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Radical Traditionalism

Making Sense of Our Liturgical Morass

Thomas Storck

December 2019

We need a clearer understanding of the Church’s necessary relationship with her past and her tradition that will help guide us along the uncharted road ahead.

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The Communist Era: Golden Age of Catholicism in Poland?

ISOLATION HELPED TO PRESERVE IDENTITY & FIDELITY

Michael Wisniewski

September 2019

While the Church across Western Europe suffered reform gone wild, Poland was isolated enough to preserve her identity and fidelity.

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Francis or Fundamentalism: A False Dichotomy

WHO ARE THOSE "CATHOLIC INTEGRALISTS" ?

Thomas Storck

October 2017

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'The Remnant' Crosses the Rubicon

GUEST COLUMN

John Médaille

May 2016

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Traditionalist & Progressive Totalitarians in the Church

INDOCILE ABSOLUTISTS

Richard Upsher Smith Jr.

April 2016

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Losing the Liberals
March 2015

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.

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Action & Overreaction: Figuring Out Francis
June 2013

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.

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Universae Ecclesiae: A Blow Against Liturgical Absolutism
July-August 2011

A new Vatican document makes it clear that the old Latin and new vernacular Masses are both valid, a distinct refusal of liturgical absolutism.

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Traditionalism's Proving Ground
March 2010

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.

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Pope Benedict's Tightrope Act
March 2009

The Pope's recent decision to lift the excommunications of four traditionalist bishops has sent shockwaves reaching far beyond Christendom.

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The Gnostic Traditionalist

PUFFED UP

Thaddeus Kozinski

June 2007

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Everyone Is Intolerant At Some Point
July/August 2006

The National Catholic Reporter is mighty worried about the possibility of the Society of St. Pius X reconciling with Rome.

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Grand Detours From the Second Vatican Council

A RESPONSE TO JOHN LAMONT

Robert Sungenis

October 2005

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Freedom of Religion -- in the Church

ON PILGRIMAGE

Theresa Marie Moreau

October 2005

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The Traditionalists' Untraditional Ideas About Religious Freedom

ARE TRADITIONALISTS SURE OF THEIR TRADITION?

Andrew Tardiff

April 2000

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Why Vatican II's Declaration on Religious Liberty Does Not Violate Catholic Tradition

A RESPONSE TO MICHAEL DAVIES

Andrew Tardiff

October 1998

Michael Davies’s own book reveals there is no contradiction.

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Why Catholic Orthodoxy Is Not 'Catholic Fundamentalism'

THE CASE OF THE MISSING POSITION

Mark Lowery

September 1993

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What do the Dissenters in & around the Catholic Church Really Want? — Three Views

ON CURRAN, KUNG, THE LEFEBVRITE SCHISMATICS, ET AL.

Herbert J. Ryan, Avery Dulles & Richard Malone

January-February 1989

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