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Bad News from London for the Pope. The Trial Puts the Screws on Him

by Sandro Magister on Settimo Cielo There were two practical tasks that the cardinals entrusted to Jorge Mario Bergoglio when they elected him pope in 2013: the reform of the curia and the reorganization of Vatican finances. On the first … Continue reading

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Abp Viganò defends his union with Church: ‘I have no desire to separate myself from Mother Church’

July 6, 2020, LifeSiteNews: “I have no desire to separate myself from Mother Church, for the exaltation of which I daily renew the offering of my life,” stated Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò regarding accusations that he was “on the brink … Continue reading

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Secrecy lifted: Cardinal Grech’s meditation to electors at conclave

By Sandro Magister at Chiesa.Espressonline The official bulletin of the Holy See has lifted the secrecy from the meditation dictated to the cardinals at the beginning of the last conclave, with the doors already closed. Here are the essential passages: … Continue reading

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Stop Shooting the Messenger, Please

from: http://unamsanctamcatholicam.blogspot.co.uk There is so much going on this week I don’t know where to start. Regarding the situation with the Franciscans of the Immaculate, I wanted to respond a fallacy I am seeing repeated on many Catholic blogs, so … Continue reading

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Christmas in Jail, on Mount Athos

Under arrest in Greece, the abbot of the most important monastery of the holy mountain. The patriarch of Moscow calls for his release. The patriarch of Constantinople is silent. The rivalry between the two rekindled by the voyage in Russia … Continue reading

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“Non Prævalebunt.” How and Why Benedict XVI Is Standing Up to the Attacks

Earlier this year we posted on ‘Why they attack the Pope’. Sandro Magister (www.chiesa.espressonline.it) continues looking at the attacks on our Holy Father from both within the Church, and outside the Church. The crisis of the Church is not resolved … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict, Confessor. The Debut in Madrid

An innovation in the program of the next World Youth Day: the pope administering the sacrament of forgiveness. With the Son of God who “went deep down into the sordid darkness of our sins” by Sandro Magister   World Youth Day … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict recommends the Youth Catechism

YOUCAT, an abbreviation for the Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church,  is a 300-page volume, written for high-school age people and young adults and designed to teach them the ABC’s of Catholicism using a language tailored to their generation, as … Continue reading

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Recent Development with regard to the Legionaries of Christ.

On 19th. October papal delegate De Paolis issued a letter to the Legionaries. The letter is reprinted below  in full. Sandro Magister commented: “Now that he has been made a cardinal, Archbishop Velasio De Paolis will have even more authority … Continue reading

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Why Do they attack Pope Benedict?

ROME, September 3, 2010 Andrea Tornielli,  the Vatican correspondent for “Il Giornale,”and Paolo Rodari , reporter for “Il Foglio”, have jointly written  a book called “Attacco a Ratzinger” (The Attack on Ratzinger), which is published by Piemme. Sandro Magister – the reporter for … Continue reading

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