Luther, Absolutely Not!

Luther, Absolutely Not! 4

The five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther, who was largely responsible for the Protestant revolution of the XVI century, gave rise to manifestations of sympathy in certain Catholic circles which would have been considered absolutely unforeseeable five years ago. Among these manifestations was the visit of HH John Paul II to the … Read more


In my last article, I analyzed an aspect of the reaction of the Brazilian public to the personality of John Paul II. This widespread reaction went like immense vibrations through large masses in all sectors of public opinion. In a tumultuous movement of joy, men of the left, the center, and the … Read more

Stop and See

Stop and See 2

I could not resist. My original intention was to write about some other theme, such as the internal crisis of the Church, but I felt that there were no conditions for such a subject either in myself or in those around me. At the same time, as if from the depth of … Read more

How Advantageous is the Indissolubility of Marriage?

How Advantageous is the Indissolubility of Marriage? 1

Indeed, how many and how important are the benefits which flow from the indissolubility of matrimony cannot escape anyone who gives even a brief consideration either to the good of the married parties and the offspring or to the welfare of human society. First of all, both husband and wife possess a … Read more

Motu Proprio: Fin Dalla Prima Nostra

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Motu Proprio: Fin Dalla Prima Nostra Motu Proprio: In Our First Encyclical Motu Proprio of Pope Saint Pius X Concerning Popular Catholic Action In our first Encyclical to the Bishops of the world, in which we echo all that our glorious predecessors had laid down concerning the Catholic action of the laity, … Read more

‘Annum Ingressi’ Apostolic Letter of Pope Leo XIII

Pope Leo XIII

ANNUM INGRESSI APOSTOLICAL LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE LEO XIII TO ALL THE PATRIARCHS, PRIMATES, ARCHBISHOPS AND BISHOPS OF THE CATHOLIC WORLD LEO XIII., POPE Venerable Brothers, Health and Apostolic Benediction. HAVING come to the twenty-fifth year of our Apostolic Ministry, and being astonished ourselves at the length of the way which … Read more