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Fr. Bouchacourt: "It's all thanks to the Pope"; Pozzo: "The Journey Continues!"

Posted by The Editor on May 6, 2015 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)


We refer the reader to an article which appeared a week ago in the French weekly magazine "Famille Chrettienne" ('Christian Family' - a magazine which is not even 'conservative novus ordo' - it is widely regarded as liberal even...

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Statement from Fr. King

Posted by The Editor on May 3, 2015 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)


To readers living in England, Scotland and Wales, Fr. Brendan King will need no introduction. For the benefit of people from other parts of the world, he was ordained in 1987 by Archbishop Lefebvre and has been prior of Preston, covering the chapels of Northern England, until today when he announced his departure from the SSPX due to its new direction. His statement can be read

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R.I.P. Fr. Gruner

Posted by The Editor on April 29, 2015 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Of your  charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Nicholas Gruner, founder and director of the International Fatima Rosary Crusade, who died of a heart attack last night.


Eternal Rest grant unto him, O Lord

And Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him

May He Rest...

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Fr. MacDonald sermons

Posted by The Editor on April 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Our friends over at Ecclesia Militans have uploaded some recent sermons from Fr. MacDonald at the Resistance in Australia (here). Keep praying that more priests do likewise. 

Fr. Girouard on the Argentine Sellout

Posted by The Editor on April 14, 2015 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We draw the reader's attention to the latest update to Fr. Girouard's website, in the form of an article on the Argentine recognition "From Argentina With Love"

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DICI downplays Argentine sellout

Posted by The Editor on April 14, 2015 at 9:10 AM Comments comments (0)

And yes, in case anyone is wondering, "sellout" is the right expression, and no, it is not in any way an exaggeration. Consider that we are talking about the SSPX founded by Archbisho Lefebvre. To remind yourself of how the Archbishop thought of the conciliar church and how he viewed them, take a look at the letters and interviews by him on our Reference Materials page. Does this sound like anything less than a man at war with the conciliar church?


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Argentina: SSPX re-enters the conciliar church

Posted by The Editor on April 13, 2015 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Our friends over at Non Possumus report a very important development in Argentina, where an official recognition of the SSPX by the conciliar hierarchy is being reported by Argentina's largest daily newspaper Clarin (the same newspaper to ...

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Fr. Edward MacDonald joins the Resistance

Posted by The Editor on April 12, 2015 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Some good news comes to us from the Australian Resistance who inform us that Fr. Edward MacDonald has left the neo-SSPX and joined the Resistance. Fr. MacDonald was until very recently stationed at the SSPX retreat house in Bristol, here in England, and before that was the prior of the SSPX priory in Athlone, Ireland. He said Easter Mass for the Brisbane Resistance which was followed by a conference at which he spoke about the "deepening crisis in the Society of St. Pius X" and...

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