Pope Francis Changes Catechism, Presents New Teaching on Death Penalty

(via AP) Pope Francis has changed Catholic Church teaching about the death penalty, saying in a new policy published Thursday that it is always “inadmissible” because it “attacks” the inherent dignity of all humans. The Vatican said Francis had approved a change to the Catechism of the Catholic Church — the compilation of official Catholic… Continue reading Pope Francis Changes Catechism, Presents New Teaching on Death Penalty

Reflection – Contemplating the Holy Eucharist

June 2, 2018 – “…My children, the Eucharist-my Son alive among you-His words will help you comprehend, because His word is life, His word makes the soul breath, His word brings about cognition of love.” The Most Holy and Blessed Sacrament of the Eucharist is as Catechism states, “the sum and summary of our faith.”… Continue reading Reflection – Contemplating the Holy Eucharist

U.S. Bishop Encourages Married Couples to be Open to Life, Reject Contraception

(via LifeSite) Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, included a powerful message about the truth of God’s plan for human life in his homily Sunday on the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.  We need God in every aspect of married life, he said, in the marital act and beyond, and that… Continue reading U.S. Bishop Encourages Married Couples to be Open to Life, Reject Contraception

Cardinal Burke: Irish Catholics Did Not Receive Support From Rome in Abortion Battle

(via LifeSiteNews) Ireland’s recent caving into the globalist agenda of abortion and same-sex “marriage” is partly due to silence coming from Rome, American Cardinal Raymond Burke said in an interview last week with Polish weekly “Sieci” magazine.  “In Ireland, during the campaign before the referendum on protection of the life of the unborn, just like… Continue reading Cardinal Burke: Irish Catholics Did Not Receive Support From Rome in Abortion Battle

Catholic Youth Issues Own Pre-Synod Text: Proclaim Truth Without Apology!

(via LifeSiteNews) On Sunday, group of Catholic youth released a response to the “pre-synod” document that has been given to Pope Francis, explaining in it they want “reverence in the liturgy,” wider availability of the Traditional Latin Mass, and for the Church to proclaim unpopular truths “boldly, without apology, and without adulteration or dilution.” “I… Continue reading Catholic Youth Issues Own Pre-Synod Text: Proclaim Truth Without Apology!

Bishop Schneider Explains How Catholics Should Handle a ‘Heretic Pastor’

(via LifeSiteNews) Catholics should respectfully “answer to a heretic pastor with the constant, unchanging teaching of the Church,” Bishop Athanasius Schneider said at the Rome Life Forum today, noting that during the fourth century “almost the entire episcopacy” accepted heresy but still the Church herself did not fall into error. This was during the Arian… Continue reading Bishop Schneider Explains How Catholics Should Handle a ‘Heretic Pastor’

Cardinal Sarah: Top Western Prelates Are Part of a ‘New Betrayal’ of Jesus’ Teachings

(via LifeSite) High-level prelates looking to change Catholic Church teaching on life, marriage, and the family are guilty of a “new betrayal,” said Cardinal Robert Sarah.   Such clerics “contribute to the destruction of the natural institution of marriage as well as the family,” he said in a talk to a church full of people… Continue reading Cardinal Sarah: Top Western Prelates Are Part of a ‘New Betrayal’ of Jesus’ Teachings