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Cardinal Pell defends four cardinals for asking ‘significant’ questions

November 29, 2016 World News Comments Off on Cardinal Pell defends four cardinals for asking ‘significant’ questions

Cardinal George Pell has come to the support of the four cardinals who have submitted dubia about the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia. Following an address to an audience in London, the Australian cardinal was asked whether he agreed with the questions the cardinals had asked Pope Francis. He replied: “How can you disagree with a question?” He added, however, that the questions were “significant.” During his talk, Cardinal Pell had spoken at length about the

Third bishop backs four Cardinals: I was ‘overwhelmed’ with similar questions

November 28, 2016 World News Comments Off on Third bishop backs four Cardinals: I was ‘overwhelmed’ with similar questions

POLAND, November 25, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – A third bishop has now publicly risen in defense of the four Cardinals who have been vilified by influential prelates after going public with their request that Pope Francis clarify whether or not his exhortation Amoris Laetitia conforms to Catholic teaching on marriage, the sacraments, and the role of conscience. “I myself have now been overwhelmed with many similar questions – just like other bishops and pastors,” said Polish B

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

November 26, 2016 World News Comments Off on Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war, died Friday. He was 90. His death was announced by Cuban state television.

The Pope Isn’t Talking, But His Cardinal Friends Are. And Accusing

November 26, 2016 World News Comments Off on The Pope Isn’t Talking, But His Cardinal Friends Are. And Accusing

ROME, November 23, 2016 – Not one word has come from the mouth of Pope Francis after four cardinals publicly asked him to resolve five major “doubts” raised by the most controversial passages of “Amoris Laetitia”: > “Seeking Clarity.” The Appeal of Four Cardinals To the Pope Or better, the pope has given a non-answer, when in the interview with Stefania Falasca for the November 18 edition of “Avvenire” he said at a certain point, using the familiar “tu” form of address with the interviewer, a longstanding friend

Trump calls for national healing on Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016 World News Comments Off on Trump calls for national healing on Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON — After a long and bruising political campaign, President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday called in a video for the nation to “speak with one voice and one heart.” “It is my prayer, that on this Thanksgiving, we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country, strengthened by a shared purpose and very, very common resolve,” said Trump, as he looked directly into the camera. The video posted on YouTube came after Trump announced the selection Wednesday of two more Cabinet officials — South Carolina Gov. Nikk

Critics need ‘conversion’ to accept Amoris Laetitia: Cardinal Cupich

November 24, 2016 World News Comments Off on Critics need ‘conversion’ to accept Amoris Laetitia: Cardinal Cupich

“It’s going to take conversion, on the part of all of us, and examine ourselves to say, ‘What is it that the Church is teaching here that maybe I need to change, rather than saying that the Holy Father has to change.

Bishop Athanasius Schneider Issues Statement Supporting the Four Cardinals

November 23, 2016 World News Comments Off on Bishop Athanasius Schneider Issues Statement Supporting the Four Cardinals
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The following is a statement from His Excellency Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Mary in Astana. It is reproduced here in its entirety: “We cannot do anything against the truth, but only for the truth” (2 Cor. 13: 8) A Prophetic Voice of Four Cardinals of the Holy Roman Catholic Church Out of “deep pastoral concern,” four Cardinals of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, His Eminence Joachim Meisner, Archbishop emeritus of Cologne (Germany), His Eminence Carlo Caffarra, Archbishop emeritus of  Bologna (Italy), His Eminence Raymond Leo Burke, Patron

Trump picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos as first women for cabinet

November 23, 2016 World News Comments Off on Trump picks Nikki Haley and Betsy DeVos as first women for cabinet

US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed the first two women to his incoming administration. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was nominated as US envoy to the UN and Betsy DeVos as education secretary. Both are former critics of Mr Trump, with Mrs Haley once saying she was “not a fan”, and Mrs DeVos branding the Manhattan tycoon an “interloper”. Mr Trump’s presidential primary rival Ben Carson also hinted he would soon be named for a post. “An announcement is forthcoming about m

Obama Gives Presidential Medal of Freedom to Abortion Activists Bill and Melinda Gates

November 23, 2016 World News Comments Off on Obama Gives Presidential Medal of Freedom to Abortion Activists Bill and Melinda Gates

Longtime pro-abortion activists Bill and Melinda Gates today received the highest honor the Untied States can bestow upon a citizen who is not a member of the U.S. military. Obama today awarded two dozen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and those recipients included the abortion activists. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is “presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors,” and Obama apparently believes dedicating one’s life to promoting abortion is a part of th

Vatican Chief of Sacraments: No pope can change divine law on Communion

November 22, 2016 World News Comments Off on Vatican Chief of Sacraments: No pope can change divine law on Communion

ROME, November 19, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) — On the heels of a statement by Pope Francis seeming to suggest openness to non-Catholic Christians receiving Holy Communion, the cardinal who heads the Vatican congregation dealing with the sacraments has said that there are preconditions for the reception of Holy Communion and when those conditions are not met, and the situation is publicly known, ministers of the sacrament “have no right to give him communion.” Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, added, speaking of priests: “If they do so, their sin will be more grave before the Lord. It would be unequivocally a premeditated complicity and profanation of the Most Holy Body and…Continue Reading