Cardinal Müller: ‘The great mistake was to bring the idols into the Church, not to put them out’

Cardinal Gerhard Müller has issued a strong statement against the erection of “idols” in a Roman church for the Amazon Synod. In a short excerpt published tonight of a longer interview with Raymond Arroyo for his The World Over show on EWTN, Cardinal Müller states that “to bring the idols into the Church was a

Former nun participating in Amazon Synod: Female ‘ordination’ ‘simply has to come’

Regina Reinart Female “ordination” “simply has to come,” an employee of the German bishops’ relief agency Misereor said in an October 12 interview, adding that “the house of cards has to fall.” Those words came from Regina Reinart, who is participating at the current Pan-Amazon Synod in Rome, in an interview with the website weltkirche.de.

Cdl. Brandmüller: Everything is at stake at the Amazon Synod

In a new statement on the ongoing Pan-Amazon Synod of Bishops in Rome, Cardinal Walter Brandmüller – a respected Church historian and one of the two remaining dubia cardinals – warns against the replacement of the Catholic faith by “a pantheistic natural religion of man.” With regard to the Amazon Synod’s working document (Instrumentum Laboris), the German

German bishops have been funding the Liberation Theology connected to the Amazon Synod for decades

In light of the October 6-27 Pan-Amazon Synod in Rome, LifeSiteNews reached out to Adveniat and Misereor – the two relief agencies of the German Bishops’ Conference – asking whether, and to what extent, they have funded theologians or institutions of Liberation Theology, especially in Brazil. The German Bishops’ Conference has provided Liberation Theology efforts

Cardinal Müller: John Paul II’s ban on female priestly ordination is a ‘dogma,’ includes diaconate

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has provided LifeSiteNews with a statement on why the Church’s teaching of an all-male priesthood is infallible and therefore not up for a corrective discussion. In his comments, Cardinal Müller refers to Pope John Paul II’s authoritative document Ordinatio Sacerdotalis (1994). In

Amazon Synod working document earns strong criticism from Amazon experts

In recent weeks, unexpected clergymen and laymen have raised their voices against the Amazon Synod. These individuals come from the Amazon region or have worked there and thus have deep knowledge of the larger situation of the Amazon. Based on their own experience, they have come to criticize the Amazon Synod’s working document that is

Vatican’s former doctrine head criticizes Amazon synod working doc for ‘false teaching’

The cardinal who was tasked by Pope Benedict with defending the doctrine of the Catholic Church has criticized the Pan-Amazon Synod’s working document (Instrumentum Laboris) for its “radical u-turn in the hermeneutics of Catholic theology” and for its “false teaching.” Cardinal Gerhard Müller, former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), said the “main

Swiss bishop: Amazon Synod could ‘contaminate whole Mystical Body of Church…gravely damage it’

Bishop Marian Eleganti, the auxiliary bishop of Chur, Switzerland has come out in support of Cardinal Walter Brandmüller’s June 27 critique of the Vatican’s working document for the upcoming Pan-Amazon Synod, saying that, if adopted, such ideas “will contaminate the whole Mystical Body of the Church – and gravely damage it.” The prelate explained in comments to