Latvian archbishop: ‘Homosexual relationships are destroying our human identity’ (VIDEO)

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by Kirsten Andersen (originally published on LifeSiteNews.com)

In an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews at the Vatican’s Synod on the Family, Archbishop Zbigņevs Stankevičs of Riga, Latvia came out strongly against the Western world’s continued push to mainstream homosexuality around the world.

According to Stankevičs, the secular West …

Synod Fathers standing up for families: Kaigama and Osei-Bonsu (VIDEO)

The Voice of the Family team had the honour of dining with Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama (Nigeria), and Bishop Joseph Osei-Bonsu (Ghana) at a gathering organised by Obianuju Ekeocha, of Culture of Life Africa. All present were united in gratitude towards these two courageous Catholic bishops, who with their …

Mercy and the theology of Cardinal Kasper

The lead-up to the synod has been dominated by the theme of ‘mercy’ and especially by consideration of how that might apply to the situation of the divorced and ‘remarried’. It is on the grounds of showing mercy that the admission of the divorced and ‘remarried’ to Holy Communion …

What does the Bible teach about marriage?

The Instrumentum Laboris, which is intended to guide the deliberations of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, begins with a discussion of the ‘biblical teaching on the family.’ In that context, and in the light of the radical proposals being made by influential figures such as Cardinal Kasper, with …

Parents are the primary educators of their children

Introduction

The Church has consistently taught that parents are the first and foremost educators of their children. They have the right and duty, given by God, to educate their children in such a way as to best ensure their healthy physical, psychological, intellectual and spiritual development. They have a …

Archbishop Fisichella promotes false understanding of conscience once again

By John Smeaton (originally posted on his blog)

Once again, Archbishop Salvatore ‘Rino’ Fisichella, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization, employs a false understanding of conscience to justify a position which is contrary to Catholic teaching.

I have written previously about the archbishop’s article in …