BRAZIL’S PRINCE: AMAZON SYNOD FINAL DOC A ‘PANTHEIST’ CONSPIRACY

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

“The Pope Supports the Left. He Is Creating Confusion”

Interview of the Synod Watch Editor with Il Giornale TFP leader Julio Loredo: “The Pope has legitimized Liberation Theology. But the faithful seek tradition.” Liberation Theology is still a problem. Indeed, with the current pontificate, this way of understanding Catholicism has gained space and prominence, as many in the multifaceted, so-called “traditional world” are convinced.

Lecture on Amazon Synod in Vienna

Previous Next A lecture about the Amazon Synod was held in Vienna on October 19. This event, promoted by the Österreichische Gesellschaft zum Schutz von Tradition, Familie und Privateigentum (Austrian Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property, TFP), took place after the conference on the same topic promoted by in Rome the Plinio

Pachamama and the Gods of Ancient Greece. The Lesson of Paul in Athens

The synod for the Amazon has been filed away, but the “scandal” that accompanied its unfolding is far from being healed. Generating this “sign of contradiction” was Pope Francis himself, at first on October 4 in the Vatican Gardens, by attending prostrations in front of unidentified objects of worship including a wooden statuette of a

On the shortage of priests

A statistical analysis of the evolution of the clerical and lay populations of the Church since Vatican II Introduction While the stated main topic of the Amazon Synod is to address the shortage of priests in the Amazon region, it is clear from the Instrumentum Laboris, that unrelated matters are being introduced. These topics such as

The Political Pan-Amazon Synod?

NEWS ANALYSIS: A set of ideological presuppositions, derived from the political left and also rooted in some strands of liberation theology, informed both the synodal discussions and the synod’s final document. The Pan-Amazonian synod that took place last month highlighted an array of sociopolitical and environmental concerns affecting both the indigenous people of the region

“Pachamama Slayer” Tells his Story at TFP Washington Bureau

Millions of Catholics around the world were outraged when participants of the Pan Amazon Synod in Rome solemnly carried a nude fertility idol from Peru called a “Pachamama” in a procession in Saint Peter’s Basilica. In the inaugural ceremony in the Vatican Gardens, Pope Francis cheerfully received and blessed the idol. Later on during the

How Did We Get to This Situation?

I have been asking myself this question for some years now: How have we come to this situation? I am referring to the situation we see today in this church 2.0, as I called it in a previous article, not to mention what we see happening in civil society. Watching those who remain silent, almost

Key Amazon Synod organizer calls for Pachamama to be ‘integrated’ into Catholic liturgy

A bishop who was a key organizer of the recently concluded Amazon Synod in Rome said in an interview that the pagan “Pachamama” statues that were present throughout the synod should be “integrated” into Catholic liturgy. At an October 30 presentation of his new book, Renewal Now (2019), Bishop Erwin Kräutler commented upon the Amazon

Two Synods: One on the Amazon, One in Germany

Two synods are beginning that will have serious consequences for the unity of the Church. The first is called “Amazon Synod,” but it is public knowledge that its organization, funding and participants largely come from the German world. The other “synod” begins on the first Sunday of Advent, that is, December 1. It will take