A Case of Mistaken Identity: Semi-Trad Conference tries to be Catholic in Opposition to the ‘Pope’
Eric Frankovitch, John-Henry Westen, and Michael Matt during a press conference Oct. 1, 2022
This past weekend, from Sep. 30 to Oct. 2, 2022, American recognize-and-resist traditionalists held an event called the “Catholic Identity Conference” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (official web site).
Not unexpectedly, it was very well attended, being one of the few ways every year the semi-traditionalist crowd can gather together to reassure each other that they’re on the right track, regardless of what the “Pope” says — or the sedevacantists.… READ MORE
Dangerous theology under the guise of conservatism…
Scott Hahn on the John-Henry Westen Show:
A Critical Assessment
Dr. Scott Hahn is a former Presbyterian minister who converted to the Vatican II religion in 1986 under the direction of Fr. Fabian Bruskewitz. To call him a celebrity in conservative Novus Ordo Land would be an understatement. He is a veritable demigod at the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN), at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he teaches, and beyond. A great number of people have converted from Protestantism to the Novus Ordo religion due to Hahn’s preaching, and many such converts have given themselves the moniker “Hahn-verts.”… READ MORE
Tempest in a Beer Mug: 130 Novus Ordos and Semi-Trads protest the German “Synodal Way” in Munich
The German city of Munich, capital of the state of Bavaria, is known for its fine beer, the Hofbräuhaus, and its annual Oktoberfest. It is also home of the see of the Archbishop of Munich and Freising, a position currently under usurpation by the rotund apostate Mr. “Cardinal” Reinhard Marx.
On Saturday, Jan. 18, Munich became the place of a protest that had not been advertised beforehand. On Friday afternoon, Michael Matt of The Remnanthad sent out a tweet with a first and rather cryptic announcement: “Please spread the word.… READ MORE
Monkey Business at the Amazon Synod: A First Review
The long-awaited and much-touted Pan-Amazon Synod in the Vatican is in full swing, and the first week has seen fireworks. Whether it be an idolatrous ceremony held in the Vatican Gardens, prelates bewailing “ecological sins”, churches being profaned with paganism and indecency, Francis preparing his sheeple for a deluge of “newness”, a nun at the Vatican press conference saying she “hears confessions” in the Amazon region, or the general relator attacking priestly celibacy in his opening address — you name it, the first synod week had it on sale!… READ MORE