The Sacking of a Beloved Texas Bishop

The dystopian 1907 classic novel, The Lord of the World, was written by the son of the Archbishop of Canterbury who became an Anglican priest and then converted to Catholicism. Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson sidestepped his own ascension to the Canterbury throne when his scandalous move to Rome laid the groundwork for the book that … Read more

Pope Francis Praises Genghis Khan

The Mongol invasions nearly conquered Europe and while they postdate Genghis Khan and were carried out by his descendants, it still seems like an odd choice to praise Genghis. Under the towering statue of 13th-century warrior Genghis Khan, Pope Francis was not greeted by hordes of people in Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar on Saturday. Rather than … Read more

A Thoroughly Modern Synod

Pope Francis just announced that the multi-year Synod on Synodality will be extended another year. Apparently, the synodalists need more time to complete what Cardinal Gerhard Muller describes as a “hostile takeover of the Church.”  As the Synod drags on, it threatens to drag many in the Church into apostasy. One particular worry of synod … Read more

Does The Synod Have A Sinister Purpose?

In a recent interview on EWTN’s The World Over, Cardinal Gerhard Muller, the former head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, warned that the Synod on Synodality was engaged in a “hostile takeover of the Church.” If you’re not sure what “synodality “means, don’t feel bad, very few know what the Synod … Read more