Complicit Clergy
WATCH: Canadian Bishops’ Charity Jumps On Pachamama Bandwagon
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:20:40 +0000
‘Jesus came to save the planet … Mother Earth has rights’ The Canadian bishops’ international charitable arm recently released a video highlighting the “importance of nature and its protection” in which it is claimed that “Jesus came to save the planet” and that “Mother Earth has rights.” Development and Peace (D&P) — currently under investigation […]
Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Pachamama Was Worshiped At Vatican And It Wasn’t Harmless
Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:19:49 +0000
On October 4, 2019, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, in the presence of Pope Francis and other high ecclesiastical dignitaries, there was held a ceremony in the Vatican Gardens that was clearly religious in character, as stated in the Vatican press release of October 4, 2019: “During the prayer ceremony, concluding the ‘Season […]
Argentinian Prosecutor Requests International Capture of Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:22:23 +0000
Bishop Gustavo who is accused of the sexual abuse of seminarians in his home country of Argentina is now officially a fugitive of the law, according to this report from an Argentina newspaper.  Pope Francis reportedly knew of allegations against Zanchetta when he promoted him to a Vatican position.  Some have theorized that the promotion […]
Vatican’s London Luxury Developer, With Ties to Alleged Financial Crime, Offered to Raze Catholic Property
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 02:49:05 +0000
Developers acting for the Vatican Secretariat of State offered to raze a London parish hall and rectory and replace it with low-cost housing, in order to try to push through a luxury apartment development. The luxury development project involves two recently suspended Vatican employees, and a nest of Vatican-controlled holding companies led by an architect […]
Vatican Loses Access to International Financial Watchdog Information
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 02:35:40 +0000
An international network of financial watchdogs has suspended the Vatican’s access to its information, dealing a major blow to the Vatican’s financial credibility under Pope Francis. The Egmont Group, a Toronto-based network of more than 160 national financial intelligence units around the world, has decided to suspend the Vatican watchdog from access to its secure […]
WATCH: Vatican Cardinal Participates in Pachamama, ‘Father Sun’ Ceremony
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 02:26:41 +0000
A video of a leading prelate has emerged, showing the cardinal participating in a ceremony honoring two pagan gods. Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi of the Pontifical Council for Culture was filmed walking around a blanket as part of a noisy procession honoring Pachamama, a fertility goddess, and Tata Inti, Father Sun, in the so-called “hippy town” […]
WATCH: Bishop Malone Says Pope Francis ‘Understands the Difficulties’ in the Buffalo Diocese
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:23:02 +0000
Bishop Malone hits all of Pope Francis’ key talking points in his debrief of his visit to Rome Bishop Richard Malone, who returned to Buffalo Sunday night after a week-long visit to Rome, said Pope Francis, whom he met with last Friday, is well aware of the situation in his diocese as it continues to […]
Judge Denies Diocese Access to Needy Children’s Fund to Pay Abuse Claims
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 14:11:57 +0000
Judge shuts-down Bishop Zubik’s attempt to raid needy children’s fund to pay for sexual abuse A judge has denied a petition by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh to use an $8 million-plus fund for needy children to help pay compensation for victims of sexual abuse by priests. Allegheny County Orphans’ Court Judge Lawrence J. […]
Vatican Finance Guru’s Exit Suggests ‘Back to the Future’ Dynamic on Reform
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:58:57 +0000
It doesn’t take a genius-level systems analyst to conclude that Brülhart was simply fed up and decided to walk away. Logically speaking, it may be contradictory to call something both mystifying and utterly predictable, and yet that seems to be a near-constant when it comes to the Vatican’s handling of sensitive or potentially embarrassing news. […]
Pope Francis Says Religious Fundamentalism is a ‘Plague’
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:51:08 +0000
Interreligious dialogue is an important way to counter fundamentalist groups as well as the unjust accusation that religions sow division, Pope Francis said. Meeting with members of the Argentine Institute for Interreligious Dialogue Nov. 18, the pope said that in “today’s precarious world, dialogue among religions is not a weakness. It finds its reason for […]