Winter 2001

Issue 66

"To Whom Shall We Go?"
by Father Nicholas Gruner, S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.)

This article explains why the Apostolate published a document that, conforming perfectly with the 1983 Code of Canon Law, seeks relief from Pope John Paul II against an abuse of authority by one of his direct and immediate subjects, Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos.

When Black is White
by Christopher A. Ferrara

In George Orwell’s 1984 the dictator Big Brother told the citizens of his society what to think and believe, thereby controlling them. We are living in a similar situation, in which the Vatican bureaucrats who run the Church are feeding us lies about the Consecration of Russia and its conversion, and demanding that we believe them. This article explains this analogy.

Persecution Towards Catholics in Cuba
Taken from Fides

This report describes the Cuban government's growing intolerance and repression towards Catholics.

Cardinal Ratzinger Misleads Church Over "Third Secret" of Fatima
by Kevin Hill, Ph.D., K. Bennett, C. D'Souza, A. Skinner

This is an Open Letter sent to Pope John Paul II on September 28, 2000 by Catholic Action in Wellington, New Zealand. It concerns the false statement made by Cardinal Ratzinger and Archbishop Bertone at the release of the Third Secret that "There is only one manuscript, which is here reproduced photostatically."

Cardinal Ratzinger's Third Secret
by Father Gregorius D. Hesse, S.T.D., J.C.L., J.C.D. (Cand.)

In Issue No. 64 of The Fatima Crusader, several experts dealt with the publication of a part of the Third Secret of Fatima by Cardinal Ratzinger and Archbishop Bertone. This article expands upon this issue by presenting a theological examination of their document, especially Cardinal Ratzinger's erroneous comments on the Third Secret.

Mission Infallible: When is he? When is he not?
by Jonathan Tuttle

The doctrine of papal infallibility is one of the most misunderstood doctrines in the Church at the present time. This article defines and explains this doctrine and its limitations, arguing that it must not be used to defend actions that cause great harm to the Mystical Body of Christ.

Cardinal Must be Deposed (Special Supplement)
Introduction by Father Paul Kramer, B.Ph., S.T.B., M.Div., S.T.L. (Cand.)

Presented here is a detailed accusation (prepared according to Canon Law) by Father Nicholas Gruner, filed with Pope John Paul II against Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos of the Congregation for the Clergy. According to Church law, this accusation cannot be ignored and must be judged by the Pope. This complaint seeks the Cardinal's removal from office and other remedies which the Pope alone is authorized to grant under Canon Law. An introduction precedes the complaint so that the reader may better understand why this complaint has been filed and is published here.

Jacinta and Francisco
by James W. Demers

In this article the lives of the two youngest Fatima seers are revealed to us as models of sacrifice and grace, whom we must strive to imitate at any age.

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