Pope Francis: “It is a pleasure to meet you again.” CNA: Former Vatican finance czar Cardinal George Pell met with Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican Monday. The Holy See press office said that the audience took … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews: Bishop Joseph Strickland “absolutely” agrees with Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s remarks about the Catholic Church putting too much trust in man and not enough trust in God. “And thankfully, other other church leaders — cardinals, different people — have … Continue reading
CNA: Courtney Mares: Ahead of the expected renewal of the Vatican-China deal this month, the former underground bishop of Mindong has announced his complete resignation from public life. Bishop Guo Xijin, 62, wrote in a letter published by Asia News … Continue reading
When I was a young man I imagined that the end of a civilization would be dramatic. It turns out to be a lot less than that. The defense of an ancient city finally collapsing after a long siege and … Continue reading
Lifesite News, Martin Bürger: A report published by an Italian newspaper alleged that Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu, the former Substitute for General Affairs in the Vatican’s Secretariat of State, spent more than $800,000 to discredit Cardinal George Pell during a sexual … Continue reading
LifeSite News, Calvin Freiburger: Pope Francis is refusing to meet with U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo during the latter’s visit to Rome this week, apparently over Pompeo’s criticism of the Vatican for renewing a controversial agreement with communist China. … Continue reading
Very informative article on current jihad in Italy. Church Militant, Jules Gomes: The illegal immigrant who murdered a pro-migrant Italian priest may have been associated with mosques or groups linked to radical Islam, Church Militant has learned. Father Roberto Malgesini … Continue reading
Church Militant, Jules Gomes: The Vatican’s second-in-command is defending the Holy See’s deal with China, a day before U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected to shame Pope Francis for wanting to renew the controversial concordat. Report is here.
LifeSite News, Martin Burger: A new interactive map is keeping track of attacks “on Catholic statues, parishes and persons in North America in 2020.” Launched by Complicit Clergy, an organization of laypeople attempting to hold Catholic clergy accountable for sexual perversion … Continue reading
First Things: Archbishop Cordileone delivered the following homily at St. Mary’s Cathedral Plaza in San Francisco on September 20, 2020. Whenever I hear today’s Gospel reading, I recall the years that I served as pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe … Continue reading
And he’s not even Catholic. LifeSite News, Dorothy Cummings McLean: The United States Secretary of State has published an essay begging the Vatican to speak out against human rights abuses in China. Michael R. “Mike” Pompeo, the US Secretary of … Continue reading
CNA: The Chinese government continues to imprison Catholic clergy – including bishops – who refuse to support the Communist Party, according to a new report out of the province of Jiangxi. Report is here.