Amazon Synod, the Real Stakes

The Amazon Synod is causing irritation and perplexity in countless Catholics, as can be seen in the reaction to the initial working document (Instrumentum laboris), a sort of green proclamation tinged with clear sympathies for the (pagan) habits of Amazonian peoples. The malaise increased with the publication of the list of Synod participants, which includes

From Words to Deeds. The Six Points On Which the Post-Synodal Exhortation Is Already Written

With the synod for the Amazon filed away, the anticipation is now over what Pope Francis will decide, on the basis of the votes delivered to him in the final document. To judge by the improvised speech in Spanish that Jorge Mario Bergoglio gave in the synod hall at the end of the sessions, on the afternoon of

The Synod’s New Pact of the Catacombs: A Pact with the Left

“All the great evils of the world are because of money,” said Claudio Cardinal Hummes upon renewing the “Pact of the Catacombs” in Rome. We ask where Cardinal Hummes was when countless Brazilians took to the streets in huge demonstrations against corruption, greed, and embezzlement of public funds. What did the cardinal, now rapporteur of

The New Pact of the Catacombs: the fulfillment of Vatican II?

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The secret testament of the Second Vatican Council has [now] become public and official. On October 20, 2019. in the Catacombs of the Domitilla ”The Pact for a poor servant Church”,  was solemnly renewed as stipulated on November 16, 1965 in the same place, by forty-two Council Fathers, some weeks before the conclusion of the

They Took the Lord Away! The Amazon Enters the Church with Pagan Worship

Previous Next A statue of a naked and pregnant indigenous woman, abusively adored as ‘Our Lady of the Amazon’ in a syncretistic rite with Hail Marys, tribal dances, and a martyrology with Marxist activists like Chico Mendes. All under the eyes of Jesus in the church tabernacle. The synod secretary had said there would be