Suggested Reading:


CCD: Crisis in Catholic Doctrine

Crisis in
Catholic Doctrine:

the Grave State
of Religious Education in America

Boston Catholic Journal

Write us:

 Boston Catholic Journal



Boston Catholic Journal



“the Amazonian Breast”


Francis, apparently, isn’t the Only Weasel in the Amazon

Amazon woman breast-feeding Weasel


Yes — an Amazonian woman breast-feeding a weasel ... while inattentive to her own child. The analogy could not be more apposite ... or more clear.

If not entirely “the Amazonian Face”, this photograph standing in front of the Church of Santa Maria in Traspontina  in Rome — and within it — may be very appropriately called the Poster-Weasel of the Amazon Synod. This is not merely the depiction of a woman in an incomprehensibly primitive and behaviorally regressive society — for women, by and large, in any culture, any civilization, any minimally-construed society do not breast-feed wildlife, let alone large rodents.  It is an analogy for Francis as the proto-naturalist of the papacy for whom God is an aside to nature.

Nature — not God — is our teacher and the enchiridion of all things moral. We must delve into nature in its myriad facets as a sorcerer delves into alchemy, seeking to extract a wisdom wiser than God, a narrative closer to man than his Creator. It is perhaps possible (Photoshop aside) that such things happen and are considered as normal as copulating with an animal. In the dark corners of the world and the most perverse recesses of the human psyche such things possibly happen. But, thankfully, they are not normative, let alone paradigmatic. We recoil in disgust from this image.

This is the result of Francis’s pathological obsession with nature-in-any-form-or-state-other-than-recognizably-human; an obsession that is integral to an ideology which cannot be reconciled with any coherent concept of civilization — an epithet in Francis’s lexicon — let alone Catholicism (even if it is nominally somewhere in his job-description).  It is the exaltation of nature (The Amazonian Face — or Breast, as the case may be) to the exclusion of grace, and quite possibly sanity. It is the child — not the weasel — that belongs on his mother's breast, deserves her attention, needs her nourishment — but she is as careless of the child entrusted to her as Francis is of Catholics entrusted to him.

The poster above is the emblematic reductio ad absurdam of Francis’s pontificate — a pontificate that must be understood as the ineluctable Post-Catholicism of the Post-Conciliar (Vatican II) Church: a descent into madness. The abjuration of God and the capitulation to the World seldom ends in anything less than madness — except (and much to the point) in eschatological terms, where the result is something far worse and lasting.

Geoffrey K. Mondello
Boston Catholic Journal


    Printable PDF Version

Comments? Write us:







Boston Catholic Journal

Totally Faithful to the Sacred Deposit of Faith entrusted to the Holy See in Rome

Scio opera tua ... quia modicum habes virtutem, et servasti verbum Meum, nec non negasti Nomen Meum 
I know your works ... that you have but little power, and yet you have kept My word, and have not denied My Name. (Apocalypse 3.8)


Copyright © 2004 - 2021 Boston Catholic Journal. All rights reserved. Unless otherwise stated, permission is granted by the Boston Catholic Journal for the copying and distribution of the articles and audio files under the following conditions:  No additions, deletions, or changes are to be made to the text or audio files in any way, and the copies may not be sold for a profit. In the reproduction, in any format of any image, graphic, text, or audio file, attribution must be given to the Boston Catholic Journal.



The Face

The Face and the Culmination of Vatican II

and the
of Vatican II

Search the Boston Catholic Journal


Free Catholic Audio Library

Listen to — or Download

Catholic Prayers in Latin and English:
and more

The Beauty and Sanctity

The beauty and Sanctity of Traditional Catholicism

 of Traditional Catholicism

Dr. Taylor Marshall

Dr. Taylor Marshall, Catholic

Uncompromising Catholicism

Mother Miriam Live

A Traditional Catholic Nun answers your questions without compromising our holy Faith


The Metaphysics of
Christian Mysticism

The Metaphysics of Mysticism - St. John of the Cross: Reason, Revelation, and the inexorable Logic of the Ascent of the Soul to God by Geoffrey K. Mondello

St. John
of the Cross

Reason, Revelation,
and Logic:
 the Ascent of the Soul to God

Geoffrey K. Mondello

available at Amazon

The End
of Christendom

Archbishop Fulton Sheen - The Fourth Great Crisis in the Church - The End of Christendom

The Fourth Great Crisis
of the Church”

 Why the  Church
— and the West —
are withering

Archbishop Fulton Sheen

The Little Office

The Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary
of the
Blessed Virgin Mary

Saint Michael the Archangel

Prayer to Saint Michael
against satan

Novena to
St Jude

 Novena to St Jude Printable 4-fold with one piece of paper
Printable Booklet
on 1 sheet
of paper, 4-fold, free

The Hammer
and the

Church Militant - Outspokenly  Catholic

Forging the Truth
of Cath

With Mary in the Rose Garden
Mary Immaculate, Mother of God
Reflections on the Rosary
with a Poor Clare Nun and
Padre Pio

Baltimore Catechism - the most authoritative Catechism ever printed

Discover what
the Church

really teaches

Download the PDF

The Practice
of the
Presence of God

 Brother Lawrence

Complete Audio Files

Pope Saint Pius X
Pray for us

“I shall spare myself neither
care nor labor nor vigils for
the salvation of souls”