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eNewsletter Subject: I Came to Cast Fire

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia continues to impress. Here is the challenging address he just gave to the seminarians at St. Charles Borromeo: Fire upon the Earth.

Phil Lawler also shares some worthwhile commentary he discovered over the weekend on Pope Francis, Christopher Columbus, and Federal control of education in America: Weekend perspectives.

By now everyone should know that the pope has consecrated the world once again to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. As we continue to separate the wheat from the chaff in our consideration of the current papacy, I'd like to explain why we should not be swayed by the Critics of the Consecration.

I believe patterns of disunity are finally shaking themselves out of the Church. To take just one example, the head of the Society of St. Pius X is now expressing gratitude to God for preserving them from reunion with Rome. Bishop Fellay has pronounced Pope Francis a Modernist, denounced an ecumenical council of the Church, and declared that the liturgy of the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite is “evil”: SSPX leader denounces Vatican II, Novus Ordo liturgy....

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