Local Priest Approves Transgender Confessionals

June 30, 2016 by  
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Pastor of St. Vitus Catholic Church Father David Hitchens said Wednesday his order that his church allow transgender parishioners to use the confessional they identify with will stand. Hitchens, speaking at a Knights of Columbus breakfast, said that he got involved in the matter after an unidentified parishioner asked him for guidance. “What happened and what continues to happen is you have transgender parishioners in church not sure which of the... Read More

Chicago Diocese Votes To Leave USCCB; Cupich Steps Down

June 24, 2016 by  
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Image: Goat_Girl Blase Cupich has resigned as Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago after the diocese voted yesterday to leave the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. An emotional Cupich fought back tears late last night as he announced his resignation. Surrounded by altar servers, deacons, and priests dressed as clowns, Cupich delivered an emotional statement outside Holy Name Cathedral. Cupich said he accepted the decision of the laity, which... Read More

“Most Of The Words That Come Out Of My Mouth Are Invalid,” Pope Francis Suggests

June 17, 2016 by  
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Image: Alfredo Borba Pope Francis said Thursday that the majority of the words that come “spilling” out of his mouth are invalid because most of the time he doesn’t understand that what he says is permanent. “We live in a culture of the provisional,” the Pontiff said, responding to a question about the “crisis of his pontificate.” Francis said he often doesn’t comprehend the importance of what he’s saying when speaking... Read More

Pope Francis Pets Tamed SSPX Priest During Vatican Jubilee For Travelling Clerics

June 16, 2016 by  
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Credit: Malacañang Photo Bureau (News Brief) Pope Francis pet a tamed Society of Saint Pius X priest at a jubilee for travelling clerics in the Vatican today. At the jubilee, the pope greeted members of SSPX, acolytes, deacons, and subdeacons, as well as a docile Society priest and bishop. Francis thanked the traveling priests for how they open their Masses “to the most needy, the poor, prisoners, and the most pissed off Catholics in the Church.” “This... Read More

Third Secret of Fatima Revealed: Catholics To Disbelieve Revelation Of Third Secret Of Fatima

June 14, 2016 by  
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Image: Jose Luiz/WikiCommons Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has confirmed that the Third Secret of Fatima is that many Catholics would choose to disbelieve the revelation of the Third Secret if it was not apocalyptic or anywhere near terrifying in nature, the Vatican announced yesterday. According to the statement released last night by the Holy See Press Office, articles claiming that the Third Secret of Fatima was not released in its entirety was just proof... Read More

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