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This Council is famous for the notorious "Three Chapters" which were condemned at this 5th Ecumenical Council convened over a century after the Council of Chalcedon.
Dr. Marian Horvat shows how the prince of darkness has championed the blackhearted by the intensity of black in fashions which reflect the souls of so many lost souls she explains in the fifth of a multi-parter on the Egalitarian Revolution.
We continue with a comparison of the true Roman rite of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with the New rite of the Mass established by Paul VI in 1969 - today focusing on the Offertory - so all readers can see how much of the sacred and meaning has been lost.
The second of a two-part interview with Bishop Bernard Fellay, the Superior of the Society of Saint Pius X, on the course of events of Ecclesia Dei.
Atila Sinke Guimar„es writes about the parallels in ecumenism today with the betrayal by Archbishop Oppas of the Church to the Muslims in the eighth century in part one of a two part feature.
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen foretold the Islam agenda decades ago. Despite the denials by the Conciliar Church, are we finally ready to believe him now?
Taking up a Traditional stance can be a lonesome position, but it's never lonely when you know you have Christ and the Truths and Traditions of Holy Mother Church behind you.
Dr. Tom Droleskey takes a break from his series on GIRM Warfare, to speak about another kind of warfare - that of erosion as he identifies the symptoms of the fall of the American Empire.
Dr. Frank Joseph exposes what that 'model' pro-abort, pro-sodomy 'Catholic' Ted Kennedy is up to now with his sponsorship of a bill that slaps God in the face.
Third part of Chapter Three - Pope Saint Pius V, Quo Primum and the True Mass. in The Great Sacrilege, written in 1971 by the dauntless Traditional priest Father James F. Wathen, O.S.J., picks up where the Ottaviani Intervention left off.
Father Peter R. Scott outlines the blasphemies that stand in the way of true devotion to reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Second Episode of Chapter Three: Pat arrives in Iraq while the pope is carried to refuge deep in Castel Sant'Angelo. Meanwhile the head of Vatican Communications alerts a loyal cardinal of subterfuge in the Holy See.
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Answer to last quiz: A majority of the voters were fooled by the last puzzler where we asked what was the purpose Castel Sant'Angelo originally had been built for. Because of its location and structure, many assumed it was for a military fortress. In truth, it was built for the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a lasting monument to himself where he was buried in 161 A.D. in the rotund structure called "Hadrian's Tomb." Thus the answer was mausoleum. In fact, it was much larger than the original building which also housed other Roman emperors' remains. In the fourth century it was used as a military fortress and in 590 Pope Saint Gregory the Great beheld a vision of Saint Michael sheathing his sword atop the building as the Pontiff approached it across the bridge while leading a procession in thanksgiving for the end of the plague. The bridge became Pont Sant'Angelo and the mausoleum was consecrated as the Castle of the Angel - Castel Sant'Angelo, which today is a museum, connected to the Vatican by "Hadrian's Wall" with a walkway above the lower corridor and open to the public at designated times.
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We continue with the General or Ecumenical Councils of the Church with the fifth in this issue.
Pray for the Holy Souls in Purgatory by adding the Prayer of Saint Gertrude the Great after the Fatima Prayer. During November countless Souls are released everytime this prayer is said for that intention: "Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Precious Blood of Thy Divine Son Jesus Christ, in union with all the Holy Masses said throughout the world today, for all the holy souls in Purgatory and for sinners everywhere: for sinners in the universal Church, in my home and in my family. Amen."
The Rosary of Mary is our most powerful weapon. Click on the Rosary below to recite the full Rosary in either English or Latin.
The Second Council of Constantinople
Just over a century after Chalcedon, heresy was running rampant and the Roman Emperor in Constantinople Justinian I decided it was time for another General Council. The Second Council in Constantinople condemned the "Three Chapters" which was a collection of statements by three deceased disciples of the deposed Nestorius. The Council determined that the writings of Theodore of Mopsuestia, Theodoret of Cyrrhus, and Ibas of Edessa were soundly condemned. This Council also affirmed the condemnations declared at the Council of Carthage in 416 and previous condemnations by Popes of heresies. For the full documents of the fifth General Council see CONSTANTINOPLE TWO
Editor Michael Cain points out how The DAILY CATHOLIC's transition to Tradition can cause fallout among those who are not willing to acknowledge the discrepancies between the Vatican II reforms and the Teachings and Traditions of the Church before the Council, even close friends and "the elect," as he illustrates in his commentary For many the toughest part is believing!
Christ or chaos
Dr. Tom Droleskey follows up the tragic events of 9-11 and the ensuing anthrax scares with some stark reality to warn all in America not to get overconfident. The Romans did and we all know what happened to their mighty Empire. America is not immune as Tom points out in his column Empires come and go, including ours!
Pro Life Prescriptions
Dr. Frank Joseph points out that if the Church Militant doesn't start to take action soon - as in today - our rights as Catholics will be totally taken away by a nefarious bill in Congress that would make it a crime to speak out against sin - especially sodomy. Sodom and Gomorrah will be here in all its perversity if we don't take action now as he explains in his column Anti-Religious Bigotry in Educational Bill
Standing with the Church Militant On the BattleLine
Atila Sinke Guimar„es identifies the traitorous Archbishop Oppas who betrayed the Catholic cause in favor of Islam and traces other historical facts about Islamism and how today the True Faith is being compromised for the sake of compliance and compromise in the first of a two-parter titled How the Crescent Moon intends to eclipse the Cross
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen knew decades ago the agenda Moslemism had in mind. Though many bishops and cardinals today contradict the brilliant Sheen by their pandering to the Crescent Moon, we see now how prophetic the good bishop was as the mask of Islam has come off and the jihad he foretold is taking place.
Exspectans exspectavimus "Ecclesia Dei"
We present the second of a two-part interview conducted by Fr. de Tanouarn and translated by Fr. Emily in England. The interview gives the viewpoint from the Society of St. Pius X as given by Bishop Bernard Fellay. Interview with SSPX Superior Bishop Bernard Fellay on the Talks with Rome
Precious Gift of our Faith
Catechetical Apologetic Series based on My Catholic Faith on the Most Blessed Sacrament and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The 246th installment of "Appreciating the Precious Gift of the Faith" provides the answers of how we've lost the reverence for the Mass of the Faithful with part one The Offertory
Fr. Peter R. Scott, District Superior for the Society of St. Pius X in America, weighs in on how humanism has become an obstacle to acknowledging devotion to reparation to Mary's Immaculate Heart and how blasphemies against Our Lady serve as roadblocks in The Obstacles to Devotion of Reparation to Mary's Immaculate Heart
Echoes of True Catholicism
Dr. Marian Horvat emphasizes how the culture revolution of the sixties played right into the hands of the prince of darkness as clothing turned from colorful to black, indicating a forboding that has given way to a gloom and despair that feeds right into the spectrum of satan as the soul is further blackened by mortal in as she explains in part five of The Egalitarian Revolution
Liturgy of the Saints
This week is within the Octave of All Saints Day, concluding with the Octave Day of All Saints on Thursday, November 8th. The next day is the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, originally built by Constantine the Great as the Basilica of the Savior. It was rebuilt several times after pillaging and fires with Pope Benedict XIII dedicating the Basilica of St. John Lateran in 1726 as the Archbasilica of Our Savior. That same day is the Feast of the martyr Saint Theodore, followed by the feast of Saints Tryphon, Respicius and Nympha, all virgin martyrs. November 10 is also the feast of Saint Andrew Avellino, Confessor. For these and other feasts see Liturgical Calendar of Traditional Roman Rite For reflections on the 23rd Sunday of Pentecost, see Fr. Cusick's reflections
The Great Sacrilege
Father James F. Wathen, O.S.J. has granted permission to publish his entire work "The Great Sacrilege" which we urge you to read for everything he wrote in 1971 is backed by solid, Roman Catholic doctrine and the depositum fidei - the Sacred Deposit of the Faith and still holds true. Part Three of Chapter Three Pope St. Pius V, Quo Primum, and the True Mass
White Smoke, Black Fire!
2nd episode of the 3rd Chapter of an on-line novel. As the loyal Swiss Guard carries a comatose pope to refuge, Pat arrives in Iraq while Msgr. Navarro alerts Cardinal Zachmann of subterfuge within the Vatican.
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Sunday we will commemorate the two month anniversary of the devastation in New York and Washington, D.C. The inspiring painting to the right of an angel consoling a fireman amid the ashes of the WTC was sent to us by a volunteer fireman who assisted at ground zero.