Tag Archives: Pope Francis

Cardinal Pell, the Living Martyr

By Fr Mark Withoos at Crisis Magazine: “Thank you for your testimony.” With these words, Pope Francis greeted Cardinal George Pell who, on coming out of Covid-19 quarantine, went to meet the Pope in audience. Martyr in the Greek language means “witness” … Continue reading

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Faithful Catholics as well as dissidents react to Pope Francis’ new ‘brotherhood’ encyclical ‘Fratelli tutti’

ROME, Italy, October 7, 2020, LifeSiteNews: As Catholics slowly come to grips with Pope Francis’ latest book-length encyclical, pundits have begun to publish their opinions. Reactions to Fratelli tutti are mixed, with enthusiasm from the Freemasons and opponents of the death penalty, … Continue reading

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Abp. Viganò on Pope’s new Fratelli Tutti document: Brotherhood against God is ‘blasphemous’

October 6, 2020 Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: In comments to LifeSite (see full statement below), Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò strongly criticizes different statements of the new papal encyclical on human fraternity, Fratelli Tutti, that seem to promote religious indifferentism (the idea … Continue reading

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Pope’s new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, outlines his visions for a better world

In a document focused on today’s socio-economic problems, the Holy Father proposes an ideal of fraternity where all countries can be part of a “larger human family.” Edward Pentin, Vatican October 4, 2020 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has called … Continue reading

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CARD. ZEN COMES TO ROME TO MEET THE POPE, WHO HAS NO TIME FOR HIM

27 September 2020, published by Marco Tosatti: Dear friends and enemies of Stilum Curiae, yesterday I met with Cardinal Joseph Zen, who came to Rome on purpose from Hong Kong – for a visit limited to only 120 hours, just four … Continue reading

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China Is Already Breaking Its Vatican Deal

By Benedict Rogers at Foreign Policy: At a time when much of the rest of the world is starting to wake up to the repression, mendacity, and dangers of the Chinese Communist Party regime, the Vatican is getting even deeper … Continue reading

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Vatican’s management culture creates tension and insecurity

Edward Pentin, Vatican, September 16, 2020 VATICAN CITY — “I had no rights,” said Eugenio Hasler, a former lay official who worked at the highest levels of the Governorate of Vatican City State, the Vatican’s principal administrative office. A respected … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Francis’ Revision of the Lord’s Prayer, the Gloria

By David Martin As reported in late August, a new Italian missal featuring a revised Gloria and changes to the Lord’s Prayer will be mandatory for Italian celebrations of the Mass from Easter (April 4) 2021. https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2020/08/pope-gets-first-copy-of-italian-missal-translation/ Avvenire, a Milan-based Catholic newspaper … Continue reading

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How Satan Could Have Used Amoris Laetitia to Convince Eve to Sin

Maike Hickson at Catholic Family News: Don Alfredo M. Morselli, an Italian theologian and parish priest, has kindly sent to Catholic Family News a spoof (or piece of satire) he has written, imaging how the infernal Serpent would argue with Eve in … Continue reading

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The Vatican Goes to Bat for Biden

By George Neumayr at The American Spectator: n 2016, the Vatican was pulling for Hillary Clinton. Just days before the presidential election, Pope Francis renewed his criticism of politicians who speak about erecting “walls.” This led Slate and other publications to run … Continue reading

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The confusion caused by Pope Francis’ support of “Nun of the Trans”

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Turkey Converts Chora Church Into Mosque

By Jules Gomes, ChurchMilitant.com, August 21, 2020: Turkey has issued a presidential decree ordering the conversion of the nation’s best-known Byzantine monastic church into a mosque. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan published the executive order Thursday sealing the fate of the Church of the Holy Savior … Continue reading

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VIGANÒ: A SNEAKY AND COWARDLY BETRAYAL OF THE CHURCH IS TAKING PLACE

By Marco Tosatti: Dear Stilumcuriali, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has sent us this answer to an essay by Father Thomas Weinandy, which seems to us extremely interesting to evaluate the current situation of the Church, the roots of the crisis … Continue reading

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Vatican to extend controversial deal with China

Communist Party newspaper: ‘Framework has worked well’ VATICAN CITY, ChurchMilitant.com: The Vatican is to renew its secret deal with China after negotiations on bishops’ appointments proved that “the framework has worked well for the past two years,” a Chinese Communist … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ successor will most likely be ‘more conservative’

From LifeSiteNews: A leading Vaticanist predicts that Pope Francis’ successor will be a “more conservative” pope.  Edward Pentin, British journalist and author of the new book The Next Pope: The Leading Cardinal Candidates, told EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo last night that a … Continue reading

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