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Cdl. Burke: ‘We must pray and fast for the Church because we are in a moment of profound crisis’

September 24, 2019, La Nuova Bussola Quotidiana: “The working document for the Amazon Synod is totally unacceptable; we must do everything we can to defend the integrity of the Catholic faith.” “It is also dishonest to present a synod supposedly for … Continue reading

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American priest to Pope: I’m ‘wearied from being scorned and demonized by you’

From LifeSiteNews: A widely-recognized and respected American priest has responded to Pope Francis’ recent remarks on “young, rigid priests,” saying in a social media post addressed to the Pope that he must “honestly and painfully say that I am wearied … Continue reading

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Pope Francis welcomes honest criticism: ‘This is loving the Church’

ROME, September 10, 2019, LifeSiteNews: Pope Francis returned to the topic of his critics in America today, saying that he values honest and constructive criticism but not those who dispense “arsenic pills” or “throw a stone and then hide their hands.” He … Continue reading

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Facing sex-abuse charges voluntarily adds more weight to Cdl. Pell’s claim of innocence

August 21, 2019 LifeSiteNews: Australian Cardinal George Pell, as a Vatican official who would have retained diplomatic immunity, did not have to face trial in Australia for sexual abuse of minors but chose to do so to clear his name. … Continue reading

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Cardinal Pell appeals verdict to be livestreamed August 21

VICTORIA, Australia, August 14, 2019 From LifeSiteNews: The three judges in the Appellate Court of Victoria, Australia, will hand down their verdict in Cardinal George Pell’s appeal on August 21 at 9:30 a.m. local time, according to Australian media. The … Continue reading

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Suspensions and dismissals as part of the destruction of John Paul II Institute

ROME, July 24, 2019 LifeSiteNews: In what critics see as an attack on the Catholic Church’s moral teaching, the successor of Cardinal Carlo Caffarra at the Institute on Marriage and family founded by John Paul II has been dismissed and the … Continue reading

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Dear Fr James Martin, why it’s right to call my same-sex attraction ‘intrinsically disordered’

Chris Watkins, LifeSiteNews: As a reformed same-sex-attracted Catholic male, I would like to comment on the persuasive influence of Fr. James Martin’s pro-LGBT book Building a Bridge, and on the current over-eagerness of Church hierarchy to draw into the fold … Continue reading

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Cdl. Zen to Pope Francis: Vatican directives for China church may lead to ‘death of true faith’

From LifeSiteNews: HONG KONG, July 5, 2019 The Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong has spoken out forcefully against the Vatican’s newest “pastoral document” for the Chinese Church which gives reasons for why priests should register with the communist government. Cardinal Joseph … Continue reading

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New Viganò testimony: Vatican covered up allegations of sexual abuse of Pope’s altar boys

From LifeSiteNews, Wed Jul 3, 2019 Editor’s Note: Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s interview with the Washington Post, published June 10, contained an answer that the Post decided to expurgate from the interview. This answer contained important information regarding unaddressed accusations of … Continue reading

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Bishop who wrote Amazon working doc wants overhauled priesthood, ordained women

From LifeSiteNews: Bishop Erwin Kräutler, primary author of the June 17, 2019 instrumentum laboris (working document) for the upcoming October 2019 Amazon Synod, is a strong supporter of the ordination of married men and women to the priesthood. As The … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ ‘flirt’ with heresy could provoke ‘schism’: Prominent German Catholic novelist

Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: On April 30, 2019, 19 scholars and clergy published an Open Letter to Bishops accusing Pope Francis of heresy and asking the bishops of the world to undertake a serious investigation of this charge for the … Continue reading

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Cdl Burke, Bp Schneider issue ‘declaration of truths’ to correct rampant ‘doctrinal confusion’ in Church

From LifeSiteNews:  ROME, June 10, 2019 Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider, together with several other bishops, have issued a public declaration of truths of the faith to remedy the “almost universal doctrinal confusion and disorientation” endangering the spiritual … Continue reading

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Vatican all but wipes out conservative order of nuns for ‘too much prayer’

From LifeSiteNews.com: All but five of the 39 Little Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Redeemer, a conservative French religious order, have been relieved of their vows by the Vatican after refusing to submit to a group of Vatican-appointed commissioners … Continue reading

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A Christian’s guide to modesty in the hot summer months

Professor Kwasniewski at LifeSiteNews: Each year as we enter the warm summer months, the problem of modesty in dress arises—ever more acutely, it seems, as Western people lose even the minimal moral bearings and social customs that once guaranteed a … Continue reading

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Fr. James Martin wishes ‘happy Pride Month’ to ‘all my many LGBTQ Catholic friends’

PETITION: Support Catholic Bishop who is calling for a boycott on LGBT ‘Pride’. Sign the petition here. From LifeSiteNews: At roughly the same time Bishop Thomas Tobin sent out a tweet — now heard around the world — warning Catholics against … Continue reading

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