Lead Portuguese cardinal: divorced and remarried couples can ‘return to the sacramental life’

December 6, 2017 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon appears to have endorsed giving the sacrament of Holy Communion to some divorced and remarried couples, claiming that in most cases their previous marriages were invalid. Cardinal Manuel Clemente, who is also the president of Portugal’s bishops’ conference, is urging the clergy to take a “fundamental attitude of ‘welcoming,’ of ‘accompaniment’ and ‘discernment’ of those who are divorced and remarried, stating that ‘in the greatest Continue Reading →

Catholics ‘not permitted to adhere to the pope’s novel teaching’: expert | Lifesite News

 Dorothy Cummings McLea   December 6, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – A Catholic theologian has told LifeSiteNews that Catholics may not follow the pope’s “novel teaching” endorsing Communion guidelines from the Buenos Aires bishops. The Buenos Aires guidelines, pronounced by Pope Francis to be the “only interpretation” of Amoris Laetitia, allow some divorced-and-remarried couples to receive both the sacraments of Confession and the Eucharist without a firm resolve to live chastely in continence. News broke on the Continue Reading →

“The Dictator Pope” | The Catholic Thing

By Robert Royal WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2017   The title above is the name of a book that appeared Monday in English (after earlier publication in Italian) by a writer who has assumed a grand Renaissance pseudonym: Marcantonio Colonna (an admiral at Lepanto). He evidently could not publish under his real name, for fear of reprisals. But the case he lays out is largely convincing: that Pope Francis has carefully cultivated an image in public Continue Reading →

RORATE CÆLI: For the Record: Franciscan Friars & Sisters of the Immaculate status update — Bergoglio’s destruction nearly complete

For so many years now we have both broke and chronicled the news of Pope Bergoglio’s destruction of the Franciscans of the Immaculate — both the Friars (FFI) and the Sisters (FSI). So much has happened, often in the shadows, and has gone unreported. Below are simple bullet points of what we’ve been told recently. They come from multiple sources both inside and outside the order. But all must be recorded for history, so we Continue Reading →

BREAKING: POPE DECLARES TROUBLING INTERPRETATION OF AL ‘AUTHENTIC MAGISTERIUM’ | Church Militant

by Church Militant  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  December 2, 2017 A direct contradiction of Canon 915 Church Militant is confirming that Pope Francis has officially approved the interpretation of Amoris Laetitia that opens Holy Communion to the divorced and civilly remarried in some instances, directly contradicting Canon 915 of the Code of Canon Law, arguably making this interpretation binding on the consciences of the faithful. In a Papal Rescript granted on June 5, 2017 ex Audientia Continue Reading →

‘Perhaps we have arrived at the End Times’: an interview with Cardinal Burke | CatholicHerald.co.uk

Cardinal Raymond Burke talks division, the End Times and what he would do if elected Pope Cardinal Raymond Burke has been much in the news this past year. In November 2016, he and three other cardinals presented Pope Francis with the famous dubia – five questions regarding Francis’s apostolic exhortation on the family, Amoris Laetitia. Then the American cardinal became embroiled in a power struggle within the Order of Malta, of which he is patron. Continue Reading →

Cardinal Oddi on Fatima’s Third Secret, the Second Vatican Council, and Apostasy

  onepeterfive.com/cardinal-oddi-fatimas-third-secret-second-vatican-council-apostasy/ Maike Hickson11/28/2017 Cardinal Silvio Oddi, who died in 2001, was one of the most outspoken conservative prelates of his time. He also has a special place in the history of the debate about the message of Fatima, inasmuch as he insistently tried to get Pope John XXIII to publish the Third Secret of Fatima. As the British newspaper The Telegraphreported upon his death: In yet another unguarded interview, published in 1990, Cardinal Oddi Continue Reading →

Previous unknown letter of Sr. Lucia to Pope Paul VI: “diabolical revolt” | Fr. Z’s Blog

Posted on 28 November 2017 by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf   I just read at CWR a fascinating piece about a newly revealed letter of the last seer of Fatime, Sr. Lucia, to Pope Paul VI predicting dire things for the Church.   It is in interview with the author Kevin Symonds who has a new book called: On the Third Part of the Secret of Fatima – US HERE – UK HERE   Now CWR article:   Continue Reading →

Pope Francis, Child Porn, Gay Scandals & the “Vatican Approved” Porn Sexual Predator-Like Program

Pope Francis’s diplomats and his closest collaborators are involved with porn such as Paglia in this photo This week the National Catholic Reporter, on November 21, reported that Pope Francis created a new department for Cardinal Pietro Parolin’s Secretariat of State. The Vatican expert John Allen at Crux said of Parolin “that there’s no single figure in Pope Francis’s Vatican today more trusted, or more powerful.” (Crux, “More and more Parolin’s face of authority in Continue Reading →

Latin: The Sacramental Language

onepeterfive.com/latin-high-language/ Laramie Hirsch11/22/2017 There is a hierarchy of language. This is true for secular politics and cultural commerce, as well as in terms of religion. In this hierarchy, some languages are higher than others. JRR Tolkien, a philologist at Oxford, was quite aware of this. In his fictional world, which we know through Lord of the Rings, the elves speak the high elvish language called Quenya. Further, Quenya is divided into two parts: the Parmaquesta Continue Reading →

Swiss Planned Parenthood president invited to speak at Vatican | Lifesite News

Matthew Cullinan HoffmanFollow Matthew Sat Nov 18, 2017 – 9:25 am EST November 18, 2017 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life co-hosted a conference on the topic of end of life issues that included several speakers who oppose the Catholic Church’s teachings on the right to life, including the president of the board of Switzerland’s Planned Parenthood affiliate, and the president of the pro-euthanasia Royal Dutch Medical Association. The conference, entitled the “WMA Continue Reading →

Campaign for Human Development Continues Funding for Pro-Abortion, Pro-Homosexual Groups

It’s that time of the year again, and the second collection at Masses across the country will be going to fill the coffers of Saul Alinsky’s mechanism for the socialization of the Catholic Church. Just a couple of weeks ago, the USCCB’s most recent list of organizations funded by the CCHD was published, and on the list are some of the worst offenders I have exposed over the years.  Without including any new information (which Continue Reading →