Martin Luther

“The Canon of Issues”: When Catholics Disagree With the Church

By Dr. Stuart Squires, Homiletic & Pastoral Review' February 12, 2021 Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI named the long list of questions that we Catholics confront in contemporary society the “canon of issues.” This canon includes women’s ordination, contraception, celibacy of priests, and... read more

Cardinal Sarah’s Guide to the New Counter-Reformation

Michael Warren Davis, Crisis Magazine, November 4, 2019 In 1577, St. John of the Cross was taken prisoner by a group of Carmelites from Toledo who were opposed to the reforms of the Order he was undertaking with St. Teresa of Ávila. For eight or nine months, he was held in a six-by-ten-foot... read more
Professor John Rist, CUA

Professor John Rist: Why I Signed the Papal Heresy Open Letter

In an interview with the Register, the noted Catholic scholar explains what impelled him to sign the controversial letter and replies to some of the criticisms directed against it. By: Edward Pentin, NCR, May 15, 2019 An open letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy and calling the world’s... read more

Argentine Author on Pope Francis: Viganò Is Speaking the Truth

by Juliana Freitag  •  •  September 13, 2018 Church Militant speaks with Catholic historian and biographer Dr. Antonio Caponnetto In light of the staggering revelations of Abp. Carlo Maria Viganò, currently hunted by the Holy See's intelligence services for asking... read more

What Happens in Germany

by Charles J. Chaput, Archbishop of Philadelphia, 5 . 23 . 18 In The Making of Martin Luther, the Cambridge scholar Richard Rex notes that 1518, not 1517, marks the real birth of Luther’s public profile. Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses hit the wider German market in January 1518. He wrote his... read more

German Bishops Employ Lutheran Subjectivism for Marriage Agenda

By Jeffrey Tranzillo The German bishops’ conference is hardly alone in exploiting, for “pastoral” reasons, the implications of Amoris Laetitia’s (AL) betrayal of objective moral truth. At the same time, the larger context of its recent decisions to admit select Lutherans, and select... read more

Apostolic Exhortation or Aggravation?

By David Martin In an apparent move to rebut conservative allegations that the pope has been denying tenets of the Faith—a crisis that culminated during Holy Week with the pope’s alleged denial of hell and the immortality of the soul—Pope Francis on April 8 issued his newest Apostolic... read more

The Church betrays the Gospel if she prefers politics to God: Cardinal Brandmüller

By Diane Montagna December 13, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — “The more the Church gets taken up with politics and sets aside the reality of God, grace and sin, the more we betray the Gospel,” Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, one of the four ‘dubia’ cardinals, has said. Referring to a recent... 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

Bergoglio’s Revolution. In Little Doses, But Irreversible

By Sandro Magister On the world stage, Pope Francis’s star is burning brighter than ever, now even as nuclear peacemaker between the United States and North Korea. But even within the Church he finds himself at grips with a piecemeal world war, a strange war that he himself has contributed to... read more

Fractured Faith: The Reformation at 500

The impact of Luther’s rift continues. By Stephen Beale, October 27, 2017 Five hundred years ago this month, the Protestant Reformation rattled the foundations of Christendom, tragically splitting the Church and eventually leading to widespread secularization and other harmful effects that... read more