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This month's edition of Catholic Family News contains the following articles. Only a few of these are reprinted on this website. To read all of the articles contained in this month's edition, choose one of our subscription options, each of which comes with access to the E-Edition of the paper so you can start reading these articles now.

Paul Folbrecht: Finding Peace in the Crisis — Part I

“And when [Jesus] entered into the boat, His disciples followed Him: And behold a great tempest arose in the sea, so that the boat was covered with waves, but He was asleep. And they came to Him, and awakened Him, saying: Lord, save us, we perish. And Jesus saith to them: Why are you fearful, O ye of little faith? Then rising up He commanded the winds, and the sea, and there came a great calm.”

~ Matthew 8:23-26

Introduction

“Men are always tempted to think the times in which they live eventful and pregnant beyond any other…”

So spoke Henry Cardinal Manning over 100 years ago. The immediate response to this thought from today’s Catholics is likely to be, “Sometimes – such as now – this instinct is correct.”

And so it is, in a sense. Yet, it is also true that, in a general sense, the problems that beleaguer the Church and Catholics today are nothing new. Click here to continue reading on the CFN website

Brian M. McCall: The Conciliar Church, Pope Francis, and the Reign of Tyranny — Part II

Last month, we considered the traditional definition of a tyrant. A tyrant is a monarch who becomes a tyrant by promoting and pursuing his own personal interests rather than the common good. We saw how two recent events – the release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report (detailing clergy sexual abuse and cover-up over roughly a 70-year period) and the article by Father Rosica (explaining how Francis does not rule according to law but rather according to his own will) – demonstrate that the Church has been dominated by tyrannical superiors for several decades, from the parish to the highest levels of the Church..  To continue reading subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Pope Leo XIII: On the Rosary (excerpt from Octobri Mense)

Brian M. McCall: Catholic Family News Conference 2019 Update

More of the speakers have been announced. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Matt Gaspers: Fatima Center Youth Conference a Great Success

Read a report on the successful Youth Conference that, unlike other similarly named events, was really Catholic.  Click here to read on the CFN website

Fr. David Sherry: The Origin and Purpose of the School

Father Sherry continues his series on Catholic Education.  To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Sean Romer: North American Martyrs Traditional Pilgrimage

Mr. Romer provides a report of this important pilgrimage to honor the blood of the martyrs that watered the grounds of our country to build up the Church. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Jesse Russell, Ph.D.: The Little Way of St. Thérèse – A Catholic “Benedict Option”.

Mr. Russell offers the example of Saint Thérèse as a truly Catholic response to the worsening crisis. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

The Life of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre

In this month’s installment, we read about an early skirmish between the forces that would emerge at Vatican II. Father Le Floch, the great teacher of the Archbishop is silenced for being too much a defender of Traditional doctrine. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Christopher A. Ferrara: Bergoglio Pleads the Fifth

The historic witness by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, which will surely go down as one of the turning points of ecclesiastical history, contains details on the Cardinal McCarrick affair that are devastating to a wayward Roman Pontiff who had already justly become known as The Dictator Pope. Click here to continue reading on the CFN website

Bishop Bernard Tissier de Mallerais: The Beauty and Holiness of the Priesthood

At a time when the ever emerging scandals of clerical infidelity and abuse can shake our confidence in the priesthood, this ordination sermon of Bishop Tissier de Mallerais (who was the keynote speaker at the CFN conference in 2018) is a wonderful consolation and a reminder of the true calling of the cleric. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Robert J. Siscoe: Understanding Infallibility, Its Nature and Scope: The Ordinary and Extraordinary Magisterium

With so much confusion created by the current Holy Father and claims of his novel ideas becoming “authentic Magisterium,” longtime contributor to CFN, Robert Siscoe, provides a sober and calm explanation of the Church’s traditional understanding of the ordinary Magisterium. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Father Jeffery Jambon: Meditations on The Spiritual Exercises — Words of Wisdom for Growth in Holiness. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D.: The Connection Between Liturgical Abuse and the Abuse of Minors

An excellent reflection on the causes of the abuse crisis which we are happy to reprint thanks to the permission of LifeSiteNews.

John Salza: Does Pope Francis’ Latest Heresy on the Death Penalty Cause Him to Lose His Office? – Part I

Longtime CFN contributor, John Salza, returns to provide detailed and thorough analysis of the latest papal blunder on the death penalty and the claims that this action causes Francis to loose his office. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition

Matt Gaspers: Answering a Challenge: Kevin Symonds and the Third Secret – Part II

Managing Editor Matt Gaspers continues his response to Kevin Symonds and defends the meaning of the Third Secret. To continue reading, subscribe to Catholic Family News E-Edition