Posts Tagged ‘Dubia cardinal’

Pope Francis criticises ’backward’ conservative elements in US Catholic Church

Thursday, August 31st, 2023

Pope Francis has openly criticised what he terms the “backwardness” exhibited by certain conservative factions within the US Catholic Church. The pontiff pointed out that, in some instances, political ideology has begun to overshadow genuine faith. This can prompt a displacement of core religious values. Francis made the comments on August 5 in a private Read more

Synodality could cause schism, predicts cardinal

Thursday, August 24th, 2023

The synod on synodality could cause a schism in the Church, a leading conservative Catholic cardinal says. A new book, “The Synodal Process Is a Pandora’s Box: 100 Questions and Answers,” addresses the “serious situation” brought on by the synod, Cardinal Raymond Burke (pictured, centre) says. Pope Francis is risking confusion and even schism in Read more

Carlo Caffarra, second of four dubia cardinals, dies

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Carlo Caffarra is the second of the four so-called dubia cardinals to die. He was 79. Caffarra was an Italian moral theologian. He, along with the Cardinals Raymond Burke, Walter Brandmüller and Joachim Meisner (who died in early July) publicly questioned Pope Francis’s teaching in his encyclical, Amoris Laetitia. The four cardinals’ questions, called “dubia”, Read more