Prominent Jesuit: The Society of Jesus is in ‘Profound Decline’

Father Julio Fernández Techera, a Jesuit priest and rector of the Catholic University of Uruguay, has written a widely circulated, critical essay about the Society of Jesus warning that the order, founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola in 1534, is in “deep decline.” The essay by the 57-year-old priest is titled “Ad Usum Nostrorum III” … Read more

Former Gay Activist: Fiducia Supplicans Harms Those ‘Struggling for Chastity’

Luca Di Tolve, Mister Gay Italy 1990 and a former homosexual activist, posted a reflection on his website regarding the declaration Fiducia Supplicans from the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF), lamenting that the Vatican document has caused pain, confusion, and affliction in those who “are struggling for chastity.” On Dec. 18, 2023, … Read more

Synod Archbishop Says the Synod ‘Cannot Remove Pages from the Bible’

José Miguel Gómez Rodríguez, the archbishop of Manizales in Colombia, shared his experience at the Synod of Synodality taking place this month at the Vatican, commenting on what this assembly can ultimately give to the Catholic Church and stressing that it “cannot remove pages from the Bible.” The Synod on Synodality was announced in October … Read more

Zanchetta Abuse Victim: ‘Don’t Turn Your Back on Us; We Didn’t Deserve Such Treatment’

A former seminarian and victim of the Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta — who was sentenced to prison for sexual abuse in Argentina — asked the Catholic Church not to turn its back on him. On Aug. 12, ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish-language sister news agency,  interviewed G.C., a 28-year-old former seminarian and victim, after the bishop was … Read more

German Clerics’ Blessing Same-Sex Couples a Diabolical and Sacrilegious Act

Fr. Hugo Valdemar, canon penitentiary of the Archdiocese of Mexico, said that the blessing that priests and pastoral workers gave May 10 to homosexual couples in Germany “is a truly sacrilegious act” and a “diabolical act of pride and immorality.” The blessing of homosexual couples in Germany “is not only an act of indiscipline and … Read more