Vatican

Venezuela: Pope Francis’s Downfall?

The Wall Street Journal points out that while Pope Francis is not slow to denounce President Donald Trump, he is not so quick to take Nicolás Maduro to task - click here The Bishops of Venezuela Appeal to Our Lady for Deliverance from Maduro.  From Francis, Only Silence.  by Christopher A. Ferrara August 11, 2017 Francis...

Fatima: U.S.A., North Korea & The Prophesied Annihilation of Nations

Comment:  Father Gruner, RIP,  tirelessly pointed out that the only part of the Fatima prophecies not to have been fulfilled to date was Our Lady's warning about the annihilation of nations - click here to read what, precisely, is meant by  this "annihilation".  Are we about to see - to our horror - the fulfilment of...

Pope To Abolish Summorum Pontificum?

ROME, July 26, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Sources inside the Vatican suggest that Pope Francis aims to end Pope Benedict XVI’s universal permission for priests to say the Traditional Latin Mass (TLM), also known as the Extraordinary Form of the Mass. While the course of action would be in tune with Pope Francis’ repeatedly expressed disdain...

Atheist: Pope Destroying The West

Pope Francis ROME, July 12, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – An atheist philosopher friend of Benedict XVI has strongly criticized Pope Francis, accusing the Holy Father of not preaching the Gospel but politics, fomenting schism, and issuing secularist statements aimed at destroying the West. In a fiery interview published July 10 in Mattino di Napoli, Marcello Pera, who co-wrote...

Rocky Road From Dublin: Irish Bishops In Rome – seeking end of celibacy?

The Irish Bishops are in Rome for their ad limina visit Below, report from The Irish Catholic... The Irish hierarchy will not ask Pope Francis to consider permitting priests who left to get married to return to ministry at a meeting in Rome next week after failing to reach a consensus, The Irish Catholic can reveal. However,...

Papacy: Elect One Pope, Get One Free?

This box contains all my copies of the Catholic Truth newsletters, Francis. A MUST-read, if you want to be a good pope... I'm finding myself getting short on patience, to put it mildly,with those who keep telling me that "Benedict is still pope" - having me choking on my morning tea - and, as if that's...

Consecration of Russia: God Got It Wrong! – World Apostolate of Fatima

Martin Blackshaw (aka blogger Athanasius) writes... Alerted by the comment of a blogger here a few weeks ago, concerning a website claim by the World Apostolate of Fatima (WAF) that the consecration of Russia was done by Pope John Paul II in 1984, I began a correspondence exchange with a representative of that Apostolate with...

Yoga: Paying Homage To Hindu Deities

Today, I enjoyed a conversation over lunch with a some Catholics from various parishes in Glasgow, including a young woman who was thoroughly informed about the New Age Movement and its impact on Catholics in this archdiocese and beyond. Unfortunately, I had an appointment so had to leave before the end of the chat,...

A Troubling Week In Vatican Politics…

The article below is taken from the blog, One Peter Fve (1P5)... Müller, Küng, Marx, and St. Joan of Arc   The Catholic Church, therefore, faces a very serious situation, where many vulnerable souls are at stake and where there seems to be a growing atmosphere of intolerance toward those who try to defend the Catholic Truth...

8th April: Start of Greatest Revolution in Church in 1500 Years – Cardinal Kasper

As we prepare  for the release of the Pope's post-synodal Exhortation on Friday 8th April, it might be useful to reflect on the issues raised in the following article published by Catholic Family News.   The Exhortation will be presented to journalists at the Holy See’s Press Office on Friday 8 April at 11.30 am (Rome time) 10.30.am UK time.  When...