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  • Pope Francis Signs Declaration Affirming ‘Global Climate Crisis

    12/06/2023 7:27:05 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/06/2023 | Thomas D Williams PHD
    ROME — Pope Francis has signed an interfaith statement asserting that humanity faces a “global climate crisis” that demands phasing out fossil fuels. The Abu Dhabi Interfaith Statement for COP28 manifests the signers’ “shared concern for the escalating climate impacts that imperil our cherished planet, as well as our common commitment to jointly address this global crisis.”
  • Pope Francis kicks conservative US Cardinal Raymond Burke out of his Vatican apartment and strips him of his salary after he criticized pontiff's pro-LGBT stance

    11/29/2023 8:42:45 AM PST · by DFG · 47 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11/29/2023 | STEPHEN LEPORE
    Pope Francis has kicked conservative US Cardinal Raymond Burke out of his Vatican apartment and stripped him of his salary after he criticized the pontiff's pro-LGBT stance. Francis has decided to punish Burke by revoking his right to a subsidized Vatican apartment and salary in the second such radical action against an American prelate this month, according to two sources. It is understood Francis told a meeting of the heads of Vatican offices last week that he was moving against Burke because he was a source of 'disunity' in the church, said one of the participants at the November 20...
  • Pope Francis: Climate Change Puts ‘Life on Earth’ at Risk

    11/27/2023 8:04:32 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/27/2023 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis asserted Sunday that global warming is contrary to God’s plan and presents a significant risk to all “life on earth.” “Besides war, our world is threatened by another great danger, that of the climate, which puts life on Earth, especially for the future generations, at risk,” the pontiff stated in a written text, which was read aloud by his aide Monsignor Paolo Braida following the weekly Angelus prayer. “And this is contrary to the plan of God, who created everything for life,” he added. Impelled by this apocalyptic distress, the pope said that next weekend he...
  • Pope Francis Defends Islam as ‘Religion of Peace’ in New Book

    11/09/2023 10:51:04 AM PST · by Rev M. Bresciani · 40 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | November 9, 2023 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Pope Francis is at it again, relativizing about Muslim violence, suggesting that it has no ideological component, but is a “perversion” of true Islam, which is peace.
  • Iranian President Thanks Pope Francis for Calling for Ceasefire in Gaza

    11/06/2023 10:42:33 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/06/2023 | Thomas D Williams PHD
    ROME — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi telephoned Pope Francis on Sunday afternoon and thanked the pontiff for his repeated calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. According to the website of the Iranian presidency, in his conversation with the pope, Raisi “called the terrible and unprecedented crimes of the usurper Zionist regime in martyring nearly 10,000 people, including 4,000 children and 2,500 women, the biggest genocide of the century.”
  • Pope Francis reaffirms priesthood is 'reserved for men,' cannot be changed to include women

    10/27/2023 4:45:50 PM PDT · by Hieronymus · 63 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 26 | T. Nerozzi
    Pope Francis reaffirmed the Catholic Church's doctrine that women are not able to receive holy orders. The pontiff discussed the impossibility of female ordination in a Spanish-language book published in June, titled "El Pastor: Desafíos, razones y reflexiones sobre su pontificado" – or in English, "The Shepherd: Struggles, Reasons, and Thoughts on His Papacy,"
  • Pope Francis Phones Joe Biden to Discuss Gaza Crisis

    10/23/2023 10:41:30 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/23/2023 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME – Pope Francis telephoned U.S. President Joe Biden to discuss the need to identify “paths to peace” in the Middle East and elsewhere, the Vatican press office revealed Monday. According to papal spokesman Matteo Bruni, the phone conversation, which took place Sunday afternoon Rome time, lasted about 20 minutes. The White House released its own statement on the call, noting that President Biden spoke with Pope Francis “to discuss the latest developments in Israel and Gaza.”
  • Illegal Immigration and the Catholic Church: Follow the Money

    10/16/2023 9:26:14 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | October 16, 2023 | John Cassara
    Illegal Immigration and the Catholic Church: Follow the MoneyThe love of money is the root of all evils. (1 Timothy 6:10) The open border and uncontrolled influx of millions of people have devastating consequences. It is a true crisis. Over the last two-and-a-half years, over 7 million illegal immigrants have entered the United States. That number does not include those who escaped detection and are not in any official counts. By the end of 2024, it is projected that well over ten percent of the population will be here illegally. The results of President Biden’s decision not to enforce border...
  • John Kerry Praises Pope Francis for Letter Slamming U.S. over Carbon Emissions

    10/06/2023 10:46:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/06/2023 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME — John Kerry has congratulated Pope Francis for a new letter on the “climate crisis” in which the pope calls out the United States for its high per capita carbon emissions. On Thursday, Mr. Kerry — U.S. special presidential envoy for Climate — applauded the pontiff for his “powerful words” in Laudato Deum (Praise God), urging that the pope’s message “should be heard by all.” In particular, Kerry held up the pope’s allegation that the earth is “nearing the breaking point,” his assertion that diplomacy “must be part of the solution,” and his hope that COP28 will mark “a...
  • Ladaria Will Not Attend Synod- Was He the 'Katechon' Holding Back the Rupnik Rehabilitation?

    09/21/2023 10:24:33 AM PDT · by Hieronymus · 9 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | September 21, 2023 | DC Rosary Rally
    Today, it was announced that Cardinal Luis Ladaria Ferrer, former prefect of the Dicastery of the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF), will not be taking part in the Synod on Synodality 'at his own request.' No other reason was given. The peculiar timing, and absence of any explanation (other than that it was Ladaria's own request), are notable. Ladaria's last day as DDF prefect was September 8. He was replaced on September 11 with Francis loyalist Tucho Fernandez, who has been instructed by Francis to stay away from sex abuse investigations (despite it being a chief duty of his office)....
  • Pax Mongolica: Pope Francis praises the unifying legacy of Genghis Khan

    09/03/2023 8:04:16 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 37 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | 9/2/23 | Elise Ann Allen
    ULAANBAATAR – Standing in a country that borders both Russia and China, Pope Francis on Saturday praised what he called Mongolia’s foreign policy of peace and prayed aloud that the “dark clouds of war” will be dispelled. Although the pontiff did not specifically mention Russia’s ongoing war in Ukraine, given the context the reference seemed clear. Speaking to national civil authorities in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, the Pope complimented Mongolia’s efforts in forging a broad network of diplomatic relations and its active membership in the United Nations, as well as its efforts “to promote human rights and peace.” These...
  • Pope Francis Calls on Nations to ‘End the Era of Fossil Fuel’

    08/30/2023 9:19:41 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/30/2023 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis has doubled down in his personal war on fossil fuels while condemning “extreme practices” such as fracking. It is time world leaders to “listen to science and institute a rapid and equitable transition to end the era of fossil fuel,” the pontiff urges in his message for the Feast of Creation, to be celebrated on September 1. It is “absurd to permit the continued exploration and expansion of fossil fuel infrastructures,” he insists. “Let us raise our voices to halt this injustice towards the poor and towards our children, who will bear the worst effects of...
  • Pope, claiming to be a victim of the Holy Spirit, launches yet another vicious attack on traditionalists. He calls holy priests "Blessed Imeldas" Time for Vatican III is not yet ripe.

    08/04/2023 11:48:00 AM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 5 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 04/08/2023 | CG
    Full interview in English “This started with a crazy idea and here we are.” This is how Francisco's welcome begins. With the naturalness with which he has impregnated every corner of a pontificate that has already exceeded a decade and does not smell of wear or liquidation due to closure. At least, that is perceived. Not only first, but when the conversation delves into any topic.
  • Pope Francis Sends Papal Emissary to Visit President Joe Biden

    07/20/2023 11:36:48 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/20/2023 | THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis has sent Bologna Cardinal Matteo Zuppi to hand-deliver a personal letter to U.S. President Joe Biden appealing for collaboration in the Ukraine peace process. Cardinal Zuppi’s visit to Washington D.C. took place from Monday to Wednesday of this week, the Vatican reported, and began with a meeting between the Italian prelate and the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop Timothy Broglio. Their conversation, the Vatican Press Office stated, focused on the war in Ukraine and the Holy See’s efforts on behalf of peace and the victims of the conflict.
  • Preparing for a Suspended Magisterium? Response to Dr. Ed Feser (Catholic Caucus | Michael Lofton fails to adequately refute Dr Ed Feser's statements concerning a Catholic Magesterium suspension)

    07/19/2023 12:46:48 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 2 replies
    Preparing for a Suspended Magisterium? Response to Dr. Ed Feser Michael Lofton engages the "suspended magisterium" thesis that is being promoted by some in the church today. He considers whether there is a suspense in the magisterium and why some are promoting the thesis.
  • Where is this New Moral Theology leading us? Archbishop Fernandez explains in a commentary on Amoris Laetitia

    07/01/2023 1:17:33 PM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 1 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 01/07/2023 | CG
    After several months of intense activity by the factions opposed to the novelties of Chapter VII of Amoris laetitia – minority but hyperactive – or strong attempts to conceal them, the war seems to have come to a standstill. We must now pause to recognize what Francis left us concretely as an irreversible novelty.
  • New Head of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith thinks the Church has been wrong for years. He covered up sexual abuse. Specialises in eroticism.

    07/01/2023 1:12:22 PM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 3 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 01/07/2023 | CG
    In the homily in the Cathedral of La Plata on Sunday, March 5, Archbishop Víctor Manuel Fernández assured that the Church has been wrong for a long time. Preaching about love for others, the Archbishop of La Plata stated that “if we do not learn to look at the other in a different way, nothing changes. If I don't learn to look at his beauty beyond his appearance, his abilities, his sexual orientation... whatever it is... I can't end up loving him".
  • Ex-Jesuit witness: Bergoglio knew in 1979 all about the massive abuse in Bolivia

    06/30/2023 1:40:43 PM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 1 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 30/06/2023 | CG
    When Bergoglio visited Bolivia in 1979, "it was the time of greatest abuse," says the former Jesuit Lima The former Jesuit Pedro Lima, who has become one of the most visible faces that denounces paedophilic priests, points out that in a meeting in 1979, in which the current Pope Francis participated, they knew about "the issue of John XXIII College."
  • Archbishop Gänswein questioned as a witness in Vatican trial. Judge says that Archbishop will soon be leaving Rome.

    06/13/2023 4:05:31 PM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 3 replies
    Catholic Conclave | 14/06/2023 | CG
    Sistine Chapel choir trial, Gänswein questioned as a witness Examination of about an hour in the second hearing of the trial for the management of funds to the German archbishop, for years secretary to Benedict XVI, about the behaviour of the defendants Palombella and Nardella, then director and administrative director of the Choir of the Musical Chapel, entrusted to his responsibility as Prefect of the Papal Household. Next hearing on 26 July.
  • Archbishop Gänswein gives extensive interview on St Gallen Mafia, synodality and homosexuality in the Church

    06/11/2023 4:03:54 AM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 2 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 11 June 2023 | CG
    Your Excellency, this year marks ten years since the resignation of Pope Benedict. There is enormous moral and doctrinal chaos in many countries of the world - in Europe, in Germany, and especially in the USA and Latin America. I am of course talking about the Church. Should we not perhaps yearn for the calm, theological reflection of Pope Benedict? Don't we need today his sense of the Church's tradition? You have now outlined a picture, which looks somewhat dramatic. From my point of view, the situation is very turbulent indeed, and in turbulent times it is important to have...