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Vatican’s former doctrine chief sounds alarm on Francis’ plans to reorder curia

May 6, 2019 By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: The Vatican’s former Prefect of the Congregation for Doctrine has strongly criticized a draft document containing Pope Francis’ plans for an overhaul of the curia — where “doctrine” is expected to take … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s secretary: He who works to ‘invent new Church…abuses his spiritual authority’

May 1, 2019 By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: Archbishop Georg Gänswein, personal secretary of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Prefect of the Papal Household, ordained four new priests at the Stift Heiligenkreuz monastery in Austria. In his homily, he spoke … Continue reading

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Prominent clergy, scholars accuse Pope Francis of heresy in open letter

April 30, 2019 By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews Prominent clergymen and scholars including Fr. Aidan Nichols, one of the best-known theologians in the English-speaking world, have issued an open letter accusing Pope Francis of committing heresy. They ask the bishops of … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: Notre Dame fire is sign of ‘spiritual conflagration’ in the Church 

From LifeSiteNews: ROME, April 17, 2019 The extensive fire that tore through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday is a sign of the “spiritual conflagration” that has ripped through the Catholic Church in the past fifty years, Bishop Athanasius … Continue reading

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In new exhortation, Pope Francis suggests ‘concrete…change’ in Church needed to appease youth

Analysis by Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: In his new April 2 document on the youth, Christus vivit [Christ is Alive], Pope Francis says the Church “concretely” needs to change and calls for a Church that “sets aside narrow preconceptions and listens carefully … Continue reading

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Pope asks universities to disseminate his claim ‘diversity of religions’ is ‘willed by God’

By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews:  March 25, 2019 The Vatican’s office for promoting interreligious dialogue has asked Catholic university professors to give the “widest possible dissemination” to a controversial joint statement signed by Pope Francis last month that claims a … Continue reading

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If Catholic Relief Services supports sin, faithful must withdraw donations

 CP&S:   Whilst the following report from LifeSite News is aimed at an American readership, the same criteria applies to British Catholic Charities, but excludes Aid to the Church in Need who, experience has proved is above reproach.   WASHINGTON, D.C., … Continue reading

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Church ‘blinded by the mystery of iniquity,’ Cardinal Sarah says in new book

(LifeSiteNews) — In his latest book, Le soir approche et déjà le soir baisse (“It is nearly evening, and the day is almost over,” a quotation from the episode of the Emmaus pilgrims in Gospel of St. Luke), Cardinal Robert … Continue reading

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Aborted babies are still being used in today’s vaccine production

ROME, March 14, 2019, LifeSiteNews: The “sordid history” of vaccine production using aborted babies began with eugenicists like Planned Parenthood foundress Margaret Sanger and has become a billion-dollar industry that threatens parents’ rights and fills the pockets of pharmaceutical companies and abortion … Continue reading

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Cardinal Pell sent to maximum security prison before sentencing; Vatican to open investigation

From LifeSiteNews:  The Vatican has reversed its earlier position and opened an investigation into allegations against Australia’s Cardinal George Pell, who was taken to jail after a plea hearing Wednesday. The decision was made by Pope Francis given Pell’s high … Continue reading

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SSPX, 50 years of Vatican 2, and the Family Synod.

from: http://faithinourfamilies.com/2015/09/01/ Yesterday Pope Francis sent a letter to the President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, and made a completely unexpected announcement regarding the SSPX: “A final consideration concerns those faithful who for various reasons choose … Continue reading

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Anglican Ordinariate for U.S, to be established January 1.

 Bishop Kevin Vann Named Delegate for Pastoral Provision   November 15, 2011 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington announced November 15 that the new ordinariate for former Anglicans in the United States will be established January 1, the Solemnity of Mary, … Continue reading

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The “Catholic Herald” on the EF: a useful contribution

Excellent contribution from the “Catholic Herald” (also reported from Father Z) regarding the Extraordinary Form in the imminence of the completion of the three years assessment period. The author is Father Gary Dickson, parish priest, Sacred Heart and English Martyrs, … Continue reading

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