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  • [Catholic Caucus] Gays in the seminary, pope eats his words

    06/04/2024 6:28:59 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    Daily Compass ^ | June 4, 2024 | Riccardo Cascioli
    [Catholic Caucus] Gays in the seminary, pope eats his wordsAfter the remark on ‘faggotry’ in the priesthood, a sensational turn by Pope Francis: he encourages an aspiring gay seminarian not to give up. An inconceivable contradiction, which turns into a victory for the LGBT lobby.By now it can't even be called a surprise. After the uproar caused by the remark about the ‘atmosphere of faggotry’ in seminaries and among priests, obviously, the gay lobby could not sit idly by. So first a BBC report broke on a young Sicilian gay man who claims he was subjected to reparative therapies resembling...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis reportedly tells homosexual man thrown out of seminary: ‘Go forward with your vocation’

    06/04/2024 1:14:36 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | June 4, 2024 | Andreas Wailzer
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis reportedly tells homosexual man thrown out of seminary: ‘Go forward with your vocation’According to Italian media reports, Pope Francis wrote a letter to a young man dismissed from a seminary for homosexuality, telling him to ‘go ahead with your vocation’ in contradiction to Catholic teaching.Pope Francis reportedly told a man who was dismissed from a seminary for being a practicing homosexual to “go forward with your vocation.”According to the Italian newspaper Il Messaggero, 22-year-old Lorenzo Michele Noè Caruso received a letter from Francis in response to an email that Caruso sent the pontiff about the pope’s...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Gay man writes letter after Pope's statement – and gets a reply

    06/04/2024 8:53:03 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies ^ | June 3, 2024 |
    [Catholic Caucus] Gay man writes letter after Pope's statement – and gets a reply22-year-old had been expelled from seminaryGay man writes letter after Pope's statement – and gets a replyRome - The Pope's stance on social diversity was once again a topic of public debate following recent patronising statements. Now a young homosexual has published a letter in response from Francis.Published on 03.06.2024 at 11:51 – A homosexual man who was expelled from a seminary for this reason and turned to Pope Francis has received a response from the pontiff: "The Church must be open to all. Go ahead with...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Uses the “F word”: Tells Italian Bishops Not to Admit Gay Seminarians, because “there’s already too much faggotry” in the Church (Updated)

    05/28/2024 10:18:50 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 39 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | May 27, 2024 | New Catholic
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope Uses the “F word”: Tells Italian Bishops Not to Admit Gay Seminarians, because “there’s already too much faggotry” in the Church(Updated) “There's already too much 'faggotry'.” Pope Francis thus invites Italian bishops not to admit gay seminariansBy Iacopo ScaramuzziLa Repubblica May 27, 2024[Full article in Italian here] -From the Il Giornale/MSN version:Very harsh attack by Pope Francis against the presence of homosexuals in seminaries. In the closed-door meeting with the more than 200 Italian bishops that opened the General Assembly of the Italian Bishops' Conference on Monday in the Synod Hall, the Pontiff on this topic launched...
  • Pope Francis’s problem goes beyond vulgar language: The Catholic faithful would benefit from a spiritual leader who provided a little more light and less heat

    05/29/2024 8:33:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 05/29/2024 | Freddy Gray
    The Pope is only infallible when he speaks “ex cathedra” — i.e. when pronouncing on doctrinal matters of faith as Pontifex Maximus. So, last week, when Francis privately told a gathering of bishops that he opposed the ordination of homosexual priests because there was too much “frociaggine” — or faggotry — in the priesthood already, he was not speaking formally as the Vicar of Christ. Francis’s remarks inevitably caused anger within the LGBQT communities. Fabrizio Marrazzo, leader of the Italian Gay Party, accused the Pope of “backsliding on gay rights.” The Vatican has duly apologized in a statement. It said:...
  • Pope used vulgar Italian word to refer to LGBT people, Italian newspapers report

    05/27/2024 3:42:47 PM PDT · by nwrep · 101 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 27, 2024 | Reuters
    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis used a highly derogatory term towards the LGBT community as he reiterated in a closed-door meeting with Italian bishops that gay people should not be allowed to become priests, Italian media reported on Monday. La Repubblica and Corriere della Sera, Italy's largest circulation dailies, both quoted the pope as saying seminaries, or priesthood colleges, are already too full of "frociaggine", a vulgar Italian term roughly translating as "faggottness". The Vatican did not respond to a request for comment. La Repubblica attributed its story to several unspecified sources, while Corriere said it was backed up...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis Appoints Homosexualists to Shape Doctrine

    06/05/2024 9:00:41 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | June 5, 2024 | Julia Meloni
    [Catholic Caucus] Francis Appoints Homosexualists to Shape DoctrineRecently, Pope Francis appointed three new members of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith. Notably—according to the reporting of Vatican expert Edward Pentin—all three can be linked to concerning statements, actions, or alliances regarding the topic of homosexuality. The three prelates are Archbishop Bruno Forte, Cardinal Jose Tolentino de Mendonca, and Cardinal Marcello Semeraro.Archbishop Bruno ForteForte is well-known to those who followed the 2014-2015 Synods on the Family. In 2014, as the synod’s special secretary, Forte wrote a manipulated report on, among other things, the “precious support” found in same-sex relationships....
  • Pope Francis: Conservatives Have a ‘Suicidal Attitude’

    05/17/2024 9:58:06 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 64 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/17/2024 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis told CBS anchor Norah O’Donnell that conservatives are willfully blind and manifest a “suicidal attitude” in their narrowmindedness. In an interview set to air Sunday on 60 Minutes, the pope asserts that a conservative “is someone who clings to something and does not want to see beyond that. It is a suicidal attitude.” “One thing is to take tradition into account and consider situations from the past but quite another is to be closed up inside a dogmatic box,” he adds. The Pope addresses his conservative critics in the church. “Conservative is one who clings to...
  • The Discovery Of ‘Mass Graves’ Of Indigenous Canadian Children Was Actually A Massive Hoax

    05/10/2024 9:32:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 61 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/10/2024 | John Daniel Davidson
    Three years after reports of indigenous mass graves triggered the torching or vandalism of 85-plus churches, no graves have been found.Three years ago, a major story broke in Canada that seemed to confirm every left-wing prejudice against Christians imaginable: A mass grave containing the remains of indigenous children was supposedly discovered on the grounds of what had once been a government boarding school run by the Catholic Church.It turns out the whole thing was a hoax, a modern-day blood libel against Christians that ended with at least 85 Catholic churches across Canada destroyed by arson, vandalized, or desecrated. Canadian political...
  • Vatican Reluctantly Sides With God On Gender Theory

    04/08/2024 10:19:00 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 9 replies
    The Bee ^ | April 8, 2024 | Staff
    VATICAN — In a rare instance of its viewpoints aligning with divine truth, the Vatican announced that it had reluctantly sided with God on the subject of gender theory. Despite its ongoing efforts to blur the lines of objective morality and evolve the Catholic Church into a more progressive entity, the Vatican said it had no choice but to take the same position held by Almighty God and condemn gender theory. "We don't do this very often," said one Vatican spokesman. "It's always our policy to try to find a workaround to avoid siding with God on these types of...
  • Prominent freemason and occultist predicted 50 years ago a one-world religion led by a ‘Christ’ to come

    03/24/2024 7:33:52 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 181 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | March 22, 2024 | Emily Mangiaracina
    Prominent freemason and occultist predicted 50 years ago a one-world religion led by a ‘Christ’ to comeIt is not until now, in the era of Pope Francis, that we can make sense of Foster Bailey’s prediction that Catholicism — which he considers to be the most backward religion — may lead a ‘Christian religious revival.’A high-ranking freemason, occultist, and co-founder of the Lucifer Publishing Company 50 years ago predicted key features of a coming one-world government, including a “cashless society” and worldwide socialism. But his blueprint for a new world order is unique in its specific predictions about a one-world...
  • ‘Deeply Honored’: Jesuit Priests Praise Biden After Brunch at White House

    03/19/2024 9:41:34 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 28 replies
    Catholic Vote ^ | March 18, 2024 | CV News Feed
    ‘Deeply Honored’: Jesuit Priests Praise Biden After Brunch at White HouseA pair of controversial liberal priests visited President Joe Biden’s White House Sunday as part of an event billed as a “St. Patrick’s Day Brunch with Catholic Leaders.”Frs. James Martin and Thomas Reese, SJ, were among the brunch’s attendees. Three days earlier, Biden running mate Vice President Kamala Harris became the highest-ranking incumbent official in American history to visit an abortion facility, where she praised Planned Parenthood and attacked the work of pro-life elected officials.Addressing Martin, Reese, and the other attendees on Sunday, Biden said:The Catholic Church has always stepped...
  • Francis: “We Must Obey The United Nations”

    09/11/2019 3:06:01 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 207 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | September 11, 2019 | Gloria TV
    Francis: “We Must Obey The United Nations” “If we consider ourselves humanity, then our duty is to obey when international organizations make statements,” Pope Francis insisted during his September 10 press conference on board from Madagascar to Rome. He gave as examples the the United Nations (UN) and the International Crime Court (ICC) in The Hague. Francis added, that “we must obey international institutions.” And, “That is why the United Nations were created.” However, many UN policies are deeply immoral. They punish countries and institutions which do not bow to the demands of the abortion and gay tyranny. The ICC...
  • Vatican Denies Pope Francis Called for Ukraine’s Surrender

    03/10/2024 9:51:34 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/10/2024 | Thomas D Williams PHD
    ROME — The Vatican Press Office said Saturday evening the pope’s call for Ukraine to raise the “white flag” did not refer to surrender but rather the “courage to negotiate.” “I think that the strongest one is the one who looks at the situation, thinks about the people and has the courage of the white flag, and negotiates,” Francis said during a recent interview with Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), a portion of which was published Saturday morning. The pontiff’s words were widely understood to refer to Ukraine’s surrender, drawing a fierce reaction from Ukraine’s foreign minister, Dmytro Kuleba.
  • Italian Catholics reverting to ancient Roman gods, seers and sorcerers

    03/05/2024 8:47:42 AM PST · by ebb tide · 33 replies
    The Catholic Herald ^ | March 5, 2024 | Jules Gomes
    Italian Catholics reverting to ancient Roman gods, seers and sorcerersA startling number of lapsed Catholics in Italy are reverting to the deities of ancient Rome and turning to pagan seers, astrologers and psychics, attesting to a potentially catastrophic collapse of Catholicism in its traditional bastion. Over 160,000 sorcerers are doing brisk business in the occult and New Age practises, with over three million Italians consulting the so-called “maghi” every year for advice. This involves shelling out an astronomical €8 billion, according to data from the Osservatorio Antiplagio. Between 10 to 13 million Italians – almost all of them baptised Catholics...
  • Pope Francis Urges Israelis to ‘Break the Spiral of Hatred and Violence’

    02/04/2024 6:03:51 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/04/2024 | Thomas D Williams PHD
    ROME — Pope Francis has written to his “Jewish brothers and sisters in Israel,” exhorting them to break the “incessant cycles” of war and hatred in the Holy Land. Since October 7 the Holy Land “has been cast into a spiral of unprecedented violence,” the pontiff writes. “My heart is torn at the sight of what is happening in the Holy Land, by the power of so much division and so much hatred.” In his letter, the pope laments the manifestations of “anti-Semitism and anti-Judaism” that have emerged during the conflict, underscoring the “particular and singular” relationship binding Jews to...
  • Sara Netanyahu to Pope Francis: Please demand the unconditional release of all hostages

    12/24/2023 2:33:35 PM PST · by af_vet_1981 · 23 replies
    Israel National News ^ | Dec 24, 2023, 11:34 PM (GMT+2) | Nitsan Keidar
    Prime Minister's wife calls on the leader of the Christian world to intervene and use his influence to bring about the release of the hostages being held in Gaza. “I am writing to you not only as the wife of Israel's prime minister but also as a mother and as a woman. On October 7, Hamas terrorists committed an unprovoked act of unparalleled cruelty, the worst savagery perpetrated against Jewish people since the Holocaust. They murdered children in front of the parents, burnt babies alive, beheaded men, raped and mutilated women,” Netanyahu wrote the Pope.
  • Chief Rabbi Lau calls on Pope to retract Israel-Hamas comparison

    12/24/2023 7:27:19 AM PST · by af_vet_1981 · 12 replies
    Israel National News ^ | Dec 24, 2023, 12:59 PM (GMT+2) | Israel National News Staff
    Israel's Chief Rabbi David Lau addresses letter to Pope Francis after Pope accuses Israel of engaging in terrorism just like Hamas.Chief Rabbi of Israel David Lau addressed a letter today (Sunday) to Pope Francis in which he called on the Pontiff to retract comments made during a conversation with President Isaac Herzog last month in which he appeared to accuse both Israel and Hamas of “terrorism” in the ongoing war that started with the Hamas massacre of over 1,200 people in southern Israel on October 7. During the conversation, Pope Francis said that it is “forbidden to respond to terror...
  • Ukraine’s Zelensky Asks Pope Francis to Condemn Russian Aggression, Support Restoration of Ukrainian Territory

    05/13/2023 5:34:32 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 5/13/23 | By Francis X. Rocca and Margherita Stancati
    ROME—Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called on Pope Francis to support Kyiv’s formula for peace—based on returning Ukraine’s territory—in a pointed message to the pontiff, who has refused to explicitly condemn Russia’s invasion. The pope, who met with Mr. Zelensky at the Vatican on Saturday, has offered to serve as an intermediary in negotiations between Kyiv and Moscow but his neutral stance, and his suggestions that the West provoked the war, have raised skepticism in Ukraine. ...
  • Pope Francis: My grave is ready

    12/13/2023 10:44:48 AM PST · by C210N · 49 replies
    Orthodox Times ^ | 12/13/23 | Orthodox Times
    In an interview with Mexican television N+, Pope Francis revealed that he will not be buried inside the Vatican, but that he asked to be buried in the royal church of Santa Maria Maggiore, which is located near Rome’s main railway station Termini. In this church is the Byzantine icon of the Virgin Salus Populi Romani, “for the salvation of the Roman people”, in front of which the Pope kneels and prays when he returns from every trip.