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Vatican: Climate Change Is Man-Made (Ed: say that with a straight face…)

"We all bear responsibility to protect and value creation for the good of future generations.” The Vatican’s Secretary of State told the UN Climate Summit this week that climate change is man-made and man’s responsibility. In his address on Tuesday, Cardinal Pietro Parolin said the international community has a moral responsibility to address climate change. Referring to...

Pope Francis: There is only one Korea (and one Church, Holy Father…)

Daejeon, South Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 04:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Addressing the division between North and South Korea, Pope Francis emphasized that the two are “one family,” calling for prayers of re-unification while stressing repentance and forgiveness. “There is only one Korea, but this family is divided,” the Pope said to a large...

The Vortex – where “lies & falsehoods are trapped and exposed” – really?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0wKgl0-6Gw4 Describing the terminal decline of the Church in the USA (which really mirrors the decline of the Church just about everywhere else) Michael Voris manages to assess and lament the situation there without any reference to Fatima. He sees no "bright spots" - not even one: he cites the "bad stats" to illustrate his point, but...

Priesthood: what’s it all about?

There's allegedly a secretive "gay lobby" that wields massive behind-the-scenes influence at the Vatican. Pope Francis himself appears to have confirmed it, during what was intented to be a private conversation with a delegation of Latin American religious orders. His words somehow got leaked, and although his visitors apologised, his press office hasn't denied that...

New Scots Bishops Soon…

The Vatican will appoint a wave of new bishops to dioceses in Scotland in the coming months, the papal nuncio has told clergy. Following Pope Francis' acceptance of the resignation of the Bishop of Motherwell, half of Scotland's eight dioceses are without bishops. Archbishop Antonio Mennini, the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, met with clergy from...

Crisis: Legacy of Pope John?

Blessed John XXIII - Part 2: Pope of surprises... (Vatican  Radio)  Blessed John XXIII, born Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli died exactly 50 years ago on the 3rd of June 1963, two months after the completion of his well- known encyclical  ‘Pacem  in Terris’. Pope John, now blessed, was elected to the See of Peter on the...