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On December 7, 2018, the huge Newchurch archdiocese of Chicago, Illinois, run by Francis-Bergoglio's Marxist/Modernist bosom buddy, Blase Cupich, is shutting a "large number" of its some 350 churches. The United States' third-largest Newarchdiocese (after New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California) has allowed its churches to fall into decay as it uses its income to pay off thousands of child victims of sex crimes by his Newclergy.
Because of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, it is the rare clueless young man who wants to be a Novus Ordo presbyter. With no new presbyters coming in, and current presbyters leaving Newchurch or dying off, staffing of churches is cut to the bone. Currently, there are some 1,500 presbyters. The Newarchdiocese estimates that in ten years that number will have sunk by more than 85 per cent to 240. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Chicago Tribune.]
True Catholics, Newcardinal Cupich is a modern vandal worse than Attila the Hun. He has openly justified the destruction of great architectural monuments by saying, "I do not want museums." By all means, Cupich should destroy the Newchurches. He will simply hasten the justified demise of his corrupt and immoral New Order. If Newchurchers in Chicago have any luck, maybe good Protestants in Chicago will buy up the best churches and turn them into "oecumenical worship centers"! At least the carcasses of the great architectural monuments will be preserved that way.
Only the TRADITIO Network has from the beginning tied Newchurch's sex crimes with the vehicle it uses, embezzlement, to fund its Great Sex and Embezzlement Holocaust. We have reported in these Commentaries on just some of the cases of embezzlement, but the current one takes the cake. A group of Newchurch nuns stole half a million U.S. dollars to fund ten years of gambling binges at casinos.
Two nuns, the principal and her assistant from Newchurch's St. James Elementary School in Torrance, California, were exposed on December 3, 2018, for stealing over a period of ten years from the school to go on gambling binges, while telling parents that they had to operate on a "shoestring budget." The two amassed half a million dollars from the clueless parents and then regularly splurged at gambling casinos. They raked in the money from school tuitions, fees, and donations.
Did Newchurch have any concern to recover the stolen funds from the parents. No! Newcardinal Jose Gomez, of Los Angeles, who has apparently bought into Francis-Bergoglio's "Mercy for Newchurch Crimes" program, told police that the Novus Ordo nuns had admitted to the embezzlement and "expressed remorse," so the Newarchdiocese was not going to press criminal charges. To the contrary, Catholic moral theology requires that ill-gotten funds be returned to the victims of a theft, in this case the parents and defrauded donors. Newcardinal Gomez has no moral right to "forgive" the theft of the nuns. Rather, the parents have the absolute right to be paid back by Gomez.
The nuns had been endorsing checks made out to the school to be deposited into their own personal account. Newcardinal Gomez has administered the Newarchdiocese so sloppily that the embezzlement went on for ten years and would never have been discovered, had it not been for a parent to requested from the bank a copy of a check and noticed the illegal endorsement on the back.
It turns out that over the ten years of embezzlement, the two nuns had been regularly leaving the school to travel to casinos, where they gambled away the school's money. The parents even knew about these gambling trips, which the nuns claimed were "gifts from rich relatives," although they claimed to have taken a Novus Ordo "vow" of poverty (which means nothing, of course). This was no one-time splurge, but a pattern of corrupt embezzlement that should have thrown the two "nuns" into prison for many years. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CalCatholic.]
True Catholics, it isn't just that Newchurch is run by a den of immoral Newpopes, Newcardinals, and Newbishops. These same officials are incompetent. This is not the first time that Newchurch officials have been clueless that they are being robbed blind. Perhaps they don't care. Perhaps they are accomplices. Parents with children in Newchurch schools should immediately withdraw their children and cut off all association with the fake Newchurch.
As if more evidence were needed to prove that the Newchurch of the New Order is not the Catholic Church, the results of the 2016 Pew Research Institute Study and by the 2018 Norwalk National Traditional Catholic Study showed the 180-degree contrast between Newchurchers and traditional Catholics. These figures are for the United States, but those for other countries are quite similar.
1960: 80 per cent of Catholics attended Sunday Mass.
2016: 11 per cent of Newchurchers attended their invalid Sunday Novus Ordo service [halved because of the results of other studies showing that Newchurch attendance numbers are inflated by double].
2018: 99 per cent of traditional Catholics attended Sunday Mass.
N.B. There has been a visible drop in Novus Ordo service attendance since 2016 because of Newchurch Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust.
2016: 1.2 per cent of income by Newchurchers.
2018: 6.0 per cent of income by traditional Catholics.
N.B. Protestants gave 2.5 per cent. Catholics gave 3.3 per cent during the Great Depression.
2016: 67 per cent of Newchurchers agree with "gay" marriage.
2018: 2 per cent of traditional Catholics agree with "gay" marriage.
2016: 47 per cent of Newchurchers agree with abortion.
2018: 2 per cent of traditional Catholics agree with abortion.
2016: 89 per cent of Newchurchers agree with artificial contraception.
2018: 2 per cent of traditional Catholic agree with artificial contraception.
2016: 6 per cent of Newchurchers go to the invalid Rite of Reconciliation (formerly Confession/Penance) annually.
2018: 98 percent of traditional Catholics go to at least annual confession.
Live Birth Rate.
2016: 2.3 among Newchurchers.
2018: 3.6 among traditional Catholics
True Catholics, these figures prove to Newchurchers that they are not part of the Catholic Church. In fact, their worship, doctrine, and morality are quite different from Catholicism. The situation has gotten worse under the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla, the "Nazi" Benedict-Ratzinger, and much worse under the "Marxist" Francis-Bergoglio. To pretend that Newchurch is Catholic is a complete sham. In conscience, no true Catholic has anything to do with the fake Newchurch of the New Order or its Newpopes.
After more than a year of legal wrangling, Francis-Bergoglio's Chief Financial Officer (Secretarius Sanctae Sedis Rebus Oeconomicis Praeposita, Secretary of Finance), George Pell, has been convicted of paedophile crimes against two choir boys. Pell had returned in 2017 under legal duress to face the charges. The unanimous verdict was reported on December 11, 2018, but a judicial gag order has restricted Australian media coverage of the trial since June 2018. However, non-Australian media have been releasing news about the trail and verdict. Pell is expected to be sentenced in early 2019.
Ironically, until his fall from grace, Neocon Newchurchers loved Pell because he was "conservative" on a few issues. Another prominent case of deceit is that of Newcardinal Ray "Bully" Burke, who pretends to be "traditional" to get money and notoriety, but is actually just another Novus Ordo heretic. This syndrome is actually quite common among the pseudo-traditionalists, who like the Half New Order Vatican II New Latin Mess, but remain loyal to the heretic Newpopes after the Vatican II Anti-council. Yet the Head Heretic, Francis-Bergoglio, is shutting down pseudo-traditional organizations around the world. Even the first of these, the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), which played the puppet to the First Paedophile Newpope JPII-Wojtyla in 1988 when the "Ecclesia Dei" fiasco took place, could now be in jeopardy.
Francis-Bergoglio has refused to comment on the conviction of his Chief Financial Officer, but it is probably not coincidental that before the verdict became known, Pell was one of three Newcardinals who were quietly eliminated from Francis-Bergoglio's Executive Committee of nine Newcardinals that run the Newvatican on December 12, 2018. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
True Catholics, the noose is tightening around the next of the heretic and paedophiliac Francis-Bergoglio and his henchmen. Newcardinal Pell as Francis-Bergoglio's CFO is the highest Newchurch prelate ever convicted of paedophile crimes. Once can only hope that, in time, the ringleader and organizer of this corruption, will himself be brought to justice -- Francis-Bergoglio.
As the investigation phase of the case against the U.S. Newbishops under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and other statutes continues unabated, the Houston District Attorney and the U.S. Attorney on November 28, 2018, raided the office of the President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops for "confidential documents" on a presbyter arrested for sex crimes against a boy and a girl. Daniel DiNardo is Newarchbishop of Galveston-Houston, Texas. Prosecutors also raided Sacred Heart Catholic [Sic] Church in Conroe, Texas and St. John Fisher Catholic [Sic] Church in Richmond, Texas.
Newarchbishop DiNardo was exposed by two child victims, one male and one female, as having been "dismissive" when he reported the presbyter to the Newarchbishop. DiNardo is now supsected of engaging in a cover-up for a presbyter, who was arrested for sex crimes against two teenagers. DiNardo had appointed the presbyter as Vicar for Hispanic Ministry. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, again the highest officials of Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch are being exposed as cover-up artists for the corrupt Newchurch of the New Order. DiNardo is the head of the U.S. Newbishops. It was he who stopped the Newbishops at their November 2018 from adopting concrete steps against paedophilia in Newclergy because Bergoglio forbad the subject to be taken up. Bergoglio has been exposed on several occasions for lying about his involvement in paedophile cases and for letting his paedophile Newclergy off from punishment. But his Newchurch is finally falling down around him as donations to Newrome dry up, Newseminaries cannot attract students, and state and federal prosecutors hunt down not only the paedophile presbyters but also the Newbishops who cover up their crimes.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Over the course of 2018, I have had the opportunity to travel a bit for pleasure and for work. Because of my travel I have been able to assist at the Traditional Latin Mass at a variety of chapels, oratories, and churches. One thing that has been pretty consistent is the fact that 98 per cent percent of Traditional Catholics are wonderful, friendly, and thankful for the sacrifices that their traditional Catholic priests make. However, it is the other 2 per cent who are causing issues at some of these sites. The 2 per cent I am talking about like to spread detraction about their priest, complain about their priest, and cause division at their site.
To that 2 per cent I say: Please stop! This past Sunday, a traditional Catholic priest talked about Advent being a time of silence, a time to let God come into our lives in that silence. In the spirit of Advent, please be silent. Stop complaining about how long your priest's sermons are. Instead, be thankful that you have a traditional Catholic priest to teach you the true Faith. Stop complaining that your priest is "doom and gloom." Instead, be thankful that you have a traditional Catholic priest who does what Sacred Scripture obliges him to do: Tell the unadulterated truth as Our Lord did. Stop spreading detraction about your priest and fellow laypeople. Stop trying to divide the churches you are blessed with.
This Advent, please be silent, and in that silence take time to thank God for our wonderful traditional Catholic priests, who are making tremendous sacrifices to ensure that we have the true Sacraments. Our traditional Catholic priests often have to travel hours by car or boat or plane to bring the true Sacraments to the faithful. This Advent, instead of complaining about your traditional Catholic priest, go up and shake his hand and say a thank-you. Not just for what he does for you and the sacrifices that he makes for you, but also for the war that he is fighting. Yes, our traditional Catholic priests are fighting a war, a war against Marxist/Modernist Newrome, against a fake Newchurch that is not the Catholic Church.
History repeats itself. In the early days of the church, Catholics were forced underground in a world that hated them. Nevertheless, they kept the Faith alive. and because of their sacrifice the Roman Catholic Church conquered the Roman Empire and the pagan world around them. History is repeating itself, and God's Providence can now be seen more clearly.
Newrome and society are slowly dying from within, just as ancient Rome did. When Newchurch and modern society collapse (and collapse they will, just as did ancient Rome), it will be the courageous traditional Catholic priests and laypeople who will rise once again, just as the Church rose from the barbarian invasions to the glories of the Gothic cathedrals, the theology and poetry of St. Thomas Aquinas, and the Sacred Music of the High Middle Ages.
So, my fellow traditional Catholics, especially that 2 per cent, be thankful for the traditional Catholic priests who are keeping the true Roman Catholic Church alive. A thousand years from now, they will be remembered as courageous defenders of the true Faith, just as the early Catholics are now. It would not be out of place to say a Novena this Advent for your traditional Catholic priest in gratitude to God for him.
The Little Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Redeemer, in France have just about had it with Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch. They moved away from the full-blown, invalid New Order Mess of 1969 to the half New Order Mess of 1962. But they thus ran afoul of the Modernist bureaucracy of Bergoglio, who sent three Commissars to make sure that they were fully compliant with the Modernist heresy of Newchurch. The nuns refused to accept Bergoglio's commissars.
On December 8, 2018, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the nuns have told Francis-Bergoglio in no uncertain terms that if he interferes with them, they will renounce their vows -- or go to traditional Catholicism independent of him and his Newchurch. Bergoglio is threatening to remove their Mother Superior, Marie de Saint Michel, the niece of the foundress.
At a time when most Newchurch nunneries are empty, the Little Sisters boast a community of some 40 nuns. These are not immature neophytes, but mostly in their 60s and 70s. Newvatican claims that the order is "too authoritarian" -- meaning "too traditional." And that from Bergoglio, who recognizes no law for himself, including Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition! The nuns say: "This is about power" -- a typical tyranny of Newvatican, particularly under the Marxist Bergoglio. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
True Catholics, the number of nuns in Newchurch has been tanking under the Second Paedophile Newpope, Benedict-Ratzinger, and the Third Paedophile Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio. In the decade 2006 to 2016 alone, more than 100,000 (12 per cent) have left, and very, very few are coming in. The Little Sisters may be the vanguard for what the remainder may do: dump Bergoglio and go to independent traditional Catholicism.
Newcardinal Christoph Schonborn is yet another of those perverted Newcardinals who represent the worst even in Newchurch. Schonborn on November 30, 2018, turned his Newcathedral in Vienna, Austria, over to a pro-sodomite troupe to dance on the "communion" rail. (The word is used in irony, since Newchurch doesn't have valid Communion.)
The sodomite "star," nude from the waist up (though he has also appeared buck naked), stood on the "communion" rail while sacrilegious rock "music" blared out, and a vulgar light show flashed as background. The star was joined by a dance troupe dressed as devils. The occasion was World AIDS Day. Denouncing Schonborn's sacrilege, one Newchurch presbyter admitted: "it is the death of a feeble Church." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the LSN Service.]
True Catholics, lest anyone think that Newcardinal Schonborn didn't know what was going on in his own Newcathedral, his Non-eminence was sitting in the front row, gawking. Once traditional Catholic church buildings have been turned by the Newchurch of the New Order into stages for vulgar and sacrilegious spectacles. Schonborn also blessed the sodomite and his "partner." The presbyter got it right: Newchurch is feeble and dead.
We are informed that on December 6, 2018, Mark Pivarunis, the Superior General and bishop of the traditional Catholic Congregation of Mary, Immaculate Queen (CMRI) suffered a heart attack at age 60. Apparently, the cause was atherosclerosis, as a stent was placed in the artery, and he is reported to be "doing well."
CMRI is one of the best traditional Catholic organizations around, and Bishop Pivarunis has shown himself to be a balanced, prudent, and charitable pastor din his dealings with his clergy and members. He often goes out of his way to service sites that desperately need a traditional Catholic priest, such as the traditional group that left Christ the King Abbey, when the Newchurch heretics immorally took over the abbey's property after the death of Abbot Leonard Giardina in 2011.
According to the Official Traditional Catholic Directory, the CMRI has 49 Traditional Latin Mass sites in the United States, 16 in Mexico, and other sites in Canada, New Zealand, and South America. Bishop Pivarunis needs to give serious consideration to consecrating a potential successor at CMRI, as did Bishop Richard Williamson for The Resistance.
It wasn't enough for the "Unsaint" JPII-Wojtyla in 2002 to corrupt the Most Holy Rosary by the addition of five New Age "Luminous Mysteries." Now beginning to circulate in Newchurch circles is the "Gay Rosary" to promote LGBTQXYZ goals. It was the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini who came up with the idea of destroying the Rosary after the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), but he was unable to get to this destruction because he was too busy destroying in Newchurch the Mess and sacraments. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the LSN Service.]
Rolled out on the feastday of St. Nicholas, December 6, 2018, the "Gay Rosary," aka the Rosary of Modern Sorrows, includes the addition of five "Rainbow Mysteries," including a prayer for "full acceptance" of sodomite couples. The Latin version was not provided (probably there is none, a fact that additionally confirms the fakery of this "rosary"):
We pray for a welcoming of LGBTQ people by all churches, temples, mosques, and synagogues. We pray for LGBTQ couples, their children, and extended families. We pray that they may be supported and loved, with full acceptance as people truly created in the image of God, a creation that God saw as "good," and who deserve to live every aspect of life to the fullest.
In fact, Newchurch has already implemented the goal of this "rosary" by allowing its clergy to perpetrate its paedophile crimes "to the fullest." Of course, this "rosary" is anti-Catholic and anti-Christian, as St. Paul declares:
And in like manner, the men also, leaving the natural use of the women, have burned in their lusts, one toward another: men with men, working that which is filthy and receiving in themselves the recompense which was due to their error.... Who, having known the justice of God, did not understand that they who do such things, are worthy of death: and not only they that do them, but they also that consent to them that do them (Romans 1:27,32/DRV).
True Catholics, Newchurchers need to be prepared to be hit by the introduction of more perversions. In fact, the Newchurch group that is pushing the "Gay Rosary" plans to encourage homosexual men to kiss each other during the "sign of peace" at the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo service.
On the occasion of the funeral of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush on December 6, 2018, the world was graphically shown the difference between the true Catholic faith and the heretical Protestant knockoffs, including the New Order (Novus Ordo) sect. In fact, this was not really a religious funeral, but a secular government meeting that happened to be held in a church building.
The funeral services were conducted by an heretical Protestant sect, the Episcopalians. Although some conservative Episcopalian sects have more "smells and bells" -- that is the derisive term by which the more Puritanical describe the Catholic liturgy --, the sect to which George H.W. Bush belonged seems to have been on the decidedly "liberal" side: a Neo-Protestant, Evangelical sect, which has no real funeral liturgy, just some readings from a Modernist version of the Bible and an incessant number of eulogies.
The words of Scripture read were taken from an ugly, Modernist vulgar-tongued version of the Bible. The Episcopalians, even on this highly formal occasion, did not use their venerable King James Version, let alone the Catholic Church's sublime, stately, incomparable Latin.
Indeed, the eulogies were endless. Now we see firsthand why the Catholic Church does not permit eulogies at a funeral. There were no eulogies at President John Kennedy's funeral in 1963, for example. What presumption! The Episcopalians apparently regard man as the judge, not God. The carillon at the cathedral was pealing in joy at a "saint" bound for Heaven, not tolling in mourning and humility at a soul bound for God's judgment.
The Apostles Creed teaches: Inde venturus est iudicare vivos et mortuos [Thence he shall come to judge the living and the dead]. Catholic dogma, coming directly from Scripture, accordingly teaches that God judges each soul at death (the Particular Judgment). The Bush funeral was, for the presumptuous Episcopalians, a "done deal." Man, not God, was the judge, and Bush passed in the eyes of man.
Thus, the funeral was a virtual apotheosis into Heaven. This is the Protestant and Newchurch heresy of "Universal Salvation." The color was the white of a pre-judged saint, not the black of humility before the judgment of God. What does the Lord say: "Nor do I judge according to the look of man; for man seeth those things that appear; but the Lord beholdeth the heart" (1 Kings 16:7/DRV). The Episcopalians have no idea what occult sins Bush may have had, what the actual state of his soul was at death, and what penance may have remained. That is why God, Who sees the heart, is the final judge, not man, who should refrain from judgment.
First, it was the Franciscans of the Immaculate. Francis-Bergoglio sent in a canonical visitation and had them liquidated. Their crime had been that they had tried to move against the Modernist Revolution: they had tried to move away from the fake New Mess of 1969 and back to the half-fake New Latin Mess of 1962. Francis-Bergoglio shuttered their organizations, and they were expelled and hunted down for persecution. The Neocon Newprelates who tried to help them were ousted and suppressed.
Next, it was the Trappists of Aachen. They had had the temerity to abandon the New Mess and the fake Novus Ordo Liturgy of the Hours and had restored even the pre-1962 fully Traditional Latin Mass and Office of the Cistercian Use. They were perhaps the only group of ecclesiastics in Newchurch who were actually using the traditional liturgical rite in its fullness. Anathema! Francis-Bergoglio soon fixed that. They were exterminated and exiled to the four winds. They were expelled from their abbey. They are no more.
Then it was the Little Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Redeemer, in France. They were moving back toward tradition by way of the half Novus Ordo New Latin liturgy of 1962. Canonical visitations to the rescue! The Newchurch examiners found that they were praying too much and going too often to Confession. It is not a problem experienced by most Newchurchers! So Francis-Bergoglio sent in a commissar to eradicate them. However, they are fighting back and may go independent.
Most recently, Francis-Bergoglio decided to smash the Fraternity of the Familia Christi in the Newarchdiocese of Ferrara-Comacchio. The former Newarchbishop there was a Neocon. He had had the nerve to rescue some of the refugees from the Franciscans of the Immaculate, against whom Bergoglio has waged a constant vendetta since he was elected. The former Newarchbishop there founded an institute in 2014, and it was put under the control of the Pontifical Commission "Ecclesia Dei" in 2016. This is the same Commission that is now negotiating with the Fellay-Pagnliani Neo-SSPX so as to conquer and divide it. A canonical visitation was sent to the Fraternity of the Familia Christi in 2018. On December 3, 2018, Bergoglio sent a commissar there to take over and exterminate the Familia Christi. The commissar is a Marxist/Modernist Newjesuit, just like Bergoglio himself and so many of his henchmen.
If I were a presbyter in the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) or the Institute of Christ the King (ICRSS) or some other organization working under the supervision of the Ecclesia Dei Commission, I would be feeling the Devil's breath down the back of my neck right now. Soon, Newcardinal Robert Sarah, head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith will impose on the lot of them, as already announced, the Propers of New Mess, bringing the Indultarians kicking and screaming into what amounts to the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Mess in Latin. Even that will not be tolerated in the end. Meanwhile, Francis-Bergoglio has engineered his own succession so that a Modernist Newpope will follow him.
The Neo-SSPX wants to make a deal with the Devil and swallow the "personal prelature" poison. It is pure suicide. Bishop Richard Williamson is yet again waffling, but there is still Bishop Jean-Michel Faure and the other two Resistance bishops, plus a number of independent bishops, not to speak of an increasing population of traditional Catholic priests and laypeople who have turned their back on the corrupt Newchurch and its Newpopes.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I have been in the Novus Ordo sect because I was in the eighth grade at the time of the Vatican II Anti-council. I thought that maybe the changes would stop, but they have just gotten worse and worse, with no end in sight. I have an aunt who attends a service at a Fraternity of St. Peter church, and she suggested that I go there.
I am concerned about the Novus Ordo direction in which the Neo-SSPX has been headed in the last two decades. We do have a Society of Pius V church about a half hour or so near me. Could you advise me what the differences are among these groups?
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
The Society of St. Pius V (SSPV) is a fully traditional Catholic organization. You may associate with it without any fear of heretical problems or corrupted Masses.
The Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) is an arm of the heretical Newchurch of the New Order. It uses the half New Order "New Latin Mess" of the 1962 Vatican II Anti-council, not the Traditional Latin Mass. Its clergy are not priests, but descend from invalid Newchurch "bishops," the same bishops that have turned Newchurch into a paedophile Mafia. A true Catholic would not want to associate with such an organization.
The Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) after the death of Archbishop Lefebvre in 1991 is working to join the heretical Newchurch of the New Order and has already taken significant steps in that direction, modifying its Mess, reportedly using at some sites Novus Ordo presbyters, and putting itself under the control of the Newchurch for Sacraments such as Penance and Matrimony. A true Catholic would not want to associate with such an organization.
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Bishop Richard Williamson, who left the Neo-Society of St. Pius X in 2012 when it took a lurch under its Superior-dictator Bernie Fellay toward joining the New Order sect, seems to have snapped once again, like the rubber band that he has been since the Fellay regime. In fact, Fellay already took significant steps in a sellout to the New Order by plaching the Neo-SSPX under the jurisdiction of the Newchurch of the New Order and its Newpope Francis-Bergoglio for its confessions and marriages.
In July 2018, after Fellay had had 24 years as sole dictator, he engineered the election of one of his henchman, the virtually unknown Davide Pagliarani, to take the dictatorship, while Fellay continued to pull the strings behind the scenes. It took only four months for Pagliarani to put his tail between his legs and scuttle off to Newrome to "negotiate" with the heretical Newvatican. This has all happened before, and got even worse.
What in the world is there for a truly traditional Catholic organization -- which is no longer what the Neo-SSPX is -- to "negotiate" about with the heretical Novus Ordo sect and its immoral leaders on doctrine? The Neo-SSPX is a far cry from Archbishop Lefebvre's original traditional Catholic Society of St. Pius X. That died with the Archbishop in 1991. Now Pagliarani is talking about "negotiating" doctrine -- what Fellay had done to give the New Order power over the Neo-SSPX.
Supposedly, Williamson was against all of this, but in his December 1, 2018, weekly bulletin, he seems to have snapped once again, calling these "negotiations" cause for "guarded optimism." Optimism for what: a sellout of what little true Catholicism remains in the Fellay-Pagliarani Neo-SSPX? Williamson claims that doctrine should have "first place" in the negotiations. BUT DOCTRINE IS EXACTLY WHAT SHOULD NOT BE DISCUSSED. Catholic doctrine is a given, and one cannot negotiate it with heretics, such as Francis-Bergoglio and his lackeys in Newvatican.
True Catholics, Williamson is not stupid. He knows history. But he does seem to snap back and forth like a rubber band. He seems to have forgotten the Spanish philosopher George Santayana's sage advice: "Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it." Those who associate with Newchurch cannot help but become infected with the Novus Ordo plague. Already, the Neo-SSPX has sold out on the Sacraments and the unadulterated Traditional Latin Mass. The next point that the Neo-SSPX will sell out is Catholic doctrine. The corrupted Neo-SSPX is, as the philosopher indicated, doomed. Its members should exit quickly so that they can protect themselves from contagion.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
The more I read explanations of true Catholic Faith and practice, the more at ease I feel about being a traditional Catholic. I probably should get myself a copy of the Catechism of the Council of Trent to review. I think that I may have been more adversely affected by all this Novus Ordo business more than I realized.
In this regard, I want to ask whether the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini's anti-traditional three-hour Eucharistic "mini fast" of 1956 (not to speak of the New Order's sacrilegious one-hour fast) is just the beginning of the New Order subterfuge? My understanding is that the traditional Eucharistic fast, binding under the gravity of Mortal Sin and a sacrilegious reception, is from midnight before Holy Communion, absent dispensation from one's confessor in cases of medical or other problems.
The TRADITIO Fathers Reply.
That is correct. Already in the 1950s the Bugnini began to implement anti-Catholic practices, which eventually led to the full-blown invalid Protestant-Masonic-Pagan "New Mess" of 1969 and "New Liturgy of the Hours" of 1970. The following are the main steps that brought Newchurch to the point of sacrilege and invalidity:
Three traditional Catholic catechisms that include the fully traditional Eucharistic fast are available to TRADITIO readers in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department. The three are: the Catechism from the Decree of the Council of Trent, the Catechism of Pope Saint Pius X, and the Baltimore Catechism, in unadulterated traditional editions.
An investigation into the Holy Apostles Newseminary run by the Newchurch archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut has found evidence of a sodomite network that extends into several states in the northeastern United States, including Patterson and Newark in New Jersey, Hartford in Connecticut, and Buffalo in New York. Nonetheless, even after exposure of the immoral fraud, some of the sodomites involved were subsequently installed as Newchurch presbyters. (Newchurch has not ordained priests under the Sacrament of Holy Orders since 1968, when it adopted a Protestantized form to install presbyter-ministers).
The investigation found that the sodomite ring was just one in a much larger sodomite network that spanned a number of U.S. Newdioceses, as well as some foreign countries such as Colombia. The ring operated sodomite "parties," drunkenness, perverted web sites, and visits to "gay bars." The Newarchdiocese was also caught sanitizing Newdiocesan personnel files of the deviants. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
True Catholics, there has been increasing evidence in recent years that, in addition to crimes perpetrated by paedophile presbyters and Newbishops, there are sodomite rings operating in many Newchurch seminaries. In fact, Newcardinal Donald Wuerl, of Washington, D.C., was exposed in the August 2018 Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report to have been operating a sodomite ring in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Newseminary. Not only is the Newchurch sect invalid and anti-Catholic, it is a joke of a "religion." It has become merely a vehicle for perverted Newchurch clergy, all the way up to the top, to assault clueless youths who have entered the fake Newchurch seminaries to serve the immoral New Religion.
On November 29, 2018, the New Mexico Attorney General executed a search warrant on John Wester, the Newarchbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico. It has not been revealed what was found, but it must have been a lollapalooza because the very next day Wester declared that his Newchurchdiocese was filing bankruptcy, the seventeenth Newchurch diocese to do so since 2006.
What we do know is that Santa Fe has been yet another cesspool for sex crimes by Newchurch clergy. Newarchbishop Wester referred in his statement to victims of sex crimes by Newchurch clergy. He revealed that there are 40 lawsuits still active against his Newarchdiocese, although there are only 126 presbyters left. So Wester threw in the towel. Obviously, the Attorney General has the goods on him.
Investigative reporters from KOB-4 Television had exposed the Newarchdiocese for harboring sex criminals among its Newclergy continuing to commit sex crimes against children that are "widespread" and "undealt with." So widespread have Newchurch's crimes in fact been that health professionals say they contribute to a "mental health crisis" in New Mexico. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by KOB-4 Television.]
It is well known that there has been a "treatment center" in New Mexico, where the U.S. and Canadian Newbishops hide presbyters guilty of sexual and physical assault and those suffering from various mental problems. There is also a Newmonastery in New Mexico that provides a hiding place for malefactors from the Newchurch presyterate.
In the United States, New Mexico has joined New York, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey in initiating investigations against Newchurch for its crimes. England and two German states are also pursuing Newchurch for its crimes. These investigations are just the tip of the iceberg. They The expanding investigations could finally herald the decimation of Newchurch.
True Catholics, the bankruptcy of Santa Fe makes the seventeeth Newchurch diocese to fall in the wake of rampant sex crimes. Contrary to the false propaganda that comes from Francis-Bergoglio's Vatican [Dis]information Services, Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust continues unabated. But now its own Newchurchers are deserting Newchurch in droves, and government officials are finally hunting down Bergoglio and his cronies for prosecution like the Mafia that it is.
A ring possibly belonging to Pontius Pilate, the procurator of Judaea when Jesus Christ was crucified, has recently been identified, according to a November 30, 2018, report. The copper-alloy ring may be only the second artifact testifying to the governorship of Pilate over Judaea for the Roman Empire. The ring is inscribed with Pilate's name in Greek, the lingua franca of the eastern Roman Empire. It had been discovered fifty years ago at the palace of Herod Antipas near Bethlehem, but has only recently been cleaned and studied.
Although the name Pontius was common for Romans, the name Pilate was not. "Pilate" is derived from the Latin pilum, referring to a military javelin, and is a Roman cognomen. There is no other evidence of the name in the province of Judaea before and during Pilate's governorship.
The first artifact of Pontius Pilate was the "Pilate Stone," which was found in 1961 at Pilate's seaside capital in Caesarea Philippi, mentioned in the Gospels. Among its four lines carved in Latin majuscule is "Pontius Pilate, Prefect of Judaea.
The historicity of Pontius Pilate, mentioned in the Gospels, is confirmed by these artifacts and contemporary historical sources. Pilate governed Judaea for Rome ca. A.D. 26-36. The traditional date for Christ's crucifixion, A.D. 33, fits within this historical period. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Times of Israel.]
True Catholics, you have no reason for concern that the Bible is not true, even from an historical perspective. Time and time again its contents have been confirmed by archeological discoveries, like the "Pilate Stone" and the ring.
Francis-Bergoglio's heresies are so numerous that even his own Newchurchers are condemning them and him. Benedict-Ratzinger, however, is often allowed by Neocon Newchurchers to hide under the false eponym of "traditionalist." Of course, Ratzinger is no "traditionalist." He was a leader of the Modernist heretics at the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) and has not changed his heresies since then, merely put on a different outfit to look a little more "traditional."
On November 28, 2018, however, Benedict-Ratzinger's heresy came out into the open again. Not only does he deny the teaching of the New Testament that all, including the Jews, need to convert to Christ but also he admits that he is preaching heresy! This is nothing new for Ratzinger, as in 2008 he watered down for the invalid Novus Ordo Mess, the Good Friday litanical prayer, going back to the time of the Apostles, that prayed Pro Perfidis Iudaeis.
Contrary to Scripture, Benedict-Ratzinger claims that Christians do not have a "mission" to convert the Jews, only to have a "dlalogue" with them. He claims that there are "two ways of interpreting the Scriptures," Judaism and Christianity. Of course, the Jews don't accept all of Scripture! They reject the entire New Testament, and some of the Old Testament as well. Ratzinger goes on to state: "A mission to the Jews is not foreseen and not necessary." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Vatican News.]
True Catholics, such statements are outright heresy and contradict the teaching of Christ and His Apostles, particularly St. Paul. They take their genesis from the document Nostra aetate (Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions) of the Vatican II Anti-council, which is filled with the "Oecumenical" Heresy ("we all worship the same god; all religions are equal). Benedict-Ratzinger and Francis-Bergoglio, not to speak of their Newpope predecessors, pander outright heresy. If Ratzinger's heresies are somewhat more subtle, they are for that reason all the more dangerous.>