(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’
(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’
(via LifeSite) In a new interview, Pope Francis criticized the “rigidity” of young people who are attached to the Traditional Latin Mass. “I always try to understand what’s behind people who are too young to have experienced the pre-conciliar liturgy and yet still they want it,” the pontiff said. “Sometimes I found myself confronted with… Continue reading Pope Francis on Catholic Youth Who Favor Latin Mass: ‘Why So Much Rigidity?’
(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
(via LifeSite) “Confusion, division, and error” within the Catholic Church coming from “shepherds” even at the highest levels indicate that we “may be” in the end times, said U.S. Cardinal Raymond Burke in an address in Kentucky. The Cardinal, who spoke at the July 22 “Church Teaches Forum” in Louisville, said that, in his opinion,… Continue reading Cardinal Burke: Confusion and Error from Catholic Leaders May Be Sign of End Times
(via LifeSite) Pope Francis sought reassurance after the release of his own document that his teaching was in line with that of the Church, asking one of his close advisers whether the controversial Amoris Laetitia was orthodox. The pope then expressed “comfort” upon being told that the document was such. When Austrian Cardinal Christophe Schönborn… Continue reading Cardinal Schönborn Claims Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia is ‘Fully Orthodox’
Does your church still use Communion rails? When was the last time you heard Gregorian chant at your local church? Or even a Latin Mass? Do you often encounter electric guitars and loud drums during Sunday Mass? Female altar servers? Communion distributed in the hand rather than the mouth? How about hand-holding during the Our Father?… Continue reading Did the Second Vatican Council Change the Mass?