Marco Tosatti

Letter #18, Thursday, July 30, 2020: Archbishop Viganò

The McCarrick Case     "It's so much deeper than anyone knows." —Michael Voris, speaking about the McCarrick case in a Church Militant article published on July 20, 2020 (link). Voris contends that "investigators Church Militant has communicated with" have "revealed to us that McCarrick had offshore accounts they believe were funded by the Kremlin to the tune [...]

Letter #21, 2017: Is Pleasure Supreme?

May 17, 2017, Wednesday Is Pope Francis planning to re-examine the Church's teaching on contraception? Rumors have been circulating in Rome for several days, since a May 11 blog post by veteran Italian Vaticanist Marco Tosatti, that Francis is seriously considering setting up a commission to study Humanae Vitae, the 1968 papal document of Pope Paul [...]

Letter #7, 2017: Posters against the Pope

February 6, 2017, Monday -- Posters against the Pope "Ah, Franky [referring to Pope Francis using a Roman dialect form of Francis which suggests great familiarity], you've put Congregations under supervision, removed priests, decapitated the Order of Malta and the Franciscans of the Immaculate and ignored Cardinals... But where in all this is your compassion?" —Words [...]

Letter #67, 2016: The Silent Pope

December 8, 2016, Thursday -- The Silent Pope "This apostolic exhortation contains a number of statements that can be understood in a sense that is contrary to Catholic faith and morals... We request that the Cardinals and Patriarchs petition the Holy Father to condemn the errors... in a definitive and final manner." —Letter to Cardinal Angelo [...]

Letter #51, 2010 — Rumor, Consistory

To Be Or Not To Be? Will there be a consistory in November to name new cardinals, or will the consistory be postponed until springtime? Everyone has an opinion, but no one seems to know... By Robert Moynihan "The Pope wanted the consistory already in the spring of this year, and he will have it now; [...]

Letter #40, 2010 — News, Consistory

Time for Old Cardinals? Will Benedict XVI will create new cardinals this fall? An Italian newspaper says yes. Some of the likely new cardinals... and a question: Why not once again let old cardinals who are above age 80 vote in a papal conclave? By Robert Moynihan More Red Hats? Will Pope Benedict XVI announce a [...]