Taylor Marshall Repeats an Error

Taylor Marshall continues to repeat the mistaken belief that Archbishop Annibale Bugnini was the architect of the liturgical reforms of the mid-1950s.

Three times within the past week, Marshall has made some tweets about this matter. The first appeared on March 25 in two tweets:

He then wrote a third tweet on March 29:

Repeating this claim, after being told it is inaccurate, shows that Marshall does not listen to criticism. It also questions how seriously he takes scholarship.

Rethinking Bella Dodd and Infiltration of the Catholic Priesthood

Dr. Bella Dodd, the famous one-time Communist lawyer who reverted to the Catholic Faith of her youth, has been the subject of much discussion over the past few decades. She is said to have planted 1,100 to 1,200 men into the Catholic seminary system. These men would then rise up the clerical ranks and work to destroy the Catholic Church from within. A talk given by Dodd in 1961 has recently surfaced that sheds some light on this subject of infiltration and the Catholic Church.

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Visions of Fatima

Over at Catholic Exchange there is a series of articles written by Dorothea and Wolfgang Koch about Fátima. They are focusing upon the artwork of the Dominican Friar Fr. Thomas McGlynn who sculpted the statue of Our Lady of Fátima that adorns the facade of the original Basilica in Fátima.

There is, however, a fact of Fr. McGlynn’s life that is not very well known.* When the Carmelites of Coimbra, Portugal published their biography of Sr. Lúcia, they revealed to the world a previously hidden fact.

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