Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops “sent out” for united mission

Oct 8, 2016 by

by Gavin Drake, ACNS: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have commissioned 19 pairs of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops from across the world to take part in united mission in their local areas. The bishops, selected by the International Anglican Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (Iarccum) were “sent out” for mission together by the Pope and Archbishop from the same church were Pope Gregory sent Saint Augustine to evangelise the English in the sixth...

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In memoirs, ex Pope Benedict says Vatican ‘gay lobby’ tried to wield power: report

Aug 19, 2016 by

by Philip Pullella, Reuters: Former Pope Benedict says in his memoirs that no-one pressured him to resign but alleges that a “gay lobby” in the Vatican had tried to influence decisions, a leading Italian newspaper reported on Friday. The book, called “The Last Conversations”, is the first time in history that a former pope judges his own pontificate after it is over. It is due to be published on Sept. 9. Citing health reasons, Benedict in 2013 became the first pope in...

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Regensburg Revisited: Ten Years Later, A West Still in Denial

Apr 5, 2016 by

by Dr Samuel Gregg, Catholic World Report: Irrationality not only manifests itself in violence but also in an inability to apply authentic reason to the many pressing challenges of our age. A decade ago, a 79 year-old soft-spoken, white-haired German theologian returned to visit a university at which he had spent much of his academic career. On such occasions, it’s not unusual for a distinguished professor-emeritus to offer some formal remarks. Such reflections rarely receive much attention,...

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For Pope’s visit, Obama invites a pro-abort nun, gay Episcopal bishop, and LGBT ‘Catholic’ activists

Sep 15, 2015 by

By Dustin Siggins, LifeSite: A pro-abortion nun, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, and at least two openly gay Catholic activists will be among the thousands greeting Pope Francis at the White House next week, thanks to decisions by the Obama administration. LifeSiteNews has confirmed that Mateo Williamson, a biological woman who says she is a man, and former co-chairman of the Transgender Caucus for Dignity USA, received an invitation to the White House when Pope Francis visits next...

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RC Bishop Silences Conservative Deacon's Blog

May 4, 2014 by

By Nick Hallett, Breitbart A popular Catholic blog, Protect the Pope, will close tomorrow after the Bishop of Lancaster refused to let its author continue writing. The blog, written by Deacon Nick Donnelly, was set up prior to Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the UK in September 2010 to fight back against the constant attacks on the pontiff by the mainstream media. After Pope Benedict's visit, the blog became a staunch defender of orthodox Catholic teaching, criticising dissenting...

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Mainstream media wakes up: AP reports Pope Benedict removed nearly 400 abuser priests in two years

Jan 21, 2014 by

by Hilary White, LifeSite News After eight years of continual accusations of doing “nothing” by mainstream media, it has been revealed that Benedict XVI was busy throughout his pontificate removing priests from office who were found guilty of sexual abuse. From 2011-2012, Pope Benedict “defrocked” or laicised 384 priests, more than twice the 171 removed from the clerical state in 2008-09. According to documents obtained by the Associated Press, in 2011, 125 laicisations...

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