Tag Archives: Pope Francis

March 27th “Urbi et Orbi” Blessing from Pope Carries Plenary Indulgence

Fr Richard HeilmanMarch 26, 2020 . VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said he will give an extraordinary blessing “urbi et orbi” (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time … Continue reading

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Marco Tosatti: Coronavirus is spreading behind Vatican Walls

From Church Militant: Dear readers, the coronavirus has reached the highest levels of the Vatican. The head of the Italian section of the Secretariat of State, Msgr. Gianluca Pezzoli, is hospitalized in intensive care with COVID-19. Monsignor Pezzoli is quite young; he … Continue reading

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Vatican declares Easter Masses cannot be moved due to coronavirus

VATICAN CITY, March 20, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Cardinal Robert Sarah, the Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship, has found it necessary to remind the world that the Catholic Church’s celebration of Easter cannot be moved to a different date on … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider releases essay ‘on the question of the true Pope’

Editor’s note: LifeSite is here publishing an important text issued today by Bishop Athanasius Schneider commenting on some key questions that have been vexing many faithful Catholics in the midst of the current crisis in the Church under Pope Francis. … Continue reading

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++Vigano, St Charles Borromeo, Hilarion, and the Coronavirus

“Grant to us, O Lord, we pray to you, the effect of the devoted supplication, and which has become propitious for us, remove the plague and famine: so that the hearts of mortals know that these scourges burst with your … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Cardinal Kasper and Female Ministry

By Maike Hickson at LifeSiteNews: An idea about ministries for women presented by Cardinal Walter Kasper in a 2019 statement seems to have found its way into Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Querida Amazonia. The German cardinal had told LifeSite in June of … Continue reading

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The Pope’s Slippery ‘Synodal’ Way

By George Neumayr at The American Spectator:   “Typical of a Jesuit,” said Archbishop Bruno Forte in 2016, as he reflected on the deviously indirect style of Pope Francis. Forte, a close aide to Pope Francis, recalled that the pope … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Pope releases new exhortation on Amazon Synod

While the text fails to accept the progressives’ most high-profile proposals, many are sure to argue that it leaves ample room for them to advance a revolutionary agenda. February 12, 2020,LifeSiteNews: Pope Francis released his official text on the Amazon … Continue reading

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Vatican bishop defends giving Communion to pro-abortion Argentine president and mistress

  ROME, February 7, 2020, LifeSiteNews: A Vatican bishop has defended giving Holy Communion to the pro-abortion president of Argentina and his mistress during their recent visit to the Vatican, saying it is a “problem” only for U.S. Catholics and … Continue reading

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Pope’s revised ‘Our Father’ soon to go into effect, Italian bishop says

ROME, February 4, 2020, LifeSiteNews: In line with Pope Francis’ controversial criticism of the sixth petition of the Lord’s Prayer, the Italian Bishops’ Conference has announced it will introduce a revised translation in the coming months. The Missal containing the … Continue reading

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Bishop Schneider: ‘The Pope cannot be silent as he watches the wolves devour the flock’

ROME, February 3, 2020, LifeSiteNews: Pope Francis has the duty to prevent bishops in Germany from leading clergy and faithful down the “synodal path” over the precipice of heresy, Bishop Athanasius Schneider has said. In a new statement published today … Continue reading

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Viganò to Francis: The Faithful have a right to know

Here below is the official English translation of Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s new testimony regarding Pope Francis’ recent approval of the election of the new Dean and Vice-Dean of the College of Cardinals.  The Faithful Have a Right to Know … Continue reading

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Pope Seeks Public Benefits for Sodomy – Bishops Consent?

From Whispers of Restoration: Here at Whispers, we aren’t a Catholic News Site – but this is another one of those “seriously?” moments. Please permit us. In all gravity, Dear Bishops… …Why aren’t any of you coming out of your … Continue reading

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Remnant TV: Francis’ Exhortation vs Coffee with Viganò

From a mountain top is West Virginia, Michael Matt comments on Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation, which is due to be released in the next week or so. The thing is evidently so radical that Cardinal Hummes sent out a secret … Continue reading

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The Prisoner of the Vatican

By George Neumayr at The American Spectator: In one of his last speeches before abdicating in 2013, Pope Benedict XVI decried the liberalism that had seeped into the Church after Vatican II. To this liberalism, he traced “so many problems, … Continue reading

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