For most of us, who are not Knights of Malta, the resignation of the group’s grand master will have little immediate impact. But the unprecedented papal intervention into the affairs of that venerable body fits into a pattern that should, at this point, worry all faithful Catholics. Under Pope Francis, the Vatican is systematically silencing, eliminating, and replacing critics of the Pope’s views.
Dubia debacle shows the Church is in a ‘religious civil war’, says famed Catholic historian | 06Dez2016 15:36:05
Italian Catholic historian Roberto de Mattei has stated that Pope Francis’ refusal to answer questions by the four Cardinals about whether Amoris Laetitia conforms to Catholic teaching is itself “already an answer,” the implications of which, he says, indicates that the Catholic Church has entered into a “religious civil war.”
Vatican expert: Sources say Pope Francis ‘boiling with rage’ over Amoris criticism | 19Nov2016 18:13:34
Pope Francis is "boiling with rage" over formal criticism of Amoris Laetitia from four cardinals, according to a Vatican insider.
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Life and family leaders worldwide are alarmed by a list the Vatican released today [September 15th] containing the names of those who will participate in the upcoming Synod on the Family, including a special list of 45 prelates handpicked by Pope Francis, many of whom publicly support positions contrary to the teaching or practice of the Catholic Church.
On Nov. 8, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had removed Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of the strongest pro-life and pro-family voices in the Catholic Church, from his position as the prefect of the Vatican’s Apostolic Signatura. Cardinal Burke has instead been named patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, a largely ceremonial role.
That the world is on the brink of unprecedented violence is more than speculation: it is a universal fact-based fear that is palpable and undeniable. It no longer rests on prophecy alone. Daily events move us ever closer to a cataclysm that will engage the major military forces of the world.