Led by Cupich and McElroy, 1-in-3 U.S. Bishops Vote AGAINST Calling Abortion ‘Pre-eminent’ Issue

American Catholic bishops showed today that the current pontificate has divided them on fighting abortion as a social justice priority, voting 143-69 to keep the issue “pre-eminent.” This morning during the Fall General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the bishops debated, and voted upon, a letter based on the USCCB’s … Read more

Vatican Omits Call for Women’s ‘Ministries’ from English Version of Amazon Synod’s Final Document

In explosive suggestion for a new ministry for women has been left out of the “unofficial” working English translation of the Final Document of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazonian region. In Paragraph 102 of the document, the original Spanish reads: Pedimos revisar el Motu Proprio de San Pablo VI, Ministeria quedam [sic], para … Read more

Cardinal Müller: ‘Neither the Pope nor…Bishops can Change Dogmas…to Their Liking’

A German cardinal asserted in a recent interview that not even the pope nor “a majority of bishops” can change dogmas of the faith or divine law to suit their own preferences. In an interview with La Repubblica, published yesterday, Cardinal Gerhard Müller vigorously defended the orthodox, traditional, understanding of the celibate Latin priesthood. When … Read more

Vatican Police Raid Secretariat of State Looking for Evidence of Financial Corruption

 Vatican police raided its own Secretariat of State this morning to seize evidence connected to suspicious financial transactions that have been allegedly carried out over time. According to a bulletin released by the Holy See’s Press Office, “documents and electronic devices” were seized from “certain offices of the First Section of the Secretariat of State and … Read more

Pope to Pope: I’m ‘Wearied from Being Scorned and Demonized by You’

A widely-recognized and respected American priest has responded to Pope Francis’ recent remarks on “young, rigid priests,” saying in a social media post addressed to the Pope that he must “honestly and painfully say that I am wearied from being scorned and demonized by you.” On his way to Mozambique, the Argentinian pontiff stated that he considered … Read more

Former Catholic Herald Editor Blasts Amazon Synod, ‘Corrupt Pope’

The Vatican’s working document for its upcoming Amazon Synod is politically correct nonsense, a venerable Catholic journalist, editor, and author has said. Damian Thompson, of late the former editor-in-chief for the Catholic Herald, said certain parts of the document are “garbage” and that given some elements involved in the forthcoming Pan-Amazon Synod, the assembly should be … Read more

Pontifical University Bans Top Scholar Who Signed Letter Accusing Pope Francis Of Heresy

One of the English-speaking world’s greatest living scholars of Classical philosophy was told he has been barred from all Pontifical Universities after he signed an Open Letter along with a number of prominent clergymen and scholars accusing Pope Francis of committing heresy. Professor John Rist, 83, who converted to Catholicism from agnosticism in 1980, told LifeSiteNews that … Read more

A Mother’s Plea to Our Bishops

A married Catholic couple has produced a video asking the American bishops to address not only the problem of sexual predation in the clergy but also the legacy of episcopal cover-up. Helen Gondek, a 33-year-old mother of three, reads a letter to the bishops in the seven-minute video, offering a voice and a face to … Read more

Fr. James Martin: Pope Appoints ‘Gay-Friendly’ Bishops and Cardinals to Change Church on LGBT

Vatican consultant and homosexual activist priest Fr. James Martin stated at a recent conference that Pope Francis has gone out of his way to appoint “gay-friendly” bishops and cardinals in the Catholic Church. Speaking at the Ignatian Family Teach-in for Justice 2018 in Washington D.C. on Saturday evening, the Jesuit priest and America magazine editor-at-large told students … Read more