Rome in the News, August 2017

Some recent-ish Rome and eschatology-related headlines:

The Catholic Side:

 A Vatican Shot Across the Bow for Hard-Line U.S. Catholics

Catholic Church ‘fiercely resisted’ paying compensation to victims of a child sex offender teacher who threatened to kill a 10-year-old boy’s mother if he told her about the abuse

Catholics To Rally In Prayer Against First Satanic Monument On Public Land In U.S. History

Hundreds of Catholic choirboys abused in Germany

In Shock Warning, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI says Catholic Church is ‘on the verge of capsizing’

Islamic Plot to Kill the POPE in Fatima, Portugal Foiled

Pope Francis adds a new pathway to sainthood: Live a good Catholic life and freely accept a certain and premature death for the good of others

Pope Francis names Jesuit as Vatican doctrine chief

Pope Francis ‘paving way for Antichrist’

Pope shakes up Vatican by replacing conservative doctrinal chief

‘Pope’s Hospital’ officials used $481k charity cash to renovate cardinal’s home – Vatican

Shattered faith: Nearly 100 sex abuse suits against Catholic priests rock island of Guam

Vatican police ‘break up drug-fuelled gay orgy at home of secretary of one of Pope Francis’s key advisers’

The Protestant Side:

Charles’s friend the paedophile priest and a cover-up that shames the Church: Justin Welby calls for former archbishop Carey to sever ties with CofE after damning report reveals he colluded with senior clergy to protect serial child sex offender

Reformed churches endorse Catholic-Lutheran accord on key Reformation dispute

Senior Church of England cleric tells bishops to ditch ‘unhelpful’ mitre hats which ‘put them in a another world’

Politics:

Eurozone faces doom no matter how hard France and Germany try to save it, warns top investment bank

Pope Francis Aides Attack Steve Bannon as Promoter of ‘Apocalyptic Geopolitics’

Pope Francis calls for a new system of global government to tackle climate change

Pope Francis Decries ‘Very Dangerous Alliance’ Between U.S. and Russia

Pope Francis Says America Has ‘a Distorted Vision of the World’

President Trump Surrounds Himself With Roman Catholics

Rome risks water rationing as drought-hit lake set to go offline

Trump Gives Jewish Kabbalah Satanic Masonic Symbol Again

Vatican-reviewed magazine accuses Catholics of ‘hate’ for supporting Trump

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s