Cardinal Cañizares: “priestly ordination is for men only”

Cardinal Antonio Cañizares Llovera affirmed that the male priesthood is of the essence of the Catholic faith and that “no one in the Church can do anything but admit that priestly ordination is for men only.” In an opinion piece that appeared in the Spanish daily La Razón in September, Cardinal Cañizares, archbishop of Valencia,

‘Demonic sacrilege’: Brazilian bishop condemns Vatican gardens’ ‘Pachamama’ ritual

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A Brazilian bishop said that Pope Francis’ Oct. 4 ceremony in the Vatican gardens prior to the opening of the Amazon Synod, where people prostrated themselves before a wooden statue of a naked pregnant woman (Pachamama), constituted a “scandalous, demonic sacrilege.” “Mother Earth should not be worshipped because everything, even the earth, is under the

Archbishop Viganò: ‘The figure of Christ is absent’ from Amazon synod working document

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Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò said that the upcoming Amazon synod is the triumph of a decades-long effort by Jesuits and their supporters to re-make the Catholic Church.   “Where is the Christian message here?” Archbishop Viganò asked of the synod’s working document, which former Vatican doctrine chief Cardinal Gerhard Muller and dubia signer Cardinal Walter Brandmüller have criticized