Vigano: Pope’s Call for ‘Obedience’ to Italy’s Ongoing Mass Ban ‘Undue’ and ‘Harmful’

(via LifeSite) Amid the coronavirus pandemic and massive restrictions on Mass attendance, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has encouraged the bishops in Italy “to decide how to act, with prudence and wisdom, in order to guarantee the Sacraments and the celebration of the Mass to the faithful.” The Pope’s call for “obedience” to Italian “phase 2”… Continue reading Vigano: Pope’s Call for ‘Obedience’ to Italy’s Ongoing Mass Ban ‘Undue’ and ‘Harmful’

Archbishop Vigano: Third Secret of Fatima Has Not Been Fully Published Yet

(via LifeSite) In a stunning new interview, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the former papal nuncio in Washington, D.C. and the prelate who accused Pope Francis of covering up the crimes of Theodore McCarrick, has now publicly stated that he does not believe that the Vatican up to today has published the full Third Secret of… Continue reading Archbishop Vigano: Third Secret of Fatima Has Not Been Fully Published Yet

NJ Governor Tells Tucker Carlson How He Worked Closely with Cardinal Tobin to Ban Sacraments

(via LifeSite) Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy revealed in an April 15 interview with Tucker Carlson that he worked closely with Pope-Francis appointed Cardinal Joseph Tobin to make sure priests were not dispensing the sacraments due to the coronavirus.  Murphy explained how he “called up” the Cardinal, who is Archbishop of Newark, when the… Continue reading NJ Governor Tells Tucker Carlson How He Worked Closely with Cardinal Tobin to Ban Sacraments

Vigano: Has Pope Francis Now ‘Disavowed’ Being Vicar of Christ?

(via LifeSite) Former papal nuncio Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has called the dropping of Pope Francis’ essential title “Vicar of Christ” from the 2020 Pontifical Yearbook an act that appears to “officially alter the Papacy,” such that the Pope “no longer recognizes himself as guardian.” “This change in the layout and content of an official text… Continue reading Vigano: Has Pope Francis Now ‘Disavowed’ Being Vicar of Christ?

Catholic Leaders Urge Bishops to Increase Access to Sacraments During Pandemic

(via LifeSite) A great number of prominent and well-respected Catholics has urged the bishops “to do everything you can to make the sacraments more available to us” during the COVID-19 pandemic. The open letter, titled “We Are An Easter People,” was released on April 1. “Something is terribly wrong with a culture that allows abortion… Continue reading Catholic Leaders Urge Bishops to Increase Access to Sacraments During Pandemic

U.S. Bishop Asks His Priests to Give Communion on Holy Thursday

(via LifeSite) Bishop Robert J. Baker, the outgoing head of the Diocese of Birmingham, Alabama, has encouraged his priests to distribute Holy Communion to the faithful on Holy Thursday, the Thursday before Easter. “With this letter I wish to appeal to your pastoral sensitivity and ask that you find an appropriate way to distribute Holy… Continue reading U.S. Bishop Asks His Priests to Give Communion on Holy Thursday

U.S. Bishop Forbids Priests to Say Mass Facing with People, Bans Communion Rails

(via LifeSite) An Idaho bishop has prohibited priests in his diocese from saying the Mass facing with the people (ad orientem) and from using communion rails for Catholics who prefer to kneel to receive the Eucharist. In addition, the bishop wants to be informed of every traditional Latin Mass that takes place in his diocese. … Continue reading U.S. Bishop Forbids Priests to Say Mass Facing with People, Bans Communion Rails