Sunday 24th May 2015

Home » World News » Recent Articles:

‘Prominent’ Catholics attacking Archbishop Cordileone are big donors to Pelosi and pro-abort Democra

April 18, 2015 World News Comments Off

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 17, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Big donors to the Democrat Party and pro-abortion Nancy Pelosi are among those publicly harassing San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone for protecting Catholic identity in the area’s Catholic high schools. A big-ticket full-page ad ran April 16 in the San Francisco Chronicle attacking the archbishop and calling Pope Francis to oust him for his efforts to reinforce Catholic principles in the schools. A number of prominent San Francisco-area residents identifying as Catholic are signatories of the ad, and several are wealthy donors to Democrat entities and pro-abortion politicians, Catholic Vote reports. Federal Election Commission records indicate Charles Geschke, Adobe Systems chairman and previous head of the Board of Trustees at the University…Continue Reading

American Sisters accept Vatican reforms on doctrine, theology

April 17, 2015 World News Comments Off

Vatican City, Apr 16, 2015 / 04:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In a joint report marking the conclusion of a multi-year mandate for reform, members of the LCWR have agreed to corrections called for by the Vatican, and said they will continue on the path of dialogue. “We are pleased at the completion of the mandate, which involved long and challenging exchanges of our understandings of and perspectives on critical matters of Religious Life and its practice,” Sr. Sharon Holland, IHM, President of LCWR, said in an April 16 press release. Officials of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle and officers of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) met at the Vatican April…Continue Reading

Cardinal George, archbishop emeritus of Chicago, dies at 78

April 17, 2015 World News Comments Off

DEVELOPING: Cardinal Francis George, the archbishop of Chicago from 1997 to 2014, died Friday at the age of 78 after a long battle with cancer, the Archdiocese of Chicago has confirmed.

We Must Pray For And Defend This Good Bishop

April 16, 2015 World News Comments Off
bishopcord

I call on all the readers here to pray and offer fasting and alms for the spiritual defense of Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco. Will San Francisco be the Alamo of the Church in these USA? Today, in the ultra-liberal San Francisco Chronicle there is a full page ad from 100 “Prominent Catholics” calling on Pope Francis to remove Archbp. Cordileone.

Prominent Catholics call on pope to oust S.F. archbishop

April 16, 2015 World News Comments Off

In an unprecedented move, more than 100 prominent Roman Catholic donors and church members signed a full-page ad running Thursday in The Chronicle that calls on Pope Francis to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone for fostering “an atmosphere of division and intolerance.” The plea follows months of dissent within the archdiocese over Cordileone’s emphasis on traditional, conservative church doctrine

This teacher cannot sue the Catholic Church for firing him because he openly rejects Catholic teachings: Legal experts

April 15, 2015 World News Comments Off

OMAHA, NE, April 14, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Legal experts agree that, if you openly flout Christian teachings, you have no right to sue a religious school for firing you – in most instances. That analysis comes after a sexually active homosexual lost his teaching contract at a Catholic school. Matt Eledge, 28 and an English teacher and speech team coach at Omaha’s Skutt Catholic High School, had an offer to renew his contract rescinded when it was learned he planned to “marry” another man. Despite claims of discrimination based on sexual orientation, a lawsuit would be unsuccessful experts told CruxNow.com.

PETITION TO POPE FRANCIS: Declare St. John Paul II “Doctor of the Church”!

April 15, 2015 World News Comments Off
johnpaul

I, Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, do hereby petition our Holy Father, Pope Francis, to declare St. John Paul II Doctor of the Church. I ask that St. John Paul II, who instituted the Feast of Divine Mercy, be declared Doctor of the Church on the Feast of Divine Mercy 2016, one liturgical year from today, and that he be endowed with the title

Cardinal Brandmüller: Advocates for changing Catholic teaching on marriage are ‘heretics’ – even if they are bishops

April 14, 2015 World News Comments Off

April 14, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Cardinal Walter Brandmüller has been among the leading voices critical of proposals stemming from the Vatican’s Synod on the Family that risk subverting Catholic teaching on the sacraments and morality. He was one of five cardinals who contributed to the book Remaining in the Truth of Christ, which focused on criticizing Cardinal Walt

Obama administration: Catholic school upholding marriage is ‘sex discrimination’

April 14, 2015 World News Comments Off

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — The Obama administration’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has found “reasonable cause” to rule that a Catholic prep school has unlawfully discriminated against a homosexual band director formerly in the school’s employ. Mount de Sales Academy terminated the employment contract of band director Flint Dollar on May 21, 2014, citing Dollar’s impending attempt to marry his male romantic partner, which would fly in the face of the school’s mission “to provide a high quality education based in teachings of the Catholic Church.” Mount de Sales had renewed Dollar’s teaching contract on May 1, 2014.  Dollar claims that he had informed the administration of the July 2015 ceremony in late 2013.

God or Nothing

April 12, 2015 World News Comments Off

ROME, April 10, 2015 – He has said so himself, with candor: “I have the feeling that God has put me here for a short time.” Four or five years, or even less. It is natural that this disclosure of Pope Francis should reignite the conjectures over who will succeed him. And immediately bounding to the top of the lists of the experts and speculators is the cardinal who has been baptized “the Pope Francis of Asia,” Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle, Filipino with a Chinese mother, age 56, who travels by bus, welcomes vagrants in the cathedral, does not condemn but embraces, and has even studied theology in the United States with renowned “liberal” teachers. His was the joyous face…Continue Reading