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Bishop Schneider: ‘Amoris Laetitia’ Demands Clarification

Bishop Schneider: ‘Amoris Laetitia’ Demands Clarification by Edward Pentin 04/27/2016  Bishop Athanasius Schneider has given a lengthy reflection on Amoris Laetitia in which he makes a consistent case for the need for clarity and precision in the text, particularly with regard to admitting civilly remarried divorcees to Holy Communion. The bishop’s reflection is a studied, detailed and forceful response that argues against those who see the papal summary of the Synods on the Family as “opening the door” to Holy Communion for remarried divorcees and other practices that would not be consistent with the Church’s constant magisterium. The Kazakh prelate,...
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Interview with Cardinal Burke

Interview With Cardinal Burke . . . Insights On The State Of The Church In The Aftermath Of The Ordinary Synod On The Family January 4, 2016 By DON FIER Part 1 (Editor’s Note: His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke, Patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, recently traveled from Rome to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse, Wis., a magnificent place of worship which he founded and dedicated. (His Eminence graciously granted an extensive interview to The Wanderer during which he shared his insights on a variety of topics, including the recently concluded Ordinary...
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Door to Communion for remarried ‘does not exist and cannot exist’

Cardinal Burke schools papal adviser: Door to Communion for remarried ‘does not exist and cannot exist’ antonio spadaro , catholic , communion for remarried , marriage , raymond burke , synod on the family December 3, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) — It is impossible for the recently concluded Synod on the Family to have opened a door to allowing Holy Communion to Catholics who have been civilly divorced and remarried because such a door “does not exist and cannot exist” within the Catholic Church, wrote Cardinal Raymond Burke, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, in a December 1 article appearing...
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Cardinal Burke: Catholics should be ‘very concerned’

Catholic Herald UK reports: Cardinal Burke tells Mass of Ages quarterly that Catholics should be ‘very concerned’ Cardinal Raymond Burke has said that if the family synod opened the way for divorced and remarried Catholics to receive Holy Communion then it has “departed from Catholic teaching in a very fundamental matter”. The cardinal, patron of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, made the comments in an interview with Mass of Ages, the quarterly magazine of the Latin Mass Society. He cited an article by Fr Antonio Spadaro, editor of the Jesuit journal La Civiltà Cattolica, who said the synod had...
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Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Instrumentum Laboris pushes agenda contrary to divine law

Voice of the Family has published an interview granted to Catholic Voice by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana in Kazakhstan.  [Catholic Voice is one of 24 organisations that form the Voice of the Family coalition.]   Voice of the Family reports: “Bishop Athanasius Schneider has risen to prominence because of his clear defence of Catholic teaching. In this interview the Bishop discusses the major threats to the family posed by the instrumentum laboris of the synod and by the actions of senior prelates who operate from within the official structures of the Church. Voice of the Family has produced an in-depth...
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