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  • Pope Francis: ‘Let Us Open Our Heart to Refugees’

    06/21/2021 5:51:07 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    breitbart ^ | 06/21/2021 | Thomas D Williams PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis called for greater openness to migrants and refugees Sunday, joining the United Nations in celebrating World Day of Refugees. “Let us open our heart to refugees; let us make their sorrows and their joys our own; let us learn courageous resilience from them!” the pope urged the crowds gathered in Saint Peter’s Square for his weekly Angelus message and blessing.
  • John Kerry: Pope Francis Is ‘Compelling Moral Authority’ on Climate Crisis

    05/17/2021 10:21:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/17/2021 | Thomas D Williams PH.D.
    ROME — U.S. climate czar John Kerry met with Pope Francis in the Vatican this weekend in preparation for the upcoming U.N. climate conference in Glasgow. The pope “is one of the great voices of reason and compelling moral authority on the subject of the climate crisis,” Kerry told Vatican News. “He’s been ahead of the curve. He’s been a leader. His encyclical Laudato Si is really a very, very powerful document, eloquent and morally very persuasive.”
  • How the Visit from Pope Francis Prompted House Speaker Boehner to Resign

    04/28/2021 12:19:58 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    ncregister ^ | 04/27/2021 | CNA Nation
    WASHINGTON — Former Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, shocked the country when he announced his resignation from Congress in 2015 and in a recent interview, he recounted how the historic visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. Capitol accelerated his decision to step down. In an April 25 interview by Punchbowl News on his recently-published memoir, On the House, Boehner explained that he had considered retiring from Congress since before the 2014 elections. He had served in Congress for nearly 24 years at that point, including almost four years as House Speaker, a length of time which he...
  • Joe Biden: Pope Francis Says Coronavirus Vaccine Is ‘Moral Obligation

    04/08/2021 8:08:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/08/2021 | Thomas D Williams PH.D.
    ROME — President Joe Biden urged Americans in a press briefing Tuesday to all get vaccinated, insisting Pope Francis has called receiving the shot a “moral obligation.” “People are coming together across the different faiths to serve those most in need, with a special focus on vaccinating seniors from all races, backgrounds, and walks of life,” Biden said. “It’s an example of America at its finest.”
  • Pope Francis Says Global North Owes ‘Ecological Debt’ to Global South

    04/08/2021 5:50:52 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/08/2021 | Thomas D Williams PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis told financiers Thursday they must help calculate the “ecological debt” the global north owes to the global south. We cannot overlook “the ‘ecological debt’ that exists especially between the global north and south,” the pontiff said in a letter to participants in a meeting of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund.
  • Jesuit Suppression of Latin Mass admitted! Novus Ordo is a rejection of Tridentine Catholic Theology

    03/23/2021 1:22:31 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/23/2021 | Dr Taylor Marshall
    In a recent video by the Jesuit magazine America, it is admitted that Vatican 2 and the New Mass of 1969 (Novus Ordo Missae) is a RUPTURE and that the Tridentine Catholic theology of the 16th century is no longer welcome by Modernist heresiarchs in the NewChurch. James Martin, Pope Francis, and the Jesuit complex infiltrating Rome don't want the Traditional Latin Mass for THEOLOGICAL REASONS. ...
  • [Pope] Francis: I Am At Risk Of Heresy

    03/12/2021 12:58:48 AM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 13 replies
    Return To Tradition ^ | 3/12/2021 | Anthony Stine
    "...The piece was on en.news on Gloria TV... Francis spoke at his favorite of all places to put his ideas out to the public, the in-flight dialogue with the press... In this press conference Francis just comes out and says it." ...
  • Pope Francis Dismisses ‘Heresy’ Charges for His Commitment to Christian-Muslim Dialogue

    03/08/2021 7:05:35 PM PST · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | 3/8/21 | Claire Giangrave
    Francis said that his decision to speak with Muslim religious leaders and promote interreligious dialogue is 'always made in prayer, in dialogue, asking for advice.'VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Aboard the papal flight back from Iraq, the first papal trip since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Pope Francis addressed criticism of those who have accused him of being “one step away from heresy” in his commitment to promoting human fraternity among the world’s faiths. “There are some critics who say the pope is not brave but reckless, that he’s taking steps against Catholic doctrine, that he’s one step from heresy,” the pope...
  • Pope Francis Removes Conservative African Cardinal From Vatican Post

    02/21/2021 8:22:54 AM PST · by jroehl · 39 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Updated Feb. 20, 2021 8:29 am ET | Francis X. Rocca
    ROME— Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah as head of the Vatican’s office for liturgy, removing an outspoken conservative and possible future pope from the ranks of Vatican leadership. The Holy See Press Office announced Saturday that Cardinal Sarah had stepped down. No successor has been named. The cardinal submitted his resignation as required by church law when he turned 75 on June 15 of last year. But the pope frequently lets cardinals serve two or three years past that age, though not past 80. Last June, the cardinal wrote on Twitter: “For my part, I am...
  • America’s top 10 homosexuality-promoting Catholic bishops

    02/05/2021 3:19:51 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 12 replies
    One of the best things about the papacy of Pope Francis has been the rediscovered honesty of some of the dissident bishops in the Church. Under the papacies of John Paul II and Benedict XVI, many prelates hid their heterodox views. But under Pope Francis, they feel free to show their true colors or one might say come out of the closet. ...
  • Liberal Catholicism: We've Been Here All Along (IOW, Progressive Pachamamists!

    01/28/2021 7:59:43 PM PST · by Its All Over Except ... · 21 replies
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | 1/28/2021 | Heidi Schlumpf
    The inauguration of Joe Biden, the nation's second Catholic president and a regular churchgoer, not surprisingly resulted in a slew of secular media coverage of the president's faith, as religion reporters seem to breathe a sigh of relief that the new commander in chief actually practices religion, rather than crassly abuses it. Biden's invitation of Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory to pray at an Inauguration Day eve memorial to honor those who have died of COVID-19, combined with his decision to start Jan. 20 with morning Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, set the tone for what portends...
  • The Mature Fruits of Vatican II

    01/28/2021 11:09:58 AM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | January 27, 2021 | Robert Morrison
    The Mature Fruits of Vatican IIWith his inauguration as President of the United States, Joe Biden solidified his standing as the world’s second most prominent nominal Catholic. He and the world’s most prominent nominal Catholic, Pope Francis, likely have many differing viewpoints but are united in their untiring dedication to misrepresenting unambiguous Catholic truth. In this regard, President Biden and Pope Francis are the mature fruits of Vatican II.Their fellow traveler, Cardinal Blase Cupich, rushed to the defense of President Biden after Archibishop Jose Gomez, president of the U.S.C.C.B., called out Biden’s longstanding positions on abortion, contraception, marriage, and gender....
  • News From The Vatican - News ab

    01/16/2021 7:19:46 PM PST · by SaxxonWoods · 11 replies
    Vatican News ^ | 1/14/2021 | Unattributed
    Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI receive their first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in the Vatican. By Vatican News The vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in the Vatican which began on Wednesday continues with both Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI receiving their first doses of the vaccine.
  • Pope Francis Calls for ‘New Social Justice’ to Challenge Utopia

    12/01/2020 8:22:43 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2020 | Thomas D Williams PH.D.
    ROME — Pope Francis called for a “new social justice” Sunday in which all well-intentioned people will challenge the reigning utopia. Addressing “social justice judges” from the African and American continents via streaming, the pope congratulated them for their commitment to “social rights,” asserting that the very fact that men and women “come together to think about their work and to build the new social justice is, without a doubt, excellent news.”
  • Pope Francis’ Instagram account appears to ‘like’ bikini model’s photo

    11/17/2020 8:15:31 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    nypost ^ | 11/17/2020 | Lee Brown
    Oh, you devil! A bikini model has claimed that Pope Francis’ Instagram account liked a racy photo of her dressed in stockings and suspenders. Natalia Garibotto, 27, said the pontiff’s verified Franciscus account was among the 133,000 that “liked” an image of her standing at a school locker with a white crop-top and a skirt barely reaching her behind. “My mum may hate my ass pics but the Pope be double-tapping,” the Brazilian joked with Barstool Sports, which also claimed to have seen the apparent papal seal of approval before it was removed.
  • Joe Biden Says Pope Francis Offered Him ‘Blessings and Congratulations’

    11/13/2020 9:47:41 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/13/2020 | Thomas D Williams PH.D.
    The Biden-Harris Transition team announced Thursday that Mr. Biden had spoken by telephone with Pope Francis, who offered him “blessings and congratulations.” The press release does not specify who initiated the call, but only that “President-elect Joe Biden spoke this morning with His Holiness Pope Francis.” Since, however, the pope as a rule does not call to congratulate people for political victories, it must be assumed that the Biden team made the call.
  • Bishop Schneider: Pachamama worship in Rome was ‘prepared by Assisi meetings’

    10/07/2020 6:30:20 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 6, 2020 | Maike Hickson
    Bishop Schneider: Pachamama worship in Rome was ‘prepared by Assisi meetings’ These words are helpful in light of the new papal encyclical on ‘fraternity.’ October 6, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – In a recent interview, Bishop Athanasius Schneider discussed the link between the inter-religious meetings that have taken place since 1986 with the active participation of Popes in Assisi and the worship of the Pachamama statues in the Vatican Gardens in the presence of Pope Francis. While the latter is worse – since the idolatry took place in the presence of a Pope – the prelate explained, the multiple inter-religious gatherings in...
  • If Some Catholics Are Anti-Trump, Why Then Will They Vote For Biden (And Not Third Party) If Biden Enables Pro-Choice Dems?

    10/06/2020 6:38:14 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 66 replies
    10/6/2020 | Its All Over Except...
    Biden enabled about the most virulently pro-choice Democrat by selecting her to be his running mate, thereby being a partaker in her works of darkness, no worse and no better than being pro-choice himself. And where are his legislative works to try and end or curtail abortion? Where is his support for pro-life Republicans, his calling for Dems to enact a pro-life party platform, his saying he will nominate pro-life judges etc? So if these Catholics say they are truly Catholic then why enable Biden and thereby seem to commit mortal sin? I'm surprised they aren't voting third party so...
  • Pope Francis Declares That The Catholic Church Will No Longer Accept Donations Earned Via Capitalism

    10/06/2020 12:10:24 PM PDT · by DFG · 16 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 10/06/2020
    The Pope has declared that the Catholic Church will no longer accept any donations its members give out of their wealth earned by capitalism. The declaration takes effect immediately. Catholic parishes are asked to monitor donations given during the offertory. Parishioners are to fill out a form stating where they got the money. If it did not come from the government, but rather, an evil, capitalist job, the money is to be given back to the church member. "We don't want your dirty capitalist pig dollars," said Pope Francis. "Keep your money earned by oppressing workers and minorities. Only money...
  • Apostolic Letter SCRIPTURAE SACRAE AFFECTUS, on the 1600th Anniversary of the Death of St. Jerome

    09/30/2020 7:14:44 PM PDT · by Hieronymus · 16 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | September 30, 2020 | Pope Francis
    Devotion to sacred Scripture, a “living and tender love” for the written word of God: this is the legacy that Saint Jerome bequeathed to the Church by his life and labours. Now, on the sixteen hundredth anniversary of his death, those words taken from the opening prayer of his liturgical Memorial[1] give us an essential insight into this outstanding figure in the Church’s history and his immense love for Christ. That “living and tender love” flowed, like a great river feeding countless streams, into his tireless activity as a scholar, translator and exegete. Jerome’s profound knowledge of the Scriptures, his...