Ukrainian Bishops Fraternally Correct German Bishops for Abandoning Catholic Sexual Morality

Ukrainian Catholic bishops have delivered a fraternal correction to the bishops of Germany for their “synodal path” that, among other things, promotes changing Catholic sexual teaching on contraception, masturbation, and homosexuality. According to Polish newsmagazine, the Ukrainian Episcopate’s Commission for the Family, headed by Bishops Radosław Zmitrowicz and Jan Niemiec, sent a letter on … Read more

WATCH: Fr. James Martin Says Church Must Stop Firing Employees in Same-Sex ‘Marriages’

An LGBT activist priest has issued a new video in which he criticized the Catholic Church for dismissing employees who contract same-sex “marriages.” Fr. James Martin, S.J, 59, discusses his beliefs concerning the Catholic faith and homosexuality on this week’s video. “In the US, the Church must stop firing married [sic] LGBT people from their positions … Read more

Taiwanese President to Pope Francis: ‘Dialogue’ with China ‘Impossible’

The president of a vulnerable nation has reminded Pope Francis that it is difficult to “dialogue” with a tyrant. Tsai Ing-wen, the recently re-elected president of the island nation of Taiwan, wrote an open letter to the pontiff on Tuesday in response to his 2020 World Day of Peace message. In his letter, Pope Francis … Read more

Cardinal Burke on New Edition of Catechism: Original Remains ‘Authoritative’

The faithful cardinal emphasized that references to a new Pope Francis magisterium are ‘simply preposterous — this is not the magisterium! Priests and the lay faithful must understand this.’ An American cardinal has stated that a new edition of the Catechism of the Catholic Church will not have the same authority as the original promulgated … Read more

Pope Francis: Rigid Catholics Who Won’t Change are Imbalanced

In his annual Christmas address, Pope Francis advised the Vatican civil service not to allow “rigidity” to get in the way of “epochal change.” In his Dec. 21 address to the Curia, the Argentinian pontiff discussed the inevitability and necessity of change in the Church, and warned against “rigidity.” In the context of “the temptation … Read more

Pope Francis: Amoris Laetitia is ‘The Magisterium of the Church’ on Divorced and Remarried

Pope Francis told Jesuits in Thailand that how the Church should behave pastorally to Catholics who are “divorced and remarried” is found in chapter 8 of his controversial 2016 exhortation Amoris Laetitia, a teaching that has been used by bishops around the world to allow Catholics living objectively in adultery to receive Holy Communion. The … Read more

Cardinal Müller Warns ‘Hundreds of Thousands’ will Leave Church over Pachamama Idolatry

The Vatican’s former head of doctrine has warned that “hundreds of thousands” of Catholics from the Amazon region will leave the Church as a result of being scandalized by seeing videos of the pagan idol “Pachamama” being worshiped in ceremonies during the recently-concluded Amazon Synod in Rome. Cardinal Gerhard Müller, 71, told Die Tagespost, a … Read more

St. Peter Damian Society Takes Up Saint’s Work Fighting Homosexual Corruption in Clergy

A group of Catholic laypeople has formed a society dedicated to fighting sexual corruption in the clergy. The St. Peter Damian Society, which was founded earlier this year, believes the best response to the ongoing sex scandals among Catholic clergy can be found in ancient traditions of the Church and an almost 1,000-year-old book called … Read more

Pope Francis Proposes Adding ‘Ecological Sin’ To Catechism

Pope Francis said today that he is thinking about adding the “‘ecological sin’ against our common home” to the Catechism of the Catholic Church. “We have to introduce―we are thinking about it―to the Catechism of the Catholic Church the sin against ecology, the ‘ecological sin’ against our common home, because a duty is at stake,” … Read more