Archbishop Aquila Refutes Cardinal McElroy’s Call For ‘Radical Inclusion’ Of Homosexuals, Adulterers

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver pushed back on Cardinal Robert McElroy’s call to give Communion to homosexuals and adulterers in “objectively grave sin,” insisting that inclusion “cannot mean that we remain in our sins.” McElroy sparked controversy with an essay last week in America Magazine explicitly rejecting “a theology of eucharistic coherence” and demanding “radical … Read more

Sr. Dede Byrne: Fr. Pavone’s Laicization Is A ‘Travesty’

Sister Deidre “Dede” Byrne has come to the defense of Father Frank Pavone, calling his laicization a “travesty” and raising concerns about the Vatican’s favorable treatment of heterodox and abusive priests. “The most vocal pro-life priest has been laicized,” lamented Sister Byrne, a member of the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts order in Washington, … Read more

Louisiana Bishops Conference Endorses Abortifacient Drugs in Cases of Rape

The Louisiana Conference of Catholic Bishops (LCCB) has come out in favor of emergency contraception for cases of rape, despite the abortifacient nature of the measure and the Vatican’s insistence that it is morally impermissible. In recent comments to Louisiana newspaper The Advocate, Tom Costanza, executive director of the LCCB, which speaks on behalf the … Read more

Cardinal Dolan Endorses Fr. James Martin’s New LGBT Activism Group

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York recently gave a strong endorsement of Fr. James Martin’s activism and the dissident Jesuit’s new LGBT group “Outreach.” In a letter dated May 5 and published late last month by Outreach, Dolan praised the organization, which Martin launched this year, describing it as “an important ministry” ahead of its … Read more

New Phoenix Bishop Celebrated LGBT Mass Featuring Homosexual Drag Queen Activist

Pope Francis is shaking up the Church in the U.S., and nowhere is that more evident than Phoenix, where he recently appointed a new bishop with disturbing ties to homosexual activists, including a prominent drag queen. Earlier this month, just days after naming ultra-liberal San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy a cardinal, Francis announced the promotion … Read more

WATCH: EWTN Priest Says Pope Francis Has Done ‘A Lot Of Damage’ To The Church With Recent Actions

   On EWTN’s “The World Over” Thursday, Fr. Gerald Murray, a canon lawyer and regular EWTN contributor, credited Pope Francis with damaging the mission of the Catholic Church, citing his sudden removal of a Puerto Rican bishop and inaction against the dissident German “Synodal Path.” “An honest and thorough look at the life of … Read more

Fr. James Martin Defend Transgender Puberty Blockers for Children?

Prominent dissident, heterodox priest Fr. James Martin, SJ appeared to defend giving puberty blockers to children with gender dysphoria and criticize Texas for moving to restrict the experimental practice in a tweet Tuesday. Martin, editor-at-large for the Jesuit magazine America, tweeted a response to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who declared in a legal opinion … Read more

Florida Bishop Forbids Priests to Celebrate Mass Facing the Tabernacle

The bishop of Venice, Florida this week prohibited priests from saying Holy Mass ad orientem, as opposed to facing the people, contradicting Vatican documents on liturgical posture. In a letter to priests Tuesday, Bishop Frank Dewane wrote that Mass may not be celebrated ad orientem – facing the East or facing the tabernacle or apse … Read more