Apostasy

The Decline and Fall of Catholic Moral Theology

By David Mitchell, One Pter Five, February 3, 2020 The Catholic Church has a moral teaching. Everybody knows this, and it is on account of her moral teaching that people who do not wish to believe that the Catholic Church is the true religion, and who do not wish to believe that they have a... read more

Secret Vatican letter to bishops: Pope’s final doc on Amazon Synod coming within a month

The Apostolic Exhortation is to have the same name as the preparatory document for the Synod: 'New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology.' By John-Henry Westen, LifeSite News, January 14, 2020 The Pope wants to publish a final document on the Amazon Synod by early February, if... read more

A Trojan Horse in the Pontifical Biblical Commission

By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, Catholic Thing, December 26, 2019 In his 1967 classic defense of the Catholic Faith against modern errors, Trojan Horse in the City of God, Dietrich von Hildebrand wrote: “With a religion the only question that can matter is whether or not it is true. The question of... read more

Pope Francis’s Hermeneutic of Anti-Continuity

By Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, The Remnant, December 22, 2019 [Dr. Peter Kwasniewski spoke at our Catholic Citizens of Illinois June 14, 2019 Forum Luncheon on “Of What Use Is a Changing Catechism?”--Ed.] Pope Francis’s Christmas address of December 21—the traditional feast of the... read more

Vatican newspaper features ‘Pachamama’ bowl used at Amazon Synod’s closing Mass

By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite News, November 7, 2019 VATICAN CITY, November 7, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― The offering of a mysterious bowl of plants believed to be linked to the pagan goddess Pachamama — that was received by Pope Francis during the closing Mass for the Amazon Synod and... read more

Amazon Synod: Don’t Impose Old Agendas on the New World

EDITORIAL: This attempted imposition of contentious and discredited Church concepts on the Amazon by Europeans and North Americans is nothing less than theological colonialism. The Editors, October 18, 2019 In an interview on Oct. 7 with the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, Cardinal... read more

Father Thomas Weinandy: Threat of Church Division ‘Growing in Intensity’

Father Weinandy calls on the Catholic faithful to pray “in fear and trembling” that Jesus might “deliver us from this trial.” By Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register, October 8, 2019 The Catholic Church is heading toward an “internal papal schism” whereby Pope Francis... read more

Looking for Schism in All the Wrong Places

BY MICHAEL WARREN DAVIS, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 Pope Francis boldly declared last week that he’s unafraid of “pseudo-schismatics”: a clique of (mostly American) rigorist prelates and journalists whom Francis regards as a kind of loyal opposition to his papacy. But why should he have been... read more

Marx says German ‘synod’ will proceed despite Vatican objections

By Ed Condon, CNA Munich, Germany, Sep 16, 2019 / 11:45 am (CNA).- The head of the German bishops’ conference told Vatican officials last week that addressing controversial theological topics during the German bishops’ proposed “binding synodal path” will be a service to the universal... read more

Resistance amps up as Amazon synod approaches

Elise HarrisSep 17, 2019, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT ROME - In his six years in office, Pope Francis has been no stranger to controversy or resistance both inside the Vatican and beyond its walls, yet judging by the all-star lineup of opponents to his coming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, the... read more

Cardinal Burke, Bishop Schneider Announce Crusade of Prayer and Fasting

Citing “serious theological errors and heresies” in the Amazon Synod’s working document, they call on the faithful to pray and fast for 40 days to prevent such errors being approved. Edward Pentin, September 11, 2019 Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider have issued... read more
Bulgarian Catholic children receive First Communion by Pope Francis in Rakovski, Bulgaria, May 6, 2019. (Vatican Media/via Reuters )

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