The Bellarmine Forum Podcast

BFP: Liturgical Battlefield: Are You a Victim or Combatant?

By John B. Manos / May 9, 2022 /

Pope Francis said that we Traditional Catholics should not make a battlefield of the liturgy.  Because he complains of Catholics hanging on to outdated things and old ideas, it is like he is saying that people who want a united and sacred liturgy (traditionalists or trads) disrupt the purpose of liturgy…  who are the real combatants?  why is this deja vu?  and what did Father Hardon say we can do about it?

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Akita and Fatima: Priests Must Be Nicodemus Today

By John B. Manos / April 11, 2022 /

Nicodemus supported Jesus, but had to hide lest the compromised clergy then make him disappear. Just as Fatima secret said of today – two popes?

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BFP – The Consecration is Nice But Not What Our Lady Asks of Us Today

By John B. Manos / March 27, 2022 /

Was Friday’s consecration what Our Lady Asks of us today? The 2d secret of Fatima, history, and Akita, imply that we are not doing what she wants…

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BFP Parish Closings! Codependant Chickens Come Home to Cincinnati

By John B. Manos / October 5, 2021 /

Cincinnati’s past ignoring heterodoxy and heresy – allowing error to fester – have caught up to it as Archbishop Schnurr rolls out a PR consultant led “Beacons of Light” crisis communications program designed to steer public opinion, but there is a much better (and far cheaper) way he could be fixing the problem instead of papering it over.

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BFP Media Mayhem on Mandates, Medical Surveillance, and Your Consent

By John B. Manos / September 13, 2021 /

Continuing the discussion on informed consent, Catholic morality, and medical “mandates” in the midst of media mayhem sowing fear and misinformation.

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BFP Can Your Bishop Cancel Your Religious Exemption under Title VII?

By John B. Manos / August 26, 2021 /

Part 2 of the discussion on Catholic moral teaching on medical treatments, your strict duty to avoid harmful/deadly activity, and Title VII protections of your religious beliefs.  How to express your religious exemption.

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BFP Can Your Bishop Mandate You To Risk Death?

By John B. Manos / August 25, 2021 /

Can a Bishop Mandate you to undergo a health procedure that has a risk of death, and against what you’d decide for yourself? Why are bishops playing doctor anyway?

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BFP The Assumption – Mary’s Body, Mary’s Choice and Our Bodies Today

By John B. Manos / August 15, 2021 /

Learn about what Mary’s Assumption can tell you about your own assumption some day, the need to do penance and keep your body as God wants, following her example.  It can even influence your thinking about COVID and whether anyone should be “Forced” to charity,

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BFP Cupich’s Padlock of Latin Mass Unity and the Motu Proprio Traditionis Custodes

By John B. Manos / July 25, 2021 /

We’ll explore the uncanny use of the word “unity” in the motu proprio, the letter, Cardinal Cupich’s statement on the Motu Proprio, and how he used in 2002 when he padlocked the Latin Mass parish out of their church for Easter Triduum, “as an invitation to be in unity with him.”

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BFP: Rest Easy! The Greatest threat to the Church has been Removed!

By John B. Manos / July 19, 2021 /

News about the Motu Proprio issued by Pope Francis and how it was important to vanquish this greatest threat to the Church today! (tongue in cheek interviews included)

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