Francis Drafting New Document to Reform the Papal Conclave

The Remnant has learned that a Vatican document is currently under review by Pope Francis that would reform the papal conclave to exclude cardinals over the age of eighty from its preparatory phase, radically reshape the General Congregations, and potentially revolutionize who elects the Pope by having laity and women religious comprise twenty-five percent of … Read more

Synod Bishop Wants to Set Aside Apostolic Tradition

A German bishop participating in the Synod on Synodality challenged the idea that the Catholic community in his country is at odds with the universal Church — and reasserted that it will continue to play a role in the ongoing discussions in Rome about the Church’s future. Speaking at the Synod press briefing Saturday afternoon, … Read more

Two Peas in a Pod: Fr. James Martin and Cynthia Bailey Manns Assigned to Same Synod Team on LGBTQ+ Issues

Diane Montagna reports on Twitter that Fr. James Martin and Cynthia Bailey Manns have been assigned to Table 28 which will discuss the Instrumentum Laboris B 1.2 Worksheet on “LGBTQ+” issues. .@JamesMartinSJ & Cynthia Bailey Manns (from controversial St Joan of Arc Community) have been assigned by @Synod_va to same small group (Table 28) in … Read more

Cardinal Burke Drops Bombshell on Synod of ‘Ideology’ and ‘Schism’

Cardinal Gerhard Müller has called it a “hostile takeover” of the Catholic Church. The late Cardinal George Pell termed it a “toxic nightmare”. Now, Cardinal Raymond Burke has written a foreword to a new book denouncing the Synod on Synodality as a “Pandora’s Box” that threatens to unleash grave harm on the Mystical Body of … Read more

Athanasius Schneider: Pope Francis’s Synodal Reform is Undermining the Church

Bishop Athanasius Schneider is appealing to Pope Francis to rescind new norms that grant equal voting rights to bishops and laity at the October 2023 Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome, saying they are a “radical novelty” that “undermine the divine constitution of the Church, conforming it more to a Protestant … Read more

WORSE THAN DEATH: A Pandemic Warning from Cardinals Sarah, Müller, Zen, Abp. Viganò

UPDATE: Likely under duress, Cardinal Sarah removes name from letter. Cardinals Robert Sarah, Joseph Zen and Gerhard Müller have joined with Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò in launching an appeal to governmental leaders to respect people’s inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Titled “An Appeal for the Church and the world,” … Read more

Vatican Urged to Partner with Population Controllers on Pope’s Global Education Pact

American economist and population control proponent Jeffrey Sachs has announced that potential funding partners for Pope Francis’s May 2020 Global Education Pact to create a “new humanism” include U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, China’s wealthiest business magnate, UNESCO and other United Nations agencies, and the Islamic Development Bank. A key means of population control for … Read more