Cardinal Burke Warns Synod Threatens to Spread ‘Devastation’ of German Church to ‘Universal Church’

On Sunday, the Feast of Pentecost, U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke warned graduates of Thomas Aquinas College about the potential “devastating” impact the upcoming October meeting of the Synod of Bishops may have on “the universal Church.” “We live in very troubled and troubling, sometimes seemingly apocalyptic, times,” His Eminence remarked in his commencement address. “We … Read more

Archbishop Agüer: Synodal Cancellations

The progressive official party installed in Rome for just over a decade goes on in its policy of “cancellation” of those who, with freedom of spirit, seek to serve Jesus Christ in orthodoxy and Tradition. By “cancellation” one means all forms of ignoring, conspiracy of silence, marginalization, prohibition of publishing in media and social media, … Read more

Cardinal Marx: ‘Global, Synodal Church’ Without ‘Purely Clerical Rule’ Is ‘In The Making’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx has said a “global, synodal Church” without a “purely clerical rule” is “in the making.” In an essay for the German magazine Herder Korrespondenz entitled “Church on the horizon of modernity,” the German cardinal, who rejects Catholic teaching on various subjects, claimed that “a church of the future can only be imagined … Read more

Cardinal Sarah’s Appeal to Africa’s Delegates to October Synod to Defend “Unity of Faith” in Order: SECAM President

The recent appeal that Robert Cardinal Sarah made to delegates representing the Church in Africa at the ongoing Synod on Synodality to emphasize “unity of the faith” rather than specific cultures is in order, the President of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) has said. Speaking at an April 25 press … Read more

Cupich Claims Synod’s Egalitarian ‘Conversations in the Spirit’ Can ‘Revolutionize’ the Church

A leading U.S. cleric is proposing the “conversation in the Spirit” methodology employed at last October’s Synod on Synodality assembly as a model for reforming the Church, placing particular emphasis on the method’s egalitarian nature. Speaking April 24 at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago said that the model for … Read more

Buckle-Up: Pope Asks Laity to Prepare for Synod’s ‘Prophetic’ Stage

The most important outcome of the current Synod of Bishops on synodality is the synodal process itself and not the hot-button topics discussed, Pope Francis said. With the second synod assembly scheduled for October, the pope said the synod process is approaching its “most challenging and important” stage — the point at which it must … Read more

Cardinal Sarah: African Bishops ‘Have Spoken for the whole Church’ by Rejecting Homosexual ‘Blessings’

Warning that the “Church is dying,” Robert Cardinal Sarah has issued a striking call to action for African Catholics to be the “defenders of the universality of faith” especially at the Synod on Synodality, while also praising them for their rejection of same-sex blessings. Speaking in Cameroon as part of a current visit he is … Read more

Cardinal Grech Sets Out Vision for ‘Rainbow’ Synodal Church

The Secretary General of the Vatican’s Synod of Bishops used an interview with a Swiss newspaper last week to lay out a vision for the Church, which addressed several contentious issues, including women’s ordination, same-sex blessings, and division among the world’s bishops. In the March 21 interview Cardinal Mario Grech described that he believes synodality … Read more

Cardinal Müller SLAMS Synodal ‘Ideology’ – Trying to Turn the Church into an ‘NGO’

Former prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Cardinal Gerhard Müller has stated that leaders of Germany’s Synodal Way and Pope Francis’ Synod on Synodality are “not interested in the mission of the Church,” but are promoting an “agenda” to change the Church. In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview with LifeSiteNews in … Read more