Synod finds strong support for Church teaching in communion debate

The following comes from an October 21 Catholic News Agency article by Elise Harris: Despite pastoral challenges posed by divorced-and-civilly-remarried Catholics, many synod fathers are in favor of current Church teaching and practice according to a new round of small

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2015-10-23T00:06:45-08:00October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , , , |129 Comments

Did Thomas More and John Fisher die for nothing?

The following comes from an October 20 Catholic News Agency article: If divorced-and-remarried Catholics should receive communion, as Cardinal Walter Kasper and many of the German bishops suggest, does that mean St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher died for

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I am not a wolf against the Pope

  The following comes from an October 13 Catholic News Agency article: Cardinal Gerhard Müller spoke with an Italian daily on Tuesday about the synod and about a letter allegedly sent to Pope Francis from a number of cardinals about

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‘Flawed, inadequate’ – bishops skewer synod’s working doc in new report

The following comes from an October 9 Catholic News Agency article by Elise Harris: A controversial working document for the Vatican's synod on the family took a hard hit from numerous bishops who've called the text overly negative, unclear, and

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2015-10-09T11:52:25-08:00October 9th, 2015|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , , |30 Comments

Bishops hope to clear up confusion before Synod

The following comes from a May 29 LifeSiteNews article by Lisa Bourne and John-Henry Westen: “The Synod is a solely consultative assembly that has no Magisterial weight in and of itself.” “Neither the Synod of Bishops nor any other Church authority

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Hundreds of US priests ask Synod to stand firm on Church teaching

The following comes from a May 16 Catholic News Agency article by Mary Rezac: Nearly 1,000 United States priests made their own a petition to the fathers of the upcoming Synod, originally made public and signed by nearly 500 English

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