Monthly Archives - June 2017

Cardinal Müller – “Dissenter” – Sacked…

CORRISPONDENZA ROMANA and RORATE CÆLI have just learned that His Eminence Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Faith since July 2, 2012, has been dismissed by Pope Francis on the exact expiry date of his five-year mandate. Cardinal Müller is one of the cardinals who sought to interpret Amoris Laetitia along...

29/6: Happy Feast of Ss Peter & Paul…Faith of our Fathers, Living Still!

On this day, Catholics recall the key event in the establishment of Christ's Church on earth, when He appointed Peter to lead His Church: "Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build My Church..." (Matthew 16:18) These days, however, more than ever, we need to remind ourselves about the profession of Faith which...

Fr Martin Xavier Vazhachira RIP

FATHER MARTIN XAVIER VAZHACHIRA RIP - PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SCOTTISH CATHOLIC MEDIA OFFICE. The Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh regrets to announce the death of Father Martin Xavier Vazhachira CMI, Administrator of St John’s parish in Corstorphine, Edinburgh. The 33-year old Indian-born priest had been missing since Tuesday. His body was found yesterday evening,...

Maybe Cardinals Should Try Phoning Pope Francis: He Tends To Ignore Letters

Seven months on from the “dubia,” Pope Francis has received midway through this spring another letter from the same four cardinals, signed by Carlo Caffarra in the name of the other three: Walter Brandmüller, Raymond L. Burke, and Joachim Meisner. And to this letter as well, like to the “dubia” before it, he has not...

Anti-Catholic Culture Reigns In Scotland

Catholics face “alarming levels of intolerance”  Thursday 15 June 2017 Giving evidence to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee of the Scottish Parliament today (15th June 2017) Anthony Horan, Director of the Catholic Parliamentary Office claimed; “a culture of fear prevents people from being open about their faith.” Mr. Horan who was giving evidence to MSP’s...

Pope To Priests: Obey Or Be Suspended…

Pope Francis has warned the Nigerian Diocese of Ahiara that if they do not accept their bishop, they will be suspended a divinis. The Holy Father stressed this during his audience with members of the diocese in the Vatican on June 8. When Pope Benedict XVI appointed Msgr. Peter Ebere Okpaleke as the diocese’ bishop in...

Polish Bishops Say “No!” To Amoris Laetita…Silence From Scots Hierarchy

Yesterday, 7 June, the Polish Bishops’ Conference ended its General Assembly in the Polish city of Zakopane. According to the official website of the German bishops Katholisch.de, the speaker of the Polish Bishops’ Conference, Pawel Rytel-Andrianik said that the teaching of the Church with regard to Holy Communion for those people who live in...

Chartres Pilgrimage & Young Catholics

Comment: The funeral of one of the victims of the Manchester terror attack, a 14 year old Catholic  girl from Scotland, took place today. Her Parish Priest preached a homily in which he naturally praised the teenager, and said:  “In 14 years [she] packed a lot into her 14 years. 14 happy years. That’s so important for us to...

Trump’s Dumping Green Religion is a “Slap in the Face” For Francis – Vatican

VATICAN CITY (RNS) One of the pope’s closest allies says it would be a “slap in the face” for Francis if President Trump pulls the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord so soon after the two leaders met at the Vatican. “If Donald Trump really decides to pull the U.S. out of the Paris...