Cardinal McElroy, Homosexuality, and the Repudiation of Doctrine

The entire LGBTQ movement is a counter religion, which accounts for why it is held with a deep religious fervor and why it is always accompanied by a deep loathing for the traditional Christian construal of the sacramental anthropology of the sex act. Cardinal Robert McElroy, in his recent remarks to the Los Angeles Religious … Read more

The Great Bergoglio Train Wreck

The moral teaching of the Church, especially on matters sexual, is undercut directly in Fiducia Supplicans, and that is not an accident. The latest document from the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, titled Fiducia Supplicans (Supplicating Trust), has generated a lot of controversy since its release early Monday. And as has become more … Read more

Three Theologians on the Pope’s ‘Paradigm’ Shift in Theology

What’s It Really About? Larry Chapp Pope Francis has released a new “Motu Proprio” about how to do theology in the modern context, Ad theologiam promovendam, which makes the case that theology must no longer be from a “desk” and must no longer be merely “abstractly re-proposing formulas and schemes of the past.” Theology must … Read more

The False Front is Showing on this Potemkin Synod

The Synod on Synodality is just around the corner in October and already one can feel the excitement building among rank-and-file Catholics for what promises to be the first time the Church has ever really listened to them. At least, that is what synodal cheerleaders like Austen Ivereigh and Massimo Faggioli are breathlessly announcing, claiming … Read more

The Orwellian Synod

Even though there are new elements in the neo-progressivism of today, that it is a recurrence of the older narrative but now decked-out in the verbiage of “discernment”, “accompaniment”, “inclusion”, “listening” and “sensitivity to complex situations”. In my youth I attended a very conservative seminary for my undergraduate formation. I was fine with that since … Read more

Father Martin’s ‘Outreach’ Ministry to ‘LGBT’ Catholics Wants to Burn the Bridge to Authentic Salvation

Jesuit Father James Martin has started a new online resource for “LGBTQ” Catholics called “Outreach” that is an enterprise associated with America Media, whose magazine America is the flagship publication of American Jesuits. Outreach has recently put forward a new series of articles by various theologians, Scripture scholars, and those involved in “LGBTQ” ministry, on … Read more

Orwellian Synodality

My claim is a simple one. Even though there are new elements in the neo-progressivism of today, it is essentially a recurrence of the older narrative but now decked-out in the verbiage of “discernment”, “accompaniment”, “inclusion”, “listening” and “sensitivity to complex situations”. As evidence for this claim I refer you to the many statements by … Read more