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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Vatican Eager to Canonize Evita and Peronism

"The Vatican has given the green light" - Argentina's CGT union launches a campaign for the canonization of Eva Peron five months before the presidential election.

(Rome) CGT is the largest union in Argentina. For the upcoming May 27th, it has called a nationwide general strike against the government and demands, on the occasion of her 100th birthday, the canonization of Eve "Evita" Peron.

"On its 100th anniversary, the CGT declares Evita the saint of the people."

This is the title of a publication that was presented on Tuesday evening in Calle Azopardo in the historic headquarters of the  Confederación General del Trabajo de la República Argentina (CGT), or General Trade Union Confederation. The presentation in Salon Felipe Vallese kicked off a campaign by the Peronist union to "achieve the canonization of Eva Peron," said Carlin, the country's largest daily newspaper, in yesterday's edition.

Padre Pepe two days ago in the CGT headquarters

The campaign started with the participation of Father Jose Maria Di Paola, better known as "Padre Pepe". The priest is a friend of Pope Francis.

The union representatives announced that they had obtained the approval of the Vatican and the Argentine Bishops' Conference for the campaign.

Argentina's Saint

Argentina has so far had three saints: Nazaria Ignacia March Mesa, José Gabriel del Rosario Brochero and Hector Valdivielso Saez.

Nazaria Ignacia of St. Teresa of Jesus (1889-1942) was born in Spain. In 1906 she moved with her family to Mexico, where she became a nun. In 1925 she founded her own female missionary order in Bolivia, Cruciatarum Ecclesiae Missionariarum. The last years of her life were spent in Argentina, where she created numerous facilities for youth and the poor. In 1992 she was beatified by Pope John Paul II, and canonized in 2018 by Pope Francis

Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero (1840-1914) was an Argentine priest who spent his pastoral life as a country pastor. In autumn 2013 he was beatified and canonised in 2016 by Pope Francis.

The Argentinean Hector Valdivielso Sáez (1910-1934), born in Buenos Aires, entered the Christian Brothers in 1926 and accepted the religious name of Benito of Jesus. For teacher training he was sent in 1929 to religious houses in Spain. When an alliance of Catholic parties became part of a coalition government in 1934, the radical left called for revolution in the style of the Bolshevik October
Revolution of 1917. In Asturias, the Revolutionary Committees of Socialists and Communists

ordered all priests to be arrested as "enemies of the people." Brother Benito of Jesus was also arrested while he was doing retreats. Sentenced to death by a revolutionary court, he was executed on October 9, 1934 along with other prisoners. As one of the martyrs of Turon, he was beatified in 1990 by Pope John Paul II and was the first Argentine to be canonized in 1999. 

Pope Francis added the first two canonizations to this first saint. In addition, Argentina today counts 13 blessed. This includes the controversial beatification of Bishop Enrique Angelelli last April.

"Immortal" Evita

As far as the CGT union is concerned, Eva Peron, the wife of the two-time coup d'état and two-time head of state and government of Argentina, Juan Domingo Peron, should also be elevated to the altars. Eva Peron's "Evita" by Andrew Loyd Webber and Tim Rice, with their hit Do not Cry for Me Argentina, has been "immortalized" since 1976. The main characters of the musical alongside Evita are still her husband Juan Domingo Peron and Che Guevara, the communist revolutionary, guerrilla leader and patron saint of the extreme left and also some parts of the extreme right.

Eva Peron (1919-1952).

"What the Peronist union CGT demands can take years. A canonization process begins in the diocese in which the candidate died," says Clairin, dampening expectations somewhat.

Eva Peron died on July 26, 1952, at the age of only 33, in the Argentine capital, which is why the
Archdiocese of Buenos Aires is responsible for the opening and first phase of the beatification process, which was chaired by Pope Francis from 1998-2013. The Pope is said to have become a convinced Peronist at a young age. When Peron became president for the first time, Jorge Mario Bergoglio was twelve years old.

Last Tuesday night, the entire CGT leadership was present. The campaign for beatification, according to the CGT secretary-general, is intended to be the prelude to a "counter-culture" which "says everything and is always humble.”

"Eva Peron gave her life for a providential mission, the mission to save the dignity of the human person in its transcendent sense. That was the synthesis of a deep faith in her people and in God. "

And further:

"In this deeply Christian, Catholic and humanistic framework, the CGT understands the message and the immense work of Eva Peron."

One wants to compare those who try to gain a hearing "with many words but little knowledge at the lower level" with  market hucksters.

The "canonization" of Peronism

The union also posted a photo showing priest Padre Pepe at the lectern at the CGT union headquarters, along with his campaign launch press release. A logical step, since Padre Pepe is a personal friend of Pope Francis, and the Holy See and, accordingly, the Argentine Episcopal Conference gave the green light to the CGT campaign.

Padre Pepe with Pope Francis in the Vatican.

According to critics, Argentinian Peronism seeks its own canonization and sees it as an opportune moment under Pope Francis and his politicization of the Church. When the Peronists were defeated in the presidential elections of 2015, Francis made no secret of his disappointment and has since then given the elected, non-Peronist head of state Mauricio Macri the cold shoulder. That was "a reason" why Francis as Pope did not visit his homeland, because he did not want to help Macri to a second term by his presence.

At the end of October 2019, the regular elections will take place. In mid-August, the political groups determine their candidates in open primaries. According to polls, neither Macri nor the Peronists can be sure of a victory. However, the Peronists are counting on a return to Casa Rosada, the official residence of the President, from where they have ruled the country 24 out of 36 years since the end of the military dictatorship.

The union CGT

An important role is played by the General Confederation of Trade Unions (CGT), formed in 1930, as in France and Italy, as an alliance of socialists, communists and revolutionary syndicalists. After the 1943 coup d'état, most of the union supported Labor Minister Juan Domingo Peron. When he was dismissed and arrested as a minister in 1945, the CGT called for a general strike. The agitation, in which Eva Peron participated, forced Peron's release.

Padre Pepe with Archbishop Bergoglio (Buenos Aires). We have known each other for a long time.

For the presidential elections of 1946, the union founded the Labor Party (PL) and contributed significantly to Peron's election victory. In return, it received half the mandate of the three-party Peronist coalition, the Speaker of Parliament, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the important governorship of the province of Buenos Aires, by far the most important member state. In 1947, the three parties dissolved and joined together under Peron leadership to the Peronist Party (PP), which calls itself today Partido Justicialista (PJ). The CGT was the mainstay of Peronism.

With the fall of Peron in 1955, the Peronist movement was banned. In 1966, leading parts of the union supported the coup d'état without reaching an agreement with the new rulers. Radicalization increased in the late 1960s. Underground organizations emerged on the left bank of Peronism, forcibly overthrowing the government and attempting to put Peron back to power. The best-known guerrilla groups were the Montoneros, the ERP and the Peronist Armed Forces (FAP), which also murdered several CGT trade unionists as traitors, including two secretaries-general in 1970 and 1973 (presidents). Their front page included the journal Cristianismo y Revolucion (Christianity and Revolution), which was published in 1966-1971 in the context of Marxist liberation theology, the left-wing priest movement for the Third World and among other things spokesman of the left-wing revolutionary and guerrilla organizations.

"People's Saint"

In fact, Peron was able to become president and head of government for a second time in 1973, but died the following year. In office until 1976, his second wife, Isabel Peron, who tried to build on the nimbus of Eva Peron, politically, but could not pacify the country, and was dragged down by rampant favoritism and corruption even deeper into the crisis. When the military took power in 1976 in the midst of chaos, the CGT was also persecuted. Several union representatives were arrested, some disappeared in the hands of the military never to return. Through numerous strikes, especially since 1979, the union pushed from the underground to an end to the military dictatorship that came in 1983.

Since its re-establishment, the CGT is again the largest and most influential union in the country, but has had to share its influence with the split-off in 1992, CAT, also a Peronist but leftist, half-sized union.

With the campaign for the beatification of the former Primera Dama (First Lady) of Argentina, the largest trade union in the country is entering unfamiliar uncharted territory.

Text: Giuseppe Nardi
Image: ElC / Calrin / (Screenshots)
Trans: Tancred

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Mobile Abortion Clinic in Argentina -- Archbishop of La Plata: "Abortion is Murder"

(Buenos Aires). The province of Buenos Aires wants to promote the killing of unborn children by "mobile abortion clinics". The Argentine province with its capital La Plata is nearly the size of the Federal Republic of Germany.  More than 15 million people live there, nearly a third of all Argentines. The eponymous capital of Argentina is not part of the province. The announcement of the provincial government slogan speaks for itself: "Drifting is easier in the province of Buenos Aires".
The goal that the provincial government is working with the capital, Buenos Aires is   "100 percent safe and guaranteed abortion". To this end, the formation of a mobile abortion unit was announced that should move throughout the province area to ensure the killing of unborn children in all hospitals where  the doctors and hospital staff refuse the murder of innocent children for reasons of conscience.

Mobile Teams Overturn  Conscientious Objection to Abortion

A mobile task force with the mission of murder is to  "liberate" Argentina's women  and more importantly, put the child's father in the background. The killing of unborn children is allowed in Argentina until the 12th week of pregnancy. The Minister of Health of the Province of Buenos Aires, Alessandro Collie, explained the decision: "Although we already have a protocol that governs access to legal abortion according to recent decisions of the Supreme Court, there were contentious issues, delays and doubts among experts about when and how these practices are carried out."  In plain language this means: If in a hospital all doctors refuse to kill an innocent child on grounds of conscience, a "mobile clinic"  will be  used in future. A task force that will consist only of staff who have no qualms about killing the children cruelly.
Governor of the Province of Buenos Aires, Daniel Scioli, is from the Peronist Partido Justicialista (PJ), the party of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Scioli has exercised the office since 2010, representing the late former President Nestor Kirchner, the husband of his successor as Acting President.

Bishops of La Plata: "Abortion is Premeditated Murder"

The Archbishop of La Plata, Msgr. Hector Ruben Aguero and his two auxiliary bishops, Msgr. Nicola Baisi and Msgr. Alberto Bochatey  dealt harsh criticism to the initiative of the provincial government. "Abortion is deliberate and direct killing," said the bishops in a joint public statement. "The right to conscientious objection should not be presented as an obstacle,  just as the killing of a human life should not be presented as a medical auxiliary power. The intentional abortion of a human being at the beginning of its existence from conception to birth is, regardless of  what conditions they are ever performed, with no ifs and buts is murder," said the bishops of La Plata.
Archbishop Aguero is known for his commitment to the protection of life, which is highly contentious in the South American country because of liberal government policies. The Archbishop of La Plata raised his voice even when his brother, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, has been rather silent. Msgr. Aguero was in 2011, even under consideration as the successor of Cardinal William Levada as Prefect of the Congregation  (see separate report The Future of the CDF - News in Persons Carousel? ). The outstanding head of the conservative minority in the Argentine episcopacy was appointed by Benedict XVI. 2012 personally as a member of the Synod of Bishops on The New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Christian Faith, after he had not been elected by the Bishops' Conference (see separate report , The Synod of Bishops, Papal Appointments and Some of the Background ).
While Archbishop Bergoglio led the "doves" in the Argentine episcopacy in the fight against "gay marriage," Archbishop Aguero was named as the leader of the "hawks". The Archbishop of La Plata is the only one of the three high-ranking church officials,  who are looked upon as "intimate enemies" of the Archbishop Bergoglio  who is still in his office (see separate report "His and Sunk" - Pope Francis and his former critics in Argentina ). {In English]
The doctors who participate in the "new macabre mobile abortion facility, betray the Hippocratic Oath" and constitute a further step in our society into  a "culture of death" to the abyss, says Corrispondenza Romana .
Text: CR / Giuseppe Nardi
image: Corrispondenza Romana
Trans: Tancred

Friday, April 4, 2014

Argentine President Campaigns For Sodom as Godmother in Sacrilege

Edit: I just received an e-mail about asking us to comment on this.  As usual, we can't say anything as well as Nardi.  Of course, there are two different cases.  The one reported by is actually more shocking, although it  happened in 2012.

(Buenos Aires) Recently on the 17th of March,  Cristina Kirchner looked demonstratively in the direction of  Pope Francis, whom she had asked for an audience. On the 5th of April   the Argentine State President also demonstratively appealed as the godmother to the daughter of a lesbian whose aberrosexual lover also portrays herself as "Mother". The Argentine media has reported extensively on the action and  Kirchner's participation at the baptism of Umma Azul in the Cathedral of Cordoba.
Javier Klajner is youth minister and member of the Priestly Council in the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires. Tasks and offices which he already held, when Jorge Mario Bergoglio was Archbishop in the Argentine capital. Don Klajner defended the baptism for Vatican insider . Pope Francis was "always making sure   'that no child should be denied baptism,"  occurring completely independent of the situation of the parents. "He had exhorted the priests," says Klajner, to refuse no unmarried woman  the baptism of her child because the priest was  "not a manager". The Archdiocese of Cordoba has announced, says Klajner, that the baptism of "the daughter of Soledad Ortiz and Karina Villarroel like all other cases"  would be like any other. The baptism will be performed by  Carlos Varas.

Archdiocese: Baptism with Lesbian "Parents" Being Treated "Like Everyone Else"

 The baptism has upset resistance against it. Critics see it as a media spectacle that will be utilized specifically for aberro-propaganda. It was not about the baptism, but the abuse of a sacrament for the socio-political struggle of the LGBT organizations. This was demonstrated by the fact that State President Kirchner is  the godmother to the child. In addition, the question of standing in the room, as the two women are living in open homosexuality,   want to raise the child as  a Christian. Whether the child was conceived through artificial insemination is speculation, say the critics, however,  it would be for the church leaders of importance to clarify the seriousness of the mother of Umma. The Catholic Critics accuse the Archdiocese of Cordoba,  of closing their  eyes to reality and  pretending that everything was fine. That instead of a man and a woman, two women will act as "parents", will simply be ignored.

No Confirmation for the Two "Mothers"

That there are serious doubts about the Catholic faith of the two women is confirmed even by the Archdiocese Cordoba.  Initially the   Argentine media reported  that the two women are also to simultaneously receive Confirmation with the baptism of the child. The reports have now been denied. Archbishop Nanez had given no such permission, let the Archdiocese know. Rosana Triunfetto from the Ordinary of the Archdiocese said: "The Sacrament of Confirmation was is not being conferred on the two mothers  yet as the Archbishop of Cordoba has not approved this. There may be doubt because the couple has not made truthful statements."

First "Gay Couple" of Cordoba

Karina Villarroel and Soledad Ortiz have been  "married" for a year. The controversial law legalizing "gay marriage", which prevailed, was made possible by   President Kirchner . The two women are among the better-known aberrosexual activists in Argentina. They were the first aberrosexual couple that has been received in the province of Cordoba, for a "gay marriage".
Critics of the homo-spectacle say that the refusal of a sacrament is a gross measure, which must be justified, but could be offered legitimately and is sometimes even mandatory. Because "It is far more serious to manipulate  the sacraments for political reasons." The sacraments are visible signs of God's grace and not a "performance for political objectives". This also applied to State President Kirchner.

"Had Bergoglio Not Become Pope, The Baptism Would Have Been  Much More Difficult"

Karina Villarroel meanwhile said the media that Archbishop Carlos Nanez have given instructions for a meeting and there are "no problems" there in the Cathedral. Umma Azul will  have a godfather and two godmothers, one of which is Argentina's President. "If Bergoglio would not have been elected Pope, the baptism would have been much more difficult," assures the lesbian. An assessment that, according to Vatican insider was shared by some Argentine church circles.
Is baptism a further confirmation that Pope Francis influenced the world with his statement about homosexuals in July of last yea  changed  the decisions of Catholics in favor of homosexuality, and indirectly justified it?

Signature Collection: No Abuse of a Sacrament for Homo-propaganda

There is a petition against the homo-baptismal event was in Argentina.  In the petition, Church leaders are asked to reject any attempt at political appropriation of a sacrament. There must be clarity, so the "wrong signals" can be avoided. This also included a wrong choice of words, as the name also of the lesbian lover of the child's mother as "mother". The petition is aimed officially at State President Kirchner, but goes especially to the Apostolic Nuncio in Argentina, the Swiss Archbishop Emil Paul Tscherrig, to the Archbishop of Buenos Aires and Primate of Argentina, Cardinal Mario Poli, to the Chairman of the Argentine Episcopal Conference, Archbishop Jose Maria Arancedo and to the Archbishop of Cordoba, Archbishop Carlos Jose Nanez.
The petition has already been signed by more than 5,600 Catholics ( the link to the petition ).
Text: Giuseppe Nardi
image: Vatican Insider / Citizen.go
Trans: Tancred

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Facts About the Intervention in Buenos Aires

Edit: because most of the other reportage is so woefully inaccurate and frankly spiteful, and that if you google this story, this is nowhere in sight, it seemed appropriate to post this link and a brief excerpt. Unless we demonstrate our love for the truth with a public witness and fight for it, it can't be worth much.  Our unwillingness to do things like this, in our opinion, is why we've lost so much in the past, and there's a long tradition of this sort of thing in Argentina where the Church was once much more healthy than it is today.

In reaction to some inaccurate reporting by the Associated Press on a demonstration during an ecumenical inter-religious event in the Catholic cathedral of Buenos Aires in Argentina, SSPX.ORG interviewed Fr. Christian Bouchacourt, District Superior of South America, to offer some clarifications on the matter, which we make available here.

Demonstration in Buenos Aires Catholic cathedral — the facts

The Jewish community has played an important part in Buenos Aires since the city’s foundation. In 2012, Cardinal Bergoglio (now Pope Francis), hosted in the Cathedral of Buenos Aires an inter-religious prayer ceremony that includes representatives of the Jewish community as well as Methodist, Lutheran and Presbyterian churches to commemorate the 1938 Kristallnacht and the deportment of Jews into concentration camps. During the first ceremony held in the Catholic cathedral and organized by the Jewish group, B’nai, B’rith, Rabbi Alejandro Avruj joined the ceremonies, lighting the menorah with Bergoglio and presenting him with a siddur.
The Argentina cathedral once again hosted the inter-religious ceremony on Tuesday, November 12th, during which a small group of around 50 Catholics prayed the Rosary before the evening’s ecumenical event began. One of the men also took the opportunity to use an open microphone to denounce the inter-religious act in a Catholic cathedral.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Eucharistic Miracle in Argentina: The Parish and the Parish Priest

Edit: previously we addressed an alleged Eucharistic miracle confirmed by Pope Francis. One of the readers requested to know where the priest and his parish. It's Fr. Alejandro Pezet of the parish of Jesús Misericordioso de Rosario de Lerma in Buenos Aires. Here are some photos we present without comment which were taken from his Facebook profile, although we will say that it does seem that he’s very interested in a kind of Lifeteen Ministry.

One thing we will note is that the Host fell to the floor while someone was receiving It in the hand, as noted by the Diocesan investigator Doctor Zugibe. We still don’t know what became of the “sample” or of any further miracles associated with this phenomenon.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Cabbalistic-Occult Rituals in a Catholic Retreat House in Buenos Aires

Edit: this was posted earlier. It’s a report from the site Pagina Catolica.  We still don’t think anything has been done.  This is the article as it appeared on January 28th 2012.

(Buenos Aires) In various Argentine retreat houses, Catholic religious communities may offer Magic Seminars, in which occult teachings are introduced. Here are "alchemistical and cabbalistic rituals" which even yet profane the chapels and altars of the retreat houses.

The most recent incident took place last weekend in the Contemplative House of St. Francis of Assisi of the Capuchins in the Diocese by the same name in the Province of Buenos Aires. From the 24th to the 27th of January was "Maga Hania & Conspiradores" in the retreat house "in accion". An equivalent of 420 Euro allows those interested to be introduced to the "cabbalistic rosary" and "alchemistical novenas", in order to become acquainted with the "Alchemy of Love" and the occult secrets of the attractivenss of "Venus Aphrodite”.

The seminar program also included a "magian night ritual" in the "clothing of Aphrodite" in the swimming pool of the contemplative house, in order to obtain the "energetic controls" of the "currents of magnetic love". All of this are naturally for the "enlightenment of the world and of people”.


Sunday, March 24, 2013

Hebe de Bonafinis to Pope Francis -- Ridicule or Does a Marxist Shell Betray a Catholic Heart?

(Rome / Buenos Aires) Pope Francis has been met with great sympathy personally and throughout the world. Some Vatikanistas and Catholic media have done back flips. While the new Pope in Castel Gandolfo met his predecessor and beside a lunch forty five minutes in private with Benedict XVI., there was  a  headline which read  “Francis even convinced the leader of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo” making the rounds. That sounds really exciting, after all, belongs to the Argentine Hebe de Bonafini of the most famous figures of radical left, the slogans "Socialismo o muerte" (socialism or death)  still fall freely from those lips.
Only in 2008 had Hebe de Bonafini with others occupied the Cathedral of Buenos Aires, to put pressure on the government not to cut its subsidies for projects of Leftist mothers. After all, the Madres de Plaza de Mayo are now a widespread network of left-wing organizations, foundations and institutions.  Atheist Left, political battles and Church just don't fit together, so it is not surprising that during the unspeakable occupation of the cathedral it came to sacrilegious acts.

Church Occupier and sharpest critic of Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio and the Church

If Bonafini ever dropped by the cathedral,  then it was only in the form of political protest marches and even anti-clerical slogans. She was one who also protested the most bitterly against the Archbishop of Buenos Aires. When she spoke of Cardinal Bergoglio, then known under the accusatory chants of the radical left Argentina, "You kept silent when they were taken away." This refers to arrests and disappearances of political opponents during the military dictatorship from 1976 to 1982. The logic is intoned and remembered, not least, of the attacks on Pope Pius XII. The moral club forces the  attack automatically on the defensive.
Hebe de Bonafini was born in 1928, the mother of Jorge Omar and Raul Alfredo, who were killed in 1977 and 1978 together with her daughter Maria Elena Cepeda Bugnone during the military dictatorship. She is so far left that  the former terrorist and guerrilla Horacio Verbitsky, who wanted to implicate Jorge Mario Bergoglio after the election as Pope  with the military junta, and thus discredit him, is only a "slave of the U.S.”. Therefore, some time ago, some of the other mothers separated from her and formed a separate organization with almost the same name. The still sprightly Hebe never made a secret of the fact that her heart was for Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and basically swallowed whole every path that leads to Socialism and the revolution.

Enormous enthusiasm for Pope Argentina’s poor forces response from radical Left

Could Pope Francis have converted actually such a hardcore revolutionary? It would be a miracle. Immediately after the election of the Archbishop of Buenos Aires as the new head of the Church she had thrown to the media just a sarcastic “amen” when asked what she thought about it.  It is probably the enormous excitement of Argentina’s poor over the election of Pope Francis, who the militant Hebe de Bonafini who habitually supposes to speak in the "name of the poor", can not be ignored. So she has resorted to pen and paper and written a letter to the Pope.
Should everything have changed so suddenly? Some Catholic journalists have this opinion, apparently without noticing the barely concealed mockery of Revolucionaria that their concerns, that its political program had been better disposed by Rome, but at the same time seems to make fun of the new pope. In her well-remembered, more for the public than for the Pope's letter as it justifies its alteration of meaning as follows: "I did not know of your commitment to the poor." And further, that she had been surprised in the truest sense of the word, "of the many testimonies the people from the Villas ", the slums of Buenos Aires that they "tell of their friendship” with Cardinal Bergoglio, the current Pope Francis. One marvels and wonders if the top nut of the Madres de Plaza de Mayo has not been living in the past 20 years as Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Since she was probably too busy with many of those revolutionary events and simply had  no time to worry about what the "class enemy" because actually says and does.

"Don Francisco: I hear tell many comrades from your work in the Villas."

The letter address the Catholic Church’s leader with simply "Don Francisco". More, she could not seem to rise to anything more, and it will not insult the Pope. "Don Francisco, I did not know your pastoral work, I just knew that  the top leader of the Argentine church lived at the cathedral. Today I listen to my great surprise, to many comrades, of your dedication and your work tell the Villas. "
"And that makes me happy and I feel infinite confidence, to hope for a change in the Vatican." Hebe de Bonafini would not be true to herself, if she did not raise the same political demands. She claimed to the Pope to have a list of all the priests and bishops who were disappeared in the Third World or killed, so that the Church might commemorate them and their struggle. It can be assumed that the list should contain only those names that were close to the political struggle of the radical left or to be appropriated by this. The Pasionaria can not seriously mean to inform the church about Her own sons.

The Pasionaria: "Don Francisco, and if you meet the Pope at the Vatican ..."

Then there is a political statement that seems aimed more at their own followers if they meet the pope they should “with their whole hearts” it prompts them "to fight for the Church of the poor” as in "our great Latin American homeland San Jose de Martin and Simon Bolivar did for thousands of people who have paid for their efforts to overcome poverty with their lives,  was the great dream of our sons the desparecidos.” were the two generals, the Masonic San Martin and Bolivar were certainly no friends of Church, quoted by Bonfini. While San Martin died in exile in France as a Freemason and agnostic, he rejecting ecclesiastical assistance, Bolivar was converted and died a faithful son "Our Holy Roman Apostolic Mother Church" as the Testaments of the show.
But lest anyone get the wrong idea  (except some euphoric Vaticanist) that even the avowed Marxist could perhaps become Catholics, including Hebe de Bonafini, her letter ends with the ironic words: "Thank you Don Francisco, and when you meet the Pope in the  Vatican, tell him of my concerns and the millions of other mothers. "
But maybe start in the heart of Hebe de Bonafini, the  hammer and sickle really has transformed into a cross. And, who knows, maybe they will even invite the Pope in the Vatican. Should he go to Argentina, he will certainly be received.
Text: Giuseppe Nardi
Image: Izquierda Reaccionaria

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Pope Francis: A Brighter Portrait [Update]

Update:  according to what we’ve heard from the Argentine journalist at Rorate Caeli, the Immemorial Masses offered within the vicinity of Buenos Aires, in fact, one close to the city center, another 20 miles away and the third within 60 miles, but none of them are within the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires itself.

When individual priests attempted to offer the Immemorial Mass, in this very conservative Archdiocese, they were ordered to stop.

We still don’t know what to make of the Society of the Good Pastor’s alleged presence in the Diocese

At any rate, it’s indisputable that when he was the ordinary, he not only didn’t promote the Traditional Mass, he thwarted it, against the spirit of the legislation, and it could be said in a spirit of disobedience to the wishes of the Holy Father and the legislation of Summoroum Pontificum.

Edit: this is a bit of an overwhelmingly positive look at the new Pope, with some cautionary notes.  Its interesting to note that despite a local Argentine journalists description of the new Pope as a man who did not implement Summorum Pontificum,  the new pope has, in fact, several locations, far more than most cities in North America, including the Society of the Good Shepherd.  Not only that, but he appears to have been a bit of a cold warrior, and is going to face some nasty reprisals against the Leftist press for his involvement.  Hopefully the links on all the locations will still work.  Each cross marks a Mass location in and around Buenos Aires.:

Ver Misa Tradicional Summorun Pontificum en Argentina. en un mapa ampliado

Buenos Aires is a city with almost three million inhabitants.  It has four Latin Mass locations within the city limits and reasonable driving distance.  It looks like two of them offer Mass daily, according to the map above, while one offers it at 12 on Sundays.  Further to the south at the Air Force base, Mass is offered only once a month.  You can click and drag around the window to look inside them.   It will be easier to look around if you access it directly on google.

(Vatican)The conclave brought a big surprise. What is surprising is the choice of the Argentine, Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio. The Archbishop of Buenos Aires is the first non-European, [St. Gregory III?]  the first Hispanic, the first Jesuit, on the See of the Prince of the Apostles Peter.  Surprisingly, he is also the first to take the name Francis, which he has chosen as pope. Although he is a Jesuit, the recent descendant of Italian immigrants, he is close to the new Community Communion and Liberation (CL) of Giussani. From the ranks of this community comes Milan's Archbishop Angelo Cardinal Scola who was actually considered "papabile”. Bergoglio is only one and a half years younger than Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger was when he was elected as pope in 2005. Contrary to expectations, the College of Cardinals would set clear signals that needs to be read, but no long pontificate, as had been adopted previously. On the 17th of December,  Pope Francis I ail be 77 years old.
The choice of name inevitably points to the "poverello", the “little poor one",  St. Francis of Assisi. No pope has previously held the name. One name says it all. Cardinal Bergoglio forbade the Argentine faithful who wanted to accompany him to the joy of his elevation to cardinal in Rome, to make the journey. [Forget about any of the spiritual benefits pilgrims would receive for their sacrifices and good intentions.] He asked them to donate the money to charity. Appointments to the Roman Curia were refused by the Jesuit. He traveled to Rome only when it was absolutely necessary.
Francis, however, was not just the stereotype, which is known today about him, but in addition to his evangelical poverty, he is an especially staunch defender of God and an indefatigable son of Holy Church. This at a time when there were many sectarian currents outside the Church and many believers joined these groups because of their dissatisfaction with the church.  St. Francis opposed them by offering an equally authentic counter model. Which included also, if necessary, to suffer emergencies in the Church,  from what did not correspond to Her real nature in this time by human weakness and ignorance.
The new pope was also the Bishop for Eastern Christians in Argentina. He has not celebrated the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite, since the Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. The implementation of the motu proprio in the archdiocese was "rather lukewarm," writes Messa in LatinoThe Remnant said that not much is known about his disposition to the traditional rite in a preliminary report. In his archdiocese there is a branch of the Old Ritual Institut du Bon Pasteur. He also was, however, so far, among others in the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.  As for questions in the Church's moral teachings and ecclesiastical discipline, he is considered to be like Pope Benedict XVI.. To legalize the killing of unborn children, the Cardinal said: In Argentina, "there is the death penalty." He turned and decided, without success, against the legalization of gay marriage by the Argentine government. [In one of the most Catholic countries in the New World.]
Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi, a Jesuit like the new pope said in an initial statement that Francis is a Pope who will show a "style of simplicity and evangelical witness" and also a "continuity with Benedict XVI."
On fiscal policies he may be expected to criticize the excesses of capitalism. Bergoglio, although no Franciscans may be considered  as a Franciscan in his manner of living. He has neither a driver nor a stylish sedan. In Buenos Aires, he used a lot of public transport. In the conclave of 2005, he was as the “rival" of Benedict XVI. said to have tearfully asked the cardinals in the conclave not to choose him, but Joseph Ratzinger. His opponent is now to succeed. The pendulum has swung in the other side? Among the human vices he finds particularly offensive is careerism, especially in the church.
In the short speech to the assembled crowd at St. Peter's, he said, both in relation to his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. and of himself as "bishop."  Francis clearly addressed his diocese as Bishop of Rome. How this will affect his understanding of the papacy, must be seen. What role will the collegiality on which was in the General Congregations much emphasis?
In 1973 to 1980 Bergolio was the Argentine Superior of the Province of Argentina of the Jesuit Order, and then vigorously opposed the Marxist liberation theology. Not least because of his resistance to some Marxist-inspired confreres and the resulting conflicts, he was transferred. [He fought with the good guys] In 1986 he received his doctorate in Germany, which is why he learned, alongside Spanish and Italian, very good German as well. Subsequently, he served as spiritual director and confessor at the Jesuit church of Cordoba. In 1992 he was appointed auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires by John Paul II.  In 1997 he was appointed Coadjutor, and he succeeded Cardinal Antonio Quarrancino by the Office of the Archbishop of Buenos Aires. By 2011 he was also Chairman of the Argentine Episcopal Conference.
In the General Congregations prior to the Conclave for the new pope, he spoke especially about the mercy of God and the joy of the faith. In Argentina it is the priest, acting in the slums, who are his favorites. Without Deviations of the Doctrine of the Faith he was trying to win all, even the most feeble, for Christ. The Church, said then Cardinal Bergoglio,  must "always reflect the merciful face of God."