Following the publication by the Pontifical Council for the Family of an online sexual education program for youth that contained homoerotic and heterosexual pornography, recent revelations about Pope Francis’ decision to alleviate sanctions for child-abusing priests, the invitation to the Vatican of population control ideologue Paul Ehrlich, and the dismantling of the Pontifical Academy for Life, two prominent Catholic mental health professionals are wondering whether the gay lobby is now effectively running the Holy See.
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There is increasing concern among Catholic faithful that Pope Francis, in a weird attempt to reconcile the Catholic Church with “modernity”, is making concessions that are clearly at odds with doctrine. This should be worrying not only Catholics, but everyone who believes that all human beings should fully enjoy the protection of their human rights and dignity from the time of conception unto death, because the Catholic Church has for many decades been a lonesome bulwark to advocate and defend these rights against the relentless attacks ideologues and self-serving pressure groups, to which certain governments and international organizations have been all too receptive. Now it looks as if that bulwark were to be eroded. Continue reading
Concerns of many Christians over Pope Francis’ loyalty to the faith and morals of his own Church received new fuel yesterday when, in a speech delivered on the “day of life” that is organized each year to commemorate the victims of abortion, he used the term “interruption of pregnancy” – a euphemism coined by the baby-slaughtering industry to obfuscate the sad reality of their murderous activity. Continue reading
… and inflicts public humiliation and shame on her boss, Jean-Claude Juncker. Continue reading
Some days ago, we posted a comment on the first-time ever meeting between the Pope and the Russian Orthodox Patriarch.
Our view on the joint document that was signed during the meeting was, and still is, very positive regarding what is said on marriage and the family. Upon a more careful second reading, however, we feel we must express a more critical view with what the document says about the situation in Ukraine. Continue reading
News are going round that Pope Francis, in one of his by now notorious of-the-cuff interviews on the airplane bringing him back from Mexico to Rome, has “allowed the faithful to use the contraceptive pill in order to avoid the conception of children that might carry the Zika Virus. The virus is believed to cause severe malformations of the fetus.
Whoever reads the transcript of the interview will discover that the Pope has not said this. Continue reading
One should be cautious with superlatives, and beware of using the term “historic” too frequently. But this is certainly one of the great moments of Church history: for the first time a Roman Pontiff has met the Hear of the Russian Orthodox Church, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia. Not for the first time after one thousand years, but for the first time ever. Continue reading