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  • No Meeting with Papal Envoy on Putin’s Schedule for Now — Spokesman

    06/06/2023 6:13:58 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    TASS ^ | 6/5/23
    An informed Vatican source earlier told TASS that a trip to Moscow by Italian Cardinal Zuppi, president of the Italian Bishops' Conference, was being preparedMOSCOW, June 5. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has no plans for now to meet with papal envoy Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Monday. "At the moment [there is] no [meeting with the cardinal on Putin's schedule]; we will inform you if it is penciled in," the Kremlin spokesman said. "We know that he heading first to Kiev, and then he will provide further information," Peskov said when asked if Moscow...
  • Thirty Nobel Winners to Gather in St Peter’s Square for Human Fraternity Event

    06/06/2023 6:27:09 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Vatican News ^ | 6/5/23 | Tiziana Campisi
    The World Meeting on Human Fraternity, to be held in St Peter’s Square on the 10th June, will bring together artists, young people, charity workers, and Nobel peace prize winners from across the world.To make the word “fraternity” resound, worldwide, from St Peter's Square. This, Cardinal Mauro Gambetti explained on Monday morning during a press conference held in the Holy See Press Office, is the objective of 'Not Alone', the World Meeting on Human Fraternity that will be held in the Vatican on the 10th June, and in which Pope Francis will also take part. Inspired by the Pope’s encyclical...
  • Pope Francis takes us all for fools but the games that he plays are clearly visible

    05/30/2023 1:12:05 AM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 5 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 30/05/2023 | Cg
    st a month ago Pope Bergoglio asked with a "please" not to be linked to Argentine politics. It was when he confirmed his intention to visit our country only next year because there will be no more elections. Bergoglio plays the part. While he plays the game of impartiality, he has just appointed as the new Archbishop of Buenos Aires, the highest Catholic member of the hierarchy in the country, an avowedly Peronist priest. The new Archbishop is Ignacio García Cuerva. He was a slum priest, then Bishop of Santa Cruz and a typical militant of Argentinean anti-capitalist Catholic poverty-worshippers.
  • Zelenskyy meets Pope Francis at Vatican and seeks backing for Ukraine’s peace plan

    05/13/2023 5:07:04 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 14 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | May 13, 2023 | FRANCES D'EMILIO
    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy had private talks with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday, later saying he sought support for Ukraine’s peace plan from the pontiff, who in the past has offered to try to help end the full-scale war launched by Russia a year ago. Zelenskyy held his hand over his heart and said it was a “great honor” to meet with the pope. Francis, using a cane for his knee problem, came to greet the Ukrainian president before ushering him into a papal studio near the Vatican’s audience hall. In a tweet after the 40-minute audience, Zelenskyy...
  • Pope pays homage to Maoist who supported abortion

    05/08/2023 11:11:13 AM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 10 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 8/5/2023 | CG
    I regard him (Bergoglio) as an example of light thinking, a mixture of opportunism and foolish overvaluation of his own person. Nothing to be surprised about, were it not for his unhealthy and unscrupulous passion for office and power. God knows how many were his twists and turns and stoops to get to where he is today and how many were the trappings he donned to achieve his goals. However, there is one predominant feature in his career: his flirtation with leftism in all its variants
  • Satan Is Afraid of Francis, Says Exorcist in Bestseller

    04/15/2023 6:23:17 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 4/12/23 | Jules Gomes
    Demons claim they conspired to create confusion around pope's teachingROME ( - A prominent exorcist priest, interviewed in a new bestseller on demonic possession and divine deliverance, is claiming that the Devil is terrified of Pope Francis. "I hate Pope Francis because he is the vicar of 'that one' [Jesus], but he scares me because of his power," the Devil, speaking through a possessed man told an exorcist priest from a large diocese in Mexico, the exorcist testifies in the book. Francis' FiascoAccording to the exorcist, the Devil said that "God inspired Francis to proclaim the Holy Year of Mercy...
  • Ukraine Faults Vatican for ‘Equating Victim and Aggressor’ During Way of the Cross

    04/14/2023 7:14:24 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 4/10/23 | Jonah McKeown
    This is not the first time the Ukrainian leaders have taken issue with the Vatican’s words about Russia’s war in Ukraine.A spokesman for Ukraine’s foreign ministry criticized the Vatican’s decision to have the words of two young people from Ukraine and Russia read aloud during Good Friday’s Stations of the Cross, held at the Colosseum in Rome, as part of prayers for peace in Ukraine. Pope Francis has called for peace in Ukraine on numerous occasions, but the Ukrainian official said the juxtaposition of the words of the two young people was not “conducive to reconciliation” because it did not...
  • UN Rights Expert Hails Vatican's Rejection of 'Doctrine of Discovery'

    04/14/2023 7:20:16 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Vatican News ^ | 4/11/23 | Deborah Castellano Lubov
    The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, José Francisco Calí Tzay, praises the Vatican's rejection of the 'Doctrine of Discovery' and expresses hope that other governments follow Holy See's lead.The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, José Francisco Calí Tzay, has welcomed the Vatican's recent rejection of the 'Doctrine of Discovery' and has expressed hope that other governments would follow the Holy See's lead, reported The Doctrine of Discovery was a theory that served to justify the expropriation by sovereign colonizers of indigenous lands from their rightful owners. “The doctrine of discovery," the...
  • Leading Synodalist bishop resigns, over inadequate response to sexual abuse

    03/25/2023 8:05:28 AM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 4 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 25/03/23 | CG
    Pope accepts resignation of Osnabrück bishop Franz-Josef Bode is no longer Bishop of Osnabrück. Bode is accused of not having reacted appropriately to cases of abuse. Now the head of the church agreed to resign. He allegedly protected perpetrators after abuse allegations in the Osnabrück diocese: The Bishop of Osnabrück, Franz-Josef Bode, was criticised for this. Now he will not continue in his office. The Pope accepted a letter of resignation from the 72-year-old. This was announced by the Holy See. Exact reasons for Pope Francis' decision were not given.
  • Jesuit theologian calls for Vatican III. Concilio Subito!

    03/21/2023 10:28:09 AM PDT · by Gillibrand1 · 3 replies
    Catholic Conclave ^ | 21/03/2023 | CG
    Fatal ecclesiastical teaching positions of the past need a continuous update in line with the times, comments Oliver Wintzek. Well-founded reforms would be all the more important and waiting must come to an end. Professsor Dr Oliver Wintzek is Professor of Dogmatics and Fundamental Theology at the Catholic University in Mainz. At the same time he works as a co-operator at the Jesuit Church in Mannheim within the Pastoral Care Unit of Pope John XXIII.
  • 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).
  • 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...
  • 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”...
  • Investigation Into ‘Vatican Girl’ Cold Case Reopened Amid Rekindled Public Interest

    01/12/2023 6:11:29 PM PST · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | 1/10/23 | Jonah McKeown
    St. Louis, Mo., Jan 10, 2023 / 10:30 am (CNA). The Vatican promoter of justice announced Monday that the investigation into the vanishing of Emanuela Orlandi, a teenaged Vatican citizen whose disappearance in the 1980s has since spawned myriad conspiracy theories, will be reopened. In a brief statement posted to Vatican News, the Holy See Press Office director, Matteo Bruni, reported Monday that the decision to reopen the investigation was made partly in response to several requests made by Orlandi’s family. Bruni said the promoter of justice — essentially the prosecutor — for the Vatican, Alessandro Diddi, had confirmed this...
  • Italian general: US official bragged Benedict would be ‘forced’ to resign weeks after 2005 election

    01/06/2023 3:36:46 PM PST · by ebb tide · 18 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 5, 2023 | Maike Hickson
    Italian general: US official bragged Benedict would be ‘forced’ to resign weeks after 2005 electionThe Italian general alleges that a US official of 'the highest ranks' had bragged in 2005 that Pope Benedict XVI would be forced to resign.On the eve of Pope Benedict XVI’s burial, Piero Laporta, a retired Italian brigadier general, published a stunning piece on his own blog.This Catholic author, who previously lobbied to have Benedict participate (and influence) the controversial Synod on the Family some eight years ago, is now revealing that in the first weeks after the election of Joseph Ratzinger to the papal throne...
  • Italian general: US official bragged Benedict would be ‘forced’ to resign weeks after 2005 election

    01/06/2023 10:02:51 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 7 replies
    On the eve of Pope Benedict XVI’s burial, Piero Laporta, a retired Italian brigadier general, published a stunning piece on his own blog.This Catholic author, who previously lobbied to have Benedict participate (and influence) the controversial Synod on the Family some eight years ago, is now revealing that in the first weeks after the election of Joseph Ratzinger to the papal throne in 2005, an official of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) “was bragging about the resignation to which H.H. Benedict XVI of revered memory would soon be forced.”If this story is true, however, “soon” would have to mean...
  • Vatican Tells White House They Don't Want Biden at Pope Benedict's Funeral

    01/04/2023 6:38:58 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/04/2023 | Nick Arama
    As we reported, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI died on Dec. 31.Normally, for the death of such a world leader, you would have the President in attendance at the funeral. So reporters asked White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre if Joe Biden would be going. The answer was more than a little embarrassing for the White House.Joe Biden will not attend Pope Benedict XVI’s funeral, per request of the Vatican.— Kevin McMahon (@Kevin__McMahon) January 3, 2023Jean-Pierre mispronounced “Emeritus,” making it sound like an infection. Someone has to help her with how to pronounce what it is she’s trying to say,...
  • 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 is 'very sick,' Pope Francis reveals

    12/28/2022 3:53:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    MSN via Fox News ^ | 12/28/2022 | Timothy Nerozzi
    Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is suffering from ill health, Pope Francis announced Wednesday as he finished his weekly general audience. “I would like to ask all of you for a special prayer for Pope Emeritus Benedict, who, in silence, is sustaining the Church," Pope Francis told attendees. He added, "Let us remember him. He is very sick, asking the Lord to console and sustain him in this witness of love for the Church, until the end." The Holy See Press Office later confirmed the pontiff's announcement and said Benedict has taken a turn for the worse medically, according to the...
  • Italy: Parliamentary Inquest Eyed for Missing ‘Vatican Girl’

    12/23/2022 6:01:05 PM PST · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    AP ^ | 12/20/22 | Nicole Winfield
    ROME (AP) — Opposition lawmakers in Italy are seeking a parliamentary commission of inquiry into three cold cases that have consumed the Italian public’s imagination for decades, including the 1983 disappearance of a 15-year-old that was highlighted in the Netflix documentary, “Vatican Girl.”The aim of the inquest, said Sen. Carlo Calenda, would be to pressure the Vatican to finally turn over everything it knows about Emanuela Orlandi’s disappearance to Italian law enforcement authorities, saying its longstanding official claim of ignorance was “hardly credible.” “We are a great secular nation that treats the Vatican with respect, but this case certainly cannot...