The Agenda Behind Global Warming Alarmism

Co2

There is plenty of other evidence that CO2 is trivial to climate change. For starters: Water vapor is by far the most important greenhouse gas, providing 96% to 98% of any greenhouse effect. Here’s an intriguing question for you: In a room 20 feet by 20 feet with a ten foot ceiling, how many matches

Here Comes Biodegradable Christianity

Continuing the analysis of the coming Amazon Synod’s Instrumentum laboris, today I propose this article by Dom Giulio Meiattini, Benedictine monk of the Abbey of Madonna della Scala di Noci, well known to our readers for his previous contributions to this blog. Towards a biodegradable Christianity It was already known or forseen for some time

From Liberation Theology to Ecofeminist Theology A Revolution Entrenched in the Church (II)

Introduction We continue with installments from the study, From Liberation Theology to Ecofeminist Theology in order to help readers understand the ideological positions hidden behind those who encourage this new theology supposed to guide the next Synod on the Amazon. Feminist theology in the words of its own authors The book Del Cielo a la

“Ministries with an Amazonian Face”: An Eclipse of the Catholic Priesthood and the Hierarchical Character of the Church (the end)

In a recent interview with journalist Edward Pentin, Roman correspondent of the National Catholic Register, Cardinal Gerhard Müller commented that the Instrumentum laboris for the next Special Synod for the Amazon “has been written mostly by a group of German descendants and not by people who are living there. It has a very European perspective,

Amazon Synod: ‘Missionaries that do Not Evangelize, Married Indigenous Priests, Worship of Pagan Idols’

Interview with Mr. José Antonio Ureta by Almudena Martínez-Bordiú  InfoVaticana speaks with José Antonio Ureta, researcher of the Pro Europa Christiana Federation and author of the book, Pope Francis’ Paradigm Shift: Continuity or Rupture in the Mission of the Church?, about the coming Synod on the Amazon.   There is a general silence in the

“Ministries with an Amazonian Face”: An Eclipse of the Catholic Priesthood and the Hierarchical Character of the Church (3)

In the previous articles of this series, we showed how, during the post-conciliar crisis, the essential difference between the clergy and the laity was gradually blurred in the name of the ecclesiology of the People of God and of the recognition of new “lay ministries” in the official texts of the Church. From the European

Amazon Synod: The Problem Lies in Laudato Si

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A disconcerting document like the Instrumentum Laboris for the Amazon Synod can only be understood as the outcome of the constant growth of an ecologist current in the Church, which had its official recognition and therefore elevation to doctrine in the encyclical Laudato Si (2015). The turning point represented by the encyclical on the environment

Viri probati, a Degradation of the Catholic Priesthood

Moyobamba

We are in the final stretch towards the Synod on the Amazon and, providentially, in these months I find myself teaching theology and philosophy at the Seminary of the Prelature of Moyobamba, one of the two diocesan missions of the Archdiocese of Toledo. The Prelature of Moyobamba practically includes the Department of San Martín, in

More Roman Confusion about Religious Pluralism

The just-released Instrumentum Laboris for the upcoming Synod, “Amazonia, New Paths for the Church and for an Integral Ecology,” implicitly accepts the presupposition that God willed the diversity of religions – religious pluralism. And that presupposition lies behind its faulty concept of inculturation. Acceptance of religious pluralism predisposes the authors of this document to understand inculturation as primarily the

Indigenous Anthropology: A Cultural Revolution that Threatens Christian Latin America (I)

Professor Luis María Mesquita Errea, of the  Center for Historical, Genealogical and Heraldic Studies of the Mayorazgo de San Sebastián de Sañogasta, La Rioja, Argentina, gave an interesting and incisive lecture about Indigenist Anthropology at the Symposium titled Jornadas de Hispanidad, held in Cordoba, Argentina, in August 2005. The author turned his work into a