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I concur with your observation that Pius XII was not a fully traditional pope. Anyone who knowingly appoints a heretic like the Modernist presbyter Hannibal Bugninni, as he did in 1948 to be the head of the new Liturgical Reformation Commission, must have had an understanding of the man's agenda.
On the other hand, I have difficulty accepting the idea that "in many ways, Pius XII was less traditional in doctrine and worship than was his successor, Pope John XXIII." Pius XII may have started "the ball rolling" on "reforming" the Catholic liturgy, but it was John XXIII calling the Vatican II Anti-Council that was the catalyst for implementing these changes. I think that his justification for calling the council was erroneous.
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
We have commented previously in these Daily Commentaries about John XXIII's purpose in calling a council. There is strong evidence that his purpose was entirely different from what actually occurred, because the Modernists were able to take advantage of his mortal illness. One month before the Vatican II Anti-council started in October 1962, John XXIII had been diagnosed with stomach cancer. During the remaining eight months of his life, the period during which the first session of the Anti-council was sitting, John was subject to haemorrages, which left him pale and weak, and limited his activities. By the way, one of John's first acts as pope was to fire Bugnini.
The historical record shows that when the Bishops of Italy held their own national council before Vatican II and attempted to do what Vatican II eventually did under Paul VI-Montini, John XXIII vetoed the work of the council as violating traditional Catholic and Apostolic liturgical practices. In fact, he stated in his Apostolic Constitution "Veterum sapientia," in the most eloquent and definitive document ever promulgated on the subject, that the Catholic Church's liturgy was, and would remain in perpetuity, by divine Providence, in the sacred Latin language.
That having been said, we do agree with your point that calling a council was grossly imprudent. Ironically, Pius XII himself wanted to call a council, but was dissuaded, perhaps because he too fell seriously ill in 1954.
Many Traditional Catholics seem unaware that the destruction of the Traditional Latin Mass began already in the 1950s under the pontificate of Pius XII, who died in 1958. There is no dispute that Pius XII appointed the Modernist presbyter Hannibal Bugnini specifically to "modernize" the Traditional Latin Mass. There is, however, some debate about the degree to which Pius XII himself was complicit in these abominable "modernizations," but there is no denying that in 1956 and 1960 (the latter technically under the pontificate of John XXIII, who was merely promulgating the work already done by Pius XII, including the horrible aberrations, such as the abolition of most Vigil Masses preceding major feasts and the abolition of twelve of the fifteen Octaves celebrating major feasts), occurred under Pius XII.
The Traditional Latin Mass was arguably sound to the end of October 1954, when the Feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary was added for the last day of May. But then, in 1956, the abominable gutting of the most ancient rites of Holy Week were implemented. So what should Traditional Catholics use today as their Traditional Latin Mass? Certainly not the Half New Order "Extraordinary" Mess of 1962, pushed by the pseudo-traditionalists of Newchurch. No, the safest course is to remain with the fully Traditional Latin Mass as it was on January 1, 1950, together with the Traditional Calendar of that date.
The aftermath of a revolution is the very worst time to make changes. Once the memory of the cultural and liturgical revolution is gone, then true experts who are pious and learned can reconsider changes to be made, especially as regards adding Saints' feastdays to the calendar. Traditional Catholics cannot accept feastdays for the apostate Newpopes such as Paul VI-Montini and JPII-Wojtyla, Communists like Oscar Romero, or syncretists and padeophile supporters like "Mother" Theresa.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
Is it true that the Catholic Church does not consider escargots (snails) as fleshmeat, so they can be eaten on Fridays during the year without violating the grave Law of Abstinence?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
The Second Precept of the Church requires, as an obligatory act of penance under pain of Mortal Sin, abstinence from fleshmeat on every Friday of the year, except on a Holyday of Obligation. This precept is contained in Canon 1250: "Abstinentiae lex vetat carne iureque ex carne vesci, non autem ovis, lacticiniis et quibuslibet condimentis etiam ex adipe animalium."
The precept specifically excepts eggs, milk products, and condiments made from the fat of animals. Meat juices such as bouillon and soup are included in the abstinence. But how is "caro" (fleshmeat) defined under the Law? The term is defined by custom, and may vary somewhat from place to place. The general rule is that animals that live on land and have warm blood, as well as birds, are considered fleshmeat, but not fish, frogs, turtles, snakes, snails, oysters, claims, crabs, lobsters, and the like.
As the latest Newchurch Kabuki dance plays out, the outcome has been purely predictable. U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives, N.E. Pelosi, the second in line to the presidency, was barred on May 19, 2022, from munching the fake Novus Ordo cookie and swilling the fake Novus Ordo Kool-Aid by Newarchbishop Salvatore Cordileone, of San Francisco, California, where she maintains a home. (Newchurch lost the valid Sacrament of the Most Holy Eucharist in 1968-1969, when it stopped ordaining priests and instead adopted an invalid Protestantized New Ordinal and when it lost the valid Traditional Latin Mass of two millennia and adopted a Protestant Masonic-Pagan "New Mess.")
It didn't take long for Pelosi, who mendaciously calls herself a "Catholic" for political purposes, whereas she is in fact an heretical Newchurcher, to find copious welcome in the bosom of Wilton Gregory, Newcardinal of Washington, D.C., where she spends most of her time. Just three days after the supposed "ban," Pelosi on May 22, 2022, took the cookie in the Washington, D.C. area, again proving that Newchurch is not the Catholic Church, as it fails to meet the "one" in doctrine test of the Creed. Cordileone and Gregory are both kabuki dancers, playing politics with babies' lives for their own personal notoriety. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Daily Mail.]
Traditional Catholics, Newarchbishop Cordileone is certainly not the hero this drama, as the Neocon Newchurchers would have you believe. Cordileone is a heretic too. He's just as Novus Ordo as Gregory is. He allows a "gay" Newparish in the heart of San Francisco. He has been part of the cover-up of criminal paedophile Newclergy in his own Newarchdiocese. Moreover, Cordileone has a criminal record as a drunk, who almost killed two people with his car while soused to the gills and then joked about it.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
What is the traditional Catholic teaching on cremation? Is incinerating one's body after death an acceptable practice for Catholics?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY
Absolutely not. It is true that many in the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Newchurch of the New Order -- which is most certainly not the Catholic Church -- burns its bodies like pagans, but this method has never been approved by the Catholic Church for God's creation, "the temple of the Holy Ghost" (1 Corinthians 6:19-20/DRV), as St. Paul calls it. According to Canon Law anyone who directs his body to be cremated is to denied ecclesiastical burial, except in the necessity of war or plague.
Catholics follow the example of Our Lord, Who was not cremated. The first Christian emperor Constantine (r. 306-337) declared cremation, which had been adopted in Rome its most corrupt later period, to be pagan. Christians designed the catacombs primarily as burial grounds to safeguard Christian graves against desecration, especially because the bodies of Christians were sometimes burned for the purpose of mocking their belief in the future life.
St. Augustine (354-430), Great Father and Doctor of the Church, denounces the practice of cremation as "horrible and barbarous." Cremation ceased altogether and did not exist in the Western world from that time until the 19th century, when the Freemasons revived the practice as a way of attacking Christianity. The first crematorium in modern times was built in Milan only in 1874.
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Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
I was enlightened by your explanation in these Daily Commentaries of the traditional Rogation Day observances preceding Ascension Thursday. We were not taught about Rogationtide in the middle to late 1960s, nor are the Rogations Days to be found in my 1956 handmissal. Thus, I can confirm your observation that already in the 1950s the efforts to destroy the Traditional Catholic liturgy in the Newchurch of the New Order coming in 1964 were already underway. I can now make the effort to say the Litany of the Saints on these days privately, in accordance with the practice of the Traditional Catholic Church.
Newchurch's apostasy from the Catholic Faith was also confirmed to me by the fact that the local Newparish here has not scheduled Masses for Ascension Thursday, but have unBiblically relegated the Holyday of Obligation to the following Sunday. The Lord is being shorted. What a sad time this is!
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY.
The Newchurch of the New Order cannot even call itself Christian, let alone Catholic. The Ascension of Our Lord is described in the Acts of the Apostles (1:3) of the New Testament as having taken place exactly forty days after the Resurrection (Easter), which would place it on a Thursday, not a Sunday. The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord is, therefore, not a day set by man, but by God Himself. The period of forty days is significant: the flood that inundated the earth, as described in Genesis, lasted forty days and Christ's fast before his public ministry lasted forty days.
The four Rogation Days before Ascension Thursday are the period known as Rogationtide. On these days the faithful traditionally beseech the Lord against wars, fires, earthquakes, and attacks by chanting or reciting before Holy Mass the Litany of the Saints. If you do not have Mass on these days, you can say the Litany of the Saints privately.
Another reader asked why May 24 is not noted as the Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Auxilium Christianorum (Help of Christians). In fact, May 24 this year is traditionally Rogation Tuesday (De Rogationibus), the third of the four Rogation Days preceding Ascension Thursday. In any case, the Feast of the B.V.M. Auxilium Christianorum is not a feast in the Universal Calendar of the Church.
Francis-Bergoglio has canned Newbishop Daniel Fernandez Torres, of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Fernandez's problem was not that he was a paedophile -- Bergoglio rarely takes any action against his Newbishops for that grave crime -- but because Torres was "too conservative." Bergoglio has been conducting an endless war throughout his Newpontificate against pseudo-traditionalists and even Neocons. Only Leftism and Marxist are acceptable to Bergoglio. It has also been rumored that the Leftist Newcardinal of Chicago, Illinois, Blase Cupich, known to be a bosom buddy of the Marxist Bergoglio, had a hand in Fernandez's removal.
When Bergoglio threatened Fernandez in December 2021 with removal if he didn't abdicate, Fernandez retorted: ?Offering my resignation would be the same as declaring myself guilty of something of which I am consciously innocent, and would imply becoming an accomplice in a way of proceeding that is foreign to the [New]church.? In fact, the Dictator Newpope Bergoglio offered no explanation for his action. Rumor has it that Fernandez would not sign a statement that every human being had ?the moral duty to be vaccinated? against the Red China Virus. Moreover, Fernandez supposedly would not send his Newseminarians to the Leftist interdiocesan Newseminary. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
Traditional Catholics, in accordance with Francis-Bergoglio's injustices against Neocons and pseudo-traditionalists, but in violation of Bergoglio's own Newcanon Law, Newbishop Daniel Fernandez Torres was removed on March 9, 2022, without canonical process. "I have not been prosecuted, nor have I been formally accused of anything," stated Fernandez. "I have been afforded no formal process, and given no opportunity to defend myself against the [unstated] allegations against me." Such is the vicious dictatorship of "Papa Dittatore" Bergoglio.
Dear TRADITIO Fathers:
There has been a lot of hoopla recently here in the United States about the fact that Salvatore Cordileone, the Newarchbishop of San Francisco, California, on May 19, 2022, banned the Speaker of the House of Representatives, N.E. Pelosi, of San Francisco, second in line to the U.S. Presidency, from munching the fake (invalid) Novus Ordo cookie and swilling the Novus Ordo Kool-Aid because of her public advocacy for abortion and even for the public funding thereof.
Even at that, Cordileone didn't excommunicate Pelosi from Newchurch, and the ban applies only in San Francisco, not in Washington, D.C., where Pelosi spends most of her time. What do you TRADITIO Fathers think about all of this?
THE TRADITIO FATHERS REPLY
His action is much too little, much too late, just a meaningless political sham posing under the guise of religion. Cordileone is not a bishop, never having been consecrated, but only "installed" under the invalid Protestant-Masonic-Pagan "New Ordinal" adopted in 1968. Cordileone was not even ordained as a priest in the valid (traditional) Sacrament of Holy Orders, but only "installed" as a presbyter under the same fake ordinal. Cordileone is actually no more than a Protestant minister, if that. The "communion" from which Pelosi was banned is not even Catholic Holy Communion; it is only the fake (invalid) Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid.
Nor should we forget that this Cordileone was the man who, on the verge of becoming Newchurch's "archbishop" of San Francisco, almost killed his own mother and one of his presbyters in his car while driving drunk. When he was nabbed by police, he admitted that he may have had an extra glass of wine by mistake. When the police carted him off to the police station for a booze test, he was found to have had the equivalent of four whiskies still in his system. There were demands then that his "installation" as Newarchbishop be canceled, but he didn't even have the moral integrity to bow out. In fact, he never fully apologized for his besotted and reckless behavior which constituted a public Mortal Sin and a scandal.
Traditional Catholics, such is the morality of the Newchurch of the New Order and its Newprelates, from the Newpopes of the Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust on down, who want to point the finger at others than themselves. The Newchurch pseudo-traditionalists like to praise such ilk to the skies, so desperate to find anyone who will agree with them that they will sell out to Newprelates who are sex criminals, embezzlers, and public drunkards. Don't you fall for it!
One of the Traditions coming from the early Church, even before the reign of Pope St. Gregory the Great (ca. 600), is that of the Rogation Days, which start in 2022 on Sunday, May 22, with Rogation Sunday, the Fifth Sunday after Easter. (Naturally, the Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church, did away with the Rogation Days.) Rogation Sunday is followed by Rogation Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week, the days before Ascension Thursday, and this period is known as Rogationtide. The word rogation comes from the Latin rogare, meaning "to beseech." Before Holy Mass on this Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, the Litany of the Saints is customarily chanted or recited.
The origin of the Rogation Days goes back to the fifth century, when St. Mamertus, the archbishop of Vienne in France, was faced with many calamities in his diocese. There were wars, earthquakes, fires, and attacks by wild animals. One Easter night, when a serious fire was about to destroy the city, the archbishop began to pray zealously, and the fire was immediately extinguished. The archbishop then instituted the Rogation Days. This practice ultimately spread to the whole Church. Wars, fires, earthquakes, and even attacks by wild animals remind us of the travails of the present day as well, and we need these prayers just as much.
The Rogation Days are followed immediately on the next day, by Ascension Thursday, the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord, a Holyday of Obligation. A Holyday of Obligation is a religious feastday so important that the Church has traditionally attached the pain of Mortal Sin to the willful failure to assist in worshipping our Creator at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on this day, just as on Sunday. As if any Catholic, who loves His Savior and the Holy Mass, needed any such obligation.
The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord is not a day set by man, but by God Himself. It is set in Sacred Scripture (the Bible) exactly on a Thursday, exactly forty days after Easter (Acts of the Apostles 1:3), on a Thursday, just as the flood that inundated the earth lasted forty days, and Christ's fast lasted forty days.
Anyone who thinks that Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust is over has another think coming. In fact, the Paedophile Newpopes' ignoring of the sex criminals that operate among its clergy is becoming very expensive for Newchurch, as that immoral institution hurtles closer and closer to bankruptcy. The First Paedophile Newpope JPII-Wojtyla, the Second Paedophile Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger, and the Third Paedophile Newpope Francis-Bergoglio have operated as though they can escape the justice of God. Current events prove that they most assuredly cannot.In just the latest payback for its crimes, which accumulate every week, the Newarchdiocese of Chicago, Illinois, had to cough up 1,200,000 USD on May 17, 2022, to several boys who were assaulted on numerous occasions in a Newchurch school by presbyter Daniel McCormack, one of the most notorious paedophiles in the history of that Newarchdiocese. Chicago Newarchbishop Blase Cupich was too embarrassed to make a statement.
But that payback is chicken feed compared to the 122,000,000 USD paid out by the Newarchdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on the same day for the sexual assaults by its presbyters on several child victims. One girl who was a victim was sexually assaulted for all of seventh grade and part of eighth grade in her Newparish school. The number of sex-crime cases has reached 4,200 children. In fact, the payback was so large that the Newarchdiocese is now completely bankrupt and is having to sell off its Newchurches and 700 properties to pay. These properties had been donated to the Newarchdiocese for religious purposes, not for sex crimes. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
Traditional Catholics, Newchurch is thus essentially embezzling properties donated for religious purposes to pay off for its sex crimes. Moreover, Newchurch collections are also being diverted help pay off for the crimes instead of going to the poor and other charitable purposes. Because the corrupt Newpopes are all talk and no action, their paedophile presbyters continue their predations unabated. Nothing has changed in the immoral Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church.. Parents should never, under any circumstances, send their children to Newchurch parochial schools. Otherwise, they bear the most Mortal Sin of putting their children's lives, both corporal and spiritual, in jeopardy.
As the German Newchurch continues its progress toward schism from Newpope Francis-Bergoglio's apostate Newchurch, it was announced on May 13, 2022, that Speyer Vicar General Andreas Schlum has left Newchurch, joining several other high Newprelates who have already done so, such as the Prior of the Andechs Benedictine Abbey, and a leading Dominican theologian.
Newchurch pseudo-traditionalists, who are associated with the Half New Order "Extraordinary" New Latin Mess of 1962, which was virtually suppressed by Bergoglio's decree "Traditionis custodes" of July 16, 2021, have been abandoning Newchurch, but on the opposite side of Newchurch, the Radical Modernists are also leaving. These latter are in favor of priestesses, "gay marriage," a Protestantized "priesthood of the laity," and abolition of Apostolic Tradition of celibacy, even though Bergoglio has indicated his general support of these directions.
It was from Germany that the impetus behind the Vatican II Anti-council's (1962-1965) destruction of the Catholic Church as the "institutional" Church came. One of the German leaders of that destruction in fact later became a Newpope: Benedict-Ratzinger, who formulated key heretical pronouncements for the Anti-council to adopt. Ratzinger in fact personally authored the Anti-council's Oecumentical Heresy ("we all worship the same gods"; "all religions are true"). [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
Traditional Catholics, the Vicar General indicated that he believed Francis-Bergoglio's Protestant-style Synodal Way," leading to the General Synod of 2023, commonly known as "Vatican III," to be a sham. But if Schlum were patient for just another year, Bergoglio's General Synod of 2023 is already on track to go a long way toward the paganism desired by the schismatics (who are really heretics and pagans). Bergoglio has already approved "gay marriage" in the form of "civil unions" and is opening Newchurch more to what amounts to female Newclergy in the guise of his new order of "Catechist."
I have reported on several occasions previously that Newarchbishop Arthur Roche, Francis-Bergoglio's Prefect of the Newchurch Dicastery for [New Order] Divine Worship, plans to foist the fake (invalid) New Mess of 1969 on everyone in Newchurch, including the pseudo-traditionalist organizations like the Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP), the Institute of Christ the King (ICR), and the Institute of the Good Shepherd IBP).
Roche has now indicated that "soon" the few places around that use the "Extraordinary" New Latin Mess of 1962 will be closed. No more Latin, no more Gregorian chant, no more traditional "smells and bells" like the Protestant Anglicans, no more altars facing East. This is what the apostate Newpopes have been leading up to all along, including even the Modernist Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger, as he made clear in his own "Summorum pontificum" of 2007.
And what of the Neo-SSPX in all of this, the organization that was revamped at the death of Archbishop Lefebvre to serve the Newchurch of the New Order? It will continue to offer the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan-tinged 1962 Mess. But the Neo-SSPX's leaders Bernard Fellay and his puppet Davide Pagliarani will continue to seek approval from the pagan Newchurch. Fellay and Pagliarani continue to dream of a "personal prelature" with Francis-Bergoglio and the purple socks of the New Order that go along with such a sellout.
True Catholics know that there can be no compromise with the Newchurch of the New Order because not only is it not Catholic but it is no longer even Protestant, but pagan, as it now embraces "inculturation" with pagans, socialism, and rampant sexual perversion. The only recourse to follow St. Paul's dictum: "Stand fast: and hold the traditions that you have learned" (2 Thessalonians 2:14/DRV). They will still be found in thousands of Traditional Catholic churches, chapels, and oratories around the world, courageously independent of the apostate Newchurch and its Newpopes.
Francis-Bergoglio has once again proved that Newchurch is not the Catholic Church. On May 15, 2022, he authorized over 200,000,000 USD for an abortion clinic to be built in Dublin, Ireland. Newchurch's Religious Sisters of Charity turned over their St. Vincent's Hospital to secular interests to become an abortuary to perform abortions, immoral in-vitro fertilizations and sterilizations, and to turn males into "females" and vice versa. Bergoglio's Newvatican had to give its "seal of approval" because the transaction involved more than 350,000,000 USD. Top Newchurch prelates in Ireland involved allowing, or even advocating, the despicable immorality included:
Newchurch "nuns" in Ireland are not absolved from dastardly immorality, as the "nuns" of Our Lady of Good Help, have been accused of throwing 800 dead babies into a septic tank. When Newchurch tried to deny the charge, a witness stated that the babies' remains can still be seen "floating around in a sewage tank." Irish Newarchbishop Francis Duffy virtually confirmed the truth of the charge. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]
Traditional Catholics, it is remarkable that the Irish wing of the pseudo-traditionalist Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) and Institute of Christ the King (ICR) have said nothing about the gross immorality. Why should they? They are not Traditional Catholics. They are in the pocket of the apostate Newchurch of the New Order and genuflect to the apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio. These immoral groups should be entirely shunned by true Catholics as utter fakes and traitors to the Catholic religion.
For years the word has been put out that abortion is murderer, but now Newchurch is turning that moral teaching on its head by stating that abortive mothers should not pay any penalty for such murder because they are "second victims." So who should pay, if not the woman who contracted for the abortion? The infant?
This statement, contained in a May 12, 2022, letter sent by Newarchbishop William Lori, head of the "Pro Life" Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops, to lawmakers is just more hypocrisy by the Newchurch of the New Order. Legislatures are now considering legislation that would apply penalties to women who illegally abort their babies. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, Newchurch is, as usual, speaking out of both sides of its mouth. Inexplicably, Newarchbishop Lori and 70 other supposedly "pro life" leaders claim that to penalize women who abort their babies "is not pro life." Such a contorted fallacy in logic, so typical of the morally-twisted Newchurch, would test even the brilliance of a St. Thomas Aquinas!
Many Newcardinals have just about had it with Francis-Bergoglio. One big sore point is that schismatic German Newbishops have been pushing for changes in Newchurch doctrine to favor homosexuality. On March 15, 2022, Newcardinal George Pell had already called out Bergoglio's being deaf and dumb in face of a "wholesale and explicit rejection" of doctrine. On the same day Bergoglio was publicly called out as "a disaster, in many or most respects, a catastrophe." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic Culture.]
In fact, Bergoglio is encouraging the destruction of Newchurch's doctrine, such as it is (it is not Catholic) under cover of the "Synodal Path" to Bergoglio's General Synod of 2023, commonly known as the Vatican III Anti-council. Many Newcardinals are afraid that Bergoglio is reducing Newchurch into "a loose confederation of local churches, holding different views, probably closer to an Anglican or Protestant model." Embezzlement and paedophile crimes are rife, and Newchurchers are said to be demoralized. Newcardinals have become hostile to Bergoglio's despotic style, for example:
Traditional Catholics, many Newcardinals want the next Newpope to "restore normality, restore doctrinal clarity in faith and morals, restore a proper respect for the law, and ensure that the first criterion for the nomination of Newbishops is acceptance of the apostolic tradition." Of course, the apostate Newchurch lost this component in 1964, long before Francis-Bergoglio came on the scene. Moreover, Bergoglio's handpicked successor, the Marxist-Modernist Newcardinal Luis Tagle, is expected to push Newchurch father down the Hell hole than Bergoglio has.
In case the Newchurch pseudo-traditionalists didn't get Francis-Bergoglio's message in "Traditionis custodes" of July 16, 2022, which made it clear that the so-called "Extraordinary" New Latin Mess of 1962 -- which is not the Traditional Latin Mass -- is essentially suppressed, that decree is now being incorporated into Newvatican's continuing bureaucracy with an implement document to be released "soon." Thus, the last nail is to be driven into the coffin of the imposter 1962 Mess, which was the Mess of the Protestant-Masonic-Pagan Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965).
On May 9, 2022, Newarchbishop Arthur Roche, Prefect of Newchurch's Dicastery for Divine Worship, announced the suppression in no uncertain terms. Newvatican now hardly even recognizes the 1962 poseur as a Mess. Roche indicated that the focus of his dicastery during the last year has been implementing the suppression of the 1962 Mess. His message to Newchurch pseudo-traditionalists is: "Enough is enough!"
Roche -- who speaks for Bergoglio in liturgical matters -- made it clear that neither JPII-Wojtyla nor Benedict-Ratzinger ever intended for there to be two rites, Ordinary (1969) and Extraordinary (1962). Bergoglio wants "unity" in Newchurch, and that means the New Latin Mess must go. There will be only a narrow window during which foot-dragging pseudo-traditionalists will be moved mandatorily to the invalid (fake) Novus Ordo Mess exclusively. For Bergoglio, Roche, and Newchurch as a whole, the 1962 Mess teaches different doctrine from what Newchurch does, so it must be eradicated "soon."
Roche also implied that Newchurch will now be moving away from "consecrations" and presbyters to the ultra-Protestant concept of the "priesthood of the people," now to be represented by Newchurch's new order of "Catechist." The 1962 New Latin Mess represents the obsolete theology of the presbyter being the representative of the people. (Newchurch has not ordained priests since 1968, when it adopted an invalid [fake] Protestant-style Ordinal.) [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
Traditional Catholics, never before has the scope of the New Liturgical Revolution of Francis-Bergoglio and his Newchurch of the New Order been made so clear as Roche now has. Bergoglio, Roche, and Newchurch foresee the final implementation of the Vatican II Anti-council: a worship service not a Mass, an unconsecrated "eucharist" presided over by laypeople, not priests or even presbyters. Roche also indicated that the new focus of the New Order liturgy will be to implement fully the incorporate radical, vulgar, local elements into the New Mess, so that it will look totally different in difficult cultures, such as in Zaire, which already has a distinct rite of its own. The future for Newchurch is far worse than Protestant. No true Catholic can morally remain a member of it, as it is most certainly not the Catholic Church.
It is all too obvious that Francis-Bergoglio, in addition to the fact that he is not a Catholic or a Christian, has shown once again that he and his Newchurch are pagan. On May 8, 2022, he released a letter approving homosexuality and sodomy, with which his Newclergy is completely besotted, and inaugurated a new Newvatican-approved pro-LGBTXXX site.
Of course, the Newpope, who denied his Newpapacy when he claimed that he "cannot judge" this grave sin against the Natural Law of God, gave not one word of direction or counsel, let alone condemnation, concerning this one of the Four Biblical Sins that Cry out to Heaven for Retribution. Bergoglio in this, as in so many other false teachings, is careening down the immoral path that leads to souls to Hades. He has also united himself in this web-site launch with the condemned homophile presbyter, James Martin.
Traditional Catholics, headlining the New York conference for the kickoff of the site will be Bergoglio's personally-appointed Newbishop of Lexington, Kentucky, John Stowe. Giving the final "benediction" at the conference will be "Sister" Jeannine Gramick, who was censured by Newvatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New]faith" in 1999 for her involvement with immoral causes, but who was given a "keep up the good work" letter from the homophile Bergoglio. Any notion that Newchurch is Catholic or that Bergoglio is a true pope is thus once again proven to be laughable.
Newcardinal Joseph Zen retired as Newbishop of Hong Kong in 2009, yet he has remained an outspoken voice for religious freedom on that peninsula, a territory of Communist China since its abandonment by the British Government in 1997. Since that time, the atheist Red Chinese have turned the screws on Newchurchers there, particularly the Newbishops. Yet Newrome seems happy to abandon its members.
In fact, in 2018, Francis-Bergoglio signed a "secret" concordat with the Communist dictator, Xi Jinping, to turn over the appointment of Newbishops for Newchurch from the Newpope to the Dictator. Xi has now appointed several "Catholic" bishops who are all atheist Communists. Bergoglio renewed the deal in 2020 and is set to renew it again in 2022. And why? In addition to Bergoglio himself being a Marxist, Xi is paying him off with hundreds of millions of dollars every year. Thus has Bergoglio prostituted his fake Newchurch religion to its most deadly enemies.
On May 11, 2022, Zen was arrested by the Chinese Communists, who do not hesitate to put their enemies into concentration camps, or kill them outright. And what was Bergoglio's reaction? Bergoglio in a "brief statement" said that he is "following" events "with concern." How passive can he be? The Marxist Modernist Newpope has not hesitated in the past to lead secular events that are none of his business. Yet when it comes to his own Newclergy and members, he hypocritically "follows." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Whereas Bergoglio has sold out to the Communists, the courageous Newcardinal Zen has for years stood very publicly against the atheist Communist Dictator at the risk of his own life. He tried to talk to Bergoglio and waited around for four days in Newrome, but Bergoglio would not see his own Newcardinal. Zen has now publicly denounced Bergoglio for becoming a pawn of the Communists and has charged Bergoglio with "betraying" Newchurch in China. Criticism of Bergoglio is mounting, and the 90-year-old Zen is hanging Bergoglio on the public cross of shame.
Traditional Catholics, the courageous Joseph Zen has said that he has long expected to be arrested and is not afraid. Nor, like the courageous Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, a leader of the Traditional Catholic Movement, is Zen afraid of the pusillanimous Newpopes, most especially the Marxist Francis-Bergoglio. It remains to be seen who will be victorious in this scenario: the Marxist/Modernist Bergoglio, the atheist Communist Chinese Dictator Xi, or the courageous Newcardinal Zen. Our money is on the latter.
It's hard to see how Francis-Bergoglio can continue in the face of the massive disaster of his Newpontificate, which is rapidly worsening, as he continues to rail against his own pseudo-traditional Newchurchers, and his proposed "oecumenical" Jerusalem meeting with the schismatic Patriarch of All Russia, Kirill, has blown up in his face as the whole world watches. In addition to his religious nadir, Bergoglio has only one lung, is missing a section of his colon, has had a tumor the size of an orange removed from his body, has had several falls, and now can't walk.
The two leading candidates to replace Bergoglio are Newcardinals Luis Tagle and Reinhard Marx. Tagle was brought from Manila, Philippines, to Newrome personally by Bergoglio to head the Dicastery for the Evangelization of Peoples, which pushes Newchurch's Oecumenical Heresy: "we all worship the same gods" and "all religions are true." Tagle is a defender of the heretic Modernist Vatican II Anti-council and its invalid (fake) "New Mess" and "New Sakraments." He encourages LGBTXXX and advocates for bigamists to munch the Novus Ordo cookie and swill the Novus Ordo Kool-Aid.
Reinhard Marx, of Munich, Germany, was personally selected by Bergoglio to be one of nine members of an Executive Committee to run Newchurch. Marx was so deeply associated with paedoophile crimes that he attempted to resign in 2021, but Bergoglio wouldn't have it. In 2014 Marx proclaimed the heresy that the dogma of the Church can change to suit the time. Marx has approved bigamists to munch the fake (invalid) Novus Ordo cookie and swill the Novus Ordo Kool-Aid. He has publicly advocated "gay marriage" under the guise of a "civil union" and simulated a Mess celebrating "twenty years of queer worship."
The buzz at Newrome is that Tagle and Marx are fully prepared to move in and complete Bergoglio's dismemberment of Newchurch. Bergoglio has the malicious will to do the job, but he now lacks the physical energy. Both Tagle and Marx are Marxist Modernists, so Bergoglio's extreme leftward lurch for Newchurch will be all the more extreme in the next Newpontificate.
THE TRADITIO FATHERS COMMENT.Some pseudo-traditionalist Newchurchers may be remaining culpably mute now, hoping the next Newpope will be better. If so, they are likely to have a rude awakening. First of all, Newchurch is not the Catholic Church, but a Protestant-Masonic-Pagan sect that apostatized from the Roman Catholic Faith in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council, so a true pope can never come from such a sect, any more than Martin Luther could be a true pope.
Beyond that, as our Roman Correspondent reports, the two likeliest replacements for Francis-Bergoglio are a Filipino Marxist Modernist and a German Marxist Modernist, both worse than Bergoglio. Those pseudo-traditionalists who yet remain in Newchurch should long ago have gotten out and found a truly Traditional Catholic church, chapel, or oratory, run by a priest who is independent of the apostate Newchurch, whose Mess and Sakraments are fake (invalid), as even Newchurch itself now admits.
Traditional Catholics can take solace in the fact that the apostate Newchurch of the New Order is most certainly not the Catholic Church and is careening faster and faster toward its final implosion. True Catholics have nothing to do with it.
Francis-Bergoglio preaches Novus Ordo "love" for his paedophile presbyers and Newbishops, for adulterers and adulteresses, for herestics, schismatics, infidels, pagans, and most of all for atheists, but his hatred continues to rage against traditionalists, not only true Traditional Catholics independent of his Newchurch of the New Order but even against the pseudo-traditionalists in his own Newchurch. Traditional Catholics, who have fought for 60 years against Newchurch fake "New Mess," fake unordained presbyters and unconsecrated Newbishops, and fake "sacraments," are obviously driving him crazy. They have hit their mark dead on.
Again on May 7, 2022, Bergoglio admitted that Traditional Catholics are making headway against his apostate and corrupt Newchurch of the New Order -- which is most certainly not the Catholic Church -- where the apostasy started: the fake (invalid) New Mess engineered by the Vatican II Anti-council of 1962-1965, which replaced the Catholic Church by the Newchurch of the New Order as the "institutional" Church in 1964.
At the time, just as Pope St. Pius X predicted, Catholics had become gutless. Most of them allowed the fake Newchurch to take over, still genuflecting to Newpopes who were either Marxists (Paul VI-Montini, Francis-Bergoglio) or ex-Nazis (Benedict-Ratzinger) or just pagans (JPII-Wojtyla). Only a few courageous Catholic leaders stood forth against the Anti-council at the time: Fr. Gommar DePauw, Patrick Henry Omlor, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, and very few others.
Bergoglio in his address claimed to want for "unity," but who was it who destroyed the unity of the Church in its Holy Mass for two millennia but the creatures of the Anti-council, who introduced a fake "New Mess" in every vulgar tongue on earth instead of the Church's sacred Latin and who proudly admitted that their "New Mess" was crafted to be acceptable to Protestant heretics? Bergoglio went so far as to say that Traditional Catholics are the "stench of the devil." Like the good Marxist that he described himself to be in his own autobiography, Bergoglio advocates the anti-Catholic revolution of the Anti-council and calls for a revolution down to the bedrock of what used to be the Catholic Church: a New Mess, New "Sacraments," New Bible, New Canon Law, New Catechism, all increasingly tainted with apostasy and paganism.
Traditionalists have so gotten under the hypocritical Bergoglio's guilty conscience that he keeps finding new terms with which to defame them (this is "love"?). There are now almost fifty of Bergoglio's filthy invectives against traditionalists to date:
Curiously, Bergoglio again referred in his address to corruptions introduced by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini under Pius XII, which tainted Easter and the traditional Eucharistic fast. Bergoglio admitted that there was pushback and criticism of Pius XII in 1951 and 1956 for these corruptions. Well, at least he was right about that. The Catholics of the 1950s had enough guts left to push back against a popular pope at the beginnings of what was later called the Liturgical Revolution and destroyed the Mass and Sacraments in the "institutional" Church. Unfortunately, the Catholics of the 1960s, just as Pope St. Pius X had predicted, lost their guts and kowtowed a decade later to the fake Newpopes and the fake Newchuch of the New Order.
Traditional Catholics, what is Francis-Bergoglio's biggest problem with traditionalists? He sputters that they "question the [Anti-]council, the authority [sic] of the [New]bishops in order to preserve Tradition." The Protestant heretics deny Tradition, the Catholic dogma that Tradition is one of the two sources of Public Revelation. So the apostate Bergoglio fits right in with these. Unfortunately for him, numbers don't lie. Traditional Catholics are little by little squeezing him and his dying Newchurch out.
After nine years of Francis-Bergoglio's doctrinal confusion, disciplinary inconsistency, and financial mismanagement, prominent Newcardinals are pushing back against the Marxist Newpope. A bombshell memorandum is even now circulating among the College of Newcardinals, stating ?that this [New]pontificate is a disaster in many or most respects: a catastrophe.? The memorandum points, inter alia, to the "active persecution of the [pseudo]traditionalists and the contemplative convents." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
The Newcardinals' memorandum charges that the Newchurch of the New Order has been reduced to "a loose confederation of local churches, holding different views, probably closer to an Anglican or Protestant model." This result is not entirely Bergoglio's fault, but was promoted by the pseudo-popes Paul VI-Montini, JPII-Wojtyla, and Benedict-Ratzinger as well. Charges against the incompetency of Bergoglio's administration include:
Traditional Catholics, already members of the College of Newcardinals -- which it must be recalled are all apostates from the Catholic Faith -- are already conspiring to push out Bergoglio as a has-been and to install a younger Marxist Modernist to cement the apostasy of the Vatican II Anti-council and to make Newchurch even more of a secular political organization that it now is. There is no hope for Newchurch; it simply is not the Catholic Church. Therefore, Our Lord and Our Lady have deserted it and detest it, as should all true Catholics.
The Newchurch of the New Order is sinking badly, suffering the due payback for its apostasy from the Catholic Faith, for its fake "New Mess," for its fake presbyters who are not priests, and for its Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, with which Francis-Bergoglio personally has been especially linked.
On May 4, 2022, the United States arm of Bergoglio's corrupt Newchurch corporation announced that the disinformation agency of the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops (USCCB), the so-called "Catholic" News Service, headquartered in New York and Washington, D.C., is shutting down permanently at the end of 2022 and laying off its two dozen employees.
In addition, the USCCB Publishing Office, which holds the rights to the heretical "New Catechism" issued in 1992 and concocted under the Unsaint Newpope JPII-Wojtyla, will also be cease publication. This Newcatechism has been responsible for pushing the heresies of the Newchurch upon the clueless Newchurchers, many of whom are now waking up to the fact that they have been deceived about the true Catholic Faith. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Catholic News Agency.]
Traditional Catholics, "financial pressures imposed by contemporary American Catholicism [sic]" were blamed for the closure. In plain terms, Newchurchers are increasingly deserting the phony Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church, and are refusing to contribute to its continued existence. In addition, Newchurchers are increasingly sick of the Protestantized "New Mess" to the point that attendance at the "New Mess" has sunk into the single percentage points.
Poor Francis-Bergoglio! His Newpontificate is disintegrating with each day. Pseudo-traditionalist Newchurchers detest him because on July 16, 2021, he took away their Half New Order "Extraordinary" Mess of 1962. The Leftists detest him because they think he hasn't gone far enough to embrace all of the new heresies that they want to add to his already heretical Newchurch.
Bergoglio was battered by the West because he didn't support his Newchurcher members in the Ukraine War. Then he flip-flopped and called on Russia to back off. Then he flip-flopped again and blamed the West for allegedly provoking the conflict through NATO. Even though that is the Russian position, the Russians have nevertheless frozen him out. Putin wouldn't agree to meet Bergoglio, and the Patriarch of All Russia has canceled his projected meeting in Jerusalem on June 12, 2022.
Bergoglio said that he would do anything or go anywhere to stop the Ukranian War, but he seems in fact to have no interest in going to the Ukraine, even though British Prime Minister Boris Johnson went, and even the Leftist Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the N.E. Pelosi did. Yet Bergoglio found time to saunter off to Malta. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, poor Francis-Bergoglio is the victim of his own immorality. His Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust continues unabated with its paedophile crimes his personal exposure as the mastermind behind a half-billion-dollar London real-estate scam that used funds specifically contributed by Newchurchers to the poor. The latest statistics show that Newchurchers are leaving Bergoglio and is Newchurch in droves -- unbaptized, unmarried, and unburied. The Newchurch pseudo-papacy is like the house built on the sand spoken of by Our Lord in Scripture: "And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and they beat upon that house, and it fell, and great was the fall thereof" (Matthew 7:27/DRV).
In 1640 Pope Urban VIII standardized the process of canonizing Saints in the Catholic Church. His was a very careful process that often spent centuries to vet candidates. For the Church to make a mistake would have horrifying consequences. All that care came to an end on January 25, 1983, when the First Paedophile Newpope, JPII-Wojtyla, gutted the long-standing tradition of the Church with respect to the rigorous process for scrutinizing canonizations and substituted a new system of "con-anization" ("con," as in a fraud). For further information on this topic, click on FAQ10: How Do You Explain These Traditional Catholic Beliefs? in the TRADITIO Network's Library of Files (FAQs and Traditional Apologetics) department in the section "'Con-anizations - New Order."
Now Newchurch selects "Unsaints" not so much for their individual spiritual merit (in the past proven by an often centuries-long process of investigation, miracles, and veneration) as for their "political correctness" for modern times. Newchurch has scandalously "con-anized" Marxists like Oscar Romero and semi-pagans and paedophile accomplices like Theresa of Calcutta.
The most recent case in point. On May 3, 2022, the Newcongregation for the Causes of Saints was forced to withdraw Newchurch presbyter Joseph Kentenich, founder of the Schoenstatt Movement headquartered in Trier, Germany, who died only in 1968, from Newsainthood. Kentenich could have been withdrawn because he was a Modernist, who "felt called to listen to the voice of the times, to question old and revered attitudes of the Church..., a forerunner of the Vatican II [Anti-council]." But, no, that would never disqualify anyone in the fake Newchurch of the New Order, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church. Rather, it turns out that Kentenich faces accusations of coercing his female members into sex crimes. Otherwise, Kentenich could have been rushed through the already anti-Catholic process that has entertained.even the Arch-heretic Martin Luther for "Unsainthood." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, Newchurch even indicated that, before the sex-crime charges were exposed, it was covering up Joseph Kentenich's accused crimes "out of consideration for the ongoing proceedings." Newvatican, in its usual obfuscatory terms, admitted that Kentenich was accused of "wielding a manipulative and coercive power over the consecrated women in the movement, sometimes of 'highly sexualized' nature." Sounds like rape, doesn't it?
U.S. President J.R. Biden, who continues to proclaim himself a "devout Catholic," has again put his foot in his heretical mouth. Biden, who advocates abortion and even government payment for abortions, and who marries sodomites, on May 3, 2022, claimed that religions "don't claim to know when life begins." Granted, Biden does is not even a member of the Catholic Church, but has embraced the apostate Newchurch sect, founded in 1964 at the Vatican II Anti-council, nevertheless his own Newchurch sect still teaches that abortion is a grave sin against the Natural Law (which binds all religions).
The Newchurch, of which Biden claims to be a "devout" member, still teaches that life begins at conception. This teaching is confirmed even by modern science, as that is the point at which the soul receives its unique DNA. Perhaps Biden is as ignorant of science as he is of theology. Yet the Newchurch of the New Order colludes in Biden's fraud by allowing this man to mouth scandalous false teaching and does nothing to correct him. No wonder that Newchurchers are deserting Newchurch in droves, as confirmed in many objective studies. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
Traditional Catholics, the U.S. President, who many now believe is showing growing signs of dementia, tried to justify his immoral position by citing the Church's Universal Theologian, St. Thomas Aquinas, but Aquinas rejected abortion as gravely wrong at every stage, calling it a grave sin against the Natural Law. Yet ten years previously, in 2021, Biden was claiming that life begins at conception. J.R. Biden has now become the poster boy for the apostate Newchurch, which can't find true doctrine consistently "with two hands and a flashlight."
If you ask most traditional Catholics who the founder of the Traditional Catholic Movement was, most of them wouldn't have an clue. Some of them might say Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, who founded the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) in 1970. But they would be dead wrong. Such ignorance is a scandal to the Traditional Catholic Movement, as every important movement commemorates and lauds its founder, and certainly knows his name! In fact, May 6, 2022, marks the seventeenth anniversary of the death of the founder of the Catholic Traditionalist Movement, Fr. Gommar DePauw. Fr. DePauw was a noted Catholic priest, having received a Triple Major Licentiate, in Canon Law, Moral Theology, and Church History, from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (when it was Catholic), thereby exceeding Fulton Sheen, and having served as Academic Dean at the Primatial Seminary of the United States in Baltimore, Maryland.
Already in 1963, Fr. DePauw, who viewed the debacle of the Vatican II Anti-council sessions first hand as a peritus (theological expert assisting a bishop), was scandalized by the promulgation of Vatican II's "Sacrosanctum Concilium" (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy) and saw, before practically anyone else, clergy or lay, the devastation that this document would impose upon the Church. In 1964 Fr. DePauw left his Deanship at the Primatial Seminary and founded the Catholic Traditionalist Movement, courageously going independent of the Newchurch of the New Order. 1964 was the year in which the Vatican II Anti-council and Paul VI-Montini apostatized from the Catholic Faith and founded the apostate Newchurch of the New Order to replace the Catholic Church with the heretical document "Lumen gentium." This was six years before Archbishop Lefebvre founded the Society of St. Pius X.
One of the most remarkable aspects of Fr. DePauw's anti-Modernist movement was that this remarkable priest founded the Catholic Traditionalist Movement before the Vatican II Anti-council had even ended! Long before Archbishop Lefebvre, SSPX, SSPV, CMRI, SSPV, the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla's "Indult" of 1988, and Benedict-Ratzinger's f "Extraordinary" New Latin Mess of 2007, it was Fr. DePauw who first saw that the flowery talk of a "new springtime" for the Church was a ruse being deceptively used to befuddle the faithful while the revolutionaries enacted their heretical Modernist anti-Catholic agenda, which began with the destruction of the Traditional Latin Mass in their Newchurch of the New Order.
In the aftermath of the Vatican II Anti-council, there was virtually nothing left for traditional Catholics in the early 1960s except Fr. DePauw's Traditional Latin Masses on radio in major metropolitan areas and his Catholic Traditionalist Movement periodicals and recordings, broadcasted all over North America from his Ave Maria Chapel on Westbury, Long Island, New York, to put the lie to Newchurch's claim that the two-thousand-year Traditional Latin Mass no longer existed. For those who lived through the early Novus Ordo period, it was a bleak time, yet, because of Fr. DePauw's courageous apostolic work, countless souls were inspired to resist the New Order, and thus he laid the groundwork for the current traditional Catholic movement. He continued to be an outspoken critic of Newchurch and its phony (invalid) Protestant-Masonic-Pagan "New Mess" until his death in 2005.
Fr. DePauw, with the eye of a prophet seeing far ahead of his time, did not grovel to the Novus Ordo to seek "permission" of apostate Newchurch bishops or send petitions to apostate Newpopes to grant an "indult" for what he and every Catholic priest has the Apostolic right and duty: to dispense the Traditional Latin Mass and Traditional Latin Sacraments for the salvation of souls, and to offer the immemorial True Mass for the glory of Almighty God.
Traditional Catholics, get down on your knees today and pray a Requiem aeternam for this courageous traditional Catholic priest who showed us all the right way, the traditional Catholic way, and refused to back down to the pretender Newclergy of the invalid New Order. If you have the Traditional Latin Mass and Sacraments today, you would not have them unless Fr. Gommar DePauw had courageously paved the way to give them to you.
"For whatsoever things you have spoken in darkness shall be published in the light: and that which you have spoken in the ear in the chambers shall be preached on the housetops" (Luke 12:3/DRV).Things are certainly not going well for Francis-Bergoglio in the ongoing trial before a Newvatican court. Witness after witness has testified under oath that it was Bergoglio who personally directed the almost 500,000,000 USD embezzlement of funds donated by Newchurch faithful for the poor and most destitute to his Peter's Pence fund. It is becoming clear that Bergoglio embezzled the charitable funds from the fund to serve his own interests. The vehicle for the embezzlement was money-laundering from a 2014 London real-estate fraud.
In riveting trial testimony on April 27, 2022, the former Director of the Financial Information Authority, Newvatican's financial watchdog, Tommaso Di Ruzza, testified under oath that Bergoglio had directed the entire operation, in which Newvatican fleeced the Newchurch faithful of almost half a billion U.S. dollars, embezzled and money-laundered from the Peter's Pence charitable fund. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]
Traditional Catholics, Tommaso Di Ruzza, testified that he did not have the authority over the funds, but that only Bergoglio had that authority. He further testified that on March 26, 2019, Francis-Bergoglio ordered him to get "direct management, without intermediaries" of the London property. Bergoglio wanted total control of the fraud, but with that control he bears full responsibility for defrauding his Newchurch faithful and the poor and most destitute. That responsibility is as weighty as it gets, as oppression of the poor is one of the Four Biblical Sins Crying out to Heaven for Retribution.
On April 27, 2022, Newchurch suffered yet another scandal from a Newbishop appointed by the Second Paedophile Newpope, Benedict-Ratzinger. Fellow Newseminarians have charged Wojciech Sobczuk with numerous instances of felonious sexual assault against them at St. Meinrad Newchurch Seminary. When confronted with the charges, Newbishop Richard Stika, of Knoxville, Tennessee, like a good lieutenant of the Newchurch's continuing Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust, covered them up, and even exacerbated them.
But the story didn't end there. Now it turns out that Stika and his Newdiocese paid Sobczuk off with 4,000 USD in cash gifts and purchased for Sobczuk for a 2,000 USD personal laptop, although Sobczuk already had a laptop from the Newseminary. Sobczuk also received nearly $30,000 in travel, car repair, birthday expenses (!), and other expenditures, as well as some 1,000 in monthly stipends.
It doesn't take much imagination to figure out the connection between Newbishop Stika and Newseminarian Sobczuk. Sobczuk lived with Newbishop Stika in his house over a two-year period, and Stika took Sobczuk on an all-expenses-paid trip to Rome and a ten-day "road trip." Sobdzuk was reported to have been previously dismissed from the Newjesuits after he was supposed to have committed sex crimes at another Newseminary and to have been accused of raping a Newparish organist. These matters are now being adjudicated in the secular courts. In addition, Newbishop Stika is being investigated through Newchurch after receipt of numerous complaints for "erratic behavior and fiscal imprudence." [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic World News.]
Traditional Catholics, this kind of sexual assault, by Newcardinal and Newbishops, as well as by fellow Newseminarians, is rampant in Newchurch seminaries. This is one of the chief reasons why very few young men dare to enter Newchurch seminaries, and most Newseminaries have now been closed. With the rate of deaths, retirements, and resignations of current Newchurch clergy, within a decade most of the remaining Newchurches will be closed down for lack of presbyters to staff them.
The word about Newchurch's corruption is not a dirty secret anymore. It has now become so public that it is undeniable. U.S. Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Green, in sworn court testimony on April 27, 2022, issued a direct 700-word statement calling a spade a spade. The Newbishops of Newchurch in the United States (and elsewhere, for that matter), the congresswoman said, are "monsters, criminals, and abusers ... controlled by Satan." Thousands of criminal presbyers and Newbishops have been identified, with tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of children being their sexual victims.
The Congresswoman had previously stated that "Satan is controlling the [New]church." Greene describes herself as a "cradle" Newchurcher, who stopped attending the fake (invalid) New Order Mess because she couldn't trust the "wicked" Newchurch bishops to "protect my children from paedophiles," but instead Newchurch covers up the crimes. "America's [Newchurch] bishops are some of the worst in the world," she continued.
Greene had been criticized by the so-called "Catholic" [Newchurch] League," a front group for the Newchurch that poses as "conservative." In previous years TRADITIO had called out the League for its hatred toward true, Traditional Catholicism, as a result of which the League had to retract its ill-conceived statement. The League has established a reputation of being a mouthpiece for Newchurch at any cost, exactly the attitude of the Newpopes and Newbishops, which has led to Newchurch's continuing Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust and a precipitous drop of two-thirds in the number of Newchurch "initiations" (formerly Baptisms) in the last two decades. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Microsoft News.]
Traditional Catholics, the Congresswoman went on to expose another dirty secret of the Newchurch bishops in the United States. She charged the Newbishops with supporting an "illegal invasion" by using federal funds to resettle illegal aliens, while these Newbishops "live unaccountable lives of luxury funded by the rest of us, draped in fine linens while choirboys are raped." Here is one public official who gets it. Congresswoman Greene may well be the next convert to true Traditional Catholicism -- independent of Newchurch!
In 1972 the Newchurch of the New Order, just seven years after the close of the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965) and three years after the introduction of the fake (invalid) New Mess of 1969, reconfigured the Sacrament of Baptism into an oecumenically-tinged "Rite of Initiation," as if Newchurch had become an arm of the Masonic Lodge.
Shortly thereafter, more and more Newchurch presbyters, who had not been ordained in the Sacrament of Holy Orders since adoption of the equally fake (invalid) Protestantized New Ordinal of 1968, started sua sponte making up their own words of "initiation," thus invalidating the sacrament. Newchurch became even worse than in the mainline Protestant sects, who at least held to the Biblical form, so that Newchurch "initiations" since around 2000 have to be presumed prima facie null and void.
In 1970 there were more than 1,000,000 babies baptized each year in the nascent Newchurch of the New Order, founded in 1964 at the Anti-council. By 2000, long before the advent of the Red China Virus, that number began markedly slipping. Now the fall is precipitous. Young Newchurch adults are abandoning Newchurch and not "initiating" their children. Newchurch's own Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) confessed on April 21, 2022, that Newchurch "initiations" in the United States had plummeted 59 per cent between 2000 and 2020, and if that weren't bad enough, in the two years between 2019 and 2020, before the Red China Virus hit, initiations tanked another 30 per cent [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by Catholic Culture.]
Traditional Catholics, at this rate the apostate Newchurch of the New Order will be essentially dead within the decade. When that happens, Our Lord can begin to rebuild his true Church, starting from the embers that have been kept afire by Traditional Catholic bishops, priests, and laypeople in churches, chapels, and oratories around the world, who have remained courageously independent of Newchurch, which is most certainly not the Catholic Church.
What kind of a shell game is Francis-Bergoglio playing with the lives of children? After a big propaganda push about how the "Unholy Father" would substantially toughen up his treatment of his paedophile Newclergy and Newreligious, when push came to shove, when putting it writing, he issued a modification to Newcanon Law that actually allows his criminal Newclergy and Newreligious to escape dismissal. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]
On April 28, 2022, Bergoglio issued yet another motu proprio "Recognitum librum VI," which no longer requires superiors of Newchurch religious orders, such as the Newjesuits, Newfrancisans, Newcarmelites, Newdominicans, to dismiss their criminal members for grave crimes and sins. The crimes for which superiors can now let off their criminal members include:
Traditional Catholics, just five months ago, with great fanfare, Francis-Bergoglio tightened up Newchurch's Newcanon Law against its sex crimes against children.by his Newclergy and Newreligious. Now he has broken his word to the child victims of his Newclergy and Newreligious and gone back on his former tougher stance. Bergoglio cannot be trusted. He is a confirmed liar and hypocrite -- and certainly not the "Holy Father."