Catholic Twitter has piled on traditionalist Cardinal Raymond Burke for protesting that he’s not an “enemy” of Pope Francis. Driving…
German and Austrian bishops resident in the Amazon have accused Amazon Synod critics, including cardinals and fellow bishops, of “outright lies”.
An Italian cardinal has cosied up to controversial far-right politician Matteo Salvini in a thinly-veiled challenge to Pope Francis.
Despite his shrill warnings now about the supposed dangers of ending compulsory priestly celibacy, there was a time when vocal Amazon Synod critic Cardinal Gerhard Müller supported married priests.
The Pope has apologised and ask forgiveness of Amazonian bishops and indigenous for the theft and desecration of native fertility statues that were presiding over the Amazon Synod in the Vatican.
Indigenous organisations of the Amazon in Rome for the Synod have condemned the “violence” and “racism” behind the theft and desecration Monday of sacred statues displayed in a Roman church.
Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has sprung to Pope Francis’ defence against the ultraconservative attacks the pontiff continues to receive, saying that there’s no difference between Bergoglio and the other six popes he’s seen in his lifetime.
A close ally of Pope Francis and director of one of the Vatican’s semi-official publications has blasted critics of the Amazon Synod for their tacit racism.
The renewal of the Pontifical Theological Institute John Paul II for Marriage and Family Sciences in Rome should not be understood “as a war between two popes”, but as “simply the continuity of the magisterium”, the Institute’s president has claimed.
The Church is coming to know more and more about why Pope Francis’ ongoing renovation of the Pontifical John Paul II Theological Institute
for Matrimonial and Family Science in Rome was necessary.
Cardinal Reinhard Marx has scolded sceptics of the Amazon Synod for suggesting that the forum taking place in the Vatican October 6-27 is tainted by heresy.
A Spanish bishop has blasted Cardinal Robert Sarah, one of Pope Francis’ fiercest critics, for living an “easy” Christianity.
Pope Francis has put his foot down over problems at the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences in Spain.
Critics of Pope Francis tend to think in “closed systems”, Luxembourg Cardinal-elect Jean-Claude Hollerich has denounced.
The Superior General of the Jesuit Order, Arturo Sosa, has taken aim at Pope Francis’ critics and denounced a “political struggle” within the Church.
After the summer storms, a sense of “normality” has returned to the John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences in Rome.
The Pontifical Academy for Life has endorsed on social media a new book claiming that a network of conservative United States churchmen, politicians, theologians and media outlets is trying to remove Francis as Pope.
The grand chancellor of Rome’s beleaguered John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Marriage and Family Sciences has promised to “address and overcome” conservative Catholic criticism of the restructuring of the Institute.
The Pope is worried about Vatican debt. So much so, that he has asked one of his most trusted advisers to put austerity measures into place to safeguard the financial future of the Holy See.
Jesuit Superior General Arturo Sosa has denounced an ultraconservative conspiracy to force Pope Francis off the throne of St. Peter.
Biographer of Jorge Mario Bergoglio Austen Ivereigh has denounced a “shrill and powerful” opposition in the Church to Pope Francis.
Official Vatican website Vatican News has echoed the claim of a Spanish-Bolivian theologian who claims that “there is currently a strong opposition group against the Church of Francis”.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is giving “security and hope” to the resistance to Pope Francis in what they consider to be a “difficult moment” for the Church.