Category Archives: Pope Benedict XVI

My Thoughts on Pope Benedict’s Abdication

This Monday we head the news that Pope Benedict XVI is abdicating the Chair of St. Peter. I head this sad news shortly after I woke up at 6 am. My first thought was that it was a horrible and … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI is Now the 4th Oldest Pope in Church History

Pope Benedict XVI continues to amaze me. I read the other day that he is now the fourth oldest pope in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. He just recently passed Blessed Pope Pius IX. Next year he will … Continue reading

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Revisiting Pope Benedict’s 2009 Letter on SSPX

There is a lot of disagreement all over the internet concerning the current status of the Society of St. Pius X. Back in 2009, Pope Benedict XVI stated the current status of the SSPX in his letter to the bishops … Continue reading

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Archbishop Fulton J Sheen on Our Lady

In the last couple of weeks, Pope Benedict XVI declared Archbishop Fulton J Sheen venerable. In honor of this influential Catholic evangelist, I would like to present this beautiful and moving talk given by the Archbishop on Our Lady.

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The Fat Lady Has Yet To Sing: the Vatican and the 21st Century Protestants (SSPX)

One of the biggest religious news stories in the last month has been the conclusion of talks between the Vatican and the schismatic, break-off SSPX group. Here are my thoughts on the subject. Before I do I want to make … Continue reading

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The Roles Have Been Reversed

Well, Pope Benedict ¬†finished his visit to Cuba last week and is now home. While he was there, the Holy Father had a meeting with Fidel Castro. He also said Mass in Havana’s Revolution Square for over 300,000 people. One … Continue reading

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Highlights of 2011 and Hope for 2012

2011 was a turbulent year and I can’t say that I’m sorry to see it go. Now we’re staring at the blank slate that is 2012. Even though much of what happened in 2011 was bad (Muslim Brotherhood taking over … Continue reading

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