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The Newchurch of the New Order, founded on November 21, 1964, at the Vatican II Anti-council, has so trivialized the papacy by installing Newpopes, who are neither ordained as priests nor consecrated as bishops under in the Catholic Sacrament of Holy Orders, but merely "installed" under the invalid Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, that now even the Newpopes are being replaced in a "make-yourself-pope" video game, called "Pope [sic] Simulator," in which the individual dresses himself in papal vestments, chooses a coat of arms, and gives phony "blessings."
The video game is "coming soon" from once-Catholic Poland. A preview of the software is available now. The individual will do what Modernist/Marxist Newpopes do: perpetrate financial schemes, interfere in international politics, meet with corrupt political leaders, and peddle Newvatican influence around the world. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Daily Mail.]
True Catholics, one could imagine a video in which true Catholic theology is taught and practiced, but Newchurch has so corrupted its Newpapacy that the Newpapal office has become nothing more than a game. Francis-Bergoglio, the current Communist Newpope, and his predecessor "Unsaint" JP-Wojtyla, who interfered in Polish secular politics, are perfect models for the fake Newpapacy.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Some people think that Catholic churches were closed too quickly in response to the Chinese Virus pandemic. When the Spanish Flu pandemic struck in 1918, did the Catholic Church close down its churches and Masses in accordance with civil orders to stop the spread of the deadly virus? I have seen a documentary that mentioned that churches were in fact closed then.
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY
Yes, Catholic churches were closed for up to five months during the 1918 Spanish Influenza pandemic. The hierarchy supported the public-health emergency orders, and the few scofflaw priests were apprehended, and their churches barred shut. From October 1918 to February 1919 in the United States, for instance,, essentially no Masses were celebrated around the country.. Catholic pastors said that the closure orders would be followed "to the letter." One priest addressed his congregation as follows:
A situation unprecedented in the history of our state presents itself to you today. By order of the civil authorities, and by the advice of your religious leaders, you will not assemble, as you were wont to assemble on Sundays, in your various Catholic churches to assist at Holy Mass. That you may have some words of uplift and cheer, you are for the first time in your lives deprived of the opportunity of hearing Mass on Sunday, and you will, I trust from this very circumstance, appreciate more thoroughly what Holy Mass is for the Catholics....
The Mass, the unutterable sweetness of the Mass. Nothing human could draw, but the Mass is the God-given sacrifice offered the Creator, it is Holy Thursday come down and Calvary made present today. Mass is God really and truly present on our Catholic altars, a living unbloody victim offered again for the sins of men, offered, too, in thanksgiving for all the wondrous graces that unceasing flow from God’s great mercy throne on high....
Ah, brethren, let us today reflect on the meaning and the history of that great sacrifice at which we may not assist, a sacrifice that links us with the saints and sages of every age from Christ’s time till now, and let us beg God in his mercy to remove from us that sickness that keeps us deprived of the great sacrifice, so that soon we may again with glad, worshipful hearts, meet in our churches and assist in offering to the All High that clean oblation, seen by the prophet Malachy in vision, that sacrifice that is offered in every place from the rising to the set of sun [verse 11 of chapter 1 of the prophet Malachias has traditionally been understood as referring to Christ's sacrifice as perpetuated through Holy Mass.]
If Francis-Bergoglio, as is reportedly even now being engineered in Newrome, abolishes the 2007 Motu Proprio Summorum pontificum and withdraws permission for the New Latin Mass of 1962, that half Novus Ordo Vatican II 1962 Mess will presumably revert to the status given to it in 1984 and 1988 by JPII-Wojtyla. In a nutshell, that means that the local bishop will be able to abolish it at will in his territory. Because Bergoglio is quickly filling the Newdioceses with his Communist fellow-travellers and because the vast majority of Newbishops hate anything that is at all suggestive of the Traditional Latin Mass, it doesn't take much imagination to see where that action will lead. Bergoglio's programme of gradually abolishing what little is left of Catholicism from is completed.
Bergoglio's problem is that the New Mess and his Newchurch are themselves headed for the dustbin of history. Nobody really wants Newchurch's pathetic and boring :Novus Ordo Protestantized "liturgy." Newchurch is already having to close down its temples one by one. But, have faith: the fully Traditional Latin Mass will survive because quality and truth will out in the end. The solution is simple: let the Newchurch gradually sink to nothingness, so that traditional Catholic bishops, priests, and people can restore the true Church.
Francis-Bergoglio has now taken a major new step in his campaign to suppress the New Latin Mess of 1962 (sometimes erroneously termed the "Extraordinary Mess") and the 2007 Motu Proprio Summorum pontificum that purports to give it some limited permission. At the outset let us make clear that this Mess is not the Traditional Latin Mass and, furthermore, is simulated in Newchurch by non-ordained presbyters (not priests). Thus, it is invalid, a fake Mess, just like a Protestant service.
Bergoglio has now sent two letters to all the Newbishops of the world pertaining to Summorum Pontificum to ask a number of obviously-loaded questions. The character of the questions is designed to produce a pretext for withdrawing the document and its permissions for the New Latin Mess. The Newbishops are directed to respond to the questionnaire of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith by July 31, 2020. This is the modus operandi of Bergoglio, as seen in his numerous "commissions" sent to shut down pseudo-traditionalist religious orders and societies.
Of course, Bergoglio does not need this questionnaire, and nobody in Newvatican will read the Newbishops' responses, which are expected to be almost universally hostile to the 1962 Mess. The purpose of the questionnaire is only to provide the excuse that, "after careful consultation" with all the parties concerned, Bergoglio has come to the conclusion that the 1962 New Latin Mess has not been widely or well received and that, therefore, the document and its permissions have been abolished.
The abolition of 1962 New Latin Mess may come into effect this Advent or Advent of 2021. Then the pseudo-traditionalists will have to convert their 1962 Messes into full-blown 1969 Novus Ordo Messes, what Newchurch of the New Order calls the "Ordinary Mess," i.e., the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Order Mess.
Finally admitting to reports that have been swirling for years that the [Neo-]SSPX has had to deal with paedophiles among its clergy, the Neo-SSPX USA issued a press release on April 22, 2020, to respond to an article published that same day on the internet entitled "Spotlight -- SSPX: 'Sympathetic to Perverts.'" The Neo-SSPX in its press released admitted that the article "took private internal correspondence, which was accidentally sent" to the authoress of the article.
The Neo-SSPX press release attempted to defend itself against the internet article, which charged that the Neo-SSPX has nurtured a "culture of cover-ups regarding sexual abuse and immorality within the Society." True to its modus operandi under Bernie Fellay's regime since 1994 (and now his protege, Davide Pagnliarani), the press release is filled with paragraphs viciously attacking the authoress of the article, claiming that she relied on "hearsay, conjecture, and factual misstatements -- the standard defense of the Neo-SSPX against any and all charges against it.
If one reads further down in the press release, the Neo-SSPX states: "Justice and charity demand that the Society not disclose publicly the nature of any investigations." It appears, however, that the Neo-SSPX's vaunted "charity" does not extend to the authoress of the article, who was vilified with every vile epithet that the Neo-SSPX had at its disposal.
The clincher in the Neo-SSPX's own press release is the admission that the Society has for "decades" had cases of "abuse," presumably sexual abuse of children, "including the U.S. District" and "in Belgium." The press release states: "The [Neo-]SSPX does not deny that there have been serious and tragic individual cases of abuse committed by a discrete number of clergy and employees." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the [Neo-]Society of St. Pius X.]
True Catholics, it appears that the Neo-SSPX, in attempting to defend itself, has essentially admitted the charges of the authoress against the Society. That fact, together with the vilifying language in the press release against the person of the authoress, is completely typical of the duplicitous morality of the Neo-SSPX under Bernie Fellay, but not of the original SSPX under its late founder, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, who was universally known for his gentlemanliness.
On April 22, 2020, the fiftieth anniversary of "Earth Day," associated with the pagan New Age Movement called "Environmentalism," the Marxist/Modernist/Pagan Newpope Francis-Bergoglio invoked not the true God of the Universe, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, but the pagan Earth Goddess. Bergoglio preached that Nature will not forgive our trespasses, including his fabricated list of "ecological sins." Yet it is not some abstract pagan goddess of nature, but the true God to Whom one must turn for forgiveness. Bergoglio already wrote a paean to the pagan Goddess of Nature in his Encyclical Letter of May 24, 2015, entitled Laudato si'.
Bergoglio, exposing his Communist roots, went on to praise the Leftist political movement known as "Environmentalism" and encouraged "young people to take to the streets." "Environmentalism" is now wedded to the even more highly-politicized "Green Movement," which has financed and sponsored such street protests that already have turned violent in France, the United States, and other countries.
With his pagan mentality, Bergoglio stirred recollections of the Pachamama fiasco in October 2019, when he "blessed" an idol of the nude fertility goddess of the Amazon in the Vatican Gardens and then installed the idol in St. Peter's Basilica. Even Newchurchers were so offended at Bergoglio's paganism that two of them stealthily absconded with the idol under cover of darkness and tossed it into the depths of the Tiber River. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Reuters News Service.]
True Catholiics, Francis-Bergoglio continues to expose himself as a pagan, a Communist, and a member of the New Age movement and a worshipper of the Pachamama Goddess. The sins that offend him are his own fabricated "ecological sins," not the sins that offend God, of which he is publicly guilty: heresy, sacrilege, idolatry, and apostasy. Conservation is prudent and in accord with Biblical and Catholic teaching. "Environmentalism" is a pagan Leftist political movement that worships with violence Nature as its Supreme Goddess.
Dan Burke, President of Newchurch's EWTN Cable Network, came close to death from the Chinese virus and as a result got a jot of religion. He made a public statement on April 9, 2020, that the virus was God's chastisement of Newchurch for its "irreverence and gross sins." He admitted that Newchurch had perpetrated sacrilege and irreverence at the New Order Mess and had not kept Sunday holy. What he still doesn't understand, however, is that the Mess is not the Catholic Mass, but a Protestant-Masonic-Pagan knockoff that is invalid (fake). He wants to restore "communion" on the tongue for "reverence," but he doesn't realize that what Newchuch has is no more "communion" than the Protestants have. It is no more than cookies and Kool-Aid.
The EWTN Cable Network that Burke headed is a virulent propaganda arm of the apostate Newchurch of the New Order, which shovels out the fake (invalid) New Mess with its Protestant cookies and Kool-Aid. Although Burke is no longer president of the network, he continues to host a program on the network. Moreover, Burke made it clear that he doesn't even go to the New Latin Mess of 1962, which is a ploy of Newchurch to keep Neocon Newchurchers associated with the apostate Newchurch and its unordained (fake) presbyters by throwing in a little Latin. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
True Catholics, Burke may have gotten half the story correct. The Newchurch of the New Order is irreverent and sacrilegious. But, like many clueless Neocon Newchurchers, Burke misses the logical moral consequence: he needs to get out of the apostate Newchurch and have nothing further to do with it. But then he would have to give up his position and his program. Like the rich lawyer whom Christ invited to leave everything and join Him, Burke cannot give up his lucrative association with the fraud of Newchurch.
Francis-Bergoglio worshipped a pagan fertility goddess, Pachamama, and blasphemously installed her in St. Peter's Archbasilica. Now Bergoglio's bosom buddy, Blase Cupich, Newcardinal of Chicago, Illinois, blessed in his Novus Ordo "sanctuary" a pagan Chinese lion idol on January 7, 2020, before impressionable children at his Newchurch high school. Part of the pagan ritual simulated by Cupich consists in offering food and incense to the idol. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by CNN.]
After performing the blasphemous blessing and the pagan ritual, Cupich offered a "prayer" to the idol:
Good fortune upon your head, miraculous light glittering to your eyes, your ears capturing sounds from all directions. May the most favorable auspicious big fortune and great profit be to you throughout the whole year, from the beginning all the way to the end.
True Catholics, we used to say that the Newchurch of the New Order and its Newpopes were Protestants. Under Francis-Bergoglio, however, Newchurch has become even worse than that: it has become downright pagan. The apostate Bergoglio and now his lieutenant Cupich are publicly engaging in worship of idols. Such actions are a grave violation of the First Commandment of God: "Ego sum Dominus Deus tuus: non habebis deos alios coram me [I am the Lord thy God; thou shalt not have strange gods before Me]. Just as God grievously punished the Jews for worshipping the golden calf, so Newchurch and its adherents are even now suffering the consequences of their own idolatry.
There is no question that by his public acts and statements, Francis-Bergoglio is already a Protestant. He despises and persecutes anything Catholic and identifies with heretical Protestantism, especially the extremist Evangelicals. One of his favorites is the Evangelical fraud Joel Osteen, who has essentially no training (he simply took over his monied megachurch from his father), who does not carry a Bible, and who preaches, at best, a completely watered-down Christianity known as the "prosperity gospel," in which there is no sin, and all followers go directly to Heaven. Even mainline Protestants disavow Osteen, whereas Bergoglio freely associates with him, even in Newvatican.
Lutheran Olav Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, an heretical oecumenical group of partial and pseudo- Christians, in an interview on June 21, 2020, admitted that Bergoglio is one of them, buying into the WCC's mission statement to “seek visible unity in one faith and one eucharistic fellowship.” Bergoglio even went to the Oecumenical Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2018 to celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the WCC. It is widely reported that Bergoglio wants Newchurch to join the WCC formally. It now has only partial representation.
True Catholics and heretical Protestants, including members of the Protestant Newchurch of the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) do not share "one faith" and do not have "one eucharistic fellowship." The heresy of Oecumenism teaches that "all gods are equal" and that "all religions are true," including those that worship elephants and that fat squatting man. To the contrary, it is the dogma of the Catholic Church, and only logical, that there is only one true Church, and that is the Church of Jesus Christ as defined in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition, which the heretical Protestants reject. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]
True Catholics, it is no surprise that Francis-Bergoglio has been outed as a Protestant. His Newchurch of the New Order is based on Protestant theology and heretical and invalid (fake) Protestant worship services. That Bergoglio loves hanging out with heretics, just as his predecessor Benedict-Ratzinger famously did, should be no surprise to anyone. As the Romans, in their pithy Latin way, put it: Noscitur a sociis, i.e., one is known by those with whom he associates, in other words, "birds of a feather flock together" -- heretics with heretics, true Catholics with true Catholics. ;p>
In Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch, if you tell the truth, you lose your job and may be defrocked. That is what Presbyter Mark White found out when he dared to criticize on his web site Bergoglio's response to Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust. He also criticized Barry Knestout, Newbishop of Richmond, Virginia, for his failure to respond take action against paedophile presbyters. White reported on a suit filed in December 2019 against Francis-Bergoglio and the Newarchdiocese of New Jersey by a victim of sex crimes perpetrated by Newcardinal Theodore McCarrick, of Washington, D.C., and the 2018 Pennsylvania Grand Jury Investigation, which fingered hundreds of Newchurch presbyters and Newbishops for paedophile crimes.
On Easter Monday, April 13, 2020, Knestout removed White as pastor of his two Newparishes. Knestout also threatened to defrock the presbyter for speaking the truth about what is going on in Bergoglio's regime. In the words of Knestout, White, by telling the truth, was being "divisive" and "working against the unity of the [New]church." Yet thousands of Newchurch presbyters and bishops charged and convicted of sex crimes against children have not been removed from their positions. In any case, White vows that he's not going anywhere, but will stay with his Newparishes while he appeals Knestout's order. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]
True Catholics, the Great Cover-up of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust continues unabated. Francis-Bergoglio has built, apparently allocated from funds donated for charity, a Novus Ordo propaganda empire to suppress the truth about what a paedophile regime Bergoglio is running. Yet, with all the propaganda, Bergoglio is sinking further and further into disrepute and is now being openly called a heretic by his own officials. Bergoglio is daft if he thinks that he can suppress the truth, for as Scripture teaches: "Magna est veritas, et praevalet [Great is the truth, and it prevails] (1 Esdras 4:41).
As a Modernist/Marxist, Francis-Bergoglio does not have the Catholic Faith. So it is not surprising that the most offiensive blasphemies should emanate from his mouth. He has already supported sodomy and abortion. Now he ridicules the Sacramentals of the Catholic Church, to which he does not belong.
On April 16, 2020, at a reception for Scottish student presbyters in Newvatican's Apostolic Palace, Bergoglio received a bottle of whiskey and proclaimed that whiskey, of which the Newpope is reportedly quite besotted, is "la vera acqua santa," the real Holy Water. So blasphemous was the statement that the Newvatican press office censored it out of the footage, even though the complete footage of the documentary had been cleared in advance of the reception. The incident occurred last year and was to be featured in a film about the Scots College in Newrome to be broadcasted on April 19, 2020. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the U.K. Daily Mirror.]
True Catholics, Newvatican officials told the documentary's producer that, in spite of their agreement to broadcast the film in its entirety, they didn't want Francis-Bergoglio to be seen to be endorsing whiskey. The producer strenuously objected to Newvatican's reneging on its agreement. But we shouldn't be surprised. Bergoglio and his Newchurch officials have established a record of lying, concealment, and fraud that has shocked the conscience of the world in a way that we have not seen since the Renaissance.
This Sunday goes by many names. The official one given in the Roman Missal is Dominica in Albis in Octava Paschae (Sunday in White on the Octave Day of Easter). Those baptized on Easter would still be wearing their white baptismal robe to Holy Mass. The day is commonly known, in English-speaking countries only, as Low Sunday, in contrast to the "High" Sunday of the Resurrection, or Easter Sunday. It is also known, as all Sundays are, by the first word(s) of its Introit, by the name Quasimodo Sunday, as we are said to be "born like (quasimodo) infants" in the waters of Baptism.
What this Sunday is not is "Divine Mercy Sunday." The cult of "Divine Mercy," which arose in Poland just before World War II, was condemned by the Church because it was suffused with the odor of heresy. In 1958 John XXIII suppressed the cult outright. By 1978 the cult had resurfaced, now clothed with the heresies of Oecumenism and Universal Salvation. The "Divine Mercy" cult, twice condemned by the Church, has no basis in traditional Catholicism. The Octave Day of a Feast, the eighth day after a great feast, as this day is the eighth day after Easter, is a significant day in itself. The great Benedictine scholar Dom Gueranger commented on this day in his monumental fifteen-volume Liturgical Year series: "Such is the solemnity of this Sunday that not only is it of Greater Double rite, but no feast, however great, can ever be kept upon it." The Octave Day of Easter is the feast that true Catholics keep.
The "Divine Mercy" cult associated with one Sister Faustina Kowalska is false in many ways. Before the founding of the Newchurch of the New Order in 1964 to replace the Catholic Church as the "institutional Church," this false cult was condemned. Most of Faustina's "diary" was concocted by her sisters after her death. The cult was suppressed, and her diary was placed on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum, [Index of Condemned Books], so Catholics were prohibited from even reading the corrupt book. This decision was upheld by Pope John XXIII on November 28, 1958. Moreover, after Pope John XXIII's suppression of the cult, deliberate mistranslations began to be circulated that "oecumenized" the original diary, to preach the Vatican II Heresy of Oecumenism: "we all worship the same god," "all religions are equal." Faustina's original diary condemned "pagans, heretics, and schismatics." Those and similar statements were expunged by Newchurch as not "oecumenical." The "Divine Mercy" cult is strictly Novus Ordo and has no basis in traditional Catholicism.
True Catholics, is it any wonder that the "Divine Mercy" cult in Newchurch has overtaken the Great Feast of Our Lord's Resurrection (Easter) and has associated itself with the condemned cult of Charismaticism, a derivative of the Protestant heresy? Is it any wonder that the Newchurch of the New Order and its Newpopes push this heretical cult of "Divine Mercy" in its Protestant-Masonic-Pagan invalid Mess?
It was as if Our Lady did not want the negligent anti-Catholic Newchurch to have anything further to do with the once-Catholic cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, which was consumed by conflagration on Monday of Holy Week, April 15, 2019. Thus, the unholy Newchurch of the New Order was prevented from simulating Holy Week rites in the invalid New Order and from thereafter simulating the invalid (fake) Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo Mess.
The first phase of the reconstruction, to secure the structure, wasn't proceeding that fast anyway. Then the Chinese Virus hit, and now reconstruction has completely stopped. If the first stage is ever completed, the second stage will put a wooden roof on the structure, so that restoration activities can begin in the third stage. The goal of completing the restoration within the five years that French President Emmanuel Macron promised has been given up. Fake Novus Ordo Messes will not be simulated there for many years, if ever. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service.]
True Catholics, Modernists in Newchurch and elsewhere are still trying to "modernize" the structure, just as Newchurch tried to "modernize" the true Mass and ended up destroying both it and the Catholic Faith in Newchurch. So far Our Lady seems to have, won by halting construction by the tainted hands of the New Order. If the Modernistic restoration is ever finished, it will be a corrupted work of Newchurch, not of the Catholic Church.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
My 26-year-old daughter has decided that it is not God's intention for us to eat animals. She claims that this prohibition is stated specifically in Genesis 1. She also claims that one of the Ten Commandments prohibits killing, including the killing of animals. To the contrary, I thought that Scripture taught that we are allowed to eat fleshmeat. My daughter is currently engaged to a young man who says he's agnostic, but acts more like an atheist, so maybe her confusion is coming from him, not from her Catholic upbringing.
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY
Your daughter seems out of her depth. No doubt she is ignorant of Biblical Hebrew, so why does she think that she is in a position to interpret the detailed meaning of those Scriptures in the way that she attempts to do? The Hebrew verb involved applies to murder, not other forms of killing, including animals.
To the contrary, Genesis 1 makes it clear that God has given man all things of earth to use. Verse 30 makes it clear that this gift includes animals for eating. Obviously, the Hebrews understood their own Scriptures in this way, as they eat animals. Is your daughter so presumptuous that she thinks she understands the Biblical Hebrew language better than the Hebrews themselves?
That said, there is nothing in Scripture that requires the eating of fleshmeat. If your daughter prefers not to do so, that is up to her. But it is immoral on her part to try to rewrite Sacred Scripture and impose her individual preference on others. This is a common intellectual failing on the part of Newchurchers and atheists. That is why such an impressionable girl should have the sense to avoid such company.
Newchurch has fake presbyters; now it has fake presbyteresses. Although Francis-Bergoglio's Newchurch claims that it didn't approve of Shelley Ray Gilchrist's installation as a presbyteress, it certainly didn't speak loudly against it, and it was in fact Newchurch's invalid (fake) New Ordinal of 1968 that was used to install this presbyteress. It is the same Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Ordinal that has been used to install (not ordain as priests under the Sacrament of Holy Orders) fake Newchurch presbyters since 1968, just after the heretical Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965).
In what looked like the meeting of a witches' coven, on March 14, 2020, near Daytona Beach, Florida, Shelley Ray Gilchrist was installed as a Novus Ordo presbyteress by "bishop" Bridget Mary Meehan. This madness started with a load of seven presbyteresses installed in Europe in June 2002 on a boat on the Danube River. The group sponsoring Gilchrist's installation welcomes Lebsians as presbyteresses. Homosexuals have been likewise let through into the ranks of Newchurch clergy by Francis-Bergoglio. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Daytona Beach, Florida News Journal.]
True Catholics, Gilchrist claims that she was "called" to the den of presbyteresses. Perhaps that is correct -- if one considers that the calling came from below, not from above. This installation gives that much more evidence that the only true path is through the Catholic Church, as Catholic and Apostolic Tradition defines it forever. That Catholic Church is maintained in tens of thousands of independent traditional Catholic churches, chapels, and oratories around the world, whose ordained priests and congregations refused to follow the apostate Newchurch of the New Order and its Judas Newpopes. ]
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I have a paperback copy of The Catechism of the Council of Trent, published in 1982 by TAN Books. Can it be trusted as being free from any New Order "revisions"? It purports to be the McHugh-Callan translation.
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
TAN Books cannot be trusted. It purports to publish "traditional Catholic" books. Yet, in fact, it routinely reprints pre-Vatican II books with "updates" to the text to correspond to the New Order, often with no notice at all to the reader. We have found that books from this publisher cannot be trusted to be authentic. Tan has also announced dropping from its catalog some of the most significant works of traditional Catholicism because they criticize the invalid (fake) Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo service, including Cardinals Ottaviani and Bacci's The Ottaviani Intervention: Short Critical Study of the New Order of Mass and Fr. James Wathen's The Great Sacrilege.
More recently, TAN has begun to stock the New Order sect's New American Bible, a Modernist paraphrase (not even a "translation") of the Bible, which is used in heretical New Order churches. Several other presses purporting to be "traditional" are actually arms of the New Order sect, which immorally changes traditional texts at will.
The McHugh-Callan English "translation" has been criticized for inaccuracies to the extent that it would be best to avoid this version. St. Charles Borromeo's original Latin has been praised for its clarity, readability, and style. If you know your basic Latin, you should try to deal with the original, even if it takes a little extra effort. At least you know that you are not getting a corrupted "translation."
Remember the wise Italian adage: "TRADUTTORE, TRADITORE" [A TRANSLATOR (IS) A TRAITOR]. It is under the guise of "translation" that the New Order has injected heretical theology intp the "New" Mess, the "New" Bible, the "New" Catechism, etc. Newchurch relies on Newchurchers' -- and that includes Newchurch unordained clergy -- ignorance of the original Latin sources to teach anti-Catholic doctrine under the guise of "translations."
If you can't perpetrate a scam the first time, try, try again. That seems to be Francis-Bergoglio's attitude after the Commission he appointed himself in 2016 to investigate the installation of deaconesses actually had the guts not to approve Bergoglio's efforts in contravention of Catholic Scripture and Tradition. Previously, in 2002, Newchurch's International Theological Commission had found no authority for deaconesses in Scripture and Tradition. Nevertheless, on April 8, 2020, Bergoglio appointed a third Commission in an effort to overturn the first two verdicts.
This latest Commission Bergoglio has stacked to get the outcome he wants. Two of the ten members are lay deacons, the phony order that was set up in 1967 after the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965), and five are laywomen. In October 2019 the pagan Amazon Synod, engineered by Bergoglio, which included the erection of a fertility goddess's statue in St. Peter's Archbasilica, again pushed the idea of phony deaconesses. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
True Catholics, the Newchurch of the New Order has been pushing from the time of the Vatican II Anti-council to follow the Protestant heretics and install priestesses and bishopesses. Deaconesses are seen as the first step to achieving this heretical goal. But Bergoglio's own commissions aren't supporting him. So now the Marxist/Modernist Francis-Bergoglio is trying to stack the latest commission to give the answer that he wants. It is a typical mendacious ploy of the phony Newchurch and its Newpopes.
On April 7, 2020, the Australian High Court released on a technicality Newcardinal George Pell, convicted by a jury of paedophile crimes perpetrated in his Melbourne Newcathedral. Immediately thereafter, enraged Australians trashed St. Patrick's Newcathedral, where the jury found that Pell had sexually assaulted two thirteen-year-old choirboys. Previously, a Royal Commission had found that Pell had been involved in suborning paedophile crimes. Pell has spent only a year in prison.
Francis-Bergoglio, the Third Paedophile Newpope, used the court's decision to excuse his complete failure to investigate the case from the ecclesiastical point of view. His corrupt Newvatican won't even bother to investigate the matter further. The result has been that Australians are flooding out of Bergoglio's Newchurch as from the sinking Titanic. Australians painted an upside-down cross, dripping with blood-red paint, on the Newcathedral that Pell had desecrated. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Australia's The Age.]
True Catholics, as a result of Pell's predations and his release after a jury verdict against him, a worldwide movement against Newchurch and its paedophile clergy, all the way up to Francis-Bergoglio, has been galvanized into action by the court's decision. Bergoglio has been strongly denounced for his interference in the judicial process, including his phony New Mess staged against "unjust sentences."
Neocon Newchurchers love to rearrange deck chairs on the Titanic that is the foundering Newchurch, sinking into the abyss. One of the pointless little battles that the Neocons have been fighting is to turn the New Order Mess around so that that presbyter faces away from the congregation. No matter that the unordained presbyter is not a priest and that the Novus Ordo Mess is not a Mass. The Neocon Newchurchers will still pointlessly fight to turn the "banquet table" around.
At least one Newbishop in the United States has put an end to those few places that have attempted the so-called ad orientem, or eastwise, position. Peter Christensen, Newbishop of Boise, Idaho, has banned the practice outright. He has ordered all his presbyter-ministers to face the congregation (versus populum) when they simulate the invalid (fake) New Mess. He states -- incorrectly, but that doesn't matter -- that the Vatican II Anti-council and the Novus Ordo Missal demand the facing position. In this, he contradicts a specific interpretation from Newvatican's Congregation for [Novus Ordo] Worship. But the Neocons in Newchurch don't understand that Newvatican can say anything it wants, yet Newbishops are petty potentates unto themselves and do what they please. This is the legacy of the Anti-council.
Christensen, like the other U.S. Newbishops a hater of things Catholic, has prohibited the use of kneelers or rails because it might encourage Newchurchers to kneel for the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid. In that, he is actually doing a service, because kneeling to receive a phony "sacrament" would be an even greater idolatry and sacrilege. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
True Catholics, in his order Newbishop Christensen was also taking aim at the Fraternity of St. Peter, a Newchurch group that simulates the New Latin Mess of 1962, updated to 2020. There are currently two locations in the Newdiocese of Boise that offer that Mess, erroneously called "Extraordinary." It is expected that these two Messes will shortly be canceled.
In the 21st century, the Newpopes started admitting to the world that they were not successors of the true popes. It started with Benedict-Ratzinger, who, far from being the "traditionalist" that the clueless termed him, has been a lifetime Modernist heretic. In fact, he was a leader of the Modernist heretics at the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965). In the 2006 Annuarium Pontificium, the official Newpapal annual, Ratzinger renounced the papal title "Patriarch of the West" in obeisance to the Eastern Orthodox schismatics, who denounced this title.
In the 2020 Annuarium Pontificium, released April 2, 2020, Francis-Bergoglio has now renounced the title "Vicar of Christ." He now describes himself as "Jorge Mario Bergoglio," the name Mario referring to the Roman revolutionary, an "ambitious opportunist" who took control of the Roman Republic essentially by force around 100 B.C. Accordingly, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New Order] Faith, Gerhard Muller, denounced Bergoglio as a "theological barbarian." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Die Tagespost.]True Catholics, the Newpopes like Benedict-Ratzinger and Francis-Bergoglio, are simply admitting the reality that they themselves do not consider themselves true popes of the Roman Catholic Church, but some kind of secularist power-grabbers who have lost the Catholic Faith -- if they ever had it.
You've got to hand it to the diabolical Newchurch. It uses every opportunity to change what was originally the Holy Mass into some unrecognizable Protestant-Masonic-Pagan sacrilege. In 1956 Hannibal Bugnini, the chief architect of the New Order "Liturgy," corrupted to New Order heresies the most sacred rites of Holy Week in the Roman Missal.
The 1969 New Order further corrupted those rites, violating the decrees of the dogmatic Council of Trent that the rites in the Missal, coming from Apostolic times, are not to be touched, on pain of excommunication. Nevertheless, the pagan Newchurch dares to commit further atrocities against the Catholic Faith. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
True Catholics, on March 30, 2020, Francis-Bergoglio's Congregation for [Novus Ordo] Worship created a new prayer to be added to these once ancient and traditional rites against the Chinese Virus plague. Such prayers are not appropriate in the rites of Holy Week. The more changes are made to these rites, the more Newchurchers will ignorantly think that the rites can be touched by any sacrilegious hand. Let Bergoglio pray somewhere else with his fellow pagans.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
With so many traditional Catholics around the world sheltering in place at their homes without the Mass and Sacraments, some suggestions of practical means to address the Chinese Virus pandemic in their spiritual lives would be helpful. Could you suggest some?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
Here are some suggestions that we think are particularly appropriate to this difficult time:
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
We hear a lot these days about Perfect Contrition, with the implication that by mouthing a few words (often called an "Act"), a person can wipe away all his sins. Something doesn't sound to me quite Catholic about the way people talk about this. Could you explain what Perfect Contrition is?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
You are correct. All too many Catholics (?) seem to think, mistakenly, that a person can wipe away all his sins simply by mouthing a few words, sometimes called an "Act" of Perfect Contrition. This notion is, of course, basically wrong. Contrition, perfect or imperfect, is not a matter of mouthing words; it is a state of soul.
By the same token, a person can feign contrition in Confession, but that is no good either if the person is not sincerely contrite. As the great penitential Psalm 50 puts it: cor contritum et humiliatum, Deus, non despicies ["a contrite and humbled heart, O God, thou wilt not despise"] (50:19/V). It is the heart, not the mouth, that must be contrite.
Perfect contrition is a state of soul, reflecting sincere contrition one's sins, together with a sincere purpose of amendment. The contrition must arise perfectly out of love for God, Whom we have offended, not imperfectly out of the fear of punishment. It is a state to which we should aspire, but is not so easy to attain. In the Sacrament of Confession, only imperfect contrition is necessary to receive of the graces of the Sacrament.
The notion that the Christian religion is somehow unscientific has once again been torn asunder. Now scientists have discovered that the Biblical account of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrha by "brimstone and fire from heaven" (Genesis 19:24/DRV) is literally correct. According to the scientists, a meteor falling from the skies utterly destroyed the two immoral cities that had earned the wrath of God.
On March 18, 2020, a group of archeologists and scientists of the American Schools of Oriental Research announced that they had discovered that Sodom and Gomorrha were in fact destroyed by a meteor that exploded in the heavens above. The brimstone and fire of superheated matter thus produced rained down on the cities and annihilated them. The scientists found evidence of pottery that had been superheated into glass in the space of milliseconds, as well as lava-like material (brimstone) from a meteoric event. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Daily News.]
True Catholics, scientists have now confirmed most of the events related in Sacred Scripture, such as the Great Flood. The Catholic Church through the centuries has been the greatest supporter and benefactor of scientific studies. It has nothing to fear. As Pope St. Pius X put it: true science and true religion can never be opposed because both rest on truth.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Was Hannibal Bugnini, the Chief Architect of the New Order liturgy, really a Freemason?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
Yes, he was. Hannibal Bugnini was appointed in 1948 by Pope Pius XII to head a brand new Commission to "modernize" the traditional liturgy. That fact shocks people, but it is the absolute truth. The Commission jumped into action and almost immediately implemented one change after another. Two great waves were initiated by Pius XII (enacted in 1956 and 1960), the purpose of which, according to Bugnini in his 1000-page La riforma liturgica (1948-1975) was to lead to the invalid (fake) Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Novus Ordo Mess of 1969. For further information, click on the TRADITIO Network's Traditional Latin Mass, Divine Office & Sacraments department in the section "The Descent into the Black Hole of the Liturgical 'New Order'."
Bugnini's association with Freemasonry was widely known at the Vatican. It led in 1962 to Pius XII's successor, Pope John XXIII, to fire Bugnini "because he wanted to change things that were not to be touched." In 1965, the Modernist (some say Communist and fellow Freemason) Newpope Paul VI-Montini reappointed Bugnini after the Vatican II Anti-council to supervise the entire move to the invalid (fake) New Mess of 1969.
In 1976, the Masonic Register of Italy came to light, and Bugnini's name was recorded with an initiation date of April 23, 1963, together with his code name of "Buan." "Buan" was the name by which the Masonic Grandmaster of Rome addressed him in the infamous note praising his work on the corrupted New Order liturgy.