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  • Cdl. Brandmüller: Amazon Synod Portends Pantheistic ‘Religion of Man’

    10/19/2019 10:24:43 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | October 18, 2019 | Stephen Wynne
    Cdl. Brandmüller: Amazon Synod Portends Pantheistic ‘Religion of Man’ Dubia author warns of 'spectacular break' with Catholic faith VATICAN CITY ( - Cardinal Walter Brandmüller is warning that the Amazon Synod represents an attempt to replace Catholicism with "a pantheistic natural religion of man." In a statement to LifeSiteNews and German-language site this week, the dubia author characterized synod architects as an agenda-driven Modernist cabal. "It would be a fatal error to think that the promoters of the current Synod of Bishops were truly concerned only about the well-being of the indigenous tribes of the Amazon forests," he cautioned. "They are, rather, obviously being instrumentalized in order to push an agenda...
  • Catholic-Muslim Interfaith Council created by Pope Francis Announces new Chrislam HQ Opening in 2022

    10/12/2019 4:55:27 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 25 replies
    nteb ^ | 9/22/19 | Geoffrey Grider
    As far as advancing the end times timeline goes, 2019 has been a banner year for Pope Francis and the coming One World Religion. We told you back in February that the pope has travelled to Abu Dhabi where he met with Sunni Muslim leader Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb. There the two men signed a global peace covenant called the Document On Human Fraternity For World Peace. From that covenant, the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity was created to implement this end times religious peace treaty. Now that committee has announced that there will be a fancy new headquarters for this...

    11/06/2015 11:42:49 AM PST · by NYer · 99 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 5, 2015
    Former Scientologist and King of Queens star Leah Remini said she has found “amazing” comfort in returning to the Catholic Church after leaving Scientology two years ago, contrasting Scientology’s abusive policies with Christianity. During an interview with Howard Stern Tuesday morning, the 45-year-old actress said she was so happy to be “reconnecting” to the faith of her childhood.Initially, Stern tried to lump all religions together as equally fanatical, but Remini jumped in, telling the shock jock he was making a big mistake.“I’ve come to the conclusion in my life that all religions are sorta nutty,” Stern said. “And, you know,...
  • Catholic Hospital Can Be Sued for Refusing Transgender Hysterectomy

    09/20/2019 5:44:45 AM PDT · by karpov · 20 replies
    National Review ^ | September 19, 2019 | Wesley J. Smith
    I wrote the other day about the intention within bioethics to destroy Catholic healthcare. Today, a court ruling from California proves my point. A Catholic hospital known as Dignity Health refused to perform a hysterectomy on a transgendered male, as against Catholic moral teaching. The patient sued for discrimination, but the case was dismissed on the basis that the hospital was legally following its faith principles. Alas, a Court of Appeals reversed, reinstating the case to the active docket. Why am I not surprised? Dignity Health’s faith-based policies require that the institution “protect and preserve the bodily and functional integrity”...
  • Spanish Church Warns Against Mindfulness

    09/12/2019 5:39:11 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 23 replies
    The Tablet (UK) ^ | 9/10/19 | Jonathon Luxmoore
    When divinity and the world are confused and there is no otherness, any type of prayer is useless'Spain's Catholic bishops have warned that the increasingly popular use of Mindfulness is incompatible with "Christian prayer practices", and cautioned Catholics they risk "effectively abandoning the faith" if they engage in it. "Our pace of life, marked by activism, competitiveness and consumerism, generates emptiness, stress and anguish", said the Bishops Conference's Commission for Doctrine of the Faith. "In this situation, many people are resorting to methods of meditation and prayer that originate in religious traditions outside Christianity in response to a growing demand...
  • "The Great Siege Had Ended" ~ The year that September 11 brought tidings of victory

    09/11/2019 6:46:47 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 23 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | Florentius
    September 11 is known in our times as the date of a cowardly suicide attack by Islamic radicals which resulted in the massacre of over 3,000 innocents in New York City in 2001. But on September 11 nearly five hundred years ago, another Islamic attack was coming to its ignominious conclusion for the invaders. For on this date in AD 1565, the Great Siege of Malta was drawing to a close. The Turkish army, under the command of Mustapha Pasha, was making preparation for withdraw after a stunning defeat by the Knights of Saint John after a four month long...
  • Seattle Bishop Approves Funeral for Gay Shaman Who Committed Suicide

    08/31/2019 9:32:00 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 26 replies
    Church Militant ^ | August 30, 2019 | Christine Niles
    Seattle Bishop Approves Funeral for Gay Shaman Who Committed Suicide In 2014 Abp. Sartain approved the funeral Mass of a homosexual priest who abused 10 boys The archbishop of Seattle, Washington approved Catholic funeral rites for an active, unrepentant homosexual whose highly publicized suicide party involved "marrying" his gay partner while being accompanied by clairvoyants.  It's not the first time Abp. J. Peter Sartain has gotten in hot water over a funeral. In 2014 he was criticized for allowing the funeral Mass of a homosexual priest who had admitted to abusing as many as 10 boys. His funeral Mass was concelebrated by...
  • Police presence strong at Polish pride march in wake of violence

    08/12/2019 8:20:02 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 19 replies (Reuters) ^ | August 10, 2019 | unsigned
    WARSAW (Reuters) - More than 1000 people took part in a pride parade in the central Polish city of Plock protected by a cordon of armed police as LGBT rights became a hot button issue in Catholic Poland ahead of a parliamentary election in October. Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has made hostility to gays a central focus of its campaign, depicting LGBT rights as a dangerous foreign idea that undermines traditional values. A pride parade in the provincial city of Bialystok in July was marred by violence after anti-gay protesters chased people through the streets and beat...
  • Nigerian Cardinal Urges Europeans to Stop Encouraging Africans to Migrate

    08/01/2019 6:29:50 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 31, 2019 | Thomas D. Williams
    Nigerian Cardinal Says Stop Encouraging Africans to Migrate ROME — Cardinal Francis Arinze has urged Europeans to cease encouraging Africans to migrate to Europe, insisting that people are better off in their home countries. In an interview with the Catholic Herald last week, the 86-year-old Cardinal Arinze, once considered a top candidate for the papacy, said that when countries lose their young people to migration, they lose the people who can best build their nation’s future.“So the countries in Europe and America can sometimes help best, not by encouraging the young people to come to Europe as if they looked...

    07/28/2019 11:16:24 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 22 replies
    powerline ^ | JULY 24, 2019 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    The Senate today confirmed Brian Buescher, President Trump’s nominee to the U.S. District Court in Nebraska. Readers may recall that Senate Democrats attacked Buescher for his membership in the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic service organization. I wrote about this here. Sen. Kamala Harris was one of the Senators who led the charge against Buescher during his Committee hearing. His other main adversary was Sen. Mazie Hirono, one of the Senate’s dimmest members. Harris isn’t dim, but she’s a hard core leftist and an incorrigible opportunist. Thus, her suggestion that Buescher’s membership in the Knights of Columbus makes him unfit...
  • Gen. James Longstreet: "Brave soldier, gallant gentleman, consistent Christian"

    07/04/2019 7:04:21 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 111 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | August 24, 2017 | Florentius
    One of the advantages of the present media-driven furor to remove or demolish monuments to the Confederacy is that it is forcing numerous Americans, myself included, to dig deep into the history of the Civil War. And what a strange, convoluted period of history it is! The primary sources are plentiful, rich and deep which makes for endlessly fascinating reading. If the aim of the iconoclasts was to push this period of history even further from the national consciousness, or gloss over it with cherry-picked anecdotes allowing for knee-jerk verdicts, they have failed miserably. For my own part, I have...
  • Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views

    06/02/2019 5:23:10 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 20 replies
    Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz — both Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee — are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusing the nominee of opposing religious freedom and expressing anti-Catholic views. The nomination of Michael S. Bogren, a Michigan lawyer who was nominated to be a district judge for the District Court for the Western District of Michigan, has been met with fierce conservative resistance for the candidate’s likening of religious beliefs to the racist views of the Ku Klux Klan. Hawley, a Missouri Republican and...
  • Disney's 'Tolkien' Movie Cuts Out the Christian Faith That Inspired His Life and Work

    05/09/2019 1:45:37 PM PDT · by OddLane · 60 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 9, 2019 | Tyler O'Neil
    Disney's new film Tolkien premiers this weekend, and the trailers promise an engrossing biopic, complete with scenes from the First World War. The movie aims to show how J.R.R. Tolkien's early life inspired the creative genius behind such works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, which are rightly recognized as classics and which both inspired epic film franchises (one far superior to the other). Yet the new Disney film cuts out some of the most important influences in his life. The movie does not once mention the great ex-atheist and Christian author C.S. Lewis, a close friend...
  • Notre Dame President Won’t Ban Campus Porn

    04/14/2019 12:37:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 34 replies
    Church Militant ^ | April 12, 2019 | David Nussman
    [Catholic Caucus] Notre Dame President Won’t Ban Campus Porn Fr. John Jenkins snubs petitions for porn filter on Notre Dame's wifi system SOUTH BEND, Ind. ( - The president of Notre Dame has pushed back against calls to block access to pornography on the campus wifi.  In October last year, a group of around 80 male Notre Dame students called for a campus-wide porn filter in a letter to the editor in student-run newspaper The Observer. The open letter noted that an online petition supporting the cause already had about 1,000 signatures from students, faculty and staff. Enough Is Enough (EIE), a group promoting...
  • Buffalo Bishop Returns Priest to Ministry Who Was Caught Twice with Gay Porn

    03/29/2019 5:49:23 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 3/25/19 | Doug Mainwaring
    BUFFALO, New York, March 25, 2019, LifeSiteNews — Despite being under fire for multiple alleged coverups of clergy sex abuse, the Diocese of Buffalo has returned a priest with penchant for male pornography to service. Bishop Richard J. Malone reinstated Fr. Robert A. Stolinski, saying “allegations of child sexual abuse” against the priest “have not been substantiated.” While the Bishop’s statement noted that the decision is based on recent reports of investigators as well as the advice and recommendations of the independent Diocesan Review Board, the fact remains that Stolinski has a long, troubling history of indulging in male pornography,...
  • Cardinal Godfried Danneels dies

    03/14/2019 5:03:36 PM PDT · by Missouri gal · 16 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 14, 2019 | Reuters
    Belgian Cardinal Godfried Danneels, a strong liberal voice within the Roman Catholic Church, and once seen as an outside contender to succeed Pope John Paul II, has died, the Vatican said on Thursday.

    03/11/2019 2:21:02 AM PDT · by Old Yeller · 67 replies
    Now The End Begins ^ | 3/2/2019 | Geoffrey Grider
    The Catholic Church in America is relatively conservative, at least outwardly, but all that changes when you go overseas. In many foreign countries Roman Catholicism is much more open about their pagan Babylonian and Egyptian roots, where you will frequently encounter Catholic occultism, Catholic exorcisms, and Catholic voodoo. In Brazil last night, they kicked off the start of Carnival which celebrates the Roman Catholic festival of Lent. As you can see from the main article photo, it is openly demonic and pagan. “And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the...
  • Why is Original Sin called the “Sin of Adam,” not the Sin of Adam and Eve?

    02/19/2019 7:51:20 AM PST · by Salvation · 31 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 02-18-19 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Why is Original Sin called the “Sin of Adam,” not the Sin of Adam and Eve? Msgr. Charles Pope • February 18, 2019 • Adam and Eve – Johann Wenzel PeterOriginal sin is that first sin of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, committed when they ate the forbidden fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil (Gen 3:1-7). While it clearly involved them both, Scripture and Tradition refer to it formally as the “Sin of Adam” or “Adam’s Sin,” not the “Sin of Adam and Eve.” It is also described as coming to...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cdl. Kasper: A ‘forced resignation’ of Pope Francis would be invalid

    01/31/2019 2:06:50 PM PST · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 30, 2019 | Maike HIckson
    Cdl. Kasper: A ‘forced resignation’ of Pope Francis would be invalid January 30, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Cardinal Walter Kasper – a close collaborator of Pope Francis – has expressed concern over a possible attempt at removing the current Pope from office but makes it clear that “a forced resignation would be invalid.” Regarding the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, Kasper insists that it was done in “full freedom.” Cardinal Kasper had been part of the “Sankt Gallen Group,” which had wished for then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio's election back in 2005, rather than then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger's. As LifeSiteNews has reported, Cardinal Kasper –...
  • Pedophilia Isn’t The Main Problem With Catholic Priests, Homosexuality Is

    10/11/2018 8:58:28 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 169 replies ^ | September 28, 2018 | Maureen Mullarkey
    The editorial board of the New York Times declared it had identified the source of “The Catholic Church’s Unholy Stain.” It names pedophilia and asks: “How have so many pedophiles been allowed into the priesthood?” The question was purely rhetorical because the board had an answer ready. It cited the usual grounds: “the all-male priesthood and the celibacy imposed on Catholic priests; the elitism, careerism and clericalism of the church hierarchy; the lack of transparency or accountability among bishops.” Most damning is “the power a man of God has over a child.” Every parent knows instinctively that sexual abuse of...