Critic renews attack on Vatican for refusing to admit scandal’s name: ‘Homosexuality’

Critic renews attack on Vatican for refusing to admit scandal’s name: ‘Homosexuality’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 19, 2018 The Vatican continues to refuse to acknowledge that the “scourge of homosexuality” in the priesthood is largely responsible for the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said. “This is a crisis due to the scourge of homosexuality, in its agents, in its motives, in its resistance […]

Collusion between North and South Korea may bring Pope to Pyongyang

Collusion between North and South Korea may bring Pope to Pyongyang

by WorldTribune Staff, October 9, 2018 During his trip to the Vatican on Oct. 17-18, South Korean President Moon Jae-In will deliver an invitation to Pope Francis from Kim Jong-Un to visit North Korea. In an Oct. 9 briefing, South Korean presidential spokesman Kim Eui-Kyeom said Kim Jong-Un’s invitation would be delivered to the Pope […]

Fight to survive: Pope calls for daily prayers that Satan be ‘thrust into hell’

Fight to survive: Pope calls for daily prayers that Satan be ‘thrust into hell’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 8, 2018 Amid a torrent of sexual abuse scandals that have even implicated him personally, Pope Francis is calling on Catholics around the world to recite a special prayer every day in October to beat back Satan. Francis, who has made clear that he believes the devil to be real, wrote […]

Vatican’s deal with Beijing could end Taiwan’s ties with its last European ally

Vatican’s deal with Beijing could end Taiwan’s ties with its last European ally

by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2018 A deal between the Vatican and China, which would grant China the right to nominate future bishops, would likely end the diplomatic relationship between the Holy See and Taiwan that began in 1942. Reports of the pending agreement come amid other reports of the suppression of religious expression throughout […]

Buchanan demands action on Vatican crisis: ‘This is a homosexual scandal’

Buchanan demands action on Vatican crisis: ‘This is a homosexual scandal’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 4, 2018 “While none of us is without sin, sexually active and abusive clergy should be severed from the priesthood,” columnist Pat Buchanan wrote. “There needs to be a purge at the Vatican.” The global Catholic scandal reached critical mass this summer with a Pennsylvania grand jury report that some 300 […]

Archbishop’s affidavit calls for pope’s resignation: ‘Corruption has reached the very top’

Archbishop’s affidavit calls for pope’s resignation: ‘Corruption has reached the very top’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2018 Saying his “conscience dictates” that the truth be revealed, a former apostolic nuncio to the United States said that Pope Francis knew of and ignored sex abuse allegations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick. “The corruption has reached the very top of the Church’s hierarchy,” Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said in […]

Pope Francis: Abortion is ‘white gloves’ equivalent of Nazi eugenics

Pope Francis: Abortion is ‘white gloves’ equivalent of Nazi eugenics

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2018 Using abortion to end pregnancies that may result in birth defects is indicative of today’s “throwaway culture” and comparable to the Nazis’ eugenics program, Pope Francis said on June 16. “It is fashionable, or at least usual, that when in the first few months of a pregnancy doctors do […]

Vatican’s secretary of state, in first, to attend Bilderburg conclave

Vatican’s secretary of state, in first, to attend Bilderburg conclave

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2018 Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin is reportedly the only religious leader on the list of 131 participants in this year’s Bilderberg Meeting. Though the Vatican did not officially announce Parolin’s participation in the secretive meeting often targeted by conspiracy theories, sources within the Secretariat of State have […]

Pope Francis praises exorcism as way ‘to fight against evil’

Pope Francis praises exorcism as way ‘to fight against evil’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 26, 2018 Exorcism is an effective way to fight evil and baptism holds the key to being able to perform exorcisms, Pope Francis said on April 25. During his weekly address at St. Peter’s Square in Rome, the pope said exorcism is a “way to fight against evil” and “escape from […]

Pope’s ‘no hell’ interview rocks Catholic world

Pope’s ‘no hell’ interview rocks Catholic world

by WorldTribune Staff, March 30, 2018 The Vatican scrambled to clarify a report by an Italian journalist which quoted Pope Francis as saying “there is no hell.” The Vatican said “no quotations” in the March 29 article by La Repubblica founder Eugenio Scalfari “should be considered as a faithful transcription” of the Pope’s words. In […]

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