Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and his name shall be called Emmanuel (Isaias 7:14). Recently I posted as a News Item the denial by Bishop Manuel Linda of Porto, Portugal, of our Blessed Mother’s perpetual and … Continue reading
Rorate Caeli: The Portuguese website “Observador“, one of the most important news and opinion websites in the country, published a special Christmas interview with the Bishop of the most populous diocese in Portugal, Oporto (Porto), Manuel Linda, and another theologian, a … Continue reading
Father Brian Harrison made a thoughtful comment on YouTube, motivated by Michael Voris’ “Vortex” episode critiquing Bishop Robert Barron for his now well known remarks to Ben Shapiro. Father Harrison sent me his comment via email, after he posted it … Continue reading
The Eponymous Flower: The Jesuit General Arturo Sosa Abascal has appointed Father Rafael Velasco as the new Provincial of the Province of Argentina and Uruguay. The appointment was “the worst of the worst,” says Spanish columnist Francisco Fernandez de La Cigoña. … Continue reading
Credo ut Intelligam, Erick Ybarra; Ben Shapiro recently had Bishop Robert Barron on his show. You can watch the full interview here. I want to draw our attention to one very specific question posed to the Bishop. Shapiro : “I’m a Jew. … Continue reading
She will have “decision-making authority over a team of priests” — whatever that means. Crux, Christopher White: Less than two months after serving as delegate in the Bishops Synod on Youth which called women’s leadership within the Church “a duty of … Continue reading
There are two religious bodies calling themselves Christian that advance the notion of ongoing revelation. These are the “Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints,” a.k.a., the Mormons, and the “Religious Society of Friends,” a.k.a., the Quakers. The former organization … Continue reading
Tradition in Action: The following text of Cardinal Suenens is quite simple. He strongly, frontally and clearly states that Vatican II broke with the past of the Catholic Church. Read here.
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson & Lisa Bourne: German Cardinal Reinhard Marx suggested to the Youth Synod in Rome that more women in leadership positions in the Church is the answer to the Church’s sex abuse crisis. Read report here.
en.news: Bishop Antonio Staglianò of Noto, Sicily, intends to create a “Pop Christology” [English in the original] as a bywork to the ongoing Youth Synod. The Noto diocesan newspaper wrote (September 18) that through this Staglianó intends to propose to the … Continue reading
LifeSiteNews, Maike Hickson: Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schönborn expressed his hope on the weekend that he might one day “also ordain women to the diaconate.” On 29 September, Cardinal Schönborn presided over a diocesan gathering in St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna … Continue reading