Bishop Schneider Condemns the “Pastoral Accompaniment” that

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Interviewed on January 31, 2018 by Pete Baklinski for Life Site News, Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana in Kazakhstan, denounced the idea of so-called “pastoral” provisions that allow communion for the divorced and “remarried.”

January / February Issue of The Angelus Released - Angels: T

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In this issue, why focus on angels? Is it not incongruous and obsolete to study the abstract question of angels?

Has the Influence of Satan Been Unmasked by Pope Francis?

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In nearly five years as pope, Francis has made more allusions to the devil in his sermons and writings than all his predecessors in the past fifty years. 

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The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius are powerful forces of spiritual renewal, and offer unparalleled opportunities to allow the Holy Ghost to speak to us.

A Catholic Theologian’s View of the Pope

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Capuchin Father Thomas G. Weinandy published, on October 31, 2017, a letter he wrote to Pope Francis on July 31, in which he reproached the Pope for being one of the causes of the confusion present within the Church. This 71-year-old monk has taught in numerous American universities, at Oxford for 12 years, and at the Pontifical Gregorian University.

A Protestant Theologian’s View of the Pope

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In German weekly Die Zeit, German journalist Julius Müller-Meiningen published on October 27, 2017, an interview with Thomas Schirrmacher, president of the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance, one of many strains of Protestantism in existence, which can claim two million faithful in Germany alone.

Vatican Post Office Celebrates the Protestant Revolution

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After the statue of the heretic Luther was honored in the Vatican itself to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the promulgation of the 95 Lutheran theses, the Vatican Post Office published on October 31, 2017 a new stamp in honor of the Protestant Reformation.

A Theologian Is Dismissed After Criticizing the Pope

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On November 1, Fr. Thomas Weinandy, O.F.M., Cap., a former chief of staff for the U.S. bishops’ Secretariat on Doctrine and a member of the Vatican’s International Theological Commission, published a July 31 letter he wrote to Pope Francis, expressing concern about the Pope’s approach in five key areas. The very same day, Fr. Weinandy was asked to resign his position as advisor to the US bishops’ conference (USCCB) Committee on Doctrine.  

Catholics and Protestants “journey together towards the unit

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On October 31, 2017, the Holy See Press Office published a joint statement from the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and the Lutheran World Federation. This text, which marks the end of a year of joint commemoration of the Protestant Reformation, explains the goal of these ecumenical efforts: to receive the Eucharist at one table “as the concrete expression of full unity”. For, the text explains, the separation was a failure that “wounded the Body of the Lord”. This year has been another step forward “towards the unity that Christ prayed for” (see Jn. 17:21), claims the statement without batting an eyelash.

A Defense of Pope Francis Following the Correctio Filialis

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A letter of support for Pope Francis’ “pastoral initiatives and their theological justification” has now been published at