Letting bishops conferences decide their own way on homosexuality and divorce is impossible, says Cardinal Arinze



ROME, October 19, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) — While some say a majority of Synod Fathers support allowing different national regions to establish their own ways of dealing with contentious issues such as homosexuality and divorce, Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria has stated that the proposal is impossible for …

Bishops of Ghana issue powerful pro-life pro-family rallying cry

The Bishops’ Conference of Ghana has issued a powerful statement upholding the natural moral law and the teaching of the Catholic Church on matters relating to the defence of human life, marriage and the family. The statement was issued following a pro-life conference in Accra, which was organised by

Bishop Athanasius Schneider: Instrumentum Laboris pushes agenda contrary to divine law

mid_23188We are pleased to present a new interview, which has been granted to Catholic Voice newspaper 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. Bishop Athanasius Schneider has risen to prominence …

Bishops of Africa unite in defence of Catholic teaching on the family

ACCRA, Ghana, (LifeSiteNews) — A consultative meeting of African prelates held last week in Accra, Ghana, has culminated in the 45 bishops and 5 cardinals representing episcopal conferences across the continent expressing their intention to present a united determination to defend Church teaching about marriage and family …

Voice of the Family event: Cardinal Pell to speak in Rome, 9th May 2015

Voice of the Family is pleased to announce an afternoon conference to be addressed by

His Eminence George Cardinal Pell, Prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy


“Parents as the best educators”


John-Henry Westen, Editor-in-chief of Lifesitenews


“Why we are worried: Key issues at the Family Synod”

Cardinal Burke: Satan has succeeded “in sowing the seeds of confusion and error even within the Church herself”

His Eminence Raymond Cardinal Burke offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass at the Shrine of St Augustine at Ramsgate on Monday 9th March.

The complete text of his sermon is now available:

Praised be Jesus Christ, now and forever. Amen.

How great a blessing to offer the Holy …

Polish Bishops’ Conference rejects Holy Communion for divorced and “remarried”

The Polish Bishops’ Conference has issued a communiqué firmly rejecting the proposals that divorced and “remarried” Catholics should be admitted to Holy Communion without amendment of life.

The communiqué, published on 12th March, includes the following statement:

“In view of the upcoming Extraordinary Synod of Bishops in Rome, the

Cardinal calls for saint-like love in defence of marriage


9 March 2015: A prominent Cardinal of the Catholic Church has called for Catholics to imitate the Christian martyrs in defence of marriage and human life.

His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke made the call this past weekend in addresses for Voice of the Family http://voiceofthefamily.info/ and the Society …

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 LifeSiteNews.com’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 CNSNews.com. Do listen or read the interview in full on the CNSNews.com website. Here are some key extracts from the remarkable words of a remarkable pastor of …