The Angelus: Luther

During the joyful centenary of Fatima, why does The Angelus focus on Luther? Because like our commemoration of Lent, the Church must remember its moments of sadness and crisis so that we can both learn from our history, and reflect on Holy Mother Church's resilience throughout her most seemingly hopeless trials.

Excerpt from the publisher:

It took only 50 years of Lutheranism to set all Europe on fire with moral and social disaster. What the Church needed at that time was not a revolution from the bottom, but reform from the top. The real reform came—but alas— 50 years too late! It nonetheless came with certainty, and worked wonders in the wake of the great Council of Trent, bringing about the Counterreformation."

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Theme: Luther

  • Luther’s Life: From Fear to Blind Trust   by Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, SSPX
  • Luther’s Spiritual Journey  by Fr. J. M. Mestre, SSPX
  • Private Interpretation: Reviewing Saint Augustine  by Douglas LeBlanc
  • The Reformation Goes East   by Gabriel S. Sanchez
  • An Interview with a Convert from Protestantism  Interview with Mrs. Laura Patten Sanchez
  • Catholic Reformation: And The Never-Ending Battle Versus the “Customary”  by Dr. John Rao
  • Tradition: a Treasure Received to be Handed Down  by Abbé François-Marie Chautard

Faith and Morals

  • Exsurge Domine  Extracts from Exsurge Domine of Pope Leo X Condemning the Errors of Martin Luther, June 15, 1520
  • Feasts of Our Lady: The Annunciation  by Fr. Christopher Danel
  • Catholics and Protestants Since Vatican II  by Fr. Jean-Michel Gleize, SSPX


  • An Irish Writer and Apostle for Christ the King  by Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, SSPX
  • Good Works  by a Benedictine Monk

Christian Culture

  • Mont Saint-Michel  by Dr. Marie-France Hilgar
  • My Child’s First Experience with Death  by SSPX Sisters

Questions and Answers 

  • What is the Church’s teaching regarding Gregorian Masses?
  • Are vows different from promises? Is it advisable to make a private vow?
  • How should we go about with our spiritual reading?
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral New York

News from Tradition

  • Extreme Unction for Those Committing Euthanasia?
  • The Saving of Medieval Murals
  • The Church in Brazil
  • Pope Francis Portrayed as Martin Luther
  • Pope Francis—Where is Your Mercy?
  • Evangelical Seminarians Becoming Catholics
  • Christmas Celebrated in the Middle East

Theological Studies

  • Pastoral Council Open for Debate  Conference Given by Bishop Fellay
  • The Last Word by Fr. Daniel Couture, SSPX