Progressive cardinals and bishops are challenging the finality of the papal exhortation on married priests and women’s ordination by arguing that Querida Amazonia doesn’t shut down debate on burning issues threatening to divide the Church. “Querida Amazonia doesn’t resolve or close any of the questions,” Cdl. Michael Czerny, who presented the exhortation to a packed
Catholics are outraged over the re-appearance of “Pachamama” in the Vatican at a Christmas concert sponsored by the Holy See’s Congregation for Catholic Education. The Mother Earth goddess was invoked by a Latin American woman before an audience of 5,000, while two million watched on television in Italy and around the world on Christmas Eve and the afternoon of Christmas day.
Brazil’s Catholic royalty is condemning the Amazon Synod’s final document as an “enormous conspiracy” of emergent pantheism against Catholic tradition, Western civilization and the conservative government of President Jair Bolsonaro. In a scathing attack, His Imperial Highness Prince Dom Bertrand said that the end product of the synod was not Catholicism, but pantheism seeking “a
VATICAN (ChurchMilitant.com) – Indigenous rituals and political protest merged with the popular devotion of the Stations of the Cross Saturday morning in Rome. Over 250 delegates at the Amazon Synod took part in the procession, with banners and signs marking what they deem the pain and injustice felt by the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. Bishops, priests,
Shrouded by darkness on the night of Nov. 16, 1965, 42 bishops led by the “red” Abp. Hélder Câmara of Olinda and Recife, Brazil, secretly left the Vatican and met at the Santa Domitilla Catacombs on the edge of Rome. As the curtain fell on Vatican II, they celebrated Mass and signed a secret document