Archbishop Vigano’s Defense of Virgin Mary After Pope’s Controversial Remarks

(via LifeSite) Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has issued a strong defense of the Virgin Mary in response to Pope Francis’ controversial homily on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in which he called the doctrine of Mary as co-redemptrix “nonsense.” Here below we publish the official English text of Archbishop Viganò’s statement, titled “Mary Immaculate… Continue reading Archbishop Vigano’s Defense of Virgin Mary After Pope’s Controversial Remarks

Cardinal Burke, Bishop Schneider: Silence About Errors Under Pope Francis Would Be ‘Great Sin’

(via LifeSite) Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider have issued a statement defending loyal criticism of Pope Francis, protesting that “defamatory reproaches” laid against such critics and the “almost total infallibilization” of papal remarks have eliminated the possibility of “honest and intellectual theological debate.” In the three-page statement released first by the National Catholic… Continue reading Cardinal Burke, Bishop Schneider: Silence About Errors Under Pope Francis Would Be ‘Great Sin’

Cardinal Burke, Bishop Schneider Announce Crusade of Prayer & Fasting

(via National Catholic Register) Citing “serious theological errors and heresies” in the Amazon Synod’s working document, they call on the faithful to pray and fast over a 40 day period to prevent such errors being approved. Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider have issued an eight-page declaration warning against six “serious theological errors and… Continue reading Cardinal Burke, Bishop Schneider Announce Crusade of Prayer & Fasting

Cardinal Sarah: “As a Bishop, It Is My Duty to Warn the West”

(via Catholic Herald) Cardinal Robert Sarah is publishing the third of his book-length interviews with Nicolas Diat: The Day is Far Spent. An unflinching diagnosis, but one full of hope in the midst of the spiritual and moral crisis of the West. 1) In the first part of your book, you describe “a spiritual and… Continue reading Cardinal Sarah: “As a Bishop, It Is My Duty to Warn the West”

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

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’