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Storm Advice

Several pieces of practical advice for the financial storm coming. We have worshipped Mammon. We must take our punishment.

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Latest Encyclical

Benedict XVI wants to rescue modern man from drowning, but he cannot do it by throwing himself too into the deadly waters.

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Flogged Fathers

From direct experience of the modern work-place, a non-Catholic describes how it flogs its employees. This way of life is suicidal.

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A genuine excommunication can take only one of two forms. The “excommunications” of July, 1988, coming under neither form, were not genuine.

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“Pascendi” – II

St Pius X’s great Encyclical denounced subjectivism, but it is now everywhere. Has it not today disoriented the highest of churchmen’s minds?

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Woman’s Gifts

The key to woman’s nature, as designed by God, is motherhood. If women seek self-fulfilment, let them somehow be motherly.

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Rome’s Mission

Ancient Romans were conscious of their mission to build a world order, which became Christian. What world order is being built today?

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Recent Comments

Motu Proprio – I

To a doubting French journalist the author of “Eleison Comments” expresses confidence that the imminent Motu Proprio will do much good.

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Motu Proprio – II

Indeed, it both declares that the Tridentine Mass was never banned, and permits Latin rite priests to use it, whenever and wherever.

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The Cinema

By overloading our eyes and ears, said Kafka, the cinema overwhelms our minds. Minds being overwhelmed means that lies triumph.

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“Pascendi” – I

In his outstanding Encyclical of 100 years ago, Pius X nailed the deadly error of modern times: minds’ independence from their object.

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