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The Amazon Synod and the Church as Laughingstock

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The synod is done. But the mutant thing lives on in its final document, “Amazonia: New Ways for the Church and for a Holistic Ecology.” Prudence and discretion, rationality itself, are baffled by its opening hysteria. The Amazon rainforest … is in an unbridled race to death. It requires radical changes with great urgency, a […]

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Marco Tosatti: A Refresher on Liberation Theology

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The fact that Benedict XVI is still living and witnessing what is transpiring today in the Church is perhaps a mystery of the Faith. First as cardinal and then as pope, Ratzinger was the churchman who fought the most against the “self-destruction of the Church by her own ministers.” Today he is witnessing the momentary […]

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Pope’s Scalfari Message Is for Italians (Not for You)

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People on various internet platforms are still expressing their dismay and confusion over the pope’s alleged denial of the divinity of Christ, as conveyed by the Italian journalist and former politician, Eugenio Scalfari. We are certainly at a disadvantage when trying to suss out what the pope “means” by the often strange things he says. […]

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The Evidence Suggests The Francis-Scalfari Connection is No Accident

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Since the news broke early this week that the nonegenarian atheist socialist editor of Italy’s La Repubblica, Eugenio Scalfari, claimed that Pope Francis told him during one of their many conversations that he did not believe Jesus was God, the Catholic commentariat has been engaged in a rhetorical battle to the death over who to believe, […]

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Vatican Scandals: Follow The Money…If You Can

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On January 4, 2013, a month before Pope Benedict resigned, the Italian Central Bank turned the lights off on the entire Vatican. The Vatican no longer had the ability to make any electronic financial transactions. Italian authorities asserted that the Vatican was not in compliance with international money-laundering rules. This was a clear message that put tremendous pressure on […]

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Cardinal Maradiaga Evacuated From Plane Due to Protesters & Threat of “Lynching”

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Part of Pope Francis’ inner circle, Maradiaga has been the subject of many controversies in his home country of Honduras Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, the head of the pope’s council of cardinal advisers, has, according to a tweet from National Catholic Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin, been evacuated from a plane bound for Panama today due to political protests at […]

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BUSTED: Vatican Caught Trying To Modify Pope’s Interview

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After nine months Pope Bergoglio has responded, in a certain sense, to the testimony of Archbishop Viganò on the McCarrick case. In the last post we saw how he responded: very weakly, entrenching himself behind an “I don’t remember.” Here are his exact words: “And when he [Viganò] says that he spoke to me on […]

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Vatican Scandals: Follow The Money

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On January 4, 2013, a month before Pope Benedict resigned, the Italian Central Bank turned the lights off on the entire Vatican. The Vatican no longer had the ability to make any electronic financial transactions. Italian authorities asserted that the Vatican was not in compliance with international money-laundering rules. This was a clear message that put tremendous pressure on […]

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De Mattei on the Francis Pontificate: Six Years of ‘Hypocrisy and Lies’

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OnePeterFive presents this exclusive interview of Professor Roberto De Mattei, President of the Lepanto Foundation, with Italian journalist Aldo Maria Valli – one of the Italian journalists who helped publish the Vigano testimony in August 2018. As he usual, Professor de Mattei offers frank and thought-provoking insight and analysis. Aldo Maria Valli: Professor De Mattei, not […]