Vatican

On Resisting Pope Francis To His Face…

The article below is taken from the website of The American Conservative - click on photo of Pope Francis to read original.  Comments invited. Here’s a powerful column by Ross Douthat, in which he says Pope Francis is pushing the Catholic Church to a precipice.  Here’s the gist of his piece: But going beyond such a...

Catholics Must Reject Synod Document – Calling UK Bishops To Show Leadership

In pastoral terms, the document published today by the Synod of Bishops represents an earthquake, the “big one” that hit after months of smaller tremors. The relatio post disceptationem read aloud in the synod hall, while defending fundamental doctrine, calls for the church to build on positive values in unions that the church has always...

13th October – The Miracle of the Sun…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hnhR797T9XM   Read a first hand witness account of the miracle here Comment Despite headlines across the internet claiming to "debunk" the Fatima miracle, nobody has succeeded in so doing.  Yet, still the powers-that-be in the Vatican continue to ignore the key part of the Fatima message, that the Pope and Bishops should consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart...

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...