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INDEX

BIOGRAPHY

ARTICLES ON "FOLHA DE S. PAULO"

ARTICLES ON OTHERS NEWSPAPERS/REVIEWS/LETTERS

ADVERTISEMENTS

AMBIENCES, CUSTOMS, CIVILIZATIONS

CONFERENCES, SPEECHS, TALKS, INTERVIEWS & LECTURES

BOOKS

FOREWORDS

"Gesta"

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

1978-01-10 - "Our Lady was always the Light of my life". Excerpts from the Testament of Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira. "I am fully conscious of having fulfilled my duty by having founded and directed my glorious and dear TFP". 

1994 - Philosophical Self-Portrait

Wisdom and Discernment in the Fight

2005 -10 - Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: His Early Years

2006-10 - Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: Man of Faith, Thought and Action. Indomitable Catholic, Marching to Victory

2006-12 - Recalling French Self-Managing Socialism: 25 Years Later

The Crusader of the 20th Century: Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira (by Prof. Roberto de Mattei)

2th August 2007, Gaming (Austria) - In hoc signo vinces, by Roberto de Mattei, during the Summer University of the TFPs from Austria, French and Germany

2011-07 - Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: The Crusader of the Twentieth Century - I

http://gloria.tv/?media=177273&language=KiaLEJq2fBR

 

2011-09 - Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: The Crusader of the Twentieth Century - II

http://gloria.tv/?media=194227

 

2011-09 - Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira: The Crusader of the Twentieth Century - III

 

Danube River - Austria 2007

ARTICLES ON "FOLHA DE S. PAULO"

The Importance of Tradition Today

TFP: Tradition

Private Property

The Rabbit

The Insidious Question

The Social Function, the Club and the Knife

On the Airplane with Gogo

The Return Flight with Gogo

A Precarious State That Always Ends Badly

The Termite Man

The Cubbyhole

An Oasis in the Sahara

Reflections on a Café

Who is the Madman?

On Pilgrimage Within a Gaze...

"A Fool is the devil's steed" / What exactly is an anti-communist?

1968-10-23 - The Afflictions of the Third Family / The sensation of chaos assails us everywhere in our daily lives. We see people at every moment whose actions today contradict those of yesterday, and will also contradict those of tomorrow. It is increasingly rare to find persons all of whose thoughts, words and actions consistently follow several fundamental principles. Evaluating this scenario, people can be classified into three principal families of souls

1968-11-09 - Dona Cesarina, an Enemy of TFP

1968-12-11 - Equality at the Starting Point - What an Injustice

1968-12-18 - Tradition, Family and Property

1969-02-26 - The Problem of the Four Brothers / To lay claim to an absolute equality of all would be the same as to pretend to give identical functions to the diverse members of the same organism

1970-04-05 - Nothing learned, nothing forgotten / The perfect code of human conduct is in the Ten Commandments of the Law of God. If all men were to follow this Law fully, all of man's ideological and moral problems would be resolved. If, on the contrary, all men fully violate this Law, humanity will not be long in destroying itself

1970-05-10 - I couldn't think of the right title for this article / Prosperity - Knowledge - Heroism - Universal problems, problems of all times

1970-12-27 - Stop and See / There is no happiness equal to this, not even when the Catholic finds himself, like Jesus Christ Our Lord, nailed to the Cross

1971-03-14 - The Hoax Of Atheistic Communism / Arianism, semi-Arianism - The Catholic circles imbued with comunist influences

1971-11-07 - The “Good Fellow”

1972-08-06 - Tears, a Miraculous Warning

1972-04-23 - Why Does Love Arouse Hatred?

1974-01-20 - "Thou Who Didst Know the Example" / Poland: an exemple of the Catholics' intransigent courage

1974-10-20 - Whatever Budapest Wants / Cardinal Mindszenty, Paul VI and the United States

1976-11-05 - The nothing that may result in everything

1976-11-12 - On Pilgrimage Within a Gaze / The statue of Our Lady of Fatima that shed tears in New Orleans because of the sins of mankind and the chastisements that men are calling upon themselves

1977-11-25 - The White House responds / The telex about the heroic Vietnamese

1978-08-16 - Clarity / What will the new Pope think about the "self-destruction" of the Church and the "smoke of Satan"? / The immense majority of the Catholics wants immediately and first of all, clarity / What could be more just, more logical, more filial, and more noble than the sons of light turning to that man to whom it was said: “Thou are Peter and upon this rock I will build My Church,” to ask him for clarity?

1978-10-04 - At Mrs. Edeltrudes’ / The French Revolution, Bishop Pedro Casaldáliga of São Félix do Araguaia, the Bastille, the Holy Inquisitors and the wall that communist Germany just finished building from the Baltic to Czechoslovakia

1979-10-28 - At A Pizzeria with the “Moderates” - The psychology of hatred of very many "moderate" leftists

1979-11-28 - The Iranian Game / The invasion and seizure of hostages in the U.S. Embassy in Teheran by fanatical students, Carter, the Soviet Leviathan, Our Lady of Fatima

1980-02-08 - The Lullaby Revel Didn't Mention / The Soviet lullaby and the Catholic opinion - Pius XI, Pius XII, John XXIII, Paul VI, Vatican Council II, Jacques Maritain

1980-04-27 - Free Access To Embassies, The Decisive Test / Cuba: the situation of the unfortunate 10,000 refugees in the Peruvian embassy - Why Carter has still done nothing to dismantle the dictatorship of Cuban extremism?

1980-08-12 - Back to the Tower of Babel ? / St. Louis Maria Grignion de Montfort shows the lives of the peoples above all as a grand, tragic and incessant war between truth and error, good and evil, beauty and ugliness)

1980-08-31 - To You: Dear Atheist

1980-09-13 - Service, a Joy

1980-09-20 - Obey in Order to Be Free

1980-11-17 - Conscientize, Conscientize… / The defeat of Carter and the victory of Reagan - The poor are giving the leftist rich a very great lesson in common sense

1981-02-12 - Convergence and Psychological Warfare / The communism and the most modern and efficacious of weapons: revolutionary psychological warfare - peaceful coexistence, useful innocents, fellow travelers, the policy of the extended hand, ping pong diplomacy, detente and now the Polish model

1981-02-23 - Water, Fire and Flower / For many religious, historical, ethnic, and geographical reasons Poland of itself merits special respect and affection from all Catholics. Consequently, current events there should attract everyone's attention - Warsaw communist government, the episcopate and "Solidarity"

1981-03-13 - Living Tableaux – Explosions / According to the Polish Army paper "Zolnierz Wolnosci" some Catholic priests affirm that there is a betrayal on the part of Cardinal Wyszinski, who is playing a game in complicity with the communists. Is this an invention? - The Kremlin and Eurocommunism - Suspense on the Brazilian scene

1981-04-08 - What Next ? / While a certain degree of cunning is required of the spy, much more is required of the deviator. His mission is to infiltrate the core of the opposing party, sow factors of division, propose wrong maneuvers, and foment the discouragement arising from reverses. I tremble for "Solidarity" in Poland as I think of this

1981-05-09 - Be Consistent / On the night of last April 12th, a strong reddish glare, also seen with shades of green, orange, and light yellow, illuminated the skies of the United States. The night became so bright that cars could drive with their headlights off. Is it a new sign to humanity whose impenitence continues to affront Our Lady of Fatima?

1981-10-05 - The War of the Aspergillum / Farmers, beware! Brazil, beware! Strangers will take your possessions. You will not be touched by the classic scythe of death, but swept by the iron broom of confiscation

1982-03-12 - Thomas da Povoa teaches / Now, hasn't the past pushed aside the noble-plebian issue? Upon considering the immediate reality, almost everything would say so. But what about the problem equality-inequality, which is more alive than ever in the false antithesis property-labor

1982-04-02 - In Allende's footsteps? / The spectacular victory of the center-right bloc over the socialist-communist bloc in the regional elections in France

1982-07-01 - Just for Essequibo? / The Falkland case, the crisis over the islands on the Beagle channel, Essequibo: would it not be that Moscow is behind all this to aggravate, embitter and infect the quarrels between neighboring peoples, who could so well resolve them in a peaceful way, or postpone them until better days?

1982-11-04 - The Galliard of Don John of Austria / The results of the recent Spanish elections: the most important thing that happened was the disbanding of the center, which split into two parts)

1983-03-26 - Plato in the union / The mediocre man has no idea that his superficiality can have profound effects - The sowers of tyranny profit from the typhoon of demo-mediocrity - Plato: the radicals of liberalism in a democracy, the true fathers of dictatorship

1983-07-02 - Mediocrologists / Some observations about the mediocre man by one of the heroes of militant Catholicism in France, Ernest Hello

1983-09-13 - Marx and Luther in the New French Missal

1983-10-16 - The toads... for how much longer the toads? / "better red than dead": the meaning of that slogan is that earthly life is man's supreme good. Whence all the martyrs and all the soldiers who heretofore understood the contrary are imbeciles

1983-12-27 - Luther, Absolutely Not!

1984-01-10 - Luther Thought He Was Divine!

1984-02-22 - St. Thomas Aquinas and the Socialists / Spanish socialism, like its French counterpart, strives to destroy the family in every possible way. Divorce, the "depenalization" of homosexuality and of abortion in many circumstances, and the promotion of contraception are key points in the PSOE's activity

1984-07-09 - Irreducibility and cunning / Alessandro Natta, the secretary General of the Italian Communist Party affirmed, in an interview requested by Vatican Radio, that he did not see the Catholic Faith as an "obstacle," but on the contrary, a "possible point of support" for the "perspectives" that, in his judgment, the Italian Communist Party (PCI) and the Catholic Church have in common - The famous decree of 1949, approved by Pius XII, in which the Holy Office declared excommunicates and apostates from the Catholic Faith all those who profess, defend or spread communist doctrine - Irreducibility of faith and love of God will conquer the cunning of revolutionary hatred

1984-12-10 - The Fire Hose, a Wish, and Duty / The Instruction on Certain Aspects of the "Theology of Liberation," by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

1986-01-06 - The Blind Leading the Blind / The multitudes are exhausted from their work and sufferings. They are worn out from being constantly over-stimulated by the media into paroxysmal emotions in all their leisure hours. They are tired of treading the fearful maze of chaotic events that have no relationship with the day-to-day religious, cultural, political, social and economic life of our modern existence

1987-02-21 - Christian Morality, Safeguard Against the Spread of AIDS

1990-01-03 - Grilling the Left and the Extreme Left / Castro: "We shall never renounce the honorable title of communist. Long live rigidity, not flexibility, in the defense of revolutionary principles!" Thus, you fence sitters, middle-of-the-roaders, and the like, inveterate toads or hopeless "useful innocents," fanatics of anti-"fanaticism," come right out and say what you think of Fidel's bold radicalism. With all frankness, tell us what you think of those who are in power in China

 

ARTICLES ON OTHERS NEWSPAPERS/REVIEWS

1933-10-01 - Developing a Catholic Sense

1938-12-11 - The Apostolic Strategy of Blessed Pius IX

1940-07-21 - Our Lady of the Sacred Heart

1941-04-06 - Passion of Christ, Passion of the Church

1941-06-01 - The Universal Mediatrix

1943-05-23 - The month of Mary / At this anguished moment in history then, let us turn our eyes to Our Lady with confidence, asking her to hasten the great moment we all await. Let us desire many great things for the glory of God

1944-06-08 - Bishop Vital: Model of Pastoral Charity

1945-10-21 - Treatise on True Devotion: A “Nuclear” Bomb That Does Not Destroy but Resurrects

1946-12-22 - Gathered ‘round the Manger

1947-06-15 - Muhammad's Rebirth

1951-01 - The twentieth century Crusade

1951-10 - Divorce and Romanticism / “So, the unhappy spouse cannot begin his or her life again? Is it just to deprive spouses of the right to rebuild their happiness?”

1953-06 - Devotion to the Heart of Mary Will Save the World

1953-10 - “The Good Heart”: A Romanticised Version of Charity

1957-03 - What Is Tolerance?

1957-06 - Tolerance, a Dangerous Virtue / The example of "remarried" divorcees / The crisis of intolerance of the hyper-tolerant...

1957-07 - When Tolerance Is Intolerable / Tolerance – even when necessary – bears its own particular perils. What are these hazards and how may we avoid them? A brief theoretical consideration, followed by a relevant historical example.

1959-01 - Do Public Awards and Punishments Dignify and Encourage, or Corrupt and Humiliate?

1960's years - Letter to a Friend: a Passion for the Truth - Some councils about intelectual life / Truth is timeless, while man follows the fashion of the moment. Truth calls us to sacrifice, while we prefer to pursue pleasure. In short, truth is serious; while man is frivolous / The intellectual life is intimately connected to the spiritual / To broaden your vision and strengthen your personality, you should enrich your spirit through literary classics that express fundamental characteristics of the human soul.

1960-04 - How can the world hate Him who went about doing good?

1968-04/05 - Pray for Us in These Times of Confusion, O Mother of Good Counsel

1976-03-09 - The sphinx souls / How was it possible for Cuba to be reintroduced into the peaceful association of nations?

1977-04 - They Tied His Hands Because He Did Good

1977-10 - The Panama canal or Fidel's "plum"

1979-06-09 - Right? Or Left? / The trilogy of 1789: liberty, equality and fraternity. God did not create terrifying and monstrous inequalities. Rather He created inequalities that were proportional to the nature, well being and progress of each creature and adequate for the general ordering of the universe. This is Christian inequality.

1984-08-27 - Clearly, forcefully and soon

1985-05-10 - A Testimony of Prof. Plinio about the grace that he recieved of Our Lady of Good Counsel of Genazzano

1989-06-16 - Cuba: Finally I Can Speak

1991-06 - TFPs Undertake Victorious Crusade in Favor of Free Lithuania

1992-07 - Cuba and the Submarine

1993-05 - The Mobile Immobility of Chaos

“Pater, non mea voluntas, sed tua fiat”

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem...” An anti-egalitarian consideration of the universe manifests to us that it is a veritable court full of unequal nobles

Reflections on a Cold Draft Beer

An Invitation to Love the Holy Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ

When Tolerance Is Intolerable

The Three Falls of Our Lord and the Three Degrees of Tiredness

Feast of Glory and Peace / What is the true glory? Our Lord gives us a most opportune twofold lesson - Man's life on earth is a prefigure of the canticle of glory that he shall intone in Heaven for all eternity

Beware, Your Door May Be Unlocked!
/ Did communism die? Or is it just going through a crafty metamorphosis, from which anything can be expected?

Queen of Immense Majesty

Contemplating Christ in the Perfection of His Person

The Message of Fatima: Our Hope or Our Judgment?

A God So Small, Yet Infinite; Infinite and Yet So Small!

Lessons from the Holy Grotto

Embracing Christ and the Cross

Medieval Paternalism and Progressivist Neo-Slavery

1963-03 - The Beauty of Life in Social Relationships

Hope of a Hopeless World

Fatima and the Necessity of Suffering 

 

ADVERTISEMENTS

1974-10-04 - The Vatican policy of detente toward the communist governments

1977-07-07 - The detente of Paul VI with the communist governments. The American TFP Supports Telegram of Prof. Plinio to the Pope

1977-09-19 - 110,000 Vietnamese Dead at Sea! The TFP appeals to Paul VI and Carter

1980-05 - Text of the Telegram of the TFP's to John Paul II on Cuba

1980-06 - The book "Half a Century of Epic Anti-Communist Struggle" was sent to the Apostolic Nuncio in Brazil, D. Carmine Rocco, with a communiqué, just prior to the visit of John Paul II to that country

1980-06-13 - The TFP Affirms That The Bishops Are Misinformed (about land reform in Brazil)

1981-10-13 - The double game of french socialism: gradual in strategy, radical in goal - what does self-managing socialism mean for communism: a barrier? Or a bridgehead?

1982-02-11 - Is Freedom of the Press Curtailed Under the Self-Managing Socialist Regime in France? - The companies that own 6 of the largest French daily newspapers have refused to publish the Message of the 13 TFPs. Faced with such an unprecedented fact, the TFPs ask: Do publishing companies exposed to self-managing socialist confiscation have complete freedom?

1983-07-21 - TFP to Reagan on Kissinger Appointment / Apprehension among the conservative of the three Americas

1983-08-09/13 - The media's centrist dictatorship / The major characteristic of a dictatorship is to silence the voices of disagreement

1985-03-19 - Are we on the eve of an orchestrated media attack?

1985-03-26 - The TFP confronts its 11th media uproar with pride and serenity

1990-02-14 - Communism and anticommunism on the threshold of the millennium’s last decade

Has Communism Died? and What about Anticommunism?

1991-03-07 - An Appeal for Heroic Lithuania. Letter to all the heads of state of the Free World asking them to establish diplomatic relations with Lithuania.

1991-07-08 - NO to Fidel Castro at the Meeting of Heads of State in Mexico / Letter to the President of Mexico - dont forget the many injustices and atrocities of the Cuban communist regime

The Americas on the Dawn of the Third Millenium: Convictions, Apprehensions and Hope of the Hemispheric TFPs

 

AMBIENCES, CUSTOMS, CIVILIZATIONS

* The Hummingbird

* Painting the Human Soul

* Two Paintings, Two Mentalities, Two Doctrines

* Two Ways of Looking at Country Life

* Clothing, Mirror of an Epoch

* Two Feminine Ideals

* Small Symptoms of a Great Transformation

* Can Only Sacred Art Be Christian?

* Equalizing Everything: A Mania, Not a Necessity

* True Sanctity Lies in Strength of Soul and Not in Sentimental Softness

* Dignity and Distinction for both Great and Small

* Being Modern: Apostasy or Sacred Obligation?

* Catholic Universality and Pagan Internationalism

* The Machine, Crude and Deformed Idol of a Materialistic World

* Is the Guardian Angel Less Intelligent than the Demon?

* Dignified Pride Is The Harmonious Complement Of Humility

* Regionalism, Tradition and Good Taste

* Refinement without Weakness, Strength without Brutality 

* Was Youth Made for Pleasure or Heroism?

* Pagan Manliness and False Christian Patience

* True Glory Can Only Be Born of Pain

* The Devil's False Promise of Happiness

* The Library: Is it just a place for books or is it also a symbol of the dignity of the mind?

* The East and the West, wise interpenetration of values

* Are Museums Sepulchers for Culture?

* Defying the Law of Gravity

* Spiritual Richness in the Common Life of the People

* "Non in commotione Dominus – God is not found in agitation” (3 Kings 19:11)

* Saint Gemma Galgani: Dignity and Angelic Purity

* The very rich moral significance of simple household objects

* Doctrine and Art: A Connection that the Communists Understand

* Spiritual Decoration vs. Materialist Decoration

* The Grandeur of the King Dignifies the Cook

* A Monument Raised from a Ruin, an Institution from a Custom

* Barbarians, Pagans Neo-Barbarians Neo-Pagans

* Sacred Art and Naturalism

* Love and Fear in Christian Piety

* If someone were to suffer a sudden disturbance of his eyes, his nerves, or his mind…

* The Beauty of Life in Social Relationships

 

CONFERENCES, SPEECHS, TALKS, INTERVIEWS & LECTURES

1954-11-13 - Considerations on Catholic Culture / What is culture? / Culture and instruction / How one acquires culture / Can man develop a true culture outside the Church?

1957 - Egalitarianism: The Metaphysical Value and Religion of our days (Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira - Tradition, Family, Property Association - Scotland, march 2011)

1958-11 - Reflections of Divine Unity and Variety in the Sea

1963-08-15 - St. Joachim and Confidence

1964-05-18 - Filial Confidence in Our Lady: The Starting Point to Have a Lively Devotion to Her

1964-08-25 - Saint Louis IX, Crusaders & Statesman

1964-09-11 - Zeal for the Most Holy Name of Mary

1965-02-06 - Lourdes’ Lesson in Suffering. Analysis of why so many pilgrims return from Lourdes uncured

1965-04-09 - The Lesson of Our Lady’s Sword of Sorrow

1965-07-01 - Understanding the Precious Blood of Our Lord

1965-08-13 - Celebrating Our Lady of Glory on the Assumption

1965-08-15 - The Feast of the Assumption

1966-07-01 - The Family: The life-source from whence flourished the originality and cultural diversity for which Europe is still renowned

1966-07-01 - (cont.) - The Family: Society’s first line of defence against Totalitarianism (of all stripes)

1966-09-08 - Our Lady’s Birth and the Triumph of Her Reign

1966-12-12 - Our Lady of Guadalupe

1967-06-20 - Leutfridus, Saint of Just and Holy Wrath

1968-05-06 - The Important Role of Elites at the Service of Society

1968-07-20 - The Prophet Daniel and the Beauty of Death

1969-05-09 - The Sword: Symbol of Nobility and Power

1970-07-02 - The Visitation

1970-07-16 - Suffering and the Little Way (of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus)

1970-07-31 - Discovering the Wisdom of Saint Ignatius

1970-12-10 - Wholesome Regionalism and Leveling Cosmopolitanism

1971-03-06 - The Rose: Splendor of Order with Poetry - The Orchid: Unexpected Beauty - The Tulip: Masterpiece of Coherence

1971-10-03 - Analogy between the action exercised by Our Lady over the little shepherds of Fatima and humanity

1972 – The Epic Spirit / A man with a truly great and elevated soul likes to admire with enthusiasm, therefore admiration is part of the epic spirit

1972-05-26 - Commentary on the Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin, paragraph 260

1972 - Commentary on paragraph no. 261 from St. Louis de Montfort's Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin

1972 - Commentary on paragraph no. 261 (continuation) from St. Louis de Montfort's Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin / In the first part of the series we discussed doing all our actions “with Mary” and now we are discussing “in Mary”.

1972 - Commentary on the Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin (paragraph no. 262, 263): different aspects of “living in Mary”

1972 - Commentary on the Treatise on True Devotion to the Blessed Virgin (n. 262-263 - continued): The special grace of the slave of Mary is to be able to dwell in God’s exclusive sanctuary that is Our Lady / Our Lady’s grandeur is such that it fills the enormous expanse between Her and ourselves / What characterises a soul truly devoted to Our Lady is the sense of intimacy between Her and the soul

1973-06-15 - The Reasons the Church’s Enemies Hate The Immaculate Conception

1974-08-16 - Saint Francis Solano: The Apostle of Joy

1982-02-28 - Today’s “energy deluge” foreseen decades earlier

1984-03-31 - Our Lord's Internal Struggle

1984-06-23 - Third Congress of Brazilian TFP Supporters: "In face of this universal and chaotic disorder that is more terrible in many aspects than the disorder of the world before Our Lord Jesus Christ was born, in face of this disorder, what light of hope is there, what perspectives of action are there for the TFP?"

1986-10 - Brazil: the Land Reform Question (interview to the Italian magazine "Cristianità")

1987-02-07 - Why  I chose the Lion for the standard of the TFP ?

1988-12-30 - Preserving Confidence Amid the Dark Night

1991-09-21 - Suppliant Omnipotence / In an act of His infinite goodness, the Incarnation of the Word in the most pure bosom of Mary, God created the links that bound Himself to humankind. And Mary, becoming His Mother, likewise became the spiritual Mother of all men

1992-01-03 - Faithfulness to Tradition / The future of the Americas has but one meaning: the future of Christian civilization" - "I am quite certain that the footsteps of men have repercussion in heaven and that everything done here will have repercussion in heaven and will be written in the Book of Life

1992-10-29 - "Homosexual Union is the Opposite of the Family" (interview to the Brazilian newspaper, O Globo)

1992-11-06 - The Peacock and the Swan

1993-04-12 - When Society is Corrupt, Is There a Solution?

1993-07 - The Important Mission of the Nobility and Analogous Elites  in Our Days / Recently Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira was interviewed by "Catolicismo". In the course of the interview on his latest work, Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites, the author provides penetrating insights into the critical mission of the elites.

1993 - Address of Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira for the Launching of the American Edition of His Book, Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites

1995-05-24 - Mother: Love, Affection, Goodness, and Mercy

Beside the Manger (a Christmas meditation)

The Immaculate Conception: A Marvelous Theme

When Saints Formed Children

The Importance of Chastity

Saint Joseph, Martyr of Grandeur

In Praise of the Logic of Saint Joseph

Saint John Fischer: Catholic Hero Amid Softness

 

BOOKS

1943 - In Defense of Catholic Action / With a foreword by Archbishop B. Aloisi Masella, Apostolic Nuncio to Brazil and later Cardinal Camerlengo of the Roman Catholic Church. A keen analysis of the first stages of the leftist infiltration of Catholic Action, this work was highly praised in a letter written on behalf of Pope Pius XII by Archbishop G. B. Montini, Substitute Secretary of State of the Holy See, and later Pope Paul VI - PDF: 1,243 KB)

1951 - The way of the Cross

1959 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution (PDF - 1,532 KB)

Revolution and Counter-Revolution (htm)

1963 - The Church and the communist state: the impossible coexistence

1965 - Unperceived Ideological Transshipment and Dialogue

1977 - Indian Tribalism, The Communist-Missionary Ideal For Brazil in The Twenty-First Century

1981 - The double game of french socialism: gradual in strategy, radical in goal - what does self-managing socialism mean for communism: a barrier? Or a bridgehead?

1993 - Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites in the Allocutions of Pius XII

FOREWORDS

1972 - The Church and the communist state: the impossible coexistence

1972 - Introduction to the first North American Edition of “Revolution and Counter-Revolution” / "Even though it will not be easy for various protestants to accept some of the perspectives in which I, as a Catholic, place myself, the book appears to me to be of a real usefulness for them as well.

1978-10 - American Edition of "Revolution and Counter-Revolution" (second ed.)

1986-09 - Foreword of “Is Brazil Sliding Toward the Extreme Left? – Notes on the Land Reform Program in South America’s Largest and Most Populous Country

1992 - "The Mother of Good Counsel of Genazzano"

1992 - Memoir of Pierre Toussaint, Born a Slave in St. Domingo

1994 - The Timeliness of the Message of Fátima. The moral crisis in the West has done nothing but increase - The requests of Our Lady were not heeded in a fundamental point - Retreat or metamorphosis of communism? - Clarity, vigilance, and courage

1994-09 - Foreward of the australian edition of "The Book of Confidence"

 

"Gesta"

1975-08 - Brazil: Against a calumnious, and passional aggression, the arms of truth, of logic, and of honor. After the defeat of divorce in Brazil, a campaign of publicity terror was launched against the TFP

1976-11 - Spain: Declaration signed by 1000 Spanish Priests supports thesis of the book "The Church of Silence in Chile"; praises Introduction by the Cultural Society of Covadonga on "Analogies” to Spain

1977-03 - The American TFP issues declaration on Human Rights in Latin America - AVERS CARTER'S DEMOCRATIC UTOPIANISM FAVORS COMMUNIST EXPANSION.

1980-04/06 - Text of the telegram of the American TFP to President Carter on Cuba

1982-10-12 - Headless Schools in Spain / The education reform promoted by the Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) violates the freedom of the Church and the inalienable rights of parents to educate their children. Furthermore, the Socialist Party aims to gradually impose the self-managing mentality and doctrine on young students through carefully worded slogans - Lucid But Painful Prediction Of the Spanish TFP

1983-01 - U.S. Catholic Bishops Challenged Over Their Inconsistency: Catholic Bishops of America: Why Show Such Extreme Panic Over the Slaughter That Could Be Caused By A Nuclear Hecatombe And No Panic Over The Slaughter Caused By Legalized Abortion

1983-03 - The American TFP on Pacifism / The unarmed man provided the occasion for aggression. The armed man prevented aggression. To be a true pacifist, it to be armed. He maintained the peace

1983-04-01 - Spain: Faced with the Slaughter of the Innocents Within the Limits of the Law and Order: Holy Indignation / An Appeal of the Spanish TFP

1983-09 - TFP PROTESTS AGAINST THE SLAUGHTER IN THE SKY. "The Downing of the Korean 747: A Deadly and Telltale Thunderbolt." / The TFP in Manhattan: "Better Red than Dead? Never!" - We deny that the world is reduced to the alternative between surrendering to communism or facing nuclear catastrophe. We could hope that Almighty God would spare from this calamity the peoples who know how to love Him more than life, just as He might not spare those who love life more than Him.

1983-10-29 - GRENADA: The TFP Congratulates President Reagan

1984-01 - ANTIABORTION RALLY REBUKES SOFTLINERS. "We defend the right to life of the innocents. He who defends great moral principles with true conviction will never be defeated." / "No Compromise" was the theme of the Eleventh Annual March For Life.

1984-02-13 - President Reagan Desires "Continued Growth" for the TFP

1984-02 - TFP Clarifies the Issues: ECUADOR REJECTS THE LEFTISTS

1984-08 - His Excellency Luis Franco, the Bishop of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands (Spain): "tradition, family and property are vital principles for all Spain; they are vital principles for our history."

1985-11-10 - THE COLOMBIAN TFP APPLAUDS ARMY MOVE AGAINST TERRORISM. Three years ago (1982), the TFP had warned in El Tiempo: "The effect of the amnesty would not be the disarming of the guerillas, but rather the transfer of agitation from the deep of the jungle to the heart of the major cities." - "Let us not forget that cruelty often consists in being soft, and not in being decisive, firm, and, in short, men of principles."

1985-13-07 - In Spain, “The Whole Nation Is Stained” - A Pastoral Letter Against the Legitimation of Abortion written by the Most Reverend Guerra Campos, Bishop of Cuenca. The document analyzes the situation created by the recent passage of the abortion law in Spain in the light of moral law and of the doctrine of the Church.

1986-01 - March For Life: The American TFP Joins Protest. “…A CHILD IN THE MOTHER’S WOMB, HAS A RIGHT TO LIFE DIRECTLY FROM GOD AND NOT FROM THE PARENTS OR FROM ANY HUMAN SOCIETY OR AUTHORITY.”

1987-08-06 - Colombian TFP Defines Legitimate Self-Defense / With the present crescendo of violence threatening public order, the Colombian TFP, commissioned by a group of farmers, has published a statement signed by many eminent jurists affirming the measures of legitimate defense that one may take in defense of hearth and home.

1987-09 - "A Frank and Respectful Statement on the Peruvian Situation: the Apprehensions, Desires and Hopes of the Country" / In face of the virtual nationalization of Peru's banking system, the Peruvian TFP Nucleus has campaigned to stem the gradual socialization of that Andean nation. Letters supporting the TFP's position have come from over 130 ecclesiastical figures, including three bishops.

1987-10 - The Brazilian TFP is carrying out a public campaign dealing with the impasse Brazil now faces, proposing at the same time, a concrete, serene and balanced solution. The campaign centers around the book, The Proposed Constitution: Anguish for the Nation by Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira

1988-08-11 - USA: An Open Letter to Universal Pictures Concerning the Film "The Last Temptation of Christ" / On The Verge Of A Public BLASPHEMY ! - The Limits of Religious Freedom - Jesus Christ: The Highest Ideal of Moral Perfection - Morals Are Objective - Never Has Our Lord Suffered Such Accusations... - Conditions for a Real Debate

1988-11 - Spanish Priests Applaud TFP Book "Spain, Anesthetized Imperceptibly, Gagged Unwillingly, Misled Unwittingly: The Work of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party"

1989-01 - A Call to All Catholics – A Call to All Americans / ABORTION: “A REAL SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENTS IS BEING CARRIED OUT EVERY DAY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD” – JOHN PAUL II / The American TFP Convokes All Catholics to Oppose This Calamity

1989-07 - The Strange “Right” to Insult Our Country / The American TFP to the public on the Burning of the Flag / Our Flag Radiates the Honor and Glory of Our Country - Does the American Constitution Guarantee the Desecration of Our National Symbols? - Excessive Justice Constitutes a Supreme Injustice: Against This an Immense National Clamor seeks a Remedy - "Salus populi, suprema lex" - Let Us Unite and May God Help Us.

1990-01 - The American TFP brings to Light, Courageous Statements by American Bishops Protecting Morality and Human Life: "No Catholic can responsibly take a 'pro-choice' stand when the 'choice' in question involves the taking of innocent human life."

A TFP delegation in Moscow (December 1990), when a petition signed by five million people in favour of the independence of Lithuania was delivered to Gorbachev

1993-05 - Published in Portugal: "Nobility and Traditional Analogous Elites in the Allocutions of Pius XII to the Roman Patriciate and Nobility"

1993-07 - The Important Mission of the Nobility and Analogous Elites in Our Day / "Recently Professor Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira was interviewed by "Catolicismo" / In the course of the interview on his latest work, Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites, the author provides penetrating insights into the critical mission of the elites".

1993-10 - Argentina: "Madonna" Is Rebuffed.

1993-10-31 - Italy: Rome, Italian Nobility Rejoices at Launching of TFP Book: "Nobility and Analogous Traditional Elites in the Allocutions of Pius XII".

1994-01 - The American TFP in the March for Life: Guaranteeing the Next Generation of Pro-lifers / "This child, who is alive today because he was not aborted, could become an abortionist tomorrow. To prevent this we must instill in our children the principle of respect for life as commanded by God: Thou Shalt Not Kill!"

1994-12 - Abortion: Text of the letter sent to Her Majesty, Queen Sophia of Spain by more than 50,000 Spaniards /  The Spanish TFP-Covadonga and the campaign through its "S.O.S. Familia" association.

1995-01 - A Message from the American TFP to the Pro-Life Movement: Let’s Be Consistent!

1995-05 - Colombia, Cyclone of violence revolutionizes a nation - "The Colombian Government Will Be Overpowered Unless It Fights Drug-Traffickers and Guerrilla Violence" / For many years the Colombian TFP—by means of newspaper ads and public street campaigns—has been warning successive governments and Church leaders of the inherent dangers to their country if indolence was not replaced with firm action.

1995-09 - TFP-Covadonga vs. Spain Socialist Abortionists / Since its foundation in 1971, the Spanish TFP has not spared efforts in defense of the perennial principles of Christian civilization, with a special emphasis in favor of the unborn.

Conference of Prof. Plinio to supporters of the American TFP: The Cause of the Christian Civilization, 27 october 1982 - Part 1

 

The Cause of the Christian Civilization, 27 oct 1982 - Part 2

 

(video) The Way of the Cross (Catolicismo, march 1951)