Cardinal Carlo Caffara

Five Cardinals and two prominent bishops speak about the end times

'The Church is shrouded in the darkness of modernism, but the victory belongs to Our Lord and His Bride. We desire to keep vigil with her and with Jesus, in this new Gethsemane of the end times.' ​​​​​February 4, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — The situation in the Church today is so severe... read more

All profs suspended, president dismissed as part of ‘destruction’ of John Paul II Institute

By Diane Montagna ROME, July 24, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – In what critics see as an attack on the Catholic Church’s moral teaching, the successor of Cardinal Carlo Caffarra at the Institute on marriage and family founded by John Paul II has been dismissed and the institute's courses  on... read more

BREAKING: Cardinal Burke responds to Francis: We hand-delivered dubia letter to Pope’s residence

By John-Henry Westen ROME, June 21, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Speaking with Reuters in an interview which appeared yesterday, Pope Francis criticized Cardinal Raymond Burke and three other cardinals who joined him in begging the Pope for clarification on key issues of faith. The cardinals used the... read more

Pope issuing ‘fake news,’ or is it a ‘memory lapse’?

John-Henry Weston Blog, June 20, 2018 ROME, June 20, 2018 ( — Noted Vatican correspondent Edward Pentin tweeted today his reaction to Pope Francis’ statement that he learned of the dubia only “from the newspapers,” recalling that Pope Francis in fact “received the... read more

Analysis: What to expect from a weekend conference on Church ‘confusion’

CCI Editor's Note:  Both Cardinal Burke and Bishop Schneider have been featured speakers at  Catholic Citizen Annual Dinners.  Talks are available at YouTube channel Catholic Citizens TV. By Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Apr 6, 2018 / 11:05 am (CNA).- Before he died, the late Cardinal... read more

April Rome Conference to Address Crisis of Confusion in Church

The meeting, with interventions from cardinals and bishops, will be entitled ‘The Catholic Church: Where Are You Heading?’ Edward Pentin Blog, Mar. 20, 2018 Lay faithful as well as members of the hierarchy, clergy and religious are being invited to participate in a Rome conference aimed... read more

“Humanae Vitae” Under Siege. But It Will Have To Go Over Wojtyla and Caffarra’s Dead Bodies

By Sandro Magister, February 2, 2018 Fifty years after its publication, Paul VI’s encyclical “Humanae Vitae” against artificial contraception is now solidly in the overhaul shop, as Settimo Cielo documented in the previous post. And it is evident that Pope Francis’s intention is to... read more

Leaders of Re-Founded John Paul II Institute Present Its New Vision

Leaders of Re-Founded John Paul II Institute Present Its New Vision The Institute's president stresses the importance of looking at the ‘concrete reality of situations’ to find ways of ‘effective pastoral care.’ Edward Pentin Blog, November 16, 2017 The new Pontifical John Paul II... read more

Bishops use Pope’s teaching to push homosexuality at 2018 World Meeting of Families

By Pete Baklinski DUBLIN, Ireland, October 17, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — Catholic bishops in Ireland are using Pope Francis teachings on marriage and family to promote homosexual couples as a new form of “family” in the upcoming World Meeting of Families. The World Meeting of Families is... read more

Psychiatrist: Amoris Laetitia is a ‘grave threat’ to families. John Paul II got it right

By Rick Fitzgibbons, MD October 12, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — The faithful of the Church are presently going through a most challenging and stressful time. The 2,000-year-old teachings of Jesus and his Church have been put at risk by statements in the eighth chapter of Amoris Laetitia and by Pope... read more

A Legacy Co-Opted: What Really Lies Behind Changes to John Paul II Institute?

Today in Rome, Pope Francis issued the sixteenth Motu Proprio of his pontificate, Summa Familiae Cura. The apostolic letter, dated for promulgation today –exactly one year after five dubia were presented to the pope concerning his exhortation Amoris Laetitia — establishes a new educational... read more