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I am a retired Roman Catholic Bishop, Bishop Emeritus of Corpus Christi, Texas

What most afflicts us is the clear and widespread perception that the present terrible crisis of the Church is caused eminently by the Catholic hierarchy itself. The tree is rotting from inside. Can we ignore this undeniable fact, thus avoiding any engagement in the “good battle” for the restoration of the true Doctrine?

FEATURED THE CHURCH THEOLOGY The Vatican II Points of Rupture Remain OnePeterFive April 23, 2018 One Comment Editor’s note: The following is the response of Prof. Paolo Pasqualucci to some criticism of his previous article, “‘Points of Rupture’ of the Second … Continue reading

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Here comes Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer; America, brace yourself for at least two years of hell and the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump

Exclusive – Brent Bozell: Last Chance for the GOP Brent Bozell/Facebook by BRENT BOZELL III23 Apr 2018990 Back in ‘92, the late Paul Weyrich and I held a press conference during the Republican National Convention to make two announcements. First, … Continue reading

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I KNOW THAT YOU THINK THAT I AM KIDDING OR THAT I AM EXAGGERATING THE PROBLEM, BUT I KID YOU NOT, THE NEO-FACISTS OF THE LEFT WANT YOUR CHILDREN AND THEY ARE GOING TO GET YOUR CHILDREN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER BECAUSE THEY HAVE THE POWER OF GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT THEIR EFFORTS

They’re Coming for Our Children April 2018 State-napping. It’s often assumed to be a tactic of totalitarian regimes, in which armed government agents accost defenseless citizens, often in their private homes, and seize family members deemed to be troublemakers, who … Continue reading

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THE INSANITY OF SOCIETY IN CALIFORNIA CONTINUES TO EXPAND EXPONENTIALLY: A CIVIL JURY IN CALIFORNIA WILL NOW DECIDE WHETHER JAHI MCGRATH IS ALIVE OR DEAD IN NEW JERSEY!!!!!!!

Jahi McMath – Trial Set for February 11, 2019 Last week, the court and parties agreed to a civil jury trial on whether Jahi McMath is dead under the California Uniform Determination of Death Act. The trial will start February … Continue reading

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How did SAME-SEX ideology gain ascendancy in American law, where government is by the consent of the governed? The short answer is through the influence of the learned professions and the acceptance of a new corporate ethic. Learned profession after learned profession—from psychologists to social workers to lawyers to medical doctors to mainline Protestant clergy—embraced first homosexuality starting in the early 1970s and then same-sex marriage in the 1990s.

How the New Corporate Elite Sold Same-Sex Marriage to the American Public by Scott Yenor within Book Reviews, Marriage Apr 22, 2018 08:01 pm http://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2018/04/21309/ Darel Paul’s meticulous, courageous account of how the elites brought same-sex marriage to America deserves to be read … Continue reading

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WHERE OH WHERE HAVE ALL THE FRIENDS OF BILL AND HILLARY GONE? WITH THEIR LIFE CUT SHORT AND THEIR LIFE CUT LONG! HERE IS A LIST OF A FEW OF THEM

47 dead here but there may be many more, just lately a doctor killed himself in the kitchen (with a knife to his own heart) weeks before his testifying  against Hillary. All of these folks are indeed dead and it … Continue reading

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By His incarnation the Son of God has united himself in some fashion with every man”(GS 22.2, my emphasis). Therefore: every man as such possesses a divine dignity for the simple reason that, in His Incarnation, the Son of God “has united himself with every man”!

The Vatican II Points of Rupture Remain OnePeterFive April 23, 2018 0 Comments Editor’s note: The following is the response of Prof. Paolo Pasqualucci to some criticism of his previous article, “‘Points of Rupture’ of the Second Vatican Council,” available here. … Continue reading

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SILENCE IN THE PRESENCE OF OUR EUCHARISTIC LORD JESUS CHRIST IS A GOOD THING, SILENCE IN THE PRESENCE OF EVIL MEN IS A BAD THING

Rod Dreher The Silence Of California’s Catholic Bishops By ROD DREHER • April 22, 2018, 2:14 PM A Catholic reader in California writes to complain that the state’s Catholic bishops are paying no attention to Assembly Bill 2943 an LGBT … Continue reading

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THE ‘MIRACLE’ OF THE CHURCH OF THE ATONEMENT PARISH IN SAN ANTONIO

  On of my frequent visits to Rome during the time I was a Consultor to the Pontifical Commission for People on the Move (migrants, immigrants, refugees and seafarers) I stayed at the Casa Internationale del Clero about a block … Continue reading

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TO PERSONALLY KNOW SAINT POPE JOHN PAUL II WAS TO LOVE HIM AND TO TRUST HIM AND TO ACCEPT HIS MAGISTERIAL TEACHINGS AS INFALLIBLE, SECUNDUM QUID, AS GUIDES TO A LIVING FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST

Bishop René Gracida with Cardinal Karol Wojtyla, on September 28, 1978 the day Pope John Paul I died, three weeks before he was named Pope John Paul II. (Photo Provided) . 6 Bishops Who Knew John Paul II Share Their … Continue reading

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