In 2006 Msgr Victor M. Fernández published a criticism of Msgr Livio Melina: his position on contraception was too inflexible and uncharitable. However, this was the position of the Magisterium of the Church.
It is a symbiotic relationship that binds the Pope to the newly appointed Prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, the right man in the right place to shatter every certainty by brandishing discernment.
The new Prefect of the Doctrine of the Faith is a carbon copy of Francis. And in the letter of appointment, the Dicastery called upon to say a definitive word becomes a source of "processes" and the door to promote the blessing of same-sex couples, female diaconate, and overcoming priestly celibacy.
Catholic Democratic politicians would like to reconcile faith and pro-abortion battles. Msgr Broglio does not agree: the firm stance is also a clear signal on the equilibrium between American prelates and Santa Marta.
Defections among the Teutonic faithful are reaching alarming peaks, but even more alarming is the remedy proposed by the local Catholic leadership: synodality. The data shows the failure of the remedy, which seems to be designed to kill the 'patient'.
The Cardinal of Cologne is not only under 'friendly' fire from his confreres for his non-alignment to the Synodaler Weg. He is now also targeted by investigators, who suspect him of perjury. All under the gaze of media cameras.
Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, the Arab Spring: history seems to teach nothing to the doctrinaire Atlanticists, the most ardent in supporting the Biden-von der Leyen-Zelensky line, which envisages only surrender and collapse for Putin. The strategy of head-on confrontation with Russia is the offspring of the postulate of the "export of democracy", which has already failed.
The recent Letter to the Friends of the Aletti Centre reiterates the narrative that the accusations against the ex-Jesuit are nothing but slander. Discharged from the order he will be free to be incardinated wherever he wants. While the Holy See and the Jesuits have avoided opening Pandora's box.
October 4 ,Synod’s Instrumentum Laboris, is presented under the banner of a "journey" without a destination. The only thing certain is that it is a "process" open to any conclusion, even the most revolutionary. Truth is replaced by relations.
The Church has a duty to deny Communion when there is a grave and manifest sin for which the faithful has already been admonished, which not only refers to abortion. The American cardinal, whose book on the subject has just been released in the United States, speaks to the Daily Compass.
The umpteenth letter from Pope Francis to Father James Martin is the latest public confirmation of the constant encouragement of LGBT groups in the Church. Obviously, it raises a huge problem, because it means that a Pope is openly reversing the Magisterium of those who preceded him. And, it is a problem that bishops and cardinals cannot ignore.
The dramatic case of eight-month pregnant Carla Foster, jailed for having induced an abortion at home becomes a pretext for demanding abortion at full term. But, the tragic consequences of that abortion go unmentioned.