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  • [Catholci Caucus] Vatican’s Fraudulent Doctoring of Letter from Benedict to Vigano Now Fully Exposed

    In the two days that have elapsed since my piece on this subject, the full extent of the Vatican’s doctoring of the letter from Benedict to Archbishop Vigano respecting the “theology of Pope Francis” has been revealed under growing public pressure for full disclosure.As has so often been the case, the sleuthing of Sandro Magister has led to a breakthrough. In the hyperlinked column, Magister notes another suspicious circumstance surrounding the letter, beyond the blurring of the first two lines and concealment of almost the entire second page by a pile of the eleven booklets on “the theology of Pope...
  • Federal Sex Abuse Lawsuit Names Bp. Cistone, Saginaw Diocese

    03/14/2018 6:26:29 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 3/13/18 | Christine Niles
    17-yr-old victim accuses bishop of engaging in cover-upSAGINAW, Mich. ( - A sex abuse victim is filing a federal lawsuit accusing the Saginaw diocese and Bp. Joseph Cistone of a cover-up. According to the complaint, Linden v. Saginaw, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, John Doe — the 17-year-old male victim — alleges that he was the victim not only of Fr. Robert DeLand (arrested for sexual assault) but also of Bp. Cistone and the Saginaw diocese, who knew about DeLand's criminal behavior but did little to address it. The complaint claims Fr....
  • Nigeria: Muslims murder 20 Christians, burn down 10 churches

    03/03/2018 11:19:03 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 11 replies ^ | 03/03/2018 | Robert Spencer
    The Rt. Rev. Stephen Dami Mamza, the Catholic bishop of the Yola Diocese, stated: “It is on record that less than one week ago, no fewer than 20 innocent Christian farmers were killed in separate attacks in and around Tambo. Luru village in particular saw its worst days when herdsmen wielding sophisticated firearms stormed the area, killing 15 people. Within the period under review, not less than 10 churches were burnt down, and in some instances, worshippers were killed.” Mamza was apparently careful not to name the persecutors. After all, he doesn’t want to get called on the carpet by...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vatican Identifies “Youth” With Atheists and Political Extremists

    02/24/2018 12:41:29 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | February 24, 2018 | Gloria TV
    The Swiss Bishops will send three young people to the Roman Pre-Synod taking place in March as a preparation for Pope Francis’ “Youth Synod”, reported. The controversial Pontifical Council for Culture explicitly asked for delegates who were “critical of the Church” and “atheistic”. One of them is Jonas Feldmann, 25, a non-practicing Catholic who opposes Catholic doctrine and is active in the pro-abortion, pro-gay, anti-family and pro-euthanasia Green party, an extremist leftwing party. He will tell Francis that he does not want to be a member of an institution that “discriminates homosexual love”. Another delegate is the journalist Sandro...
  • Bishop Denies Sen. Dick Durbin Communion Over His Pro-Abortion Voting Record

    02/24/2018 7:28:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02/24/2018 | John Ellis
    One of the great hypocrisies of our time is the number of pro-abortion senators and congressmen who also claim to be Roman Catholic. Being pro-abortion and Roman Catholic is like being pro-LGBTQ rights and Muslim. Both sets are a contradiction of terms. Thankfully, the bishop of Senator Dick Durbin's (D-Ill.) diocese recognizes this contradiction of terms and is denying the senator communion until he repents of his grave sin. Senator Durbin's office has yet to comment on the matter, but his views on abortion are well known. Last year, Durbin insisted in a CNN interview that Democrats who are personally...
  • Soon Oath of Blind Obedience to Bergoglio

    02/19/2018 3:56:29 AM PST · by JosephJames · 59 replies
    Spiritual Food Blogspot ^ | February 14, 2018 | Rev. Joseph Dwight
    In preparation to take away the Most Holy Eucharist in all the public Catholic churches in the world by way of a mandatory invalid ecumenical mass, there are many indications that for the first time ever, all deacons, priests, bishops and cardinals will have to take an OATH OF TOTAL FIDELITY TO BERGOGLIO, NOT TO CHRIST, as has always been done in the past during the Chrism Mass, on Wednesday (March 28, 2018) of Holy Week (or Thursday in some diocese). In all probability, this will be the beginning of the greatest schism in the history of the Catholic Church....
  • Catholics Warn of Church Schism if Vatican Makes a Deal with China

    02/12/2018 6:08:09 PM PST · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2/12/18 | Simon Denyer
    BEIJING — A group of influential Catholics published an open letter Monday to express their shock and disappointment about a report that the Vatican could soon reach a deal with the Chinese government, warning that it could create a schism in the church in China. The Holy See has been in negotiations for several years with the Chinese Communist Party and is now believed to be close to an agreement over the appointment of bishops in China. That agreement, under which responsibility for the appointment of bishops would probably be shared between the Vatican and the government, could pave the...
  • Pope Francis chooses pro-LGBT priest to guide Lent retreat who holds Jesus didn’t ‘establish rules’

    02/09/2018 10:45:02 AM PST · by massmike · 64 replies ^ | 02/09/2018 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Pope Francis has selected a Portuguese “priest-poet” to preach at his 2018 Lenten retreat who is an open promoter of the “critical theology” of a Spanish nun who defends the legalization of abortion and government recognition of homosexual “marriage” and adoptions. Father José Tolentino Calaça de Mendonça, vice rector of the Catholic University of Lisbon, wrote the introduction to the Portuguese translation of “Feminist Theology in History,” by Teresa Forcades, whom the BBC calls “Europe’s most radical nun.” When the Portuguese translation of the book was published in 2013 with Tolentino de Mendonça’s introduction, Forcades had well-established herself as an...
  • Melania Demanded Spiritual Cleansing of Obama & Clinton White House, Removal of..Demonic Idols

    White House evangelical Pastor Paul Begley said first lady Melania Trump demanded that the White House be spiritually cleansed and that pagan, demonic items and artificats from the Obama and Clinton years be removed. Melania Trump reportedly said, “I’m not going to go into that White House unless it has been completely exorcised,” according to Pastor Begley. One thing was left, a cross on the wall. “They cleansed the White House,” he said. “They had people in there anointing it with oil and praying everywhere.”
  • Pope Francis Gets His ‘Mess’

    02/09/2018 7:18:36 AM PST · by NRx · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | 02-09-2018 | Benedict Kiely
    <p>China is the country that had a remarkably successful try at enforcing a one-child policy, promoting massive abortion (a figure of more than 300 million has been suggested) — sex-selective, with boys highly favored for birth, girls for elimination — enforced sterilization, and execution of criminals. And, of course, the one-party state persecutes the Church and imprisons human-rights advocates. Bishop Sánchez, who said he had been to China and seen all this good work in person, so it must be true, probably wouldn’t agree with Cardinal Joseph Zen, the bishop emeritus of Hong Kong, who recently protested the imminent decision of the Vatican to recognize the government-sponsored, quisling “Chinese Patriotic Catholic Association.” That move would be at the expense of the members of the “underground” Catholic Church, which has stayed loyal to the Vatican and suffered persecution for decades. Zen said that the Vatican, and by that he means Pope Francis, was “ready to surrender to the Chinese Communist Party” — again, perfectly fine if it excelled at implementing the social doctrine of the Church.</p>
  • [Catholic Caucus] Vatican science academy tweets NYT story supporting population control

    02/07/2018 6:41:40 PM PST · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | February 7, 2018 | Claire Chretien
    The Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences tweeted yesterday without comment a New York Times article about people using birth control to stop having children because of "climate change" fear.  The alarmist New York Times article said some people are “acutely aware that having a child is one of the costliest actions they can take environmentally” and are therefore using artificial contraception to prevent that from happening.
  • Turkey’s Erdogan to meet with Pope, thank him for opposing Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem[tr]

    02/04/2018 12:35:27 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 38 replies ^ | 02/04/2018 | Robert Spencer
    full title: TurkeyÂ’s Erdogan to meet with Pope, thank him for opposing TrumpÂ’s recognition of Jerusalem as IsraelÂ’s capital. The United StatesÂ’ controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is expected to dominate talks between President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan and Pope Francis on the presidentÂ’s first trip to the Vatican on Sunday. According to presidential sources, ErdoÄŸan will thank Pope Francis for his stance against U.S. President Donald TrumpÂ’s decision and his efforts to protect the status quo in the holy city. The Turkish president previously expressed his appreciation to Pope Francis who strongly opposed the bitterly-contested move...
  • AP: Despite denial, Pope received abuse victim’s letter

    02/05/2018 8:18:22 AM PST · by NRx · 12 replies
    Catholic Herald ^ | 02-05-2018 | AP
    Pope Francis received a victim’s letter in 2015 that graphically detailed sexual abuse at the hands of a priest and a cover-up by Chilean church authorities, contradicting the Pope’s recent insistence that no victims had come forward, the letter’s author and members of Pope Francis’ own sex- abuse commission have told The Associated Press. The fact that Pope Francis received the eight-page letter, obtained by the AP, challenges his insistence that he has “zero tolerance” for sex abuse and cover-ups. It also calls into question his stated empathy with abuse survivors, compounding the most serious crisis of his five-year papacy....
  • [Catholic Caucus] Francis, “I Don’t Go To The Doctor But To The Witch”

    01/15/2018 5:35:53 PM PST · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 15, 2018 | Gloria TV
    Francis, “I Don’t Go To The Doctor But To The Witch”During Pope Francis' flight to Chile on January 15, Cristiana Caricato of the Italian Bishops' TV 2000 asked Francis, what medicines he takes to keep fit during his travels. He replied, “I don't go to the doctor, I go to the witch.” Franca Giansoldati of Il Messaggero asked him if he is afraid of journalists and their questions.Francis answered, "Yes, I am afraid of interviews... you can see what I need to do." Picture: © mazur,, CC BY-SA, #newsZfdutcvulh
  • [Catholic Caucus] Anarchy in VC

    01/15/2018 5:29:04 PM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    That The Bones You Have Crushed May Thrill ^ | January 15, 2018 | The Bones
    There are rumours circulating that an embattled, deceitful and thoroughly discredited pontificate - at least discredited among faithful Catholics following events carefully - seeks to draw the clergy of the Holy Catholic Church, by coercive means, into a new vow of obedience in particular to Pope Francis and his own 'unique' Magisterium. I shudder at such rumours. Are these rumours true? We do not yet know. How do such rumours evolve? Who wishes these things to circulate? Are they credible? Should it be taken seriously? Only the last question can I answer and only with an opinion. I fear so. I...
  • On The Flight to Chile, the Pope Distributes to Journalists the Picture of the Child from Nagasaki

    01/15/2018 5:59:57 PM PST · by marshmallow · 58 replies
    La Stampa-Vatican Insider ^ | 1/15/18 | Andrea Tornielli
    Released in December, the image is a warning against every conflict and a condemnation of today’s “piecemeal Third World War”“The fruit of war...”. To the journalists who accompany him on his flight from Fiumicino to Santiago de Chile, the first stop of his apostolic journey to Chile and Peru, the Pope wanted to distribute the photo of the child who, after the atomic bombardment of Nagasaki, in 1945, is carrying his dead brother on his shoulders to a crematorium. A brutal image taken by American photographer Joseph Roger O’ Donnell, that the Pope already wanted to be printed and distributed...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Amoris Laetitia Purges at Catholic University – Mercy in Action

    01/15/2018 7:41:26 AM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | January 15, 2018 | Gloria TV
    In November, two external researchers received a warning from the Catholic University of Milan because of their adherence to the Filial Correctio. Marco Tosatti has published a letter of one of them on his blog. In December, they discovered that they had been eliminated from the list of collaborators of the university. Contrary to what they were promised, they did not receive a contract for January. The two were never contacted personally. In the meantime, the university cancelled their previous activities from its webpage. One of the victims is Dr Giuseppe Reguzzoni. He was for more than twenty years an...
  • Eerie and ominous’ sign appears as Pope Francis visits Vatican Nativity

    01/03/2018 6:39:58 AM PST · by MNDude · 23 replies
    Would Pope Francis say anything about this year’s Vatican nativity scene — which was so clearly meant as a nod to the LGBT lobby — when he paid it a visit on New Year’s Eve? He spoke not a word of course, but instead blessed it and chuckled as a few dignitaries, responsible for what some have called a “hideous” and “sacrilegious” crèche, gave him a guided tour. And yet something very eerie and ominous happened that evening. At exactly the same time as the Pope left St. Peter’s Basilica and walked to the crèche in St. Peter’s Square, a...
  • Kazakhstan Bp’s Call Comm for Remarried “Alien to Entire Tradition of the Catholic Apostolic Faith”

    01/02/2018 10:08:22 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 7 replies ^ | January 1, 2018
    Almost exactly a year after they issued a call for prayer that the pope would uphold Catholic teaching on marriage, three bishops from Kazakhstan — Tomash Peta, Metropolitan Archbishop of the archdiocese of Saint Mary in Astana, Jan Pawel Lenga, Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Karaganda, and Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of the archdiocese of Saint Mary in Astana — have issued a new statement, saying that any change in sacramental discipline that would allow Catholic divorcees living in new sexual unions to receive Holy Communion is “alien to the entire Tradition of the Catholic and Apostolic faith”. One year ago this...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Another Friend of Francis Mired in Corruption

    12/30/2017 7:48:05 AM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | December 28, 2017 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    After the secular press leaked to the Catholic world hidden evidence of the massive scandal in the Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa, presided over by the “Vice-Pope” Cardinal Maradiaga of Honduras, Pope Francis rushed to defend his friend, telling him “do not you worry.” [sic] It is already clear that Maradiaga will be protected despite the testimony of 50 witnesses regarding the endemic corruption in the Archdiocese - of which Maradiaga could not have been unaware - including monthly payments to him of some $40,000 for years from the Catholic University of Honduras. And now it seems another friend of Francis is...