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  • [Catholic Caucus] Fr. Gerald Murray slams Pope Francis’ comments on homosexuality, African bishops

    01/31/2023 7:44:10 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 31, 2023 | Raymond Wolfe
    [Catholic Caucus] Fr. Gerald Murray slams Pope Francis’ comments on homosexuality, African bishops'The people that have to undergo conversion are those who want to commit sodomy, not the bishops who are telling them this is a sin, it’s wrong, and the state should not legitimize it.'Renowned canon lawyer Fr. Gerald Murray blasted Pope Francis’ recent call for the global decriminalization of homosexuality and his criticism of bishops who support anti-sodomy laws. Murray, a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, denounced the “confusion” of the pope’s remarks in a hard-hitting interview Thursday with Raymond Arroyo on EWTN’s The World Over....
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Great Catholic Migration Continued

    01/31/2023 1:36:52 PM PST · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | January 31, 2023 | Savannah Dudzik
    [Catholic Caucus] The Great Catholic Migration ContinuedI was a senior in high school: fully engrossed in extracurricular activities at my public school and ready to start on my college journey. I was also strong in my faith, but not particularly interested in attending the youth group at our current church or doing anything besides going to Sunday Mass. My family was the same way: very devout, but very private.Early one Sunday morning, my mother packed us all in the car and announced, “We’re going to a church in Rockford this Sunday.” As myself and my brothers were used to going...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Understanding Bloggers, Card. Roche edition.

    01/31/2023 1:09:11 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Mundabor's Blog ^ | January 31, 2023 | Mundabor
    [Catholic Caucus] Understanding Bloggers, Card. Roche edition.Cardinal Roche has a problem with those Catholic bloggers who keep defending the Traditional Latin Mass. He admits, however, that our work is effective and influences Seminarians. I think a couple of reflections are in order. Thank you, Cardinal Roche, for your involuntary compliment. At times, I receive comments containing nothing but insults. Being told that I, in my little effort and together with many others, am effective and influence seminarians truly made by day. If I die today, I hope those at the Pearly Gates have the link. But let us reflect a...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Roche Rants: Latin Mass "Keyboard Warriors" Are Very Effective

    01/31/2023 12:05:24 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 31, 2023 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Roche Rants: Latin Mass "Keyboard Warriors" Are Very Effective"Don't leave the liturgical field to those small and vocal minorities, of whatever hue, who seem [sic!] obstinately to stand against the Holy Father and against the [failed] liturgical reform," ranted an angry Cardinal Roche, Prefect of Divine Worship during an 8 October lecture published in Music and Liturgy. The Journal of the Society of St Gregory, January 2023 (Matthew Hazell, Twitter.com, January 30).Roche is "well aware that people sometimes talk about 'liturgy wars'" - which he is apparently afraid of losing."From what I understand, many of these battles today...
  • What does Pope Francis really think about homosexuality and sin?

    01/30/2023 3:41:39 PM PST · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    The Catholic Herald ^ | January 30, 2023 | Gavin Ashenden
    What does Pope Francis really think about homosexuality and sin? There was a flurry of correspondence between the tireless LGBTQ+ activist Fr James Martin and Pope Francis on Saturday 27 January.Fr Martin’s whole ministry is bound up by his desire to have the Catholic understanding of homosexuality changed.The correspondence followed an interview Pope Francis gave to Associated Press in which the Pope emphasised that homosexuality was not a crime.Fr Martin, an American Jesuit priest and editor-at-large of the Jesuit magazine America, immediately wrote to the Pope asking for clarification, and was at once favoured with a reply.The correspondence turned...
  • Zero Tolerance for Homosexuality. South Sudan Just Told the Pope “No”

    01/30/2023 3:30:29 PM PST · by ebb tide · 25 replies
    L'Espresso ^ | January 30, 2023 | Sandro Magister
    Zero Tolerance for Homosexuality. South Sudan Just Told the Pope “No”His January 24 interview with the Associated Press has made no small mess for Pope Francis, ahead of his February 3 arrival in Juba, South Sudan, the second stop, after Congo, on his upcoming trip to Africa.In the interview, the pope said plain and simple that “homosexuality is not a crime,” and therefore “it is unjust” that “more than 50 countries” should condemn and punish it, including “ten or twelve, more or less,” even with the death penalty.And therefore, he went on to say, the bishops of these countries must...
  • South Sudan: Leave Your Homosexualism in Rome, Francis!

    01/30/2023 10:05:36 AM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 30, 2023 | Gloria TV
    South Sudan: Leave Your Homosexualism in Rome, Francis!South Sudan has zero tolerance for homosexual acts and pseudo-marriage, both of which are punishable by law, Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth told RadioTamazuj.org (28 January).He was responding to the claim by Italo-Argentine homosexualist Jorge Mario Bergoglio that outlawing homosexual acts was "unjust"."If he [Francis] comes here to tell us that homosex [pseudo] marriage, homosexuality, is legal, we will say no," Makuei warned.The minister stressed that homosex pseudo-marriage is ungodly giving Francis a catechesis, “God was not mistaken. He created man and woman and told them to marry and go and fill the...
  • Cardinal Screwtape

    01/29/2023 7:28:43 PM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | January 25, 2023 | Rod Dreher
    Cardinal ScrewtapePope Francis appointee Robert McElroy's jaw-dropping call to revolutionize -- and queer -- the Catholic ChurchThis essay in the Jesuit magazine America, by Cardinal Robert McElroy of San Diego (above, being made a cardinal by Pope Francis), brings the dubious insights of Critical Theory to the life of the Roman Catholic Church. It is an astonishing document that lays bare the agenda of Pope Francis -- who made McElroy a cardinal -- and his supporters to radicalize Catholicism. This is something we all should pay attention to, even non-Catholics. The woke are storming the citadel of Western religion. The...
  • LGBT agenda full speed ahead thanks to Pope Francis’ recent remarks on homosexuality

    01/29/2023 4:17:54 PM PST · by ebb tide · 17 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 27, 2023 | LifeSite News Staff
    LGBT agenda full speed ahead thanks to Pope Francis’ recent remarks on homosexualityThis week on Faith & Reason: John-Henry Westen, Liz Yore, and Father James Altman discuss Pope Francis’ troubling remarks on African bishops who support anti-sodomy laws and then react to the recent World Economic Forum meetings in Davos. In Francis’ remarks on such bishops needing “conversion,” given as part of an interview with the Associated Press, Yore sees a “coordinated effort by the Vatican” to hit back at criticism from the late Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal George Pell that was widely publicized after their deaths.“We now have...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Homosexualist Bergoglio Goes from Bad to Worse

    01/29/2023 1:56:16 PM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 28, 2023 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Homosexualist Bergoglio Goes from Bad to WorseIn a handwritten letter to homosexualist James Martin, dated 28 January and intended for the public, Francis reiterated his immoral statements during a recent APNews.com interview.Regarding homosexual acts, he insists that "criminalisation is neither good nor just."Francis watered down his earlier statement that homosexual acts are a sin by saying that "any sexual act outside of marriage is a sin," even though homosexual acts are not a "sexual act" but against nature (Romans 1). So Francis is comparing apples and oranges.He goes on to use "circumstances" to "diminish or eliminate guilt", suggesting...
  • Archbishop Viganò: On the Feast of St. Paul’s Conversion we must pray for the ‘Sauls’ who persecute the Church

    01/29/2023 10:43:27 AM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 27, 2023 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    Archbishop Viganò: On the Feast of St. Paul’s Conversion we must pray for the ‘Sauls’ who persecute the ChurchLet us pray that the prelates and priests who today obey the Roman Sanhedrin, which does not want to recognize Christ the King while paying homage to Caesar, may be enlightened by the Grace of the Lord.Abbot Guéranger comments: “To complete the court of our great King, it was right that the two powerful pillars of the Church, the Apostle of the Jews and the Apostle of the Gentiles, should be raised on either side of the manger: Peter with the keys...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Schneider, Francis Will Go Down In History As Abuser of Power

    01/28/2023 5:45:50 PM PST · by ebb tide · 5 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 28, 2023 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Schneider, Francis Will Go Down In History As Abuser of PowerThe Church is in ruins and the liturgy is secularised and in anarchy, Bishop Athanasius Schneider said in an interview in Lebanon on 26 January (English video below).He warns that Francis wants to make the Roman Rite "disappear", calling it "a grave abuse of power" that will go down in history as "a great injustice on the part of the Pope and the Holy See".For Schneider, the Synod on Synodality is an instrument to adapt the Church "to the way of thinking of the unbelieving world".Christ didn't say...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Retired Archbishop Chaput – free to speak his mind

    01/28/2023 4:25:06 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | January 27, 2023 | Louis Knuffke
    [Catholic Caucus] Retired Archbishop Chaput – free to speak his mindHe saw synodality up close in 2018Retired Archbishop Charles Chaput, the former archbishop of Philadelphia and Denver, lamented that within the Catholic Church currently no one can fill the places of the late Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal George Pell.“Their absence is a very heavy loss because both men embodied articulate, faithful Christian intelligence in a remarkable way,” Chaput said. “No one in current Church leadership has the capacity to replace them. That will happen in time, but the talent bench at the moment seems pretty thin.”The comments came in...
  • Cardinal Hollerich: Critics of the Synod ‘Won’t Be Able to Stop’ It

    01/28/2023 10:24:27 AM PST · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | January 28, 2023 | Edward Pentin
    Cardinal Hollerich: Critics of the Synod ‘Won’t Be Able to Stop’ It The general relator of the Synod on Synodality made a number of bold statements this week including the assertion that Christian Europe is a “thing of the past.”One of Pope Francis’ closest aides and a leading figure of the Synod on Synodality has singled out critics of the process, calling them afraid of a “Church on the move” and saying they “know they won’t be able to stop” the synodal experiment.Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich of Luxembourg, the general relator of the 2021-2024 Synod on Synodality, also issued other bold...
  • Father Timothy Radcliffe’s Designation as Synod on Synodality’s Retreat Master Stirs Anxiety

    01/28/2023 10:09:06 AM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | January 27, 2023 | Joan Frawley Desmond
    ­Father Timothy Radcliffe’s Designation as Synod on Synodality’s Retreat Master Stirs AnxietyNEWS ANALYSIS: While the prominent Dominican has decried political polarization in the Church, his appointment itself could fuel the polarization in the synodal process, given his public dissent from Church teachings on homosexuality. Last year, in an August 2021 video posted on the Synod of Bishops’ website, Dominican Father Timothy Radcliffe — a controversial British theologian who has publicly contradicted Church teachings on homosexuality — decried political polarization and the fact that the “Church itself has been touched by these sterile culture wars.” Father Radcliffe, who served as...
  • Pope Francis clarifies comments on homosexuality: “One must consider the circumstances.”

    01/28/2023 7:31:06 AM PST · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    Outreach ^ | January 27, 2023 | Outreach Staff
    Pope Francis clarifies comments on homosexuality: “One must consider the circumstancesThis week, in an interview with the Associated Press, Pope Francis became the first pope to call for the decriminalization of homosexuality. It was an historic step towards the Catholic Church’s protection of vulnerable LGBTQ people around the world. (Read our coverage of the pope’s recent remarks here.)During his interview, the Holy Father imagined a hypothetical conversation in which a person might object by saying, “Being homosexual is a sin,” and the pope suggested a response: “It’s also a sin to lack charity with one another.” Some media outlets, however,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] I FULLY SUPPORT YOU: Bishop Stands with Latin Mass Community

    01/27/2023 7:30:32 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | January 27, 2023 | Michael Matt
    [Catholic Caucus] I FULLY SUPPORT YOU: Bishop Stands with Latin Mass CommunityNew from Remnant TV...If it’s true that it’s “the Mass that matters,” then obviously the more Traditional Latin Masses in the world today the better for everyone – Catholic or not. The Bishop of Duluth, Minnesota, has set an important precedent for every bishop in the world. He’s not a traditionalist but, the wake of Traditionis Custodes, he’s gone to bat for his traditional Catholic community.In this Special Edition of the Remnant Underground, Michael Matt speaks to those who are not necessarily traditional Catholics or who are new to...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal McElroy’s Attack on Church Teachings on Sexuality Is a Pastoral Disaster

    01/27/2023 3:58:27 PM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | January 26, 2023 | Father Raymond J. de Souza
    [Catholic Caucus] Cardinal McElroy’s Attack on Church Teachings on Sexuality Is a Pastoral DisasterCOMMENTARY: Jettisoning the distinction between ‘orientation and activity’ means the end of chastity as a virtue to be strived for — or implies that ‘the LBGT community’ is not capable of chastity and should therefore be preached a lesser gospel. That a cardinal wishes to change the Church’s teaching on the morality of same-sex sexual acts is not new. But there is a new one advocating just that, and one of the newest in the college at that.Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, created a cardinal by Pope Francis in...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Rupnik's Amoris Laetitia Morals: Francis Gets Away With Lying

    01/27/2023 2:18:03 PM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 25, 2023 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] Rupnik's Amoris Laetitia Morals: Francis Gets Away With LyingA former member of the Loyola community named "Klara", 58, gave another testimony against Father Marko Rupnik SJ (EditorialeDomani.it, January 23).Klara was 16 when she met Rupnik, who was ten years her senior, in 1980. A year later, he began kissing and hugging her as "a gesture of tenderness". In 1986, he masturbated in front of her and asked her to masturbate him.A year later, Klara joined the Loyoala community, which was controlled by Rupnik. Many sexual encounters followed. He admitted to her that he had sexual relations with other...
  • [Catholic Caucus] A Response to Pope Francis: Letter to Bishop Donald DeGrood

    01/27/2023 8:13:43 AM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | January 26, 2023 | Fr. Dana Ambrose Christensen, Obl. OSB
    [Catholic Caucus] A Response to Pope Francis: Letter to Bishop Donald DeGrood Your Excellency,PAX!I want to thank you for asking consultation from both priests and seminarians after the latest Motu Proprio from Pope Francis. I found it disturbing, cruel, and unnecessary. Let me explain.My first real encounter with the Traditional Latin Mass was when I was studying liturgy at the Liturgical Institute at Mundelein Seminary. A class was offered on its theology and included a practicum. Learning the theology of the Mass and celebrating it often, even daily, changed my priesthood for the better. In time, being lonely at school...