Swiss Priests Refuse to Sign New Code of Conduct Saying its an ‘Attempt to Implant LGBT Ideology’

A group of priests in the Swiss diocese of Chur has raised concerns over a new code of conduct for the prevention of assault, claiming that it violates “the doctrine and discipline of the Catholic Church” in several instances. The clerics described the diocesan code as an attempt to “implant LGBT ideology in the Church … Read more

Cardinal Marx Claims ‘The Catechism Is Not Set In Stone, One Is Allowed To Doubt What It Says’

German Cardinal Reinhard Marx said in an interview published on Thursday that the Catechism of the Catholic Church is “not set in stone” and “one is also allowed to doubt what it says.” The cardinal made the comments in a seven-page spread in the March 31 edition of the weekly current affairs magazine Stern, reported … Read more

Burlington Bishop Removes Pastor Who Refused To Comply With COVID-19 Directives

In a letter to parishioners of Holy Family Parish in Springfield, Vermont, Bishop Christopher Coyne of Burlington announced that their pastor is being removed from his position over his continued refusal to be tested regularly for COVID-19 and to wear a mask while ministering, as the bishop had directed. The bishop also noted that he … Read more

Why Are These Catholic Leaders Afraid Of Transparency?

You know you’re over the target when you start catching flak. The leader of a Catholic political advocacy group Friday pushed back against criticism of the organization’s legal efforts to obtain federal documents related to the work Catholic dioceses and charities are doing to assist undocumented migrants crossing the Texas-Mexico border. “Catholics and Americans more … Read more

‘Good Catholic’ Joe Biden Reaffirms Support for Abortion on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Crickets from Cardinal Gregory as Biden reaffirms his support for abortion. President Joe Biden pledged to defend a so-called right to abortion and reaffirmed his commitment to the widespread availability of the procedure in a Jan. 22 statement marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. “The constitutional … Read more

Virginia Catholics Petition Bishop Burbidge to Restore the Traditional Latin Mass

Supporters of the Traditional Latin Mass are petitioning Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, to lift restrictions he recently imposed on the celebration of the sacraments in the Extraordinary Form. “In the spirit of the Synodal Path that the church has embarked upon, we humbly ask that you engage in consultations with the faithful of … Read more

USCCB Gets BLASTED on ‘Synodality’

The U.S. bishops took to Twitter Monday seeking feedback on the upcoming Synod on Synodality. And hoo, boy, they got it. The 11 a.m. tweet from the Twitter account of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops backfired in a big way, triggering hundreds of negative comments from people who took umbrage at what they … Read more