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  1. It is the Portuguese word for the plot of land where the Fatima apparitions took place.
  2. Interview of Sr. Lucy with Fr. Fuentès on Dec. 26, 1957, reproduced in the Messagero del Cuore di Maria, no. 8-9, Aug-Sept 1961.
  3. Interview of Sr. Lucy with Fr. Fuentès, (ibid.).
  4. With Pope Francis, we have descended even lower. On October 13, 2013, the Immaculate Heart of Mary was not even named in the consecration formula: the Pope consecrated « mankind » […] to « the Virgin of Fatima » (ORLF 42, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, p. 8-9).
  5. France, Saint-Parres-lès-Vaudes, CRC, published in English by : Immaculate Heart Publications, Box 1028, Buffalo, New York, USA 14205, and : 452 Kraft Road, Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada L2A 4M7 ; volume 1 : science and the facts (1989), volume 2 : the secret and the Church (1989), volume 3 : the third secret (1990). One cannot necessarily endorse all the pronouncements given in the works of the French Contre Réforme Catholique, but on the whole it is a most worthy collection of documents for historians.
  6. Fr. Calmel O.P., Le Cœur immaculé de Marie et la paix du monde », Itinéraires 38, Dec. 1959, p. 24.
  7. We must re-read the encyclical Divini Redemptoris of Pope Pius XI on the atheistic Communism, March 19, 1937.
  8. The words of Our Lord can be found in a letter of Sr. Lucy cited by Fr. Alonso and reproduced by Br. Michel of the Holy Trinity in The Whole Truth about Fatima, t. 2, p. 546.
  9. Fatima : notre espérance, Le Sel de la terre 53, summer 2005, p. 63. The article written by Dominicus, « Jean-Paul II a-t-il consacré la Russie ? » was published as a booklet by Editions du Sel under the title La Russie se convertira. The references to the Communist infiltration of the Church starting in the reign of Pope Pius XI may be found on page 13.
  10. See the publication Itinéraires 79, p. 55-57; see also L’affaire Pax en France, a supplement to Itinéraires 86.
  11. Itinéraires 88, p. 14-18.
  12. Dignitatis Humanae, Dec. 7, 1965.
  13. Declaration on the relations of the Church with non-Christian religions, Oct. 28, 1965.
  14. Unitatis Redintegratio, Nov. 21, 1964.
  15. Chapels, schools, etc., were founded by the heroic resistance of Abp Lefebvre towards the apostasy of the conciliar church. All this is endangered today by the policy of Bishop Fellay seeking an agreement with modernist Rome.
  16. Here it is a question of the occult powers which oppress us today. God will replace them with the Reign of Christ the King of all nations.
  17. This promise given by Our Lord is no doubt in keeping with the one given by Our Lady at Fatima on July 13, 1917: « In the end, my Immaculate Heart will triumph ».
  18. Jean Vaquie, La Bataille préliminaire, Paris, Action Familiale et Scolaire (31 rue Rennequin, 75017), p. 1-2. The entire booklet should be read. It is supplemented by Réflexions sur les ennemis et la manœuvre, by the same author, available from DPF (Diffusion de la Pensée Française).
  19. P. R-Th Calmel O.P., Brève apologie pour l’Église de toujours, Maule, Difralivre, 1987, p. 50.
  20. Remarks made by Sr. Lucy of Fatima and noted by Mr. John Haffert, one of the main founders of the Blue Army, collected in 1946 and published in his work Fatima, a Worldwide Apostolat, edited in France by Tequi in 1984, p. 17.
  21. Abp. Lefebvre, Letter to Pope Jean Paul II, 2 June 1988.
  22. Sedevacantist Argument of Fr. B.: 1.  The Universal Magisterium of the Roman Pontiff, alone or with the bishops united to him in the council, is infallible. 2.  Now, Paul VI, alone and in the council, exercised such a magisterium by all appearances; John Paul II, who carries on the work, also. 3.  By all appearances, their teaching is therefore infallible. 4.  Now, a contradiction exists between the content of that which they teach or prescribe for the Universal Church, and the doctrine defined before in an irreformable manner. 5.  Given that proposal #1 is of faith, the conclusion is forced: the teaching of Vatican II promulgated and applied by Paul VI and confirmed by John Paul II is not the teaching of the Church, and neither Paul VI nor John Paul II can be recognized as popes.
  23. His acts are therefore devoid of all authority, magisterial as well as canonical; as a result, it can be seen how it is not impossible that the acts of Paul VI are contrary to the Catholic Faith and incompatible with pontifical authority, and that to affirm it is not on any way denying the prerogatives of a pope, in particular his infallibility and his universal and immediate jurisdiction. – However, this proof says nothing about the person of Paul VI, because the intention that is denied him is not his personal intention (finis operantis, which remains out of the picture) but the objective intention that is usually imminent to his actions (finis operis). It therefore does not allow it to be affirmed that Paul VI is personally outside the Catholic Church for reason of a sin of heresy or schism (note from the defender of the “thesis”).
  24. This saying was often repeated by Pius XII. Found in: Martin, Louis, Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, p. 6. Catholic Treasures, Monrovia, CA.
  25. Address of Pope Pius XII to a group of Catholic Action girls on October 6, 1940. Ibid., p. 12.
  26. Horvat, Marian Therese, "The Egalitarian Revolution, Part 4: The Cultural Revolution," Echoes of True Catholicism, Oct.29-Nov.4, 2001, Vol. 12, No. 154. (www.Dailycatholic.org/issue/2001Oct/oct29txt.htm).
  27. In a letter ordered by Pope Pius XII and issued by the Sacred Congregation of the Council on Aug. 15, 1954, he directed the world’s bishops to "take action against the most serious plague of immodest fashions." He further implored "promote with all your power, everything which has to do with the protection of modesty" and "leave no stone unturned which can remedy the situation."
  28. Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, pp. 7 & 12.
  29. "L-115" (Pamphlet), The World Apostolate of Fatima, Washington, NJ.  (Out of Print).
  30. Address of Pope Pius XII, July 17, 1954. Cited in: Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, pp. 23-24.
  31. Manelli, Fr. Stefano M. (FFI), Jesus Our Eucharistic Love, p. 67. Valatie, NY: The Academy of the Immaculate, 1996.
  32. Gaudiose Dorothy M., Prophet of the People, pp. 191-2. Staten Island, NY: Alba House Publishers, 1988.
  33. Cited in Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, p. 20-21.
  34. From the Summa of St. Thomas Aquinas (IIa IIae, Q. 26, a. 5, see also Q. 169, a. 2).
  35. Address of Pope Pius XII to young girls of Catholic Action of Rome, members of the Crusade for Purity, on May 22, 1941.
  36. Shouppe, Fr. F. X., S.J., Hell, p. 81. Rockford IL: TAN Books & Publishers, 1989.
  37. From a folder issued in 1935 by the "League of Modesty" with the Imprimatur of George Cardinal Mundelien. Cited in Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, p. 16.
  38. Cited in Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, p. 12.
  39. Ibid., p. 16.
  40. Kunkel, Fr. Bernard A., Marylike Modesty Handbook of the Purity Crusade of Mary Immaculate. (This book contained in My Life in Prayer Book, Radio Rosary: Pittsburgh, PA.) pp. 248-9.
  41. Ibid., p. 230.
  42. "In Imitation of the Virgin" (Leaflet). Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate. New Bedford, MA.
  43. Cited in Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, p. 22.
  44. Chesterton, G. K., What's Wrong with the World, Part III, Chapter 5: The Coldness of Chloe.
  45. Address of Pope Pius XII to a Congress of the "Latin Union of High Fashion," Nov. 8, 1957. Cited in "L-75" (Booklet), p. 75. The World Apostolate of Fatima, Washington, NJ. (Out of Print).
  46. What's Wrong with the World, Part III, Chapter 10: The Higher Anarchy.
  47. Giuseppe Cardinal Siri, "Notification Concerning Men's Dress Worn by Women," Genoa, June 12, 1960. Reprinted in Immodesty: Satan's Virtue, by Rita Davidson, pp. 127-134. Little Flowers Family Press, McDonalds Corners, ON, Canada: Jan. 2003. (littleflowersfamilypress.com)
  48. In these times of disorder and confusion, the following teachings may be useful for those who are in the position to raise Catholic families: Pope Leo XIII reminded us in his Encyclical Arcanum (Feb. 10, 1880): "The husband is the chief of the family and the head of the wife. The woman…must be subject to her husband and obey him; not indeed, as a servant, but as a companion, so that her obedience shall be wanting in neither honor nor dignity.  Since the husband represents Christ, and since the wife represents the Church, let there always be, both in him who commands and in her who obeys, a heaven-born love guiding both in their respective duties" (See Eph. 5:22-33).  Later, in Casti Connubii (Dec. 31, 1930), Pope Pius XI proclaimed this order of the family as unchangeable and constituted by God: "…this subjection of wife to husband in its degree and manner may vary according to the different conditions of persons, place and time.… But the structure of the family and its fundamental law, established and confirmed by God, must always and everywhere be maintained intact."
  49. "What Could Bring On Same-Sex Attraction in Boys: Catholic Psychiatrists Look at Roots of U.S. Scandals," Zenit News Agency (Zenit.org). New York, June 27, 2002.
  50. Van Den Aardweg, Gerard J. M., The Battle for Normality: A Guide For (Self-) Therapy For Homosexuality, p. 78. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997.
  51. Ibid., p. 137.
  52. Ibid., p. 147.
  53. Padre Pio's opposition to pants on women was verified by phone call to Our Lady of Grace Convent, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy (June 19, 2003).
  54. Address of Pope Pius XII to a Congress of the "Latin Union of High Fashion," Nov. 8, 1957. Cited in "L-75," p. 80.
  55. Ibid., p. 83.
  56. Ibid., p. 82.
  57. Ibid.
  58. The Pope here was obviously not speaking of the “artistic” nudes & semi-nudes often found in classical art.  Rather, we can be certain he was speaking of those feminine figures who are depicted clad in the typical modest and dignified forms of dress of Christian history.
  59. Ibid., p. 84.
  60. My Life in Prayer Book (containing: Marylike Modesty Handbook of the Purity Crusade of Mary Immaculate), p. 251.
  61. Address of Pope Pius XII to a Congress of the "Latin Union of High Fashion," Nov. 8, 1957. Cited in "L-75," p. 80.
  62. Ibid.
  63. Ibid., p. 84
  64. Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, pp. 17-18. And My Life in Prayer Book (containing: Marylike Modesty Handbook of the Purity Crusade of Mary Immaculate), p. 259.
  65. Introduction to the Devout Life, p.191.
  66. Cited in Immodesty: Satan's Virtue, pp. 22-23.
  67. Cirrincione, Msgr. Joseph A., Ven. Jacinta Marto of Fatima, p. 58. Rockford, IL: TAN Books and Publishers, Inc. 1992.
  68. Cited in Immodest Dress: The Mind of the Church, p. 15.
  69. Allocution on St. Maria Goretti, Canonization 1947. Cited in "L-75," p. 'D'.
  70. Cited in My Life in Prayer Book (containing: Marylike Modesty Handbook of the Purity Crusade of Mary Immaculate), p. 240.
  71. "Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality, No. 97," Dec. 8, 1995, Pontifical Council for the Family.
  72. Excerpt from a letter Pope Pius XII delegated Cardinal Ciriaci (Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of the Council) to issue. Reprinted in Immodesty: Satan's Virtue, p. 123, (Here dated as Aug. 15, 1954).
  73. Address of Pope Pius XII to Catholic young girls’ groups in Rome. Cited in Immodesty: Satan's Virtue, p. 23. See also note 11.
  74. Pope Pius XI: Rappresentanti in Terra, Dec. 31, 1929.
  75. Allocution of Pope Pius XII to the Sodality convention in Rome on July 17, 1954.
  76. My Life in Prayer Book (containing: Marylike Modesty Handbook of the Purity Crusade of Mary Immaculate), p. 267.
  77. Cited in Ibid., p. 269.
  78. Reprinted in Immodesty: Satan's Virtue, pp. 61-63.
  79. Pope Pius XI, Encyclical Casti Connubii, December 31, 1930.
  80. "The Sacredness of Tradition," Article by Alice Von Hildebrand, Homiletic & Pastoral Review, April 1995, pp. 26-31 & 46-7.
  81. "On the Privilege of Being a Woman," Lecture by Alice Von Hildebrand given at the NY Catholic Forum, January 14, 1997.
  82. We must add : as long as the Vicar of Jesus-Christ is faithful to the infallible teaching of his predecessors.
  83. This book edited in France by DPF (Chiré-en-Montreuil) in 1975 has in fact not been marketed at the request, it seems, of the author. Some copies were circulated and the book is still considered a serious reference.
  84. Decretal of Boniface VIII (in 6th), 1. 1, T. 7, cap. 1 De Renunciatione. In the Code of Canon Law of 1917, the Canon 221 says: “If it happens that the Roman Pontiff resigns from his office, neither the acceptance of the Cardinals, nor any other acceptance is necessary for the validity this renunciation.”
  85. We did not find this passage in the 1st Letter of St. Clement to the Corinthians, the only one considered authentic today.
  86. Father Garrigou-Lagrange, relying on Billuart, says in his treatise De Verbo Incarnato that a heretical pope, while not being a member of the Church, may exceptionally continue to be the head.  Indeed, it is impossible in the case of a physical head, it is possible (while being abnormal) for a secondary moral head (See text attached below).
  87. Dissertatio de romani pontificis auctoritate super propositionem 29 damnatam ab Alexandro VIII.
  88. Dissertatio de romani pontificis auctoritate ..., p. 665 in the Jules JACQUES edition, 1869.
  89. All these authors agree on the fact that an occult heretical pope continues to be head of the Church. Some, like Cajetan, think that a heretic occult continues to be a member of the Church, so there is no difficulty. Others, like Father Garrigou think that an occult heretic ceases to be a member of the Church. Hence the difficult to be solved. (Ed.)
  90. “I fear the Greeks, even when they are bearing gifts”. These words were put in the mouth of Laocoön by Virgil in his Aeneid at the moment when the Trojans caught sight of the famous Horse…
  91. “The talks and meetings with Cardinal Ratzinger and his collaborators, even though they took place in an atmosphere of courtesy and charity, have convinced us that the time for a frank and efficacious collaboration has not yet arrived” (Letter of Archbishop Lefebvre to John Paul II, 2 June 1988).
  92. For the story in English, see: Joy in Suffering by Rose Hu, SSPX Korea, 2011, pages 83-84.
  93. Document of Bishop de Galarreta following the meeting in Albano of October 2011.  Available in French on laportelatine.org
  94. To cite some recent examples:

    1. The sermon of Father de la Rocque (SSPX) of 6 September 2015, in which he said he did not want to participate in the Holy Year, was removed within 24 hours from the La Porte Latine website (website of the SSPX French District).

    2. The book by François-Xavier Péron entitled Le Synode sur la famille.  La Révolution du pape François (The Synod on the Family – Pope Francis’ Revolution), has been forbidden from being sold in the priories of the Society of Saint Pius X in France, whereas the book relates facts and texts in an objective manner and in a measured tone, is prefaced by Father Antoine (Superior of the Capuchins of Morgon, France) and whereas several priests of the Society of Saint Pius X collaborated in it, as well as Father Joseph, Capuchin, formerly Father Régis de Cacqueray (one time Society of Saint Pius X District Superior of France, before entering the Capuchins at Morgon, France).

  95. The Editorial of Le Sel de la Terre 92 was devoted to “The Importance of the principles”.  The text was reproduced in an abridged form in our Letter to Friends and Benefactors n° 20 (September 2015 ; on this Website).  In it, the following is notably affirmed: “The principles, even those which are practical, remain unchangeable”.  “One cannot say this without further qualification. Otherwise there would be confusion”, we read in the Courrier de Rome (June 2015, p.7).  But the confusion comes, rather, from the fact that the author of the latter article uses the word “principle” to designate the Minor of the syllogism, which is the principle of the conclusion.   But to speak in this manner is to give another meaning to the word “principle”.   In order to designate this Minor, Saint Thomas Aquinas (in the article quoted above) uses more correctly the word “primum” (which can be translated as “premise”) rather than “principle” (“principium”), according to the better editions (the Leonine Edition – which can be found on the website www.corpusthomisticum.org/ - and the edition, in French, of Father Pègues from 1925.  Only the Major of the syllogism of prudence can be called “practical principle”.
  96. See the previous note.
  97. These references correspond to the edition published at that time in Italian.
  98. Retreat preached in september 1986, fourth instruction. Father Emily cites, at the end of his work, a part of this testimony, as well as an extract of a letter of Archbishop Lefebvre which goes along the same lines.
  99. For example, The Great life of Jesus Christ, by Ludolphe le Chartreux or the commentaries of Bossuet.
  100. The lives of the Saints, except in the case of a bad biography, make us remain in the real rather than depart into the imaginary, as is the case of these "visions" . The lives of Saints have what is needed to nourish the imagination, the heart and the intelligence of all Christians, even the most simple. Even today, one can find good illustrated lives of the saints.
  101. God is speaking to St. Catherine of Sienna in The Dialogue, Treatise on Prayer, ch. 26.
  102. It was suppressed by Pope John the XXIII.
  103. Encyclical Letter Studiorum Ducem, June 29, 1923, on the occasion of the 6th century canonization of Saint Thomas Aquinas.
  104. L. H. Petitot O.P. Saint Thomas Aquinas, Editions Revue des Jeunes, 1923, p. 52.
  105. This concerns the Blesseds John-the Teuton (1241-1252), Humbert-de-Romans (1254-1263) and Jean de Verceil (1264-1283).
  106. Archbishop Lefebvre, The spirit of our statutes, Retreat preached to the seminarians in Écône, September 1988, fourth conference.
  107. Joseph Ratzinger, My Life, Paris, Fayard, 1998, p.51.
  108. Pope Jean XXII, Allocution to the Consistory for the occasion of the canonization of Saint Thomas, 1328.
  109. Msgr. Lefebvre, Spiritual Journey following Thomas Aquinas in the Summa, Angelus Press, Preface.
  110. These courses were edited into a book, under the title: Against heresies (Angelus Press).
  111. Archbishop Lefebvre, The spirit of our statutes, Retreat preached to the seminarians in Écône, September 1988, fourth conference.
  112. Fr Garrigou-Lagrange O.P., The Three Ages of interior life, Volume II, Fourth Part, chapter IV.
  113. This medal was given by the Holy Virgin to saint Catherine Labouré, November 27, 1830, on the occasion of an apparition at the convent in the rue du Bac in Paris.
  114. Cardinal Ratzinger, interview with the monthly Jesus, November 1984, p. 72: "The problem with the 1960s was to acquire the best expressed values of two centuries of 'liberal' culture.  There are values that, even if they are born outside of the Church, can find their place—purified and corrected—in its vision of the world.  This is what was done."  The cardinal only specifies what the Council itself said: "This council, first of all, wishes to assess in this light [of the faith] those values which are most highly prized today and to relate them to their divine source.  Insofar as they stem from endowments conferred by God on man, these values are exceedingly good.  Yet they are often wrenched from their rightful function by the taint in man's heart, and hence stand in need of purification." (GS 11,2) [www.vatican.va translation].
  115. John XXIII, Gaudet Mater Ecclesia, 11 October 1962, DC 1383 (4 November 1962): "While it [the Council] focuses the Church's chief energies and earnestly strives to have people accept more favorably the message of salvation, it is, as it were, preparing and consolidating the path that can bring about that unity of the human race" [Komonchak translation §20].
  116. Cardinal Ratzinger, interview with the monthly Jesus, November 1984, p. 72.