Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò

Letter #158, 2021, Mon, Nov 29: Viganò Advent

    Letter #158, 2021, Monday, November 29: Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò's Meditation for Advent 2021     This reflection on Advent was written by the Archbishop at the request of Brian McCall at Catholic Family News. He is receiving many such requests, and many of his writings are responses to requests from around the world. I note that [...]

Letter #2: Monday, January 4, 2021: “Our wrestling”

Monday, January 4, 2021     "For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood; but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places." —St. Paul, Letter to the Ephesians 6:12     "The Truth can be denied by the majority for a certain amount of [...]

Letter #1: Sunday, January 3, 2021: “We are not alone”

Sunday, January 3, 2021 Dear friends, My heartfelt best wishes to you for a blessed, happy New Year. The central point of my own reflection in recent weeks — the days of Advent and of Christmas itself and of the final days of the 2020 "virus year," and the first hours of the year 2021 [...]

Letter #41: Wednesday, December 2, 2020: On the “Great Reset”

A Meditation on the World's Coming "Great Reset"     "An alleged pandemic... has been used to create a tremendous global social and economic crisis and so to legitimize the drastic reduction of the basic rights of the population. It is what its authors themselves call the Great Reset, the global reset of the economy, of society [...]

Letter #37, Friday, November 13, 2020: Sankt Gallen…

    "Whilst in Rome before the 2005 papal conclave, the cardinals who were members of the Saint Gallen Group sent their host Ivo Fürer a card saying: 'We are here together in the spirit of Saint Gallen,' and before the conclave they came together for a talk over dinner. According to an anonymous cardinal's excerpts from whose diary were published [...]

Letter #36, Wednesday, November 11, 2020: “Rebuild my house”

    November 11, 2020 — Armistice Day and Feast Day of St. Martin of Tours (Armistice Day commemorates the end of the terrible "First World War" in 1918 — a bitter struggle which gave a spiritual and psychological shock to all of Western civilization, which found itself after 1918 unable to fully process the intense evil [...]

Letter #35, Tuesday, November 10, 2020: Four “scapegoats”?

The McCarrick Report Is Published: Four "Scapegoats"?     Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.     And harder to script.     What we confront today is a long-awaited “McCarrick Report” which was expected to bring clarity and so healing to the scandal of the former American cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, who betrayed the trust the Church placed in him by [...]

Letter #34, Thursday, November 5, 2020: No Clarity

    No Clarity     As I write on November 5 at 5 p.m., the final result of the US presidential election remains in doubt.     Almost two full days have passed since the closing of the polls on November 3.     Millions do believe it is "clear" now that Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden has in fact defeated incumbent [...]

Letter #32, Friday, October 30, 2020: Viganò to Trump

“I am writing to you in the midst of the silence of both civil and religious authorities. May you accept these words of mine as the 'voice of one crying out in the desert'” (Jn 1:23).—Italian Archbishop Viganò, in his latest essay, an Open Letter to U.S. President Donald Trump. The letter is dated on Sunday, October [...]

Letter #31, Friday, October 23, 2020: The Plan

"And it is exactly this, in my opinion, that Bergoglio’s 'magic circle' [Note: the words 'magic circle' are used in Rome to describe the small group of the Pope's closest advisors; among others, this group includes several influential "progressive" Jesuits] wants to achieve: to reach the paradoxical situation in which the one who is recognized as [...]

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