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  • Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano Is Found Guilty of ‘Schism’ and Is Excommunicated by Pope Francis

    07/05/2024 7:43:24 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 51 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 5, 2024 | Staff
    The Gateway Pundit reported that Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò was summoned to the Vatican to be excommunicated by Red Pope Francis. Archbishop Carlo Viganò, a friend of the faithful and totally dedicated to the Church and sharing the word of Jesus Christ, was notified that he was being summoned to the Vatican. Vigano has been outspoken against the destruction of the Church, COVID mandates, and stolen elections. He has called out the current Pope for his destructive actions against the Church. He has warned about the World Economic Forum. For this, there are reports that he is being excommunicated from...
  • Vatican excommunicates ex-ambassador to U.S., Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, declares him guilty of schism

    07/05/2024 9:07:14 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 43 replies
    A firebrand conservative who became one of Pope Francis' most ardent critics has been excommunicated by the Vatican.Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, who once served as the Vatican's ambassador to the U.S., was found guilty of schism. The Vatican's doctrine office imposed the penalty after a meeting of its members on Thursday, a press statement said Friday.The office cited Viganò's "refusal to recognize and submit to the Supreme Pontiff, his rejection of communion with the members of the church subject to him and of the legitimacy and magisterial authority of the Second Vatican Council," as its reasoning for the ruling. (snip)...
  • [Catholic Caucus] EXCLUSIVE: Archbishop Viganò confirms he will not attend Vatican ‘schism’ trial

    06/21/2024 5:21:53 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 28 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | June 21, 2024 | Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò
    [Catholic Caucus] EXCLUSIVE: Archbishop Viganò confirms he will not attend Vatican ‘schism’ trial'I therefore wish to make it clear that I did not go to the Vatican yesterday, and that I have no intention of going to the Holy Office on June 28, and that I have not delivered any statement or document in my defense to the Dicastery, whose authority I do not recognize,' Viganò wrote.The following is a statement sent exclusively to LifeSiteNews by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò on Friday, June 21, 2024.(LifeSiteNews) — The reports spread by certain media outlets, stating that I presented myself yesterday, Thursday,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] German Bishops Introduce a Chief-Ideologue for Homosexual Sins and "Easier" Liturgical Language

    02/25/2024 3:37:08 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | February 24, 2024 | Gloria TV
    [Catholic Caucus] German Bishops Introduce a Chief-Ideologue for Homosexual Sins and "Easier" Liturgical LanguageThe German bishops have appointed a representative for "homosexual pastoral care", an office nobody needs.At the same time, normal believers are running away in droves and nobody cares.Presiding Bishop Georg Bätzing announced on 22 February that Ludger Schepers, a homosex-activist and auxiliary bishop of Essen, will take on the role, whose main task is to please the powerful bosses of the homosexual propaganda regime.Propagandists of homosexual sins ("Queer Pastoral Care") already exist in individual dioceses. Now this circus is being raised to the level of the Bishops'...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Former papal confidant says prelates who ‘criticize’ Pope Francis are a threat to Church ‘unity’

    02/23/2024 5:55:18 PM PST · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 23, 2023 | MIchael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Former papal confidant says prelates who ‘criticize’ Pope Francis are a threat to Church ‘unity’Abp. Bruno Forte accused bishops who publicly oppose Pope Francis of usurping papal authority, lacking the Pope's supposed comprehensive perspective, and risking Church unity.A prominent Italian prelate has hit back at fellow bishops who “publicly criticize” Pope Francis, saying that they are “wrong” to do so, since they break the “unity of the Church.” In an interview published February 22 by Religion Digital, Archbishop Bruno Forte of the Archdiocese of Chieti-Vasto in eastern Italy issued a strong critique of what the interviewer described as...
  • George Weigel’s “Invisible Schism” Becomes Visible

    02/20/2024 10:10:13 AM PST · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    The Remnant Newspaper ^ | February 19, 2024 | Robert Lazu Kmita
    George Weigel’s “Invisible Schism” Becomes VisibleAfter describing the terrible events of the pedophilia scandals involving priests in major Roman Catholic Archdioceses like Boston, Weigel showed that the substrate of these true networks of sin is linked to what he aptly called the “invisible schism.” Since the publication of the Fiducia Supplicans statement on December 18, 2023, I have frequently read headlines and comments in which the word “schism” is mentioned. Similar rumors have been heard in the last fifty years, but everything has remained at the level of words. This time something is different. Some Church prelates, including cardinals and...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Moving the Overton-Window on “Schism”

    02/14/2024 9:05:20 AM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Pilgrim Priest ^ | February 13, 2024 | Fr. David Nix
    [Catholic Caucus] Moving the Overton-Window on “Schism”The Overton Window is what a group thinks to be believable in the eyes of others in its attempts to grow their faction in numbers. The left uses the Overton Window to determine which lies they can get away with as they approach the left-of-center in a bell-curve of opinion polls. The right also uses the Overton Window, but they use it to determine which aspects of the truth can be digested by the lukewarm on the right of the same bellcurve. Fiducia Supplicans greatly shifted the leftists’ Overton Window on heresy to the...
  • Over 7,000 churches have left the United Methodist Church amid homosexuality schism: More than 5,000 churches have disaffiliated in 2023

    11/21/2023 9:12:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/21/2023 | Michael Gryboski
    The number of congregations that have left the United Methodist Church amid the schism over the denomination's stance on homosexuality has passed the 7,000 mark.Over the weekend, the number of churches that have disaffiliated from the UMC since 2019 reached 7,286, according to UM News, with over 5,200 leaving this year alone.This total includes 366 churches leaving the Kentucky Conference, 349 churches leaving the North Alabama Conference, 334 churches leaving the North Georgia Conference, 326 churches leaving the North Carolina Conference and 317 churches leaving the Indiana Annual Conference.Of the 334 congregations that have disaffiliated from the North Georgia Conference...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Now That Francis Has Created Congar’s “Different Church,” Can We Stop Calling it Catholic?

    09/04/2023 4:41:48 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    The Remant Newspaper ^ | September 4, 2023 | Robert Morrison
    [Catholic Caucus] Now That Francis Has Created Congar’s “Different Church,” Can We Stop Calling it Catholic?“Like the child who takes a perverse pleasure in destroying, it seems that Congar had no greater joy in life than that of witnessing the dilapidation of the treasure of the Church and the destruction of the unity of the Mystical Body of Christ.” (Fr. Dominique Bourmaud, One Hundred Years of Modernism) When Francis reconvenes the Synod on Synodality in Rome on October 4, 2023, the world will see how much progress he has made in completing the plans for “a different church” he announced...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis: Cardinal Burke, faithful worried about the Synod are not defending ‘true Catholic doctrine’

    09/04/2023 5:48:51 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | September 4, 2023 | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis: Cardinal Burke, faithful worried about the Synod are not defending ‘true Catholic doctrine’The Pope appeared to suggest that critics of the Synod are defending ‘a doctrine like distilled water, tastes like nothing and is not the true Catholic doctrine.’ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (LifeSiteNews) – Pope Francis fielded a number of questions on his return flight from Mongolia, downplaying ideas of the Synod’s meetings being open, and responding to a recently published book warning of the Synod’s dangers. Flying back to Rome September 4, after his trip to Mongolia and the nation’s 1,500 Catholics, Pope Francis spoke...
  • Over 6,000 UMC churches granted disaffiliation amid schism over homosexuality

    07/02/2023 8:54:33 PM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    Christian Post ^ | June 29, 2023 | Michael Gryboski,
    More than 6,000 congregations have been given the approval to leave the United Methodist Church over the past four years amid a schism within the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States over whether to change its rules against homosexuality. According to numbers compiled by UM News, the number of UMC congregations granted disaffiliation passed the 6,000 mark earlier this week, with 6,182 as of Thursday morning. While the number includes all churches that have disaffiliated from the UMC since 2019, more than 1,800 came in 2022 and more than 4,000 in 2023. The UM News count derives from a...
  • ‘Trying To Save The Party’: ‘The View’ Co-Host Sara Haines Commends Republicans Speaking At CPAC Alternatives

    03/03/2023 1:36:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | March 03, 2023 | NICOLE SILVERIO
    “The View” co-host Sara Haines commended prominent Republicans who backed out of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) during Friday’s panel. A handful of prominent Republicans opted to speak at alternatives to CPAC rather than attend the major conservative conference, where Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Nikki Haley are among the many GOP members scheduled to speak throughout the weekend. Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, former Vice President Mike Pence and Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin backed out and will speak at an event held by Club for Growth, a fiscally conservative organization reportedly at odds with Trump. Haines viewed...
  • German Church accelerates towards schism with divisive rhetoric

    02/02/2023 11:34:13 AM PST · by Gillibrand1 · 1 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 02/02/2023 | CG
    The chairperson of the Central Committee of German Catholics (ZdK), Irme Stetter-Karp, does not want to buckle in the conflict with the Vatican. "We will not make the mistake of playing into the hands of those right now who are waiting for us to buckle and give up our driver function," Irme Stetter-Karp told the "Südwest Presse Ulm" (Friday edition).
  • German Bishops’ President Rebukes Pope Francis for Criticism of Synodal Way

    01/30/2023 5:07:53 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | January 30, 2023 | AC Wimmer
    German Bishops’ President Rebukes Pope Francis for Criticism of Synodal WayBishop Bätzing was referring to comments Pope Francis made about the Synodal Way, among other subjects, in a wide-ranging interview last week with the Associated Press. Bishop Georg Bätzing has criticized Pope Francis and dismissed the Pope’s recent words that the controversial German Synodal Way is unhelpful, damaging, and ideologically poisoned, saying the Germans had “fundamentally different views of synodality” than Rome. In an interview published Jan. 27, the president of Germany’s Bishops’ Conference said he considered the Pope’s “way of leading the Church by way of interviews” as “extremely...
  • 439 Texas churches leave United Methodist Church amid schism over denomination's stance on homosexuality

    12/06/2022 10:56:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/06/2022 | Michael Gryboski
    More than 400 congregations in Texas have voted to leave The United Methodist Church amid the mainline Protestant denomination's ongoing schism over LGBT issues. Over the weekend, UMC regional bodies in Texas voted to approve the disaffiliation votes of hundreds of churches, with most planning to join the recently created Global Methodist Church. The total number of departing congregations includes 294 of the 598 churches belonging to the Houston-based Central Texas Conference and 145 of the 201 churches belonging to the Lubbock-based Northwest Texas Conference, reported The Dallas Morning News.The departing congregations constitute nearly half of all UMC congregations in...
  • Cardinal Rallies the Laity Against Rome Approved Heresy

    10/27/2022 3:47:45 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 6 replies
    Return To Tradition ^ | 10/27/22 | Staff
    The fallout from the EWTN interview with Cardinal Gerhard Mueller continues. That interview sent shockwaves through the hierarchy with the hierarchy scrambling to accuse the American cable news network of fomenting schism. ...
  • Texas megachurch with 14K members votes to leave UMC amid homosexuality schism

    08/12/2022 10:12:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    ch ^ | 08/12/2022 | Michael Gryboski
    A Texas megachurch has voted to disaffiliate from The United Methodist Church due to the mainline Protestant denomination’s ongoing debate over homosexuality as over 200 churches in the Lone Star State are considering disaffiliation.The Woodlands Methodist Church, a congregation with approximately 14,200 members located in Woodlands, Texas, voted on Sunday to leave the UMC Texas Annual Conference.According to an announcement from the church, about 3,000 members gathered at the church on Sunday and about 2,678 members — or 96.3% of those voting — supported disaffiliation.Senior Pastor Mark Sorensen posted a video on the church’s website saying that the vote affirmed...
  • German Catholic leaders ‘astonished’ at Vatican warning about ‘Synodal Path’

    07/22/2022 11:49:24 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Crux ^ | July 22, 2022 | Elise Ann Allen
    German Catholic leaders ‘astonished’ at Vatican warning about ‘Synodal Path’ROME – After a warning from the Vatican Thursday to German bishops against stoking division in their “Synodal Path” consultation process, pioneers of the initiative have hit back, saying they were “astonished” by the rebuke and hope to discuss contentious matters in a more formal setting.In a statement Thursday, the Vatican said Germany’s synodal path is a threat to church unity at a universal level and stressed that the undertaking lacks the authority to compel bishops to make changes on doctrine or morality.RELATED: Vatican says Germany’s ‘synodal path’ has no power...
  • Bishops sign letter warning that Germany's 'Synodal Path' could lead to schism

    04/12/2022 5:51:25 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | April 12, 2022 | CNA S
    Bishops sign letter warning that Germany's 'Synodal Path' could lead to schismMore than 70 bishops from around the world have released a "fraternal open letter" to Germany's bishops warning that sweeping changes to Church teaching advocated by the ongoing process known as the "Synodal Path" may lead to schism.The letter expresses "our growing concern about the nature of the entire German 'Synodal Path,'" which the signatories say has led to confusion about Church teaching and appears focused more on man's will than God's.“Failing to listen to the Holy Spirit and the Gospel, the Synodal Path’s actions undermine the credibility of...
  • [Catholic Caucus] German archbishop says female deacons, ‘married priests’ needed to help solve ‘error’ in the Church

    02/27/2022 5:32:27 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | Michael Haynes
    [Catholic Caucus] German archbishop says female deacons, ‘married priests’ needed to help solve ‘error’ in the ChurchArchbishop Ludwig Schick echoed comments made recently by Cardinal Marx and Germany's Synodal Path, calling for female ordination despite Church teaching prohibiting it. BAMBERG, Germany (LifeSiteNews) — Yet another German prelate has called for “married priests” and female deacons, echoing outspoken Cardinal Marx and other German prelates as Germany’s Synodal Path continues its divergence from Church teaching.In a guest article for daily newspaper “Fuldaer Zeitung,” Archbishop Ludwig Schick of Bamberg advocated for fundamental changes to Catholic teaching on the priesthood, arguing for ordaining “viri...