The blessing of gay couples subverts Catholic doctrine. Many Pastors forbid its application and now ask the Pope to revoke the Declaration. Illustrious signatures from all over the world launch a document, and to which it is possible to adhere.
On 2 February, 430 years ago, the cycle of apparitions of "Mary of Good Success" began with the appearance of the Blessed Virgin to Sister Mariana of Jesus, today a Servant of God, leaving us prophecies - many already fulfilled, others to come - about the Church and the world today.
In interview after interview, Pope Francis pulls out all stops to defend the Declaration on blessings to homosexual couples, and tries to corroborate a false narrative to muddy the waters.
Drastic cuts in pesticides, the extension of organic farming, and the reduction of cultivated land are measures aimed at a 'degrowth' that threatens the whole of society. Brussels must re-open a dialogue with the agricultural world.
The agricultural sector not only ensures food security, but also absorbs four times the carbon dioxide it emits while protecting land. Yet, European institutions are heavily penalising farmers in the name of an illusory climate 'salvation'.
The release of six nuns a week after being kidnapped turns the spotlight on a country held hostage by armed gangs and reduced to starvation. In 2023 alone there were almost 2,500 kidnappings and 5,000 murders.
The money raised to host the nuns of Pienza (who will not reside there) will allow the renovation of an ancient convent in the Viterbo area in Italy, inhabited by former Familia Christi priests, who reject ecclesiastical authority. But, the project, launched in ambiguity, is Monsignor Viganò baby.
Criticism of the Pope is morally licit because he too can make mistakes, except when he speaks ex cathedra. The Bible, the Magisterium and canon law provide for it. But, it must respect the principle of proportion and be guided by prudence and charity.
La pasión mística, the 'hidden' book by the Prefect of the Doctrine of the Faith, which recently caused a stir, was not a youthful mistake. After 1998, there are three other books by 'Tucho' that have questionable chapters.
A three day hearing and the best lawyers in the United Kingdom to collect a hundred pound fine: this is how the Adam Smith-Connor’s trial brought by the Bournemouth Town Council became the watershed in the abortionist fight against freedom of religion and thought.
On the first anniversary of the death of the Australian cardinal, his secretary offers the Daily Compass his personal testimony on the man he called "a confessor of the Church". Pell was close in life as even in death to Benedict XVI.