Pope Francis Fails to Correct German Bishops’ Diabolical “Synodal Way” During Visit

Pope Francis received the German bishops at the Vatican on Thursday. The audience with Pope Francis lasted about two hours, the German Bishops’ Conference said in a statement published after the encounter, describing the meeting as an “open round of talks” in which “the bishops were able to raise their questions and issues, and the … Read more

Archbishop Chaput: ‘Biden is Not in Communion with the Catholic Faith’

Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Saturday that Joe Biden “is not in communion with the Catholic faith” and that “any priest who now provides Communion to the president participates in his hypocrisy.” Speaking at a Eucharistic Symposium at the Diocese of Arlington on Oct. 22, the 78-year-old prelate also accused the second Catholic president in the history … Read more

DELUDED: Cardinal Hollerich Says Without Vatican II, ‘The Church Today Would be a Small Sect’

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, the relator general of the Synod on Synodality, has said that he is convinced that the Second Vatican Council “saved the Church.” “If we did not have that point of reform that was the Second Vatican Council, the Church today would be a small sect, unknown to most people,” Hollerich said in … Read more

Cardinal Müller Warns Of Grave Danger That Could Lead To Humanity’s ‘Collective Suicide’

German Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect emeritus of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, warned of a grave danger that could lead to the “collective suicide” of humanity. “Christianity promotes a civilization of life and challenges the culture of anthropological nihilism, which would have to end in the collective suicide of humanity. Atheism is … Read more

Washington Area Priest Charged With Indecent Exposure

A Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Washington has been placed on administrative leave and suspended from public ministry pending an investigation after he was charged with the misdemeanor offense of indecent exposure Aug. 25. The allegations in charging documents say that Father Jaroslaw “Jerry” Gamrot, pastor of Holy Face Parish and administrator of Little … Read more

Bishop, Accused of Abuse, Helped Pedophile Priests Escape to Latin America

A German prelate who served as bishop in Ecuador is not only accused of having sexually abused minors in several countries. As director of a German aid organization he also helped pedophile priests wanted by authorities escape prosecution, according to an independent investigation published Monday. The late Bishop Emil Stehle (1926-2017) — known in Latin … Read more

Vatican Courts Raises Accusations of Fraud and Embezzlement Over Donations to Peter’s Pence

The Vatican’s “trial of the century”, scheduled to continue in September, has so far offered plenty of drama and raised numerous unanswered questions. One of the most sensitive, not just for Catholics who have donated money to the Vatican, is this: Was Peter’s Pence used to finance investments like the now infamous London property deal? … Read more