"False and wrong."
Said "an “ultimate binding decision” by the pope wouldn’t be valid if there was “no clear evidence from the sources” of Catholic doctrine."
The 81-year-old Estonian, who is the world's most-performed living classical composer (and who is not himself Roman Catholic), is one of three recipients of this year's Ratzinger Prize, named for Pope Benedict XVI (né Joseph Ratzinger) and given to "people who answered to the challenge of fostering a deep dialogue among science, theology and philosophy."
Sir Anthony Hopkins will co-star as Pope Benedict XVI The post Finally! Jonathan Pryce to Play Pope Francis in Netflix’s The Pope appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
The 'most splendid contribution' of Pope Benedict XVI was in restoring the Sacred Liturgy.
An independent probe alleges that over roughly half a century, at least 547 boys were abused during their time with Germany's famed Domspatzen choir, which was led by retired Pope Benedict's brother.
"At least 547 young members of the Regensburger Domspatzen boys choir in Germany were subjected to physical and in some instances sexual abuse over a period of 60 years, a new report says.... Among those singled out for criticism in the report was Georg Ratzinger, elder brother of retired Pope Benedict XVI... [who] […]
Strong church leaders must resist 'the dictatorship of the spirit of the age.'
The children suffered physical and sexual abuse at the music school whose famed Regensburg Cathedral boys choir was directed for decades by Pope Benedict XVI’s brother.
The previous head of the worldwide Catholic Church, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, was the first Pope in 600 years to retire from the office. Popes usually serve until their death.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI issued shock criticism of his successor Pope Francis, warning the Catholic Church is a boat “on the... The post In Shock Warning, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is ‘on the verge of capsizing’ appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark tends toward the progressive spirit of Pope Francis; Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York hews toward Pope Benedict’s conservative views.
Cardinal Joachim Meisner’s funeral was celebrated today. Cardinal Meisner was one of the four Cardinals to submit a dubia to Pope Francis asking the pope to clarify several ambiguities raised by Amoris Laetitia. I will let Fidem in Terra blog set the scene for what happened: A message from Pope Francis was read out by [...]
Pope Benedict's incredible message at the funeral of dubia Cardinal Meisner
Here are some beautiful photos of a Votive Mass of the Holy Spirit, celebrated in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, in thanksgiving for Pope Benedict’s motu proprio Summorum Pontificum on recently passed tenth anniversary.
The Pope is preaching 'not the Gospel, only politics.'
In his encyclicals Deus caritas est and Caritas in veritate, Pope Benedict XVI discusses the relationship between two different aspects of love, which he refers to using the Greek terms agape and eros.Prior to reading these encyclicals, I had always thought of agape as the higher love in which the person makes a gift of himself to the other. Show More Summary
Peter Kwasniewski provides insights into the spread of the Old Mass in a new book.
I propose here to consider what Pope Benedict XVI meant, and what he achieved, by categorizing the traditional Roman Mass and the post-conciliar reform of it as two Forms of the same Rite, the one Extraordinary and the other Ordinary. Show More Summary