Press Review: The first four years of a very controversial pontificate

16-03-2017  
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On the occasion of the anniversary of the election of Pope Francis on March 13, 2013, the mainstream press has dedicated several articles to a status report on his first four years on the throne of Saint Peter. Rather than quote these incidental commentaries, it seems to us more helpful to reprint certain analyses that […]

DICI no. 350

3-03-2017  
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FROM ROME Synod 2018 on “Young people, the faith and vocations” The relics of St. Caesarius in the Vatican Museums THE CHURCH IN THE WORLD France: Who are these “committed” French Catholics? Switzerland: “500th Anniversary of the Reformation: Reason to Celebrate?” France: Law about the crime of obstructing abortion definitively passed Egypt: Dialogue Begins anew […]

The Amoris Laetitia controversy in the light of the Arian Crisis

9-12-2016  
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On November 2, 2016, a Chilean university professor, Claudio Pierantoni, published a study in which he shows the parallel between the current controversy surrounding the exhortation Amoris laetitia and the Arian crisis that shook the Church sixteen centuries ago. On November 23, Bishop Athanasius Schneider voiced his support for the four cardinals who have published […]

Vaticano: Papa Francesco estende la facoltà di confessare dei sacerdoti della Fraternità San Pio X oltre l’Anno della Misericordia

22-11-2016  
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Il 21 novembre 2016 la Santa Sede ha reso pubblica la Lettera apostolica di Papa Francesco Misericordia et misera del 20 novembre. Al §12 di questo documento il Santo Padre estende al di là dell’Anno della Misericordia la facoltà di confessare accordata, il 1° settembre 2015, ai sacerdoti della Fraternità San Pio X: “Nell’Anno del […]

Vaticano: El Papa Francisco extiende la facultad de confesar de los sacerdotes de la Fraternidad San Pío X más allá del Año de la Misericordia

21-11-2016  
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El 21 de noviembre 2016, la Santa Sede publicó la Carta Apostólica del Papa Francisco Misericordia et misera, firmada el 20 de noviembre. En el n° 12 de este documento, el Santo Padre extiende más allá del Año de la Misericordia la facultad de confesar concedida el 1 de septiembre de 2015 a los sacerdotes […]

Vatikan: Papst Franziskus gewährt die Beichtvollmacht für die Priester der Priesterbruderschaft St. Pius X. über das Jahr der Barmherzigkeit hinaus.

21-11-2016  
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Am 21. November 2016 veröffentlichte der Pressesaal des Heiligen Stuhles den Apostolischen Brief „Misericordia et misera“, der vom Papst Franziskus am Vortag unterzeichnet wurde. In Paragraph 12 des Dokumentes verlängert der Heilige Vater die den Priestern der Priesterbruderschaft St. Pius X. am 1. September 2015 verliehene Beichtvollmacht über das Jahr der Barmherzigkeit hinaus. «Im Jubiläumsjahr […]

On November 21, 42 years ago…

20-11-2016  
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On November 21, 1974, Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre published his famous declaration in Econe: “We hold fast, with all our heart and with all our soul, to Catholic Rome, Guardian of the Catholic Faith and of the traditions necessary to preserve this faith, to Eternal Rome, Mistress of wisdom and truth. We refuse, on the other […]

Interview: Columbia rejects peace agreement with FARC

28-10-2016  
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The Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, and the commander-in-chief of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Rodrigo Londoño, better known as “Timochenko,” signed a peace agreement on September 26, 2016 in Cartagena, in the north of the country. The 297-page agreement, concluded in late August in Havana, Cuba, put an end to 52 years […]

Conference given by Bp. Fellay, October 8, 2016, Port-Marly (France)

14-10-2016  
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During Tradition Days, Bp. Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society of Saint Pius X, gave a conference, the second part of which is transcribed here, on the present state of relations with Rome. The complete text of this conference will be published in the original French in the next issue of Nouvelles de Chrétienté […]

A critique of Amoris laetitia addressed to the College of Cardinals by 45 theologians

9-08-2016  
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On June 29, 2016, 45 theologians from all over the world addressed to the Dean of the College of Cardinals, Cardinal Angelo Sodano, a critical analysis of the post-synodal exhortation Amoris laetitia in which they condemn 19 statements in this Papal document. Their critique has appeared on a number of English-language websites. Here is the English version […]

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