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  • [Cath Cauc] Catholic youth preparing correction of controversial pre-synodal document

    05/16/2018 6:24:15 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 15, 2018 | Claire Chretien
    On Pentecost – this coming Sunday – a group of Catholic youth expect to publish a summary of what was left out of the “pre-synod” document presented to Pope Francis in March. They hope to distribute it to bishops going to the synod on youth in October to give them a clear picture of what Catholic youth actually want. The official “pre-synod” document was supposedly written taking into account what young Catholics around the world expressed via official Facebook groups set up by the Vatican. Many Catholic adolescents and young adults in these groups – particularly the English-speaking one – called for...
  • Ontario School Board considers flying pro-LGBT pride flag against policy

    05/11/2018 5:44:10 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 11, 2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    A Toronto-area school district is entertaining a request to fly rainbow flags at its Catholic schools to coincide with Junes pro-homosexual Pride Month. This comes despite existing policy allowingonly the national and provintialflags to be flown at schools. The Peel District School Board heard arguments concerning a request from the gay lobbying group Pride Employee Resource Group (PERG) during its Tuesday meeting, the Toronto Star reports. Pro-homosexual activists reportedly filled the chamber with people wearing pink shirts to visualize support for the flag. The districts current policy is that only the Canadian or Ontario flags may be flown at any...
  • Vatican Youth Synod finalizes key document amid concerns of potential rigging

    05/11/2018 11:34:34 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 11, 2018 | Diane Montagna
    ROME, May 10, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) The Vatican has announced that a key document for the October 2018 Synod on Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment has been finalized. The news comes amid growingconcerns that key figuresof theupcoming synod may try to manipulate the outcometo support a change in the Churchs teaching, particularly onhomosexuality and contraception. A statement issued earlier this week by the Vaticans office of the Synod of Bishops said its general secretary, Italian Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, presented the Instrumentum laboris, i.e.working document,to Pope Francis and members of the Ordinary Council at a meeting on May 7-8...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Working document approved for synod on youth

    05/10/2018 2:19:50 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Crux ^ | May 9, 2018 | Elise Harris
    ROME - After a two-day meeting in Rome, the governing council of the Vatican office for the Synod of Bishops approved the text to be used as the working document for the upcoming October gathering dedicated to youth.The May 7-8 meeting of the governing council was presided over by Pope Francis and centered on finalizing the text.A compilation of ideas and thoughts from five sources, the document includes information from answers to a questionnaire sent out to bishops conferences; answers to an online questionnaire for youth; an international seminar on youth that took place in Rome in September 2017; contributions...
  • Synod on Young People: The Scandal...

    05/02/2018 4:32:02 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Remnant Newspaper ^ | April 30, 2018 | Michael Matt
    Possibly the most awkward and canned moment in the history of the papacy The Synod on Young People, October 2018In all charity it must be said that the poor millennials represent possibly the most dumbed-down generation of human beings in the history of the world. It is certainly not their fault, mind you, but that doesnt alter the tragic reality of what they are. After a hundred years of Modernism in the Church and Secularism in the State, the dismal spiritual, moral and intellectual condition of the millennials offers the most stinging indictment of modernity imaginable.Progress along the path to...
  • [Catholic/Jewish Caucus] Listen to young people: Female ordination coming

    04/20/2018 2:47:09 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 8 replies
    aka Catholic ^ | April 19, 2018 | Louie Verrecchio
    In May of last year, I posted a review of the Preparatory Document for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, which is set to take place in October 2018.At that time, based on the bitter experiences of 2014-2015, we considered the likelihood that the God of Surprises and his merry band of modernists already have an outcome in mind and, come Hell or high water, they aim to achieve it.As for precisely what we can expect, it bore mention that even though the Preparatory Document didnt give us much in the way of...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Young Catholic Writes Open Letter to Pope After Youth Pre-Synod

    04/04/2018 5:45:31 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Church Militant ^ | April 4, 2018 | David Nussman
    A young Catholic is defending Tradition in an open letter to the Holy Father. In a piece published March 29, John Monaco addressed Pope Francis, citing the pope's calls for young people to speak openly and "make a mess." Monaco wrote, "It is in this spirit that I bring you three points regarding the upcoming Synod 2018 on Young People, the Faithand Vocational Discernment." The letter's first point was that young people desire a return to tradition. Monaco wrote, "Young people today are not the young people of the 1960s. The Second Vatican Council tried its best to speak to...
  • [Carholic Caucus] The God Of Surprises Ain't So Surprising

    03/28/2018 8:56:02 AM PDT · by ebb tide
    Restore DC Catholicism ^ | March 27, 2018 | restore dc catholicism
    The God Of Surprises Ain't So Surprising Last Saturday I opined how this upcoming "youth synod" is appearing to be quite similar in intent to the "family synods" of a few years back that resulted in the dung heap known as Amoralis Lamentia. Today's post from One Peter Five confirms my suspicions. It seems that a number of young people who participated in the English-speaking contingent of the "Pre-Synodal Meeting of Young People" are keenly interested in the promotion of traditional practices such as adoration, Gregorian chant and of course the Latin Mass in Extraordinary Form. The meeting took place...
  • [Catholic Caucus]A Church of kids: Will the Synod on Youth get it backwards?

    03/27/2018 4:23:00 PM PDT · by ebb tide
    Catholic Culture ^ | March 27, 2018 | Jeff Mirus
    I am one of those who is not sure whether to laugh or cry at the effort of the Catholic Church to devote a Synod of Bishops to youth. It goes without saying that the Church can do many good things with and for young people. But the prospect still raises all of my red flags. Sure, Im a curmudgeon. But I think those red flags are important cautionary signals as well. The whole tendency of the modern Western Church to focus on the young is, in most cases, an enormous mistake. To the contrary, the foundational problem of youth...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Final Document of Vatican Youth Meeting on Women, Moral Issues, Leadership

    03/25/2018 7:42:43 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | March 24, 2018 | Maike Hickson
    Today, 24 March, those 300 young people gathered in Rome at the invitation of the Vatican issued their ownfinal document after a week-long discussion. Some 15,000 young people contributed to the discussions through Facebook groups. The participants at the meeting which was open to people between the ages of 16 and 29 were chosen by national bishops conferences, Catholic institutions, and the Vaticans synod office. This document will be handed to Pope Francis tomorrow, on Palm Sunday, and shall likely influence the discussions at the Synod of Bishops on the Youth which will take place in the fall...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Is the Vatican listening to young people?

    03/25/2018 3:56:35 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    The Chant Caf ^ | March 25, 2018 | Kathleen Pluth
    Is the Vatican listening to young people? by Kathleen Pluth A member of the preparatory commission reflects: On the journey, I checked in with the online community in the Pre-Synod English group and discovered a very different dialogue going on to the one present to us. There was a huge online community asking for the Extraordinary Form to be represented in the document, and I realised going through these comments that we as a writing team had not been shown the wealth of online commenting. We were given only a summary of these comments, and so I was saddened to...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Young Catholics call for an authentic, empowering church

    03/24/2018 8:02:57 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    RNS ^ | March 24, 2018 | Thomas Reese
    VATICAN CITY (RNS) After a week-long meeting in Rome with Pope Francis, young Catholics called for an authentic and empowering church where they would feel welcomed. The call came in a 16-page document approved by the 300 young people from all over the world who participated in a meeting preparing for the synod of bishops that will meet in October on the topic of Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment. In preparation for this pre-synodal meeting, 15,000 young people engaged online through the Facebook groups. Not surprising, the official English text appeared on Facebook before appearing on the...
  • [Catholic Caucus]Vatican youth meeting notes that some want changes to Catholic teachings

    03/24/2018 11:36:02 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    National Catholic Reporter ^ | March 24, 2018 | Joshua J. McElwee
    Vatican City A Vatican-hosted conference of some 300 young people meant to advise Catholic bishops on the needs of youth today has acknowledged that some in their generation want the church to change its teachings on so-called "polemical issues" such as same-sex marriage and use of contraception. In a final document issued after a weeklong meeting in Rome, the young people also called on the Catholic Church to better include them at all levels of its global community and noted women are "not given an equal place" in church leadership. "The Church must involve young people in its decision-making...
  • Consensus on sexual morality eludes youth advising bishops

    03/23/2018 4:41:55 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 11 replies
    Crux ^ | March 23, 2018 | Ins San Martn
    Some 300 young people from all over the world from different backgrounds and even different religions, gathered this week in Rome to provide advice to an upcoming summit of Catholic bishops on youth, have discussed a wide array of topics, and among other points plan to offer the bishops a frank admission that they simply couldnt reach consensus on hot-button issues of sexual morality.On Thursday, they debated over a first draft of the document theyre going to present to Pope Francis, who will then pass it on to a Synod of Bishops on youth and discernment that will take place...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Upcoming "Youth" Synod in October Will Be a Forum for Further ... Subversion

    03/21/2018 4:59:16 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | March 19, 2018 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    Here We Go Again: Upcoming "Youth" Synod in October Will Be a Forum for Further Ecclesial Subversion by Christopher A. Ferrara March 19, 2018 Prophetic young person telling Church what she must do The Pre-Synodal Meeting of young people, which included non-believers and Church critics of various kinds, presided over by the Pope and the same team of Synod manipulators that rigged the Synods of 2014-2015, is a preview of the further ecclesial subversion that will take place in the Synod hall this coming October. In his address to the gathering, Pope Francis declared that young people are the voice...
  • Cath Cauc: Members of Feminist Group In Favor of Female Cardinals Invited to Youth-Synod Prep...

    03/20/2018 6:59:55 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | March 20, 2018 | Maike HIckson
    Members of Feminist Group In Favor of Female Cardinals Invited to Youth-Synod Preparations Maike Hickson March 20, 2018 0 Comments On 8 March, Mary McAleese, the former President of Ireland, caused a stir at a womens conferencein Rome. In her opening remarks at the event, held on the occasion of International Womens Day, McAleese who is notably pro abortion and an advocate of the LGBT movement calledthe Catholic Church one of the last great bastions of misogyny, and claimed that a hierarchy that is homophobic and anti-abortion is not the church of the future. She also lamented that women...
  • Francis Bootlicks Leftwing Fake "Youth"

    03/20/2018 11:43:12 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | March 19, 2018 | Gloria TV
    Francis Bootlicks Leftwing Fake "Youth" With a usual speak boldly, do not be ashamed, Pope Francis addressed a pre-synodal meeting of 300 selected leftwing radicals which he invited to represent "the youth". During their first meeting on March 19 in Rome, he asked them to say what they feel. Francis called on the Church to listen to "the young people" which he himself did not chose among Catholics but rather among atheists and nihilists. This way, Francis attempts to understand what "God" wants from the Church "today". Not surprisingly Australias delegate Angela Markas told the pre-synodal meeting that she wants...
  • (Catholic) Filipino school students press for gay rights bill

    03/17/2018 1:17:56 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    UCA News ^ | March 16, 2018 | Joe Torres
    Students from Catholic schools in the Philippines will march with LGBT groups this week to press for the passage of a bill designed to end discrimination on the basis of gender and sexuality.They will attend nationwide rallies with gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders in major cities across the country on March 17 to show support for the proposed law in the Senate."We can no longer stay silent on the issue of discrimination," said Mikee De Vega, president of the student council at Manila's De La Salle University."As student leaders from Catholic schools, love and acceptance is at the core of...
  • [Catholic CaucusVatican on "Pre-synod:" The Church Wants Young People to Voice Their Opinion

    03/16/2018 1:45:44 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    xT3 ^ | March 15, 2018 | Rome Reports
    How are personalities of young people formed in today's world? How do new technologies influence them? How do they view God and the Church? These are some of the questions that young people will study during the pre-synod meeting to take place in Rome from March 19 to 24. Three hundred youth will address them physically from the Eternal City, while thousands of others will join in through social networks. The objective is to encourage believers and non-believers to participate. From the answers a working document will be written by bishops who will participate in the Synod on "Youth, faith...
  • Chicago Students Riot And Loot At Strip Mall During Gun Walkout

    03/15/2018 1:10:24 PM PDT · by rktman · 52 replies ^ | 3/15/2018 | HollyMatkin
    Chicago, IL A crowd of students swarmed a south side strip mall during Wednesdays National Walkout Day demonstration, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. They pretty much trashed this whole area, GameStop manager Robert Owens told Blue Lives Matter on Thursday. Not all of the protests were peaceful. On Chicagos South Side, Simeon Career Academy students descended on businesses situated in a strip mall behind the school, and began harassing customers and employees. Things started out cool, a Potbelly Sandwich Shop manager, who did not want to be further identified, told Blue Lives Matter. But then some...