Posts Tagged ‘Dubia cardinals’

The looming conclave, Catholic populists and the “dubia”

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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Pope Francis has significantly changed the composition of the electoral college, even by adding to its number men from countries that had never before had a cardinal. This reflects his push to de-Europeanize the Church and the body that will eventually elect his successor. It is a very important institutional change. But the pope, who Read more

Conservative cardinals challenge next month’s synod agenda

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Two cardinals are challenging the working document for next month’s synod of bishops on the pan-Amazonian region. Cardinals Walter Brandmüller and Raymond Burke have both written to fellow members of the College of Cardinals raising concerns about the document. “Some points…seem not only in dissonance with respect to the authentic teaching of the Church, but Read more

Political far right campaigner says Pope Francis is the enemy

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Political far right campaigner Steve Bannon, who is Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, has attacked Pope Francis over his anti-populism stance. Ramping up his message ahead of the European elections, Bannon said Francis should stay out of politics. “He’s the administrator of the church, and he’s also a politician. This is the problem,” Bannon – Read more

Catholics leaving Church over scandals risk eternal existential nothingness

Monday, March 4th, 2019

Cardinal Walter Brandmüller, one of the so called Dubia cardinals warned Catholics who leave the one true Church, whatever the reason might be, that they risk falling into eternal damnation of “existential nothingness.” Read more Related Posts:Heightened tension during meeting with Archbishop of ColognePope warns of sick, closed-in ChurchRisk of schism in Germany after Vatican’s Read more