Just War According to Catholic Teaching

Just War According to Catholic Teaching 1

After the brutal September 11 attacks, the United States must once again wage a war in a foreign land. As always, the problem of the legitimacy of using military action for revenge as a means of re-establishing justice comes to the fore. Thus, it is in the interest of our readers to … Read more

Confession, the Sacrament of Divine Mercy

Confession, the Sacrament of Divine Mercy

To better understand the great spiritual treasure contained in the Sacrament of Penance or Confession, let us turn the clock back two thousand years to Palestine, to a scene in the public life of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The majesty of His Person, the wisdom pouring forth from His mouth and the … Read more

On the Horns of a False Dilemma

Allow Reforms in the Church, or Be Labeled an Accomplice to Sexual Abuse How Some Pressure Groups Are Fomenting Revolution Inside the Church On June 1, the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) sent a letter to the nation’s bishops expressing concern about the Boston-based Voice of … Read more

Tracing the Glorious Origins of Priestly Celibacy

Tracing the Glorious Origins of Priestly Celibacy 3

Self-appointed reformers always arise in times of crises offering “brilliant” solutions that attempt to demolish the Church’s most venerable traditions. Priestly celibacy, a glorious trait of the Latin Church, has been a constant target of these so-called reformers. Curiously enough, abolishing priestly celibacy comes hand-in-hand with destroying the indissolubility of marriage. This … Read more

Pressure Groups Push for Revolution Inside the Catholic Church

The American TFP 10 Reasons Why Homosexual Marriage is Harmful - Free online version

  Pressure Groups Push for Revolution Inside the Catholic Church   The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property—TFP sent the letter below to the nation’s bishops to express its concern about reformist pressure groups taking advantage of the present crisis to foment revolution inside the Church.   June … Read more

Rosary Saves Man’s Life on September 11

Two Million Rosaries

A man from New York who had fallen away from the Catholic Church and not gone to confession in years was met at a TFP Fatima presentation given by America Needs Fatima Custodian, Jose Walter Ferraz. After the visit, the New Yorker took home a Rosary and Rosary Guide and started praying … Read more

Our Lady’s First Saturday Requests at Fatima

Our Lady's First Saturday Requests at Fatima

  Requirements for the First Saturday Devotions “I promise to assist at the hour of death with all the graces necessary for the salvation of their souls…all those who for five months, on the first Saturday, go to Confession, receive Communion, say five decades of the Rosary, and keep me company for … Read more

The Primacy of Peter

The Primacy of Peter

I. The Papacy: a factor of division or unity? For a long time now certain theological currents and Church personalities, in the name of a heterodox interpretation of episcopal collegiality, have been proposing a change in the monarchical constitution of the Church so as to reduce the Pope’s authority to that of … Read more

The Ten Commandments of Chivalry

The Ten Commandments of Chivalry 4

The golden age of Chivalry began with the Crusades to rescue the holy places of Palestine from Moslem domination and to defend the pilgrims enroute to the Holy Land. Léon Gautier in his book Chivalry (La Chevalerie, first published in 1883) summarized the “ancient code of chivalry” of the Middle Ages into … Read more