Posts Tagged ‘US conservative Catholics’

US attorney general alarms liberal Catholics

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Liberal Catholics say the US attorney general William Barr’s Catholic faith is threatening the separation of church and state. Their concerns follow a speech on religious freedom last week, where Barr said “militant secularists” were behind a “campaign to destroy the traditional moral order”. He claimed Catholicism and other mainstream religions were the target of Read more

Pope speaks openly about possible schism

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Pope Francis spoke openly for the first time this week about the possibility of a US Catholic conservative-led schism. His frank comments were made during a press conference while he was flying home after visiting Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius. There have been many schisms in the Church’s 2,000-year history, he noted. Although he said he Read more