A Non-Catholic Pope?

A Non-Catholic Pope?

Archbishop Vigano’s critique of Francis “A non-Catholic Pope”?  It sounds like a contradiction in terms.  But those are the words used to describe Pope Francis by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the former Apostolic Nuncio to the United States.  In...
Belgian Bishops’ Same-Sex Blessing

Belgian Bishops’ Same-Sex Blessing

What happens next? In “Francis Forgives Everyone,” I suggested that the main thrust of the Francis papacy is to de-emphasize sin. But if Francis wants to forgive everyone, he’d better hurry up before some European bishops beat him to the punch. Just recently, the...
See No Islam, Hear No Islam

See No Islam, Hear No Islam

A significant omission in an otherwise good book. The New Apologetics is a collection of 41 essays by noted Catholic apologists. It’s a valuable book for those who are interested in spreading the Christian faith in a time of secularism and relativism, as well as for...
The Radical Inclusive Church

The Radical Inclusive Church

Irish of a traditional bent need not apply. Most practicing Catholics will have noticed by now that the Church under Francis has changed.  And many are not happy with the changes. For example, Andrea Cionci, author of a new book which questions the validity of...
A Thoroughly Modern Synod

A Thoroughly Modern Synod

The Church of What’s-Happening-Now seeks your input. Pope Francis just announced that the multi-year Synod on Synodality will be extended another year. Apparently, the synodalists need more time to complete what Cardinal Gerhard Muller describes as a “hostile takeover...