Kwasniewski’s “True Obedience” Provides Critically Important Insights

One of the weekend’s most impressive talks was presented by Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, an author and speaker known for his Thomistic precision, liturgical expertise, sharp wit, and good humor. His speech, “Discerning True and False Obedience in the Era of Traditionis Custodes,” was geared specifically towards the Pope’s odious liturgical diktat and the proper Catholic … Read more

The Remnant Reviews True Obedience

I DISTINCTLY REMEMBER that stomach-twisting angst I felt when I finally faced the reality that I had no one to obey. As an 18-year-old Protestant, I sat with my New King James Bible open before me, in the chapel of the Calvinist college at which my grandfather had been a minister. Theological, moral and spiritual … Read more

The Road from Hyperpapalism to Catholicism

Abuses of authority and misleading magisteria have given new urgency to old questions about the nature, purpose, and limits of the papal office. Without succumbing to Protestant or Orthodox antipapaplism, faithful Catholics are discarding a hyperpapalism that has distorted, even undermined, the tradition-centred and continuity-protecting Petrine ministry. In this two-volume work, Dr. Peter Kwasniewski situates … Read more

True Obedience Now Available in German

I am delighted to announce that my book “True Obedience in the Church” is now available in German. Ich freue mich, Ihnen mitteilen zu können, dass mein Buch jetzt auch auf Deutsch erhältlich ist. Für Bestellungen in Deutschland/Europa: Für die Bestellung in den USA: Ich wäre Ihnen sehr dankbar, wenn Sie Ihre deutschsprachigen … Read more

We Are Not the Revolutionaries or the Disobedient

The following excerpt from “True Obedience in the Church: A Guide to Discernment in Challenging Times” by Dr. Peter Kwasniewski (Sophia Institute Press, 2021) is shared here with the permission of the author. Let us be absolutely clear about this: to attack the traditional Latin Mass (or any of the traditional liturgical rites) is to … Read more

Book Review by Liturgical Arts Journal

Dr. Peter Kwasniewski has written yet another very interesting book, True Obedience in the Church: A Guide to Discernment in Challenging Times, published by Sophia Institute Press. This book is an informative read, a short and enjoyable summary of a complex topic, especially applicable to our times. The book can be read in one or … Read more

WATCH: Sinful Obedience or Virtuous Disobedience?

  Is there such a thing as sinful obedience? What about virtuous disobedience? We’re going to talk about a proper understanding of that most Catholic of virtues, obedience, today on Crisis Point. Hello, I’m Eric Sammons, your host, the editor-in-chief of Crisis Magazine. Continue reading