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In new encyclical, Pope Francis seems to promote religious indifferentism

When writing in the eighth chapter on fraternal relations among religions, Pope Francis endorses a sense that all religions are good and even can 'witness to God.' By Maike Hickson, LifeSite News, October 5, 2020 Pope Francis, in his new encyclical Fratelli Tutti, makes statements that seem... read more
Pope Francis blesses newly ordained priests in the St. Damaso courtyard.

What’s in a name? At the Vatican, a debate on inclusiveness

By Nicole Winfield, Crux, September 17, 2020 ROME — The Vatican responded Wednesday to criticism that the title of Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical on the post-COVID world is sexist, saying the document, “Fratelli Tutti,” (“Brothers All”) in no way excludes women. In Italian,... read more

German Catholics debate sexuality and the place of women

Participants of the synodal path initiated met in five cities of the country. In Berlin, where "La Croix" went, the discussions were sometimes heated By Delphine Nerbollier, LaCroix, September 7, 2020 German Catholics who are delegates for the Synodal Path have held their latest plenary... read more

Bishops’ main duty is to safeguard their flock’s salvation – and many fail

Bishops’ main duty is to safeguard their flock’s salvation – and many fail ‘They are under an obligation to denounce ideas or individuals who present an urgent threat to their people’s spiritual welfare, and remove people from roles in the diocese, including schools, where they... read more

The Cultural Revolution and Us

By Bevil Bramwell, OMI, August 2, 2020 The United States is currently going through its own version of China’s Cultural Revolution, including rampaging mobs, hell-bent on the destruction of property and historical artifacts. These disturbances have obscured the sometimes quite legitimate... read more

U.S. Bishops’ Subcommittee On The Catholic Campaign For Human Development Approves $500,000 Strategic National Grant to put Laudato Si’ in Action

U.S. Bishops’ Subcommittee On The Catholic Campaign For Human Development Approves $500,000 Strategic National Grant to put Laudato Si’ in Action July 22, 2020 WASHINGTON—The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), the domestic anti-poverty program of the U.S. Conference of... read more
Bishop Thomas Daley, Diocese of Spokane

Spokane Bishop Responds to Catholic Charities Racism Video

Catholic News Agency, July 7, 2020 In response to the controversy, in the Diocese of Spokane “the Annual Catholic Charities Christmas Collection will either be replaced by or taken in conjunction with the Black and Indian Missions Collection,” Bishop Daly said.SPOKANE, Wa. — Both the... read more

Pope Francis’s Hermeneutic of Anti-Continuity

By Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, The Remnant, December 22, 2019 [Dr. Peter Kwasniewski spoke at our Catholic Citizens of Illinois June 14, 2019 Forum Luncheon on “Of What Use Is a Changing Catechism?”--Ed.] Pope Francis’s Christmas address of December 21—the traditional feast of the... read more

Downton Abbey producers forbade any reference to religion. Film will be worse

By Jonathon Van Marens, LifeSiteNews, September 6, 2019 Every so often, a pop culture phenomenon reminds us just how thoroughly we have abandoned our Judeo-Christian heritage in the year of our Lord 2019. The latest example is an upcoming Downton Abbey film, a cinematic accompaniment to the... read more

NYC arts program rejects Mother Cabrini for statue

NYC arts program rejects Mother Cabrini for statue By Christine Rousselle New York City, N.Y., Aug 19, 2019 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- A New York City public arts program has said it will not build a statue in honor of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, despite the saint receiving the most nominations in a... read more
Fr. Jose Granados, DCJM. Courtesy photo

JPII Institute VP says school’s identity is ‘seriously threatened’

By JD Flynn, Catholic News Agency, Vatican City, Jul 31, 2019 The vice-president of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute in Rome said that changes to the school’s governing structure and academic program are a serious threat to its identity, and to the important pastoral ministry it... read more

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