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McCarrick’s online footprint suggests he was deeply involved in doing pope’s bidding

November 23, 2018 breaking Comments Off on McCarrick’s online footprint suggests he was deeply involved in doing pope’s bidding

November 23, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – In light of the recently published book by the unofficial papal spokesman Andrea Tornielli – who now claims against Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò that Pope Francis did not give McCarrick any “official” tasks during his pontificate – it might be worthwhile to review briefly some of the evidence published online that points to McCarrick’s influential role under Pope Francis’ pontificate. One 2015 article, for example, points out that McCarrick hand-delivered a letter from President Obama on behalf of the Pop

Cupich named to organizing group of Vatican’s February meeting on abuse crisis

November 23, 2018 breaking Comments Off on Cupich named to organizing group of Vatican’s February meeting on abuse crisis

Vatican City, Nov 23, 2018 / 05:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday Pope Francis’ selection for the organizing committee of the Vatican’s February meeting of bishops on abuse prevention. Among the group named is Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago. The gathering, which will take place Feb. 21-24, 2019, is focused on the protection of minors from sexual abuse within the Church. The pope has asked the presidents of the world’s bishops

A Thanksgiving Day Prayer

November 22, 2018 breaking Comments Off on A Thanksgiving Day Prayer
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Father, all of Creation rightly owes you thanks and praise. Your justice, love and mercy abound. We thank you this day for all that you have given us: For the Passion and Death of your Divine Son, we thank you Father, through the Cross, He redeemed the world. For the Church, we thank you Father, it is our beacon for salvation. For the martyrs and saints who give testimony to your Son, we thank you Father, their witness to your Son is our inheritance. For our loved ones and friends who have died and gone before us, we thank you Father, their love abides with us forever. For loving spouses, we thank you Father, together we seek you. For the gift of children, we…Continue Reading

Bishop explains why he prayed with Catholics rallying outside US bishops’ meeting

November 20, 2018 breaking Comments Off on Bishop explains why he prayed with Catholics rallying outside US bishops’ meeting

BALTIMORE, Maryland, November 19, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Why did one prelate among some 200-plus bishops at last week’s US Bishops’ meeting venture across the Baltimore Inner Harbor walking bridge to where hundreds of Catholics were rallying, upset over the Church’s sex abuse scandal? “Well, very simply, because some of my flock asked me to,” Tyler, Texas Bishop Joseph Strickland told LifeSiteNews in an exclusive interview. Members of his east Texas dioces

San Fran Archbishop to Fellow Bishops: Can’t Ignore Homosexual Link to Clergy Sex Abuse

November 17, 2018 breaking Comments Off on San Fran Archbishop to Fellow Bishops: Can’t Ignore Homosexual Link to Clergy Sex Abuse

BALTIMORE (ChurchMilitant.com) – The San Francisco archbishop brought up to his brother bishops a recent report correlating the number of abused boys with the number of homosexuals in the priesthood, telling them, “Some of this might be hard for us to hear and receive.” On Nov. 13, the second day of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) general assembly in Baltimore, San Francisco’s Abp. Salvatore

Ohio House votes to ban nearly all abortions with heartbeat bill

November 16, 2018 breaking Comments Off on Ohio House votes to ban nearly all abortions with heartbeat bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 15, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The Ohio House of Representatives voted Wednesday to pass legislation that would ban the vast majority of abortions upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. House Bill 258 would ban committing an abortion on any preborn baby with a detectable heartbeat, except in cases of a “subst

Pope Francis has broken with previous popes, causing ‘heresies, schisms’: Vatican theologian

November 16, 2018 breaking Comments Off on Pope Francis has broken with previous popes, causing ‘heresies, schisms’: Vatican theologian
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November 15, 2018 (edwardpentin.co.uk) –In a forceful interview with Italian Vaticanist Aldo Maria Valli, Msgr. Nicola Bux has warned that the current pontificate is issuing statements that are generating “heresies, schisms, and controversies of various kinds” and that the Holy Father should issue a profession of faith to restore unity in the Church. In the interview, published Oct. 13 but overlooked due to the Youth Synod taking place in Rome last month, the theologian consul

US bishop challenges brother bishops for allowing pro-LGBT priest to speak in dioceses

November 15, 2018 breaking Comments Off on US bishop challenges brother bishops for allowing pro-LGBT priest to speak in dioceses

BALTIMORE, Maryland, November 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Texas Bishop Joseph Strickland forthrightly articulated Church teaching on the immorality of homosexual acts to the U.S. Bishops’ Conference Tuesday. He questioned whether his brother bishops believed this “doctrine of the Church or not,” and if they did, why some of them have allowed certain clergy to speak in their dioceses with a pro-homosexual message. “Brothers, I think part of the fraterna

Abp. Viganò urges U.S. bishops to confront sex abuse as ‘courageous shepherds’

November 13, 2018 breaking Comments Off on Abp. Viganò urges U.S. bishops to confront sex abuse as ‘courageous shepherds’

ROME, November 13, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) — Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò today has issued a brief note to the U.S. Bishops, urging them to confront sex abuse as “courageous shepherds” rather than “frightened sheep.” The U.S. Bishops are currently in Baltimore at their much-anticipated fall annual meeting at which they were expected to vote on concrete proposals to hold bishops accountable for their failures after the reve

Pope Francis . . . “First, there is the immense and ongoing crisis of climate change and the nuclear menace”

November 12, 2018 breaking Comments Off on Pope Francis . . . “First, there is the immense and ongoing crisis of climate change and the nuclear menace”

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE PLENARY SESSION OF THE PONTIFICAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Consistory Hall Monday, 12 November 2018 [Multimedia]   Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to meet the full complement of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences. I offer cordial welcome to the new Members and I am grateful to the former President, Professor Werner Arber for his gracious words of introduction, while I pray that Professor Joachim von Braun may be restored to full health. I also thank the distinguished speakers for the valued contribution that they have made to this meeting. The scientific world, which in the past tended to assert its independence and self-sufficiency, and to show a certain distrust vis-à-vis…Continue Reading