Vatican Theologian: Church ‘Slips Into Pantheism’ with Amazon Exhortation

On February 12, Monsignor Nicola Bux, a prominent theologian and former consulter to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith during Benedict XVI’s pontificate, commented on Pope Francis’ new post-synodal exhortation Querida Amazonia, saying that the document has “problematic openings that are perhaps far greater than the theme of celibacy itself.” In further comments … Read more

German Priests: ‘Synodal Path’ is a ‘Theological Disaster Full of Falsehood and Lies’

A German group of priests called Communio Veritatis has issued on February 2, the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord and the Purification of Our Lady, a new statement addressing the organizers of the German “synodal path” which just had its first synodal assembly over the weekend in Frankfurt. The authors of the text … Read more

Swiss Bishop Describes Struggle Between John Paul II and Saint Gallen Mafia

Ivo Fürer, the retired bishop of Sankt Gallen – who, from 1996 until 2006, hosted the “Sankt Gallen Group” for their yearly meetings in the Swiss town Sankt Gallen – has now written an extensive history of the Council of the European Bishops’ Conferences (CCEE), whose key organizers were also closely connected with the Sankt … Read more

Archbishop, Priests and Lay Scholars Call on Pope Francis to Repent for Pachamama Idolatry

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò added his name this morning to the statement urging Pope Francis to repent for Pachamama idolatry. Read full report here.  An international group of 100 priests and lay scholars published a statement today to protest the pagan worship of Pachamama that took place last month during the Amazon Synod in Rome with … Read more

Vatican News Scrubs Interview of Amazon Synod’s Organizer Approving ‘Pagan Worship’

Vatican News, the information system of the Holy See, has scrubbed an interview with Fr. Paulo Suess, one of the key authors of the controversial Amazon Synod’s working document, in which he defended the pagan ceremonies that took place in the Vatican during the synod. Last week, LifeSiteNews reported on a lengthy interview given by … Read more

Cardinal Müller: ‘The Great Mistake Was to Bring the Idols into the Church, Not to Put Them Out’

Cardinal Gerhard Müller has issued a strong statement against the erection of “idols” in a Roman church for the Amazon Synod. In a short excerpt published tonight of a longer interview with Raymond Arroyo for his The World Over show on EWTN, Cardinal Müller states that “to bring the idols into the Church was a … Read more

Former Nun Invited to Amazon Synod Says Female ‘Ordination’ ‘Simply Has to Come’

Female “ordination” “simply has to come,” an employee of the German bishops’ relief agency Misereor said in an October 12 interview, adding that “the house of cards has to fall.” Those words came from Regina Reinart, who is participating at the current Pan-Amazon Synod in Rome, in an interview with the website weltkirche.de. The German bishops’ … Read more

Vatican’s Former Doctrine Chief Sounds Alarm On Francis’ Plans To Reorder Curia

The Vatican’s former doctrine chief has strongly criticized a draft document containing Pope Francis’ plans for an overhaul of the curia — where “doctrine” is expected to take a backseat to “evangelization” — stating that the plans do not contain a “convincing concept of the origin, essence, and mission of the Church,” and, pointing out … Read more