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"Uncompromising Catholic Militancy"
[In response to someone who begged him (Saint Pius X) to "go soft" on the Modernists, He retorted]: "Kindness is for fools! They want them to be treated with oil, soap, and caresses but they ought to be beaten with fists! In a duel you don't count or measure the blows, you strike as you can! War is not made with charity, it is a struggle a duel. If Our Lord were not terrible he would not have given an example in this too. See how he treated the Philistines, the sowers of error, the wolves in sheep's clothing, the traitors in the temple. He scourged them with whips!"
|MAY 2008 A.D. IN TODAY'S CATHOLIC WORLD|
Please Note: The Editor of TCW will be traveling and meeting with True Catholics in various regions of the US next month (he will be in
New York from June 14th-16th and will be in the Orange County, CA area from June 25th-30th) regarding the (True) Papal Restoration Campaign.
May 31st is the Feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary
May 30th is the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Incorrupt Body of St. Margaret Mary
Featured Text: Life Of Blessed Margaret Mary Alacoque Of The Sacred Heart, by Rev. Albert Barry, C.SS.R., London: Burns & Oates, Ld. New York: Catholic Publication Society Co., Dublin: Gil & Co. 1889. Imprimatur.
In Today's Catholic World carries the approbation in writing of the (True) Petrine Hierarchy in exile i.e., connected with Pope Gregory XVII. It faithfully adheres to the rules for Catholic Journals mandated by Leo XIII in the Apostolic Constitution Officiorum ac Munerum, January 25, 1897 - so heavily re-stressed by Pius X in Pascendi Dominici Gregis, September 8, 1907.
St. Ignatius of Antioch - "Let no one do anything of concern to the Church without the bishop. Let that be considered a valid Eucharist which is celebrated by the bishop or by one whom he ordains [i.e., a presbyter]. Wherever the bishop appears, let the people be there; just as wherever Jesus Christ is, there is the Catholic Church." (Letter to the Smyrneans 8:2 - 110 A.D.)
(May 24th, 2008 A.D.)
The Tranquil Waters of the Lérins Channel (France)
"St. Vincent of Lerins observes that souls which have lost the anchorage of the catholic faith are 'tossed and shattered with inward storms of clashing thoughts, that by this restless posture of mind they may be made sensible of their danger; and taking down the sails of pride and vanity which they have unhappily spread before every gust of heresy, they may make all the sail they can into the safe and peaceful harbour of their holy mother the Catholic Church...'" (The Feast of St. Vincent Lerins [May 24th] - "Butler's Lives", Vol. II, 1926)
Q. What has come to pass as a consequence of the audacity of the Modernists and the imprudent thoughtlessness of those who allow themselves to be imposed upon thereby?
A. 'The domineering overbearance of those who teach the errors, and the thoughtless compliance of the more shallow minds who assent to them, create a corrupted atmosphere which penetrates everywhere, and carries infection with it. ...'p. 72, 1908 Imprimatur)
(Catechism On Modernism According To The Encyclical 'Pascendi Dominici Gregis' Of His Holiness Pius X,
ST. VINCENT OF LERINS: SCOURGE OF NOVELTY
In Today's Catholic World (TCW)
May 24, 2008 A.D.
Although not celebrated on the Universal Kalender today - May 24th is noted as the feast of St. Vincent of Lerins: truly one of the greatest ornaments and guides given to Holy Mother Church - to steer Her children securely Home through this (more than ever) treacherous sea of life. Reprinted below is a wonderful overview of St. Vincent's holy life by the famed and learned Rev. Fr. Alban Butler.
ST. VINCENT OF LERINS, C.
[See his Commonitorium adversus Haereticos, with the English preface of Mr. Reeves, t. ii. Also Ceillier and Orsi; and his Justification and Life in of Papebroke, Acta Sanctor. t. v. p. 284.]
ST. VINCENT was of Gaulish extraction, had a polite education, was afterwards for some time an officer in the army, and lived with dignity in the world. He informs us in his Prologue, that having been some time tossed about in the storms of a bustling military life, he began seriously to consider the dangers with which he was surrounded, and the vanity and folly of his pursuits. He desired to take shelter in the harbour of religion, which he calls the safest refuge in the world.(1) His view in this resolution was that he might strenuously labour to divest his soul of its ruffling passions, of pride and vanity, and to offer to God the acceptable sacrifice of a humble and Christian spirit; and that being further removed from worldly temptations, he might endeavour more easily to avoid not only the wrecks of the present life, but also the burnings of that which is to come. In these dispositions he retired from the crowds of cities, and made for the desired haven with all the sail he could. The place he chose for his retirement was in a small remote island, sheltered from the noise of the world. This Gennadius assures us to have been the famous monastery of Lerins, situated in the lesser of the two agreeable green islands which formerly bore the name of Lerins, not far from the coast of Lower Provence towards Antibes. In this place he shut himself up, that he might attend solely to what God commands us, and study to know him. Vincent reflected that time is always snatching something from us; its fleeting moments pass as quick as they come, never, never more to return, as water which is gone from its source runs to it no more. Our course is almost run out; the past time appears as a shadow; so will that which is now to come when it shall be once over, and no tears, no entreaties, no endeavours, can recall the least moment we have already let slip unimproved. In these reflections the fervent servant of God assures us, that he earnestly strove "to redeem time."(2) and to be always turning it to the best account, that this invaluable grace might not rise up at the last day in judgment against him. He considered that true faith is necessary to salvation no less than morality, and that the former is the foundation of Christian virtue; and he grieved to see the church at that time pestered with numberless heresies, which sucked their poison from their very antidote, the Holy Scriptures, and which by various wiles spread on every side their dangerous snares. To guard the faithful against the false and perplexing glosses of modern subtle refiners, and to open the eyes of those who had been already seduced by them, he, with great clearness, eloquence, and force of reasoning, writ a book, which he entitled, A Commonitory against Heretics, which he composed in 434, three years after the general council of Ephesus had condemned the Nestorians. He had chiefly in view the heretics of his own times, especially the Nestorians and Apollinarists, but he confuted them by general clear principles, which overturn all heresies to the end of the world. Together with the ornaments of eloquence and erudition the inward beauty of his mind, and the brightness of his devotion, sparkle in every page of his book.
St. Stephen I
Decree of Pope St. Stephen I (257 A.D.): "Let no innovation be introduced, but let that
be observed which is handed down to us by tradition." (Letter to the Church of Africa)
Out of humility he disguises himself under the name of Peregrinus, to express the quality of being a pilgrim or stranger on earth, and one by his monastic state in a more particular manner estranged from the world. He styles himself, "The least of all the servants of God, and less than the least of all the saints," unworthy to bear the holy name of a Christian. He layeth down this rule or fundamental principle, in which he found, by a diligent inquiry, all Catholic pastors and the ancient fathers to agree, that such doctrine is truly Catholic as hath been believed "in all places, at all times, and by all the faithful." By this test of universality, antiquity, and consent, he saith, all controverted points in belief must be tried. He showeth, that whilst Novatian, Photinus, Sabellius, Donatus, Arius, Eunomius, Jovinian, Pelagius, Celestius, and Nestorius expound the divine oracles different ways, to avoid the perplexity of errors, we must interpret the Holy Scriptures by the tradition of the Catholic Church, as the clue to conduct us in the truth. For this tradition, derived from the apostles, manifesteth the true meaning of the Holy Scriptures, and all novelty in faith is a certain mark of heresy; and in religion nothing is more to be dreaded than itching ears after new teachers.
"For Those (Now) Aboard The Layman Mike Dimond's (Eternal) Shipwreck Express..."
THIS JUST IN... "a freighter full of video-only-'trained' dupes sank like a boulder - no survivors possible. Almost miraculously though, a few *refused to board when they realized the claim of the self-appointed captain (Mikey Dimond) - that his possession of a high school 'education' (complete with no training or experience whatsoever in the difficult art of navigation) gave him the unquestionable right and ability to commandeer the ill-fated vessel - 'held no water'.
"Certainly a most terrible tragedy - that all experts agree could have been completely avoided, if only more would have looked before they leaped aboard what is now being referred to as the Shipwreck Express."
*One Survivors Recollections: "I was shocked to see that young punk 'Captain Mikey' hollering and screaming at people -some of whom were twice his age- as they walked aboard the Shipwreck Express. Then it hit me like a bolt of lightning - 'I don't care how many free low-quality videos I am promised - this guy is going to run this thing right into the rocks!' I then tried all that I could, to deter others from boarding the Express - but that hellion Mikey, and some guy named Petey picked up their blow horns and started crying 'Mutiny! Mutiny!' -which caused a situation of total chaos in those still on the docks, and who actually boarded the Express faster - as that wicked pirate Mikey full-throttled her out of the port."
They (the Modernists) disdain all authority and brook no restraint... they are puffed up with a vain-glory which allows them to regard themselves as the sole possessors of knowledge, and, elated with presumption, makes them say, We are not as the rest of men, and which leads them, lest they should seem as other men, to embrace and to devise novelties even of the most absurd kind." (Pascendi Dominici Gregis (On the Doctrine of the Modernists) Encyclical of Pope Pius X, 1907 A.D.)
Blowing the Filthy Feeneyite Heretics Out of the Water
(John 3:5 As Infallibly Interpreted by the Authority of the Catholic Church)
"...this sacrament (Baptism) consisteth of an external element of water, and internal virtue of the Holy Spirit. ....Though in this case, God which hath not bound his grace, in respect of his own freedom, to any Sacrament, may and doth accept them as baptized, which either are martyred before they could be baptized, or else depart this life with vow and desire to have that Sacrament, but by some remediless necessity could not obtain it." (Excerpts from the Annotations [*Authoritative Commentary] on John 3:5, from the Roman Catholic Bible [Douay Rheims 1582 A.D. version] promulgated in the pontificate of His Lordship, Gregory XIII)
*Note: click to view the cover of the Official Douay Rheims 1582 A.D., Catholic Bible which (with its Annotations) carries Full Ecclesiastical Approbation.
"...the rule for the right understanding of the prophets and apostles should be framed in accordance with the standard of ecclesiastical and Catholic interpretation." -St. Vincent of Lerins, The Notebooks II:i
The Vatican Council states: "That must be considered as the true sense of Sacred Scripture which Holy Mother Church has held and holds, whose office it is to judge concerning the true understanding and interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures; and for that reason, no one is permitted to interpret Sacred Scripture itself contrary to this sense…Further, by Divine and Catholic faith, all those things must be believed which are contained in the written word of God and in tradition, and those which are proposed by the Church, either in a solemn pronouncement or in Her ordinary and universal teaching power, to be believed as divinely revealed," (DZ 1788 and DZ 1792).
"I also admit the Holy Scripture according to that sense which our holy mother the Church hath held, and doth hold, to whom it belongeth to *judge of the true sense and interpretations of the Scriptures... I likewise undoubtedly receive and profess all other things delivered, defined, and declared by the sacred Canons, and general Councils, and particularly by the holy The Council of Trent... This true Catholic faith, outside of which no one can be saved...I do so profess and swear to maintain with the help of God." (From the Professio fidei Tridentinae [Tridentine Creed])
"'Modernism,' says Cardinal Mercier, 'consists essentially in affirming that a religious soul must draw from itself, from nothing but itself, the object and motive of its faith. It rejects all revelation imposed by the conscience, and therefore becomes a negation of the doctrinal *authority of the Church established by Jesus Christ. ...'" (Extracted from: The Life of Pius X, by F. A. Forbes, p. 121, 1918 Imprimatur)
"Make no mistake, my brethren, they shall suffer everlasting punishment who endeavor to corrupt the Church of Christ.
Whosoever sets at nought His doctrine shall go into hell, and so shall everyone who listens to him." –St. Ignatius of Antioch
(cont. ...) He saith, "They who have made bold with one article of faith will proceed on to others; and what will be the consequence of this reforming of religion, but only that these refiners will never have done till they have reformed it quite away."(3) He elegantly expatiates on the divine charge given to the church, to maintain inviolable the sacred depositum of faith.(4) He takes notice that heretics quote the sacred writings at every word, and that in the works of Paulus Somosatenus, Priscillian, Eunomius, Jovinian, and other like pests of Christendom, almost every page is painted and laid on thick with scripture texts, which Tertullian also remarks. But in this, saith St. Vincent, heretics are like those poisoners or quacks who put off their destructive potions under inscriptions of good drugs, and under the title of infallible cures.(5) They imitate the father of lies, who quoted scripture against the Son of God when he tempted him.(6) The saint adds, that if a doubt arise in interpreting the meaning of the scriptures in any point of faith, we must summon in the holy fathers who have lived and died in the faith and communion of the Catholic Church, and by this test we shall prove the false doctrine to be novel. For that only we must look upon as indubitably certain and unalterable which all, or the major part of these fathers have delivered, like the harmonious consent of a general council. But if any one among them, be he ever so holy, ever so learned, holds any thing besides, or in opposition to the rest, that is to be placed in the rank of singular and private opinions, and never to be looked upon as the public, general, authoritative doctrine of the Church.(7) After a point has been decided in a general council the definition is irrefragable.
Exsurge Domine (Condemning the Errors of Martin Luther) Prop. 29, *condemned by Leo X., Bull, May 16, 1520 A.D:
*'It is permissible to us to invalidate the authority of Councils, freely to gainsay their acts, to judge of their decrees, and confidently to assert whatever seems to us to be true, whether it has been approved or reprobated by any Council whatsoever.'
These general principles, by which all heresies are easily confounded, St. Vincent explains with equal eloquence and perspicuity. His diction is pure and agreeable, his reasoning close and solid; and no controversial book ever expressed so much, and such deep sense, in so few words. The same rules are laid down by Tertullian in his book of Prescriptions, by St. Irenaeus and other fathers. St. Vincent died in the reigns of Theodosius II. and Valentinian III., consequently before the close of the year 450. His relics are preserved with respect at Lerins, and his name occurs in the Roman Martyrology.
St. Vincent observes(8) that souls which have lost the anchorage of the catholic faith are "tossed and shattered with inward storms of clashing thoughts, that by this restless posture of mind they may be made sensible of their danger; and taking down the sails of pride and vanity which they have unhappily spread before every gust of heresy, they may make all the sail they can into the safe and peaceful harbour of their holy mother the Catholic Church; and being sick from a surfeit of errors, may there discharge those foul and bitter waters to make room for the pure waters of life. There they may unlearn well what they have learned ill; may get a right notion of all those doctrines of the church they are capable of understanding, and believe those that surpass all understanding."
(1) In portum religionis cunctis semper fidissimum. Prolog. Commonit.
(2) Col. iv. 5.
(3) C. 29.
(4) C. 27, et 30.
(5) C. 31.
(6) C. 32.
(7) C. 33.
(8) C. 25.[from The Lives of the Fathers, Martyres and other Principal Saints, by Rev. Alban Butler. Virtue and Co. Ltd.: London, 1926. vol. ii., pp. 204-206, Imprimatuer]
What Must Be Believed by Catholics (By St. Vincent of Lerins)
Simple Truths About Salvation (By Mrs. Patricia Marris)
Most "Holy" Family Monastery…A doctrine of Ambiguity, Condemnations and Haste (By Mr. Patrick Walsh)
Pascendi Dominici Gregis (On the Doctrine of the Modernists) Encyclical of Pope Pius X, September 8, 1907
(Note: Gravely Important Encyclical: despised by Anti-Scholastics & other ignoramus lovers of novel "teachings". -ED)
TCW's Updated: Chasing Out Wolves from the True Flock Campaign
(Note: This piece exposes the truly gross laicism [the "virtue" of The Revolution] exuded from some notoriously crass creatures. -ED)
True Papal Restoration (Duty of All Catholics)
(Note: Want to secure an approved Mass [efficacious Sacraments] in your region of the world? Get involved. -ED)
The Catechism of the Council of Trent (Published by Command of Pope Pius The Fifth - Lucas Brothers, Baltimore 1829 A.D.)
(Please Note: text begins on page 9 -ED)
Abbé Gaume's: Catechism Of Perseverance (1850 A.D. Imprimatur)
Q. What is time?
A. Since the commission of original sin, time is the delay granted by divine justice to guilty man to do penance. For this reason the Council of Trent says that a truly Christian life is a continual penance.
Q. How is the year divided?
A. The time of the year is divided by the church into three parts: the first comprises Advent, and recalls to mind the four thousand years during which the Messiah was expected; the second extends from Christmas to the Ascension, and comprises all the mortal life of our Lord. The third begins at Pentecost and ends at All Saints; it comprises the life of the church.
[The renowned *Abbé Gaume's: Petit Catechisme de Perseverance] Catechism Of Perseverance:
An Historical, Doctrinal, Moral And Liturgical Exposition Of The Catholic Religion, Translated From The French Of Abbé Gaume (1850 A.D.) Fiftieth Edition, Boston, Published By Thomas B. Nooxan & Co. Imprimatur.
*Mgr. Jean-Joseph Gaume – French theologian and author, b. at Fuans (Franche-Comté) in 1802; d. in 1879. While attached to the Diocese of Nevers, he was successively professor of theology, director of the petit séminaire, canon, and vicar-general of the diocese, and had already published several works, when he left for Rome in 1841. Gregory XVI made him a knight of the Reformed Order of St. Sylvester. A doctor of theology of the University of Prague, a member of several societies of scholars, honorary vicar-general of several dioceses, he received from Pius IX in 1854 the title of prothonotary apostolic. (Source: Bio of Mgr. Gaume)
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(May 21, Feria Day)
The Most Sacred Heart
"I give and nobody responds." -Our Blessed Lord to Sr. Lucy of Fatima
THE FATIMA MESSAGE: IN BRIEF
In Today's Catholic World (TCW)
May 21, 2008 A.D.
Messages [Fatima] in a letter of May 27, 1943 A.D.
In her letter to the Bishop of Gurza, Sister Lucy said Our Lord told her:
"I love, I am not loved; I manifest Myself, and I am not known; I give and nobody responds (to My advances)."
"I desire very ardently the propagation of the cult and devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, because this Heart is the magnet which draws souls to Me, the fire which makes the rays of My light and My love beam out over the earth, and the inexhaustible well causing the living water of My mercy to gush over the earth."
“I want you to come here on the thirteenth of next month; to recite the rosary every day. ...After the Gloria Patri of each decade, you will say,
‘O my Jesus, forgive us our sins! Deliver us from the fires of hell! Have pity on the souls in purgatory, especially the most abandoned’.”
(Words of Our Lady of Fatima to the Three Children at Fatima 1917 A.D.)
Jacinta and Lucia c. 1917
The Fatima Message in Brief:
Do penance and pray the Rosary
Russia will spread her errors throughout the world Terrible persecutions will take place The Pope will have much to suffer The Church will be split into two camps Many nations will be destroyed But peace will finally be given to the world
"Our Lady said to Lucy: 'The last means that God will give to the world for its salvation are the Holy Rosary and My Immaculate Heart.'
The words "last means" indicate that there will be no others." (Words from Fr. Fuentes of his interview with Sr. Lucy of Fatima - Dec 26, 1957)
"For a Catholic to get to Heaven they must be subject to the Pope (Gregory XVII's Lawful Hierarchy today) - the Church is not a 'Mass Apostolate'". -The Editor of TCW
The Vatican Council 1870 A.D. (On The Permanence of the Primacy of Blessed Peter In The Roman Pontiffs)
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(May 5, St. Pius V Pope and Confessor -Double)
The Barque of Peter
"Hold on by the sure and firm anchor of the Catholic Church..." -St. Alphonsus Liguori
"There had been at the time of the deluge only one ark of Noah, prefiguring the one Church, which ark, having been finished
to a single cubit, had only one pilot and guide, i.e., Noah, and we read that, outside of this ark, all that subsisted on the earth was destroyed...
We declare, say, define and proclaim to every human creature that they by necessity for salvation are entirely subject to the Roman Pontiff."
-Pope Boniface VIII, Unam Sanctum Nov. 18, 1302
"All the strength of the Church is in the Pope; all the foundations of our Faith are based on the successor of Peter. Those who wish her evil assault the Papacy in every possible way; they cut themselves adrift from the Church, and try their best to make the Pope an object of hatred and contempt. The more they endeavour to weaken our faith and our attachment to the Head of the Church, the more closely let us draw to him by the public testimony of our faith, our obedience, and our veneration." -Monsignor Sarto, Bishop of Mantua (The future Pope St. Pius X)
Significant Papal Action(s) of Pope Gregory XVII: Created Cardinals (which included designation of a Camerlengo) to carry on mission of Church (Hierarchy) 1988. Formulated 'Continuance of Papacy Plan' 1988 to 1989 with Papal directive to *elect His successor promptly were he to die in unforeseen manner (*this occurred). Source: Papal Bio of Pope Gregory XVII
EXHORTATION TO CATHOLICS
BY ST. ALPHONSUS LIGUORI
In Today's Catholic World (TCW)
May 5, 2008 A.D.
TCW is featuring an important Exhortation to Catholics by the Thomistically trained Doctor of the Church St. Alphonsus Liguori from his imprimatured text: The History of Heresies, And Their Refutation; Or, The Triumph Of The Church, Vol II. (To get to Heaven) a Catholic must stay on the barque (boat) of Peter. Today that means being in union with Pope Pius XII's lawful Successor Pope *Gregory XVII and His Successors. Trust in Our Blessed Lord's unfailing promise to Peter.. pray much to Our Lady of La Salette that this terrible (prophesied) eclipse soon ends!
*Regarding His Holiness Pope Gregory XVII's Successors: As Catholics it is our duty to both pray for and support them - if any True Catholic thinks they are doing God's Will now, and yet are not supporting or looking into more information about the True Hierarchy in exile (of course for many this may be the first time you have heard about this matter - or learned that at this point, a Catholic is bound, under pain of sin, to learn and help if able) they are dreadfully deceived. For further information regarding True Papal Restoration- contact the Editor of In Today's Catholic World, Mr. Hobson via email.
Exhortation To Catholics
By St. Alphonsus Liguori
"DEAR READER - Leave heretics in their wilful blindness - I mean wilful when they wish to live deceived - and pay no attention to the fallacies by which they would deceive you. Hold on by the sure and firm anchor of the Catholic Church, through which God has promised to teach us the true faith. We should place all our hope of eternal salvation in the mercy of God and the merits of Jesus Christ our Saviour, but still we should co-operate, ourselves, by the observance of the Divine Commandments, and the practice of virtue, and not follow the opinion of the Innovators, who say that faith alone in the merits of Jesus Christ will save us, without works; that God is the author both of all the good and all the evil we do; that salvation or damnation has been decreed for us from all eternity, and, consequently, we can do nothing to obtain the one or avoid the other. God tells us that he wishes all to be saved, and gives to all grace to obtain eternal salvation; he has promised to listen to those who pray to him, so that if we are lost, it is solely through our own fault. He also tells us that if we are saved it must be by those means of salvation which he has given us, the fulfilment of his holy law, the Sacraments by which the merits of Christ are communicated to us, prayer, by which we obtain the grace we stand in need of; and this is the order of the decree of God's predestination or reprobation, to give eternal life to those who correspond to his grace, and to punish those who despise it.
The devil always strives to deceive heretics, by suggesting to them that they can be saved in their belief. This was what Theodore Beza said to St. Francis de Sales, when hard pressed by him on the importance of salvation: 'I hope to be saved in my own religion.' Unhappy hope! which only keeps them in error here, and exposes them to eternal perdition hereafter, when the error cannot be remedied, I think the danger of eternal perdition, by dying separated from the Church, should be a sufficient motive to convert every heretic. It was this that made Henry IV. forsake Calvinism, and become a Catholic. He assembled a conference of Catholics and Calvinists, and after listening for a time to their arguments, he asked the Calvinistic Doctors if it was possible a person could be saved in the Catholic faith; they answered that it was; 'then, said the king, if the faith of the Roman Church secures salvation, and the Reformed faith is at least doubtful, I will take the safe side, and become a Catholic.'
All the misfortunes of unbelievers spring from too great an attachment to the things of this life. This sickness of heart weakens and darkens the understanding, and leads many to eternal ruin. If they would try to heal their hearts by purging them of their vices, they would soon receive light, which would show them the necessity of joining the Catholic Church, where alone is salvation. My dear Catholics, let us thank the Divine goodness, who, among so many infidels aud heretics has given us the grace to be born and live in the bosom of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and let us take heed and not be ungrateful for so great a benefit. Let us take care and correspond to the Divine Grace, for if we should be lost (which God forbid), this very benefit of Grace conferred on us would be one of our greatest torments in hell." [END]
AN ACT OF FAITH
"O MY God, I most firmly believe in Thee, and all thou hast revealed to Thy Holy Catholic Church;
because Thou art Truth itself, who canst neither deceive nor be deceived."
"And I say to thee: That thou art Peter; and upon this rock I will build my Church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." (Matt. XVI: 18-19)
"Christ And Antichrist: A Sermon At The Mass Of Requiem For Those Who Fell In Defence Of Rome."
(By His Excellency, Cardinal Henry Edward Manning, Archbishop of Westminster)
"It must be war to the knife."
From the book: The Life of Pius X, by F. A. Forbes, pp. 45-46, Imprimatur 1918 A.D:
"Semmi ...a freemason and Grand Master of the Italian lodges, had spoken strongly on the necessity of destroying the Great Enemy
(The Catholic Church). 'We have applied the knife to the centre of superstition, ...Let us work with all our strength to scatter its stones, that we may build with them a temple to an emancipated nation. The enemy is the Pope; we must wage a relentless war against him. The Papacy, although but a phantom presiding over ruins, yet reflects a certain glory, waving as it does in face of, and in defiance of
the world, the Cross and the Summa Theologica. A miserable crowd still prostrates itself to adore. It must be war to the knife.'
Pius XII Meeting at the Vatican
"With excellent intelligence information - just prior to the ordered attack on Monte Cassino, by the the highest AngloAmerican (Judeo-Masonic) military command - when it appeared that Rome itself might be bombed into non-existence, Pope Pius XII summoned all the cardinals then in Rome to the Vatican, and assembled them on Feb. 9, 1944. He announced to the cardinals that he would remain in Rome regardless of what happened -but told them..." Read Pope Pius XII's Emergency Instructions to His Cardinals to (if necessary) Elect a Pope
The Historic 1988 A.D. Meeting of Fr. Khoat with The Hostage Pope, Gregory XVII (The Principal Circumstances of this History)
"St. Thomas Aquinas teaches in order to constitute a genuine [true] act of the will: the act must be performed spontaneously [freely] -without constraint or force- (and that) man can be coerced or forced to do something against his will in two ways: by violence and by fear (VI. 4, 5,6). *That which is done under exterior violence is wholly involuntary (VI. 5)."
*Click this link to see an important piece - with direct parallels to Gregory XVII's papal reign from 1958 to 1989 A.D. - citing clear historic precedent of a Pope (Paschal II 1099-1118) put under duress (by the Church's enemies) and coerced into signing false/heretical decrees- and did not forfeit Jurisdiction [lose His Office as Pope] (See Official List of Popes) - as the actions (and certain inactions) in question, were performed (or omitted) while under duress.
See how Gregory XVII Utilized Catacomb Strategy To "Continue" Church (Info on His Cardinals 2008 A.D.)
Pope Gregory XVII's Cardinal Camerlengo's Official Notification of Conclave (Published in newspapers worldwide, June 3, 1990 A.D.)
Fatima Prayers for the Conversion of Russia and Triumph of the Church
Featured Musical Composition in honor of the Unconquerable Papacy:
Missa Brevis (Tu es Petrus) by Palestrina (23 min)
"I fear only the bad Christians" -Saint Bernadette
St. Bernadette Soubirous
"Being anxious to be neither indifferent nor asleep, nor again a Mute Hound in the Church Militant, but to be on the contrary, even though from afar, linked to the dogs of the Lord, the "Dominicani" of whom in the 13th century spoke Jeanne d'Aza, mother of Saint Dominique, at the time of the Church struggle against the Albigenses; in order also not to be counted among the cowards who flee from the battlefield and whom, when in 1870 the Germans invaded France Saint Bernadette said: 'I fear only the bad Christians' for such reasons I founded the "Revue Internationale Des Societes Secretes." I, today also want to thank all the companions who in this struggle, both in work and in prayer have allied themselves with my humble but persevering efforts. Yes! let us of the league of St. Michael remain united in prayer for the conversion of Masons and Jews. Let us be united in our efforts to respond to the concordant voice of the Sovereign Pontiffs, in order to destroy, inasmuch as lies in our possibilities, the Judeo-Masonic Sect. When will this be? In God's own hour which seems to be very close. What can be done against this world power? Everything!" (Papacy and Freemasonry a Speech by Monseigneur Jouin, December 8th, 1930 A.D.)
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The Will of Christ Jesus for His Church:
The Vatican Council 1869-1870 A.D.
Ex Cathedra (Infallible Teaching) On The Permanence of the Primacy of Blessed Peter in the Roman Pontiff
Therefore, if anyone says that it is not by the institution of Christ the Lord Himself (that is to say, by divine law) that blessed Peter should have perpetual successors in the primacy over the whole Church; or that the Roman Pontiff is not the successor of blessed Peter in this primacy: let him be anathema.
The Vatican Council, Fourth Session, First Dogmatic Constitution on the Church of Christ, - Ch. 2,5
On The Permanence of the Primacy of Blessed Peter in the Roman Pontiff -July 18th, 1870 A.D.
Nicolas of Fluh (15th Century): "The Church will be punished because the majority of her members, high and low, will become so perverted. The Church will sink deeper and deeper until she will at last seem to be extinguished, and the succession of Peter and the other Apostles to have expired. But, after this, she will be victoriously exalted in the sight of all doubters."
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