TRADITIONALISTS AND POPE FRANCIS
There are no protagonists in the latest liturgical drama, only antagonists. Nobody comes out clean, neither traditionalists nor Pope Francis.
We need a clearer understanding of the Church’s relationship with her past and her tradition that will help guide us along the uncharted road ahead.
ISOLATION HELPED TO PRESERVE IDENTITY & FIDELITY
While the Church across Western Europe suffered reform gone wild, Poland was isolated enough to preserve her identity and fidelity.
WHO ARE THOSE "CATHOLIC INTEGRALISTS" ?
Richard Upsher Smith Jr.
As we mark the two-year anniversary of Jorge Bergoglio's election to the papacy, the extended honeymoon period with liberal Catholics that he enjoyed is coming to a bitter close.
Our new Pontiff has new ideas and a new manner of delivery. Even as we are jolted about by his surprises, we see that he is staying faithful to his mandate.
A new Vatican document makes it clear that the old Latin and new vernacular Masses are both valid, a distinct refusal of liturgical absolutism.
How bad have things gotten in the Catholic Church in France? Only 4.5 percent of all the nation's Catholics attend Mass at least once a week.
The Pope's recent decision to lift the excommunications of four traditionalist bishops has sent shockwaves reaching far beyond Christendom.
The National Catholic Reporter is mighty worried about the possibility of the Society of St. Pius X reconciling with Rome.
A RESPONSE TO JOHN LAMONT
Theresa Marie Moreau
ARE TRADITIONALISTS SURE OF THEIR TRADITION?
Does Vatican II teaching on religious liberty deviate from the authoritative traditional teaching of the Church?
A RESPONSE TO MICHAEL DAVIES
Michael Davies’s own book reveals there is no contradiction.
THE CASE OF THE MISSING POSITION
ON CURRAN, KUNG, THE LEFEBVRITE SCHISMATICS, ET AL.
Herbert J. Ryan, Avery Dulles & Richard Malone
- Karl Keating