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

Pan-Amazonian Pandemic: A Pivotal Moment in the Church

Contrary to the picture painted by the Pan-Amazonian Synod planners, Western culture has brought great blessings to this world Note: This is the second article in series in which I express my serious concerns about the working document (instrumentum laboris) for October’s Pan-Amazonian Synod. In the first article in this series, we noted that the working

Infanticide: There Are Those Who Defend It, Even in the Church

Cardinal Pedro Barreto

At the jam-packed press conference on Tuesday October 8 on the synod for the Amazon, the Swiss journalist Giuseppe Rusconi posed the following question: “One of the leitmotifs of this synod is the representation of the Indian peoples as if they dwelt in the earthly paradise before original sin. They are lauded for their primitive

Cardinal Burke: Amazon Synod working doc ‘is a direct attack on the Lordship of Christ’

Cardinal Raymond Burke has spoken out against the misuse of the Amazon synodal process, blasting its recent exploitation to change both the doctrine and disciplines of the Catholic Church. The synod is set to take place in Rome this month from the 6-27.  “The fundamental concept of a synod was to call together representatives of

Do Indigenous Religions Contain “Seeds of the Word”? (II)

In the first part of this article, we saw how the terrible situation in which the Indians of Mexico found themselves and how many of them saw the arrival of the Spaniards as a true liberation. In this second part, we will look at the situation of the South American peoples and the struggle of

Let the Amazon Learn From China, Where the Church Flourished With Very Few Missionaries. Celibate

The mantra with which the proponents of married priests justify their demand is the irreversible shortage of celibate priests in regions with small communities scattered over remote places, like the Amazon or the islands of the Pacific. It must be guaranteed – they say – that the celebration of the Mass is offered to all

If Schism in the Church Arrives… It will Come from the Left

Maneuvers are on to try and condition the Pope. Saint Peter’s Square puts the brakes on German bishops. Traditionalists and progressives keep pushing A lot is happening in the Vatican, and the whole picture is not easy to understand. In the history of man and institutions, even ecclesiastical ones, there are moments when events keep

Brazilian Bishop: “The Church’s Mission is to bring the Gospel to Everyone, Including the Indigenous. No Culture is Above Christ”.

On his radio program of October 1, Most Rev. Adair Guimarães, Bishop of Formosa (State of Goiás-Brazil) spoke about the Amazon Synod. Here are some of the most relevant excerpts: Let us pray for our Church in these difficult times. Many people [are] concerned about this Amazon Synod because many voices have proposed topics beyond

Authentic Christendom or Tribal-Communist Revolution?

On the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the American continent in 1992, the inter-TFP Committee of Spanish-American Studies, coordinated by Alejandro Ezcurra Naón, launched a work of great importance: Authentic Christendom or Tribal-Communist Revolution – The Great Dilemma of our Time). In this series of articles, taken from this study, we will see that

The Genesis of Christian Civilization in Brazil

The great epic of Portuguese missionaries in the evangelization and colonization of Brazil Harsh was the reality that the Portuguese encountered when they arrived in Brazil  five hundred years ago. The natives did not correspond to the myth of the “noble savage” living in a paradisiacal America. Before the Discovery, Brazil was inhabited by a