“The Church is neither on the right nor on the left”?- The famous
Dominican priest, Father Réginald Garrigou-Lagrange comment: "I believe that
many of those who use the phrase quoted use it for abandoning the right and then
sliding towards the left. While trying to avoid an excess, they fall into the
opposite". "I also believe that we should not confuse the true right with false
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
Importance of Tradition Today
So much reduction of refinement will make it disappear; so much
shortening of clothing will make it vanish; so much silence about the
fundamental values of culture and of the spirit will lead them to desert the
earth. So much fostering and unleashing of disorders will lead them to invade
and submerge everything.
Is there any other way to prevent this than by fighting for our tradition, the
bearer of all authentically Christian, or even simply human values that this
hurricane is destroying?
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
The Rabbit / The legitimacy and perennity of the regime of private
To Stun is a Step towards Defeat / The decline of the will to light is
already a half defeat... It is to this phenomenon that I wish to draw the
attention of those men capable of finding a solution.
On Bishop Isnard’s Anti-TFP Decree - A answer to to a decree by His
Excellency Clemente Isnard, Bishop of Nova Friburgo (RJ), forbidding his clergy
to give Communion to TFP members when they present themselves in a group or with
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
Reflections on a Café / Among the faculties of the soul, one of its most
noble abilities is its capacity to relate material things to spiritual things,
and then relate them both to God / Economic development does have its place.
However, it does not hold the supreme place for the simple reason that man is
more than just a stomach.
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)
1980-11-17 - 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
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
Softliners and "Softliners" / The most universal, continuous, and
enthusiastic symphony of publicity is no reason to confide in anyone. On the
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
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
Self Management and Gossip / The essential theses contained in the
Message of the TFPs about the French self managing socialism
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
Wiles, Guiles Or The Death Rattle? / How will Communism advance? Will
the communists forge ahead and continue to become more isolated as the French
socialists and communists appear to be? Or will they try yet another camouflage?
Don't they realize that the public has perceived that all this is nothing but a
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?
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)
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
Mediocrologists / Some observations about the mediocre man by one of the
heroes of militant Catholicism in France, Ernest Hello
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
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
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
1990-01-03 - Grilling the Left and the Extreme
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
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
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.
Shaking Sugarloaf / Unilateral justice is just as absurd as a scale with
one arm taken off. On the other hand, from the fact that all egalitarian regimes
are intrinsically unjust, I do not conclude that all inequality is necessarily
Cuba and the Submarine / It is a consoling factor for all of them to see
that in Cuba there still burns a Communist Troy, irradiating to the three
Americas - and even to Africa - her evil electro-political vibrations.
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
Nobility and Elites in the Post-industrial Society / Does it make sense
to speak about nobility and elites today 200 years after the French revolution,
which abolished nobility in France and decapitated Louis XVI, challenging all
the royalty in Europe?
of Catholic Action(htm)
/ 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
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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
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
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.
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
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