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  • Vast Conservative conspiracy against Pope alleged

    01/30/2023 11:13:07 AM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 14 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 30/01/2023 | CG
    Benedict's death has certainly accelerated the aggressiveness Vatican expert Politi: attacks on Francis will increase Just after the death of Benedict XVI, more and more conservative bishops voiced their criticism of Pope Francis. Just coincidence - or is there more to it? In the katholisch.de interview, Italian Vatican expert Marco Politi gives his assessment. Since the death of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, voices from the College of Bishops have been piling up criticising Pope Francis. Archbishop Georg Gänswein's memoirs, in which he reports on his time with Benedict XVI, contain passages that at least indirectly criticise decisions made by the...
  • Pope Benedict explains why he resigned in new letter

    01/27/2023 3:15:52 AM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 13 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 27/1/23 | CG
    Catholic Church: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI described why he resigned in a letter shortly before his death.
  • Pope Benedict Issues Warning From The Grave, Penned 16 Essays To Be Released Only After His Death Warns Of Radical Manipulation, Gender Ideology, Sexual Perversion At Catholic Seminaries, Western Authoritarianism And Other Grave Concerns

    01/27/2023 7:43:30 AM PST · by ebb tide · 44 replies
    100percentfedup ^ | January 24, 2023 | Heather Allen
    Pope Benedict Issues Warning From The Grave, Penned 16 Essays To Be Released Only After His Death Warns Of Radical Manipulation, Gender Ideology, Sexual Perversion At Catholic Seminaries, Western Authoritarianism And Other Grave ConcernsBeloved Pope Benedict XVI passed away at the age of 95 on New Year’s Eve but left a warning behind. A book of essays penned by the Pope was published in the wake of his death but largely suppressed in the West, likely because it issues a grave warning regarding propaganda and woke ideology infiltrating the West. Benedict’s essays were written to warn people, and Catholics in...
  • New interview with Cardinal Müller on the state of the church

    01/26/2023 12:33:20 PM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 2 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 26/01/23 | CG
    A female Secretary of State in the Vatican: 'It would be time'. These are the words of Cardinal Gerhard Müller, former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith under Benedict XVI, and a leading exponent of the most orthodox wing of the Church, in a long uncensored interview with Vaticanist Franca Giansoldati, from which the book 'In buona fedè (published by Solferino) was born, due out on 27 January.
  • Severe reprimand by the Vatican for the German Church

    01/26/2023 12:27:29 PM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 1 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 26/01/23 | CG
    The letter of 21st December 2022, addressed by His Eminence the Archbishop of Cologne and the Most Reverend Bishops of Eichstätt, Augsburg, Passau and Regensburg to the signatories below, the Cardinal Secretary of State and the Prefects of the Dicasteries for the Doctrine of the Faith and for Bishops (copy), requires that the theme of the Synodal Path of the Church in Germany, which was already the subject of the inter-dicasterial meeting during the Ad-Limina visit of the German episcopate on 18 November, be taken up again. With regard to this meeting, we would like to begin by thanking the...
  • The AP Interview: Pope says homosexuality not a crime

    01/25/2023 6:23:49 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 48 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | January 25, 2023 | By NICOLE WINFIELD
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “unjust,” saying God loves all his children just as they are and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church. “Being homosexual isn’t a crime,” Francis said during an exclusive interview Tuesday with The Associated Press. Francis acknowledged that Catholic bishops in some parts of the world support laws that criminalize homosexuality or discriminate against the LGBTQ community, and he himself referred to the issue in terms of “sin.” But he attributed such attitudes to cultural backgrounds, and said bishops in...
  • Cabal of modernists rather than the Holy Spirit controlling the Synodal Path

    01/20/2023 2:50:09 PM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 6 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 20/01/2023 | CG
    The Continental Assembly in Prague is the worldwide synodal process and the ten German participants who will be present digitally are now also known. According to the list of participants completed on Friday and published by the German Bishops' Conference (DBK), they are....
  • Cardinal Zen supports Latin Mass and Monsignor Gänswein in new interview

    01/18/2023 1:37:18 PM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 1 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 18/01/2023 | CG
    Just turned ninety-one, a proud traditionalist and very close to Ratzinger, Cardinal Joseph Zen, Archbishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, has always criticised the provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops that the Holy See signed with China in September 2018, renewed last October. He talks about Ratzinger's sanctity, agrees with Monsignor Georg Gänswein on the issue of the Latin Mass, asks Bergoglio for a change of pace and tells how he is living this moment of trial, after the police arrested him last May, later releasing him on bail - for "colluding with foreign forces" in the context of managing...
  • Pope denies there is anything such as Catholic culture in major interview

    01/18/2023 1:17:25 PM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 12 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 18/01/2023 | CG
    He also thinks that post-conciliar liturgical abuse has died out (a convenient fiction), that the Council still has another sixty years before it is properly implemented (maintaining wrongly that historians teach that Council's always take this long to implement and that a nun is acting like a Bishop.....all underlined below. His approach to cultures generally is uncritical, seeing only good- an impossibility since the Fall. "Africa is original. Africa is a soup to be tasted". Two days before his 86th birthday, Pope Francis receives MUNDO NEGRO in the private library of the Apostolic Palace. When we handed him a copy...
  • Report: Commie Pope Francis Shocks Seminarians – Starts Hurling F-Bombs During Private Papal Audience

    01/16/2023 7:54:12 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 55 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1-16-2023 | Jim Hoft
    Via Church Militant. Seminarians from Barcelona say they were scandalized when Pope Francis reportedly used the f-word and other expletives at a papal audience in Rome. According to testimonies from the seminarians, Francis ranted against “f***ing careerists who f*** up the lives of others.” The pope criticized “those who climb to show their a**,” the Italian media outlet Daily Compass reported on Monday. The trainee priests were shocked when Francis also reportedly insisted that priests should never deny absolution to penitents in the confessional under any circumstances. Eyewitnesses describe how the pontiff, at the audience on Dec. 10, tossed his...
  • Just Like In A Dan Brown Novel, Vatican Conservatives Have Launched A ‘Secret Plan’ To Remove The New World Order Evangelist Pope Francis, Will It Work?

    01/13/2023 5:35:14 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 36 replies
    Now The End Begins ^ | 1/923 | Geoffrey Grider
    A group of Vatican conservatives apparently want to remove his woke, anti-capitalist successor Pope Francis in hopes of replacing him with one of their own. The backroom intrigue at the Vatican is heating up as religious Conservatives are plotting to overthrow Pope Francis, makes me think of Revelation 18, actually. This obviously is not the Church that Jesus started at the Cross, but as far as the ‘Whore of Babylon’ goes, it continues to be ‘right on the money’. (snip) FROM THE GATEWAY PUNDIT: The Daily Telegraph reported Sunday that Francis’s conservative adversaries in the Vatican have a “secret plan”...
  • Habemus Papam – A Crypto Calvinist Pope?

    01/11/2023 7:42:02 AM PST · by truthxchange · 4 replies
    www.truthxchange.com ^ | 1-11-2023 | dr. Peter Jones
    “HABEMUS PAPAM.” I will never forget hearing over the radio that declaration in Latin from the College of Cardinals in the Vatican in 2005: “Habemus Papam—we have a pope.” Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger had been elected Pope. I was quite thrilled, since I had personally met the cardinal in 1988. Together with three other colleagues from the Seminary in Southern France (Faculté Jean Calvin, where I taught for 18 years), we had an extraordinary two hour meeting in the Vatican with the cardinal. This meeting was arranged for us by a well-connected Catholic priest from Aix-en-Provence, with whom our professors had...
  • The betrayal of Pope Benedict by Pope Francis

    01/08/2023 1:10:30 PM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 4 replies
    Cathcon ^ | 8/02/2023 | CG
    We had the opportunity to read some previews of Mgr Georg Gänswein's book 'Nothing but the truth. My life at the side of Benedict XVI" coming out now from PIEMME Press. Basically it reconfirms what was anticipated in the interviews that have come out in recent days. To be read in full!
  • Archbishop Gänswein begins battle for truth with Pope

    01/08/2023 7:58:35 AM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 1 replies
    Cathcon ^ | 8/1/2023 | CG
    ARCHBISHOP GÄNSWEIN BEGINS BATTLE FOR TRUTH WITH POPE FRANCIS There are still only excerpts from Archbishop Georg Gänswein's new book. In it, however, he already settles accounts with Pope Francis - and promptly has received criticism. Gänswein also revealed what mission Benedict XVI gave him before he died.
  • FULL TEXT: Pope Francis’ homily at Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s funeral Mass

    01/06/2023 3:55:24 PM PST · by xxqqzz · 2 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | January 5, 2023 | Pope Francis
    Father, into your hands I commend my spirit” (Lk 23:46). These were the final words spoken by the Lord on the cross; his last breath, as it were, which summed up what had been his entire life: a ceaseless self-entrustment into the hands of his Father. His were hands of forgiveness and compassion, healing and mercy, anointing and blessing, which led him also to entrust himself into the hands of his brothers and sisters. The Lord, open to the individuals and their stories that he encountered along the way, allowed himself to be shaped by the Father’s will. He shouldered...
  • Benedict XVI’s Funeral: Only 2 Countries Will Send Official Delegations

    01/02/2023 6:00:17 PM PST · by marshmallow · 19 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 1/2/23 | Kelsey Wicks
    The protocols after the death of a reigning pope have in the past provided a well-known set of rituals, but the death of a pope emeritus presents a unique situation.VATICAN CITY — Just two official state delegations — from Italy and Germany — will attend the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, the Vatican’s press office has confirmed, answering one of the many novel protocol questions posed by the death of a former pope. The German-born Benedict, formerly Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, lived in Italy for more than 40 years, beginning in 1981. The Holy See Press Office confirmed on Dec....
  • Pope Benedict XVI Dies

    12/31/2022 7:57:32 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 30 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/12/22
    The Vatican reported that Pope Benedict XVI, died on Saturday at age 95. Benedict’s body will be laid in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday so the crowd can pay respects. “With sorrow I inform you that the Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, passed away today at 9:34 in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery in the Vatican. Further information will be provided as soon as possible.” tha Vatican's announcement read. ....
  • Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI dead at 95, Vatican says

    12/31/2022 7:43:15 AM PST · by G Larry · 15 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 12-31-22 | Timothy H.J. Nerozzi , Elizabeth Pritchett
    The Vatican announced Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI passed away Saturday morning at 9:34 a.m. He was 95 years old. He is most immediately remembered outside the Catholic Church for his surprise resignation — the first papal abdication since 1415 — and subsequent life as the world’s first "pope emeritus" in centuries. Benedict was born Joseph Ratzinger on April 16, 1927, in Bavaria. He came of age in Germany after World War I at the same time the Nazi regime was growing in power.
  • Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Dies at age 95

    12/31/2022 2:18:51 AM PST · by Syncro · 126 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 31, 2022 | By Timothy H.J. Nerozzi , Elizabeth Pritchett
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  • Pope Emeritus Benedict's health worsens, Vatican says

    12/28/2022 7:16:15 AM PST · by Deo volente · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | December 28, 2022 | Phoebe Natanson and Kevin Shalvey
    The health of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has worsened in the last few hours, a Vatican official said on Wednesday. "The situation at the moment remains under control and is constantly followed by doctors," Holy See Press Office Director Matteo Bruni told reporters, adding that he could "confirm that in the last few hours there has been an worsening of his condition due to advancing age."