Monthly Archives: April 2018
The Church advances through history forever victorious, in accordance with the marvelous plans of God. The first three centuries reached their peak under Emperor Diocletian (284-305). All appeared to be lost.
On Saturday April 8th 2018, at Deerfield (Illinois) at the invitation of Catholic Family News, and on Monday April 10th at Norwalk in Connecticut, as a guest of The Society of St. Hugh of Cluny, Professor Roberto de Mattei, delivered addresses on the theme: Tu es Petrus: true devotion to the Chair of St. Peter. Here is the text of his conferences.
We find ourselves before one of the most critical moments that the Church has ever experienced in her history, but I am convinced that true devotion to the Chair of Saint Peter can offer us the weapons to come out of this crisis, victorious.
Renowned historian and scholar Professor Roberto de Mattei is currently in the United States, to address the “Weapons of Our Warfare” Catholic Family News Conference (April 6-8) in Deerfield, Illinois. CFN Web Editor Brendan Young speaks with Professor de Mattei regarding the “Catholic Church, Where Are You Going?” Conference held today (Saturday, April 7, 2018) in Rome.
The purpose of the Church is the glory of God and the salvation of souls. Salvation from what? Eternal damnation, which is the destiny awaiting those who die in mortal sin. For the salvation of men Our Lord offered His Redeeming Passion. Our Lady reminded us of this at Fatima: the first secret, conveyed to the three little shepherds on July 13th 1917, began with the terrifying vision of a sea of hell-fires.
For years now the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been officially celebrating May 29th 1453 which saw the conquest of Constantinople by Mohamed II, along with the date of August 26th 1071, when the Seljuks of Alp Arslān defeated the Byzantine army at Manzikert and founded the first Turkish State in Anatolia.