Vatican Faces Fiscal Meltdown

The Vatican is announcing draconian cost-cutting measures to stave off an impending financial meltdown triggered by the closure of the Vatican museums and other tourist sites following the pandemic. On Wednesday of Holy Week, the Governorate of the Vatican City State issued an internal memo predicting “heavy repercussions” for “the economic and financial situation of the Holy See and of the State of … Read more

Feminists Demand Women Clergy as Prelude to Abolishing Priesthood

Catholic feminists in Western Europe are mounting an open “revolt” on March 1 demanding the ordination of women, while asserting that the creation of female priests is “only an interim solution” to their ultimate goal of abolishing the hierarchical priesthood. Jesus broke with all hierarchies and would not “even want to build a priesthood,” says Lisa Kötter, co-founder of … Read more

Vatican Cleric Claims Catholics Can Be Freemasons

Masonic Grand Master hails pronouncement as breakthrough in reconciliation Eight popes over 200 years in a barrage of 20 legal interdicts have condemned Freemasonry, pronouncing automatic excommunication against any Catholic who becomes a member of a masonic lodge. Now, a new book by an official of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue is claiming that a practicing … Read more

Church Historian Says Pope Francis Skating On Thinnest Ice Ever

A distinguished Church historian who fled the tyranny of Fidel Castro is warning that Pope Francis is theologically “skating on the thinnest ice that anyone — not just living, but dead or watching — is.” “It is very rare” for a pope to be accused of unorthodoxy or perhaps even heresy, Carlos M. N. Eire, professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale … Read more

Cardinal Burke Warns of Vatican Push for One-World Government

Pope Francis’ call for a global educational pact at the Vatican in May 2020 is potentially an event to promote a one-world government, a leading traditionalist cardinal is warning. Cardinal Raymond Burke, former prefect of the Apostolic Signatura, is also excoriating the Amazon Synod’s motif of “ecological conversion” as a masonic subterfuge to advance a … Read more

Bishop Authorizes Gender-Neutral Baptisms for Gay Couples

A Catholic diocese in northeastern France is endorsing new “gender-neutral” language in ecclesiastical baptismal registers after the bishop issued a letter recommending the removal of all references to “father” and “mother.” The traditional terms for parents will be replaced on a default basis with “the name of the parents or other holders of parental authority.” The bishop of Langres defended the new … Read more

Pope Meets With Notorious Anglican Lesbian Activist

A leading Anglican LGBT activist campaigning to criminalize “reparative therapy” was warmly received by Pope Francis at Casa Santa Marta Thursday in the pontiff’s private chapel. Jayne Ozanne, who led the debate banning reparative therapy (counseling to help get rid of unwanted same-sex attraction) in the Church of England’s General Synod, told Pope Francis that that she had tried to make herself straight … Read more

Spanish Celebrity Priest Hosts Pachamama Mass

A television celebrity priest has come under fire for featuring a Pachamama idol in front of the parish altar and permitting Amazon Synod participants to conduct indigenous rituals at his Mass in Menorca, Spain. Father Antoni Fullana Marquès, chaplain and director of the Catalan TV series Humans and vicar of Sant Antoni Maria Claret parish in … Read more