Pope Vetoes Women Clergy, Affirms Christ as ‘Sole Redeemer’

Feb 13, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: In a historic declaration — delighting traditionalists and infuriating progressives — Pope Francis emphatically rejected the ordination of women and married men, the advocacy of religious pluralism and support for a compromised ecumenism in his apostolic exhortation on the Amazon Synod. Titled Querida Amazonía, the exhortation seemed to signal a paradigm shift in the pontificate of Francis, as it resoundingly affirmed the evangelization of the Amazonian...

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US archbishop: Pope told us gay civil unions can be ‘acceptable’

Feb 4, 2020 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: A U.S. archbishop says Pope Francis told a group of American bishops in Rome that civil unions for homosexual couples that give them access to public benefits are “acceptable,” as long as it’s clear such arrangements can never be considered marriage. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco told LifeSiteNews that during their January 27 ad limina visit, the pope said, in the words of the archbishop, that “civil unions between two people of the same sex can...

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Church Historian: Pope Francis is Skating on Thinnest Ice Ever

Jan 28, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: Rarely has a pope been accused of heresy, warns Carlos Eire. A distinguished Church historian who fled the tyranny of Fidel Castro is warning that Pope Francis is theologically “skating on the thinnest ice that anyone — not just living, but dead or watching — is.” “It is very rare” for a pope to be accused of unorthodoxy or perhaps even heresy, Carlos M. N. Eire, professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University, asserts....

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Pope Enlists Atheist to Hose Down Media Firestorm

Jan 18, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: Pope Francis has used his latest interview with his atheist journalist friend, Eugenio Scalfari, to de-escalate media furor over the book on priestly celibacy published by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cdl. Robert Sarah. The case of Benedict apparently coming out against Francis’ possible ordination of married priests in the Amazon and other outlying regions is closed, the pontiff tells Scalfari, founder of La Repubblica, in a three-page interview....

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Pope Francis Appoints Pro-Gay Rector as Bishop of Northampton

Jan 10, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: The rector of England’s largest seminary, who reportedly went to bat for an openly gay seminarian, has been appointed as the new bishop of Northampton. Canon David Oakley succeeds Bp. Peter Doyle, who has also come under fire for promoting a pro-gay agenda and sharing the platform at an LGBT conference with homosexualist Jesuit Fr. James Martin. The 64-year-old bishop-elect, rector of St. Mary’s College, Oscott, has been described by those who know...

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Pope slammed for Promoting Open Borders on Christmas Day

Dec 29, 2019 by

by Peter D’Abrosca, The Rundown News: Pope Francis made clear his affirmative position on open borders once again in his annual Christmas Eve address, raising eyebrows within the conservative community. Associated Press reported: The pope also noted migrants forced by injustice “to emigrate in the hope of a secure life.’’ Instead of finding acceptance, Francis said injustice continues along their journey, where they often face abuse, enslavement and torture in “inhumane detention camps″...

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