Syncretism

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

Pope denounces ‘rigidity’ as he warns of Christian decline

By Nicole Winfield, Daily Independent, December 21, 2019 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis warned Saturday that "rigidity" in living out the Christian faith is creating a "minefield" of hatred and misunderstanding in a world where Christianity is increasing irrelevant. Francis called for... read more

Pope Francis petitions UN for new annual secular celebration of ‘human fraternity’

By Diane Montagna, LifeSite News, December 9, 2019 In the latest sign of the importance Pope Francis attributes to his contentious Abu Dhabi interreligious initiative, he has now united with the Grand Imam of al-Azhar Mosque in Egypt, Ahmed el-Tayeb, in petitioning the United Nations to declare... read more

‘Pachamama’ film made pagan idols attractive to kids months before Amazon Synod

By Jeanne Smits, Paris correspondent, LifeSite News, December 3, 2019 Catholic, Film, Idolatry, Netflix, Pachamama, Paganism, Propaganda December 3, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — The French animated movie Pachamama is proof – if proof is needed – that the “Mother Earth” cult that... read more

The Idiosyncratic Pope Francis

By Eduardo J. Echeverria, Catholic Thing, November 25, 2019 Note: Professor Echeverria examines – and rejects – an attitude all too common in the Church today, even at the highest levels: that our mode of evangelization should be more accompanying people than proposing truth – which... read more

Vatican newspaper features ‘Pachamama’ bowl used at Amazon Synod’s closing Mass

By Dorothy Cummings McLean, LifeSite News, November 7, 2019 VATICAN CITY, November 7, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― The offering of a mysterious bowl of plants believed to be linked to the pagan goddess Pachamama — that was received by Pope Francis during the closing Mass for the Amazon Synod and... read more
Katherine Ragsdale

Lesbian Episcopal ‘priest’ named new head of National Abortion Federation

By Claire Chretien, LifeSiteNews, November 5, 2019 The National Abortion Federation (NAF) has announced that its new president and CEO is Katherine Ragsdale, a lesbian Episcopal “priest” and longtime abortion activist. “Abortion providers are some of my personal heroes and modern-day... read more

EXCLUSIVE: Bishop Schneider calls Amazon Synod a ‘tool’ to create ‘new kind of religion’

Claire Chretien, LifeSiteNews, November 4, 2019 Bishop Athanasius Schneider, the auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, has granted LifeSiteNews a lengthy video interview about the Amazon Synod and the state of the Catholic Church. Bishop Schneider is one of the most outspoken defenders of... read more
Alexander Tschugguel, Austria

The Man Who Threw the Pachamama Idols into the Tiber Reveals His Identity

By Steve Skojec, OnePeterFive, November 4, 2019 In a video released this morning, a young Austrian Catholic man named Alexander Tschugguel identifies himself as “the guy who threw the Pachamama idols into the river Tiber.” “But now, two weeks later, one week after the Amazon synod. We... read more

Cardinal Burke: Church is ‘experiencing one of the greatest crises … she has ever known’

By Lianne Laurence, LifeSiteNews, November 1, 2019 Cardinal Raymond Burke told a sold-out Catholic conference in Detroit last weekend that “there is no question that the Church is currently experiencing one of the greatest crises which she has ever known.” “Today perhaps as at no time... read more

Italian bishops’ mission org publishes ‘prayer to Pachamama’ in official booklet

By: Jeanne Smits, LifeSiteNews, October 29, 2019 A prayer to Pachamama, the “Mother Earth” venerated by indigenous tribes such as the Aymara and Quechua in the Andes but also in the northern plains of Argentina and in Brazil near Bolivia and Peru, has been found in an official booklet of... read more