Rome has lost the faith

I recall those days, during my “conservative” adolescence, when it was shocking to hear Bishop Fellay, or a priest of the Society of St. Pius X, say, “Rome has lost the faith.” Unaware of the entirely valid and utterly crucial distinction that is …

“Full Communion” 101

It occurs to me that it may be helpful, in light of recent conversations (i.e., attacks) concerning the status of the Society of St. Pius X, to review the basics of so-called “full communion” as understood by those who are running the dog …

How Michael Voris rolls

I’ve gotten a few emails and messages letting me know that Michael Voris has taken another jab at the Society of St. Pius X, alleging that they have a “schismatic existence” while taking “Rome” to task for allowing a situation that has “schismatics …

A pope who belongs to the world

The latest scandal surrounding Pope Francis concerns the gifts he received from Bolivian President Evo Morales; a sacrilegious representation of the Crucifix fashioned out of a hammer and sickle and a medallion bearing the same communist symbol. Now, there is considerable debate taking place …