Abp. Viganò Calls on Pope Francis to ‘Convert’ for Pachamama Idolatry

A former papal nuncio and famous Vatican whistleblower has linked the coronavirus to chastisement from God for sin while calling on Pope Francis to “convert” for having brought into the Church the “terrible sacrilege” of the idolatry of Pachamama. “The Pope, the Hierarchy, and all Bishops, Priests and Religious must immediately and absolutely convert,” Archbishop … Read more

‘Abuse Knows No Bounds’: Senator Marco Rubio Comes Down Hard on Vatican Deal with China

A U.S. senator from Florida has issued an informal statement against the Vatican accord with China. Yesterday, the press office for Senator Marco Rubio, 48, tweeted criticism for the Holy See’s silence about China’s war on religious freedom and a link to a Wall Street Journal article sympathetic to Cardinal Joseph Zen. “The Vatican made … Read more

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 wPolityce.pl, 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