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Ferrara: The Politically Correct Papacy

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Eye-Witness Account by one of the monks present at the martyrdom of St. Thomas Becket

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"Hoverboard priest" suspended.

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Oklahoma: Desecration of Virgin Mary Statue Marked by Protests and Reparation

by John Vennari
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Oklahoma: Desecration of Virgin Mary Statue Marked by Protests and Reparation

by John Vennari
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Oklahoma City: Satanist Will Desecrate Statue of the Virgin Mary on Christmas Eve

special from the Fatima Center
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Ferrara: A Canonical Bum's Rush on Holy Matrimony

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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“Sacred Monkeys in the Vatican”

by John Vennari
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RIP: Father Stephen Somerville, Priest who formally renounced his work with I.C.E.L., died in Toronto on December 12

CFN report
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Blind Guides: Conciliar Vatican Announces “No Mission” to Convert Jews

by John Vennari
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The agenda of the next Synod: Priestly Celibacy

Sandro Magister
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'Sacrilege’: Catholic leaders react to Vatican’s ‘climate change’ light show

LifeSiteNews
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An Urgent Appeal to Pope Francis to Either Change Course or Renounce the Petrine Office - from the Remnant

The Holy Year Begins
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CFN Media 13: Who are Francis' "Fundamentalists"?

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A Former High-Ranking Member of the Roman Curia Criticizes Pope Francis for his Vanity and Populism

By Maike Hickson
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Call for Reparation: Over 240 Stolen Consecrated Hosts Used for Blasphemous "Art" Exhibit

Fatima Center Special Report
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Westen: Pope Francis attacks ‘fundamentalist’ Catholics, dismisses condom ban as unimportant

by John Henry Westen - Lifesite News
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A Call to Terminate Papal Trips: A noisy, expensive counterfeit of Papal Duty

by John Vennari
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Will Peter Refuse to Eat with the Gentiles Again?

by Michael Lofton
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“We will occupy Rome” - Paris Massacre Reaffirms Urgency for Pope to Obey Fatima Message

by John Vennari
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Archbishop Lefebvre, Islam and the Media

The Archbishop Speaks
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The Truth about Islam

By Matt P. Gaspers
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Terrorists slaughter at least 118 in Paris music hall, 40 others in separate attacks

from Fox News
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Notice: November CFN Mailed Late this Month

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The Gospel According to St. Kasper

by Michael Lofton
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Update: Buffalo's Bishop Orders Sign Taken Down

update
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Shocking Church Sign in Buffalo Diocese

by John Vennari
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Pope’s gay friend claims activists should credit Francis for steps to advance LGBT cause

by Lisa Bourne
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Ferrara: Get Ready for Regional Truth

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Explosive Events at the Vatican

Giulio Ginnetti
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Fort Hood: 3-8 Cavalry Regiment Memorial Ceremony and Latin Mass

A November 2 memorial
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The Pope's Caricaturing of Conservatives

by George Neumayr, American Spectator
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Fatima TV - Synod 9: The Synodal Wasteland

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Fatima TV - Synod 8: Final Document: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

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Awaiting Final Vote: Synod Closing Document Leaves Opening for Divorced and Remarried to Receive Eucharist?

by John Vennari
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Fatima TV - Synod 7: The Synod and Moral Surrender

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Fatima TV - Synod 6: Gracias and More Synod Deception

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Fatima TV - Synod 5: The Kasper Proposal Defeated?

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Fatima TV - Synod 4: The "Synodal" Church

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Fatima TV - Synod 3: "New Language" or Old Error?

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Pope Francis is now effectively at war with the Vatican. If he wins, the Catholic Church could fall apart

Damian Thompson, The Spectator
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St. Therese’s Parents Canonized – Small Crowd for Ceremony?

by John Vennari
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Dismantle: Church Restructure through Synodality - the "Decentralization" Francis Seems Poised to Impose

by John Vennari
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Socci - The backstory to the 13 Cardinals' Explosive Letter and what it means - and What's Going to Happen at the Synod and in the Church

By Antonio Socci
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Fatima TV - Synod 2: Synod or Sham?

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Fatima TV - Synod 1: Flawed Working Document

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CFN Media 12 - Synod: 13 Cardinals Challenge the Pope?

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Contrast: Why Doesn’t Pope Francis Talk Like This?

By John Vennari
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SUPERFICIAL SYNOD REPORTS GIVE GREEN LIGHT TO ATTACKS ON LIFE AND FAMILY

from Voice of the Family
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The Synod, "Gender Theory" and the Threat to Civilization

update
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Synod Day 5: Report of English Language Groups

from Rorate Caeli
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SSPX Video: Spectacular Rosary Procession for Synod at St. Mary's

From SSPX
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We're Not Receiving Full Story from the Synod

CFN summary

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Rosica at Synod Press Briefing: “There Must be an End of Exclusionary Language”

compiled by jv
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Synod should reflect on possibly allowing female deacons, says archbishop

From CNS
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A Quick Q & A: Synod Drama - Defend the Family

a quick Q & A
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Ferrara on Synod Opening: "Beautiful words, but then..."

by Christopher Ferrara
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John Allen: On Day One of Synod 2015, conservatives strike first

by John Allen, Crux News
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Pope tells Synod to be open-minded; cardinal says no to divorced and remarried; small discussion groups include priests, religious, laymen and women

from National Catholic Reporter
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St. Catherine of Siena to Pope: Use Your Virtue and Power or Resign

by John Vennari
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St. Catherine of Siena to Pope - Use Your Virtue and Power or Resign

by John Vennari
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Ferrara - The Phony Synod: Now Even Phonier

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Voice of the Family: Why We Fear the Ordinary Synod is Being Manipulated

Voice of the Family
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Vennari: A Short Catechism on the Synod of Surrender

By John Vennari
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BOMBSHELL - SECRET PARALLEL SYNOD: Papal Post-Synod Document ALREADY being drafted by Jesuit group to allow communion for divorced and other aberrations

from Rorate Caeli
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2015 CIC Conference - Audio CDs available

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Ferrara: Pope Francis and the State of the Union

by Christopher Ferrara
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2015 CIC Conference - CDs available

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Seven Ways Pope Francis Slapped Conservatives in the United States

Breitbart News
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Pope appoints leading opponents of Catholic doctrine to Ordinary Synod

by Voice of the Family
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Report: Freemasons Order the EU: Open Borders For More and More Immigration

Sept. 13, 2015
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Pentin: Pope Attacked Over 'Annulment' Motu Proprio; Cardinal Kasper Reasserts His Proposal

by Edward Pentin
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John Vennari to Speak in Toronto, Sept 13

September 13
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Springboard for potential abuse? Pope Francis Changes 
Church’s Annulment Procedure

by John Vennari
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Pope: Vatican II tried to overcome ‘divorce between theology and pastoral ministry’

Catholic Herald, with comments by J Vennari
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The Oath Against Modernism Betrayed

by John Vennari
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Comment: Pope Francis, SSPX and the Year of Mercy

by John Vennari
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Breaking: Pope Francis "Grants" Absolution Powers to SSPX Priests During Year of Mercy

posted by Rorate Caeli
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Verrecchio: Persecution hits home

by Louie Verrecchio
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SSPX Auriesville Pilgrimage 2015

Weekend of Sept 11-13, 2015
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Pope Francis' Vatican Sends “Blessing” to Publisher of Homosexual-Friendly Books for Children

by John Vennari
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Part II: Supremely Scandalous: The Catholic Dominated Supreme Court Forces the Law to Promote Same-Sex “Marriage”

By Professor Brian M. McCall
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CFN Media 11: Voris, SSPX and Misplaced Outrage

John Vennari
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Laudato Si: The Teilhard Connection

by Christopher A. Ferrara Read More...

Lefebvre: “I Have Handed on What I Have Received”

by John Vennari

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Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Synod Instrumentum Laboris pushes agenda contrary to divine law

new interview
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Video: The Subversive Synod - Ferrara/Vennari

New Video
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ADELANTE LA FE’S EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MONSIGNOR SCHNEIDER: VATICAN II, COMMUNION IN THE HAND, CRISIS, SSPX

from Adelante la Fe
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A Priest on Pope Francis' Latest - Divorced & "Remarried" Catholics

August 7
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Cardinal Kasper’s False God

By John Vennari
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Post-conciliar Language

by Father Daniel Couture, SSPX
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Catholic Identity Conference, September 2015 - "The Three Rs of Modernism: Recognize it, Refute it, and Return to Tradition

Weekend of September 25-27, 2015
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Supremely Scandalous: The Catholic Dominated Supreme Court Forces the Law to Promote Same-Sex “Marriage”

By Professor Brian M. McCall
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ACLA on Supremes Same Sex "Marriage" Case - Obergefell v. Hodges 

ACLA
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Mayoral Conference Features Only Loony Left US Politicos, Hailed by Francis as “Conscience of Humanity”

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Socialists Want to Block Establishment of "Fundamentalist" SSPX Capuchins

from Eponymous Flower
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Milan Cathedral made from Lego

photos by jv
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CFN Media 10: Lake Garda Interviews on Synod

Filmed in Lake Garda, Italy
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The Lake Garda Statement: On the Ecclesial and Civilizational Crisis

Released July 11, 2015
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Back from Dr. John Rao's Summer Symposium at Gardone

July 11, 2015
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Synod 2015: "Kasper hypothesis" be smuggled into official Church discipline under the cover of extremely vague and clever language?

From Rorate Caeli
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Francis' Enviro Text - The Boff Connection - Religion at the Service of Ecology

by John Vennari
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Kasper Proposal Included in 2015 Synod Lineup - Document Released!

From Whispers in the Loggia
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CFN Media 9: EcoEncy - Noah and Justice and Peace, Oh My

by John Vennari
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Contrast: Pope Pius XII Address to Farmers: Tillers of the Soil

Complete Allocution of Pius XII to the Italian Farmers Federation, on the occasion of the National Congress in Rome, November 15, 1946.
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Pope Francis’ 'leaked' encyclical: the good and the bad

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Francis' Eco-Encyclical Released

Released in Rome on June 18, 2015 - 12:00 noon
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"World Apostolate of Fatima" Hides Our Lady of Fatima's Words in English Translation of New Lucia Biography

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Francis calls on world governments to work together to fight climate change

from National Journal
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Full contents of Pope's "Ecology" Encyclical Laudato Si now available - Leak

From Rorate Caeli
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Ordinations at Winona - June 12, 2015

by John Vennari
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The Pope as Plaything

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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"Climate Change" Wars: Retired NASA Scientists take on Pope Francis

by Cliff Kincaid 
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SSPX Video: What is the Problem with Collegiality?

SSPX Video
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Video: Father Clovis on the "Francis Effect"

Father Clovis
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The New York Times Throws in the Towel on “Overpopulation"

by Steven Mosher and Anne Roback Morse
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CFN Conference CDs: A Catholic Treatment of Apocalypse, Antichrist and Apostasy

2015 Catholic Family News Conference

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Papal Silence: Most Decisive Factor Same-Sex "Marriage" Victory in Ireland

by Robert Mauro
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Helder Câmara, "Servant of God"? - Have They Gone Mad?

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Open Letter to Graduating Class of 2015: To those Catholic Young Men Entering Secular Society

From Paul Lavin, Ph.D.
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Will Pope Francis Publicly Oppose "Gay Marriage" in Ireland? - A Vatican Phone #

By Robert L. Mauro
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St Peter Damien's Book of Gamorrah: A Moral Blueprint for Our Times - Part I

by Randy Engel
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St Peter Damien's Book of Gamorrah: A Moral Blueprint for Our Times - Part II

by Randy Engel
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Father Timothy Radcliffe, pro-homosexual Dominican, appointed by Pope Francis as Consulter to Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Scandal!
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Cardinal Pell’s Letter of Support for the Roman Forum

dated April 28, 2015
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Scenes from Father Gruner's Funeral

May 9, 2015
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Catholic Churchmen Dance to Enviro-Pagan Puppet Masters

An Ecology Encyclical?
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SSPX Video: What is the problem with Religious Liberty? Ep. 9

SSPX video
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Who Am I to Judge Your Carbon Footprint? - Pope Francis and "Climate Change"

by John Vennari
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Christopher Ferrara's Response to a Bishop Regarding Father Gruner's Alleged "Suspension"

Father Gruner was not suspended! Read More...

Father Nicholas Gruner, RIP

May 4, 1942 — April 29, 2015
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Francis receives his 'dear sister', head of the Lutheran 'Church' of Sweden

from Vatican Insider
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Jail time for parents keeping kids from Common Core?

From One News Now
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Wake and Funeral Arrangements for Father Nicholas Gruner

see schedule...
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Fatima Center video: In Loving Memory of Father Gruner

video

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Father Nicholas Gruner, RIP

RIP
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CFN Media 8: Kasper Says Don't Rely on Jesus' Words

short video
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Obama’s Lawyer: Religious Institutions May Lose Tax-Exempt Status If Court Rules for Gay Marriage

National Review
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Ten things you need to know about the Supreme Court’s gay ‘marriage’ case being heard on April 28

From Mass Resistance
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FINALLY - An Honest Political Ad!

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Video: The Protestant Born Again Experience

Brief video - Father Gruner with John Vennari
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Update: CFN Conference on the Apocalypse: Tenth Speaker Announced

Update
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Cardinal Brandmüller: Advocates for changing Catholic teaching on marriage are ‘heretics’ – even if they are bishops

LifesiteNews: Interview by Dr. Maike Hickson
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Video: Malachi Martin & the Papal Consistory; was it true?

brief video
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Argentina formally recognizes SSPX as part of the Catholic Church - at the request of the Archbishop of Buenos Aires

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April 11: Misericordiae Vultus Bull of Indiction of the Extraordinary "Jubilee of Mercy"

For the record...
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Vatican Cardinal to religious: Those who abandon Vatican II are 'killing themselves'

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Francis’ Vatican Remains Silent as Homo-Fascism Rises

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Müller says Francis' Pontificate lacks sufficient theological structure, suggests new task for CDF

From Vatican Insider
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Video - CFN Media 7 - Pittsburgh: SSPX Rededicates Former Diocesan Church

CFN Media 7
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Pittsburgh: SSPX Returns Local Church to the Mass for which the Church was Built

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As Opposition to the Phony Synod Rises, Francis Says “Gossip” Against It Must Cease

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Blessed Pius IX, Father De Smet and the American Indians

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Dr Waters on Capital Punishment

By Raphael T. Waters, D. Ph., L. Ph., Ph.C., Professor of Thomistic Philosophy
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Video/CFN Media 6 - Pope Francis Says Tridentine Mass a Step Backward

a short video by John Vennari
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CFN Conference on Apocalypse, Antichrist, Apostasy

Weekend of May 29-31, 2015


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Daily Mail Report: Pope wants to scrap centuries-old ban on priests marrying and told divorced woman 'living in sin' that she COULD receive Holy Communion, claims confidante

The Daily Mail, UK
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Vatican hosted feminist conference featuring prof who compares Mass to gay sex

by Hilary White, LifeSiteNews

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Satire Video: Hitler and the Third Secret

short video
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A Priest Responds to the 2015 "Family Synod" Preparatory Document:- "Vague, secular, naive, sentimental, discouraging."

from Rorate Caeli
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Repost: Vatican Admits Society of Saint Pius X Masses Fulfill Sunday Obligation

by John Vennari
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Father Woodbury: The Popes on Thomism

by Father Austin Woodbury
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Father Themann: Deficiencies of the New Mass

Father Themann at the Angelus Press Conference
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Sister Josefa Menendez Journeys to Hell

Compiled by Catholic Family News
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CWR: Reports: Card. Baldisseri ordered interception of copies of book mailed to Synod participants

From Catholic World Report
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Tarsicius and Pius X: Two Saints of the Eucharist

by Susan Vennari
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Padre Pio and the Freemason

By Father Pascal P. Parente, S.T.D., Ph.D., J.B.C.
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ISIS BEHEADS 21 CHRISTIANS, PROMISES TO ‘CONQUER ROME, BY ALLAH’S PERMISSION’

from Breitbart
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CFN Video Response to Michael Voris

by John Vennari - two brief videos


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Louie Verrecchio Responds to Voris

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Open letter by Archbishop on the crisis in the Church


+ Jan Pawel Lenga
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The Coming Burke-Bergoglio Conflict

by John Vennari
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CFN Media 3 - The Six Strikes Against Vatican II

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Pope Francis to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Paul VI’s Use of the Vernacular

It was announced in the most recent edition of L’Osservatore Romano...
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Blessed Pius IX: Death and Miracles

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Video: The Synod and High Level Failure - CFN Media Video 2

New video - January 28, 2015
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Can We Recognize and Resist?

By Robert J. Siscoe
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Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga: Pope wants to take "Church renovation" to "irreversible" point: Previous reforms were "insufficient, superficial", Church reform to be "deep and total"

disturbing report...
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Video: Did Putin ask Pope Francis in for consecration (in 2013)?

from "Your Questions Answered"
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Rick Santorum: 'Very Difficult to Listen to' Pope Francis

from Newsmax
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Announcing: CFN Media - a new video feature!

brief videos
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Shocking Eucharistic Sacrilege at Papal Mass in Manilla - and more!

plus. prayers of Reparation

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Who Am I to Judge Your Carbon Footprint? - Francis on Climate Change

by John Vennari
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Pope Francis makes un-scheduled visit Sri Lankan Buddhist temple - "relic" ritual

The Guardian
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What about transcendental meditation?

YQA with Father Gruner...
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Training of the Christian Soldier: Custody of the Senses

from Our Quest for Happiness, by Rev. Clarence E. Elwell, Ph.D., et al., slightly adapted and amplified by Susan Vennari
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Dignitatis Humanae? Filipinos Encouraged to Wear Adult Diapers for Papal Visit

Repulsive
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Dear Lord....

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Let us lift high the Cross - Lepanto Foundation on Paris Massacre

Lepanto Foundation
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Two Momentous Interviews: Burke & Schneider

by Christopher A. Ferrara
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Attacks on Thomism

a special essay for Rorate Caeli by John Lamont

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Pope Announces 15 New Cardinals - Diversity Push...

Vatican Radio, Wall Street Journal, Crux News


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Archive - CFN blog from 2014

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