Six cardinals and bishops who condemned pagan ‘Pachamama’ rituals at Vatican

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Paulo Suess Three cardinals and three bishops have separately voiced opposition to paganism in Church ceremonies in the Vatican surrounding the Amazon Synod, including the Oct. 4 pagan ceremony in the Vatican Gardens where people bowed down and worshiped the Pachamama idol as Pope Francis and other top-ranking prelates looked on.  Catholics around the world

“Nothing Great Is Done Suddenly”

The ceremony held in the Vatican gardens in the presence of Pope Francis, in which a naked and pregnant woman was venerated, with ritual dances typical of the pagan Amazonian peoples, had a huge worldwide impact. No wonder. How should the faithful understand such religious syncretism? How can one understand Pope Francis’ approval of all

Symbols and Doctrine

The Catholic Church, as Mother and Teacher, clearly teaches her children doctrines based on the supernatural truths revealed by Our Lord Jesus Christ. To this end, she also employed symbols to make it easier for all nations to understand them. The cross is undoubtedly the clearest example of this way of spreading the Faith. It

Man who threw Pachamama idol into Tiber speaks out

The man who tossed the infamous Pachamama statue into the Tiber River has revealed his identity today in a video explaining why he removed the “pagan idol” from Santa Maria in Transpontina church near the Vatican last month. Alexander Tschugguel, 26, of Vienna, Austria, spoke to LifeSite co-founder John-Henry Westen, telling him, “for me, it

Synod Fathers Despised the Clamor of Amazonian Catholics

On October 4, eve of the opening of the Special Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan Amazon Region, representatives of the Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira Institute (IPCO) officially delivered to the Synod Secretariat a “Petition to the Synod Fathers for a Christian and Prosperous Amazon (rather than a huge ‘green slum’ divided

From Words to Deeds. The Six Points On Which the Post-Synodal Exhortation Is Already Written

With the synod for the Amazon filed away, the anticipation is now over what Pope Francis will decide, on the basis of the votes delivered to him in the final document. To judge by the improvised speech in Spanish that Jorge Mario Bergoglio gave in the synod hall at the end of the sessions, on the afternoon of

The Synod’s New Pact of the Catacombs: A Pact with the Left

“All the great evils of the world are because of money,” said Claudio Cardinal Hummes upon renewing the “Pact of the Catacombs” in Rome. We ask where Cardinal Hummes was when countless Brazilians took to the streets in huge demonstrations against corruption, greed, and embezzlement of public funds. What did the cardinal, now rapporteur of

The New Pact of the Catacombs: the fulfillment of Vatican II?

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The secret testament of the Second Vatican Council has [now] become public and official. On October 20, 2019. in the Catacombs of the Domitilla ”The Pact for a poor servant Church”,  was solemnly renewed as stipulated on November 16, 1965 in the same place, by forty-two Council Fathers, some weeks before the conclusion of the

They Took the Lord Away! The Amazon Enters the Church with Pagan Worship

Previous Next A statue of a naked and pregnant indigenous woman, abusively adored as ‘Our Lady of the Amazon’ in a syncretistic rite with Hail Marys, tribal dances, and a martyrology with Marxist activists like Chico Mendes. All under the eyes of Jesus in the church tabernacle. The synod secretary had said there would be