Cardinal Urges Clarification of Amoris Laetitia: ‘The Mentality Underlying the Text is Too Liberal’

(via LifeSite) One week after Cardinal Raymond Burke made a “final plea” to Pope Francis for clarity regarding the Church’s moral teaching and sacramental practice, another cardinal has said “a clarification is in order.” Cardinal Janis Pujats, Archbishop Emeritus of Riga in Latvia, and president emeritus of the local bishops conference, said in a recent… Continue reading Cardinal Urges Clarification of Amoris Laetitia: ‘The Mentality Underlying the Text is Too Liberal’

Catholic Writer Pens Explosive Letter to Priests

(via The Shield of Faith) In September of this year, James Larson, author of the web site The War Against Being, sent the following letter to the Bishop and 73 Priests of the Diocese of St. Cloud, Minnesota. To date, only one has responded, in an attempt to rebut Larson’s conclusions. The letter is part… Continue reading Catholic Writer Pens Explosive Letter to Priests

Breaking: U.S. Bishops Ask Theologian to Resign After Letter Criticizing Francis

(via LifeSite) A former doctrine chief for the U.S. Bishops was asked to resign as their consultant after telling Pope Francis in a letter his papacy is marked by “chronic confusion,” and that the pope teaches with “a seemingly intentional lack of clarity.” That lack of clarity “inevitably risks sinning against the Holy Spirit, the… Continue reading Breaking: U.S. Bishops Ask Theologian to Resign After Letter Criticizing Francis

U.S. Bishop Joins Correction of Francis for ‘Propagating Heresies’

(via LifeSite) A Catholic bishop in Texas added his name to a recent declaration that accuses the pope of propagating various heresies against the Catholic faith and seeks to correct them. Rene Henry Gracida, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Corpus Christi, posted a message to his blog on Sunday reproducing an email he sent… Continue reading U.S. Bishop Joins Correction of Francis for ‘Propagating Heresies’

Cardinal Burke: ‘Urgency’ to Resolve Dubia ‘Weighs Very Heavily on My Heart’

(via LifeSite) Two of the four dubia Cardinals seeking moral clarity from Pope Francis over his controversial teachings on marriage and family have died. But this will not stop the remaining two cardinals from continuing the “important work of resolving the dubia,” said Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of the dubia signers, in a new interview.… Continue reading Cardinal Burke: ‘Urgency’ to Resolve Dubia ‘Weighs Very Heavily on My Heart’

Dozens of Theologians Accuse Francis of Spreading Heresies

(via Correcto Filials) A 25-page letter signed by 40 Catholic clergy and lay scholars was delivered to Pope Francis on August 11th. Since no answer was received from the Holy Father, it is being made public today, 24th September, Feast of Our Lady of Ransom and of Our Lady of Walsingham. The letter, which is… Continue reading Dozens of Theologians Accuse Francis of Spreading Heresies

Francis Replaces John Paul II Institute with New School Focused on Amoris Laetitia

(via LifeSite) Pope Francis is replacing the renowned John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family with an institute focused on implementing Amoris Laetitia, the Vatican announced on Tuesday. In an apostolic letter, entitled Summa familiae cura, issued motu proprio on September 19, the Pope formally establishes a new academic institution, called… Continue reading Francis Replaces John Paul II Institute with New School Focused on Amoris Laetitia