Prepare for the Coronation of Charles Curran

NOTE: This article was originally published in September 2023, before the Synod on Synodality, but we are sharing it now due to its continued relevance. What is the “true Thomism” of Amoris Laetitia and Pope Francis? It is a new natural law theology that rejects Divine Revelation as the foundation for understanding human nature and … Read more

The Bottom Line on “Querida Amazonia”

John Gravino gives us the bottom line on Querida Amazonia over at New Walden: The implications for the German synod are clear. Francis appears to be using synodality to green-light the doctrinal changes sought after by the Germans, which, by the way, explains the German presence at an Amazonian synod that ostensibly had nothing to … Read more

Amoris Laetitia: Problems Not Limited to Communion for Divorced and Remarried

New statement from the German bishops raises questions yet again about the meaning of Amoris Laetitia. Pardon the use of an apocalyptic mixed metaphor, but Amoris Laetitia has been at the epicenter of a giant firestorm of controversy since its publication in 2016, the fundamental question being this: Does Amoris Laetitia promote heretical doctrinal change? … Read more

The German Church Has Fallen, And Practically No One Is Reporting It

Possibly the biggest news story since the Protestant reformation, and nothing but crickets from the establishment Catholic media. The German bishops have formally rejected the constant teachings of the Catholic faith on sexual morality, teachings that go all the way back to the Apostles and Sacred Scripture. At least that appears to be the case … Read more

How Neuroscience Explains Sex Abuse and Vindicates … Prayer and Fasting

It’s been a very busy summer, hasn’t it? Newspapers reported that Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity was once again verified by another utterly incomprehensible intergalactic test or other. I think everyone would agree that the very definition of insanity would be for a scientist to respond to this news by saying, “Well that does it. … Read more

Could the Pope-Sanctioned Worship of Pachamama be a Sign of the End Times?

A fascinating dig into the parallels between Pachamama and the Biblical figure of Asherah. The Amazon synod has made one thing perfectly clear. That — from the month-long Vatican meetings, ostensibly to discuss the needs of Amazonian Catholics — a star was born: that scantily clad diva Pachamama. Who is Pachamama? She’s been front-page news … Read more