Pope Francis I

Where Francis Leads, We Can’t Follow

By Michael Warren Ware, October 22, 2020“Homosexuals have a right to be a part of the family. They’re children of God and have a right to a family. Nobody should be thrown out or be made miserable because of it. What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered. I... read more

Vatican and China Renew Deal Over Appointment of Bishops

The Vatican also offered a lengthy defense of the agreement, saying that “processes for new episcopal appointments are underway, some at an early stage, others at an advanced stage.” Edward Pentin Blog, October 22, 2020 VATICAN CITY — The Holy See has announced it has renewed its... read more

Cardinal Burke: Pope’s homosexual civil union remarks ‘contrary’ to Scripture, Tradition

In a new documentary Pope Francis called for homosexual civil unions to be legalized. By Cardinal Raymond Burke, October 22, 2020 The worldwide communications media have reported with strong emphasis, as a change of course, the news that Pope Francis has declared that persons in the... read more

Mixed Messages from the Vatican and Bishops

By Fr. Timothy V. Vaverek, October 14, 2020 With the pope’s approval, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has issued a letter entitled The Good Samaritan devoted to the care of persons in the critical and terminal phases of life. Those hoping to renew Christian moral... read more

Pope Francis Calls for Civil Union Law for Same-Sex Couples, in Shift From Vatican Stance?

The film chronicles the approach of Pope Francis to pressing social issues, and to pastoral ministry among those who live, in the words of the pontiff, “on the existential peripheries.” Catholic News Agency, Vatican, October 21, 2020 ROME — In a documentary that premiered Wednesday in... read more

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

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

BILLIONAIRE ATHEIST FUNNELS CASH TO JESUITS

by Martin Barillas  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  September 10, 2020    George Soros lavishes $1.7 million on order DETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) - In the past four years, Jesuit institutions have received at least $1.7 million in donations from the Open... read more

Pope Francis says Amazon synod was for discernment, not fighting on married priests

Catholic News Agency, September 3, 2020 Pope Francis did not approve a proposal to ordain married men in the Amazon region because the idea was discussed, and even argued about, but not prayerfully discerned at a 2019 synod of bishops, according to notes from the Pope included in an article... read more

Judging by the Record

A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER: It is one thing to judge someone’s heart or motivation. It is another thing entirely to take them at their word and judge their very public actions and positions. By Michael Warsaw, Sepetember 5, 2020 Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz addressed the... read more

Catholic historian: If Cdl. Zen rightly criticizes Vatican Ostpolitik, why not ‘catastrophic’ Vatican II?

‘The Ostpolitik that Cardinal Zen criticizes, is, in fact, fruit of the Second Vatican Council. This is historical evidence that does not admit denials.’ By Roberto de Mattei August 21, 2020 (Rorate Caeli) — Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun is an eminent prelate who sincerely loves his... read more