Police Remove Youth Praying the Rosary at Reformation Event in Catholic Church

(via LifeSite) For the fourth time in recent months, a group of youth singing the rosary interrupted an ecumenical service at a Catholic church. Young Catholics gathered last Friday as faithful witnesses to pray at St. Irénée Church in Lyon duirng an interfaith service attended by the local Archbishop, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin. A video capturing… Continue reading Police Remove Youth Praying the Rosary at Reformation Event in Catholic Church

Archbishop Slams ‘Pro-Choice Catholics,’ Calls on Priests to Give More Pro-Life Homilies

(via LifeNews) Catholic Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City soon will become an even more influential pro-life leader in the United States. Already a strong advocate for life in his current position, Naumann is slated to become the next leader of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Pro-Life Activities Committee; U.S. Catholic bishops elected… Continue reading Archbishop Slams ‘Pro-Choice Catholics,’ Calls on Priests to Give More Pro-Life Homilies

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

Priest: Pope Francis’ New Liturgical Rules Could Cause ‘Huge Damage’

(via LifeSite) The Catholic Church is in crisis of authority under Pope Francis, with major figures like Cardinal Robert Sarah subjected to “stinging” papal rebukes and curial power plays, and dissatisfied Catholics positioning themselves to manipulate synods to change Church teaching. That’s according to an analysis by EWTN’s Papal Posse, which last Thursday galloped through… Continue reading Priest: Pope Francis’ New Liturgical Rules Could Cause ‘Huge Damage’

Priests & Laity Slam U.S. Bishops Conference for Sacking Theologian Critical of Pope

(via LifeSite) The U.S. Bishops have received a scathing response for forcing out a renowned theologian as a consultant to their doctrine committee because the theologian wrote a letter to Pope Francis saying his papacy was marked by “chronic confusion.” The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) asked Father Thomas Weinandy to resign from his… Continue reading Priests & Laity Slam U.S. Bishops Conference for Sacking Theologian Critical of Pope

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