 660,000 times... Fr. Altman’s bishop, the Most Rev. William P. Callahan, recently threatened the outspoken priest with “canonical penalties” for his video, even as public support for the priest has surged among rank-and-file Catholics around the country.
By Fr. Ed Broom, OMV, Catholic Exchange - The damp, misty, drizzling morning, in which I leave home with a slight headache and nose-drip, can most appropriately describe the state of soul called Desolation. Indeed, there are hours, perhaps even days in which we feel as if we were traversing a tunnel that seems to have no outlet! Or if you like, days in which we feel as if we were meandering aimlessly through a dark interior, a humid and foul jungle, entangled in an emotional and spiritual tug of war in which the battle seems all but lost.