The Apostolic Zeal of the Conquerors

Christopher Columbus

Undoing slanders against the colonization of America Hundreds of decrees and other documents emanating from the royal authority during the three centuries of Spanish rule in America, similar to those cited in the previous article , attest to the constant and amazing apostolic zeal of the Catholic Kings. They also reveal the wise policy used

Idols in the Tiber: Not Theft, But Self-Defense

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Tommaso Scandroglio     Contrary to the claims of Paolo Ruffini, prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for Communication, the action carried out by two unknown persons who threw Pachamama statues into the Tiber is an act of legitimate defense of the Catholic faith, rather than theft. Saint Thomas Aquinas says so, and here is why.

‘A path is open for the ordination of women’ synod bishop claims

A Brazilian bishop has called for the ordination of women to the diaconate for service in the Amazon region. The bishop said that 2009 revisions to canon law could allow for the ordination of women deacons, but a leading canon lawyer in the Vatican has disputed that idea. Bishop Evaristo Pascoal Spengler, OFM leads the

The Apostolic Zeal of the Kings of Spain (I)

Undoing slanders against the colonization of America The return of Christopher Columbus and his audience before King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. From the dawn of the Conquest, Spain and Portugal generously emulated and seconded the Holy See’s apostolic drive in America. Isabel and Columbus, kings and conquerors, captains and soldiers, rulers and subjects, all understood

Rebutting Alarmism at the Global Climate Action Summit | Part 2

Scientific panel on the Global Climate Action Summit organized by the Heartland Institute and the Independent Institute and held in Oakland, California, on September 14, 2018. Note: Not all of the ideas necessarily reflect the position of Pan-Amazon Synod Watch.

Rebutting Alarmism at the Global Climate Action Summit | Part One

Scientific panel on the Global Climate Action Summit organized by the Heartland Institute and the Independent Institute and held in Oakland, California, on September 13, 2018. Note: Not all of the ideas necessarily reflect the position of Pan-Amazon Synod Watch.

Indigenism, the New Face of Communism

Mons. Tomás Balduino

“We are converting to other religious forms.” (Father Diego Irarrázabal, CSC) How to explain the unexplainable? Or how to explain the idyllic praise of the indigenous cultures of America, including by churchmen, almost as if the Indians are conceived without original sin? For example, the 8th Inter-Church Meeting of Basic Christian Communities of Brazil, attended

Hermes Rodrigues Nery: “Let the Vatican Not Allow Globalism to Occupy the Amazon”

Pro-life professor: “The October Synod risks encouraging the challenge to Brazil and self-management for indigenous peoples.” “The Triple-A corridor or Anaconda Corridor is a prelude for the internationalization of the Amazon, putting at risk the sovereignty of local States and particularly Brazil. As Brazilian Catholics we would like an unequivocal explanation and precise statement that

‘Facts don’t matter’ with global warming

Sky News host Andrew Bolt says “the facts don’t matter” when it comes to global warming, proving that the movement is not fulled by a science but by “religion”. Note: Not all of the ideas necessarily reflect the position of Pan-Amazon Synod Watch.

Cardinal Marc Ouellet Defends Priestly Celibacy Ahead of Pan-Amazon Synod

The prefect for the Congregation for Bishops, who wrote the new book, Friends of the Bridegroom: For a Renewed Vision of Priestly Celibacy, said celibacy will be understood if the priest has a better sense of his own priesthood. Cardinal Marc Ouellet, the prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, presented a book Wednesday arguing that in