Category Archives: Catholic Church

Vatican II’s (lost) condemnations of communism

  LifeSite Editor’s note: The lost condemnations of communism prepared for the Second Vatican Council but later discarded and forgotten are now being made available to the public in an English translation for the first time by LifeSiteNews. The translations, … Continue reading

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A moral panic in the 1980s

This is the first of two outstanding articles by Julia Yost in First Things. She reviews We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s by Richard Beck public affairs, 352 pages, $26.99. The article has direct relevance to the ‘Pell … Continue reading

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The ABC’s indefatigable anti-Christian bigotry

Andrew Bolt’s comments on the ABC’s recent programs on the eve of Cardinal Pell’s trial are entirely accurate. The ABC is irreparably broken. It is the unrelieved captive of the Marxist Left. ABC ATTACKS CHRISTIANS AS WIFE BEATERS he ABC … Continue reading

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Author Louise Milligan refuses to answer questions about her hatchet job

Louise Milligan is an ABC journalist of note – so we are to understand. She wrote a book Cardinal: The Rise and Fall of George Pell. That book was published by the prestigious publisher MUP (Melbourne University Press) whose CEO … Continue reading

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Gerard Henderson: The media, the Commission and the Church

Gerard Henderson of the Sydney Institute, author, historian and media commentator has been one of the few to offer a sustained response to the shameful bias of the leftist media on the subject of child sexual abuse. In the following … Continue reading

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Compulsory evil and the new totalitarianism

The Cardinal Van Thuan Observatory posted the following warning. The warning applies not just to Catholics but to all who see the same transgressions of the natural law. COMPULSORY EVIL. NEW TOTALITARIANISM AND DISTRACTED CATHOLICS The entry into force of … Continue reading

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Thomistic Natural Law and its influence on Edmund Burke

The Edmund Burke Society’s second seminar on the Natural Law took place at the RACV Club Melbourne on Tuesday 7 March. The focus was on St Thomas Aquinas’s writings on law in his Summa Theologica. The seminar was again most … Continue reading

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The Catholic Inquisition – aka Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Gerard Henderson offers compelling criticism of those running the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse whose primary task appears to be the destruction of Cardinal George Pell. Media Watch Dog No. 347, 3 February 2017.    ROYAL … Continue reading

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Christmas culture – Is it just a fairytale?

Christmas was one of the happiest times of the year for our family during the 1950s. A multitude of 1950s kids will tell you the same. It was not just cutting down a Christmas (pine) tree in the nearby bush, … Continue reading

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Catholic conservative to be New Zealand’s next prime minister

The Guardian Australia reports that Bill English a ‘Catholic conservative’ is to take over the reins of government in New Zealand from popular and successful John Key. One wonders how the leftist world in New Zealand is going to deal … Continue reading

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