No Idol was the Statue at the Vatican: Not Pachamama but Mary: Watch the Video at 13:20

The video of the event ends the debate. No idols present. Watch the video of the event. (Link Here) Go to 13:20 and listen when the woman gives the statue to Francis and says Our Lady of the Amazon. The Statue was Mary no idol worship. The latter Vatican remark about it not being MaryContinue reading “No Idol was the Statue at the Vatican: Not Pachamama but Mary: Watch the Video at 13:20”

Donatism and Pope Francis

Is the error of Donatism still alive today? Perhaps un wittingly yes it is. I think Pope Francis is great, but others strongly disagree. It is good to recall though that worthiness of an office does not reduce its sacramental powers or its assistance by God. We can read in the Catechism of the CatholicContinue reading “Donatism and Pope Francis”

Sharing Some Resources From obeythepope.com

I recommend all these great article finds filled with quotes from the Church Fathers and true contemporary wisdom. The Whole, True and Perfect Security of the Christian Religion Did the first millennium Church have a higher view of papal authority and infallibility than we do today? http://www.obeythepope.com/2017/10/the-whole-true-and-perfect-security-of.html Did Saint Catherine of Siena and Saint PaulContinue reading “Sharing Some Resources From obeythepope.com”

Vatican II and “weaponized ambiguity” — Where Peter Is

It has become common among critics of the Second Vatican Council to use the expression “weaponized ambiguity” to describe certain conciliar teachings. This expression assumes that language in the Vatican II documents is ambiguous, in the sense that teachings can… The post Vatican II and “weaponized ambiguity” appeared first on Where Peter Is. Vatican II andContinue reading “Vatican II and “weaponized ambiguity” — Where Peter Is”

Respect for Francis and Vatican II

Over the course of several debates I have noticed a trend. Several times a debate will start out on the topic of Vatican II and end with some rather negative comments on Pope Francis. Why? What does Pope Francis have to do with anyone’s acceptance of Vatican II or obedience to an ecumenical council? TheContinue reading “Respect for Francis and Vatican II”

Pachamama Story the Other Side

**** Update Oct 4 2020 *** The video of the event ends the debate. No idols present. Watch the video of the event. (Link Here) Go to 13:20 and listen when the woman gives the statue to Francis and says Our Lady of the Amazon. The Statue was Mary no idol worship. The latter VaticanContinue reading “Pachamama Story the Other Side”

Pope Francis and his vision of fraternity — Where Peter Is

Over the last several days, Catholic social media has been abuzz with talk about Fratelli Tutti (“Brothers All” or “Brothers and Sisters All” in English), Pope Francis’s upcoming encyclical on human fraternity. Naturally, much of the speculation about its contents has centered on the pope’s recent series of audiences, under the theme To Heal The […]Continue reading “Pope Francis and his vision of fraternity — Where Peter Is”

Pope Francis’ New Encyclical

Let’s Prepare our minds for this. There might be a new encyclical published soon. Yes, people will take sentence out of context to critique and cause scandal around Pope Francis. Yes, it may take a few days for Pro-Francis supports to find adequate solutions in line with the faith. Thus, lets pray we don’t getContinue reading “Pope Francis’ New Encyclical”

Life Site News

I have a lot of good to say about Life Site News. Unfortunately, I also have several warnings about the website and news service. This review covers my impression from Sept 2019 to Aug-2020. First the positives. They promote pro-life views and bring to light many great news stories that may have been left inContinue reading “Life Site News”

Pope Francis and Vatican II (2020 Napa Institute Keynote)

Bishop Barron has done it again. See video here. He has excellently defended Vatican II and showed forth Vatican II purpose and great fruit. He also shows how it relates to Pope Francis. Some brief notes and thoughts from the video and my own musings. If the Church is Noah’s Ark, then Vatican II wasContinue reading “Pope Francis and Vatican II (2020 Napa Institute Keynote)”