Bishop Erwin Krautler

The Amazon Synod and the Church as Laughingstock

By Maureen Mullarkey, OnePeterFive, November 25, 2019 The synod is done. But the mutant thing lives on in its final document, “Amazonia: New Ways for the Church and for a Holistic Ecology.” Prudence and discretion, rationality itself, are baffled by its opening hysteria. The Amazon... read more

EXCLUSIVE: Bishop Schneider calls Amazon Synod a ‘tool’ to create ‘new kind of religion’

Claire Chretien, LifeSiteNews, November 4, 2019 Bishop Athanasius Schneider, the auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, has granted LifeSiteNews a lengthy video interview about the Amazon Synod and the state of the Catholic Church. Bishop Schneider is one of the most outspoken defenders of... read more

The Synod’s Dissenters

by Dan Hitchens, National Catholic Register, October 25, 2019, Barack Obama announced in 2012 that religious liberty was “an inalienable right that is enshrined in our Constitution. As a citizen and as a Christian, I cherish this right.” Yet as president he encouraged his colleagues to pursue... read more

Three Key Paragraphs of Amazon Synod’s Final Document

Full texts of the propositions relating to the ordination of married men, a female diaconate and an Amazonian rite, their voting numbers, plus some brief observations.By Edward Pentin< National Catholic Register Here below are the texts of the three most controversial and discussed matters... read more
Archbishop Roque Paloschi

Pro-Abortion Ford Foundation Major Funder of Key Synod Organizations

The Register has learned that organizations belonging to REPAM, which has held the primary role in organizing the synod’s proceedings, have received millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. foundation. By Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register, October 17, 2019 VATICAN CITY — A... read more

The Amazonian “Paradigm”

[Dr. Robert Royal, editor-in-chief of The Catholic Thing, and president of the Faith & Reason Institute in Washington, D.C., was the featured speaker at our September 25 Catholic Citizens of Illinois annual banquet. His most recent book is A Deeper Vision: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition... read more