Synod Chief: Critics of the Synod ‘Won’t Be Able to Stop’ It

One of Pope Francis’ closest aides and a leading figure of the Synod on Synodality has singled out critics of the process, calling them afraid of a “Church on the move” and saying they “know they won’t be able to stop” the synodal experiment. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg, the general relator of the 2021-2024 … Read more

“And The Word Became Ideology”: At The Synod, A Falsified Church

On Oct. 27, Cardinal Mario Grech, Secretary General of the General Secretariat of the Synod, spoke first during the press conference presenting the Working Document for the Continental Stage of the Synod, a document summarizing what emerged from all the diocesan consultations. “Enlarge the Space of Your Tent” (this is the title of the document) … Read more

Top Synod Cardinal Calls for ‘Change of Cultural Paradigm’ on Homosexuality

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, the relator general of the Synod on Synodality, has called for a “change of cultural paradigm” regarding the Church’s condemnation of homosexual activity and said that there is a “higher” percentage of homosexuals in “Church institutions” than in civil society. Hollerich made his comments in a lengthy interview given to L’Osservatore Romano, … Read more

DELUDED: Cardinal Hollerich Says Without Vatican II, ‘The Church Today Would be a Small Sect’

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, the relator general of the Synod on Synodality, has said that he is convinced that the Second Vatican Council “saved the Church.” “If we did not have that point of reform that was the Second Vatican Council, the Church today would be a small sect, unknown to most people,” Hollerich said in … Read more

Pro-LGBT Cardinal Claims Pope Francis Is In ‘Full Agreement’ With His Stance

The openly pro-homosexual head of the European bishops’ commission has again cast doubt on the perennial Catholic doctrine on homosexuality and appeared to suggest that he thinks the Catholic Church can change its teaching through the worldwide “Synod on Synodality,” and claimed that he knows that he is “in full agreement with Pope Francis” on … Read more

US Priest Begs Cardinals to Uphold Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality

In an open letter Father Philip Bochanski, executive director of Courage International, implores Cardinals Jean-Claude Hollerich and Reinhard Marx: ‘Your Eminences, I beg you, please be faithful to your oath.’ Your Eminences, As a priest engaged for many years in pastoral ministry to people who experience same-sex attractions, I read your recent public comments about … Read more

Cardinal Pell Calls for Vatican Reprimand Over Sexuality Remarks

Cardinal George Pell has called for the Vatican’s doctrine office to intervene and reprimand two leading European Catholic churchmen who called for changes in Catholic teaching on sexuality and homosexuality. Pell, who was convicted and then acquitted of sex abuse charges in his native Australia, said he understood the secular pressures in Germany were forcing … Read more

Leading Francis Cardinal Declares Catechism is Wrong on Human Sexuality

It isn’t every day that a prince of the Roman Catholic Church, and a strategic Jesuit ally of the pope, openly rejects centuries of Christian teachings that clash with core doctrines of the Sexual Revolution. “The Church’s positions on homosexual relationships as sinful are wrong,” said Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg, in a recent interview … Read more

Catholic Chaplaincy for the Rainbow Reich

Many grandees of the Catholic Church in Europe are falling in with the Rainbow Reich. Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg is president of the Church’s partner to the E.U. bureaucracy, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union. In a recent interview with Germany’s Catholic News Agency, he asserted that the Church’s current … Read more