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They behold a false light which is worse than the very darkness

Our Lady of Sorrows The years between 1766 and 1775 were kind neither to the world nor to the Church.  Pope Clement XIII passed on to his reward, apprehensive of the future, on February 2, 1769.  And the six year … Continue reading

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The context of Pope Pius VII’s claim of a great conspiracy to destroy the teaching of Jesus Christ

The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary What was the context of Pope Pius VII’s claim?  What was the situation of the Church and the teaching that seemed so precarious to his mind? There were plenty of things to be … Continue reading

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