Ecumenism, Interfaith Relations

Breathing Fire

By Robert Royal, Catholic Thing, October 5, 2020 [Robert Royal was the featured speaker at the 2018 Catholic Citizens of Illinois Annual Banquet] The late great physicist Stephen Hawking once speculated that, besides the mathematical equations he and others had developed about the nature of... read more

Lambeth, 90 Years Later

By Michael Pakaluk, September 1, 2020 The Lambeth Conference of 1930 subverted itself, everyone agrees, but how? That’s the question. Some background: the Church of England, spread throughout the world by the British Empire, felt the need, beginning in the 1850s, to hold worldwide... read more

50 priests, scholars, journalists thank Viganò, Schneider for raising Vatican II questions

The bishop and archbishop were praised for their 'honest and open discussion of the Second Vatican Council' Maike Hickson Blog July 15, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Today, more than 50 priests, scholars, journalists, and other persons of prominence published an Open Letter to Archbishop Carlo... read more

Rather than Interfaith Prayer, Why Not Rogation Days?

By Brendan Buckley, OnePeterFive, May 18, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues deep into May, the majority of Catholics in Western society are still without public Masses. Some Catholics are without any sacraments at all, depending on the diocese. On May 14, the Pope Francis called all... read more
Episcopal Rev. Susan Haynes

CANON LAW AND CATHOLIC COMMON SENSE

By Edward Peters, First Things, January 24, 2020 A small but intense drama unfolded last week in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia. Thanks largely to the graciousness of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia, the matter was resolved in the least painful way possible. Even so, it... read more

Scalfari Book Exposes Young Bergoglio’s Communist Leanings

by Jules Gomes  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  November 21, 2019    Pope Francis: 'It is the communists who think like Christians' VATICAN (ChurchMilitant.com) - Pope Francis has confessed to being profoundly influenced by communism when discerning his... read more

Pope Francis endorses claim that US Christians are engaged in ‘ecumenism of hatred’

By Dorothy Cummings McLean  VATICAN CITY, September 26, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― In an address to Jesuits in Mozambique, Pope Francis recommended an infamous 2017 article that characterized the cooperation between U.S. Catholic and Evangelical social conservatives as an “ecumenism of... read more

Pope Francis warns against sovereignism: “It leads to war”

In an interview, the pontiff says: «Europe shall not break apart, it must be saved, it has human and Christian roots». «Ursula von der Leyen can revive the strength of the Founding Fathers» With Domenico Agasso, Jr. , LaStampa, August 9, 2019 VATICAN CITY. The Pope opens the door on time... 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

Bishop Schneider: Notre Dame fire is sign of ‘spiritual conflagration’ in the Church

By Diane Montagna ROME, April 17, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — The extensive fire that tore through the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris on Monday is a sign of the “spiritual conflagration” that has ripped through the Catholic Church in the past fifty years, Bishop Athanasius Schneider has... read more

With Islam, the Vatican’s Dialogue Delusion Continues

By Steve Skojec, One PeterFive, April 2, 2019 Asked by a journalist during the in-flight press conference home from Morocco about the potential consequences of his visit “for the future, for world peace, for coexistence in the dialogue between cultures,” Pope Francis responded: I will... read more