Bishop Schneider praises laity who opposed clerical manipulation of family Synod

Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, has given a stunning interview about the Synod to Polonia Christiana, a Polish Catholic magazine. Read’s exclusive English translation. See below our chosen extracts (our emphases in bold):

“During the Synod there had been moments of obvious

Cardinal Burke praying fervently that the Synod-caused confusion will stop


Cardinal Raymond Burke, the Church’s top canon lawyer, has given another admirably strong interview about the Synod, this time to Do listen or read the interview in full on the website. Here are some key extracts from the remarkable words of a remarkable pastor of …

BREAKING NEWS Official English translation of Synod’s Final Report appears suddenly on Vatican website


30 October 2014, 1551hrs GMT: The official English translation of Synod’s Final Report has appeared suddenly on the Vatican website:

Maria Madise, Voice of the Family’s coordinator, commented: “Voice of the Family expresses our relief that the official English translation of the Synod’s Final Report has been published …

Synod’s final report “fails to resolve confusion”, says pro-family coalition


ROME, 18 October 2014: The final report issued by the Extraordinary Synod on the Family fails to resolve the confusion caused by the Synod, says Voice of the Family an international coalition of pro-family groups.

Paragraphs containing controversial ideas on sexual morality remain in the published document, even …