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‘Abuse Knows No Bounds’: Senator Marco Rubio Comes Down Hard on Vatican Deal with China

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A U.S. senator from Florida has issued an informal statement against the Vatican accord with China. Yesterday, the press office for Senator Marco Rubio, 48, tweeted criticism for the Holy See’s silence about China’s war on religious freedom and a link to a Wall Street Journal article sympathetic to Cardinal Joseph Zen. “The Vatican made […]

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Vatican Theologian: Church ‘Slips Into Pantheism’ with Amazon Exhortation

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On February 12, Monsignor Nicola Bux, a prominent theologian and former consulter to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith during Benedict XVI’s pontificate, commented on Pope Francis’ new post-synodal exhortation Querida Amazonia, saying that the document has “problematic openings that are perhaps far greater than the theme of celibacy itself.” In further comments […]

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German Dioceses Embark on Lenten Fast to Save Planet from ‘Climate Change’

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Several Catholic dioceses in Germany are participating in a campaign that encourages fasting in order to protect the planet from “climate change.” In a brochure created by the campaign “Klimafasten,” the organizers express their solidarity with the demands made by “Fridays for Future.” While mainly sustained by various Protestant communities in Germany, four Catholic dioceses […]

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Vatican Urged to Partner with Population Controllers on Pope’s Global Education Pact

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American economist and population control proponent Jeffrey Sachs has announced that potential funding partners for Pope Francis’s May 2020 Global Education Pact to create a “new humanism” include U.S. billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, China’s wealthiest business magnate, UNESCO and other United Nations agencies, and the Islamic Development Bank. A key means of population control for […]

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Cardinal Marx Says Married Priests Still Up For Debate: ‘By No Means Is It Off The Table’

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Cardinal Reinhard Marx has emphasized that the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Querida Amazonia” is not intended to replace the final document of the Amazon synod published last October. The final document had called for the ordination to the priesthood of married men living in the Amazon region. During the presentation of “Querida Amazonia” to German media […]

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US Bishops’ 2020 Voting Guide Videos Omit ‘Pre-Eminence’ of Abortion

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has released a series of five short videos aimed to “inspire prayer and action in political life and to help Catholics apply the Church’s teaching as handed down by Pope Francis,” as the U.S. moves deeper into the 2020 election year. However, the videos fail to acknowledge […]

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Ukrainian Bishops Fraternally Correct German Bishops for Abandoning Catholic Sexual Morality

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Ukrainian Catholic bishops have delivered a fraternal correction to the bishops of Germany for their “synodal path” that, among other things, promotes changing Catholic sexual teaching on contraception, masturbation, and homosexuality. According to Polish newsmagazine wPolityce.pl, the Ukrainian Episcopate’s Commission for the Family, headed by Bishops Radosław Zmitrowicz and Jan Niemiec, sent a letter on […]

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Vatican Bishop DEFENDS Giving Communion To Pro-Abort Argentine President and His Concubine

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A Vatican bishop has defended giving Holy Communion to the pro-abortion president of Argentina and his mistress during their recent visit to the Vatican, saying it is a “problem” only for U.S. Catholics and Cardinal Raymond Burke. The bishop accused this journalist of being a “fanatic” for challenging him on it. In comments to LifeSite […]

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Victim Calls for Removal of Bishop Hoeppner Who Blackmailed Him to Keep Silent About Sex Abuse

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An abuse victim is calling on the Vatican to remove a U.S. bishop who the victim says blackmailed him into keeping silent about how a priest in the diocese allegedly abused the victim when he was a teen. Bishop Michael Hoeppner is the first Catholic bishop to be investigated under new sexual abuse guidelines issued […]