One of four “dubia cardinals” has died

Senior German cardinal and former Archbishop of Cologne Cardinal Joachim Meisner has died at the age of 83. The cardinal was one of four – along with Cardinals Carlo Caffarra, Walter Brandmüller and Raymond Leo Burke – who presented the

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‘Dubia cardinals’ make public plea for audience with Pope Francis

The four cardinals who last year submitted dubia requesting clarification of Amoris Laetitia have now made public a letter pleading for an audience with Pope Francis. In a clear sign of frustration with the Pope’s failure to respond to their

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2017-06-21T11:18:17-07:00June 21st, 2017|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , |18 Comments

Cardinal Burke promises to correct situation over Amoris Laetitia confusion

Cardinal Raymond Burke once again has promised to “correct the situation” over confusion surrounding Pope Francis’s controversial 2016 document on marriage and the family, Amoris Laetitia. The American cardinal was speaking March 24 during a Q&A session after a presentation

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2017-03-28T18:49:59-07:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |42 Comments

Archbishop Charles Chaput: Pope should answer the Dubia

Philadelphia’s archbishop wants Pope Francis to answer the dubia submitted to him months ago for clarification on whether his apostolic exhortation on marriage is intended to circumvent Church teaching. Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. cautioned that Amoris Laetitia has to

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2017-03-04T20:12:58-08:00March 5th, 2017|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , , |18 Comments

Another formal request for Amoris Laetitia clarification sent to Pope Francis

The following request for clarification is from the  International Confraternity of Catholic Clergy of the United States, Australia, Ireland, and Great Britain: As members of the International Confraternities of Catholic Clergy, we believe there would be great value in an authoritative interpretation

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Cardinal Burke responds to ‘dubia’ critics The following comes from a December 16 LifeSiteNews article by Claire Chretien: On Thursday's "The World Over with Raymond Arroyo," Cardinal Raymond Burke responded to those within the Church who are criticizing him and three other cardinals for asking

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