Synodal “Church Reform” Truly Means Democratic Upheaval in the Church

Synodal “Church Reform” Truly Means Democratic Upheaval in the Church

Pope Francis has convoked a “Synod on Synodality,” which will convene in Rome this coming October. Many faithful Catholics have expressed concern as the Synod’s promoters have proposed severe and potentially destructive changes to the Church’s structure. Synod leaders have repeatedly expressed their desire to discuss “church reform.” The following article, taken from the recently … Read more

Confessions of a Radically Excluded Catholic

Confessions of a Radically Excluded Catholic

One thing that characterizes the coming Synod of Synodality is its emphasis on listening to other voices. All voices. Catholics are told that “the spirit” speaks through all who are marginalized and excluded. Thus, listening to the widest variety of voices is necessary. In becoming a listening church, the “people of God” can “walk together” … Read more

In Houston, Talk on Synod Draws a Crowd of Concerned Catholics

In Houston, Talk on Synod Draws a Crowd of Concerned Catholics

Concerned Catholics from all over the Houston area gathered on August 28 for a special talk on October’s Synod on Synodality in Rome. Tradition, Family, Property (TFP) and America Needs Fatima sponsored the event at the downtown Coronado Club, which included a book launching and reception. TFP Vice President John Horvat delivered the talk “How … Read more

“Radical Inclusion”: The Key to Understanding the Coming Synod

“Radical Inclusion”: The Key to Understanding the Coming Synod

Pope Francis has convoked a “Synod on Synodality,” which will convene in Rome this coming October. Many faithful Catholics have expressed concern over the coming synod, as its promoters have proposed severe and potentially destructive changes to the Church’s structure. Synod leaders have repeatedly expressed their desire to discuss “inclusion.” The following article, taken from … Read more

Introduction to the Book, The Synodal Process Is a Pandora’s Box

Introduction to the Synodal Process Is a Pandora’s Box

The following text is taken from the introduction of the recently published book, “The Synodal Process Is a Pandora’s Box,” written by TFP members José Antonio Ureta and Julio Loredo de Izcue. You can purchase the book here. ✧                    ✧                    ✧ Introduction Pope Francis has convened a Synod on Synodality in Rome under the motto, “For a … Read more

Manhood: A Catholic Look at a Much-Needed Commentary

Manhood: A Catholic Look at a Much-Needed Commentary

Plenty of men live their lives avoiding responsibility, work and effort. Many have no idea of the purpose of their lives and where they want to go. Others recoil before a culture that interprets any movement to male character development or leadership as hateful and oppressive. All these masculine figures are missing one vital ingredient: … Read more

Can Non-Catholics Be Martyrs and Doctors of the Church? Pope Francis Thinks So

Can Non-Catholics Be Martyrs and Doctors of the Church? Pope Francis Thinks So

In February 2015, the world was stunned by a video released by ISIS, the Islamist terrorist movement, showing the beheading of twenty-one Christians who preferred death rather than submitting to Islam. They were kidnapped Coptic Orthodox Christians and were slaughtered in Libya. Order Today: Return to Order: From a Frenzied Economy to an Organic Christian … Read more