Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Gerhard Mueller’

COVID conspiracy leaves Cardinal clambering

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Cardinal Robert Sarah is implicated in a petition signed by  Catholic conservatives claiming the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is an “overhyped pretext to deprive the faithful of Mass and impose a new world order”. Sarah (pictured), is head of the Vatican’s liturgy office and is supposedly the highest-ranking signatory. However, he claims he never signed the Read more

Mueller calls manifesto critics political strategists and ignoramuses

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Cardinal Gerhard Müller says critics of his Manifesto of Faith – especially those who describe him as an anti-pope – are “political strategists and theological ignoramuses”. He says those critics have not read his previous work on papal supremacy. “The same people who were critical, even hostile, towards Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI, Read more

Hat to hat: Cardinal Kasper attacks Müller’s manifesto

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Cardinal Walter Kasper has attacked Cardinal Gerhard Müller’s Manifesto of Faith. Kasper says the manifesto, which Müller published on Sunday, contains half-truths and blanket statements that could lead to division and confusion in the Church. Although the manifesto “contains many statements of faith that every upright Catholic can wholeheartedly affirm,” some of the truths in it Read more

Sacked cardinal’s Manifesto of Faith

Monday, February 11th, 2019

A former cardinal sacked from a senior Vatican post by Pope Francis has written his own Manifesto of Faith. The Manifesto is the work of 71-year old German Gerhard Mueller who is a leading member of the Church’s conservative wing. It repeats basic Catholic teaching that Catholics must be free from sin before receiving Communion. Read more

Latin Mass fans celebrate their version of liturgy

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Fans of the Latin Mass are in Rome on their annual pilgrimage at present. At the conference last Thursday marking the 10th anniversary of Benedict’s decree liberalizing use of the Latin Mass, the meeting organizer, the Rev. Vincenzo Nuara, didn’t even mention Pope Francis in his opening remarks. Among those at the conference was Cardinal Read more