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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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Catholic leaders who say hell is empty are basically calling Jesus ‘liar’

By Lisa Bourne at LifeSiteNews: To suggest that hell is empty amounts to calling Jesus a liar, LifeSiteNews co-founder and editor-in-chief John-Henry Westen told a recent gathering of Catholic pro-life and family advocates in Rome. That hell contains human souls … Continue reading

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How Vatican II elevated worshippers’ ‘active participation’ above worship of God

By Peter Kwasniewski at LifeSiteNews: Historian Yves Chiron, in his bestselling biography of Annibale Bugnini, notes the rising popularity of a phrase—today more likely to elicit the rolling of eyes—that was bandied about in the 1950s and 1960s: The “active … Continue reading

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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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