Pope Francis: Women Make Theology ‘Tastier’

Pope Francis called on the International Theological Commission Thursday to increase the number of women in its ranks, insisting they make theology “tastier.” “I believe that perhaps it would be important to increase the number of women, not because it is fashionable,” the pontiff declared, “but because they think differently from men and make theology … Read more

Vatican Warns of ‘Severe Humanitarian Impacts’ from Climate Emergency

Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin addressed the U.N. COP27 climate summit Tuesday, urging net-zero emissions and warning climate change “will not wait for us.” Speaking for Pope Francis, Cardinal Parolin told the dignitaries gathered in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm El-Skeikh that the Holy See is fully committed to the goal of … Read more

WSJ: Pope Francis Has Undermined His Moral Authority by Pandering to China

The editors of the Wall Street Journal have published a searing indictment of Pope Francis, insisting he has undermined the Church’s moral authority by pandering to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The case in point is the Vatican’s renewal Saturday of its secret agreement with the CCP on the appointment of bishops in the country, … Read more

Pope Francis Throws Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen Under the Bus

This week a reporter asked the pope whether Cardinal Zen’s arrest and trial constitute a violation of religious freedom, to which the pontiff basically answered that Zen got what was coming to him. The pope first denied that China is undemocratic, insisting that such labels are unhelpful because China is a very “complex” country. Second, … Read more

Vatican Chief Praises Italy’s Law Legalizing Abortion as a ‘Pillar of Society’

The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life called Italy’s notorious Law 194 legalizing abortion “a pillar of society” this weekend, insisting that no one is looking to overturn it. Interviewed by Italian state television Rai Tre, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia lauded the 1978 law allowing abortion in Italy, a move that critics called a new … Read more

Fr. James Martin Forced To Apologize, Delete Tweet After Praising Perverted Bishop

Liberal Jesuit Catholic priest Fr. James Martin, whose teachings regularly undermine church doctrine on homosexual acts and transgenderism, has apologized and deleted his tweet eulogizing a former archbishop who protected sexually abusive priests. “Dear friends: I’ve deleted my original tweets about the death of Archbishop Weakland, which did not address his cover up of abuse cases, which I … Read more

WATCH: Cardinal Dolan Welcomes Illegal Aliens to NYC

For weeks, Abbott has sent buses filled with border crossers to New York City. which has a rigorous sanctuary city policy that shields and protects illegal aliens from arrest and deportation by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. Mayor Eric Adams (D), a supporter of the city’s sanctuary policy, has called on New Yorkers … Read more

Francis Claims Impact of Climate Change Is ‘Catastrophic’

Pope Francis returned to the topic of climate change Tuesday, lamenting the multiplication of environmental disasters generated by global warming. “The climate changes of our time have multiplied extreme atmospheric events, with dramatic consequences for civilian populations,” the pontiff told a group of volunteers of the Italian National Civil Protection Service. “The impact is catastrophic … Read more

WATCH: Catholic Charities Trafficking Illegals Bused To Washington DC By Texas Governor

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington has been aiding migrants arriving at the nation’s capital for the past week after Gov. Greg Abbott (R) began transporting them out of Texas in an effort to combat surges of illegal border crossings. Catholic Charities’ Sister Sharlet Wagner, who is also an immigration attorney, said her group’s … Read more