Dissent

Papal nuncio to speak at meeting of US priests who back homosexuality, female ordination

Archbishop Christophe Pierre is set to attend the meeting of the dissident Association of US Catholic Priests in June. By Martin Bürger, February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – The Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Christophe Pierre, will be speaking at the... read more

Is the Pope Catholic?

What Francis hath wrought. by Robert Royal, Claremont Review of Books, Winter 2019 Even when, as at present, the Catholic Church exercises very little direct political or social power, its continued witness to the world after two millennia retains a compelling grandeur. Empires rise and... read more

When the Church of England apologizes for speaking against extra-marital sex

Morals are morals, marriage is marriage, sin is sin, and God’s ways are best. And with God’s grace and help, we can live above sexual sin. MICHAEL L. BROWN BLOG January 31, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – If you read the Bible cover to cover, you’ll see there is no ambiguity when it comes to... read more

Vatican Archbishop: those who say Judas is in hell are ‘heretics’ and priests may ‘accompany’ assisted suicides

By Diane Montagna ROME, December 11, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — In a statement difficult to reconcile with Scripture and Tradition, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has claimed on behalf of the Catholic Church that anyone who says Judas Iscariot is in hell... read more

‘Act of true charity’: Bishop Schneider praises initiative calling Pope to repent for Pachamama idolatry

[Bishop Athanasius Schneider was the featured speaker at our 2017 Catholic Citizens of Illinois Annual Banquet.–Ed.] By Maike Hickson, LifeSite News, November 15, 2019 Bishop Athanasius Schneider, the auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, praised as an “act of true charity” a... read more

Is It Time to Abolish the USCCB?

By LEILA MARIE LAWLER, SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 “If I must speak the truth, I feel disposed to shun every conference of Bishops: for never saw I Synod brought to a happy issue, and remedying, and not rather aggravating, existing evils…” — St. Gregory of Nazianzus, 382 A.D. Heedless of... 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

Vatican officials offer guidance for German Church gathering

Cindy Wooden, Sep 13, 2019, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE Vatican officials offer guidance for German Church gathering Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising, president of the German bishops’ conference, speaks to the press at the beginning of the German bishops’ fall assembly in Fulda,... read more

A Pope who doesn’t fear schism may cause one

By Phil Lawler, CatholicCulture.org, September 11, 2019 “I am not afraid of schisms,” Pope Francis told reporters during his latest airplane press conference. Well, I am. And I’m afraid of any Roman Pontiff who isn’t afraid of splitting the universal Church. Which means that, yes,... read more

EXCLUSIVE: Bishop Schneider says Vatican is betraying ‘Jesus Christ as the only Savior of mankind’

[Bishop Athanasius Schneider was the featured speaker at our 2017 Catholic Citizens of Illinois Annual Banquet.--Ed.] By Diane Montagna, LifeSiteNews, August 26, 2019 The Vatican’s decision to implement a document affirming that the “diversity of religions” is “willed by God,”... read more

AUSCP and its Episcopal Guardians

BY MICHAEL HICHBORN, LepantoInstitute, 2019-08-07 Over two years ago, we started exposing the work of the heretical Association of United States Catholic Priests (AUSCP).  Links to some of these reports are as follows: AUSCP Seeks to Redefine the Catholic Priesthood... read more
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JPII Institute VP says school’s identity is ‘seriously threatened’