Correctio Filialis

Cdl Burke, Bp Schneider issue ‘declaration of truths’ to correct rampant ‘doctrinal confusion’ in Church

By Diane Montagna, LifeSite News, June 10, 2019 Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider, together with several other bishops, have issued a public declaration of truths of the faith to remedy the “almost universal doctrinal confusion and disorientation” endangering the... read more
Phil Lawler

Making the best case for that open letter on papal heresy

By Phil Lawler,, May 16, 2019 John Rist, perhaps the most distinguished scholar among those who signed the open letter charging Pope Francis with heresy, has explained his action in an interview with the National Catholic Register. I would strongly urge all concerned... read more

Bp. Schneider: Pope must formally correct statement that God wills false religions

By Maike Hickson, LifeSiteNews, May 8, 2019 In a new interview, Bishop Athanasius Schneider makes it clear that the pope’s private correction of his official Abu Dhabi statement — according to which the “diversity of religions” is “willed by God” — that Bishop Schneider himself... read more

Attacking the whistleblower: the abuse-enabling culture is alive and well

By Joseph Shaw, September 1, 2018 In the current phase of the Church's crisis, we are focusing as much or more on the enablers of abuse, than on the abusers themselves. It is time we thought about them, because it removes the comforting impression that a 'few bad apples' could be ejected from... read more

The Pastoral Appeal, the Pope, and the Bishops

By Fr. Timothy V. Vaverek, Wednesday, May 9, 2018 A Pastoral Appeal by priests to the bishops of the world was published last week (see CuraPastoralis [1]). The signers urgently request help in ending a false understanding of Christian life that has harmed the clergy and laity for fifty years.... read more

Why Did I Resist the Pope? For My Children.

By Christopher P. Wendt, April 17, 2018 Last fall, I was the 250th person to sign the Correctio Filialis, a statement of international scholars that respectfully and filially corrected Pope Francis on the errors of his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia. These errors are absolutely dangerous... read more

Italian Catholic university drops researcher after he signed ‘filial correction’

By Dorothy Cummings McLean MILAN, Italy, January 15, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Two signatories of the Filial Correction have been chastised for mentioning their relationship to a Catholic university beside their signatures, and one has been dropped as an external researcher. Vatican reporter... read more

Book Review: Phil Lawler on the Pope as The Lost Shepherd

By Maike Hickson, January 8, 2018 Lost Shepherd: How Pope Francis is Misleading His Flock Philip Lawler Gateway Editions 256 pages $25.79 Hardcover; $14.99 Kindle A book that is already drawing the attention of international media despite a publication date nearly two months out (at the... read more

Pro-life leaders from 13 countries accuse Pope Francis of failing to uphold Church teaching

by Staff Reporter, 12 Dec 2017 Pope Francis speaks during a weekly general audience at the Paul VI audience hall (Getty Images) One signatory accused the Pope and other members of the hierarchy of spreading errors Leaders of pro-life organisations from across the world have signed a letter... read more

‘My Sense of Responsibility Demanded It’: Ettore Gotti Tedeschi on the Filial Correction

By Lorenza Formicola, November 28, 2017 Editor’s note: The following is an interview conducted by Italian journalist Lorenza Formicola with Ettore Gotti Tedeschi. As former head of the Vatican Bank, Tedeschi is one of the better -known signatories of the recently issued filial correction of... read more

Pope Francis and his “Lutheran turning point”

By Roberto de Mattei, Corrispondenza Romana, November 8, 2017 On October 31st 2016, Pope Francis inaugurated the year of Luther by meeting with representatives of Lutheranism from all over the world in the Swedish Cathedral of Lund. Since then, meetings and “ecumenical” celebrations ad... read more