A Vatican cardinal has floated a COVID conspiracy theory, suggesting that the virus could be a biological weapon.
Russian Orthodox hierarchs have joined the ranks of COVID-19 conspiracy theorists, going so far as to warn that the pandemic could herald the coming of the Antichrist.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx has criticised Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s COVID-19 conspiracy theory, saying that it “divides and scares”.
A Church historian has ripped the COVID-19 conspiracy claim of Cardinals Müller, Zen and Pujats, among others, saying that “it’s so ridiculous that it discredits itself”.
Cardinal Gerhard Müller is crying persecution after receiving blowback from a COVID-19 conspiracy theory he signed.
The German Bishops have taken down conservative cardinal Gerhard Müller over a coronavirus conspiracy rant he signed.
A German vicar general has lashed out at a group of conservative cardinals and bishops over their “outrageous right-wing populist rhetoric” in their COVID-19 conspiracy theory.
The German Bishops’ president has warned against COVID-19 conspiracy theorists and retributivists, insisting that, with regards to the pandemic, “God does not punish”.
Italian Cardinal Angelo Scola has dismissed the conspiracy theory that coronavirus is “divine punishment”.
University of Münster professor Thomas Schüller says archbishop’s “abuse of abuse victims” is “nefarious, shameful and inexcusable”
“We must not look away when Jews are insulted or attacked”, urges chair of Catholic Bishops’ Conference commission for relations with Judaism, Bishop Ulrich Neymeyr
“All three of these evils are contrary to Catholic teaching… The US bishops ought to condemn the publication and advise the faithful that it is not recommended”
The PM’s embrace of religion “has served to consolidate his power, ‘other’ his opponents and shield Hungary from EU criticism of its attacks on the rule of law”
“Georgia Republican Senator David Perdue mockingly mispronounced Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate Senator Kamala Harris’ first name. As Catholics, we cannot look the other way”
“It is tempting to dismiss the delusion as too small and fringe to lead to violence… However, past experience has shown us that when a minority drapes its cause in a cosmic discourse of good versus evil, atrocities can follow”
“I’m not saying anti-mask protestors are neo-Nazis, but the danger is there…”, warns Archbishop Diarmuid Martin
Anyone familiar with the ritual called the State of the Union is also familiar with the fact it invariably ends with the exhortation “God bless America.”
An Irish priest has warned that bishops’ cozying up to the alt-right is “reaping a bitter whirlwind”.
On August 31, Belarusian border security officers denied a Belarusian citizen, Archbishop Tadeush Kandrusievich, the head of the Catholic Church, return into the country.
To prevent war, we must fight injustice and poverty, care for the environment and watch our language, a German bishop has said.
An Italian bishop has decried the “genocide” of migrants and refugees drowning in the Mediterranean.
An Irish priest has taken down conservative critics of Pope Francis, denouncing that “they have little purchase on either reality or substance”.
The COVID-19 pandemic is “not God punishing us or tripping us up”, the Minister General of the Conventual Franciscans has insisted.
We are all invited to join an online prayer today, July 23 – promoted by religious around the world – for all those who are suffering from COVID-19 and from the injustice that may be preventing their adequate care.
One day, in Mecca, the Prophet Muhammad dropped a bombshell on his followers: He told them that all people are created equal.